Christmas Reception Activities
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Christmas Reception Activities

 Many people cherish the dream of Christmas wedding. They can fulfill this dream very beautifully by planning their Christmas wedding carefully. Christmas is the time of festivities, celebrations and enjoying happiness. Christmas reception activities are the perfect way to tap the true spirit of Christmas.

Games played and activities performed on the Christmas reception party brings the joy and fervor of Christmas. You can experience the ultimate fun and festivities of Christmas and the wedding both at the same time.

The most exciting activity at a Christmas reception party is the arrival of Santa. Santa can surprise by coming and dancing with your guests attending your wedding party on the Christmas day. You can add to the excitement by playing “Jingle Bells”. At the same time Santa will distribute candies and toys to the children. Make arrangements for guests’ giving their wish list to Santa and Santa grants them by handing over favors.

  • If you have elaborate wedding arrangements, you can arrange for Nativity plays and laser shows which present productions having combination of wedding as well as holiday themes.
  • To dance with the newly wed couple, you can choose and shower two single guests of yours with glitter, holiday tinsel and glitter.
  • You can arrange for a very exciting and funny game as Christmas activity by having fortune cookies with funny messages. Pass on these cookies and read these funny messages by reading them.
  • Another interesting activity is to have charade games. Just make sure that it is based upon the romantic wedding themes combined with holiday themes.
  • Christmas is an ancient festival and there are many superstitions and charms related to it. You can find about them in advance. Ask single guests in your party to pick up the stocking placed in favor basket. Open it and interpret it for others. It is surely a very funny and creative activity which guests will really enjoy.

Customize the charades game to include the holiday and romantic wedding themes. You can also surf for charms and superstitions related to Christmas on net and the singles can pick up stockings from the party favor basket that can be opened and interpreted for others for fun. Passing out fortune cookies with funny messages and then breaking them to read them can be another funky Christmas reception party activity you can opt for.

Christmas wreath can take the place of the traditional bouquet for the toss while singles can be made to wear mistletoe on wreaths on their heads during the special dance number, so they cannot say 'No!' to the kiss. More elaborate weddings can introduce a short Nativity play and the couple can get blessings from angels and baby Christ at the end. Laser shows productions combining holiday themes and Christmas wedding theme is a sure attention-grabber.

You may shower two of your single guests with holiday tinsel, glitter and sparkle and they will have to dance the special number along with the newly wed couple. Customize the charades game to include the holiday and romantic wedding themes. You can also surf for charms and superstitions related to Christmas on net and the singles can pick up stockings from the party favor basket that can be opened and interpreted for others for fun. Passing out fortune cookies with funny messages and then breaking them to read them can be another funky Christmas reception party activity you can opt for.

A silly game could be made on the dance floor by asking everyone to include their best golf swing into their dancing for one particular song.

Pictures are an integral part of any wedding. One fun idea that many brides employ is to take photos of everyone as they arrive at the wedding.

You can plan games and activities based on the theme and carry that theme if part of the reception is inside as well. Build the excitement by playing 'Jingle Bells' as Santa visits your Christmas wedding party as a surprise to your guests, dance with them, hands out candies and toys to kids and even plays DJ!

Luminaries along the driveway to the reception as well as the walkways are a cheap and attractive decoration.

Use clear balloons, not white ones for a wedding. They are ethereal and lovely.

Take bridal netting and loop through stairways, garlands, candelabra garlands, pews, balloon displays and platters or use netting and balloons for table decorations. It is very effective.

Also, for table centerpieces, use wreath-like candle rings, decorated with tiny Christmas ornaments and ribbon. Use scented candles, pine or cinnamon would be a nice touch.

Instead of the traditional bouquet toss, be creative and arrange for a wreath (fabric or real) to be thrown.

Stairways can be swaged with greenery roping

An easy and inexpensive way of decorating the tables at the reception: buy rolls of metallic wrapping paper and bows in your wedding colors and wrap some empty boxes up. You can use the bows and extra wrapping paper for other gifts later.

Christmas Reception Activities

A delightful favor idea for a Christmas wedding is to give each guest a Christmas ornament to help them remember your wedding each year to follow. A tag with your names and wedding date can be attached to each with a piece of pretty ribbon matching your color scheme.

Depending on where the reception will be held, you can plan many activities based on the setting. Whether it is the park or on a farm, there are a myriad of activities you can plan.

A silly game could be made on the dance floor by asking everyone to include their best golf swing into their dancing for one particular song.

Pictures are an integral part of any wedding. One fun idea that many brides employ is to take photos of everyone as they arrive at the wedding.

You can plan games and activities based on the theme and carry that theme if part of the reception is inside as well. Build the excitement by playing 'Jingle Bells' as Santa visits your Christmas wedding party as a surprise to your guests, dance with them, hands out candies and toys to kids and even plays DJ!

Luminaries along the driveway to the reception as well as the walkways are a cheap and attractive decoration.

Use clear balloons, not white ones for a wedding. They are ethereal and lovely.

Take bridal netting and loop through stairways, garlands, candelabra garlands, pews, balloon displays and platters or use netting and balloons for table decorations. It is very effective.

Also, for table centerpieces, use wreath-like candle rings, decorated with tiny Christmas ornaments and ribbon. Use scented candles, pine or cinnamon would be a nice touch.

Instead of the traditional bouquet toss, be creative and arrange for a wreath (fabric or real) to be thrown.

Stairways can be swaged with greenery roping

An easy and inexpensive way of decorating the tables at the reception: buy rolls of metallic wrapping paper and bows in your wedding colors and wrap some empty boxes up. You can use the bows and extra wrapping paper for other gifts later.