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31 Super Fun Indian Wedding Games Ideas for Bride & Groom to Amp Up The Excitement


31 Super Fun Indian Wedding Games Ideas for Bride & Groom to Amp Up The Excitement

Could you imagine a wedding function where there is no music, entertainment, games, and chortle of guests’? Forget about the bride and groom, no guest would love to be the part of a wedding ceremony which lacks exuberance.

Sangeet, dance, and wedding games make a wedding function zingy and peppy. Without them, a wedding function will become completely dull and lackluster. Everyone at the wedding loves to watch out the sweet tussle and banter between the bride and the groom when they play the wedding games.

Indian wedding games not only make the function thrilling but also ensure your guests’ get entertained thoroughly. To make sure your wedding function don’t fall short in fun and excitement, we have jotted down some interesting and quirky Indian wedding games ideas for bride and groom that will supercharge the whole environment and raise the entertainment bar.

Fun Wedding Games Ideas for Bride and Groom

1.  Test Your Partner

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Here’s the most sought-after Indian wedding game that tests the bride and groom bonding and compatibility. Give a pen and piece of paper to both bride and groom and ask them to write specific details about their partner like birthday, favorite color etc. Test your partner game is a great way to find out how strong the chemistry is in between a couple.

2. Spot The Name

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Do we really need to utter a word about this popular traditional Indian wedding game for bride and groom? In this game, a bride has to imbibe the Initials of the groom’s name in her mehndi and the groom has to find out his name initials in the mehndi design quickly. If he loses, he will have to acceept all the braggings of her better half throughout the wedding life.

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3.  Ring Fishing

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Ring fishing is an enormously popular Indian wedding game played in every Indian wedding ceremony. Trusts us when this game is played by bride and groom, you will find their family members brimming with the excitement more than the couple. A big bowl filled with milk and a bit of turmeric is presented in front of the newlywed couple. Wedding rings of the bride and the groom are put down in the bowl. The bride and groom have to find the rings by using their free hand. Whoever finds the rings first get bragging rights for the rest of their life.

4. Shoe Game

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Once popular in western weddings, shoe game has also taken Indian weddings by storm. The concept of this game is quite simple. The bride and groom have to sit on chairs facing each other backs. Then, they have to exchange each other shoes and hold them to commence the game. A person will ask various questions related to the couple which they have to answer by raising the shoe. The one with maximum right answers wins the game and of course a hefty prize!

5. Untying The Knot

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The sole purpose of this dazzling Indian wedding game is to check the patience and coordination level of the bride and groom. The sister of groom or one of the bridesmaids ties the one hand of the bride and the groom with a thread having multiple knots. The couple has to untie all the knots by using their free hands.  It is a simple and meaningful Indian wedding game for the bride and groom that everyone loves watching.

6. Memory Game

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Want to check who has a razor-sharp memory among bride and groom? Memory game will help you find out. This mind-boggling game will render thorough entertainment to the guests and family members. Put a few belongings of bride and groom on the table and ask them to meticulously view them for 10-15 seconds. Once they are done staring the belongings, tell them to write the name of belongings they remember.

Not only the newlywed couple, but you can also ask other couples to join the game and amplify the fun manifold times.

7. Guess The Family Member

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Except for a few family members, both bride and groom are not well aware with each other side. Guess the family member is an excellent Indian wedding game to check out the couple guessing ability and add some charm and giggles to the wedding ceremony. Bring the family photographs album of both the sides and ask the bride to guess the family members of the groom’s side and vice-versa.

8. Romantic Rhymes

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Romantic Rhyme wedding game is crazily popular in the Maharashtra circuit of India. In this game, a bride is supposed to fit the groom’s name in a two-liner poem.  The bride has to make sure that both the line rhymes well. You can ask other couples to join the game and let them savor the fun as well.

9.  That Belongs to My Wife

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A super fun Indian wedding game that put the ability of groom and other male members of the family on the test. Collect a few belongings of the bride and other female members and put all of them on a table. Ask the bride and other male members to identify the stuff that belongs to their wife. Don’t forget to put an amazing gift for the winner.

10.  Paper Dance

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One of the finest and highly engaging Indian Mehndi games ideas to include in the wedding ceremony. Bring the bride, groom, and other couples on stage and give them a piece of paper on which they have to dance till the music runs. The paper will be folded after every song. The couple with the smallest paper size wins the game.

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11. Eating Competition Between Bride, Groom, and Their Families

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What’s better than an eating competition between the bride’s and groom’s families to induce immense fun and entertainment at the wedding ceremony? Pick any food item like golgappa, Gulabjamun and let the food battle begins.  To make the competition nail-biting, place an eyeball-grabbing prize for the winning side.

12. Cricket or Volleyball Match

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There is no denying that cricket is by far the most popular game in India. So, what about including the cricket or volleyball in your Indian wedding games list?  Taking cues from the wedding of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas where they arranged a frolic cricket match for guests, you can also host a cricket or volleyball match for everyone by including personalized cricket caps and tees.

13. Passing the Pillow/Cushion

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Here comes another exciting entry in our list of wedding games. Not only it is the easiest game to play, but also it brims everyone with utter excitement.

This game starts with the music ON, people sitting a circle and passing the cushion to each other till the music runs. When the music stops, the person who is holding the cushion has to do a task allotted by the rest of the group. Ensure you have some maniacs in the group to make the game exuberant and frisky.

14. Antakshari

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The list of top Indian wedding games will always be incomplete without the inclusion of our signature game, Antakshari. We all have played this joyous and rib-tickling wedding game a myriad of times in our childhood.

The best part about this game is you don't have to spend a single dime to conduct the game. Make two teams and let your guests sing and dance all night till they drop. To amplify the fun of this game furthermore, induce some cocktails and Mocktails to make your guests little tipsy.

15. Limbo

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This utterly engaging Indian wedding game is a way too perfect game for the Sangeet ceremony. To elicit the maximum fun, host this game at outdoors, and try to include as many guests as possible to elongate the fun time.

Furthermore, It will be more fun to play the game if your guests are a bit tipsy.

16. Giant Snake and Ladder

We thought there should be something exclusive for kids only in our list of Indian wedding games, that's why we decided to incorporate the giant snake and ladder game.

Put a huge smile on the face of kids by roping in a giant snake and ladder mat and evoke the memories of good old days. Playing snake and ladder on a giant map will be one heck of an engrossing affair for all the kids in the ceremony.

17. Tic-Tac-Toe

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Another cult classic game in our comprehensive list of Indian wedding games. However, this time set up of the game will be different. Instead of playing the game on paper, bring huge tic-tac-toe blocks on board to make the game more engulfing and pleasing.

18. A Dance Dual

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In your Sangeet or reception ceremony, a dance dual between the bride and groom's side can make your event more thrilling and fully of bountiful joy. A dance dual is one of the most mainstream yet enchanting wedding games you can incorporate in your event and let your guest feel the thrill for a long time.

Pro Tip - For a gargantuan amount of fun and the variety, make sure to have dance performances on different music genres.

19. Walk Around with Gifts

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An intriguing wedding game that you will find most in the Gujarati weddings. The concept of this game is quite simple and lucid. Groom's family members and guests will render gifts to brides which she has to carry without putting any gift aside. If the bride holds on all the gifts well without letting them fall, she is considered as reliable and trustworthy for the groom.

20. Couple Trivia

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By far the most unique game in our list of Indian wedding games. This unique game is all about checking how well your guests know the couple-to-be? Create a set of questions and get them printed. Distribute the quiz to all of your guests and ask them to answer whatever they know about the couple. It will keep your guests hooked for a long time, and you also get the chance to create ever-lasting memories.

21. Tug-of-War

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Another amusing wedding game that can be played in the group. All you need is a lanky rope to commence the game. Make two groups naming bride squad and groom squad, and let the tugging battle begins.

This game will surely make you feel nostalgic about your childhood. To amplify the fun manifold times, induce some prizes and punishments for the winning and losing time.

22 . Poker

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The very name of this game is sufficing enough to bring glitter in your male guests' eyes. There are numerous versions of poker prevailing online and offline. Choose the best one which is easiest to play and see your guests playing the entire night without blinking eyes.

Announce a special prize for the person who ends up with maximum winnings.

23. Hula Hoop

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Even the most mature and serious person turns into a kid as soon as he/she get a hula hoop. Not only kids, but adults also love to play this amusing game. Add this intriguing wedding game in your event and witness you guests living their childhood again.

24. Spin The Wheel

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Once in our life, all of us must have played this game either offline or online. How about incorporating Spin the wheel in your list of Indian wedding games?

It is unquestionably one of the most fun games to play. Tag some truth and dares on every section of the wheel and render handy prizes to those individuals who complete the task mentioned on the wheel.

25. Sack Race

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Another highly engaging game which we all have played once in our childhood. It's one of the most enticing wedding games to play at your outdoor. Just arrange a couple of sacks and start the race! To make the game more vibrant, you can customize the as per participant's preferences.

26. Karaoke

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The best of this game comes out when all of your guests are little tipsy. After all, who doesn't love to sing their heart out when the whole environment is frolic?

The best time to incorporate this game is post-evening dinner. Not only your guest will have their fair share of laughs, but also it would mix them well and enjoy the evening together.

27. Name The Tune

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For this wedding game, you need to rope in an experienced DJ who can play numerous musical tunes for the participants.

When the DJ plays a particular song tune, a participant has to guess the song within 5 seconds to win the round. The person with a maximum number of right answers wins the game and also a hefty gift hamper.

28. Photo Booth Contest - Silliest Photo

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How about using the photo booth to conduct weird but engaging wedding games? Ask your guests to take photographs one a time in the photo booth. However, here the winner will be the one who will take the silliest photographs. Isn't it sounds rib-tickling!

29. Freeze Dance

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Freeze dance is nothing but the refined version of 'statue and stop' game we used to play in our childhood. However, instead of playing this wedding game in a simple manner, make some tweaks in it to make the game more amusing. Brining only hesitant dancers on the floor and ask them to dance. When the DJ stops music abruptly, they have to be in the freeze position immediately. Winner Winner chicken dinner!

30. Cake Smash Bet

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This wedding game is exclusively created for bride and groom, however, your guests can also participate in it. In short, your guests will decide who will have the cake on their face: a bride or groom?

Ask all your guests to write the name of either the bride or groom, whom face they want to see on the cake. Whoever gets the maximum vote will end up with the wedding cake on the face.

31. Lego Creation

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Another creative Indian wedding game in our list that is for kids only, but adults can also play to showcase their creativity.

Put Lego blocks on every table and ask your guests to create something ingenious out of them. Award the group with the best creative outcome!


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