Your wedding day is going to be the most special day of your life. While the day is all about you, you also want to make it extra special for all the guests that have come to share it with you.
What extra attractions do brides love to add to the big day to wow their guests? Here are five unique ideas.
1. Cater To Their Needs With Ushers
You should feel like a princess at your wedding, but there’s no reason your guests can’t also feel a little special at the party. Have ushers waiting at the venue to help your guests be seated for an extra welcoming touch. Although they’re a common part of weddings in other parts of the world they’re not always part of the ceremony here in the UK, so can add a quirky point of difference to your day.
You could also have a few people at hand during the wedding reception to help people find toilets, know when the entertainment takes place and to answer any other little enquiries your guests might have! This is definitely worth doing if your wedding party is a large one with 50 guests or more.
2. Hire An Artist To Draw Pictures
Give your guests a lovely memory of the day by having an artist at your reception. The artist can draw small postcard sized drawings for the guests to take home with them.
If you want, you could even hire a caricaturist or a cartoonist to create humorous artwork! This will be fun way for your guests to remember the big day.
3. Hot Air Balloon Rides
You’ll be so happy on your special day, you’ll feel like you are in the clouds, but if you want to guarantee your guests are also on cloud nine, organise hot air balloons at your wedding venue!
You can have your guests take a ride in a hot air balloon, though if you don’t think this would work you could simply do it for yourself and your guests would still be impressed!
4. A Magical Fireworks Display May Be King of the Attractions
If you want to provide your guests with an explosive surprise, then fireworks are a fantastic addition to your wedding. Young and old people enjoy fireworks – a perfect pick for your special day no matter what your wedding theme is.
A firework display can take place at various points throughout your wedding day. While traditionally a display would happen in the evening due to the darkness, for a summer wedding you can be waiting until quite late, when guests with children may have already left.
You could use sparklers to light up the wedding venue as a quirky treat for kids, or stick to tradition and have a bright and loud display as the grand finale to your big day.
5. Video Messages From Shoot The Piano Player Wedding Videos
The traditional wedding guestbook is very different these days! If you want to wow your guests with something unique and give them a chance to show their creativity, Shoot The Piano Player Wedding Videos can give guests the opportunity to speak on camera with their thoughts, feelings and funny story about the bride and groom.
This is a great way to capture the emotion of the day!
We just need a little quiet area away from the main action of the wedding reception, because we use cutting edge sound gear that needs reasonably quiet surroundings in order to work best. As you know, we capture all kinds of wedding videography, but this is another part of our service.
Anyone who wants to can record a little wedding video message, which can then be a part of the wedding video we create for our couples. It’ll be a nice way to reminiscence about your big day with your guests twenty years from now!
The above attractions add a little extra something to your big day. You can make your guests feel extra welcome and wow them with some unusual entertainment and features.
Do you have any special ideas to wow wedding guests? Let us know in the comments below!
[Photo credit: the amazing Paul Willetts.]