Anniversaries are important occasions to celebrate and are sometimes celebrated with a party. If you responsible for planning an anniversary party, here are tips to follow.
1. Choose a date- You will want to confer with the couple to determine a date that is good for them. It is also a good idea to consider events that may be going on in your community when choosing a date.
2.Figure out the best time for the party. Consider the age of the couple and the age of the guests when deciding on a time.
3.Pick a place to host the anniversary party. You may choose to host the party in your home. Some people have nice halls available at their churches for hosting parties. You might even consider hosting the party in an outdoor setting.
4.Create a guest list for your party. Consult with the anniversary couple about who they would like to attend. You may need to limit the number of people that are invited because of space or financing.
5.Purchase invitations. You can order preprinted invitations online. You can hand write the information on standard invitations that you purchase from a local store. so you will have a better idea of how many gusts will attend.
6.Decide what type of food and drink you are going to serve. You may want to hire a catering service to prepare the food for you. Whether you prepare the food yourself, or hire someone, you will still need to decide on a menu.
7.Order a cake. Most anniversary parties do include a special cake. You can order the cake a few weeks before the party and then pick it up the day of the party.
8.Buy the decorations for the party ahead of time. You may want to keep things simple with table cloths and flowers, or you may choose to be more elaborate by creating a themed party. You also have the option of hiring someone to do the decorating for you.
9. Plan to allow time to get the decorations in place well ahead of the party time. The amount of time you need will depend on your decorations. Decide if you will set up tables and chairs and how these will be arranged.
10.Take lots of pictures. Be sure to have your camera ready with batteries charged. You may even want to hire a professional photographer.