Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Friends & Family

Happy 50th birthday wishes, including short, heartfelt, and funny messages, to send to friends and family for reaching such a milestone birthday! Turning 50 is a huge achievement, so wish them all the best as they journey over the hill!

We've organized this 50th birthday wishes collection to make it easy to find the best, most relevant message for you. You can scroll the page to browse them all, or use these links to go to jump to specific types of messages.

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Last updated: 17 June 2019

Short & Sweet 50th Birthday Wishes

Write a short note to friends or family on their 50th birthday and congratulate them on reaching this milestone!

Happy Birthday! The world is a better place for having had you in it for the last 50 years, so here's wishing you many happy returns.

Congratulations on your 50th birthday! Wishing you many happy returns for the coming years ahead.

Wishing you many happy returns on this milestone birthday! Have a great day!

Happy 50th Birthday! Wishing you a wonderful day and a fabulous year being fifty.

May the next half-century of your life be as wonderful as the first half!

Wishing you many happy returns on your 50th Birthday!

Your first 50 years on earth have been pretty incredible, so I can't wait to see what you get up to in the next 50. Happy Birthday!

Wishing you a happy 50th birthday and many happy returns to enjoy the finer things in life.

Congratulations on your 50th birthday! Wishing you many good things for the years ahead, starting with your birthday vacation. Enjoy yourselves on such a well-deserved break!

Happy Birthday to you! We hope you have a wonderful 50th birthday and that you are truly spoiled on your big day!

Go with the flow on the big five-oh! I hope you have a fabulous 50th birthday.

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Funny 50th Birthday Wishes

Turning 50 is a milestone to be celebrated! Send funny 50th birthday wishes to a friend with one of these teasing messages that joke about middle-age and being "over-the-hill". Because if you don't laugh about growing older, you might cry!

Happy 50th birthday! Don't forget to iron that birthday suit.

You're fifty? Better take that cake outdoors to light the candles! Have a very happy birthday.

Happy 50th birthday! I'm so pleased to hear you're over the hill instead of under it.

Don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get up again! Happy 50th birthday!

Welcome to middle age: that time when you finally get your head together - then your body starts falling apart. Happy 50th Birthday!

Don't panic, those aren't gray hairs you see. They're strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head! It's time to celebrate your 50th birthday!

Technically you're not 50. You're only $49.95, plus tax!

Congratulations! You're 50! Smile... while you still have teeth.

You're 50 and you've acquired a lot of common sense... which is lucky, because your sense of sight and hearing aren't what they used to be!

You've got so much to look forward to in your 50s. In the words of Bob Hope: "I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon. That's when it's time for my nap".

It's OK to light the candles on your birthday cake now; I've already alerted the fire department. Happy 50th Birthday!

Congratulations, you've finally reached the wonder years... wonder where your car is parked? Wonder where you left your phone? Wonder where your glasses are? Wonder what day it is? Happy 50th birthday!

So, you're finally 50. Now we can round your age up to 100!

Congratulations you're now fifty! Here are some things to look forward to...

F iber supplements
I ndigestion
F latulence / Flashes
T oupee / Tiredness
I ncontinence
E ar hair / Estrogen supplements
S agging

50 years old and full of...

V igor
I nspiration
A ccomplishments
G enerosity
R esourcefulness
A ttractiveness

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50th Birthday Wishes for Friends

Heartfelt 50th birthday wishes and messages so you can wish your friend all the best on their 50th birthday and congratulate them on turning 50!

Congratulations on your 50th birthday! What a great opportunity to stop and reflect on how much you have achieved so far in life. You are an inspiration to all of us. May your future be bright and full of many blessings!

Happy birthday to the kindest, most generous person I know. I hope you have a fantastic 50th birthday and that the years ahead are long and full of many blessings to you and your family.

Wishing you all the very best on your 50th birthday, and many happy returns for the year ahead. Enjoy the attention on your special day, you deserve it my beautiful friend.

Many happy returns to you on your 50th birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day full of friends, family, and cake!

Happy 50th birthday! I'm so grateful for your friendship and all the fun times we've shared over the years. Here's to many more!

You're such a generous, kind, fabulous person and I'm so lucky to have you as a friend. Wishing you an extra special 50th birthday and best wishes for the year ahead.

Sending you many happy returns on your fiftieth birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends. I'm sorry we can't be with you, but we will raise our glass to your continued good health and future happiness all the way from [insert location].

Don't worry dear friend, they're not wrinkles, they're smile lines, and I hope you have plenty more by the time you're 60!

You're how old?! Better take that cake outdoors to light the candles! Have a very happy 50th birthday!

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Happy 50th Birthday Sister

A collection of heartfelt and funny 50th birthday wishes and messages for your sister so you can congratulate her on turning 50!

Relax and enjoy your 50th birthday, it's your special day to shine! Who cares if you're a year older? You're also wiser, more experienced, and ready to take on whatever life throws at you! You've got this!

Happy 50th birthday to my dearest sister! You are such a wonderful person and deserve so much happiness on your special day. I hope it is filled with joy and laughter!

When I count my blessings, I count you twice! Happy 50th birthday to my dear sister and best friend!

Sending you happy birthday wishes across the seas! Although we are far apart, you're never far from my heart. Happy 50th Birthday, sister!

If I could package up my hugs and kisses, I would send them express delivery your way. Happy 50th birthday dear sister, I'm sorry I can't be with you today!

Cheers to my dear sister on your 50th birthday! I'll be raising a glass in your honor... or maybe three or four! I really wish we could be together to celebrate! Miss you xx

And here are some funny 50th birthday wishes for your sister, to gently tease her about growing so old!

Don't worry sister, they're not wrinkles, they're smile lines, and I hope you have plenty more by the time you're 60!

Night sweats and hot flashes are nature's way of lowering your heating bill so you can save more money for your retirement. Happy 50th Birthday Sister!

Don't panic, those aren't gray hairs you see. They're strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head! It's time to celebrate your 50th birthday!

Happy 20th Anniversary of your 30th Birthday!

You're not 50. You're 18, with 32 years of experience!

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Happy 50th Birthday Brother

From funny to sentimental, here are some happy 50th birthday wishes and messages for your brother to congratulate him on his special day!

Remember how excited you were when you turned 10 years old? Well now you should be 5 times as excited! Happy 50th Birthday!

Happy 50th birthday to my brother. Here's to another year of laughing at our own jokes and keeping each other sane! Happy birthday!

You're turning a perfect age. Old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more! Happy 50th Birthday!

Have a great birthday and enjoy the celebrations - you deserve it! Happy 50th Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Don't worry about turning 50. Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live.

No matter how serious life gets, or how old we grow, you've got to have that one person in your life you can be completely stupid with. So glad I've got you bro! Have a brilliant 50th birthday!

Forget age. If you can still manage to blow out your birthday candles, everything is dandy! Happy 50th Birthday!

It's remarkable how long we've put up with each other. Happy 50th Birthday buddy!

The funny thing about you is that even though you age, your maturity level always stay the same! Happy 50th birthday brother!

Happy 50th Birthday! Although we're far apart you're never far from my thoughts. Sending you birthday wishes across the miles! I hope you have a great day!

You...

Look  21
Feel  18
Act   11
----
That makes you 50!

Congratulations dear brother, you're officially...

A ntiquated
N ot a spring chicken
C reaky
I nfirm
E lderly
N ot young
T ottering

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50th Birthday Wishes for Mom

A collection of funny and heartfelt 50th birthday wishes and messages to wish your mom all the best on her 50th birthday.

Happy 50th Birthday to the best mom ever! Sure you get older every year, but to me your heart is young as ever.

Mom, only you can do everything and still look great every day! Know what that makes you? A SUPERMOM. Happy 50th Birthday to a lady who just keeps getting younger!

Happy 50th Birthday to my amazing mother, mentor, and friend. May God bless you each year.

Happy 50th Birthday Mom! Cheers to the next half-century. Throughout your life, you've worked towards making our wishes come true, now it's time to fulfill some of your own wishes!

Dear Mom, we may be apart right now, but your influence is always with me. No matter where I go or what I do, you will always be in my heart! I am thinking of you on this special day. Happy 50th Birthday!

If things get better with age, then you're approaching magnificent! Congratulations on your 50th Birthday Mom.

Don't worry Mom, a little gray hair is a small price to pay for so much wisdom! Happy 50th Birthday!

It's amazing how good you look for your age, considering all the grief I gave you when I was younger. Happy 50th Birthday, Mom!

Congratulations Mom, you're...

F antastic
I nspirational
F abulous
T errific
Y oung-at-heart

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50th Birthday Wishes for Dad

Funny and sentimental 50th birthday wishes and greetings to wish your dad all the best for his 50th birthday and congratulate him on reaching such a milestone!

All your life, you've worked towards making our wishes come true. Today, it's your turn to make some wishes. Happy 50th Birthday, Dad!

Happy 50th Birthday Dad! May all your fish be big, your beers stay cold, and your sports teams have a winning season!

You're not getting older Dad... just more distinguished! Happy 50th birthday!

Dad, you're an oldie but goodie. Happy 50th Birthday, from one of your greatest hits!

Dad, we're both getting older, but I will always be your little girl. Happy 50th Birthday!

50 is pretty much prehistoric. But at least you're not extinct.

You've got half a century of accumulated knowledge and wisdom! That would be awesome... if you could remember any of it.

Happy 50th birthday. Congratulations... from now on you're officially old!

Congratulations Dad, you're officially...

O utstanding
L egendary
D istinguished

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50th Birthday Wishes for Husband

Wish your husband a very happy half-century with one of these 50th birthday wishes and greeting card messages. From sweet and sentimental to funny, we hope you find the perfect message for your special guy.

There isn't enough wrapping paper in the world to contain all the love I have for you. Happy 50th Birthday, Sweetheart!

Happy 50th birthday to my super-awesome, wonderful, outrageously funny, handsome and charming husband!

Happy 50th Birthday to my husband. You're the best thing in this world. It's true. I can't imagine my life without you. Now, let's get this party started!

Strength, feeling, integrity, kindness, and goodness. You check all the boxes and then some. The longer I know you, the more I find to appreciate. To me, there's no one else on earth more genuine and precious than you. Happy 50th Birthday, my love.

A Toast to My Husband: You're my best friend, my confidant, the love of my life. I can't wait to celebrate you. Happy 50th Birthday!

My Love, I can't possibly fit on this card all the reasons I love you. I appreciate so many things about you - your strength, your sense of calm, your character, integrity, and passion, your sense of humor and how fun you are. I could go on and on... Happy 50th Birthday Husband, my love for you knows no bounds.

Happy 50th Birthday! You're a caring father, a trusted friend, and most important of all, a wonderful husband. Enjoy your celebration to the fullest!

I'm so glad that we'll grow old together. Especially since you'll always have the head start. Happy 50th Birthday, Love!

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50th Birthday Wishes for Wife

Wish your wife a wonderful birthday with one of these 50th birthday wishes and card messages. From romantic, to heartfelt, to funny, we hope you find the perfect message for the special woman in your life.

Happy 50th Birthday to the love of my life!

Happy 50th Birthday to my best friend and soul mate. I love you always.

You are my world and I cannot imagine my life without you. Loving birthday wishes to my adorable wife!

You are the sun in my day, the wind in my sky, the waves in my ocean and the beat in my heart. Happy 50th Birthday, darling. Here's to growing old together.

My love. My life. My lover. My best friend. My laughter. My soul mate. My one and only. Happy 50th Birthday!

A birthday is incomplete without a toast, and here is mine to you: As a mother, you're the sweetest; as a woman, you're the prettiest; as a wife, you're the best. Here's to a long, happy, healthy life. Happy 50th Birthday!

Happy 50th Birthday my dear wife! You're a little bit older and a lot more fabulous!

When life gives you birthdays, eat cake! Happy 50th Birthday!

Some things just get better with age... and you're definitely one of them! Happy 50th birthday!

Nothing is hotter than an older woman. Of course, you don't look the part, but we both know your little secret. Happy 50th Birthday, my beautiful wife!

At our age we've seen it all, we've heard it all, we've done it all. We just can't remember it all. Thanks for sharing all these years with me! Here's to many more!

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50th Birthday Quotes & Sayings

Wish friends and family all the best as they journey "over the hill" with one of these 50th birthday quotes and sayings. They work well as part of a greeting card message or as part of a party toast.

Forty is the age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age.
~ Victor Hugo

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
~ Charles Schulz

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
~ Lucille Ball

When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off."
~ Anon.

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Jack Benny

The tragedy of getting old: So many candles... so little cake!
~ Anon.

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
~ Mark Twain

Middle age is when your age begins to show around your middle.
~ Bob Hope

The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
~ T. S. Eliot

It's never too late to be what you want to be. Unless you want to be younger.
~ Anon.

You can find more 50th birthday and middle-age birthday quotes on our 50th Birthday Quotes page.


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Happy 50th Birthday Images

A collection of 50th birthday images with 50th birthday wishes that you could send someone or post on their facebook wall to wish them a very happy birthday!

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Happy 50th Birthday!


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Happy 50th Birthday!


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Happy 50th Birthday!


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Happy Birthday to you.


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You're not getting older... just more distinguished! Happy Birthday!


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You're not over the hill. You're simply too old to climb it.
Happy Birthday!


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Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live!


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Don't let ageing get you down. It's too hard to get up again! Happy Birthday!


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Better "over the hill' than under it. Happy Birthday!


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Don't count your candles. Just enjoy the glow!


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Getting older has some benefits. Call it a "senior moment" and you can get away with pretty much anything!


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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Mark Twain


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Growing old is inevitable. Growing up is optional.
~ Chili Davis


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Happy 50th Birthday!


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50th Birthday Personalized Message Poster

And if you're looking for a really unique and memorable way to wish someone a happy 50th birthday, then do check out our 50th birthday message posters . Easy to edit and print out at home, your gift will be the talk of the party!

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