Fun wedding reception games

DIY wedding party games your guests will love

By Em Bronson
Wedding Reception Games @hallmarkstores @hallmarkstoresIdeas

You’ve just said “I do,” you’re covered in birdseed, and you still can’t get Pachelbel’s “Canon in D” out of your head. Now it’s time to let your hair down and have some fun at the reception. The games below are guaranteed to bring out the playful spirit in friends and family—of all ages. Adjust them to fit your wedding’s theme or style.

Photo booth

4 wedding reception games: photo booth #MyHallmark #MyHallmarkIdeas

Frames, backdrop, props, a chair, a camera and a tripod are just a few things you can gather together to create some glamorous (or silly) wedding shots. We’ll equip you with a photo booth sign and show you how to make the tassel backdrop.

Download the wedding photo booth sign and instructions


Wedding ring toss

4 wedding reception games: wedding ring toss #MyHallmark #MyHallmarkIdeas

It’s not hard to turn a generic ring toss game into a personalized game featuring giant editions of your own wedding rings. Step right up and get ready to ring in some fun.

Download the wedding ring toss game instructions


Wedding knots

4 wedding reception games: wedding knots #MyHallmark #MyHallmarkIdeas

Get ready to assume the position for fun with this personalized take on the game Twister. You just need a few supplies to create this personalized version that’s ready for some foot (and hand and sometimes bottom) traffic. Appoint someone to roll the dice and direct the players on what to do. Last person standing, so to speak, wins.

Download the wedding knots game instructions


I do tattoo

4 wedding reception games: homemade tattoos #MyHallmark #MyHallmarkIdeas

Let everyone celebrate your never-ending love in a temporary way with a tattoo station equipped with tattoos you’ve made yourself. Use our designs or create your own with your home computer and a DIY temporary tattoo kit.

Download the homemade tattoo instructions

Want more wedding inspiration?

From showstopping wedding cake toppers to DIY ideas for your wedding ceremony to reception decorating ideas, we’ve got your wedding day covered. The rest of your life is up to you!


Em Bronson is a Hallmark designer with a passion for baking and crafting that manages to consume most of her free time. A Southern girl at heart, Em loves sweet tea, rap music, flip-flops and fireworks of all kinds.