How to host a magical movie night with Monsters Inc. and Monsters University. Fun Disney themed party food, kids activities and craft ideas to make family night or a birthday party extra magical.

10 Monsters Inc Party Food Ideas
Monsters Inc. Disney themed movie night party food ideas.

Monsters Inc. Disney Movie Night Ideas

If you’re looking for a great way to spend an evening with your family, why not host a Disney themed movie night? And what could be better than watching Monsters Inc. and Monsters University?

These two movies are sure to entertain everyone in the family. Here are some tips on how to make your Disney movie night extra special.

10 Monsters University Fun Food Recipes, Crafts & Party Ideas for Family Movie Night.

A while back Juicy Juice partnered with Disney and asked me to share easy ideas for a fun family movie night. Now my kids are teenagers, but they still remember this magical Disney movie night!

Disney Magical Movie Night Ideas

We love all things Disney and with all of the craziness that seems to consume our everyday lives, cozying up with your kids for a great Disney movie is always enjoyable.

Mike and Sulley from Monsters Inc are so cute! We were excited to see them on the Juicy Juice labels when Monsters University came out on DVD. T

This inspired these fun Disney themed party food ideas to make at home!

10 Monsters University Fun Food Recipes, Crafts & Party Ideas for Family Movie Night.

10 Fun Disney Monsters Inc. Party Food Ideas

Whether you are hosting a Monsters Inc. party or a Halloween family movie night, it’s always fun to have creative themed treats and crafts!

10 Monsters Inc Party Food Ideas
10 Monsters Inc Party Food Ideas

I hope these 10 fun and easy ideas party food and craft ideas give you some inspiration.

Monsters Inc DIY Goodie Bags

Have kids make monster bags (get directions here). They are perfect for filling with popcorn on a Monsters Inc movie night!

Monsters inc Party Goodie Bags

Monsters University Mike DIY Balloon 

This Mike Wazowski Monsters Inc. DIY Balloon is so cute! It makes the perfect centerpiece or door hanger.

Mike Monsters Inc DIY Balloon

Monsters University Cupcake Toppers

My Monsters Inc. birthday party cupcake toppers are free printables and would be perfect for movie night at home!

Monsters Inc Birthday Party Cupcake Toppers Free Printables

Monster Candy Treats

Monster Bites are cute Monster Candy Pretzels perfect for Halloween or a Monsters Inc. party. 

monster candy pretzels

Here are five more adorable party ideas to try for a family movie night full of Disney Monsters!

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  1. For my family movie nights, we move our table and make a make-shift bed with lots of pillows and blankets so that we can all snuggle together while watching a movie.

  2. We grab all of the afghans and pillows we can find and each take our favorite “movie watching spot”.There is usually a yummy treat involved. And until recently my two girls would always bust some cool dance moves during the end credits! Miss that!

  3. Our movie nights involve popping popcorn and hanging out on the couch in our pjs. πŸ™‚

  4. Usually, our family movie nights are a pizza picnic on the floor, which is a big treat in our house πŸ™‚ Sometimes kettle corn and/or ice cream follow…

  5. Movie nights are usually more like movie mornings for us with our toddler who is just getting to see Movies. She loves cuddling with us and laughs out loud and we mostly watch her;)

  6. We love to have a popcorn bar! We set up bags of hot popcorn along with all kinds of toppers like parmesan cheese, raisinets, herbed butter, etc. Everyone makes their customized mix mid-movie. So much fun:)

  7. We use family movie night as an excuse to have a picnic on our living room floor. We order pizza or make a meal of finger foods, lay out a blanket and everyone gets to lounge around eating at their own pace, enjoying the movie and each other's company. Popcorn and movie candy for dessert and it's a perfect night for our family of five!

  8. When my family watches movies, we usually turn off all the lights and enjoy it in the dark. Also, my boys love action movies.

  9. movie night = pizza night at my house. frozen, homemade or delivery… doesn’t matter, but there are always slices of pizza being eaten while watching the flicks!

  10. During the summer months, we love to visit the Drive-in for movie nights. During the colder months we cuddle up at home with popcorn and have movie night!

  11. We love to pull all blankets and pillows from the beds and make a huge cozy area on the living room floor for everyone to sit. We always pop popcorn and set the lights to "theatre lights". (Dimmed low). This is our Friday night family time together with our three little kids.

  12. My husband and our two sons (4 & 19 months) all lay on sleeping bags eat popcorn and have family movie night.

  13. We get the popcorn ready along with something to drink. Turn the lights off, pull the blankets and pillows out so the cats can curl up with us. Stick the movie in the DVD player and enjoy the show

  14. We love to get into our PJ’s, pop some popcorn and lay the sleeping bags out on the floor.

  15. While camping we make popcorn over open coals, set the movie up on a
    DVD player and sit around the warm fire and watch the movie.

  16. We, too, get out an air mattress, pile on the pillows and a couple of blankets. Then we choose a COLOR theme for our treats.Choose one – red, green, blue, brown, white… whatever. Then I think hard to gather treats of all that same color, trying to come up with some healthier treats too, and of course a matching beverage. It’s always fun to see what we come up with for the “color of the night”.

  17. we get out the air mattress and every blanket in the house and all lay on the floor with a giant bag of popcorn and the fire in the background. Of course we add gummy bears to our popcorn!

  18. We curl up on the couch and floor, make popcorn, cookies and put M&M’s in the popcorn and drink juice during movie night

  19. We lay blankets our on the floor so everyone in the family including the pets can hang out together and watch the movie.

  20. We always pop some popcorn, everyone grabs a favorite blanket and stuffed animal, and we cram into the living room. Since we are a bilingual family, we usually decide if we are watching in German or English that movie night. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  21. Popcorn is a must! But it's always great to have some other special treat to match the theme of the movie!

  22. My family and I watch movies together in our home theater. It’s a wonderful luxury to have, and makes our movie nights that much more special together.

  23. Popcorn is a movie must for us so depending on the movie will depend on the type of popcorn – sweet, salty, buttery, etc. We then have themed candy. We all get our blankets and get the room real dark like a real movie and watch! Always so much fun!

  24. For movie nights we eat popcorn and all huddle together on the couch or even our king size bed at times!

  25. We make whirly popcorn topped with butter and truffle salt. Heaven, you will never go back to theater popcorn again.

  26. We always have to have popcorn with hot chocolate in the winter and a box of candy! In the summer we substitute hot chocolate for lemonade or something cool.

  27. My kids love earning tickets all week long by doing chores and nice things for others. Then Friday night they can cash their tickets in at a little concession stand I set up. They love eating their treats while we have family movie night!

  28. movie night ALWAYS involves popcorn. my kiddo loves to sit and watch a movie with popcorn. plus it helps him hold still and focus. lol πŸ˜‰

  29. Movie night is always a challenge. Who get to pick the movie, the popcorn and the hot chocolate, and of course the control remote, but the best part is to have our kitties snuggle with us.

  30. This is my daughters fav right now Monsters Inc. and her older brothers still sit each and every time just to watch it with her πŸ™‚

  31. We plan it a day in advance, to make it more exciting leading up to it! We have something to look forward to and to use as a reward.

  32. for our family movie nights, we always have coconut milk ice cream (special treat!), and mini caramel apples (I make mini apple balls from a melon baller, then dip them in caramel). Pajamas are *also* a must! πŸ™‚

  33. For our family movie nights, we move our coffee table and make a make-shift bed with lots of pillows and blankets so that we can all snuggle togethEr while watching a movie.

  34. We pop popcorn and get snacks and all gather in the living room … we love watching 3d movies together at home!!

  35. Movie nights here mean tons of blankets, forts made out of cushions and the kids in pup tents!

  36. For our family movie nights, we move our coffee table and make a make-shift bed with lots of pillows and blankets so that we can all snuggle togethEr while watching a movie.

  37. Movie nights for us are special because when my husband deploys its something my daughter and I continue to do. It’s something special that makes her think about her dad when he’s gone πŸ™‚

  38. Loved Monsters Univeristy, it was a great movie! My son who is 5, loves the Juicy Juice apple juice boxes. He calls them the “monster juice boxes”. =)

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