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11 Epic Ideas for Your Drinks Reception

Your drinks reception is a lovely way for guests to unwind after the ceremony and catch up with others they know. And there are some gorgeous ways to create a fun, relaxed vibe for everyone. Creative couples are coming up with all sorts of ways to put their stamp on the drinks reception and make it that bit more entertaining and personal. From magicians and comedians interacting with guests to lawn games they can enjoy over a drink, there are some great entertainment options out there. Little details like personalised napkins or labels, and signature cocktails are also a cute little nod to the happy couple. And if you’re looking to have a striking feature, a drinks station is always an awesome idea! Check out more ideas we’re loving for drinks receptions below…

1. Invest in Some Personalised Napkins

Fiona Kelly Photography via You & Your Wedding

2. Lawn Games are Perfect for Mingling

Photo from Julie & Sean’s real wedding by Michelle Prunty

TeamBuild Events Ltd have a great variety of games for hire such as Giant Draughts, Giant Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Giant Kerplunk, Skittles and much more

3. Up the Ante with Some Entertainment

Aidan Murphy Magic

Caricature Artists | Magicians | Comedians | Irish Dancers

4. A Drinks Station is a Fun Feature

Photo courtesy of Karen Ball Events – Prosecco Van

Find a Mobile Drinks Station for Your Big Day!

5. Give Guests a Mason Jar for the Night

Ben Elsass Photography via Something Turquoise

6. Or Give the Day a Personal Feel with Signature Cocktails

via Pinterest

7. Sliders Will Go Down a Treat

Heidi Ryder via Style Me Pretty

8. Surprise Guests with an Ice Cream Van or Cart

Photo from Jennifer & Stephen’s real wedding by Robert Redmond Studios

Ice Cream Suppliers include Candylady, JG’s Ice Cream, Smith’s Ice Cream Vans, Carolyn’s Sweets

9. Add Some Personalised Labels to the Bridal Party’s Drinks

Photo from Ann-Marie & Conor’s real wedding by The Fennells

Bottle covers by Amore Wedding Stationery – Donna Gormley Design

10. Get Creative with Your Drinks Display

Dominique Bader Photography

11. Or Go Self Serve 

Rachel Rose Photographer via Rock My Wedding

Main photo by Braun Photography via Intimate Weddings

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Pamela enjoys writing about all things decor (she loves buying it too) and has a not so secret addiction to stationery.

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