Party

A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, or recreation. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing as well.

Some parties are held in honor of a specific person, day, or event (e.g., a birthday party, a Super Bowl party, or a St. Patrick’s Day party). Parties of this kind are often called celebrations.

A party is not necessarily a private occasion. Public parties are sometimes held in restaurants, pubs, or bars, and people attending such parties may be charged an admission fee by the host.

Read more about Party:  Parties On Special Days, Parties Associated With Religious Events, Famous Parties, Miscellaneous Parties

Famous quotes containing the word party:

    Such is the human race. Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops.
    Maurice Johnstone (20th century)