6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

Weddings are an excellent time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. They can also be stressful, especially if you’re planning it all yourself. This blog post will give you some tips on how to plan the perfect wedding reception so that your special day is unforgettable!

Keep It Simple


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

One of the keys to having a wedding reception that everyone will enjoy is keeping it simple. Don’t try and show off your culinary skills, or go all out on decorations if you’re not really into them – this can be stressful for you when trying to prepare everything yourself! Keep in mind what’s important because those are memories that people will take with them.

For example, don’t spend time baking pies from scratch just so they look perfect but instead focus on serving delicious apple pie from Costco by Ovenly or any other wholesale bakery near me.

In addition, keep food accessible to serve like finger foods rather than complicated dishes. This way, there won’t be too many servers running around and making things even more chaotic.

Don’t Keep Guest Waiting Too Long


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

Don’t make your guest wait. One of the worst things that can happen is waiting in line to get drinks or food, and it’s a good idea to have two people tending the bar so guests don’t stand there for minutes on end.

If you’re charging for alcohol, keep this in mind when determining how much wine to buy.

When hosting a reception, it is essential to remember that your guests are likely not as excited as you. Ensure they have their glass or cup with something to drink while waiting for the big event.

*Tip: For an elegant touch, try using signature cocktails – they are a great way to say “Thank You”! Avoid anything too sweet like Sangria because these will spoil quickly if not served promptly.*

Avoid Micromanaging


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception
6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception

Yes, it’s your day, but there are certain parts of the reception that you can plan. For example, picking some must-have songs for the dancing and giving them to the DJ or band is a great idea.

Your entertainment will read the room and pick the perfect song to keep people on your dance floor. This is for you, so enjoy it and don’t worry about the small things!

Have a plan for the little ones too!


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception

The last thing you want is for your kids to be bored and wandering off, leaving their parents scrambling. Please make sure there are a few things they can do while the grownups dance too!

There’s no need to purchase expensive favors or add-ons that will only end up forgotten in an hour anyway. In fact, please focus on great food and drinks so everyone has a good time at your wedding reception.

Having someone handling the children’s table with games like Connect Four or Jenga will keep them entertained while giving mom and dad plenty of free time.

Children should not feel neglected just because they’re under 12 years old – make sure they have something fun to play with.

Make sure everyone is comfortable, including yourself!


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

You want your venue’s temperature to be comfortable. Talk with the manager beforehand about setting the temperature on a computerized system if they have one.
It is also vital that you are comfortable.

If you choose to wear a wedding dress, then switch into your reception dress before the ceremony ends to maximize your comfort and mobility at the reception. Your footwear for the night is critical.

Choose something comfortable, like a pair of flats or, even more casually, some sneakers. After all, you will be dancing all night.

If you’re not sure what to wear, think of the type of clothing that would be appropriate for a regular party. You don’t want to make people stand around in their formal dress all night; they are wearing it once and most likely may never wear it again after your wedding day.

6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception
6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception

Make it Fun, Have Fun


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception
6 Tips on the Perfect Wedding Reception

Take your guests off guard with unique favors and surprises that they won’t expect, like goodies to take home or entertainment. You can put a literal bang (fireworks) to your reception by ending it with an explosive show!

Put your carefully planned event to work, giving the guest a one-of-a-kind experience highlighting what you love as an individual.

As with your ceremony, your wedding reception should reflect the personality of you and your mate. Just like at a party, little ones can make it hard to enjoy themselves when they’re running around fighting.

Recap of Having the Prefect Wedding Reception


6 Tips for the Perfect Wedding Reception

Keep it Simple: It’s essential to step back and let the professionals handle the details so you can enjoy time with family and friends.

Have a plan for the little ones: Make sure they are comfortable, entertained by some games if possible, and maybe even fed before everyone else gets theirs. And remember that this day is about celebrating love, so don’t forget that there should be fun as well!

Make it Fun! Step out of tradition every once in a while when planning wedding receptions- think outside of what “has always been done. Use Pinterest to get some ideas!

Don’t keep your guest waiting too long. You don’t want your guest to get bored quickly. Make sure both the guest and you are comfortable as well. That may include the temperature inside or outside the event.