What Is a Good Party Favor for Someone Turning 60 Years Old?


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A shot glass with a short message like "Happy 60th Birthday" and the name of the guest of honor makes an ideal party favor. A mint tin that features a birthday message and a picture of the guest of honor is an attractive favor as well.

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A 60th birthday is celebrated many different ways according to culture, taste, and personality. A general rule is to recognize and honor a person's name, face, or story. Nearly any item found at a gift shop can be personalized with a card, photograph, or even inscription or engraving. Matching a gift to a person's personality and preferences is also generally effective. For an art lover, a piece of art or homemade item. For a music lover, memorabilia from a favorite artist or musician can be purchased online.

In most cultures, gifts with personal meaning or lasting value are appreciated. A sense of levity and humor is also suitable for a distinguished age such as 60 years. Thus a shot glass or champagne glass are considered appropriate and charming, suggesting that a life's work has earned the right to be youthful again and enjoy leisure.

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