25 things to do on your birthday (the best one yet!) (2024)

It’s about to be your birthday! (Yay!) It’s time to start planning how you want to celebrate. If you’re anything like us, you struggle to come up with ideas of birthday activities that are equal parts fun and special. You want to feel like royalty because this is the one day a year that you can wear a crown without judgment. We’re here to help you have your best birthday yet with this epic list of 25 (yes 2-5!) things to do on your birthday. When it’s your big day, all you have to do is come back to this list and start checking things off.Or if you are looking for virtual ideas, check out ourultimate virtual birthday planning guide.

1. Climb a mountain:

Don’t you want to feel accomplished and empowered on your birthday? Climbing a mountain will do just that. When you’re standing at the summit, looking over the horizon, you’ll feel ready to take on a new year of life.

2. Go on a birthday scavenger hunt adventure:

Gather your friends and do something totally different! Explore your city and complete outrageous birthday-themed challenges on a scavenger hunt that will have everyone buzzing.

BOOK A BIRTHDAY ADVENTURE

3. Go to an amusem*nt park:

Feel like a little kid again! Ride the scariest roller coasters, eat delicious fried food, and see if you can get a friend to win a prize for you at ring toss.

4. Catch a movie at the drive-in theatre:

You’ll feel like you’re stepping back in time, or into the movie Grease. Eat your favorite snacks and sip your favorite drink as you watch a film under the stars.

5. Play laser tag:

Whether you’re 10 or 70, laser tag is one of the most undeniable fun things to do on your birthday. Find one near you and get ready to take the other teams down!

6. Host a virtual happy

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7. Treat yourself to a spa day:

Indulge a little! Get a massage, get your nails done, wear a face mask. Let the stress melt off of you as you head into a new year.

8. Find a new, out-of-this-world outfit:

Go shopping (in person or online) and get a literal birthday suit. Put in on, and you’ll be ready to party.

9. Eat an elaborate meal:

If you’re a foodie, your birthday is a special day where you can eat whatever you want, as much as you’re hungry for, with no guilt. “Pig out!”

10. Host an amazing virtual birthday party:

Gather your favorite people for a remote celebration! We love virtual birthday parties because they allow you to bring people from around the world together. Let’s Roam’s version has embedded video chat and five rounds of fun ‘birthday-themed’ games for the perfect remote celebration.

TAKE YOUR PARTY VIRTUAL

11. Do good:

Some people don’t want their birthday to be all about them and prefer to spread the love to those less fortunate. If you’re one of those people, sing up to volunteer on your birthday. Giving back can be the best gift of all!

12. Host a sleepover:

Recreate your middle school days by inviting your best friends over, play truth or dare, do each other’s hair, watch nostalgic movies and stay up late gossiping.

13. Host a board game night:

If you love playing board games as much as we do, then hosting a board game night is the ideal way to celebrate. Play all your favorite games and see if your friends let you win just because it’s your birthday

14. Splash around:

Head to your nearest reservoir, river, beach, or lake. Splash around, go swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, boating…just get wet!

15. Carve out some quiet time:

Let your mind drift off as you lean into the zen and let yourself fully relax. It’s called “me time” and it’s important.

16. Do a birthday photoshoot:

You deserve to feel like the star you are! Hire a photographer (or ask a friend) to take stunning b-day photos of you in a location of your choosing. Have fun with it, glamazon!

17. Get a psychic reading:

See what your future holds…

18. Go camping:

a birthday retreat could be just what the doctor ordered. Roast marshmallows and celebrate under the stars.

19. Go flower picking:

Build yourself a birthday bouquet

20. Go on your dream vacation:

Why wait? Your big day is the perfect excuse to jet-set.

21. Get cultured:

Go to a museum, take in a play, experience the incredible art in your city.

22. Make something:

Give yourself the gift of your very own masterpiece. Paint, draw, make jewelry. Unleash your creative side.

23. Spend the day in bed:

Eat in bed, drink in bed, read in bed, and feel no guilt!

24. Go to a concert or dance party:

Music is good for the soul. Feed your soul by going to an awesome concert or by hosting a dance party at home. There’s nothing better.

25. Step outside your comfort zone:

Go skydiving, ATVing, white-water rafting, hot-air balloon riding, something that feels different and exciting to launch you into your new year!

Birthday star, it’s time to step into the spotlight! You are a very special person who deserves to feel amazing on your birthday. We hope that this list can be a helpful guide when you’re looking for things to do on your birthday. We can’t wait to see some of these ideas in action! If you are still looking for some socially-distant ideas, here is our socially distant birthday guide. May you feel birthday love from all over the world- we’ll be sending some. Happy birthday!

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