Reception Ideas

Ready to start planning your wedding reception? We have thousands of wedding reception ideas and inspirational photos to pull together a party no guest will forget.

Here’s where to start: Once you’ve decided on your wedding colors and how formal you want your wedding to be, start searching for the sorts of wedding reception decorations that will help pull together your wedding theme. Check out our galleries of wedding reception decorating ideas to find everything from casual, backyard reception decor to some of the most over-the-top formal wedding receptions you’ve ever seen. If you’ve already got an idea of your general style and theme, it’s time to dive into the details for even more wedding reception ideas — whether you’re looking for wedding reception decorating ideas, reception music ideas, or wedding cake ideas, we’ve got the insider advice that’ll help you plan. When you’re planning each of your wedding reception decorations, consider whether there are any you might be able to DIY, like your escort cards, place cards, or menu cards. Planning your wedding reception can seem overwhelming, but we’re here to break down the process and give you plenty of wedding reception ideas along the way.

The Big Day Registry

Design your custom wedding registry

Design your custom wedding registry from ideas we’ve showcased or include your personalized honeymoon wishes.