Out with the old, in with the New Year
You survived another year and the (supposed) end of the world; celebrate by drinking your face off at one of these bubbly shindigs
Published: December 26, 2012
2012 New Year's Eve Slumber Party The licensed sexual-encounter center hosts a sleepover with sexy theme rooms, a full liquor bar, group playrooms, dance and costume contests and a champagne toast. 7 p.m. Monday; Eyz Wide Shut, 8504 Adamo Drive, Tampa; $25-$100; 813-620-1234; eyzwideshut.com.
24th Annual Rockin' the Dock Ring in the New Year with five different parties along the pier, each offering live entertainment, champagne toasts, balloon drops and more. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday; Cocoa Beach Pier, 401 Meade Ave. Cocoa Beach; $20; 321-783-7549; cocoabeachpier.com.
A Reggae New Year's Eve Celebrate the holiday with live reggae music. 10:30 p.m. Monday; Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.
Church Street New Year's Eve Massive street party with portable outdoor bars, live entertainment, a balloon drop and fireworks display at midnight. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Church Street; $40-$100; 407-649-4270; churchstreetbars.com.
Cocoa's Family New Year's Event Enjoy a countdown to 2013, live entertainment, art activities and a balloon drop. 5 p.m. Monday; Cocoa Village, State Road 520 and Brevard Avenue, Cocoa; free-$5; 321-639-3503; cocoafl.org.
Date Night: New Year's Eve Screening of New Year's Eve starring Robert DeNiro and Sarah Jessica Parker. 6 p.m. Thursday; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7481; ocls.info.
Graffiti Junktion New Year's Eve Games and barbecue, DJ music and live bands. 7 p.m. Monday; Graffiti Junktion, 900 E. Washington St.; $35; 407-426-9503; graffitijunktion.com.
James Bond New Year's Eve Party Grab a martini, champagne or a signature cocktail and enjoy a screening of Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. 7:30 p.m. Monday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $20-$25; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Kiwi's Masquerade Ball New Year's Eve Celebration Best-dressed couple receives a gift card. Party favors, champagne toast and breakfast buffet at midnight. Call for time Monday; Kiwi's Pub & Grill, 801 W. State Road 436,
Altamonte Springs; free; 407-788-7666; kiwispub.com.
Lucky 13 – New Year's Eve Outdoor party with four bars, drink specials, a simulcast of the ball drop in Times Square and music by DJ Adam Wells. 8 p.m. Monday; Ember Bar & Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-849-5200; emberorlando.com.
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