New Year’s Eve Parties

Ready to get your sparkle on for New Year’s Eve? You’ve got plenty of opportunities in the South Bay. Check out the following parties, concerts, and celebrations to ring in 2012:

Shade Royale New Year’s Eve, Shade Hotel: Dress in your classiest “Bond Chic” (that’s Bond, James Bond) and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, casino tables, a poker lounge, live DJ and dancing, and a champagne toast. $75/person. Room specials for $599 include two tickets to the event. 1221 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach.

Berry Bly New Year’s Eve Gala, Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center: Enjoy a New Year’s Eve extravaganza, with multiple dance floors, performance artists and dancers, laser light shows, multiple bars, food trucks and more. Tickets $45-$55. 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party at Terranea: Spend the night up on the peninsula at this glittery party featuring live DJs and dancing. VIP access ($125 in advance, $150 at the door) comes with open bar privileges; general admission ($50 in advance, $75 at the door) comes with a mini bottle of champagne and then a cash bar. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes.

New Year’s “Glow” Eve at Sharkeez, Hermosa Beach: Party on in glowing fashion at Sharkeez, with four-course meals, glow sticks, glow glasses, DJs, dancing, and a balloon drop with cash prizes. $35 VIP ticket includes reserved seating, glow sticks and glasses, four-course meal, and champagne. 52 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach.

Hermosa Beach New Year’s Eve Celebration, Hermosa Beach Pier: Celebrate the New Year in true beach style down at the Hermosa Pier, where beginning at 8:30 PM you can hear Lou Giovannetti and His Big Band play big-band standards. At midnight, there will be a video replay of the ball drop at Times Square on a 9×12 foot video screen. Free. 1 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach.

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach: Looking for a more down-home event? Check out the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (featuring the former lead singer for the Black Crowes) at Saint Rocke. The evening features a three-hour, two-set performance, an open bar, and appetizers throughout the evening. Tickets are $170 ($120 for non-drinking) – cost includes gratuity. 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach.

The Elegant NYE By the Sea, Delzano’s By The Sea: Enjoy dinner, dancing, and socializing at this lively Redondo Beach restaurant. The party with start with favorite R & B tunes during the “socializing” time, and then at 9 PM the DJ will “turn it up.” Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets $30 (not including dinner). 179 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach.

Queen Nation at Brixton South Bay: Rock in 2012 with Queen tribute band Queen Nation at Brixton in Redondo Beach, with iconic hits like “Somebody to Love” and “We are the Champions.” General admission $25; booth prices (in addition to general admission) $50 to $125. 100 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach.

Time to party like it’s…2012?

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Desiree Eaglin
    Dec 23, 2011 @ 09:34:10

    One of these days I won’t be pregnant and I’ll actually be able to enjoy myself on NYE! Happy Holidays Jeanne!!


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