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A Quick Checklist for Your Wedding Bar & Drinks

The bar at a wedding is a crucial spot where guests gather, mingle, enjoy drinks and make the big day special. This is why, it is important to get it right. Your bar will be one of the most important parts of your wedding reception. Though your wedding planner will take care of every detail of the ceremony, you can still give a personal touch to it with your inputs.

To make the things super easy, here is a quick checklist for setting up the bar for your wedding reception.

1

Wine key

Wine key

A minimum two for every bartender and a couple more for convenient use.

2

Bottle opener

Bottle opener

At least one for every bartender. They are classic and makes bartender’s work easier.

3

Bar stools

Bar stools

Comfortable bar or kitchen counter stools are a must-have for every wedding bar. It offers the guests a perfect seating while they enjoy their drinks. In addition, they also give them time to mingle and talk near the bar.

4

Small buckets

Small buckets

Necessary for storing ice on the top of a bar, small buckets work very well. You can also replace them with deep plastic pan or tub. Make sure that there is a regular supply of ice, and the bucket is always full!

5

Decoration

Decoration

To make your bar stand out, give special attention to the decoration. You can make them attractive and inviting with wholesale flowers, unique messages written on wedding boards or quirky arrangement of the drinks.

6

Ice scoop

Ice scoop

One for every ice bucket your wedding bar will have.

7

Big buckets

Big buckets

You will need them for keeping your cans and bottles cold. Get sufficient of them, at least to hold half of the bottles with ice at a time. You can also get big party tubs.

8

Garnishes

Garnishes

Though at the most basic level you will need lemons and limes, you can add many fancy things to make the drinks more tempting.

9

Bar station

Bar station

To reduce the waiting time, create several well-staffed bars and drink station at the venue, indoors as well as outside. Position them in such a way that guests get their drinks quickly.

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Quantity

Quantity

Alcohol as well as bartenders, make sure that you have enough of both. At an open bar, 1 bartender is sufficient to serve 50 guests (for only signature guests), 1 for 75 (for beer and wine only).