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St. Elmo's II8110 Boone, 281-530-0344Karaoke by Toni and midnight champagne toast.
Toyota Center1510 Polk, 713-627-DUNK www.rockets.comThe Rockets take on the Memphis Grizzlies. Buy a New Year's Eve McDonald's Family pack for as little as $69. The package includes four tickets, four regular hot dogs, four regular sodas and two kid's gifts. 6 p.m.
Tila's Restaurante & Bar1111 S. Shepherd, 713-522-7654 www.tilas.comJoin us for a festive dining experience. Includes a three-course meal, champagne and live music. $70 per person. Call for reservations.
Toc Bar112 Travis, 713-224-4862Toc Bar Mansions. Bring in the new year with this "official" Playboy celebration. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $40 VIP tickets available in advance.
Tony's Corner Pocket817 W. Dallas, 713-571-7870Amateur drag show and complimentary champagne at midnight. No cover.
Tony's Restaurant3755 Richmond, 713-622-6778Creative New Year's menu. Julie Johnson Band, hats, noisemakers and all the trimmings. Early seating $95; late seating $150.
Venue719 Main, 713-236-8150 www.venuehouston.comComplimentary champagne, innovative entertainment, party favors and live laser show.
Vito's Deck House Clear Lake20237 Gulf Freeway, Webster 281-338-4888No cover with champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Happy hour prices all night; kitchen open until 1 a.m.
Under The Volcano2349 Bissonnet, 713-526-5282Our annual New Year's Eve celebration featuring the New Birth Brass Band from New Orleans. 10 p.m.
Warehouse Live813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-LIVE www.warehouselive.comClubMonkey, The Rod Ryan Show and 94.5 The Buzz bring you The BLT (Black tie, Lingerie, Toga) III New Year's Eve Party. Live bands, DJs, dancing and plenty of libations. Midnight toast, 1 a.m. breakfast taco bar and party favors for everyone. Include a room for the night at a discount package price. 21 and up welcome.
XO Bar & Lounge2611 San Jacinto 713-651-9900 www.myspace.com/xohoustonJoin us for this Black Tie Affair with DJ Mike C and DJ Spags spinning house, hip-hop and '80s music. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight with balloon drop. Semiformal dress encouraged. Call for reservations. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Zilkha HallHobby Center, 800 Bagby 713-315-2525Bach Brandenburg Concertos III and V, plus his rarely heard Non sa che sia dolore, animal music from the Austrian Baroque, and a post-concert champagne reception and silent auction in the Hobby Center Founders' Room to ring in the new year. Après-concert champagne and fireworks on the roof of the Hobby Center. Ticket packages vary from concert only to reception only, to combo tickets. 9 p.m.