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6 Unique Ideas to Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun!

6 Unique Ideas to Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun!

Congratulations! You found your perfect wedding reception venue! You’ve got your caterer, your wedding planner, and your sweet dance moves. Now it’s time to really WOW your guests. So what’s left? It’s time to add some entertainment options that will ensure that you have a super fun wedding reception! We are here to help you find those perfect finishing touches to make your wedding reception absolutely unforgettable.


1. Pick the Perfect Band or DJ


Step one in making sure guests have fun at your wedding reception is to make sure that they stay out on the dance floor all night long. Whether you pick a band or DJ is totally up to you. Just make sure to pick the style that best suits your personalities. has some other great tips to help you make the perfect choice.




2. Bring in a Live Painter


Not only does a live painting make a unique guest experience for your reception, but you also get a really wonderful keepsake to that you can display after your wedding. KW Event Painting (pictured below) and Wed on Canvas have both created amazing portraits for some of our Treasury couples.




3. Hire a Balloon Artist


There was once a time when you would only consider a balloon artist for a children’s birthday party. But with ballon artists like Twist of Fun! popping up with unique and fun wearable creations, this new trend is being embraced by many brides and grooms.




4. Plan a Choreographed Dance or Hire Professional Dancers


Sometimes guests need a little bit of inspiration to show off their best moves out on the dance floor. Lead the way by planning a choreographed dance with a few members of your wedding party who like to boogie. You can also hire professionals to dance to your favorite style of music or a perform a dance that is special to your cultural heritage.


Wedding Reception Dance | Tamisha + Jason | A Fun Elegant Wedding in St. Augustine | Treasury Blog

Photo from Tamisha and Jason’s Treasury wedding by Ayeris Weddings

Greek Dancing at The Treasury on the Plaza | 6 Ways to Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun

Photo by Rob Futrell


5. Make Sure Your Bar is Fully Stocked


What is more fun than visiting a bar inside an old bank vault?! The Treasury on the Plaza has some amazing bar packages created to give you a head start with choosing the perfect selections to give your guests some liquid courage to get out on the dance floor. Looking for something more unique? Talk to our team about customizing your bar with specialty cocktails! 



Mojito Bar at The Treasury on the Plaza | 7 Ways to Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun


6. Get High Tech!


Ask our team about our Hollywood Special Effects Package for upgraded spotlighting, party lights, or even a fog machines for a little bit of added ambiance. The right lighting and atmosphere can be the perfect finishing touch to create a memorable and fun wedding reception.




We hope the that these tips and ideas will help you plan a fun wedding reception that your guests will be talking about for years to come! As long as you put love and personal touches into your reception, you really can’t go wrong. We can’t wait to see what new ideas you can come up with!


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