Party Planning North Kansas City MO

Local resource for party planning in North Kansas City. 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.

Cafe Rumi
3903 Wyoming Street
Kansas City, MO
Gram & Dun
600 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO
Gastro Pub

Askew Inn
(816) 231-0526
3600 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO
Askew Inn - Some bars are legendary. The kind of watering hole that you'll remember for most of your life. Askew Inn? It's not one of them. Located at [Address], it's pretty much your vanilla bar. Which isn't a bad thing.

Time Out
(816) 421-1288
1321 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO
Time Out - Happy hour never looked so good. Time Out, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Gerry's Bar
(816) 231-3150
4704 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO
Gerry's Bar - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Gerry's Bar caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Jerusalem Cafe
431 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO
Comedy City
(816) 842-2744
300 Charlotte St
Kansas City, MO
Comedy City - Think of Comedy City 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.

Chip Shot Bar & Grill
(816) 472-1444
1621 Swift Ave
Kansas City, MO
Chip Shot Bar & Grill - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Chip Shot 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.

River Ace's Lounge
(816) 474-4210
1800 Swift Ave
Kansas City, MO
River Ace's Lounge - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, River Ace's Lounge 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.

Helen's Bar & Grill
(816) 231-2825
621 Prospect Ave
Kansas City, MO
Helen's Bar & Grill - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

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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