Written by: Esri Cronje | Bruidsgids
Photo By: Money Crashers
You have been planning your perfect wedding for months, now you are finally here to experience it in all its glory! The only thing you are still worried about are your guests and whether they will get along and stay entertained throughout the evening. Here are a few tips on making your wedding reception fun and memorable for your special guests.
- Photo Booths:
This is a great way to entertain your guests! From a small two-person booth to an open-air photo booth the guest can pose and enjoy themselves for hours. Make use of props such as; mustaches, funky glasses, and speech bubbles with anecdotes of the newlyweds written on them.
- Get a live band:
A wedding reception is automatically boosted with live music which creates a lively atmosphere. Your wedding guest will certainly not get bored, as the band can be interactive with the audience and relax them.
- Games and Activities:
Games are ideal icebreakers at weddings, especially when the guests do not know each other that well. Some games and activities can include; Jenga, Ring Toss, Bingo, board games and card games. These activities will ensure your wedding is memorable and that the guests are comfortable.
- Flashback photography:
We all enjoy childhood photos of our loved ones. To get the conversation going between guests, display some of the most memorable pictures of the bride and groom to get the guests talking, laughing, and sharing stories.
- Thought into food:
This is the easiest way to entertain your guests. Make sure the food is delicious! An innovative new trend at weddings is an interactive drink station or chef station where the guests can move around the room and custom-make their own dishes or cocktails – this will give your wedding that extra touch of detail.
- Limit formalities:
Weddings consist of a lot of logistics which can bore guests after a while. Limit speeches and toasts to only the necessary and set a time limit on each speech. This will also allow your wedding to run more smoothly.
- Plan your seating chart:
You know most of the guests at your wedding, so plan the seating chart by placing the matching personalities together to make sure the guests get along great.
There you have it! If you implement these 7 tips your guest will stay entertained throughout your wedding and they will certainly have a memorable time.