The Hunger Games Theme Party Ideas

Attention tributes, your fate has been sealed and your future filled with Hunger Games inspired treats, eats, and crafts awaits as you embark on your journey to throw the ultimate capitol-approved theme party.

Whether you’re planning a viewing party to celebrate the launch of the latest installment of The Hunger Games trilogy (Catching Fire comes out November 22nd) or just a Katniss-inspired theme party for your special celebration, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite ideas even Effie Trinket would approve of.

Don’t forget to check out our top recipes inspired by The Hunger Games to really take your party above and beyond!  And as always, keep your cocktail theme on trend, too. Create a signature drink inspired by the symbolic nightlock berry – we’ve got some recipes you’re sure to love like our Blackberry Sparkler or wicked Blackberry Bite Cocktail


  • Backdrop on Fire

    Creating a wow-worthy backdrop like this one from Hostess with The Mostess is a simple and sure way to give your party a fiery makeover. This backdrop even makes for the perfect photo-op, so guests can dress their District 1 best and really get into the Hunger Games spirit.

  • Invite Your Tributes

    Every party needs a fab invitation! Inspired by Katniss’ go-to weapon, these Arrow Invites are just oh-so-perfect for a Hunger Games shindig, and can be mailed or sent digitally to suit your party needs.

  • Daring Decor

    Decorate your tables with a conversation-starting centerpiece like this DIY books and arrows idea.

  • Food Spread Fit For a Tribute

    What’s better than a trip to the capitol? Free printables from Hostess with the Mostess to take your food spread to the next level.

  • Sent From the Sponsors

    Why simply serve food when you can suspend it in the air via parachute?! This creative decorating idea from Caplan Miller was used at a Hunger Games themed Bat Mitzvah.. amazing!

  • Capitol Couture

    If you’re looking for a more glitzy alternative to your Panam Party, Hostess with the Mostess even has a set of free printables inspired by The Capitol’s larger-than-life décor to really make your party wow-worthy.

  • Postcards from Panem

    One of my personal favorite crafts inspired by The Hunger Games, this DIY postcard idea from Shades of Tangerine is perfect for using as an invitation, table setting, or even delightful addition to a swag bag!

  • I Shop the Hob

    Send guests home with this hilarious yet simple-to-make “I shop the Hob” tote from Rae Gun Ramblings for a unique keepsake they’ll love to show off.

  • DIY District Shirts

    If your crew is counting down the minutes until the midnight release, why not fill up that theater dressed in matching shirts to represent your favorite district?! Celebrating Family provides several different techniques for this DIY idea so you can create your very own shirt no matter your crafting level.

  • One Colorful Cupcake

    What would a Hunger Games party be without some colorful inspiration from our favorite fast-talking escort? These Effie Trinket cupcakes from Fictional Food are so creative and will add a bold touch to your dessert table.

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