Rev your engine and be prepared to have a SMASHING good time! We’re wheeling in a fun Monster Jam Truck Party that’s packed with action, dirt and lots of chocolate! Wait until you see the unique place we’re styling this dessert table. Giant wall decals help put the focus on the buffet and then details in black, chrome and orange will help complete the decorations in the color palette to match the Monster Jam tableware. Get clever with food labels on your buffet table- we’ve got lots of suggestions for monster truck party dessert names that sound much more like parts of the truck than foods. When it comes time for the monster truck race, award the winners with a one-of-a-kind DIY trophy made on a budget.
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MONSTER TRUCK PARTY INVITATIONS
Even if your party isn’t held on SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY you can still send a cool Monster Truck invitation to get everyone’s engine revved up!
Tip: Use black paint and a monster truck toy to add tire marks all over the envelope!
MONSTER TRUCK PARTY DECORATIONS
Consider staging this dessert party in a place fit only for this Monster Truck party theme – your garage! Let the black and chrome surfaces of your garage storage shine using your workbench and pull out cabinets to display your dessert options! Add pops of orange and yellow to bring in the Monster Jam party palette.
Get a bang out of your buck at this Monster Truck Party with giant wall decals turned party decorations! Place these decals featuring Monster Mutt, El Loco, and The Pirate’s Curse on foam core and trim to shape. Use a combination of these wall decals, racing flags, and a “Happy Birthday” Banner to create to your dessert table backdrop.
Attach the mini decals to colorful paper straws and insert into a metal bucket to create affordable centerpieces for your eating area. TIP: Use floral foam to keep these props stationery in your bucket and add paper shred on top to bring in some color to your party display.
Make sure everyone is dressed the part and leave fold up trucker hats at each place setting for your pit crew.
MONSTER TRUCK PARTY FOOD & DRINK
Play up the Monster Truck fun with your party desserts named after this high action motorsport. Use black trays to corral all your chocolate filled monster truck goodies and orange napkins to add a pop of color. TIP: personalize racing print luggage tags, trim off the hole and use them as food tents.
- If there were ever a party to have dirt cups, it’s this monster truck party! Layer chocolate pudding, cool whip, OREO cookies and edible rock candy to drive the theme home!
- Chocolate donuts easily become spare tires.
- Add a colored chocolate to the end of a pretzel rod and you instantly have dip sticks that match your party’s color palette!
- Large slices of fudgy brownies become mud flaps.
- Don’t forget the spare parts! Pour your favor snack mix of crackers and pretzels into a bowl as your assortment of nuts and bolts.
- Make sure your drivers are hydrated with some coolant aka water bottles wrapped in a personalized racing flag label or molded tire cups prefilled with their favorite beverage!
Last, but not least, bake up a Monster Truck Birthday cake they’re sure to remember! See how to turn a rectangular cake into a trendy number cake decorated like Gravedigger’s very own playground. Use crushed OREO cookies and candy rocks to decorate this dessert table masterpiece your little guy is sure to love.
MONSTER TRUCK PARTY ACTIVITIES
Chances are your monster truck loving little due is one who loved to be outside, getting dirty! Fulfill this love at his birthday party and create a fun obstacle course full of stunts right in your backyard! Challenge him and his friends to jump through inflatable tires, crawl under a rope course, dig through your sandbox for hidden treasures and finish by racing to the checkered flag!
Keep the competitive spirit of this motorsport event and offer trophies to the top competitors! No budget for these gold plated awards? DIY them with regular household items and a bit of spray paint! Learn how to make these showstoppers for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!
MONSTER TRUCK PARTY FAVORS
Your pit crew is sure to have a WHEELIE good time at your Monster Truck Party but eventually they’ll have to cross the finish line.
Send them home with their trucker hat and a favor box stuffed with party goodies to remind them of their adventure and don’t let them forget their trucker hat! Some ideas to include in their favor box:
- Mini Monster Truck Toy
- Mini pack of OREO cookies (or spare tires!)
- Pop Rocks Candy
- Splat Rock – so fun to squish!
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