A birthday celebration cannot be complete without a few great birthday toasts to the guest of honor. The birthday toasts don’t have to be long or too involved like a speech. They are typically short, sweet and to the point. You can choose one which is sentimental, inspirational or humorous. It’s all up to you.
Tips to help you when making a birthday toast
- They are not overly long, rather short, sweet and to the point
- They are typically a queue to raise a glass and sum up a short speech before having a drink
- Remember to smile!
- You will want to have the toast to be optimistic, positive or funny in wrapping up you speech
- You can start off you toast with: ‘Let us all raise a glass’, ‘Let’s all have a drink for the person’s birthday we are celebrating here tonight’. Raise your glass up.
- You can finish off your toast to queue the time for a drink with a final phrase such as; ‘Bottoms up’, ‘To (Birthday person’s name)’, and then raise your glass again before drinking.
- What a typical toast could look like: Grab a drink, smile, raise your drink, give the speech, raise your drink again, drink, smile, sit down.
How to give a birthday toast – From friend to guest of honor
Here are a few great examples of birthday toasts and speeches for your next occasion:
Birthday toasts example 1
True friends are hard to come by. After all these years, I must say that I am truly blessed to be here to celebrate this beautiful day with you. To the most loyal person I know. Happy Birthday!
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As we get older, we become more wiser and start to understand what truly matters in life. Not the possessions we hold and the statuses we so claim. I feel what really matters is the people most closest to us as this reflects who we are as human beings.
I must say this person who’s birthday we are celebrating is such a beautiful person inside and out and I am sure we all feel blessed to have this amazing soul in our lives. So let us all raise a toast to celebrate there birthday with many more to come. Cheers!
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To this fine person standing before me. On your birthday, I wish you nothing but the best on you future endeavours and want you to know that we all are proud of you and love you dearly. As one of the most brilliant minds once said “Stay hungry. Stay foolish”
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Here is a toast to the most noblest person I know. On this special day, may you be reminded how precious you are to all of us. May you continue to grow in you your wisdom and remember that we love you dearly for all that you are. Happy Birthday!
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I want to raise a glass to an absolute gentleman, a loving husband, and amazing dad and incredible friend. Words cannot express the way we feel towards you as you continue to radiate your happiness to each and every one of us. You truly are an example of what success is and on that note, i would like us all raise a glass to wish this man a happy birthday!
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To my one and only gorgeous wife, through each passing birthday, you become more and more beautiful. You are the most kindhearted soul I know and I have to say that I feel truly blessed to be by your side. Happy birthday to the one that I love, my one, my only.
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Heres a toast, to the most wonderful person I have ever met. Your energy and vibrance touches anyone who crosses your path. Everyone in this room here today is better for knowing you and we are truly thankful for you being apart of our lives. Happy birthday and may you continue to shine for many more years to come.
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Smart, sophisticated, friendly, and beautiful… Now that’s enough about me… Here’s a toast to you my dear friend! Ha-Ha
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I raise a toast to lying, stealing, cheating and drinking!
If you are going to lie… Then lie for a friend.
If your are going to steal… Then steal someone’s heart.
If you are going to cheat… Then cheat death.
And if you are going to drink… Then drink with me!
Birthday toasts example 10
As time passes on and you certainly get older, may you continue in celebrating the joy of life through your inner child and the strength of your fellow youth. Happy birthday!
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May you always be able to see life in a large way, and as you get older with large print. Ha-Ha! Happy birthday!
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May your past be dim, your future be bright, and may today be the light the guides you. Happy birthday!
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May you be blessed with joy, love and light. Just like the way you bring the same into all our lives. Happy birthday!
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Here is a toast to the beautiful years which you have shared happiness and joy to all of us here today. May you continue to do so and live each day as you do today. Happy Birthday!
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A birthday toast to one of the most humble, loyal people I know. Let us all raise a glass held high to embrace this momentous occasion. Happy birthday my dear friend with many more to come.
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Let us raise our glasses to a person who is an inspiration to the rest of us. Happy birthday!
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May you always see life in a large way, and more importantly… In LARGE print! Ha-Ha! Happy birthday!
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Raising a toast to you on your birthday! Wishing you all the success, health and happiness you truly deserve. Happy birthday!
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To a loyal friend, a loving husband and amazing father. May you always savour the warmth of good wine, good company and good memories. Happy birthday!
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Lets raise a toast on this special day that this amazing person was born. May you follow your heart and chase your dreams for you all the people that love you will always be here to support you.
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Here’s a birthday toast to the only person I truly look up to. May you continue to be an inspiration to all that you meet and be blessed with health and prosperity.
Birthday toasts example 22
Smart… Sexy… Funny… Beautiful… Well that’s enough about me…Ha-Ha! Here’s a toast to you dear friend. May you be blessed with health and wealth.
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Even though another year has passed, you seem no older the the last… You’re still immature and a kid at heart who is long overdue to grow up! Ha-Ha! Happy birthday my dear friend. Here’s to never growing up!
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Here is to you discovering the fountain of youth. It seems that no matter how old you get, you always still seem to defy the laws of aging. The only way we know that your are of course getting older is because your chiropractor and chemist continues to sends you a birthday card every year.
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Although that we may have promised ourselves that we were going to be calm and civil tonight. With all of us now here together, I think it’s safe to say that I don’t think that’s going to happen… So here’s to the birthday boy! Let us have a drink and make this night another night to remember!
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Here is a toast to you my dear friend. To all the hard work you have put in over the years, to become the successful person you are today. Let us all raise a glass to the one who inspires us and continues to defy all odds to make them in his favor. Happy birthday!