Once the vows have been shared, dinner has been enjoyed, and the cake has been cut, what’s left to do on your wedding day? For some couples, their day-of timeline wraps up after dinner and dessert. But for others? The party is just getting started.
With the most beautiful dance floor design, along with your favorite tunes, your big event may be planned to last well into the evening or even early morning. Bonus points if there’s no venue curfew to worry about! But if you’re still dancing hours after dinner, it may call for a few snacks for guests to nibble on before heading back out to the dance floor. To keep the party fueled, late-night party food is definitely in order, and the options from sweet to savory are endless.
Ready to find the perfect bite? Read on for 28 ideas for late-night wedding snacks to serve on the dance floor.
Treat your guests to a classic sweet with a s'mores bar. Put together a spread of marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate options. Your guests will love taking a dance break to roast a marshmallow or two.
Ice Cream Sundaes
Bring a bit of nostalgia to the dance floor. Give guests a break with old-fashioned ice cream sundaes. Don't forget the cherry on top!
Chicken and Waffles
Looking for something savory to add to the menu? Dish up mini waffles with bites of fried chicken as the ideal snack.
Will your guests choose chocolate or vanilla? Milkshakes served in small jars with old-fashioned straws are sure to curb a sweet craving.
Slices of Pizza
You definitely can't go wrong with pizza late in the evening! Put out a spread of a few pies offering different toppings so guests can choose their favorite combo.
For just a small, sweet bite consider adding chocolate bark to the mix. It's the perfect treat to incorporate heartier items such as almonds, pistachios, or even cranberries.
A full burger may not be on the menu for everyone, especially after dinner, but sliders certainly can be. Dish up mini burgers or even pulled pork or brisket sliders for a savory bite.
Mix things up with sugar, spice, and everything nice. Churro bites with chocolate and caramel dipping sauces are sure to satisfy a late-night sweets craving.
A Charcuterie Spread
Who says you can't host a charcuterie spread later in the evening? The mixture of crackers, meats, cheeses, and fruits will allow guests to grab the perfect snack to fuel them for even more dancing.
Mini Pies and Ice Cream
Add delicious pastries to the mix in the form of mini pies. Dish your favorite flavors up on the dance floor, or allow the guests who choose to leave a little earlier to take home a snack boxed up for later.
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Grilled cheese is sure to satisfy late-night snack cravings. A classic sandwich will certainly do the trick, or you can consider dressing it up just a bit for an entirely wedding-worthy bite.
Mini Ice Cream Cones
Who doesn't want an ice cream cone after dinner? Plan to serve mini cones featuring your favorite flavors of ice cream in the evening.
Custom Chocolate Bars
Sometimes, all you need is a bit of sugar to keep the dance moves going. Supply your guests with stunning, custom chocolate bars in a basket near the dance floor. They'll be easy to grab for the perfect quick bite.
Don't forget to add a bit of chocolate to the mix. A platter of gooey, fudgy brownies is sure to bring a smile to any guest's face.
Work with your caterer to bring out passed hot dogs late in the evening. These will be the ideal easy bite to serve on the dance floor to keep your guests going.
Dish up the ultimate late-night snack: popcorn! Serve bags of buttered popcorn or even kettle corn for easy munching.
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Offer a sweet bite with sprinkled ice cream sandwiches. Plus, a mini version will be so much simpler to eat on the dance floor!
Offer something salty by serving French fries. Even better? Dish them up in custom cartons for a personalized touch.
There's really never a bad time for tacos. Pass around mini tacos for the perfect, easy-to-eat bite. Bonus points if you pair them with tequila shots!
A Macaron Tower
Put together a beautiful display of the ultimate wedding cookie: macarons. You can choose from so many different colors and flavors to match your aesthetic.
Slices of Wedding Cake
Extra wedding cake from earlier in the evening? Dish it up on the dance floor. Your guests will love the opportunity for another delicious bite.
While a whole doughnut might be a bit much, mini doughnuts are a great option for a bit of sugar. Dress them up with frosting and flecked details for a beautiful look.
Soft pretzels are the ultimate late-night food, and you can certainly bring them to your own party! Feature a stand near the dance floor to keep them warm, or pass them out in personalized paper sleeves. Either way, don't forget the cheese sauce.
A Candy Bar
Keep the sweets going all night long with a gorgeous display. Set up a candy bar with all of your favorites. Add small bags, along with spoons and tongs for serving, so guests can grab the perfect snack.
Individually Wrapped Cookies
Want to keep things simple? Wrap up individual cookies for the ultimate bite. With a wrapper, they'll be the ideal, self-contained option for guests to grab when they need a quick snack.
Mini Margherita Pizzas
There's never a bad time for pizza, but a mini option will make it easier to eat! Serve up mini margherita or pepperoni pizzas for a simple, delicious bite.
Rice Crispy Treats
Channel childhood memories on the dance floor. Serve rice crispy treats dressed up for your wedding as the ideal portable bite.
If you're a big fan of burgers from go-to spots like In-N-Out Burger or Shake Shack, bring them into the mix. Have someone pick up a box of burgers late in the evening to keep all of your guests fueled for the next song.