Movie Night Charcuterie Board

This Movie Night Charcuterie Board is the ultimate snack platter for all of your movie munching needs. It’s customizable and SO fun!

I love a good Charcuterie Board, and so do my kids!! This Movie Night Charcuterie Board is a new, fun favorite along with our popular After School Snack Board. An appetizer board would also be delightful!

Close up of a movie night charcuterie board filled with fruit, candy, cheese sticks and snacks.

Movie Night musts

We LOVE family movie night. We typically gather and watch a movie together once a week, usually on Sunday.

Snacks and treats are a movie night must! While we love to make homemade popcorn, it’s fun to have a variety of munchies. Some of those munchies are great for mixing into popcorn!

The kids love our Movie Night Charcuterie Board. It’s customizable and can include a good mix of our favorites. You can include your favorite candy and fruit, or even bake up some brownies and cookies to include.

A variety of fruit, nuts, and candy to use on a movie night charcuterie board.

Movie Night Snack Board

For the base, you can use pretty much anything you have, as long as it is big. Some of our favorite charcuterie board bases:

  • large cutting boards – I especially like the look of wooden cutting boards
  • large platter – festive holiday ones can often be found at the dollar store
  • large serving trays
  • large baking sheet
A mini graham cracker crust to use as a bowl on a movie night charcuterie board.

How to make a movie night charcuterie board

BOWLS. To make the board, first place your bowls or small containers, spaced apart. Then build around the containers with items. Bowls are helpful for dips or spreads but can hold any item you wish.

FILL IT IN. Next, begin to add items to the board in groupings. Keep in mind color to spread the color around.

You can make the board any way you like! Just have fun!

You can also throw in some of our favorite homemade mixes:

Filling in candy and nuts onto a movie night charcuterie board.

Favorite movie snacks

You can fill our board with any of your favorite treats, candies, and snacks, but here are a few of our personal favorites to get you started.

Candy. M&M, Skittles, Twizzles, Lifesaver Gummies, chocolate candies, caramels, Airheads, Hershey Kisses, Mike and Ikes, Reeses Cups, and Junior Mints

Grains. Popcorn (or Homemade Kettle Corn, Churro Popcorn or Caramel Popcorn), pretzels, crackers, goldfish, mini Oreos, animal crackers, and Teddy Grahams

Healthy items. grapes, olives, blueberries, halved strawberries, raspberries, mozzarella or cheddar cheese sticks, trail mix, lightly buttered popcorn, and nuts

Filling in fruit and candy onto a movie night charcuterie board.

A few tips

Crunch. No one wants their movie interrupted because the person next to them is eating something loud and crunchy. Unfortunately, or fortunately, this eliminates most raw veggies.

Keep the room clean. Because of Murphy’s law, you’ll also want to avoid providing anything that is gooey or drippy. If it can make a mess, it will make a mess.

Serving suggestion. To avoid different hands reaching out every 5 seconds for a yummy treat, provide individual plates or small bowls for people to fill up and hold in their laps. They can quietly refill every so often. 

Close up of a completely movie night charcuterie board filled with candy, fruit, and nuts.

Recipes perfect for a Movie Night Board:

Movie Night Charcuterie Board Recipe

5 from 5 votes
This Movie Night Charcuterie Board is the ultimate snack platter for all of your movie munching needs. It's customizable and SO fun!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Lil’ Luna

Ingredients

  • popcorn microwave or stove-top popped
  • M&M's plain and peanut
  • yogurt pretzels or plain pretzels if you prefer
  • trail mix
  • grapes
  • strawberries
  • cheese sticks or cheese cubes
  • mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • peanuts
  • Starburst
  • Hershey Kisses
  • Mike & Ike's
  • Hot Tamales
  • Dots
  • Junior Mints
  • Twizzlers

Instructions
 

  • To make the board, first place your bowls or small containers, spaced apart. Then build around the containers with items. Bowls are helpful for dips or spreads but can hold any item you wish.
  • Next, begin to add items to the board in groupings.  Keep in mind color to spread the color around.
  • You can make the board any way you like! Just have fun!

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  1. 5 stars
    Such an awesome movie night charcuterie board. The perfect way to display all those awesome snacks and treats. Functional and great looking!

  2. 5 stars
    This is such a fun idea! I showed the kids and told them we were going to do this for our movie night this weekend and they were so excited! I am, too!

  3. 5 stars
    This food board is so adorable! You can choose to do all your favorites for any occasion. Cant get over how cute and fun this is!!