Bar Owning – Bartending




Bar Party Ideas

There is so much work into throwing a big ole huge successful party in your bar. However, if done right and you plan every detail precisely – all parties in your bar will end up being a huge success and a money maker for all concerned. The bar owner usually makes a good profit,  after costs of the party is subtracted of course. Bartenders and cocktail waitresses usually bring home a big haul of cash because of a super busy bar. They also worked their butts off for that cash and earned every penny, believe me.

Now the thing is, planning a party can be some work and quite expensive. Especially if you are decorating and having food and a band or a DJ.

I threw parties as often as I could. I loved them. They are so much fun and a money maker if you plan right.  Customers LOVE parties also!

Any excuse to have a party I would usually do just that.

Seriously though, the more parties the better. It gets your bar talked about. People talk, word of mouth is the best advertising there is!

The following is a list of different ideas for planning parties.




  • Bar Anniversary Party (Years Open)
  • Birthdays (Customers)
  • Chili Cook-Off
  • Christmas
  • Cinco De Mayo
  • Adult Easter Egg Hunt
  • Employees Anniversaries (years they have worked there)
  • Employees Birthday
  • Halloween
  • Independence Day (4th of July) BBQ
  • Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)
  • Memorial Day BBQ
  • NASCAR
  • New Years Eve
  • Oscars
  • Sports-sports-sports
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Summer BBQ’s
  • Theme Parties
  • Valentines Day (Couples Night)
  • Veterans Day BBQ

There are so many ways to have a fun ole time in a bar. So just go for it. On this site, you will find so many ideas on what to do and how to plan a party that will pretty much guarantee the bar will be packed with happy customers and happy employees and a very happy owner listening to the sweet sound of those cash registers ringing and ringing!




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