20 Best Gifts for a 50th Wedding Anniversary

21 June 2020 • Celebrating Life

Best Gifts for a 50th Wedding Anniversary

A wedding anniversary is a major milestone in one's life, both as an individual and as a married couple. A 50th wedding anniversary is even more special. Imagine, five decades of being in a loving and caring marriage. It's an accomplishment in this day and age of high divorce rates. 50 years of being together is a testament to true love and, more importantly, the importance of learning to support each other during the turbulences of a long relationship. 

If your parents, grandparents, or friends are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, give them a special gift to honor this special event. You should get them something meaningful, or something useful. Don't know where to start? No problem! Check out the wedding anniversary gift ideas below. 

Best gifts for a 50th wedding anniversary

1. Memories Page

Capture, immortalize, and share those precious memories with a Memories page. This is the perfect gift for a couple who is celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, because it allows them to share their wonderful love story with close friends and loved ones. They can easily add personal photos and videos, or get friends and family to contribute messages of congratulations to your graduate. Include memories from their dating years, wedding day, and all of the great memories throughout their marriage. The easy-to-use website will guide them through the process. It's free to create a page, upload memories and invite others to share their messages of congratulations. 

2. Personalized Wood Plaque

This personalized wood plaque is both classy and classic. The wood design will fit perfectly in any home with its timeless look. The wood plaque can be customized with the couple's names, a congratulatory message, and more. It also features the amount of minutes, hours, days, and months it took to reaching the 50-year milestone. 

Best 50th wedding anniversary gifts

3. "Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent" by Mike Howard

In these informative pages, Mike and Anne Howard—officially the World's Longest Honeymooners and founders of the acclaimed travel blog HoneyTrek—whisk you away to journeys of a lifetime. Drawing on their experience traveling together across seven continents, they curate the globe and offer tested-and-approved recommendations for intrepid couples, bringing culture, adventure, and romance to any couple--no matter their age or budget.

4. 50th Anniversary Gold Foil Poster

This stunning gold foil poster will surely impress your gift recipients. The poster uses heavy cardstock and the gold undertone glistens when the light hits them just right. Each print uses a process in which specialized metallic foils are fused to the paper under high temperature and pressure. It will make an eye-catching gift!

6. Personalized Cutting Board

This personalized cutting board is the perfect gift for a couple who loves to cook together. This is a keepsake that can be used for years to come. It is made with Walnut or Maple wood, and oiled with a food-safe oil that preserves and toughens the board. One side of the board is used to slice and dice your specialties in the kitchen, and the other side of the board is a reminder of the important things in life: your family!

7. Decorative Throw Pillow

This beautiful, comfortable decorative throw pillow is both attractive and useful. It uses fine embroidery (gold colored). Your gift recipients will love this throw pillow and will always remind them of the major milestone in their relationship. 

50th anniversary gift ideas

8. Ceramic 50th Anniversary Couple Figurine

You can never go wrong with giving a couple a classy ceramic figurine. It will evoke memories of their wedding day. The figurine commermorates their 50th wedding anniversary in stunning gold lettering. It wiill look great in their home and will always remind them how far they've come since their big day. 

9. 50th Anniversary Couple Set Coffee Mugs

Do your parents or grandparents love coffee? Or are they a tea lover? This matching Mr. and Mrs. coffee mug set is something that speaks of the precious golden years they have had as a married couple. Your gift recipients can sip their warm cup of coffee together every morning and would cherish this present every day, every second.

10. Personalized Monogram Key Holder

This lovely key holder and decor frame can be personalized with the couple's names, as well as the year they were married. This gift makes a great addition to their home. They won't have to worry about losing their keys anymore as they will be secured on their wall. This key holder has a special handmade touch to it and not an imprint from a machine

11. 50th Wedding Anniversary Photo Album

This golden 50th wedding anniversary photo album is the perfect gift for a couple. They can archive all those wonderful memories throughout their marriage, and look back on those magical times. The cover features a square window where their portrait together can be shown. It'll make a perfect companion to a Memories page.

12. Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right Funny Aprons

This funny matching couples apron set is perfect for those that love to cook together. Your recipients will have a chuckle when they see it. It's not just all jokes though. These aprons are actually high quality and will be put to good use in the kitchen. 

Best 50th anniversary gifts

13. Personalized Wine Bottle

This is the perfect gift for the wine lovers. It features deep-etched & hand-painted custom text on a bottle of wine. This unique gift can be used to cheers 'Happy Anniversary' to your parents, grandparents, or dear friends. After the wine is gone, the recipient has a special keepsake for years to come! The wine variety is Cabernet/Merlot Blend from the Central Coast of California.

14. Wedding Anniversary Champagne Flutes

Make a toast to the lovely couple as you congratulate them on an inspiring milestone. These commemorative pair of champagne flutes will look good displayed in their home and will always remind them of the many memories they've accumulated together over the years. 

15. Gourmet Snacks Gift Basket

A gourmet gift basket is always welcomed no matter the occasion. Not only is it delicious and makes us feel special, but it makes us feel like a kid receiving a bountiful gift during the holidays. The assortment of snacks pair perfectly with both red and white wines. The gift basket includes: Ghirardelli dark chocolate, tomato cheese baguettes, vanilla fudge with sea salt, garlic herb cheese wedges, poppy and sesame seed crackers, baked meatball parmesan pasta snacks, chocolate coconut macaroons, Godiva lava cake truffles, pretzel sticks, honey mustard dipping sauce and more. 

16. 50th Anniversary Two Tone Picture Frame

Transform the look of your home or office with this classy and classic-looking picture frame. They can put their couple's portraits, or pictures of them during their wedding day, or even a new portrait taken during their 50th wedding anniversary. Whatever the photo, it'll radiate full of love and memories, and with this photo frame, you can display your special day and share it with everyone! With its simple yet modern design, it can be combined with other frames for a unique look. 

17. OUR MOMENTS Fun Conversation Cards Game for Couples

Your recipients will enjoy their date nights in a completely new way. This fun card game for couples is a surefire way to get the sparks flying between them! It will get couples out of their comfort zone and remind them why they are together in the first place. The card game features 100 question cards printed on card stock, which come shrink wrapped in a custom tuck box.

18. Amazon.com Gift Card in a Black Gift Box 

If the anniversary celebrants love to shop on Amazon, then it makes sense to give them an Amazon gift card. The card comes in a classy box. Just go on the product page by clicking on the link above and load the amount you desire. They will appreciate this thoughtful gift because it can be put to use on the products they actually want to get. 

19. Whole Foods Market Gift Card

Whether they shop regularly at Whole Foods or not, this gift card will be much appreciated by the recipients. The best way to help them reach their next major anniversary is to motivate them to eat healthier. Simply go to the product page on Amazon by clicking the link above and load the amount you desire. 

20. "Our Bucket List Adventures: A Journal for Couples" by Ashley Kusi

This is the perfect bucket list journal for your anniversary celebrants. With this couples journal, they’ll be able to create 50 unique bucket list goals they want to accomplish together. There is an activity section for couples to brainstorm before choosing their bucket list items together. The journal also has a place to put their favorite photo that captures their bucket list goal experience, or scrapbook memorabilia. Also, there are 5 engaging questions for couples to use as conversation starters after journaling their bucket list experience to reflect on the time shared. This bucket list book also includes 115 bucket list ideas for couples and 50 journaling pages to write their bucket list experiences.

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