Is a silver anniversary coming up?
Great! You already have an excuse to celebrate in a big way because 25 years of marriage is not a small thing. We’re talking about a quarter of a century with your soul mate and many fascinating stories to tell.
Can you even imagine?
The Silver Jubilee marks the 25th wedding anniversary, also known as a quadricentennial anniversary.
A 25th wedding anniversary is an important anniversary to celebrate with family and loved ones. It has a more special meaning than usual since it represents a completed stage in a couple's life.
A 25th wedding anniversary is not the first anniversary represented by any metal:
Six years - iron
Eight years - bronze
Ten years - aluminum
Eleven years - steel
But now we’ve entered into the land of semi-precious metals that symbolizes nobility and value. The previous metals only refer to force, which is very significant, but don’t you prefer silver over aluminum? I think we can agree on that.
Usually, the Silver Jubille wedding anniversary celebration tends to be organized by the couple. Generally speaking, if the couple has children, they are usually a little too young to organize this kind of event.
Although this isn’t always the case, whether it’s the couple putting together the celebration or a family member, we have some spectacular 25th wedding anniversary ideas ready for you!
Let’s get started on the 25th wedding anniversary idea for that special couple.
Memorable 25th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Couples
Take a Walk Down Memory Lane With Vidday
Take a walk down memory lane with a VidDay video gift. Gather together old photos and videos of the couple over the past 25 years.
Revisit some of the places they enjoyed when dating, engaged, and newly married — uploaded pictures from their wedding day, honeymoon, and any other significant milestones.
Upload old photos of the first apartment or house that they lived in and compare it with what it looks like today
Gather messages from friends, family, and colleagues about the couple and how much they appreciate them. Or have them tell their favorite stories about the couple. Unsure of what to say in an anniversary video? Check out our Anniversary Wish Generator for some ideas.
It's been a magical journey throughout the past 25 years, so let's share it!
Watch this heartfelt surprise wedding anniversary video that someone created in celebration of their grandparent's anniversary.
Need an extra hand with VidDay? Our handy guide will help you through the entire process of creating a wedding anniversary video! It's so simple to make.
Prepare a Dinner Celebration
A 25th wedding anniversary can’t be any ordinary dinner party! It’s a celebration of 25 years of marriage, 25 years of being with the one you love the most. So a 25th wedding anniversary needs to be a special dinner for a special couple.
Choose a restaurant that holds a special place in the hearts of that couple.
Somewhere that they shared a special occasion, such as a first date. A 25th wedding anniversary is a time to be surrounded by friends and family, so make sure that the restaurant can hold all of the guests.
The color for a 25th wedding anniversary is silver to match the traditional 25th-anniversary symbol. You can incorporate silver throughout your party decorations, the anniversary cake, and the couple’s wardrobe.
Iris’s are the flowers for a 25th wedding anniversary, don’t forget to include those in the centerpiece!
Just the Two of You
It’s the perfect time to spend a day or two, or even three together. Spend some romantic time away from your life and be with one another. It’s the best way to rekindle the romance. Here are some excellent ways to spend time together:
Make breakfast in bed
Go to a movie together
Bake together or cook an entire meal together
Go to the same restaurant, bar, or café that you went to on your first date
Spend quality time together without looking at your phone
Do something you both wanted to do for a long time but haven’t done yet — this is the perfect time
Tips for a 25th Wedding Anniversary Party
Whatever you choose for the 25th wedding anniversary, make sure that you choose with the couple in mind. Keep it from the heart and keep it personalized towards the special couple.
Here are a couple of tips when planning a 25th wedding anniversary:
Choose the perfect date
Consider a destination anniversary
Choose a theme
Create beautiful invitations
Curate a list of songs / hire a DJ
Choose a menu
Hire a photographer
Make a video collage with VidDay
Plan party activities
And everyone’s fav — speeches
Need some gift inspiration? Look no further than here! We have 12 unique gift ideas to delight Mr. and Mrs. right!
Creating a party that is fun, celebratory, and unique can be a difficult task. However, having a 25th wedding anniversary party that is both memorable and commemorative to your relationship. We hope our ideas help you create a party that will impress every guest.
You don't always have to make an anniversary party a lavished event. Instead, it can be a smaller party planned with a lot of forethought about what the couple likes.
Whatever you choose to for the 25th wedding anniversary idea, choose from the heart.
It’s Time to Create a 25th Anniversary Gift
Give the special couple a VidDay video gift celebrating all of the moments that they’ve created together over a quarter of a century.
VidDay makes it easy for you to collaborate with friends and family on a beautiful 25th-anniversary video gift for the special milestone anniversary. VidDay has created the ultimate guide to anniversary videos to learn more about creating a 25th-anniversary video gift.
“What a great way to celebrate an anniversary! VidDay was easy to use and the product was great. The recipients loved it! I had one issue but I received the help I needed right away. I would definitely recommend it!” — Rachel Sandhorst
Whether you’re close or not to the couple celebrating their 25th anniversary — it’s always hard to know what to say in a 25th wedding anniversary video or card. If you need a little more inspiration on what to say in an anniversary video gift, look no further. Check out this anniversary wish idea generator.
Now that you know exactly what to say in a 25th-anniversary video gift, it's time to create your video.