Autumn is a great time of year to celebrate a birthday, as it’s often still warm enough to partake in outdoor celebrations before the cold winter has you hiding away indoors. From planning a trip to your favorite amusement park to throwing a soirée or even glamping, there are many activities and ideas to choose from, all of which are guaranteed to help you take your birthday celebrations to the next level! Here we have listed a few of our favorites to provide inspiration…
Organize a surprise birthday party
It may be a notable milestone or your best friend’s birthday, so with this in mind, why not organize a surprise party for your nearest and dearest? Call up all of their friends and family, choose a location, buy a cake and decorate the venue with the birthday girl or boys’ favorite flowers, an assortment of colorful balloons and bunting. Pretend you’ve arranged a dinner, ensure everyone is in on the surprise and voila, this is a party they’ll likely remember for many years to come!
Enjoy the great outdoors
If the birthday girl or boy is a big fan of the great outdoors, plan a special hike to a breath-taking location. Breathing in all that nature has to offer is a great way to rejoice another year on this planet, whilst also exploring the local terrain or the lands further afield. Why not take a picnic? The likes of Serenata Flowers have an array of hampers, brimming with delectable delights in the shape of chutneys, cheeses, chocolates and more. Ending a hardy hike than with an assortment of sweet and savory treats is certain to put a smile on the birthday girl or boy’s face, and is a very welcome reward!
Visit a pumpkin patch
Autumn is a great season, especially if you enjoy Halloween. Round up all your friends and take a trip to your local pumpkin patch. Choose the biggest pumpkins you can find and throw a carving party, compete with autumn-themed food and drinks. Why not get extra creative and use flowers to decorate your pumpkin?
Another great birthday idea for those who love being outdoors is glamping, although this one has an upmarket twist. Glamping is an ideal way to celebrate a birthday with a loved one who enjoys nature but also the finer things in life. Today’s glamping options include tents housing four-poster beds, log burning fires and exquisite views, often located in the best that the countryside has to offer.
Show loved ones your thinking of them
If you’re unable to be there for a special someone’s birthday, you can still help them to celebrate it! Send a bouquet of their favorite blooms directly to their home or office, complete with a heartfelt message. Flowers delivered are a great gift to give all, as they are guaranteed to brighten up the birthday girl or boy’s day, whilst showing them you are thinking of them on their birthday. If you’re not sure if they’ll be home to receive the gift, opt for letterbox flowers instead. These blooms don’t need to be signed for, which means they will be waiting for the recipient on their return home.
Enjoy a campfire
Even though autumn birthdays are after the prime time for beach parties, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t host a party outdoors. Simply swap the strappy sandals and beach attire for warm jumpers and hardy boots. Chilly nights and campfires go hand in hand, especially when surrounded by friends and family. This is a great option for those wishing to celebrate their birthday under the stars, and also, those who love toasting marshmallows!
Go wine tasting
Organize a dinner with a sommelier, hit up your local winery or better still, host your own wine tasting extravaganza with a handful of friends. You can even hire a specialist to come to your home and host the tasting for you. A party fit for wine-lovers isn’t complete without an assortment of snacks, particularly those of the cheese variety, which makes a cheese and wine hamper a great gift to give those with this exact autumn birthday idea in mind. A craft beer tasting could be another alternative if wine isn’t your thing.
Go on a scavenger hunt
This is a great option for a younger person’s birthday! Hide an assortment of gifts around the house and garden and let the little ones embark on a fun-filled scavenger hunt. Give them clues and do the old ‘hot and cold’ to help them find the hidden gifts.
Go apple picking
Autumn is a great time to celebrate a new season and apple picking is one such activity that you can embark on at this time of year! Fruit picking with friends and family is a fun-filled activity, you can even use the apples to cook up a delicious dessert or have a bake-off!