Where to Party 2011 Away
The possibilities are endless for the last night of the year ... if you want to go out on the town, we've got 150 or so specifics ...
Published: December 21, 2011
Benny and the Jets Band. Loyal Order of Moose, 18418 Northville Rd., Northville, 248-344-0920. $10. (8 p.m.)
BLK MKT NYE 2012. Features three DJs, two bars, a buffet-style dinner, strolling appetizers, Champagne toast and continental breakfast. The Black Market, 41570 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp., 586-648-0888. $10 advance. (8 p.m.-4 a.m.)
Boogie Fever New Year's Eve Party. Complimentary party favors, pizza buffet and Champagne toast. Tickets available in advance. Boogie Fever, 22901 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 248-541-1600. $25.
Bookies New Year's Eve 2012. Three open bar party packages. See Bookiesbar.com for tickets and details. Bookies Bar & Grille, 2208 Cass Ave., Detroit, 313-962-0319. $50, $75, $100.
Brew Year's Eve. Arbor Brewing Company, 114 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, 734-213-1393. Free.
Cafe D'Mongo's New Year's Eve Party. No tickets or reservations required. First come, first served. Cafe D'Mongo's Speakeasy, 1439 Griswold, Detroit.
Cantina Diablos NYE 2012. Featuring DJ Technician, dancing, a chef's special menu and a complimentary Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Cantina Diablo's - Royal Oak, 100 S. Main St., Royal Oak.
Centaur New Year's Eve. Balloon drop, a variety of Champagne and hors d'oeuvres packages and more. Reservations are highly recommended. Centaur Bar, 2233 Park Ave., Detroit, 313-963-4040.
Champagne Explosion 2012. This annual sell-out New Year's bash features five event rooms with bands and DJs, including DJs Godfather, Maz, Chuck D. and Quest; a karaoke room; strolling entertainers, including illusionists, comics and acrobats; open premium bar; full buffet and hors d'oeuvres; Champagne fountains; and more. Hotel packages available. See champagneexplosionnye.com for details. Hyatt Regency Dearborn, 600 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, 248-929-1885. $90 & $135. (9 p.m.-4 a.m.)
City Club NYE. Featuring a free Champagne toast and 8 DJs: Pleasurekitten, Elektrosonik, Raev, Pulse State, Void6, Riku Namako, Aaron Hingst and Zachariah Messiah. Leland City Club, 400 Bagley Ave., Detroit, 313-962-2300. (10 p.m.-6 a.m.)
Claddagh's New Year's Eve. All you can drink and all you can eat buffet. Claddagh Irish Pub, 17800 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, 734-542-8141. $50.
Conor O'Neill's - New Year's Eve Party. Includes Champagne toasts at both 7 p.m. (Irish New Year) and midnight; four-course meal; breakfast buffet at 1 a.m. and party favors. DJ at 10 p.m. Conor O'Neill's Pub, 318 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, 734-665-2968. $60 per person, call for reservations. (6 p.m.)
Corks & Confetti. Two DJs, midnight confetti blast, VIP package includes buffet and open bar. Plush Resto-Lounge, 13090 Inkster Rd., Redford, 313-556-2477. $25, $75 VIP.
Crash Dolls CD Release Party NYE Bash. With 7th Day Creeps, Greenlight Graffiti, Volume Dog and more. Open till 4 a.m. Champagne toast, balloon drop and continental breakfast at midnight. New York New York, 33151 Twenty-three Mile Rd. Chesterfield Township, 586-725-3914. $5/$8.
Cuisine New Year's Eve. Enjoy a specially created five-course dinner with two Champagne toasts. Cuisine, 670 Lothrop Rd., Detroit, 313-872-5110. $95, $40 optional wine pairing.
D.B. Cooper's NYE Bash. $3 drinks all night, live music from Under the Covers, a Champagne toast and a 2 a.m. buffet to soak up the alcohol. D.B. Cooper's, 29028 Campbell, Madison Heights, 248-398-7951.
Dave & Buster's NYE Family Party. Includes party favors, caricature artist, unlimited video game play, strolling magician, 8 p.m. countdown to midnight and a buffet featuring macaroni & cheese, french fries, bar bugers and more. Dave & Buster's, 45511 Park Ave., Utica, 586-930-1515. $30, advance reservation and payment required. (5-8 p.m.)
Detroit Princess New Year's Eve Cruise. Bring in the New Year in style on the 7th Annual Rock The Boat New Year's Eve party. Includes a fabulous dinner buffet with main entrées of prime rib, chicken piccata, crab stuffed salmon and vegetarian lasagna. Champagne toast at midnight, party favors. Music, dancing and cash bar available. Gates open at 8 p.m. with cruising from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. Party goes until 2 a.m. Detroit Princess Riverboat, 201 Atwater St., Detroit, 877-338-2628. (8 p.m.)
Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis Blues. The Wings spending New Year's Eve on ice is a tradition in Detroit; fans can get equally chilled at the Joe's CC Olympia Club's New Year's Eve bash. Call for details. Joe Louis Arena, 600 Civic Center Dr., Detroit, 313-983-6606.
Dino's New Year's Eve Bash. No cover, special dinner menu and dance jams courtesy of Bacco. Dino's Lounge, 22740 Woodward, Ferndale, 248-591-3466. Free.
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