6 Creative Types of Entertainment to Enhance Your Wedding Day

Categories: Essential Wedding InfoPublished On: November 29th, 20224 min read

When you’re planning the biggest day of your life, you naturally want it to be fun for all! No one wants bored wedding guests, but it can be challenging to find the right entertainment for you and your venue. You certainly don’t want to get stuck keeping the party alive! 

Wondering what will keep the vibe going all night long? Look no further! We’ve rounded up some fun, creative options for wedding entertainment that is sure to wow.

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Musical acts

Let’s talk music! You can hire a live band, DJ, or both. You may want to kick the party off with live music at the cocktail hour but transition the night into a party with a DJ. Simply put, you can certainly enjoy the best of both worlds! 

Do you feel like spicing up the party? Throw in a light show and hand out glow sticks! Nothing will get your guests off their feet like a large-scale production. Do you love a particular band but can’t book them for your big day? Don’t count that dream out — consider hiring a tribute band! Steel drums can also bring a fun beachy vibe to your cocktail hour, reception, or wedding ceremony. 

Surprise visitors

Ready to spice up your guests’ experience? Impersonators, team mascots, or comedians can liven up any party! An impersonator or mascot can keep your guests on their toes if you have a favorite historian, celebrity, or sports team. And let’s not count out how a comedian can get a crowd roaring! Nothing says “let’s get this party started” like standup bit, huh? 

Circus-inspired entertainers

Mimes, magicians, hypnotists, acrobats, belly dancers, fortune tellers, aerialists, fire breathers, oh my! Can you say “wow factor”!? Can’t you see it? A circus show happy hour!

If the circus isn’t your jam, that’s not a problem! Why not bring some state fair elements to the mix? Your party will hit a whole new level with a few rides, face painters, temporary tattoo artists, balloon animal artists, or caricaturists! 

Yard games

Looking for more of a traditional wedding day layout? There are more than enough options to jazz up your big day, including yard games – the perfect ice-breakers! 

Spread out, enjoy the weather, and compete! The possibilities are endless: giant Jenga, darts, ax throwing, oversized chess, ping pong, connect four, horseshoes, corn hole, or even a bouncy castle! 

Don’t forget about the traditional wedding games, too! The classic “shoe game” and wedding bingo are always a good time. Or, try a photo scavenger hunt! Have your guests run around the venue snapping pictures of your beautiful day. Not only will you keep everyone active, but you’ll also get a wealth of photos! If you want to up the ante, have your guests use disposable cameras for you to develop and enjoy later.

Choreographed dances

Choreographing a dance with your wedding party to surprise your guests is always a show stopper! Put on your dancing shoes and show your guests how you like to party. 

Want to step it up a notch? A good, old-fashioned flash mob will do the trick! Or, if you don’t want to be the one breaking a move, a dance-off is a perfect option. Have a few guests ready to get the dance-off started, and you’d be surprised how many will jump in! 

Interactive food stations

Let’s not forget the food! Food or ice cream trucks can jazz up any event, especially when brought in for a late-night snack. But that’s not all! Everything from chocolate fountains to “build your own” bars offer ways your guests can have fun with food. 

Doughnut and champagne towers are a yummy but beautiful way to show off your food and beverages. And taco stations or burrito bars will have your guests salivating instantly! 

If you prefer guests to be served at their tables, consider hiring entertaining waiters or table chefs to keep your guests engaged while seated. Want to keep your guests seated for the entirety of the meal? A tableside dessert cart or mini wedding cakes to decorate can keep the fun going!

And don’t forget your grand exit! If you’re looking to end your big day with a bang, fireworks, sparklers, or a confetti cannon will do just that. Then, ride off into the night on a horse-drawn carriage or vintage vehicle while enjoying the glow of your final moments for your wedding day. Talk about happily ever after!

Needless to say, there are plenty of ways to liven up your dream wedding. The perfect entertainment is there for you to enjoy; let’s find it! Get in touch with us to start planning your perfect day.

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