Party Planning Alexandria LA

Local resource for party planning in Alexandria. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, wine and spirits and liquor stores, as well as advice on themed parties and mixed drinks.

Mojo's Brews & Blues
(318) 448-4890
3425 Jackson St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Mojo's Brews & Blues - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Mojo's Brews & Blues is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)

Bayview Yacht Club
(318) 448-0902
1434 Dorchester Dr # D
Alexandria, LA
Description
Bayview Yacht Club - Plush seating and good music gives Bayview Yacht Club a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Chalet Lounge
(318) 443-8350
800 N Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA
Description
Chalet Lounge - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Chalet Lounge makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Sportsman's Lounge
(318) 445-9413
700 Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Sportsman's Lounge - It has it all: a swank atmosphere, attractive crowd, and cheap drinks. Okay, okay, so maybe it doesn't have cheap drinks, but Sportsman's Lounge is still a solid lounge. Not really a dance club, per se, but perfect more a more upscale option.

Cap's Bar & Grill
(318) 443-8711
3143 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Cap's Bar & Grill - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Cap's Bar & Grill is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

Hot Shots Inc
(318) 487-2805
1205 England Dr
Alexandria, LA
Description
Hot Shots Inc - Plush seating and good music gives Hot Shots Inc a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Cleve & Hilda's Rendezvous
(318) 443-6775
613 N 3rd St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Cleve & Hilda's Rendezvous - Let's call it what it is. Cleve & Hilda's Rendezvous, at [Address], is a good place to pull. The crowd is good looking and the ambiance is sexy, so if you can't meet someone here, well, keep drinking and try again. Liquid courage always helps. Look, we're not guaranteeing anything, but at Cleve & Hilda's Rendezvous you should have plenty of options.

C-Q Too
(318) 449-4577
728 Lee St
Alexandria, LA
Description
C-Q Too - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but C-Q Too offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Riverside Pub
(318) 484-9090
812 3rd St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Riverside Pub - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Riverside Pub, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Good Thymes Cafe
(318) 443-9622
2837 Lee St
Alexandria, LA
Description
Good Thymes Cafe - Plush seating and good music gives Good Thymes Cafe a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Ideas for a New Years Party

By Russ Cobbe

If you are planning to host a New Years Eve party this year you might be looking for some help to make it extra special or at the very least more unique. A big part of most New Years Eve party's is various alcoholic drinks. Instead of just providing (or having guests bring their own) the regular beer, wine, rum, vodka and rye, why not create a theme around the drinks available.

There are various cocktails and shooters that have New Years names. A quick visit to www.idrink.com shows about 20 different recipes around the New Years Eve party. One idea is to setup a table with the various ingredients for the drinks with small recipe cards and the appropriate glasses so everyone can be their own bartender. Trying something new and breaking old habits is part of the long-standing tradition of New Years. Here is a sample of some recipes to try:

Happy New Year

0.25 oz Brandy
4.0 oz Champagne
0.75 oz Orange juice
0.75 oz Port

Shake brandy, port and orange juice well over ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a champagne flute, fill with champagne, and serve.

Celebration

1.0 oz Cognac
1.0 oz Cointreau
1.0 oz Lemon juice
1.5 oz Rum

Shake over ice and pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

Steaming Hot Holiday Punch Recipe

3.0 cups Apple Juice
1.5 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
3 sticks Cinnamon
0.75 teaspoon ground Cloves
6.0 cups Cranberry juice
0.75 cup Maple syrup
0.75 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
3.0 cups Orange juice
2.0 ...

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