VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: SpongeBob Visits The Surface World To Celebrate His 20th Birthday At Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout” Screening And Party – RECAP Here!


You only turn 20 once, so you have to celebrate it in a big way, right?! And, for a special sponge like SpongeBob SquarePants, who has and continues to make a great impact on generations after generations, a big celebration for his 20th birthday is certainly in store! SpongeBob SquarePants is commemorating 20 incredible years of laughs, memes, catchy songs and unforgettable moments with his Bikini Bottom pals. This show has truly touched the lives of many. From outstanding and memorable episodes to exciting movies, awesome, consumer products, video games and beyond – SpongeBob SquarePants is a masterpiece, is an iconic show, and is a character who will always hold a special place in everyone’s heart.

To honor 20 fantastic years of SpongeBob SquarePants, Nickelodeon is premiering a brilliant special titled, SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout on Friday, July 12th at 7:00 PM ET/PT. SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout is unlike anything viewers have ever seen before as it is a mixed live-action and animated special. The beloved and admired voice-cast of SpongeBob SquarePants including Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), Rodger Bumpass (Squidward), Clancy Brown (Mr. Krabs), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks) and Mr. Lawrence (Plankton) will play human-versions of their characters in the special. David Hasselhoff will guest-star. A whole lot of fun and adventure begins when SpongeBob and Patrick make their way on over to the surface world to celebrate SpongeBob’s birthday. There, they end up seeing some familiar faces at The Trusty Slab. The light-hearted special also honors and gives a touching tribute to the genius behind the fan-favorite show, the late, great Steve Hillenburg.

Photo Credits: Robert Voets / Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon kicked off SpongeBob’s 20th birthday party with a sensational screening of SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout at their Nickelodeon West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California on June 27, 2019. Nickelodeon always knows how to throw a phenomenal party. After a Q&A with the SpongeBob SquarePants cast and a screening of the special, guests were able to take part in tons of magnificent activities. At one of the stations, attendees were able to create their own beach bag. Guests got the chance to customized their beach bag with stamps and have a cute tote perfect for the summertime!


At another station, attendees created their own sea terrarium. Using colored sands, starfishes, shells, and beautiful rocks and crystals, the sea terrariums made a perfect decor.

Other awesome activities at the event included face-painting and a photo-booth. In addition, there also was a photo-opp area of SpongeBob’s famous pineapple home made out of balloons.


The event also had some scrumptious, SpongeBob-inspired food. Guests filled their tummies with Krusty Krab burgers, fries, and fried macaroni-and-cheese. The dessert table was a sweet-tooth’s heaven. All of the treats were so vibrant and fun to look at (they were even more enjoyable to eat as they were oh, so yummy!). Guests were able to try out chocolate-covered oreos, sand dollar snickerdoodle cookies, pineapple-designed cake-pops, chocolate-covered rice krispies, pineapple cake in a jar, cupcakes and candy. Wow, oh wow!


Nickelodeon also showcased the endless amount of new SpongeBob SquarePants consumer products out now. From exceptional apparel including SpongeBob tank-tops and button-up shirts from Box Lunch, SpongeBob SquarePants x OP T-shirts and sweatshirts from FYE, an adorable SpongeBob SquarePants Rainbow Sports Bra from Hot Topic as well as SpongeBob SquarePants MasterPiece Meme Figures, SpongeBob Slimeez and SpongeHeads, to name a few – kids (and adults) will have a lot of terrific SpongeBob merch to add onto their wish-lists.




Alexisjoyvipaccess had an extraordinary time attending SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout screening and party. Nickelodeon knows how to put the biggest smile on everyone’s face. People of all ages love and cherish all of the remarkable memories Nickelodeon has allowed them to make through their excellent, animated and live-action shows, awards shows and movies.

Be sure to mark your calendars and tune in to the premiere of SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout airing on Friday, July 12th at 7:00 PM ET/PT. Happy 20th Birthday to the fun-loving, optimistic SpongeBob SquarePants – and here’s to many more spectacular years filled with more happiness and laughter!

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