Ideas to Celebrate a 50th Wedding Anniversary

Being married for 50 years is quite the milestone and should be celebrated in a way that is meaningful to you. Here’s some ideas to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary or really any wedding anniversary for that matter!

  1. Renew your wedding vows: Plan a special ceremony to renew your vows in the presence of family and friends. It can be a heartfelt and meaningful way to reaffirm your love and commitment to each other after all the years.
  2. Throw an anniversary party: Organize a celebratory party with family, friends, and loved ones. The 50th wedding anniversary symbol is gold so you could decorate the venue in golden hues to symbolize the milestone, and include elements that reflect your journey together, such as a photo slideshow or a memory wall.
  3. Plan a romantic anniversary trip: Take a getaway to a destination that holds special meaning for both of you. It could be your honeymoon destination, a place you’ve always wanted to visit or a location that holds cherished memories.
  4. Create a memory book of your marriage: Compile a collection of photos, letters, and memorabilia from your 50 years of marriage. This can serve as a beautiful keepsake that captures all of the milestones, adventures, and cherished moments throughout your journey.
  5. Plan a romantic dinner: Enjoy a special evening together by arranging a candlelit dinner at a fine dining restaurant or setting up a romantic dinner at home. Reminisce about your journey and toast to many more years of happiness.
  6. Create a personalized gift: Consider crafting a custom-made gift for your spouse, such as a piece of jewelry, artwork, a personalized photo album, or a handwritten love letter expressing your gratitude and love.
  7. Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane: Visit places that hold significance in your relationship, such as your first home, the location of your first date, or the venue where you got married. Reflect on those memories and reminisce about your journey together.
  8. Share your love story: Write a heartfelt letter or record a video sharing your love story and the lessons you’ve learned over 50 years of marriage. Share it with your family and friends, or even consider submitting it to your local newspaper or a publication that highlights love stories.

A gold-themed 50th wedding anniversary party

For the Cambeta’s, they chose to renew their wedding vows and throw a grand party surrounded by all their loved ones! You can see more of their glamorous celebration below which was held here at our wedding and event venue in North Georgia, Koury Farms. 

Details for a 50th anniversary party including old photos, shoes, perfumes, florals and a bow tied present.
couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary
Couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary
wedding ceremony details including reserved sign, lanterns and wedding ceremony centerpiece
wedding vow renewal for 50th wedding anniversary celebrations
couple embracing at their 50th wedding anniversary vow renewal
couple renewing their vows for their 50th wedding anniversary
wedding place settings for 50th wedding anniversary celebration
50th wedding anniversary cake with an old red truck
couple sharing a bit of their wedding anniversary cake
Couple's first dance at 50th wedding anniversary celebration
guests signing the wedding guestbook
couple kissing at their wedding anniversary party

Vendor Credit:

Catering – Sweet Magnolia

Photographer – Kiersten Parks Photography

Coordinator – Kristen Callaway

Are you looking for a venue to host an anniversary celebration? 

Our white barn wedding and event venue is perfect! Overlooking vineyards and surrounded by french inspired countryside with an indoor/outdoor pavilion for a ceremony and an indoor reception space, we have options for all event sizes! Learn more here!

Golden wedding anniversary celebration with rings on a present

June 20, 2023

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