5 Creative Birthday Video Ideas for a Friend’s Birthday



When you’re making your birthday video, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed. There are so many ways to tell your friend “happy birthday” that it can be hard to know where to start. You probably already know what will put a smile on their face, but you just need a little push to make it special. Here are some birthday video ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Share the Story of Your First Meeting

Sharing the story of how you met is a great way to bring up old memories, especially if the story of your meeting is incredibly heartwarming or funny. Did you meet as kids in school? Did you bond over a particularly tricky customer at work? Maybe you two first met by chance at a bus stop. Make sure you let everyone know all the juicy details.

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Use Inside Jokes

Have a good inside joke with your friend? Make sure you incorporate that into your part of the video. Inside jokes are an easy way to bring a smile to your friend’s face, even if no one else gets it. It just shows that you two have a special connection. You can even add GIFs into your video to make the inside joke funnier. This birthday video idea should not go to waste as an opportunity to make your friend laugh and smile on their special day.

Let Them Know How They Inspire You

For your birthday video, let your friend know how much they inspire you, and what about them inspires you. You can talk about a particular personality trait like how they’re especially kind or incredibly funny. Maybe you admire them for their accomplishments at work. If you have photos of their achievements, like a screenshot of them in the news or a picture of them receiving an award, be sure to insert them into the video.

Share How They’ve Changed You

The people you hang out with change and improve you, but they don’t always know it. Your friend likely changed you for the better, so this is the perfect time for you to let them know! Think about how they’ve motivated you to embrace healthy habits or how they may have caused you to look at the world a bit differently.

Sharing the impact that your friend has made on you and others is the perfect way to end your group video on a heartfelt note. This birthday video idea involves you getting a little vulnerable, but your friend will appreciate being recognized for positive influence on the people around them.

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Get Excited About the Future

If your friend has big plans for the future, this is the chance to shout it out from the rooftops! Take the time to congratulate them on taking the steps necessary to reach their goals, and let them know that you’re behind them every step of the way. Maybe they’re about to get married, or they’re about to begin a new career position. These are all huge milestones you can celebrate with them while wishing them a happy birthday. Use stickers and music in your video to really party it up.

Don’t Feel Overwhelmed

If you’re not sure of what to talk about in your birthday video, don’t worry. You can talk about almost anything: you can share stories, inside jokes, or just talk about what makes your friend so awesome.

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