New Year’s has always been a holiday symbolic of new beginnings and reflections on the past. Many tend to think that who you are with and what you are doing on New Year’s Eve is foretelling of how the rest of your year will play out. So for those still looking for the perfect New Year’s Eve plans, here are a few picks for local activities that will help start 2012 on the right track.
- Broadway Grill in Burlingame
Take in a four-course meal to get the party started and then enjoy live music and dancing at this popular Burlingame spot. Free champagne will flow for a midnight toast. Tickets for the event and prix fixe dinner are $75 per person.
Take in what may be the best view of San Francisco’s midnight fireworks display while enjoying a hosted bar, appetizers and dancing on Treasure Island. This annual party runs from 9pm to 2am New Year’s Eve and tickets range from $85 to $175 per person.
- Regency Ballroom in San Francisco
Head to The City for a night of dancing, party favors, a midnight balloon drop and a performance by East Bay artist and viral sensation Kreayshawn.
$75 will get you in to Redwood City’s favorite theatre this New Year’s Eve, where the Sun Kings and The Unauthorized Rolling Stones will play their tributes to The Beatles and the Stones all night, followed by a midnight celebration with free flowing bubbly. This venue will also feature an open bar from 8 to 10pm.
Singles on the prowl can head a bit south for this massive New Year’s party which has boasted an excess of 400 local singles in past years. The “Bay Area Singles Giant New Year’s Eve Dance Party” begins at 7pm, with tickets starting at $30.
Enjoy an elegant evening undercover at this Masquerade themed party. Tickets start at $45, and DJs will provide entertainment all night long.
- Mighty in San Francisco
Don’t want to fork over a minimum of $50 just to get in to a New Year’s party? Don’t. Head up the highway to Mighty, where 80’s hits will be playing all night on two dance floors for a “1984” dance party, along with a free champagne toast at midnight and, best of all, no cover charge all night.