25 Must-Have Decorations for Your Anniversary Party

From balloon arches to life-size cutouts, these items will definitely wow your guests.
Minimalist design 'Welcome to the 25th wedding anniversary' in black calligraphy, personalized names and wedding date
Alyssa Towns - The Knot Contributor.
Alyssa Towns
Alyssa Towns - The Knot Contributor.
Alyssa Towns
The Knot Contributor
  • Alyssa is a freelance writer with specializations in productivity, personal growth, wellness, and wedding content.
  • In addition to writing for The Knot Worldwide, Alyssa has written for various publications including Insider, The Everygirl, Babes Who Hustle and GenTwenty.
  • Alyssa has a degree in psychology and lives in Colorado.
Updated Sep 19, 2021
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Whether you're celebrating five, 10, 25 or 50 years with your partner, your love is worth recognizing—and who doesn't like a good party? If you're planning a big bash to honor your love, you'll need some one-of-a-kind anniversary party decorations for your celebration.

Although it's possible to find anniversary-specific decor, keep in mind that Valentine's Day and wedding decor can also be repurposed for your party (because love, duh). Read on for some serious inspo.

The Knot Shop 50 Years Personalized Foil Printed Paper Napkins

'50 years' in simple silver type and personalized names and wedding date on white napkin

It's no secret that a 50th wedding anniversary is a special, monumental achievement. Celebrate half a century of love with these gorgeous personalized napkins for your party. Add two lines of text, and choose from a variety of napkin and foil colors.

The Knot Shop Printed Photo Backdrop Wedding Decoration

'it was always you' in black script on white fabric background and greenery on top of gold stand

Complete your anniversary party decor with this fabric backdrop that reads, "It was always you." A beautiful photo booth backdrop like this can add a nice professional touch to your event. It's elegant, easy to assemble and can be used time and time again.

Little Creek Creative Anniversary Party Welcome Sign

'Cheers to 30 years' in simple cursive type bordered by greenery and white florals

Cheers to your big day with this pastel, watercolor-inspired custom anniversary welcome sign. Provide your personalization details, and the completed digital files will be sent to you for printing at home or through your favorite professional print shop.

Make It About You Any Anniversary Photo Confetti Banner

'Happy 00th Anniversary' in black type with personalized photo and gold confetti top border

Available in silver or gold, this wedding anniversary banner is the perfect piece to welcome party guests with. Add a wedding photo, your names and the number of years you've been married.

The Knot Shop Kraft Paper With Lace Heart Confetti

Kraft hearts, some plain some with white lace details

Add a touch of rustic charm to your anniversary party with this budget-friendly and beautiful lace heart confetti. Sprinkle it on the venue's table tops or across an aisle walkway for a vow renewal.

Party City Custom Anniversary Cardboard Cutout

Wedding day and modern cardboard cutouts of couple

Surprise your guests with life-size cutouts of you and your spouse. Choose a wedding day photo and a more recent one to show how your love for one another has grown over the years. These cutouts are available in 3 feet, 4 feet, 5 feet and 6 feet and are perfect photo booth props.

Big Dot of Happiness We Still Do 50th Wedding Anniversary Party Favor Boxes

Gold and white striped boxes with '50 years, 600 months, etc.' in black type with tag reading 'We still do!' with gold glitter border

Thank your 50th anniversary party guests with these adorable party favor boxes that list the number of years, months, days and hours you've been together. Fill your favor boxes with sweet treats or other fun party favors. Sold in sets of 12, these gold, white and black boxes will add the perfect finishing touch.

The Knot Shop Custom Round Pennant Flag Party Bunting Banner in Geo Marble

Round marble pennant banner with 'Love' and initials

Instead of a generic anniversary sign, consider a personalized bunting banner to match your party's decorations. On these round, marble pennants, you can add letters and numbers of your choosing, such as "10 years" or "J&D."

Blush Print Design Anniversary Welcome Sign

Minimalist design 'Welcome to the 25th wedding anniversary' in black calligraphy and personalized names and wedding date

Mark your grand entrance into your anniversary party with a customizable calligraphy welcome sign. This digital download is easy to use and comes in a variety of sizes. Save and edit your template, then print it at home or at a local print shop. Place the sign on an easel surrounded by fresh flowers or balloons for an extra-special touch.

Canaan Floral Shop 32 Pieces Gold Confetti Balloons

Clear balloons with gold confetti

These latex balloons mix the best of both worlds: confetti and balloons. Skip hard-to-clean-up confetti and instead opt for these fun gold confetti balloons to place around your party room. The 12-inch latex balloons come pre-filled with confetti for quick and easy assembly.

Celebrated Party Custom Balloon Garland Kit

Colorful balloon garland with balloons of different colors and sizes

Create your own latex balloon garland with this custom kit, which includes a balloon hand pump (major plus), various sized balloons, tape, Command hooks and a string to hang your final product. Choose up to six balloon colors to match any wedding anniversary party theme you have in mind.

Love and Luxe Handmade 96-Piece Disposable Tableware Set

Paper tableware set with gold and greenery details, 'love' in gold script on some

Simplify your party decoration shopping list and snag this full tableware set, which includes napkins, large and small plates, and cups. Designed with hand-drawn foliage and pops of gold foil, this tableware set is perfect for a celebration in any season.

Party City Ruby 40th Wedding Anniversary Tableware Kit for 36 Guests

'Cheers to 40 years' in gold and rose script on napkins, plates with gold edges and pink floral details, banner with '40 Cheers 40' in gold and pink florals

Celebrate your 40th wedding anniversary with this beautiful "Cheers to 40 years" disposable tableware set. The kit comes with all of your wedding anniversary party essentials, including banners, plates, napkins, cutlery, table covers, champagne flutes and centerpieces. With gold elements intertwined with multicolor flowers, this set provides everything you need to throw the perfect bash.

Big Dot of Happiness We Still Do 25th Wedding Anniversary Cupcake Decoration

Silver glitter paper liners with '25 years' in center, '25' toppers in white and silver edges

Elevate your 25th wedding anniversary cupcakes with these silver glitter toppers and wrappers. You'll be shouting, "We (still) do!" from the rooftops when you place these cupcake decorations on your sweets and treats.

John Balloon Party Rose Gold Party Decorations

Rose gold pompoms and paper lanterns, star and champagne glass rose gold confetti

Bring your rose gold color scheme to life with these pom-poms and paper lanterns. The pack includes pom-poms and paper lanterns of various sizes in shades of rose gold and blush pink. Star- and champagne glass-shaped glitter confetti is also included.

Big Dot of Happiness Wedding Anniversary Photo Booth Props Kit

Black and silver props like glasses, ampersand, tie, speech bubbles, etc.

Give your guests everything they need to take memorable and fun photos at your wedding anniversary party with these photo booth props. This kit comes with 20 printed and cut props, as well as 20 wooden dowels for quick and easy assembly.

Two and a Canoe Designs We Still Do Cake Topper

'we still do' cutout in woodgrain calligraphy

Complete your anniversary cake with this wooden "we still do" cake topper that measures 7-by-3 inches. The cursive cake topper comes in two finishes: dark brown and natural wood.

Cake to the Top Happy Anniversary Banner

'happy anniversary' gold script banner

Keep it short and sweet with this pretty happy anniversary banner that's available in gold glitter, silver glitter or black glitter. Choose from either DIY or do-it-for-me assembling options to suit your needs. The best part? The glitter won't shed, which means clean up will be a cinch.

Deco Pac Happy Anniversary Gold Cake Decoration

'Happy Anniversary' toppers in gold loopy cursive

Top your anniversary cake with this budget-friendly and beautiful happy anniversary cake topper. This cake decoration is available in gold or silver. It's so simple and sweet, it could be used each time you celebrate your anniversary.

Duchess Supply Company Rose Gold Confetti and White Balloon Arch

Rose gold confetti and white balloon arch

Impress your guests with this stunning rose gold and white balloon arch kit. You can order just the balloon kit or dress your full wall with add-ons like a banner and confetti. The kit comes with the faux leaves pictured, making it perfect for a boho or rustic theme.

A PIÑATA 4 U And They Lived Happily Ever After Heart Piñata

White heart piñata with message '...and they lived happily ever after' in black script

Fill this anniversary piñata to the brim with everyone's favorite sweet treats for a fun party activity. This white, heart-shaped piñata is such a classic design, it will match any other party decor you have in mind.

Paper Details Studio Thank You Wedding Stickers

Thank you for celebrating with us' in minimalist black type with personalized names, wedding date and gold heart

Thank your guests for celebrating your love with fun, personalized thank-you stickers. Add your names and the date of your celebration for the perfect addition to party favor boxes or bags.

Make It About You Anniversary Photo Collage

Personalized photo collage, black border with personalized names and hearts in white

Reminisce on your favorite memories throughout the years with a photo board designed just for you. This photo collage includes openings for 33 square photos and the option for personalized text. The foam board is available in myriad size options, the largest of which measures 24-by-36 inches.

pink blume 52-Foot Gold Heart Garland Kit

Gold heart metallic hanging garlands

Dazzle your anniversary party venue with this gold-heart garland kit. Drape these metallic, heart-shaped streamers across the room so your guests can feel the love no matter where they're seated.

Party Poms Blush, Champagne and Rose Gold Tassel Garland

Blush, champagne and white tassel garland

Use this tassel garland as a photo booth background or add it to your dessert table for a pop of color. The blush, champagne and rose gold banner adds a soft and romantic touch.

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