Your wife’s 40th birthday is a big deal, and we’ve found the best 40th birthday ideas for your wife to help you find the perfect gift! After all, the birthday girl is your best friend and deserves something special on such a significant birthday! So we’ve found the best unique gifts and experiences for you!
No matter how well you know your wife, coming up with a thoughtful gift to give to her for her big day can be difficult. But with these amazing 40th birthday ideas for your wife, you can be sure her birthday will be a day she’ll never forget.
40th Birthday Experience Gift Ideas
While traditional presents are a great way to celebrate your wife’s big day, if you want the celebration to be extra special, why not give an experience? Experience gifts are the perfect way to go above and beyond the traditional birthday celebration.
If you’re ready to take your gift-giving to the next level, consider surprising her with of these amazing experience gifts for her 40th birthday. We love the idea of putting the tickets or a note in her birthday card to tell her!
1. A trip
Taking your wife on a trip for her milestone birthday is one of the best ways to make the celebration memorable and spend some quality time together. You could go on a romantic couples getaway, a big family vacation, book a cruise, or send her on a girls trip with her friends.
2. Adventurous excursion
If your wife is the adventurous type, book an adventurous excursion she can enjoy with you. A hot air balloon ride, zip-lining, sky diving, flying lessons, or race car driving lessons are all great ways to get her blood pumping for her birthday.
It’s never too late to learn new things! Give your wife the gift of knowledge by signing her up for a class. There are so many different educational options to choose from, like cooking classes, couples dance lessons, online courses, music lessons, or painting classes.
4. High end dinner
Is your wife a foodie? Let her enjoy a night of fine dining for her birthday. Take her out to a fancy restaurant or book a private chef to prepare a delicious dinner for her at home.
5. Spa day
Give your wife the gift of relaxation with a spa day gift certificate for her birthday. Book a day at her favorite spa or let her enjoy weekend spa trip to celebrate.
6. City tour
Take a trip to a nearby city, historic site, or just enjoy your hometown with a city tour to create a special birthday memory. We suggest booking a tour that incorporates your wife’s interests or hobbies to make it even more special for her big day.
7. Concert or theater tickets
Enjoy your wife’s favorite music for her big day by giving her tickets to see her favorite band live in concert. Or head to the theater to see a live play or musical for the big day.
8. Subscription club
With the help of a subscription club, your wife can enjoy a new gift every month. There are so many different clubs you could sign up for, depending on your wife’s interests, including wine, clothing subscriptions, self care goodies like Fab Fit Fun, and home décor boxes.
9. Wine Tasting
We love the idea of hiring a limo service and going to local wineries or bars for wine tastings as fun gift to enjoy together or with her girl friends!
10. Surprise dinner party
Call in your family and friends to wish your wife a happy 40th birthday to create a great time she’ll never forget. Drinking wine and enjoying a piece of birthday cake is a great way to celebrate the momentous occasion!
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