10 Fun Ways to Include Your Kids in Your Wedding Celebration

Planning your big day and looking to make it an unforgettable family affair? At Emery’s Buffalo Creek, we believe that weddings are about more than just saying “I do” – they’re about celebrating love and creating lasting memories with your nearest and dearest, including with your own littles and bigs! Here are 10 fun and heartwarming ways to incorporate your kids into your family-centered wedding celebration, catering to every age group for max participation and max fun!

I. Toddlers and Preschoolers

Style Squad

Dress up your little legends as ring bearers or flower girls in threads that’ll have everyone swooning! You can also let them hang out with you in the getting “ready suites” before the ceremony. They’ll feel so big and so important!

Ceremony Helpers

Instead of traditional petal toss and ring bearer jobs, have the kiddos stand WITH you during the ceremony, helping to hold the veil or participate in the union ceremony. Check out the most adorable tot you ever did see on our Summer Wedding blog post!

First Looks

First looks with your little loves are so special! Give them that one-on-one attention they are craving on such a chaotic day by having a special moment together before the ceremony.

II. Elementary School Age Children

Junior VIPs

Elevate their status with junior bridesmaids or groomsmen roles and some seriously cool responsibilities.

Sweet Words

Get them involved in the ceremony by having them share personalized vows or readings – a moment that’ll tug at everyone’s heartstrings.

III. Preteens

DIY Décor

Let their creative juices flow with DIY decor projects that’ll give your venue major style points.

Dance Fever

Choreograph a special dance routine for the preteens to showcase their moves and add some fun to the celebration.

IV. Teenagers

Voice of the Future

Give them a platform to share their thoughts and well wishes with a speech or toast.

Social Media Squad

Entrust them with managing your wedding’s social media presence – they’ll love creating a unique hashtag and filters!

Kid-Friendly Eats

Interactive Food Fun

Keep them happy with interactive food stations like build-your-own pizza or dessert bars with treats galore.

VII. Entertainment Galore

Stress-Free Fun

Parents can relax knowing their kids are in good hands with our recommended on-site professional childcare services through Little Texans on the Go.

Games Galore

Keep the little ones entertained with fun games and activities throughout the celebration.

So there you have it – 10 fantastic ways to make your wedding day unforgettable for the whole fam! At Emery’s Buffalo Creek, we’re all about celebrating love, unity, and creating cherished memories that’ll last a lifetime. If you’re looking for the perfect, family-centered and focused wedding venue, be sure to check out our website for packages and availability here! Let’s make your big day truly special, together! Make yourself at Home…

Photo Credits:
Uncle Tio Photography
Sonia Alexandria Photography
Samantha O’Neal Photography
Mollie Jane Photography

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