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Anniversary Gift Ideas for a Husband - Ten Can't Miss Ideas

Updated on June 14, 2012
Anniversary Gift Ideas for your Husband
Anniversary Gift Ideas for your Husband

Just a few anniversary gift ideas your husband will love

Thinking of anniversary gift ideas for your husband can be really difficult. Maybe your husband seems to already have the things he needs, or he is simply one of those guys for whom it is just plain difficult purchase gifts. Regardless of why you need anniversary gift ideas for your husband, you have found the information you need. This ultimate anniversary gift list is not all inclusive, but it has some great options for gift ideas that will certainly open your mind to some fun and thoughtful ideas for your next anniversary. Some are inexpensive, and some cost a bit more, but all of these anniversary gift ideas are unique, and will let your husband know that you are thinking of him.

A brewery tour with brew master

Does your husband appreciate good beer? If so, schedule a tour of your local brew pub with the brew master. You of course, you can tag along, and make a fun and educational day of it. One thing is for sure, you husband will be incredibly impressed with both your gift idea, and all of the brewing techniques he will learn from this great present.

An all-inclusive detail service for his car

For many husbands, there is never enough time to get to all of the projects, and more often than not, his car is one of the first items to slip. He will be thrilled if you arrange for a detailing service to make his car look new again. Let him know all of the things you had cleaned and watch how much he appreciates what you have done. You will make his old car feel new again, and he will enjoy this gift for months to come.

A weekend of skiing or snowboarding

If you and your husband like winter sports, arrange for a getaway weekend where you can ski or snowboard. Fun filled days, and cozy nights by the fire will make for a fabulous anniversary gift, and you will both remember the fun for some time to come. This is an excellent opportunity to have a great time together while you reconnect.

Fantasy camp

Are you aware that there are several fantasy camps that allow your husband to play baseball along side some of the great of the game? Imagine his reaction when you tell hum he will be heading off to spend time with his sports heroes. You may make his friends jealous, but you will make him one happy man.

A nice suit (or shirt-tie combo)

Your husband may not love wearing a suit, but he will feel great when you outfit him with a great new look, and take him out to show it off. Find a nice suit and ask him to wear it when you head out for a great dinner for you anniversary night.

His favorite childhood toy

Whether your husband grew up playing with the wind-up Evel Knievel motorcycle, or with Tonka toys he will love this gift. Find the toy that he most remembers and present him with it on your anniversary. You may not understand, but you husband will absolutely love your thoughtfulness, and he will be telling his co-workers of your incredibly imaginative gift every chance he gets. Let him relive his childhood, and you will certainly make an impression.

A golf weekend

As an anniversary gift idea for your husband it is hard to go wrong with a golf outing. Call his friends and set up a weekend of golf. As an anniversary gift idea, this will both show you’re thinking of him, and remind him (and all of his friends) what a great wife he has. What man could resist a wife that sends him off for a weekend of golf?

A mini Danbury stadium

If you husband is a sports fan, he will love a scale model of his favorite teams stadium. These stadiums are highly detailed, and he will proudly display it at the house or the office. While you may not really understand why he will love it, just trust that he will. It will become a showpiece for you appreciative husband.

How about a special picture as an anniversary gift idea for your husband?
How about a special picture as an anniversary gift idea for your husband?

A Unique picture of you and kids

This is an inexpensive anniversary gift idea for your husband that will really make an impact. Don’t just give him a picture for his desk, find a photographer and get creative. Show him how much you all love him through the photograph. He will enjoy your ideas, and will surely display it proudly.

A ceramic smoker/grill

This is not a cheap gift, but a ceramic smoker like the Primo or the Big Green Egg will be an anniversary gift your husband will love. These grills are known for the great results, and the added benefit is that you will be the beneficiary of the fabulous meals he will begin preparing.

Ultimately your husband will be thrilled with just about any anniversary gift as long as it is coming for you. However, these ideas should provide some excellent food for thought as you begin to put together you own anniversary gift ideas for your husband.


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    • T. R. Brown profile image

      T. R. Brown 5 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Thank you all for reading and commenting. Giselle, the mini stadium comes from personal experience. I have one and absolutely love it.

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      Giselle Maine 5 years ago

      I am so glad that you suggested the mini-stadium idea, what an original and interesting idea. My husband and I have an anniversary coming up so your article was very timely.

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      God is dead 5 years ago

      Very useful article, I shall share this (:

      Thumbs up

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      Judy Specht 5 years ago from California

      Nice Ideas. The fantasy camps are completely new to me.

      For my husband the fantasy is to ride his bicycle across the US in the next couple of years.

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      God is dead 5 years ago

      Very nice and trendy topic you've chosen, I love gifts. More if I'm on receiving end. lol Thank you for this amazing article.

      Followed and thumbs up (:

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      T. R. Brown 5 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Thanks bridal letter,

      You are right some of them are expensive, but I tried to hit about half and half for expensive vs. reasonably priced. Thanks very much for reading and commenting.

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      Brenda Kyle 5 years ago from Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

      Very good options, the gifts even suit guys that have everything. Most sound fairly expensive, but still usable gifts they will truly use. Great job!

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      T. R. Brown 5 years ago from Nashville, TN


      Thanks very much for reading. I am glad to hear that you got some inspiration from the list. I kind of like the toy thing myself.

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      Shelley Watson 5 years ago

      Good, fun and thoughtful ideas - great hub to give our buying ideas a kick start. Loved the ones about his favourite childhood toy and the fantasy camp. Voted up.