Cocktail Party Ideas

Pop the cork off of that champagne bottle and raise a glass to the happiest of happy hours! Impress your guests with our party-planning tips, bartending tricks from the pros, everything needed to stock a home bar, and signature mixed drinks.

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How to Host a Casino Night at Home
Invite over some friends, put out a few snacks, pour drinks, and play games a la Las Vegas.
How to Assemble the Cheese Board of Your Dreams
It's the easiest and most impressive party appetizer ever! Here, our tips and tricks for putting it all together.
25 Vodka Cocktails You'll Want to Make Again and Again
Vodka is essential to a well-stocked home bar. The smooth, easy-to-quaff liquor plays well in classic drinks like martinis and vodka tonics, as well as more elaborate newfangled cocktails. Here, our favorite vodka cocktail recipes that would be welcome at any happy hour.

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A DIY Sangria Bar Is What You Need at Your Next Party
Turning the fruity punch into a mix-your-own drink bar brings friends together fast.
How to Host a Happy Hour with Your Quarantine Pod, According to the Founder of Estelle Colored Glass

As the founder of her own glassware line, Stephanie Summerson Hall is inspired by the Southern charm and hospitality of her grandmother.