You’ve spent hours choosing the perfect wedding venue, dress and flowers, as well as the exact theme and colour scheme you’ll be following. You’ve booked the caterer, photographer and celebrants, but have you chosen your entertainment yet?

While choosing the perfect wedding entertainment comes down to personal taste and the ambience you’d like to create, it also involves practical factors such as your location, venue and time schedule.

If you haven’t, here’s how to make the right choice for your unique occasion…

If you’d like your entertainment to greet guests as they arrive at your venue and also perform at your reception, make sure that they’re booked for the entire time required and can move and set up between locations timeously should your ceremony and reception occur in two different places.

The next thing to consider is the number of guests who’ll be attending and the size of the venue where your entertainment will take place. An intimate ceremony with a handful of guests would be better suited to a single singer or trio, a string quartet or perhaps even just a DJ.

On the other hand, if you’re having a big wedding with many quests perhaps a band is a better choice. What you must remember is that often bands play in a grand ballroom or large area.Therefore, you’ll need to ensure that they have the necessary audio equipment on-site and more importantly space, so everyone can enjoy.

Ultimately, it’s about the feel of the occasion and what type of vibe you’d like to achieve. If it’s a bit more relaxed and mellow, then maybe a strings band could play some classical songs. Or if you’re keen to create a party atmosphere, either a DJ or all-encompassing band will be able to play the dance-floor fillers. If dancing is a priority for you and your guests, make sure that your venue of choice can support attending guests who want to let their hair down, not mention the happy couple themselves.

Take the time to choose your wedding entertainment with care. The perfect option will balance fun with functionality, creating something effortless that everyone in attendance will remember for years to come.

Related Tag: Wedding Reception Venues Melbourne