There are few movies that stick with you over time and for me, The Lion King is one cinematic experience I still remember 20+ years later. Released originally in 1994, Disney recently debuted a remake that undoubtedly captured the hearts of a whole new generation! My children have grown up watching The Lion Guard and I can’t wait to introduce them to Kion’s dad, Simba and all of the original Pride Lands characters!
I also know that with a new Disney release, Lion King Birthday parties and baby showers will be popping up everywhere, so I’ve compiled a list of the best party supplies, decorations, games, food and activity ideas so you can throw a roaring good Lion King Party of your own!
Lion King Party Ideas
If you haven’t seen the new release, take a minute and watch the trailer now – I’ll wait…
Amazing, right?! Okay, without further ado, let’s check out these amazing ideas for Lion King Party decor!
Lion King Party Decorations
When I think about decor for a Lion King Party, I think about the desert Pride Lands and going on a safari to see all of the beautiful animals! If you can capture the colors and sights of being on a safari with grasses, lush leaves, tropical flowers and plenty of wildlife, you’ll have the perfect setting for your event! Here are some party supplies that will help you easily transform your party space into an exciting safari adventureland!
Lion King Balloon Garland Kit
I absolutely adore this setup for your feature table at the party! This colorful balloon garland kit comes with everything you need to create a stunning safari themed setting for your event!
Lion King Tableware Set
This coordinated Lion King tableware set has everything you need for a party of 16! From the adorable Hakuna Matata banner to the tablecloth, plates, napkins and candles, this will make your decorating job super simple!
Personalized Lion King Party Banner
This festive personalized Lion King party banner features all the characters we know and love! Add a name, your child’s age or keep it simple with Happy Birthday.
DIY Safari Cups | Cool Moms Cool Tips
These playful DIY Safari Cups by Cool Moms Cool Tips would be perfect for a Lion King Party! You could make one for each guest, use them as centerpieces and fill them with flowers or use them on your serving table as cutlery holders.
Lion Guard Airwalker Balloon
Lion King Food & Dessert Ideas
Themed foods and desserts are the key to making a birthday party or baby shower go from cool to extraordinary! There are so many creative ideas out there for snacks, cakes and cupcakes, but here are a few of our favorites!
Simba Veggie Tray with Ranch Dip | California Unpublished
How adorable is this Simba Veggie Tray by California Unpublished?! That face with the Ritz cracker ears is almost too cute to eat! This is a great way to have a healthy food option at your party!
Simple Lion King Cake
I love this simple hand-painted Lion King Cake! Even if you didn’t add the hand-painted leaves on the cake, you could easily add leaves and a Lion King figurine to the top of a home baked or store bought cake!
Lion King Snack Mix | The Tiptoe Fairy
I really like the creativity of using the orange paw chips to create this fun Lion King Snack Mix! Your guests are sure to love this sweet and salty snack treat too!
Outrageous Lion King Cake
Need an over-the-top Lion King cake for inspiration to show your cake designer? This is it! Wow – from The Lion King on top to the Timon and Pumba below, this cake is designed to impress!
Lion King Cupcakes
These cupcakes are so detailed, aren’t they? If you’re having some sweet treats made, these are sure to inspire! You could also dress up some homemade or store bought cupcakes by topping them with Lion King figurines!
Lion King Dipped Oreos | The Tiptoe Fairy
Everyone loves Oreos, right? And chocolate covered Oreos dressed up as lions?! The kids will go crazy! Find this playful recipe for Lion King Oreos over at The Tiptoe Fairy!
Lion King Activity Ideas
If you’re throwing a Lion King Birthday party for a little one, it’s a good idea to plan a few games or activities so the kids have something fun to do besides just having time for free play. Here are a few ideas we think would work great!
Safari Themed Games
The Fun365 Team has several great ideas for safari themed activities that would work really well for a Lion King Party! We especially love the “Catch a Lion by the Tail” game (where you could use these cool animal tails that would double as party favors) and the “Who’s at the Watering Hole” Game.
Pin the Tail on the Lion Game
A classic party game, the kids at your party will love playing Pin the Tail on the Lion!
Lion King Favor Ideas
You never want your guests to leave empty handed so a Lion King themed party favor is a must! Here are some of our favorite ideas…
Lion King Favor Bags
These darling personalized Lion King favor bags, available in multiple sizes, are the perfect way to thank guests for attending your party! Fill them with Lion King themed toys, figurines or a special sweet treat!
Wild Animal Sunglasses
Kids always love sunglasses and these animal print shades are so cute! These would make perfect party favors at a spring or summer Lion King party!
Jungle Animal Toys
Let everyone take home their very own wild animal with these cute building block sets! These would fit perfectly in those adorable bags above!
So many amazingly clever ideas for crafting the perfect Lion King Birthday Party or Baby Shower! I hope you’re feeling inspired and ready to tackle your next celebration! Be sure to Pin this post for later party planning!