There are few events as exciting and celebratory as a birthday. As an adult, there’s no reason you shouldn’t make the most of your special day with an exciting party. However, to keep the vibe mature and enjoyable, there are a few tips you need to follow. From choosing a skilled caterer to picking the perfect theme, the following guide will help you put together a fabulous soiree. 

How to Plan a Fun Adult Birthday Party

1. Figure Out Food

caterer When most people think of a terrific event, the food served is one of the first things they usually comment on. To ensure your party leaves both yourself and guests impressed and satisfied, work with a caterer for the event. Putting together a customized menu will not only allow you to get what you want, but it will also alleviate some stress. You can rest assured a professional will handle all of the cooking on the big day. Consider easy, mess-free options like heroes, vegetable and cheese platters, and large Italian dishes that you can plate easily. 

2. Consider Entertainment

For most adults, parties are a chance to let loose and take a break from the usual hustle and bustle of everyday life. Securing fun activities or entertainment is the best way to ensure you and your guests have a great time. Some popular options include backyard games, karaoke, movie marathons, or exploring an outdoor location. 

3. Pick a Theme

Your adult birthday party wouldn’t be complete without a theme. You can take the nostalgic route and do an 80s or 90s theme, or you can follow pop culture trends and base your party around celebrities or movies. Choose something that you’re passionate about and will translate well into your caterer’s menu and the event’s location.


If you need the help of a caterer to put together the perfect menu for your adult birthday party, turn to Fortuna's Deli & Caterers of Westport in Connecticut. Serving clients since 1975, these professionals are proud to offer an extensive menu filled with delicious dishes. Visit their website to learn more about their offerings, and call (203) 226-­3587 to discuss your needs with a team member today.