Here are some 50th wedding anniversary party ideas for decorations, flowers, entertainment and cake to help you throw a celebration for the worthy husband and wife. Any couple who figures out how to maintain their wedded bliss for a half century deserves a celebration.
The 50th anniversary is considered to be golden. Decorate your party space accordingly with gold streamers, tablecloths and balloons. Visit as party supply store such as Party City to find all sorts of metallic invitations, decorations and serving utensils.
Yellow roses and violets are considered the traditional flowers to commensurate a 50th wedding anniversary. You could create table centerpieces using them. Another idea is to give each female guest one yellow long stemmed rose as a party favor. Male guests could be given a yellow rose bud without the stem or violet on a safety pin to wear as a boutonniere.
For entertainment at the party, you could screen a computer slideshow using the wedding photographs. Project the slideshow on a large screen to the soundtrack of love songs that were popular during the year of the wedding. Try to use the song that the couple used for their first dance at the wedding reception. Party guests who attended the actual wedding will enjoy the opportunity to reminisce with familiar pictures and music. Young relatives who were not at the wedding will appreciate a first time look at the special event that inspired this party.
As you look at old picture while planning the anniversary party, take note of the wedding cake. One way to make a 50th wedding anniversary party really special is to serve the same cake. If the actual bakery that made the cake no longer exists, take a picture of the cake to your favorite bakery to see if they can recreate the dessert. Even if it’s not an exact match, it will be a sentimental gesture if you’re able to serve guests a similar cake incorporating the flavors or design of the original.
Help a couple to celebrate this special milestone by planning a party that honors the last 50 years.