Belly Dancers Plus 6 More Ways to Entertain Your Guests

by Simone Hill

Don't get us wrong, having Cirque du Soleil-style aerialists descend from the ceiling between the salad and dinner course is definitely over-the-top. But we love the idea of totally shocking guests with an unexpected detail whether it's having a fireworks show or hiring a donkey to serve drinks at cocktail hour. Lately we're seeing more and more couples go above and beyond to entertain their guests in pretty cool ways — from bellydancers to Elvis impersonators! See some of our favorite ways couples have entertained their guests below.

A Belly Dancer

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Jess + Nate Studios

From the album: A Luxe Wedding in Dearborn, MI
A Chorus Line

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Donna Von Bruening

From the album: A Glass Houses Wedding in New York, NY

Polynesian Dancers

Cool Wedding Entertainment | Anna Kim Photography | Blog.TheKnot.com

Anna Kim Photography

From the album: A Sugar Beach Resort Wedding in Kihei, HI

Aerial Acrobats

Cool Wedding Entertainment | Anna Almasy Photographer | Blog.TheKnot.com

Anna Almasy Photographer

From the album: A Colorful Circus-Inspired Wedding in Athens, GA

An Elvis Impersonator

Cool Wedding Entertainment | Ira Lippke Studios | Blog.TheKnot.com

Ira Lippke Studios

From the album: An Intimate Wedding in Las Vegas, NV

A Fire Eater

Cool Wedding Entertainment | Anna Kim Photography | Blog.TheKnot.com

Anna Kim Photography

From the album: A Sugar Beach Resort Wedding in Kihei, HI

A Butterfly on Stilts

Butterfly on Stilts | B&G Photography | Blog.TheKnot.com

B&G Photography

From the album: A Theatrical Wedding in Pacific Palisades, CA

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