Dazzling Entrances For Your Wedding Ceremony And Affair

Photo Credit: Cocoon Events Management Group

When planning your wedding ceremony and affair, you’ll want to make sure that you capture your guests’ attention from the moment they walk in the door. A great entrance will set the tone for the entire day, all the way from the wedding ceremony to the cocktail hour to the reception. They also tend to work as great ice breakers to get people even more excited for the event ahead.

Let’s take a look below at some of the wonderful ways you can create a dazzling entrance for your wedding:

Photo Credit: Cocoon Events Management Group

Use Entertainment

Live entertainment never fails to be a huge crowd pleaser. Choose something that ties in well with your wedding ceremony and theme of the day. Consider fire breathers, mariachi bands or henna tattoo artists for multicultural celebrations, whereas those looking for more of a vintage feel will love the addition of a swing band or string quartet to welcome them. There are no rules when it comes to live entertainment, so choose something you think guests will be surprised and excited to see.

Photo Credit: Cocoon Events Management Group

Glitz and Glamor

Having lots of glitz and glamor is very on trend in 2017, so why not incorporate that into your wedding ceremony and grand entrance? For a Hollywood feel, pull out all the stops with a red carpet complete with a photographer and a custom step and repeat. Your guests will love having their moment in the spotlight upon arrival.

Luxury lighting is another surefire way to add a glitzy touch to your wedding ceremony and affair. Opulent chandeliers hanging above the entryway or a gobo wash on the walls with your custom monogram and names will no doubt have guests’ jaws dropping.

Photo Credit: Cocoon Events Management Group

Over the Top Florals

Beautiful floral arrangements are certainly not a new concept in the wedding industry, but they are in the midst of having a huge moment right now with couples wanting to take them to the next level for their wedding ceremony and affair. From hanging gardens cascading down from the ceiling to staircases adorned in stunning arrangements that can sometimes look more like an art installation than décor, over-the-top blooms will no doubt have guests talking for the rest of the evening.

Photo Credit: Cocoon Events Management Group

Creative Signage

Nearly every kind of wedding has signage these days, so if you want to welcome your guests with a written greeting, do it with style. Oversized mirrors with ornate frames and intricate calligraphy bring a more luxurious feel to the event rather than a chalkboard, while wood signs are a bit more rustic but a classic choice that never seems to go out of style.

The most important thing to remember is to ensure that your entrance is a cohesive part of the wedding and gets your guests in the mood to celebrate.

Fabrice Orlando is the CEO of Cocoon Events Management Group, a luxury event planning company based in Marrakech, Morocco that specializes in high-end weddings and special events worldwide.

Create Awesome Floorplans in Minutes!

Build your floorplans in minutes using a few simple tools. Join tables, knock off chairs and save templates for future events. Get access to thousands of scaled floorplans already in our library and watch our 3D viewing bring it all to life - it's spectacular!


Event planning collaboration made easy

Collaborate With Ease!

How amazing to share the details of your event with your entire team! No more PDF’s means no more mixing up versions. For the first time, you can have everything available in one place, all updated in real-time.

Work Together. Anytime. Anywhere.

AllSeated offers exact floorplans to scale, guest lists, and seating arrangements.
Event data updates hosted in the cloud, provide instant access and perfect coordination.

To-Scale floor plans for your venue

Your floorplans will look amazing! Send them to us and within 24 hours we will digitize, scale and upload them to your account.

Plan events, design floor plans, and manage guest lists with AllSeated
Event Planners / Caterers / Vendors

AllSeated’s state-of-the-art tools are all you need to plan your event, together.

It’s Event Planning re-imagined.

Wedding and party planning is easy with AllSeated
Couples & Event Hosts

AllSeated takes the stress out of planning an event and makes it fun too! Don’t forget to invite your entourage to help.

Our Promise

24/7 Customer Service

24/7 Customer Service

We are always around to help! And you never know, you may even get help from our CEO through our 24-hour Live Chat!

Continued Innovation

Continued Innovation

We hear you – and are constantly developing cutting-edge technology to make the tools simple for everyday use.

Secured & Protected

Secured & Protected

We take security seriously! Our servers are hosted in fully redundant data centers with multi-layer protection and dedicated Firewalls.