I won't dance, don't ask me: a laser tag reception cures a no-dancing party #Relationship Advice#games#no dancing#reception#steal-this-idea April 28 2016 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Wild About You Photography Photo by Wild About You Photography Related Post 7 First Dance Alternatives for Dance-shy Couples What if you like to dance, but you just don't want to have to be the ONLY ONES dancing? Or, maybe you love being the... Read more Sinatra wouldn't dance, don't ask him. And we know some of you feel the same way. We love us some reception dancing alternatives like lawn games, Dance Dance Revolution, scavenger hunts, tabletop games, and lip sync battles. Reader ChicagoGal gave us another rad dance alternative idea: a laser tag reception! If you've got a local laser tag joint that can accommodate your guest list size, you can book a few hours of non-dancing reception fun pew-pewing at each other or just watching the fun unfold. Let's see what she had to say about it: My groom-to-be is hella introverted and dancing is not his thing. But we have a huge number of friends locally who'd want to celebrate. I have proposed we have laser tag instead of a dancing reception! No one has to dress up. People's kids can come. And most importantly, it gives guests something to do that isn't dancing. Bonus: it can't be cancelled by poor weather because it's indoors. The catch is just to make sure you communicate the details in your invitation and/or on your wedding website to make sure guests dress accordingly and know the details. Here's some suggested wording for your website: After the ceremony, we'll be heading to [venue] for some laser tag fun and food. Wear something comfortable if you plan to join in. This suggests that they might want to bring an alternative to high heels AND that it's totally optional as some of your guests may just want to mingle while the lasers are flying. Even more reception dance alternatives: 3 ways to have a dance-free wedding reception As a retired raver, I simply can't imagine not dancing — but if you don't like dancing, there's nothing worse than hosting a miserable, requisite dance floor that you spend… Read More Send your guests on a geeky scavenger hunt Heather and Davis have a nerdy side and wanted to get everyone in on some geek-tastic fun during their cocktail hour. Here's what they did. Read More Zones, props, and tattoos: 13 ways to make a reception more fun If you're stressing about ways to make your reception as fun as it can be, we hear you. Any wedding planner can tell you that party planning is an art… Read More Anyone else planning a fun dancing alternative? Tell us about it in the comments! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS These two ladies (and their flower pooches!) rocked the most beautiful outdoor wedding NEXT Separate, together, and in between: alternative processional ideas from readers Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.