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Bridging the Gap Between 'I Do' and the Reception Party

Bridging the Gap Between ‘I Do’ and the Reception Party


Your wedding day is a timeline of treasured moments, from the first look to the final dance. Yet, often there’s a pause in the festivities. This break, usually for capturing those picture-perfect memories, can leave guests in a lull. Complete Weddings + Events of the Black Hills has your back, ensuring that every second of your day is as engaging as your vows. Here are some things for your guests to do between the wedding ceremony and reception.

Things to Do Between the Wedding Ceremony and Reception

The wait is easier with good food

Interactive food stations can be a centerpiece during this interval. Envision a mini gourmet burger bar or a DIY bruschetta station. These not only tantalize taste buds but also encourage mingling and conversations among guests. Food connects people, and a personalized snack experience can be both satisfying and entertaining.

Play a short film of your love story

Consider showcasing a ‘sneak peek’ video of your love story. A short film, playing in a loop, invites guests to immerse in your journey. It’s a heartfelt touch that not only fills time but also adds an intimate layer to your celebration.

Lawn Games

Lawn games are a playful bridge between the ceremony and the reception. Giant Jenga, cornhole, or croquet can inject fun and laughter into the atmosphere. These games are not just icebreakers but also a nod to nostalgic joy, perfect for guests of all ages.

Hire a DJ to play music

The presence of a professional DJ from Complete Weddings + Events Rapid City can effortlessly elevate the mood. With a lounge-like ambiance and curated playlists, the energy remains high and the anticipation for the reception builds. Our professional wedding DJs in the Rapid City area also act as MCs, entertaining the crowd while you are away taking those breathtaking sunset pictures. We ensure you don’t lose your wedding guests to boredom.

Complete Weddings + Events Rapid City, SD

The interlude between your ceremony and reception is an opportunity for creativity. With thoughtful planning and the right entertainment, it becomes an integral part of your celebration. Let Complete Weddings + Events of the Black Hills craft these moments, ensuring that the joy of your wedding day is continuous and unforgettable.

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