These creative and fun 50th birthday party ideas will help you celebrate that special person turning 50. Maybe you want to celebrate yourself turning 50. There are many 50th birthday party ideas that you can do, the question is…which party idea is best for YOU? Turning 50 is a big deal, so make sure you take the time to make a big celebration out of this milestone with these birthday party ideas.
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WHY CELEBRATE 50 YEARS?
When you turn 50, you recognize that it’s been half a century since you were born. You’ve lived a lot of life and you’ve seen a lot of things. This is the birthday to celebrate. This is the birthday to look back at your life and all you’ve accomplished. It's your year to have a creative and fun 50th birthday because it only happens once!
The 50th birthday is called the Golden Jubilee Year for good reason. It is also called the golden year and many people decorate with gold decor.
50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS
There are so many ways to celebrate this milestone birthday. It may be a huge bash with everyone you know or something more quaint and quiet. Either way, this is a day that has to be recognized.
Here are some fun 50th birthday party ideas to think about as you are planning for the celebration.
THEMED YEAR BIRTHDAY PARTY
Are you confused about what to do for a creative and fun 50th birthday party? This idea rocks! The great idea about turning 50 is that you have probably lived through a lot. Your theme could be from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, or whatever your heart desires!
Pick your favorite decade and plan the party around that time of your life.
SILVER FOX BIRTHDAY PARTY
When you turn 50, you’re a silver fox, through and through! Having a silver fox themed birthday party simply means silver is the theme and everyone dresses up! Not one person should come under dressed because this is the time to dress up and have fun. Plus, it’s a great time to ease into the “silver” years!
TIMELINE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Now that you are half a century old, it’s time to celebrate these last 50 years. One of my favorite 50th birthday party ideas is having a Timeline Birthday Party. This is where you celebrate the timeline of your last 50 years. Print out large pictures of your past and have them on display at your party.
WINE THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY
Raise your hand if you know someone who loves wine! If you do, then a 50th birthday party idea that you’ll love is a wine-themed birthday party. Wine is loved by many people and there are so many different types of it. Wouldn’t it be awesome to throw a wine-themed birthday party for your 50th? I think so!
OUTDOOR DINNER PARTY
Do you know someone who LOVES being outside? For their 50th birthday party, why not have an outdoor dinner party? These parties are best to have in the early part of September and the start of the summer. You don’t want to have it be too hot outside.
Now that you’re vintage, it’s time to celebrate the idea. A vintage party is one of the best birthday parties you can have when you are 50. You celebrate with everything vintage style. The decor is vintage and what everyone wears is also vintage. You’re going to have so much fun with this 50th birthday party idea.
GOLDEN THEMED PARTY
Are you not looking forward to turning 50? What if the party was golden themed? The decor will be gold and everyone will wear gold. This is a super fun way to bring in your 50s! You can even have gold themed food.
PHOTO BOOTH THEMED PARTY
Do you love taking photos? Do you love the idea of the party being solely focused on a photo theme? You will love having a Photo Booth Themed Party! You can purchase already made photo themed party supplies too, so you don’t have to do any extra work. Just think of all the fun that will happen at your party with this photo booth themed party.
If you love pie and want to have a whole evening dedicated to celebrating pie, then your 50th birthday party is just the time to do this. At this party, you can have any and every type of pie that you can think of. Apple, blueberry, blackberry, banana, pumpkin, I think you get the point. You can have someone cater in pies or everyone can bring in their favorite pie.
RELAXATION BIRTHDAY PARTY
Not everyone wants to get up and party hard on their 50th birthday. If you have been struggling with 50th birthday party ideas, this may be the one that is for you. Have a massage therapist come to your birthday party and give everyone a relaxing massage. You can also have face masks, pedicures, manicures, and much more going on during the party. Feeling relaxed at your 50th birthday party is probably an amazing feeling.
RAINBOW BIRTHDAY PARTY
Looking to feel like a kid again? Who says you can’t have a rainbow-themed birthday party? During this 50th birthday party extravaganza, everything is rainbow-themed. The food, the decor, and your guests are rocking rainbows. If you love color and excitement, this may be a birthday party option for you.
SURPRISE 50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Not everyone would love this, but some 50-year-olds out there will. Have a surprise 50th birthday party for the person turning 50 in your life. Invite all the neighbors, friends, and family for a celebration that no one will forget.
BOARD GAME AND PUZZLE PARTY
No one is saying that you’re bored in your 50s. However, some people love board games and they love puzzle parties! If you are wanting an awesome 50th birthday party option, then consider inviting your favorite friends and family over for a board game party. If your guests are up for it, then add puzzles!
Just because you’re turning 50, it doesn’t mean you can’t dance the night away. Invite the best dancers you know and your favorite singles and couples and have a dance party that no one will forget. Turning 50 is something to celebrate! You can get live music or you can have a DJ playing your favorite tunes from the past 50 years.
HOW WILL YOU CELEBRATE 50 YEARS?
Have you ever thrown a creative and fun 50th birthday party? I’d love to hear all about your ideas! Turning 50 is exciting, make sure you take the time to properly celebrate with these 50th birthday party ideas.