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Wedding Anniversary Party - Organizing a 50th Wedding Anniversary Event

Aug 17, 2007
Many people who are married are always looking forward to this very day in their entire lives. Especially for couples reaching the age of 50 years old, they are always looking forward to their wedding anniversary. If you are one of them and are thinking organizing a 50th wedding anniversary event for your parents, relatives or even close friends, then there are a few matters you have to consider.

What To Include In The Celebrations?

There are different matter that symbolizes a period that a couple has married. As gold is the traditional symbol for a 50th wedding anniversary, you may want to include gold into the decoration.

With those who are budget conscious, you can do with very inexpensively with gold ribbon, gold candles, or by adding gold stars to ivory candles. Also, you may want to paint the invitation card gold in color to further enhance the occasion.

Although most people may not have much trouble compiling a guest list just because the "young" couple has had 50 years of accumulated friends and associates, this is the perfect kind of party for a small, intimate gathering.

If for example, you were to invite some 6 to 10 couples and their immediate families, there will be ample time and space to move around the house and listen to their marriage building experiences and stories.

It might be a surprise to the golden couple or simply involved on the planning stage, when you are planning a 50th wedding anniversary party. Only when you are very close to them, it not encouraged for this kind of party as a surprise.

Women, especially start dreaming about planning a 50th wedding anniversary event much like they once dreamed of getting married in the first place. She or they might have plans of what kind of party they would like this to be.

How To Get Greetings and Well-Wishes From U.S. President?

It is simple to request greetings from the White House for the occasion. For people who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary or their 80th birthday and beyond, the White House will send a card signed by the president for the happy occasion.

They ask that you send your request six weeks before the event and they will send the greeting out ten days before the event. This is something most people do not know, so why are waiting for, go on ask the U.S. President for his blessings.

If you have access to memorabilia, a scrapbook detailing their 50 years together would make a wonderful gift. Old pictures, accomplishments, mementoes, highs and even some lows could be chronicled here.

Some light entertainment such as a simple video of the couple 50 years life or a short skit would also make a great gift for the couple. You may also want to leave time for toasts and warn guests ahead of time that you will be calling on them to toast to the special couple.

When it comes to this type of celebrations, presents can be a sticky issue. Some people choose to ask for donations to a favorite charity in lieu of gifts. Some people still bring a gift. There is no right or wrong answer on this.

As you are organizing a 50th wedding anniversary event, keep the wishes of the golden couple in mind and try to honor any requests they have made.

Understanding the fact of a good planning of a 50th wedding anniversary event that are easy to follow and implement and now allowing you to side-track is really allowing you to enjoy this memorable time once again. So, please don't wait any longer before giving another excuse to realize your dream honeymoon and wedding goals again.
About the Author
Eddy K Elgin is the author of the 17 Minutes Honeymoon and Wedding Secrets. Drop by at Organizing a 50th Wedding Anniversary Event for more details.
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