“The Thirsty Smuggler”

Hire A Bartender's mobile trailer bar The Thirsty Smuggler, is a vintage 1983 horse trailer turned mobile bar that plays ode to those who braved the seas in the face of prohibition and brought good cheer and celebration during the rum running history of the Canadian Maritimes. 

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Please inquire for maritime provinces outside of Nova Scotia.



All prices are

Per Person

Client Provides Alcohol

Bartending services only.

Generic Brand Spirits Provided

Standard rail selections.

Vodka, Whiskey, Rum(2), Gin.

Two beer options.

Premium Brand Spirits Provided

Top shelf standard rail selections.

Vodka, Whiskey, Rum(2), Gin.

Two craft beer and/or cider options.

OPEN bar:





Donations are made to contribute to cost of event. Any profits made belong to the client.




TOKEN bar:

Tokens accepted at bar in exchange for drinks.  Tokens cannot be sold at bar.




CASH bar:

Drink prices set by client.  Any profits made belong to the client.

*prices must adhere to NS's Alcohol & Gaming minimums.





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All "Thirsty Smuggler" Bar Packages Include: ICE (for drinks), MIX (name brands), GARNISH (lemons & limes), recyclable cups, paper straws, ice buckets & scoops, coolers, & all bartending essentials.

All pricing includes up to 6 hours of service - no charge for set up/take down.

Please contact us for wine and speciality cocktail inquiries.

A $25.00 fee per hour per bartender for any additional hours and/or services required.

Generic Brands Cap at $30.00/botte & Premium Brands Cap at $55.00/bottle

Travel fee of $0.50 per kilometre for any travel over 100 kilometres will be applied.

Vintage Trailer Bar packages require a $1000.00 event minimum, however may be rented for $800.

~Because no two events are the same, contact us for customized packages~