Hitting the Golden mark requires a celebration, right? Since not everyone reaches the milestone (yea, with all the dreaded diseases these days) the celebrant should be thankful for the gift of life, so a spectacular party must be planned. Yes, it should not just be about the usual cakes and drinks. Make sure that your 50th birthday has all the best things that can be achieved, especially if you have the budget. Check out these 50th birthday ideas.
Well, now that you are 50, we’re sure you can still do a lot of things. Here’s why we have consolidated a lot of 50th birthday ideas that will make your day extra special. These activities may be done alone, however, wouldn’t it be more fun if you will spend it with the people closest to your heart?
Celebrating a birthday does not need to be expensive. It is unwise to spend a thousand if you really do not have a budget. There are a lot of affordable 50th birthday ideas that can be achieved without breaking the bank. Most often, these are handmade stuff that you can do on your own or get from a skilled seller on Etsy and other online crafters who offer reasonable prices. Here are some of the most amazing ideas ideal for men and women.
Best 50th Birthday Ideas for Men and Women
1. Music Box
2. Tote Bag (50th Birthday Ideas)
3. Time Capsule (50th Birthday Ideas)
4. Sofa (50th Birthday Ideas)
5. Pocket Watch (50th Birthday Ideas)
6. Padded Chair
7. Personalised Newspaper Book
8. Jar of messages
9. Keeper Locket (50th Birthday Ideas)
10. Grooming Kit
11. Golf Essential Kit (50th Birthday Ideas)
12. Glass Holder
13. Gardening Tools (50th Birthday Ideas)
14. Kimono Robe (50th Birthday Ideas)
15. Foot Spa (50th Birthday Ideas)
16. Gold Cufflinks
17. Gold Wrappings, Trimmings and DécorTreat
19. Dried Flowers Candles (50th Birthday Ideas)
20. Wine Glass (50th Birthday Ideas)
21. SPA treat
22. Personalised Necklace (50th Birthday Ideas)
23. Personalised Tumbler
24. Fuzzy Blanket
25. Cheese Board
26. Beard Care Set.
27. Personalised Apron.
28. Air Fryer.
29. Vineyard Tour.
30. 50 pink roses.
Fun Birthday Ideas for Men
31. Funny Shirt for 50th Birthday
Wear this cool shirt on your special day.
32. Personalized Mug
This personalized mug can be a good giveaway on your 50th birthday
33. Memory Chalkboard
Place this board at the entrance where you plan to have your party
34. Cake Topper
Yes, you are blessed to reach the 50th milestone so you must have this cake topper
35. Cheers and Beers Invitation
If you plan to celebrate while booze snorkeling.
A hoodie giveaway for everyone will let them remember how you have celebrated your special day.
37. Victorinox Swiss Army®
Have a good watch. It’s time to splurge!
38. Memory Jar
Know what your guests remember about you through this memory jar
39. Personalized Songs on CD
Prepare CDs as giveaways where you can add one hit song yearly, from the year you were born
Funny looking caricature to remind you that you were able to reach this age
Unique Birthday Ideas for Women
41. Fabulous Cake Topper
You are fabulous and gorgeous, forget the numbers!
42. Table Design
Golden table design – one of the best.
43. 50 Balloon for your golden birthday
Parties will never be complete without balloons, right?
44. Kisses Stickers
Place these Kisses in the middle of the tables
45. 50th Birthday Centerpiece Ideas
Here’s another cute centerpiece to accentuate your tables.
46. Chalkboard Memory for Women
Place this board that highlights events of your life.
47. Tory Burch Fleming
A Tory Burch bag on your special day won’t hurt your wallet
48. Wish Jar
Have an area where they can place their wishes for you
49. Photo Memories
Prepare a video of your different photos that will remind everyone of what you have been through.
50. Caricature Doll
How about a mini caricature portrait like this?
Places to visit on your 50th Birthday Ideas for Men and Women
We understand how tiring and stressful planning a birthday party is. If you plan to have a serene celebration alone or with your family, here are some 50th birthday ideas for you.
51. A luxurious vacation in the Maldives
52. Celebrate at the sky-high Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong
53. Swim at an infinity pool located on a secluded island
54. Visit the wild and watch Timon and Pumbaa play with Simba!
55. Drive at the Pacific Coast Highway
56. Walk at the Great Wall of China
57. Sleep in a castle like a King or a Queen (50th Birthday Ideas)
Why Turning 50 Is An Event Worth Celebrating
If you’re scared of turning 50, you shouldn’t be. It’s a beautiful age when you become even more mature than you were before. Your children are growing up in front of your eyes and they’re finally ready to settle down and make their own life. It’s the perfect time to watch them shine and give them the ideal advice according to your very own life experience.
You’re less fearful
Remember your 20s? You might have been so scared about going to college or joining the army. You were most likely petrified by the thought that your life is in your own hands. And you probably had no idea where to start since you had no experience in any domain. Well, now that you’ve gone through a lot of things in life, you should be less fearful about what lies ahead. After all, you’ve got most of the things figured out by now and you’re ready to pass down those lessons to your kids and your grandchildren, especially since you grew up in both the analog and the digital worlds.
It’s easier to laugh at yourself
Humor is a major part of life. It’s one of the best coping mechanisms to get through rough times and look back at challenging moments with a smile. Instead of being offended whenever someone jokes about you, you should now have the ability to laugh about yourself and feel comfortable with the mistakes that you’ve made in the past to have a fun and funny vibe surrounding you.
You stop caring about what other people think
Serenity. Bliss. Nirvana. Call it what you want, but once you learn how to let go of what others think about you, then you are truly free. And, for most people, turning 50 is the point where they learn how to truly achieve this milestone.
Enjoy your 50th Birthday with Amazing Ideas
Whether you splurge or save money by following these ideas, do not forget that you have to make your day extra special among the celebrations you have had in the past. Additionally, do not forget to thank and appreciate the presence of your family and friends who have made your journey worth remembering.
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Aitir Prince C. Achivida is a Filipino from Butuan City in the Philippines. He has been a graphic designer for five years, and a content writer for 2 years, and will continue to be so in the future. He loved and enjoyed doing his passions, which included not only creating graphics and writing articles to share with all of you but also having a heart for music. He is a musician and singer who uses his talent in ministry to serve the Lord.
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