28 Late Night Wedding Snacks to Serve on the Dance Floor

Keep the party going all night long!

eating burgers on the dance floor

Photo by Dennis Roy Coronel

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.

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S'mores Bar

s'mores bar

Photo by Holtz Wedding Photography

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.

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Ice Cream Sundaes

wedding ice cream sundaes

Photo by Jessica Blex photography & design

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!

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Chicken and Waffles

chicken and waffles appetizer

Photo by Valorie Darling

Looking for something savory to add to the menu? Dish up mini waffles with bites of fried chicken as the ideal snack.

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Mini Milkshakes

mini wedding milkshakes

Photo by Larissa Cleveland Photography

Will your guests choose chocolate or vanilla? Milkshakes served in small jars with old-fashioned straws are sure to curb a sweet craving.

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Slices of Pizza

wedding pizza

Photo by Holtz Wedding Photography

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.

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Chocolate Bark

wedding candy station

Photo by Rebecca Yale

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.

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Burger Sliders

wedding sliders

photo by Erich McVey

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.

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Mini Churros

wedding churros

photo by henry + mac

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.

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A Charcuterie Spread

wedding charcuterie

Photo by Kindred Wedding Storytellers

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.

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Mini Pies and Ice Cream

mini wedding pies

Photo by Lacie Hansen Photography 

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.

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

mini grilled cheese

Photo by Twah Dougherty Photography

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.

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Mini Ice Cream Cones

mini ice cream cones

photo by Erin McGinn Photography

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.

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Custom Chocolate Bars

custom chocolate bars

PHOTO BY DANI COWAN PHOTOGRAPHY; DESSERTS BY MORGAN PEARL CAKES

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.

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Fudgy Brownies

brownies

PHOTO BY ELIAS KORDELAKOS; DESSERTS BY ALEXANDRA'S CAKES; PLANNING AND DESIGN BY TIE THE KNOT SANTORINI

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.

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Hot Dogs

wedding hot dogs

photo by Liz Banfield

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.

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Popcorn

wedding popcorn

photo by caleb john hill

Dish up the ultimate late night snack: popcorn! Serve bags of buttered popcorn or even kettle corn for easy munching.

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

ice cream sandwiches

PHOTO BY KATE HEADLEY

Offer a sweet bite with sprinkled ice cream sandwiches. Plus, a mini version will be so much simpler to eat on the dance floor!

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French Fries

wedding French fries

Photo by Lauren Gabrielle

Offer something salty by serving French fries. Even better? Dish them up in custom cartons for a personalized touch.

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Mini Tacos

mini tacos

Photo by Rebecca Yale Photography

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!

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A Macaron Tower

macaron tower

photo by emily magers photography

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.

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Slices of Wedding Cake

slices of wedding cake

Photo by kt merry

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.

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Mini Doughnuts

mini donuts

PHOTO BY PEYTON RAINEY PHOTOGRAPHY; DESSERTS BY AMY CAKES

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.

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Soft Pretzels

soft pretzels at wedding reception

Photo by Christian Oth for Christian Oth Studio

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.

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A Candy Bar

wedding candy bar

Photo by Hannah Costello; Cake by The Sugar Philosophers; Catering by F10 Creative 

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.

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Individually Wrapped Cookies

wedding cookies

PHOTO BY ALEX LASOTA

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.

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Mini Margherita Pizzas

mini margherita pizzas

photo by kt merry

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.

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Rice Crispy Treats

wedding rice krispie treats

PHOTO BY ASH BAUMGARTNER; DESSERTS BY BAKER AND A BLACK CAT; DESIGN AND PLANNING BY EVENTS BY KRISTINA ELYSE

Channel childhood memories on the dance floor. Serve rice crispy treats dressed up for your wedding as the ideal portable bite.

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Cheeseburgers

bride and groom kissing and holding cheeseburgers

Photo by KT Merry

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.

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