70th Birthday Party Ideas For A Treasure Filled Party

Antique lovers will treasure these 70th birthday party ideas for a fun antiquing expedition.

If you are planning a 70th birthday party you will find 70th birthday poems, favors, jokes, gift ideas, decorations and invitations for this seniors theme party for this seniors themed party.

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70th Birthday Invitations

Invitations should have an antique style motif.

Feel free to make up your own wording or use the one below.

Sample wording:

Join the celebration for (celebrants name) seventieth birthday by joining our antiquing expedition on (date) at (time) at (location)

Or write the details on a shopping bag that has a sturdy handle. Party-goers can bring it to the party to use on the expedition. You could mail these or better yet give each guest the invite in person.

Or obtain old fashioned antique style men or ladies gloves and use a bow to pin the invite to the glove.

On of the cutest 70th birthday party idea for invitations is sending antique calling cards out to guest.

Write in the invite that you are looking for someone to give a 70th birthday speech, toast or tribute sometime during the celebration. This will give anyone that volunteers time to come up with something to say.

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70th Birthday Party Ideas for Entertainment

Take party guests to antique stores or venues in the morning. Divide the guests into teams and give each team a certain amount of cash. You could also give each guest money individually. Create a challenge where each team or guest must try to find the best antique for the money. Break for lunch and have each team or all guests vote on the best find. You could use criteria like most valueable, oldest or best condition antique for judging. Award a prize to the winner. Present the birthday honoree with the purchases.

Play What's in the bag?

Fill a shopping bag with small items and ask each player to put their hand in the bag and feel each item. Afterwards each player must write down the items they can remember. Award a prize to whoever remembers the most items.

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70th Birthday Party Favors

Shopping bag or tote for each guest with bottled water, mints or candies and a magnifiying glass.

Coupon to an antique store.

Antique style coin purse or wallet.

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Gifts for 70th Birthday

There are any number of unique 70th birthday gifts and presents for this special theme.

Any addition to an antique collection.

Antique collectors guide or books.

Antique road show the game.

Antique pocket watch or antique themed puzzles.

Birthday mug with the number 70 on it

Any jewelery with a 70th birthday gemstone for that specific month.

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70th Birthday Party Decorations

You will need to decide if you want to have a lunch or dinner at a restaurant of at home. If you eat out make sure you arrange something with the management before the party.

Attach a few balloons with a 70 theme to tables.

Use shopping bags to fill with flower arrangements. Pull down the sides of the bags so the flowers show and use this for a neat centerpiece.

Put lemons drops or colorful candies in plastic wrap and tie with a nice bow. Place one on each guests plate.

Place old fashioned hats on each chair for guests to wear.

Place old fashioned napkins as table setting at each guests place.

Use old fashioned style antique plates and glasses if eating at home.

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70th Birthday Party Ideas for Food

If you hold the celebration in a restaurant then each person can order what they like. If you need a menu for home follow some of the ideas below.

Serve a make ahead casserole with a salad.


Chicken salad sandwiches with vegetable sticks.


Cupcakes or 70th birthday cake. If you serve the cake set it on an antique cake plate.

Tea served in antique teacups.

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70th Birthday Poems

Reciting a heartfelt or a funny birthday poem or two is a nice ideas for 70th birthday parties.


My face in the mirror isn't wrinkled or drawn.

My house isn't dirty. The cobwebs are gone.

My garden looks lovely and so does my lawn.

I think I might never put my glasses back on.

Since 70 is a unique age and you might want to use age themed supplies, we've provided a link to 70th Birthday Party Supplies

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70th Birthday Jokes

Telling jokes at any party for seniors is a fun idea. Here are a few jokes below to get you thinking.

If you know of any other 70th birthday jokes or senior jokes feel free to add them to our 70th birthday party ideas page in the form below.


1. A frustrated wife told me the other day her definition of retirement:

"Twice as much husband on half as much pay."


2. At age 4 success is...not peeing in your pants

At age 12 success is..having friends

At age 16 success is..having a drivers license

At age 20 success is..having sex

At age 35 success is..having money

At age 50 success is..having money

At age 60 success is..having sex

At age 70 success is..having a drivers license

At age 75 success is..having friends

At age 80 success is..not peeing in your pants

Don't forget to get a nice 70th birthday card for the honoree.

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