Over the last five years, GigSalad has seen almost 300,000 requests for wedding services come through the site. We feel like we’ve learned a thing or two about wedding planning and how to simplify the process. From the wedding shower to the reception, we have lots of great ideas to help make your perfect day a reality.
Once you’re engaged, your friends and family can’t wait to celebrate with you! Whether you have a theme or not, here are some creative ideas that other wedding planners have booked for their showers:
Looking for more ideas? Check out these 5 fabulous bridal shower themes.
Bachelorette and Bachelor Party
Ready to celebrate your last days on the single circuit? Make it a night you’ll never forget! Lots of brides and grooms go all out for their last hurrah. Here are just a few ideas to consider:
- Henna Tattoo Artist
- Drag Queen
- Brass Band
- Casino Party Rentals
- Burlesque Entertainment
- Psychic Entertainment
- Tarot Reader
- Belly Dancer
- Mobile Spa
Whether you book entertainment or not, party games are definitely a must. Check out these 5 hilarious game ideas.
All eyes will be on you! Make sure you look your best and that someone is there to capture every sweet moment! Your wedding day vendor list should include:
Even if you have a knack for your day-to-day makeup, here are 4 reasons you need a professional makeup artist for your wedding day.
The decorations are on point and you’ve found the perfect song for your grand entrance; the only thing left is to choose the right vendors to complete the ceremony. These are popular options with many couples:
- Wedding Singer
- String Quartet
- Saxophone Player
- Mariachi Band
- Wedding Officiant
Not everyone is an experienced wedding planner, so check out these 5 things every bride should know about booking wedding entertainment.
While you’re getting your photos done, be sure your guests have something to keep them entertained. Book something interactive or low-key, whatever fits your wedding’s vibe. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Make sure your cocktail hour is perfect with these 5 finishing touches.
Once the ceremony is over, it’s time to kick back and enjoy the party! Create an unforgettable night filled with music, entertainment, and professional services:
- Wedding Band
- Wedding DJ
- Cover Band
- Party Band
- Photo Booth
- Circus Performers
- Fire Dancer
- Samba Dancer
Get people dancing at your reception with these 3 easy tips!
If you have kiddos at your wedding, a growing trend is to enlist the help of some professionals to keep them corraled and entertained:
Explore more children’s entertainment for your wedding reception.
Planning a wedding is a big deal and it might be daunting to think about booking lots of vendors. When you use GigSalad, our Worry-Free Guarantee ensures that your on-site bookings are safe, secure, and covered in case of a vendor cancellation. With over 600 categories of entertainment and event services, free quotes, and secure bookings, we’d love to be the one-stop shop for your special day.
Ready to start planning your wedding?
Megan is the Director of Customer Experience at GigSalad and has gained 9+ years of insight on what makes a great event on both sides of the booking process. Her favorite things include books, true crime podcasts, coffee, hiking, puns, and making people laugh.