Party Planning Elkhart IN

Local resource for party planning in Elkhart. 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.

The Mark Dine & Tap
1234 Eddy Street
South Bend, IN
Gastro Pub

Louie & Kelly's
(574) 522-3522
1045 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Louie & Kelly's - If you're looking to kick back, Louie & Kelly's, 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.

Linda's Hideaway
(574) 293-1866
611 Harrison St
Elkhart, IN
Linda's Hideaway - If you're trying to impress your date, Linda's Hideaway 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 Linda's Hideaway offers.

Jan's Bar & Grill
(574) 675-9140
30107 Old Us 33
Elkhart, IN
Jan's Bar & Grill - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Jan's Bar & Grill 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.)

Camaleon Dance Club
(574) 522-5663
515 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Camaleon Dance Club - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Camaleon Dance Club, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

El Cabello Negro
(574) 389-9993
729 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
El Cabello Negro - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. El Cabello Negro 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.)

Bowly's Crystal Bar Inc
(574) 294-2440
109 Freight St
Elkhart, IN
Bowly's Crystal Bar Inc - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Bowly's Crystal Bar Inc is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Franklin Street Tavern
(574) 522-2037
1906 W Franklin St
Elkhart, IN
Franklin Street Tavern - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Franklin Street Tavern, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

TCC The Club
(574) 389-3445
129 S Main St
Elkhart, IN
Tcc The Club - Think of Tcc The Club as a guaranteed hangover. And we mean that in the best possible way. Located at [Address], it's open all night, so it's a pretty good bet that you're going to be feeling it the next morning. Enjoy the late-night debauchery, but drink lots of water and pop some Advil.

B J Stars
(574) 264-9327
405 Baldwin St
Elkhart, IN
B J Stars - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? B J Stars is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, B J Stars is more than able to oblige.

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 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.


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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