Party Planning Appleton WI

Local resource for party planning in Appleton. 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.

Checkered Flag Sportsbar
(920) 830-2510
N225 Stoney Brook Rd
Appleton, WI
Description
Checkered Flag Sportsbar - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Checkered Flag Sportsbar is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Hooters
(920) 380-9872
1271 N Casaloma Dr
Appleton, WI
Description
Hooters - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Hooters, 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.

Carol's The Place To Be
(920) 730-0535
2500 S Oneida St
Appleton, WI
Description
Carol's The Place To Be - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Carol's The Place To Be is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Carol's The Place To Be is more than able to oblige.

Y Go By
(920) 830-9224
W4506 County Rd S
Appleton, WI
Description
Y Go By - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Y Go By is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Y Go By is more than able to oblige.

Union Jack
(920) 731-7393
812 S Olde Oneida St
Appleton, WI
Description
Union Jack, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Union Jack.

Zone
(920) 832-0630
2906 E Newberry St
Appleton, WI
Description
Zone - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Zone 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.)

Silver Spur Saloon
(920) 733-0762
W5779 County Road Kk
Appleton, WI
Description
Silver Spur Saloon - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Silver Spur Saloon, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Wishing Well
(920) 734-4472
2709 E Newberry St
Appleton, WI
Description
Wishing Well - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Wishing Well, 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.

Jim & Ann's Country Bar
(920) 733-7687
N3095 County Road A
Appleton, WI
Description
Jim & Ann's Country Bar - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Jim & Ann's Country Bar, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Zugie's Pub
(920) 731-9906
1200 S Oneida St
Appleton, WI
Description
Zugie's Pub - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Zugie's Pub 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.)

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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