If you’re newly engaged or recently wed, you're probably starting to realize exactly just how much goes into a marriage—it takes hard work, dedication, and a persistent willingness to commit to one another through the years, especially when life throws curveballs at you! You might even have an entirely new level of respect for your parents and their marriage, especially when their anniversary rolls around. When it's time to celebrate, these anniversary gifts for parents will show them just how much they mean to you (and how grateful you are for them paving the way). Whether you're looking for sentimental anniversary presents, practical options your parents will use again and again, or unique anniversary gifts to totally surprise mom and dad, you can start your shopping right here.
This unique anniversary gift for parents is the perfect way to surprise news junkies on their special day. Customize the puzzle by choosing the cover of the New York Times from your parents' wedding date or other significant moment (the front page archives go all the way back to 1851!).
Uncommon Goods New York Times custom front page puzzle, $50, Uncommon Goods
Wine Club Subscription
A monthly wine subscription is one of the best anniversary gifts for parents if you and your siblings are all pitching in on the cost—it's also a great holiday or Christmas gift. Your parents will love getting spoiled every month when a new box of wine arrives right at their doorstep!
WineAccess monthly subscription, prices vary, WineAccess
Framed Wedding Photo
Honor the years—or better yet, the decades—your parents have been together with this custom photo frame. Whether they're celebrating their 25th anniversary, their 50th wedding anniversary, or something in between, your parents will love seeing one of their wedding photos perfectly framed by their wedding vows or the lyrics of their first dance song.
BasketfulOfGrace personalized anniversary art, from $35, Etsy
Chances are your parents already have an everyday coffee machine, but this gadget is the perfect gift for when they're in the mood for a latte, espresso, or cappuccino. Complete the gift by presenting it along with a new set of coffee mugs and a box of Nespresso capsules they can use right away.
Nespresso by Delonghi Vertuo coffee and espresso maker with milk frother, $219, Saks Fifth Avenue
Embroidered Throw Blanket
This personalized gift will instantly spruce up their living room or favorite reading nook at home. The custom blanket is embroidered with a sweet quote thanking your parents for setting a good example of marriage: "All that we are, all that we hope to be, we owe to you."
LiLinspirations monogrammed blanket, $97, Etsy
Sparkling Wine and Chocolate Box
Looking for a sweet and simple way to say happy anniversary? You can't go wrong with a gift basket filled with bubbly and chocolate. This one comes beautifully presented in a wooden box decorated with "Cheers!" in red calligraphy script.
Harry & David sparkling wine and cheers gift box, $60, Harry & David
Ceramic Tea Set
If mom and dad prefer tea over coffee, this handmade tea set is a great gift they'll use all the time. Buncheong, the traditional Korean ceramic technique, gives the set its blueish-green color, which is accented with a gorgeous hand-painted peony design.
Daurim handmade Korean Buncheong peony flower tea set, $120, Etsy
Wicker Picnic Basket
Set your parents up for a romantic date night with this all-in-one picnic set. The nine-piece set includes two wine glasses, a wooden charcuterie board, cheese knife, corkscrew, bottle stopper, and fabric napkins, all stored in a beautiful wicker basket. Add a bottle of their favorite wine to complete the gift.
Picnic Time Verona wine and cheese basket, $125, Saks Fifth Avenue
Grill Sampler Kit
If your parents love to cookout in the backyard, treat them to this sampler Wagyu grilling kit that includes filet mignon, sirloin, hot dogs, and ground beef. The meat is shipped in a thermal bag to keep it fresh during transit.
Snake River Farms American Wagyu beef grilling gift, $182, Snake River Farms
Recycled Aluminum Juicer
Your parents are going to want to clear their countertop for this statement kitchen equipment. The retro-style juicer is great for adding extra zest to any cocktail or mocktail.
Verve Culture citrus juicer, $90, Uncommon Goods
Wedding Venue Coordinates Print
Create a unique piece of artwork showcasing the coordinates of where your parents said 'I do' long ago. You can order this anniversary gift for your parents custom-framed or without.
Annie Clark Where the Heart Is custom art print with picture frame, from $38, Minted
Stainless Steel Kitchen Set
Bring their cookware into the 21st century by treating your parents to a brand-new set of pots and pans. This five-piece set includes all the basics while looking ultra-stylish with copper accents. For the Dutch oven, choose from seven different colors to match their kitchen, and add custom engraving to the lids of the pots for an extra-special touch.
Great Jones Family Style set, $395, Great Jones
Street Signs Print
Another great way to commemorate the meaningful moments in your parents’ life together is to order this photo print that shares their last names along with the year they first crossed paths.
Uncommon Goods Intersection of Love photo print, from $75, Uncommon Goods
Smart TV Speaker
If your parents already own a smart TV, it’s time for them to own a smart sound bar too. This one combines three products in one—a Sonos smart speaker featuring Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Sonos Smart TV sound bar with Amazon Alexa built-in, $399, Amazon
We love this wedding anniversary gift idea if you're shopping for a parent who has recently remarried. The lovebirds can chronicle their anniversary celebrations starting with year one—the journal includes prompts to record highlights of the past year, hopes for the next year, and other special moments.
Uncommon Goods The Personalized Anniversary Journal, $130, Uncommon Goods
Custom Wedding Platter
This decorative platter features the sentimental details of your parents’ big day, along with their names and a classic quote written in calligraphy script. It's something your parents will love showing off in their kitchen.
Uncommon Goods Happily Ever After platter, $84, Uncommon Goods
Pushpin World Map
Do your parents love to travel the world together? Gift them this pushpin map so they can track all of the places where they’ve made wonderful memories.
Uncommon Goods anniversary pushpin world map, $155, Uncommon Goods
A doormat is a wonderful way to welcome visitors, and this personalized option is a thoughtful gift for parents who love to host company.
Black Butterfly Signs large custom doormat, from $21, Etsy
City Skyline Wine Glasses
If your parents were once city dwellers (or still are!), these skyline-etched wine glasses are sure to bring a smile to their faces each time they “cheers” together. Choose from more than 20 iconic skylines from around the country.
Uncommon Goods etched skyline wine glass, $24 each, Uncommon Goods
Monogrammed Barware Set
This timeless glassware set comes personalized with your parents' monogram. The decanter is made of hand-blown glass and includes a beveled stopper.
Cathy’s Concepts monogram five-piece decanter set, $84, Nordstrom
Wooden Serving Tray and Cloche
For the parents who love whipping up baked goods together, this gorgeous display will make any dessert stored inside look like a culinary masterpiece. It’s made from reclaimed wood and polished with natural beeswax and mineral oils for a finishing touch.
Uncommon Goods reclaimed serving boards and cloche, from $100, Uncommon Goods
Wedding Vows Print
If you can somehow get your hands on your parents’ vows from back when they said 'I do,' this is one meaningful way to show them off. It's a great last-minute anniversary gift for parents, since you can customize the template on your own computer and print it from anywhere.
MintyPaperieShop wedding vow keepsake wall art, $12, Etsy
Family Tree Illustration
Show off your family tree in a modern way with this customizable artwork by Shelly Klein. It’s printed on 100% archival enhanced matte paper for top-level quality.
Uncommon Goods personalized family print, from $85, Uncommon Goods
Engraved Cutting Board
Is there a special family recipe that your parents treasure? Surprise them by turning it into a keepsake with the help of this engraved cherry wood cutting board (which also doubles as a cheese board).
Uncommon Goods personalized family recipe board, $100, Uncommon Goods