Wording ideas for birthday invitation cards include "Help me celebrate my birthday with food and drinks" for an adult's birthday party and "You're invited, just keep it under wraps" for a surprise birthday party. Popular wording formats for birthday invitation cards include poems, sayings, rhyming verses and simple sentences.
Birthday invitation wording ideas vary depending on the type of party and the age of the person having the birthday. Invitations often reference the age the person is going to be, especially if it's a significant milestone, such as 21, 30 or 50.
The party organizer should send out the invitations three to six weeks before the party to give invited guests plenty of time to plan for the party. Regardless of the wording chosen, the invitation should include the party's time, date, theme, recommended attire and location. If there's any other important information that the guests should know, such as the party being a surprise or that the organizer plans to serve food, the invitation should include that as well.
Invitations typically include an RSVP. While people don't always respond as requested, the writer can encourage guests to respond through wording like "please confirm if you are attending so we make enough food" or "please respond so we can let the venue know how many people to expect."