The 12 BEST 40th Birthday Themes for Women

by Jillian Leslie on

I scoured CatchMyParty to find the 12 best 40th birthday party themes for women that are absolutely fabulous and are going to fill you with wonderful ideas to celebrate your 40th birthday in style!

It's such a milestone birthday that I wanted to find 40th birthday themes that were glam, fun, flirty, and fabulous!The 12 Best 40th Birthday Themes for Women |

If you're a woman turning 40 and want your 40th birthday party to be classy, sexy, and cool, check out these fantastic party themes below. Remember... 40 is the new 30 and it can be oh so fabulous!

The 12 Best 40th Birthday Themes

1. Great Gatsby

If you love the roaring 20's era then a Great Gatsby 40th birthday theme is perfect for you!

The stylish black and gold Art Deco decorations and fabulous feathers are sure to dazzle!

Great Gatsby 40th Birthday Party Theme |

2. Chanel

Nothing says classy like Chanel themed 40th birthday.

Check out the party and you'll see why you'd be celebrating in style.

Chanel 40th Birthday Party Theme |

3. High Heels

Another way to celebrate your 40th birthday and your love of fashion, is to show off some high heels and bring a sexy, stylish, feminine vibe to your party!

Fashion 40th Birthday Party Theme |

4. Pink Party

If you're looking to celebrate your 40th birthday in a more demure way, how about throwing a very feminine pink birthday party!

Pink 40th Birthday Party Theme |

5. Superhero

What woman isn't Wonder Woman in her own right! Celebrate your 40th in true superhero style with a smashing superhero themed party like this one.

Wonder Woman Superhero 40th Birthday Party Theme |

6. Denim themed 40th birthday party

Take a look at the fantastic ideas at this denim themed 40th birthday party! It definitely doesn't lack style and is sure to impress in a casual, chic way.

 Denim themed 40th birthday party |

7. Fiesta Forty

If you want to add lots of vibrant colors, flavors, and of course, lots of tequila to your 40th, how about hosting fun a 40th fiesta!

Wait until you see the leche cakes with 40 candles.

Fiesta 40th Birthday Party Themes |

8. Old Hollywood Glam

Who wouldn't want a little old Hollywood glamour at their 40th birthday, and a little Audrey Hepburn never hurt!

Hollywood 40th Birthday Party Themes |

9. Bollywood

If you want bright colors and a taste of the exotic, host a Bollywood themed 40th birthday party. You can even include dancing!

Bollywood 40th Birthday Party Themes |

10. Burlesque

Looking to turn up the sex appeal? A burlesque themed 40th birthday leaves just enough to the imagination but is definitely interesting!

Burlesque 40th Birthday Party Themes |

11. 40th  Birthday S'mores Bar

One of the most elegant s'mores bars I've seen. I love the variety of chocolates and graham crackers and the way everything is displayed. Who knew a s'mores bar could be so classy.

40th Birthday S'Mores Bar |

12. Donuts & PJs Bash

Turning 40 doesn't have to make you feel old. Celebrate your 40th with a sleepover themed party with donuts and pajamas. Just don't forget to invite your besties!

Donuts & PJs 40th Birthday Bash |

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  • Brittany S

    Brittany S wrote:

    Thanks for including me!!

  • Made By A Princess

    Made By A Princess wrote:

    Thank you so much for including me in your best of list!!