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Are you planning the most amazing 30th birthday bash for a man in your life? Then these ideas for a mens’ 30th birthday party are just what you need! We’ll help make this milestone birthday memorable for all the best reasons.
Turning 30 can be tough for some people, but it’s still something worth celebrating! Congratulations, you’re kind of a real adult now. Throw a party to ring in this new decade of life for your friend, boyfriend, or husband. Where do you start?
- Men's 30th Birthday T-Shirts
- Venues to Throw a Men’s 30th Birthday At
- Throw a Beer-themed 30th Birthday Bash
- Have a 90s Themed 30th Birthday Party
- Make it a Level Up Themed 30th Birthday
- Give Him a Solo Cup Themed Party
- Other Theme Ideas for a Mens' 30th Birthday Party
- Games to Play at a Men’s 30th Birthday Party
- Ideas for Men’s 30th Birthday Party Favors
- Some Other Cool 30th Birthday Ideas
Men’s 30th Birthday T-Shirts
Sometimes you have your 30th birthday at a bar or other venue. How do you let everyone know this man is 30 years old? By making him wear a special 30th birthday t-shirt, of course!
This is My 30th Birthday T-Shirt
Something funny like this shirt is a great idea, especially if he’s not too happy about turning 30 or wearing a novelty t-shirt to his party.
Level 30 Complete Shirt
It doesn’t have to be something begrudging, either, you can always say that he’s reached level 30.
So Happy I’m Thirty Funny T-Shirt for Men
That sounds better, right? If that won’t work, get something that shows off his sarcastic side instead.
Venues to Throw a Men’s 30th Birthday At
You could even turn the venue into part of the party? Even though he’s 30, now is a great time to relive some of those childhood memories and have a little fun. Places like laser tag, go-karts, and arcades make great 30th birthday party venues.
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Game on Party Idea
You could even book one of those party packages they make for kids for some extra childish fun.
Escape rooms are another great venue or activity idea for 30th birthday parties. There are so many options out there now for different themes and group sizes.
Retro Games Party
Retro game bars, bowling, and aerial adventure parks. Just make sure that what you choose is perfect for him and his friends so everyone can have a good time.
Throw a Beer-themed 30th Birthday Bash
This is one of the most popular ideas for a mens’ 30th birthday party. For some reason, “beers and 30 years” is a popular theme, so why not roll with it?
You can get some custom invitations printed and make things easy by ordering a party decoration set.
Beer Themed 30th Party Decorations
This is a great set because you get a little bit of everything to throw a great beer themed 30th birthday party. It’s a digital download so you can print out as many copies of each item as you need!
Cost of Beer Printable
The birthday boy and his guests will also get a kick out of seeing the cost of beer over the past 30 years.
Vintage Beer Sign
Add a special touch to your decor with some vintage beer signs. They also make a great gift for him to keep after the party is over.
Custom printables are also great for decorating birthday parties, especially when you’re on a budget or need something last minute.
Beer Birthday Party Favors
Don’t forget the can cozies as party favors or pair with a case of beer as a b-day gift!
Have a 90s Themed 30th Birthday Party
Starting in 2020, 90s kids have been celebrating their 30th birthday (myself included). It’s the perfect excuse for a 90s themed 30th birthday party!
90s Themed 30th Birthday Invitations
Throw him a throwback to the 90s themed birthday party complete with themed invitations,
Retro 90s Party Decorations
These can covers are great for serving drinks at a 90s themed birthday party. Whether it’s beer, seltzers, or just soda everyone will love having their own custom party cozie. They also make great favors!
90s Party Photo Booth Props
These are great if you want to include a photo booth at your 90s themed party. They’re printable so you can make the ones you like best and have extras.
For an easy cake alternative, bake cupcakes (or pick up some from the store) and accessorize with the 90s themed cupcake toppers.
Make it a Level Up Themed 30th Birthday
If he’s big into gaming, a level up theme might be a fun choice, especially if you’re planning to play video games or to hold the party at an adult gaming lounge.
Level Up Themed Beverage Containers
You can get all kinds of cool “level 30” stuff for drinks like beer can cozies. I like that these ones can be customized with the birthday boy’s name and favorite color.
Level 30 Mug
This would also make a great gift but if you want to serve hot beverages at a gaming themed 30th birthday party or are meeting earlier in the day these mugs would be great to serve drinks with.
If you’ll be making mixed drinks or serving shots having some fun themed shot glasses are always a hit. They can also be used again or given away as gifts.
Gamer 30th Birthday Decorations
For decorations, this gamer themed level 30 banner is perfect. You can print as many of the extra controller banners as you want to decorate a space of any size.
If you go with that banner, there’s even matching cupcake toppers for an easy cake alternative.
Level up 30th Birthday Card
Don’t forget to get him the perfect birthday card to go with this 30th birthday party theme!
Give Him a Solo Cup Themed Party
Solo cups are kind of the staple for adult birthday parties, which makes it such a good party theme.
Solo Cup Party Kit
To make party planning easy you can buy a kit like this one with everything ready to go or put something together yourself.
Solo Cup Party Decorations
Although solo cups are pretty easy to come by you can accessorize with fun things like solo cup lights.
Personalized Solo Cups
Add these stickers to your favorite Solo cups for an easy personalization idea.
Funny Solo Cup Party Temporary Tattoos
If you’re taking the party on the road, these personalized solo cup tattoos are a hilarious accessory for party guests.
Other Theme Ideas for a Mens’ 30th Birthday Party
Plan a 30th Birthday Scavenger Hunt
If you want to do something really different for your man’s 30th birthday party, you can plan a scavenger hunt party! You can make your own or purchase one that’s pre-setup for your area.
Another fun idea is to set up a geocache to hide a birthday surprise. This could be a fun small group party idea.
Holiday Themed Scavenger Hunt
If his birthday falls around a holiday, that’s a great excuse for a themed scavenger hunt. You can make the hunt the entire party or just short enough to act as an icebreaker to get the party started.
Throw a Surprise 30th Birthday Party
If you really want to do something amazing for his 30th birthday and he’s not planning anything for himself, make it a surprise party! Invite all his closest friends (and family) and get the party ready while he’s out of the house. Make sure everyone is there for a big surprise!
Games to Play at a Men’s 30th Birthday Party
Let’s be honest; most adult birthday parties are pretty much the same when it comes to games. But since it’s such a special birthday, it’s a good opportunity to plan some fun activities or at least little games to play throughout the night.
This game is fully customizable and is played over powerpoint. Perfect if you want the answers to be based on the man who’s celebrating his 30th birthday or inside jokes from your friend group!
This or That
See who can get the high score or challenge everyone’s knowledge of the birthday boy by playing This or That. This is a fun quick game to play as guests are coming in or as an icebreaker.
You can’t go wrong with beer pong but this jumbo version is super cool for a summer 30th birthday party.
Ideas for Men’s 30th Birthday Party Favors
Who says 30 is too old for party favors? Everyone loves gifts at parties, including guests! But since we’re all around 30, it’s prudent to give out things like…
Hangover kits are a great party favor idea for any birthday, but especially a men’s 30th birthday party.
Custom Birthday Boy Pins
To help them recover from the party the next day or these hilarious custom 30th birthday pins that you can order with pictures of the birthday guy on them.
Some Other Cool 30th Birthday Ideas
Custom Snapchat Filter
Set up a custom Snapchat filter that you can use for his party – if you don’t know how, grab a pre-made download that comes with instructions.
Guest Mad Libs
Have everyone fill out birthday MadLibs for a fun keepsake. Read them out at the end of the night for a laugh!
Custom Whiskey Glasses
If you’re stumped for gift ideas, consider keepsakes of his birth year. They can double as a glass he uses throughout the night at his 30th birthday party!
Funny Custom Socks
Or get him some hilarious gifts so he’ll never forget his 30th birthday. These would also be funny if you showed up wearing them.
Hopefully, these ideas for a mens’ 30th birthday party will get your creative juices flowing. Just remember to have lots of friends, lots of food, and if you’re drinkers, plenty of alcohol and all will be fine.