"What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life... to strengthen each other... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.... "
― George Eliot
― George Eliot
So, why not make this special occasion a bit more enjoyable by adding some fun activities to it?Following are some of the activities that would help you loosen up your invitees, promote conversation, and have good entertainment.
✭ Playing in a group is always fun, which is why it could be an excellent idea to include some sort of games in your reception. The choice of these games can depend upon the venue you have selected. Suppose, if it is a beach, you could go for sports like volleyball, basketball, etc.
✭ Activities at a wedding reception could also be games like paper dance, musical chair, needle-thread race, a lady applying make-up on her spouse's face, etc. Such activities are simply fun to do, and it is even more amusing to watch others do them.
It is impossible to go for the interests of all the guests as the taste and choice of music, dance, and food differ from individual to individual. It would be good to at least try including something which you feel would be liked by all. There is a wide range of wedding music, so search well and go for the most popular songs.
✭ At any wedding, all the focus is on the newlyweds, and everyone wants to know something about the couple. Why not give them a chance to learn about you both? Show them slides or videos of the both of you since childhood. The videos can also be of some vacation or any other good time that you may have spent together.
✭ How about having a magician who mingles with the guests and plays parlor tricks? Watching a magician is always entertaining, then why not call him on this special occasion?
✭Wedding is not only the union of two individuals; two families are made one by it. Encourage both the families to interact, mix and know about each other. You can give them such an opportunity by planning a wedding weekend on a resort. Let both of your families roam, dine, play, and enjoy together.
✭ There are certain activities that show respect and gratitude towards all the guests. You don't need to do anything extra, only make sure that the arrangement is entertaining, comfortable, and accessible to your guests. However small such things may appear, they are the factors that determine the success of any party.
Tips to Make Your Wedding Reception a Success
Plan your wedding reception well by considering the location, season, and the taste of your guests. Include some interesting activities, and have fun with your life partner and invitees.