Party Planning Altoona PA

Local resource for party planning in Altoona. 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.

Victory Lane Saloon
(814) 946-0100
716 19th St
Altoona, PA
Description
Victory Lane Saloon - If you're looking to kick back, Victory Lane Saloon, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Teriz Place
(814) 943-7573
2900 8th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Teriz Place - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Teriz Place is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Panda's Bar
(814) 941-4899
1211 11th St
Altoona, PA
Description
Panda's Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Panda's Bar fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Bar
(814) 944-1501
2416 Broad Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Bar, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Hab's Cafe
(814) 932-5779
224 Winding Knoll Rd
Altoona, PA
Description
Hab's Cafe - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Hab's Cafe, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Lombardo's
(814) 942-2986
1331 17th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Lombardo's - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Lombardo's, located at [Address], might just do the trick. Pretty barebones and without fanfare, but the prices are reasonable and there's no hassle at the door.

Knickerbocker Tavern
(814) 942-0770
3957 6th Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Knickerbocker Tavern - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Knickerbocker Tavern, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

John's Sports Bar
(814) 944-6816
310 S Kettle St
Altoona, PA
Description
John's Sports Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, John's Sports Bar fits right in the middle of the bell curve - a place to hit with your buddies on the way to your ultimate destination. Not the ideal spot for fabulous, drunken debauchery, but it's a good as place as any to pre-drink.

Jarheads Inc
(814) 940-8808
1600 Bell Ave
Altoona, PA
Description
Jarheads Inc, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Jarheads Inc

Cedar Grove Motel
(814) 946-8795
1671 Bellemeade Dr
Altoona, PA
Description
Cedar Grove Motel - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Cedar Grove Motel is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

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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