Party Planning Kearney NE

Local resource for party planning in Kearney. 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.

Palm Garden Lounge
(308) 237-9986
6 W 22nd St
Kearney, NE
Description
Palm Garden Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Palm Garden Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Platte Valley Brewery
(308) 237-0751
14 E Railroad St
Kearney, NE
Description
Platte Valley Brewery - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Platte Valley Brewery is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

3
(308) 233-0030
2021 Central Ave
Kearney, NE
Description
3, 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 3.

Gillie's
(308) 236-9393
1822 Central Ave
Kearney, NE
Description
Gillie's - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Gillie's 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.

Chug A Lug Bar & Grill
(308) 236-6209
1115 E 25th St
Kearney, NE
Description
Chug A Lug Bar & Grill - Sometimes you just don't want to pay $12 for a drink. On those nights, head out to Chug A Lug Bar & Grill, located at [Address]. And while they may be cheaper, they're definitely not weaker.

Dad's Tavern
(308) 237-2673
1910 Central Ave
Kearney, NE
Description
Dad's Tavern - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Dad's Tavern 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.)

Castaway's Bar & Grill
(308) 236-7054
224 2nd Ave S
Kearney, NE
Description
Castaway's Bar & Grill - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Castaway's Bar & Grill 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.

Coop Properties
(308) 338-8500
2115 Avenue A
Kearney, NE
Description
Coop Properties - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Coop Properties 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.)

Play Pen Lounge
(308) 237-9848
9 W 21st St
Kearney, NE
Description
Play Pen Lounge - Let's call it what it is. Play Pen Lounge, 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 Play Pen Lounge you should have plenty of options.

Chili-Dippers Sports Cafe
(308) 233-5013
1015 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE
Description
Chili-Dippers Sports Cafe - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Chili-Dippers Sports Cafe 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.

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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