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Wedding Reception Entertainment Ideas

It’s time to party once the formalities are out of the way! The evening’s entertainment is something all wedding guests look forward to. Guests love letting their hair down to celebrate. While the band plays into the night and your guests enjoy chatting over drinks from the bar, you guests will enjoy utilising the additional vendors you have booked for entertainment. Here are 10 entertainment vendors to consider when planning your wedding reception:

Ten Wedding Reception Entertainment Ideas

  1. Photo Booth Hire: The most obvious answer, right? Photo booths are always a hit with guests at weddings. From jumping in the booth with your best girlfriends, dragging your brother’s together for a sibling photo or puckering up for a smooch with your husband, photo booths will always be endless entertainment for your guests.
  2. Giant Jenga and Chess: While cocktail hour begins post ceremony let your guest’s bring out their inner child with giant board games. Guests love getting involved with ‘activities’! The celebrating and the novelty size is just a bonus!
  3. Magician: Consider hiring a magician for your wedding entertainment. Treat your guests with a fascinating magic show or have this happening ‘live’ throughout your reception
  4. Piñata: Did someone say fiesta!? This one the ones young at heart. We all remember gathering around to grab the lollies as soon as the piñata has been bust open! Why not break the tradition and have a wedding piñata?
  5. Arcade Games: Do your guests love the nostalgia of Space Invaders and PacMan? Hiring vintage style arcade games or a pinball machine for your wedding reception will surely be a hit with guests
  6. Caricaturist: Caricatures are a great memento and always a fun take-home for guests. Having a caricaturist at your wedding reception to draw your guests live is a great wedding entertainment option.
  7.  Band or Live DJ: When it’s time to kick off your heels and dance the night away you want only the best tunes. Hiring a live band or DJ for your wedding will be interactive and fun live entertainment.
  8. Fire performers: Fire performers and fire dancers have been increasingly popular amongst wedding guests for wedding entertainment. In addition, it’s bold and its exciting,
  9. Fireworks: Fireworks displays are great wedding entertainment ideas for your guests. While fireworks aren’t for everyone, its always a fun way to end the night.
  10. Temporary Tattoo Station: Finally, there’s nothing like a tattoo to make a statement at your wedding! Lucky these ones will only be temporary. Personalise your temporary tattoos to a character version of the couple for a unique and fun wedding entertainment idea.