50th Birthday Party Ideas For Men


That special guy is turning 50! It’s a milestone birthday and deserves a fantastic celebration. Planning a memorable event for his half-century marker is easy with these fun 50th birthday party ideas for men. Consider a manly-style theme to tie all elements of the party together, from the invitations to the decorations, food and party favors.

Cheers and Beers

For the beer-loving man, this is a great theme that sets the tone for a casual, fun-filled party that will be enjoyed by both genders. Customize the invitations to read: Mark is turning 50, join us for cheers & beers! Personalize his favorite brand of suds with customized beer bottle labels and fill the food table with his favorites like wings, mini sub sandwiches and an awesome seven-layer dip. Décor can feature a personalized beer bottle standee, ideal for a photo op prop, a beer mug inflatable cooler, and balloons and streamers in gold, white and black.

Classic Car Theme

Any car guy will love this theme for his special 50th birthday celebration: You’re not old. You’re a classic! Look to a color palette of bright red with silver (chrome) and ’57 Chevy blue accents. Include a statement piece like this sleek roadster standee, perfect for photo ops during the party. Use matchbox-sized toy cars as 3-D props on the food table that can feature finger foods such as slider-style sandwiches, vegetable platters and the birthday guy’s favorite chips and dip.

Mustache Bash

Everyone from men to women and kids alike, will enjoy a festive ‘stache bash to celebrate a gent’s 50th birthday. As a theme party, the Mustache Bash offers a ton of great possibilities that include a funky photo station where everyone can don a ‘stache and have a picture snapped, as well as mustache wall decals, mustache party supplies and a spectacular mustache arch walkway to greet your guests as they enter the party. Opt for a mustache-shaped birthday cake or cupcakes with mustache toppers. Arrange the cupcakes in the shape of the number 50 to complete the theme.

Vintage Dude

50 years falls into the vintage category for many things, so give your guest of honor a party that celebrates his new vintage status. The Vintage Dude theme for a 50th birthday party features a red, black and white color scheme and is available in a full party pack that includes everything you need, from tableware to decorations. Add a birthday cake with a Vintage Dude message, black frosting, and white and red lettering/accents as an eye-catching centerpiece on the food table.

50th birthday party ideas for men are numerous. When choosing a theme for his special party, look to his hobbies and favorite things for inspiration. If you need help putting together a new theme, our party planning experts can help.