'Despicable Me' Theme Party Ideas

What's cuter than the 'Despicable Me' minions? Throw a fun themed kids' birthday party in honor of one of the hilarious and adorable animated films!

What’s more fun than the minions? Whether you’re celebrating a kid’s or even a “grown-up kid’s” birthday party, a Despicable Me theme is an adorable way to add some fun to the event when the guest-of-honor is a major minion fan. There are countless ways to get creative and turn your favorite treats and everyday decorations into those popular, lovable minions. We've gathered some of our favorite minion-inspired treats and decorations to get you started!


  • Dress up Twinkies like minions to create this adorable treat found on Catch My Party! Using a full sized Twinkie allows you to add the minions’ outfit and more details!
  • Transform simple yellow treat bags into adorable minions like these seen on Book, Wine and Time! Add the minions’ features with printable templates and markers. Fill the treat bags with candy, party favors or more minion themed treats!
  • These minion marshmallow pops found on Tablespoon are easy to eat and enjoy! Fun to make and decorate, these treats are despicably adorable!
  • Top the guest-of-honor’s favorite cupcakes with Twinkie minions to create these treats found on Erica's Sweet Tooth! These are simple to make and are simply sweet!
  • Everyone can join in the fun by wearing these minion hats seen on Rachelle Chase Blog! Create your own version of this accessory with your favorite yellow hat and those recognizable goggles!
  • Decorate yellow balloons to resemble the minions to create this decoration found on Catch My Party! These balloons are sure to be one of your guests’ favorite decorations.
  • Add some character to a simple spoon by creating these minion candy spoons seen on Living Locurto! Making these candy spoons would also be a great activity at a party as they are fun to decorate and personalize!
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