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How to Celebrate a Golden Birthday

Your "Golden Birthday," also known as a "Champagne Birthday" or "Lucky Birthday," usually falls for those lucky people in their 20s.

golden glitter Golden Birthday

Unfortunately for most of us, this birthday happens when we are far too young to enjoy it.


Wait, What is a Golden Birthday?

Well, your "Golden Birthday," also known as a "Champagne Birthday," or "Lucky Birthday," whichever term you'd like to use, is when the date of your birth and your age is the same.

Not good at math? No worries, let me break it down for you, you're turning 25, and your birthday is February 25th, congrats, it's your Golden Birthday!

Now you see why many of us miss out on our Golden Birthdays? If your birthday is on June 5th, then your Golden Birthday was when you turned five years old — a little too young to appreciate your Golden Birthday.

Are you ready to celebrate a Golden Birthday? Let’s start celebrating!


How to Celebrate a Golden Birthday

Now that we all understand what a Golden Birthday is, we might think, "how do you celebrate a Golden Birthday?" Well, you're in luck. We have some golden tips and suggestions to make your Golden Birthday bash the once-in-a-lifetime event it truly is.

cheers to the Golden Birthday

Let's start with a color theme. How about gold? Get ready for a lot of suggestions that include gold. Get it, Golden Birthday = gold everywhere. The possibilities for a gleaming golden birthday party are limitless!

First, you'll need a golden-themed VidDay video for the special golden birthday person. Our Razzle Dazzle theme will sure to delight the golden birthday recipient. With this video background in cool grey tones and a splash of gold, everyone will be dazzled by this razzling background. You can also check out our other golden themes here.

A Gold Dress Code

Everyone should wear something gold, a gold sequin dress or a golden tie. Everyone should come sporting something gold. Even if it's something as small as some golden earrings — bring on the bling!

Golden Themed Decor

Think of a boogie night golden roller disco. You can rent a roller skate rink and decorate it with all things gold! You can decorate with gold disco balls, golden plates, and cups. You can disco your way into your golden birthday with class.

gold theme for a Golden Birthday

Or perhaps a gold record dance party. Make your playlist of songs from gold records, or find one on Spotify to start the party. Serve a birthday cake that looks like a gold record. And don't forget to decorate in gold records. It's effortless to do. Go to your local thrift store, find some 99-cent records, and spray paint them gold. Easy as that.

Pop Some Golden Champagne

Golden Birthdays are also known as Champagne Birthdays. It's a must to have some champagne at your Golden/Champagne Birthday! Of course, Champagne is always golden in color, and the bubbles are a perfect beverage for celebrating your Champagne Birthday!

celebrating at a campagne birthday

Did someone say Champagne Bar?!


Golden Birthday Wishes

You only get one chance to celebrate a golden birthday, so make it a good one. Here are a few helpful things that you can say in a golden birthday video:

  • All that glitters is gold

  • Today you will glitter like gold

  • Today you get all the gold stars

  • Enjoy your special golden birthday

  • May all you touch turn to gold

  • You are gold baby, solid gold

  • Stay golden


Create a Memorable Golden Birthday Video Gift

Golden Birthdays are always a time for a celebration video! Golden Birthdays only happen once in a lifetime, so it's a time to celebrate with friends and family. Gather together and enjoy some birthday cake, good food, and a group birthday video gift.

You can even get celebrities to join in the birthday surprise!

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Bring joy and perhaps a few tears of happiness to the Golden Birthday party with a meaningful video gift. It's one of the best ways to say Happy Birthday. Fill a Golden Birthday gift with sincere birthday wishes from your friends and family in a group video gift. Need a little help with birthday wishes — check out our birthday wishes generator for some inspiration. Why are golden birthday videos such a great birthday gift?

“Easy to use and great value. Delighted with the result which made a perfect birthday surprise — thank you VidDay.” — Lisa Vassallo

Great question! With our birthday video maker, you can collect messages from loved ones, friends, family, and colleagues in one surprise golden birthday video. This means that everyone can join in on the golden birthday celebration, whether celebrating from a distance or nearby. Learn more about creating a golden birthday video with our handy birthday video guide.

Celebrate better together by saying Happy Golden Birthday with a group VidDay video gift. Start one today.

If you're looking for inspiration on what to say for a golden birthday, here's a collection of insightful Famous Birthday Quotes to celebrate life, age, and friendships.

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