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The Harp 1625 Richmond,
713-528-7827 A laidback evening at the Harp. Champagne and party favors. Festivities begin at 9 p.m.
HUSH Nightclub 15625 Katy Freeway, 713-330-4874
www.hushonline.com DJ Real and DJ Crashhh. Champagne toast at midnight, $5,000 cash and prizes, balloon drop with a confetti explosion. Advance tickets: $15 general admission, $25 VIP admission, which includes entry to the second level of the HUSH VIP buffet from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. 21 and up. Proper attire is required.
The Inn at Dos Brisas 9400 Champion Drive, Brenham, 979-277-7750 The clock will be turned back on New Year's Eve to recreate the glory days of 1907, with cocktails, canaps, a nine-course meal with caviar, truffles and foie gras, and fine wine, accompanied by classical music from a strolling string quartet. Guests will count down to the new year with vintage champagne followed by a fireworks show and dancing. $650 per couple; limousine transport to Houston extra depending on group size. $1,050 per couple including a night's stay and continental brunch the next afternoon.
Jake's Bar 12222 Bissonnet, 281-879-5770 BLT (Black tie, Lingerie, Toga) Raukin Metal New Year's Eve party. Rock in the new year with Deus Machina, LASTMAN from the Flesh and Swinging Theresa. Champagne toast at midnight and free party favors.
JR's Bar and Grill 808 Pacific, 713-521-2519 This is Houston's biggest no-cover New Year's party. Top-ten video countdown, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, balloon drops and more. 21 and up.
JUMP's Sports Bar Houston 13180 Westpark
713-474-9390 Masquerade party. Free party favors and champagne toast at midnight.
Ken's Club 6824 Wilcrest, 281-575-7580 Live music from Houseband 44. Games and champagne toast at midnight.
M Bar 402 Main, 713-222-1022 This party will have multi-screen visual presentations, a midnight balloon drop, a champagne toast and more. DJs Little Marin & Surain. $20 to $25; table reservations $100 (bottle service required). Call for reservations.
Main Street Theater Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose
www.mainstreettheater.com Champagne, sweets, song and dance, and a visit to a wacky little place called Urinetown at a performance of the hit Broadway musical. Ring in the New Year with silly hats and noisemakers. 8:30 p.m. $75.
Memories Cabaret 10314 Hempstead, 713-680-2552 No reservations required for this New Year's Eve party. Celebrate with drink specials. Couples pay no cover.
Meridian 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717 Rabbit in the Moon performing live. Incredible show all night long with over $40,000 in visuals alone.
The Mezzanine Lounge 2200 Southwest Freeway, #150, 713-528-6399
www.mezzaninelounge.com Mezzapalooza will have you ringing in the new year like a rock star. Admission includes party favors, VIP menu, drink tickets, karaoke and midnight champagne toast. Advance tickets $25. Doors open at 8 p.m.
The Mink 3718 Main, 713-522-9985 Resolution 2007 in Midtown. Ticket includes open bar, appetizers, late-night breakfast tacos and champagne toast. DJ Inzi will be spinning house, hip-hop and faves all night. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. $85 per ticket or $160 per couple.
Moody Gardens Hotel Seven Hope Blvd., Galveston, 888-388-8484
www.moodygardenshotel.com Midnight in the Gardens will feature nonstop entertainment, a lavish array of food, an open bar, a champagne toast at midnight and party favors. $449 per couple includes admission to the New Year's Eve bash and hotel room. Call for reservations.
My Bar 5406 Hwy 6 North
www.mybarhouston.com Live music by Just Got Lucky, buffet, party favors, door prizes, breakfast buffet after midnight. Tickets $25; $10 off with ad in Houston Press.
NEXT [Night+Club] 2020 McKinney, 713-221-8833
www.whatsnexthouston.com New Year's Eve in Brazil, with a live band, DJ, $1,000 balloon drop, hors d'oeuvres, Brazilian dance production and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Buy presale tickets on-line.
Numbers 300 Westheimer, 713-526-6551
www.numbersnightclub.com It pays to party at Numbers. Featuring a $2,007 balloon drop at Midnight. Free T-Shirts, stickers and more. Doors open at 9 p.m.
Rocbar 530 Texas
713-236-1100 Headbangers Ball with Metalshop performing live. There will be raised "rock star" VIP tables available, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Call for bottle service reservations. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Roof Bar 2600 Travis, 713-459-8521 Ring in the new year on the Roof. There will be a live band, plus a $1,000 shopping spree to the Galleria and a Playstation 3 will be given away. $35 advance tickets; $50 at the door. Call for reservations.
Sambuca 909 Texas, 713-224-5299
www.sambucarestaurant.com Celebrate with a four-course, four-star meal and champagne toast at midnight. Live music provided by Norma Zenteno. Call for times and prices.
Skyline Bar & Grill 1600 Lamar, 713-577-6139 The New Year's Eve gala, reservation only. Live jazz starts at 9 p.m. Meal will be accompanied with a half bottle of champagne. $175 per person. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call for reservations.
South Beach 810 Pacific, 713-529-7623 DJ JD Arnold and DJ Jimmy Skinner. Champagne splits, balloon drops and party favors. $15 advance with VIP line entrance; $20 at the door. Tickets sold at South Beach and M2m Fashions. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Stafford Centre 10505 Cash, Stafford, 281-208-6900 Houston's 107.5 The New K-Hits and The City of Stafford present Rocking New Year's Eve with the Fried Ice Cream Band. $75 per person with dinner, dancing and two drink tickets as well as a champagne toast and party favors. 6:45 p.m.