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35+ Crazy Fun Wedding Ideas You'll Want to Steal

Your wedding can be a great reflection of your personality; you don't need to throw a formal affair if that's not "you"! If your idea of a perfect wedding is one where you and your guests spend the night laughing, playing, and having a ball, consider adding a few of these creative ideas they won't soon forget.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    For a unique perspective of your wedding day, hide a GoPro camera inside your bouquet! 

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Plant a tree together during the ceremony; not only does it add a little something extra to your ceremony, but you'll love watching it grow through the years as well.

    Photo Credit: Studio 29

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Guests will thoroughly enjoy tossing mini beach balls at you as you exit the ceremony.

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Create a bubble bonanza for your ceremony exit.

    Photo Credit: Brooke Photography

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Line your aisle with balloons — and have your guests release them as you make your way down the aisle. 

    Photo courtesy of Elle M Events

  • Cocktail Hour

    Cocktail Hour

    Kids and adults alike will love cooling off with snow cones at your outdoor wedding.

  • Cocktail Hour

    Cocktail Hour

    Boozy popsicles are the perfect adult treat on a hot summer day.

    Photo Credit: Mr Haack

  • Cocktail Hour

    Cocktail Hour

    Oversized versions of your favorite board games will have your guests laughing with delight.

    Photo Credit: Lawson Photography

  • Cocktail Hour

    Cocktail Hour

    Liven up the party with hippity hop races.

    Photo Credit: Storymix Media

  • Escort Cards

    Escort Cards

    Make the escort card display interactive — and ensure you catch a photo of every guest — with this DIY photo booth idea.

  • Escort Cards

    Escort Cards

    Lighten the mood by using these humorous cards as your escort cards.

    Photo Credit: Josh Gruetzmacher

  • Guest Books

    Guest Books

    Create a guest book you'll really look forward to breaking open.

  • Guest Book

    Guest Book

    Have your guests lend a hand creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art: Fill each balloon with some paint, then have guests throw darts to pop the balloons. 

  • Wedding Venue

    Wedding Venue

    Take your wedding up a notch and plan a wedding they'll truly never forget — rent a carnival or theme park for some after-hours fun! 

    Photo Credit: Snap Weddings

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Ride into your reception in battery-operated cars.

    Photo Credit: Dinofa Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Give your wedding a more laid-back vibe by skipping tables in favor of picnic blankets and lounge furniture.

    Photo courtesy of Honeylane

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Dress up the kids' table with silly straws, globe ornaments filled with silly bands and glow-in-the-dark balloons, and flower lollipops.

    Photo Credit: A Bryan Photo via Calder Clark

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Skip the flowers and put a mini cake in the center of each table instead.

    Photo Credit: Lola Rose Photography

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Place a different game on each of your reception tables.

    Photo Credit: Sea Studio

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Take your champagne display up a notch.

    Photo Credit: Caroline Lima

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Food trucks are all the rage — and guests will flip over a mobile doughnut shoppe.

    Photo Credit: Abby Jiu Photography

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    A family-style banana split is the perfect self-serve treat for your guests.

    Photo courtesy of Oh Happy Day

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Guest will be lining up for these grab-and-go ice cream cones.

    Photo Credit: Ten22 Studio

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    For some nostalgic fun, add a cotton candy machine.

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Make-your-own s'mores are the perfect fit for an outdoor wedding.

    Photo Credit: James and Jess

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    A doughnut wall makes a gorgeous display and a delicious dessert.

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Tell your love story on your cake with photos of you two through the years.

    Photo courtesy of Janet's Cakery

  • Favors

    Favors

    These favors are sure to make your guests laugh!

    Photo Credit: Parker's Crazy Cookies

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Hire a surprise guest for your reception, like your college mascot.

    Photo Credit: Hoffer Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Instead of tossing the bouquet, toss teddy bears to the kids!

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Not a fan of wedding cake? Smash one (in the form of a piñata) instead.

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Spin the wheel, Price is Right-style, for some lively entertainment at your reception.

    Photo Credit: Studio 29

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Bring out your inner child with a wedding bounce house!

    Photo Credit: Vowed and Amazed

  • Photo Booth

    Photo Booth

    Balloons make an easy and fun DIY backdrop for your photo booth.

    Photo Credit: Mike Arick Photography

  • Photo Booth

    Photo Booth

    Take your photo booth to the next level with a green screen background, where you guests can drop themselves into any setting for a memorable photo keepsake.

  • Wedding Sendoff

    Wedding Sendoff

    Illuminate your walkway with multi-colored glow sticks.

    Photo Credit: Lovesome Photography

  • Wedding Sendoff

    Wedding Sendoff

    Buckets full of cotton candy with sparklers will light the way for your memorable sendoff.

35+ Crazy Fun Wedding Ideas You'll Want to Steal

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