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01 February 2018

Party ideas to make it a 30th birthday party to remember!

Written by Khiet Le


If you're looking to make it a 30th birthday party to remember, you're going to need to come up with a great theme. Luckily, here's our top 10 suggestions, to make your 30th birthday party a night to remember!

1. Great Gatsby
With films like the Great Gatsby and La La Land reigniting our passion for all things golden, why not hold your own movie-themed event? Whether your preference is jazz or the roaring 20's, you could hire a butler, get out the martinis and decorate everything gold and sparkly!

2. Mad Hatter's tea party
If you want fun and elegance, all in one hit, how about a Mad Hatter's tea party? You could have an elegant afternoon tea spread, comprising of finger sandwiches and three-tier cake stands, whilst dressing in the maddest hat and outfit you can find! You could even make it a totally Alice in Wonderland affair and dress as characters from this classic book. But look to make it totally stress-free, by getting in your own chef to create this glorious feast as little as £25 per head at ehochef.com.

3. Slumber party
You're never too old for a slumber party, so why not hold your very own PJ party for your 30th birthday? Guest can bring their own pillows and duvet, you can put on a great movie and order in copious amounts of pizza and ice cream.

4. 30th birthday party dinner
If you'd prefer something intimate and refined, why not hold your own intimate dinner party? If you're looking for a totally stress-free event, why not hire a chef to come to your home? Browse through some of our chefs here. Not only will they prepare a gourmet menu for you, they'll cook a feast for you and your guests in your own kitchen (and clean up after themselves!). We have also written an article about the dinner party game ideas for entertaining your guests.

5. Scavenger hunt
A scavenger hunt gives you a great option, to include all age groups and to get people active. You could hold it in your own garden, or go large and make it a full-scale hunt around your village or town!

6. Party like its…
Miss out on a school prom? Maybe you want to recreate the first night you met your partner, or relive your teen years? Hosting a retro party gives you the chance to party like it's 1999 again or fulfil a wish you never got. How about holding the 18th birthday party you wish you'd had? All you need is the music and clothing of that decade.

7. Group bonding
Want to have fun and learn something new? A group activity is a great way to build closer bonds with your friends whilst learning a new skill. Opt for fire walking, circus skills, jewellery making or edible creations such as chocolate.

8. Beach party
Whether you live near a beach or want to recreate a beach in your back yard, beach parties can be great fun! The food can be either BBQ or buffet, clothing can be skimpy or casual, and games come easy - in the form of Frisbee, volleyball, tennis or even sand castle building!

9. Casino evening
Casino evenings offer you the opportunity to dress up and spend an evening as James Bond. You can hire casino tables and a dealer (here's an example of casino entertainment providers: http://www.theedge-uk.com/view/fun-casino-and-casino-night-hire) or opt for glamourous costumes and shaken, but not stirred, cocktails.

10. Wild West evening
This can be as tame or as wild as you want! You could have a bonfire, straw bale seats and BBQ food. Look at throwing in some fun games (such as fence post lassoing) or even get in a line dancing teacher, to show you all how to do-si-do. Want to go wild - hire a rodeo bull too!