While your engagement party and marriage ceremony in Gibraltar are important, the wedding reception is probably what your partner, family, and friends are looking forward to. This special event needs to be planned meticulously to keep your guests talking about the experience in the future. If you are planning to tie the knot this year, these ideas will get you inspired when planning your wedding reception.
1. Plan and organise your wedding seating
Planning and organising seats for your wedding in Gibraltar may not be one of the most exciting things to do. Regardless of the challenges, you need to take your time and make sure the wedding seats are arranged thoroughly. Talk to your wedding planner to ensure you’re providing a well-thought-out seating arrangement that works for everyone.
2. Have interactive food stations
In our experience at Sweet Gibraltar Weddings, we’ve found that interactive food stations at wedding receptions ensure that attendees have a truly unforgettable dining experience. Offering dishes and drinks that can be customised to one’s liking also allows for more mingling between guests.
3. Keep toasts short
Think about the best toast you’ve ever heard at a wedding reception you attended. You remember that toast probably because of the warm emotions it stirred. So to avoid boredom and stir the emotions of your guests, the wedding toasts should be short, simple and charming.
4. Plan surprise entertainment
When it comes to planning a wedding reception in Gibraltar, your guests’ expectations for entertainment are always so high. So you need to hire singers, actors, poets, comedians, dancers, magicians, acrobats and other entertainers to surprise your wedding guests with show-stopping performances. At Sweet Gibraltar Weddings, we know the best ways to entertain your guests, sometimes with background or ambient acts.
5. Hire a day-of wedding coordinator
If you are planning a wedding in Gibraltar or a wedding reception to remember, a day-of wedding coordinator can help you pull your plans and vision together. This expert can also help you incorporate various ideas for a fun reception during the wedding day.