Wedding Entrance Ideas to Kick Off the Celebration

November 19, 2023 | justine

Keep on scrolling for some wedding entrance ideas that will truly leave a lasting impression on your guests. Image by The Drakes

Your wedding day is all about celebrating your love and commitment. When you exchange your heartfelt vows and say, “I do,” the ceremony marks the beginning of your lifelong journey together. But the real fun begins at the reception. Whether you’re planning a fancy cocktail hour or a cozy sit-down dinner, there’s one thing that can kick-start the party—your wedding entrance.

Your entrance to the reception is your grand introduction as a married couple, so why not make it extra special? It’s a chance to let your unique personalities shine and create a memory that will set the mood for the entire celebration. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a list of fun and one-of-a-kind wedding entrance ideas that will make your guests remember your big day.

Wedding Entrance Ideas

Go Big on Entertainment

Consider an awe-inspiring entrance with an aerialist like in this over-the-top New Year’s Eve wedding.

Image by The Drakes. See more of this New Year’s celebration right here.

Set a Romantic Scene with a Firework Fountain

Enhance the atmosphere and make your entrance more magical with a firework fountain.

Image by Tania Salim. See more of this real wedding here.

Keep the Energy Soaring and Pop the Champagne

Start the celebration in style with a champagne tower!

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Ignite the Dance Floor with a Wedding Party Dance Off

Get your wedding party to engage in a spirited dance-off and have guests mirroring the infectious energy. 

Image by Ash Gabes Photography. To see more of this real wedding, click here.

Charm with a Playful Handshake and First Dance

A playful handshake followed by a romantic first dance can add a touch of charm to your entrance.

Embrace New Orleans Vibes with a Second Line Parade

Transport your guests to the vibrant streets of New Orleans with a lively second-line parade.

Image by Yana B. See more of this real wedding here.

Set the Stage with a Spectacular Show

Think of your entrance as a captivating show, much like the one at this Four Seasons Los Angeles wedding.

Image by John & Joseph Photography. See mroe of this real wedding right here.

Build Excitement and Light Up

Make your wedding entrance memorable and fun with LED foam sticks.

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Shower Your Entrance with Confetti

Elevate your entrance with a delightful confetti shower that adds a touch of magic.

Image by David Lack. See more of this real wedding here.

Groove Your Way In

Infuse your entrance with your unique style by dancing your way into the reception.

Bridal Carry to the Dance Floor

Add a touch of romance with a bridal carry to the dance floor.

Image by Iron and Honey. Check out this real wedding here.

Magical Balloon Burst

Add a super fun and dreamy touch to your wedding entrance with a balloon burst.

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Surprise with a Second Outfit Reveal

Surprise your guests with a second outfit, unveiling a whole new look.

Image by Joel & Justyna. See more of this real wedding right here.

Build Anticipation and Hype It Up

Let your wedding party hype up the crowd for your grand entrance.


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Your wedding entrance is a chance to bring a burst of energy and excitement to the party. You can draw inspiration from these wedding entrance ideas or put your own creative twist on them. Once you’ve set an energetic tone with your entrance, keep the party going with these entertainment ideas and our curated playlist that will keep the dance floor packed all night long. 

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