3,2,1 – blast off into a Space-Themed Birthday! Create an out-of-this-world party with these Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas. Astronauts, planets, stars, galaxies, and more. These Space Party Ideas include space cakes, space games, galaxy-themed party décor, and more. All with a chance to soar you to the moon, to infinity, and of course, beyond!
Have a reason to celebrate an astronaut with their very own Space-Themed Birthday? We have plenty of fun ideas to honor your astronaut.
What do you do at a Space Theme Party?
There are plenty of fun and entertaining ideas for a space birthday party. Keep kids active and entertained with games, activities, and crafts. Some fun space party ideas include…
- Play Space Themed Games
- Make an astronaut kit out of recycled materials
- Create a constellation out of marshmallows, toothpicks, and craft paper
- Decorate planet-themed cupcakes and cookies
- Visit a planetarium
- Sleep under the stars and use a telescope to look at the stars
- Make your own rocket crafts
- Make mason jar galaxies
… and more!
In addition to these fun space birthday party ideas, take a look at all Outer Space Birthday Party Ideas that will create an out-of-this-world experience.
Host your ver own space-themed birthday party and enjoy a few great DIY party ideas including galaxy-themed décor, space birthday cakes, astronaut party ideas, and space crafts and games.
3…2…1… blast off into some amazing galaxy-themed party resources!
Note: There aren’t many space htemed party names bu they are very clever ideas for examplet his two year old themed party idea. Space parties are great for second birthday party ideas. Use the pun two the moon! Amazon has an excellent, Two the Moon Birthday Party Kit that includes many outer space-themed party supplies for a two year old. This would also be a cute twin birthday party idea.
Galaxy Themed Birthday Party
Galaxy-themed parties are especially great for the night. Let your ceiling be the night sky. You can bring in glow-in-the-dark party elements or use it as a slumber party theme. They are perfect for hosting an outer space-themed birthday at a party venue or a home birthday. For a galaxy party, your main focus is the colors – silver, purple black, and blues. Man each lightyear goes fast, don’t they!?!
Galaxy Party Decor
A galactic out-of-this-world birthday must have the right colors to create a galaxy color palette – black, purple, silver, and blue. Get your supplies together! | Kara’s Party Ideas
These LED light up balloons are the perfect touch to a galaxy-themed night party. Grab a hula hoop to make some astronomical rings and allow them to orbit the room. Little kids would love them as galaxy theme party favors too. If doing these galaxy birthday party ideas for older kids, keep the same idea of galaxy colors and turn the clothes (or themed focus) into a white party or neon party.
Galaxy Ice Cream
Now to the dessert table for a space-themed birthday. Desserts and sweet treats can fit the theme too. Your space chimps will love this cool treat. Serve with your space-themed cake this very easy-to-make homemade galaxy ice cream. | Some of This and That
Rock Candy Party Food
Rock Candy on a stick makes an amazing meteorite display on your space birthday party tablescape. | Catch My Party
Planet Party Decor
How about plan-it party decor – get it? I love how Cyd hangs frugal paper lanterns and turns them into an entire affordable galaxy of space party décor. Have printouts of the different constellations and planets and let guests identify Mars, Saturn, and all the plants and stars for these space birthday ideas.| The Sweetest Occasion
If you lack a crafty thumb, pick up silver star wire tinsel garland & paper lantern planets on Amazon.
Astronaut Party Ideas
Space party decorations can absolutely set the mood of a party. Take a look at these astronaut party ideas that bring the outer space party together. These space theme party ideas include upcycling materials to keep your party at a low-cost.
Space Party Decor for Chairs
Start collecting 2-liter soda bottles to make this frugal-friendly space party decor. Easily, and affordably, put together water bottles using construction or tissues paper and aluminum foil and have your party blast off into something really cool. Use them as astronaut party favors for youngsters.| Kara’s Party Ideas
Space Birthday Party Food
A tasty healthy snack for space parties is these easy fruit kabob rockets. Who wouldn’t love these? Pair them with astronaut ice cream for a fun and tasty treat.| Party Like a Cherry
Space Birthday Party Invitation
Every adorable party needs an adorable birthday invitation. Personalized this Outer Space Blast Off Birthday Party Invitation. Grab this Astronaut Party Invitation on Etsy. Order to have it shipped to your home using Staples or learn how to download Etsy digital prints.
Space Themed Party Decor
Let the space party supplies and space tablescape tell the story for you. Michaels has amazing Outer Space Boys Party Decor (but totally girl worthy too!) These planet theme items add a cute touch to the food or activity tables.
Astronaut Party Kit
Every astronaut loves NASA. Instead of goody bags, turn USPS Priority boxes into NASA Kits. Depending on your budget for the goodie bag, you can add Space Party Favors. Include galaxy slime, galaxy bouncy balls, space bookmarks, space shuttle gliders, and space stickers. You can toss them all in your cardboard boxes with printed NASA logos or consider picking up these Space Party Favor Boxes as an alternative. | Life Frosting
Space Party Crafts
To infinity and beyond. It’s important to keep astronauts from getting lost in space by organizing space party crafts to keep small hands busy.
Galaxy Mason Jar Crafts
This Galaxy Jar Craft is perfect for a space party. Amy gifts an option for a messy mason jar galaxy version using glue or a non-messy version with a free printable. | Living Locurto
DIY Paper Rockets
Grab this free space shuttle printable and make your own DIY straw rocket crafts. When everyone is done, have a contest to see how can launch their rocket the furthest. | Six Clever Sisters
Cardboard Rocket Craft
Take some flight and blast off with these upcycled Cardboard Space Shuttle| A Little Pinch of Perfect (also seen in our Cereal Box Crafts) Children can use stickers, crayons, and markers to decorate their space shuttle. Incorporate an activity of seeing whose rocket can go the furthest. Throw them off the patio (or porch) or even off the living room couch for some height!
Constellation crafts are great for keeping busy hands. We share this Stellar Constellation Viewer for Kids in our Camping at Night Tips post.
Space Party Games Printable
Our Party Games for Kids can be incorporated into your space-themed celebration or you can try some of our space party games to teach your pilots new tricks!
No party is complete without some fun party activities. Find more Space Party Games including directions for how to play Star Light, Astronaut Challenge, Alien Capture, Pilot Capture, Musical Planets, Planet Grabber, Asteroid Crash, and more. party guests will love these space-themed games.
You can also see more of our Party Games for Kids for more kids’ games ideas on Frugal Coupon Living.
Space Party Game Printable
Get all of our free printables including these Space Birthday Party Games downloads.
Another fun game that will busy the kids is a Moon Rock Hunt treasure hunt. Use acorn vending machine capsules or Easter eggs. Insert space party favors and treat it like an Easter egg hunt. | Domestic Charm
Tip: If you are doing a night party, consider a glow in the dark Easter egg hunt!
Space Themed Birthday Cakes
You can sing happy birthday without a sweet treat to eat! These space cakes will make all your birthday wishes come true (maybe)! Serve with fun space-themed snacks and drinks. Make sure you label your drink as rocket fuel to give energy to all your little space guests. It’s time to blow out the candle.
You say cake, I say cupcakes. Make your own Galaxy Cupcakes and everyone gets their own slice of the sky with this chocolate cake recipe! | The Mommy Mix
Rocket Ship Cake with Fondant
Are you good with fondant? Use your talent and create this fondant outer space theme birthday cake with planets and a rocket ship! Serve with moon rocks cookies using a simple cookie cutter for the shape. Also, get inspired by this adorable backdrop which can easily be recreated with paper plates and a tablecloth from the dollar store. | Frost Your Cake
Space Fondant Planets
Are you not good with fondant but you want that look? You can buy your own fondant Space-Themed Birthday Cake Toppers and worry about making the cake or buying it from your local grocery store. Purchase these Fondant Solar System Cake Toppers with Rocket. Also shop on Etsy for asteroids, spaceships, stars, and other fondant space-theme cake toppers.
Space Cake Rocketship
Using a round cake pan, follow these cutting steps to make a rocket ship cake. This rocketship cake is perfect for your space buddies on the next space odyssey adventure. | Apples and Beavers
Alien Space Cupcakes
If you are going to far-out galaxies, make sure you have your UFO to get you there. These alien cupcakes are quite cute and perfect for your close encounters of the third kind. | Wonder Mom Wannabe
DIY Space Cake Moon
Do you have a few outer space party supplies around the house? Add them to your cake for easy decor. This round moon rock cake is an incredibly easy space cake. Sphere cake pan, white frosting, and an astronaut from this Out Of-This-World Safari Ltd kit.
Moms, in addition to the Space Party Games, also take a look at these 50+ Kids’ Party Games – indoor, outdoor, night, and birthday themed. These party games are great for younger children to adults too.
More Themed Birthday Party Ideas
We have so many birthday party ideas, save many of these for ideas for future years or for other children.
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- Blue Clues Birthday Ideas
- Paw Patrol Party Ideas
- Toy Story Party Ideas
- Camouflage Camo Birthday Ideas
- Glow-in-the-Dark Party Ideas
- Sleepover Party Ideas
- Tea Party Ideas
- Harry Potter Birthday Ideas
- Pokemon Birthday Ideas
- Thomas the Train Party Ideas
Additionally, keep some of these celebratory ideas in the home with family birthday ideas.
Enjoy another year!
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Last Updated on March 17, 2023 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living
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