The real party starts after the wedding ceremony proper wherein all the couple’s friends and family come together and share in the food and drinks especially prepared for such an occasion. This part of the wedding is more commonly called as the wedding reception. The venue is most important for the wedding reception that is why choosing the location and decorating it properly should be carefully considered. The reception location is normally decorated with the theme colors of the bride and groom. Not to be outdone by the venue, both the bride and groom are also dressed up for the occasion. They wear their best attire to stand out from the rest of the guests; it is their party after all. Brides can go for impressive looking gowns while the groom wears outstanding suit to enhance both their personalities.
Do not despair if your budget is limited. There are a range of economical suggestions readily available to still make a great party for your wedding reception. As much as possible, you should refrain from having a reception in the evening if you are on a tight budget. Morning receptions are more cost effective, but it still allows enough time for the guests to have fun. Lunchtime is a good choice also especially if children are invited. The kids can play and enjoy various knick knacks available while the parents mingle. Both can enjoy the dishes, the theme and the company of their friends at the same time. Both choices, the morning and lunchtime reception, are less expensive because alcohols are not normally expected to be served.
Great wedding parties are also judged by the mix of food and drinks served. Keep the delicacies simple yet very delectable. Serve dishes that are you know popular to most of your guests. This is not the proper place to experiment with the menu. Restaurant receptions are also acceptable and can be a good idea since guests can order the food they want. For a large reception, it is better to be thorough and ask the guests if they are allergic to particular type of food. This can result to a problem free reception and high guest satisfaction.
Make the reception more memorable by incorporating a theme to the party.
You can match the theme with the current season such as winter or fall. Spring season theme is fun to decorate where a lighter shade of color can be adapted in the flower arrangements and other decorations of the venue. If you are not going for the season theme, take a good advice and go with more natural colors. Combination of hunter and burgundy is an exquisite choice. Sky blue and wine colors are also beautiful combinations. Take care to choose your color combination for it will set the mood of your venue. If the budget would allow it, hire a professional florist to incorporate remarkable flower arrangements for the reception venue. This will surely amaze your guests making your wedding party a day to remember for everyone.