User-friendly and unfussy, Fishfayce booths are a great hit at all parties. Tag along your mates, pose uninhibitedly and have a blast! The fun doesn't end here. You could also pile up things like boas, Groucho Marx glasses, devil's horns or queer masks and watch your folks transform into someone else altogether (the older ones love it too).
Cost: The rates vary as per the duration
Beach Boy Butlers
Love beach parties and want to glam up your pre-wedding bash? Usher in the Beach Boy Butlers. This cool male gang who call themselves 'surfer servers', serve you bubblies in swim-wear, collars and cuffs. They are experts at etiquette, greeting and seating guests, keeping drinks topped up and the works. The minimum requirement is two utlers for two hours.
Cost: Starts at Dhs375 per butler per hour.
Human statues, specialty dances, solo musicians, group performances, Hollywood look-alikes, magic shows, or a simple jam session you name it and the Dubai-based Jam Artists promise to add more zing to your party. The international dancers are especially good. They can offer three sets of performances, each lasting six minutes or one big show of 25 minutes. They also have a Bollywood show! Bubble acrobats, hip hop dancers, belly dancers, fire dancers, stilt walkers, Punjabi dancers and jazz bands are just a few of the services available. The group has a wide network of artists from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and other countries and have an in-depth understanding of art and music.
Contact: www.jam-artists.com or email – firstname.lastname@example.org or call 050 5249 597.
Cost: The rates vary as per the duration and performance selected. International dancers come at Dhs2,500 per dancer. The acrobat in bubble show is charged at Dhs3,500 each for two shows of eight minutes. You can also get a magician to entertain your guests for Dhs4,500.
Bleu de Toi
The above phrase means 'crazy for you' in French. The outfit offers hand-drawn guest books in the form of a fingerprint tree. Guests have to leave their finger-prints on a well-designed tree that is usually put up at the venue and then framed as a keepsake by the couple.
Cost: Rates vary from small trees costing Dhs139 for 15-20 guests to extra-large trees for 300 guests priced at Dhs514.
Say it with Light!
Proclaim your happiness to the skies with a spectacular fireworks display. While several light companies offer these services, it is best to go through a wedding planner.
Contact: Sarah Feyling at www.coutureevents.ae.
Food for fun
A Wedding Concierge service offered by the Rixos Premium Bodrum has several ideas to add that extra something to your wedding parties, one of which includes demonstrations of seafood cooking, fruit and vegetable carving, fancy towel folding, ice sculpting, all played out in a fun manner that will keep guests busy and asking for more.
Contact: Deniz Belli, email: email@example.com.
Surprise your party guests with a short sea-trip. Step onboard Divaz, a unique floating venue and soak in the Dubai coastline. The Al Mansour Dhow cruise is also a great way to unwind and relax. A full service bar, choice of lunch or dinner cruises promises everyone aboard a wonderful experience.