38 Fun Despicable Me Party Ideas [Easy]


With the release of Despicable Me 3 in June we couldn’t resist throwing a party. Here’s an excellent way to plan games and activities in a Despicable Me party theme! You’ll love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your minions. {{giggle}}

How to throw a Despicable Me Party with these ideas which include party games, party food ideas, activities, costumes and so much more! If you’re not familiar with the movie here’s a quick snippet of the Despicable Me Film.

DIY Party Ideas

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1 DIY Party Ideas

This Minions party by Living Locurto has all of your party needs covered with handmade ideas.  Fun food, decorations and games. {wink} Tons of ideas!
Looking for an easy centerpiece idea for your Despicable Me party? These minion centerpiece by Tip Junkie were ridiculously quick to make and made a huge impact on your table.

I was shopping at a party store here in Columbus, Ohio called Smidge and Pinch and they had the cutest Minion centerpiece display which would be perfect for a Despicable Me birthday party! It’s so easy to make and would be an eye-popping minion centerpiece for any Despicable Me party using a mason jar, yellow gumballs and a printable minion by Tip Junkie.

Decorate your wall with these adorable and easy diy paper plate minions by No Biggie. All you’ll need is yellow paper plates, minion paper goggles and tissue paper fans.

Why serve plain party cups when you can dress them up into cute minion cups by DIY Inspired. Dress up cups, utensil holders, jars or really anything using this diy.

Grab some beach balls and some friends and celebrate the summer launch of Despicable Me.  Tonya has put together fun food ideas, free printables, and a tutorial to make a Purple Evil Minion pinata.

Make Life Lovely shares her easy party decor idea by making minions from yellow paper lanterns.
Food and Recipes

2 Food and Recipes

Chocolate dipped spoons transformed into Candy Minions by Living Locurto.  Perfect for party favors.
Transform a 9×13 yellow cake into a work of art that any minion would love by Betty Crocker.
Make mini minion marshmallow pops by Kiss Recipe using a few simple ingredients, marshmallows, candy melts, fruit roll ups, and candy eyes.
This minion pretzel bark by Mom Endeavors is a yummy sweet and salty treat to make and serve at your party. It’s a layer of pretzels, candy melts, candy eyes and m&m’s.
I Heart Naptime shares her minion cookie recipe. It’s Oreo cookies taken to the next level by dipping them in melted chocolate and decorating them.
These adorable minion cupcakes by Betty Crocker take cupcakes to a whole new level of awesome! Learn the simple techniques to transform an ordinary cupcake into a super cool minion.
Costumes and Dress Ups

3 Costumes and Dress Ups

If you have a Despicable Me fan then this costume from One Creative Housewife is for you. And, how adorable is the pink tutu for girl minions?! No patterns are necessary for making these costumes. But, you will need overalls, a yellow hoodie, black gloves, black shoes and glasses.
Make minion hats by transforming yellow construction hats by Tidbits & Twine. There’s a free printable eyeball file to download and attach to make it easier for you.
A yellow t-shirt, felt and glue is all you need to make a minion t-shirt by Catch My Party. You could make ahead the t-shirt for the party guests or it could be a fun activity to make them at the party.
Make your little minion happy with this cute and easy peasy Minion costume by Not So Idle Hands that even includes diy goggles made from everyday items.

4 Crafts

Pool noodles make the best Minions from Tip Junkie! Here is an easy Minion craft that is fun for kids! They love making their own Minion(s) and then being able to play with them, too.
Free Despicable Me and Minion coloring pages to download, print and color from Oh My Fiesta. You can use them as an activity or as party decor.
Kids will have oodles of fun with this homemade minion slime recipe by Little Bins for Little Hands that uses liquid starch. Decorate a mason jar to look like a minion and it would make a great party favor.
Despicable Me Games

5 Despicable Me Games

I love a spin-off of the ‘pin the tail on the donkey’ party game.  It’s an easy game to play for all age groups and it doubles as adorable DIY Party Decor. {snicker} Here’s a Pin the Goggles on the Minion game by Tip Junkie.

Stacking games are fun games for younger age groups, and if you can make them tall enough, you’ll even make older kids challenge themselves and enjoy the fun.  Stack the Minions Party Game by Tip Junkie is an easy game to play.

I’m a huge fan of a bean bag toss.  Really any tossing game is going to be a hit with small children. I know this Feed the Minion Game by Tip Junkie is sure to be a hit.

Plucky Momo got seriously creative with her party games and favors for this Despicable Me themed party. Check out her minion bowling pins she made from two liter bottles – awesome!

6 Paper Crafts

How to make minions box from cardboard tubes from Innova Crafts.

Despicable Me Characters

7 Despicable Me Characters

Create Celebrate Explore shares her quick and easy semi-homemade Agnes costume using overalls and a yellow t-shirt.

Download, print and color this Despicable Me Villain coloring page from Colouring Page for free.

Obsessively Stitching whipped up a Gru scarf from fleece scraps to play a variation of Simon Says, but this one is called Gru says.

A fun Edith coloring page for kids from Super Coloring. All you have to do is download and print.

Digital Downloads

8 Digital Downloads

A free Despicable Me minions download printable paper pack that includes 6 pages from Halegrafx. Each page is minion themed with mischievous minions on them. {giggle}

Free Despicable Me minion vectors from Free Vector Site that you can download and use anyway you choose.

If you’re looking for a party kit that you can download and print yourself Etheral in Pink has entire kit that includes an invitation, streamers, yard sign, food tent labels and more.

Free Printables

9 Free Printables

Keep party guests entertained with a fun game of word search by Halegrafx.

Party planning made easy with these free printables minions from Skip to My Lou. She also includes free printable minion toss, minion goggles, and even minion stickers that you can put on twinkies.

Quickly transform a banana into a minion using these free printables from Party Delights.

Here’s an excellent way to decorate and plan games and activities in a Blue and Gold Minions theme by Tip Junkie! I’ve even included free Minions printables to help you plan and decorate the whole evening.

Homemade Gifts

10 Homemade Gifts

Upcycle baby food jars to make cute minion party favor jars by Crafts by Courtney. Fill the jars with small trinkets or candy for kids to take home.

Activities for Kids

11 Activities for Kids

A party just isn’t a party without great photos! {smiling} Providing photo ops from Tip Junkie which help the memories endure are always a top priority for me. A photo booth is always a must have at a party that I host as it doubles as a party game and DIY Decor.

38 Fun Despicable Me Party Ideas

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