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This post is all about anniversary gifts for parents!
Anniversaries are a big deal and they come with a lot of pressure. On these special occasions, there are parties, food, and gifts. The gifts are probably the most stressful piece of the entire anniversary puzzle.
Trying to determine what to get, what not to get and how many gifts you should get are just a few of the many questions that rumble through our minds during this stressful time. Now, take a deep breath, we are here to help.
Below are the best anniversary gifts for parents. You may be asking yourself, “Why would I get an anniversary gift for my parents?” The answer is because it’s nice and shows you care.
Our completed guide is packed full of gift ideas. Whether you want a popular, meaningful, useful, last-minute, or personalized gift, we’ve got you covered! We also have the perfect anniversary gift from daughters to parents.
So, keep reading our completed guide and find the best anniversary gift for your parents!
In this post:
- Popular Anniversary Gifts for Parents
- Meaningful Anniversary Gifts for Parents
- Useful Anniversary Gifts for Parents
- Anniversary Gifts for Parents from Daughters
- Last Minute Anniversary Gifts for Parents
- Personalized Anniversary Gifts for Parents
Popular Anniversary Gift Ideas for Parents
Charcuterie boards have been all over social media recently, with the most popular ones being very visually beautiful. With this organized charcuterie board, your parents may be at the forefront of the next charcuterie trend.
If your parents aren’t all over social media, they will still love this board's numerous features and hidden silverware! So, no matter how your parents make charcuterie boards, they will be delicious!
If your parents love coffee and puns, they will love this set of mugs. These adorable Mama and Papa bear mugs will make your parents feel the love and will hopefully make them laugh too!
They are microwave and dishwasher safe, and unlike other mugs, the Mama and Papa Bear images are displayed on both sides of the mug!
Are your parents on the go and always have a drink with them? If the answer is yes, then this may be the gift for you. Not only are these tumblers incredibly cute, but they are also very practical.
Both styles are insulated so they are perfect for a cold drink by the pool or a hot drink on the slopes!
Everyone loves cookies and your coworker will definitely love this gift box.
Biscotti cookies are both different from your average chocolate chip cookie and delicious.
With a variety of flavors to choose from, these Italian cookies are sure to be a pleaser!
Do your parents love adventure and trying new things? If so, consider this as their next anniversary gift. The adventure challenge provides couples with 50 new, fun experiences, or rather, challenges to complete together.
This gift is for couples of all ages and duals as a scrapbook with spaces for pictures in the book!
Olive oil and vinegar are one of the best combos out there, especially with bread. However, it can be very messy at times.
If your coworker loves this killer combo, consider gifting them this olive oil and vinegar dispenser. It will make their olive oil and vinegar experiences clean and easy.
Salt and pepper dispensers can be a nightmare. Grabbing the wrong one or having all the seasoning poor out faster than you expect can ruin a perfectly good meal. With these gravity electric salt and pepper grinders, over pouring salt and pepper will end.
The convenient blue light shows you exactly where you are pouring, and the clear grinder will remove any stress of choosing the wrong shaker.
Parents love cheesy gifts. Not only will these socks put a smile on their faces and fuel their love of dad jokes, they will also warm their hearts.
These cheesy matching socks are perfect for any set of parents that love to laugh at bad jokes. The socks are machine washable, breathable, and super soft!
Ornaments are a great way to celebrate any momentous occasion, like an anniversary, during the holiday season.
Not only will this ornament be on display for all to see, it will also add a beautiful, sentimental touch to your Christmas tree. Consider this beautiful, glossy ornament for your next gift!
10. Seat Massager
This relaxing, stress relieving seat massager is the perfect gift for any stressed-out coworker.
Not only does it have 16 custom settings, but it also heats up in under a minute!
It is the perfect to melt your coworkers stress away.
This scrapbook is perfect for parents that want to cherish every moment. With its unique design and premium quality, this scrapbook is perfect to hold all the past, present and future memories that your parents love to relive.
Before gifting this to them you can even get the book started with some pictures from your childhood, they will love it!
12. Cute Pop-Up Card
Wow your parents with this stunning pop-up card. The hand-assembled cherry blossom tree on this card adds a sweet, loving, and symbolic touch.
Now, imagine handing this beautiful card to your parents accompanied by your words written on the inside, they will absolutely love it!
Golf is a staple in many parents' lives, whether this be watching or playing. Fuel your parents' golf desires with these adorable matching golf hats.
They are made with breathable, sweat wicking material, washable fabric and a strap in the back that allows you to personalize the fit. What more could your parents want? A day of golf and matching golf hats!
After a hard day at work or playing golf, there is nothing like sitting down and getting a nice foot rub. This gift was a crowd pleaser at my parents’ house.
With adjustable sizes, heating control and 3 modes/intensities, this foot and calf massager is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your parents’ house too!
This Loving Elderly Couple Figurine is sure to put a smile on your parents’ face, no matter what age they are. The adorable figurine is perfect for any bookshelf or table in your parents’ house.
It is lightweight, made of resin, which is non-toxic and durable, and compact. Your parents will love being able to display this thoughtful gift.
16. Weighted Blanket
This is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. I gave my parents a weighted blanket for their anniversary and now I can’t remember a time when they weren’t using it. This blanket is perfect for any parents who love to relax.
Weighted blankets increase the production of serotonin, the “feel good” hormone in our brains, and help us feel calm and reduce stress. They can even help with sleep!
Have your parents ever joked about making a home brewery? If so, this could be the perfect gift for them!
This Craft Beer Making Kit is perfect for any parents who want to branch out and see if they can make a beer that is better than their commercialized favorites. This kit comes with everything your parents need to try making beer!
18. Echo Dot
Consider this gift for your parents if they are always asking about the weather or random facts; Echo Dot will have the answer for them when you don’t.
Echo dot is the perfect gift for anyone who is hands free. This small device works as a speaker, a helper and even a game. With new technology advances coming out all the time, Echo Dot is only becoming more and more helpful.
19. Movie Date Night
This Movie Date Night kit has popcorn, of many kinds, and seasonings, in many flavors.
This gift is perfect for any parents that are dying to try new flavors of popcorn or are curious to see how much popcorn is too much for movie night! This gift can even be enjoyed by the entire family on movie night!
Before I could purchase this gift for my parents, they already purchased them for themselves! This is how you know these figurines are a great anniversary gift.
The figurines come with a beautiful card entitled “Love Ever Endures” and they are hand carved. Be sure to make your parents feel special and loved by adding this gift to your list.
Meaningful Anniversary Gifts for Parents
21. Custom Puzzle
This custom puzzle allows you to choose any picture and turn it into a puzzle. With a variety of sizes to choose from, you can be sure you're getting the right puzzle.
For less patient parents consider the 30-piece puzzle or for dedicated puzzle parents consider the 110 or 252 piece puzzle. No matter what size you choose, they will love building the picture!
I don’t know about you, but for my entire life my parents have been taking pictures of me. Thus, what better way to use those pictures than creating a custom photo album!
This gift is so versatile, you could use pictures from while your parents were dating, when you were a kid, present pictures, the possibilities are endless. But, most importantly, no matter what type of pictures you choose to include, your parents will adore it!
23. Star Map
When I left for college, I bought a star map for my parents. They absolutely love it, this gift even brought tears to my dad's eyes. These maps are very beautifully done, extremely romantic, meaningful, and easily customizable.
Whether you want to use your parents' wedding anniversary, the day they met, the day they got engaged, or any other special occasion they share, this gift is going to blow them away!
Do your parents have a song? When I say song, I mean do they have THEIR song? If the answer is yes, look no further for the perfect gift. This acrylic album cover is perfect!
You can choose the song, the album cover, and where the song is playing in the album on the plaque. Your parents will want to display this gift everywhere and let the world know that this is THEIR song.
This DIY gift is one your parents will never forget. The best part is that this kit comes with everything included! Directions, illustrations, and videos are provided. The molding process is very fast and takes about 3 minutes.
It is then followed by the cast setting for about a half hour. Then you have your completed hand cast! The flexibility of the modeling material shows every detail and makes this gift even more memorable.
26. Crystal Photo
Want to spice up your parents’ picture collection? This crystal photo is stunning. The crystal is extremely durable and will last a lifetime.
The picture itself is said to follow you with its eyes and moves like an allusion using a 3-D effect. This photo gift is unlike any others and is sure to capture and mesmerize the entire room!
This “8 x 2.5” piece of art displays a favorite personal recording or song through the image of a soundwave.
The piece even comes with a QR code in the corner that your parents can scan to listen to the soundwave. Giving your parents the ability to hear their favorite sound never became easier!
This piece of art can be personalized in every way. The designer lets you choose what clothes the people in the art will be wearing, their hair colors, their names, everything is completely up to you.
The picture itself is “10 x 8” and a perfect addition to any home. Whether you choose to put the whole family in the picture or just your parents, this is a gift they won’t forget.
You are the reason your parents are parents, so why not give them a gift that takes them through each phase of their lives, including the beginning of yours.
This picture comes in two sizes, “8 x 10” and “11 x 14”, is 100% eco-friendly and includes a heavy duty backing for the print. This memorable keepsake will proudly be displayed at your parents’ house reminding them of every special day.
Most people wake up in the morning and head straight for the coffee. This is why these coffee spoons are perfect for any anniversary gift.
Not only do these spoons remind people of their beloved coffee, they also remind them of their favorite person. Every time they stir their coffee, they are met with a cute, personalized saying!
Useful Anniversary Gifts for Parents
Something about couples having matching clothes is so cute and enduring. In social media today it is very popular to have matching workout outfits with your significant other. What about matching running or being outside gloves?
Not only do these gloves match perfectly, but they are also both mittens and gloves! Your parents will never have to worry about having multiple pairs of gloves or mittens because this pair has both!
32. Pet Hair Remover
Does your coworker have a furry friend at home?
If the answer is yes, consider gifting them this pet hair remover.
It is perfect for anyone who has a pet that gets hair everywhere, inside or outside the office.
33. Robot Vacuum
Vacuuming can be a pain, very loud, and time consuming. I bought this for my parents one year and they love it, they even named the vacuum cleaner!
It helps them keep the house clean with minimal stress and you don’t have to charge the vacuum, it is programmed to find its “home”, charging port, before it runs out of battery!
34. Charging Station
This may have been the best gift I have ever bought for my parents. As much as parents deny that they are connected to their electronics, they are just as connected to them as the rest of us.
This, however, doesn’t matter when you give them this sweet charging station! This station charges devices up to 80% faster than other chargers. Thus, your parents won’t have to spend a moment away from their precious devices.
35. Massage Gun
There is a reason that this massage gun is used by college athletes around the country, it is amazing and a perfect gift idea. This device has 20 speeds, relieves muscle pain and fatigue, has 10 massage heads, is handheld and lightweight.
This gift would pair perfectly with a heating pad or some Icy Hot lotion to help relieve pain and tension.
36. Popcorn Popper
This gourmet popcorn maker does not require butter or oil, is dishwasher and microwave safe, and the popper’s design promotes hot air to circulate in order to prevent burnt popcorn.
The popper even has two sizes you can choose from and a variety of colors! This gift is perfect for any movie night or snack.
37. Heating Pad
Sore muscles after a long day of work can be excruciating.
This plush heating pad relieves pain in minutes with multiple heating options and soft, snuggly fabric.
The heating pad is also machine washable! It’s a great gift for any coworker!
Four easy steps and you have yourself a breakfast sandwich in 5 minutes! This is perfect for parents who are running late or simply love breakfast food.
You can customize your sandwich any way you like and if you don’t have any new recipe ideas, no worries. The breakfast sandwich maker comes with a list of recipes!
39. Record Player
Vintage meets modern with this record player. The user will have all the music luxuries imaginable. With this device you can listen in your own way, perhaps using vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, AM/FM radio, or use Bluetooth to stream music straight from your phone.
No matter how your parents listen to music, they will love all the options this record player provides.
40. Instant Pot
This 7 in 1 functional cooker has taken the world by storm. It is now extremely popular in many households and could be the perfect gift to give your parents this year.
No matter how you want to cook, the Instant Pot has you covered. It has a quick and easy cleanup, numerous cooking options, a list of amazing recipes, and multiple safety features!
With less than a 1-minute brew time, your parents will love this coffee maker.
The Keurig Classic allows you to choose between three different cup sizes, 6, 8 or 10 oz, has a 48 oz reservoir which allows you to brew 6 cups before a refill, and has simple button controls for easy use.
This coffee machine is compact, affordable and will change your parents’ mornings in the best way possible! Consider pairing this gift with customizable coffee spoons.
42. Shower Steamers
Help bring the spa to your coworker’s home with these shower steamers.
They are the perfect gift for anyone who wants to relax or for anyone who loves the smell of eucalyptus.
This gift is perfect to help your coworker wash away the stress every day.
This electric wine opener is easy to use, compact, rechargeable, and opens bottles in seconds.
It also removes all of the hassle of a broken wine cork because every bottle is opened with ease and perfection. Your coworker will love it.
44. Jar Opener
Struggling to open a jar of pickles is terrible. With this gift, your parents will never struggle again.
This easy-to-use jar opener opens all sizes of jars, is childproof, installation is easy and you will never know that it's there. This gift is a great addition to any kitchen!
Let me introduce you to your parents’ new favorite kitchen appliance; the electric can opener.
This can opener is cordless, sturdy, opens any can size and is easy to clean. It even has a magnetic strip that catches the lid for you when the can opens!
46. Ninja Blender
Blenders are a kitchen necessity, therefore, living with a bad blender can ruin your cooking dreams. Consider this Ninja Blender for your parents' kitchen.
With professional performance power, single serve options and BPA free parts, this blender is a dream. It is also dishwasher safe!
47. Password Book
In the technological age, passwords protect everything we care about. However, remembering those passwords can be a pain.
With this password book, your parents will never worry about their passwords again. This book comes with A-Z tabs for easy organization, and a variety of colors to choose from.
Are your parents dog people? If the answer is yes, consider this easy and effective shower attachment.
With water saving technology, a water comb, narrow sprays and the option of indoor or outdoor use, your family dog will never look or smell better!
Is your coworker a tea drinker instead of a coffee drinker?
If so, consider gifting them this high-quality glass, stainless steel kettle.
This machine is sleek, beautifully designed, very safe, and useful, it will also fit into any kitchen perfectly and will help your coworker achieve the perfect cup of hot tea.
50. Wine Cork Holder
Stop your parents from throwing away their wine corks. This rustic barrel is the perfect way to turn old wine corks into art.
Not only is this barrel stunning, but the bronzed stainless-steel design requires little upkeep and is extremely easy to clean. The barrel is also large enough to hold up to 220 corks!
Anniversary Gifts for Parents from Daughters
Nothing completes a gift like a candle. These cheesy candles are sure to one up your siblings and put a smile on your parents’ faces.
The following candles are hand-crafted, made with natural ingredients, and smell like lavender and eucalyptus. They will bring a calm relaxing scent to any room.
52. Decor Plaque
This sentimental decor gift is perfect for a daughter to give to her parents.
With the size of this plaque being 6 x 8 x 1.5 inches, it is perfect to put on a bookshelf, table, or desk, or even hang from the wall. This gift is perfect for the parents you want to thank!
This plaque is for the more traditional parents. Unlike the one above, this plaque is framed and is made with neutral colors that will fit perfectly with any home decor.
The frame is made of wood and measures 12.5 x 8.5 inches, making it easy for tabletop display.
54. Key Chains
This gift comes with two pieces, one for each parent and is very sweet. Your parents will be able to carry this small key chain with them every day.
It will remind them of the love they have for each other and for you. The keychains even come in cute small bags, ready to be gifted as soon as they arrive!
55. Matching Aprons
These matching aprons are perfect for the couple that loves to cook. Not only are these aprons very practical, but they are also adjustable and meant to last through all your cooking endeavors. Your parents will love the witty description on the front too!
Everyone loves throw pillows, even if they deny it. These throw pillows are machine washable, durable, environmentally friendly, and there's even a link included on the site where you can buy the perfect pillow insert for the case.
Your parents will adore these pillows and I’m sure they will find a place on their couch to be displayed!
No gift list is complete without some wine glasses. The happy couple will love these labeled wine tumblers.
They are vacuum insulated to keep their drinks fresh, rust resistant, shatterproof, and perfect to keep the drinks away from the kids.
If you want a different, more traditional wine glass, look no further. These wine glasses are funny, made of crystal-clear stemware, dishwasher safe and hold up to 13 oz.
They are even delivered in individual boxes with colorful bubble wrap, ready to be gifted!
For parents all about family, this wooden family tree is perfect! This keepsake is made of premium solid wood and can be hung on a wall or placed on any table.
This gift is the perfect way to show off your beautiful family!
As our parents age, we love to poke fun at them about how old they are. This gift is perfect for any daughters who love to joke around with their parents.
The best part about this gift, besides being funny, is that everything is included. With just this purchase you are getting your parents two mugs, two wine glasses and a place to put them, how perfect is that!
Last Minute Anniversary Gifts for Parents
61. Anniversary Card
No gift is complete without a card, or perhaps the card is the gift? Either way, a card is a perfect gift to tell your parents how much they mean to you, especially when you are running low on time.
The cute imagery on the front and sweet sentiment on the inside is simple and easy!
62. Amazon Gift Card
Some people believe that gift cards aren’t personal. However, I disagree. Gift cards can be the perfect gift because they allow the recipient to choose exactly what they would like.
There is no guessing or hoping that they will like the gift because gift cards are a guaranteed home run and a great last-minute gift.
63. Good Memory Jar
This is a meaningful gift that will be enjoyed for years to come. The memory jar is filled with memories, written by you, gifted to your parents.
If they ever need a pick-me-up or a good laugh, they can turn to this adorable keepsake and pull out a good memory. This gift is easy to complete and great to give last minute.
Need a last-minute gift for coffee loving parents? This is perfect. This coffee sampler comes with a wide variety of crafted blends, tasting notes, roaster profiles, brewing tips and an artisan sweet treat.
The best part is you can have this gift delivered straight to your parents’ house!
Even the happiest of couples need a date night out. Give your parents this gift card set for their anniversary date.
This set is $50 in total and comes with two gift cards, $25 apiece. One gift card is for a select grouping of restaurants and the other is for fandango to purchase movie tickets.
Can your parents handle the heat? Consider this pack of 4 different hot sauces as their next anniversary gift. These sauces are great to bring on picnics, to barbeques, or to restaurants when you need the extra spice.
The emergency hot sauce kit is also ready to be bagged, bowed, or wrapped as soon as it arrives making it the perfect last-minute gift!
67. Burt’s Bees Set
These natural skin care products are the perfect gift. Burt’s Bees products are extremely nourishing and moisturizing. With a variety of products to choose from, for both mom and dad, you can’t go wrong!
This gift, like others above, is ready to be gifted as soon as it is delivered or can be delivered straight to your parents’ house. It comes in a cute box!
If your parents can’t remember anything either, like you couldn’t remember their anniversary, consider this hilarious notepad. This notepad is perfect to keep around the house to jot down anything you may need to complete.
The notepad even has checkboxes so your parents will get to experience the satisfaction of completing a task!
This notebook is the perfect way to write down items on your bucket list and document their completion. It is perfect for anyone wanting to make some memories, or for those who cannot remember what they put on their bucket list.
Either way, this is a perfect gift for your parents and requires no effort! Simply order the book and you are good to go!
70. Dog Dish Towel
Every dog lover knows what it's like to have your beloved pet stare at you, desperately wanting a bite of your snack. This cute dish towel will remind your parents that although the dog may not be lurking right now, they will be soon.
This gift is easily shipped and guaranteed to make your parents smile.
Personalized Anniversary Gifts for Parents
For parents that love to cook, this personalized cutting board is perfect.
All you need to do is submit your parents first name, last name, and a special date, then the cutting board will be shipped to your door! They will love the elegant look and practicality of this gift.
While I was growing up my parents had a map similar to this one. There were push pins all over it, marking their favorite trips.
Every time they looked at it, they immediately smiled. If your parents love to travel like mine, consider this map as it is a unique anniversary gift. It is easily customizable and comes with 100 push pins!
With countless designs to choose from, this is a perfect anniversary present for parents.
Not only is this gift personalized with your parents' favorite pictures, but it also comes in numerous sizes, and you get to choose what material the blanket will be made out of!
My parents have numerous personalized canvases in their house, and they are all stunning. These canvases make their house feel like a home. It is perfect for a living room.
This is because canvases capture images like no pictures can. This gift is unique, personal, and is able to be created in numerous sizes!
This personalized throw pillow will make your parents smile and feel as though they are close to you always.
The pillowcase is made of linen and the paint is guaranteed to not peel, crack, fade, or feel stiff to the touch. A pillow insert can be purchased through the same company at the same time you purchase the pillowcase!
These standard wooden wine stoppers fit in every wine bottle, are engraved, and are guaranteed to ship within 1-3 days!
Your parents will love the elegant and personalized features of these corks and if they want more than one, up to 250 can be ordered at a time!
This beautiful canvas is perfect for that one special song. Any favorite song lyrics of your choice, the names of your parents, wedding date and picture can be included in this gift.
The elegant look of this canvas is perfect for any room in the house and even includes the frame! This sentimental gift is sure to be loved by your parents.
Do keys end up going missing in your parents’ house? If so, consider giving your parents this personalized mounted key holder. This piece is beautifully done, and the personalization goes beyond the lettering.
You will have the choice of six designs and two background choices. But no matter what design you choose your parents will love it!
This gift is perfect for any coworker that loves cold drinks but hates water rings.
These personalized coasters look very elegant, clean and provide a rustic feel to any home.
They are easily customized, engraved using laser technology and oiled with a food-safe oil that is meant to protect and preserve.
Does your coworker love funny doormats? If the answer is yes, look no further because you just found the perfect custom gift for your coworker.
These durable, stain and fade resistant doormats are absolutely hilarious and they are customizable. This gift is a great addition to any front or back door!
Buying anniversary gifts for parents can be extremely difficult. Everyone wants a show-stopping gift that will blow their parents away. Honestly, this is very hard to achieve.
However, with the 80 options listed above, I hope we can make this difficult task a little easier. Simply look through the categories and find the right anniversary gift for your parents.
And most importantly, don’t overthink it, whatever you give them will be cherished and appreciated. Hopefully, this guide will help set you on the right path to finding the perfect anniversary gift for your parents!
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