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
NYE With 102 Jamz Countdown to 2013 in the club. 9 p.m. Monday; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave.; $20; 407-648-8363; thebeacham.com.
NYE with Smile for Camera Club party with DJ music to celebrate 2013. 10 p.m. Monday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; call for details; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com.
Orlando Grand Ball – New Year's Eve 2013 Wear your cocktail attire and hear music by DJs Crespo and Kid Judah, enjoy an open bar and a toast at midnight. 8 p.m. Monday; The Ballroom at Church Street, 225 S. Garland Ave.; $115-$180;
Rise Above: NYE 2013 The upscale bar offers packages that include unlimited call and premium liquor, wine and beer, plus hors d'oeuvres and a private fireworks show. 9 p.m. Monday; One80 Grey Goose Lounge, 400 W. Church St.; $75-$120; 407-440-7180; 180downtown.com.
Taverna Opa Orlando's Carnival New Year's Gala The Greek restaurant hosts a carnival-inspired party with a four-course meal, cocktails and live entertainment by belly dancers and stilt walkers. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday; Taverna Opa, 9101 International Drive; $100-$125, RSVP required via phone or email to email@example.com; 407-351-8660; opaorlando.com.
The Bootlegger's Ball 2013 A 1920s-themed New Year's Eve party with live music by Cherry Thump and a midnight champagne toast. 9 p.m. Monday; Backstage in Rosen Plaza Hotel; $10-$20; 407-996-9700; backstagenightclub.com.
The Falcon Presents: NYE Roaring Twenties Celebrate the New Year in 1920s style, with an outdoor block party, a photo booth, dancing and music by DJ Stranger. 8 p.m. Monday; The Falcon Bar & Gallery, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-2788; thefalconbar.com.
Universal CityWalk's New Year's Eve Celebration The party features an all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet, admission to seven of CityWalk's nightclubs and a live concert by REO Speedwagon. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday; CityWalk at Universal Orlando, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza; $144.99; 407-363-8000; universalorlando.com/holidays.
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