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Armed with this Fortnite-themed video game inspiration, you’re ready to go forth and unlock the ultimate birthday bash! Consider some of these amazing ideas at your next party, hosting Battle Pass. It’s Game On!

Fortnite Loot Llama pinata.
Fortnite Video Game party favors.
Fortnite Loot Drop Gift Bags with Yellow V Balloons.

Best Fortnite Party Ideas, Supplies, & Decorations

This post is all about:

  • Fortnite Birthday Party Ideas
  • DIY Decorations
  • Fortnite Party Supplies
  • Fortnite Drop Goody Bags for guests
  • Lots of loot and party favors for your friends
  • and fun Games, like playing Fortnite Battle Royale and Nerf Gun Wars outside.
Location Signs.
Fortnite party printables and photo booth props.
Battle Royale at the Fort.

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is an apocalyptic survival video game that pits players against 99 others in a fight for survival. 

Today, I’m giving you some of the Best Fortnite Birthday Party inspiration on the Internet.

Below, I have listed all the Fortnite Party Supplies you will need for YOUR Fortnite-themed party!

Fortnite Video Game Party Printables Bundle

Fortnite Video Gamer Party Printables.
Fortnite Video Gamer.
Fortnite Party Printables.

Fortnite-themed Party Printables – You Get All These PDFs:

Below are all of the party favor ideas and party printables for your Fortnite party, video game party, etc.

  • Fortnite-themed Party Planner
  • Party Checklist
  • Party Invitations
  • Thank You Cards
  • Fortnite V-Bucks coins
  • V-Bucks snack bag toppers
  • Chug-Jug Labels (for soda cans)
  • Fortnite Backdrop Letters (FORTNITE)
  • Loot Llama Pinata Template (DIY)
  • Fortnite Pickaxe Template (DIY)
  • Fortnite bandages (to wrap around paper towels)
  • Photo Booth Props (tape to wooden skewers)
  • Fortnite-themed Bookmarks (put in Loot drop bags)
  • Drop Favor Bags – Decor for Front Panel and guest names (for gift bags)

You get 53+ PDF pages of cool printables for your video gamer party — it’s going to be EPIC!

Get all the FORTNITE PRINTABLES for $10

Fortnite Video Gamer Cover.


Fortnite Video Game Battle Royale.

Preparing for Battle

Our Fortnite-themed birthday party was a HUGE success, and I want yours to be as well.

So, I’ve done all the researching for you and have the easiest ways to make your party GREAT!

If you need other Fortnite party supplies, make sure you use Amazon Prime for quick 1-day and 2-day delivery.

  that you can start using today!

Fortnite chug jugs and photo booth props.
Fortnite Photo Booth Props.
Fortnite Video Game birthday cake decorations.

Fortnite/Nerf Wars Bunker Inflatables:

Battle anywhere, transform your surroundings into a real life NERF battlefield with these inflatable BUNKRs and covers!

Ideal for NERF parties, dart blaster play, laser tag, dart arrow tag and water blasters. Are you ready?

Fortnite/Nerf Wars Inflatables.
Fortnite Inflatables.
Inflatable Battle Barrels.

Fortnite/Nerf Wars Party Supplies Pack

PARTY SUPPLIES KIT: Keep the items ready for kids when they arrive.

They play with them during the party & double up as favors at the end of the party!

Fortnite/Nerf Wars Party Packs.
Fortnite Tactical Vest Kits.
Fortnite Party Kits.

Fortnite/Video Gamer Birthday Party Supplies Sets

These sets are basically a PARTY IN A BOX — Most sets include banner, table cover, cups, plates, balloon, ribbons,

forks, knives, spoons, straws, cutlery bag, napkins.

Birthday Day Supplies Party In A Box Kit.
Birthday party supplies.
Happy Birthday Party sets.

Fortnite Video Gamer Gift Bags/Boxes

Use bags or boxes as gift bags to give your party guests to carry stickers, treats, assorted toys, bracelets, button pins,

candy and more. These can also be used as gaming mystery boxes where you can put different surprises!

It’s the perfect gift bags/loot boxes for kids and their game on party supplies.

Drop box and gift bags.
Supply drop box.
Loot box.

Fortnite Loot Llama Pinata

Loot Llama Pinata – Take the Loot and make your party the hit of the year!

Jumpstart the action with some Fortnite-inspired fun. Supply Llama looks like it wandered straight out of the game and into your party!

Fill a Loot Llama pinata with loads of favors and candy and let your party squad fill up their reserves with the loot.

Loot llama pinata.
Loot llama pinata.
Loot Llama pinata.

Fortnite Backdrop Supplies

Camouflage Netting and Blinds

Set the scene with these covert camouflage blinds and netting.

We bought several different sizes of camouflage netting and it worked GREAT for our backdrop, tables, and outside on

the fort.

Camou netting.
Camou netting.
Camou netting.

Wood Panel for Backdrop

For the wood-look backdrop, I used self-stick wallpaper. I’ve included a few good ones below.

They have tons of colors to choose from if you want something a little different. 

Wood look backdrop.
Wood-look backdrop.
wood look planks.

Video Game Backdrop Options 

Bring the classics into real life! Each large backdrop image is high resolution, using high-tech digital designs that make the image more detailed and vibrant.

This results in photos that are more dynamic and realistic that are suitable for any occasion.

Everyone will celebrate the birthday party and get the perfect shot on Facebook, which leave the best memories.

Fortnite Backdrop.
Fortnite Battle Royale Background.
Fortnite background.

Fortnite/Video Gamer Balloon Packs

Fortnite Party Balloons and Supplies

These are balloon garlands that include a balloon strip. Easy to DIY and assemble.

Simply inflate your balloons and slip the knot into the holes on the decorating strip.

Each set comes with colors and blow up different sizes to get an amazing look for your garland.

Makes a gorgeous party backdrop decoration.

Balloon garland.
Balloon garland.
Balloon garland.

Miscellaneous items you will also need:

You will also need an electric balloon pump, huge bags of candy for filling the pinata, and an assortment of party favors

for the pinata and the gift bags.

Blow up balloons.
Assorted candy mix.
Toy filler.


Favorite Party Favors for Gift Bags

Fortnite/Gaming T-shirt

This is one of the Fortnite shirts we bought and gave to our party guests as they were coming in the door.

Including shirts as part of the “loot drop” bag was perfect! A lot of the kids put their shirts on when they first got to the

party. All the parents informed me later that their kids said our Fortnite birthday party was the best party they ever


Video Gamer T-shirt.
Fortnite Video Gamer Tshirt.
Video Gamer T-shirt.

Camouflage Metal Dog Tags

Another Fortnite favorite – these cool camouflage dog tags were such a hit at the party!

These help the kids get into character as warriors!

Camo dog tags.
camo dog tags.
camo metal dog tags.

Fortnite Pickaxe

Kids love swinging and hitting things, so this Fortnite Pickaxe will be loved!

We made ours, but if you have limited time, these are a good option.

Fortnite Pickaxe.
Fortnite pickaxe.
Fortnite Pickaxe.

Party Favors

Add some of these bracelets, bookmarks, lanyards, keychains, stickers, stamps, etc. for fun gifts in your goody bags!

Party favors.
Party favors.

Sour Blast Grenades and other Candy

Kids will LOVE these candy sour blast spray grenades and the variety of sour candy!

So much fun!

Fortnite candy grenades.

Affordable Fortnite Birthday Party Gifts!

Planning to attend a kid’s birthday party soon? 

I’ve listed several affordable Fortnite gift ideas that all kids are sure to love!




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  1. Caleb says:

    This looks like an absolute blast. What an awesome Fortnite party that would have been!
    Hope it was as fund as it looks.

  2. Jennifer says:

    Thanks, Caleb. It was a total blast — probably the best party I’ve ever thrown for my boys. They are big Fortnite fans!

  3. Tiffany says:

    About how big was the Llama piñata?? Id like to make it and used your printables, but couldn’t find any measurements in regards to llama size. Help!
    Tiffany M

  4. Sheila says:

    Thank you!

  5. Jen says:

    Hi Tiffany — I added the Loot Llama template. Just print out, tape them together, and place them on a flat piece of cardboard to trace, then cut out.

    Hope you have a fantastic party!!!

  6. Dee says:

    I do not have a creative bone in my body so when I came across your website, I felt like I hit the lottery jackpot! I had 2 weeks to put together a Fortnite birthday party for my son and did not know where and how to start. You had EVERYTHING already laid out with links to Amazon and you made it extremely easy for a fail-proof EPIC birthday celebration. Hands down, if anyone follows your very detailed step by step creative fortnite projects, everyone will have an EPIC, memorable birthday party. Thank you so much for your quick responses to all my questions and thank you so much for your support the last 2 weeks. You are amazing and I look forward to see what other birthday ideas you have in the future. All the work my husband I put in for the fortnite birthday party was well worth it with all the little details to make it EPIC. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!

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  8. Jennifer says:

    Hi Dee – Thank you so much for your kind words. I am thrilled that you liked my post and I’m really happy that you could use the info to make your son’s Fortnite birthday party such an exciting and memorable event! I am sure he and all the kids at the party appreciated your hard work and attention to the EPIC details! : ) Way to go!!!

  9. chicjosselyn says:

    You outdid yourself, mom! So awesome and great ideas!

  10. Jennifer says:

    Thank you so much!

  11. Susy Sander says:

    Hi Jennifer,

    Great blog post by the way – congrats! Just wanted to share another idea my husband found online a couple of months or so ago while shopping for gift ideas for my 14-year old Fortnite addict son – it turned out unbelievable! It was a Fortnite inspired personalized Bobblehead from You could find them here: They customized the Fortnite bobblehead with my son’s face based on a picture I sent them. The resemblance is so realistic that my husband and I couldn’t believe it. Just thought it’d be cool to share the joy – Cheers! – Susie

  12. Jennifer says:

    Hi Susy — That sounds like a very cool holiday gift idea for my sons! Thank you for the recommendation — I’ll add it to my list! Have an awesome day, friend!

    Jennifer at Derby Lane Dreams blog

  13. Belinda Kent says:

    I have read this the day after hosting a fortnite themed party for my two boys. I made 2 different pinatas, similar to your idea. I have one question, how did you get the pinatas to stay hanging up on the string? after a couple of wacks, my pinatas where cordless on the floor, and dad had to carefully hold the tops, so the kids could continue to bash them open.
    Many thanks. :)

  14. Hi Belinda — I bet your Fortnite Birthday Party was a Blast! The Loot Llama pinata I made was extremely heavy, once I put all of the candy inside. I had the same problem as you did – at first, we had attached a D-ring type hook to the back of the pinata, but the hook broke off of the cardboard. So, the only thing left to do quickly was to tie a noose in the rope and wrap it around the Llama’s neck. I know it sounds terrible (my husband’s idea), but it was very effective and worked through about 40 more really hard hits. So, I guess next time I make a pinata I will make it smaller, not put quite as much candy inside, and plan for a heavy duty hanger and attachment. If you look at some of the pinata pics, you can see the rope tied directly around the Loot Llama’s neck. Not exactly what I had in mind, but we had to come up with something, and fast! The good news is that the pinata was such a big hit! The kids loved it! I hope your Fortnite party was Awesome!!! Jennifer @derbylanedreams

  15. Daria Cober says:

    Hi. This is fantastic thank you. Is there a PDF file for the pickaxe? I have no idea how to draw one. Thanks!

  16. Hi Daria! Thank you so much for your kind words!

    So, just this morning, I created a PDF template for the pickaxe and added it in my post, below the Fortnite Pickaxe section. It’s not any specific measurements, just hand drawn, which is what I did with the originals. And, actually, I like each one to be a little bit different — it makes them seem more realistic!

    Remember, you can get the twine and handles at the Dollar Tree, Dollar General, etc. If you can’t find the handles, I’ll bet you could use some thick branches from your yard, cut down to size.

    Good luck! And let me know if you have any more questions or need help in making them! Have an awesome day!

    Jennifer @derbylanedreams

  17. Daria Zola says:

    Thank you for all the inspiration. We are preparing for our first Trunk or Treat this weekend and we wanted to go with a FortNite theme. We used your template for the axe and the llama (not to use as a piñata but for decoration). I’m so thrilled how it all came out and am excited to see the kid’s faces when they come to our car this weekend!

  18. Hi Daria — I am so excited for you! Kids absolutely love the Fortnite theme and everything that goes along with it! It sounds like it’s going to be a fantastic event! I’m so glad that you made the fortnite pickaxe and fortnite loot llama pinata. The children will get a big kick out of everything! Happy Trunk or Treat! Jennifer @derbylanedreams

  19. Mandy says:

    Last night, I decided to do fortnite for trunk or treat at our church (as one of my sons was playing fortnite and it got me thinking), and then I started looking up ideas and found your blog. I printed out the templates and have 2 days to put something together, but most of it seems doable. I’m not crafty at all, but you made it easy! I’m excited to work on this over the next couple of days. Thanks for the Etsy links to get some of the labels. Big time saver to do that as opposed to making the jars and everything like I initially thought I’d have to do. And thank you for keeping it simple, cheap, and fun!

  20. Hi Mandy! Thanks for your kind comments! And, you are welcome! Yes, everything is definitely doable — cheap, simple, and so fun to use! You will have no problem making any of these DIY items. We have some of the fortnite pickaxes left over from our fortnite party and my kids and their friends love to chase each other with them! (Okay, I may do that too, on occasion : ) I am excited for you! I had the best time making all this stuff, and the kids’ reactions were priceless! So worth it! Have a great “Trunk or Treat” weekend! Jennifer @derbylanedreams

  21. Tracy says:

    What an awesome party you created for your son. Very talented lady indeed!
    On your party table there is a metal bucket with mini llama heads popping out from the candy..I absolutely love this idea! Just wondering if there is a link for printable mini llama?

  22. Hi Tracy! Thank you so much! Yes, those mini llama heads were so cute! They are actually cupcake toppers, but I used double-sided tape and stuck them onto flat suckers so they would stay up in the olive bucket. Any printables that I purchased for the Fortnite party were from here: . All of her printable downloads are very reasonably priced and she does excellent illustrations. I believe I went to her etsy store and purchased the Fortnite cupcake toppers. Hopefully she still has the same ones. If you don’t see them, you can always message her and ask if it is still available.

    I hope this helps! : ) Jennifer@derbylanedreams

  23. Beth says:

    I am almost ready for my Son’s Fortnite Battle Royale Birthday party with a Nerf war included! I made the Piñata and it came out adorable!!! I found another link that used a washer and small zip strips to form a hook to hang my piñata. I am going to be so sad to see the kids destroy the Loot Llama – well if they can! I made this thing probably a little to solid! Thanks for the great post. One thing I am struggling with is finding a place to make a cake. Where did you get yours?

  24. Hi Beth! Your party is going to be AWESOME! I ordered the Fortnite cake topper on I got a sheet cake from Publix and asked them to put grass (green icing) all over the top and sides. Then, you just place the cake topper right in the middle. It will fit best on a half sheet cake. I got 1/4 sheet cake and I had to trim down the cake topper.

    Type in this text at the search bar and it should take you right to the cake topper I used:

    Have a Blast!!! Jennifer @derbylanedreams

  25. Cheyenne Morris says:

    Ur ideas and printables are awesome! I am having a Fortnite birthday party for my 12 year old on January 12th and I can’t wait to try out some of ur ideas! Thanks so much! And I will share pics after the party!

  26. Lindsay Hawkins says:

    I would love to know where you got the drop bags from four of the favors. Your post was so awesome!!

  27. Hi Cheyenne, Thank you so much! Oh, that would be great — I can’t wait to see your photos! All the kids are going to love your party! It’s going to be “EPIC!” : ) Thank you, Jennifer @derbylanedreams.

  28. Hi Lindsay – and Thank You! So, I bought the plain blue gift bags at the Dollar Tree (2-pack). Then I went on to a vendor named Sarah Marie Kays Print Shop and downloaded the digital file for the drop bags. I was just looking at her shop and I don’t think she has them listed anymore. But, I did see lots of other Etsy sellers with digital downloads like hers that are extremely similar. So, I would recommend you go on, in the search bar type in “Fortnite gift bags, or Fortnite favor bags” and there will be lots of vendors that will pop up and you can choose which one you like the best. The other thing you could do, if you are handy with either PicMonkey or Canva, is to create the rectangular crate image and put the words DROP across the front of it. Then print it out and attach to your bags with double-sided tape or glue. Good Luck with everything! Let me know how it goes! : ) Jennifer @derbylanedreams.