10th Anniversary Invitations – Wording Inspiration

The tenth anniversary is considered the first major milestone in a marriage. You may have traveled, bought a home, had children or advanced your careers, and you’ve done it all side by side. A decade of wedded bliss should be celebrated with a party attended by your family and friends who have supported your union. These tips and ideas will help you create the perfect custom 10th anniversary invitations for your big day.

Select your style

Your 10th anniversary party should be a reflection of the kind of couple you are. If you’re casual people, hosting a barbecue at your home or an informal potluck is a perfect way to celebrate. If you love getting dressed up, consider renting a venue and going all out with a catered meal and dancing. You can also get creative and host a theme party. Whatever you decide will be your ideal soiree, your invitations should be coordinated appropriately.

Geometric Heart 10th Wedding Anniversary Invitation by PurpleTrail.com
Geometric Heart 10th Wedding Anniversary Invitation by PurpleTrail.com

Once you’ve selected your invitation style, it’s time to decide on the anniversary invitation wording.

Be detailed

Planning an anniversary party is an exciting time with plenty to think about.  However, creating your invitations is a process that should not be rushed. In your excitement, it may be easy to leave out key details, and the point of the invitations will be to inform your guests of as much as possible. Make sure to include the following information:



Place (with directions if needed)

Theme, if any

Food being served, if any (so your guests can plan to eat first if necessary)

It may seem like a lot of information to fit on a small invitation, but it can be done with ease:

Please join us as we celebrate
our tenth wedding anniversary with a luncheon.
May 25th at 1 PM at Crystal Bay restaurant in the back room.
RSVP at stillinlove@gmail.com
Lunch and drinks will be provided.

You are cordially invited to a fiesta
in celebration of Angela and Alan’s 10th anniversary.

August 5th at 2 PM
Cascade Park,
Private Lot B.
A taco bar, desserts, mariachi music and margaritas await you.
RSVP: 555-6335
Fiesta-themed attire strongly encouraged.

Be creative

Incorporating a poem, love quote or fun phase into your wording will turn your 10th anniversary party invitations into delightful keepsakes as well as add a personal and unique touch. There are plenty of websites dedicated to love quotes that will help inspire you. Here are some inspired 10th anniversary invitation wording ideas:

One decade down, a lifetime to go!
Please join us for dinner as we celebrate
our 10th wedding anniversary.

Honoring a love that is pure and lasting…
You are invited to share in the celebration
of Barbara and Bill’s tenth wedding anniversary.

We’re thrilled to announce
that Paul and Pamela are still madly in love.
You are warmly invited by their parents
to a dinner party to celebrate their ten years of marriage.

Please join us for lunch
to surprise the fine pair
and celebrate the love they still share.

Because of your kind friendship
and support over the years
We warmly invite you to join us for dinner and dancing
as we celebrate ten years of marriage.

We invite you to share 
a special moment in our lives 
as we celebrate our 
10th wedding anniversary 
with a bonfire and barbecue on the beach
July 17th
at 7:00 PM
Atlantic Beach Park

Though it seems like yesterday
ten years have passed since we exchanged vows.
Please join us at Perkins Park
April 28th at 4 PM
as we renew them. 
Dinner reception to follow.

After ten years of marriage,
Carly and Lawrence are more in love than ever.
Please join us for dinner at the home of Carly’s parents
as we celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Like a fine wine,
Laura and Bill’s love gets better with age.
Please join us for a wine and cheese reception
as we toast them on their tenth wedding anniversary.

It’s hard to believe ten years have gone by
since Sarah and Alex said “I do.”
They’re celebrating their decade of wedded bliss
and they’d love to include you!

Twelve years ago their love bloomed,
and ten years ago Linda and Charlie said “I do.”
Let’s come together for drinks and dancing
to celebrate a love that is pure and true. 

The champagne is poured and the table is set,
for a tenth anniversary party you’ll never forget.

Ten years of laughter, ten years of love,
two precious children, their gifts from above.
You’re warmly invited to a barbecue
to celebrate the day Jill and John said “I do.”

You only get to celebrate a decade of wedded bliss once!
Please join us for a dessert reception
as Tara and Timothy celebrate
their tenth anniversary.

Be formal

If your 10th anniversary party is going to be a formal affair, your invitation wording should be formal as well. Here are some samples of wording that would go on a more elegant invitation:

The family and friends of 
Elizabeth and Eric Brown
request the pleasure of your company
at a luncheon held in celebration
of their tenth wedding anniversary.

It is our pleasure to seek your presence 
at a cocktail party held in honor of
Tamara and John Jones
on their tenth anniversary.

We invite you to join our family
to be witnesses when
Abigail and Kenneth celebrate
ten years of marriage and strengthen their bond
with a renewal of their vows.
Formal reception to follow.

Together our friends have created
a beautiful world around us 
with their love and warmth.
You are cordially invited to join us
as we celebrate their ten years
of holy matrimony.

Be prompt

Once you’ve decided on your style and wording, and after all relevant information has been added, it’s time to order your 10th anniversary party invitations. Make a guest list so you’ll know exactly how many to order. Find an invitation website with a good reputation that will allow you to create the look you want. Give yourself plenty of time to send them early–etiquette rules say three to six weeks before the party is ideal. With a little research and planning, you can create beautiful 10th anniversary party invitations your guests will love.

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