How To Throw A Movie Theater Party

by Melissa

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Looking for a creative party theme? Throw a Movie Theater themed birthday party! These simple and fun ideas are such a great way to celebrate the star of the show.


How To Throw A Movie Theater Party

Throwing a movie theater birthday party? Or just a fun movie theater party with family or friends? 

Here’s tons of easy movie birthday party ideas that are inexpensive and quick to put together! 

Theater Movie Party 

Before I even had my first boy, I saw a movie-theater inspired birthday party and I knew I wanted to do that for a 1st birthday party. When it came time to actually plan the party, I tried really hard to keep it simple and a party that my son, Blake, would have fun at too. I had lots of fun creating everything for the party. It is so much easier with a theme! And my main goal was to do as much before the party as I could so that I wouldn’t have to spend his entire birthday getting ready for the party.

Movie Birthday Party Invitations

Set the tone of your movie party with fun movie ticket invitations. I created these on Photoshop, but there are already-made ones here: 


Movie Theater Treats Ideas 

Depending on when your party starts is what type of food you’ll want. Our party was late enough that we chose to just do movie-theater treats instead of a full dinner.

Treats Ideas:

  • 2 types of popcorn: butter and kettle
  • theater boxes of candy
  • Red vines
  • Soda bottles
  • cupcakes and ice cream




Movie Theater Cupcake Ideas

Besides movie treats,  you can also have cute movie-themed cupcakes. I made cupcakes using a box mix and some homemade chocolate frosting .

For easy cupcake toppers, use red carnival tickets and star die cuts attached to toothpicks with tape.


Movie Birthday Party Ideas: Decorations  

We didn’t do much for decor, since the faux movie screen and treat table was the focal point and it provided enough decor to set the tone.

Use carnival style red tickets and clothespins to create a movie party banner. So easy for your movie party! 



The Activities

We had only a few planned activities. I put together a 10-question Blake trivia game to see how well our guests knew Blake.

We had questions like what time was Blake born, what type of binki did he have, what is his middle name, etc. We chose questions that were fairly easy for our guests.


The winner got some movie treats: a package of Red Vines and movie theater microwave popcorn!


And then we watched a short video with photos and clips from Blake’s 1st year, all while eating our yummy snacks, of course. I tried to include at least one photo of the guests who would be there so it would be a fun show for them, too.


And then we let him eat cake! If you missed the post about Blake’s 1st Birthday cake, you can check it out here.

Movie Themed Party Supplies 


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