Wednesday, December 26, 2012

New Year's Eve Balls 2012

The Great Gatsby New Year's Eve Ball

Ring in this New Year 1920's style at the Westside's biggest NYE party at Wokcano in Santa Monica. The Great Gatsby New Years Eve Ball will include prohibition-style cocktails, whiskey tastings, passed hors d'oeuvres, a live swing band and DJ Frankie spinning Top 40 mashed with 1920's electro. Guests are encouraged to parade this multi-level nightclub and giant outdoor patio in their zoot suits and flapper dresses and put on their gangster hats and pearls for a rip-roaring celebration.

Admission includes party favors and a champagne toast. General admission is $40.00 in advance, $50.00 the week of the event and $60 for VIP.

The menu includes Spicy Crabmeat Tempura Roll, Fresh Tuna with Truffle Oil on Flatbread, Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Glazed Walnut Shrimp and Pan-Fried Chicken Dumplings.     

Monday, December 31, 2012  Festivities begin at 8 p.m. 
Hors D'Oeuvres & Whiskey Tastings 8 -9:30 p.m.   
Live Band (playing swing, standards & current hits) 9:30 p.m.
DJ Frankie 9:30 p.m. - close

Wokcano (1413 5th Street Santa Monica, CA)

General admission tickets are $40.00 in advance, $50.00 week of and $60.00 at the door. VIP Tickets are available for $50 in advance and include front of line entry and 3rd level access

New Year’s Eve aboard the Queen Mary

Start your night with a "farewell to 2012" dinner, then stroll the decks enjoying the many live musical acts and DJs. Whether you want to dance the night away, or simply enjoy the music, there’s no shortage of entertainment aboard the Queen Mary. The evening reaches its grand conclusion with a spectacular fireworks display over the Pacific Ocean. We're expecting record crowds this year. If you haven't bought your ticket yet, what are you watiing for?

General Admission NYE Tickets - $109
Includes admission aboard the ship, all on-board entertainment, NYE party favors and best view of midnight fireworks show. Tickets are going fast. Get yours today!
Royal VIP Tickets - $249
Includes admission aboard the ship, all on-board entertainment, NYE party favors, exclusive access to VIP Decks, open beer and wine bar, hors d'oeuvres, dessert, best view of midnight fireworks show. Also includes admission to The Ice Kingdom at CHILL (good only on December 31). Don't get sold out this year! Buy your tickets today!

Universal CityWalk’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Starting at 9:00 p.m. PT, guests will be treated to a live feed of the iconic New York City Times Square ball drop displayed on giant outdoor screens. At midnight, as the ball drops, guests will celebrate the start of 2013 with a fireworks display and colorful confetti shower.

Live music experience will ring in the new year at the state-of-the-art “5 Towers” concert venue with performances from two standout performers from NBC’s “The Voice” –Jamar Rogers and Diego Val!—while celebrity DJ Roonie G amps up the crowd with his signature mash-up style at the park’s main entrance.

Partygoers are also invited to enjoy family-friendly entertainment at the “WaterWorld®” attraction, including balloon artists, live DJs, and fireworks. Party packages and special offers are also available at popular venues throughout CityWalk.

Universal CityWalk will be bringing patrons special pricing for the New Year’s celebrations, starting at 4:00pm on the 31st. Self-parking will be $55 per car, while valet parking will be $65 per car. Both prices include admission. Shuttle, drop-off, and walk-up admission will be $15 per person, and children under 48” are allowed free admission to CityWalk. More information is available at

 New Year's Eve Spectacular @ Groundlings Theater

Join us for an incredible evening of sketch and improv featuring Groundlings, Sunday company,  alumni, and special guests.

We will have an open bar, plenty of great food and a champagne toast at midnight!