20 Star Wars Party Ideas for the Busy Mom: Creative Products to DIYs!

Even a supermom may not have the “force” (meaning time, energy and budget) to pull off the must-host event of the year: a Star Wars Party! Just imagine the movie mania of the upcoming Episode VII: The Force Awakens in the week right before Christmas.

So if you’re bold enough to venture out into that galaxy far, far away, we give you a huge Chewbacca cheer—plus this mega-post of Star Wars Party products and ideas! Take your pick from printables, food and drinks, and table decorations that will provide the basic inter-galactic look. Then, for fancier extras you’d like to add, “May the force be with you!”

Part 1: Printables, Invites and Favor Ideas

Feeling overwhelmed by all the Star Wars awesomeness? No worries—turn to printables! See some great choices we found, plus invitation and favor (or party activity) options.

20 Star Wars Party Ideas for the Busy Mom as Featured on the Party Suite at Bellenza. #starwarsparty

1 – Darth Vader and Storm Trooper party bags – From a real party, via Tulsa Shots (attributed to etsy, but you can also to DIY)

2 – Jedi Training Academy invitations – From Brown Paper Studios on etsy

3 – R2D2 gift box – A great DIY project from Spaceships and Laser Beams for favor packaging or a party activity for older kids.

4 – Jedi certificates – From Party Inspirations

5 – Yoda favor tags – A downloadable printable from Pottery Barn Kids

6 – Jedi issue bottles with tags – Seen on Party Perfect

Part 2: Food and Drinks Ideas

Even the simplest party fare becomes a party hit simply by naming it something witty! For you Star Wars fans out there, spot your fave characters in these food and drinks ideas.

20 Star Wars Party Ideas for the Busy Mom as Featured on the Party Suite at Bellenza. #starwarsparty

1 – R2D2 cake – An amazing “from scratch” creation By Robin King!

2 – Admiral Ackbar’s snack bar – From a great real party styled by Atta Girl Says

3 – Tie Fighter snack crackers – These can be either savory or sweet. Just modify the basic recipe from Recipe of Health.

4 – Jar Jar links – Wrapped cocktail hotdogs By Robin King.

5 – Ham Solo sandwiches – Love the clever name! Spotted on Jeni Ro Designs.

6 – Galactic water bottles – Storm Trooper labels make them extra cool (downloadable printables again!), thanks to Clean and Scentsible.

7 – Yodo soda – Plastic glasses with green melting chocolate and green sprinkles on the rims, courtesy of Bridgey Widgey.

8 – Wookie cookies – Cocoa and rice krispie treats from Am I a Funny Girl?.

Part 3: Party Table Decorations

In a pinch, there’s one place you can focus your “decorating Force” on and create a great impact: the party tables! So here are 6 great examples we found—each with key details that caught our eye.

20 Star Wars Party Ideas for the Busy Mom as Featured on the Party Suite at Bellenza. #starwarsparty

1 – “Meteorite” (rock candy) centerpieces and “light saber” napkins – From a cool real party styled by Little Posh Parties.

2 – Runner of cutout letters in Star Wars font – A simple way to jazz up a black and silver-gray table by Crafted by Lindy.

3 – “Millennium Falcon” Lego centerpiece and aluminum pie plates – Among the many clever ideas in a real party hosted by Just Deanna.

4 – “Vader Ade” bottles, “Storm Trooper” dry erase boards, mini light wands – Resourceful finds all pulled together by Petite Party Studio.

5 – Black table cloth and ghost chairs with hanging “Tie Fighters” overhead – From a real party styled by Mon Tresor, featured on Party Inspirations.

6 – Blue and green color palette – Check out this simple yet chic tablescape as seen on Simon Made it. Love the contrasting white tablecloth that makes the color really come out!

Are you ready to plan your Star Wars Birthday? Share your ideas with our readers and may the force be with you!


  1. Star Wars goody bags made by me and can be ordered in my etsy shop: jettabees . Thanks!

  2. Thank you so much for including my “May The Force Be With You” table runner idea. I love all of your finds! Great round up! – Lindy

    • Thank you, Lindy! It was a such as delight to feature your table runner idea.

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