A free raffle is not only fun to play, it's a great activity idea for a bridal shower too. It's also a game that's sure to be a hit with your guests.
Inexpensive raffle ticket rolls and books are readily available; and as they can be bought in a wide selection of colors, might also be chosen to tie in with the colors of your party theme. Some tickets are also obtainable blank, allowing you to write, or draw, a different number, wedding related word, or maybe a picture, of your choice, on each one. Alternatively you may decide to make or print out your own raffle tickets. But don't forget, whichever option you choose, you'll need one raffle ticket for every player and a copy of each to keep.
Organizing a free raffle is easy and there are many fun ways of doing so. One favorite idea is as a door prize, where each guest is given a free raffle ticket when they arrive, another popular suggestion is to give everyone a ticket at a suitable point during the celebration. In most instances however copies of all the recipients raffle tickets are placed into a container, maybe a hat, a basket, or a box, and the bride-to-be is asked to draw one out; she then calls out its number, picture, or word, and the guest with the corresponding ticket, wins a prize.
In addition, handing out free scratch cards to party-goers, is another really popular game idea for a bridal shower. Inexpensive scratch off cards and tickets, some of which have been especially designed for a wedding shower, are widely available, making them a great choice for this very special occasion. The object of this activity is that the lady who reveals the winning symbol on the card is awarded a small prize.
Popular suggestions for raffle, and scratch card, prizes include a bottle of wine, a box of chocolates, and a gift card. A store-bought or home made gift basket, perhaps filled with items relating to the party theme, is another favorite idea. And remember that you can of course have more than one winner and so prize too.