Fun Wedding Reception Ideas

There is always so much pressure put on a bride and groom to make the wedding fun and memorable for everyone, especially the reception. Wedding receptions are the ultimate way to let creativity shine through, and there are so many fun wedding reception ideas out there today to choose or to get ideas from.

With wedding receptions becoming more and more specific to a theme and the couple, there are so many amazing ideas to look at to ensure that the bride and groom and their guests will have a blast and make it a night to remember! Couples are starting to shy away from the traditional wedding reception setting, and are now using receptions to show off their creative side and their personalities. With only a few hours to celebrate the wedding and a new marriage, why not make it the most fun it can be?

With ideas ranging from decorations to guest table settings, your wedding photographer can capture every last detail and make sure that all of the fun and creative ideas you incorporated into your wedding reception will be remembered forever! Don’t forget: let your personality show and don’t be afraid to get creative and let your imagination run wild!

Here are just some of the fun wedding reception ideas we found that we know you will love!

Decorate the venue with confetti-dipped balloons.

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Use “Guess Who?” to show off all of your guests and be a part of the table arrangement.

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Use Legos as a table centerpiece for your guests to “build your love” while they are at the table.

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Allow all of your guests, not just the kids, to color on the tables and get creative.

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Use fun childhood games as table numbers, and be sure to place a different game at each table.

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Place an “I Spy” game at each seat, so guests can play throughout the reception and upload pictures.

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Have fortune tellers relating to the bride and groom at the table.

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Have an “anniversary pinata” as your guest book.

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Have guests take Polaroids of themselves and attach it to the guest book.

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Have a S’more bar for guests of all ages to enjoy.

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Have a candy bar, where guests can choose from a variety of candy types.

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Everyone can take a swing at a piñata to try and break it open and get the goodies inside.

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A bounce house can be fun for everyone once the night winds down.

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As wedding favors, pass out gumball machines for all of your guests to take home.

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When leaving the reception, have guests throw pom-poms towards the bride and groom.

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For a beautiful photo, have guests use neon glow sticks when the bride and groom are exiting.

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If you are looking for creative and fun wedding reception ideas, these are some great ideas to help get you started and inspire you when planning your own wedding reception!

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Take a look at these fun Etsy wedding ideas for some additional ideas to help make your wedding one-of-a-kind

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