A New Year’s Eve wedding combines two of the greatest things in life – a special day surrounded by your family and friends with a special moment that only comes once a year. You’re guaranteed to have higher attendance and everyone will already be in a celebratory mood. Best of all, you don’t have to worry about work the next day, hangover or not. Now that’s a great way to kick off the New Year!
Hosting a wedding on New Year’s Eve offers plenty of unique moments, while allowing you to maintain the traditional elements you crave. Ceremonies, DJs, cakes, and first dances are still on the menu, but what you must account for is the final countdown. When the clock strikes midnight, what do you do?
Here are the 5 best ways to celebrate your New Year’s Eve wedding countdown from your experts at Flutter FETTI:
The “Ball Drop” – New York City might have the most famous ball drop, but you can host your very own that’s closer, more fun, and way more intimate. If dropping an actual ball isn’t your thing, then consider dropping balloons or bulk confetti. You can customize colors and incorporate metallic confetti to make the effect extra dazzling.
Confetti & Streamer Shots – At New Year’s Eve, it’s go big or go home – and nobody wants to go home when you’re in the middle of a wedding. A big blast of confetti from 6” Continuous Flow Confetti Gerb Launchers and a huge spray of streamers from handheld Master Blasters will surely do the trick and make this countdown one for the books!
Full Party Participation – Wedding guests love to be a part of your big moment, especially when that moment involves a countdown to midnight. Give everyone a party pack with wild party hats and 9” Happy New Year Swisher Streamers that feature a hidden built-in noisemaker. With everyone involved, the moment will feel so much more special.
Champagne & Sparklers – Give your countdown the glitz and glam it deserves by handing out bubbly and sparklers just before midnight. The rising bubbles, sparkling glasses, and flickering light will create an atmosphere that screams New Year’s Eve (with a touch of class too). Combine this countdown idea with a shot of confetti or streamers to put on the most surreal show.
Fireworks Show – If it fits in your budget and your venue allows it, then there’s no better way to cap off your wedding night and New Year’s Eve than with a spectacular fireworks show. You’ll remember the moment for the rest of your life and your guests will too!
Just don’t forget to kiss your new spouse when the moment comes. It’s your big wedding night and you want to start the New Year on the right foot!
About Flutter FETTI®: Flutter FETTI is an innovator, manufacturer, and worldwide distributor of confetti and streamer products. Our mission is to bring excitement and joy into every special event in your life. Contact one of our confettiologists and we’ll make the right product recommendation to add the “WOW!” effect to your New Year’s Eve wedding celebration.