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Top 9 Ways to Keep Your Guests Entertained During Wedding Lulls

It’s finally your big day! You’ve picked the perfect dress, decorations, and location for your wedding and you’re excited to share this milestone with your friends and family.

Even though this day is all about the celebration of your union, you still want it to be enjoyable for those who have supported you along the way.

The last thing you want is for your guests to leave unsatisfied - you want to m a ke a lasting impression that guests will love to look back on.

In this post, you will get ideas on:

If you’re looking for ways to keep your guests from yawning during the lulls (while waiting for your arrival) between events at your wedding, keep reading for some helpful tips! 

Top 4 Unforgettable Ways To Entertain Guests Before the Ceremony:

1. Create a Scavenger Hunt

Each guest gets a card filled with objectives to find that have been placed around the venue! 

2. Make a Date Night Jar

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Let guests write their favorite date ideas on a popsicle stick or piece of paper in your wedding color(s) and put it in a cute mason jar for you to read later! 

3. Print out Activities

Guests can interact with each to complete Wedding Mad Libs , tackle Wedding Crossword Puzzles together, and test their knowledge with Bride and Groom Trivia

4. Do a Jigsaw Puzzle Guest Book

Skip the paper - guests can sign their own puzzle piece for a personalized Jigsaw Puzzle Guest Book
Tip: A welcome bag is a great way to greet your guests while they wait. These bags can be placed on each seat or have ushers hand them to each guest upon their arrival. Ideas 1, 3, and 4 can be included in the welcome bag.

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Top 5 Best Ways To Keep the Fun Going Before the Reception:

5. Set Up A Photo Booth

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Weddings aren’t just special events, they’re also an opportunity for everyone to make memories and have a good time! Try using different lighting and props to create a specific mood for your photo booth. For example, soft lighting and curtains will make a romantic tone while silly hats and masks will be more lighthearted.

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6. Play Group Games

Setting up games for your guests keeps them entertained and will help them mingle with people they don’t know well. Cornhole and Ring Toss are classics, but you can also wow your guests with unique games like Giant Jenga !

7. Have a Karaoke Session 

Let your guests sing their hearts out with some karaoke between events

8. Hang a Pinata 

Guests can let out some energy by swinging at a pinata filled with candy, wedding favors, or other treats!

9. Hire a Caricature Artist

Caricatures are quick, comical, and personalized wedding favors guests can take home with them! 

Try These Unique Tips to Have a Wedding Guests Will Remember
Final thought

These 9 tips are sure to keep your guests having a great time throughout your wedding. You can enjoy your day knowing your guests will be entertained the whole time they're helping celebrate your special day. 

Check out our article Want to Make Your Guests Feel Special? Here’s How TO for more tips about guests!

Photo Credits: Date Night Jar - TheMasonJarInc
Photo Credits: Photo Frame - Pinterest


  1. Thank you for these cute ideas! I love the 1st and last ones

    1. You are welcome. We think #9 is a great idea that will go over well with guests. Thanks for visiting.

  2. A friend had a caricature artist at her wedding some 25 years ago - it was great. These ideas never date. #PoCoLo


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