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10 Unique Things To Entertain Guests At Weddings In KL So It's Not Just Boring Speeches

Make it a wedding your guests will never forget!

Cover image via 11IVY/Aldwin Lee

1. Hire a live singer, band, or DJ to perform your favourite tunes

Crinkle Cut performing at a wedding in Malaysia.

Image via Lekoofmusic

What is a wedding without amazing music or performers? Be it jazz, pop, instrumental, classical, indie, or any other music genre, hiring a band for your wedding day is an easy way to entertain guests.

Or make it a night to remember with family and friends by getting an awesome DJ for the dance floor.

Price: RM2,500 - RM5,000

You can hire a live singer, band, or DJ here.

2. Hire a caricaturist to let your guests take home a little gift

Image via Magic & Talent

Instead of giving out the usual wedding cake favours, get a caricaturist to turn your guests into cartoon drawings that they can bring home as a memorable memento from the night.

Price: RM750 onwards.

You can hire a caricaturist here or here.

3. Get a magician or illusionist to put on an amazing show during the wedding reception

Magician Zlwin Chew puts on a stunning performance.

Image via Zlwin Chew

Captivate your guests by hiring a magician or illusionist to perform during the night.

The best part is that it can be entertaining for guests of all ages – including grandparents, aunties, and uncles!

Price varies.

You can hire a magician or illusionist here or here.

4. Rent a photo booth station for guests to make memories that'll last a lifetime

Image via Tag Booth

Photo booths are another easy way for guests to let loose and to take home something with them to remember the night!

There are photo booths that you can rent to take photos of your guests but if you want to give them something for the 'gram, get a motion photo booth!

Unlike normal photo booths, motion photo booths create animated GIFs from a 180-360 angle.

Renting a photo booth usually comes with:
- Professional photography equipment and lighting,
- A variety of props,
- Trained crew to help with the photo taking, and
- Customisable backdrops.

Price: RM800 onwards.

You can rent a photo booth here or a motion photobooth here.

5. Make room for a coffee section by hiring a barista

Image via 11IVY Coffee

Create your own mini coffee bar by hiring a barista to make cups of latte, Americano, or mocha for your wedding guests!

A perfect choice especially if you're having an early morning wedding and want to give your family and friends a quick pick-me-up. ;)

Price: RM400 onwards.

You can hire coffee caterers here.

6. Chill with family and friends by renting exciting board games

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Playing board games may not be your typical choice of wedding entertainment but it can be a great way to entertain your guests and ease into conversations, especially during resting periods in between the ceremony and dinner or lunch. 

Having a small, cosy wedding? Hire a team of people who will teach the games to your guests and get the party started!

Price: RM800 onwards.

You can hire board games and crew here and here.

7. Hire a mixologist to set up a mini bar and make fancy cocktails for your guests

Image via KL Scenarium

Sit back and relax as a mixologist whips up freshly made cocktails in front of you and your guests!

Price:
RM400 onwards.

You can hire a mixologist here.

8. Spoil your guests with a mini free flow ice cream parlour at your wedding

Image via Cryocloud

How cool would it be to have an ice cream bar at your wedding? Especially if it's on a hot day, spoiling your guests with a little ice cream wouldn't hurt! :p

Price: RM750 onwards.

You can rent it here or here.

9. Take it up a notch for an outdoor wedding and rent carnival games

Image via Magic & Talent

If you're looking for something less conventional, consider renting garden games like Giant Jenga, Giant Chess, or Giant Checkers that guests can entertain themselves with.

You can rent them here.

10. Crack your guests up by hiring a stand up comedian

Aside from having meaningful speeches at the wedding, you can hire a professional stand up comedian to ensure that everyone has a great time!

Price varies.

You can hire stand up comedians here or here.

*Take note that all prices listed vary according to wedding size, location, and date.

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