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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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.

How much should you tip wedding bartenders?

Sometimes, a gratuity is included in your final bill. If not, consider tipping your wedding bartenders between 10% and 15%. However, this is not a set-in-stone rule. You can always tip more, perhaps 20%-25%, for great service.

What do bartenders cost for a wedding?

It costs roughly between $270 and $390 to hire a bartender. However, if you need a wedding bartender, you should request cost estimates from bartenders near you. Depending on the drinks you plan to serve, the number of guests and other factors, your total cost will vary.

Reviews for Sunrise bartenders
Jake R.
John & his team were a great bartending duo. Really appreciated their service and were a highlight of my event. When I need bartenders again, I will be using Hot Shots Bartending!
Hot Shots Bartending ServicesHot Shots Bartending Services
Denis V.
Great vendor. Quick responses. Awesome Bartender.
Rent-A-Bartender ®Rent-A-Bartender ®
Shareese W.
Amazing bartender! Drinks were delicious! Guests were happy! Professional attire and great personality! The workstation was neat and clean at all times! Juliette will be my bartender going forward!
Belle Bar Event ServicesBelle Bar Event Services
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent job by Lea Ann. Very professional and great bartender. Very easy to work with and she was an entertaining bartender. Very glad we hired her , I wouldn't have wanted anyone else.
Lee's BartendingLee's Bartending
Thumbtack Customer
She is amazing the event was fabulous with her !!!! Fa I rite bartender will always book her for future events!!!
A.L.L. EventsA.L.L. Events
Jody M.
Rosa was amazing. She made each and every guest feel like a VIP, the talk of the party was how amazing she was. Her bartending skills were amazing, killer rum punch! She will definitely be our go to bartender for all our events! Thanks for making what could have been a stressful event into an amazing evening.
We Make It HappenWe Make It Happen
Trinity B.
StarrStatuzz did a amazing job bartending my wedding reception. This was my first time hiring a bartender and she was so helpful throughout the process answering questions and helping with suggestions and had plenty options available for any event you may need. You Won’t regret booking with her. Thank you again Shay!
StarrStatuzz LLCStarrStatuzz LLC
She was an amazing bartender with a good soul. She went above and beyond. I would hire over and over again. Highly recommended
Stir It Up Mobile BartendingStir It Up Mobile Bartending
Dana D.
Karina was an amazing bartender. She stayed the entire party and mixed up some amazing drinks. I will definitely be hiring her again.
Karina Mixes It UpKarina Mixes It Up
Thumbtack Customer
I hire a bartender for my wife's birthday, she came out in time and handle the party very well, we will will hire her again , thanks Mayra
Mayra's Personal Touch Catering & Event PlanningMayra's Personal Touch Catering & Event Planning
Carla R.
Amber was very professional. She displayed a pleasant personality and although hired as a bartender she assisted the servers independently when needed. I would definitely hire her again in the future.
Amber Marie's Event Services, LLCAmber Marie's Event Services, LLC
Emily B.
We loved her! She was awesome , We got so many compliments about her during the night. She was so punctual and professional, I couldn’t have asked for a better bartender!
Amber Marie's Event Services, LLCAmber Marie's Event Services, LLC
Nerissa C.
This was first time hiring bartender and it was a valuable learning experience. Tropical twist was perfect choice and going forward I will use again. I know know what type and style of service I want and require. Very happy
Tropical Twist Bartending South BeachTropical Twist Bartending South Beach
Megan L.
Amber was a complete professional. I asked her to bring along another bartender and she found one for me. They were top notch- from their attire to then attending to the guests. I appreciate all they did to keep my guests happy. Thanks again!
Amber Marie's Event Services, LLCAmber Marie's Event Services, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Danielle and Kaytlin were wonderful. Love these ladies. They fit in so nicely with my over 40 friends and family. My guests were also so complimentary. I definitely found ourselves a go-to company for bartender and waiter services! Thank you, Rebus :)
Duclerc Personal Chef and MixologyDuclerc Personal Chef and Mixology
Timothy L.
Alexis is an excellent bartender and helped make my birthday party a phenomenal one! The bar setup/presentation was as good as those seen in craft cocktail bars. The drinks were inventive, balanced and delicious! His personality, and interaction with the guests, helped make the event one to remember!
Mixologist | ConsultantMixologist | Consultant
Caitlin T.
Barbara was a delight to work with! She bartended our wedding reception and was extremely professional and affordable. She brings her whole bar set up so you don't have to worry about a thing. She even picked up ice for us too. Barbara staffed our party with a second bartender who was equally pleasant and professional. She was able to meet a few weeks before hand to go over details of the party too. She even reached out to me the day before offering to be of any help and assistance in party set up. I would highly recommend Barbara for your party and would use her again myself.
Barbara’s Bartending, Serving and StaffingBarbara’s Bartending, Serving and Staffing
Jasmine P.
Omar did an amazing job bartending my wedding. Over the months leading up to the event he was very responsive and did everything he could to accommodate us. The drinks were delicious all of my guests were raving about them. I will definitely be hiring him again.
Omar the BartenderOmar the Bartender
Patricia V.
A+++ Thank you for the amazing service you provided at our Friendsgiving Party! This past Saturday, we were very pleased with your professionalism, and kind service. For your next event, please hire Travis for your bartending-service need! He will help and work with you to make event a success. You will not be disappointed!.
Tip-N-Sip BartendingTip-N-Sip Bartending
Erika H.
Hiring A&D’s Bartending was the best decision I could have made for my party! They were able to handle a huge crowd of thirsty friends & family - and they were extremely personable & friendly at the event - and leading up to it. They were a fairly last minute hire as I realized I needed a day of coordinator/people to set up, breakdown & clean (on top of the stellar bartending) bc I couldn’t do it all - and they came through 500%. They were super responsive & detailed & did everything they could to help make the party successful. Just check out the great bar set up - all them! They went above & beyond and I will absolutely use them again for any future events. Thank you Deborah & Antuan!!
AD Private Bartending | Event StaffAD Private Bartending | Event Staff
Dana W.
Barbara was amazing. She surpassed all of my expectations. She went above and beyond!!!! She even helped to clean up through out the party, so that we didn't have a huge mess, serve food, and mix all kinds of great drinks for the guests. She's my bartender for sure for all future events!!
Barbara’s Bartending, Serving and StaffingBarbara’s Bartending, Serving and Staffing
Thumbtack Customer
Lea Ann was very professional. Lea Ann bartended for my 30th birthday party. She knows what she is doing! She arrived early to set up and was consistently checking with us to make sure the night went smoothly. We would absolutely use her again in the future. We would highly recommend her.
Lee's BartendingLee's Bartending
Vade T.
Kim was the bartender for my wedding and she was great!! We met up a few days before the wedding and went over drinks, she gave me a list of drinks and mixes i need for my wedding. She's was awesome and my guest were happy with her, she did a great job and i would definitely recommend her :)
Bartending by KimBartending by Kim
Lori p.
The best Bartender! Very professional with a great personality and a take charge attitude!She managed everything for me and made sure all areas at the bar were taken care of. She made sure my guess were satisfied. She also makes the best white sangria. My guest went crazy over her white sangria and so did I!
Golden heart bartendingGolden heart bartending
Thumbtack Customer
We had a great experience with Danielle's bartender services. She created all the drinks we asked for and all of them were delicious! All our guests loved her to the point that she became a big part of the party's success. By the way, she has an amazing personality! We were beyond happy having her being part of our event.
Duclerc Personal Chef and MixologyDuclerc Personal Chef and Mixology
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