Fantastic Beasts Parties for Young and Old

Move over Harry Potter, there is a new movie franchise in town that is fast becoming a sought-after theme for everything from stationary and t-shirts to memes and, of course, birthday parties. If you or a loved one is a fan of Newt Scamander and all the magnificent creatures of the Fantastic Beasts movies, chances area fantastical birthday party will be right up your alley. Although it may seem like quite a big job to plan a themed party, a few basic guidelines (and a healthy dose of creativity) is all you need to pull off a positively fantastic party.

Fantastic Beasts Parties Newt Scamander Pack for party

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Have fun with the décor

Deciding on the décor for your Fantastic Beasts party is bound to be a lot of fun. A good addition to your setup will undoubtedly be a replica of Newt Scamander’s niffler, together with a stash of chocolate coins and fake jewelry. Newt’s suitcase and his scarf feature extensively in the movie and definitely deserve a place of honour at your party. You can use the suitcase as a photo prop or leave it open and fill it with a variety of party favours. Print out a couple of ‘Wanted’ posters featuring Newt, Porpentina, Jacob, & Queenie to stick on a wall and don’t forget to bring out your Fantastic Beasts and other fantastical books to put on display as part of you magical décor.

Don’t forget the fantastic food and drinks

Whether your Fantastic Beasts party is for a child or a young-at-heart adult, you can have a lot of fun with the food and drink. Wizard wands are an absolute must and you can easily whip up a batch by dipping pretzel sticks into melted chocolate. Other great party foods include niffler-topped cupcakes, bowtruckle biscuits, Queenie’s strudel and, of course, a batch of homemade crackers with a mini cauldron of beetroot dip. As far as drinks are concerned, giggle water (just like what Jacob drank) is an absolute must. You can make it as boozy or innocent as you wish, although serving both options is probably the best idea if you want to ensure that none of your guests feel left out.

What other fantastical party themes are there?

While Fantastic Beasts will undeniably make for a superb birthday party theme, it may not be appeal to everyone. Thankfully there are a number of other equally fantastical birthday party themes you can choose from. The unicorn craze has been around for quite some time and is not expected to dwindle anytime soon. A unicorn party complete with glittery decor and colourful treats are bound to be a hit among girls of all ages. Although unicorns and fairies are pretty, guys may prefer a Harry Potter or mythical creatures  themed party more. There are no rules when it comes to throwing a fantastical party, as long as the birthday boy or girl is happy and the guests are bound to have a good time, you can let your imagination run wild.

A birthday party is always an exciting occasion. By choosing a fantastical theme, you are bound to pull off a party that will be fondly remembered for many years to come.

Article written by Katlyn Stuart 

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