open bar

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o′pen bar′

a bar at a reception that serves drinks paid for by the host, through an admission charge, etc. Compare cash bar.
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The next instant he was thrust inside, snarling his indignation and rage as he vainly flung himself at the open bars, while Del Mar was locking the stout door.
Grant, who led the way, turned into a field, through a pair of open bars, and entered a footpath, of but sufficient width to admit one person to walk in at a time.
nd], a three day music festivalfilled with top DJs, live entertainment, enticing giveaway packages, daily open bars and happy hour drink specials .
Every day of the event will feature Happy Hour Specials all day, open bar from 2PM-3PM and open bar from 11PM-12AM on the Pool+Patio on Three Olives, Jack Daniels, Grey Goose, Bacardi, Corona, Coors Light and Red Bull.
Beirutis greeted 2013 drained from holiday spending, endless feasting and all-night open bars -- but happily entertained nonetheless.
Other open bars along the cozy street, such as Dany's, attracted huge crowds.
PAUL O'Connell has added his support to the publicans behind the move to open bars in Limerick on Good Friday.
The plan to open bars and cafes is a great idea, not only for people like myself but the establishment itself.
Fire crews from Woodgate Valley fire station used a hand-held hydraulic pump to prise open bars, which freed the panic-stricken tot.
In lieu of the sit-down dinner, the new program will include an extended networking reception including international food stations, passed hors d'oeuvres, open bars and dessert buffets.
And although the first one is likely to be in distant Dubai, Gazza, who has been sober for two years, hopes to also open bars in Glasgow and his native Newcastle.
The event will include open bars and gourmet fare served at venues that include Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Rainforest Cafe(R), ESPN Zone(R), Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria and La Brea Bakery & Cafe.