13 Ways to Make Sure the Dance Floor is Packed at Your Wedding

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There’s nothing worse than an empty dance floor. And a few key ingredients will ensure that this is not the case! From a great band or DJ to some fun little touches like flip flop baskets, props and glow sticks – ensure your dance floor is great craic and always fun on your wedding day with these 13 great ideas…

1. A Great Band/DJ is a MUST


Photo from Stephanie & Declan’s real wedding by Konrad Kubic Photography

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2. Have Some Dance Floor Rules to Encourage Antics

Claire & Andy's amazing wedding at Lillibrooke Manor

Photo by Ellie Gillard via Plan Your Perfect Wedding

3. Leave Out a Flip Flop Basket so the Ladies Can Trade in the Heels


Photo from Alex & Neil’s real wedding by Lyndaloo in Spain

4. And Some Props to Keep Things Lively


Photo from Victoria & Desmond’s real wedding by Tara Donoghue Photography

5. A Dance Song Request Station will Keep Guests Happy


Photo by Sarah Wilde Photography via Ruffled

6. Or Song Request Cards at Each Place Setting


Photo by Katherine Ashdown via You & Your Wedding

7. Let Guests Go on a Mad One at a Silent Disco


Photo by Bang Animation

Psst! Irish Company SilentDisco.ie offer this great service!

8. Make Sure it’s the Place to Be with a Sparkly Dance Floor 


Dance Floor (and Letters) available from Chic Events | Photo from Ciara & Mark’s real wedding by Couple Photography

LED dancefloors can be hired from LED – World Wedding LightingChic EventsGer’s CoversEvent DimensionsAudrey’s Lighted Dance Floor

9. Break Out the Glow Sticks


Photo via Pinterest

10. Get the Jigs & Reels Started with Some Professional Irish Dancers


Photo courtesy of Celtic Dance Fusion

Browse Irish Dancers for Your Wedding Day in the weddingsonline Supplier Directory

11. Encourage a Few Moves with Some Fun Signage


Photo by Birds of a Feather via Rustic Wedding Chic

12. Go All Out with Little Extras


Photo via Bash Please

Psst! If you’re looking to make sure the dance floor is as fun as can be, there are some awesome little extras you can hire – everything from disco lights and mirror balls to fog machines, monogram projections and light shows! Check out the below Irish suppliers who specialise in these services…

Chic EventsDiscocops | Ger’s CoversLED – World Wedding Lighting | Event DimensionsFinesse Weddings

13. Finish Off the Night with a Confetti Cannon


Photo by Joanna Brown via Green Wedding Shoes

Confetti Solutions are an Irish company that offer this fun service!