These over-the-top ideas for wedding reception entertainment are sure to make an incredible impression on both you and your guests. We’ve compiled a list of wedding entertainers that make a one-of-a-kind statement your guest’ll talk about for years to come.
The most common wedding reception entertainment idea is a sure-fire way to get your gusts moving and mingling. The best wedding dance band is different for every couple; it never hurts to contact a pro to help you sift through the best Chicago dance bands for the “right” one.
A wedding painter is a unique wedding reception idea that satisfies two functions. A wonderful wedding painter is a fascinating addition to a reception, while producing a keepsake that couples can treasure for years to come.
Aerialists boost the wow-factor of any wedding reception, adding an unmatched elegance to the occasion. This wedding entertainment reception idea is also a great way to add an upscale touch to a tasting station.
Roaring 20s Entertainers
A jazzy Chicago wedding wouldn’t be complete without gangsters and periodic entertainers. These wedding entertainers are an unexpected surprise for guests and the final piece of a roaring 20s atmosphere.
Food service is an integral part of every wedding reception, but it doesn’t have to be a boring one. Glamorous food servers can be just the ticket, providing a fun and entertaining touch that your guests’ll flock to.
Nothing starts a conversation at a wedding like celebrity impersonators. Celebrities can be the perfect way to surprise guests with an unexpected appearance on the dance floor or a face mingling in the crowd that makes guests spin. For couples planning a movie-themed wedding, celebrity impersonators can be the perfect addition that ties the details together. (Contact an entertainment pro to select the right entertainer for the event.)
A magician can add a magical touch to any wedding. A magician can be the perfect way to entertain children in a kids-only room, or a main stage act that entertains and excites guests at an adults-only wedding.
Steel Drum Band
A steel drum band adds a tropical flair to any themed wedding, making guests feel like they are attending a destination wedding on the beach—in Chicago. Best yet, this wedding reception entertainment option can be a mainstage act or a unique cocktail hour entertainment.
Professional face painters are an unexpected surprise for guests of all ages. Best yet, these professional entertainers are able to provide whimsical designs for a garden wedding, fun artwork for a picnic wedding, or seasonal graphics that fit with the wedding theme.
A holiday wedding is an opportunity to indulge in all things related to the holiday. For a Halloween wedding, this can include human statues and a murder mystery. A winter holiday wedding is enhanced with elves, soldiers, Father Christmas, and other popular characters that fulfill the holiday atmosphere.