Party Planning Kokomo IN

Local resource for party planning in Kokomo. 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.

Grand Slam Pub
(765) 868-2294
1918 W Sycamore St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Grand Slam Pub is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Grand Slam Pub

Sly Fox
(765) 452-2124
1410 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Sly Fox is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Sly Fox

First & Last Chance Saloon
(765) 452-9420
2550 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
First & Last Chance Saloon - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, First & Last Chance Saloon is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Kathy's Place
(765) 459-9807
2411 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Kathy's Place - If you need a place to unwind after another week of mindless TPS reports, Kathy's Place, 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.

Cozy Lounge
(765) 459-9664
222 N Buckeye St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Cozy Lounge - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Cozy Lounge 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.

Kokomo Steel Inn
(765) 459-8920
1101 W Markland Ave
Kokomo, IN
Description
Kokomo Steel Inn - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Kokomo Steel Inn, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Kokomo Steel Inn will do the trick.

Bill Gentry's Elbow Room
(765) 457-9940
1004 N Washington St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Bill Gentry's Elbow Room - Happy hour never looked so good. Bill Gentry's Elbow Room, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Red Dog Saloon
(765) 457-0987
211 E Morgan St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Red Dog Saloon, 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 Red Dog Saloon.

Handle Bar
(765) 457-9889
1252 N Main St
Kokomo, IN
Description
Handle Bar - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Handle Bar will do the trick. Grab a seat at the welcoming bar and order one of the many brews on hand. The bartender will likely hook you up if you become a regular and then you'll really have your very own place where everyone knows your name.

T J's Tavern
(765) 457-9838
835 E Vaile Ave
Kokomo, IN
Description
T J's Tavern - Happy hour never looked so good. T J's Tavern, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

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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