8 Scrumptious Late-Night Snacks for Your Reception

Small bites for your tuckered-out guests to munch on toward the end of the evening.

8 Scrumptious Late-Night Snacks for Your Reception

Photo: Next Exit Photography

During an evening of fun on the dance floor, it’s important to keep yourself sustained in one way or another. The culinary offerings of your nuptials play an extremely important role in your special day, as they are used to thank your attendees for celebrating your vows as well as showcase just a hint more of your personal style and tastes. As more and more couples are hosting after-parties that commence in the wake of the ending of the reception, many brides and grooms are choosing to extend their available fare into the night.

Smaller bites are a quick and fun way to keep your friends and family fed long after their dinner plates have been cleared. Depending on your chosen motif, you can select a smattering of comfort-type foods that will thrill and satisfy your revelers to no end while they continue to chat and dance. Need some cuisine inspiration? See some of our favorite options below from real weddings, and be sure to click on each photo for more ideas!

Deconstructed Sandwiches

Photo by Abby Jiu Photography; Wedding Planning & Design by EVOKE


Photo by KingenSmith 

Egg Rolls

Photo by KingenSmith

Hot Chocolate

Photo by Jay Lawrence Goldman Photography; Wedding Planning & Design by Levine Fox Events and Revelry Event Designers

French Fries

Photo by Perez Photography; Wedding Planning & Design by Diamond Affairs Weddings & Special Events, Inc.

Gourmet Popcorn

Photo by Paul Barnett Photographer; Wedding Planning & Design by EverAfter Events

Miniature Tacos

Photo by Brian Leahy Photography; Rentals by Luxe Linen and Revelry Event Designers

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Shooters

Photo by Next Exit Photography

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