How to Choose Wedding Entertainment

Of all the choices you have to make about your wedding, one of the most important is the entertainment. It’s a major part of any event or party, and plays a big role in how much you and your guests enjoy your wedding. It also happens to be one of the more fun parts of wedding planning, so you might be pretty excited to make this decision.

Of course, like all wedding planning choices, there are a lot of considerations and even more options when it comes to wedding entertainment, Gold Coast or elsewhere. So to help guide you in the process, here are some questions you should ask and things you should look out for when searching for and hiring your wedding entertainment.

How Do You Want Your Guests to Feel?

The number one guiding question you should keep in mind when you make choices about your wedding entertainment is this: “how do you want your guests to feel at your wedding?”. What’s your ideal atmosphere? Do you imagine an elegant evening with subdued music, romantic slow dances, and calmness? Or do you want your wedding to be as exciting as a circus with bright lights, loud music, and entertainment at every corner? Do you want your guests to feel relaxed, dreamy, and sentimental? Do you want to wow them with thrills and rowdy debauchery? Any answers you might have to these questions are valid, it’s just about choosing what’s right for you and your partner.

All the Facets of Entertainment

One thing you want to consider is that wedding entertainment is so much more than just the music you play during your reception. The entertaining can start the moment your guests walk into your ceremony and includes everything from the music that is played when your bridesmaids walk down the aisle to the way the waiters interact with your guests at dinner to the people everybody sits with at their meal. So don’t forget to consider the entire spectrum of wedding entertainment options.

To give you some ideas of what you may want to include as part of your wedding entertainment roster, here are some possible choices.

Classic Wedding Entertainment Options

  • Wedding band
  • Wedding DJ
  • Wedding singer
  • Photobooth
  • Dancing
  • Wedding toasts
  • A choreographed first dance
  • Interactive food stations

Unique Wedding Entertainment Options

  • Pinata
  • Caricatures
  • Magician
  • Tarot card readings
  • Circus performers
  • Comedian
  • Dancers
  • Disposable cameras or polaroids as party favours
  • Bonfire
  • Mariachi band
  • Wine, beer, or whiskey tasting stations
  • Fireworks

As you can see, the options for wedding entertainment are really endless. So don’t be afraid to think out of the box and include something that is uniquely you. On the other hand, don’t hesitate to stick to the classics. After all, they’re classic for a reason. The bottom line is that you can make any choices that feel right for you. So have fun! – However you choose to do so.