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50th birthday invitations

Cheers to 50 years of fabulous you! Celebrate your milestone birthday in style with elegant online 50th birthday invitations to match any vibe, from formal events to casual dinner parties.

A 50th birthday is a significant milestone, and the celebrant definitely deserves a day of blissful joy. Whether you’re planning your own party or hosting for a friend, Paperless Post has no shortage of creative 50th birthday party invitations that’ll get your friends and family excited to help you celebrate.

How do you throw a memorable 50th birthday party?

As far as milestone birthdays go, a 50th is a biggie, and to make it extra-memorable, you should feel free to pull out all the stops—and we’ve got plenty of tricks up our sleeve for 50th birthday party ideas:

  1. Pick a theme: A past decade, a favorite TV show, a circus carnival, or an at-home casino—there’s a never-ending list of fun party themes to fit the honoree's personality.
  2. Lay out snacks, snacks, and more snacks: Whether it’s a professionally-catered dinner party or a backyard barbecue, food is key to keeping guests entertained and happy.
  3. Open the bar: You won’t hear any complaints about an open bar. It’s an excellent way for guests to let loose and have fun. Take it one step further by creating a special birthday cocktail that fits the theme of the evening.
  4. Shock them with a surprise party: The celebrant will be astonished, and the guests will revel in joining in on the ruse.
  5. Make it a weekend: Book a short stay at a mountain resort or a winery estate for a few days of sipping, sun, surf, or snow.

How to make 50th birthday invitations online

Paperless Post makes designing your 50th birthday invitations easy and efficient. Our templates come with pre-written text that you can edit to reflect your party details like time, date, and location. Or, get more personal with it and rewrite the sample text with an original message. Our design tool lets you easily switch fonts, adjust the type spacing, and choose your favorite text colors. Use Blocks in your invitation to add additional elements like photos or accommodation recommendations.

Once your invitations are ready to go, select an envelope, liner, and a coordinating backdrop that complement your design. You even get to choose a stamp—or upload your own stamp design—to further personalize your invitation.

Need assistance with a custom color, adding a different language, or creating an invitation with your own design? Our Personal Design Services team offers high-quality customer service and can’t wait to help you.

50th birthday party Flyer invitations

Are you looking for a super-dynamic design, unlike the rest? Check out our 50th birthday Flyer invitations featuring floating metallic balloons, bursting fireworks, and clinking carbonated beverages. Flyers offer the same customizable features as Card invitations—with the added fun of animated text effects and flashy GIFs.

When should you send a 50th birthday invitation?

Four weeks ahead of the date is the ideal time to send out birthday invitations. For out-of-towners needing to travel, six weeks from the date gives them time to organize flights and hotels. Get the ball rolling with a birthday save the date—send them out up to two months before the party. However and whenever you decide to send your invitations, once you add your guests’ contact information to your account, we’ll keep it there for future reference and guest communications.

Manage your 50th birthday celebration with Paperless Post

Once you send your 50th birthday party invites, you can track delivery, open status, and RSVPs with our guest management tools or mobile app. Use guest messaging to let everyone know about important event logistics, make requests, or build anticipation as the event nears.