If your birthday is coming up but you’re short on ideas, you’ve come to the right place! No matter what age you’re celebrating, we've got plenty of birthday ideas for adults that will ensure you have the most memorable time possible. Whether you love to party, you're keen on something a little low key or you don’t even know where to start, there are plenty of unique party themes to consider when planning your birthday bash.
1. Make Culinary Magic
Want to spice up your birthday with something completely different? Consider heading along to a cooking class! Whether it's an authentic Japanese cooking class in Meadow Springs, a chocolate making course in Sydney or a Paella and Sangria Workshop in Melbourne, you and your guests will love making sweet memories together. Learn to make Michelin-worthy meals, moreish treats and beautiful beverages while you connect with one another over a shared meal.
2. Throw Clay At A Pottery Workshop
If you’re seeking out unique birthday ideas for adults, nothing beats the sense of satisfaction that your guests will feel after they've picked up a totally new skill! Whether you’re looking for 30th birthday ideas, 50th birthday party ideas or the perfect unique experience gift for a loved one, pottery classes are sure to be a hit. Choose from clay hand building, where you and your friends will work with clay using simple tools, or wheel throwing for beginners, where you’ll learn to shape beautiful ceramics using the pottery wheel. When it comes to thinking up unique birthday ideas for adults, pottery workshops are one of the most memorable party themes you can choose – at the end of the class, each guest will head home a present of their own: a DIY mug, plate or pot that they’ve created themselves! Brainstorming party ideas and gifts for gardeners? Check out our guide.
3. Let Go At A Cocktail Making Class
We’ve all experienced the thrill of watching a talented mixologist whip up your cocktail of choice behind the bar. Whether you like them zesty, spicey, smooth or sweet, those first few sips are nothing short of mindblowing. Treat your guests to one of our cocktail making classes and become the star of your own show as you whip up time-honoured drinks in a cocktail making class. Whether you’re looking for 21st birthday themes or 60th birthday ideas, there are bar and beverage classes to suit every personality type, age, skill level and flavour preferences!
4. Host A Dumpling Cooking Class At Home
As fun as they are, it can be tough to find memorable birthday ideas for adults at home that have enough momentum and excitement to last more than a few hours. Host a virtual birthday party and learn to make dumplings from the comfort of your own kitchen. Your guests will love learning to fill and fold their own tasty pillows of perfection at one of our virtual cooking classes. And of course, once you’ve cooked them up, you’ll be able to sit down to a delicious meal together. Why not crack open a bottle of sake or whip up some DIY cocktails for an added festive feel? At-home parties are super easy to throw together – all you need is some beautiful birthday party decorations, the necessary ingredients and your nearest and dearest!
5. Sip Wine As You Dine
Nothing says ‘happy birthday’ better than a gourmet food and wine tasting in Melbourne! Whether you’re celebrating your big day with a few close friends or a solid group of forty, you'll love kicking back and enjoying the view at this vineyard in the Mornington Peninsula. Treat yourself to some bite-size tapas that have been perfectly paired with a variety of locally-produced wines and toast to another amazing year! If you’re not based in Melbourne, check out more of our amazing food and wine birthday ideas near you or set yourself up at home with our virtual tasting kits and online classes.
6. Picture Perfect Party Ideas
When it comes to fun party ideas for adults, paint and sip classes are always a winner! Learn from experienced local artists with a glass of pinot in hand as you enjoy a little creative chaos with your friend. Whether you’re a lover of art or you’re just keen to have a good time, our paint with wine nights are a creative alternative to a night at the pub! Head to your local studio or bring the party to your place with one of our online paint and sip classes. Simply stream the live class in real time, BYO bottle of wine, lay out some tasty snacks and you’ve got yourself the perfect birthday party at home.
7. Become A Master Pizza-Maker
When it comes to mouthwatering party food, nothing beats an authentic Italian pizza! Rather than ordering in from a chain restaurant, treat your guests to one of our local pizza making classes and take a trip to Italy. When it comes to thinking up birthday party ideas for adults that everyone will love, you can’t go wrong with a classic Italian cooking class. In fact, if you're seeking out fun party themes, learning how to make your very own wood-fired pizza is the way to go. Where else can you celebrate your birthday, learn a new skill and eat the fruits of your labour? Under the guidance of an experienced chef, you and your guests will get to choose from the freshest ingredients, roll your own dough and create a gourmet pizza that’s worthy of the pizzerias of Napoli. If you’re looking for gift ideas for men or presents for couples, we can’t recommend our cooking classes highly enough!
8. Take A Fluid Art Class
Fluid art classes are all the rage right now, and for good reason – they’re fun, achievable and totally customisable. If you want a fun birthday idea for adults that will leave a lasting impression, consider taking a fluid art class together with your friends. Guided by a passionate local artist, you’ll discover essential paint pouring techniques and work with a range of different colours in order to create an eye-catching masterpiece to suit your bedroom, living room or office space. Catering to beginners, our fluid art classes are one of the best ways to bring your birthday ideas to life in an adult-friendly way!