6 Proven Ways to Keep Children Entertained at Weddings


Are you inviting children to your upcoming wedding along with your grown-up guests?  Although weddings are fantastic and joyous occasions, younger children can easily become bored and restless during the quieter parts of your wedding day, such as the wedding breakfast.  Luckily we have plenty of children’s entertainers available to help prevent boredom and keep the younger guests of your wedding party occupied, making sure that they have a fantastic time too!

Keep reading to get some wedding entertainment ideas and inspiration about what types of  entertainers to book for those younger guests.

1. Balloon Modelers

Balloon Modelers offer a fantastic way to entertain children which doesn’t involve any mess which makes them perfect for wedding entertainment!  Children of all ages will happily watch a balloon modeler as they transform and sculpt animals, hats and much more using balloons of all shapes and sizes.  Most Balloon Modelers are very experienced in keeping children amused, and we think this type of entertainment would be best suited to outdoor Summer wedding receptions.  Click here to find a Balloon Modeler near you today!


2. Clowns

Another popular type of children’s entertainment is to book a clown.  Most children love clowns and they make perfect entertainment for during wedding receptions.  Many clowns offer plenty of different types of entertainment, including juggling, telling jokes and generally acting mischievous.  Experienced clowns can offer entertainment throughout many parts of your wedding, such as when you are having your professional photos taken, or during the wedding breakfast.  Want to find a clown on our entertainment directory?  Click here to view our selection!

3. Face Painters

Hiring a face painter may be a more unusual type of entertainment for during your wedding day, but they are becoming more popular among couples as a fun and exciting way for children to keep boredom at bay.  Again, we would recommend this type of entertainment for a lovely Summer’s day, as you wouldn’t want face paints running onto your dress!  Face Painters are very skilled at transforming your younger guests faces into animals, superheroes and much more!  Imagine a group shot of the children at your wedding after they have been transformed – what an adorable way to keep them entertained!  Click here to find a Face Painter for your upcoming wedding.

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4. Children’s Magicians

We can’t think of a better type of children’s entertainment than a Children’s Magician.  Perfect for weddings as they offer a more interactive type of entertainment.  A Children’s Magician performs simple tricks and illusions to the younger guests of your wedding party while they look on amazed and sometimes older children even get to try their hand at a little magic too!  If you want to put on children’s entertainment for during the speeches or while cutting your cake, hiring a Children’s Magician is high up on our list of children’s entertainment and would also work well for during your drinks reception or wedding breakfast.  Find a Children’s Magician to perform at your upcoming wedding today!

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5. Puppeteers

A Puppeteer might seem like an unusual type of wedding entertainment, but they are becoming a very popular choice for party entertainment.  A puppeteer will usually set up their show in a central location and will perform to all of your younger guests, adding in a bit of comedy too!  Many puppeteers have multiple options for their shows, from Punch and Judy, Mother Goose and even more magical stories that will come to life.   If you want to put on a fun and unusual type of entertainment for during your wedding, why not choose a puppeteer and find one today?

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6. Bubble Performers

For another quiet type of entertainment for during your wedding reception, why not look at hiring a bubble performer to perform stunts with bubbles to your guests?  A Bubble Performer will create giant bubbles, square bubbles and even put people into bubbles!  This type of entertainment will also usually set up in a central location as they put on their performance and will be perfect for during your drinks reception, wedding breakfast or even your evening reception!  Click here to find a Bubble Performer using our free entertainment directory!

We make it really easy for you to find the right children’s entertainment for during your wedding.  We hope that our suggestions have given you plenty of inspiration before booking your own entertainment, but if not why not take a look at our categories to see what other types of entertainment we have available to book?

Once you’ve found the right children’s entertainment, you can easily contact entertainers directly, using the green “Request a Quote via Email” button.  This will offer you a simple contact form that will put you in direct contact with your chosen performer.   We are one of the only entertainment directories that offers our services for free, without adding any commission on top of your booking!  You can be guaranteed you will always get the best, direct price for your chosen entertainment!

Want to Save Time When Booking Your Entertainment? Sit back, relax and have your Entertainment contact you! By adding a post to our website e.g. ‘Children’s Magician required for Wedding Breakfast on 23rd August’, our available acts will contact you by email. Look at the Entertainer’s publicity, decide which is your favourite and contact them directly! The entire service is completely free of charge. Tell us what entertainment you are looking for now and we will do the rest! Contact us.


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