Some parties are held in honor of a specific person, day, or event, such as a birthday party, a Super Bowl party, or a St. Parties of this kind are often called celebrations. Public parties are sometimes held in restaurants, pubs, beer gardens, nightclubs or bars, and people attending such parties may be charged an admission fee by the host.Large parties in public streets may celebrate events such as Mardi Gras or the signing of a peace treaty ending a long war.
A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, recreation, or as part of a festival or other commemoration of a special occasion.
A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing or other forms of entertainment.
In many Western countries, parties for teens and adults are associated with drinking alcohol such as beer, wine or distilled spirits.
A birthday party is a celebration of the anniversary of the birth of the person who is being honored.
The tradition started in the mid-nineteenth century but did not become popular until the mid-twentieth century.
The guests may be asked to bring a gift for the honored person.