Planning a 30th birthday party?

Thirty is a landmark birthday and one that everyone remembers – whether they like it or not!

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If it’s down to you to plan a 30th birthday party for a loved one, you will want to make sure that you do all that you can to ensure that it is fun and memorable for them but also for everyone in attendance.

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One way to do this is with a themed party and this collaborative post will look at some of the best theme ideas for inspiration.

5 party themes for a 30th birthday


If the birthday girl or boy is a big fan of Disney then this is always a great theme because there are so many great characters to choose from and many different styles to incorporate. A few films to take inspiration from that a 30-year-old would enjoy include Aladdin, The Lion King, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid and Cinderella.

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Luau Party

If the party is taking place in the warmer months of the year, it is hard to go wrong with a luau party. This is a colourful Hawaii-themed party complete with grass skirts, limbo and tropical music. There are luau-inspired recipes to try and you could also book a flower delivery with brightly coloured flowers to make your party really authentic.

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Harry Potter

Many 30-year-olds are avid Harry Potter fans and this makes it another great option for a themed party. It can be great fun getting everyone to dress up in robes and to decorate the venue in a Hogwarts style – you could even send out Harry Potter-inspired invitations complete with a seal stamp!

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Marvel is all the rage right now and many 30-year-olds love the Marvel universe. Again, this makes it a great theme as there are so many different characters, outfits and decoration themes to choose from. A few films to take inspiration from include Black Widow, Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Be consistent with themed presents & cards

The key to success with any themed party is consistency. Try to make everything related to the theme, which will include buying a present and a 30th birthday card related to the theme that you have chosen.

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Hopefully, this post will give you some inspiration and help you to plan the perfect 30th birthday party for a loved one. Thirty is a big birthday and one that many can feel sensitive about, so it’s important to show them the best time possible with all of their loved ones.

This is a collaborative post.

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