50th Anniversary

Making it to the 50-year mark with your partner calls for a celebration! The 50th anniversary is a special day and should be celebrated accordingly. You”ll want to make sure that your 50th anniversary is a day to remember.

Whether you present your loved on with a unique gift, take her to a favorite restaurant or write her a love letter, you”ll want to make sure that your loved one feels special on your 50th anniversary.

Honoring Your Parents on Their 50th Anniversary

If your parents have been together for 50 years, it is likely that they are at least 70 years old. While your parents might want to celebrate their 50th anniversary, they might not be capable of planning or hosting the festivities. Why not take the burden off of them and plan and host the celebration yourself? Send out invitations to your parents” friends and family and host a dinner or cocktail party at your house in their honor. To make the event extra special, have a wedding picture of your parents enlarged and let guests sign it and write well wishes to your parents. At the end of the evening, give the photo to your parents as a gift.

Tips for Celebrating Your 50th Anniversary

Here are some tips to make your 50th anniversary a true celebration!

  • Breakfast in Bed: Start your 50th anniversary off right by treating your spouse or your partner to breakfast in bed. Cook her favorite foods and serve her mimosas and coffee in bed!
  • Celebrate with Family and Friends: Often, family and friends will want to be part of a 50th wedding anniversary celebration. They want to show their love, support and commitment to the happy couple.If you want to include your friends and family in your 50th wedding anniversary, why not throw a party? You could have something as simple as a cocktail party or as extravagant as a sit-down dinner complete with drinks and dancing!
  • Let Them Eat Cake: One fun way to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary is to have a bakery make a miniature version of your wedding cake. After having a nice dinner, eat this cake while watching your wedding video or looking through your wedding album.
  • Paint the Town Red: If you want to go all out on your 50th wedding anniversary, rent a limo and make reservations at your spouse”s favorite restaurant. Before going to dinner, watch the sunset while sipping champagne. After dinner, go to a lounge and sip cocktails while listening to great music.
  • Picture Perfect: If you”ve been married for 50 years, why not have one of your wedding pictures framed for your spouse? Take one of your favorite pictures to a local framing shop and have it mounted and put in a beautiful frame. Or, you could arrange all of your wedding photos in a nice album.
  • Second Honeymoon: After 50 years of love and commitment, why not show your sweetie your appreciation by taking her on a second honeymoon?Even if you can”t afford a vacation you can treat your spouse to a weekend of pampering at home. Give her a pedicure, draw her a bubble bath and cook her favorite foods. She”ll fall in love with you all over again!
  • Second Wedding: A great way to honor your spouse or partner on your 50th wedding anniversary is to renew your vows. You can have a small wedding ceremony in your home or an extravagant ceremony in a chapel or banquet hall. Invite friends and family to share the special moment.
  • Wine and Dine: Treat your loved one to the same dinner that you ate on your wedding night. Try to get all the details right, from the flowers to the wine to the dessert. You”ll surely wow her!