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10 Best 40th Birthday Ideas in Singapore [2024]

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40th Birthday Ideas Singapore

Best 40th Birthday Ideas Singapore
Best 40th Birthday Ideas Singapore

Turning 40 is a big landmark, and you deserve only the best birthday celebrations. Being in Singapore, which offers plenty of options for your birthday celebration activities, is definitely to your advantage on this big day.

Best 40th birthday ideas in Singapore for 2024 are Art Jamming, Soy Candle Making Workshop, Clay Making Workshop, Cooking Class, and Yacht Rental.

It doesn’t matter if you are the artsy or sporty party type or just a foodie. This city has got you covered. Check out this list of 10 things you can do at your 40th+ birthday celebration in Singapore.

Quick Summary

  • Best 40th birthday ideas in Singapore for 2024 are Art Jamming, Soy Candle Making Workshop, Clay Making Workshop, Cooking Class, and Yacht Rental
  • When planning a 40th birthday bash, think about the celebrant’s interests, the group size, and the overall budget.
  • Singapore offers an exciting mix of traditional and innovative celebration ideas, making it a perfect spot for such a special occasion.

Key Considerations

  • Group Size: Make sure the activity can accommodate everyone comfortably.
  • Interests: Choose something that aligns with what the birthday person loves.
  • Location: Look for places that are easily accessible for all guests.
  • Budget: Keep an eye on costs to avoid overspending.

Best 40th Birthday Ideas in Singapore

1. Art Jamming

Art Jamming
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $25 per person
Duration1 to 2.5 Hours + 30 Mins Set-Up & De-brief
Activity TypeIndoor

A relaxing collaboration session aimed to produce uplifting masterpieces. Participants worked together to paint a canvas or an individually designed tote bag, the session proving to be the perfect venue for an enjoyable process and therapeutic approach. A time to showcase our artistry – and be artistic, perhaps?

Check out this Art Jamming Workshop here

2. Soy Candle Making Workshop

Soy Candle Making Workshop
Soy Candle Making Workshop
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $38/Pax
Duration1-1.5 Hours + 30 Mins Set Up & De-Brief
Activity TypeIndoor

Make fragrant soy candles and flowers to celebrate your favourite flowers and scents; these make fantastic keepsakes and a shared bonding experience. The DIY nature lover and anyone seeking a souvenir that showcases flowers and their sensory preferences will love this workshop.

Check out this Soy Candle Making Workshop here

3. Clay Making Workshop

Clay Making Workshop
Clay Making Workshop
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $25 per person
Duration1-1.5 Hours + 30 Mins Set Up & De-Brief
Activity TypeIndoor

Roll up your sleeves for an awesome afternoon of some awesome expert-led pottery-making activities. This art-therapy activity will be fun for kids to adults. People will be able to take their finished masterpieces home as a memento from the event of the day.

Check out this Clay Making Workshop here

4. Cooking Class

Cooking Class
Cooking Class
Team Size10 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $95 per person
DurationMinimum 1 Hour
Activity TypeFood Making or Cooking Workshop

Learn to recreate a host of new recipes and dishes, as well as learn new cooking techniques in a fun setting. All levels of skill and cooking are welcome, and you’ll pick up new global cuisines for your next party or next birthday celebration, with friends and family.

Check out this Cooking Class here

5. Yacht Rental

Yacht Rental
Yacht Rental
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceEnquire for the rates
Activity TypeOutdoor

Rent a yacht and treat yourself. Warm breeze, hot bottom, cool top, a beautiful sea, amazing attention to detail, amazing show – excellent escapes for those who admire the water and who are looking for something extraordinary.

Check out Yacht Rental here

6. Giant Board Games

Giant Board Games
Giant Board Games
Team SizeNo Minimum Pax
PriceFrom $20/Pax
Duration1 to 2 hours
Activity TypeIndoor and Outdoor options available

Play some giant games of Connect Four and Jenga, or a giant-sized version of noughts and crosses, like Jillybean games – with its removable storage base, it also doubles up as a sturdy table or picnic top. Ideal for a night of big games and outdoor entertainment, it takes your all night or party to the next level, meaning everyone can really cut loose and let their competitive sides shine.

Check out Giant Board Games here

7. Virtual Terrarium Workshop

Virtual Terrarium Workshop
Virtual Terrarium Workshop
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $30 per person
Duration1-1.5 Hours + 30 Mins Set Up & De-Brief
Activity TypeIndoor

Make your own terrarium and create the world the most unlikely ecosystems in the world the most unexpected places – in your own room or house! A fun and no-guilt workshop that lets guests and you celebrate life while you spend some time learning about plant-care and design.

Check out Virtual Terrarium Workshop here

Other Unique Ideas in Singapore

8. Escape Room Adventures

Escape Room
Escape Room
Team Size4 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $28/Pax
Duration1 Hour Gameplay + 30 Mins Set Up & De-Brief
Activity TypeIn-person and Virtual game options available

An activity room that involves cracking puzzles and escaping from specially themed rooms at one of the many venues spread across the island – a great option for a 40th+ birthday party or celebration event, especially helpful if you enjoy team building and problem-solving.

Check out Escape Room here

9. Bubble Soccer

Bubble Soccer
Bubble Soccer
Team SizeFrom 8 to 1000 persons
PriceFrom $25/Person
Duration1 to 2 hours
Activity TypeIndoor and Outdoor options available
VenueRecommended Team Building Activities Venues or your own location

Play soccer inside space in a giant inflatable bubble, with your feet trying to maneuver inside trying to push the bubble into space, and your head stuck on the outside of space trying to keep control of the ball. Great laughs and it’s very active so much fun too.

Check out this Bubble Soccer here

10. Perfume Workshop

Perfume Workshop
Perfume Workshop
Team Size5 Pax – Unlimited Pax
PriceFrom $85/Pax
Duration2 Hours + 30 Mins Set Up & De-Brief
Activity TypeIndoor

Coming up with your own signature scent in a private perfume-making workshop is a sensory way to create a fragrance collection that’s as special occasions unique as you and your guests are the perfect way to have guests take away a priceless memory from your special day.

Check out Perfume Workshop here

40th Birthday Ideas Singapore

Whether it be creative workshops, exhilarating activities, or opulent brochures capturing luxurious yacht rentals and elegant dining options, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate your 40th birthday in Singapore.

Pick whichever activity birthday venue, restaurant, or event venue is the most engaging to you and your fellow celebrators, and secure those dates and times ahead of time so you can ensure availability in the peak season!

Cheers to your special day in a way that’ll make you feel just as momentous as you are.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the best activities for a small group?

Activities like art and music jamming, hot soy candle making, and clay workshops are ideal for small groups of friends as they promote interaction and bonding between friends.

Are there outdoor activities available?

Yes, activities such as yacht rental, food, cocktails, and giant board games are perfect for outdoor birthday celebrations.

How can I book these activities?

Many of these fun family activities can be booked through FunEmpire’s website.

Are there any virtual options for celebrating?

Yes, virtual workshops like the Virtual Terrarium Workshop and Virtual Art Jamming are available, allowing the venue, host, guests and you to celebrate remotely.

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I'm currently the editor at FunEmpire Media. I've over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, I strive to curate the very best in Singapore. Singapore.

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