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Your burning questions: answered

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.

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 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 Troy bartenders
John F.
Chris far exceeded my expectations. What a nice guy, and an Excellent bartender. My guests loved him. Chris was so attentive, bringing me drinks without even asking...it's like he was watching for my glass to go empty. Absolutely amazing. He will now be my 'go to' Bartender. Thank You Chris, what an awesome job.
Baileys BartendingBaileys Bartending
Rana J.
Bill is a very professional bartender. He is a friendly and smiley person. He was amazing and everybody loved his cocktails. Bill was very helpful with set up and clean up before and after the party. I couldn't have asked for a better experience! He went above and beyond my expectations. Bill helped make the party perfect! I will definitely hire him again !!
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Peter A.
Take your event to the next level! I hired Lauren/Mixing Memories to bartend at my mother’s surprise 70th outdoor birthday party and I’m so glad I did. Lauren’s service truly made my mom’s party a first class affair. In addition to bartending we had a second person who helped to serve appetizers, champagne for toast, etc. Lauren arrived on time and in uniform. She helped me with all necessary preparations in advance including designing two signature cocktails that our guests loved! Lauren helped to make sure the party transitioned on time e.g. appetizers to meal service to dessert and champagne. They also helped us with light clean up. Lauren was more than I could have asked for. I have had multiple inquiries for Lauren’sin formation from guests. Hire Mixing Memories for your next event. You will not be disappointed!!
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