With the lavish decorations, the breathtakingly beautiful bridal gown, and all of the venue preparations in place, everything might be all set for the most awaited big day. However, take a second and realize that you and your fiancé are actually throwing a party for everyone that you adore and love.
The next problem that should be tackled is actually keeping everything flowing and letting everyone at the party have a great time. Wedding entertainment is as important as good food or a comfortable venue, as it sets the mood for the reception party and it transitions from the formalities of the ceremony to the endless merry-making on the dance floor after the meals.
If you are still stumped on how to choose or where to get entertainment for your wedding reception, here are a few tested-and-proven suggestions for a fun and memorable wedding party:
Yes, the DIYers strike again and this time it could be done in numerous ways. If the groom (or even the bride) is in a band then it can be turned into a mini-concert of the newlyweds. Have a musical family? Hold an open mic night at the reception, but be sure to also give the family and friends a little heads up so they can come prepared with their own songs or instruments.
Thanks to technology and the Internet, you can now be your very own DJ at your own party. Make dinner and party playlists and hook your MP3 player or laptop on to the audio system. Because you are controlling the music, guests can continue to party all night long or shift gears from slow dances to dubstep instantly with a click of a button.
Game Night All Night.
For the fun-loving couple, fill the program with different mini-games that will surely hype the crowd. A quiz bee regarding the couple’s favorite things, an out-of-this-world Bring Me game or even life-size board games spread across the lawn, guests young and old will absolutely enjoy socializing and winning at the same time. Just remember to prepare prizes for any major games and to also allow for the wedding guests to mingle in between games and activities.
Leave It to the Pros.
Wedding entertainers such as bands, singers, DJs, and acoustic groups are fairly common. Go the extra mile and hire entertainers that are related to the wedding theme, season, or venue and amaze the guests with such unexpected acts. Dancers and acrobats are one thing, having a mini petting zoo or a group of singing waiters will surely get your wedding guests out of their seats. Take note to allot space for the performers to allow all of the guests to have a great view of their act.
Taylor Anderson says
A lot of my friends are getting married. I like how you mentioned that wedding entertainment is as important and the venue or food, as it sets the tone for the evening. I love the idea of a game night. Thanks for all the great wedding entertainment ideas.