14 Awesome Ways to Entertain Your Wedding Guests


Are you looking for creative ways to entertain your wedding guests? Make sure your guests have the time of their lives at your wedding with these fabulous entertainment ideas! There are plenty of times throughout the day, where providing some form of entertainment can make the day extra special for everybody. Whether you are opting for an interactive snacking experience, photo opportunities or a spectacular fireworks display, we’ve got you covered. Our list of ways to entertain your wedding guests has everything you’ll need!

Featured image credit: Linda Byrne (left) and Andy James Magician (right)


Photo booth or selfie mirror

Who doesn’t love grabbing a prop and posing for the camera? I know I do!

Find fantastic photo booths and selfie mirrors here.


Traditional Irish dancing

Inject a little Irish entertainment into your Big Day with some fabulous Irish dancing! Just look at how much fun these guests are having with Celtic Dance Fusion!


Fireworks display

Nothing gets the party started like a fireworks display! The team at Rocket Pyro don’t just shoot off fireworks at your event. They love to get creative with integrating fireworks into your reception and can design and fire the show in a number of ways to suit your budget. Let their award-winning pyro-technicians craft the perfect fireworks show to match your wedding style.


Candy Buffet

A beautiful candy buffet is an interactive dessert experience that everybody will love!

Find sweet treats and candy buffets here.



There’s nothing quite like laughing together that creates a memorable experience. With these comedians, you’ll have your guests in stitches!

Find wedding comedians here.



There’s something really romantic and quite magical about the sound of a harp. Include this beautiful music in your wedding ceremony, pre-drinks or while guests eat!

Find wedding harpists here.



A live caricaturist is guaranteed to have your guests laughing as they see a piece of artwork with their own faces on it! Added bonus: the piece of art also serves as a wedding favour.

Find local caricaturists here.

Andrew Goti Caricatures



Now, we’re not talking about pulling a rabbit out of a hat. We’re talking about mind-boggling magic acts that will have your guests in awe!

Find wedding magicians here.


The Shoe Game

This is a fun, interactive couples quiz! All eyes will be on you, but it’s still a fabulous ice-breaker for the reception.

Here’s how to play The Shoe Game.


Live Artist

Hire a talented artist to bring your wedding story to live through live art!

Find local illustrators here.

Linda Byrne The Wedding Illustrator


Live Band

From rock bands to 80s bands, jazz and traditional Irish music, a live band is sure to have your guests up and dancing all night long!

Find the best live bands here.


Bespoke Poem

Whether at your wedding ceremony, as part of your speech, or somewhere in between, a beautifully written poem goes a long way! Get professional help from Instanza, The Limerick Girl or A Speech in Rhyme.


Ice-Cream Truck

Serve ice-cream or other sweet treats right after your ceremony or as part of your interactive dessert experience!

Find local sweet treats suppliers here.


Hire a DJ

Spend the night dancing with your loved ones to all your favourite songs!

Explore amazing DJs here.