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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 Jackson bartenders
Zach D.
KP’s bartending was great. Christie was our bartender and everyone loved her! She was super friendly and professional and everyone loved the service. 10/10 recommend KP’s bartending for anyone looking to have any sort of event!
KPs Event BartendingKPs Event Bartending
Travis C.
The bartender was excellent, she was friendly and talked with people as well, didn't make any messes, was very impressed with the service and drinks too of course lol, thank you for coming and bartending our wedding even when it snowed
KPs Event BartendingKPs Event Bartending
Patrick M.
I was the main planner of a corporate event with many moving parts, deadlines etc. I had the venue, food, bar, entertainment, A/V equipment, and more all to book and confirm. The least of my worries was the bar and that's directly due to the professionalism and "can co" attitude of Candy at Candy Bar. She was a pure delight to work with. She even purchased the liquor for a very reasonable fee when I asked her. She travelled from Memphis to Jackson, TN for the event and did a superb job through the night. If you are staging any sort of event that requires a bartender, you won't do better than Candy Bar. She gets straight A+ grades from me. Thanks, Candy.
Candy Bar Personal Bartending ServiceCandy Bar Personal Bartending Service
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