Cheers to Forty Years: 40th Anniversary Gifts Worthy of The Celebration

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: August 11, 2022

    If you’re on the hunt for the perfect anniversary gift for him, her or them, we’ve got the best gifts to help them celebrate four decades of love. Here are romantic and thoughtful ideas that will make perfect gifts for their 40th anniversary.

  1. Wall Art
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    Perhaps the secret of a forty-year marriage? These wall plaques start as high-quality lithograph prints that are then mounted on durable MDF wood. Each piece is hand finished and comes with a fresh layer of foil on the sides to give it a crisp, clean look. It arrives ready to hang with no installation required.

  3. Winc Wine Club
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    Wine is one of life’s simple pleasures. Winc believes that the experience of getting a great bottle of wine should be as simple as enjoying one. Their team creates and curates over a hundred wines, and makes the experience of exploring wine easy and pleasurable—So you can spend more time enjoying the wine in your glass. This is the best gift set for parents who love their wine. Wait, do you love wine too? Sign up for yourself and get $20 in your first order. Woot!

  5. Our Moments Conversation Starters
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    Regardless of how long you’ve been together, there’s always something new to learn. People change throughout their lives – their opinions change, and their ideals change. If you want your relationship to remain fresh and relevant, you must keep up with what your partner believes and feels. There is nothing more loving or sexier for that matter than having someone listen to you. This game helps you to begin conversations that otherwise you may never have.

  7. Spa Finder Gift Card
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    Give them a day of relaxation. The flexibility of a SpaFinder Wellness 365 Gift Card allows you to choose the services, products, and the location that is right for you. From spa and fitness to health and beauty, to luxury travel. SpaFinder Wellness is accepted at more spa and wellness locations worldwide than any other gift card.

  9. Love Story Home Decor
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    Expressing the essence of love and life in bloom, this charming wooden plaque is a thoughtful gift for every couple and a wonderful piece to display in any home proudly. A wonderful 20th wedding anniversary gift and a great keepsake.

  11. Ultimate Travel Book
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    This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet’s global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you’ll ever need. This definitive wish list of the best places to visit on earth is packed with insightful write-ups and inspiring photography to get you motivated to start ticking off your travel list.

  13. Cool Life Luggage Set
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    With Lightweight, durable ABS+PC hard shell material, it makes this luggage durable, flexible, and absorbs impact when under stress. 20″suitcase features a unique lid top opening allowing for a deeper main compartment and, it has many pockets for quick access to your laptop or documents. The TSA lock ensures the safety of your suitcase while also facilitating airport security inspections. Multi-directional mute wheels and an adjustable telescoping handle allow you to maneuver in tight spaces and provide effortless movement. Interior features crossed fixing band and mesh pockets to keep your travel essentials. 

  15. Marriage Mug


    This sweet coffee mug is sure to impress your husband or wife. You did on that day 40 years ago and you still do today. 

  17. Coordinates Location Plaque


    This unique, rustic, handcrafted wood sign will remind you where you are from, where you met someone special, or perhaps where you got married. Your longitude and latitude coordinates make this perfect, custom gift for any wall or hall in your home. 

  19. New York Times Anniversary Book
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    Memorialize all the years you’ve shared with this keepsake book that features every New York Times front page from the day you said “I do” to your most recent anniversary. Watch history come alive before your eyes as you see the most newsworthy events that occurred on every anniversary–from your first to your fiftieth. This custom chronicle of your romance is bound in a stately hardbound book and is personalized with your names, or the names of your recipients, in elegant stamped gold. A touching and memorable way to fete a significant anniversary, this heirloom-quality book is a testament to lasting love.

  21. Fire Pit
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    Great for romantic nights, alfresco. Yaheetech outdoor fire pit is constructed of heavy-duty iron mesh and frame. It is a garden stove brazier and built-in square shape for stability. This wood-burning fire pit features with mesh lid to prevent burning embers blowing and comes with a poker to stoke fire and remove the mesh lid safely. The provided waterproof outer cover helps keep the fire pit clean and dry. The sturdy design with special pattern makes it an ideal choice for warmth, BBQ and cooling drinks and food in patio/garden/yard.

  23. Wine Fridge
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    They may not be able to have the wine cellar of their dreams, but that doesn’t mean they can’t store those favorite bottles of wine similarly. By just sacrificing a small amount of counter or floor space, having your wine stored under ideal lighting and temperature conditions can become a reality with a wine fridge. 

  25. Customized Star Map
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    This custom star map print makes the perfect piece to mark any significant life event, be it a birthday, wedding, anniversary, “the day we met,” and more. See your night sky as it was at that very moment that changed your life. Your star map home decor poster will show the stars exactly as they were at that location on that date–and even that time, if you wish! This is the unique photo gift that’s sure to be a showstopper–but we can’t promise there won’t be tears. A picture is worth a thousand words, and now, you can say it with a thousand stars.

  27. Hand-Hooked Pillows
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    Designed in Vermont and crafted by hand, these beautiful hand hooked pillows make a unique gift to commemorate an engagement, wedding, and birth date. Made from a blend of premium New Zealand wool and backed in luxurious cotton velveteen, each pillow features designs by artist Laura Megroz. Have their monogram, special date, or last name hand hooked into the design to create a one-of-a-kind gift they will treasure forever?

  29. Towel Warmer
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    Treat them to everyday luxury with this towel warmer. Stay toasty on cold days, dry off after a long bath or shower, or beat chilly mornings in luxurious warmth.  

  31. Tandem Kayak
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    Are they the adventurous type or love the outdoors? This two-person kayak is a great way for them to spend more time together. Made of super-tough laminated PVC with polyester core, it’s lightweight and highly resistant to damage from abrasion, impact, and sunlight. The high-pressure spring-loaded valves for easy inflation and fast deflation gives its ease to travel that any adventurer would appreciate.

  33. Personalized Cutting Board
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    A couple who cooks together stays together. Whether you’re displaying this one-of-a-kind piece as art in your kitchen or prepping the family dinner, this wood cutting board provides a unique and personal touch. 

  35. Sonos Speaker
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    Wonder where all that sound is coming from? The technical answer – from a pair of Class-D amplifiers and custom built-drivers, all meticulously tuned to the speaker’s unique acoustic architecture. We built Play:1 humidity resistant so you can enjoy your favorite songs in music starved places like the bathroom and outdoor patios. All you need is WiFi access and a place to plug it in.

  37. Airbnb Gift Card
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    This is the perfect gift for parents who love to travel. On Airbnb, you can book unique places to stay from local hosts anywhere in the world. Explore over one million homes in over 34,000 cities, like Paris, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and New York. Find a place that inspires you and has everything you need—whether it’s for your next family vacation, group trip, or romantic getaway. A great last-minute gift.

  39. Heart Trivet
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    This cast iron trivet will add charm to your kitchen and dinner table while protecting your furniture and counters from hot food. It’s crafted with cast iron that will last for generations. 

  41. Monogram Decanter Set
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    This beautifully engraved Whiskey Decanter Set that holds 26 oz of your favorite spirit. It comes with four rocks glasses that are engraved the same as the decanter. Great for a wedding gift, groomsmen gift, housewarming gift, birthday gift, father’s day gift, and more.

  43. Luxury Travel Set
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    As one who has been on many planes, car trips, and trains, you probably know how uncomfortable it can get to be stuck in a small place for many long hours. But we have an accessory set that will definitely make the experience a lot cozier and nice: the premium travel pillow and blanket set!  Because it’s compact, easy to use and will transform your traveling experience. The set contains a soft and lightweight blanket that is perfect for getting warm, an inflatable velvet pillow for neck support, a large eye mask, and a pair of earplugs, all for your enhanced comfort.

  45. Roomba
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    Nothing says happy anniversary like not having to clean the floor. Connect to clean from anywhere with the Roomba 675 robot vacuum. The patented 3-Stage Cleaning System is specially engineered to loosen, lift, and suction everything from small particles to large debris from carpets and hard floors. Just press Clean or schedule Roomba on the go with the iRobot HOME App.

  47. Two-Player Game
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    A masterful challenge of deductive reasoning and concentration. The goal is simple: complete a row of four pieces where all four pieces have something in common. The challenge: your opponent chooses the piece you play! Beloved by players everywhere, Quarto is easy to explain and quick to play. A terrific pickup game for when you want to take a break from your screen and spend more time together.

  49. Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista Espresso and Cappuccino Maker
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    For the ultimate at-home coffee shop experience, splurge on the Mr. Coffee Café Barista. Featuring an electric 15-bar pump that creates great pressure to extract bold, rich flavors during the brew. Anyone can become a cafe expert with the simple-to-use espresso maker. A recipe book is included to easily create impressive coffee drinks or inspire you to invent original recipes all from the comfort of your home.

  51. Bottle Chiller


    The double-walled iceless chiller features a thermal insulated design that keeps wine cold without the mess and hassle of traditional ice buckets. Place your pre-chilled wine in the wine cooler and enjoy 3 hours of cold wine or champagne. No ice is needed!