What are the Best Games to Have at Your Wedding?

Preparing to tie the knot? Allow Jaques of London to the first to offer our congratulations. Of course, we know that when it comes to planning your special day, there are more than enough tasks to be tackled before matrimonial bliss can begin. So, allow us to put the fun into the fundamentals of ceremonial celebrations, as we make it to the church on time to pop the all-important question – What are the Best Games to Have at Your Wedding?



Games for the Kids

With relatives, friends and the odd gate-crasher in tow, weddings are alive with page boys and flower girls waiting to add laughter and an infectious atmosphere to your special day. So, when it comes to the best games to have at your wedding, it is always a bright idea to think of who is likely to spend the most time in post processional play. But just how do you keep the kids amused during such a momentous event? Why not turn your wedding day into a mini funfair? Hitch yourself to the carnival chaos of Tin Can Alley, practice your bouquet catching accuracy with our Velcro Target Game. Perhaps you could even finish off the proceedings with some candy floss – Just make sure that it is white.


Giant Games

For a marriage of mammoth proportions, we suggest going big when it comes to love bound leisure. Giant party games are not only perfectly suited to players of all ages, but they can also prove to be the catalyst for creating magical memories. For richer or poorer, Giant Jenga Tumble Towers are sure to send the romance soaring to great heights, whilst Kubb is guaranteed to sweep any gaming guru off their feet. Giving tradition a magical twist, Giant Dominoes will shuffle any lovelorn guests into place. So, make your big day even grander and make Giant Games a must have for any white wedding.


Full Family Fun

Worried that your guest list has ballooned in size? If long lost 2nd cousins are being accompanied by wedding crashers galore, you may start to wonder just what to do to keep everyone entertained. Fortunately, whether inside or out, there are more than enough alter bound activities to keep even the pickiest plus one amused.

Croquet - If tradition is at the heart of your romantic resolutions, then Jaques are more than suited to play the role of best man. Don’t worry, we promise to keep the ring safe as well. In the meantime, we suggest taking to the lawns of your wedding location to revel in a Jaques staple. Our Croquet Sets are sure to get knobbly knees up out of their seat and is a wonderful way to introduce youngsters to traditional English garden games. Better still, when it comes to capturing the best wedding pictures, croquet is sure to make you the envy of your Instagram friends.

Rounders - If croquet fails to make it past the rehearsal, perhaps a bat and ball will make for the perfect pairing during your own matrimonial match. Rounders is a sure-fire hit for romantic revellers, with the British classic being as popular amongst wedding planners as it is with school sports day competitors. Make centre park your centre piece and knock the nuptials out of the park with the RSVP guarantee of a wedding rounders set.

Clock Golf – Get ready to hit a hole in one of fun! Bringing the fascination of the fairways to the entire family, our Clock Golf Set is par perfection for any outdoor wedding games adventures. From golfing granddads to pint-sized putters, the lawn will be scattered in confetti and alive with calls of Fore, with this must have wedding wonder.


Don’t Blame the Weather

We all know that we can’t always rely on the British weather to serenade us with sun on the big day, but that doesn’t have to mean an end to the fun and games instore for you and your guests. Fortunately, there are more than enough exciting indoor wedding games to keep the rain from crimping your cummerbund and creasing your corsage.

Bride Worthy Board Games – When it comes to classic British weather sending us all running for cover, why not unleash another British classic during your ceremonial nuptials and add a touch of tradition to your special day? Tabletop games are a wonderful way to keep the kids entertained, whilst passing players are sure to be wedded to the idea of some party game pleasures. Reversible Board Games will play their part in pleasing the father of the bride by keeping the wedding expenses down, whilst Draught Sets are ideal for getting a group involved in a matrimonial match-up of minds.

Bingo – Put a twist on tradition and make “Bingo!” the most important word spoken during your big day – Next to “I do”, of course. Our complete bingo set is ready-made for getting a large group of callers together. So don’t make them wait – 58. Your guests won’t ask for more – 34. With Bingo at your wedding, the only call you need is 41 – Time for Fun!


Late Evening Leisure

Wedding days are never short… Just ask the exhausted bride and groom. But once the sun sets and liquid lubrication has taken full effect, it may be time to advance the evening entertainment to a more mature black-tie tone. So, with tuxedos and cocktail dresses in full swing, Jaques suggests a round of playing cards to add a touch of sophistication to the table-scape. Of course, should any future brides and grooms still be awake, set the mood by declaring what marriage is all about, with a game of Happy Families – The perfect way to get the bride swooning and the groom sweating.



For even more wedding day excitement, pay a visit to the Jaques of London Mini Minds Hub. We have collated a free printable Children’s Wedding Activity Pack to keep the kids entertained throughout the ceremonies.


We hope that your big day is one full of love, laughter, and unforgettable memories. So, get your wedding checklist and put a big tick besides the question, What are the Best Games to Have at Your Wedding?

Kate Luke
Head Of Brand
After graduating with a 2.1 Music degree, Kate pursued a career in the Music Industry, becoming a professional West End vocalist and a fully qualified Music Teacher, School Choir Leader and Songwriter. As one of Jaques of London’s Creative Editors, her specialism surrounds building confidence and expression through music & play—drawing upon her qualifications in Music Psychology & Child Development. As well as this, she is an accomplished blog writer and published journalist who enjoys promoting the importance of Montessori learning for all ages.
Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.
Jess Casson
Marketing Assistant
Jess graduated from the University of York in 2022 with a degree in Sociology and Criminology; kickstarting her career in the creative marketing industry through content creation and social media management. One of these roles involved creating content for a children's holiday camp, which alongside a knowledge of Montessori Teaching, formed an interest in childhood development. Utilising her expertise in both these fields has allowed her to promote and share her passions with the online community while exploring her talent for writing and establishing collaborations.
Laura Henderson
Interior Designer
Interior Designer, Laura Henderson, lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters. Taking a timeless approach to her designs and drawing on her love of colour, antiques, art, modernist furniture and photography she delivers luxurious compositions and peaceful sanctuaries within every space. Her previous experience in furniture design plays an integral role in the development of each of her projects, as does the time she spends getting to know her clients. She uses this to achieve beautiful, practical, reimagined layouts, resulting in projects that enhance a client’s lifestyle, reflecting their individual passions. To learn more see her website www.laurahendersoninteriordesign.com.

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