Hulk Smash Dance Birthday Party
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We’re super busy during the month of December, with Christmas and then my son’s birthday on New Year’s Eve. We try and separate his birthday from Christmas so it’s a rush the last week of December getting everything prepared. We’ve had some fun birthday themes, and when trying to come up with this one it wasn’t too hard. He absolutely loves the Hulk and anything “Hulk Smash,” and when my sister got married back in June there was a dance floor at the reception that he went nuts over. So we combined the two and had a great time!
The Details of the Hulk Smash Dance Party
My husband had serious doubts when I told him what I wanted to do. I think when I said dance party for some reason I think he pictured ballerinas. However, by the time we decorated he was a believer lol.
Originally we hoped to do it outside, but the weather turned rainy and cold so the night before we opted to do it in the garage. We wrapped a thick black plastic around the garage to cover up some storage bins and the windows. I bought a pack of silver fringe curtains and we hung one in the entrance way of the garage. The remaining fringe curtains we hung up on the wall as a photo backdrop.
The cake turned out AMAZING! My mom made the cake and icing and my sister decorated it. The fist was made out of pound cake covered with fondant.
The inside of the cake was green with purple icing. The crumbs around the bottom are oreo. In case you’re wondering…oreo and buttercream go very well together!
I used my Cricut and some vinyl to cut out this Hulk image that was placed on the plastic behind the cake. My son really liked it. In fact, it’s now on the wall beside his bed.
We had some Christmas lights that you could set and change colors on, so we hung them around the garage and set them to green. We also had some green dance party lights that were on the floor while the kids were dancing and a DJ Party Laser light that was on the walls and floor.
I set up a playlist on my Amazon music with for my Echo and the kids had a blast dancing and playing. There is definitely a difference in the speaker quality of the Echo and the Echo Dot. I got a pack of LED light up party favors and glow sticks that were a big hit. The kids had a blast playing with them.
The laser lights were crazy! It really messed with your eyes when it was dark in there but the kids had a blast with it and they didn’t seem to bother their eyes at all.
Dancing, Playing, & Fun For All!
It all turned out fantastic, and my little boy could not have been happier. I think this will definitely be a birthday to remember!