For better or worst 2010 is coming to an end, and what’s exciting is that this year, New Year’s Eve is on a Friday night. If 2010 was stressful for you, take this three day weekend and use it to your advantage to bring in the New Year with as many activities as you want. Don’t let location stop you, below is a list of events you can find from Los Angeles, to the East Coast to bring in 2011.
550 South Flower St at 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA
Details: In this hotel you choose the level of fun, The Rooftop to The Lobby. The Rooftop features entertainment from DJ’s Tanner Ross, Sergio Santos, and Droog, includes free champagne toast at midnight.
Showtime: 9pm, early arrival recommended.
The Lobby, will feature Dominic Carter (Johnny Cash tribute band).
Showtime: 7pm to 1:30 am.
Cost: Free with RSVP.
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San Francisco, CA 94133
Details: Themed as Rendezvous in Paradise. This NYE event features Las Vegas’ topDJ Tina T. Admission includes Hors de’ houvers, party favor, and gift bags.
Showtime: 9pm to 2am
Cost: $75, group packages available.
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1045 Fifth Street
Miami Beach, FL
Details: A celebrity filled nightclub, NYE party hosted by actress Meagan Good, Biz Markie DJ’ing, and special performance by Jive recording artist Miguel, who will perform his hit song “All I Want Is You”.
Showtime: doors open at 9pm
Cost: Ladies free until midnight/starting at $50
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100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
If you don’t mind crowds and want to keep your options open, try the New Year’s Eve at CityWalk. This year
CityWalk will have two stages featuring live bands, giant video screens, and three firework locations. Featured guest include, Gretchen Bonaduce’s Ankesenamen
Details: Outdoors, with live music, DJ, and fireworks.
Showtime: 9:00PM -12:30AM
Cost: Free admission, (Parking $15-$40) or use Metro: Red Line to Universal City station.
CityWalk has many clubs and restaurants also hosting events including Rumba Room, Jillians, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, and the Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge for an additional charge.
New Year’s Eve in Downtown Long Beach
Pine Ave from 1st to 3rd, Linden and 1st St
Long Beach, CA 90802
Details: Themed as a family friendly celebration, downtown Long Beach will host a party that includes DJ’s, lives bands, face painting, and more.
The NYE celebration will take place in two locations, Waterfront, at the Nautical Shell, 6PM-9PM
And Pine Ave, at Broadway 9PM- 2AM
Featured guest includes DJ Abel, The Saps, and Super Diamond’s Surreal Neil. There will be fireworks at midnight, off the Queen Mary from the waterfront.
Showtime: 6pm -2am
Cost: Free, Free public transportation,
Woodland Hills Ice Outdoor Ice Rink
6100 Topanga Cyn Rd.
Woodland Hills, CA
Details: This NYE event includes skating rental, dinner package, and two chances to watch the ball drop, 9pm and midnight.
Showtime: 6pm to 1am.
Whatever your NYE plans are remember to consider pubic transportation and arrive early to avoid lines.