Your guide to throwing a cheap and easy cocktail Party
Hosting a cocktail party is one of the best ways you can host your visitors, although the name may sound glamorous and expensive it is very well possible to throw a cheap and easy cocktail party. You don’t need to worry about breaking your bank account and spending too much before you can host a presentable cocktail party enough to impress your guests.
If you’re thinking of throwing a cocktail party anytime soon and don’t want to spend a lot, here is your guide to throwing a cheap, easy and presentable cocktail party all on a budget.
- Know the number of people you inviting – When organizing a cocktail party this is one of the first things you should consider to make sure everyone gets enough and no one lacks. While also putting into consideration your available budget. Do no invite more people to come over if your budget won’t go around.
- Decide on drinks – To make sure you don’t go spending a lot on drinks, you can ask some of the friends you’ve invited over to come with drinks. That way you’ll be able to have several drinks available during your cocktail party and also would have gotten help from friends. If you don’t feel like asking you can still get some few liquors and not bother about getting a full bar. Pick out some few standards, and plan your cocktails with what you have available. If you don’t want to spend a lot on everything, all you have to do is choose a few premium brands of the most recognized and popular liquor bands. While you work your way down the price list with the others. It will be better to go cheap on mixers than on the liquor.
- Have it easy on the food expenditure – No one really goes to a cocktail party expecting to eat to their satisfaction. It is a cocktail party after all so you can save quite a lot of food during a cocktail party. You can make a variety of dips which can be served with a selection of vegetables and crackers. This is an inexpensive way for you to feel up the party tray. You can also take a stroll to your local grocery store and get prepared party trays that are affordable according to your budget.
- Use your available glasses – You’ll have no need to try and get new glasses for your cocktail party, you can use the available glasses which you have at home. The glasses are sure going to be enough for everyone who is going to show up and if you notice it won’t be enough to go round after your count you can borrow from a neighbor. By using the available glasses you’ll be able to save up.
With those simple steps, you’ll be able to throw a cheap and easy cocktail party without having to spend too much. What’s left for you now is to think about how you’ll dress and the theme of the cocktail party.