70 fascinating Birthday Wishes To Celebrate Thrilling 30!

by Note with Love Team - Sep 24, 2023
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Sharing sincere birthday wishes with someone who is turning 30 might inspire and excite them for more adventure in their lives. So if you are wondering what to write on a 30th birthday card to someone, you’re in the right place. Here, you’ll find an excellent collection of amazing birthday wishes specifically for people who turned 30. So, without further ado, let’s craft the perfect birthday greeting!

What Is So Special About Turning 30?

Well, there are a lot of things that are special about turning 30. For some, it may be a time to reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. For others, it may be a time to celebrate their accomplishments with a birthday party. Regardless of how you feel about turning 30, it is definitely a milestone worth celebrating.

Here are some facts that make turning 30 special:

You’ve officially entered your adult years!

When you are 30, you become an adult with many responsibilities. You’ve been through enough tough times to appreciate the good times now! And your friends and family know this.

You are much stronger than before

By your thirties, you will learn a lot from experience. You’ve learned a lot from the mistakes you made in your 20s. You know how to deal with your emotions better and embrace your imperfections.

You are Wiser and more Confident

It’s when you start to feel comfortable in your own skin and confident about who you are.

You have your accomplishment

You’re more established in your career. You’ve likely accomplished a lot in your 20s, and you can now look back on those accomplishments with pride by the time you’re about to step into your 30s. 

Powerful Birthday Messages

A birthday wish is not just a message. It can boost the confidence of your loved ones. So try some of the following powerful birthday messages to encourage them: 

  1. Fantasy is seeing life through the wrong end of a telescope. But you need a friend who will help you face life’s realities, and you are that person for me.
  2. Turning 30 is a significant milestone to feel more confident in your abilities and continue to pursue your goals. I hope your worth is recognized and that your drive never dies!
  3. Your decade of progress is thirty. May you confidently move forward and achieve all of your goals. Happy 30th birthday!
  4. Happy 30th! Be excited about the opportunities that await you in the future because you are only at the start of your official adulthood.
  5. I’m not sure why people encourage us not to change. I wish you the opportunity to progress, grow, succeed, and run in every direction you want. Happy 30th Birthday!
  6. 30 is the perfect age. You’re old enough to admit your mistakes but still young enough to make more out of your life. Happy birthday!
  7. May your 30s bring to fruition all of your hard work from your 20s. I wish you a prosperous decade!
  8. Happy 30th! It’s your perfect time to remove anything from your life that doesn’t make you happy. It’s your time! 
  9. Celebrate your 30th birthday as the beginning of many significant accomplishments in your life.
  10. I hope your thirties pass slowly and peacefully. May your days be pleasant and your years be fruitful.. Happy 30th Birthday!
  11. Happy Birthday! I hope you find time today to reflect on everything you’ve accomplished and get excited about what’s coming!
  12. I refuse to think of you as a 30-year-old. For me, you are only eighteen with twelve years of life experience. Happy 30th!
  13. Your 30th birthday is an excellent time to reflect on your life. Remember your ups and downs, learn from them, and look forward to a bright future.
  14. Happy 30th Birthday! Nothing needs to change this year unless you want it to. Have a wonderful day!
  15. Happy 30th birthday to a beautiful soul. May this birthday be another memorable one. I hope you have the best day!

Funny Messages

Not every one of us likes to get a serious wish. If you want to wish someone a happy birthday while also making them laugh, wish them with a funny message. 

  1. Congratulations on being one year closer to receiving a senior citizen discount on all of your tickets. Happy 30th!
  2. Happy birthday to someone who wasn’t welcomed into the world by tweet or status update. Yes, yes, you are that old!
  3. Don’t think of it as turning 30. Consider it to be old. Happy 30th! 
  4. Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re old because you’re 30. That is something I want to do.
  5. Happy Birthday! I was going to send you a gift for your birthday, but then I realized that just knowing me is a big gift on its own.
  6. Don’t worry about turning 30. You will always be the same careless person I know!
  7. Your birthday is the perfect time to acknowledge all your outstanding qualities, including that you’re older than me. Happy Birthday!
  8. Age is just a number? No, age is a word. Happy 30th!
  9. Nothing to worry about turning 30. Pretty soon you won’t be able to remember your age, anyway.
  10. I wanted to bring you a cake for your birthday, but I couldn’t afford that many candles! Have a good one anyway!
  11. Congrats on escaping the womb 30 years ago! Time to celebrate again!
  12. Welcome to your 30s, where all of your friends have babies, body parts hurt for no reason, and falling asleep by 9 p.m. is the norm, even on weekends.
  13. Oh, it’s your 30th birthday? You must be so mature.
  14. Happy 30th! Don’t care what people think of you. At least mosquitoes will still find you attractive.
  15. Happy 30th! At least you’re not turning 31! That’s the point.

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Inspiring Birthday Greetings

Sharing inspirational words can be motivating as well as exciting, as these may encourage the recipient for some more thrill in their life. 

  1. Forget the past; look forward to the future, in your thrilling 30s, the best moments are yet to come. Happy birthday!
  2. Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy 30th birthday!
  3. Another adventure-filled year awaits you. Celebrate your birthday with pomp and circumstance. I wish you a very happy and enjoyable birthday!
  4. Birthdays are a new beginning, a chance to embark on new adventures with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. May today and all of your days be amazing!
  5. May you be blessed with life’s greatest joys and endless bliss. After all, you are a gift to the earth and deserve the best.
  6. The most significant difference between your 20s and 30s is that now you are much wiser. So be nice to yourself! Happy 30th Birthday!
  7. Count not the candles…see the lights they give. Count not the years, but the life you live. Wishing you a wonderful time ahead. Happy birthday.
  8. Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning, and a time to pursue new ambitions with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. You are a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing!
  9. Your birthday marks the start of another 365-day journey. Make this year the best year yet by being the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world.
  10. You were born today to be a blessing and an inspiration to those around you! You are an amazing person! May you have many more birthdays to achieve all of your wishes!

If your friend isn't turning exactly 30, you can still use these greetings to wish them or find a birthday message tailored for a friend.

Sweet and Short Messages

Your message need not be long. It’s enough to be simply sincere. Writing a few lines of heartfelt birthday wishes or wishing them a good day makes it short but sweet. Check out some short and sweet birthday messages below to get ideas for what to write on a birthday card. If they don't suit your style you can go for generic birthday messages as well.

  1. Don’t worry, you’re just as outstanding at 30 as you were at 29. Happy Birthday!
  2. The world needs more 30-year-olds. Welcome to the club! Cheers, have a glass of cold beer, and enjoy your 30th birthday!
  3. Scientists say you feel the happiest in your 30s. So enjoy the start of the happiest days of your life! Happy Birthday!
  4. Happy YOU day! Hope you have the most amazing start to your 30s! 
  5. Congratulations on reaching The Big 3-0. Here’s wishing you a wonderful birthday!
  6. You’re 30 and hot, so I’ll buy you a shot. Cheers to you for another trip around the sun!
  7. Everybody has birthdays. You just wear yours better than most!
  8. Growing old is inevitable, but growing up is optional. Happy 30th birthday.
  9. You were born, and the world became a better place! Happy 30th!
  10. Thinking of you on your birthday and wishing you everything happy.
  11. Just like a fine wine, you seem to get better with age. Happy birthday.
  12. Hoping this decade will be a breath of fresh air and a wonderful new chapter of your life. Happy 30th Birthday!
  13. Your inspiration was needed in your twenties, but the masterpiece is born in your thirties. Happy 30th!
  14. I hope your day sparkles the way you do! 30 never looked so good. Happy Birthday!
  15. Hey buddy/sis/bro, happy 30th birthday! You just keep getting more amazing.

Quotes About 30th Birthday

Try to add up some inspirational quotes. These are really helpful and poetic as well. 

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Betty Freidan

Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.

Robert Frost

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

Jack Benny

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

Theodore Roosevelt

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age, and they are payable with interest 30 years later.

Charles Caleb Colton

At 20 years of age, the will reigns; at 30, the wit; and at 40, the judgment.

Benjamin Franklin

Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve had to come to terms with the fact that I’m now a walking and talking adult.

C.S. Lewis

I’m turning thirty this year. And you know the saying, a woman over thirty is more likely to get hit by a bomb than find a man.

Fanny Fink (Maria Schrader)

At 30 you finally start to catch up on those dreams you’ve been chasing for the last 10 plus years.

Bonidette Lanz

After 30, a body has a mind of its own.

Bette Midler 

Age is a matter of feeling, not of year.

George William Curtis 

As you get older, three things happen: The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.

Norman Wisdom

Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!

Eleanor Roosevelt

Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.


At thirteen, you were officially a teenager. At twenty one, you were officially an adult. But at thirty, you are unofficially old!


Concluding Thoughts

Birthday wishes are a great way to show sincerity to a person we care about. While ‘Happy Birthday’ will always be a classic, we can still be creative in how we say it. But don’t feel limited by only what’s written here. You can personalize the emotion inside the birthday card even more.

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