Photo: Matthew Johnson Studios
Piñata (above): Sure, this may seem a little juvenile, but trust us—you and your guests will have a blast. Just be sure to stuff the piñata with more adult goodies, like lottery tickets and mini bottles of booze.
Photo: Donna von Bruening
Dance Performance: Surprise guests with an after-dinner performance like this couple did—they hired a group of dancers to perform a chorus line to "New York, New York" at the stroke of midnight.
Photo: Sarah Tonkin Photography
Jumbo-Size Games: Kids and adults alike will get a kick out of super-size versions of childhood games like Connect Four, tic tac toe, and Jenga.
Photo: Leo Patrone Photography
Scavenger Hunt: Another idea would be to create a scavenger hunt for guests to work on during the reception — such a great way to help break the ice among guests who may not know each other.
Photo: KT Merry Photography
Fire Dancers: If you want a major "wow" moment during the reception, hire fire dancers to put on a mesmerizing after-dinner performance.
Photo: Mark Carey Photography
Silent Disco: Never heard of a silent disco? Everyone wears headphones and listens to the same music, and has what appears to be a silent dance party. This could be a good solution if your venue has noise restrictions.