The details of the brides wedding happens months before it ever appears in the physical form. Brides typically can spend months thinking over what style of dress will she wear to what type of entertainment she may want. Every napkin in it’s proper place, along with every guests so that everyone is pleasant on this day of happiness.
You would think everything and everyone is account for, right? Well, unless you specify there might be children attending your wedding. Especially parents with multiple children because it is almost impossible to find a babysitter that you can trust to watch over you precious little angels… but none the less, they should have fun too.
Here are things you may want to try to keep the children entertained so that the adults can have fun too!
1. Shot Station
Do you want to take your wedding reception to the next level? If so, then you must have food stations! They are the HOTTEST new trend in the catering world. Your guest will literally love your for this and will NEVER forget how great the food and the presentation was from your reception. Food stations give you the ooze upscale without the feel of those cafeteria lines from your elementary school days. Food stations is all about the presentation of the food itself which only helps it stand out even more in the minds of your guests. Check out some food station ideas that you may choose to incorporate into your wedding reception.
As an entertainer, we are always looking for new and fun ways to entertain wedding guests that won’t blow up your budget or bank account. Just adding a few personal touches can add tremendous value to your wedding. Your guest will definitely remember how beautiful you looked or how great the food was, but your personal touches are something that your guests will remember.
Here are some fun ideas that work for any wedding style — I can’t wait to add a few of these to my own special day as well!
During the ceremony:
1. Adding a place for your guests to offer some type of blessing or some words of wisdom is a great way to have your guests involved. After receiving all the responses back, have your ceremony MC read the best of the best.
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Every great wedding has a lively dance floor, and dancing the night away with dear friends and long-lost relatives is often one of the best parts of saying “I do.” But what about guests who don’t want to dance — or aren’t able to? How can they have all-night fun at your wedding?
We have a few suggestions below for ways to keep your guests entertained all night — and reminiscing about the BEST. WEDDING. EVER. long into the future.
1. Have board games scattered throughout the room
This is a fun option to offer alongside traditional dancing entertainment: Guests can take a spin on the dance floor, then relax for a game of Chutes & Ladders, and non-dancers can make the rounds playing every game at the reception.
Here’s Jami and Jamie getting their potato sack race on. Photo by Ian Mullen
So you’re looking for some wedding reception games that will give your guests something else to do BESIDES dancing? (Because while some of us love dancing, some of us don’t want to dance at our wedding). We’ll, you’re not alone.
We hosted a game night wedding reception so it could be more interactive for everyone. We bought most of the prizes on sale, but still saved a lot by not hiring a DJ or band, which comes with an added cost of a dance floor and lights.
That quote from Jami and Jamie’s backyard game night wedding inspired me to put together a roundup of great games that you can play at your wedding. Ready, set, GO!
The wedding you dreamed about as a kid probably involved a teen heartthrob groom, a smorgasbord of sugary sweets and lots and lots of toys
Unfortunately Zack Morris and Kevin Arnold are taken, but who says you can’t make the rest of that childhood dream come true? Below are 20 awesome wedding ideas that will fill your big day with fun and just the right amount of nostalgia.