15 Creative Sign Ideas for the Bar





Looking for a simple way to customize your cocktail hour? Try one of these cool signs to decorate the bar.
DIY painted quote sign for wedding bar
Photo by Windsor Event Studio

Point guests to the bar with a custom sign that complements your reception decor. Hint: This is one of those easy ways to display your personal style without spending a ton. It can be as simple as a small framed "bar" sign with a few added decorative elements or as specialized as creating a tailor-made drink menu that you've printed (or painted!) yourself. Check out our favorite examples, below.

Framed His & Hers Drink Sign

Jack and Ginger bar sign for wedding reception

From the album: A Soft Romantic Wedding in Kansas City, Missouri


Wine-Cork Bar Sign

Wine cork wedding bar sign

From the album: A Traditional Vineyard Wedding at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena, California


Custom-Designed Wooden Cocktail Plaque

Illustrated wooden cocktail menu plaque

From the album: A Romantic Weekend Wedding in Tabernash, Colorado


Framed Bar Sign With Song Lyrics

Country song lyric bar sign

From the album: A Romantic Beach Wedding in Cannon Beach, OR

Painted Wooden Drinks Station Plaque

Peach bellini bar sign

From the album: A Casual Rustic Wedding in Fredericksburg, Texas


Mini Chalkboard With His & Hers Cocktails

His and Hers signature cocktail bar sign

From the album: A Country Chic Wedding in Sonoma, California


Paper-Tent Bar Sign With Custom Drink Names

Paper tent with signature cocktail names

From the album: A Casual Wedding in Old Bridge, New Jersey


Chalkboard Menu with Paper-Fan Bar Display

Chalkboard drink menu sign for lemonade bar at wedding reception


Calligraphed Clothespin Drink Signs

Clothespin drink label for signature wedding beer

From the album: A Vintage Wedding in Paso Robles, California


Vintage B-A-R Sign With Easel

Vintage B-A-R sign from antique letters


Chalkboard-Arrow Libations Sign

Chalkboard arrow sign pointing toward wedding reception bar

From the album: A Casual Wedding in Tallahasse, Florida


Vintage Typography Drinks Menu

Art deco bar sign for wedding reception

From the album: A Glamorous Vintage Wedding in Detroit, Michigan


Modern Framed Drinks Menu

Cheers! Framed wedding drink menu

From the album: An Outdoor Wedding in Austin, Texas


Bird's-Nest Bar Sign

Bird's nest signature drink sign

From the album: A Rustic Jewish Wedding in Brooklyn, New York

The Knot and Crate & Barrel teamed up to bring you the ultimate happy hour—tips and inspiration for personalizing all things cocktail-related, whether it's at your wedding or at home. Visit CrateandBarrel.com to check out their stylish barware!

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