Guide to Holiday Party Planning

. October 1, 2018.
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Whether it’s holiday party planning or a milestone birthday, bunco night or another special occasion, at some time, it is every couple’s turn to the party. Clean your entire house, landscape your yard, plan a menu and cook and bake for hours, or ring up a local Findlay venue to host your party.

Campus Polleyes

Party Atmosphere: Relaxed and tasty
Food-Fight_150cmykFor a laid back, fun gathering, consider Campus Polleyes. Host your party at the restaurant—which can seat up to 120 people—or look into their catering services. Campus Polleyes’ food is a real crowd pleaser for football watching parties, graduation parties, birthdays and more. Known for their stuffed breadsticks and homemade ranch dressing (used as a breadstick dip), they also serve delicious pizzas, pastas and salads. The chicken and roast beef stuffed breadsticks are top sellers, or you can customize them with your own flavor. The restaurant offers delivery service and quantity pricing for large parties.

339 S Blanchard St
567-525-5539 | campuspollyeyes.com | “Campus Pollyeyes Findlay” on Facebook

Scarlet Oaks Estate

Party Atmosphere: Rustic and Picturesque
Scarlet-Oaks(2)With 13 acres, a historic barn and a fenced pasture, Scarlet Oaks Estate provides a rustic and picturesque site for a private party. Although popular for weddings, Scarlet Oaks can host parties of any type and size. The main home can host up to 100 people and even has overnight accommodations. For larger gatherings, there’s a barn and the opportunity to set up large tents in the pasture.

13754 US RT 68
567-703-6257 | scarletoaksestate.com | “Scarlet Oaks Estate” on Facebook

Gillig Winery

Party Atmosphere: Sophisticated (With Wine!)
Gillig-WineryWine and dine your guests at a sophisticated venue—Gillig Winery. The winery can be rented out for special occasions and offers a variety of room options depending on the size of your party. The Production Room accommodates up to 12 guests, the Clouse Chalet fits up to 30 guests and the Wine Tasting Room up to 75 guests. You can even host a bottling party where you and your guests can enjoy the experience of bottling, corking and labeling your personal vintage. A bistro menu is available, or you can use an outside caterer.

1720 Northridge Rd
419-408-3230 | gilligwinery.com | “Gillig Winery” on Facebook

R&J CheeseCake Shoppe

Party Atmosphere: Casual (With Cheesecake!)
R_J-CheeseCake(3)R&J CheeseCake Shoppe is the perfect venue for a small gathering for those who love cheesecake! A lounge area with comfortable seating and a modern, casual vibe with room for approximately 30 people. The shop offers boxed lunches—chicken salad is their specialty—and each comes with a free mini cheesecake. Their catering services for parties, brings delicious food, cheesecake, and beautiful displays of their wares to your location.

125 E Sandusky St
567-525-3434 | “R&J CheeseCake Shoppe” on Facebook

The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

Party Atmosphere: Elegant and artsy
Marathon-Center-for-the-Performing-Arts-Exterior_150The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts offers elegant space options for parties both small and large. The Armes Event Hall can accommodate up to 200 people and comes equipped with professional sound and lighting and a catering prep kitchen. The Heminger Atrium has full glass walls, a 1939 art deco chandelier and terrazzo floor wity The Gardner Family Lounge overlooking the atrium. Both can be rented out for events. The Fisher Wall Art Gallery is perfect for smaller gatherings where your guests will love being surrounded by beautiful artwork!

200 W Main Cross St
419-423-2787 | mcpa.org | “Marathon Center for the Performing Arts” on Facebook

The Hilton Garden Inn

Party Atmosphere: Affordable luxury and impeccable Service
Hilton-Garden-Inn(1)_150The Hilton Garden Inn is the perfect venue for office parties or entertaining posh clientele and friends. With several banquet and party rooms to choose from it is the perfect spot for late night parties because your catering plan can also include overnight accommodations. Delectable libations like Champagne Mojitos and other speciality cocktails will wow your guests. Their full kitchen will cater such delights as Roasted Turkey Breast with house made lemon thyme sauce and other gourmet dishes. Buffet or table service are both options. It is also a great spot for just cocktails and hors d’oeuvres when hosting a happy hour get-together. Hilton Garden Inn can do it all for any event or occasion. Special holiday promotions are available now!

1050 Interstate Drive West
567-250-2525 | hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com | “Hilton Garden Inn Findlay” on Facebook

Heavenly Pizza

Party Atmosphere: Family fun and festivity
Heavenly-Pizza_150With Heavenly Pizza (voted Findlay Family Favorite for Best Pizza) you can turn your home into an instant party. They offer Jumbo pizzas that can be double sliced for easy kid portions and family size orders of deep dish homemade lasagna and spaghetti with meatballs that will feed 8 adults for around $20 each. Choose any salad and get it in a family size. As an added bonus they provide all the plates, cups and utensils with your order. Heavenly Pizza will cater your next family holiday party or corporate event, grad party and even your wedding. Plus they will deliver it all to your door!

1404 N Main St
419-423-7494 | heavenlypizzafindlay.com | “Heavenly Pizza-Findlay Ohio” on Facebook