(Closed) Cocktail Hour Ideas

posted 7 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
500 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m hoping that mingling would be enough for me.  I’m also doing a champagne pass and tray pass of a few appetizers. 

I think the slideshow idea is great!

Post # 4
5670 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I don’t think I have ever been to a wedding a found the cocktail hour to be too long. Between the food, drinks, music, and just going around and talking to guests maybe even other family members they haven’t seen in a while is usually plenty. I wouldn’t worry too much about filling this time.

Post # 5
6572 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

I think mingling is enough. But if you did want something more, I’ve been to weddings that have photo booths or someone making silhouettes during the cocktail hour for entertainment.

Post # 6
1506 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I feel like the cocktail hour is really the only time during the wedding day that people can really be chatty. They can’t talk during the ceremony, and they’re usually eating and dancing during the reception, and it’s usually too loud to talk anyway. In the words of Michael Scott: “KISS: Keep it simple stupid!”. Just let them mingle.

Post # 8
264 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I agree. How about a homemade photo booth.

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