100+ Short Anniversary Wishes to Mark the Special Milestone

Anniversaries are no joke; they are major milestones that deserve to be commemorated regardless if it is the first, fourth, 15th, or 21st. If it is you, a friend, a relative, or someone you know celebrating, sending sweet and short anniversary wishes can make a special day even more remarkable.

“Year after year, you show me what true love is. Happy anniversary”  is an example of an impactful yet brief anniversary wish.

Below are over 100 examples of anniversary wishes that are short but sincere and meaningful. Feel free to use them as inspiration as you come up with a personalized message for you or your loved ones who are celebrating.

Short Anniversary Wishes: Unforgettable Examples

dessert with a topper that says happy anniversary

Classic, Timeless, and Short Anniversary Wishes

Sometimes, less is better. These brief anniversary wishes are perfect for social media captions and wedding cards, or if you just want something short but still sincere.

  1. Happy anniversary!
  2. Here’s to forever, with love.
  3. Another year, another chapter!
  4. Stay in love!
  5. Here’s to many more years of love and laughter.
  6. Another year in the books!
  7. Cheers!
  8. Together forever, never apart.
  9. You’re stronger together.
  10. Look at you two: growing old together, gracefully and happily.
  11. Another year conquered!
  12. Your love story is still one of my favorites.
  13. Another year down, forever more to go!
  14. Here’s to love and being together.
  15. Another 365 days of being in love.
  16. Love never ages. It only grows.
  17. Forever isn’t long enough.
  18. Together is a wonderful place to be.
  19. Growing in love, year by year.
  20. All things will just keep getting better.
  21. Love’s embrace will keep you warm.
  22. The best is yet to come for the two of you.
  23. What an adventure it has been so far for you guys.
  24. Here’s to the two of you!
  25. Some bonds are timeless.
  26. Year after year, you show me what true love is. Happy anniversary.
  27. Here’s to my favorite soulmates.
  28. You show me what it means to love unconditionally.
  29. You are my role models.
  30. Happy anniversary! Here’s to forever.
  31. An extraordinary love between an extraordinary couple.

Quirky and Funny Short Anniversary Wishes

The funniest anniversary wishes are often the most unforgettable. Add a quirky, funny, and digital twist to your short anniversary wishes to give the recipient a good laugh.

  1. Love in the time of hashtags.
  2. Remember to volunteer to do the dishes at least once a day!
  3. Growing in love and likes.
  4. When does it stop being “madly in love” and become just “mad”?
  5. “To your union and the hope that you provide.” – Angelica Schuyler
  6. Love, laughter, and lots of selfies. Give it to us!
  7. #Blessed.
  8. To the wonderfully weirdest couple: don’t ever change. Congrats on [#] years!
  9. Your anniversary IG stories are still my favorite to watch!
  10. Not regretting that late-night Bumble run, huh?
  11. May the Wi-Fi of your love always be stable.
  12. The perfect blend of love and chaos.
  13. To the couple who uses a lot more emojis than they should: Happy anniversary!
  14. Your love should go viral (like a meme, not a virus)!
  15. You are showing us how to love in 4K—clear, vivid, and beautiful.
  16. To the couple who puts the “fun” and “dysfunctional,” happy anniversary!
  17. You keep us on our toes… like a whodunit book!
  18. Cheers to another year of third-wheeling for me.
  19. Happy anniversary! I heard the first 50 years are always the roughest.
  20. “Love is a great beautifier.” – Louisa May Alcott. Happy anniversary, you gorgeous couple!
  21. Here’s to another year of tolerating each other’s weird habits. Happy anniversary to you!
  22. Opposites attract and can’t escape. You guys are living proof.
  23. “Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.” – Mae West
  24. Here’s to another year of you two making jokes and us pretending they’re funny.
  25. What’s the magic word? (Hint: “Yes, dear!”)
  26. Cheers to another year of pain, suffering, and some joy in between.
  27. Which one of you already forgot an anniversary?
  28. Two imperfect puzzle pieces that somehow fit perfectly together. Congrats!
  29. It’s remarkable how long you’ve tolerated each other!
  30. Happy anniversary! Do I need to bring some wine and Chinese takeout?
  31. “Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?” – Groucho Marx
  32. How’s the snoring? Has it driven any of you crazy yet?
  33. Happy wife, happy life.
  34. Happy anniversary! May your worst argument be about who loves the other more.
  35. Marriage is like a workshop: one person works, and another one shops. Which is which?
  36. Who spends more time on TikTok, and who pretends each TikTok is funny and interesting?

Poetic and Deep Short Anniversary Wishes

happy anniversary card with handwritten 'love you with all my heart'

There is no better time than an anniversary celebration to bust out the deep words and even deeper sentiments. Use your short anniversary wishes as an opportunity to move everyone with your love and support.

  1. Your love is like a timeless sonnet; it will move people anywhere, anytime. Happy anniversary!
  2. To another year of being each other’s anchor. Happy anniversary!
  3. To your harmonious love that crescendos with every year. Happy anniversary!
  4. “Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.” – Tokugawa Ieyasu
  5. Your love is as majestic as the aurora borealis. Happy anniversary!
  6. May your love continue getting richer and finer with age just like a good bottle of wine.
  7. Cheers to your love which is as deep and vast as the ocean!
  8. Your love outshines and out-sparkles the most valuable diamond. Happy anniversary.
  9. Your love is like the Sun, and it brightens up our world. Congratulations on [#] years.
  10. “Let all that you do be done in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14
  11. There are no sweeter lines than the poem of your love. Happy anniversary.
  12. Like an artist blending colors, your love mixes all of life’s shades into a masterpiece.
  13. Happy anniversary! May your love be as eternal as the fairytales we grew up with.
  14. In no time, your love story will be right up there with the Austen classics.
  15. “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” – Mark 10:9
  16. May your love remain steadfast and resilient. Happy anniversary!
  17. “Wounds heal. Love lasts. We remain.” – Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale
  18. May your love continue to flourish like a garden, vibrant and full of life.
  19. Together, you soar like eagles on the wings of love. Happy anniversary.
  20. Like a river that carves its path, may your love go through life’s turns with grace and strength.
  21. In the serenity of nature, your love echoes the loudest—pure and unfiltered. Happy anniversary.
  22. May your love continue blossoming like the rare flower it is, unique and exquisitely beautiful.
  23. “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8
  24. Your love is a star—enduring, bright, and timeless. Happy anniversary.
  25. Like a lighthouse in a storm, your love is a beacon of hope and guidance. Happy anniversary.
  26. May the next chapters of your life together be filled with love, laughter, and good fortune.
  27. You are the poets of your own destiny. May you always write timeless lines of love.
  28. May your love’s glow continue to light the path of your shared journey. Stay golden!
  29. May your love age and refine to be the love of a lifetime. Happy anniversary.
  30. Like a cherished memory, may your love grow ever sweeter with each passing year.
  31. “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” – Ephesians 4:2
  32. May the years turn your love into an unbreakable and resilient fortress.
  33. Your marriage is the epitome of love and dedication. You inspire us.
  34. “Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being.” – Rumi, The Essential Rumi
  35. Your love will become a classic tale told to hopeless romantics in the years to come. Happy anniversary.
  36. “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” – Romans 12:10
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