As classic wedding traditions like the bouquet and garter tosses slowly fall by the wayside, new traditions are starting to appear on wedding days. One of these is a game that we saw last year at Christina and Don’s Olde Mill Inn Wedding. It’s called the Wedding Shoe Game and it’s a fun activity that allows your guests to get to know you more while everyone has a few good laughs. Read on to learn how to play!
First, the bride and groom must be back to back so that they cannot see each other’s responses. Christina and Don were seated but you can also opt to stand. Next, the bride and groom must take their shoes off and give one of their shoes to their spouse. Each person will then have his or her own shoe in one hand and their spouse’s shoe in the other hand. Once the bride and groom are in position, the DJ, or perhaps a special guest such as the bride’s maid of honor or the groom’s best man, will read a question. Each question will require that the bride and groom decide who the question refers to the most. At that point, they will raise the shoe belonging to the person who best fits the question. Here is how the game will look:
As you might guess, this is a really fun game for the couple as well as their guests. Everyone had such a good time seeing the reactions to the bride and groom. This was one of my favorite parts of Christina and Don’s reception! I felt like we got to know them even more as a couple and I really enjoyed watching everyone laugh along with the newlyweds.
If you think this would be fun to do at your wedding, here are some questions to get you started.
- Who made the first move when you first met?
- Who is the better driver?
- Who is more likely to get up early?
- Who cleans the house more often?
- Who is more organized?
- Who did most of the wedding planning?
- Who is more likely to be late?
- Who is more romantic?
- Who is the better cook?
- Who spends more money?
- Who talks more?
- Who is more likely to make breakfast in bed for your spouse?
- Who snores the most?
- Who is more likely to wake up grumpy?
- Who said “I love you” first?
And there you have it! We hope this post has been helpful to you. Please leave us a comment below if you have any questions. And for more Tips for Brides click here. Happy Wedding Planning!!
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