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5 Ideas to Organize a Surprise 25th Wedding Anniversary Party

25th wedding anniversary is quite a big deal as it’s a milestone achievement. It describes a lot about the couple; their whole journey with all ups and downs. So, why not surprise your lovely couple with a themed anniversary party. Get an inspiration for 25th Wedding anniversary ideas the like RELIVE THE PAST theme, retro themed food and entertainment. It’s a perfect plan for celebrating this 25th wedding anniversary for your parents. So, stop your search further as this is the guide you need!!


Let the couple relive their beautiful memories from their past with this theme. Focus on the era of their first date and try to inculcate ideas based on whatever they have done for each other in past. For e.g: Your Dad had danced dressed like Elvis Presley when your mother was upset for not attending his concert. Take this scenario as an inspiration and make someone dress like Elvis and dance the way your Dad had!

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2. Venue:

If you have an idea about their first date,then try to arrange the party on that venue or else recreate the whole environment at your venue. If it was a cafe,then create an ambiance of that cafe as far as possible (creating the replica sign board).

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3. Invitation:

If your parents are celebrating 25th anniversary now, then they have been through the retro and 90s era. So, you can design your invitations in retro-style. Another idea would be to design it like the love-letters your parents might have shared in past(That era with no smartphones was really one of a kind).

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4. Food:

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Research some of the snack items from the 90s era and check out where they are available now. If possible, try to find out their favorite candies and food items plus beverages from the past. Either make the food yourself or hire a Caterer who can prepare the couple’s favorite dishes. This is to make sure the couple gets the whole of nostalgic trip!


5. The Real Show:

Collect the pictures and videos of their past moments together and make a slide show. You can even recreate their first date by preparing a skit based on it. If you can organize a band, then have them play the songs from that era or else simple create the couple’s favourite playlist from the past and put it on. Make them dance on the song they had danced on first. Make sure they relive every moment from the past and get completely nostalgic! Don’t forget to hire a Photographer who can capture all those precious candid moments!!

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If you are short of details about the first date, you can try out something else like honeymoon theme, wedding theme,etc. 25th wedding anniversary is just way too special for everyone as it marks 25 silver years, the pair has lived together through all their ups and downs. Make this party worth remembering forever.


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Shraddha Hire

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