Wedding reception is one special occasion that doesn’t come every year. It’s a once in a life time experience that is witnessed by charming ambiance and large number of guests. Here are some ideas that can make your reception party more cheerful and special.
Tips for Wedding Reception Party
Look for a Perfect Reception Venue
This is the foremost thing you need to considered while planning your reception. Booking a hotel ballroom would be a great idea to give it a different tone than old fashioned barn at your grandparent’s farm house. If not so, then you can transform that place by setting something different or creative.
You can set different moods from one area to the other with the help of lighting and decoration such as one room should be outfitted with ivory paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling and the next room may geared up with lamp shades covered with red beads on each table.
Choose a Theme
To make you wedding reception more interesting and memorable, develop a theme. Select a particular theme that should be followed by everyone including guest and newlywed couple. Do mention your theme on the invitation card so that everyone gets aware that they need to follow the same. The theme should be applicable from costume to everything. Color combination of attire and flowers need to be matched.
Lights and Candles!
Perfect decoration is required for making your D-Day so special. Flowers, lighting, candles and furniture all these need to complement each other. Lighting is the most important element that needs to be placed perfectly. As per your taste, choose the lighting system that meets your need and demand.
Candlelight, chandeliers, and strung twinkle lights are always available for decorative purpose but if you need something different than you should ask the venue people if they can provide you gobo lighting that helps to create shapes with light or anything they can suggest.
Flower decoration is another great idea to decorate your reception venue. It adds colour and fragrance to the place and it is also a symbol of love and happiness. Flower arrangements at a reception party consist of different style. You can ask from the venue people about their decoration system and can also suggest your ideas and demands.
Include different sweets like banana fosters chocolate-covered strawberries, crème brulee, etc. Ask your caterer to give a unique touch while decorating tables and offer mini desserts. Even you can ask you’re near and dear-one if anyone of them can prepare their special dish for this special occasion. A dessert buffet ensures to make people feel to get off to their seats and join the dance floor. Also, arrange a huge cake that can be sliced and distribute among guest after the couple done with the cake-cutting ceremony.
Host a Dance Performance
Hosting a dance performance by the newlywed couple would be a great idea. The couple need to prepare a dance performance and rehearse for it. It helps to make the environment more special and entertaining.
After the performance invite your family members and friends to join the dance floor. Arrange a nice DJ system to turns the party place more cheerful and enjoyable, people will like to come close to the dance floor and move their body on the beats.