Although your wedding day is, of course, about you and your partner becoming united through love, it is also a day of celebration and enjoyment for your friends and family. They have taken time to join you on your big day and deserve to be treated to a fantastic time. Here’s how to thank your loved ones for supporting you and your partner on your wedding day.
Make an Instant Impact with Invitations
Long before the day itself, get the ball rolling with invitations that hint at the excitement to come. For example, have the parents of each partner receive special and unique invitations that help to build anticipation for the day. While sending something in the post or over the internet is effective and can be cute, there are plenty of other creative ways to invite guests to your wedding.
Commit to Your Wedding Style
Not all weddings have themes, but the style of your wedding will definitely impact how easily it will stick in the minds of your guests. This doesn’t mean that you will need to spend a lot of money on an extravagant location or expensive party favors – simply ensure that whatever the style or theme of your wedding, you follow it through. Do this by paying attention to every small detail and finding ways to make it enhance the overall feel of the event.
Provide Unforgettable Food
When you want to impress your guests with a memorable day, take a multi-sensory approach. To appeal to their taste buds, treat your wedding guests to high-end wedding caterers who know how to prepare exquisite food that your family and friends will be talking about for a long time. From the beginning of your marriage ceremony to the last song of the disco, you will want to make sure that your guests are well fed. Upon their arrival, have drinks and small canapés ready. Some people may have traveled far to attend your wedding and will want something to eat and drink. After the ceremony, whether you are waiting for the venue to be set up or you are transporting your guests to a separate reception venue, have more food available so that nobody feels as if they will have to wait until the main meal. When the time comes, treat your guests to a feast they won’t forget. Plan what you intend to serve far in advance of your big day and make sure you are happy with each dish you’ve chosen.
Throw a Party
People remember how they felt during an occasion more than the minute details themselves, so do your best to set up a wedding that will leave your guests delighted. Choose a unique band or have a round of unusual party games to get everyone involved. While the marriage ceremony may be sacred and peaceful, let you and your guests celebrate with a wild party. Your guests will fondly remember your wedding day for years to come.