Creative Ideas for Hosting a Cocktail Bar in your Wedding

There is no wedding as fun and interesting as an Indian Wedding. It is a perfect concoction of age-old rituals, bling, celebration, dance, sumptuous food, togetherness, laughter, love and so much fun. Grand, vivacious and over-the-top are synonymous to an Indian wedding. When planning for an extravagant wedding, we love attention to details as these little details make for a perfect wedding. Just like décor, gifts, trousseau and venue, food and drinks is an important aspect of an unforgettable wedding.

We Indians are fond of food and drinks at any and every occasion. After entering the venue, the first place that every guest head to is the food and drinks area. To make any wedding function an instant hit among the guest, offer them delectable and guilt-free food combined with unique drinks served in an exquisite way.

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Lately, the trend of hosting cocktail parties has become a rage in Indian Weddings where getting high and having fun is the ultimate goal. Couples are seen hosting crazy cocktail nights, inviting all their friends and relatives to booze all night long in style. Professional bartenders are hired to play with different drinks to prepare something crazy and delicious. Here are some really quirky and unusually ideas to host a cocktail bar and grab the eyeballs of all your guest attending the wedding celebrations:


Cocktail Bar Truck: Take your cocktail bar décor to another level with a quirky and colourful Indian truck serving drinks to the guest. Isn’t it cool? It is surely going to grab hell lot of attention. Tell bartender to add some desi tadka to the drinks to match the décor of the bar. Hire a bartender who is an expert in preparing concoctions from various alcohols. To add to the fun, you can tell the bartender and waiters to dress up like truck drivers.

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Desi Theka with Bollywood Theme: Stay tight all night and party like a true desi with a wedding cocktail bar ala desi theka style with Bollywood posters all around adding the fun factor to it. You can play around with the décor by having khaat style sitting arrangement, serving drinks in steel or brass utensils with some chakna. Set the party grooving to the beats of live dhol and see your guests remember the night forever.

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Kitsch Shots Bar: There is nothing cooler than a cocktail night with a separate bar for shots. It will set the night on fire with interesting drinking games clubbed with tequila and vodka shots. Plan some interesting drinking games for the guest and have a shots competition between groom’s side and bride’s side. Give a vibrant kitsch look to the front of the bar, decorating it with lights. Make the mood happening by adding cocktail accessories like LED cubes, glowing stirrers to glam up the drinks. (vodka shots)


Alcohol Golgappa Wheel Cart: One of the most mouthwatering delicacies in India is golgappas. How about ditching that masala water and filling those golgappas with alcohol of your choice. Let the guests decide which alcohol they want in their golgappas. You can make arrangements for a self service counter where there are different taps serving a variety of alcohol to fill the golgappas.

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Chilling at the Ice Bar: Deal with the hotness around with an ice bar serving drinks in ice glasses. Let your wedding reception be a spectacular one by inviting guest to experience the fun of an ice bar, made of real ice serving chilled drinks to the guest. Appoint an expert in your city for this kind of bar setting. The entire bar setting is made of non-slippery ice include the glasses, chillers, bar table and chairs. The ice bar can be beautifully decorated with LED lights. You can make it a lot more interesting by naming the drinks on the names of bride, groom and various other family members.

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They are a few out-of-the-box ideas to make your wedding celebrations happening. You can give any of these ideas your personal touch by making arrangements for photo booths, fun photo accessories, Polaroid pictures, alcohol lollies, chocolates, drinking games and what not. Explore these ideas and get ready for a rocking night!


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