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OK, so my birthday is coming up and I decided that it needs to be space themed. I mean, Star Wars would be cool too, but I want to save that level of high effort for when I can actually invite people over. Even if it’s just us, though, how do you throw a space themed birthday party for adults?
I think too often we let ourselves “grow up” too much. Why should fun birthday parties stop after childhood? Why can’t I make space themed drinks and share them with my space loving grown up friends?
Space Themed Birthday Party for Adults
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The cool thing about this theme is it’s fun for girls, guys, and theys. Really, anyone who loves space. I find that a lot of themed birthday adult parties can get really feminie, but space is a bit more netural.
I mean, who doesn’t love space?
You can use your own tastes to put a unique flair on the grown-up space themed birthday ideas. They’re not too mature, though – the whole point is to have fun!
You can use this simple garland in a lot of different ways. Drape them over the table, hang them from doorways, or decorate a wall. There’s a couple different colour options, too, so you can buy ones that fit your theme.
How else are they going to Instagram your totally Instagrammable event? This backdrop doesn’t come with the stand, so keep that in mind when ordering. You can hang it up in your party space for a trendy photo op or put it behind your focal point (usually the table with the food) for an extra decorative touch.
Hanging this metallic tinsel up as a backdrop really makes a space pop. Not only does it reflect light and draw attention, the texture ads dimension to otherwise flat party decor. Just make sure you grab a few panels – they don’t cover a lot of horiztonal space.
You might have had these on your bedroom ceiling as a kid but we’re bringing them back! Once it starts getting dark outside these fun stick on stars will give your space-themed birthday party the glow it deserves.
I love using metallic balloons to decorate all kinds of party themes, but they’re especially thematic when you’re pretending to be in outer space. This set comes with a nice variety of colours and the balloons are suitable for air or helium.
Hang banners all around the room for an easy way to bring the theme together. I like this one because the stars are shiny, simple, and will match whatever space (get it?) you put them in. Plus they’re not too childish!
If your adult space party is more of a galaxy party then you’re going to love this disposable dish set. It comes with the tablecloth, plates, cups, and napkins so you don’t have to run around finding things that match.
I like how dark these treat bags are. They just simple paper bag style and you’ll probably want to do something to secure the bag closed. My pick would be folding it over and securing with a space-themed sticker.
These are actually super cute. I know I’d personally wear one! Another idea is to hand these out at the start of the party so everyone can have a space themed accessory to enjoy throughout the evening.
Like stickers, patches are super trendy right now. Let your guests leave with some of these open ended accessories that they can add to their bag, hat, coat, or whatever! Just make sure they’re cool like this Apollo 11 mission patch.
It’s a faithful classic that won’t steer your wrong. Wear NASA logo stuff (there’s plenty out there) to a casual space themed birthday for adults and while you won’t steal the show, you’ll definitely fit in.
Even if you don’t want to theme you whole outfit you can still get a little bit of space fun in with novelty socks. These would be great if you were attending a more formal, dress up adult space themed party.
It definitely will make you stand out. The moon may orbit the Earth, but if you wear this to a space themed party people will probably be orbiting around you. Probably to ask why you’re dressed as the moon.
Are you planning a space themed birthday party for adults? Hopefully this list at least helped give you a bit of inspiration. No longer does space have to be the final frontier to us grown ups – we can have fun themed birthday parties too!