50th Wedding Anniversary

by AEA on June 15, 2010

Celebrating the 50th Wedding Anniversary

The celebration of 50th wedding anniversary or the golden anniversary is the most celebrated wedding anniversary for any couple, assuming a couple stays married for 50 years. Gold is the symbol of optimism and wealth. Gold has been a favorite precious metal for thousands of years.

Amy Bloom once stated: “Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle”.

50th wedding anniversary

The 50th wedding anniversary flower arrangements can be of any variety. The violet is the traditional flower. If gold is the symbol for a 50th wedding anniversary then the red rose is the flower that shows the love and respect.

Fifty roses signify a love that has ripened well and never regretted.

While the 25th (silver) and 30th anniversaries are usually celebrated with the immediate family while their children are still young adults. But with the 50th Spending half a century together, for a happy married couple, may be the biggest accomplish two people can achieve in their life time. wedding anniversary, typically there will be grandchildren, some extended family and friends available to help celebrate the occasion.


If the 50th wedding anniversary is to be celebrated, traditionally the couples children and/or nieces and nephews will plan and host the celebration. The gathering size, venue, catering needs and entertainment should depend upon the couple’s wishes. The choices are unlimited; vacation to a tropical resort, rent a banquet hall at a local hotel, or just invite family and friends over to your home. It is suggested that the use of the couple’s home be minimized to relieve their stress as much as possible, after all it their day and they should not have to spend hours cleaning.

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