Turning 30? Here’s the Five Best 30th Birthday Ideas Right Now

You or your loved one is turning 30. For many, this is a milestone and the opportunity for one last super-fun hurrah to let loose before moving on to the next stage of adulthood.

That’s why it’s crucial to make a 30th birthday party a memorable experience. In New York City, there’s definitely no shortage of incredible experiences to make this life event one that will linger in the memory for years to come.

We’ve put together a list of the five best 30th birthday party ideas in New York City right now. Now the only question is this—how will you take on NYC this year?

1.   Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

You may be thinking, “Shuffleboard is for old people, right?” Well, think again.

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is catered for the younger generation, with an incredible reservation package to boot. Not only can you enjoy the particular excitement that shuffleboard has to offer—parties of ten or more can rent these lanes for flat hourly rates with unlimited beer and wine included!

2.   New York Harbor Tour

How about a waterside 30th birthday celebration? You can make the views and sights of New York City its own birthday present with a New York Harbor Tour!

Private boat excursions put you in the water taking in the breathtaking vista that is the New York City Skyline, where you can BYOB and party to your heart’s content—all with a seasoned captain to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable 30th birthday celebration!

3.   Beauty Bar

If you enjoy a stiff drink and getting done up for the night, nothing beats a $10 martini/manicure combo at Beauty Bar!

Here you can dance under a disco ball, get beautified, and enjoy classic cocktails all night long, or make this the first stop for a night on the town! With a retro feel and layout, you can bet there’ll be incredible photo opportunities to be had!

4.   Insa

Karaoke is one of those experiences that’ll leave you breathless with laughter and song as you cheer and jeer your friends on their favorite tunes. Couple that with delectable Korean BBQ, and you have Insa.

A full bar, incredible Korean BBQ, and a full-service karaoke setup are ingredients for a complete balls-to-the-wall 30th birthday party in New York City you and your loved ones will remember for the rest of your days!

5.   Society Billiards

Who doesn’t love darts, pool, booze, and bar snacks? For a 30th birthday party, putting all these together can be a recipe for a wild night of celebrating life lived at Society Billiards.

You can also rent the space for parties of 20 or more for a private affair, but parties can come in and mix in with the regular crowd for memorable chance encounters!

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