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Ideas to Celebrate 5th Wedding Anniversary

Updated on November 7, 2014

Anniversaries are all about celebrating the love and commitment between two people. The 5th wedding anniversary is a significant one. This milestone signifies no longer being newlyweds and moving beyond the honeymoon stage.

Ideas to Help You Celebrate

Here are some ideas for making this day even more special.

Take Professional Pictures Together

It's a great way to capture the essence of your lives together at this stage in your lives. If you have children, take family portraits as well as pictures with just the two of you. Then find nice frames for your photos or put them in a memorable scrapbook.

Upgrade Your Rings

After five years in, you may want a new set. In particular, ladies may want to add another stone or an enhancer to a solitary ring.

Recreate Your Honeymoon

Go back to rekindle the flame that sparked on your honeymoon night. You could even plan to stay in the same hotel, go to the same restaurant or etc. If you never had a honeymoon, here is your chance! Plan a getaway out of town or make reservations somewhere close to home.

Plan to Renew Your Vows

Maybe you didn't have a big wedding the first time. This will give your mutual friends and loved ones a chance to join in on your celebration as you rededicate your love.


More Ideas

Here are a few extra ideas. Though quite simple, it may be just the thing to to help you celebrate five years of marriage.

Enjoy a Night Out on the Town - Dress up and go downtown. Enjoy the city life hand in hand or arm in arm. Catch a play, go dancing or just walk around.

Candlelight Dinner at Home - Cook your favorite dinner or try a new recipe. Set the mood with lighting, music and a babysitter for the children, of course!

Watch the Video of Your Wedding - Take out your photo album and videos to reminiscence about your wedding day.

Rearrange Your Home - This is a fun project to do together. It's also a great way to keep things fresh.

  • Rearrange your bedroom.
  • Update your living-room kitchen or other area in you home.

Things Associated with the 5th Wedding Anniversary

When searching for the perfect gift for your spouse, here are some things that happen to be associated with the fifth anniversary.

  • Silver
  • Wood
  • Sapphire
  • Daises

How Would/Did You Celebrate Your 5th Anniversary?

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      Cindy 3 years ago

      That's a great list of ideas! If you're looking for another really unique and sentimental anniversary idea, you might want to give a try ;)

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      His princesz 5 years ago

      Great! I love your ideas. We will be celebrating God's faithfulness in our married life on Dec. - our 1st wedding anniversary. Sure we can use some of your tips. Thanks Crissy! ;)

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      whatsyourwhy 5 years ago from The Wilderness

      I like the ideas. The funny thing is my wife and I are celebrating our 5 year Anniversary on the 11th of August. I just happened to "Hop" by. Thanks for the celebration ideas.