If you are thinking of having a Cocktail Party but are stuck for ideas, don”t worry – you are in the right place!  We”ve pulled together 12 great Cocktail Party ideas from around the web that are guaranteed to make your next Cocktail Party a huge success!


To ensure you aren’t stuck behind the bar creating delicious cocktails (and mocktails) all night, why not make up a large batch of your favourite drinks and put them in some cute glass jugs. This will allow your guests to grab a drink when they feel like it and also free up your time so you can enjoy yourself more.

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An important part of any cocktail party is ensuring your drinks stay well chilled.  To save trips to your fridge, simply fill a couple of large buckets generously with ice and you will have a great cool place to store your bubbly.

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There is no denying mason jars are on trend at the moment.  You can incorporate them into your cocktail party by filling them with pre-mixed cocktails ready for your guests to enjoy.

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Are you looking for a fun drink for your guests?  These Strawberry Margarita Jelly Shots are for you!  They are easy to put together and your guests will love them!

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Help make your drinks stand out from the crowd with these cute and easy to make Frozen Fruit casino Skewers or alternatively these Strawberry Ice Cubes are sure to impress your guests.

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These cute sugar rims are also a great way to impress your guests and add a little something extra to your drinks.

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Now this is my kind of cocktail!  These would be a great for the kids or as a lovely way to end your evening.

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While a cocktail party is certainly all about the drinks, you certainly can’t forget about the food and we just love these great food ideas.

Party food does’t have to be unhealthy. These fruit cups are a yummy way to ensure your guests don’t go hungry.

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No cocktail party is complete without having the classic shrimp cocktail on the menu!

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Your guests won’t be able to resist these Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce – yum!

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These Saucy Asian Meatballs are another yummy finger food your guests will love.

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What do you think makes a great Cocktail Party? 

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