Watch this video for ideas on how to throw an Onward birthday party. Or a quest party. Onward is a fun movie to theme a party around. You get to send your guests on an adventure to find a phoenix gem. They must learn spells to use with their magic wizard staff. You party members will learn a beat game, and cross over a cavern. They will brave the dungeons of a gelatinous cube and they’ll battle a curse dragon. Head to Simmerblast.com for more details about labels for your Onward party food and other party information.
Here is the layout for our Onward birthday party food. Make it appetizing so your guests want to spend time reading the fun labels. You can set your curse dragon piñata next to the food to add to the decor.
Picking food to match your Onward themed birthday party is fun. There are so many ideas. The manticore was fiery but sweet. Mix cherry sour balls and hot tamales candy for a great character food mash up. It’s perfectly themed to match all of your Onward Party Food.
Gelatinous cubes incinerate their victim, but today you’ll devour the gelatinous cube.
Curse Dragon Rubble is a fun addition. Take Rice Krispie treats and stripe them with chocolate and blue sprinkles to tie into the Onward colors.
In Onward, Ian and Barley bump into some tough biker pixies. The pixies were powering up on Pixie sticks. It’s the perfect sweet treat to add to your party food.
These Guinevere van dogs will be the main dish in your Onward birthday party. Char the hot dogs well, and place them in the bun. Stick black olives on both sides of the bun to give it a van look.
Here is a fun cake replacement at our Onward birthday party. It’s the perfectly themed to match all of your Onward Party Food. I took old fashioned donuts and stripped them with green melted chocolate. That way they tied into the other Onward themed party food.
Smarties represent Ian and Barley’s dad who has no top, he’s just a smartie pants.
Cheese puffs are what Ian and Barley rode on as they travelled down the river on their quest. Therefore, it’s the perfect quest transportation to feed your party guests.
Barley tells Ian that on a quest you have to use what you have. In the end he has a splinter in his hand that he turns into a full wizard staff. These pretzels will represent that splinter.
In Onward the movie, Barley has a pretty sweet ride named Guinevere. As an activity, let your party guests create their own Guinevere by painting a toy car with acrylic paint and paint brushes.
Here are simple wizard staffs you can make for your party guests. They are cheap and fairly easy to to make. Insert a glow ball for the perfect wizard staff.
Your Onward themed party should definitely involve wizard staffs. If your party guests are young, give them coloring pages from this Onward coloring book to get them in the mindset of going on a quest. The wizard staffs are pretty easy to create and make the perfect party favor.
Here is a fun beat passing game for your party guests to play. It is based off a Portuguese children’s game. On this channel is an English version your guests can play to a catchy beat.
Here is a fun set up for an Onward party game we call the gelatinous cube game. It will give your party a dungeon look. This is ideal for a quest party, or an Onward party adventure.
Here is what your dungeon will look like when you’ve printed a symbol over a cobblestone image. Cut it out and tape a pathway of cobblestone around a room for a dungeon look.
If you need a cobblestone template to print for a dungeon look use this. You can pint a symbol over each cobblestone to make a path your party guests can follow to escape a dungeon on their quest. From a word document print various symbols over the top to give the dungeon a unique look.
Here is a potential route you can send your party guests in the gelatinous cube game. See the tab for the party game to get rules and more routes to follow.
Your party guests will need to cross on a balance beam which represents the crevasse Ian has to faithfully walk across using a spell. Have your kids cast their spell before crossing. Raise the balance beam for a challenge to your older kids.
Your Onward party centers around a quest to look for a phoenix gem. This map is just the starting clue for the quest. Set up your starting clue with a world map and road image to get your party guests into the quest mindset.
If you are playing the Onward Picture scavenger hunt, this image will fit perfectly into you quest theme. It is the key used in Onward to unlock the artifact. For your Onward themed party, this key is an important part to the storyline.
For your Onward party, your guests go on a quest to find phoenix gems. This children’s dinner menu is their first clue to starting the picture scavenger hunt.
In your Onward party, your guest will find this treasure box on their hunt for a phoenix gem. The whole quest centered around finding the gem to complete a spell. Now your guests have the power of a phoenix gem.