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22 Wow-Worthy Winter Wedding Entertainment Ideas

wedding where they take requestsThe Chicago winter weather may be incredibly cold, but it’s also an awesome source of inspiration for a winter wedding. A winter wedding is also an indoor affair, meaning couples need to find lots of ways to keep their guests entertained! Obviously, one of the easiest ways to warm guests up is to keep them on the dance floor (hence our list of winter wedding songs!), but we’ve also included wedding entertainment ideas for times before the dance or when guests need a break.

Winter Wedding Songs

  1. “Baby it’s cold outside” Idina Metzel & Michael Buble
  2. “All I want for Christmas is you” Mariah Carey
  3. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Sam Smith
  4. “Santa Baby” Eartha Kitt
  5. “Feliz Navidad” Jose Feliciano
  6. “Let it snow” Dean Martin
  7. “I’ve got love to keep me warm” Billie Holiday
  8. “Make you feel my love” Adele
  9. “Have yourself a merry little Christmas” Sam Smith
  10. “White Christmas” Ella Fitzgerald
  11. “The Christmas Song” Michael Buble
  12. “Santa Baby” Gwen Stefani

Winter Wedding Entertainment

  1. Photo booth (With winter photo booth props, such as Santa hats, “Let it snow” frames, skis, etc.)
  2. Winter table trivia
  3. Crosswords (With clues about the couple or season)
  4. Fireworks (Check with the venue before getting fireworks or hiring a vendor)
  5. Dance floor games (Use this list of fun dance games guests want to play)
  6. Confetti (Feels like snow!-check with the venue before planning this winter wedding detail)
  7. Beer or wine tasting (Made with seasonal names)
  8. Interactive hot cocoa table
  9. Cookie decorating station
  10. Ornament-making table

The BEST Wedding Songs for Your Theme

wedding dance floor with guests dancing to wedding theme songsYou don’t embark on planning the perfect wedding-themed event without going all out…with wedding décor, menu, even your wedding songs. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of songs to add to your wedding play list (a good DJ should ask for your input!) if you want to create the ultimate theme wedding atmosphere. (If you need any other suggestions, ask your DJ. An experienced DJ knows what songs complement your wedding theme and go over well.)

Winter wedding songs

  • “Baby it’s cold outside” Idina Metzel & Michael Buble
  • “All I want for Christmas is you” Mariah Carey
  • “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Sam Smith
  • “Santa Baby” Eartha Kitt
  • “Feliz Navidad” Jose Feliciano
  • “Let it snow” Dean Martin

Beach wedding songs (and artists!)

  • Beach Boys (any song)
  • “Margaritaville” Jimmy Buffet
  • “Is this Love” Bob Marley
  • “You Sang to Me” Marc Anthony
  • “California Dreamin” The Mamas and the Papas

Summer wedding songs

  • “Walking on Sunshine” Katrina & The Waves
  • “Summer Nights” from the movie Grease
  • “I Can See Clearly Now” Johnny Nash
  • “Wipeout” The Surfaris
  • “Summer Love” Justin Timberlake

Rustic wedding songs

  • “I Don’t Dance” Lee Brice
  • “Love Your Love the Most” Eric Church
  • “Me and You” Kenny Chesney
  • “I Cross My Heart” George Strait
  • “From the Ground Up” Dan and Shay

If you choose a vintage wedding theme, ask your DJ for song suggestions (he or she can recommend songs that fit the era you’re inspired by). (Use these tips to hire a quality DJ if you haven’t yet). Then, get ready to dance it up to the music that’s part of your wedding theme!