Your wedding is a day you’ll cherish for the rest of your life. In fact, your wedding day is so important that you might as well celebrate it every year! Ok, you might not need to have a huge wedding anniversary party every single year, but when milestone anniversaries come up you’ll definitely want a big celebration.
A wedding anniversary party is a great way to celebrate the love between you and your spouse, but planning the party is easier said than done. That’s why the team at Olympia Banquet Hall has put together a helpful wedding anniversary party planning checklist to help you stay on track when it comes to planning your big event.
Check out some anniversary party planning tips in the video below:
6 Months Before Anniversary Party
+ Determine Your Party Budget — Before you start any major planning, you’ll need to set your anniversary party budget. That way, you know how much you have to spend on your various amenities and accommodations you’ll need.
+ Decide Your Guest List — You can’t have an anniversary party without guests! Consider if you want to have an intimate anniversary party or a larger affair, then determine who among your friends and loved ones you’d like to invite.
+ Decide The Date Of Your Party — You’ll want to have your anniversary party as close to your actual anniversary as possible. Be sure to check out the calendar ahead of time, that way you can see what day will work best for you.
+ Begin Anniversary Party Venue Research — A party venue will really help make your anniversary celebration special. Start researching anniversary event venues in your area early, that way you have time to visit different options to see what works best for you.
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4 Months Before Anniversary Party
+ Confirm Party Venue Reservation — You’ll want to decide your anniversary event venue at least four months in advance, that way you can secure the date you want and have ample time to inform guests where the party will be.
+ Send Out Party Invitations — A great anniversary party invitation will make your guests excited to attend. Be sure to include all important event information on your invitations, including what anniversary you’re celebrating.
+ Book Your Anniversary Party Caterer — You’ll want some delicious food at your anniversary celebration, so be sure to find a great caterer. Take the time to meet with different catering companies to find the best option. And if you’re hosting an event at Olympia Banquet Hall, you can always take advantage of our world-class catering service.
2 Months Before Anniversary Party
+ Follow-Up With Anniversary Party Guests — With a couple months left until your anniversary, you’ll want to follow-up with any guests you haven’t heard from quite yet. Remember, some people take their sweet time when it comes to RSVPs, and it’s worth double-checking with people you haven’t heard from.
+ Finalize Anniversary Party Menu — You don’t want to forget about catering, so be sure to finalize your anniversary party menu early. That way you can focus on the smaller details as your anniversary approaches.
+ Purchase Party Decorations — Your event venue likely has nice decor, but if you’re looking for something specific or special you might need to purchase some party decorations of your own.
2 Weeks Before Anniversary Party
+ Check-In With Event Venue — As your anniversary approaches, be sure to check-in with your event venue to ensure everyone is on the same page.
+ Check-In With Anniversary Party Caterer — Catering companies have a lot going on, and while your caterer won’t forget about you it’s worth reaching out to them just to make sure they’re prepared for your event.
Day Of The Anniversary Party
+ Arrive Early & Have Fun! — The day of your anniversary party can be pretty hectic. As such, be sure to arrive at your wedding anniversary event venue early so you can square away any last minute details. And once things get going, be sure to relax and enjoy yourself!
Your wedding anniversary is truly a day to remember, and having a great anniversary party can be almost as memorable as your wedding itself. If you’re looking for a wedding anniversary party venue in Los Angeles, consider Olympia Banquet Hall. Our event venue offers luxurious accommodations and beautiful decor to fit almost any budget. For more information on booking and availability, contact Olympia Banquet Hall today.