Get your party game on with these Super Mario birthday party ideas, supplies, decorations, food and cake ideas
Super Mario Brothers has long been a classic video game that also makes a great birthday party theme. If you’re inviting the brothers to your party, here are 21 Super Mario Brothers birthday party ideas you’ll love.
From a Yoshi egg smash party game, to toadstool appetizers, to fire flower cookies, and Super Mario Brothers cake pops, there are so many fun party supplies inspired by the game.
1. DIY Mario Bros. Cake
From Red Ted Art
If you want to make your own Super Mario Brothers mushroom cake, check out this tutorial! This small cake is made from a half sphere-shaped cake and a portion of another cake round, plus buttercream and fondant.
2. Super Mario Brothers Party Food
From Dolled Up Design, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
You’ll be ready to take your Super Mario Brothers party food to the next level after viewing this awesome party. A mushroom cake, meringue cloud cookies, flower power veggie and dip platter, piranha plant inspired fruit skewers, and even Mario hats made from Babybel cheese are just a few of the creative ideas.
3. Super Mario Brothers Cake Pops
From Mud Pie Parties, as seen on Spaceships and Laser Beams
Cake pops are always a dessert table favorite at birthday parties. Mario, Luigi and all sorts of characters from the Super Mario Brothers game can join your party in cake pop form.
4. Super Mario Brothers Question Mark Plates
Add a little Super Mario Brothers nostalgia to your place settings by creating these easy question mark plates inspired from the video game. You’ll need square shaped yellow paper plates, slightly smaller clear square plates and question marks cut from white cardstock, sized to fit. Adhere the cardstock question marks to the yellow paper plates and cover with the clear plates.
5. Starman Balloons
From Cynthia L, as seen on Catch My Party
Add a little Starman power to your Super Mario Brothers party. You’ll need star balloons and black electrical tape for creating the eyes.
6. Toadstool Appetizers
From Mosca Gallery
Have a little fun with your Super Mario Brothers themed party food by bringing in some of the game elements. You can create these toadstool appetizers using tomatoes, mozzarella and feta cheese.
7. Super Mario Brothers Dessert Table Backdrop
From Sweet Song Bird
Trying to come up with a fun idea for your Super Mario Brothers dessert table backdrop? You can create a scene straight out of the video game using a variety of butcher paper, cardstock and craft supplies.
8. Star Power Sandwiches
These star power sandwiches are sure to be a hit at a Super Mario Brothers party. These Nutella and peanut butter sandwiches were assembled and then cut with a star-shaped cookie cutter. The eyes are mini chocolate chips.
9. Piranha Plant Cake Pops
From Cake Crumbs
You may avoid the piranha plants in the Mario game, but guests won’t be trying to escape the jaws of these piranha plant cake pops at your Super Mario party. With bases made from brownie truffles and tops made from leftover cake, these piranha plant cake pops sound pretty amazing.
10. Super Mario Brothers Cupcakes
From Corrie Cakes
If you’re looking for a fun idea for Super Mario Brothers cupcakes, try your hand at creating characters from fondant. Mario, Luigi, mushroom, flower power, and so on, would all make awesome fondant toppers.
11. Super Mario Brothers Cookies
From Oh Sugar Events
Make up a batch of your favorite shaped sugar cookie dough. These Super Mario Brothers cookies are sure to give you plenty of practice making royal icing and perfecting your outlining and flooding techniques.
12. Super Mario Brothers Party Favor Idea
From Amy’s Party Ideas
Send guests home with the coolest Super Mario Brothers party favor! Make white chocolate Wii remotes using a candy mold. Package them up and attach a printable tag that reads: ” Game over. Wii thank you for coming…”
13. Super Mario Brothers Memory Game + Free Printable
Print this fun and free Super Mario Brothers memory game to use at your party. To prepare the game, simply print and cut the 20 different Super Mario Brothers themed cards featuring Luigi and Mario and recognizable characters and objects from the game.
14. Super Mario Brothers Cake
From Sweetlake Cakes
Bring some game to your Super Mario Brothers dessert table with an awesome cake. This cake features 3 unique layers all instantly recognizable from the video game–a brick, a question mark, and a mushroom.
15. Super Mario Brothers Birthday Party
From Banner Events
Take cues from this Super Mario Brothers birthday party to help guests feel like they are in the game. Pass out all-access gamer passes. Serve up a Mario Brothers inspired energy boost station where guests can power up on Super Mario themed treats, and entertain them with a video game arcade on wheels.
16. Super Mario Brothers Brick & Question Mark Box Decorations
From Pam-a-Rama Ding Dong
Can you believe that moving boxes, paint and permanent markers are all that you need to make these amazing Super Mario Brothers brick and question mark box decorations? Stack them up and use them as an entrance arch for your Super Mario Brothers party or as an activity fort for playing.
17. Sky JellO with Fluffy Clouds
From One Little Project
If you’ve ever played the Super Mario Brothers video game, you are familiar with the blue sky featuring distinct white clouds. Now you can serve up party guests blue sky Jell-O with fluffy whip cream clouds. This may be the easiest party recipe ever.
18. Stomp the Goombas Game
From Nestling Designs, as seen on Kandy Kreations
Add a little action to your Super Mario Brothers party with this DIY stomp the Goombas game. The Goombas are made from balloons, paper plates and printable paper faces.
19. Yoshi Egg Smash Game
From Party Mommy
This Yoshi egg smash game made from egg shells is genius. You’ll just need real eggs, a green permanent marker, confetti, gold stars to fit inside the egg, white school glue and white tissue paper circles.
20. Pin the Mustache on Mario
From No Reimer Reason
Mario’s mustache is almost as famous as he is. This pin the mustache on Mario makes for a fun twist on a classic party game. You can hand draw your Mario and cut mustaches out of cardstock, or enlarge a readymade photo of Mario to use for the game.
21. Fire Flower Cookies
Whip up your own fire power for your next Super Mario Brothers party. These fire flower cookies are made using a cookie cutter and dyed cookie dough.
Throw a Mario-inspired birthday party with these party supplies:
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- Mario Kart Wii Party Pack
- Mario Kart Cars Pullback Cars
- Mario Kart Wii Favor Boxes
- Mario Bros Message Board
- Mini Party Figures Mario
- Super Mario Bottle Tumbler
- Super Mario Bros mini figures
- Paper Striped Straws
- Yellow Paper Party Favor Bags
- Mario Kart Reversible Cupcake Wrappers
- Mario Kart Cupcake Boxes
- Paper Mini Red and White Striped Popcorn Boxes