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2024’s Wedding Forecast: Unveiling the Must-Have Trends for Your Big Day

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As the wedding industry continues to evolve, so do the trends that shape the most important day of many couples’ lives. With each passing year, new ideas emerge, redefining what it means to celebrate love and commitment. In 2024, couples are embracing a fresh wave of wedding trends that prioritize personalization, inclusivity, and authenticity. Let’s take a closer look at the must-have trends for your big day!


Phone-Free Weddings

In a world where smartphones are constantly vying for our attention, couples are opting for phone-free weddings in 2024. By asking guests to unplug and be fully present in the moment, couples create an intimate and distraction-free atmosphere where guests can truly connect and savor the magic of the day. From unplugged ceremonies to designated phone-check stations, couples are finding creative ways to encourage guests to disconnect and be fully present in the day’s events. Ditching phones will not only enhance the guest experience but also ensure that precious moments are captured without the risk of guests on their phones making it into your photos.


Seated Wedding Parties

Say goodbye to the traditional standing wedding party lineup—2024 is all about seated wedding parties. Couples are opting for a more intimate approach to their wedding by asking their wedding party to sit during the ceremony. They are customizing their ceremony this way to keep the focus on what’s most important, the two saying ‘I do’ and intertwining their lives forever.


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Non-Boozy Beverages and Signature Cocktails

While alcoholic beverages have long been a staple of wedding receptions, 2024 is seeing a rise in non-boozy options and signature cocktails. Couples recognize the importance of catering to guests of all ages and preferences, offering a diverse selection of beverages to suit everyone’s tastes. From refreshing mocktails and artisanal sodas to custom-crafted cocktails that reflect the couple’s personality and style, the drink menu is becoming a highlight of the wedding reception. Non-boozy beverages and signature cocktails add an element of creativity to the bar, ensuring every guest has a memorable and enjoyable experience.


Late-Night Snacks

After hours of dancing and celebration, guests work up quite the appetite. That’s why late-night snacks have become a must-have at weddings in 2024. From chips and dip to pizza and decadent desserts, couples are treating their guests to delicious bites to refuel and keep the party going. Late-night snacks also provide an opportunity to showcase the couple’s favorite foods or incorporate cultural influences, adding a personal touch to the festivities. No matter what you choose, late-night snacks are sure to be a hit with all your guests!



2024’s wedding forecast unveils a fresh wave of trends that are redefining the way couples celebrate their love and commitment. We’re seeing couples embrace fun and fresh ideas to make their wedding day feel authentic to them as a couple. By incorporating these must-have trends into your big day, you can create an unforgettable experience that reflects your unique style and vision, ensuring that your wedding is nothing short of magical.


With Banquets of Minnesota, you can lean on our expert team to help you customize your special day. Our Grand Olympian and Vivian Ballrooms are both versatile yet stunning spaces available for you to host your ceremony and reception. We’ve helped countless couples make their creative vision a reality with the current trends and their own style and preferences. Not to mention that our ballrooms are equipped with amenities that make planning your wedding so easy! Each ballroom boasts a built-in dance floor with lighting and a sound system, elegant lit drapery, tables, chairs, a pre-function lobby, and two hospitality suites to get ready in before the festivities begin. Plus, we even take care of the food and beverages with our in-house catering services. Add your personal touches and you’re all set!


Inquire now to learn more about hosting your wedding at Banquets of Minnesota and have the celebration you’ve always dreamed of.