Party with the Best: Plan Your Party with 2022 Best Of Winners

2022 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader's Poll results to help plan the best party

V1 Staff

Looking to plan a party? Looking to plan the BEST party? Of course you are, and we've got you covered with a handful of results from our recent 2022 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader's Poll that'll help you plan that award-winning shindig.

Board & Brush
Board & Brush

BEST ‘Paint-N-Sip’ Venue

1. Board & Brush
2. The Paint Shack 
3. Cheers Pablo

Board and Brush (1402 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire) offers opportunities to create inspirational décor for your home, or Go Beyond Wine & Paint Nights. Check out their Wood Sign Workshops too! The Paint Shack (2524 Golf Rd. #2C, Eau Claire) is more than just a painting place; it’s an art party! Art entertainment is kind of their thing. Check out their birthday offerings. Cheers Pablo (2839 Mall Dr. Suite 5, Eau Claire) offers a one-of-a-kind ceramic studio experience. 

 

Action City
Action City

BEST Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party

1. Action City
2. Children’s Museum of Eau Claire
3. Chaos Indoor Water Park

Action City (2402 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire) has it all: go-karts, video games, laser tag, and tasty food. Children’s Museum of Eau Claire (40 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire) is more than just an all-ages hangout: It’s a great place for your kids to call their own on their special day. For a stellar waterpark experience, Chaos Indoor Water Park (5152 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire) offers a Wisconsin Dells-level experience in the Chippewa Valley’s backyard.

 

The Local Store
The Local Store

BEST Shop for Gifts

1. The Local Store 
2. Tangled Up in Hue 
3. Down to Earth Garden Center

Scratching your head at where to buy gifts for friends and family? Check out The Local Store (205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire), which features locally made goods with something for everyone. Tangled Up in Hue ( 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire) takes an artistic spin on gifts, with something handmade and from the heart. Down To Earth Garden Center (6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire) offers more than plants; it offers one-of-a-kind gifts everyone will love. 

 

The Brewing Projekt
The Brewing Projekt

BEST Brewery

1. The Brewing Projekt
2. Leinenkugel's
3. Lazy Monk

With plenty of local breweries to choose from, the top three are just the tip of the iceberg! For the sixth year in a row, the king of the hill is The Brewing Projekt (1807 N. Oxford Ave., Eau Claire) with its flights, IPAs, and artistically designed cans. Next is the 155-year-old Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. (124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls), whose offerings range from the beloved Leinie’s Original to contemporary classics like Summer Shandy. In third place, Lazy Monk Brewing (97 W. Madison St., Eau Claire) hits the spot with Czech- and German-inspired lagers, porters, and stouts, including the unique Peanut Butter Milk Stout.

How to Party is sponsored by:

Pablo Center at the Confluence
128 Graham Ave
Eau Claire, WI

How to Party is sponsored by:

Pablo Center at the Confluence
128 Graham Ave
Eau Claire, WI