Common birthday activities include having a party with family and friends, seeing a movie at the theater, going out for dinner, going on a special outing and shopping. Children's birthday parties often involve games, presents and eating cake. Ultimately, what someone does on their birthday should be a personally enjoyable activity.Continue Reading
Birthday parties can consist of a wide variety of games and activities. Common games, such as hide-and-seek, tag, red rover and capture the flag, are ideal for medium-sized groups of kids. Indoor activities, such as pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey, coloring, video games and board games, are appropriate as well. Almost all parties involve a meal, followed by a birthday cake, singing of "Happy Birthday" and the opening of gifts.
Children not inclined towards parties might opt for alternative outings with friends. Go-karting, paintballing, skiing and visiting an amusement park are all good activities for groups of kids looking for a different birthday experience. Attending an event, such as a sporting game, a concert, a play or a comedy show, is another way to have a memorable birthday. If none of these options are available, a trip to the theater to see a movie is also an enjoyable way to spend the day.
Eating is a popular way to celebrate a birthday of any size. Children might seize the chance to have their favorite food or order pizza. Adults might visit a favorite restaurant to celebrate. Regardless of a person's age, enjoying food with good company is always a common birthday activity.Learn more about Birthday Parties
Ideas for a 70th birthday party celebration include a "Through the Years" theme with a presentation of photos spanning the years of the person's life or a tribute presentation of loved ones and friends sharing memories of the birthday guest. Friends and family could also book a reception hall to host a meal for the 70th birthday honoree that includes a popular dish from each decade of the guest's life. The gathering can also include music from each decade.Full Answer >
Some ideas for planning a 16th birthday celebration are hosting a party, going on a trip with the birthday celebrant and friends, or planning an experience party for the guest of honor to try something she has always wanted to do. Try to focus plans base on what the teen likes.Full Answer >
According to Bash Corner, one of the best ways to celebrate an 18th birthday is to go to a club with friends. It is best to call and reserve a table, and there are clubs that offer specials for people who have turned 18. Celebrating an 18th birthday can also be a family affair, which allows all family members to participate in the momentous occasion.Full Answer >
Some 30th birthday party ideas for men include a cocktail party or sit-down dinner party in the host's or guest of honor's home, according to event planner Matt James. Other ideas include a dance party at a venue or an outdoor picnic, if children are invited.Full Answer >