50th Birthday Party Ideas
50th Birthday Party Ideas are fun. When that special someone is turning half a century, you want his or her party one to be remembered. We have put together some 50th Birthday Party Ideas to help you make it extra special.
Plan a Nifty Fifty Party
Decorate with 50 of everything.
Invite 50 guests making sure you have a place big enough for all.
Visually display how grand 50 could be by decorating with 50 of any of these items:
String a clothesline around the party and use it to hang 50 pictures of the guest of honor. You may need to ask guests to help you find this many pictures.
Hang from the ceiling 50 words that best describe the wonderful things about the birthday person.
Fill a table with 50 framed photos of important family moments in the life of the birthday boy.
Float 50 helium balloons in his or her favorite color at the entrance to the party room.
Put together a playlist of his or her 50 favorite songs across the decades.
Other 50th Birthday Party Ideas could be a trip down memory lane. This could be great fun not only for the guest of honor but also all the guests.
Collect photos from friends and relatives and put them all over the house. You could enlarge a baby picture or other special times in his life into posters.
You could even invite their best friend from where he or she grew up.
The cake could be anything from that period like maybe the house in which he grew up.
However, best of all, could be all these old games. Games from their childhood such as marbles, spin the bottle, hopscotch, checkers, and jacks.
Time Line Theme Party
If you start planning far enough in advance, you could consider:
- Creating a timeline of local, US and world events that correspond with major events in the birthday person’s life. Consider including special songs, pictures of famous TV and movie stars.
- Send a “memory book” page to the guests for them to put together for the quest of honor. Have them write down a special story about themselves and the birthday person. Use this as the center piece at your party. What a great gift for the guest of honor.
- Have a short quiz as a party game. Ask questions about the birthday person. Always be sure to include some that very few people would know the answers to. Award door prizes to the top winners.
Entertainment is important for your 50th Birthday Party Ideas
For your party entertainment is very important. Your theme can help you choose the right entertainment.
Other great options for crowd-pleasing entertainment for 50th Birthday Party Ideas are comedians or a magician. Everyone loves to laugh! Any of these ideas could make the birthday party a hit!
If you are having a timeline birthday or one from memory lane music from that time period is best.
We hope these 50th Birthday Party Ideas help you in you are planning the perfect party for that special someone. Happy 50th!