There have been several anniversary events in Star Trek's real-world history:
- TOS: "Spectre of the Gun" airs just one day before the anniversary of the original gunfight at the OK Corral.
- Star Trek: The Animated Series debuts on NBC television seven years to the day after Star Trek: The Original Series debuted on the same network.
- The Labor Day weekend convention at New York City's Statler Hilton Hotel was dubbed "Star Trek Deci-Centennial 10," celebrating both the nation's bicentennial and the 10th anniversary of the series debut. All the stars, with the exception of Leonard Nimoy, who was performing in "Equus" on Broadway, were in attendance.
- Star Fleet Technical Manual 2nd printing
- "Redemption", TNG's 100th episode, airs
- Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (PC)
- Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (Game Boy)
- Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (NES)
- Star Trek 25th Anniversary Audio Collection
- Star Trek: 25th Anniversary LCD Video Game
- Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special
- Star Trek Commemorative Checker Set
- Star Trek Commemorative Chess Set
- Actress Bibi Besch died one day before Star Trek's 30th Anniversary
- VOY: "Flashback"
- "The Ship", DS9's 100th episode, airs
- Star Fleet Technical Manual 3rd printing
- Star Trek: 30 Years and Beyond
- Barbie & Ken Star Trek Giftset
- Star Trek: Federation Passport
- Star Trek: These are the Voyages... pop-up book
- DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations"
- Star Trek 30 Years
- The Lives of Dax DS9 10th anniversary edition
- Prophecy and Change
- Rising Son
- The Left Hand of Destiny, Book One
- The Left Hand of Destiny, Book Two
- The novel Unity was slated for the 10th anniversary of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, but was pushed back to a 2003 release.
- Star Trek Customizable Card Game releases its Energize set for its 10th anniversary
- Art Asylum toys
- The Crucible trilogy of TOS novels:
- The Mere Anarchy eBook miniseries:
- The re-release of several classic Star Trek novels, with new cover art:
- Several new books were also released with special "40th Anniversary Special" signage on them:
- The re-release of the Star Trek Logs adaptations of TAS:
- Planet Xpo Star Trek: 40th Anniversary Gala Celebration and Conference (8 September 2006)
- Star Fleet Technical Manual 4th printing
- Star Trek 40th anniversary convention (19 August 2006)
- 40 Years of Star Trek: The Collection
- Star Trek: Legacy
- Many TV events such as SciFi UK's week-long marathon of Star Trek films and episodes. This took place between Monday 4th and Friday 8th September 2006. The best Star Trek episode was voted for by viewers at the end of the week.
- "Silver Anniversary" was the title of the first chapter of George Takei's autobiography, To the Stars.