Do you know what makes your beautiful? The boys of One Direction have some ideas! Get your child’s birthday to look just as beautiful with our One Direction party ideas guide.
Our One Direction party supplies guide includes tips for One Direction invitations, decorations, party games, rock and roll inspired food and favor ideas. Follow our One Direction party ideas, tips and tricks for a great birthday!
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What Do I Need For a One Direction Party?
To take your party up a knotch, get your One Direction tableware, then consider adding the following items for your One Direction party:
- One Direction toys and figures
- The One Direction movie DVD and music
- Rock star party favors like personalized bag tags
- Music note party supplies
- One Direction cardboard cutouts
- A karaoke machine full of 1D songs
One Direction Party Invitation Ideas
Pressed for time but still want a personalized touch? Try our personalized music invitations, which can be printed to include your child’s name and all of the party details!
For a unique touch, you can print a Personalized One Direction invitation. Your guests will love the professional look of these custom One Direction invites:
- Put music note confetti in your invitation envelopes for a fun theme look. Seal the envelopes with a personalized One Direction sticker printed with your party information or special message.
- Record your party details to a sound file on your computer and burn them to a blank CD. Print out a CD cover with One Direction invitation details and include the CD in a jewel case.
- Design your One Direction invitations to look like concert tickets. You can use computer graphics software or simply use scissors and paper.
- Create a dance floor so your One Direction party guests can show off their moves. Mark off a square in your party area with masking tape for dancing to your favorite pop songs.
- Use photo editing software to put your child and the One Direction band members on the invitation. Include all the party details next to their picture. For the less computer-savvy, take a picture of your child with all their One Direction clothes and write your party details on the back.
- Use creative writing in your One Direction Invitations. The invitation wording below can be your inspiration:
Come to the “best party ever”
And celebrate One Direction with us!
The “one thing” we want
Is to party with you!
One Direction Party Decoration Ideas
The right decorations can make all the difference at your One Direction party! For a One Direction birthday, use black, purple and white decorations and supplement your One Direction decorations with rock music party supplies. Find more great One Direction decoration ideas below:
- Hang One Direction banners at the entrance to the party. Hang posters or cutouts of One Direction members, music notes and piano keys around the party area. You can also make posters of song titles such as “Best Night Ever!” or “That’s What Makes You Beautiful.” Have your birthday child and friends help out making posters. They’ll have a blast coloring decorations together.
- Get a cardboard cutout of the One Direction boys. Let your One Direction party guests take pictures with the stand-ups and send copies as One Direction party favors.
- Set up a stage and karaoke machine with your favorite One Direction songs and hold a karaoke contest! You could also set up a dance floor for guests to groove along to their favorite 1D songs. Find some instructional dance videos online and let guests learn new steps.
- Group sets of balloons that match your One Direction theme around the party area. Include a few One Direction balloons for a touch of fun in your One Direction decorations!
- It’s all about the music! Rock out with awesome music themed decorations like trumpets, piano keys, microphones, and drums. Set out inflatable instruments and rock star decorations like music notes, instruments and CDs. Hang old or blank CDs from the ceiling with fishing wire or curling ribbon!
One Direction Party Food Ideas
In addition to the typical party menu of pizza, chicken fingers, hamburgers or hotdogs, you can add some One Direction themed food into the mix. Here are some suggestions:
- Use fun names to label ordinary One Direction party foods. Serve snacks like “What Makes You Beautiful Burgers,” “One Direction Dogs,” and “Best Nachos Ever.”
- Cook up some of the band’s favorite meals! Basic foods like noodles and chicken will look great on the menu while tea and water are fitting refreshments.
- Serve drinks with One Direction star silly straws for fun!
- Decorate a sheet cake to look like a music stage with a One Direction toy figure, or include an edible picture of 1D. Create your cake to resemble an iPod or other MP3 player and use an edible printout of a One Direction album cover for the display window.
- Create One Direction cake decorations for cupcakes by cutting out pictures of the pop stars and taping them to toothpicks. Outline the images with a star cutout to match your One Direction theme!
- Make microphone cupcakes! Bake your favorite cupcake recipe inside an ice cream cone with a flat bottom. Ice the top in the shape of a microphone and cover the iced part in chocolate cookie crumbs or chocolate sprinkles.
One Direction Party Favors
One Direction toys lend themselves well to all sorts of favors. Give your guests a treat with some of our great One Direction favor ideas:
- One Direction favors
- Silly straws
- One Direction CDs or online music gift cards
- One Direction toys, calendars or other accessories
- Record your party guests doing karaoke and send them the video or pictures as a favor. You can also take photos of your guests with a One Direction cutout decoration and send the photos with a thank you note!
- Rock music stickers
- Personalized rock star favors like a zipper pull
Party Planning Toolbox
Use the links below to quickly find related theme party supplies, planning tips, printable checklists, and advice from our party planning experts!!
- One Direction Party Supplies: Includes paperware, invitations, personalized items, favors, and decorations for your party theme.
- Party Planning 101: Our useful party planning guide includes cake ideas, party etiquette tips, a printable guest list, and much more.
- Parties Under $100: Use this guide to celebrate in style without breaking the bank!
- Party Budget Estimator: Download this guide to help budget your expenses.
Games and Activities
Pass The Microphone Activity
This variation of Hot Potato is fun for all ages.
Do you want to kiss Harry, Liam, Niall, Zayn and Louis. Play this game and plant your lips on your favorite Directioner
Decorate a t-shirt for your favorite band or band member.
Make a Backstage Pass
Use this template to make your very own One Direction backstage pass.
Decorate a t-shirt for your favorite band or band member.
Blast the One Direction hits and play the Rock and Roll Freeze Dance Game!