Where to Throw a Party

From intimate soirees to large-scale galas, our guide to planning the most memorable party.

Updated: October 22, 2004

Birthday Party

From big blowouts to casual cocktails, find the best spots for a birthday party.


Pewter Rose Bistro

1820 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Celebrate in style at this eclectic South End bistro, which offers customized lunch, dinner and cocktail parties.


Cajun Queen

1800 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Let the spicy sounds of Dixieland jazz and the festive flavors of 'Nawlins provide a lively backdrop for your next birthday.


Work Party

Find after-work locales for coworkers, whether it's a happy hour or business dinner on the agenda.


Jillians Charlotte

200 E Bland St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Change out of that suit and tie and let down your hair at this veritable playground for grownups--complete with snowboard simulation game, ping pong tables and video bar.


Cosmos Cafe

300 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Kick back with a specialty martini and share tapas and conversation with colleagues at this hip uptown hot spot.


Bachelor/Bachelorette Party

Planning a wild night? Our suggestions for the hottest party spots.


Cutter's Cigar Bar

100 West Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Bid farewell to those good old bachelor days at this classy cigar bar.


Graduation Party

School's out: Celebrate with the whole gang at these restaurants and bars.


Red Rocks Cafe

4223 Providence Rd Ste B, Charlotte, NC 28211

With private rooms and customized menus for up to 70 people, this popular eatery is an ideal gathering place for family and friends.


Mimosa Grill

327 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

All those years of studying have finally paid off. Celebrate the accomplishment with some of the finest alfresco dining in Charlotte.