If you are trying to avoid predictable wedding entertainment, you’ve come to the right place. The Irish wedding industry is known for its exceptional entertainment and today we have rounded up a few of our faves. Whether you’re after someone who can facilitate a Lip Sync Battle, a jaw-dropping fireworks display, hilarious comedy, dancing, or anything in between, we guarantee you’ll find something incredible in this list. Take a peek at Ireland’s top wedding entertainment below…
Wedding entertainment your guests haven’t experienced before
Scruffy is, without doubt, one of the most experienced and professional DJ’s in Ireland. Nowhere in Ireland will you see a show like Scruffy Duffy’s. With over 20 years’ experience in the entertainment business, he has established himself as one of the most influential and respected entertainers of his profession.
His packages include Scruffy being your MC during the meal, games like the Lip Sync Battle and a Mini Fashion Show, singing and music, photo booth, DJ and civil wedding ceremonies.
“Scruffy you simply are a must-have at a wedding, you had everyone from kids as young as 2 to grandparents nearly 90 years young and everyone in between dancing, smiling and laughing the whole time. You made our special day a little extra special and you were a pleasure to deal with. Thanks so much!” – Graham and Kelly
By fusing the spectacular nature of circus and fire performance together with the illusions of magic and object manipulation along with the expressiveness of dance and theatre, ROGU focuses on creating shows that push the boundaries of what fire and light performance can be.
“Skilled and imaginative performers.” – The Irish Times
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For over 15 years and 1,000 wedding Jason has been wowing wedding guests with his mix of mentalism, comedy, illusions and magic with some mind twisting fun. The show is highly interactive and the guests at your wedding can volunteer (no one is picked on) to not just see the show but “be” the show.
“We had Jason perform at our wedding over the weekend, and what can I say but wow..!! He hypnotized both myself and the groom and were in stitches since looking at the videos.. all our guests are still talking about it. Thanks again for out of this world entertainment we will definitely be recommending you to anyone getting married!” – Niamh
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Alongside his wedding DJ services, Damien has diversified into other areas of entertainment perfect for the wedding industry. Always one to spot trends early in the industry Damien was one of the first suppliers in the country to bring in LED Sparkle Dancefloors way back in 2013. So Fresh Entertainment is now the largest supplier of fully wired LED Sparkle Dancefloors in the country. Other services include: wedding thrones hire, a pyrotechnics display and dry ice for your first dance!
“The best DJ in the business, I couldn’t recommend Damien enough, he went above and behind to make all our guests happy, I gave him a playlist and he played every single song, all our guests were praising how great he was for weeks after.” – Una
Due to phenomenal demand, you can have the hilarious Dave Young perform at your wedding. Refreshing, hilarious and totally different entertainment. Make your wedding a day that no one will forget with this award-winning comedian and you’ll laugh all the way to the altar and beyond!
“Dave you were fantastic at our wedding our guests are still talking about you it was a great surprise for them all especially my mam and dad who are huge fans of yours thanks so much!” – Janet and Keith
Nationwide Fireworks specialises in fireworks displays to complement weddings. Since they began in 2002, Nationwide Fireworks have illuminated the big days of couples from Dundalk to Dingle and from Westport to Wexford. Many of the displays have been organised as surprises and have provided the bride, the groom and their guests with a vividly illuminated memory of their big day.
“Pat did the fireworks for our wedding reception on 12th December at Carrygerry House, Co. Clare. We were so so happy with the display. It was amazing worth every cent. People still talk about it. I was worried some of the oldies might think it was extravagant but everyone loved it. I can’t say enough about them. Thanks so much for helping our night go with a bang!” – Deirdre
The Singing Chef Cabaret is a wonderful interactive show filled with fun, laughter, audience participation and fabulous entertainment. It involves everybody in the room and by the end of the show you and your guests will not just be entertained but they will feel like they were part of the show and your day.
“If you do one thing for your wedding day book John Frawley. He was one of the highlights of our wedding day and had everyone talking about it for the night. I can’t describe how amazing he is.” – Jessica
Unbeatable wedding entertainment, these drummers & dancers will bring your party to the next level! Before the band kicks off, this brand new 20 minute show is a MUST for your big day. With a striking uniform of black kilts and leather vests, jaw-dropping choreography, Irish Dancing, and Audience Participation, everyone will love it!
“We had the guys for our wedding for after the meal!!! To say they were UNREAL is an understatement and I have no words to describe how great they were! From start to end the room were on their feet dancing, conga and clapping to the drums. Absolutely amazing!! Highly recommend.” – Richie and Erica
Make your wedding day truly unforgettable with a sparkling firework display from Rocket Pyrotechnics! Nothing sets a party off like a custom fireworks show! Let Rocket Pyrotechnics help add that extra wow factor to your wedding reception with our truly memorable, high-quality and spectacular firework displays.
“We are delighted we opted to go ahead with fireworks. Our wedding coordinator recommended Rocket Pyro and we were very happy. Our coordinator and rocket pyro organised everything on the day and all we had to do was stand outside and enjoy the show! It was spectacular.” – Avril
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The Ice Breaker Challenge (as seen on Xpose) is a series of enjoyable games to test your balance, hand to eye co-ordination.
“Thanks Mike for making our day on Saturday so enjoyable! Everyone loved the games. Definitely recommend.” – Mairead
Dale Thomas is regarded as Ireland’s no 1 wedding entertainer. His unique brand of comedy has taken the country by storm. Dale enters the room singing around the tables interacting with the guests. Then he will tell a few jokes to put the crowd at ease.
“Dale is absolutely amazing he had my whole wedding in fits of laughter had everyone’s attention throughout the whole performance I would highly recommend dale he such a gentleman and the best at what he does. Dale was definitely one of the highlights for r big day and everyone was talking about his performance for weeks after.” – Esther
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Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.