91st Birthday Ideas

Looking for awesome 91st birthday ideas? Wish someone special a happy 91st birthday with these brilliant gifts, cards, decorations and wishes!

Top 91st Birthday Gift Ideas

Wondering what do you give for a 91st birthday? Thrill your favorite 91 year old with one of these great presents!

The Ultimate Birthday Book by The New York Times

Every Birthday Front Page from all 91 Years

Most seniors enjoy reminiscing about times gone by – this unique present is the perfect way for them to recall a lifetime of historical events!

The personalized book features every New York Times birthday front page for all 91 years.

It also features a 24 page timeline that’s filled with photos of over 1200 significant news and cultural events.

The personalized 140 page book contain a collection of world-changing front pages, and comes with an oversized magnifying glass for easy viewing.

It’s an impressive gift that is sure to spark memories and conversation!


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Personalized The Day You Were Born Canvas

Personalized 91st Birthday Gifts - Treat someone turning 91 to this striking personalized The Day You Were Born Canvas

A birthday is a wonderful time for looking back at how much life has changed through the years – and this clever gift is a thoughtful idea!

Handsome chalkboard style canvas is personalized with their name and birthdate at the top. It then highlights interesting facts about what was going in the world on the day they were born.

A great gift idea for anyone turning 91 who has everything!

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Digital Photo Frame

No Technical Skills Needed!

Simple-to-use digital photo frame is the perfect gift to help them stay in touch with family and friends!

You can set the frame up and monitor it remotely – so the senior doesn’t have to do much other than simply plugging it in.

Their loved ones can send pictures from social medial accounts (such as Instagram or Facebook) or through email.

It’s the perfect Christmas or birthday gift for any 91 year old who is a bit lonely – or who wants to keep in touch with their loved ones!

Gift Baskets for 91 Year Olds

Looking for a sweet gift to celebrate turning 91? This fun – and delicious – 91st birthday gift basket will take them back to their childhood!

An assortment of 40 different candies includes all their childhood favorites. It arrives in a colorful gift box that is inscribed, “1929 was a great year. Happy Birthday

Perfect for the senior with a sweet tooth!

Story of a Lifetime Memory Journal

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Anyone who is 91 years old certainly has a story to tell! Record their life story with this striking memory keepsake book.

Handsome gold-edged book features hundreds of questions about their memories, beliefs and knowledge that they’ve gained over their lifetime.

There’s plenty of room for them to record their answers and is the perfect way for them to communicate what they’ve valued in life.

He or she can fill out the book on their own whenever they have a few moments. It’s also fun – and educational – for someone to help them fill in.

A gift that the senior can enjoy that’s sure to become a priceless heirloom for later generations!

Funny 91st Birthday Gift Ideas

Keep them laughing out loud with the clever “You’re Only Old Once” book by Dr. Seuss.

Dr. Seuss’s colorful imagination and sharp wit comes to life in this amusing book that pokes fun of the trials and tribulations of growing older.

Perfect gift for the man or woman with a great sense of humor about growing older!

The Day You Were Born Jigsaw Puzzle

Looking for a fun gift for a 91 year old man or woman who has everything? They’ll enjoy piecing together history with this unique puzzle that features a reprint of The New York Times from the day they were born!

Handsome puzzle is available in 3 sizes (choose larger pieces if they have issues picking up small pieces). It’s a fun gift that they can enjoy by themselves or with family and friends.

91st Birthday Wine Glass

A fun, useful and inexpensive birthday gift that also pays a compliment – what more could you want?

Elegant wine glass (which can be personalized for a special touch). is engraved with the phrase, “Aged 91 Years to Perfection”.

It’s a great stand-alone gift, or you could pair it with a special bottle of wine.

Gifts for 91 Year Old Woman

91st Birthday Jewelry

Most women enjoy getting jewelry for their birthday. This delightful 1932 mercury dime necklace is a gorgeous symbolic 91st birthday gift that the stylish woman will love!

Lovely necklace includes a fact card from the year of the coin which states interesting trivia about this special milestone. You can add an optional initial charm or birthstone if you’d like to personalize the necklace.

Flowers for Woman Turning 91

Every woman should have flowers on her birthday! Think beyond the typical bouquets that last just a few days, and treat her to unique flowers that she can enjoy long after she’s turned 91.

24k Gold Plated Real Rose – Choice of Colors

Treat her to flowers that will never fade! Striking forever rose features a real rose (in your choice of 15 colors) that has been carefully preserved and then dipped in 24k gold.

It comes in a gorgeous box that’s perfect for gift-giving. Sweet gift for a 91 year old woman who has everything!

Sentimental Gifts for Women

Looking for a meaningful gift for your 91 year old Mom, Grandma or other special lady? Express your love with one of these sweet gifts:

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Willow Tree Beautiful Wishes Figurine

Send birthday wishes of love to Mom, Grandma or another special lady who’s 91 year old with this sentimental hand-painted Willow Tree sculpture.

5.5” figurine comes in a specially designed gift box, and features the loving sentiment, “A gathering of beautiful wishes for you – love, health, happiness“.

The perfect gift to express love and caring – or for any woman who loves flowers!

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Gifts for 91 Year Old Man

91st Birthday Shirts for Men

Deck your favorite 91 year old man out in style with a fun shirt that lets everyone know how old he is!

Many people seem to feel the cold more as they grow older, so you might consider getting him a long sleeve shirt, such as these that you can get on Amazon.

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Beer Gift Ideas for 91 Year Old Men

Handsome personalized beer mug is a great birthday or Christmas gift for any 91 year old man.

Now that he’s turning 91, he gets to sick back and relax with an ice cold beer! His favorite beer or lager will taste even better when he sips it from a handsome personalized beer mug.

It’s a fun and inexpensive beer lover’s gift (under $25) that he can enjoy all year round.

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91st Birthday Cards

91st birthday card - send HUGE birthday greetings to a special man or woman who is turning 91! Oversized personalized card is perfect for group signatures, and looks wonderful on the gift or cake table.

Looking for the perfect 91st birthday greeting card? Send Happy 91st birthday wishes to Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa or another special senior with these clever cards.

Send them a gigantic birthday hug with an oversized greeting card that’s custom made just for them! Zazzle offers oversized 91st birthday cards in 3 sizes that make a huge impression.

91st Birthday Decorations

Even if you’re not having a party, setting out a few 91st birthday decorations and signs is a fun way to make this special day more memorable!

91st Birthday Banner

Hanging an attention-grabbing banner, such as the one pictured above from Amazon, is one of the easiest ways to decorate for a birthday.

An oversized banner can also double as a photo backdrop – be sure to get lots of pictures of the big day!

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91st Birthday Balloons

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What’s a birthday without balloons? This sparking 91st birthday balloons decorating kit is sure to set the tone for a fun celebration!

Fun kit makes it so easy to celebrate this birthday in style! Affordable all-in-one decorating pack includes a gold backdrop, 4 styles of balloons, a cake topper, and photo props.

If you have a little bit of time, you can make an impressive balloon arch that will look amazing over the cake table or at the entry way.

This quick video shows you how to make a balloon arch for $5 using supplies from a dollar store.

1932 Posters

It’s so interesting to see what life was like back in 1932! This informative poster from Amazon is a great decoration that’s full of fun trivia about life 91 years ago.

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15 Fun Ways to Celebrate Turning 91

1. Make a Photo Album or Scrapbook

A 91st birthday is a wonderful time for looking back upon the most memorable events of a lifetime. Help your favorite 91 year old recall their favorite memories by making a photo album or scrapbook filled with their life’s highlights.

Request pictures from spread-out family and friends (use email or Facebook). The birthday celebrant will love seeing long-lost pictures and faces!

2. Have a Drive-by Birthday Parade

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Drive-by birthday parades are the perfect way to celebrate during social distancing times! This article has a lot of great details on how to organize a drive-by birthday parade.

Be sure to videotape the parade so the celebrant can enjoy watching replays during coming days!

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3. Organize 91 Birthday Cards from Family and Friends

It’s so much fun to get birthday cards in the mail! Make the big day even more special by having family members and friends send a card to them. If possible, try to have 91 cards.

It takes a bit of organizing, but a card campaign will bring so much joy to the celebrant. This article has everything you need to know about organizing a 91st birthday card campaign.

4. Make a Memory Quilt

This is another great way to show off favorite photos! If you’re crafty, you can transfer pictures to fabric squares and sew a quilt that’s full of love and memories

You can also send fabric squares to loved ones and ask them to write a message on the square. Then you can add those blocks into the quilt as well.

You can find directions on how to make a memory quilt here.

If you’re not the crafty sort, you can simply upload pictures to Zazzle and they will create a photo blanket like the one pictured above for you!

5. Decorate Their Yard

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Surprise your favorite man or woman who is turning 91 when they wake up in the morning with yard or fence decorations – the bigger, the better.

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6. Send a Birthday Card from The President

Did you know that the President of the United States will send an official birthday card from The White House for anyone over 80?

Here are the details on how to order a Presidential greeting card. Be sure to early order because it can take several months!

7. Make a Photo Bouquet of Flowers

Surround the birthday gal or guy with flowers that feature photographs of their loved ones. It’s such a cheerful decoration that will brighten their room. And he or she will love having so many pictures of their favorite people around!

Click here to see the tutorial.

8. Make a Money Tree

This is the generation that suffered through the Great Depression, so money is very important to them!

Just attach 91 one dollar bills to a small tree placed in a decorated coffee can to create a festive gift that they’ll love!

9. Celebrate for 91 Days

Why limit the celebration to just one day? Stretch the fun out over 91 days, with a small celebration each day leading up to the actual birthday.

This will require a bit of coordination with family and friends. Assign each person one of the 91 days before the actual birthday to send a card, leave a gift, or celebrate in a small way.

10. Give 91 Small Gifts Rather Than One Large Present

Instead of one large gift, why not treat them to 91 small gifts such as small pieces of candy, flowers, stickers or beads.

This is an especially fun idea for the grandkids or great-grandkids – they’ll probably enjoy thinking of (and counting out) 91 gift ideas!

11. Enjoy Champagne!
Elegant champagne gift basket is a fun 91st birthday gift for Mom, Dad, or any favorite person celebrating their birthday!

Pop open a special bottle of champagne and celebrate turning 91 years old in style! If you can’t be there for the big day, send a champagne gift basket such as the one pictured above from Gourmet Gift Baskets.

12. Make a Birthday Candy Gram Poster

A birthday candy gram poster is fun to receive – and it’s so easy (and cheap!) to make! This article has loads of great ideas and sayings to use on a birthday candy gram poster.

13. 91 Days of Notes in a Jar

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This is another great way to keep the 91st birthday celebration going long after the actual birthday!

Write 91 little notes of memories, appreciation or inspiration on decorative paper slips. Then put the notes in a pretty jar or vase. You can write all the notes yourself, or ask family and friends to write some as well.

Then, each day for the next 91 days, the recipient can look forward to opening a note.

14. Add a Festive 91st Birthday Cake Topper

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Where there’s a birthday, there should always be a birthday cake! Make turning 91 even more memorable by adding a colorful cake topper.

Amazon has a great selection of affordably priced (under $10) 91st birthday cake toppers. A cake topper is such an easy way to turn a homemade cake into a work of art!

15. Make a Video of Their Life

Scan all their old pictures onto your phone or laptop to play as a movie. (You can get a mini projector that will attach to your phone or laptop fairly inexpensively at Amazon.).

Serve popcorn and candy just like you would at a real movie theater!

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