13 Party Ideas Perfect for Your 50th Wedding Anniversary

By Ross | 1 Entertainment on Jan 10 2023

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Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary? After all, fifty years of marriage is certainly something to be proud of! Whether planning an intimate gathering with your closest family and friends or throwing a big bash, here are 13 party ideas perfect for your 50th wedding anniversary.

1. Decorate with Photos

Display photos of your wedding day and other images of your life together throughout the years. This will be a great reminder of your journey together and evoke some beautiful memories.

2. Invite Family and Friends

Invite your closest family and friends to help you celebrate your momentous occasion. Make sure to include those who have been with you throughout the years and new friends you’ve made along the way.

3. Have a Themed Party

Choose a theme that suits your style, like a vintage-inspired event or a tropical-themed luau. Set up the decorations on the tables or across the dance floor. This will help set the tone for the party and make it more memorable.

4. Create an Anniversary Collage

Put together a collage of photos, cards, and notes from the past 50 years. This will be a great way to look back at the special moments you have shared.

5. Have a Dance Party

Play some of your favourite songs over the years, and have a dance party. This will be a great way to get everyone up and have a good time on your dancefloor.

6. Toast to Your Marriage

Have a special toast to your marriage. You could do this with a champagne toast or a speech from one of your children or close friends on the dancefloor.

7. Play Anniversary Games

Play anniversary-themed games like "Anniversary Trivia" or "50 Years of Love" to get everyone involved in the festivities. Create a trivia game about your relationship. Try to think of some interesting facts about your journey together, such as where you went on your first vacation or how many kids you had.

8. Create a Gift Table

Collect gifts from your family and friends to display at the party. This will be a great way to show appreciation for everyone who came to celebrate with you.

9. Take Lots of Pictures

Make sure to take lots of photos throughout the night to capture the special moments. This will be a great way to look back on your party and remember it for years to come.

10. Host a Video Tribute

Ask your guests to submit a short video of them congratulating you. You can watch the videos during the party or compile them into a larger video to watch later.

11. Have a Signature Cocktail

Create a signature cocktail in honour of your anniversary. You can name the cocktail after your anniversary or your favourite thing to do together.

12. Recreate Your Wedding Menu

Look back at the menu from your wedding day and recreate it for your anniversary party. You can make it even more special by having the exact cake or a special toast.

13. Have a Karaoke Night

Have a karaoke night and have your friends and family sing songs from the year you married. This will be sure to get everyone in the party spirit.


Throwing a 50th wedding anniversary party is a meaningful way to commemorate such an important event. With the right decorations, music, and activities, you can make your 50th wedding anniversary party a unique and memorable event for your family and friends.

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