Three dry party ideas

When they hear the word “party”, many people automatically assume alcohol is going to be flowing freely. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with serving cocktails, beer, or wine at a party. If handled responsibly, a cocktail party can be a lot of fun. But, for various reasons, it is sometimes best to party without the […]

Have fun in a party without alcohol.
Have fun in a party without alcohol.

When they hear the word “party”, many people automatically assume alcohol is going to be flowing freely.

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with serving cocktails, beer, or wine at a party. If handled responsibly, a cocktail party can be a lot of fun. But, for various reasons, it is sometimes best to party without the liquor and avoid the hangovers, awkward moments, and even danger that can come with overindulging.

So, here are three dry party ideas that will make sure everyone has fun with no regrets the next day.

Non-alcoholic “mocktails”

Mocktails makes people feel more comfortable. Shutterstock

Sometimes, the best way to throw a dry party?especially if the people you invite are used to drinking all night?is to serve the next best thing: mocktails .

These delicious concoctions taste like your guests’ favorite drinks, but without the after-effects. It provides a sense of normalcy, which makes people more comfortable , and offers a fun diversion for everyone if you provide recipes and ingredients and let them experiment with making their own. Or, you can hire or get a volunteer bartender to serve these drinks as if they were the real thing.

For recipe ideas , check out this list .