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The seasoned birthday kid deserves only the best 60th birthday gifts and ideas for celebrating this special milestone occasion.

Having survived through all the joys and tribulations of each stage of life, the ripe old plum still has some fun in there somewhere.

Show your admiration for this person and how grateful you are to have them in your life with 60th birthday present ideas that are thoughtful and personalized.

Or express the joy of reaching this stage of life with a bit of humor through novelty gag gifts. Great over the hill jokes are always a roar if your recipient likes to have a little fun!

Top 60th Birthday Gifts

* Barware
If they have a home bar, everything from cocktail glasses to bottle stoppers, cocktail shakers, a variety of accessories, and even complete bar sets make really cool gifts.

* Bathrobe
A soft, plush men's or women's bathrobe is a gift everyone will love! Have it personalized with their name or initials to make it extra special!

* Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificate
A gift certificate for a weekend away at a beautiful bed and breakfast is a charming gift anyone would love!

* Coffee Mug
A personalized coffee mug with pictures of their grandchildren or pets is a gift they will cherish again and again!

* Computer and/or Accessories
If they are computer literate... a new computer, laptop bag, or ipad with accessories would be a practical and amazing gift.

* Concert Tickets
If their community offers it, tickets to an orchestral concert or picnic is a wonderful surprise! Or if they have a favorite band or artist coming to town, surprise them with tickets to the show!

* DVDs
DVDs of the birthday man or woman's favorite movies or TV shows are 60th birthday gifts that will keep on giving!

* Experiential
A really amazing adventure is truly a gift that will stay with them forever. A hot air ballon ride, trip to a winery, brunch on a yacht, sunset sailing cruise, art museum tickets, observatory trip, and theater tickets are all fun ideas they will love.

* Gag Gifts
There are almost an infinite number of gag gifts and surprises that are all fun 60th birthday gifts for a silly celebration of this milestone! Some popular ones are over the hill themes, a fake pill box filled with jelly beans, walking cane with horns and a rearview mirror, ice that looks like dentures, depends/emergency underpants, new pants for old farts, funny books about being 60, and candles that spell "OLD!"

* Gift Basket
Choose a theme they would be interested in and give a gift basket filled with lots of smaller surprises… you can choose everything from food & wine baskets to spa, golf, or starbucks... and so many more unique items! Or make your own basket with some of their favorite movie DVDs, movie popcorn, movie gift certificates, and candy!

* Gift Card
Some people are really hard to buy for. A gift card to the movies, a favorite clothing shop, electronics store, or restaurant are all 60th birthday gifts you can't go wrong with!

* Hammock
A hammock is a unique and thoughtful gift that is also a promise for relaxing afternoons swaying in the breeze.

* iPad or Kindle e-book
Surprise them with a cool iPad or Kindle e-book! If they already have one, how about a new case or speaker dock!

* iPod and/or Accessories
Get them an ipod filled with their favorite music, or if they already have one, cool accessories are also great 60th birthday gifts..like an ipod speaker dock or ipod skin.!

* Journal
A new journal is a unique and creative gift. Throw in a personalized pen!

* Lessons

Other ideas that are fun and educational are lessons…choose from sailing, flying, cooking, golf, art classes, and pretty much anything that would interest them.

* Luggage
Luggage is an awesome gift if the special birthday man or woman has a big trip coming up or travels often.

* Magazine Subscription
Choose a magazine they love to read and get them a free year subscription! You can find magazines on everything from travel, sports, and photography... to crafts, poetry, pottery, home improvements, & home decor.

* New Camera
Cameras are always a great gift if the recipient doesn't have a good one yet. Taking photos and recording memories is something they will cherish for life.

* Personalized Gifts
Personalized gifts can be thoughtful and meaningful items, like keepsakes and jewelry… or humorous and fun 60th birthday gifts like t-shirts, coffee mugs, or gag gifts.

* Scrapbook
Compile photos and sentimental items you have saved over the years and create a scrapbook chronicling the person's life and/or your relationship thus far. Weave inspirational quotes, advice, and wisdom throughout for an extra touch!

* Sixty Small Gifts
Giving 60 small gifts is a cool idea! You can do something fun like 60 hershey hugs and kisses, or a collage of 60 photos… or something really meaningful, like 60 pieces of paper... each with a reason why you find them special. You can get creative and throw in some really cool surprises, like perfume, cologne, or sporting event tickets!

* Sixty Year Old Wine
Wine is an extra cool gift if you can find a bottle aged to perfection the same as the birthday recipient!

* Sports Gear or Apparel
If he or she likes sports or has a favorite team, sports gear or apparel are 60th birthday gift ideas they will love!

* Slippers
Men's or women's slippers are always a practical, yet thoughtful gift!

* T-shirt
A fun t-shirt for them to wear on the big day is a perfect gift for this occasion. Put a picture of them from when they were younger on it or have it personalized for an extra dose of fun!

* Time Capsule
Similar to a scrapbook, but more detailed about the year they were born and all the milestone years until now. Give them an ipod or CDs of all the popular songs from the year they were born, and any other meaningful years….like the year of their wedding, children's birth dates, grandchildren's birth dates, etc. You could also do a time capsule about the big news and pop culture from those years.

* Wine Gifts
Wine gifts are always a classy choice. You can't go wrong with a wine gift basket! Or get them a nice bottle of wine, a unique wine holder, a wine tote, cork screw, wine stoppers, etc. Have the items personalized for an extra touch. Or for the true connoisseur, a Wine Of The Month Club Membership is a priceless present!.

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60th Birthday Gifts

* Apparel
Women love fashion. Just be sure you know her tastes if you are going to surprise her. If you're not sure, take her on a shopping day or get her a gift card a store she loves.

* Birthstone Jewelry
Jewelry dripping with her special birthstone is a beautiful gift for a woman. You can choose from rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets, etc. If she has children and/or grandchildren, you can get her jewelry with their birthstones as well to make it extra meaningful.

* Chocolate Gift
A chocolate gift basket or a box of fine chocolate will charm her with sweetness!

* Cosmetics
Women love make-up! You can find great make-up sets full of all the essentials! This is a practical gift she will get a lot of use out of. Just be sure you know what she likes. If not, get her a gift certificate!

* Diamonds
Diamonds are a girl's best friend and a dazzling gift she will adore.

* Fashion Accessories
Any kind of handbags, purses, jewelry, cashmere scarves, and so on are great 60th birthday gifts for women.

* Jewelry Box
A sweet jewelry box is a unique gift. Put a piece of jewelry inside as a nice surprise!

* Photo Shoot
If she has children and/or grandchildren, she will cherish a professional photo shoot of her and her family.

* Spa Set
Every girl, no matter what age, loves to be pampered. Get her a day at the spa, a spa gift basket, or a gift certificate for a massage that will make her feel like a queen for the day!

More Birthday Gift Ideas For Women!

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60th Birthday Gifts

* Apparel
Just be sure you know his tastes if you are going to surprise him. If you're not sure, take him on a shopping day or get him a gift card to a store he likes.

* Birthstone
A money clip or cufflinks dripping with his birthstone are gifts with extra significance!

* Briefcase
A leather briefcase if a sophisticated present for the working man.

* Extreme Sports Experience
Get him an experiential gift where he gets to drive a Nascar racing car or participate in some extreme event. Or get him tickets to an upcoming event he will go nuts over!

* Personalized Drinking Glass or Mug
A personalized glass or mug is a fabulous gift that will get a ton of use!


A new HD TV will make him explode with excitement. If you can't afford one or he already has one, you could instead get him a sports package on cable or Direct TV.

* Shaving Kit
Shaving gifts are great gifts for men of any age!

* Sports Gear or Apparel
If he plays sports or has a favorite team, sports gear or apparel are 60th birthday gifts he will love!

* Stylish Accessories
Everything from cashmere scarves and hats that reflect his personal style to silk neckties and cufflinks dripping with semi-precious stones are great 60th birthday gifts for men!

* Swiss Army Knife
A simple gift every man needs! Find one on a keychain so he can take it everywhere he goes!

More Birthday Gift Ideas For Men!

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Inexpensive & Homemade

If you are on a budget, there is no reason this year can't still be special!

Check out these inexpensive birthday gifts and homemade birthday gifts for a unique and creative present that will send a meaningful message without costing a lot of money!

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If they are having a 60th birthday celebration and need birthday party supplies, look into personalized party supplies. They will make him or her feel extra special and make the party extra memorable!

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