Cocktail hour tends to be the part of the wedding day that boasts the most creativity (and oftentimes the tastiest food!). We’ve rounded up 10 cocktail hour ideas that had our editors ooh-ing and aah-ing (and ultimately pinning onto our own inspo boards) ranging from large designs to smaller details that can make a big statement.
Style a cigar station with vintage cigar boxes, pretty trays and boxes of flavorful stogies. And those letters? An easy DIY project using paper mache letters from Michael’s ($3.50 each) and spray paint! | Design by Going Lovely Event Design, photo by Kelly Stonelake Photography
DIY bars don’t have to be dull in design. This stunningly styled setup is easy to recreate using barrels and a wooden slab. Add some greenery, charcuterie and your favorite varietals and you have your very own wine bar! | Design by Antonia Christianson Events, photo by Allyson Magda
Color-coordinate your decor and cocktails. We love how this brightly hued palette extends from the flowers and signs, candles and cocktails. | Photo by Kelsey Dewitt Photography
Create a vignette to display your signature cocktail such as this Moscow mule one complete with lime, ginger beer and copper mugs. | Photo by Krista Mason Photography