No voice lessons required: a LIP SYNC BATTLE reception #Reception Advice#games#karaoke#reception#steal-this-idea December 10 2015 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Belting it at Brian and Rebecca's wedding. Photos by BG Productions Photography and Videography Related Post Easily edit your wedding songs to snip out the sad (or too long) bits We need to edit out a sad bit in one of our ceremony songs, but that kind of computer magic is beyond me. How can... Read more If you're a karaoke buff, it can sometimes be hard to get non-singing guests on board with a live singing reception. But who wouldn't be game to lip sync?! All it takes is the balls to silently belt it out and get your best moves on. You can amp up the fun even more by turning it into a lip sync battle with a few flexible rules: Have a sign-up sheet so your DJ can see if the requested songs are available. Consider having interested lip syncers choose from a pre-set list to make it easier for your designated DJ. Have the DJ, if they're willing, skim each song down to about a minute to save time. You can even do this yourself! Provide an inflatable microphone or even a hairbrush for the full experience. Assign someone to MC the battle and vote by applause/cheers. Have a kitschy award for your campiest winner — like this trophy. Karaoke at my wedding: is this a terrible idea? My partner and many of our friends adore karaoke. We've talked about having karaoke for half an hour to forty five minutes of our reception (our reception will be five… Read More Are YOU planning any reception games? 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 Be inspired by this multicultural fusion wedding (with a fire engine!) NEXT How I let go of waiting for a proposal story, and created my own Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] We did this at my wedding! We had an epic bridecrew vs groomspeople 90's battle. The dudes ended up pulling some chairs out and going full on boy band, while the girls remembered and danced out the spice girls routine. It was a surprise suggestion on the moment from our DJ and our guests loved it. It's one of my favorite memories of the evening. We also had the groom and his best man have an air guitar off to Iron Maiden. Reply I TRIED SO HARD TO CONVINCE MY HUSBAND TO DO THIS FOR OUR SEPTEMBER WEDDING!!! I am going to push it for our going away party because lip syncing is my favorite thing ever! Reply We are going to do this at our wedding! We're super excited. 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *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.