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10. Gypsy Libations, Ltd.
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Offers remote services
  • Serves Denver, CO
Gypsy Libations is the only premium bartending service in Denver metro area offering complete, custom craft cocktail design and execution for private & public non-profit events. However, as experienced event professionals, it is our attention to detail, flexibility and personal engagement that your guests will remember. Our services and packages can be customized to suit any occasion or budget, but always include our total commitment to creating a unique, exceptional experience for you and your guests. A caterer's first passion is usually the food, and while most companies will supply bar labor of varying degrees of professionalism, beverage service is usually an afterthought. However, a guest's experience is frequently shaped much more directly by the friendly face at the bar, often the communications & command center of an event, than even the delicious meal awaiting them. At Gypsy Libations, our first passion is exceptional service (and making seriously delicious cocktails, of course). Our mission is to create a truly joyful experience for your guests, in a safe & welcoming environment, so that you can relax and be part of the celebration. With all the time, energy and resources our clients pour into hosting the perfect event, we consider it our personal responsibility to make sure all the individual elements come together as one seamless whole. Having an experienced event professional on the floor with guests, interacting personally & meeting the needs of each one, often determines the difference between a mediocre event and the magic that happens when a meaningful social or professional occasion becomes more than just the sum of its parts. Let us make that magic happen for you.See more

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How do I find a good bartender?

Put some time on your calendar to research and compare top-rated bartenders near you online. Start by looking at their ratings and services. For example, some bartending services will provide a waitstaff, glassware, ice, coolers, food and more.

Next, look at their photos of past events and read the customer reviews. Find feedback on the bartenders’ services. Did they offer fair pricing? Did they show up on time to set up? Did they bring all of the appropriate drinks, cups, supplies and decorations? Did they interact politely with the party guests and provide a pleasant overall experience? And did they do the agreed-upon cleanup afterward?

Narrow down your top choices, and start contacting the bartenders. Ask for cost estimates for your event, and tell them how many people will be attending, what type of event it is and what services you require. You should also ask them questions about their experience.

Bartenders may need a license in your state, county or city to work at a private party. Make sure they’re properly certified before you hire anyone.

Do bartenders need to be licensed?

Certain counties, cities and states may require licensing. Check your local government’s regulations before starting your search.

In many cases, you might want to choose a bartender who has a license and/or certification. If you’re considering hiring a bartender for an upcoming event or a special occasional, check their online profiles to find out what credentials they have. If you can’t find the information online, don’t hesitate to ask them directly when requesting to receive free estimates.

How much does it cost to hire a bartender for a private party?

Hiring a bartender for a private party typically costs between $270 and $390 in total. On an hourly basis, expect to pay at least $40 to $60 per hour, as well as a flat fee. How much you’ll pay, however, depends on the time of year or day, the size of the party and other factors. Get in touch with a few bartenders near you and request a free estimate — it’s the only way to get an accurate idea of how much private bartending services will cost you.

Check out “How much does it cost to hire a bartender?” to learn more about the cost factors.

Reviews for Denver bartenders
Gio A.
Great bartenders
Centennial BartendingCentennial Bartending
Brittney T.
Samantha was a great bartender and we were so happy to have her bartend for our wedding. Thanks Samantha!
Samantha, BartenderSamantha, Bartender
William G.
Dawn was a great bartender!
Bearly BartendingBearly Bartending
Ann D.
Andrew was a fantastic bartender at our wedding May 2018. He was so professional and friendly. I highly recommend "On the Rockies" bartending.
On The Rockies BartendingOn The Rockies Bartending
Thumbtack Customer
Could not have asked for a better bartender! Amazing!
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Erin G.
It was such a treat to have a bartender for our event, it made everything run smoothly!
Dustin MayorDustin Mayor
Teresa E.
The bartending service was world class. They provided their own bar and supplied us with all cups and accessories. The bartenders were very polite and professional. We couldn’t have asked for anything more on our special day! Highly recommended:)
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Patrice G.
Evan Davis was the ultimate bartender!!! I would highly recommend him for any type of event!!
Mix and Shoot Beverage ServiceMix and Shoot Beverage Service
Thumbtack Customer
Chris was a fantastic and entertaining bartender. Would highly recommend for any type of event. Thanks Chris!
One Of A Kind EntertainmentOne Of A Kind Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
I hired two bartenders for two holiday parties. Jamie was the first one and did an excellent job. Arrived early and very friendly. Chris (the owner of One of a Kind) was the bartender at the second event and did an excellent job as well. My guests really enjoyed him. Thank you!!!
One Of A Kind EntertainmentOne Of A Kind Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
Ray was such a pleasure to work with! He did an outstanding job bartending at my sister's wedding! He was prompt, had a great set up including everything we could possibly need! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to hire a bartender for any type of event!
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Jason W.
We enjoyed having Andrew bartend our small party. He was courteous, professional and showed up on time.
On The Rockies BartendingOn The Rockies Bartending
Thumbtack Customer
Danielle was amazing and the perfect service for our event! I would recommend their services for all your bartending needs!
Free PourFree Pour
Alia A.
Linda was a wonderful bartender at our engagement party. She was so sweet and made great drinks! Would 100% recommend.
Linda the BartenderLinda the Bartender
Pamela W.
Great bartender, very personable, professional, experienced and helpful! Great! Great! Great! She takes the stress out of your party!
Laurie At Your ServiceLaurie At Your Service
Thumbtack Customer
Ray was extremely professional, on time, and responded to all of our questions. I would recommend moonlight bartenders to anyone hosting events.
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Thumbtack Customer
Linda was fantastic. She was very prompt and our guests enjoyed her friendliness and great bartending skills. We highly recommend her.
Linda the BartenderLinda the Bartender
Jah C.
Ray, the man himself, bartended our wedding and was wonderful. Cheerful and communicative! Completely took the stress of drinks off of the table. Thanks for knocking it out of the park, Ray!
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Kelsey D.
Linda was a great bartender! The entire party loved her drinks and she was friendly and personable. She really does a great job! I will definitely be hiring her again!
Linda the BartenderLinda the Bartender
Thumbtack Customer
Linda bartended for a retirement party at our office. She was great- brought everything we needed. We contacted her on Wednesday for the party on Friday and she was very accommodating.
Linda the BartenderLinda the Bartender
Jaime L.
On the Rockies Bartending was great... their staff were personable, fast and super professional. Our event went off without a hitch + we could not have been happier to work with them!
On The Rockies BartendingOn The Rockies Bartending
Emily G.
I was searching for a bartender for my NYE party and came across the business, Scratch cocktails. Steve was one of the few bartenders that was very responsive and willing to work with my needs for the party. I wanted to have a handful of custom cocktails as well as let people come up with their own drinks. Steve was on point the entire night and even created his own cocktail mixes for the drinks I requested. I was blown away by how prepared he was and how he was able to make the night run so smoothly - our event wouldn’t have been the same without his help. It seemed that our entire party revolved around the bar!! I would hands down hire Steve again and would recommend him to anyone that wants a bartender they can trust and depend on!!
Imbibe ColoradoImbibe Colorado
Kerry K.
Moonlight Bartending did an awesome job! They provided everything we needed for our wedding and they were so easy to work with! It was so nice to not have to worry about anything! They brought their own bar, all the ice, cups, etc. They also work with a liquor store that delivers the alcohol and that was such a nice added bonus! They made everything so easy! I would definitely recommend to anyone and if I ever needed bartending for future events I would hire again!
Moonlight BartendingMoonlight Bartending
Devon G.
My experience with Dawn and the Bearly Bartending team was phenomenal! They handled a large crowd, made our guests feel very comfortable, and whipped up some amazing drinks. Thank you for everything! :)
Bearly BartendingBearly Bartending
Shelby T.
He was absolutely amazing!! He really got the party moving and helped me with so much! my night wouldn't have been so memorable with out him as my bartender ! life of the party!!!
Mix and Shoot Beverage ServiceMix and Shoot Beverage Service
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