If you’re looking for a way to make other brides say, “I wish I did that at my wedding!”, read up on these fun wedding reception ideas to keep guested interacted during your special day. There’s nothing worse than having guests standing around with nothing to do or looking bored in photographs. Instead, suprise them with these unexpected ideas that will leave your guests in awe. Leave a lasting impression with your wedding guests with an interactive element or activity. You can even incorporate your wedding theme into an activity to keep guests interacted. For budgets big or small, interactive wedding touches make your Big Day standout. Here are five ways to inject a bit of action into your guests’ wedding experience.
Keep Guests Interacted With A Guest Book Alternative
Having a guest book is an immediate way for guests to interact with your wedding experience. Guests have the opportunity to share a special message with the bride and groom and and it also gives the newlyweds a beautiful souvenir from their big day. If you want a traditional guest book, place it at the entrance of your reception venue to make sure no one misses it. Or if you’re looking for a modern twist on a guest book, add some of your own unique personality to the decor you choose. Get a guest book alternative; like a blank puzzle that guests can sign, or wooden hearts to fill up a frame.
Use A Hashtag To Easily Share Wedding Photos In One Place Online
Unless you choose to have an unplugged wedding, a great way to share your special day with the world is through social media. The easiest way to do this is through a hashtag. Allow your guests to get interactive and share their special moments from your wedding on social media using a specific hashtag. Not utilizing a hashtag is one of the mistakes brides make, but it’s easily fixable! Create the perfect hashtag using this hashtag generator. Or, come up with your own idea. Just keep it appropriate and simple so it’s easy to remember.
Give Guests Disposable Cameras To Keep Them Interacted During The Reception
Even though the idea may seem outdated, give guests disposable cameras as a great way to make them be included in the wedding day. Encourage guests to snap away on Instax disposable cameras…it’s one of the many fun wedding reception ideas to keep guests interacted and impressed! Just make sure you get plenty of extra film and read up on some wedding posing tips. Both the bridal party and guests will have an awesome time getting creative with how they shoot your wedding. Incorporate a game of ‘I Spy’ that will help guests take photos of special moments; like you and your new spouse sneaking a kiss!
Set Up Lawn Games For A Fun Wedding Reception Idea
There are many pros & cons to an outdoor wedding. But if the wedding will be in a place where the sun shines dependably, take the opportunity and keep your guests interacted in the reception with some fun. Take advantage of the big open spaces at your wedding venue and set up some lawn games. For those waiting for the reception to start or who don’t enjoy dancing, lawn games are a way to keep everyone entertained. Games that work well are giant Jenga, croquet, and corn hole. You can also add games from your childhood to add a flare of nostalgia to your wedding. And if you really want to leave your guests in awe, have a food truck pull up when the guests are playing! An ice cream truck pulling up will surely be a memorable and unique reception event.
Get Creative With A Photo Booth
Over the past few years, photo booths have become increasingly popular at weddings. And we understand why – they are so fun, interactive and give guests something to take home. Add an awesome backdrop and some props to encourage guests to let their hair down and be silly – it is a celebration after all. Don’t forget to include yourself and your new husband or wife in a few of the photo booth activities.