Balloon Pop Wall
A balloon wall pop welcomes guests to hunt messages and prizes inside a wall of balloons just waiting to be popped!
to play: On an outsized cork board, attach an ornamental
collection of balloons during a festive pattern. Instruct each guest to use a
security pin to pop one balloon each. Each balloon includes a secret, prize, or
instruction. Reward a couple of lucky poppers with first dibs at the dessert
table or a champagne toast of their own.
Best Photo Booth Contest
Add slightly of competition to the photo booth! At the top of the night, the couple chooses the silliest photo from the evening.
How to play: Encourage guests to be as wacky as possible while arranging their poses within the photo booth. Many photographers will print out the pictures into a scrapbook for immediate viewing. Either the bride and groom or guests can pick up their favorites before the night is up.
This simple addition to outdoor games includes a DIY facbric tic-tac-toe board and festively painted rocks.
to play: Ideal for easy outdoor cocktail hours and weddings
with children, painted rock tic-tac-toe combines hand painted rocks and a DIY
board for straightforward transport and play. Lay out the boards on picnic
tables to encourage guests to take part in a competitive game over conversation
Set up a board and set of bocce balls to participate
during this classic Italian outdoor cocktail and reception game.
to play: Each team of up to four players throws four balls
during a round with the goal of reaching the “jack” or marker ball that’s
thrown at the beginning of every game. Points are rewarded counting on
proximity to the jack ball. found out the sport in either a measured, enclosed
board or on an open, more casual lawn setup.
Indoor Wedding Games
12. Bouquet And Garter Toss
This tradition has a range of variations. The bride and groom usually toss the bouquet and then garter into a crowd of single guests.
How to play: Though more extensive versions exist, tossing the bouquet and garter into a crowd once indicated good luck in love for the lucky recipient. Many couples are now replacing this tradition by tossing a breakaway bouquet – one that allows everyone to catch a flower, by holding a flower ceremony, or by simply having a girls-only dance off with the bride.
13. Date Night Jar
exciting for years to come! Set up a fun spot for guests to suggest date night
ideas for all your years together.
How to play: In the cocktail hour area or the dining room, leave a
place for guests to come up with unique or traditional date night ideas for
your marriage. Either keep their ideas secret with a special box for collecting
the cards, or set up a fun display for everyone to see. Guests can use each
others’ ideas for unique inspiration.
14. Freeze Dance
dancers on the floor with this throwback. The DJ stops the music abruptly while
the bride and groom act as judge.
How to play: Interactive dancing games are a great way to break up the last several hours at the end of the night. During one particular song, get all the kids and adults up on the dance floor to show their craziest moves, only to freeze when the DJ abruptly stops the music. The bride or groom—or perhaps some younger members of the wedding party—can choose the winners after several rounds.
15. Couple Coloring Books
Turn a favorite
photo into a page from a coloring book! Include colored pencils and a spot for
guests to hang their art.
How to play: Use an online resource or you own artistic skills to
turn a favorite photo from your past into a coloring book page. Spread copies
throughout the dining tables so guests can dive into this creative task the
moment they sit down for salad. What’s more, this is the perfect activity for
kids as well!