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86 Unique Wedding Entertainment Ideas

We’ve put together a list of wedding entertainment ideas to get your brainstorming started. We start with the common suggestions & gradually get more crazy

Unique Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Hiring wedding entertainment is an optional extra in your wedding day as, in many ways, there is already a lot of entertainment provided. The ceremony, drinks reception, speeches, meal, music, dancing, chatting with other guests. There are a lot of events packed into your wedding day that should keep your guests entertained for most of the day, but just in case you want to entertain them some more, you may want to hire a wedding entertainer or some form of equipment. These can act as nice little commas in the sentence that is your wedding day, keeping things flowing and giving your guests that “wow” moment.

There are many many many many forms of wedding entertainment for almost anything you can imagine. Basically, if you can dream it up….it probably exists.

That’s all well and good. But what should YOU choose for YOUR wedding? When there is so much to choose from?

We’ve put together a list of wedding entertainment ideas to get your brainstorming started. As always, we start with the common suggestions and gradually get more adventurous.

Wedding Entertainment Ideas
  • Jugglers
  • Photobooth
  • Paparazzi
  • Disposable cameras(yes, they’re still fun)
  • Flash mobs
  • Dance off
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Surprise first dance
  • Caricaturist
  • “How well do you know the bride and groom” quiz sheets
  • Song request forms on every table
  • Celebrity impersonator
  • Singing waiters
  • Fast food van
  • Digital Graffiti wall
  • Giant iPad
  • Karaoke booth
  • Undercover singers
  • Undercover dancers
  • Face-painter(for the kids)
  • Balloon modellers(for the kids)
  • Music festival-style marquee
  • Acting troupe
  • Fireworks
  • Bagpipes
  • Trumpeters for your grand entrance
  • Giant Jenga
  • Fairground stall games
  • Retro sweet stall
  • Jazz band
  • Star watching area outside with blankets and cushions
  • String quartet
  • Limbo bar
  • Drink-mixing bartenders
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Jazz or classical Pianist
  • Giant snow globes with dancers inside
  • Ice sculptures
  • Living tables(if you don’t know what this is, click here. It’s too hard to explain)
  • Acrobats
  • Beatboxer
  • LED dancers
  • Poetry readers
  • Stilt walkers
  • Giant Connect 4 game
  • Croquet
  • Giant Scalextric
  • Ice cream station
  • Changing into a 2nd dress(yes, that counts! Guaranteed to get a cheer)
  • Alternative food – shock your guests by bringing out Pizzas in pizza boxes!
  • Hot air balloon rides
  • Cocktails
  • Wine tasting station
  • Unusual guest book
  • Unexpected music performance from guest or band
  • Marching band
  • Social media integration
  • Candy floss machine
  • Interactive food station
  • Popcorn maker with cinema-style tubs
  • Outdoor log fire(always attracts a crowd at night)
  • Mini board games
  • Garden bowling
  • Afternoon tea
  • Puzzles on tables
  • Specialist coffee bar with Baristas
  • Quiz question cards on every table
  • Charade cards on every table
  • Classic glass Coca Cola bottles handed out to all guests
  • Custom made iphone cases
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Bubbles(for the kids)
  • Sparklers
  • Wedding speech bingo
  • Pick n’ Mix station
  • Space hopper races
  • Sack races
  • Bowling alley
  • Giant slide(for adults and kids)
  • Cupcake customisation station
  • Icebreaker question cards on tables
  • Giant noughts and crosses
  • Packs of cards on every table
  • Apple bobbing
  • Samba band
  • Ring toss
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