Party Planning Lake Charles LA

Local resource for party planning in Lake Charles. 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.

Triangle Club
(337) 491-9709
2109 Graham St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Triangle Club - Plush seating and good music gives Triangle Club a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.

Y2k's Lounge
(337) 436-5200
2212 Broad St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Y2k's Lounge - True, it might not be as cheap as a dive bar, but Y2k's Lounge offers an upscale ambience with a laid back vibe. Located at [Address], it's a good "middle-tier" nightlife option.

Guys & Dolls
(337) 433-1586
2609 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Guys & Dolls - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Guys & Dolls, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Lamplighter Lounge
(337) 436-8987
1906 N Martin Luther King Hwy
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Lamplighter Lounge, located at [Address], has a smooth and chill vibe. It's not the kind of place where you'll be dancing on tables, but it's no dive bar, either. A good mix of laid-back décor and casual comfort. -Review of Lamplighter Lounge

Crystal's
(337) 433-5457
112 W Broad St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Crystal's - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Crystal's, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.

Martinis
(337) 494-1454
2116 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Martinis - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Martinis, 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.

LA Normandie Lounge
(337) 494-7181
2200 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
La Normandie Lounge - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. La Normandie Lounge, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Bottle Shop
(337) 479-2349
1028 E Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Bottle Shop - Let's call it what it is. Bottle Shop, 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 Bottle Shop you should have plenty of options.

Rikenjaks Brewing Co
(337) 433-1514
333 Broad St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Rikenjaks Brewing Co - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Rikenjaks Brewing Co? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Old Town Tavern
(337) 430-0330
2801 Kirkman St
Lake Charles, LA
Description
Old Town Tavern - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Old Town Tavern makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

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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