Activities at your wedding reception have been gaining popularity in recent years. Of course, not everything revolves around the bride and groom, you should also focus on the comfort and entertainment of your guests.

The basics for a good reception area a delicious feast, drinks, and good music. But another awesome way to liven up your reception is to offer different games or activities for your guests.

These types of activities work as an ice-breaker and help guests interact with each other. It also helps them to avoid falling into the monotony of getting a drink and just sitting in the table and talk.

So, if you are looking to make your wedding reception a fun spot your guests will never forget you have come to the right place! Below we will show you some of the trendiest activities you can put in place on your reception and create a festive affair.

Jenga Games Stations

 Jenga is one of those classic games that you will never get bored of. You can create small spots with Jenga games for your guests to have fun.

Besides, you can find a life-size version of blocks and add that extra detail in order to make your wedding unique. Allow your friends and family to have fun while they build and destroy blocks.

Have Fun in Reception with Giant Dices

Sometimes choosing a jumbo size is better! Add giant dices to your wedding reception and let your guests have some fun rolling the dices. It’s also a great way for bringing guests together.

Wheel of Fun

As its name says, it is a wheel where guests will find fun questions or challenges that will serve to make the evening more fun. In fact, if you love to think outside the box you can also customize your own wheel.

Think about challenges like ” show us your best dance moves,” ” pick a couple to kiss,” or ” every time the bride says a specific word you must drink”

Photo Booth a Favorite in Wedding Receptions

Who doesn’t love a Photo Booth? The best way to save memories with your best friends and family! These types of reception activities are usually a favorite at any wedding. 

In fact, many companies today allow you to customize your own photo booth so it will go according to the style and decoration of your wedding.

Board Game Stations for All Ages

Nothing better to cheer up your guests than offer a boardgame station. By having a series of options that allow multiplayer, you can ensure that your guests can have fun regardless of their age. Just make sure you find activities that allow everyone to take part in and entertain your guests.

The Shoe Game the Best Wedding Reception Activity

It is one of the best reception activities where everyone can have fun discovering new things about the couple. This game consists of sitting back to back the newlyweds. Each one will be holding one of their partner’s shoes and they will be answering silly questions. The idea is to answer the questions at the same time by holding up the shoe that corresponds with their answer. 

Here we leave you some of the most popular questions and take into consideration that this game usually takes 15 minutes:

  • Who said I love you first?
  • Who made the first move?
  • Who always apologizes first?
  • Who has better handwriting?
  • Who dresses better?
  • Who is the better dancer?
  • Who says I love you more?
  • Who is more likely to be running late?
  • Who is the better cook?
  • Who got the best grades in school?
  • Who do you love more than anyone in the world?

If you are still unsure about what activities you can add to your wedding reception remember that wedding planner is always up to date with the latest trends, and you can ask her. Book a consultation with Bella Destination Wedding and get the wedding of your dreams come true!


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