If you’re planning an outdoor wedding reception, utilizing the fresh air is probably a top priority. Whether you’re planning a garden wedding, tented reception or a beach front soirée, the great outdoors can be much more than a just a beautiful backdrop. One of our favorite summer trends is planning fun outdoor wedding activities for your guests.
Entertain your guests with some fun lawn games. From giant Jenga to monogramed cornhole you can keep a fun vibe going from cocktails to cake. Having outdoor wedding activities gives your guests a chance to mingle and move around your event space, enjoying every detail.
This is certainly one of our favorites. The extra-large version of this game will keep your guests on their toes, sometimes literally. Be sure your wedding photographer is ready to capture the crash.
A summertime classic that can’t be beat. Personally monogramed boards will fit right in with your reception décor and will serve as a fun memory for years to come.
This carnival OG can make for a competitive and hilarious cocktail hour.
Vegas style games such as craps and roulette are a great wedding activity, especially for the guys. These games can be limited to just the cocktail hour or they can be set up all night long to entertain guests. Hiring a great vendor is important since this is a highly interactive activity and a great “dealer” can really amp up the energy.
Another popular wedding trend is having a professional cigar roller showing guests how it’s done, This unique activity is usually the groom’s top choice. To add a girly touch, you can have customized cigar labels made for guests to take them home as a keepsake.
On a hot summer day, nothing is better than a cool treat and ice cream lollipops are an SEG favorite! This bit size delight comes in various flavors and is sure to satisfy guests young and old alike. Are you looking for a big wedding treat to truly surprise your guests? We suggest hiring an old fashioned ice cream truck. Can you resist a classic Chipwich?
As the sun sets, a fabulous fire pit is the perfect summer trend an an amazing additional to an outdoor wedding reception. After dinner and dancing your guests will love gathering around a crackling fire to relax and mingle. If you are looking for food inspired wedding trends, it’s all about the dessert stations. Turn your wedding fire pit into a late night s’mores station. Now that is a wedding activity all your guests will enjoy!
By: Dana Bates