Tons of fun Star Wars party ideas! Check out these fun & creative Star Wars party food ideas using popular names from Star Wars, plus other simple party ideas! Perfect for birthday parties or May 4th, the unofficial Star Wars Day.
HOW TO THROW A STAR WARS PARTY
Since I live with a house full of Star Wars fans, we couldn't let May 4th pass without celebrating. If you didn't already know, May 4th is the unofficial Star Wars Day, also known as "May the 4th Be With You" day.
To celebrate, I let the biggest Star Wars fans in our family choose from a list of all the Star Wars food ideas. They picked their favorite 6 Star Wars-themed food.
We had so much fun creating a fun Star Wars backdrop and food that goes along perfectly with the Star Wars characters.
STAR WARS THEMED FOOD
Here are just some examples of Star Wars food names.
- Boba Fettuccine
- Obi Wan Kabob-ies - fruit kabobs
- Han Rolo - Rolo cookies
- Luke Skywater - water
- Vater Ade - Gatorade
- Edible Ewoks - Teddy Grahams
- Trooper Scoopers - Scoops tortilla chips
- 7 Leia Dip - 7 layer dip
- Millenium Falcorn- corn
Putting all this Star Wars food together really didn't take much more effort than a normal dinner would have. With some planning ahead, most of it was prepared early, including the Rolo Cookies, and fruit kabobs.
STAR WARS PARTY PRINTABLES
Short on time? Get these 24 Star Wars Party Food Labels right here
DIY STAR WARS PARTY BACKDROP
To set the stage for your own party, you can make this easy DIY Backdrop.
All you need is:
- square peg board (spray painted black)
- Create-Your-Own Banner Kit (from Target)
I have used this pegboard for other parties, including Halloween, so it really only took me a few minutes to put the letters on!
I love how this backdrop took me all of about 5 minutes to make, but it ties everything in together!
STAR WARS PARTY MAIN DISHES
There are so many fun Star Wars food ideas.
Fettucine noodles and sauce make a perfect Star Wars party main dish.
Jabba the Pizza Hutt
STAR WARS FOOD IDEAS: SIDE DISHES
Vader Taters- Tater Tots
7 Leia Dip
Use this easy 7-layer chip dip recipe to create your fantastic Star Wars appetizer.
Grab a bag of Scoops tortilla chips to eat the 7-layer dip with.
Fruit Kabobs or fruit skewers are perfect Star Wars food!
Heat up some frozen corn or corn on the cob for Millenium Falcorn.
Thick Stick pretzels or grapes on skewers make great light saber snacks.
Star Wars food doesn't come any easier than using Lay's chips.
STAR WARS PARTY FOOD: TREATS
Han Rolo Cookies
Rolo Cookies Recipe or Rolos
Dark Side Cake
The dark side never tasted so good. Make the world's best chocolate cake using a cake mix and you'll be the talk of the galaxy.
Teddy Grahams look very similar to Ewoks, don't you think?
Any cookies will do for this Star Wars side dish
Any star-shaped candy, cookie, or snack will do.
Princess Leia Cupcakes
Cinnamon rolls make the perfect representation of Leia's buns.
Endor Trail Mix
Make your own trail mix or grab some store-bought.
STAR WARS DRINK IDEAS
Serve lime soda or homemade Yoda Sodas
Lemonade or Gatorade
Water name Luke Skywater suddenly becomes a favorite beverage of choice!
OTHER STAR WARS FOOD IDEAS
Use the forks
"Use the force" with plastic forks.