The Best Late-Night Food to Keep Wedding Guests Happy
By Lisa Pleasant
Choosing the best late-night food to keep your wedding guests happy can be tricky. You have to make sure that itis light, tasty, and most importantly universally enjoyed by your guests.
Which late night treat should you go with for your big day?
Here are 15 great snack ideas that you can have at your wedding to make sure that the magical night never has to end:
1. Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
If you’re looking for a comforting late-night snack for your wedding party, grilled cheese and tomato soup is the way to go.
Aside from being sweet and savory, this combination will give your guests enough time to rest and replenish their energy before jumping back onto the dance floor.
2. Cheese Burgers and Milk Shakes
It’s a classic combo and it works every time. It’s a perfectly-balanced and fun meal that your guests will appreciate(especially if you’re having an open bar).
It’s exactly what they need to fuel a few more hours of dancing and having fun.
3. Chocolate-Covered Oreos
If you don’t want your wedding reception to stop, make sure there is a food station with chocolate-covered Oreos.
This is an easy and inexpensive option to add something sweet for a do-it yourself bride. Without a doubt, they’ll leave you and your guests asking for more.
4. Diet Coke and Soft Pretzels
There are a few reasons that pretzels that make this another deal snack for a late-night wedding party.
They are a warm and easy way to add to the theme of the evening because they look like knots. And what better way to celebrate tying the knot?
Having pretzels and mustard with a complimentary soft drink like Diet Coke could be the best way to keep the wedding party rolling.
5. S’mores Bar
S’mores are also great choices for a late-night wedding party snack. They are not only simple to prepare but also allows you to be creative with the different options that you can offer your guests.
For instance, you can have flavored marshmallows that your guests can dip into either chocolate or you can include different candy options; depending on your preferences.
S’mores are fun and are usually full of fun campfire memories. Which is why they are a great late-night snack for a wedding that wants their guests to feel like a kid again.
6. A Chocolate Fountain
Despite being a bit pricey, chocolate fountains are also fun to have at a late-night wedding party.
Your guests can treat their taste buds to chocolate covered snacks including doughnuts, cookies, pop tarts, and moreYour creativity is your only limit when it comes to what you can have at your chocolate fountain.
7. A Cheese Fountain
On top of adding a fun twist to the party, a cheese fountain comes with a lot of benefits.
That’s because there are tons of tasty items your guests can cover with cheese to build up the flavor.
For example, you can use the cheese fountain to coat things like breaded pretzels, corn dogs, jalapeno poppers, fresh tortilla chips, and so much more.
8. Vegetarian Enchiladas
Enchiladas are yet another irresistible late-night snake.
Why? Well, they have a soft tortilla that’s coupled with a creamy filling and spicy outer layer.
The end result is a flavor-packed,well-textured, and amazingly yummy treat for you and your guests.
9. Fried Chicken in Waffle Cones
Fried chicken and waffles is a heavenly combination. Basically, it’s the ultimate late-night crowd-pleaser because it’s a breakfast treat and night time snack all wrapped in one.
The flavors, garnishes, and sweetness of this combination make it a must-have in any late night wedding party. It’s bound to leave you and your guests feeling happy and excited for something different during a late night of celebrating.
10. Fried Chicken Sliders
Small, charming, and mouth-watering -that’s the best way to describe fried chicken sliders.
Slider stations are gaining popularity as ideal late-night food options.
That’s because they make it easy for your guests to indulge without necessarily stopping the party and being away from the dance floor for too long.
11. A Chicken-n-Grits Serving
Yes, this is also a great late night serving for people at a wedding party. It’s simple but with a pinch of elegance.
The best part about this southern comfort food is that it’s packed with flavors. It can be made vegan by using fried cauliflower instead of chicken.
Also, you can have a gluten-free version of both just to make sure that everyone at the party has something to eat and enjoy.
12. Chips, Salsa, and Guacamole
Who doesn’t love these? It’s the perfect food combination for a night filled with dance and drinking, especially if you’re serving tequila.
Your guests won’t mind popping out of the dance floor every now and then for a quick dip and bite.
13. A Popcorn Stand
Everybody loves popcorn. And the fact that it’s light and tasty makes it the perfect late-night snack for parties, not to mention inexpensive.
Just make sure there’s an endless supply because popcorn is so addictive that it might only last you for a short while if you’re not prepared.
14. A Food Truck
If you’re hosting your reception in an open space, having a food truck close by is also a great idea. Food trucks offer a wide assortment of treats.
And the best part is that their food is freshly prepared. All you need to do is to look for a reputable food truck that has all the right treats for your guests’ cravings.
15. A Late Night Dessert Table
If you’re not sure about which foods you should offer your guests, go for the classic late night dessert table.
That makes it easy for you to offer a wide variety of snacks for your guests to choose from.
On your dessert table, you can include things like chocolate cupcakes, jelly doughnuts, pretzels, quesadilla, grilled cheese, rice Krispy treats, and so much more.
Evidently, there are quite a number of foods, snacks, and treats you can use to wow your wedding guests. You just have to make sure that they are light, sweet, and in surplus. The last thing you want is to run out of food before everyone’s satisfied.