Party Planning Brookings SD

Local resource for party planning in Brookings. 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.

Carpy's Pub
(605) 692-1967
720 22nd Ave S
Brookings, SD
Description
Carpy's Pub - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Carpy's Pub 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.

Danny's Casino Lounge
(605) 692-6020
703 Main Ave S
Brookings, SD
Description
Danny's Casino Lounge - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Danny's Casino Lounge, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Ray's Corner
(605) 692-2921
401 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Ray's Corner - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Ray's Corner, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

P 'N' P Pub
(605) 697-7500
318 2nd St S
Brookings, SD
Description
P 'N' P Pub - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, P 'N' P Pub, 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.

Jim's Tap
(605) 692-2833
309 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Jim's Tap - If you have to work the next morning, we bet a thousand bucks you're going to call in sick. That's because Jim's Tap, at [Address], is open all night. So the odds of you getting a good night sleep are closed to zilch - we predict you stumbling home around 8am and flopping into bed, forgetting to brush your teeth. And nothing wrong with that.

Chevy Lounge
(605) 692-9615
303 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Chevy Lounge - Why go to bed when you can have another drink? At Chevy Lounge, located at [Address], the party marches into the late, late hours, as they have one of the best all-night parties. Of course, this could mean some serious pain the next morning (or, more likely, the next afternoon.) Don't say we didn't warn you.

Lantern Lounge
(605) 692-9172
303 3rd St
Brookings, SD
Description
Lantern Lounge - If you're trying to impress your date, Lantern Lounge is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Lantern Lounge offers.

Skinner's Pub
(605) 692-3248
300 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
Description
Skinner's Pub, 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 Skinner's Pub.

Dakota Pub Inc
(605) 692-0990
311 3rd St
Brookings, SD
Description
Dakota Pub Inc - If you're trying to impress your date, Dakota Pub Inc is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Dakota Pub Inc offers.

Fat Boys
(605) 997-3833
111 N Wind St
Flandreau, SD
Description
Fat Boys - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Fat Boys 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.

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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