The Best Adult Birthday Party Activities for Adults of All Ages
This chapter focuses on how you can take the fun up a notch at your party with activities and games. We've packed in plenty of suggestions to jumpstart your party planning. You'll learn about setting up birthday photoshoot props and how to introduce activities and games to keep your guests entertained. We’ll also touch on taking the party on the go!
How Birthday Party Activities Make Adult Parties More Fun
Birthday party games, door prizes, and surprise guests, including the guest of honor, can make your birthday parties the talk of the town.
Do a birthday interview with the guest of honor. Each party guest can pick one or two questions from a preselected group of questions or set of cards.
Go beyond the traditional "Happy Birthday" song and sing a couple of the guest of honor's favorite tunes.
Get the latest birthday party ideas that will make sure your guests love your parties and talk about them for years to come.
Choosing Activities for Your Adult Birthday Party
Things to consider when selecting activities:
- Guest count: the number of participants can determine the activities
Timeline: how long does the activity take to complete?
Venue: where is the party and are there any limitations?
What Are Common Activities for an Adult Birthday Party?
Common birthday party activities include:
Music and dancing
Birthday cake and birthday toasts to the guest of honor
Opening birthday gifts
Adult Birthday Party Games to Keep the Fun Going All Night Long
Introduce some of these games and watch the fun ensue.
Cards Against Humanity
What Do You Meme?
Don’t Get Got
Mobile Party Games
Two Truths and a Lie
Never Have I Ever
Name that Tune
Outdoor Yard Games
Adult Beverage Activities
Creating a themed drink station can be an activity on its own.
Make your own craft cocktail station
- Old fashioned
Big Batch Drinks
Pimm's punch bowl
Classic margarita pitchers
Pear ginger white sangria
Horizontal wine tasting
Vertical wine tasting
Tasting by region
Take Your Party to Go!
Popular venues for taking your party out of the house and on the go:
Brewery taproom or wine bar
Pool, lake, or beach
Bocce ball court
3 Tips for Your Adult Birthday Party Activities
Tip 1: Prizes and rewards for participants
Tip 2: Options for guests to select (have a few ready)
Tip 3: Tie the activities into the party’s theme
Where Do I Get Supplies for a Birthday Party Theme?
Get the latest and greatest activities and board games from Party City.
You can pick your favorite birthday photoshoot props from our large inventory. Balloon garlands, walls, and other spectacular balloon decorations are a great choice. Posters, banners, and signs also enhance your photo backdrop. Make sure you pick out a location before deciding on your photoshoot props and décor.
Choose from our huge selection of party décor and party favors.
Make your party the talk of the town with incredible balloon decorations. Not just for decoration, balloons make the ideal backdrop for birthday photoshoots. Make it easy on yourself with same-day balloon delivery.