New Year’s Eve Charlotte Events

Start Date: December 31, 2011
End Date: January 1, 2012
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Location: Various Locations, Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte New Year’s Eve Events
Saturday, December 31, 2011

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Uptown Charlotte Area

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First Night Charlotte – New Year’s Celebration
First Night returns to ring in 2012 with a family-friendly cultural celebration taking place at NASCAR Hall of Fame, Outdoor terrace at Charlotte Convention Center, Bechtler Museum, Mint Museum, The Green, and the main stage located at Levine Avenue of the Arts!

Artists, Dancers, Comedians, Musicians and Magicians will take to the streets and venues for you to enjoy! First Night Kids kicks off First Night and runs from 12-5pm with a kids countdown at the main stage from 4-5pm. First Night picks back up at 8pm for evening activities at The Green until 11pm and a fantastic midnight finale show from 10pm-12:30am on the main stage featuring headline band The Atlanta Party Band and Hoop Dancer Spiral!

First Night is alcohol-free but attendees are encouraged to enjoy the local dining before the Queen Charlotte crown is raised to ring in 2012! 12pm-5pm – Kids Countdown. Cost: $10; $5 for kids 5-12; Kids 4 & under free. 8pm – Adults Countdown. Cost: $10
www.firstnightcharlotte.com

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MAJESTUEUX III @ Vapiono Restaurant
Eddietainment Sixfigure Entertainment and Queens Lair Events bring you MAJESTUEUX III “A Grand New Years Eve Celebration” at Vapiono Restaurant in the heart of all the uptown action. Join us as we bring in the New Year with many of Charlotte’s distinguished individuals at one of Charlotte’s Premier Posh new venues. Our guests will have the added ability to order and enjoy many delectable dishes from Vapionos extensive menu. You can take the experience to another level by purchasing one of our many different VIP table packages which also includes a “Grand Birthday VIP Area” (some tables include service, champagne, and food). Please don’t hesitate to secure your place at this Monumental Event by purchasing advance tickets. Photographer Neil Nicholson will be on hand to capture all the wonderful moments and memories. Time: 9:30pm You can take advantage of our limited $15 tickets while they last by logging onto www.eddietainment.com or
www.sixfigureentertainment.com. For VIP Tables call Kirk at (704)615-8214 or contact Eddie at eddiet456@gmail.com
Vapiono Restaurant: 201 South Tryon St. (Uptown), Charlotte, NC

New Year’s Eve Party in the Sky at The Ritz-Carlton
Take part in a stylish club-style celebration as you party on the crystal deck of The Aqua Lounge. This lavish four-hour party includes an open bar serving premium drinks, open seating and your favorite tunes played by deejay Tomato Slice, while you indulge in the panoramic skyline views of Uptown Charlotte from the 18th floor. Dance the night away and at midnight raise the glass with a Champagne toast and party favors saluting 2012. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are non-refundable. $150 per person. Reserve at 704.547.2244. 9pm – 1am
Ritz Carlton: 201 E Trade St, Charlotte
www.ritzcarlton.com

Widespread Panic
Widespread Panic will ring in 2012 with a blowout bash at Time Warner Cable Arena on New Year’s Eve – Saturday December 31! Time: 9pm | Cost: $65
Time Warner Cable Arena: 333 East Trade St, Charlotte
www.timewarnercablearena.com

John Tosco’s 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Variety Show @ McGlohon Theater
Host John Tosco (founder of Tosco Music Party) returns to the McGlohon Theater with another family-friendly variety show in the spirit of The Ed Sullivan Show. Scheduled to run from 8 pm to 10 pm, this New Year’s Eve celebration will be filled with comedy, dance, music and much more! All tickets are just $20.11, so don’t miss out on this new tradition!
McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square: 345 North College St, Charlotte
www.blumenthalarts.org

Live music at Ember Grille through the start of the new year and a NO COVER celebration in the Lobby Bar, hosted by MyUptownFun.com! DJ Little Betty will be spinning the night away while guests enjoy drink specials, party favors and MORE! Email insider@westin.com to reserve your VIP table for the night!
The Westin Charlotte: 601 S. College St, Charlotte
www.westin.com/Charlotte

NYE with Rich & Bennett @ Re:Public
Rich & Bennett’s NYE Bash will be ringing in the new year at Re:Public and sure to be our best party yet. This will be a 100% private party and the only way to get tickets is thru RockHouse Events. 21+ ONLY. Cost = $55 for Ladies ~ $75 for Gentlemen. VIP Cost = $75 for Ladies ~ $100 for Gentlemen. (VIP 8:00pm-2:00am) ~ (9:00pm-2:00am)
COST INCLUDES: • Open bar beer, liquor, wine, champagne. • Light food provided by Cosmos. • DJ Complete spinning all night long. • DJ #2 (who we haven’t booked yet) on the enclosed patio. • Balloon drop/confetti cannons at midnight. • Party favors and much more…
VIP Tickets include all of the above as well as 8:00pm entry, separate entrance, upgraded food and beverage options, and elevated private area.
Re:Public: 314 N. College St, Charlotte
www.rockhouseevents.com/events

Ninth Annual Back to the Future Bash @ Breakfast Club
Features three levels of festivities, party favors, a champagne toast and confetti blast at midnight and, most importantly — for those of you who haven’t quite moved forward musically – ’80s and ’90s dance mixes all night long. $20 in advance. 9pm. 704-374-1982
Breakfast Club: 225 N. Caldwell St, Charlotte
www.that80sclub.com

Studio 54 New Years Eve Party @ Whisky River
Studio 54 New Years Eve Bash! Special Guest DJ. Appetizer Buffet – Party Favors – Champagne Toast. Tickets Available Online. Doors open at 5pm – 21+ Welcome. Text 980-333-3923 for more info.
Whisky River (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.thewhiskyriver.com/charlotte

ONE to Remember- New Years Eve Party @ Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina
Celebrate with Vida and make this New Years “One to remember”. Enjoy food and drink specials throughout the evening, including our $60 Chef’s selection three course dinner. Grab one of our handcrafted margaritas or a glass of champagne and ring in the New Year with us. Please call and make your reservation today. Dinner will be served until midnight. 704.971.8432
Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.vidacantina.com

Strike In 2012 New Years Eve Bash @ Strike City
Ring in the new year at StrikeCity. You can reserve a lane for just $20.12 per hour and you will also receive party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!
To reserve you spot today email AAllen@StrikeCityCharlotte.com
Strike City (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.strikecitycharlotte.com

Howl at the Moon New Year’s Eve!
Live music all night by the World’s Greatest Rock N’ Roll Dueling Piano Show! Online tickets are for standing room packages only! To purchase seats/tables, please contact us at 704-936-4695 or email charlotteevents@howlatthemoon.com Choose your package: Pre-Sale General Admission- $25 per person. Guaranteed Entry. Does Not Include Seating. No wait. Champagne Toast at Midnight. Must arrive between 8pm-10pm. Total available tickets: 100
Howl @ the Moon (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.howlatthemoon.com

BlackFinn NYE 2012 Roaring Twenties Bash
The Twenties were nicknamed Roaring for a reason, because they knew how to throw a party! So we’re going to steal a page from their book and make this New Years the best one in uptown Charlotte! Join us December 31, 2011 from 8pm-2am for our glamour soaked NYE bash! Tickets start at just $25 and that includes party favors, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and light complimentary hor d’oeuvres served throughout the night. Tickets guarantee admission before 10:30pm, after will be first come first serve.
BlackFinn American Saloon (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
Buy Tickets Here

Kazba and Mez’s 4th Annual Black Tie New Years Eve Ball
Special Guest DJ’s (Mez and Kazba). Confetti Cannons (Mez and Kazba). Balloon Drop (Mez). NYE Party Favors ( Mez and Kazba). Aerial Performance (Mez). Percussionist ( Mez ). Time: 10pm. Cost: $40 & Up. VIP, Table, & Dinner packages available.
Kazba & Mez(Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
http://epicentretheaters.com/?movie=new-years-eve-2011

NYE Blowout w/Joystick & DJ Scooter @ Wild Wing Epicentre
Party gets rockin’ at 8pm and goes until…. LIVE MUSIC with Charlotte’s Fav Party Band -JOYSTICK along with DJ SCOOTER for NON-STOP tunes ALL NITE!! CALL NOW ABOUT PAYING FOR A VIP TABLE (while they last). GREAT DRINK SPECIALS ALL NITE!! (843) 597-3983
Wild Wing Epicentre: 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte

NYE Black Tie Affair @ Suite
Suite, the club that redefined nightlife in the Queen City, wants to redefine your New Year’s Eve. Join us for an evening of Social Sophistication as you surround yourself with old and new friends alike during our Black Tie Affair. Limited number of pre-sale tickets available at SUITE for $30. Please call 704-971-7878 for VIP.
Suite (Epicentre): 210 E. Trade St, Charlotte
www.suitecharlotte.com

Kennedy’s: New Years Eve 2012
Best New Years Deal in Town!! Ladies- $60.00. Gentlemen-$70.00.INCLUDES: Top Shelf Open Bar From 8:00pm-2:00am. Hors D’oeuvres. Party Favors. Champagne Toast at Midnight. To reserve tables or for more information email janie.lopez@kennedyscharlotte.com . Time: 8pm
Kennedy’s Premium Bar and Grill: 366 North Caswell Rd, Charlotte
www.kennedyscharlotte.com

Jon Lindsay New Year’s Eve Party
8pm
Petra’s Piano Bar and Cabaret: 1919 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte
www.petraspianobar.com

Bassrush NYE feat. Datsik @ The Fillmore
Insomniac, Bassrush & Sugar Society ring in the New Year with Datsik!
9pm. $28-$40
The Fillmore Charlotte: 1000 Seaboard St, Charlotte
www.livenation.com/event/0E004716ED769502

NYE CHARLOTTE 2012 @ Founders Hall
For select socialites, the principals behind Inner Circle Events, Bluegoose, The Sol Kitchen, RoundTable Ent. and M. Simmons have taken a solemn oath to reject the mundane as we architect some of the most stimulating experiences at the QC’s most progressive venues. So join us as we raise our glasses at the 2nd anniversary of an instant classic filled with timeless tradition. We dream in graffiti. Experience our awakening. 9pm
Founders Hall: 100 N. Tryon St, Charlotte
www.nyecharlotte.com

MAZ Entertainment Presents NYE ASYLUM :: Prepare to go INSANE @ Bank of America’s Urban Garden
MAZ has selected the behemoth known as The Urban Garden to serve as the host for the hysteria that ensues when our supporters decide to realize our mantra, “WE PARTY HARD!” FEATURING: Thousands of Celebrants, Miami Style Go-Go Dancers, Live Time Square Feed, NYE Lottery, & MAZ PARTY PIT!! Musical MAYHEM provided by DJ Paradime Time: 10pm Cost: Varies; Adv tix available
Bank of America’s Urban Garden: 150 N. Tryon St, Charlotte
www.mazentertainment.net/nye

Resolutions: NYE @ Kalu
Saturday, December 31, 2011, The Queen City’s combination of experience & common socialites have collaborated to host “The Most Memorable” yet jet-setting night of your life. Multilevel complex | Special Celebrity Guest DJ | Multiple Illuminating Bars. Experience the following: Hors d’oeuvres. Champagne Toasting. Multiple Live National Video Feeds Of The Countdown. Advance Tickets and Reservation will receive complimentary priority entry and incentives. Doors open at 9:30.
Kalu: 505 E. 6th St, Charlotte
www.KaluNYE.eventbrite.com

New Years Eve Bash @ The Evening Muse
New Years Eve Bash with Bubonik Funk & Friends.
10pm. 21+
The Evening Muse: 3227 North Davidson St, Charlotte
www.theeveningmuse.com

Simplified! Happy New Year!!! @ Visulite Theatre
Simplified expands cleverly on music that sounds familiar, but is decidedly different. Tunes trip down a trail of neatly packaged stories, chocked with innovative musicianship, classy, cool lyrics and authentic vocals.
10:30pm. $22 – $25
Visulite Theatre: 1615 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte NC
www.visulite.com

Buckhead Saloon New Years Eve 2012
Best New Years Deal in Uptown!! Buckhead Saloon Presents NEW Years Eve 2012. Advanced Tickets $50.00. INCLUDES: Top Shelf Open Bar From 9:00pm-2:00am. Party Favors. Live Music By The Scott Munns Band and DJ. To reserve tables or for more information email buckheadcharlotte@gmail.com . Must be 21 Years Old
Buckhead Saloon: 201 East 5th St, Charlotte
http://buckheadnewyears2012.eventbrite.com

NC Music Factory

Butter NC New Years Eve 2012
General Admission Tickets and VIP Table Reservation Tickets include: Champagne Toast at Midnight. Balloon Drop. World Renowned DJ’s on Two Different Rooms. Party Favors. Coat Check (Provided at Additional Charge by the Venue).
Age: 21+ Music: Top 40, House, Hip Hop, and Dance Rock. Attire: Dress to Impress. Doors open 8pm $40 & up gen adm.VIP table reservations available. For General Info: 704.295.1565
Butter NC: 950 Seaboard St, Charlotte
www.buttercharlotte.com

New Year’s Eve Throw Down @ The Saloon
The New Years Eve Throw Down hosted by DZL is the official 106.5 The End New Years Bash and it’s gonna be INSANE! Buffet, Open Bar All Night, Balloon drop with $1065.00 in cash and prizes, champagne toast, live music from “Bling Crosby” and party music from DJ Method! Come ‘throw down’ uptown with 106.5 The End this New Years Eve at The Saloon! Time: 6pm Cost: $50 & up
The Saloon: 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte
ncmusicfactory.ticketleap.com/new-years-eve-at-the-saloon

VBGB Beer hall & Garden VBGB and NoDa Brewing Company have teamed up to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Free hors d’oeuvres, top-shelf open bar (with NoDa beers — yum!), a champagne toast at midnight and music by DJ J. Overcash. $40-$50. 8pm-2am. 704-333-4111
VBGB Beer hall & Garden: 920 Hamilton St, Charlotte
www.vbgbuptown.com

The Comedy Zone Charlotte
John Wesley Austin, aka “cowboy comedian,” has lassoed his funniest material for tonight’s performances — yeehaw to that! The late show features a final countdown to 2012 with party favors and a champagne toast. $20-$22.50 for dinner show at 8 p.m. ; $30-$32.50 for late show at 10:15 p.m. 980-321-4702
The Comedy Zone Charlotte: 900 Seaboard St Suite B3, Charlotte
www.cltcomedyzone.com

Charlotte Southend & Dilworth Area

Dharma Nye 2012 W Jask And Patio Hosted By Identity Theft & Tag Techno
Join us for a NYE ‘Out on the Town’ without the ‘Downtown’. There is an alternative to overpriced parties with expensive parking, and Dharma Charlotte is proud to be a part of the solution. Join us for a stress free NYE party with 2 rooms of underground dance music, International Dj, Midnight Champagne Toast, and all the NYE shenanigans we are known to create. 9pm. Advanced tickets & VIP tables available.
Dharma Lounge: 1440 S Tryon St # 105, Charlotte
www.wantickets.com/dharmanye2012

Toast It Up @ Apostrophe Lounge
The 1yr. Anniversary and New Year’s Celebration of Apostrophe Lounge. LADIES FREE before 11PM | DRESS CODE ENFORCED. We’ll be bringing 2012 in the right way by TOASTING IT UP with $100 Bottles of CIROC & $100 Bottles of Grey Goose ALL NITE!!! The party gets started @ 9PM as we prepare for the DROPPING of the BALL @ MIDNIGHT!!! Ladies FREE til 11PM with Music by DJ Daddy D!!! 9pm. Cost: $20
Apostrophe Lounge: 1440 South Tryon St, Charlotte
www.apostrophelounge.com

Krew Years Eve @ Marigny
The venue’s Krew Years Eve party features a performance by the lovely songstress Julissa Veloz — better know as “Tiara girl” after her stint on season eight of American Idol. With DJ Jay R. $12-$15. 704-910-4444.
Marigny: 1440 S. Tryon St Suite 110, Charlotte
www.marignycharlotte.com

NYE Bash @ The Sunset Club
NYE bash with an all-you-can-eat buffet (from 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.), all-you-can drink of beer, wine and liquor (from 8 p.m.-2 a.m.), and champagne toast at midnight. VIP table reservations available. $75 per person; $150 per couple. 8 p.m. 704-916-9292
The Sunset Club: 1820 South Blvd, Charlotte
www.sunsetclubcharlotte.com

8th Annual NYE Party @ Dilworth Neighborhood Bar and Grille
Starts at 8:30, costs just $75, and includes everything from Crown to Coors, chicken to sandwiches and midnight toasts. We have sold out every year and this year has a few surprises. Two DJ’s, one up and one down. To purchase tickets, please visit: http://neighborhoodgrille.ticketssoeasy.com.
Dilworth Neighborhood Bar and Grille: 911 E. Morehead St, Charlotte
neighborhoodgrille.ticketssoeasy.com

North Charlotte / University Area

1st Annual Caribbean NYE Masquerade Ball @ Twilight Caribbean Restaurant & Bar
Paradice Ent, Lion Tribe Ent, Rusty Cutlass in association with V.I.T.A.L. presents A night of PURE Elegance! This is a dress to Impress Event Only. Free Masks will be given to the first 50 Ladies. Music By: Special Guest DJ. Kitchen Open ALL NIGHT. Champagne Toast @ Midnight. Red Carpet Attire Requested. Adv Tix $10. 9pm
Twilight Caribbean Restaurant & Bar: 10210 Berkeley Place Dr # 100, Charlotte
www.twilightcaribbean.com

New Year’s Eve at Boardwalk Billy’s Live music from Remingtons. Champagne toast at midnight. $5. 704-503-1400
Boardwalk Billy’s: 9005 J M Keynes Drive, Charlotte
www.boardwalkbillys.com

Flying Saucer
Beer, beer and more beer — that’s what comes to mind when we think of Flying Saucer. Situated by UNC Charlotte, the crowd is mixed with college students and folks who are smart enough to know there’s good beer from around the world to be found here. For New Year’s Eve, there will also be party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, special drink specials and live entertainment. $10. 9pm. 704-568-7253
Flying Saucer: 9605 N. Tryon St, Charlotte
www.beerknurd.com

Outer Charlotte

New Year’s Eve Charity Dinner @ Palmetto Grill and Bakery
New Year’s Eve charity dinner party to benefit Samaritan’s Feet. Proceeds go to charity whose mission is to put shoes on the feet of millions of children worldwide. Sponsored by Safe College Funding. Dinner, drinks, DJ, charity auction, prizes, & more. Spots are limited to the first 100 guests. Details and RSVP information can be found at www.safecollegefunding.org.
Time: 7pm
Palmetto Grill and Bakery: 7106 Brighton Park Dr, Charlotte
www.safecollegefunding.org

Joker’s Dueling Piano Bar
Featuring entertainment by three of the nation’s leading piano bar performers, party favors, an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, drink specials, a champagne toast at midnight and the chance for one lucky couple (from the reservation list) to win a dinner cruise on the Lady of the Lake luxury yacht. For reservations, call 704-663-2628. $25. 7pm.
Joker’s Dueling Piano Bar: 1459 River Highway, Mooresville
www.queenslanding.com

Concord

New Years 2012 at the Embassy Suites Concord
Come ring in the New Year with Embassy Suites and The Legends of the Beach, as well as Danny Woods and the Board of Directors! Plus the event will be MC’d by Johnny B of WSGE! Your special room rate includes a spacious suite with the signature Embassy Suites cooked to order breakfast. Also included only for this package is the atrium reception, ballroom reception and dinner buffet, premium bars, champagne toast, and midnight breakfast buffet. Party favors will be provided.
5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW, Concord NC
www.embassysuitesconcord.com/new-years-eve-charlotte-nc

Old Courthouse Theatre 21st Annual New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre & Silent Auction
“Eat, Drink & Be Murdered” will be featured at this year’s New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre & Silent Auction. The evening includes appetizers, salad, entrée, dessert, served with wine, tea, soft drink, coffee, champagne & party favors, a DJ for dancing & listening, & the Murder Mystery. 5th floor ballroom of the Smith Tower at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. 8pm. Cost: $75-$85
Charlotte Motor Speedway: 5555 Concord Pky S, Concord, NC
www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

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