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40 Exciting Marvel Birthday Party Ideas

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas

Updated on: Feb 15, 2024

It’s hard to find a kid that isn’t a Marvel fan nowadays, so it’s no surprise that you are looking for some fresh Marvel birthday party ideas to ‘wow’ your guests. More importantly though, when it comes to giving your child the Marvel party of their dreams, this is all easier said than done. While there are many ways to pull off a Marvel-themed birthday party, here are just a few ideas to help you on your way.

And if you are planning this party on a budget, our expense tracker and party planning checklist are some great tools at your disposal!

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Decorations

1. Comic Book Garland

You could string up some pages of a comic book to create a nifty DIY garland, or you can simply buy a premade option.

koobets Superhero Theme Happy Birthday Banner for Birthday Party Decorations

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2. Marvel Posters

Immerse your guests in the Marvel Universe by throwing up a few posters! It’s a great chance to showcase the posters you already have on hand, and an easy and widely available decoration to purchase.

3. City Skyline

One of our more subtle Marvel birthday party ideas. By putting up a city backdrop you can give your venue a certain comic book style that is sure to make your guests feel like superheroes themselves.

Cityscape Backdrop Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg)

Includes 1 Cityscape Photo Backdrop in the package
Measures 4 feet tall by 30 feet wide - meant to tape to a large wall for decoration or to use as a photography backdrop
Made of thin plastic and printed with a nighttime cityscape image
Use on a wall to decorate for an Awards Night theme party - have all the guests stand in front of this background and get their photos taken
Use to backdrop to decorate and add other hero theme decorations for a hero party

4. Thor’s Hammer

Have Mjölnir on full display for your guests to pay homage to the God of Thunder (If your guests are worthy, that is). You can use this piece as part of a game (if the material allows) or simply as a talking point.

5. S.H.I.E.L.D. Welcome

Set a S.H.I.E.L.D. sign outside your front door, or in your entryway to welcome your guest to your Marvel-themed bash. While this sign might not be as showy as some other designs, Marvel fans will be sure to appreciate it.

Shield Logo Sign

Shield Inspired Sign from the Marvel Universe. Made from laser engraved plastic. Sold as sign only or available for purchase with a command strip for easy wall hanging! Small Size sign is 8 in wide x 2.5 inches tall. Large Size sign is 11 in wide x 3.5 inches tall.

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6. Infinity Stone Tables

If there are going to be multiple tables, a fun way to differentiate is to set a replica of each infinity stone at every table. You can even set a notecard to tell your guests whether they are sitting at the “space stone” or the “reality stone” table.

7. Avengers Logo

You don’t have to be a major Marvel fan to recognize the iconic Avenger’s logo! You can make your own out of cardboard, or stick up the fun and affordable decal. Any way you choose is sure to make your guests feel ready to take on their next superhero mission!

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Party Favors

8. Marvel Masks

Have everyone be a superhero! By handing out, or providing these fun masks in gift bags, your guests can be superheroes for the day, which is sure to be a tireless source of entertainment.

Personalized Avengers Felt Masks! Avengers Birthday Party Favors! Spiderman, Captain America , Ironman, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Hulk!

Pick any mixture of characters! I have Black Panther as well and will update pictures soon! If you need another number of masks or have any questions - please send me a message! I try to respond immediately! Spiderman Captain America Hulk Thor Black Widow Hawkeye Ironman Black Panther I also have white / pink Spidergirl Ships in 1-2 days from the US! If personalized takes 2-4 days to ship! Please message me before you order if you need them sooner! Check out my other listings for matching Superhero capes!! Please contact me at [email protected] with any questions or quote for larger orders. Back to shop: www.etsy.com/shop/superflysprouts

9. Temporary Tattoos

Give each of your guests a set or pack of temporary tattoos! The kids will have a fun time showing off their favorite characters and the application process is quick and easy.

10. Mega Favor Pack

This mega favor pack includes a wide variety of entertaining Spider-Man-themed toys for your child and their friends to play with. They can also provide sources of entertainment if you choose to hand them out toward the start of the party.

Ultimate Spider-Man(TM) Mega Favor Pack for 8

After Spider-Man cleans up the streets, he needs something to occupy his time while waiting for the next call for help. Check out this Ultimate Spider-Man(TM) Mega Favor Pack to give Spidey fans an idea of what their superhero does during his downtime. This pack of small toys is perfect for filling party favor bags at a Spider-Man birthday party or a superhero birthday party. Includes 8 of each: mini prism viewers, laser tops, siren whistles, maze puzzles, woolly balls and hand clappers. Plastic. (4 dozen pcs. per unit) © Marvel

11. Spider Rings

Hand out spider rings (or put in favor bags) to show your love for Spiderman or Black Widow! They are almost always sold in bulk and are a very affordable favor option.

12. Spiderman Activity Sets

Either entertain your guests or send each of them home with a spiderman activity pack! Not only are there a variety of favors, but it’s perfect if Spiderman happens to be your child’s favorite.

Coming as a guest to a kid's party? Why worry about favors when you need to know the best gift to buy! Check out some of our suggestions.

13. Bookmarks

Give your guests one or two Marvel bookmarks to mark their place in their current book or comic book!

Eureka Marvel Bookmarks for Teachers and Students, 36pc, 2" W x 6" L

Country of Origin : China
The Package Height of the Product is 0.397 inches
The Package Length of the Product is 8.5 inches
The Package Width of the Product is 2.75 inches

14. Action Figures

Action figures are fun for any Marvel fan, whether they want to play with them or even just display them! These small figures are perfect for giving away some figures to a large amount of guests.

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Food Ideas

15. Spider Web Cotton Candy

Using a cotton candy machine, or prepackaged options, you can serve your guests “spider webs” complete with a spiderman-themed ring right on the stick.

Cupcake Topper Rings 12 ct - Spiderman

Character rings are great for any young child's birthday party. Great for cupcakes, donuts, or even finish off the look of a cake. - Made with food-safe plastic. - 12 count pkg

16. Avengers Cake

As a centerpiece to your party, why not have an Avengers-themed cake? You can either find or create a design incorporating the team’s logo, or one that features the characters themselves! If not a huge Avengers fan, then there are plenty of designs out there that feature other super alliances, though Avengers is probably the easiest to find.

17. Thor’s Marshmallow Treat Hammer

You can bake a sheet of marshmallow crispy treats (with grey food coloring added), cut the dessert into rectangles, and by wedging large pretzel sticks into the side of each treat, you can create some nifty, and edible replicas of Thor’s Hammer!

18. Capsicles

Make your own freeze pops! Freeze either blue punch or Kool-Aid, but stick Captain America’s shield, or likeness in each before freezing, and add a popsicle stick. After letting them sit in the freezer overnight, you have some clever and delicious treats for your guests, as well as some favors for them to take home.

19. Superhero Cake Pops

Share some cake pops with your guests in the likeness of their favorite Marvel heroes. All you need is a simple cake pop recipe and some stencils to help you make the pops resemble your favorite characters! For those who might be a keen baker, however, you can also try to decorate the pops with fondant as well.

20. Infinity Stone Ring Pops

Set out ring pops for your guests, and then label them as infinity stones! While you might not be able to get all the same colors as in the comics/films, your guests will still have a good time trying to collect them all!

21. Cookies

Some custom Marvel theme cookies that are shaped and themed after the most iconic characters are a great and cute treat for guests! There are many options and styles to choose from, so take your time finding which you believe are the best, or even ask the celebrant who their favorite characters are!

22. Pretzel Sticks

Decorate some normal pretzel sticks with different colored chocolate and decorations to bring them new life! Style them after the best Marvel characters while also making them delicious!

Superhero Inspired Chocolate Covered Pretzels

This listing is for 1 dozen chocolate covered pretzels. Each set comes with 3 of the 4 designs shown. Please include a message at time of ordering if you would like more or less of any of the designs. If you would like to customize with different colors, please send me a message with the colors you would like. Pretzels are packaged individually in clear poly food safe bags with coordinating ribbon. Please allow 2- 3 weeks before your event for creation, drying and shipping . During warmer months or for higher climate areas it is suggested to purchase an ice pack for your order. Ice packs are available for purchase in my shop under a separate listing. Please have someone home to accept the package and bring it inside from the heat. All items ship via USPS Priority w/ tracking, 2-3 days ESTIMATED delivery. We are not responsible for damages done during shipping or packages lost in transit. **Warning** Please note that all products are prepared in a kitchen that may contain allergens such as tree nuts, milk, wheat, soy, and eggs. Please follow us on Instagram @sweetdreamsbyjen Facebook @ www.facebook.com/sweetdreamsbyjen

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23. Captain America’s Shield Fruit Platter

By decorating some various berries into the shape of Captain America’s famous shield, this treat is both cool to admire and healthy!

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Games and Activities

24. Pinata

Have the kids crack open a pinata shaped as some of the most iconic Marvel characters! You can even fill the pinata with ring pops, rock candy, or pop rocks and have them be the infinity stones.

Spider Man inspired Pinata

Piñatas are made to order and can be customized. Please place your order 2 weeks in advance to allow time to create it and ship on time for your event. Send me a message with the day of your party, if you need me to rush an order or if you have any questions or special requests. I’ll be happy to help!! *Tambien Hablo español! Approx size 24”x 18”x 4” It has a small opening on one side to introduce toys, candies and others (not included). There may be variations in the colors of the images by the resolution of the screen. 🎈Looking to build a balloon garland that is easy to make and goes with your theme? Check our DIY custom balloon garland in the following listing. https://etsy.me/3vpHKou Feel free to message me if need assistance in choosing colors. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED All rights and logos used for our piñatas belong to their respective owners and are not sold. This article is not a licensed product and does not claim ownership of the characters used in the design. Payments and sales in this description are only for our services of handcrafting this item.

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25. Pin the Star

Make your own felt or cardboard Captain America shield and have the kids take turns pinning the star to the middle.

26. Photo Props

Set up a photo station with some Marvel-themed photo props, not only is this an engaging activity, but your guests can go home with pictures from the party!

Avengers Assemble(TM) Photo Stick Props - 8 Pc.

Are you assembling an Avengers birthday party? Set up a photo booth at your party and use these props so your guests can create photo ops worthy of a superhero! Cardstock. (8 pcs. per unit) 4" - 3" x 6 1/4" - 5" props on 7 1/2" sticks. © Marvel

27. Hawkeye Archery

One of our favorite Marvel birthday party ideas! By setting up cardboard or drawn targets, the kids can take turns channeling their inner Hawkeye and working on their bow and arrow skills in preparation for the next alien invasion.

Marvel's Avengers: Endgame Deluxe Hawkeye Quiver, Bow and Arrow Set

28. Throw Thor’s Hammer

Set up some cardboard toilet paper rolls or empty cans and let the kids take turns trying to knock down the stack with the might of Thor’s hammer Mjölnir.

29. Marvel Match Game

This game allows two players to try to match five Marvel characters in a row on their side of the board. It’s fun, simple, and easy to pack away!

Marvel Avengers Top Trumps Match Board Game

The Crazy Cube Game - Marvel Avengers Assemble Edition
Be the first to match five of your favourite characters in a row – horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Can you match Iron Man or Hulk before your opponent?
But wait! Can your opponent steal the game? Turn over the Top Trumps card to reveal if they can take the match and win the game
Play with 15 of your favourite characters from Iron Man, The Hulk and Captain America
Easy to set up and pack away, Top Trumps Match comes in a handy self-contained plastic case - play anytime, anywhere

30. UNO

This popular card game has a unique spin! Besides the Marvel theme with the cards, there are also special event and enemy cards that change the game into something fresh and fun!

UNO Ultimate Marvel Card Game with 4 Collectible Foil Cards, Character-Themed Decks & Special Rules, Gift for Game Night, Ages 7 Years & Older

Discover which Superheroes have met their match with the UNO Ultimate Marvel card game!
Each Superhero character plays with special rules and powers in their deck -there are 4 Superheroes to choose from!
As in the classic UNO game, players match colors, numbers and symbols to the card on top of the discard pile -and can use their special powers on every turn!
"Event" and "Enemy" Cards from the Danger Deck can really change the game!
Includes 4 collectible, never-before-seen Foil Character Cards which players can keep and collect or put in the game itself for some added shine!

Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Party Supplies

31. Marvel Reusable Party Cups

To keep with the Marvel theme and for the (slight) benefit of the environment, have some reusable plastic cups available for all your guests! Not only can they pick one with their preferred hero, but they can take them home as favors once the party ends.

32. Spiderman Party Supply Set

If your child is a big Spiderman fan, these Spiderman-themed party supplies are a perfect and easy way to incorporate your theme while providing plates, cups, napkins, and a tablecloth for the occasion.

33. Comic Book Cupcake Toppers

By sticking some comic book-themed cupcake toppers into your cakes you can make any flavor Marvel-themed. Not only are the toppers relevant, but they are impressive and amazing to look at!

Comic book superheroes cupcake toppers, Vintage comic book cupcake picks, superhero birthday theme

This listing is for a set of this lovely cupcake toppers. Use this toppers on anything from cupcakes, brownies, sandwiches, cakes, and many more ! ***HOW TO ORDER -Choose the number of cupcake toppers you need in the drop-down menu on the right. -Buy the listing. ***ITEM DETAILS: My toppers are double-sided. Please note that the color of your cupcake topper may not exactly match what you see on your screen due to variances in how monitors display colors. Exact color matching is difficult to achieve and cannot be guaranteed. Colors may vary between computer monitors. ***SHIPPING INFORMATION We ship via USPS. Please, be sure to select the appropriate shipment method if your order is urgent. We send the orders according to the order in which we receive them. If your order is urgent select the appropriate shipping method so that your order comes out sooner. This does not include the processing time that varies between 1 to 3 working days depending on the volume of orders. ***CHECK YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS Please, verify shipping address. Make sure your address is correct before completing payment. If a package is returned due to incorrect address, you will be charged an additional shipping fee to ship your order to the correct address.We are not responsible for orders lost due to shipping mistakes. We are not responsible for delays or losses once the product is shipped with the carrier Once the item is with the carrier we are not responsible for it if there are delays or losses. ***DISCLAIMER I DO NOT SELL OR CLAIM ownership over character or clip art . They belong to their respective copyright owners. Items purchased are for one time personal use only and are not to be resold for any reason. Please note that you are paying for a creative service and the time spent designing and personalizing your item with personal information which is permitted for the one time personal use, This item is not a license product all characters images used are free and not being sold. By purchasing this product, you understand and agree to the terms & conditions. Have questions? Please feel free to contact us ! THANKS FOR LOOKING.

34. Avengers Party Supplies Set

Why waste money buying all of your supplies separately? You can easily get everything you need in one of these supply sets, even if your party is not strictly Avengers-themed, there are still plenty of sets to be found online!

Avengers Birthday Party Supplies Set - Serves 16 - Includes Banner Decoration, Tablecover, Plates, Cups, Napkins, Tattoos and Candles

Complete Avengers birthday party supplies and decoration set for up to 16 guests
Set includes - (1) Tablecover measuring 54"x84", (1) Happy Birthday banner measuring 78"x5.5", (16) Large 9" plates, (16) cups, (16) napkins, (24) Tattoos (4 sheets of 6 tattoos) and (10) candles.

35. Superhero Tablecloth

Finally, why not approach your tablecloth with a subtle nod to superhero films/comics. This superhero tablecloth is a perfect and fun way to keep with your theme, all the while being very affordable.

Marvel Avengers 100% Cotton Print Table Runner Kids Birthday Party Home Decoration Kitchen Dinner Coffee Side Display Table

-Made from 100% cotton print fabric -Lined for extra thickness -Surged edges with no tags or brand names sewn in. -Machine washable, drier safe. Iron as needed. -One Runner per Quantity *Due to different monitor settings, some colors may seem slightly di

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Marvel Birthday Party Ideas: Invitations

36. Comic Book Design

This comic book design not only channels the classic Marvel vibes, but it is exciting and sure to get the whole family excited for the upcoming event.

37. Avengers

Invite your guests with this colorful cartoon design! It is quick to inform your guests of the theme and is eye-catching enough that they will be sure to keep their calendar open once it's posted on their fridge.

38. Spider-Man

If your child is a big fan of your friendly neighborhood web-slinger, then look no further than this action-filled Spider-Man design.

HUA Party 24pcs Spiderman Birthday Invitations,Spiderman Party Invitations, Spiderman Birthday Party Supplies Decoration

1.Package : Includes 24 pieces of Spiderman Invitation Cards ,size of 4.2 x 6 inches. Each card is double-sided printed and has an ample fill-in space design for filling in your own personalized wording.Packed in one OPP bag(No envelopes).
2.Reliable Material: Our Spiderman Party invitation cards are made of paper material, clear pattern is not easy to fade, smooth to write and comfortable to touch, lightweight and easy to carry and store, you can use them with peace
3.Perfect Party :Cute Spiderman Party invitations that everyone won't refuse.Let we send greetings and invitations to best friends.Toddlers, kids of any age and even adults love it!And thick, high-quality paper makes it simple to print or write on to fill in the personalized empty spaces.
4.Wide Uses:Spiderman invitations cards are very suitable for many purposes, suitable for graduation parties, birthday parties, baby showers, greeting cards or gift exchanges and other occasions, and are also good gifts for classmates, friends, family, etc.

Written by Katherine Schultz and Rina Okagaki; Contributor: Max Kahn

Katherine Schultz

SUNY at Albany

Max Kahn

Rutgers New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences/School of Communication and Information

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Rina Okagaki

University of California, San Diego

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