13 Spectacular 35th Birthday Party Ideas
You are halfway through your 30s, but that’s no reason to start slowing down now! Keep the birthday energy rolling by throwing an unforgettable 35th birthday bash. Here are 13 spectacular 35th birthday party ideas to make this birthday extra special.
1. Book a Peerspace
Make your 35th birthday unforgettable with a venue rental you and your guests will love! Whichever party themes, activities, and ideas you choose — there is a unique venue to match on Peerspace. Peerspace offers everything from mansions and castles to cabins and beach bungalows. So you can enjoy your birthday anywhere while doing just about anything! In fact, we’re including photos of some of our favorite party rental venues throughout this article so you can see what’s out there for yourself. Check out all the gorgeous venues available in your area and book your favorite in mere moments.
2. Take a road trip
Adventure awaits! Hop in the car and celebrate your 35th birthday with a road trip. Don’t forget to stop at mile 35 for a selfie! For more “35” themed fun on your road trip, organize a trip down I-35. It stretches from the Mexico border in Texas to the Canadian border in Minnesota!
3. Come as your favorite star
You’re not alone in turning 35 this year— so are many famous celebs! Check out all these stars turning 35 right alongside you. Challenge your guests to dress like one of their favorite 35-year-old celebs for a great conversation ice-breaker and party theme that no one will forget.
4. Channel your inner billionaire
Don’t move a muscle! Hire someone to clean the house, ask a chef to cook for you and your friends, pay for a nanny to take care of the kids, and shell out for an at-home massage. If you’d rather have a bit of space away from home to celebrate your big day with friends and family, rent a mansion on Peerspace to channel those billionaire vibes! No one needs to know you’re only paying by the hour — this is just your new lifestyle!
5. Relax with a yoga retreat
Channel your inner yogi with a yoga retreat this birthday! This Palm Springs garden retreat (pictured above) would be perfect for a relaxing day of meditation on the yoga decks. Or if you’re feeling like something a little more active, a golf course is only a short walk away! And if you live in a big city like NYC, there are still great options for relaxing yoga retreats close by, like this retreat center in Queens County!
6. Become a wine connoisseur
Don’t just age like a bottle of fine wine — age with bottles of fine wine! Wine tastings are a fun way to learn something new with friends and family alike. You can rent spaces on Peerspace that include wine tastings with gorgeous vineyard views and dinner under grapevines! And there are plenty of options for wine tastings no matter where you live. Just search here for fun beer and wine tasting venues near you.
7. Discover a new hobby
You may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks — but you sure can teach a young, spritely 35-year-old new hobbies! This year’s the year to learn a new skill and learn to love a new hobby. Whether you’ve always wanted to try your hand at making a movie, learn how to ride a horse, become a content creator, or learn to sew — no time is better than now. Hire a professional to teach you and your friends how to do something new and fun this birthday!
8. Splurge on something you’ve always wanted
We’ve all got things in our Amazon cart that we look at and go … I would love to own that, but I just can’t. It’s too expensive. But not today! On your special day, treat yourself to that special something you’ve always wanted. It’s your party, and you can buy what you want to!
9. Party with a picnic
If you are looking for 35th birthday party ideas that don’t take too much planning but are still loads of fun — consider invite your friends out for a picnic. Ask everyone to bring a different picnic dish to share and enjoy the day with all your closest friends in a laid-back environment! If you are looking for something a bit more formal — consider renting a fun outdoor space on Peerspace for your picnic.
10. Reinvent yourself
Make 35 different with a new you. Try out a new hair color, get a tattoo, buy a new wardrobe or schedule an appointment with a beautician to teach you a new way to do your makeup! Start 35 with your best foot forward — take the time this birthday to look and feel your best.
11. Soak in hot springs
The hot springs are calling! Forget a cold pool or a small bath — relax in warm, spacious hot springs for your 35th. Peerspace has great options like this for private hot springs you can rent out, so the only other people in the pool are the friends you want there!
12. Tourist for a day
Just because you’re staying close to home for your birthday doesn’t mean your 35th birthday ideas can’t be unique and adventurous! Treat your birthday like a tourist would, who’s visiting your hometown for the first time. Rent out a Peerspace ranch and ride horses with friends, tour your local museums, celebrate at a gorgeous beach house venue, and snorkel with all the other visitors!
13. The day of your dreams
Imagine the day of your dreams — what does it look like? Whatever it is, do just that! Lounge around in your PJs until noon, take a bath and enjoy a glass of wine, grab a beer with your closest friends or go on the trip you’ve been planning for years. The best 35th birthday party ideas are just committing to do the things that make you most happy. It can be an all-out bash with 100s of friends or a quiet night with your special someone. Whatever those perfect birthday plans are to you, go ahead and make them happen!