To celebrate a person's 60th birthday, create invitations, decorations and games for the party that have a unique connection to the guest of honor's life. Organize activities and and serve food focused on the person and her life, friendships, adventures and accomplishments.Continue Reading
Make custom invitations using blank 5-by-7-inch cards in the decor colors. Use reprints of baby photos of the guest of honor and secure them to the front of the invitations. Add a phrase such as "60 years in the future" under the photo. Inside the card, print out 4-by-6-inch card stock with the party information, or fill in the card's existing paper using handwriting or calligraphy. Add a current photo of the guest of honor inside the card, as well.
Use the guest of honor's favorite colors in the party decor. Create a photo time line of the person's life highlights and allow guests to write messages on the free spaces of the banner or boards. If the guest of honor has a favorite place to vacation, decorate the venue to resemble it and serve the area's traditional fare.
Create a game of 60 trivia questions about the guest of honor; categories might include childhood dreams and hobbies. Have a special prize for the winners of the game. If the person's old acquaintances cannot attend, ask them to send a special note or video for viewing during the party. Create a "This Is Your Life" game and give the person clues about the special friends in attendance before they come out to make an appearance.Learn more about Birthdays