14 Items for Making a Festive Holiday Bar Cart

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The Spruce / Illustration by Amy Sheehan / West Elm

The holidays are here, and it's time to think about decking out your bar cart for the season! Your party guests will love stepping foot into your space and taking in all of the holiday cheer, which means paying attention to the little details, too. Before you throw your next cocktail event, scoop up some of the seasonal bar cart products below that will take your display to the next level.

Canopy Street Naughty And Nice Beverage Cocktail Napkins

naughty and nice cocktail napkins


No holiday bar cart would be complete without a set of festive cocktail napkins! Napkins like these are full of charm but are also super practical—no host wants to deal with spills while trying to have a good time, after all. Plus, your guests will love their Instagrammable quality.

Rifle Paper Co. Holiday Round Coaster Set

Rifle Paper Co. coasters

Rifle Paper Co.

You've worked hard to invest in your favorite furniture pieces, so coasters are a must! This set looks nice and cheerful placed on your bar cart but will also remind guests that placing a wine glass directly onto that wooden coffee table is a no-no.

Etsy Classic Christmas Drink Stir Sticks

festive drink stirrers


Drink stirrers make any beverage feel a little more exciting and are a must for elevating your home bartending setup. Place these in a festive mug or jar and let the good times roll.

Cozy Gatherings Leather Decorative Tray

red faux leather tray


To prevent your bar cart from appearing too haphazard, you'll want to corral all of your liquor bottles onto a nice tray. We're all about changing things up for the season, though, and a cheery red is excellent for December.

Pottery Barn Santa Claus Stainless Steel Bottle Opener

santa bottle opener

Pottery Barn

Any good host will want guests to feel comfortable prepping their own drinks and pouring refills as needed, which means that keeping key bartending pieces on hand at all times is a must. This bottle opener will bring a smile to your friends' faces when they use it.

Joss & Main 9' Garland with 50 Multi-Colored Lights

9' Garland with 50 Multi-Colored Lights
9' Garland with 50 Multi-Colored Lights.

Joss & Main

Who says your bar cart can't get all decked out for the season? Wrapping a garland around it is a simple pre-party solution and will make your beverage setup shine. A faux option like this one will last all season long and won't result in pesky pine needle droppings.

Anthropologie Holiday in the City Candle

Anthropologie Holiday in the City Candle


Don't forget to add ambiance with a candle! This one comes in an adorable tin that can be reused and appreciated even after the wax is all gone. Who doesn't love a holiday cityscape?

West Elm Holiday Skiers Highball Glassware Sets

skiier highball glasses

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You can use your plain wine glasses all year long...in honor of the holiday season, why not bust out vessels that are a bit more whimsical? These ski-themed highball glasses are just the solution and come in sets of either four or eight.

Mark & Graham Holiday Cocktail Shaker

holiday cocktail shaker

Mark & Graham

On a related note, give your usual cocktail shaker a night off and get the party started with this plaid beauty. Note that this piece can even be monogrammed (making it a fabulous gift idea, too!).

The Holiday Aisle Daesha Ice Bucket

red and green ice bucket


The weather outside may be frightful, but your guests will still want some ice for their cocktails, even on the chilliest of nights. Minimize trips to and from the freezer by filling up an ice bucket with cubes so that your friends can refill their glasses as they please.

Michael's Printed Paper Straws by Celebrate It™ Entertaining

blue and white paper straws


You have to admit it, fun paper straws will take any drink to the next level. These blue and white ones are right on theme for your next Hanukkah party!

Celebrate Together™ Hanukkah LED Hanukkah Wine Bottle

hanukkah wine bottle


This wine bottle cannot be consumed, but it will permanently add a celebratory touch to your bar cart regardless! It's actually a LED light up piece and will add plenty of ambiance to your holiday get together.

Etsy Dasher Dance Prancer Vixen Moscato Vodka Tequila Blitzen Wood Funny Christmas Sign

funny holiday bar sign etsy


We get it, it can be difficult to source holiday appropriate bar cart signs that aren't too cheesy. But this one is both festive and funny, making it a great piece to lean on your cart if you're looking to add a little extra magic to your setup.

Sur La Table Santa Hat Bottle Stopper

santa hat bottle stopper

Sur La Table

Don't let any unfinished bottles of wine go to waste! Pick up this darling stopper so that you can enjoy that leftover red later in the week once all of the parties are over.

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