Party Planning Monroe LA

Local resource for party planning in Monroe. 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.

Monroe's Top Gun Night Club
(318) 388-3614
1900 Auburn Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Monroe's Top Gun Night Club - If you're planning on wearing sneakers, hoodies or any other casual apparel, you should probably go to another lounge. Monroe's Top Gun Night Club, located at [Address] prides itself on being selective at the door. So if you don't look good, you probably aren't getting in.

Bangkok Bar
(318) 699-0097
812 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bangkok Bar - If you're looking to kick back, Bangkok Bar, 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.

Sal's Saloon
(318) 322-7100
3221 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Sal's Saloon - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Sal's Saloon is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.

T B J's
(318) 387-4171
2011 Roselawn Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
T B J's - Let's call it what it is. T B J's, 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 T B J's you should have plenty of options.

Miss Que Ii
(318) 323-9029
209 Olive St
Monroe, LA
Description
Miss Que Ii - They could have easily filmed a scene from "Sex in the City" here. With its posh décor and sexy, dimly-lit interior, Miss Que Ii makes for a killer date spot. Located at [Address], it's a little classier than the pub down the corner.

Shamrock
(318) 325-8923
500 Desiard St
Monroe, LA
Description
Shamrock, 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 Shamrock.

Bananna Bob's Cantina
(318) 388-8757
207 Olive St
Monroe, LA
Description
Bananna Bob's Cantina - Think of Bananna Bob's Cantina 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.

6th Street Bar
(318) 387-8210
1026 N 6th St
Monroe, LA
Description
6Th Street Bar - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, 6Th Street Bar, 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.

Mickey's Pub
(318) 388-0441
3225 Louisville Ave
Monroe, LA
Description
Mickey'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 Mickey's Pub.

Blue Monkey Tavern
(318) 324-9864
819 N 3rd St
Monroe, LA
Description
Blue Monkey Tavern, 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 Blue Monkey Tavern

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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