Award-Winning Oscar® Party Ideas

By Analise Warner

Ready to win the best in show for being the host with the most at your Oscar® viewing party? Let’s check: Music? Groovin’. Festive nominee-inspired party favors? Of course. Pick ’Em Game winners locked in? Absolutely. Follow these Oscar party ideas to be the star of the show on awards night! And make sure to tune in and watch The Oscars®, live on Sunday, March 12, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC.

This Disney at the Awards playlist from Disney Music Group will B major at any Oscar viewing party! Enjoy a medley of classic and new songs recognized for outstanding achievement. Prepare those vocal cords to sing along live with Rihanna when she performs the Oscar®-nominated song “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Looking for more heroic harmonies? Feel like an award winner by taking home the powerful Black Panther: Wakanda Forever 2-LP Disney+ Edition soundtrack! Another Disney icon Sofia Carson, also known as Evie from the Descendants trilogy, will perform the Oscar®-nominated song “Applause” from Tell It like a Woman. Turn it up; this playlist is sure to be a hit!

The Walt Disney Company received a total of 22 nominations for the 95th Oscars. Whether you need on-theme party favors, interactive activities, or merchandise to represent your favorite film, there are plenty of products to choose from. Explore a variety of warrior-worthy merchandise to assemble a heroic themed celebration inspired by Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Heroes of all ages will enjoy hours of fun with products such as: the LEGO Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Shuri’s Sunbird and LEGO Marvel Black Panther King Namor’s Throne Room Building Toy Set; Marvel Legends Series Black Panther Wakanda Forever Namor Action Figure; Funko Pop! Marvel: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Vinyl Bobblehead and more!

For another adventurous vibe, explore Pandora and soar into action with McFarlane Toys’ Jake Sully (Reef Battle) and the fierce, flying Skimwing! These figures are highly detailed, articulated, and feature a bioluminescent effect when placed under black light. Dress in style with Cariuma’s glow-in-the-dark Avatar Water Canvas sneakers; enjoy DK’s The Art of Avatar: The Way of Water; and check out the LEGO Avatar: The Way of Water Metkayina Reef Home Toy Set.

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