Post # 1
I plan on posting the following in a nice fram and putting it on the bar so guest know what’s going on with th drinks. Is it ok to change things up on them like this?
6 PM to 7 PM Beer & Wine Cocktail Hour
7 PM to 8 PM Chardonnay & Merlot at Dinner
8PM to 11 PM Full Hosted Bar
Unlimited Soft Drinks
Post # 3
- Wedding: June 2010 - New York Botanical Garden
I don’t think that’s confusing at all – I actually think it will make things much more clear!
Post # 4
Are you doing this to save money or doing this as a cute added touch? If you are doing this to save money, then it’s a good idea, but if this is just an added touch that you think guests will enjoy, I would refrain and leave it a full open bar since people like to drink what they like to drink.
Post # 4
Looks good to me, but I would also put it on the tables and/or in the menus.
Post # 5
To save money definately! You see my package comes with a 2 hour fully hosted bar and wine at dinner. In order to take advantage of the 2 hours to the fullest we thought of just paying an amount for beer and wine at cocktail hour and then guests get wine at dinner. When the party gets going, I’m hoping around 8, then the full hosted bar will begin and we even added another hour. I would love to have full bar all night but alcohol at my venue is super duper expensive!
Post # 7
i think it is great- maybe put a note on your menu or the tables- we put “full drink menu available at the bar” so people would know they had to get drinks at the bar.
Post # 8
It’s a good idea, but keep in mind that some people don’t like to mix alcohol. So if people pass up beer & wine hour, or chardonnay/ merlot with dinner, it may be because they’re waiting for the full bar to open so they can order what they really like.
Post # 9
Not confusing at all. I agree with having it on the dinner tables as well. It also lets guests know what their options are if they don’t like beer or wine at all, as many people don’t drink either.
Post # 10
i was also concerned with mixing alcohol, this allows them to wait for the drink they like.
also i recently heard of a bride who closed the bar 30-60 before the reception was over, so people had time to sober up before driving home. that can save you money.