Wedding games are something every couple should have at their wedding reception! They are an excellent way to keep your guests engaged and entertained during your reception. Of course, you will have dinner, drinks, and dancing, but reception games are a great way to keep everyone happy at your wedding!
So if you are looking for fun wedding game ideas, you have come to the right place. From outdoor gems to table games to drinking games, we have something for every wedding!
Fun and Engaging Wedding Games for Your Wedding Reception
Yard Games for Weddings
Yard or outdoor wedding games are perfect for an outside wedding. If you have ample space, there are plenty of games you can play to keep your guests entertained
- Ring Toss
- Giant Board Games (Jenga, Checker, Connect Four and so forth)
- Bocce Ball
- Frisbee Toss
- Sack Races
- Mini Golf
- Lawn Bowling
- Scavenger Hunt
Table Games: Mad Libs
Table games are a great way to keep your guests entertained from start to finish. You can find online printable such as coloring books and crossword puzzles to keep them busy. As well, you can place board games on each table or have a table where they can choose a game to take back to their table. Or you can have some fun table crafts.
However, one of the most popular wedding games is Mad Libs. Mad Libs are a timeless classic that everyone remembers fondly from their youth. However, they are not just for kids. Mad Libs are a great way to break the ice and get everyone laughing You can purchase them in bulk online or at retail stores or find a printable version online. Or if you are really creative, you can compose your own Mad Libs for your guests!
I Spy Wedding Game
I Spy is one of the most popular wedding games for reception for years. You can purchase a bunch of disposable cameras and divide your guests into teams (or tables). Then you give them a list of categories, and they must take a snapshot of each item. This is a great way to keep your guests on their toes and as well, you will have some fun candid shots to remember your wedding reception. Some typical categories for Wedding Reception I Spy are as follows
- Photo of the bride and groom kissing
- Funniest wedding guest outfit
- Funniest dance move
- Highest updo
- Group/Table Selfie
- And so forth
If you are serving alcohol at your reception, drinking games are always a favorite wedding game. Of course, you will want to make sure that everyone drinks responsibly and that no one drinks and drives.
Popular wedding drinking games include:
- The Kissing Game
- Never Have I Ever
- Beer Pong
- Flip the Cup
Giant Word Search
Word Searches are a great way to get your guests involved. You can use a chalkboard or dry erase board to design a giant word search for your guests to take turns. You can find examples online or create your own. You can include common wedding phrases or even use your guests’ names as part of the word search!
We hope you found our list of popular wedding games useful and that you use some of these fun wedding games at your reception!
March 23, 2021