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30 Funny Gift Ideas for a 30th Birthday

You only turn 30 once, so why not have some fun with it? A milestone birthday is the perfect occasion to give a funny gift to a best friend or coworker with a sense of humor. 30th birthday parties are a fun celebration, so don’t be too serious, choose a funny gag gift or novelty gift instead!

Not sure where to start? We’ve done the work for you. This gift guide is full of funny 30th birthday gift ideas, from t-shirts to party supplies. birthday cards to coffee mugs. These hilarious and unique gifts are the perfect way to say happy 30th birthday while delivering big laughs.

By Amanda Horner • Published Jun 12 2022

1. Middle Finger Socks

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This hilarious novelty gift is the perfect way to kick off our list of funny gift ideas for a 30th birthday. Not your ordinary socks, this gag gift has a special surprise on the bottom. For the birthday guy or gal that may not be particularly happy about their milestone birthday, they’re not turning 30, they are 29 + 1 middle finger!

2. Face Cake Topper

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Who wouldn’t want to see their own face on their birthday cake? Custom order this cake topper from Etsy for a funny and personalized way to say Happy Birthday. We especially love the festive party hats! This set makes a great addition to 30th birthday party decorations to make the event extra fun.

3. Thirties Bucket List

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Now that they are officially in their thirties, a 30-year-old can enjoy The Official Thirties Bucket List for Thirty Somethings. This kit contains 25 inspiring prompts for interesting, fun things to do once you’ve reached a certain age. This is a unique gift idea for a fun and adventurous bday recipient.

4. Stupid Sh*t Flask

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Looking for a 30th birthday gift for someone what has a reputation for doing things that are not exactly... smart? Embrace doing stupid stuff by gifting a nice flask engraved with a funny phrase. Fill this stainless-steel flask with a favorite spirit and wait to see what shenanigans happen next.

5. Expired Coffee Mug

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This funny gift has wide appeal, so it makes a great 30th birthday gift for just about anyone, from coworkers to friends to family members. This ceramic coffee mug is available on Amazon and has just the right amount of sarcastic humor. Plus, it comes with special gift box, so it arrives ready for gifting.

6. Wine Label Pack

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This wine label pack is a cute way to liven up a wine loving friend’s 30th birthday gift. With punny phrases like “Sip Sip Hooray”, “Dirty Thirty”, “Age Improves with Wine” and “30 Isn’t Old if You’re a Tree” this gift is sure to bring the laughs. Just apply the labels to your friend’s favorite wine and arrange in a gift basket for a fun DIY gift.

7. Party Animal T-Shirt

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Get ready to unleash the party animal with this awesome 30th birthday shirt. Any Star Wars fan will proudly rock this Chewie t-shirt to celebrate their big milestone birthday. The perfect gift for drawing attention all day and partying all night.

8. Guest Book

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A guest book is a unique gift idea that adds to the birthday party decorations and also serves as a keepsake memory of an event. We love the fun cover on this guest book! With spaces for photos and birthday wishes inside, there are sure to be some hilarious messages to laugh about for years to come.

9. Shot Glasses

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These dirty thirty shot glasses are the perfect gift for celebrating a milestone birthday with a group of friends. Enjoy your favorite spirit together while toasting to the birthday boy or girl with this set of 12 matching shot glasses. They also make great party favors to send home with guests at the end of the night.

10. Toilet Paper

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If you’re looking for a great prank for a 30th birthday, you’ve found it. The hilarious design on this toilet paper is everything you could ask for in a funny gag gift. Use it in the bathroom or string it up to use as 30th birthday decorations. No matter how you use it, this novelty gift will be the hit of the party.

11. Friends Trinket Tray

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This trinket tray inspired by the hit sitcom Friends is a cute and fun gift idea for a friend or coworker. The dish includes the iconic peephole door frame and the phrase “The One Where You Turn 30” fans of the show will absolutely love. A fun decorative piece that will bring a smile every time it’s used.

12. Thirty AF Gift Box

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Having a hard time choosing just one 30th birthday gift? This gift box includes a little bit of everything the birthday girl could want. From funny gifts like a “Thirty AF” wineglass and “thirty flirty and thriving” candle to spa gifts like a bath bomb and lip balm, this personalized gift box from Etsy has it all.

13. Birthday Card

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A milestone birthday calls for an epic birthday card. We love this handmade greeting card from Etsy featuring the eccentric Moira Rose from the iconic sitcom Schitt's Creek. Add a special birthday message inside and a gift card to their favorite bar or liquor store for the perfect funny 30th birthday gift.

14. Cheers & Beers Decorations

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Are you throwing a 30th birthday party for your best friend or family member? You’ll need the perfect party supplies to bring a fun and festive vibe to your bash! This “Cheers & Beers to 30 Years” balloon set make a big statement as 30th birthday decorations, whether celebrating indoors or out. These would also work great for a photo booth backdrop!

15. 29ish Beer Glass

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A funny beer glass is a must-have to celebrate a 30th birthday. This etched beer-can-shaped pint glass reads “29ish” and is the perfect gift for the birthday boy or girl who might not quite be ready to say goodbye to their 20s yet. This funny gift is high quality and great for everyday use.

16. Retro Candy Box

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For the young at heart, this retro candy gift box is a fun and unique gift idea for a 30th birthday. Includes an assortment of candy that was popular in the 90s to deliver a blast from the past. Everyone will love reminiscing about their childhood with this sweet and memorable birthday treat.

17. Straight Outta My Twenties T-Shirt

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This funny birthday shirt with a vintage vibe is a great gift idea for any 30-year-old. Available on Amazon in a variety of colors and both men’s and women’s styles, you can also choose the perfect style and fit to help them celebrate their big day.

18. Scrabble Coaster

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For the board game lover or word nerd, this funny coaster makes a great 30th birthday gift, or even a Valentine’s Day or Christmas gift. Choose from three different styles; slate, wood, or glass engraved with “Thirty is only 12 in scrabble". This is the perfect game night accessory to help soften the blow of turning 30!

19. Vintage Poster

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Read all about what life was like “30 years ago back in 1992” with a fun vintage poster. This bestseller makes great table or wall decor for 30th birthday decorations. Guests will have a laugh reminiscing about topics like what things cost, what was in style, and what was happening in sports, movies, and music when the birthday boy or girl was born.

20. Makeup Bag

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For the 30-year-old that beats to her own drum, we love this hilarious makeup bag and compact set. Tell her how awesome and special she is compared to other 30-year-olds! She can shine bright like a glittery rainbow unicorn with this funny birthday gift, perfect for storing all her essentials on the go.

21. Rocks Glass

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A classic old fashioned rocks glass becomes a funny 30th birthday gift when you add the engraved phrase “Talk 30 to me”. The recipient will burst out laughing when they see their hilarious new glass, perfect for sipping their favorite drink to celebrate their milestone birthday.

22. Birthday Apron

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A stylish and unique gift idea for your favorite 30-year-old, this birthday apron makes a big statement. Keep clean and comfortable in the kitchen or at the grill with this high-quality, versatile apron with bold printed phrase “It took me 30 years to look this good!”

23. Coloring Book

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This off-color coloring book is a great gift idea for a 30-year-old with a sense of humor. Each coloring page features a stunning mandala design with a hilarious, perhaps slightly insulting, age-related quote. Give this unique and funny gift to a best friend, sister, or co-worker with a creative side.

24. Can Coolers

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Celebrate 30 years and countless beers with a set of themed can coolers! We love that these can be used as party supplies, novelty gift, and birthday party decorations all in one. Guests will love these fun insulated sleeves to keep their drinks cold and to take home as a 30th birthday party favor.

25. Old Fart Tote Bag

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Have some good-natured fun with a prank 30th birthday gag gift like this old fart tote bag. This high quality 100% cotton tote comes in your choice of four colors and is available on Etsy. A hilarious way to wish a Happy Birthday to your favorite old man or old lady as they turn 30.

26. Birthday Candle

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Make your best friend laugh with a funny birthday candle to celebrate their big day! Completely customize their unique birthday gift by choosing the scent, then make it extra festive by adding in your choice of rainbow sprinkles or colored glitter. The humorous phrase on the label “Look at You Turning 30” is guaranteed to bring a laugh.

27. Gamer T-Shirt

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This fun birthday shirt is the perfect gift for the gamer in your life. With a vintage Nintendo video game controller design and “It’s My 30th Birthday. Level Up!” text, this t-shirt has just the right vibe for a casual and fun birthday celebration.

28. Wine Gift Bag

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Who says a gift can’t be both classy and funny? Help a newly turned 30-year-old friend or family member celebrate by gifting their favorite bottle in this cute wine gift bag. The clever phrase “Pairs well with turning thirty” is printed on the linen drawstring bag. The perfect gift for bringing along to a 30th birthday party.

29. Forever 29 Tumbler

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Not ready to own up to turning 30? Join the Forever 29 club! This hilarious tumbler is a funny gift idea for a friend or coworker. The double wall insulated stainless-steel coffee mug keeps drinks hot or cold for hours in a stylish and portable coffee mug with clear sliding lid. This gift idea is sure to be a hit with any 30-year-old.

30. 4 Stages Birthday Card

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This birthday card is a hilarious way to help the birthday boy or girl laugh through the 4 stages of turning 30. Shock, anger, denial and acceptance are portrayed through cute and funny cartoon scenes in this accordion fold style greeting card.