Easy Cocktail Party Decor Ideas

Cocktail Party cover

Hosting a cocktail party? Want to make it memorable but stuck to find simple and easy party decor ideas? Don’t worry, we got you! We have curated a special list of cocktail party decor ideas that will surely liven up your moments. A cocktail party is a fun-filled event with delicious food, delectable cocktails and a whole lot of party spirit. Hosting such a party can be a challenging task, but if done right, it’s a most rewarding experience. With some simple tips, you can truly elevate your party planning and create a great event that will leave a lasting impression.  So, let’s get started and explore some of the best easy cocktail party decor ideas that will make your guests go “wow”!

Cocktail Party Decors To Try

1. Scented Candles

Scented Candles
Perfect way to spruce up your cocktail party with enticing aromas. They create a cosy and welcoming atmosphere that your guests will surely love. Scented candles come in a variety of fragrances and styles. You can choose the one that matches your party decor perfectly!

2. Fairy Lights

Fairy Lights
Want to add a touch of magic to your party decor? Try infusing your space with some fairy lights. Whether you are hosting your cocktail party in your garden or house, fairy lights can brighten your space to a whole new dimension! It’s simple, easily available and is ideal for last-minute celebrations!

3. Elegant Tablecloths

Elegant Tablecloths
Elevate your table setting with some eye-catching tablecloths. Whether you want to go all out on vibrant colours or you prefer something pastel and sophisticated, tablecloths are a great way you can liven up your party decor. With so many colours and options to choose from, you can easily dress up your tables and impress your guests!

4. Flowers

Fresh flowers always catch attention and imbue the space with enchanting fragrances. We would recommend incorporating fresh flowers that will fill your space with beauty and elegance. They go with a variety of party themes from tropical to beach vibes. If you want to leave a lasting impression on your guests you can easily use this party decor idea. Set up flowers in vases and use them as centrepieces, or turn them into floral wall arrangements. Alternatively, you can also use artificial flowers for last-moment party planning.

5. Colourful Lanterns

Colourful Lanterns
This is the perfect way to light up any cocktail party! From small to big bold ones, colourful lanterns are a great way you can create a stunning atmosphere for your cocktail party. They add a touch of whimsical elegance to your space. Here are a few suggestions: paper or origami lanterns, hanging lanterns, lantern centrepieces, etc. 

6. Balloon Arch

Balloon Arch
Aren’t they simply beautiful? They are fun, and festive and can boost your cocktail party decor to a whole new level. Use it at the entrance, add it around the walls, or use it along the banners as a highlight. You can play along the colours, and shape them in any way or size as you please. Balloon Arches can be tailored easily to match the colours and party themes. 

7. Photo Booth

Photo Booth
If you want to give your guests something special and exciting to do during a cocktail party, having a photo booth is a great idea! This also makes a fun and interesting party decor. Set up a photo booth with fun props such as hats, glasses, moustaches etc. This will engage your guests and they are sure to have some gala time while capturing the moments forever. 

8. Party Props

Party Props
Why not opt for something unique and fun to elevate your cocktail party decor? Streamers, confetti, balloons on the floor, party lights, etc. There are so many things that you can use as props and turn your moments into something unforgettable. 

9. Dessert Table

Dessert Table
Oh yeah, a dessert table can also be an exquisite party decor! Instead of having a food station with an assortment of dishes and desserts, why not have a separate table for just sweet treats? Dress it with visually appealing elements such as elegant tablecloths, and colours to match your party theme, add name tags to identify the desserts, stands for cupcakes or pastries, etc.