Party Planning South Bend IN

Local resource for party planning in South Bend. 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.

The Mark Dine & Tap
1234 Eddy Street
South Bend, IN
Description
Gastro Pub

Dew Drop Inn Restaurant
(574) 289-9829
822 S Lafayette Blvd
South Bend, IN
Description
Dew Drop Inn Restaurant - 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.

Glo Worm Lounge
(574) 237-9161
720 S Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Description
Glo Worm Lounge - Happy hour never looked so good. Glo Worm Lounge, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Mc Cormick's Coney Island Bar
(574) 289-8031
125 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Description
Mc Cormick's Coney Island Bar - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Mc Cormick's Coney Island Bar is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

C J's Pub Inc
(574) 233-5981
417 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Description
C J's Pub Inc - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? C J's Pub Inc is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, C J's Pub Inc is more than able to oblige.

Victory Bar
(574) 289-5212
907 S Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Description
Victory Bar - Of the city's hundreds and hundreds of bars, Victory Bar 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.

Knockers
(574) 289-0066
117 W South St
South Bend, IN
Description
Knockers - So you want to get a table? Be prepared to shell out some cash. Knockers caters to the upscale crowd so you better make sure you're ready to roll.

Albert's Tavern
(574) 287-3856
501 Lincoln Way W
South Bend, IN
Description
Albert's Tavern, located at [Address], has an atmosphere that's bordering on dive. Don't take a date there-unless she's cool as hell and is super low-maintenance-but it's a good place to chill and unwind. -Review of Albert's Tavern

Tapit
(574) 289-0742
1116 S Main St
South Bend, IN
Description
Tapit - In need of a quick drink without the hassle of a doorman? Tapit 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.

State Theatre Lounge
(574) 232-0679
214 1/2 S Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Description
State Theatre Lounge - Now you have your cake and eat it too. State Theatre Lounge, located at [Address], is a hybrid of both trendy-club and swank-lounge. Get there early and stay late; it's the kind of place where you can have an amazing drinks and then stay for the nightlife.

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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