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Gift Ideas by Hobby

Gifts for 50th Birthday

Great ideas for gifts for 50th birthday organized by hobby. If you are here in the hunt for the perfect 50th birthday gifts for someone close to you, we’ve got some great gift ideas for specific people:

Gifts for Mom

Gifts for Dad

Gifts for Wife

Gifts for Husband

If these gifts for 50th birthday are for someone else, no fear, we are here to help! This alphabetical list of gift ideas is divided by hobbies.

So think hard . . . and check out all these ideas for each hobby.

A great gift is something they will love and to ensure that they will love it, go with something they like – like a hobby or past time.

Here is a table filled with great gifts for 50th birthday for all kinds of hobbies and past times.

Hobby/Interest Gift Idea
Animals Items with pictures of favorite animals, like keychains, calendars, t-shirts, mug, blanket, etc.
Cross-stitch of favorite animal
Horseback riding lessons
Swimming with dolphins
Painting of favorite animal
Binoculars for bird watching
Trip to a local zoo
Astronomy Telescope, or accessories for one
Books about astronomy
Tickets to a local observatory
Trip somewhere for star gazing
Teddy bear with voucher to name a star
Star map
Baseball Tickets or season pass to favorite team
Baseball camp
Arrange to meet favorite team
Memorabilia from favorite team
Autographed hat, glove or ball
Equipment to play the game
Arrange a family/friend baseball game
Basketball New ball
Jersey from favorite team
Autographed basketball or jersey
Basketball hoop/net for yard
Tickets or season passes
Biking New bike
Accessories (seat, bottle, helmet, etc)
Backpack with built-in water sack & hose
Bird-Watching Binoculars
Journal for log or pictures
Books about birds
Backyard bird feeder
Board Games Classic favorites board games
Cranium or other fun party games
Plan weekly board game nights
Collector editions of favorite game
Boating Seat, or other accessories
Water skis, tubes, wakeboard
Ride of a speed boat
Bowling New ball, ball bag, shoes
Personalized bowling shirt
Passes to play at local alley
Enter into a tournament
Have a friend/family tournament
Camping New tent, sleeping bags, stove, etc.
Weekend getaway for camping
Season ticket to local camp ground
Trip to old favorite camping spot

More Ideas for Gifts for 50th Birthday

Hobby/Interest Gift Idea
Candle Making Kits and supplies to make candles
Books on candle making
Cigar Smoking Different kinds of cigars
Gift card to cigar shop
Cigar tasting place or cigar lounge
Coin Collecting New coins
Coin holders, cases, booklets
Books on coins
Trip to coin museum
Cooking Cooking lessons
Pot sets, pans, utensils, appliances, etc
Books from favorite cook
Personalized apron
Sign to label their kitchen
Recipe book to record their recipes
Cross Stitch New patterns or kits
Supply of variety of string
Lamp or magnifying stand
Holder or stand for cross stitch
Bag or organizer
Framed completed cross stitch
Cars Day at the races
A ride in a racecar
Day rental of a Porshe or Ferrari
Racing games
Tools for car building
Racecar themed clock or posters
Drawing Pencils, case for pencils
Charcoals, erasers, paper
Framed drawing from favorite artist
Football Tickets or season passes
Super Bowl tickets
Box seats
Football camp Meet favorite team
Memorabilia, jersey
Autographed ball or jersey
Gardening Gardening tools, seeds, watering can
Carrying case
Gloves, knee pads, apron
Books or classes
Guitar Lessons
New guitar
Case, picks, strap
Autographed guitar
CD or videos on how to play
Recording session at local studio


Still More Ideas for Gifts for 50th Birthday

Hobby/Interest Gift Idea
Hiking Weekend getaway
Guided hiking trip
Boots, backpack, hat
Horseback Riding Lessons
Passes to ride at local ranch
Riding trips
Helmet, saddle, clothes
Hunting Homemade coupons to cover fees for licenses
Weekend hunting trip
Multitool, knife, watch
Range finder, GPS
Hunting clothes
Karate Lessons
New uniform
Motorcycles Weekend trip
New jacket, pants, vest
Harley memorabilia
Model Building New model
Magnifying Glass
Photography New camera
Camera accessories
Trip somewhere for nice picture taking
Scrapbooking Supplies
New scrapbook
Gift card to have pictures printed
Travelling Trip somewhere
Books about great places to go
Wine Making Trip to wine vineyards
Lessons or books
Winemaking kits


These are some great helpers for those perfect gifts for the 50th birthday. There are plenty more hobbies and pastimes, and we will continue to add more.