Planning a wedding is an exhilarating journey filled with choices, both big and small, that reflect your unique love story. When it comes to ensuring your big day is a memorable celebration, one choice that stands out is the decision between an open bar, a cash bar, or our personal favorite – a hosted bar! In this blog post, we’ll explore the world of hosted bars, what they entail, and why they have captured the hearts of countless couples.
So, what exactly is a hosted bar?
A hosted bar, also known as an open bar or a hosted beverage service, is a thoughtful feature where you, the gracious couple, foot the bill for your guests’ drinks throughout your wedding celebration. This means your loved ones can enjoy an array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during your wedding reception without reaching for their wallets. But why do we love hosted bars?
1. Let the Party Begin
Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a good party? A hosted bar is like the magical elixir that gets the party started and keeps the dance floor buzzing. Your guests will appreciate the opportunity to unwind, toast to your happiness, and celebrate without fretting over the bar tab.
It’s the epitome of convenience, ensuring that your guests can fully enjoy your wedding without any added fuss. Not only is it convenient, but it also adds to the overall atmosphere of your wedding. It’s like telling your guests, “We want you to have a fantastic time, and we’ve got you covered!” When your guests feel taken care of, it contributes to the overall vibe and happiness of the event.
2. No Long Queues
One of the most fabulous perks of a hosted bar is the absence of long, tedious lines at the bar. Without the hassle of getting cash out and swiping cards, the line will move quickly! This means your guests can savor their favorite cocktails, wines, and brews without wasting precious time waiting. They can get their cocktails quickly and get back to making memories, dancing the night away, catching up with loved ones, and enjoying your wedding.
3. A Personal Touch
One of the greatest charms of hosted bars is the flexibility they offer. You can customize your bar to reflect your personality, the theme of your wedding, or reflect an aspect of your relationship. Maybe you met on the beach and want to offer tropical libations or have a shared favorite cocktail to feature for the night. From signature cocktails that tell your love story to a carefully curated wine selection, hosted bars are yours to customize with your individual style and taste.
In the grand spectrum of wedding planning, the choice of a hosted bar is undoubtedly a significant one. There’s no question that hosted bars have an undeniable charm that sets your wedding up for success. They bring an extra touch of luxury and convenience to your big day.
At Deco Catering, we will work with you to create the perfect hosted bar so your guests can toast to your love in style. We offer full-service beverage catering along with our delicious food menu. We offer an extensive list of drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, along with professional bartending services so your guests are served responsibly. In addition to the cocktails and the bartender, we can provide the bar, glassware, infused water station, coffee service, take care of setup and takedown, and more!
In the end, the heart of your wedding is the joy and love that fills the room, and a hosted bar is simply the icing on the (wedding) cake! Inquire now to learn more about our beverage service.