For all the glitzy occasions in your life, step up your game with a do-it-yourself cocktail bar.

Devon O'Brien

For all the glitzy occasions in your life, step up your game with a do-it-yourself cocktail bar.

Nothing says celebration quite like a refreshing and fizzy glass of Champagne. But for all the glitzy occasions in your life (I'm looking at you Galentine's Day and The Oscars) step up your game with a do-it-yourself cocktail bar. I like to set out all the fixins for a great cocktail but let my guests be their own mixologists. Everyone has a fun time coming up with their own signature cocktail and it takes the pressure off me to be mixing and serving all night long. Here's what you'll need for a dazzling Champagne cocktail spread plus four festive drink ideas to try.

The Bar Necessities

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • 2 oz. Shot Glass or Jigger
  • Champagne Flutes & Coupe Glasses
  • Ice Bucket, for chilling
  • Muddler
  • Citrus stripper (for zesting and twists)

The Alcohol

  • Champagne and/or Prosecco
  • Gin
  • Vodka
  • Elderflower Liquor


The Mixers

The Garnishes

  • Fresh herbs (try mint and rosemary)
  • Fresh fruit (such as pomegranate arils, citrus and berries)
  • Raw turbinado sugar
  • Sorbet
  • Decorative ice cubes made with juice and herbs (Make them yourself, it's easy!)


Just for Fun!

  • Cocktail Napkins
  • Glitzy wine glass charms
  • Festive cocktail stirrers
  • Colorful paper straws

Not so sure where to start? Try one of these skinny cocktail ideas

Rosemary-Ginger French 75

Elderflower Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Float

Mimosas with Juice Ice Cubes

Watch: How to Make Champagne Cocktails 4 Ways

For all the glitzy occasions in your life, step up your game with a do-it-yourself cocktail bar.

Nothing says celebration quite like a refreshing and fizzy glass of Champagne. But for all the glitzy occasions in your life (I'm looking at you Galentine's Day and The Oscars) step up your game with a do-it-yourself cocktail bar. I like to set out all the fixins for a great cocktail but let my guests be their own mixologists. Everyone has a fun time coming up with their own signature cocktail and it takes the pressure off me to be mixing and serving all night long. Here's what you'll need for a dazzling Champagne cocktail spread plus four festive drink ideas to try.

The Bar Necessities

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • 2 oz. Shot Glass or Jigger
  • Champagne Flutes & Coupe Glasses
  • Ice Bucket, for chilling
  • Muddler
  • Citrus stripper (for zesting and twists)

The Alcohol

  • Champagne and/or Prosecco
  • Gin
  • Vodka
  • Elderflower Liquor


The Mixers

The Garnishes

  • Fresh herbs (try mint and rosemary)
  • Fresh fruit (such as pomegranate arils, citrus and berries)
  • Raw turbinado sugar
  • Sorbet
  • Decorative ice cubes made with juice and herbs (Make them yourself, it's easy!)


Just for Fun!

  • Cocktail Napkins
  • Glitzy wine glass charms
  • Festive cocktail stirrers
  • Colorful paper straws

Not so sure where to start? Try one of these skinny cocktail ideas

Rosemary-Ginger French 75

Elderflower Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Float

Mimosas with Juice Ice Cubes

Watch: How to Make Champagne Cocktails 4 Ways

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