Throwing a cocktail wedding reception has become one of the latest trend these days. This is not a newer idea but has gain popularity from some time among those couples who want to celebrate their happiness of wedding in a simple way besides having squandering and luxurious affairs of wedding...
|Cocktail wedding reception|
Cocktail wedding reception is more commonly considered to be more of a socializing event and guests usually move around and try to socialize more than a traditional reception.
As the selection of location is stressed out, then the perfect choices are historic sites, formal gardens or art museums as the guests found it interesting to explore the place. One more choice that is good to have is tenting outside for wedding that will be adventurous also.
Garden location with path lights, torches or any other arrangement of lighting looks gorgeous for celebration. If wine stations are added in between the path of the garden, then it will add more glamour to your wedding.
First and foremost thing to do is to finalize the guests list so that you may have an idea of the amount of beer, wine and other liquor for making sufficient arrangements. You may include tequila, bourbon, light rum, gin, vodka, red and white wine to celebrate.
Some of the basics like club soda, orange juice, cranberry juice and regular sodas should be added keeping in mind different flavors of guests.
One of the most important thing is the signature cocktail which can be selected on many grounds like the favorite drink of the couple, a wedding theme matching drink or any other reason of your personal choice.
Cocktail wedding reception is less formal and fun factor is considered more in this event, so add up some from your side.
Hors d'oeuvres, cheese, crab cakes, chicken skewers, fruit along with pasta stations are some of the popular items to be served in this function, try to add something extra in the usual basics from Caribbean, Thai and other options that match your wedding theme with the help of a good caterer. Mixing of seafood with raw bars is also a newer option.
For entertaining your guests you may hire DJ for having fun with your friends. A latest idea is to send a thank you note to your guests along with the recipe of the signature cocktail to impress your guests…
Cocktail wedding receptions is a great option who want to have a lot of fun in a tight budget and want to ease their guests to be a part of a wonderful experience…