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If you’re on the hunt for something a little bit quirky then take a look at our fun wedding ideas that will keep your guests entertained all night long

Ice cream cart

Rain or shine, who doesn’t love ice cream?

Confetti cannon

Make your ceremony exit sparkle or have your bridal party set off cannons during your first dance!

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An old favourite, photobooths are still top of the pops for their fun factor.

Popcorn bar

A rustic alternative to sweets and more filling too!

Pimp your prosecco bar

Liquors, and exotic fruit- create a friendly competition to see who can create the best tasting prosecco.

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Photo wall

There’s nothing more personal than including your guests in your wedding day decor. Your guests will love finding old photos of themselves dotted about your reception room.

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RSVP song requests

Have a space on your RSVP’s for guests to note their favourite song. It’s a super simple way of compiling a playlist everyone will enjoy.


Fill that after dinner lull with a round of board games. Alternatively, lawn games go down a storm at outdoor weddings.

Choreographed first dance

Surprise everybody with a fun and personalised dance that suits your personalities.

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Giant oversized balloons

Huge balloons make great photo props for the entire party.

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Boozy favours

Often favours get left behind but have you ever heard of an Irish person at a wedding turning down alcohol?

Failing that, anything sweet

Everybody has got to eat ya’know.

Singing waiters

One minute they’re serving dessert the next moment they’re breaking out in song!

Prosecco gummy bears

Because why the hell not?

Creative table plan

Get as creative as possible, this is your time to shine!

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Mr & Mrs quiz

Nothing says wedding more than a bit of public humiliation and a quiz will be a great icebreaker between the two sides.

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Include a funky sign

If there isn’t a quote from vodka, is it even an Irish wedding?

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A caricaturist will provide endless laughs throughout the night.

Floral backdrop

Give your wedding the wow factor.

Entertainment for kids

Don’t leave the kids out. Plus, we can guarantee there’ll be a few adults wanting a balloon dinosaur too!

Take-a-way cake

Nothing will cure you guests morning after hangovers like a slice of delicious wedding cake.

Surprise dancers

The more outlandish the better.

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Selfie station

Let them take selfies.

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Your own hashtag

Capture all those selfies as soon as they hit Instagram with your very own hashtag.

Food truck

Let’s face it, all your guests want to eat at midnight is burgers.

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