6 Cute Ways to Make Your Wedding Cocktail Hour the Best 60 Minutes Ever

Food & Drink
Looking for ways to make your wedding cocktail hour stand out? Serve your cocktails and appetizers on a unique tray or vessel. Your guests will definitely take notice — plus, these cute ideas will help set a creative tone for the rest of reception to come.

Gilded Mirror (above): Wow your guests by turning a gilded mirror into a suspended drink display lined with glasses of champagne.

Wood Slabs: For a more rustic look, serve cocktail hour bites and drinks, like these mini mugs of beer, on cut slabs of wood.

Wood Serving Tray: This clever serving tray is drilled with holes designed to perfect display these miniature tuna tartare cones.

unique serving ideas for cocktail hour

Photo: Jose Villa

Tray of Sliders: During cocktail hour at this wedding, servers passed out wrapped sliders from wooden trays worn around their necks.

unique serving ideas for cocktail hour

Photo: Max & Friends

Whimsical Display: This unique serving tray features a whimsical wave shape and skewers to display tiny, bite-size hors d'oeuvres.

unique serving ideas for cocktail hour

Photo: Lacie Hansen

Gold Frame: Turn a gold frame into an elegant serving tray for passed nibbles like these grilled skewers.


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