How to Set Up a Popcorn Bar
Snap, crackle, pop your own snack
Switch up your typical munch display
Change up your standard charcuterie board and give your guests the gift of popcorn. This simple way of switching up your party will leave your guests with something to remember. It’s different. It’s extremely doable. It’s customizable without being complicated. Plus, did we mention it’s delicious?
Here’s how to do it.
What you need:
If you have a popcorn maker, well, it’s time to pull it out! There is nothing like freshly popped popcorn. However, fret not if you’re without. Microwave a few bags beforehand, or stir up stovetop popcorn beforehand. If microwaving, estimate one standard sized bag will fill 2-3 guests’ mixes.
What we love about popcorn is how versatile it is. You can truly pair so many different flavors with it and end up with innumerable results! Here’s what we recommend to satisfy every palate.
- Chocolate chips
- Reese’s Pieces
- Butterscotch chips
- Pretzel sticks
- Sunflower seeds
- Bacon bits
- Garlic parmesan
- Cheese powder
How to set up:
- Provide what your guests will scoop their concoctions into. A few ideas:
- ~Popcorn bag
- ~Plastic cups
- ~Kraft boxes
- Display all of your mix-ins in separate bowls. Individual mini flags to label each mix-in are optional, but beneficial, of course. For bowls, we love mason jars.
- Don’t forget mini scoopers for each topping!
With that, your popcorn bar is ready to go. Beware, you’ll be sure to hear guests raving excitedly about heading to ‘the bar’. Let us assure you, this bar they speak of is indeed your popcorn bar.
Throw on those argyle sweaters and ski bunny puffers to enjoy some cocktails that rival a black diamond. This is a late night cocktail party sure to impress.
Fa La La La Festivities
We lean into the red, green, and festive traditions with no shame — just jolly. Plan for cocktails and heavy apps if you're feeling up for this holiday gathering.
Where a cozy fire and shimmery linens go hand-in-hand to bring to life that perfect winter gathering. Start off the season of 'get togethers' with classic cocktails and a warm, wintry fireplace.
(Gingerbread) House Party
Oh Snap! Kids and adults alike will love getting together to build and decorate gingerbread houses to get in the holiday spirit! Playing with your food knows no age.
Cinnamon Spice and All Things Naughty and Nice
A flirty, naughty, not-nice affair. Drink an extra cocktail and you may forget Santa’s bringing you coal this year. Makes a great late-night gathering.
A retro Christmas shindig with all the flair! Bright pops of color, metallic sheen, irresistible dishes and drinks that will make you flip your lid!