8 Innovative Ideas for Wedding Anniversary Celebrations

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If you have a wedding anniversary coming up, then you know how stressful this time can be. If you’ve managed to remember about this important date, then that’s the first step for having a successful date with your partner. If you didn’t remember, well let’s hope this article has served as a reminder for you! You definitely don’t want your partner to find out that you forgot about your wedding anniversary and had to scramble to figure something out.

However, you shouldn’t have to always go for the traditional dinner and flowers routine. That gets boring after a while! You shouldn’t be afraid to think of some more really innovative wedding anniversary celebrations. Your spouse is going to be so much happier when they see that you’ve put in a lot of time and work into planning this celebration. Keep reading down below to get the ideas you need to know if you want to have a great wedding anniversary that will go down in the history books.

1. Instead of Doing an Anniversary Dinner, Try Going Out for Dessert Instead

Sure, you can go for the old anniversary dinner and chocolates idea. But how many times has that been done! Absolutely tons! So many couples just go out to dinner on their anniversary and spend their time having conversation across a table. What fun is that? A much better way to spend the evening and night of your wedding anniversary is to go to a dessert bar or an ice cream place to indulge in an interesting conversation. This is especially great if your spouse has a bit of a sweet tooth. He or she is going to be much happier with this kind of date than going out to some boring dinner together.

2. Make A Video and Send to Your Partner for The Anniversary

If you find yourself away from your spouse during your anniversary celebration, then that’s not a reason that you can’t be together virtually! Your spouse is probably going to be lonely when you’re not there for the celebration. No matter whether this is a work-related reason or you can’t be there because of family matters, don’t worry! You can easily send them a beautiful anniversary gift basket with a video message and everything else that you think will make them happy. When you do this, they are going to be so happy that you thought of them in this way!

3. Paint Each Other’s Portrait to See What You Can Come Up With

Now this is a really innovative idea that you might not have thought about before. Just get some easels and paint brushes to paint each other’s portrait on your anniversary. This is something that you can easily do after dinner or during the day of your anniversary. This is a great way to let off some creative steam and have some good laughs with each other. And sometimes that’s one of the best ways to spend your anniversary! Laughing with each other and having a good time – no matter how silly those portraits turn out to be.

4. Host A Themed Party with Your Friends and Family

Another great way to spend your anniversary celebration is with the people who have been there for the both of you since the beginning – your friends and family members. These are the people who love you more than anything. You can organize a themed party that brings everyone together to celebrate the love you have for your spouse. You could even make this theme connected to the color scheme or theme that you had at your wedding or your wedding reception! That’s a great way to remember the good times that you two have had together and look forward to the future. Make sure to get a gift basket for your partner, though!

5. Take A Ride Around Your City or A New City

A fantastic way to spend your anniversary with your loved one is to spend some time riding around your city. This is a great way to spend time together, learn more about your own city, and have some great laughs together. Plus, what better way to spend a day is there to ride along with the windows down and seeing what you can find?

If you don’t feel like driving around your own city, you can easily drive over to a nearby city and do some exploring. There are plenty of areas around that you could take a road trip to! These are great opportunities to bond even further with that special someone who you love so much.

6. Spend A Day or A Weekend Out in Nature

Have you thought about going out into nature with your partner for your anniversary? Why would you spend all of your time inside when you can go out, do some camping, or just go on a hiking trip for the day? Spending time in nature is a great way to break your routine and enjoy what the world has to offer. This is especially great for any of you couples out there who love doing outdoors activities. Think about some places where you can take your spouse around your town, so you both can enjoy the great outdoors.

7. Just Spend Some Time Talking About Things You’ve Never Spoken About

Another great way for you both to connect on your wedding anniversary is to just spend some time together speaking about things you’ve never spoken about. No matter how long you’ve been married to someone, there’s always time for some good ‘ole conversation. Take the evening to just talk to each other and you never know what you can find out!

8. Go Out and Volunteer in The Community

And lastly, why not do some good together while you’re celebrating your anniversary? This is a great way to give back to the community, while also spending some quality time together.

There you have it! Each of these ways to celebrate your wedding anniversary are super innovative and will help to ensure your anniversary is one that’s going to be remembered for years. Which one are you going to choose?


A traveller by day and reader by night' is how I would sum up my life. My wanderlust led me to quit my cushy job at 28 and finally embark on a journey around the world. Since then, I have lived in many countries and soaked in as many books as possible during my travel journeys. Among them, the "Book of Mirdad" is still my personal favourite and holds a special place in my heart. My progression towards writing was inevitable and happened quite naturally. I have been writing for a few years now an...

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