13 Creative October Birthday Party Ideas

Need some unique and fun October birthday party ideas? Then Peerspace has you covered! We happen to think that October babies are lucky. If you’re celebrating in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway, your birthday falls during the gorgeous autumn season.

This year, why not enjoy a creative October birthday party? Here are 13 ideas for how to do just that.

1. Celebrate in an exciting Peerspace venue

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To throw a creative party, it’s fun to mix up your typical setting and celebrate somewhere unique. To do just that, book a Peerspace!

Peerspace is the world’s largest online marketplace with listings of peer-owned venues to rent by the hour. There are thousands of Peerspaces in hundreds of cities, ranging from rooftop gardens to cozy bungalows to luxe pop-up restaurants. Celebrating in a Peerspace venue is a fantastic way to host a creative October birthday.

Peerspace is simple to use – just visit the website, enter the type of event you’re hosting, and the city where you want to celebrate. Filter the results by how many people you plan to invite, what type of venue you prefer, and featured amenities. Enjoy perusing the fun photos and previous renters’ reviews! You’re free to communicate directly with the venue host if you have questions.

2. Rent a barn

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That crisp October weather goes seamlessly with a barn party. Bob for apples, rent a traveling petting farm, or host a hoedown. This luxurious, spacious barn in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Charlottesville, Virginia would be the ideal setting for an upscale – yet rustic – birthday celebration. The remodeled three-level event venue accommodates 175 guests.

3. Host at a winery

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The Southern Arizona borderlands might not seem like ideal wine country, but surprisingly, the reds are outstanding, and the mountain views are even better. Host your creative October birthday party ideas at this high desert winery near the US border with Mexico. The weather will be perfect in the fall, and the gold, red, and purple sunsets will match the season.

Celebrate even more seasonally with our cozy fall birthday party ideas!

4. Relax in a New England forest

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Ten wooded backyard acres meet thousands of acres of untamed forest land at this Massachusetts gathering venue in the Berkshires. Autumn leaves will put on a beautiful show that will make your October birthday party unforgettable. Play hide and seek among the tall trees and serve hot cocoa and mulled cider, as it is a perfectly brisk time of year.

5. Enjoy an urban garden

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Throwing an October birthday party at this Chicago-area residential garden space would be perfect for a smaller group of about 25 people. You may also rent the indoor kitchen if you don’t dine at one of many nearby Boystown eateries.

The space comes equipped with tables and chairs, but if you want amenities that the host doesn’t offer, just head to Peerspace’s Concierge service. They’ll connect you with local trusted vendors that will bring catering, a professional photographer, flowers, or whatever else you might need to make your party extra special.

6. Have a castle bash

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October birthday parties often feature a Halloween theme. Why not spice it up by hosting in a fantastic castle? This Hollywood Hills castle is perched high above Los Angeles, directly below the famous Hollywood sign.

Hosting here would make for incredibly cool, monstrous October birthday party ideas for up to 200 people. At night, there are amazing views of twinkling city lights, and in the daytime, you can enjoy the lush gardens that surround the castle.

7. Futuristic spaceship

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Feeling a little out there this year? Then host your October birthday party in a super creative space – this spaceship structure in Venice, California. The artsy venue is perfect for the zanier guest of honor and their friends. Renters can either use a small studio that can hold about 30 people or secure the entire home and grounds with a fire pit, pool, and jacuzzi. Source some fun props and have guests don space-themed costumes, and beep beep boop boop the night away in grand style.

8. Hold a séance

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Conjure the spirits for your October birthday party ideas at this sultry Greenwich Village bordello-style bar. You and about 120 revelers can channel your inner psychics and reveal the upcoming year’s events. The lush venue features two floors, each with sound systems and stages, and the hosts are flexible when it comes to add-ons and amenities. It’s a personalized riff off the predictable Halloween October bday theme.

9. Enjoy life’s luxuries

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This swanky penthouse in Vancouver, BC offers outstanding views of the city and waterscapes. Vancouver is misty in October, so you and your birthday guests will appreciate the apartment’s upscale indoor amenities like the white baby grand piano and chef’s kitchen.

One of the best aspects of Peerspace, in addition to the thousands of unique venues, is the ability to read previous guests’ reviews of most spaces.

Reviewers have absolutely loved booking this penthouse. Reviewer Malalay H. had this to say: “Annee was an amazing host! She truly is one of the most courteous and kindest hosts you will find. She was able to answer all my questions and in a prompt manner. The place is even more beautiful than what the pictures show, and my guests and I loved our time here!”

10. Escape the chill

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If your cool-weather birthday has you singing the blues, treat yourself to a tropical vacay for all your October birthday party ideas. Host a destination party at this Kona, Hawaii mansion, where you can forget all about those changing leaves and impending snow shoveling chores. Situated on a lush oceanfront property with sandy beaches and nearby lava tide pools, you and your guests will want to hang ten well after your tenth-month birthday.

Do you take your birthdays with a side of photoshoot? If so, then you need to see our beautiful autumn photoshoot ideas!

11. Oktoberfest yourself

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Munich, Germany is home to the world’s biggest Oktoberfest, but Berlin’s might be equally fun. If your birthday is in early October, you can attend in real time!

Enjoy the beer festival and then host your own private cocktail celebration in this eco-friendly Berlin bar where 50 of your newfound besties can join the party. And if your special day doesn’t happen to coincide with Oktoberfest, don’t fret. You can still celebrate just the same.

12. Host a harvest party

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October birthdays are awesome for hosting a fall-themed harvest party. You could host yours at this stunning Pennsylvania orchard. Often used for weddings, the 1.5 acres are ideal for events where you want to spread out.

Scatter some picnic blankets on the chilly October ground, set out baskets with sandwiches and apples, and enjoy your guests’ company. The Peerspace venue hosts provide chairs and some audiovisual gear so you can play music or project family photos.

13. Celebrate in Hill Country

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For a small gathering with 15 people, book this spacious Hill Country Peerspace home near Austin, Texas. It is an exquisite residence that’s been featured in numerous publications and websites, and it’s situated on a hill on wooded grounds. You could host a mellow dinner party, open gifts, and cut cake, and just enjoy one another’s company on your October birthday.

For more creative October birthday party ideas, check out these beautiful autumn photoshoot ideas.

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