80th Birthday Party Suggestions

80th birthday party suggestions can be a challenge.  Have you ever asked yourself at someone else's party, why didn't I think of that?  

There are endless possibilities to create a party that will be remembered for years to come.  We hope you find the tried and true party ideas here just the right Inspiration to create your own unique celebration.

Capture the essence of the occasion with a creative combination of the past and the present all at the same time--it will make all the difference.

Celebrate 80th Birthday Party with a lifetime of photos.

Have you noticed?  80th birthday party suggestions make you think outside your comfort zone--just in time to celebrate.

Do you need help in planning your special Honoree's party? Listed below are a few 80th birthday party suggestions you might want to consider when planning this event. 

80th Birthday Welcome Table

Picture Perfect Party Ideas

Reflecting back on eighty years can become a big part of this milestone party.  Have pens and paper available for guests to share their favorite memories of the Honoree and drop in a jar.  This jar filled with amazing moments to remember is given to the Honoree to enjoy.

Please write a good memory and place it in the 80th Birthday Memory Jar.

This Is Your Life.  Add milestone photos and information to create a trip through the Honoree's life.  Wonderful decoration for the party and great gift after the celebration.    

Birthday Milestones PHOTO COLLAGE Family Tree Gift Poster

Can we get your autograph?  This memory book is a great place for guests to sign and record special birthday wishes.  Look on the bright side, with years of memories to draw from there should be plenty of entertainment inside.

80th Birthday Guest Book Idea. Can we get your autograph?

Photo courtesy of Krissa's Creative Hands

Display a framed picture of the Honoree and allow guests to sign with a short message.  It's so personal and makes the perfect keepsake long after the party is over.

80th Birthday Framed Photo Guest Book Alternative

Photo courtesy of Heart Tree Home

Relax and be reminded of life's simple pleasures.  With a little help from your friends, this simple white chair will encourage happy thoughts long after the party is over.    

Adirondack chair used as a guest book.

Photo courtesy of Pearls for Paper

Having everything needed readily available defines the purpose and welcomes guests in.  Here a pencil is tucked inside a pretty card with the request of a sweet memory.

Card with pencil ready for guests to record a special memory.

Photographic Memories

Highlight years and years of memories with photos.  The 80th birthday party suggestions found here give special attention to clever presentation ideas.  Be sure to display any photos you may have of the Honoree and attendees.  Everyone loves to see their picture included.  

A collection of photos displayed on an 8-0 collage.

Photo courtesy of Pinterest

Make your balloons stand out from the bottom up.  Fill balloons with helium and attach a photo to encourage reminiscing of days gone by--such an uplifting idea.    

80th Birthday balloons tied to heart-warming photos.

Photo courtesy of Escape Adulthood

Treat your Honoree with a bouquet of flowers that will never wilt.  This easy to make arrangement can be customized to match any color theme.  

An arrangement of smiling faces as flowers for an 80th birthday centerpiece.

Photo courtesy of Mandy Douglas

Custom table card holders can be used to hold photos and scattered throughout the party area.  Click on the photos below to get started.

Table Card Holder
CUSTOM PHOTO, TEXT & COLOR table card holder
Table Card Holder

A unique take on the traditional table runner.  This handcrafted runner takes us on a journey of the Honoree's life in photos.  Guaranteed to impress both the Honoree and the guests.  

80th Birthday Photo Table Runner of memories.

Photo courtesy of Us Girls..Our Views

Scattered pictures from the way we were.  We love how this table setting incorporates color, lighting, and memories to express 80 years in a meaningful way.

80th Birthday Centerpiece:  Remembering the past.

Photo courtesy of just what I (squeeze) in

Mix materials and elements for the perfect combination.  With a little inspiration and a minimum of fuss, you can create a party decoration that can go anywhere you like.

80th birthday photo tree on a table.

Photo courtesy of Heritage Books

More photo display ideas

Smile and Say Cheese

Scatter disposable cameras around and encourage your guests to take pictures at random and also have their picture taken with the birthday Honoree.  Afterward, have these picture developed and sent to Honoree.

80th birthday daisy centerpiece with a disposable camera.

Photo courtesy of Suzanne's Thoughts

The imagination and effort you put into decorating for the party will make your guests feel truly welcome.  This table is a good example.

A guest book table with pens and a sign the says snap a pic and sign our guest book.

Photo courtesy of Serendipitous Bliss

Accentuate your party scape with interesting things placed in unexpected places.  This hanging picture frame could be the stage for a birthday photo shoot. 

A frame hanging from a branch of a tree.

Fabulous idea for a glammed up photo shoot of the guest of honor.  It's a snap to get your whole extended clan involved by providing 80th birthday party props. 

Woman striking a pose with a 80th birthday selfie frame.

Greetings From The White House

Take your 80th birthday party ideas straight to the top.  Request a birthday card be mailed from the President to your Honoree.  Remember to allow plenty of time for this greeting, the President is a busy man!  Click here for details.

The United States of America's White House.

Choose Charity

Everybody wins.  Instead of gifts, have your guests make donations to their favorite charity in honor of your 80th birthday quest.  Truly, the gift that keeps on giving.

Charity never faileth sign on a table.

More 80th Birthday Party Suggestions

The news is out.
Have a picture of your Honoree put in the local newspaper with a caption such as "Extra, Extra!  Read All About It!  Name is turning 80!  Happy Birthday!"

Personalized newspaper.

How much do you really know.
Prepare a quiz of questions relating to the life of your Honoree.  Include questions about family, career, hobbies and other favorite things in their life.  You may want to give a prize to the person who gets the most answers correct.

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