Posted by Caitlin Harmon on 11/8/2019
to Creative Ideas
When you start planning your wedding, you’re
looking everywhere for tips and unique wedding reception activities to make your big day spectacular.
Planning the ceremony is the easy part but planning a creative wedding
reception your friends and family will never forget is the hard part. What
makes a wedding reception creative? In fact, there are many ways to make your
wedding reception creative and fun:
sparklers for your reception are a creative touch
that will get your guests involved and make for great photos! Use either our 3
different size wedding sparklers or our cake/bottle top sparklers to create
magic during the reception that everyone will remember forever.
Tell a Story
Share the story of your love with your attendees or how you
got engaged! Place pictures and memories that led you to the big “I do” around
your reception. Print off your photos as polaroid’s and string them throughout
the reception with lights and other decor. It’s YOUR day, tell YOUR story.
Keep it Fun!
Include fun games and activities for your guests
to participate in during your reception. These games can be bride and groom
trivia, ice breaker games for the tables or scavenger hunts.
Creative Food/Beverage Choices
Have a “make your own station”! Be creative! Make
your own alcohol beverages, desserts, etc. These are great stations for guests
to get involved and make their own signature creations! Or, hire a local food
truck to serve handheld foods such as tacos, ice cream or pizza! Food trucks
are a popular trend right now, why not have one at your wedding? The food will
Most of your guests are active on social media.
Give them a reason to post live pictures from your wedding and show their
followers how much fun they’re having! Include
stations with fun props for photos and your wedding #hashtag. Props can be
hats, glasses, shapes, phrases, etc. Pictures last forever, make them AMAZING!
Instead of using a DJ, try something different!
Hire a local band to perform at your wedding. It won’t be songs that are on the
radio and that will make your reception unique! It will get your guests on
their feet, dancing the night away.
These different and super fun ideas for a creative wedding
reception will surely be one that is talked about for years to come!