Wedding Game Ideas
Anniversary Dance Do you want to recognize all of the married couples at your reception. The Anniversary or Generations dance is a great way to do this. We always like to build the dance floor, not tear it down. We always start with the newlyweds and work our way up. 1-5 years first, 5-10 years next… and so on. Once at 5 years we dismiss the couples by increments of 5 years. When we reach the longest married couple then we recognize the longest married couple by asking them to offer the bride and groom some advice for their marriage. Then, play something like “At Last” by Etta James, or “Could I Have This Dance?” and invite the bride and groom to dance with the longest married couple, about half way through the song we invite everyone else to join in. This is a great way to commemorate all of the married couples.
Car Wash — Rose Royce
This is a fun dance at weddings, especially if you like Disco. The ladies are the car wash. All of the ladies form two lines on the dance floor and face each other, arms out in front. All of the guys form a line and proceed through the line of the ladies. The guys are the cars going through the car wash. This dance is a lot of fun, especially if you like Disco and Funk music. If all the guys dance their way through the car wash, they can go around and start back through the line once again, and so
During the tail end of dinner your DJ Calls out names of a few couples that the bride & groom has provided to the DJ. Then we make the couple kiss and bride & groom has to copy the same kiss. Very cute game!
Is He My Husband?
The bride is blindfolded and placed in front of several men seated in chairs. She must choose which one is her husband by only touching their faces.
Instead of giving out wedding favors, make guests earn them with these ideas for games and gags. Set up a game of musical chairs, bingo, or word games and award the favors as prizes. As an alternative, hide the favors around the hall beforehand and have the DJ call out clues about where to find them. These games help everyone to get in on the fun, and the mementos of the day will be cherished even longer because of the stories behind winning them
Roman Hands and Russian Fingers: This game is guaranteed to get the men in the audience chuckling. The bride is blindfolded while the best man places three small clips somewhere on the groom’s person. These should be in difficult-to-find places, such as the groom’s shoelaces or the back of his hair. The blindfolded bride must then find each of the clips with her hands. To make this game even more interactive and fun, allow guests to call out “warmer!” or “colder!” as the bride’s fumbling hands get closer to or farther away from a clip.
There are many versions of games involving table centerpieces. Have one guest at each table pull out a dollar, and the guests at the table pass around the dollar while there is music playing. When the music stops, whoever is holding the dollar wins the centerpiece. For a touch of class, collect the money and let the flower girl and ring bearer split it.
Bride & Groom Trivia
To release tables or just through out the wedding we will be calling out questions that the bride & groom has provided us about thier life & who ever answers the questions first , their table will be released for dinner first or possible get a prize or win centerpiece!
Music to release tables
DJ will play a song and that table will be released to eat food first.
Game to release tables
How we will do this is each table will be givin an envelope. Inside each envelope there is a number. When the music is played all tables will pass their envelope to the next table until the music stops. When the music stops each table can open their envelope and see what their table number is. Now they can either chose to trade their number with another table or keep the number they have ( they only have 30 seconds to do this) . After they have decided which number they are going to keep. They must put the number on their table in view for the DJ to see. Starting either with the largest number or the smallest number all tables can be released one at a time in this order.
Wedding Dress Contest
Using the bridal party and a few rolls of toilet paper, Who can make the best wedding dress!
Love story game.
This is kind of like trivia but bride & groom will fill out the “love story” and through out the wedding our DJ will tell a little tid bit about the bride & groom to keep every one entertained!
The Shoe Game
The Bride and Groom remove their shoes stand back to back in the middle of the dance floor. Then tell them to trade one shoe. You just got married, but how well do you really know each other, let’s find out. This is always good for a few laughs and draws the guests in. How many matches can we get:
Who spends the most time getting ready in the bathroom?
Who spends the most time on the couch?
Who is in control of the remote control?
Who has the smelliest feet?
Who is more likely to pass gas in public and blame the other person?
Who will control the checkbook?
When you were dating, who made the first move?
Who snores the loudest?
Who wears the pants in the family?
Musical Chairs — Adult Scavenger Hunt Contestants sit in 10+ chairs in one line facing the audience. They have to find one item at a time. Everyone is looking for the same item at the same time, ie: a Pen, a Flower, a new Quarter… you get the idea. Each time they find an item they return to sit in any open chair. They must return each item from whom or where they found it before they get the next item, removing 1-2 chairs each time. The fewer the chairs the more difficult or rare the item you should ask for
Below is a list of some DJ Games we can play at your next Party! ( Mainly for kids but some adults too! )
This is a very high energy game. Everybody gets a balloon attached to a string that is tied to their ankle. The object is to pop other peoples balloon’s while protecting yours. Players must stay within arranged areas. You can spice this up by adding a freeze portion. When the music stops, all must stop.
Suggested Music: Get Ready For This, or any Hi NRG Song!
There are many ways to use Hula Hoops, one of the best is to make big circles of people, have them hold hands, put the hoop between them, play a fast song, then, the hoop must be passed around the circle without breaking the hands. When the music stops, whoever has the hoop around them, is out. This continues until there is only one person left.
Human Ring Toss
This high energy game can be done many times to get everyone involved. It takes 6 teams of two, one person wears a hat with a point on it and is the catcher, the other is the tosser. It is a simple game, the first team to catch 4 rings wins
Mummy or Present Wrap or Snowman Contest
1 person is the wrappie and 2 or 3 are the wrappers. Two rolls of toilet paper are used. Wrappers run around and wrap the wrappie. At the Mitzvah, you can also include bows, ribbons, garland or anything.. ( for a snowman contest you can use a carrot for nose button eyes, scarf & hat)
Suggested Music: Monster Mash
Balloon Pass #1
Teams are made, two lines facing each other for each team. 1st two people put balloons between them where ever the DJ calls, i.e.: hips, shoulders, stomach and they hold the balloon at between that point on their bodies and go to the end of the line where the balloon is passed back to the head of the line and the next couple go.
Musical Men / Women
Have as many men or women sit on chairs in a circle. Then, have 1 less person going around the circle as people that are sitting. When the music stops, all must find a lap to sit on, the odd person is out, Remove 1 Chair and continue. The last couple wins!
Each team is given a bag of marshmallows and tooth picks. The object is to make something as a team in a certain amount of time. You can spice this up by making it a theme,
We all know how limbo is done. It always seems to be a crowd pleaser and you can have a girl and guy winner. You may also do this as a couple or team event with more than one going under at the same time.
Suggested Music: Limbo Rock, Hot, Hot, Hot or other Island Music.
Coke and Pepsi
This is a popular game because everyone old and young can play. Two lines across the dance floor, 1 Coke and 1 Pepsi. When one name is called that side runs to the other side and sits on the knee of their partner. Last ones there are out. You can mix this game up by using other names and other things to do, i.e. call out Seven-Up and Both Lines run to the middle and high 5 their partner, say Star Trek and everyone raises their right hand up and yells “BEAM ME UP SCOTTY”, or you can call out the name of the guest of honor and everyone points at them and yells out “YOU ARE THE GREATEST!”
Balloon Pass #2
For this fast and fun game, you make long lines of people. For example, three lines of ten people each. The first person in line passes a balloon over their head to the person behind them, who in turn passes the balloon between their legs to the person behind them, who passes the balloon over their head and so on. When the balloon gets to the end of the line, that person runs to the front of the line and i starts all over. The line that gets the starting person all the way to the back wins!
Unwrap the Gift
A gift is wrapped over and over and over with paper and tape and more tape. Players roll fuzzy dice until they get doubles, when they do they go in the middle and put on big gloves, hat, shirt or whatever and try to unwrap the gift. While this is happening, other players are still rolling the dice so when the next person gets doubles, they go to the middle and have to put on all the stuff and try to open the gift. The person who gets the gift, wins!
This is a team game. Each person has a straw, they need to suck up 1 marshmallow and carry it across the dance floor and put i into a glass and run back and slap the hand of the next person in line. 1st team to get one marshmallow for each player wins.
Suggested Music: Rock ‘n Roll Part 2
Everyone is on the dance floor. Play a song and have everyone dance. Yell out a number and the people must get into groups of that number. Anyone not in a group of that number is out. Everyone can play this, young and old!
Play a fast song and when the music stops, all must freeze. Changing songs and telling people what to do like put your hands in the air will add spice to the contest
Four people per team, two poppers and two blowers. The object is simple, two people blow up the balloons and two people pop them. But they must be popped by holding the balloon between the two people and not using the hands.
Long Balloon Pass
Have everyone get into a circle. Use a long balloon and have guests pass it around the circle between their legs and not using their hands. When the music stops, who ever is touch th balloon is out,
Suggested music: Can’t Touch This.
Another Classic. This game is great for young and old as well. All you need is one long piece of rope and strong people. This can be spiced up by making the teams do it backwards. This also should be played outdoors.
The ever Popular Egg/ Water Balloon Toss
This game has been done for years and years. It takes two lines of people evenly numbered. They toss the egg and catch it. Each time a step backward is taken. They get farther and farther apart. The last team wins. This is a game that must be done outside. You can also use water balloons.
Balloon Stuff ( DJ Party Service Favorite!)
For this game you need teams of three or four. 1 person is the “stuffy” and the others are the “stuffers”. The “stuffy” puts on an oversized t-shirt, the “stuffers” are given balloons. The object is for the “stuffers” to blow up balloons and stuff them under the t-shirt of the “stuffy”. The team with the most balloons under the shirt in a given time wins!
Pass and Guess
This is a good game for the dinner hour. A jar is filled with Jelly Beans and is passed around the table. Each person must write on a piece of paper their guess and their name. They then hand it to the DJ. The person who gets the closest wins the jar and beans!
You can have as many people as you like play this game. Have the players come to the dance floor with a chair. Everyone must sit. The MC calls something out like a “Master Card”. The players run to find one. While they are gone, we remove one chair. The person who comes back and doesn’t have a seat is out. This can be done quickly by calling another item while people are still out and removing another chair.
Price is Right
Great game to give away raffle prizes! Every guest gets a raffle ticket , 5 names are called the the guests have to come up on the stage and write down and educated guess to the closest amount that the prize is and who ever gets the closest wins the prize! Prizes & Raffle tickets are provided by client.
Each contestant to have a cookie or cracker, Each contestant must sit on a chair on the dance floor. Cookies on their foreheads. When the music starts contestants to try and move the cookies from their foreheads to their mouths . First contestant to do so wins the prize!
Each contestant gets a box of 160 tissue box. On the count of 3 who ever can get the tissues out of the box the fastest 1 at a time with only 1 hand wins the price! This game is a DJ Party Service favorite.!
Hershey Kiss Game
Groups of 5 or 6. Set at a table are a pair of gloves, and a bunch of hershey kisses. Each contestant must start with their group in a line. Run as fast as they can to the table and grab a pair of gloves open the hershey kiss and throw it in thier mouth, then must take the gloves off run back to their line and tap the next contestant ! The first group who finishes all their kisses wins.!