50th Birthday Party Ideas For Men

50th birthday party ideas for men can sometimes be a challenge, as with any milestone birthday.  Whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or a big, over-the-top party, focus entirely on the Honoree.  

What would make him happy?  Whether he's a sports fanatic, a foodie, or an outdoor enthusiast, there's something for every type of guy on this list. 

With that in mind, make an effort to celebrate the Honoree's life in such a way that makes him feel special and the guests feel lucky to have been a part of it.  So get ready to celebrate the big 5-0 in a way that he'll never forget!

50th Birthday For Men

19 Best 50th Birthday Party Ideas
For Men

Let the theme drive the party planning.  Is your Honoree obsessed with hunting and fishing or is he an avid golfer or sports fan?  What if your Honoree is not obsessed with anything?  Lucky for you, turning 50 years of age is remarkable enough to become the theme entirely.  We hope you find these 50th birthday party ideas for men just the inspiration needed. 

50th Birthday Party Ideas Men

 1.  Vintage Dude.
One way to soften the blow of age is to make it seem cool to be vintage.  These Vintage Dude party supplies prove that age is more of an attitude than a number, the perfect way to make turning 50 cool. 

Personalized Vintage Dude

Aged, Antique and Vintage Any Birthday Design Banner
Rustic Antique 00th Birthday Balloon
Aged, Antique and Vintage 90th Birthday Design Pap

 2.  Taco Themed Party.
Taco 'bout 50!  These birthday supplies make perfect sense if your planning a taco bar.  Sometimes, it's the simple things that have the most impact...irresistible food with creative 50th birthday party ideas for men intermingled.  Your party will be the taco of the town. 

Taco 'Bout Birthday Party Banner
Taco 'Bout Birthday Party Paper Napkins
Taco 'Bout Birthday Party Favor Bag

 3.  70's Theme Party.
Can you dig it?  Get out your bell bottoms and leisure suits and throw back to the old days with a 70's themed party.  Disco Fever.  Hippie Party.  Tie Dye Party.  Saturday Night Live Party.  YMCA Party.  Whatever you choose to call it, it'll be groovy.  

Peace Sign
Old Hippie Hippy Tie Dye 70th Birthday Party Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Favor Bags
Neon number 50 sign on brick wall paper plate
Paper Napkin
Favor Bags

 4.  The Man, The Myth, The Legend.
Every element of the party should reflect the Honoree's personality.  If your Honoree is a legend in his own mind, then he will get a kick out of these 50th birthday party ideas for men.  They're a great way to get the word out that we are celebrating greatness.

80th Birthday Man Myth Legend Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Mason Jar

Consider incorporating a personalized backdrop into your party plans.  Hang it behind the food table to anchor the theme or use as a photo backdrop.  Measure your party space and choose the size that is the best fit.  Click on the picture below to personalize it and have it your way.

Birthday backdrop banner, party decor, photo booth

 5.  Old Meter.
If you're feeling like humor is the right approach, consider the Old Meter theme.  These fun 50th birthday party ideas for men include party supplies, t-shirts, banners, etc.  The implication of high mileage will be the talk of the party because some jokes never get old.

 6.  Cheers To 50 Years.
Celebrate the joy of the occasion with the Cheers to 50 Years theme.  Get the party started with a prominently placed banner to greet party guests.  Then spread Cheers to 50 Years decorations and balloons throughout the party space to solidify the theme. 

 7.  50 Years In The Making.
When looking for 50th birthday party ideas for men, look for those that indulge the Honoree with as much attention as possible.  The 50 Years In The Making theme is perfect if you plan to stroll down memory lane.  Highlight a life well lived with decorations and party elements that give a nod to 50, and incorporate old photographs of the Honoree that everyone will remember.    

50th Birthday | Then & Now Photos | Black and Gold Banner
50th Birthday 50 YEARS IN THE MAKING Party Favor Hand Sanitizer Packet
50th Birthday Retro Typography Black Gold Lights Sign

 8.  Aged To Perfection.
Like a fine wine, some things get better with age.  From party favor boxes to personalized water bottles, the theme and the Honoree are both recognized.  And for those who like audience participation, consider an Aged To Perfection Pinata.  You're never too old for fun. 

Creative 50th birthday decorations let the theme do the talking.
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 9.  Sports Theme.
Be the MVP of 50th birthday party ideas for men.  If your guy takes his sports seriously, score big with everything sports related.  Throw a party that is filled with sports pride from the decorations to party favors.  If you have any trick plays, now would be the time to use them.

Football party theme
American Football Party Name and Age Sports Theme Paper Plate
American Football Theme Party Name Age Napkins
American Football Theme Faux Pigskin Laced Can Cooler

10.  Golf Themed Party.
An avid golfer and a golf themed party is the perfect pairing.  When 50th birthday decorations bring joy to the Honoree, they have fulfilled their purpose.  

Zazzle 50th Birthday Party Ideas For Men Golf
Zazzle 50th Birthday Party Ideas For Men Custom Golf
Zazzle 50th Birthday Party Ideas Happy Birdie

11.  Music Inspired.
Looking for a party theme filled with music?  With a band, DJ or guest participation, the party buzz will be the memories.  Once you have chosen your theme, consider asking guests to dress for the occasion.  Karaoke Night.  Disco Party.  Saturday Night Fever Party.

Karaoke Night Sign
Karaoke Birthday Party Microphone Musical Scale Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Favor Bags
Vintage Retro Vinyl Record Personalized Party Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Favor Bags

12.  Outdoorsman.
The perfect solution for the outdoorsman in your life.  Celebrate his passion...Camo Party Theme.  Fisherman.  Hunting Party.  Lumberjack.  

Rustic Red Buffalo Check Camp Camping Birthday Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Red Buffalo Checks Man's Rustic Birthday Party Invitation
Fifty And Fabulous Birthday Hippie Travel Trailer Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Mason Jar

13.  Fish Themed Party.
If your Honoree would rather be fishing, lure him in with a fishing themed celebration.  Have a reely good party featuring the big catch of the day.  

Bass Jumping Fishing Happy Birthday Bunting Flags
Bass Fishing 50th Birthday Party Napkins
Bass Fishing 50th Birthday Party Paper Plate
Fishing 50th Birthday Party Balloon
50th Fishing Birthday Thank You Favor Bag
Bass Fishing Themed 50th Birthday Invitation

14.  The Old Buck Is 50.
For the man obsessed with hunting, consider planning a 50th birthday party around that passion.  You will find lots of party supplies in season to get the word out that The Old Buck is 50.

Old Buck 50th Birthday Party Invitation
Old Buck 50th Birthday Party Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Funny Buck Wild One Buffalo Plaid Birthday Party Banner
Funny Buck Wild One Buffalo Plaid Birthday Party Paper Plate
Paper Napkin

15.  Backyard Bash.
Backyard parties have an easy and casual comfort that is hard to replicate indoors.  Break out the grill, add some sides and get ready to serve good food to hungry guests.

Backyard Bash

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16.  Custom party supplies.
Honor your birthday celebrant with fun, personalized party goods.  These one-of-a-kind party supplies make the day extra special and perfect for a milestone birthday.  Check out these ways to use favorite photos at your celebration.  Click on the photos below to get started.   

Birthday party custom photo monogram guy black tapestry
50th birthday party photo collage guy black paper plate
50th Birthday Photo Banner
Add Your Own Custom Photo Birthday Balloon
Make your own personalized photo template bunting flags
Photo Template Birthday Paper Party Hat

17.  Casino for party.
As luck would have it, there are impressive casino themed 50th birthday party ideas for men.  So if your man loves to roll the dice, the odds are you will love the party supplies here.

Casino themed 50th birthday party
Black White Poker Chip Las Vegas Casino Birthday Paper Plate
Paper Napkin
Black White Poker Chip Las Vegas Birthday Confetti
Heart Diamond Spade Club Casino Birthday Banner
Welcome Black White Red Poker Chip Birthday Party Sign
Casino Happy Birthday Any Age Banner

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Create Your Own Jumbo Face Playing Cards
Bicycle Playing Cards
Black White Red Casino Poker Chip Vegas Birthday Hand Sanitizer Packet

18.  Tailgate Party.
Tailgate birthday parties are a great way to combine the excitement of a birthday celebration with the laid-back vibes of a tailgate party.  Celebrate his special day with friends and family while enjoying some delicious food, drinks, and fun games.  So fire up the grill, set up the cooler, and get ready to celebrate.

19.  Holiday themed party.
Take a cue from the holiday and apply it to your favorite 50th birthday party ideas for men.  Whatever the season, entertain party guests in such a way that the birthday and the season are both recognized in a big way. 
Check out these seasonal 50th birthday party themes.

St Patrick Day Theme

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