Getting older isn’t always fun. It can seem like the big birthday bashes are reserved for the kids, while grown-ups are expected to have more sedate affairs. The truth is, though, that birthday parties can still be a great deal of fun for adults. Below are just a few of the ways that adults can celebrate with style.

Reserve a Special Place

While kids might get to have birthday parties at bowling alleys and skating rinks, adults can celebrate by going a little bit more upscale. Reserve a room at your favorite restaurant, grab some space at a barcade, or even rent out a laser tag arena – you can really enjoy your birthday if you’re willing to hold your party in the kind of space that really means something to you.

Go on a Trip

You don’t have to stay in one place to celebrate your birthday party. Charter a bus rental and go someplace that’s amazing. You can go to the nearest big city, take a trip out to a casino, or even get on the road to your favorite tourist destination. What’s important is that you go to a place that will allow you to have a great time celebrating your birthday.

Hit an Event

Your birthday party doesn’t have to be the biggest thing going on that night. Instead of celebrating by yourself, why not do it surrounded by people who love the same things as you? Your birthday party can take place at a sporting event, a concert, or any other type of major event. Get great seats, look for a VIP area and make sure that you’re willing to celebrate as hard as you can.

Keep the Party Moving

You really control how much fun you’ll have at your birthday party. Don’t feel like you have to stick to just one place – you can make your party an event with multiple parts. Start with a great dinner, move on to an activity you love, and end it by hanging out with the people who mean the most to you. Since you’re an adult and everyone with you can drive, you’ll have a lot more freedom than you did as a kid.

Getting older doesn’t mean that you have to stop having fun. Put a little extra effort into your birthday parties to have a good time. While you never know how a party will go, a little planning can help you to create a better party atmosphere.