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Are you planning the most amazing 30th birthday bash for a man in your life? Then these ideas for a men’s 30th birthday party are just what you need! We’ll help make this milestone birthday memorable for all the best reasons.
Ideas for a Men’s’ 30th Birthday Party
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?
Get him a special 30th birthday shirt
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!
It doesn’t have to be something begrudging, either, you can always say that he’s reached level 30.
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.
You could even book one of those party packages they make for kids for some extra childish fun.
Other great ideas include escape rooms,
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
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.
The birthday boy and his guests will also get a kick out of seeing the cost of beer over the past 30 years.
Add a special touch to your decor with some vintage beer signs or
Don’t forget the can cozies (and a case of beer as a b-day gift!)
Have a 90s themed 30th birthday party
Starting in 2020, it’s going to be 90s kids celebrating their 30th birthday (myself included). Throw him a throwback to the 90s themed birthday party complete with themed invitations,
custom can covers (great for beer), and
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. You can get all kinds of cool “level 30” stuff for drinks like beer can cozies,
and even shot glasses.
For decorations, this gamer themed level 30 banner is perfect
and there’s even matching cupcake toppers for an easy cake alternative.
Don’t forget to get him the perfect birthday card to go with this 30th birthday party theme!
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.
Or you can set up a geocache to hide a birthday surprise.
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!
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. You can buy a kit like this one with everything ready to go or put something together yourself.
Although solo cups are pretty easy to come by you can accessorize with fun things like solo cup lights
or order some personalized solo cups.
If you’re taking the party on the road, these personalized solo cup tattoos are a hilarious accessory for party guests.
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. Some cool ones might be to do a 90s themed Family Feud sheet
and see who can get the high score or challenge everyone’s knowledge of the birthday boy by playing This or That.
Or you can always play beer pong…
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
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:
- Set up a custom Snapchat filter that you can use for his party
- Have everyone fill out birthday MadLibs for a fun keepsake
- If you’re stumped for gift ideas, consider keepsakes of his birth year
- Or get him some hilarious gifts so he’ll never forget his 30th birthday
Hopefully, these ideas for a men’s 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.