Our new favorite category of event planning, vow renewals are making a big splash. We’ve followed couples around the world, celebrating marriages of anywhere from one to fifty years in settings that are intimate, romantic, gorgeous and wild. From the mountain tops of Tasmania to the lavender fields of Provence to the storied architecture of New Orleans, we’ve got a little inspiration for every couple looking to celebrate an anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows.
Vow renewals are meant to have a sense of intimacy, and nowhere could this kind of celebration be more personal than at home. This gorgeous couple celebrated 50 years of marriage at their Louisiana farmhouse with vow renewals and a beautiful party with their closest friends and family.
Who says one year is too early for a vow renewal? These lovebirds (and both members of The Venue Report family) got engaged and married in one day surrounded by their closest family and friends to promptly move across the country. Fast forward one year where they threw a crazy cool party and exchanged vows in front of a much larger group of loved ones at their family ranch.
California’s redwood forests are surreal in their beauty and peacefulness. For a vow renewal that’s unique, adventurous and a little bit wild, head to Redwood National Park like this cool couple did on their fifth wedding anniversary.
Celestial vibes abounded at this stunning Cielo Farms vow renewal. Surrounded by gorgeous views of Malibu and a plethora of crystals and floral mandalas, this couple opted to renew their vows under a starry night sky.
Another amazing destination for a vow renewal, Iceland is full of wonders around every turn. Head into the countryside and swap vows overlooking the mountains, one of the other-worldly volcanic sites or get out to the coast for a view of Iceland’s incredible coastline.
With its stunning landscape and quaint town, Jackson Hole makes a lovely getaway for a destination vow renewal. This duo celebrated their wedding anniversary by recreating their wedding on a small scale, complete with a vow renewal in the snowy mountains followed by a small dinner at a local ranch. Stay at: Amangani
Head on out to the famed Pyramids of Egypt for a vow renewal that’ll have you wondering why don’t go on this kind of adventure every anniversary. Plus, the dreamy, dusty backdrop makes for an incredible photoshoot.
Most people think of New Orleans as the ultimate party destination, but it’s also storied and romantic in its own time worn way. This intimate vow renewal in the colossal, aged setting of the Marigny Opera House has us calling up all the heart-eyed emojis.
A California ranch makes for a dreamy vow renewal setting. This bohemian couple celebrated their wedding anniversary with a vow renewal that involved their two kids and their baby alpaca. Too cute! Stay at: Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Golden hour in the mountains, surrounded by wild grasses and flowers, as the sun starts to settle for the day. We can’t imagine a more classic California scene. Exchange vows in the perfect light and get cozy for dinner with a view.
Perched on the edge of the sea, Tasmania’s Thalia Haven is perfect for couples looking to do their vow renewals in a setting that’s rugged and beautiful. Whether you’re going for an intimate experience with just the two of you, or have a whole party crew in tow, this spot offers an unforgettable experience.
A jaunt to the French Riviera is always a great way to spend an anniversary. Dial it up a notch by adding a surprise vow renewal to the plans like this wife did and you’re sure to have a memorable occasion for the books. Stay at: Cap Estel
Why exchange a vow renewal in the city when you can helicopter to one of the most remote regions of Tasmania and say those special words while taking in views of the mountains, valleys and rivers? Doesn’t get much more intimate than that!
Fields upon fields of lavender mark the countryside of Provence, making for photo shoot paradise. This adorable couple exchanged a vow renewal on their seventh anniversary with sweeping views of French lavender as a backdrop. Stay at: Domaine des Andéols
Into the woods these two went for their vow renewal after 12 years of marriage. Woodsy and with that perfect dappled light ambience, Cedarwoodin the Nashville forest is a unique setting for a couple that isn’t afraid to don walking boots with their fancy attire.
Romance is easy to come by when you’re surrounded by beautiful old oak trees draped in Spanish moss, blowing in the breeze. As icons of the south, these stunning scenes make for timeless photos of any vow renewal celebration.
Lush, lush, lush! Bali is so green and tropical – a lush setting for a vow renewal. Check out the rice fields or head to a beautiful resort with old gardens and easy access to the tropics for an anniversary and vow renewal you’ll want to repeat again and again. Stay at: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
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