When you're tying the knot, the ceremony is just the beginning. So many memories are made when guests gather together at the reception, joining you in your first few hours of marriage and celebrating your new union. Admittedly, planning a wedding reception can be overwhelming—from table arrangements to seating charts to catering, a lot of things can stack up and leave you less eager to flex your creative muscles. But incorporating unique wedding reception ideas into your wedding need not take too much added effort or planning, and the results will be well worth it.
We had co-founder and creative director Amanda Dawbarn of wedding experts 100 Layer Cake dish on nine unique wedding reception ideas to make your big day extra special. From surprising guests by thinking outside the box to curating Instagrammable moments that will become indelible memories, there are so many original ways to make your wedding day uniquely unforgettable.
Head below for nine unique wedding reception ideas for every kind of couple.