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Planning For the Gold Anniversary


Having reached a gold anniversary means that a couple has managed to stay together and make their marriage last for 50 years. That’s a wonderful achievement considering all the good and bad times that they both had to go through for all those years. It would be really meaningful if you organized a celebration for the couple’s 50th anniversary. They might be too old make the preparations themselves, so it would be best to do it yourself. It is hard work unless you have researched ideas to make the planning easier.

The Guest List

Whether you’re planning to have a grand or simple gold anniversary celebration, organizing the guest list is very important. You do not want to forget inviting someone on the couple’s gold anniversary celebration. Organizing your guest list also helps you estimate the size of the venue and the amount of food and drinks to prepare. This would help avoid those celebration disasters where the people are all too crowded or there isn’t enough food for the guests.

The Theme

Most importantly, the theme for a gold anniversary celebration will help you look organized. The theme will also help you decide how to decorate your venue, what food to prepare, what clothes to be worn, and finally the look and feel of your invitation. For a celebration like this, the best theme would be an elegant ivory and gold combination just to highlight that the couple is celebrating their gold anniversary. And since the ivory and gold looks formal and extravagant, you would want your guests to also be in formal wear. The theme will definitely determine everything, and a very concretely harmonized theme will give you a successful gold anniversary celebration.

The Venue

The Venue should be appropriate depending on the number of guests. You don’t want to overestimate and underestimate things so you have to be sure that you’ve chosen a perfect venue for the event. You also have to make sure that you have your confirmed reservations to avoid any unfortunate changes.

The Food

Like any other celebration, the food is always important and should always be well prepared. You would preferably want to overestimate the amount of food and drinks to be prepared rather than underestimate it. In addition, make sure to sit down with the caterer for your preferred menu.

The Program

Organizing a program would keep you from having a dull celebration. For your parents and guests to be surprised and have a fun celebration, you should think of what programs to do. The program would also help in organizing the flow of the event.

So these are the things that you need to consider in organizing a gold anniversary celebration. Just make sure to be organized and everything will go well. It would take a lot of time and effort but it would definitely be worth it. Your parents will surely be very happy on their gold anniversary.


By Ignat Victor, published at 03/08/2012
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