Common questions

Do you play games at a wedding reception?

Do you play games at a wedding reception?

Dominoes, decks of cards, Trivial Pursuit, Life and Yahtzee all make for crowd-pleasing wedding games guests can play. Bride and Groom Trivia: Let one lucky guest from each table make a play to take home the centerpiece or a prize. Create a list of trivia questions about the bride and groom for guests to answer.

How can I make my wedding reception fun?

Group Games & Interactive Activities

  1. The Shoe Game. This is one of our favorite games to play at wedding receptions!
  2. Wheel of Fun.
  3. Word Search.
  4. Poker Station.
  5. Dart Art Station.
  6. Themed Photo Booth.
  7. Create a Custom Snapchat Geofilter for Your Reception.
  8. Board Game Station.

How do you entertain wedding guests between ceremony and reception?

Here are five of our favorite ideas for keeping guests happy and occupied between the ceremony and reception.

  1. Provide a list of suggested outings on your wedding website.
  2. Create a custom map.
  3. Host a relaxed in-between event.
  4. Host an extended cocktail hour.
  5. Organize a scavenger hunt.

What can you do at a wedding reception besides dancing?

11 Unique Wedding Reception Ideas That Don’t Involve Dancing

  • Challenge Guests to a Game.
  • Ask an Artist to Paint the Room.
  • Have Fun in a Photo Booth—or Two.
  • Print Your Face on a Cocktail.
  • Guide Guests Through a Wine or Spirits Tasting.
  • Offer a Build-Your-Own Cocktail Bar.
  • Set Up a Portrait Studio.

What guests do at a wedding reception?

Wedding Reception Order of Events

  • Cocktail Hour. After the ceremony, the couple, their families, and wedding party head off with the photographer to pose for pictures.
  • Arrivals.
  • Dinner.
  • Toasts.
  • First Dance.
  • Dancing.
  • Bouquets & Garter Tosses.
  • Cake Cutting.

How long should a reception last?

Your typical wedding reception runs about 4-5 hours—plenty of time for cocktails, dinner, toasts and, of course, dancing! Follow this foolproof wedding reception timeline to ensure a smooth, fun-filled evening of celebration for you and your guests.

How many hours should be between ceremony and reception?

A break of 60 to 90 minutes is fine. If you’re moving onto a different spot in town for the party, having an hour between the end of the ceremony and the start of the reception is fine-it’ll give everyone time to leisurely make their way to the second venue, or to even go home or to their hotel room for a short break.

Is 3 hours too short for a wedding reception?

An average wedding ceremony is about 22 minutes, add in some travel time and then your reception begins: If you are doing a heavy hors D’ouerves more cocktail style reception a 3-hour party will be perfect! Events do inherit more cost the longer they run.

What are some fun things to do at a wedding?

The garter and bouquet toss are traditional activities at wedding receptions. During the bouquet toss, the bride throws her bouquet and all of the single women in attendance race to try to catch it. The garter toss works in a similar fashion; the groom removes the garter from the bride’s leg and tosses it for the single men to catch.

What to do, what to do at a wedding reception?

Wedding Reception Checklist: Things to Do First Things First Pick the wedding date. Choose your reception theme. Wedding Venue Book and reserve a reception venue. Verify with your reception venue to make sure your vendors will have access to the site when they need it. Plan Your Wedding Reception Food and Beverages Hire a caterer if needed. Wedding Cake Hire a wedding cake vendor.

What is a wedding game?

The “Newlywed Game” is a common wedding game for indoor receptions that is played by the bride and groom. It’s very entertaining for the guests if the right questions are asked and the event is coordinated properly by the Wedding MC.