6 Cool Ways to Serve Ice Cream at Your Summer Wedding

Updated 08/18/15

Danielle Poff

To help your guests beat the heat at your summertime wedding, we're doing a series on some of our favorite stay-cool ideas. Nothing's as satisfying on a hot summer day as ice cream, so why not dish up scoops of your favorite flavors at your reception? Here are six fun ways to serve this cool treat.

Ice Cream Truck (above): Surprise your guests by hiring your favorite local mobile scoop shop to dish up your favorite flavors to guests at the reception.

Photo: Jose Villa

Ice Cream Cart: Not only is ice cream a delicious treat, but also, strolling over to a cart for a great photo opp is a fun activity for guests to enjoy.

Passed Ice Cream Cones: While guests are working up a sweat on the dance floor, have servers come around with trays of mini ice cream cones to help everyone cool off.

Photo: Lane Dittoe

Self-Serve Ice Cream Bar: When it's time for dessert, invite guests to help themselves to a self-serve scoop station.

DIY Ice Cream Stand: Another sweet idea is to DIY a little personalized ice cream stand to display at the reception with your favorite flavors and toppings.

Photo: Cooper Carras

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Station: Impress everyone with a dessert station manned by someone preparing freshly made liquid nitrogen ice cream in front of your guests.

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