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Happy Anniversary Video Messages & Ideas

This year, give your partner a one-of-a-kind gift with an anniversary video from family and friends. Check out these ideas for thoughtful anniversary videos and funny and sweet anniversary messages to include your video.

Happy Anniversary Video Messages & Ideas

Wedding Anniversary Video Ideas, Messages, & Tips

When it’s time to celebrate your wedding anniversary, you want to make it special and memorable. An anniversary video that features messages of love from friends and family is a truly unique and meaningful gift your partner will cherish for years to come. Let’s take a look at how to make an anniversary video, a few video ideas, and messages you can include in your video.

Anniversary Video Making Tips

First things first: How do you make an anniversary video? It’s simple! A wedding anniversary video maker like Memento makes it easy to create a beautiful video gift for your spouse. Just follow these few steps:


  • Invite family & friends to participate. Think about those people who knew you when you first became a couple, those who knew you before your relationship started, and others who have come into your life more recently. When you set up your video project, provide some guidance on what people can include in their video clips and give them a realistic deadline for submissions so they have enough time to prepare something. Once you’ve done this, you can send everyone a link to your video project. 
Man recording video on laptop.

  • Collect & Customize. Participants can use any digital device to record and submit their video. Every time someone submits a new video clip, you’ll get an email notification. Once everyone has submitted a clip, easily drag and drop videos in the order you prefer. Add can also add an introduction to your anniversary video that can include a special message, customized colors, and background music.

  • Create & Share! Once you’ve finalized your montage video, click “Create” and you’ll receive an email with a link to your completed video! Share the video with your spouse via email, text, or social media. If you’re hosting an anniversary party, surprise your spouse by playing the video at the event!

Wedding Anniversary Video ideas

Here are a few ways loved ones can contribute to your wedding anniversary video!

  • Perfect Pair. Ask loved ones to share why they think you and your spouse are a great match. What makes your relationship work? What personal characteristics or qualities have helped your relationship survive and thrive? You’re likely to receive many heartfelt responses and several that will make you laugh!  
A couple going through a photo album.

  • Favorite Photos. Recruit family and friends to dig up a photo that includes the two of you and have them showcase the pic and share memories associated with it in their video clip. Your partner will get a kick out of seeing photos of both of you from over the years, and will enjoy walking down memory lane with so many loved ones. 

  • The Story of Us. Write a story or poem about your time together as a couple. Be sure to include references to the first time you met, your first date, your engagement, wedding, and other momentous occasions from over the years. Have each participant read a line or two from your story or poem. Your spouse will be so surprised and touched to see so many familiar faces and hear about your journey together from the people most important to you both.

Happy Anniversary Video Message Ideas

Not sure what to say to your spouse or the happy couple? Below are some wedding anniversary video messages that include funny and heartfelt well-wishes and quotes. 

Sweet Happy Anniversary Wishes for a Spouse:

  • Even after all this time, my heart still melts when you walk into the room. Happy Anniversary.
  • “All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.” -Ed Sheeran
  • If I ever got the chance to live this life again, I’d pick you time and time again.
  • "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Funny Happy Anniversary Messages for a Spouse:

Older couple laughing together.
  • Happy Anniversary to the best first spouse I'll ever have.
  • Holy $h!t. You’re still here? 
  • On our anniversary, let's celebrate being one year closer to death do us part.
  • Each anniversary that passes, it gets a little easier for me to accept the fact that you will be stuck with me for the rest of my life.

Sweet Wedding Anniversary Wishes for a Couple:

  • Wishing a perfect pair a perfectly happy day!
  • Love and much happiness to one of our all-time favorite couples!
  • “There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” - Martin Luther
  • Sending love and good wishes to some of our very favorite people.


Funny Wedding Anniversary Messages for a Couple

  • You have walked through your marriage hand in hand. Was it love that made you do it or the fear of killing each other if you let go? I’m guessing it was love. Happy Anniversary!
  • “A good marriage is like a casserole—only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.” -Unknown
  • A marriage is a relationship in which one is always right and the other is the husband.
  • “A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.” -Paul Sweeney

No matter what type of anniversary video you create or what you say in your video, remember that your spouse will not only appreciate the gift itself, but the time, love, and effort you put into making it. Happy Anniversary! 

P.S.- Are Mom and Dad celebrating an anniversary? Be sure to check out anniversary video ideas for parents!