Remember when birthday parties were a huge deal when we were kids? Well, there’s no reason not to go all out on birthday parties for adults.
Are you planning an adult birthday party and are trying to figure out an idea that is way more unique and fun than hitting the bars?
Look no further! Keep reading for some awesome adult birthday ideas that the whole crew will love.
Best Night in Ever
As adults, we love a good night in. Try saving money by having everyone over, in the comfort of your home, with these awesome night in party ideas.
This can be a great idea if you’re throwing a party for moms or other hard-working ladies. Everyone needs a good pampering once and a while, and this can be a great option everyone will love!
Let your guest lay back and relax, with DIY facials or manicures. This isn’t limited to the spa, there are tons of pampering services that will come to you.
Wine tasting can be a fun and educating party idea for adults. Hire a wine sommelier to teach your crew about wine and food pairings, or order a wine tasting kit that can let your guest explore wines on their own.
You can make a large charcuterie board to complete this experience, which is an easy way to feed your guests.
Themed Movie Night
Have your guest all vote on a movie that you can theme your party after. Have your guest dress up as characters from the movie, and have a viewing party or play the soundtrack while everyone mingles.
This can be great assistance in planning decor, and food and beverage, as you can plan it all around your parties movie theme.
Nothing brings people together like some fun games. Teamwork and bringing out your guest’s competitive side can be a great way to have tons of birthday fun.
You can have each guest bring their favorite board game, and have awesome prize giveaways for the winners. A good game night is a great way to make everyone feel like a kid again.
If you’re having a summer birthday party, bring the games outdoors, and have a game day and barbeque with awesome outdoor games like giant Jenga and cornhole.
Take the Party out of Your House
For some of us, having a party at home can cause a lot of anxiety. If you want to leave the party planning and cleanup to someone else, there are tons of all-inclusive party options that can leave you stress-free.
Escape Room Parties
Escape rooms are popping up everyone as of recent, and we totally understand why. Escape rooms are an interactive, team-building activity that is fun for all ages.
Escape rooms are basically a real-life board or video game. This adventure involves teamwork and critical thinking in order to escape your room.
There are tons of options and themes that you can decide to best fit the needs of your group. Learn more about escape rooms here!
This is a great idea for a smaller group or a group of couples. If you want to learn more about cooking gourmet meals, this is a great option!
Private cooking parties are available for guests who want one-on-one assistance from a professional chef. This is a great way to have dinner together as well and can be rewarding for everyone who made the meals themselves. You and your guests can take these skills home with them, which makes for a priceless experience.
This is great for a group of wine lovers who want to learn more about wine and the process of how it’s made. Vineyards make for gorgeous scenery for a party, and it can be fun for your guests to learn more while drinking and tasting wines along the way.
If you’re more of a beer fan than wine, consider a brewery tour instead!
If food and wine are not your interest, an art class can be a great way to have fun with your guests while learning and getting creative together!
From pottery to glass blowing, there are many art studios that offer art classes at a group rate. This is an activity that can drive your guests to do something they may have never done before, with all the assistance and materials in one place.
Painting classes have also gained popularity in the last few years, and are a favorite for those who need some wine to spark those creative juices. These classes are great because everyone paints the same subject yet comes out with their own individual styles.
Host a Fundraiser Party
This is a great way to give back on your birthday. You can recommend that instead of bringing gifts, guests bring donations towards a cause that’s dear to you. You can also team with a bar or restaurant that may agree to give a certain amount of that night’s proceeds to the charity.
This is a great idea for a group of gals who love to shop. Pair up with your favorite local clothing boutique to do a private party after hours. This is great for busy moms or working ladies who rarely get the time to shop or hate shopping in busy chain stores. This also allows for more styling assistance from the staff to your fellow girlfriends.
This is a great way to support your local small businesses and to treat your gal pals to a night of fun.
Adult Birthday Ideas That Are Anything but Boring
As you can see, there are tons of adult birthday ideas that can assure an awesome time for you and your guests. Do something different this year by trying out one of these awesome ideas!
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