Magic Trick Theme Party

13 Fun Ideas for a Magic Trick Theme Party

Let all of your guests be magicians for the day with these great tricks for hosting a magic trick theme party. Throw a mystical birthday bash your little magicians will never forget with our super fun and magical party tips!

Magic Trick Theme Party Favors

Magic Trick Theme Party Favors

1. Magician Gloves 

Give your guests some magician gloves so they can really feel like illusionists when performing magic tricks! If you have a costume shop nearby, you may be able to find gloves as an accessory to a magician costume!

2. Beans 

Grab a small tin and fill it with jelly beans. Hand it out to your guests and tell them that they are magic beans, but leave it up to them to decide what type of magic they do!

3. Stuffed Rabbits 

Go to your local kid store and see if they sell stuffed bunny rabbits. If so, grab some for your guests! They can pull them out of hats like real magicians!

4. Cards 

Hand your guests a deck of cards for an inexpensive way that they can practice their own magic tricks at home! 

5. Top Hat 

Give them a gift to go with their stuffed rabbits – a top hat! This is a staple of any magician outfit and can be bought cheap at most costume stores!

6. Wands 

All magicians need to have magic wands so that their tricks will work! Go to your local party store and buy some magic wands to give to your guests as prizes. If you’re looking to save some money, make the magic wands yourself!

7. Cape 

Another thing that all illusionists need is a cape! Many magicians throw their capes to cover a trick just before they reveal the big finish. You can either go to your local costume shop to buy capes or you can make them yourself! It might save you money if you just go to a fabric shop and ask them to cut out specific measurements. 

8. Tricks 

If you’re lucky enough to live near a magic shop, see if they have any small magic tricks! There are lots of gag gifts that are sold at magic shops that you can buy for a good price. If not, look online!

Magic Trick Theme Party Games

Magic Trick Theme Party Games

9. Poof! They’re gone! 

This illusion game is actually a team game consisting of about three to four players each. In the game, one person is the disappearing one, while the others are the “wrappers.” Hand each of the wrappers a roll of toilet paper and when you shout “go!” they have to try and wrap the disappearing person as fast as they can. Once the person is completely covered with toilet paper, the first team to scream “poof! They’re gone!” wins!

10. Magician 

An obvious activity to have at your magic trick theme party, hire a magician! Magicians can be hired from all over the place. You can go online to look for some or ask some friends. If you’re looking to save some money on your party, try looking up ways to perform magic tricks online and try performing them yourself!

11. Make a Wand 

Set aside a table at your party for kids to make their very own wands! You can do this by providing wood dowels for all your guests as well as black or brown paint. Tell the children to paint their wands however they would like and then let them dry. When they are finished drying they can decorate the tops with glitter or white paint.

12. Balloon Trick 

A great trick idea for you to perform at your party is the unpoppable balloon trick! All you have to do for this trick is put a piece of scotch tape on an inflated balloon. As long as you put the needle through the part with the tape, it won’t pop! This trick is guaranteed to wow your guests!

13. Taste Test 

Take some magic beans (jelly beans) and place them in a jar. Then, give each of your guests a paper and tell them to number the paper from 1-10. Pass around the same flavor jelly bean to each guest and ask him or her to guess what flavor it is. After you have finished with ten different flavors, announce the answers. The guest with the most correct answers wins! 

Written by Shannyn Apolaro 

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