Sonic the Hedgehog is a very popular media franchise and video game that was first released in the early 90’s. To date, there have been many new game releases, media publications, merchandise and even an extremely popular feature film in 2020.
It has also become an inspiration for many birthday parties, particularly for young kids. The great news is that there are many creative Sonic the Hedgehog birthday party ideas. These ideas range from Sonic themed decorations, to party supplies, costumes, music, goodie bags, cakes, board games and many more. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the best Sonic the Hedgehog birthday party ideas.
1. Create Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Invitations
- Build the excitement for your child's Sonic birthday party with these invitations
- 16-Count invitations with white envelopes
- Fill-in-the-blank style
What better way to set the theme of a birthday party than with a set of Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Invitations? You can opt for this set of 16 invitations or even create your own Sonic birthday cards. You’ll be able to get really creative here and paste some stickers or drawings inside the invitations.
Don’t forget to write a customized text and also indicate what activities are planned, so that you give everyone a heads up. You can either mention the theme of the party inside the invitation or keep it a secret.
2. Bake a Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Cake
When you plan a Sonic the Hedgehog birthday party, you should bake an exceptional cake to match the theme. The birthday cake should go along with the theme of the birthday party to ensure that everything is just perfect. Having a Sonic the Hedgehog birthday theme allows you to have many options when it comes to the birthday cake.
For example, you can bake a regular birthday cake and add the colors blue for sonic and yellow for the rings to match the theme. Alternatively, you can let your favorite bakery customize a Sonic themed birthday cake for you. You can also choose between drawing on the cake yourself with colored icing or add some awesome Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Cake Toppers. These toppers are a simple and effective way to decorate your birthday cake, without much hassle.
You could also go another route. You could get a printed edible image of Sonic and add that on top of the cake instead. Whatever way you choose, make sure that the cake decorations are all about Sonic the Hedgehog.
3. Get Sonic the Hedgehog Party Supplies
When you start planning for a birthday party, the first thing that crosses our minds are the party supplies. Having durable and safe party supplies are one of the most important things for any birthday party. It’s pretty easy to find durable supplies, but it’s not easy to find high-quality supplies with a Sonic the Hedgehog theme.
To guarantee that the birthday is 100% theme authentic, you should get all of the needed supplies with images of Sonic the Hedgehog or at least in matching colors. An easy solution is to get the Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Party Supplies set, which will allow you to complete your theme and ensure that even the small details are matching the theme. These party supply sets usually contain plates, forks, and napkins with a Sonic the Hedgehog theme.
Make sure that the material is durable, lightweight and also ideal for indoor and outdoor parties. It should also be safe to use for kids. You don’t want kids running around with metal cutleries and ceramic plates. Therefore, it’s best to opt for disposable party supplies that are used one time and can be disposed of right after the party. The ones featured above are affordable, safe for kids and fit the Sonic theme very well.
4. Create a Sonic the Hedgehog Theme with Decorations
There’s no way you can think of a themed birthday party without thinking about the decorations. The decorations are what make a birthday party so memorable and amazing. The first and most important decoration you will need is themed balloons. The 40-piece Sonic the Hedgehog balloons set will be ideal for indoor and outdoor birthday parties.
You should get enough sets that fill the place but not too much to make it messy. These balloons are ideal because they have Sonic the Hedgehog characters on them and the set has many colors. It includes blue, yellow, pink, black, and red balloons and provides you with a nice variety. If you don’t want to get the 40-piece set, you can get colored balloons and fill the place with it.
You should also consider Sonic the Hedgehog foil balloons or even the larger 54-piece Sonic the Hedgehog birthday decorations for better variety. It includes a whole set of rubber balloons, foil balloons, banners, cake toppers, and many other things. These sets are perfect for anyone who wants to create a Sonic the Hedgehog birthday theme. They will ease the decoration process for you and it’s extremely easy to set them up.
5. Make the Kids Wear Sonic the Hedgehog Masks
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A costume birthday party is not complete without proper costumes. However, getting costumes for all the kids coming to the birthday party can be a bit expensive, especially if you’re throwing a big party with many guests or if you’re on a smaller budget. You’ll also find it challenging to find the right sizes for all the kids.
If you want the kids to wear Sonic the Hedgehog costumes to match the theme but don’t want to go over your budget, you can simply get a set of Sonic the Hedgehog Masks. You can get the 12-pieces set that contains 12 different masks. They are made of durable and safe materials that are appropriate for kids.
You can get as many sets as you want, depending on the number of kids attending the birthday party. This will make the kids look cool and helps to complete the Sonic the Hedgehog themed birthday party vibe. It’s also great for photo sessions and other party activities during the party.
6. Show a Sonic the Hedgehog Movie on TV
A birthday party is not only about eating the birthday cake or the decorations, but it’s also about making the kids enjoy their time, while having a lot of fun. There are many activities that match the overall theme of the birthday.
For the kids who love Sonic the Hedgehog movies, you can opt to play Sonic the Hedgehog movie on television. You can create a small movie corner with a television, snacks and chairs, where all the kids can watch the movie. Popcorn or other types of candy go well with a movie session.
7. Have a Sonic the Hedgehog Pinata Session
- Pull String Pinata design is a safe way for young kids to enjoy the fun of a pinata
- Removable sticker lets you know which string will release the treats
- Measures approximately 20 x 13 x 4.9 inches
It’s no secret that kids love candy and it’s a must-have for every birthday party. You should have a large variety so that all kids can choose and eat their favorite candy. A fun and creative party idea relating to candy is a candy pinata.
The Sonic the Hedgehog Pull-String Pinata will be a great addition to your birthday party. Regular pinatas where kids use a stick can be dangerous and messy. A pull-string pinata ensures that there are no wooden sticks flying around and that the candy drops straight to the floor.
It has many strings and each string is attached to a piece of candy. Each kid can have a turn pulling the string to see what candy they get. The best part is that you can fill the pinata with the candy of your choice. You can easily fill it yourself, which means that you can add any variety of candy that you wish.
8. Hand out Sonic the Hedgehog Goodie Bags
- Sonic The Hedgehog party bag size: 8.26 x 5.9 x 3.15
- Advanced material for the Sonic The Hedgehog party: The game bag is made of high quality 150gsm kraft paper and is strong enough to hold toys, candy and any other gifts.
- You will receive 16 Sonic The Hedgehog Party Bags. Beautiful colors and interesting patterns will enhance the atmosphere of your party and reorganize your party in a better way.
The best birthday parties are the ones where the kids receive goodie bags. There’s no doubt that all kids love goodie bags. They’re fun and make the kids feel that they’re thanked for attending the birthday party. They also consider goodie bags as small gifts and we know that kids love gifts.
Goodie bags can be customized based on your budget and the birthday theme. It’s sometimes hard to match the Sonic theme all the time. This is also true with candy and other small little items. The great thing is that you can simply put them into a Sonic the Hedgehog Goodie Bag. When you get the party paper bag that matches the birthday theme, you can add all the items you want inside and they don’t necessarily have to match the theme.
9. Play Sonic the Hedgehog Music
Throughout the birthday party, the kids will be running around, playing or eating. Your job is to ensure that every detail is set to make the kids happy and enjoy their time. To make the birthday party complete, you should play some Sonic the Hedgehog music. You can search for a cool Sonic the Hedgehog playlist or you can even create your own.
You can either get the Sonic the Hedgehog Soundtrack or you can simply search on YouTube for Sonic the Hedgehog songs and compilations. For example, you can check out this Sonic Soundtrack playlist.
10. Bake some Sonic the Hedgehog Cupcakes
The birthday cake alone may not be enough pastry for the kids to snack on. It’s always a good idea to bake some cupcakes, as they go along well with the birthday cake. That will ensure that all the guests will have a variety of food to choose from.
You can customize the cupcakes to match the theme with these Sonic the Hedgehog Cupcake Toppers or add some matching icing. Adding themed cupcake toppers will be fun as the kids can take the toppers after eating the cupcakes. If you’re unable to bake cupcakes yourself, you can simply have them custom made or buy some from any bakery.
11. Create a Sonic the Hedgehog Video Gaming Station
Setting up a video gaming station for the kids at the birthday party is another fun activity. Having a corner or a small space where the kids can play as much as they want will also make it easier for you to keep an eye out for the kids while they play.
You can add multiple games in the video gaming station so all the kids can enjoy their time without feeling left out. There are plenty of Sonic the Hedgehog video games on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, iOS and Android to choose from. Just ensure that you have enough controllers and devices so that all the kids can have a fair share of the gaming experience.
12. Setup a Sonic the Hedgehog Board Game Corner
- Package Dimensions: 4.4 cms (L) x 12.1 cms (W) x 4.4 cms (H)
- Product Type: Board Game
- Package Quantity: 1
Instead of video games, you can also get the kids to play some board games. You can easily set this up the same way you did for the video gaming station. You’ll just need to ensure that everyone knows how to play the game and that there are enough chairs for the players and spectators.
There are quite a few Sonic the Hedgehog board games available. A simple, yet fun board game for kids is Sonic the Hedgehog: Dice Rush. It’s a family-friendly board game that is fast-paced and easy to understand. This game is an absolute hit with kids.
13. Gift Sonic the Hedgehog Presents
Deciding on a Sonic the Hedgehog birthday party probably means that your kid loves Sonic. Giving your kid a Sonic themed gift for their birthday will be a nice addition and will definitely make your kid happy.
There are plenty of options for you to choose from. You can get Sonic themed backpacks, games for their PlayStation or Xbox, books, apparel, board games and much more. Whatever gift you have in mind, you can also try to customize and personalize it.
14. Create a Sonic the Hedgehog Photo Booth
As photos remind of great events and memorable moments, you should create a Sonic the Hedgehog photo booth. You can either do the photography yourself or hire a photographer to take all the pictures for you.
A great idea to have is a Sonic the Hedgehog Birthday Backdrop. It’s even birthday themed and kids will be able to get their pictures taken with their masks and toys. This backdrop works best indoors against a wall, however, it can also be hung on a banner stand. Placing the backdrop where there’s good lighting will provide you and everyone else with the perfect photo opportunity.