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30 Gift Ideas for a 60th Birthday

A 60th birthday is a special occasion worth celebrating, but sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect gift. We’ve compiled a gift guide of 60th birthday gift ideas to help you find a special gift for your loved one’s milestone birthday.

Whether you are looking for a fun gag gift or a more meaningful, thoughtful gift, this guide includes unique gift ideas to for all the 60 year olds in your life, from your best friend to your coworkers to your family members.

By Amanda Horner • Published Jan 27 2022

1. Pop-Up Birthday Card

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For a small but special 60th birthday gift, this pop-up birthday card by Hallmark is sure to bring a smile. This mini masterpiece is the perfect thing to send to a family member on their special day for a moment of surprise. To make it extra special, add a gift card to their favorite restaurant or retail store to enjoy later!

2. Retro Bluetooth Speaker

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This fun Bluetooth speaker is a great find for anyone looking for unique 60th birthday ideas. The nostalgic design features wood grain style and rotary knobs. Includes high quality Bluetooth Speaker, wireless phone charger, and USB charger for other devices.

3. Birthday Body Care Gift Set

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Why just eat birthday cake when you can smell like it too? This 2 piece "Happy Birthday" gift set by Philosophy includes vanilla birthday cake scented shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath and sweet creamy frosting scented body lotion. This festive set is the perfect 60th birthday gift for the friend who loves to pamper.

4. Looking Good Coffee Mug

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Give a gift that says, "60 and proud"! This coffee mug is a great gift idea for someone who isn't shy about turning 60 or showing off how great they look! This humorous keepsake is sure to bring a laugh and is also very budget friendly, and conveniently available on Amazon.

5. Luxe Fitness & Wellness Tracker

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What is the best 60th birthday gift for the health-conscious gadget lover with a sense of style? Check out the Fitbit Luxe! This stylish fitness and wellness tracker has a chic bracelet design while providing on-wrist tracking for insights into workouts, sleep stages, stress managements, and more.

6. Retro Candy Gift Box

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Gift your favorite 60 year old a blast from the past with a vintage candy gift box. No 60th birthday party would be complete without sweet treats, and this unique mix of retro candy will also bring a dose of nostalgia sure to bring back fond memories of years past.

7. Indoor Garden

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When thinking about birthday gifts for women, flowers are a classic. Instead of a bouquet of cut flowers, we love the idea of an indoor garden for a thoughtful gift that keeps on giving. This beautiful Sunshine & Joy Garden practically screams happiness and makes the perfect gift for a best friend or loved one with a green thumb.

8. Aged to Perfection Whiskey Glass

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Say cheers to 60 years with a custom whiskey glass. Personalized gifts are sure to make your loved one feel special, and this tumbler features a vintage aged to perfection theme, customized with their birth year and age. Available on Amazon, these are made to order and use high quality, laser etched designs.

9. Birthday Truffles

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If you are searching for a unique dessert to say "happy 60th birthday", these Birthday Truffles from the trending Milk Bar are it! You can send a dozen of these delicious bite sized goodies for a fun, tasty, and one-of-a-kind 60th birthday present.

10. 6 Rings Necklace

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A milestone birthday deserves a special gift. We love the meaning behind this gold and silver necklace, made up of 6 interlocking rings representing each decade. This one-of-a-kind 60th birthday gift is handcrafted and made to order through Etsy.

11. Family Tree Photo Frame

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Remind a family member how loved they are on their 60th birthday, with a thoughtful gift like this family tree photo frame. Insert your favorite family photos for a personalized gift that will be cherished forever and can even be displayed at a birthday celebration.

12. Specialty Chocolates

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A great gift idea with universal appeal is another classic - chocolate! Send sweet birthday wishes with a special selection like this Happy Birthday Gift Box, filled with a unique mix of decadent chocolates guaranteed to make the perfect 60th birthday treat.

13. Escape Room Game

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Escape rooms have become a popular experience to share with friends. Now, you can give the unique gift of an at-home escape room experience with the Exit: The Game series. Each game has a different theme with clues to work through to solve a mystery. A great 60th birthday present for anyone who loves games or puzzles!

14. Foot Massager

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To give ultimate pampering without having to leave home, a foot massager is the perfect gift idea! This Shiatsu Dome Foot Massager relieves aches and pains and squeezes away tension to restore aching feet and relieve stress. This is a gift any 60 year old would love the receive!

15. Canvas Book Tote

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For the book lover in your life, this cute canvas tote bag from Kate Spade New York features a fun classic book stack design. Whether used for carrying favorite books or everyday essentials, this bag is a cute, functional, and fun 60th birthday gift idea!

16. Diamond Wall Clock

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60th birthdays are known as the diamond birthday, but that doesn't necessarily have to mean jewelry. There are plenty of options in home decor, such as this crushed diamond mirrored wall clock. Add some sparkle and bling to your 60th birthday celebration by gifting this beautiful and functional wall art piece.

17. Old Man Birthday T-Shirt

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This funny birthday t-shirt is a great gag gift for a 60th birthday! Wear proudly at a 60th birthday party, or while out and about as a hilarious reminder to the world of your senior status. "Don't forget my discount!"

18. Tea Gift Set

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Say "Happy 60th Birthday" with a unique tea gift set. This fun tea wheel is called sweet indulgence for good reason, featuring flavors such as Birthday Cake, Chocolate Macaron, and Vanilla Cappuccino. A delicious and satisfying treat to celebrate a milestone birthday!

19. Craft Beer Tasting Glasses

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A great gift idea for the beer connoisseur turning 60, this set of craft beer tasting kit includes four custom beer glasses specially designed for the enjoyment of four different varieties of beer. Gift multiple sets to throw an educational and entertaining beer tasting with friends for a fun 60th birthday party!

20. Heated Neck Wrap

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Available in a variety of fun patterns, these handmade aromatherapy wraps are the ultimate relaxing 60th birthday gift. The wrap can be heated in the microwave and is the perfect size to wrap around your neck to relieve tension. The lavender scent is great for relaxing, calming, sleep, anxiety and stress.

21. Wine Labels

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A 60th birthday gift that doubles as birthday decorations, these fun wine labels will make your best friend's special occasion even more special. Apply the labels to your friend's favorite wine and arrange in a gift basket. Include a set of wine glasses to toast to a happy 60th birthday and enjoy the birthday celebration!

22. Robot Vacuum

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A robot vacuum is a great 60th birthday gift - the gift of clean floors without the work! This iRobot Roomba is equipped with smart technology, is wi-fi connected and even empties on its own, so your loved one can forget about vacuuming for months at a time. Now that's a gift that anyone would appreciate!

23. Himalayan Salt Lamp

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You may have heard of Himalayan Salt Lamps trending over the past few years - they have been gaining popularity as a holistic approach to home air purification. Aside from being a natural air filter, they are also attractive for home decor. When lit from within, the pink rock salt radiates a soft pinkish orange glow. A unique gift for the wellness conscious 60 year old!

24. DIY Focaccia Art

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Looking for 60th birthday gift ideas for the creative foodie in your life? This unique DIY Focaccia Art Kit is perfectly unique! The kit comes with all of the premium ingredients and instructions needed to make an authentic Italian focaccia, along with decorating ideas to turn the bread into an edible work of art.

25. Trivia Game

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Some may joke about 60 year olds being forgetful, so this entertaining trivia game would make a great gag gift that is also a lot of fun! I Should Have Known That is a trivia game about things that you should know. Play as a party game at a friend's 60th birthday celebration. You may even learn something new!

26. Cozy Weighted Blanket

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This beautiful blanket makes a great 60th birthday gift! Hand knit from a cozy cotton blend, this weighted blanket will help you relax anywhere. It even comes in several different colors and weights so you can pick the perfect personalized gift.

27. Movie Night Popcorn

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For the movie buff who loves to stay in and screen their favorite movies, this gourmet movie night popcorn set makes a fun 60th birthday gift! The set includes three types of kernels and five premium popcorn seasonings to mix and match and make the perfect movie snack for every taste.

28. Digital Photo Frame

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A digital picture frame is a fantastic gift idea for a family member or close friend. This luxe digital photo frame is sleek and sophisticated and will pair well with any home decor. The high-quality LCD screen displays beautiful photos, which can be easily uploaded using an app. You can even invite friends and family to share their photos. This thoughtful gift will keep on giving!

29. Motivational Water Bottle

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We all need to be mindful about drinking enough water, and this sleek water bottle can help you stay on track with hydration goals. Convenient time markers help remind you to drink the recommended amount of water throughout the day. It's also light weight yet stylish and a great 60th birthday gift idea!

30. Dried Fruit Gift Basket

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Gift a healthy birthday treat with a dried fruit gift basket! This premium selection of dried fruit is all natural and has no added sugar, so it's the perfect 60th birthday gift treat for someone who is health conscious or has dietary restrictions. The unique packaging can be used as a basket or a tray and is also reusable.