Take away the Best 50th Birthday Party Ideas for Men

Last updated on June 3rd, 2022 at 11:56 pm

50th birthday party ideas for men

From past many days I didn’t made any challenging list of ideas, so today I thought that I should write a list of some perfect 50th birthday party ideas for men.

I know there are many people around forums which are fussing around to find some good ideas but hell YEH, I also found no such good ideas that could help them

This gave me thought of giving some good party ideas for a man’s 50th birthday celebrations. These would be few ideas that you won’t find anywhere. So here I will try my best to give some awesome ideas for those who are here to find ideas for themselves or for their loved ones.

Before starting of with my list I would like you to know and think over, what kind of things in a party will suit for 50th birthday celebrations.

A 50-year-old man would be more interested in a settled party where there are more of guest engagement, activities, small interesting games, etc.. rather than any loud music party. This means you have to plan accordingly.

Birthday party Ideas for 50 year old Man

Now here I will not share what you should do exactly that is your personal choice but instead I will give you some ideas on which if you want you can work on.

1. Celebrity on the show

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If you are planning the birthday party for someone not yourself, then here is one unique idea which really suits in 50th birthday party ideas for men. But for this you need to be filthy rich. If you have earned some good money, then this idea is for you.

Book birthday person favorite music celebrity for the show or in other words organize a show where you can call upon his favorite celebrity, like Beyonce performed on Michelle Obama’s Birthday bash. I know many of you can’t afford this.

So for those who don’t have some good budget this is what they can do. This is purely experimental and needs a lot of efforts, also the results are not guaranteed. But if it happens it could be one of best 50th birthday themes for the person you are planning for.

The idea is to first find his favorite celebrity, now you have to find any way to get a contact with that celebrity, I know its very difficult but not impossible. You can go for their social accounts where you can contact them or you can also try to find out their assistant number so that you can contact.

Why should you contact? I know this will sound crazy but believe me if it happens it will make him feel like the king of the world. So what you have to do? You actually have to convince that celebrity first that you and the birthday person is a huge fan of him, secondly you have to convince the celebrity that if he/she can make a birthday wish video for just few seconds.

There are many people who go for the craziest level to make their loved ones birthday party memorable like a woman went crazy for husband’s birthday. If you are one of them then give it a shot may be your luck could make your loved one’s day.

2. Hire a Photographer

50th-Birthday-Party-Ideas-Hire a event photographer

50th birthday is one of the special occasion in anyone’s life. It is the milestone of completing successfully 50 years of life that makes it for a big celebration. With big celebrations there comes memories for life.

You can capture those memories for life. I am talking about capturing those moments in photographs. So to make those memories cherishable for life, you have to capture those moments.

For this, you can hire a professional event photographer to capture each moment of the party. That means while enjoying the party you are getting clicked. You can click yourself also but professionals make it look like larger than life. See how David Beckham captured his birthday in these 7 Photographs.

3. Fountain of Youth

50th-Birthday-Party-Ideas-Fountain of youth

This is a very interesting idea I found recently that I would like to share with you specially for 50th birthday celebrations. Have you heard about fountain of youth? It is a fountain which is believed to have powers of restoring the youth of a person who takes bath and drinks the water. So my idea is inspired from the fountain of youth.

I am not sure if you are here for your dad, brother or friend but this could be considered for any one. Let me explain it with an example, what it is.

Let suppose you are planning a birthday party for your dad, then I am sure there must be many people in the party who knows him from the beginning, I mean from his childhood days.

Some will know him from his youth days. So here 50th birthday party theme idea is to give a lot of time in the party for sharing their memories and experiences with him when he was young.

These will be really fun, interesting and overwhelming moments which you can gift him for his life.(This was just an example for dad, you can do it for anyone.)

You can tell the guests in advance to prepare something to speak for him of his young days and later on in the party you can surprise the birthday man. ( You can decorate the stage like the fountain of youth.)

4. Decide a theme

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Deciding a for any birthday party theme event is very important because that helps the organizer to keep things into shape. With a defined theme in your mind you can easily organize a party.

Let say you gave a theme of Hollywood 80’s, then according to that theme you can plan everything like, invitations, dress code, decorations, etc.. But as you are here for the 50th birthday celebration so the theme should be around “Fifty”. Below you can find out more about the theme and the decorations.

5. Fifty Theme Decorations

50th birthday decorations

It is quite obvious that for a 50th birthday party celebrations, the decorations should also be centered around fifty. So for the party, there are a lot of things you can do to decorate the venue.

These days you can find many props and decorative material online for dedicated birthday. Here I will tell you what you can get and how you can decorate the venue.

50th birthday cake topper1. Cake Topper

Any birthday celebrations are incomplete without cake. So make the best use of it and start the decorations on the cake.

Buy specially dedicated cake topper for the 50th birthday. You can even get it done from any cake shop.

balloon2. Balloons

Balloons decorations are the best to make the venue lively, it is perfect for any age group when it comes to the decorations.

It is his 50th birthday celebrations so the balloons should also resemble the birthday. So you can use the dedicated 50th birthday balloons for the decorations.

banners and ribbons3. Banners and ribbons

You can make the best use of ribbons and banners to decorate the walls. You can decorate the entrance gate with a big 50th happy birthday banner and in the room walls you can decorate with other ribbons and banners.

6.Personalized Postage Stamps

These are so much fun! You can put a photo of anything you want on these postage stamps.

Use a recent pic of the half-centurian or a blast from the past. Maybe that divine high school graduation picture should be preserved on a stamp for posterity?

You could also use a photo of his/her prized car, beloved pet or well, anything at all.

Check out photo.stamps.com or pictureitpostage.com to see how it works.

7.Give an Experience They’ll Never Forget!

An experience gift, also called an activity gift, can be an extravagant present but there are many fabulous gifts in the $20.00 to $75.00 range. These are truly some of the coolest birthday gifts we’ve ever seen! These are just a few of the presents that caught our attention.

  • drive a Lamborghini or Ferrari around a racetrack (not as expensive as you might think)
  • dive among sharks in an aquarium tank
  • a helicopter tour
  • burlesque dancing lessons
  • simulated aerial combat in a real fighter plane, flying in formation, and executing combat engagements
  • a tour of Wimbledon
  • sessions with a personal trainer
  • a private photography workshop
  • bungee jumping off a bridge
  • a hot air balloon ride

Are these not unusual 50th birthday gift ideas or what? The lucky giftee would never forget this birthday!

Obviously those are some of the pricier experience gifts (although not the most expensive by far). For those of you who don’t want to break the bank, here are a few of the less expensive, but just as cool gifts we came across.

  • a chocolate workshop
  • a wine tour
  • a dinner cruise
  • white water rafting
  • a day as a rodeo cowboy

Take a look at Great American Days

8.Dough Ornaments (they’re not just for Christmas!):

This is a very unusual 50th birthday gift and would be a great fit for a crafty gift-giver.

Mix up a batch of salt dough:

  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup water

Mix everything together and roll out on a floured surface with a rolling pin until it’s 1/8″ thick.

Cut out whatever shape you want, either freehand, using a template you’ve made, or with a cookie cutter. Use a straw to put a hole in the top for hanging purposes. Bake for 2 hours at 250 degrees. Let cool.

Paint the whole ornament (paint pens make this fun and easy). Use lots of color and patterns, think cloisonne, and sign the back with “Happy 50th Birthday ______ (his/her name)”, the date and your name.

Add a satin ribbon and place your ornament in a fancy satin-lined box. Make your own gift tag with card stock, scrapbook or construction paper. Add a hole at the top of the tag and tie to the box with another satin ribbon. Simple yet opulent!

9.More Unusual 50th Birthday Gift Suggestions
of the Homemade Variety:

Homemade gifts are always a big success because of the thought and effort that went into making them. With that in mind…

  • Create a scrapbook with photos of the times you’ve shared with him or her, and don’t forget to do some journaling in there too
  • Create your own newspaper front page from the day he/she was born —perfect weather, record increases in the stock market, no crime that day, the best horoscope ever, you get the idea
  • Find that really special photo, blow it up and frame it
  • Create a quote book, similar to a scrapbook but with funny, cute or profound quotes the person has said or would really appreciate
  • Get a group of friends to paint a vase at a local DIY ceramics shop and fill it with fresh flowers
  • Make a CD of music that was popular during the person’s childhood days
  • If you’re crafty, create a mini-quilt by sending 4×4-inch squares of fabric to twelve friends. Ask them to write something on their square and return it to you; you embroider the words, sew the squares together and frame the quilt
  • Buy an autograph frame —hey they’re not just for weddings. Take a group photo of everyone at the birthday party and ask the guests to sign the matte

 if you want to learn more about these kinds of gifts.

To celebrate or plan a birthday party there are many things that involve decorations to costumes. I think I have covered every 50th birthday party ideas for men that I found worth sharing with you.

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