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75 Ways to Say Happy Birthday 

Birthdays are the bookmarks of our lives, marking another year of memories, growth, and laughter. Whether it's for a close friend, a beloved family member, or your favorite colleague, finding a unique way to say "Happy Birthday" can truly make someone's day special.

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At VidDay, we understand the impact of a personalized message, so we've compiled a comprehensive list of 75 creative, heartfelt, and funny ways to express your birthday wishes, ensuring you'll never be at a loss for words.

Heartfelt Birthday Wishes

  1. Happy Birthday! I hope it's the best one yet.

  2. Amazing Birthday Wishes to You! May you enjoy every moment.

  3. May your birthday be filled with laughter and joy, and your year ahead with happiness.

  4. Wishing you a year as bright and wonderful as you are.

  5. Happy oldest-you-have-ever-been and youngest-you-will-ever-be-again day!

  6. To good health and happiness, happy birthday.

  7. May today be the reflection of all the love you spread throughout the year.

  8. Here’s to another year of unforgettable memories.

  9. May your day be as special as you are to me.

  10. Celebrate today and look forward to a year of adventures and discoveries.

  11. Celebrating you today! Wishing you a year of immense joy.

  12. Happy birthday to a true soul who enriches everyone's lives.

  13. May your year be filled with good fortune and joy.

  14. Wishing you a day of peace and happy memories!

  15. Hope today’s filled with all your favorite guilty pleasures!

Funny Birthday Messages

  1. Didn’t we just celebrate this like a year ago?

  2. Happy birthday, champ. I'm glad you were born, and even gladder you've made it another year without being abducted by aliens!

  3. Don’t count the candles; see the light they give. Happy birthday, old-timer!

  4. Congratulations on surviving another year!

  5. Haha, you’re older than me! Happy birthday, ancient one.

  6. You're not aging; you're leveling up!

  7. Like fine wine, you get better with age — or rather, you feel better about your age with lots of wine!

  8. Happy Birthday! Time to celebrate or as we call it, dance like nobody's watching.

  9. Another year, another new place that aches.

  10. I'd make a joke about your age, but I'm not sure you could hear it!

  11. Act your age, not your shoe size. Happy Birthday!

  12. You’re the perfect age to do anything. Actually, you’re just the perfect age, period.

  13. Congratulations on being born a really long time ago.

  14. You're at an age when your back goes out more than you do.

  15. Happy birthday! Let's eat cake because it's too late to back out now!

Creative Twists

  1. Happy day you escaped from the womb!

  2. May your Facebook wall be filled with messages from people you never talk to.

  3. Let's raise a toast to your health, and let's just keep the reasons quiet.

  4. You're not getting older... just more distinguished!

  5. May your birthday be as lit as the candles on your cake.

  6. Wishing you a day that is as special in every way as you are.

  7. A toast to you! May your day be filled with the sweetness of cake and the joy of balloons!

  8. Here's to another year of laughing at our own jokes and keeping each other sane! Happy Birthday!

  9. Happy Birthday! Go enjoy a heartily big slice of happiness.

  10. Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.

  11. You’ve made another trip around the sun! Here’s to the next one.

  12. On this day, a star was born! And it’s you!

  13. A year wiser, huh? Let’s see you prove it!

  14. Cheers to you on your special day. I’ll be raising a glass in your honor… or three!

  15. Another year, another reason to tell you how special you are.

Unique Themed Wishes

  1. The world got a little bit better on this day because you were born.

  2. May your day be more beautiful than a unicorn farting rainbows.

  3. Happy birthday! Hope you're not looking for a sci-fi age reversal, just enjoy!

  4. It’s your birthday! Time to light the candles on your cake, and plan for those grand adventures.

  5. May your Facebook be filled with people you actually know, wishing you well.

Wishes for the Adventurous Spirit

  1. Here’s to a year of packed bags and wanderlust. Happy birthday!

  2. Happy birthday to someone who’s old enough to have lived through the adventures in the books we read.

  3. Adventure awaits you this year! Embrace it on your birthday.

  4. Happy birthday! Grab the map, pack your best gear, and let’s start the adventure of the next year of your life.

  5. To the wildest adventurer I know: May your birthday be filled with exciting exploits and true friends.

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Wishes That Play on Words

  1. Have a tea-riffic birthday!

  2. You're not old, you're vintage!

  3. Happy birthday to my partner in wine!

  4. This birthday, may your hair dye and mascara never run! Cheers to more fabulous years!

  5. Wishing you a wheelie great birthday!

Reflective Birthday Messages

  1. Celebrate not just another birthday, but another year of incredible experiences and opportunities.

  2. Each birthday is not just an age, it’s a testament to your life’s story.

  3. On your birthday, we celebrate the journey that is your life.

  4. May the coming year reflect the brightest of your past moments and the best of your future!

  5. Happy birthday! Here’s to being spectacular at any age.

Multilingual Birthday Wishes

  1. German: Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

  2. French: Bon Anniversaire!

  3. Italian: Buon Compleanno!

  4. Greek: Charoúmena Genéthlia!

  5. Arabic: Eyd Mawlid Saeid!

  6. Portuguese: Feliz Aniversário!

  7. Spanish: Feliz Cumpleaños!

  8. Swahili: Furaha ya Kuzaliwa!

  9. Dutch: Gefeliciteerd Met Je Verjaardag!

  10. Norwegian: Gratulerer Med Dagen!

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Download Our Free PDF: 101 Birthday Messages

Whether you're signing a birthday card or sending a video message, sometimes you want to add that extra touch of creativity to your birthday wishes.

To help you do just that, we're offering a free downloadable PDF: "101 Unique Birthday Messages." This resource is packed with a diverse array of greetings—from heartfelt and funny to quirky and profound—ensuring you'll always have the perfect words at your fingertips.

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More Ways to Say Happy Birthday: Create a Surprise Birthday Video

Why not bring all these wishes together in one unforgettable birthday video gift? With VidDay, you can collect video messages from friends and family worldwide. It's simple:

  • Send your invitation link.

  • Everyone records and uploads their message.

  • Combine all the wonderful messages into a single beautiful video gift!

Creating a VidDay group video is not only simple but also deeply impactful. It’s a way to bring together voices and faces from around the globe, weaving them into a single, heartfelt tribute. It's one of the best ways to say happy birthday.

Whether you’re near or far, you can easily contribute to a birthday celebration by recording a video message or sharing a favorite photo.

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Once all contributions are collected, VidDay’s intuitive platform allows you to effortlessly arrange and edit these memories into a polished, professional-looking video. This video then becomes a keepsake that can be cherished for years to come, a timeless gift that encapsulates love, laughter, and good wishes from friends and family, all celebrating the special person in your life.

“This was an amazing gift for my husband’s 50th birthday. It was very easy to use and edit. This is something he will treasure forever.” — Kimberly Matos


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