Grab your red racing shoes and speed on over to our Sonic the Hedgehog party guide! This iconic character from the Sega game system has been spinning through our video games since the 90s and now he’s hitting the big screen in a movie of the same name. Whether you’re psyched for the upcoming film with Jim Carrey as Doctor Eggman, love the spin-off comic, or you’re a fan of the classic video game, you’ll love this blue and yellow themed birthday party full of supersonic fun! See how to splatter the birthday boy’s name over dozens of personalized birthday materials and make him feel special on his big day!
Tara at Spot of Tea Designs has slowed down the party planning process so you don’t feel like your speeding towards a party fail! Follow along with her steps to throwing the little gamer in your life a birthday that gets high scores from all the party guests.
Sonic the Hedgehog Party Invitations
Friends will be racing to their mailbox when they hear a Sonic invite might be inside!
Tip: Order coordinating thank you notes right up front so your birthday boy can start thanking his friends after the candles are blown out his cake.
Sonic the Hedgehog Party Decorations
Everyone loves to see their name in lights but in the case of this birthday party theme, the birthday boy can see his name on dozens of party materials, starting with the 5ft Sonic banner overhead.
Since you no longer have a flat spot on your wall, you can always apply the Sonic wall decal on a piece of foam core to make it a commanding presence as a table focus.
Tip: entertain your crew a few extra minutes until the food arrives with these personalized activity mats at each seat with crayons within arm’s reach.
See how to create a DIY Sonic the Hedgehog Centerpiece to give some height to your tablescape.
Sonic the Hedgehog Party Food and Drink
Picking a fun color palette for a party not only makes it easy to coordinate licensed and basic décor, but also the food and drinks! Blue corn chips and traditional potato chips easily fit the blue and yellow colors!
Fact: Kids love homemade cupcakes just as much as the bakery variety but top with a personalized cupcake picks to knock it out of the park. Sonic may travel at the speed of lighting so wrap your special birthday treats with cupcake wrappers to match!
Offer water bottles to those who might not want a poured drink and make them extra special with personalized labels.
Sweets can’t go undressed on this dessert table! Add personalized stickers to lollipops and stuff in Styrofoam boxes to display.
Any variety of pretzels, cookies, or sweet desserts can be dipped and topped with colored chocolate and covered in colorful sprinkles to match your color palette.
Sonic the Hedgehog Party Activities
Sonic the Hedgehog is all about speed so play up this supersonic speed with Sonic Minute to win it style games.
- Power up donut rings – hang them from a string and see who can eat theirs the fastest!
- Stack it up – Use a chopstick to stack lug nuts on top of one another in record time
- Cookie face – place a cookie on your forehead and try to change your face expressions to wiggle that cookie down to your mouth
- Suck it up – move a pile of M&Ms or Skittles from one plate to another using a straw
Sonic the Hedgehog Party Favors
Sonic the Hedgehog may be blue but your friends won’t be when they see the bagged goodies you’re sending them home with! Create your custom Sonic trail mix with pretzel rings, blue and yellow M&Ms and fluffy white marshmallows. Tip: trim down a personalized Sonic the Hedgehog candybar wrapper to create a bag topper over your special treats.