40th Anniversary Ideas for Couples


Hosting a wedding anniversary is now more fun than ever!  These are the best anniversary ideas and themes for 40th anniversaries.  I’ve even included ways for the couple to celebrate by themselves. I’ve got your back!

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40 Years Together

Anniversary Ideas

1.  40th Wedding Anniversary Party {dessert table} ~ Check out this darling yellow, black & white themed dessert buffet that Kami put together for her parents’ 40th anniversary.  This color scheme is so cheery!

40th Wedding Anniversary Backyard Party

2.  40th Wedding Anniversary Backyard Party on Hostess with the Mostess ~ Yummy food and gorgeous decorations for a fabulous backyard anniversary party.  I love the hanging photos she hung to display photos from the past years. And, let’s not forget the replicated wedding cake! A-mazing!


3.  40th Wedding Anniversary Party ~ Guests were wow’d with this beautiful chalkboard upon entrance, but it doesn’t stop there. Years past photos were hung on an old window, beautifully displayed food and tealights with fresh flowers were displayed to create a romantic atmosphere.

wedding anniversary

Wedding Anniversary

4.  Ruby 40th Anniversary ~ Celebrate a ruby anniversary with red, black and white. The dessert table is dramatic and striking with a paper flower backdrop and delectable desserts from the same color palette. Guests can choose from decorated jars of candy or healthier options such as parfaits and fruit kabobs.

Ruby Anniversary Centerpiece Ideas

5.  Ruby Anniversary Centerpiece Idea ~ DIY centerpieces made with pinwheels, a wedding photo and a current photo of the couple as well as a cute flag with the quote, “wherever you go, I shall go”.

Cheers to 40 Years

6.  Cheers to 40 Years ~ “Cheers to 40 years”, a beautiful rustic anniversary dessert table with wood crates, mason jar floral arrangements and a burlap banner.

How to Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

How to Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

7.  Anniversary Ideas to Bring You Closer ~ 29 amazing ideas to celebrate your anniversary as a couple and bring yourselves closer. The ideas include things to do when staying home or even little getaways.

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