If we follow the conventional ideas of a wedding, then it is supposed to be sensuous, eternal, glamorous and in sync with traditions. We barely imagine a wedding to be funny or comical. Isn't it? A wedding blended with humorous themes is rather unique. With so many options in hand you can laugh your heart out in your wedding ceremony. The day will be memorable forever when you make merry with your prospective bride/groom and the guests present there. Elements of fun when harmonized with traditions would indeed be a great idea for making the W-day extraordinary.
Funny Wedding Themes
Looking for some funny wedding ceremony ideas? You can utilize the unconventional wedding themes quite humorously. How? Think of characters from cartoon shows, sitcoms and movies that have made people laugh forever. You can prepare masks of the comical characters and wear them on your wedding. Dress up accordingly and create an ambiance that will complement the theme. Design the costumes and wear similar makeup to emulate the characters exactly.
The preparations for hosting a funny wedding theme are definitely big and so for the costumes. However, your efforts will never go in vain when both of you share the moments of fun together and also with the people present in your wedding ceremony. Here are some funny themes that you can choose from.
- Shrek - Princess Fiona
- Marriage Woe Themes
- Superhero Themes
- Lily Tomlin - Charlie Chaplin (vintage!)
- Marge Simpson - Homer Simpson
Funny Wedding Dances
How humorous will it be when you rhapsodize the 'Thriller' dance steps with your partner on your wedding ceremony! Instead of walking on the aisle, you can tap your feet into the rhythm of funny wedding songs. Ask the DJ to play humorous songs one after another so that you keep dancing non-stop. Try unique feet moves and allow your guests to participate in the comical dance show. We have provided you a list of wedding songs in which you can dance with a spark.
- Hokey Pokey - Ray Anthony
- Making Whoopee - Eddie Cantor
- When I'm Sixty Four - The Beatles
- Hey, Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
- Shake Your Booty - KC and the Sunshine Band
- We Are Family - Sister Sledge
- I Wanna Grow Old With You - Adam Sandler
Funny Wedding Vows
This time no more reciting the cliched wedding vows, In the name of God, I, take you to be my wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and health, to love and to cherish, until we are parted by death....... Try something humorous, something that would make the audience burst into peals of laughter. Keep the vows purely humorous without adulterating with raunchiness. Phrase your own sentences that will make her laugh without surprising her badly.
Do not bring out any private issues or crack jokes that would confuse other people present around. Let's take an example from the movie 'Wedding Crashers'. Craig vows, "I, Craig, take you, Christina, to be my wife, my best friend, and my first mate. Through sickness and health, clear skies and squalls.". Then Christina takes the vow, "I, Christina, take you, Craig, to be my best friend and my captain, to be your anchor and your sail, your starboard and your port."
Here's another example where Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston promised each other, "I vow to split the difference on the thermostat."
Well, these were just examples to present you the ideas regarding some laughable and funny wedding vows (like, I vow to make pancakes for you every Sunday or treat you chocolate everyday!). You can come up with your own ideas and compose jokes and poems that would evoke a great deal of laughter among everyone. Read it aloud posing a comical gesture so that the essence of fun is retained.
Funny Wedding Games
The fun is never complete without games! Even the stupidest of all games emerge as being funny! When people gathered mix with each other along with the bride and the groom, then a lot of amusement goes around. People who show a high degree of enthusiasm while playing games are perfect for a funny wedding. Crazy games when executed wisely becomes highly entertaining for everyone present in the wedding ceremony. And to watch those captured rib-tickling moments together with family and friends gives immense pleasure.
So here are some funny games to play in a wedding.
- The Kissing Game (kissing your sweetheart only if you successfully complete the task provided to you!)
- Musical Chairs (play a funny song when the game is on and the winner gets the gift!)
- Quiz the Couple (Ask random questions to the newly married couple and find out how deeply they know each other!)
- Jokes (Compose your own jokes and recite it before everyone. If the audience fails to laugh then you have to perform some comical acts!)
Weren't those really really funny wedding ideas? Well, I'm sure you have loved the concepts provided in this article. Do not forget to capture the fun-filled moments because you will enjoy much more when you see them over and again... Happy Wedding!