Looking to plan the perfect wedding event (be it the engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or reception)? One way to inject some extra fun into your soiree is by playing the "wedding shoe game". This massively popular activity is sure to make the guests giggle and kick things off to a lively start. Ahead, here's what you should know.
What Is the Wedding Shoe Game?
The wedding shoe game is a popular activity that tests the couple’s knowledge of each other. From who is the funniest to who is the best cook, the guests of honor will have to answer a variety of questions without seeing one another’s answers.
How to Play the Wedding Shoe Game
Lucky for you, this activity is one of the easiest games to play, in terms of the rules you have to follow. So, when the moment comes, enlist the help of friends and family to clear the dance floor and set it up.
Step 1: Set the Game Up
To set up the wedding shoe game, put two chairs back-to-back in the center of the dance floor or event space. You and your partner should then sit on the chairs, ensuring that you're not able to see one another. Next, take off both of your shoes and swap one, which should result in you holding one of your partner's shoes (and vice versa).
Step 2: Pick a Host
Once the game has been set up, you should then pick a host. This person may be a guest or someone in the bridal party, such as the best man or the maid of honor. However, be sure that this person is confident enough to speak in front of a crowd and has a loud voice (or a mic!).
Step 3: Start the Questions
Now the fun really starts! The host should start reading out questions about the couple. For example, one question may be ‘who made the first move?’ Throughout the game, the caller should ask around 20 to 50 questions, leaving a short pause between each one in order for you and your partner to answer, plus allowing time for guests to react.
Step 4: Raise the Shoes
When responding to the questions, though, you're not allowed to shout out the answers. That's where the shoes come in! When a question is asked, you should raise the shoe of the person the question describes.
For guests and wedding party members who'd like to organize this game, check that the couple is happy to play before making any plans.
50 Wedding Shoe Game Questions
Looking for some inspiration along the way? We’ve got you covered. Here are 50 examples of the best wedding shoe game questions to get you started.
- Who made the first move?
- Who said “I love you” first?
- Who is the better cook?
- Who cooks most often?
- Who is the better driver?
- Who is more organized?
- Who has a better fashion sense?
- Who chooses where you go for dinner?
- Who does the household chores?
- Who wakes up first?
- Who stays up the latest?
- Who is funnier?
- Who is the cleanest?
- Who makes all the plans?
- Who is more outgoing?
- Who is the better kisser?
- Who is the flirtier one?
- Who is better at keeping secrets?
- Who has the best taste in music?
- Who has the best taste in films?
- Who has the best taste in TV?
- Who is most likely to binge-watch a show?
- Who loves reading the most?
- Who is the nerdiest one?
- Who looks after the pets more?
- Who talks the most?
- Who talks the loudest?
- Who is more serious?
- Who spends the longest in the bathroom?
- Who takes the longest showers?
- Who takes the longest to get ready?
- Who is the most adventurous?
- Who plans the best date nights?
- Who is the pickiest eater?
- Who looks the best today?
- Who is the most stubborn?
- Who exercises more?
- Who is the better dancer?
- Who is the better singer?
- Who takes up more than half of the bed?
- Who has the better hair?
- Who is the first to apologize?
- Who always thinks they are right?
- Who is more romantic?
- Who is more honest?
- Who is more likely to get lost?
- Who is more likely to stay late at work?
- Who is more likely to be late for work?
- Who has the sweetest tooth?
- Who is the bigger shopaholic?