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Beth Noll

Beth Noll is a gift editor at Gift Observer. She loves shopping for friends and sharing her top gift recommendations on the blog. With 9 years of blogging experience, she's always up to date with the latest trends and best gift ideas.

Turning 50 years old is an important milestone in anybody’s life. Not only are they one step closer to becoming a senior citizen, but they’re also closer to finally becoming retired!

To help them celebrate their impressive life milestone, we’ve searched high and low to find the best 50th birthday gift ideas for everyone. No matter if you’re trying to find something special for your wife or husband, or you’re looking for a gag gift for your friend, we’ve picked all the gifts for you. From unique jewelry to mark the special occasion, to birthday decorations and more, you’re sure to find that perfect gift for your loved one here.

Unique 50th Birthday Gift Ideas For Everyone

1. 50th Birthday Necklace

50th birthday necklace gift

Let them remember this important milestone in their life with this beautifully made five-ring necklace. At 19 inches long and made from 925 sterling silver, this is sure to be a gift they’ll treasure forever. With one ring for every decade they’ve lived, this silver necklace is perfect for any lady reaching that golden milestone.

2. I’m Sorry You’re Old Mug

sorry you're old mug

Make them laugh with this light-hearted joke mug. They might only be 50, but it’s all downhill from here! Measuring 4.35 inches with a 16 ounce capacity; this mug is made from ceramic, making it dishwasher safe. With a simple text message that says “I’m sorry you’re old”, this mug is sure to get lots of laughs.

3. Scratch Off Travel Map

scratch off travel map

If you know someone who has ambitions to travel the world, then this will help them decide where they should go next. Measuring 36 by 24 inches, this scratch-off map is perfect for those adventurers looking to show off where they’ve been. With 196 countries waiting to be scratched off, this should give anybody the motivation they need.

4. 50th Birthday Bracelet

50th birthday bracelet

Anybody who’s a fan of jewelry or bracelets will love this meaningful birthday bracelet. Made from high-quality lapis lazuli beads, these beads are said to attract wisdom, power and truth to the wearer. Meausring 7 inches and made from lapis lazuli beads, this beautiful deep blue bracelet will fit anybody’s wrist.

5. 50th Birthday Wishes & Memories Jar

50th birthday wishes and memories jar

You only celebrate your 50th once! Make it a birthday to remember with this 50th birthday wishes and memories jar. Complete with 100 individual tickets, pen, and decorative lid, their 50th will be remembered for years to come with all these birthday wishes. A unique keepsake, these messages are sure to bring them smiles for years to come.

6. Funny Birthday Mug

funny birthday mug

It might be their 50th birthday, but it doesn’t mean they have to feel or act 50! Remind them of their real age with this hilarious birthday mug. Made from durable ceramic, this mug is dishwasher and microwave-safe. With a capacity of 11 ounces, this is sure to remind them that they’re still young at heart!

7. State Beer Cap Map

state beer cap map

Help them keep track of their drinking habits with these special mountable state beer cap maps. Choose from 50 different states and fill them with any type of beer cap. Made from maple wood, each state measures approximately 17 by 15 inches. These cap maps are sure to keep their drinking habits in check!

8. DeskCycle Under Desk Exercise Bike

under desk exercise bike

Getting older means less exercise for most people, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Give them a way to exercise at work discreetly without having to pay for a gym membership. This DeskCycle is perfect for staying fit in the office without them ever needing to their desk. Measuring 20 inches tall, it has a weight limit of 500 pounds.

9. 24-inch Pepper Grinder

24 inch pepper grinder

Know somebody who has a thing for pepper? Are they always wanting it on their food wherever they go? Make their dreams come true with their very own giant pepper mill. This 24 inch grinder gives restaurant quality grinding at home. Made in the USA from walnut, this is a great way to start their 50th birthday.

10. Portable Phone & Tablet Charger

mobile battery pack charger

No matter how old you are, a portable phone and tablet charger is essential for traveling. With a 22,000mAh capacity, this monster can fully charge an iPhone over 5 times, ideal for hikers. Help them get the most out of their electrical devices and ensure they don’t run out of battery with this huge power bank.

11. Scalp Massager Tool

scalp massager tool

Being 50 years old can be stressful for many; not everyone is ready to accept that they are getting old. Give them a relaxing break with this deep scalp massager tool. Each massager has 12 flexible spindles that will ease away the stress. With 2 massagers included, if you’re lucky, they might end up giving you one to say thanks!

12. Rotating Pizza Oven

rotating pizza oven

Turning 50 is all about enjoying the finer things in life, such as good food and drinks. Why not let them create their own quality food at home with this handy rotating pizza oven. Compared to a conventional oven, this thing saves 60% in energy while delivering an even temperature throughout. The 1235 watt oven makes up to 12 inch pizzas in half the time compared to a conventional oven. This results in made to perfection pizzas with less waiting time, perfect for any pizza fanatics!

13. 50 Caliber Bottle Opener

50 caliber bottle opener

There’s no better way to celebrate turning 50 than with their very own 50 caliber bottle opener! High quality and handcrafted in the USA, this authentic 50 cal bottle opener also comes with a gift box for storage. Measuring 7 inches, this bottle opener is perfect for anyone who loves beers, guns and turning 50 years old.

14. Car Seat Gap Filler

car seat drop stop

Dropping stuff down the side of a car seat can be one of the most frustrating things in the world! The last thing anybody wants to be doing is crawling around on their knees, especially when you’re 50. Stop any objects from falling down the side of any car seat with these fantastic drop stop gap fillers. Made from neoprene, it easily fits any sized gap.

15. Fitness Tracker

smart fitness watch

Staying fit at fifty doesn’t have to be difficult! Help anybody keep track of their fitness regime with this portable and functional fitness tracker. The 1.3 inch screen will show all the important information they need to know, including daily steps, calories burned, and real-time heart rate. Featuring a 210mAh battery that can be charged in 2.5 hours, it can be used for up to 10 days.

16. Mobile Phone Macro Lens

mobile phone macro lense

Know somebody who is a huge fan of photography? Help them take incredible photos with their phone thanks to this awesome macro lens. Featuring a focal length of 25mm, this 34 gram lens will work with any smartphone. Perfect for any budding photographer, this lens will be a 50th birthday gift they are sure to enjoy using.

17. Beard Grooming Kit

beard grooming kit

They might be getting older, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t stop looking after themselves. Help somebody take care of their beard with this complete beard grooming kit. Made from natural organic ingredients such as Argan Oil, Jojoba Oil, and Vitamin E Oil. Including beard scissors, brush, comb, oil and balm, this kit has everything they need to style and maintain a healthy beard.

18. Executive Writing Pen

executive writing pen

Give them something to last a lifetime with this executive writing pen. Made from brass with a jet-black lacquer and finished in 24 karat gold, this pen is a thing of beauty. With its German liquid ink system, the pen glides effortlessly across the paper, making it perfect for signing important documents.

19. 50th Birthday Hip Flask

50th birthday hip flask

Give a 50th birthday gift that is sure to impress anyone. Perfect for that hard to shop person, this hip flask is perfect for holding any kind of beverage. Complete with a gift box, the flask can hold 10 ounces of liquid while also staying clean thanks to its stainless steel construction.

20. Whiskey Glasses & Stones

whiskey glasses stones

The ultimate 50th birthday gift for anyone reaching that important milestone. This 11 ounce whiskey glass and stones set will be treasured for years to come. Presented in a beautiful wooden box, the set contains two twisted 4 inch whiskey glasses, 8 granite whiskey stones, 2 coasters, and a metal tongue. Perfect for anyone who loves whiskey, this set is sure to go down well.

21. You Know You’re Fifty When… Book

you know youre fifty when book

If you’ve already been over 50 for a while, then it can be a fun time welcoming other people to the 50s club. Make it a birthday for them to remember with this hilarious joke book. Featuring 128 pages of funny comics and illustrations, the book highlights plenty of things new 50-year-olds can look forward to.

22. 50th Birthday Decorations

50th birthday decorations

You can’t have a 50th birthday party without the appropriate party supplies! Make anybody’s 50th birthday extra special with this pack of 34 different party decorations. Including a giant 50 balloon, happy birthday balloon, and 24 other different colored balloons, this kit will turn any room into an epic 50th birthday party.

23. 50 & Fabulous Sash

50 fabulous sash

It wouldn’t be a 50th birthday without a sash! Perfect for gals (and guys!) this sash is 3 inches wide and 5 feet long. Great for parties, nights out, or just joking around, this 50th birthday accessory is sure to get the party started.

24. Make Fifty Great Again Hat

make fifty great again hat

Perfect for all Trump fans, this MAGA-inspired hat is exactly what they didn’t know they needed. Featuring the slightly altered iconic slogan, this make fifty great again hat is sure to crack plenty of smiles. Made from 100% nylon it features the same style as the original MAGA hat. This hat is sure to let everyone know they’re 50 and proud.

25. Wine Decanter

wine decanter gift

Enjoying wine can now be even more enjoyable thanks to this fancy wine decanter. This 1800 milliliter decanter is made from 100% lead-free crystal glass and is designed to oxygenate wine to release its aroma and flavor. Complete with a stand, cork, and cleaner, this decanter will change the way they enjoy wine forever!

26. Exotic Jerky Bouquet

exotic jerky treat gift

Nothing says “happy 50th birthday” than a bouquet of exotic meat jerky. Including 20 different meat sticks in four different flavors, this unique bouquet is perfect for every meat lover. Including flavors such as elk, buffalo, venison mild and venison hot, you’ll have to make sure they don’t eat them all at once.

27. Watch Display Storage Box

watch display storage box

Help them show off their prized possessions with awesome display watch and valet draw box. With enough room to hold 16 different watches and a separate draw to store other items, this box is perfect for anyone who has spent decades collecting watches. 14.5 inches long and 8.5 inches wide, it’s suitable to live on any desk.

28. Old Lives Matter T-Shirt

old lives matter shirt

Spread the social movement with this funny old lives matter shirt. Featuring the iconic text and style of the black lives matter shirt, this shirt is perfect for anyone turning 50 and joining the old club. Made from cotton and polyester; it’s also available in sizes small to 3XL.

29. Wine Glass Cork Holder

wine glasses cork holder

Give them a reminder of how much they drink with this cool wine glass cork holder. Made for storing all those wine glass corks, this metal wireframe holds over 50 corks and is great for saving their favorite ones. Made from sturdy metal, this 7 inch holder is sure to help decorate any room.

30. Happy Birthday Candle

happy birthday candle

What better way to wish somebody a happy birthday than with a relaxing birthday candle. Made from soy wax, this candle is free from parabens and other nasty ingredients giving it clean smoke and a great smell. Handcrafted in America, it’s an excellent 50th birthday gift for anybody looking to de-stress.