12 Interesting Birthday Themes For Adults That You Must Try

Published by Nikita Kejriwal on

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Everyone should have a birthday party. In other words, you are never too old to celebrate your birthday. If you think otherwise, you are absolutely mistaken. Each milestone in our lives is worth celebrating, be it turning 1 or turning 50. These moments are special and therefore, mandatory to be commemorated by a celebration, intimate or grand. However, there are some excellent birthday themes for adults that are bound to excite you to host a lavish birthday party and celebrate your day in style!

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On the other hand, if you are over-eager about your birthday at every age, you are the right kind of people. Further, your enthusiasm for your special day should be put to good use. Therefore, you should host your day with grown-up birthday party themes mentioned below. That is to say, we have a list of some unique and fun birthday themes for grownups which are perfect for your next party.

If your loved one is turning 50 or reaching the sexy 60s, there is no better way to celebrate than to put together a party with grown-up birthday themes. To make the celebrations interesting and unforgettable, check out these quirky and amazing birthday themes for adults. After all, why should kids have all the fun?

Bollywood/Hollywood Party

We love movies at every age. One of the most fun birthday themes for adults is a film inspired party. Theme your birthday party on Bollywood (or Hollywood) and channelize your inner actor/actress. Create a movie set decoration with posters and cutouts of film stars. Further, dress in the costume of your favourite stars and request your guests to come dressed as their favourites. In addition, play the hit numbers of the popular movies and shake a leg with the hook steps. Finally, you can have props with film dialogues for a fun photo opportunity.

Undoubtedly, your Bollywood birthday party will be a blockbuster!

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Wine And Cheese Party

Since we are talking about the birthday themes for adults, let’s talk classy. Let the adults indulge in some adult stuff. You can host an elegant party with flavoursome wine and an assortment of cheese. In other words, a wine and cheese party is one of the most appropriate grown-up birthday party themes. Try to use minimalistic decoration items with a touch of pastel colour palettes for creating a sophisticated ambience. In addition, you could play some melodious tunes and give your guests a soothing event that they will cherish forever.

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Masquerade Party

A masquerade-themed party is another interesting grown-up birthday party theme. The theme is all about masks, glamour and stylish ballroom dancing. Give your guests a fun opportunity to dress in their fanciest ball gowns and tuxedos for your Masquerade Party. Further, create a mystical atmosphere with mood lighting and glittery decoration. In addition, you can keep interesting props such as elaborate masks to give a sense of mystique to each guest. For the activity, you can arrange for a ballroom dancing tutor for your guests.

Your guests would return from your birthday celebration with a spring in their step!

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Poker/Casino Party

Want a birthday party James Bond Style? Why not theme your party on Casino Royale? This is certainly a unique birthday theme for adults. For your celebrations, set up a poker table. Let the decorations be made of a deck of cards. Make sure you have tempting and abundant appetizers as once your guests start playing the games, they will not leave their seats from the table. Arrange sufficient poker chips and keep prizes for the winners. After all, it is a birthday party!

You will have yourself the Party of The Year!

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Back To School Party

How long has it been since you revisited your school? Weren’t they some of the best years of your life? Plan your birthday party and give your friends a chance to relive their school days. This will be an interesting grown-up birthday theme. Dress up as school kids, pull some pranks and eat some junk. Moreover, reminisce over your school times and take a trip down the memory lane. Further for decoration, you can put up pictures from your school as well as invite guests to bring their photographs.

In short, this will be a birthday party to remember.

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Retro Theme Party

Old is Gold. So are the older generations and their typicalities. That’s what our parents always tell us. Uss zamaane ki baat hi aur thi. (It was a different time altogether.) So, maybe you can host a retro theme party wherein you pull out your oldest collection of movies, songs, and family heirlooms. Your black and white TV would act as a wonderful centrepiece. In addition, your old records could be used for decoration. Moreover, to give an authentic touch to your theme, request your guests to dress up in fashion from the golden era along with matching hairstyles. Talk about the good old times while you sip on some tea and starters.

This birthday theme for adults sounds like a fabulous way of turning a year older, whatever the age may be!

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Gangster Theme Party

It is time to get your gangsta mojo on with a MOB theme as your grown-up birthday party theme. This is, most naturally, a birthday party theme for grown-ups only. You can be dressed as your favourite villain or act out favourite scenes from movies on the mafia. Further, you could divide your guests into teams and start a gang war of games. As for decoration, use plastic guns or paper cutouts as well as posters. Most importantly, design a themed cake and add let it be the centrepiece at your celebration.

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Disco Party

It’s time to disco! Disco is a popular and much-loved form of dance which is one of the most interesting and trending birthday themes for adults. The party would need a large shiny disco ball as the centrepiece of the decorations. Further, a designated dancing area will be a useful touch. Don’t forget to play the right kind of music and you will have a gala celebration for your birthday party.

In short, a gleaming disco ball with funky music and a dance floor are sufficient to make your birthday party legendary.

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Black And Gold Party

For a bit of glitz and glamour at your birthday party, choose a classy colour palette for the decorations. A trending colour combination for grown-up birthday party theme is Black and Gold. This classy combination will make your party a rich experience for your guests. You can request your guests to dress formally. It will further add a  touch of gracefulness to the occasion.

To sum up, if you wish to turn 40 or 50 or 60 or any age for that matter in style, you should throw a Gold and Black Theme party.

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Neon Party

If you are the creative kind, you can excite your friends with a Neon-themed birthday party. This is a quirky and unique birthday theme for grown-ups. At this themed party, you will have neon lighting. You could use body paints to paint on your guests’ faces and turn the lights dim. The neon colours would glow in the dark and create a magical ambience. As for props, the glow in the dark sticks would be a great choice. It would one fascinating party to attend!

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Luau Party

What if you can’t visit Hawai? Bring it to your venue for your friends by using this grown-up birthday theme for your party. You can decorate your venue with flowers, pineapples, tropical backdrop and above all, a tiki bar. Ensure there are coconut drinks being served and starters to match your theme. Most importantly, arrange flower tiaras and garlands for your guests upon arrival to give them the vibe of Hawai.

This laid back and enjoyable atmosphere of your tropical paradise would be a birthday party to remember.

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Another awesome birthday theme for adults is Game Night. For your special day, gather your close ones and indulge in some board games. There are many super fun and interesting games on the market these days. From Monopoly to Catan, Twister to Cluedo, these games bring out the child in you. After all, winner winner chicken dinner. Moreover, you can use dice and game boards for decoration.

The games, the chatter, the food and chilled out atmosphere will make it an extremely fun-filled birthday party.

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It can be a difficult task to finalize the theme for the party. However, focus on the key aspects like venue, decoration items, and food and further, check their availability with you. Choose a theme with which you can conveniently host the party. The party should be a fun time for you, even planning.

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If you wish to enjoy your birthday without having to worry about any of the planning aspects, contact BigFDay. We are event planners who take delight in creating beautiful celebrations for our clients. We assure you we will make turning older seem fantastic!

About the Author

I am a lawyer by qualification and a writer by passion. I enjoy good humour, good books and good sarcasm!


Nikita Kejriwal

I am a lawyer by qualification and a writer by passion. I enjoy good humour, good books and good sarcasm!

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