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Delicious Late Night Snack Ideas for Wedding Receptions

August 16, 2023

Your wedding day is likely to be one of the most memorable days in your life, but it can also be an exhausting one. As you and your guests dance the night away, you might start to feel a bit hungry. And you’re not alone – most people crave a little something to munch on later in the evening. That’s why providing a few late night snack options can be a great way to keep energy levels up and the party going. Here are 6 delicious ideas to consider:

1. Loaded Fries

Offering a variety of loaded fries is a surefire way to satisfy even the biggest of appetites. Consider having sweet potato fries, curly fries, and regular fries as your base options, and then offer toppings like cheese, bacon, sour cream, salsa, and green onions. Make sure there are vegetarian and gluten-free options available as well.

A bowl of french fries topped with sauce and toppings

2. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled cheese sandwiches are delicious and can be served as vegetarian or gluten-free options. Offer mini versions with different cheese and condiment options, and serve them with tomato soup. Not only will they be the perfect snack to keep your guests happy, but also it will remind them of comforting moments from their own childhoods.

American hot cheese sandwich. Homemade grilled cheese sandwiches.

3. Fresh Fruit Skewers

Fresh fruit skewers are a great option for those who want to avoid late-night heavy snacks. Order skewers with fruits that are in season and cut them into bite-size pieces. Offer a variety of dips such as yogurt or chocolate to make them even more tempting.

Fresh fruit skewers

4. Popcorn bar

A popcorn station is extremely easy to execute and looks adorable. You can have different colors and flavors of popcorn, available toppings like M&Ms, caramel sauce, Parmesan cheese, or everything seasoning. Offer vegan butter and non-dairy milk as a swap for your vegan and gluten-free guests.

Portion popcorn on a sweet dessert table

5. S’mores bar

Hosting a wedding reception in a camp-like atmosphere? Create a s’mores bar where your guests can toast their marshmallows over a flame then assemble their treat to their liking. Offer various types of chocolate toppings, including milk, dark, or white as well as gluten-free graham crackers and vegan marshmallows.

homemade marshmallow s'mores with chocolate on crackers

6. Nachos

Nachos are a fan favorite. Create a fun station with chips, cheese, jalapeños, olives, salsa, and guacamole. Consider adding beans for a vegan option. Offering various types of chips, such as blue corn and sweet potato, can add a fun twist to traditional nachos.

Late night snacks provide another opportunity for your guests to indulge in a delicious way and keep the party going! These fun and delicious ideas can be tailored to meet the dietary needs of all your guests, making everyone capable of enjoying a tasty snack no matter their preferences.

Loaded Beef and Cheese Nachos with Cilantro and Lime

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