VIP Bartending Services for Events

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Bartending Services for Events: Serving Skagit, Whatcom, Island and Snohomish Counties

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COPIA…on the Boulevard – Bartending for Events

Are you thinking about booking bartending services for your event?

Utilizing the services of professional bartenders alleviates the stress and worry of manning an alcohol bar. No need to impose on family and friends: Book bartending services from COPIA.

Trained bartenders will serve and monitor your guests’ alcohol consumption so you can relax and enjoy the party. Bar cleanup is included.

We are conscientious about not opening extra bottles of wine or beer. You will save money by reducing waste.
We are a licensed and insured bartending service.
​Our company policy employs the buddy system, we send two bartenders to each event ensuring excellent service for the client & support for the staff.


“As the owner of an event venue on my home property, it is important to me to know who my bartenders are. Joseph and Marjorie of V.I.P or Very Important Parties Espresso Catering & Bartending have been one of my favorite preferred companies for eight years. They have provided me with their knowledge, their professionalism, and the protection for myself and my clients; while all the while providing an excellent and important service. The guests of the venue repeatedly say how helpful and fun they are to work with!”

Dawn Greenfield

Former Owner, Greenfield Farm and Gardens, LLC, Anacortes, WA

  • $75.00 per hour includes two bartenders with bar kit (wine and beer opener, table linen, bar towels, paper towels, two galvantized buckets for white wine and/or bottled beer, signage: “must be 21”.
  • Two hours will be added to the service time for set-up and prep and clean-up.
  • A third bartender charge of $30 per hour for events with 200 or more guests.

VIP Bartending Services: Beer and Wine Service

Bartending Services to Add-On for Your Event






Support Bar for Cold Beverages

  • $4.00 per person: disposable 12 oz. beer glasses, 9 oz. wine glasses, lemonade, iced tea, bottled water, ice, and beverage napkins.
  • We do the set-up and clean-up.
  • Ice without the support bar: $3.00 per bag.
  • We will provide clients with a Beverage Recommendation Chart to assist with your beverage purchases.


Drip Coffee Service

  • $2.00 per person.
  • We will provide fresh brewed coffee, 8 oz. hot cups, cream, sugar, stir sticks, and napkins.

Bartending for Weddings

Bartending for Weddings

Booking bartending services from COPIA with licensed bartenders and professional bar services takes the worry and headaches out of your special day and evening.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book bartending services for my event?
  • Contact our event planner by phone or fill out our contact form and have a complementary consultation.
  • We require a 50% deposit and signed contract at the time of booking bartending for your event.
What's your availability?
  • We are currently booking for holiday business parties for 2021 and weddings through 2022.
  • We will only accept 24 wedding bookings for 2022. Weddings typically book 6 months to a year in advance, so please contact us today to secure your date.
What beverages do you serve?
  • We serve client-provided bottled and keg beer, wines, champagne and mimosas.
How will I know how much beer and wine to buy?
  • When you book with us, we will provide you with a beverage recommendation sheet. Most people overbuy beer and wine. Our reference guide will save you from buying too much.
  • Our bartenders only open wine as needed avoiding having too many opened bottles at the end of service. We re-box all wine including the empties.
Are you licensed by the WA State Liquor Control Board, and are you insured?
  • Yes, all of our bartenders are Class 12/MAST permitted. They also carry a food handlers card.
  • We carry liquor liability and general liability insurance.
  • Clients are responsible to apply for an online banquet permit ($10). A permit is usually required by your event venue.
What kind of glassware do you use?
  • We use client-provided glassware or disposable. It’s your choice.
  • We can provide disposable glasses for beer and wine if purchased with the Support Bar.
  • We can order rented glassware with an additional 20% service fee.

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