As those bitterly chilly days begin to approach us and everyone has strung their lights, that can only mean one thing…holiday parties are among us! Now, you know us for our expert wedding advice, but we also know how to put together a lavish holiday bash. First things first. Alcohol. We love the helpful and cheerful customer service and selection from Asheville Beverages. The holidays are all about having fun and spending time together! Let Blue Ridge Event Staffing help with all of your staffing needs! From waiters to bartenders, they are here to take the stress off of you, so you can enjoy yourself!

One of the last steps you’ll need for your holiday party is our favorite holiday cocktail recipe! Try this delicious and refreshing drink that is sure to have all of your guests dying to know your secret!


  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 1/2 oz gin or vodka
  • 2 oz chilled ginger beer
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • orange slice, for garnish
  • sugared cranberries, for garnish


Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice, and gin. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve garnished with rosemary, orange wedge and sugared cranberries, if desired.

Have a wonderful holiday party!