Movie Theme Party at Home

Throwing a movie night theme party at home is one of the funnest ways to bring family and friends together. For one thing, it's an unexpected reason to celebrate, which is always something to get excited about, but for another, it recreates the theater-going experience at home, in a much more special way.

Nowadays, heading to the movies with all the kids in tow is no easy task for a lot of families. Sometimes it's tough to justify the $12 price tag per movie ticket let alone the cost of any treats the kids request. So, instead of bringing the family to the movies, bring the movies to the family. Krissy's got some fantastic ideas on how to host an easy, yet totally fun movie night in the entire family will enjoy.

It all starts with a ticket - admit one movie night invitations will give all your guests VIP entrance to your movie night at home. From there, it's really all about a great big themed buffet of movie treats!


  • Even an at-home movie theme party requires a ticket! These great invitations are the inspiration behind the rest of the party set-up. Reminiscent of old school theaters, they'll get the guests ready to enjoy a vintage concession stand and a great flick!

  • If you can get your hands on old movie posters of the film you've selected to watch, do so. Hang them about your space just like you'd see in a theater. If you can't, do like Krissy did and hang a movie night sign.

  • No movie night party should be without a concession stand , and that should never be without candy. While the rest of the snacks you'll see are homemade and inspired by movie favorites, these guys are just what you'd find in your local theater.

  • Take a cue from the vintage approach and offer guests ice cream sodas rather than plain old Coca-Cola. They're easy enough to prepare, so no excuses!

  • An assortment of movie-favorites like nachos topped with cheese sauce and freshly popped popcorn are a must. We gave our nachos a spicy kick and our popcorn a burst of flavor with Italian cheeses .

  • Krissy passed out caramel corn as a favor at her movie night theme party, but this would make a great snack for the kids to grab and eat as they watch a film.

  • These yummy popcorn bundles we're also on display for a sweet and savory snack guests loved.

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