60th Birthday Gift Ideas to Celebrate the Momentous Occasion

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: July 18, 2023

    A 60th birthday is a momentous occasion. A person can look back on what they’ve achieved and celebrate so many fond memories along the way. If you have a family member or friend hitting this celebrated milestone, here are the best 60th birthday gift ideas they will love.

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    What are the best 60th birthday gift ideas?

    Turning 60 is a huge milestone, and it’s a fabulous excuse to spoil the celebrant. Personalized gifts like a custom piece of jewelry or a bespoke photo book highlighting six decades of memories are surefire winners. Experiential presents, such as a hot air balloon ride or a cooking class with a celebrity chef, can also create unforgettable moments.

    Don’t forget gifts that evoke nostalgia, like a vintage record player or a retro candy hamper, will really hit the sweet spot. Our gift guide has the best 60th birthday gift ideas for both men and women alike!


  1. New York Times Custom Birthday Book
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    Commemorate a newsworthy birthday with a collection of the New York Times front pages from each year since their birth, personalized with name and birth date, and preserved in a handsome library binding. Whether it’s a milestone decade or a personally significant number of years, the collection forms a fascinating snapshot of history seen through the lens of your special day.

  3. Fabulous Coffee Mug


    This sassy mug will soon be her favorite! Make her feel like a queen with this 12oz ceramic mug suited to hold any of her favorite beverages—a great gift for a coffee lover.

  5. Family Tree Photo Frame
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    This family tree picture frame is a great way to show how beautifully your family has blossomed.
    A sturdy stand makes it easy to display on a table, desk, or over the fireplace. Remove stand to hang on a wall. Makes a unique gift for parents or grand-parents.

  7. Artisan Coffee Box
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    Please give her a world coffee tour with Bean Box. Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen. Bean Box handpicks coffees grown on the world’s finest estates and roasted to perfection by Seattle’s top roasters. The ultimate tour of the world’s top coffee-producing regions, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, Panama, Brazil, and Kona. The World Coffee Tour gift set has 1.8 pounds of freshly roasted whole bean coffee, tasting notes & brewing tips, and artisan chocolates. The perfect gift for coffee lovers.

  9. A Digital Photo Frame
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    Love sharing photos? The Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud Photo Frame gives you control over your photos and the power to share them where you want. Gift this frame to your loved one and easily email photos for instant display from anywhere in the world, anytime. Create & update different photo playlists easily, choose which frame displays each playlist, or send multiple playlists to each frame. 

  11. 100 Things to Do Bucket List Scratch Poster
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    As bucket lists go, what better than completing 100 of the craziest, most exciting things to do! A carefully selected list of 100 things to do and knock off your lifelong bucket list from climbing a mountain all the way to jumping out of an airplane. A fun gift and a great way to fill their free time.

  13. Activity Tracker
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    Meet Fitbit versa 2, a smartwatch that elevates every moment. Use your voice to create alarms, set bedtime reminders, or check the weather with Amazon Alexa built-in. Take your look from the gym to the office with its modern and versatile design. See your stats with an always-on display mode. Also, get Fitbit pay, daily sleep quality scores, apps, notifications, 24/7 heart rate, and store 300+ songs for an experience that revolves around you. 

  15. Day Clock
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    It makes a funny gift for anyone fortunate enough to measure life in days, not hours. Along with being a fun gift to receive, it provides great functionality for a retiree schedule. The lines dividing the days indicates midnight; the day hand moves 2.14 degrees every hour. Although it might seem like a gag gift, this one will prove useful.

  17. A Hammock
  18. retirement-gifts-for-women-hammock Life can get busy and stressful, so it’s vital to perfect the art of doing nothing. This relaxing gift is a great way to help them mind unwind – in the backyard, in the garage, or around the pool. 

  19. UGG Slippers
  20. christmas-gifts-for-dad-ugg-slippersThe Ascot is a slipper they want to wear everywhere, which—thanks to the durable rubber sole and smart corduroy outer— he can. This is a best-selling men’s style, like a giant hug for the feet due to a 100% wool interior. 

  21. Wine Bottle Labels
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    These 60th birthday wine labels will be a hit at the birthday party, and everyone will ask you where you got them! The birthday girl will love them! Each label is printed on high-quality waterproof material made in the USA. Just peel and stick to her favorite bottles. 

  23. Bonsai Tree
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    “Bonsai” is the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese word “banzai’, meaning “tray planting.” Bonsai is not a species, but a general term for any plant tamed at a miniature size, in a vase or pot, and has been practiced for hundreds of years. People who keep bonsai favor the exercise for its meditative and calming effects. With years of training the trunk and leaves, the plant can be shaped into whatever the artist desires—a great gift for plant lovers.

  25. Funny Tote Bag
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    The perfect funny 60th birthday gift. The square root bag is made from heavyweight cotton canvas with a natural jute base and can be carried by hand or over the shoulder. Great for grocery shopping, picnics, or just as a fun everyday tote bag.

  27. Vintage Candy Basket
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    Bring a little fun to the birthday celebration! This gift box comes completely loaded with nearly 3 lbs of classic, old-time, retro nostalgia candies for an instant blast you into the past. Everyone’s got a story, so gather ‘round and hear about the first time they tried Wax Lips, Turkish Taffy, Violet Mints, Sugar Daddy, Fireballs, Pixy Stix (and more!)

  29. Necklace
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    Help her celebrate the Big 6-0 with this simple, elegant, and fun gift. When she wears this beautiful necklace of six lovely silver circles, one for each decade, she’ll have a reminder that your admiration is infinite. Commemorate sixty fabulous years in the life of an awesome lady, be it for Mom, sister, daughter, or best friend. Perfect milestone birthday present for a 60-year-old woman. 

  31. Robot Vacuum
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    Multiple optional cleaning modes and pre-set vacuuming time make cleaning effortlessly while working, sleeping, or not at home. Ensure an effortless, thorough clean. The cleaning mode covers almost all floor types. Robot Vacuum operates flexibly and satisfies different cleaning needs.

  33. Airbnb Gift Card
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    On Airbnb, you can book unique experiences and places to stay from local hosts anywhere in the world. Explore over one million homes in over 34,000 cities, like Paris, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and New York. Find a place that inspires you and has everything you need—whether it’s for your next family vacation, group trip, or romantic getaway.

  35. Aged To Perfection T-shirt
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    What a gag gift for a sixtieth birthday. This officially licensed Disney t-shirt features Statler and Waldorf from the Muppets and the very fitting slogan, ‘Aged To Perfection.’ The t-shirt is made from 100% ring-spun cotton with a super soft feel and a fashion fit for a trendy retail look.

  37. Memory Rescue
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    Keeping your brain healthy isn’t just a medical issue; it’s a God-given capacity and an essential building block for physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Take action against the fast-increasing memory crisis that threatens this crucial part of who you are―and help your brain, body, and soul stay strong for the rest of your life.

  39. Neck Massager
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    The powerful deep-kneading shiatsu massage nodes automatically change direction every minute to help reduce overuse, tense and tight muscles. The soothing heat function alleviates aching muscles by transferring warmth to the muscles. This ergonomic and compact pillow massager fits perfectly behind the neck and body contours of the lower- & upper-back and abdomen.

  41. Echo Dot
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    The most popular Echo is now even better. Echo Dot is a voice-controlled smart Bluetooth speaker with Alexa with a new speaker and design, perfect for any room. Just ask for music, news, information, and more. You can also call almost anyone and control compatible smart home devices with your voice: a fun and practical gadget for anyone.

  43. Gift Basket


    Let this gift inspire a good feeling and a fresh outlook with all the ingredients for a great day.
    A tasteful gift contains a variety of freshly-roasted coffees and a stainless steel travel mug. 

  45. Fill a Family Photo Album
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    Organize, protect, and share your photos with this photo album that looks great on a coffee table or bookcase. The collage frame front cover highlights 5 favorite photos, and the inside holds 300 photos. A gift may 60-year-old would love.

  47. Yoga For Healthy Aging
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    Everyone would like to age with as much strength and grace as possible, and now numerous studies confirm what many yoga practitioners have known for a long time: yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health—and spiritual well-being—as you grow older. Yoga for Healthy Aging is the definitive resource for using yoga to foster your physical, mental, and emotional health for seniors.

  49. Puzzle
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    Jigsaw puzzles quiet the mind and induce a state of creative meditation. HUADADA puzzles use extra-thick cardboard to create a sturdy puzzle and give you the best experience possible.

  51. 3-Piece BBQ Set
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    Help him get his grilling game on with this set of #1 Grandpa BBQ tools. The set includes a spatula, pair of tongs, and a grill fork, and each tool is made from heavy-duty stainless steel with brass-riveted handles. Plus, both the spatula and fork come with an integrated bottle opener. A great gift from the grandkids.

  53. Golf Ball Whiskey Chillers
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    Your golf game is never watered down, so why should your whiskey be? Celebrate another successful day on the greens, or treat your favorite golfer with these golf ball-inspired chillers. The set is packaged in a handcrafted, giftable wooden gift box and is sure to become a summer (or, let’s get real, any season) essential in your bar set-up. Get him a nice pair of whiskey glasses to go with.

  55. Luggage Set


    Pack your essentials for an overnight trip or a weekend getaway inside this durable hard side 4-wheel spinner 20″, 24″, and 28″ suitcase from Kenneth Cole Reaction’s “Out of Bounds” luggage collection. Loaded with amazing features, including a spacious, fully lined interior, molded corner guard reinforcements for maximum impact resistance, and a large U-shaped zipper pocket that allows for double-sided packing. The perfect lightweight and dependable hard-side suitcase for travelers and professionals who value both style and function.

  57. Funny Book
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    We can’t stop the aging process, but with How Not to Become a Little Old Lady, we can at least not act older than our age. Author Mary McHugh offers up more than 100 pointers of things not to do to stave off little old ladyhood. Illustrated with the humorous line art of Adrienne Hartman, this little book reminds us not to boil our vegetables until they are gray, tell boring stories with no point to them, carry a tissue up our sleeve, or dye our own hair and think nobody can tell.

  59. Box of Chocolates
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    Inside this iconic 19-piece Gold Gift Box from Godiva, you’ll discover the best of Belgian chocolate. This exceptional assortment is beautifully finished with a luxurious gold ribbon. This elegant gift box is tucked inside crisp, Godiva tissue paper to create the perfect gifting experience.