Pajama Party Food Menu

Planning a pajama party food menu? Need sleepover buffet or slumber party breakfast buffet ideas? Whether you need slumber party food ideas for tweens or pajama party food ideas for adults, you’ll love these menu theme ideas!

Pajama Party Food Menu with popcorn bar and candy bar table


Let’s face it, food can make or break a party, and sleepover snacks and slumber party food is no different. So, you’ll want to plan your party snacks or sleepover dinner or breakfast accordingly.

Pajama Party Food Ideas

  • Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board
  • Meat and Cheese Tower
  • Chocolate Fountain with Fruits
  • Fondue Party
  • Dessert Bar
  • Donuts and Milk Bar
  • Chips and Dips Bar
  • Sliders Buffet
  • Nacho Bar
  • Candy Bar
  • Sundae Bar
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Midnight Pizza Buffet
  • Movie Snacks Table

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IMPORTANT SLEEPOVER PARTY TIP: Be sure you’re aware of any food allergies or other dietary restrictions of your guests. (Ask on the sleepover invitation!)

Sleepover Themed Food Ideas

You can have a lot of fun with a pajama party food menu, especially if you have a specific sleepover theme!

Pajamas and Pizza

Pizza and PJs is a fun pajama party them, especially if you have a kids who loves to cook.

The key to a fun Pizza and PJs slumber party is the DIY pizza time.

Give the kids an assortment of toppings and sauce and let them create their own pizza.

You can save yourself time by grabbing the pre-made pizza crusts. Don’t forget to ask parents about allergies and also provide some gluten free crust options.

Also, don’t forget to provide things for dessert pizzas as well as traditional pizzas!

Then, have movie time while they eat their pizza creations.

For a Pizza & PJs sleepover you’ll need:

  • Pre-made pizza crusts or pizza dough
  • Mini pizza pans
  • Pizza sauces (traditional marina, white garlic sauce, pesto, BBQ sauce, buffalo sauce, etc.)
  • Cooked and crumbled sausage
  • Pepperoni
  • Cooked chicken
  • Sliced tomatoes / sun dried tomatoes
  • Basil
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Sliced bell peppers
  • Onion

Don’t forget to provide gluten-free pizza crusts, too!

Fiesta Siesta

Mexican food is good for a sleepover party because you can do a lot with a DIY build your own bar like nachos and tacos.

Taco Bar

For a sleepover taco bar you’ll need:

  • Tortilla chips
  • Taco shells
  • Corn tortillas
  • Flour tortillas
  • Chicken and beef meat filling
  • Beans
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Fresh guacamole
  • Shredded cheese
  • Taco sauce / salsa

Pancakes and PJs

Pancakes and PJs is a popular sleepover theme.

Have a fun breakfast or brunch presentation based around, you guessed it, pancakes!

For a pancake brunch, you’ll need:

  • Pancakes
  • Different syrups (maple syrup, blueberry, strawberry, chocolate)
  • Butter
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Bananas
  • Whipped cream
  • Sprinkles
  • Chocolate chips

Don’t forget to offer gluten free pancake options, too!

Sleepover Buffet Ideas

Cereal and Yogurt Bar

If you want to go for a lighter breakfast, do a cereal and yogurt bar with:

  • Different cereal offerings
  • Granola
  • Fruit toppings
  • Yogurt
  • Regular milk, soy milk, and almond milk
  • Juices

Breakfast Bar

If you want to go light on dinner, but offer a big sleepover breakfast, go big with a breakfast bar.

Sleepover breakfast bar ideas:

  • Bagels and toppings
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Oatmeal
  • Bacon/sausage
  • Pancakes and syrup
  • Granola
  • Fresh fruit
  • Milk (including things to make chocolate milk)

Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board Bar

A hot chocolate bar is another fun one to do, especially if your sleepover is outside or you’re having a campfire.

We like to make homemade chocolate beforehand and put it in a hot drink pump dispenser.

For a sleepover hot cocoa bar, you’ll need:

  • Hot chocolate
  • Whipped cream (make this super easy homemade whipped cream and your guests will never forget it!)
  • Marshmallows
  • Chocolate chips
  • Dark chocolate shavings
  • White chocolate shavings
  • Sprinkles
  • Crushed peppermint
  • Chocolate syrup (for chocolate drizzle)
  • Cinnamon
  • Shaved coconut
  • Pirouline Chocolate Hazelnut Wafers
  • Crushed graham crackers or cookies

If you’re having an adult sleepover, you can also provide different flavored liqueurs for the hot chocolate!

Hamburger and Hotdog Bar

For a hotdog and hamburger bar, you’ll need:

  • Hamburgers
  • Hotdogs (include turkey, beef and vegetarian)
  • Buns and rolls
  • Ketchup, mustard, relish, mayo
  • Tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Pickles
  • Cheese
  • Shredded cheese

S’Mores Bar

If you’re doing the Trampoline slumber party, then you definitely need to do a S’mores Bar.

For a DIY S’Mores Bar you’ll need:

  • Graham crackers
  • Cookies
  • Crackers
  • Big marshmallows (Those flat, campfire marshmallows are great!)
  • Different flavor marshmallows
  • Chocolate bars (and other flavor of chocolate bars like salted caramel!)
  • Marshmallow roasting sticks

Popcorn Bar

Having a movie sleepover party, definitely add a fun popcorn bar!

For your popcorn bar you’ll need:

  • Popped popcorn
  • Popcorn containers
  • Popcorn flavorings
  • Different popcorn toppings like raisins, dried cranberries, M&Ms, sprinkles, Reeses Pieces, pretzels, Goldfish crackers, mini graham crackers, chocolate chips or white chocolate chips.

You can even make colored popcorn and toffee popcorn as part of the bar.

Build Your Own Sundae Bar

Ice cream sundae bars are also super fun for sleepovers.

For your sundae bar you need:

  • Different flavors of ice cream
  • Sundae toppings (like chocolate, caramel, strawberry)
  • Sprinkles
  • Whipped cream
  • Fresh fruit
  • Chocolate chips
  • Crushed cookies
  • Fruit like strawberries and bananas

Don’t forget ice cream sundae dishes! (These are super cute for a kid’s sleepover!)

Remember, the kids will be happy to just hang out and have snacks. No need to stress about slumber party food and make it an extravagant thing!

Pajama Party Food Menu Ideas


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