Can you celebrate your anniversary not on your anniversary date?

Discussion in 'Disney for Adults and Solo Travelers' started by NightAngelX, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. nblake05

    nblake05 Mouseketeer

    Jun 12, 2011
    We do it all the time! DH is a pilot and there is NO WAY he will ever get vacation time at the end of June, when our anniversary is... Actually it is amazing he ever got the time off so we could elope! Our yearly vacation (whether to Disney or somewhere else) is our big anniversary gift to each other... So we celebrate whenever he is able to secure vacation time. Sometimes it falls on the anniversary of our honeymoon which is nice, but not always. I've even explained this to CMs when booking and they don't mind at all! I don't feel like I'm lying at all because it IS when we're celebrating. In the airline industry we are always celebrating things at off you get to this point where you know that any celebration is about the people you're with and the love you have for them.... NOT about a date on a calendar.
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  3. katy621

    katy621 Member

    May 19, 2008
    My anniversary is June 21st, but DH & I can't go to DLR or WDW because of scheduling conflicts at work, so we go when we can. We always get our anniversary pins at City Hall and proudly wear them with no problems. Enjoy your anniversary!:yay:
  4. swebb0310

    swebb0310 Mouseketeer

    Jan 7, 2013
    When I asked a CM about wearing a birthday button when celebrating my birthday, even though it was not my actual birthday, I got this response:
    "As long as you are celebrating within 6 months before or 6 months after your birthday." That goes for other celebrations as well!
  5. cbeeindisney

    cbeeindisney DIS Veteran

    Feb 7, 2012
    Absolutely! I think Disney World is such a big trip to take that it encompasses everything you're celebrating that year! (At least that's how I view it, since I can't visit as much as I would like!)
  6. gingerbcop

    gingerbcop Earning My Ears

    Feb 21, 2011
    We have often gone in March and used that as our February 20th Anniversary celebration. This year we are actually celebrating our 25th at DW and not going until May 27th, but the DW cast members will be as pleasant as ever and treat us like it our special day...everyday. DW is truly the happiest place on Earth to celebrate special occasions8:)
  7. DisneyDreamer2504

    DisneyDreamer2504 DIS Veteran

    Aug 4, 2012
    I def think its acceptable, not weird, and not the same as saying it's your birthday at a restaurant. Disney knows you can't take trips for every celebration and often delay to fit your schedule. DH and I got married in march, and did WDW/cruise in sept and it was perfectly fine. Disney is all about celebration!
  8. Wicket's Mom

    Wicket's Mom DIS Veteran

    Sep 21, 2009
    We usually go in September & since our anniversary is in August we celebrate with our Disney trip. When making reservations at a Disney restaurant they ask what you are celebrating & the actual date. They have never said anything about our date. This September we will be celebrating number 47!

    My DH hates to wear the anniversary button,but I proudly wear mine.
  9. firecracker725

    firecracker725 Somethin' Clever

    Apr 12, 2010
    Okay, so I know you're talking about celebrating Disney style, but I have a story and a warning. DH and I celebrated our 9th anniversary 10 days after our actual anniversary due to childcare issues. Well, long story short... I have a ticker now, but it ain't got a thing to do with Disney. :eek:

    All I'm saying is be careful how you celebrate those anniversaries. :rolleyes1
  10. Three cats

    Three cats DIS Veteran

    Aug 13, 2008

    In answer to the original poster: We are getting married in July and not going to Disney for our honeymoon until November. Don't feel bad at all. Lots of people can't celebrate things on the actual date. :thumbsup2
  11. Kona65

    Kona65 Taking it slow and easy!

    Apr 4, 2011
    We celebrate our anniversary everytime we go to Disney. Just our thing.pixiedust:
  12. networktek

    networktek it all started with a mouse

    Jul 14, 2008
    We went to disney world for our honeymoon and and have celebrated our anniversary every year at walt disney world

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