Hadith on Entertainment: The Prophet entertains Ansar for a wedding

Aisha reported: She prepared a lady for marriage to a man among the Ansar. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Aisha, do you have any entertainment? Verily, the Ansar are fond of entertainment.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 4868

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

Badr al-Din al-‘Ayni said, “The scholars agreed upon the permissibility of entertainment at a wedding banquet, such as playing the drums and such like it.”

Source: ‘Umdat al-Qārī  4868

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ أَنَّهَا زَفَّتْ امْرَأَةً إِلَى رَجُلٍ مِنْ الْأَنْصَارِ فَقَالَ النَّبِي صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَا عَائِشَةُ مَا كَانَ مَعَكُمْ لَهْوٌ فَإِنَّ الْأَنْصَارَ يُعْجِبُهُمْ اللَّهْوُ

4868 صحيح البخاري كتاب النكاح باب النسوة اللاتي يهدين المرأة إلى زوجها ودعائهن بالبركة

قال بدر الدين العينى اتَّفَقَ الْعُلَمَاءُ عَلَى جَوَازِ اللَّهْوِ فِي وَلِيمَةِ النِّكَاحِ كَضَرْبِ الدُّفِّ وَشِبْهِهِ

4868 عمدة القاري شرح صحيح البخاري