40th Birthday Party Ideas


In spite of the old maxim "life begins at 40", most people find their 40th birthday a knell for the end of their youth. With some exciting 40th birthday party ideas, plan a bash as you pass on into mid-adulthood.

  • A surprise party is always exciting if you are planning a party for your near one's 40th birthday.
  • An over the hill party will be just appropriate, and can be great fun with black decors, mock tombstones and over the hill cakes with messages like "Oh, no! I'm 40!"

    40th Birthday Ideas

    A party celebrating the life and activities of the 40 year old birthday boy or girl can be a good 40th Birthday Ideas. You can publish a book carrying old snaps from family albums, and poems or stories on the person whose birthday it is. Invite contributions from friends asking them to write about the moments they had shared with him or her. These booklets would in fact, make excellent party favors.

  • Black and white theme would again be a mocking reminder of the passing youth. Oversized black and white photos of the person can stand around the room to bring a nostalgic air to the party, a great 40 Birthday Ideas.

  • It can be a 60's type party to commemorate the birth year. Ask the guest to dress up in the 60's fashion. Bright decors and bell-bottomed guests dancing to a lively 60's rock and roll will really set the party rolling.

  • If the birthday is in the summer, a beach party will be a cool idea. Scuba diving, surfing and a sunset cruise will just complete the fun! You can even set up an indoor beach party with the guests dressed in Hawaiian costumes.

  • A masked ball would be a unique 40th birthday party ideas. The guests are sure to enjoy dressing up and dancing with unknown partners. Masks on a particular theme would do even better.

  • A charity party would be a good act on your 40th birthday. This would be a good idea if you are running low on your budget.

  • Since it's the 40th birthday, dividing the party in four decades can be a good 40th Birthday idea. You can include elements from all four decades in your decorations. The 40th birthday is a milestone in your life, so set the party rolling while you watch out for what life brings you in the second innings.

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    Birthday Party Ideas

    It's commonly believed that one shouldn't count one's age but rather the noble deeds one has done over the years. And if you think you're on the wrong side of 40, then better be aware that you're not. In fact it's that time of life when you are standing at the crossroads between the adulthood and on your way towards the autumn of your life. So why not celebrate this day of your life with whole lot of cheer and joy. To begin the party, you first need to work on your 40th Birthday Party Invitations.

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    Birthday Party Ideas

    Every birthday is a day of joy and fond sharing for the person who is celebrating his birthday. With each passing year, a person moves into a more mature phase in his life, and by the time he is 40, he grows out of the crazy energy of his youth and embraces new responsibilities. The 40th birthday is therefore a mark of this maturity and calls for gifts to denote the same.

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    40th Birthday Wishes

    Luck and time be yours
    May happiness come knocking at your door
    On a day so special
    I send you my wishes warm and gentle
    Happy 40th birthday.
    You're 40 today, with God's grace
    And you still look young and fresh
    sending on this special day,
    My warm wishes to fill up this year with
    Joy,cheer and happiness.
        
    Here's to being older and wiser than you once were, and giving all of the best advice to young'uns who won't listen. Happy 40th Birthday!
    To someone who has always been an inspiration to those around them. Seriously, who else could be 40 and still be so fabulous? Happy 40th Birthday!
        
    Some people are like a fine wine, they only get better with age. You're definitely a wine kinda! Happy 40th Birthday!
    I'm so much happier to hear that you're over the hill instead of under it. Best Wishes! Happy 40th Birthday
        
    Here's to being old enough to know better, young enough to do it, and too old to care whether you should or should not! Happy 40th Birthday!
    Are you really 40? Gosh, I hope the next 40 are as much fun! Happy 40th birthday!
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