23 Midnight Nosh Ideas for Your Epic Wedding After-Party

The toasts have been delivered, the cake has been cut...and everyone’s about to get hangry (not to mention, rip-roaring drunk) unless you serve some noshes. Here are 23 fun and festive snack ideas to fuel your after-party shenanigans.

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VILD Photography

Hand Pies

If you want dessert part deux to be extra ‘Grammable.

Photo: VILD Photography; Catering: Lake Tahoe Cakes 

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Brianna Cox Photography

Pulled Pork Sliders

Synonym: Godsend in a brioche.

Photo: Brianna Cox Photography; Catering: Saltbox Catering  

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Dan Aguirre

Truffle Parm Fries

Did someone say truffle? 

Photo: Dan Aguirre; Catering: Catalyst Restaurant 

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Linda Murri Photography

S'mores Station

Because you know your after party needs a “s’more” pun in there somewhere.

Photo: Linda Murri Photography; Event design & decor: LG Event Entertainment and Production 

wedding snack crostini
Jessica Hunt Photography


Voilà: Easy, elegant and inexpensive.

Photo: Jessica Hunt Photography 

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Melissa + Beth

Cheese Fries

Your wedding should represent you as a couple. If that means multiple nacho cheese flavors and a French fry station, power to ya.

Photo: Melissa + Beth 

wedding snack churro bar
Magnolia Weddings


...Or maybe that means setting up a station to pay homage to fried, sugared dough sticks. 

Photo: Magnolia Weddings 

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Sikora Photography

Pretzel Bar

A salty, crunchy, classic snack. (Psst: The more mustard dipping options, the better.)

Photo: Sikora Photography 

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Danielle Riley Photography

Mini Cobblers

Get in our bellies, gooey berry goodness.

Photo: Danielle Riley Photography 

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Sikora Photography

Cheese Plate

This crowd-pleasing snack situation is always appropriate. 

Photo: Sikora Photography  

wedding snack pizzas
Matt Elliott Photography


R.E.S.P.E.C.T to the bride who rolls up to her her after party with a pizza oven. 

Photo: Matt Elliot Photography 

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Elevate Photography

Hot Cocoa Bar

Let's be real here: The cocoa is just a vessel for marshmallows. 

Photo: Elevate Photography; Bakery: Button Rock Bakery 

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Hales Studio LLC


After you’ve been open bar-ing it, is there anything better than bread?

Photo: Hales Studio LLC; Catering: Night Kitchen Catering 

wedding snack popcorn
Ryan Horban Photography


Presentation here is key (we love these mini movie theater cartons).

Photo: Ryan Horban Photography


wedding snack candybar
Emily Christine Photography

Candy Bar

Arrange in glass decanters for an extra pretty setup that doubles as decor.

Photo: Emily Christine Photography; Catering: Custom Catering 

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Melissa + Beth

Burgers & Fries

Fact: Heaven is a cheeseburger at 12:30 a.m.

Photo: Melissa + Beth; Specialty Foods: Cool Carvings

wedding snack porkbuns
Adam Kealing International

Pork Buns

Or veggie buns, or pulled chicken buns. (The important thing is the buns.)

Photo: Adam Kealing International; Catering: East Side King 

wedding snack sundae bar
Dreamlove Photography

Sundae Station

Hot fudge vat, mandatory.

Photo: Dreamlove Photography 

wedding snack donuts
Rivers and Roads Photography

Doughnut Bar

Go ahead, get a head start on breakfast.

Photo: Rivers & Roads Photography 

wedding snack cupcakes
Dreamlove Photography


Bonus points for an epic presentation, like so. 

Photo: Dreamlove Photography

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KSL Wedding

Mini Cupcakes

P.S. They're even cuter bite-sized. 

Photo: KSL Wedding 

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Sikora Photography

Antipasto Board

Nuts, olives, prosciutto, bellissimo. 

Photo: Sikora Photography

wedding snack milkshake
Dan Aguirre

Boozy Milkshakes


Photo: Dan Aguirre; Catering: Catalyst Restaurant 


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