If you need a reason to throw a cocktail party in March – St. Patrick’s Day is a great choice since it’s a time for fun festivities, and of course, known for delicious cocktails! A cocktail party is a perfect opportunity to gather your friends for a few drinks and hors d’oeuvres before hitting the town to celebrate at a local restaurant or bar. From selecting the perfect cocktails to creating festive décor and preparing delicious bites, we’ve got you covered. So let’s raise a glass to the luck of the Irish and get started on creating an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Party!


Hor’dourve Selections:

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Hostess tips for a St. Patrick’s Day-themed event:

  1. Create a festive atmosphere with green and gold decorations and other Irish-themed décor, including shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold to create a festive atmosphere. You can also add some St. Patrick’s Day-inspired lighting, such as string lights or candle holders in green shades.
  2. Plan your menu carefully: Offer an array of Irish-inspired hors d’oeuvres and cocktails that your guests will love. Consider serving dishes like Irish soda bread, corned beef and cabbage bites, and Guinness stew. Don’t forget to also have a selection of vegetarian options available for guests with dietary restrictions.
  3. Stock up on Irish drinks: In addition to beer, consider offering Irish whiskey or Irish cream liqueur. You can also create signature cocktails like the ones listed above!
  4. Keep guests entertained: Prepare some fun activities to keep your guests engaged and entertained. For example, you can organize a trivia game with St. Patrick’s Day-themed questions or props like green hats and glasses for group/selfie photos.
  5. Have a designated driver or encourage transportation services such as Uber or Lyft to get your guests safely to their next destination!