Making a memorable and fun-filled 50th birthday celebration would include playing recorded and live greetings at the birthday party, creating a memory-filled venue for the party, wearing clothes that were in fashion during her youth, being sure to offer old-fashioned treats and snacks, considering her favorite childhood theme for her birthday cake, playing some 1960’s and 1970’s cartoon clips, going with a 50s birthday party theme, and going for gold theme.
For many women, their 50th birthday heralds a new era in their lives. Although it is thrilling to throw a party for a celebrant, the difficult thing about doing it is coming up with an idea that makes it more amusing and worth treasuring. Here are some unique 50th birthday party ideas for her that will surely be exciting and memorable:
Play recorded and live greetings during the party
Playing recorded and live greetings during the celebration is one of the many sentimental 50th Birthday Ideas. You may record the greetings yourself or avail yourself of services online that will gather audio greetings from family and friends for the celebrant and compile them on one CD. To add to the surprise, let someone special to the celebrant yet unable to join the party call her during the celebration. For a more heartwarming celebration, allow the person to talk to the celebrant live during the party.
Decorate the venue with everything special to her life
Every woman enjoys magazines, photos, and scrapbooks. To make the party location more unique, make the venue a walk-in scrapbook of her life. Hang her pictures from childhood to the present, like her school pictures, wedding, family pictures and the like. Consider placing some of her most-loved quotes, poems, and song lyrics on each table, or put in large vintage frames the nicest enlarged pictures of her from her youth. The place will surely be unique and sentimental at the same time.
Wear clothes that were in fashion during her youth
Bring back the fun times by asking the celebrant and the guests to dress like they used to dress in the 70s or early 80s. You must ascertain that her old friends are cordially invited on her 50th birthday. Play some groovy music and enjoy some fun party games they used to have back then. The 50th birthday of the celebrant would surely be as enjoyable as any birthday that she enjoyed in her youth.
Serve old-fashioned goodies
A 50th birthday is a chance to make the birthday celebrant relive her past. Bring back memories by serving the celebrant her favorite pastries, dishes and candies she used to love when she was young. She will definitely have a great time eating these goodies with her friends. You may anticipate an evening filled with good humor and good memories.
Customize with a childhood theme the celebrant’s cake
Surprises play a unique role in birthday celebrations. Make her 50th birthday more surprising and memorable by personalizing her birthday cake with her favorite icons and themes from her childhood or youth, be it a cartoon character, favorite movie, or actor. It is important though to know that the icon you chose was really her childhood favorite.
Play popular cartoons that were running in the 60s and 70s
Play some cartoon clips popular during her childhood to bring out the child-like spirit in her. Present cartoons from the 60s and 70s, such as Saturday Morning Cartoons, Casper, Mighty Mouse, Go Go Gophers, and George of the Jungle. You will be surprised to see the joy in her eyes as she recollects all the fun she had during her childhood.
Go with the 50s theme
A 50s theme party is perfect for the birthday girl turning 50. If it’s possible, you can ask her friends and relatives to give their gifts in 50s. For instance, if she loves music, you can give her a CD containing 50 songs from her childhood. Another idea is to display 50 kind words that would describe the celebrant and display them on a screen in the venue. You can also let 50 of her loved ones to line up and describe her in one adjective each. It can be serious, sentimental, or funny and will add some spice to the party.
Go for anything gold
Gold is a radiant color for a 50th birthday, so decorating the party site in gold would be a lovely touch. Send out gold-themed invitations and encourage guests to wrap their gifts in golden paper and trim. You can also ask the guest to wear gold clothes, accessories or the like. Finally, you can prepare golden songs to be played during the celebration and have a golden table setting prepared for everyone.
To make it more memorable, celebrate the party in an exceptional place. It can take place in the celebrant’s familial home, on a ferry, at their vacation home, or in a luxury hotel. This day will never happen again, so make the best out of it.
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