Party Ideas, Weddings

50 Ideas to Create Your Perfect Wedding Day

By Megan Price

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.

Wedding Shower

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:

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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:

Whether you book entertainment or not, party games are definitely a must. Check out these 5 hilarious game ideas.

Wedding Day

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:

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Wedding Ceremony

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:

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Cocktail Hour

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.

Wedding Reception

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:

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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.

If you’re still not sure where to start or if the above lists were a bit overwhelming, browse our comprehensive lists of local wedding entertainers, musicians, and services near you.

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.

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