Step 1: Think about the type of party your anniversary couple would like, there is no point having a huge surprise party when they would like an intimate family dinner.
Step 2: Make a list of the number of guests you would like to invite.
Step 3: Find your venue and get the date booked.Having your party at home is one of the most popular ways to celebrate and that way you wouldn't have to book anywhere!
Step 4: Buy and send out your invitations
Step 5: Plan any anniversary party food, games and entertainment.
Step 6: Plan your party decorations
Our party decoration guides for your 10th, 25th, 30th, 40th and 50th are linked at the bottom of the page. Here we have used the symbols for each year to create ideas to theme your party.
Step 7: Flowers Order your anniversary flowers
Step 8: Order your anniversary cake
Step 9: Organise your anniversary party favors
Step 10: Collate your replies and confirm numbers to the venue - check with them as to when they need this information. Plus any additions - entertainment, games, how you would like the day to run. Do you want your 'bride and groom' announced into the room? Are you having speeches? When do you want the cake cut?
Free printable anniversary party planning checklists here!