Wedding anniversaries signify the strength of a marriage. With every passing anniversary, a marriage lasts another year and thus goes stronger. Relationships cannot be created alone. They depend on people, people who are close enough to play a major role. An anniversary party includes these people.
Including friends and family in a celebration of such great magnitude is a sign of love and gratitude. An anniversary party could be made enjoyable in a variety of ways. A lot of thought should go into planning them. A good party makes both the guests and the hosts feel good. Here are a few ideas you could consider while planning a wedding anniversary party.
Party Planning For Wedding Anniversary
Arty games are always a fun way to create an enjoyable mood at a party. A few anniversary party games are charades, bingo and short quizzes. Traditional party games like passing the parcel could be given a slight twist to fit into the anniversary theme.
Each layer of the parcel could have a question related to the couple being honored. Even a game like musical chairs could be turned into an anniversary party game by playing the game as couples and not individuals.
Themes keep a party in focus. The games, the clothes, the food and the decorations could be decided keeping the theme in mind. An anniversary theme could be anything. It could range from a beach theme to a haunted house theme.
A house party could have simple themes while a destination party should have elaborate themes that are accompanied by elaborate decorations. A carnival theme would be a great anniversary theme. You could also have a lot of fun games to go with this theme.
Bite Sized Snacking Items
A party is incomplete without snacks. Guests prefer snacks as opposed to full length meals. You could keep a few main courses but a majority of snacks that are easy to eat. Bite sized snacks would include cheese and pineapple sticks, dumplings, bite sized pizzas, cupcakes and so on. Also, there should be a lot of beverages around. This should include both alcoholic and non alcoholic ones to suit the needs of every guest.
Decorations should be appealing and attractive. They should have a captivating quality to them. Interesting decorations would intrigue the guests and also add an aesthetic quality to the environment. Some decorations could also double up as edible items or items of value.
A chocolate fountain for example would not only look good but taste good too. A gift table too, would serve the double purpose of looking good and providing a table to store gifts that the guests bring in.
A Dress Code
Dress codes look good. They also create hype about the party as the guests feel involved in the preparations. You could have sober and classic codes like a black tie or go for crazy ones. Some dress codes to necessitate the use of a particular accessory in the attire like a sunhat or a red belt.