Your wedding day is a day full of happiness, joy, laughter and memories. The perfect wedding entertainment idea you choose will define how your big day is remembered for your special family and friends. Plus wedding reception entertainment is the perfect ice breaker for all of your guests to mix together, and it is also a great way to split up the formal side of your wedding.
Amongst all of the craziness and stress of your wedding planning, it is too easy to forget the key part to your wedding, what your guests will be doing whilst you have your photos taken, or are doing the round of talking to everyone.
Thanks to our passionate wedding planners, we are here to remove all of the wedding planning stress away from you and help you to think about what’s most important on your special day. At our wedding venue in Nottinghamshire, our wedding coordinators are here to assist you with all aspects of your wedding planning to assure your vision comes to life. First of all, here are a few wedding entertainment ideas to kick start the planning process for your wedding.
5 Fun Wedding Reception Entertainment Ideas
1. Silent Disco
Wow your wedding guests by hiring a silent disco for your wedding, this is a guaranteed way to get everyone singing, dancing and laughing on the dance floor all night long. Instead of the usual live band you can have 3 playlists available to play that suit everyone. Chuck in some old school for your grandparents, pop music for the younger ones, and a whole playlist dedicated to you and your partner’s favourite tunes.
With the option of hosting an outdoor wedding at our wedding venue in Nottingham, this is the perfect wedding entertainment idea that has an early noise curfew and allows you to keep the music flowing through headphones. Guests that choose not to dance, can explore the capulet gardens of our wedding venue whilst they still participate in the same musical experience watching your other guests sing and dance to an array of music!
If you and your partner love belting out tunes at the local karaoke bar, bring the excitement to your wedding reception. Kick off the session as the bride and groom with a special performance and then open it up to your guests.
A Karaoke machine is the ideal wedding entertainment idea that persuades your guests to participate in your activities. It is also the perfect way to allow your guests to get to know each other. Those that attend can dedicate songs to the special couple or pick their favourites.
3. Photo Booth
If you are searching for fun wedding entertainment ideas, then free photo booths provide guests with wedding favours that they’ll cherish long after your big day. Photo booths are quite the thing to hire at weddings these days, they are arguably the highlight of the day.
Many photo booths provide a variety of different props and backgrounds to assure your guests get the most out of it! If you are thinking of having a themed wedding, then using a photo booth that carries out your style is a great way to guarantee your special day is one to remember, not just for you, your guests too!
Rest be assured, your guests will love posing for fun snaps before taking home a handful of personalised pictures from your big day!
Love to idea but not in your budget to hire one? Why not design your own photobooth, borrow props from your own wardrobe or friends and family, provide a backdrop and a camera on a tripod, your guests are sure to have tons of fun and you can send them thank you photo gifts after the wedding!
4. Fairground Entertainment and Games
It can sometimes be difficult to find wedding entertainment ideas that entertain all of your wedding guests. Wedding games are becoming more and more popular, especially for outdoor weddings or weddings where children are in attendance.
What better to get all of your guests involved than to host a fun activity of games. Along with the popular suggestions such as beer pong, there are many others games such as; giant Jenga or tug of war? If you are hosting a winter wedding inside then you may be looking at wedding table games instead, who knows the bride the best? Or a group quiz.
5. Hiring a Mixologist
The importance of bar services at your drinks reception is overlooked. Experienced mixologists help to create the atmosphere for your wedding day. Hiring a professional mixologist to make the perfect cocktails at your wedding is the type of exceptional wedding entertainment that is guaranteed to give your special day the wow factor it deserves.
Whether you are offering special cocktail hours or bottomless cocktails this is a first class entertainment idea that you and your guests deserve. When it comes to planning your wedding bar, you have options. As well as the glasses of fizz that are included within your wedding package, you may want to go the extra mile and hire a mixologist.
Wedding Entertainment Ideas Recapped
It isn’t an easy process to select the perfect wedding entertainment for your wedding day, so pick something that is guaranteed to compliment your wedding theme and add an overall ambience. If you struggle to pick just one, then we would recommend narrowing it down to a handful that is manageable for your budget and unique for your venue space.
Our wedding entertainment ideas are suitable for a range of different ages and allows everyone to get involved! Whatever idea you end up choosing, be sure it is one that makes a statement and marks your special day down in history.
At Eastwood Hall we have to offer an elegant venue that sets the scene as your perfect wedding venue. Eastwood Hall is set upon beautiful grounds, suitable for all of your unique wedding entertainment ideas. We feel passionate about making your big day a special and memorable event for you and your loved ones.
Our wedding planners help to take care of all of your arrangements to ensure your day is a stress and hassle free experience, leaving you to treasure each magical moment.
Get in touch with a friendly member of our team and we will be happy to find out when your perfect wedding venue is available, and discuss the wedding packages we have that will suit what you are looking for.