Having a surprise party for your beloved will show how much you love him/her. It will also fortify the bond between you. For a party to be successful, proper planning is a must.
Firstly, decide whether the party is going to be a family get-together or a formal affair. The venue of the party will depend on that. It also depends on the number of people expected at the party.
Anniversary parties can also be themed according to the particular color symbolizing a particular anniversary. For e.g. papyrus yellow for the 1st, turquoise for the 5th, silver for 25th, and gold for the 50th wedding anniversary.
Maintaining an element of surprise is the key if you are planning a party for your beloved. A romantic candlelit dinner isn't something that your spouse will find surprising anymore. How about a sail on a cruise, a moonlight dance with dinner, recreating your first date, a ballroom dance, etc? Why not revive the memories by having a second honeymoon?
For a casual party, a phone call invitation is also acceptable. In case of open-house parties, guests can arrive and depart at any time they wish. Do not forget to mention the dress code in case of theme-based parties.
Cake and Food
A celebration is never complete without a cake. Order a special cake (with low sugar if necessary) or bake a homemade cake yourself. You can involve other family members and make an anniversary cake together.
You can even plan games like treasure hunts or compatibility checks. If planning a 50th wedding anniversary party, chalk out simple games so that you can involve elderly couples.
For friends, parents, siblings, you can consider giving personalized and unique gifts like couple watches, jewelry, gift baskets, subscription for favorite magazine, etc. You can gift anything made of gold in the honor of the golden anniversary.
Anniversary parties revive the beautiful moments shared by a couple. If you are into party planning, do not forget the person's likes and preferences, plan to the minutest detail, and have a rocking party!