Birthday Themes by Personality Type

When planning a birthday celebration for an adult, you can make it even more special with a party theme that reflects the personality of your guest of honor.

This is a great way to create a fresh and unexpected experience that still resonates with the inner spirit of the birthday boy or girl.

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Here are some of our party theme ideas categorized by these seven personality types:

  • Glamorous
  • Adventurer
  • Artistic
  • Outdoorsman
  • Free Spirit
  • Nature Lover
  • Cerebral


Hollywood Red Carpet

  • Go glam when you go Hollywood for a movie-themed event featuring flashing photographers, big lights, and lots of attitude. Have your guests dress as their favorite movie star for a costume party.
  • Decor: A red carpet leading into the party venue, gold ropes, life-size Oscar statues, and Hollywood signs.

Luxury Brand

  • Embrace the world of high fashion with an exclusive soiree celebrating the world of luxury & opulence.
  • Decor: Fashion show runway, logos and design elements from top luxury brands such as Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Prada.

Great Gatsby

  • Step back in time for the splendor and sparkle of the Roaring Twenties with all the glitz of a Great Gatsby party theme.
  • Decor: Gold & black colors, Art Deco designs, opulent chandeliers, feathers and pearls.

Denim & Diamonds

  • Unwind in your favorite denim and dazzle with your brightest diamonds where rugged meets radiant.
  • Decor: Crystal chandeliers, mirrored tabletops, and diamond confetti combined with denim table runners, napkins, and accents.


Expedition Everest

  • Strap on your hiking boots for an exhilarating expedition to Everest without ever leaving the city.
  • Decor: Tents and climbing gear, prayer flags, white sheers & drapery, cool white lighting to give an icy, high-altitude feel.

Jungle Safari Adventure

  • Grab your binoculars and lace up your boots for a tropical adventure into the wild heart of the jungle.
  • Decor: Tropical plants, bamboo, animal prints, tents & canopies, safari hats, old world globes, and vintage cameras.

Deep-Sea Dive Exploration

  • Plunge into the mysterious depths of the ocean with the marine motifs and hidden treasures of a deep-sea-dive-exploration theme.
  • Decor: Blue lighting, diving equipment & cage, shipwrecks, glow-in-the-dark marine life, balloons as bubbles, depth markers, drape walls dark blue & purple tulle.

Desert Oasis Mirage

  • Let the desert winds guide you to a night of illusion, luxury, and delight with an oasis mirage party theme.
  • Decor: Jute, rattan & wood, Bedouin-style tent, lush greenery, sand-colored fabrics as dunes and shiny material to mimic water.


Painter's Art Studio

  • Paint a picture-perfect party with an art studio theme to celebrate the joy and freedom of artistic expression.
  • Decor: Easels, art supplies, palettes, paint-splattered tablecloths & runners, paint cans, brushes, & lots of color.

Frida Kahlo Fiesta

  • Immerse yourself in a world filled with color, passion, and the spirit of Mexico by celebrating the spirit and resilience of Frida Kahlo as your party theme.
  • Decor: Vibrant colors, Mexican decor, self-portrait station, and traditional Mexican food.

Street Art & Graffiti Jam

  • Hit the streets and dive into an electrifying world of vibrant color, bold design, & rebellious spirit with a graffiti art jam theme.
  • Decor: Create an urban streetscape with street signs, graffiti tagged brick wall backdrops, spray paint can centerpieces, neon lighting, and artist smocks.

Impressionist Garden Party

  • Step into a dreamy world of soft hues & dappled sunlight inspired by Monet, Renoir, and Degas with an impressionist garden party as your theme.
  • Decor: Use pastel colors, water lilies, gauzy fabrics on furniture, trees & tables, fairy lights, vintage garden furniture, easels with impressionist floral paintings.


Wild West Rodeo

  • Saddle up and get ready to capture the spirit of the wild west for a rootin' tootin good time party theme.
  • Decor: Hay bales, horseshoes, cowboy hats, boots, badges, wanted posters, playing cards, gold coins & nuggets, six-shooters, boot hill, & money bags.

Backwoods Campout

  • Pack your adventurous spirit and gear up for a night of wilderness fun with a backwoods camping party theme.
  • Decor: Tents, campfire, s'mores, sleeping bags, backpacks, compasses, and lanterns.

Hunter’s Lodge

  • Grab your flannel and hiking boots for a night of rustic revelry with a hunter's lodge theme.
  • Decor: Antlers, camouflage, wood logs & slices, lanterns, pine cones, maps, faux fur or plaid blankets, mason jar candles, and hunting gear.

Fishing Retreat

  • Cast away your worries and dive into a reel good time with a fishing retreat party theme.
  • Decor: Fishing poles, water lilies, oars, nets, tackle boxes, bobbers, lures, lanterns, rowboats, fish, lake & river maps.

Free Spirit

Bohemian Bliss

  • Bring out your inner boho with the peace, love, and free-spirited vibes of a bohemian bliss theme.
  • Decor: Mix of colorful textiles, mismatched pillows, dreamcatchers, lanterns, ornate trays, and a sprinkling of fairy lights. Low-seating, Moroccan rugs, macrame hangings, and plenty of plants.

Hippie Summer of Love

  • Relive the best of the 60s with a Summer of Love theme where music is groovy and love is all around.
  • Decor: Bold colors, psychedelic patterns, tye-dye, fringe, flower power, VW van, lava lamps, beaded curtains, peace signs, & flower garlands.

Beachcomber's Paradise

  • Set your compass to FUN and follow the tides to the capitivating treasures of a beachcomber's paradise theme.
  • Decor: Bonfire, tiki torches, shells, driftwood, beach chairs, tropical plants & ferns, surfboards, & pineapples.

Gypsy Caravan

  • We foresee an unbelievably fun occurrence and unforgettable happening in your future...the magical journey awaits!
  • Decor: Bold jewel-tone colors, layered fabrics with varying patterns, colorful pillows, metal cut-out lanterns, crystals, beaded curtains, plants, tambourines, & mismatched ornate dishes.

Nature Lover

Gardener's Greenhouse

  • Bring your green thumb and plant-loving heart for a trip back to nature with a gardener's greenhouse theme.
  • Decor: Abundant greenery, colorful floral arrangements, potted plants, garden tools, seed packets, straw hats, gloves.

Barnyard Bash

  • Keep it country with a farm theme adventure amidst the clucks, moos, and baas.
  • Decor: Hay bales, red & white checkered tablecloths, picket fences, mason jars, barnwood, vegetables, tractor & cowboy boot centerpieces, cow print, farm tools, & bandanas.

Birdwatcher's Paradise

  • Fluff up your feathers for an avian adventure to celebrate tweets, chirps, and trills with a birdwatcher's paradise theme.
  • Decor: Binoculars, birdhouses, feathers, nests, eggs, cages, birdseed, plants, logs, & stones.

Woodland Wonderland

  • Escape to an enchanting forest of whispering trees and whimsical delights with a woodland wonderland party theme.
  • Decor: Moss, ivy, greenery, tree silhouettes, mushrooms, acorns, pine cones, wildflowers, leaves, nests, stone pathways, wood slices & logs.


Vintage Library

  • Check out some classic literary charm with a vintage library theme featuring real books on the hush-hush.
  • Decor: Index cards, world globes, bust sculptures, antique typewriters, hardcover books and pages, bookshelves, reading glasses, chalkboards, and banker’s lamps.

Mad Scientist Lab

  • Formulate your own mad science lab theme with electrifying experiments, bubbling potions, & unexpected reactions.
  • Decor: Bubbling beakers, colored liquids, flasks, chalkboards, test tubes, lab coats, periodic charts, microscopes, warning signs, safety goggles, dry ice.

Historical Time Travel

  • Embark on a journey through the ages with a historical time travel theme. Have guests dress as their favorite historical figure.
  • Decor: Set up several historical periods of time such as: Ancient Greece, Renaissance, Victorian England, & Roaring 20s.

Cosmic Cocktail Party

  • Hang the moon and the stars to create a galactic good time with a celestial themed event.
  • Decor: Black lights & tonic water in drinks will glow, galaxy jars, planetary orbs, star string lights, rockets, aliens, telescopes.

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