Hosting a birthday party ideas for adults is now more fun than ever!  These are the best adult birthday party ideas and themes for 30th, 40th, 50, and 60th birthdays. If you’re looking for a specific birthday party theme, you can quickly browse the Tip Junkie Party blog which has over 500 gorgeous birthday party ideas and themes, food, games, party decor, and free printables.

Best Adult Birthday Party Ideas

1.  Rustic & Whimsical Un-birthday Bash ~ I love this modern-day take on the classic fairy tale, Alice in Wonderland!  Upon arrival each guest was given a fabulous whimsical party hat to wear.  There are so many stylish and modern elements to this party that will knock your socks off!   A rustic 3-tiered cake stand, hand-stamped "eat me" and "drink me" tags, a wishing tree, and decadent desserts. 2.  Black & White Party {Adult Birthday Party} ~ This classic Black & White party was inspired by elegance, art deco, and musical influences of the early 1940?s.  Sleek and modern lines with musical instruments adorned the table settings and dessert displays. 3.  Old Hollywood Movie Night ~ Quiet on the set!  I am so loving this Old Hollywood themed get together!  What a fun and inexpensive way to gather friends and family and indulge in one of our favorite pastimes.  Your own drive-in in your very own backyard.  Grab a sheet or quilt and some homemade popcorn. 4.  Romantic Yellow & Gray Dessert Table ~ This stunning dessert display is truly elegant.  No details were spared.  The paper flower backdrop is absolutely amazing!  How beautiful is that?! 5.  Pan Am Party {Party Theme Ideas for Adults} ~ Lynlee surprised her mother with this fabulous Pan Am inspired Party!  Her mother used to work for the iconic airlines and coincidentally is now a hit television show.  'So make sure your seat belts are securely fastened, and sit back, relax and enjoy the flight!'

30th Birthday Party Ideas

6.  Masculine 30th Birthday Dessert Table ~ This just goes to show you a party doesn’t have to be frilly to still be stunning.  The colors and presentation of the food are masculine and beautiful all at the same time. 7.  30th Birthday Party {Adult Birthday Party Ideas} ~ This 30th birthday bash is simple yet elegant.  There are beautiful picture boards  and banners displayed with 30 years of photos.  Paper lanterns.  Baby photo’s on the champagne bottles.  This party is perfect for male or female!

8.  30th Birthday Celebration Ideas ~ Using 30 helium filled balloons, attach a photo for each year of the person's life to a ribbon.  You can mat the photo on white card stock to make it appear to be a polaroid photo.   Add a message or tidbit to the back of the photo.

9.  Pin-up Glam Party   ~ Vintage pin-up girls are a fabulous idea for a 30th birthday.  These printables are perfect for a glam grown-up party, a birthday or even a bachelorette party or bridal shower.

40th Birthday Ideas

10.  Milemarker 40 {40th Birthday Ideas} ~ These milemarkers are a great keepsake to commemorate a milestone birthday.  Have your guests write some fun anecdotes or birthday wishes on them.  Simply decorate cardboard numbers with mod podge and scrapbook paper. 11.  Fiesta “Forty” {40th Birthday} ~ A big milestone deserves a full blown celebration!  Fiesta style, hot pink, turquoise, yellow and orange.  Homemade pom poms brightened the party and a mariachi band to liven the party.  Download the free template for this fabulous invite.

12.  Outdoor 40th Birthday Party ~ One of the best ways to celebrate your 40th birthday is with your friends.  This beautiful outdoor party is full of great ideas for decorations and fun party favors.  Downlaod the free birthday printables to use for a celebration of your own.

13.  Southern Picnic Party {40th Birthday} ~ In old fashioned picnic fun, guests sat on blankets, dined on Southern boiled peanuts, lemonade, watermelon wedges on popsicle sticks, cornbread and pulled pork sandwiches.  The outdoor games included, fishing, bean bag toss and good ole Twister!

14.  40th Birthday 70's Disco Bash ~ From Burt Reynolds and Kenny Rogers, mustache pops to candy mood rings, bring the 70?s back with this great 40th birthday celebration.

Turning 50

15.  Picture-Perfect 50th Birthday {Party Decor} ~ Make a big bold statement by documenting a life with these black and white photos!  Print many photos in various sizes.  Lay the photos on the floor to make your number 5-0 then tape them to the wall.

16.  Beatles Themed Birthday Party ~ Twist and Shout for this amazing Beatles themed birthday party.  The British invasion is back with some really cool food, banner and party favor ideas.  Wait until you see the Eton Mess cupcakes! 17.  Island Themed Tablescape {50th Birthday} ~ This Island party is perfect for a tropical, luau or beach themed party.  The dessert table featured banana pudding, mini Kahlua and rum cakes, cake pops, and flip flop cookies.  The cute little paper umbrellas are the cherry on top.

60th Birthday Party Ideas

18.  60th Birthday Party ~ Your birthday bash will definitely sizzle with this fabulous party!  Some fun personal details included, printed old photos of the birthday man on party hats and on the glass centerpieces, and embossed napkins. 19.  Sunflower Soiree {60th Birthday} ~ Bright yellow, black, and sunflowers can brighten anyways day!  This dessert table is phenomenal from the bunting, delectable desserts, sunflower orbs, all the way to the chevron striped table cloth. 20.  Masculine Birthday Party {60th Birthday} ~ This earthy masculine backyard party is absolutely amazing!  Wooden crates, metal tubs, and green burlap garnished the food buffet.  Soft drinks filled a wheel barrel.  There were even three entertainment sections, trifle bar, s’mores bar, and a home movies section. 21.  Sixty Years of Memories ~ This is such a fun and nostalgic way to reminisce about the past 60 years.   Ask at least sixty different people from the guest of honors past to contribute a memory of them.  Number each envelope 1 thru 60.  During the party let them read all 60 memories!

Birthday Party Ideas For Adults

22.  Poker Night {Adult Party Ideas} ~ Aces up for this red and black themed poker party!  There’s a fun banner using a deck of cards.  Also, a mobile with playing card symbols (a free pdf is provided).  Keep your sugar levels high for games and fun with this fabulous dessert table.  Make sure you check out the easiest and most unique cake.  Oreos.  Layers and layers of oreos. 23.  Printable Photo Booth Props ~ Photo Booth props are perfect for fun entertainment for a party full of adults.  Set up a make shift photo booth and print out a set of these photo booth props.  Guest will be acting like kids as they dress up to take pictures during the celebration. 24.  Chili & Beer Tasting ~  Throw a chili and beer tasting party for your next adult gathering!  Best of all, most everything can be prepared well in advance.  The tasting bar offered cups for “just a taste” and bowls to “fill up”.

More Adult Birthday Party Ideas

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