We had already had our elopement last year, so we wanted this post-elopement party to be a simple but nerdy event to celebrate with some of our friends and family.
I knew from the beginning that it was important to me, as a bisexual woman and someone with scoliosis, that I felt beautiful and myself on my wedding day. I dressed like the queer elf queen of my dreams.
At our reception, we had thrifted board games available for people who didn’t want to dance, and some of our friends played Trivial Pursuit all night!
Look, some of us want no dancing at our wedding. Maybe we’re introverts. Maybe we’re living with a disability or a chronic condition — or just feel like we’ve got two left feet. All reasons are valid — some of us just want no dancing at our weddings, and that’s freaking awesome. Here are 15 introvert-friendly dance-free reception activities from real live Offbeat Bride readers.
The first thing you can see in the space was a hundred golden dinosaurs on the welcome table. It was the hint that this wedding would be glam, whimsical, animal-centric, and totally fun. i mean, after the ceremony the guests were treated to a petting zoo! Don’t miss the super colorful wedding party, projected video games, sparkly gown, greenery covered ceremony, and of course, animals galore.
My bachelorette party happened! No matter what type of bachelor/ette you are, there’s no reason you have to do anything traditional at your party. Make it your own, make it mad fun, and you’ll take singledom by the balls on your way out. Here’s how I (and my amazing friends!) crafted a hen night where we all had a blast, including rosé champagne, delicious grub, and lots of games (including our partner in party crime, Cads About Matrimony!)…
Pilar and Víctor met playing board games and included elements of their love of games into the wedding theme. They even organize their own annual gaming congress called Ludo Ergo Sum, so it was a given that there had to be elements of gaming at their Madrid, Spain wedding. Don’t miss the board game table names, Pilar’s custom-made black and white gown, the huge geometric placecard holder, sword cake cutting, and the card photo booth prop…