Best Online Birthday Ideas

Your big day is fast approaching and while you would usually be wrapped up in booking bottomless brunches, sending out invites and planning your showstopping outfit, this year things are looking a little bit different. But while Covid may be the ultimate party pooper, that's no reason to not mark this special occasion. From boozy deliveries to gourmet takeaway dinners and quirky immersive online events, we've created a guide jam-packed full of fun ideas on how to celebrate your birthday online. 

Last updated on 16th February 2022

Celebrate your birthday with the stars of Sherlock as you take on this thrilling immersive experience. Pieced together with clips from the actors themselves, this mystery will have you play detective outside and outdoors - you can even whip up themed cocktails too if you fancy. 

  Lip Sync Dance Battle

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@ Secret Location London on Various dates from Thursday 30th June 2022

These guys are bringing the party to your house with their brilliant Lip Sync Dance Battle. What can you expect? Over the night, you and your mates will be split into two virtual teams with each side picking two epic songs to perform. Your guides will teach you dance routines and the winner will get a bottle of bubbly.

Map Maison

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Map Maison's offering of online events are ideal for birthdays during lockdown. Focussing on everything from the world of Japanese whisky to the perfect mezcal tipple, their bartenders will lead you through the mixology process, with boozy goodies sent to you ahead of time.

Just because you can't go out for a fancy meal, it doesn't mean you can't bring the restaurant to you... Your Fork is offering you a range of fine-dining food bundles, created by word-class chefs; with everything from three and five-course spreads to delicious brunches to choose from.

The Magic Hour

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One of our top birthday ideas during Covid is this mind-blowing at home magic show. Sleight of hand superstar, Sonic will be livestreaming from the historic Sheraton Grand Park Lane in London, with an hour of illusions, mind-reading and tricks that have to be seen to be believed.

A birthday is the perfect excuse to get all glammed up to the nines and explore some of the UK's finest restaurants. While your favourite foodie spots may have temporarily closed their doors, many have created sumptuous DIY kits, allowing you to enjoy their most popular plates at home, from tasty pizza slices to gourmet Indian feasts and drool-worthy tasting menus.