New Year's Eve 2006 Featured EventsNIGHTCLUBS MUSIC RESTAURANTS ARTS FAMILY HOTELS & PARTIES
Smokin' Hot New Year's Eve PartySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Smoke Tiki Lounge; 152 Post St., San Jose; Tel. 408.292.4266
Smokin' Hot New Year's Eve Party. With complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
Agenda LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $25 - $225 advance
Agenda Lounge; 399 S. First St, San Jose. 408.287.3991
Four packages available with or without hotel accommodation, three-course dinner and appetizers. All packages include party favors, balloon drop and champagne toast. With three dance floors featuring DJs Jimmy K, Marc and Brother Reese. Hotel packages must be booked by Dec. 28.
Resolution VII: A Red FantasySun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $60 & up
Ruby Skye Nightclub; 420 Mason St, San Francisco; Tel. 415.693.0777
With Crystal Method, Dmitris Mykonos, DJ Bali and Friz-B. Entertainment includes cirque-style interactive characters and performance art by Earth Circus, red decor and digital visual art by GOGO Pro. Plus dinner, desserts, party favors, champagne or Red Bull toast, a torrent of red confetti at midnight, coffee after midnight and a breakfast buffet at 4am. Bars reopen at 6am for true all-night partygoers. 7pm. $110 entire evening or $60 after 12:30am.
Bimbo's New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $60
Bimbo's 365 Club; 1025 Columbus Ave., San Francisco; Tel. 415.474.0365
With the New Morty Show, featuring Vise Grip and Connie Champagne. Plus Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums, the Barbary Coasters and Mr. Lucky and the Cocktail Party, with special appearances by the Girl in the Fishbowl. Includes a complimentary glass of champagne, hats, party favors and a traditional balloon drop. Cocktail attire; black tie optional.
Club SonicSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Blank Club; 44 S. Almaden Ave, San Jose; Tel. 408.292.5265
Club Sonic, with DJ Larry spinning indie, Brit pop, dance-punk and new wave hits to dance into 2007. Includes complimentary champagne and party favors.
1015 FolsomSun. Dec. 31, 8pm. $50-$100.
1015 Folsom St., San Francisco. 415.431.1200
"Rise of the Phoenix." With DJs Rank 1, Thrillseekers, Matt Darey and Taj.
111 MinnaSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $40-$100
111 Minna St., San Francisco
Qool New Year's Eve. With champagne, DJs and dancing in two rooms, and a balloon drop.
Abyss NightclubSun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $40
Abyss Nightclub; 146 S. Murphy, Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.732.2977.
Karma Magazine's New Year's Bash 2007, in connection with Wild 94.9. Wild DJs spin house and hip-hop, plus live entertainment, champagne, party favors, congo drums, fire dancers, Karma Girls, prizes and a balloon drop.
AngelsSun. Dec. 31; 11:30pm. $25 adv. at eventvibe.com
400 S. First St., San Jose. 408.885.9588
Performances by aerial showgirls along with a cabaret show, plus a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.
At 17thSun. Dec. 31, 9pm�2am. $75/$100
At 17th; 510 17th St., Oakland
"Shang Hai New Year's Eve." A celebration with dim-sum appetizers and Chinese buffet, dragon dancers and performance from Raheem DeVaughn. Hosted by KMEL-FM's Chuy Gomez.
Bench and BarSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 4am; Call for prices
Bench and Bar; 211 Franklin St., Oakland; Tel. 510.444.2266
The bar hosts its 28th annual NYE celebration, with a $1,000 balloon drop, a chance to win a trip for two to Puerto Vallarta, complimentary champagne and buffet, go-go boys, DJs spinning Latin, house, hip-hop, salsa and more, a live performance by Andy MP, party favors and a midnight countdown.
Blue LagoonSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; No cover
Blue Lagoon; 923 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz; 831.423.7117
SunDaze house music with DJ Das and others.
Blue MonkeySun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $10
1 E. San Fernando St., San Jose. 408.275.6006
DJs Albert Compoy and Richard G spin tunes into 2007.
BlushSun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $200 & up
Blush; 261 California Dr., Burlingame; Tel. 650.347.7710
Offering six package options, including VIP bottle service, hotel stays and car service to the club. Call for details.
Bogart's Lounge and Tech PubSun. Dec. 31; $25.
1209 Wildwood Ave., Sunnyvale. 408.245.2800
"New Year's Eve Charity Casino Masquerade." Gamble the night away playing roulette, blackjack, poker and slots with proceeds benefiting local Sunnyvale community services. Plus dancing to Vegas Nights and a midnight champagne toast. Hotel packages also available.
Branham LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
1116 Branham Ln., San Jose. 408.265.5525
DJ dance music and drink specials.
Britannia Arms San JoseSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
173 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose; 408.278.1400
DJ As-Is spins and there will be party favors, a midnight champagne toast and raffles all night long.
Britannia Arms MontereySun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
Britannia Arms Monterey; 444 Alvarado St., Monterey; 831.656.9543
Celebrate both the English New Year at 4pm and the U.S. New Year at midnight. Includes party favors, a DJ and a champagne toast.
British Bankers ClubSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $65
British Bankers Club; 1090 El Camino Real, Menlo Park; 650.327.8769
A four-course meal including options for filet mignon, sea bass and truffles, plus dancing all night.
Bubble LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 10pm-3am; $50-$195
714 Montgomery, San Francisco. 415.434.4204
Luxe. A world of bubbles with champagne, cocktails, appetizers and desserts, plus party favors, music from DJ Tom Thump and more.
Buddha LoungeSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. $50/$75
251 Castro St., Mountain View. 650.969.4VIP
"NYE 007: License to Party." With all-night champagne, go-go dancers, a Bond Girl contest, party favors and dancing to DJ Remedy.
Butterfly RestaurantSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-2am; $60
Pier 33, San Francisco. 650.652.9817
Celebrate the coming of 2007 with Tony Kutulas, DJs Frenchy le Freak, Pheeko Dubfunk, Just Rick and Steve Walker, plus two rooms of entertainment and VIP treatment.
Cafe CocomoSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-4am; $50
650 Indiana St., San Francisco. 415.824.6910
A New Year's Eve Gala with Pepe Y Su Orquesta, Tito Garcia Y Su Orquesta Internacional, DJ Luis Medina and DJ Mendy, plus a complimentary champagne toast, party favors, breakfast buffet and balloon drop with cash prizes.
The Canvas GallerySun. Dec. 31; 7pm-3am. $20-$50.
1200 Ninth Ave., San Francisco. 415.504.0060
"All Around the World Dance Extravaganza." Come dressed in the colors of your heritage's flag. Receive a free drink if you're the first representing your nation. With DJs Salsero and Marcus, plus bellydancers, live painters and more.
CapersSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $35/$50
1710 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell. 408.374.5777
A midnight champagne toast, live music and party favors. Dinner reservations required.
CellarSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $50
916 Cumberland St., Pittsburg. 415.441.5678
"Heaven & Hell New Year's Eve '07." Scotty Fox of KMEL spins club hits and Blaqwest spins hip-hop, plus a dessert bar, champagne toast, treats, favors and surprises. Bottle service available. Dress code enforced; costumes are encouraged.
Champions of the Arena 2Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 4am; $25 - $35
Club Six; 60 Sixth St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.531.6593
"Champions of the Arena 2," a night with three arenas of music featuring multiple DJs and live performances from Native Elements, Mr. E and NeoGeo.
Checkered Flag Bar and GrillSun. Dec. 31, 9pm;
803 Lincoln Ave., San Jose. 408.271.1880
Champagne toast at midnight, DJ spinning oldies and more.
Chips N SalsaSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
7400 Monterey St., Gilroy. 408.847.6066.
Dance into the New Year on the cheap with DJs Junior D and Mikey Mike H, plus Hawg Wild Karaoke, all-night drink specials and a midnight taco bar.
City BeachSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $15
City Beach; 4020 Technology Place, Fremont; Tel. 510.651.2500
An evening with DJ Fugi. 9pm. $15 (includes bottle of champagne).
City Nights (18+)Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2:30am; $40 adv
City Nights, 715 Harrison St., San Francisco. 415.339.8686
"Midnight Madness." With surprise midnight performance, four fully stocked bars, two balloon drops, video projection, midnight champagne toast, party favors and keepsakes. 18+.
The CladdaghSun. Dec. 31; No cover.
1300 First St., Gilroy. 408.848.5050
Dinner specials, party favors, live music and drinks. No cover.
Club NVSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-4am; $50 adv.
Club NV, 525 Howard St., San Francisco. 415.368.5326
Hosted by Jason and J Rock, Big Lou, Xquisite Inc. and the Commission. With 10 full bars, complimentary champagne toast, party favors, four private rooms and six private cabanas, two balloon drops, cigar-smoking rooms, go-go dancing platforms, and more.
Crash NightclubSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-4am; $100
34 Mason, San Francisco, 877.34.CRASH
"Hedonism New Year's Eve Extravaganza." An over-the-top NYE event with an open bar, three dance floors with DJs including Trevor Simpson and Scotty Boy and live go-go dancers.
CrimsonSun. Dec. 31, 6pm;
Crimson; 15466 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos; Tel. 408.358.0175
An evening of champagne, a special menu, hats, horns and streamers.
CucciniSun. Dec. 31;
72 N. Almaden Ave., San Jose. 408.230.8006
New Year's Eve 2007 features DJs Joe Breezy of Wild 94.9 and In the Mix's J. Espinosa. Three packages are available, including options for hotel accommodations, unlimited drinks and club entry. Presented by Cuccini and Big Dave. Dress code enforced.
Dan Brown'sSun. Dec. 31;
4141 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 650.493.9020
With DJs, free appetizers and a champagne toast.
"Disco Dance" New Year's Eve PartySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; No Cover
Mission Ale House; 97 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose; Tel. 408.292.4058
Disco Dance New Year's Eve Party. Champagne toast at midnight.
Dive BarSun. Dec. 31, $20.
78 E. Santa Clara St, San Jose. 408.288.5252
Includes traditional champagne toast, party favors, dancing and one drink ticket.
DNA LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 8am; $40 & up
DNA Lounge; 375 11th St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.626.1409
"Remedy." Deep house and hip-hop with Miguel Migs, Tortured Soul and King Britt. Plus party favors and a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.
DolceSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 2am; $100
Dolce; 440 Broadway, San Francisco; Tel. 530.902.1993
With DJs David Carvalho, two open bars, appetizers and midnight champagne. Black-and-white attire requested.
Don't Stop BelievingSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 4am; $40
Suite One8One; 181 Eddy St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.345.9900
"Don't Stop Believing." With multiple DJs, hosted bar, a prom picture photo booth, VIP bottle service and more, with the theme of a 1986 prom.
Dragon BarSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. $85
473 Broadway St., San Francisco. 415.834.9383
Including toys, ice sculptures, an all-inclusive bar and DJ Daymitreeus.
Drop ItSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Make-Out Room; 3225 22nd St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.647.2888
"Drop It." With Little Melanie, Jamie Jams, Aiden and others.
Duke of EdinburghSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm
10801 N. Wolfe Rd., Cupertino. 408.446.3853
DJ music and champagne.
Element LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am. $89.95
1028 Geary St., San Francisco. 800.823.7249.
"Think Escape: New Year's Eve 2007," including a chauffeured motor coach, VIP entry to Element and Tabu, an open bar, party favors, pizza, and more.
The EscapeSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. No cover.
2942 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose. 408.377.5436
Celebrate New Year's Eve with DJ music, drink specials and free party favors.
The FactorySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $50/$60
525 Harrison St., San Francisco. 415.339.8686
"Sanctuary." With DJs Roland Belmares and Rob Kaftan and more.
Fahrenheit Ultra LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-2am. $100/$175
99 E. San Fernando St., San Jose. 408.998.9998
The evening begins with a VIP dinner from 8�10pm and an all-night hosted bar, and continues with dancing to music from DJs Greg Smith, Brian Bass, Eddy Santana and Adam Cova, plus traditional midnight countdown on seven plasma screens, party favors, champagne toast and balloon drop. Coffee offered after midnight. Semi-formal attire preferred.
Firehouse Grill and BrewerySun. Dec. 31; $35-$65
111 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. 408.773.9500
Featuring music from the Pleasure Kings and a four-course pre-fixe menu.
'Frisco New Year 2007: Wonder of the WorldSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $25 PRE-SALE GEN $40 V.I.P PRE-SALE Before Dec. 26th
CELLspace; 2050 Bryant St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.747.6076
4 DJ's with 2 Dance-floors, live music from Genie performing and recording live. Includes a Midnite Balloon Drop, Midnite Complimentary Champagne and Tempting Surprises.
G BarSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $160m
488 Presidio Ave., San Francisco. 415.409.4227
An open bar, buffet, life DJ, champagne toast and prizes and giveaways.
Glass GeckoSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $35/$50
1872 W. San Carlos St., San Jose. 408.998.3425
A night of karaoke, plus extended drink specials.
Glitz New Year's Eve Extravaganza 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $35 - $50
Studio 8; 8 S. First St., San Jose; Tel. 408.279.4444
Glitz New Year's Eve Extravaganza 2007. With a live countdown, balloon drop, champagne toast and party favors.
GravitySun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 2am; $100
Gravity; 3251 Scott St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.776.1928
Two DJs spin hip-hop, '70s, '80s, club hits and more, plus an all-night open bar, hors d'oeuvres, party favors, a balloon drop, giveaways and a midnight champagne toast.
Hard Work CafeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm
Hard Work Cafe; 1620 Almaden Rd., San Jose; 408.289.9675
With traditional hats, noisemakers and a champagne toast, plus appetizers and music from Bernadette and the Element.
Icon Ultra LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-4am. $35
1192 Folsom St., San Francisco. 415.626.4800
With music from DJ Ajaxx of Energy 92.7FM.
IllusionsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-3am; $43-$88
260 S. California Ave., Palo Alto. 408.483.2662
"Cheers New Year's Eve Celebration." Themed party with catering, dancing and an all-night open bar.
Island Paradise ClubSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
1426 Webster St., Alameda. 510.865.3225
DJ Electro spins into 2007.
Jelly'sSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $35-$45
295 Terry Francois St., Pier 50, San Francisco
"Breakthrough NYE Celebration." BG Records hosts this night with DJ Philly Phil, Bay Area celebrity appearances, host Tony Teflon, a balloon drop, giveaways, noise makers and more. Dress code enforced.
Jillian'sSun. Dec. 31, 7pm - 2am; $125
Jillian's; 101 Fourth St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.369.6100
Step into the new year with style and elegance and this fourth-annual dance and decadence event.
John Colins LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 2am; $25/ $40
John Colins Lounge; 90 Natoma St., San Francisco.; Tel. 415.543.2277
Kiss 2006 goodbye with San Francisco DJ group Crackerjack, plus a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight, hors d'oeuvres and more. Limited table reservations available.
Kelly's Mission RockSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-2am. $45-$100 adv.
817 Terry Francois St., San Francisco. 866.415.CLUB
"Countdown New Year's Eve 2007." Personal Touch Entertainment and DJ Mind Motion present this evening featuring an early open bar, midnight balloon drop, party favors, midnight champagne toast, hors d'oeuvres and appetizers, valet parking and three levels with four areas of music from DJ Mind Motion, Rick Lee and others. Dress code enforced.
Kings and Queens New Year's Bash 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $20
Shattuck Down Low; 2284 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.548.1159
"Kings and Queens New Year's Bash 2007." With DJs Smoke One, Neta, Ross Hogg, Kurious and Ras Cue, plus complimentary food, drink specials and irie vibe.
Lexington ClubSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; No cover.
3464 19th St., San Francisco
"Eternal Flame: A So-Emotional New Year's." With performances from Bre and Elizabeth, plus DJs Campbell and Dr. Sleep spinning power ballads, sing-alongs and favorite jams. Free champagne at 9pm and again for a midnight toast.
Lifestyle New Year's PartySun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 4am; $30 - $100
Casbah Ultra Lounge; 234 S. B St., San Mateo; Tel. 925.437.2326
Put on your bell bottoms and platforms for this '70s-themed retro swing party. Open to singles and couples.
Lingba LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 2am; $65
Lingba Lounge; 1498 18th St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.355.0001
"Fantasy Island New Year's Eve." Includes an all-night top-shelf open bar, DJs Tal M. Klein, Uncle Larry, N8 Castro and Joel from Tonga playing hip-hop, house and '80s, a balloon drop and leis
Loft 11Sun. Dec. 31; 8pm-3am; $30 and up
316 11th St., San Francisco. 415.701.8111
DJ Danny Brown spins mash-ups and club hits. Plus guest DJs, complimentary midnight champagne, party favors, hors d'oeuvres and a balloon drop.
Loft Bar and BistroSun. Dec. 31;
90 S. Second St., San Jose. 408.291.0677
DJ music and dancing, a midnight champagne toast and party favors.
Luka's Tap RoomSun. Dec. 31; 7pm. $10 before 10pm, $15 after
2221 Broadway, Oakland. 510.451.4677
New Year's Eve edition of Flashback Fridays. With DJs Spair and Platurn of the Oakland Faders, dinner, a countdown, balloon drop and free midnight champagne toast. Dress code enforced.
Main Street BrewerySun. Dec. 31, 9pm;
Main Street Brewery; 830 Main St., Pleasanton; Tel. 925.462.8218
Including a performance from Rockslide, party favors and a champagne toast.
MantraSun. Dec. 31.
632 Emerson St., Palo Alto. 650.322.3500
With two dinner seatings from 5-7pm and 7:30-9pm, plus music from Dhoom and Gitanjali.
MbarSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $60 adv.
180 W. Georgia, San Francisco
With three areas for dancing and relaxing, featuring music from DJs Sean Gallagher, Chelsea J and Gavin Burn.
Marlena'sSun. Dec. 31; 10pm.
488 Hayes St., San Francisco. 415.864.6672
The Fauxgirls host and perform at this NYE event with a midnight champagne toast and complimentary noisemakers.
MedjoolSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. $50/$75
2516 Mission St., San Francisco. 415.550.9055
An "exotic and sensual" party with DJs Nader, Ayuki and Dr. I spinning Middle Eastern, European, Latin and Brazilian music. Also includes party favors, appetizers and a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop.
Miami Beach ClubSun. Dec. 31, $450 for 6, $500 for 8
175 N. San Pedro St., San Jose. 408.298.4900
"Gold and Red New Year's Eve." Featuring music by Orquestra La Sonora Dinamita, party favors and complimentary champagne. $15 between 6-9pm, or wear gold or red and get $10 off cover after 9pm. VIP reservations include table, bottle of your choice and soft beverages.
MightySun. Dec. 31, 9pm-5am; $30-$60
119 Utah St., San Francisco. 415.626.7001
"Seismic 007: A James Bond NYE." Featuring DJs Murphstar, Brad Robinson, Samira, Trav, Jive, Jayo and others. Come dressed as your favorite Bond character, Bond girl or villain.
MilkSun. Dec. 31; 9pm-2am; $15
1840 Haight St., San Francisco. 415.387.6455
With DJs Solace, Zita, Justin Time, T.D. Camp, a live performance from Co-Deez and a midnight champagne toast.
Mojo LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $10
Mojo Lounge; 3714 Peralta Blvd., Fremont; Tel. 510.739.1028
New Year's Eve party with RJ Mischo and friends, plus food, music, a champagne toast and door prizes.
Molly MageesSun. Dec. 31; 7pm-3am. $20-$50.
241 Castro St., Mountain View. 650.961.0108
Ring in the New Year with DJ music, dancing and a complimentary champagne toast.
Mountain Charley'sSun. Dec. 31; 8pm.
Mountain Charley's; 15 N. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos; 408.395.8880
"An Evening Affaire" dance party with DJs Masta B and The Doctor. Plus party favors and a balloon drop.
New Year's Eve GalaSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $40
Aura Nightclub; 4825 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton; Tel. 925.416.0777
New Year's Eve Gala with Michael Toast, David Savior, Kyle Chase and others. Includes champagne toast at midnight, party favors, coffee after midnight, a balloon drop and confetti rain.
New Year's Ambisonic Pre-PartySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; Free
Madrone Lounge; 500 Divisadero St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.241.0202
"New Year's Ambisonic Pre-Party," with DJs Tram, Xanx, Future BC and Traffic spinning downtempo, chill-out and electronic music from the Ambisonic Collective.
O'Flaherty's Irish PubSun. Dec. 31; 4pm
25 N. San Pedro St., San Jose. 408.947.8007
A double new year's party, celebrating counting down in both U.S. time and Ireland time, plus party favors and a champagne toast.
Red Devil LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $100
Red Devil Lounge; 1695 Polk St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.921.1695
"Shout at the Devil New Year's Eve Extravaganza," with Wonder Bread 5 and Glorified HJ.
Red Stag LoungeSun. Dec. 31; 9pm-2am. No cover.
1711 W. San Carlos St., San Jose. 408.292.6777
First annual Red Stag New Year's Eve Party, with resident DJ Thumper spinning hip hop, old school and soul. Plus free champagne at midnight.
RoccapulcoSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. Cover varies.
Roccapulco, 3140 Mission St., San Francisco. 415.648.6611
Live music from Orquesta Bakan and Orquesta Caribe.
RoeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $99-$250
651 Howard St., San Francisco. 212.843.2400.
"Sin City," Vegas-style NYE hosted by CrawlSF. More than 1,000 make their way to this party boasting an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, DJs, dancing, party favors, VIP gift bags and a full night of surprises.
RougeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $30
1500 Broadway St., San Francisco. 415.346.7683
"Moulin Rouge New Year's Eve 2007." With DJ Andrew B, complimentary midnight champagne toast, party favors and desserts.
RyeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $100
688 Geary St., San Francisco. 415.305.5369
T.C.B. Crew spins old-school hip-hop, To-40 jams, dancehall, Latin beats and glam rock.
Paradise LoungeSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. $45 and up
1501 Folsom St., San Francisco. 415.861.6906
Including four bars with six areas, an open bar cocktail hour from 9-10pm, a smoking lounge, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.
PinkSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $30
Pink; 2925 16th St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.431.8889
"Renaissance 2007." DJs Franky Boissy and Karizma spin until close.
Scores Sports Bar and GrillSun. Dec. 31; $120 per couple
Scores Sports Bar and Grill; 417 S. First St., San Jose; 408.971.6646
New Year's Eve 2007. Including a balloon drop, champagne toast, party favors and DJs.
Scott's SeafoodSun. Dec. 31; 9pm. $25
185 Park Ave., San Jose. 408.971.1700
A special menu featuring filet and lobster dinner for two, two glasses of champagne, lobster bisque or organic green salad and molten chocolate cake, plus DJ music and dancing until close. Regular menu also available.
Scruffy Murphy's Irish PubSun. Dec. 31;
187 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. 408.735.7394
With DJ dance music and regular bar amenities including pool tables and 20 on-tap beer selections.
Shecky'sSun. Dec. 31; 9pm-4am; $110-$140
489 Broome St., San Francisco
"Black and White New Year's Ball." An evening of dancing, dining and partying in the heart of SoHo.
SlideSun. Dec. 31; 8pm; $50
430 Mason St., San Francisco. 415.421.1916
With complimentary fedoras and feather boas, a Laurent Perrier champagne toast at midnight, globally inspired confections, confetti rain, entertainment and more.
SplashSun. Dec. 31, 8pm. Free before 10pm; $15 until midnight, $20 at midnight.
65 Post St., San Jose. 408.993.0861
"Remember the past, forget the future: Farewell to 2006." DJs Ms. Candy and Vinyl spin funk, disco, energy beats and old school in the House Party Room and DJs Insanity and Dinero spin hip-hop and old school beats in the Roof Party Room. Plus guest performances, go-go dancers, a live countdown, party hats, champagne, a balloon drop and party favors.
St. Stephen's GreenSun. Dec. 31;
223 Castro St., Mountain View. 650.964.9151
A NYE party with DJ Mixterious, with a complimentary champagne toast, party favors, drink specials and midnight countdown.
Starry PloughSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Starry Plough; 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.841.2082
A New Year's Eve celebration.
Straits RestaurantSun. Dec. 31;
333 Santana Row, Suite 1100, San Jose. 408.246.6320
The restaurant serves a special menu, plus DJ music and dancing and a midnight balloon drop.
StudSun. Dec. 31; 9pm
399 Ninth St., San Francisco. 415.863.6623
"Sugar New Year's Eve," featuring DJs Ellen Ferrato, Leonard and guests, plus free champagne at midnight.
SuedeSun. Dec. 31; 9pm; $80.
Suede; 383 Bay St., San Francisco. 415.399.9555
"A Night at the Mansion New Year's Eve Party." Featuring DJ Colleen Shannon, Playboy Magazine's 50th anniversary playmate. Plus guests Tamara Sky and Miss Dust.
Taste Ultra LoungeSun. Dec. 31; $35 adv.
87 N. San Pedro St., San Jose. 408.885.1016
"ICE" New Year's Eve Extravaganza. Including an open bar from 8-10pm, three DJs, a countdown on 17 plasma-screen TVs, midnight champagne toast and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
The Tonga RoomSun. Dec. 31, 5pm. $50-$185
950 Mason St., San Francisco. 415.772.5278
With a champagne toast, dancing to Mirage and more.
Tres Gringos Baja CantinaSun. Dec. 31, 8pm.
83 S. Second St., San Jose. 408.278.9888
The bar hosts its second annual "Solid Gold New Year's Party" with the theme of "Pimps, Hos and Afros." '70s attire requested.
Trials PubSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am; $100
265 N. First St., San Jose. 408.947.0497
Prize giveaways and a champagne toast at midnight.
Ugly'sSun. Dec. 31, Until 2am. $35
1313 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View. 650.965.8255
Drink specials, a champagne toast and more.
Vault Ultra LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $35/$50
Vault Ultra Lounge, 81 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408.298.1112
NYE Rockstar edition. Including DJs Rush, David Q, Mein, NastyNick and Reckid, plus celebrity host Jeremy Jackson and host Kenny of LickVIP.com, an open bar and complimentary appetizers, a countdown, balloon drop, champagne toast, slide show and go-go girls. Proper attire required.
Zebra LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $25
447 Broadway St., San Francisco. 866.415.CLUB
"Spin 2007." With three rooms of music and more.
New Year's Eve ExtravaganzaSat. Dec. 30, 8pm; $55
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium; 99 Grove St., San Francisco; Tel. 408.998.TIXS
New Year's Eve Extravaganza featuring Gnarls Barkley and The Flaming Lips performing live with the Dirty Delta Blues Band and Cat Power. Also includes a midnight baloon drop, party favors and a host of other surprises
Andre NickatinaSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $25 - $30
Bourbon Street Bar & Grill; 2765 Clayton Rd., Concord; Tel. 925.676.7272
With Cognito and others, plus DJ Pause and host Mike Marshall, 18+.
Ayako HosokawaSun. Dec. 31, 7pm. $20 entrance fee; $55 includes five-course dinner and glass of champagne.
Savanna Jazz, 2937 Mission St., San Francisco. 415.285.3369
B-A-C-HSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $10 donation
St Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. 650.326.3800
Organist Jim Welch presents this concert of works by Bach in the keys of B, A, C and H (a German form of B natural).
BirdmonsterSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $20
Bottom of the Hill; 1233 17th St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.621.4455
Plus Boyskout and the Blacks
Blonde RedheadSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 4am; $50 - $80
Mezzanine; 444 Jessie St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.348.4625
With Persephone's Bees, Shiny Toy Guns, Scissors for Lefty, DJ Mike Relm and others.
Blue Chalk CafeSun. Dec. 31, 10pm; $10
630 Ramona St., Palo Alto. 650.326.1020
A performance from Bayonics.
Board of DirectorsSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm; $25/$35
Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, 233 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408.286.1000
Bobi CespedesSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; Call for price
Anna's Jazz Island; 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley; Tel. 510.841.5299
Bobi Cespedes and her trio.
Brian JackSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $35
Eagles Hall; 2305 Alameda Ave., Alameda; Tel. 415.285.6285
Brian Jack and the Zydeco Gamblers.
Britannia Arms AlmadenSun. Dec. 31;
5027 Almaden Expwy, San Jose. 408.266.0550
Live music by Drive, plus a special dinner menu and party all night.
Brother Buzz BandSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 1am; $30 - $38, under 18 free
Sanchez Concert Hall; 1220A Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica; Tel. 650.355.1882
Plus hors d'oeuvres, desserts, champagne and more. All ages
California FlightSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Oakland Metro; 201 Broadway, Oakland; Tel. 510.763.1146
With wine tasting and holiday treats.
Cave Productions NYE ShowSun. Dec. 31, 5pm; $12
Macla, 510 S. First St., San Jose
With So Help Me God, Red Fall, Dance Floor Murder, Til the End, Strangers Arms, Sympathy Ends, Shades of Eden and Capistrano.
Chrome MollySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $5
Pine Street Bar and Grill; 875 Rincon Ave., Livermore; Tel. 925.606.8266
Chrome Molly with others.
Community Music Center OrchestraSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm; $25
San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St., San Francisco. 415.647.6015
The Orchestra Chorus joins the orchestra for a New Year's Eve concert of favorites by Beethoven and Mozart.
ConFunkShunSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $65
Kimball's Carnival, 522 Second St., Oakland. 510.444.6979
Funk band of the '70s and '80s.
Crosscut Blues BandSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $15
Eli's Mile High Club; 3629 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland; Tel. 510.654.4549
Includes party favors and a champagne toast.
David HegartySun. Dec. 31, 11pm; Free
Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., San Francisco. 415.749.6350
Castro Theatre's organist performs symphonic music of legendary Hollywood film composers and Broadway pieces. Sing "Auld Lang Syne" to cap off the night.
Dengue FeverSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $30
Rickshaw Stop; 155 Fell St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.861.2011
Headlining with the Gomorran Social Aid and Pleasure Club, plus DJ Jimmy Love spinning Bhangra, funk and more. All ages.
The Devil Makes ThreeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $17/$20
Don Quixote-s International Music Hall, 6275 Highway 9, Felton. 831.603.2294
Ragtime, country, rock and punk.
Disappear IncompletelySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; Free before 10pm, $10 after
Jupiter; 2181 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.843.8277
Electro-jazz arrangements of the music of Radiohead.h
Dub Mission New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 2am; $12/ $15
Elbo Room; 647 Valencia St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.552.7788
A night of dancehall with Dr. Israel and Edub, plus DJs Sep and Vinnie Esparza.
El Cuarto VerdeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm;
Michael-s on Main, 2591 Main St., Soquel. 831.479.9777
A New Year-s Eve party. Dinner available.
F-cking ChampsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $20
12 Galaxies; 2565 Mission St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.970.9777
With Earthless and Drunk Horse.
FlipsydeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $35 - $40
Voodoo Lounge; 14 S. Second St., San Jose; 408.286.8636.
The band checks in at Voodoo Lounge after a trek out with Black Eyed Peas and Pussycat Dolls. Insolence, Starving Millionaires, Amir and the Language Arts Crew open, plus a fashion show from Triple Crown Clothing.
Four TetSun. Dec. 31, 10pm. $10
Albatross Pub, 1822 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.843.2473
Live jazz music, plus party favors.
The Gas MenSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
Plough and Stars, 116 Clement St., San Francisco. 415.751.1122
Traditional Irish music.
The GiganticsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $5
Dan's Irish Sports Bar; 1524 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek; Tel. 925.932.1331
Plus party favors and a midnight toast.
Harold RaySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $12 - $15
Annie's Social Club; 917 Folsom St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.974.1585
With Red Meat.
HepcatSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $40
Slim's; 333 11th St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.255.0333
Plus the Aggrolites and the Big Sound.
High CountrySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $26.50
Freight and Salvage; 1111 Addison St., Berkeley; Tel. 510.548.1761
An annual New Year's Eve bluegrass extravaganza.
James RobinsonSun. Dec. 31, 6pm-1am
Cascal, 400 Castro St., Mountain View. 650.940.9500
Flamenco jazz guitar. Plus a Latin-style party with dinner available.
Jamie FoxxSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $39.50 - $87.75
Oracle Arena; 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland; Tel. 408.998.TIXS
With Fantasia Barrino.
The Jazz FourtetSun. Dec. 31, 10pm; $10
Albatross Pub; 1822 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.843.2473
Plus party favors.
Jennifer LeeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm�1am;
Ritz Carlton Hotel Dining Room; 600 Stockton, San Francisco. 415.296.7465
Performing with guitarist Jeff Buenz, bassist Paul Breslin, drummer Bryan Bowman and saxophonist Terry Summa.
Jesus Diaz and His Bay Area Cuban All StarsSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $25 - $27
La Pena Cultural Center; 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.849.2568
Salsa, timba and more.
JJ's BluesSun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm; $25
3439 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose. 408.243.6441
Candye Kane and Sneaky Pete, plus champagne and prizes.
Joel StreeterSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $8.
Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., San Francisco. 415.546.6300
John Lee Hooker, Jr.Sun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $150
Biscuits and Blues; 401 Mason St., San Francisco. 415.292.2583.
An evening with the venerable blues musician, John Lee Hooker, Jr. $150 includes dinner.
Joint ChiefsSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $10
Crow's Nest; 2218 E. Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz; Tel. 831.476.4560
Funk and R&B to dance into the new year.
Jonny Domino Blues BandSun. Dec. 31, 9pm�1am;
Seahorse Saloon; 2017 Palmetto, Pacifica. 650.355.6363
Plus party favors, door prizes and a midnight champagne toast.
Jungle RoosterSun. Dec. 31, No cover.
The Florence, 37349 Niles Blvd., Fremont. 510.792.5522
Plus food and party favors with a free buffet and champagne at midnight. No cover.
The JuvenatorsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; No cover.
Britannia Arms Aptos; 8017 Soquel Dr., Aptos. 831.688.1233
Live music with guest Jerry Bradley. Dinner package includes transportation to and from the restaurant. Call for details
Kaye BohlerSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 1am. Free
Lou's Pier 47 Restaurant and Blues Club; 300 Jefferson St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.771.5687
Willie G and the Bluetones also perform from 4-8pm.
Kid 606Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
Rx Gallery; 132 Eddy St., San Francisco
With Dat Politics, Lemonade, Kontrol and Dirtybird and DJs. All ages.
Kim Nalley QuintetSun. Dec. 31, 9pm & 11pm; $50 - $150
Jazz at Pearl's; 256 Columbus Ave., San Francisco; Tel. 415.291.8255
Swing into 2007 with this jazz quintent. Ticket includes a three-course candlelit buffet and champagne.
King's Head PubSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $40
201 Orchard City Dr., Campbell. 408.871.2499
Live music from Heartbreaker and Rock Hard, party favors and a champagne toast.
L.A. GunsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $40.
Rooster's Roadhouse, 1700 Clement Ave., Alameda. 510.337.9190
Featuring Tracii Guns and special guests.
Lainie KazanSun. Dec. 31, 7 and 10:30pm; $75-$125
Empire Plush Room, York Hotel, 940 Sutter St., San Francisco. 415.885.2800
Female vocalist who's appeared in films such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
La Taza de CafeSun. Dec. 31, 5pm-1am; $79
3909 Grand Ave., Oakland. 510.658.2373
Live Cuban soul from Cubanacan. Plus a special menu.
Lenny WilliamsSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $60 - $100
Maxwell's Restaurant and Lounge; 341 13th St., Oakland; Tel. 510.839.6169
Plus DJ Profess spinning R&B, classics, neo-soul, reggae and club favorites. Ticket includes dinner, glass of champagne and dessert.
Les ClaypoolSun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm; $50 - $100
Grace Pavilion; Sonoma County Fair grounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa;
The Primus member and His Fancy Band headline this annual "Hatter's Ball" with openers the New Orleans Social Club, the Coup and DJ Malarkey. Includes a "Most Original Hat" contest and midnight magic show. All ages.
Linda JacksonSun. Dec. 31, 7�9pm. Free
Hilltop Community Church; 3118 Shane Dr., Richmond. 510.223.2431
The Love DogsSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; No cover
Green Valley Grill, 40 Penny Ln., Watsonville. 831.728.0644
Live music. Dinner also available from 4:30pm-1am.
The LovemakersSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $40
Great American Music Hall; 859 O'Farrell St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.885.0750
Headlining with backing acts Rock Kills Kid and Honeycut.
Love SongsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Balazo18; 2183 Mission St., San Francisco
A punk rawk cumbias gala event. With Trainwreck Riders and others. Plus balloons, noisemakers and dancing. All ages.
Lyrics BornSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $80
The Independent; 628 Divisadero St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.771.1421
Plus Zion-I and Crown City Rockers. Ticket includes open bar.
McCoy Tyner QuartetSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $100
Yoshi's; 510 Embarcadero W., Oakland; Tel. 510.238.9200
This jazz pianist was a member of the John Coltrane Quartet in the 1960s. Tickets include party favors, a live broadcast of NPR's "Toast of the Nation" and a midnight champagne toast.
The MermenSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $50
Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant, 1000 Great Highway, San Francisco. 415.386.8439
The surf-rock act performs as part of the restaurant-s 10-year anniversary. With a midnight champagne toast and commemorative poster.
MonophonicsSun. Dec. 31, 8pm. $25.
19 Broadway, 19 Broadway, Fairfax. 415.459.1091
With Crystal City.
The MundazeSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; Free
Beckett's Irish Pub; 2271 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.647.1790
Pop, R&B and funk.
Mumbo GumboSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 1:30am; $25 - $30
Moe's Alley; 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz; Tel. 831.479.1854.
The New Orleans R&B act headlines.
My MonsterSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. No cover
C&J's Sports Bar, 1550 Lafayette St., Santa Clara. 408.247.4027
With Otto and Down & Durdy.
My Morning JacketSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $60
The Fillmore; 1805 Geary, San Francisco; Tel. 408.998.TIXS.
The group ends its three-night run at the Fillmore with a New Year's Eve rock blowout. Elvis Perkins opens.
Murphy's LawSun. Dec. 31, No cover.
135 S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, 408.736.3822
Ring in the New Year with Ruthie and the Gents, hats, noisemakers and complimentary champagne at midnight.
Neil HamburgerSun. Dec. 31, 8 and 10:30pm. $15�$20
Hemlock, 1131 Polk St., San Francisco.
Plus Harvey Sid Fisher.
Number One BroadwaySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $20
Number One Broadway, 102 B S. Santa Cruz Blvd., Los Gatos. 408.354.4303
Live music from TYT, noise makers, party favors, hats and a midnight balloon drop.
Papa's GarageSun. Dec. 31, 9pm;
Fog Bank, 211 Esplanade, Capitola. 831.462.1881
Dance into 2007 with live music.
Pat Jordan BandSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $15
Last Day Saloon, 120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2343
Local rock. Plus DJ Matt McKillop.
Planting SeedsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $15
Blake's on Telegraph; 2367 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.848.0886
Presented by KGE.
The RadiatorsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $100
Cafe du Nord; 2170 Market St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.861.5016
A blend of Creole spice and bayou funk.
RockslideSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $10
Main Street Brewery; 830 Main St., Pleasanton; Tel. 925.462.8218
The brewery also provides party favors and a champagne toast.
Royal Hawaiian SerenadersSun. Dec. 31, 5pm.
Temple Bar, 984 University Ave., Berkeley. 510.524.6403
Plus a $75 seafood dinner.
Santa Cruz Jazz SocietySun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm-1am. $50
E3 Playhouse, 435 Front St., Santa Cruz. 831.466.9033
A New Year's Eve party with three live jazz acts and dancing. Dinner and drinks available.
San Francisco Chamber OrchestraSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; Free.
First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley. 415.248.1640
Ring in the new year in classical style with a performance of works by Schubert, Shostakovich and others.
San Francisco SymphonySun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $95-$160
Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco. 415.864.6000
James Caffigan conducts this evening that includes party favors, complimentary champagne, food and desserts, a midnight balloon drop and dancing onstage and in the lobby.
The ShakespearoesSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $10
Edinburgh Castle, 950 Geary St., San Francisco. 415.885.4074
New wave cover band. Plus champagne, whiskey and dancing.
Sik LuvSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $5.
Johnny V's, 31 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408.947.8470
With Reckless Rebels.
The Skin DiversSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; Free
Johnny Foley's Irish House; 243 O'Farrell St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.954.0777
Dance music of the '60s and '70s.
Solar RipSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
Quarter Note, 1214 Apollo Way, Sunnyvale. 408.732.2110
With others. Plus champagne and party favors.
Sonic StrutSun. Dec. 31; $65�$95
Zibibbo; 430 Kipling Ave., Palo Alto. 650.328.6722
Performing during dinner. With two dinner seatings.
Sons of Emperor NortonSun. Dec. 31; 9pm
Riptide, 3639 Taraval St., San Francisco. 415.681.TIDE
Vintage country, Americana and rockabilly.
South City BluesSun. Dec. 31, 7 and 9pm.
Towles Cafe, 1401 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. 650.344.1462
Celebrate the restaurant-s last night open with live music until 1am. Plus two dinner seatings with special steak and lobster meals.
Steppin'Sun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 2am; $40
Boom Boom Room; 1601 Fillmore St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.673.8000
Oscar Myers and Steppin' perform soul and funk music, plus champagne toasting, balloons and party favors.
StompboxSun. Dec. 31, 9:00pm;
Fibbar Magees Irish Pub; 156 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.749.8373
With Karyna Fraser and Jason Hunt. Ring in the Irish New Year at 3pm with complimentary champagne toast, and then celebrate the changing of the year on the West Coast at midnight with a second champagne toast.
The Sun KingsSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $40
Little Fox; 2209 Broadway, Redwood City; Tel. 650.369.4119
A Beatles tribute band, performing with TinMan
SuperbootySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $29/$34
The Catalyst, 1011 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz. 831.423.1336
"New Year's Ball" with backup Tom Petty tribute act Heavy Petty.
Ted Shafer's Jelly Roll Jazz BandSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm; $37.50
Asian Paradise Cafe, 414 Ferry St., Martinez. 925.687.8712
A New Year's Eve celebration with appetizers, light buffet, champagne, a no-host bar and dancing to New Orleans jazz.
Tommy CastroSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $50 - $60
McNear's Mystic Theatre; 21 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma; Tel. 707.765.2121
Blues guitarist and band.
Top TenSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $5
Stork Club; 2330 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; Tel. 510.444.6174
With Skipper and Make Out Party.
Trailer Park TroubadoursSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $25/ $28
Rio Theatre; 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz; Tel. 831.423.8209
A party that will be "out of this world."
The WindjammerSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
1 Rancho Del Mar, Aptos. 831.685.1587
Isis and Cold Truth perform.
Word of MouthSun. Dec. 31, 9pm.
Severino-s, 7500 Old Dominion Ct., Aptos. 831.688.8987
Live music to celebrate New Year's Eve.
VinylSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $50
Sweetwater, 153 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.2820
Plus party favors and a champagne toast.
Y&TSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $55 - $65
Avalon; 777 Lawrence Expwy., Santa Clara; Tel. 408.241.0777
Y&T plus Eric Martin Band and Ry Kihn Band.
Zydeco FlamesSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $35/ $45
Rancho Nicasio; Town Square, Nicasio; Tel. 415.662.2219
Traditional zydeco band. Plus party favors and champagne toast.
A.P. Stump'sSun. Dec. 31, 5pm;
163 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose. 408.292.9928.
The restaurant serves its regular menu with a balloon drop, DJs and champagne at midnight.
AzucarSun. Dec. 31;
71 E. San Fernando St., San Jose. 408.293.1121
The restaurant hosts a live Latin band, plus dinner and a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast. Packages available.
Bernardus LodgeSun. Dec. 31, 5pm - 10pm; $275;
415 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley. 888.648.9463.
A five-course menu with seatings from 5-10pm, including champagne and live entertainment in the lobby. Reservations recommended.
Blue PheasantSun. Dec. 31;
22100 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. 408.255.3300.
A special dinner menu with New York steak and scampi, plus dessert, a bottle of wine per couple, party favors, midnight champagne toast and music from DJ Dave Major.
Gordon Biersch Brewery RestaurantSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 2am. $155 - $185
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant; 2 Harrison St, San Francisco; Tel. 415.243.8246
Live music and DJ G One with dancing, a full bar (price includes six drinks per person) and appetizers and a champagne toast at midnight.
House of GenjiSun. Dec. 31.
1335 N. First St., San Jose. 408.453.8120
Receive a complimentary photo with dinner.
Kyoto PalaceSun. Dec. 31, 4-10pm
1875 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell. 408.377.6456
Special menu featuring steak, lobster and chicken, starting at $29.95. Plus party favors and unlimited champagne.
The Melting PotSun. Dec. 31;
72 S. First St., San Jose. 408.293.6020
The restaurant offers a special New Year's Eve menu, a champagne toast and prizes.
Nicolino's GardenSun. Dec. 31, 6pm; $59.50-$69.50 dinner; $30 afterparty
1228 Reamwood Ave., Sunnyvale. 408.734.5323.
Dancing, a live dinner show, four-course prix-fixe menu and favors. Seatings at 5:45pm and 9pm. Plus an appetizer party with DJs and dancing from 9:30pm-1:30am
Oak City Bar & GrillSun. Dec. 31, 6pm;
Oak City Bar & Grill; 1029 El Camino Real, Menlo Park; Tel. 650.321.6882.
A prix-fixe menu including champagne, live jazz from Larry Vukovich Quartet and a raffle.
Paragon NYE 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $30 adv.
Paragon; 211 S. First St., San Jose. 408.282.8888
With three dance floors and two rooms of music from DJs Christylz, Illtraxx, RQ, HowHigh and Sequence, outdoor bocce ball courts, a balloon drop and free champagne toast at midnight and a VIP lounge with bottle service. Pre-party dinner packages available, as well as accommodations at Hotel Montgomery.
San Jose Bar and GrillSun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $85.
85 S. Second St., San Jose. 408.393.6058.
"First Annual Masquerade Ball." An all-inclusive evening with food, drinks and a live band.
Sino Restaurant and LoungeSun. Dec. 31.
377 Santana Row, San Jose. 408.247.8880
The restaurant features both a special menu and its regular menu, plus a midnight champagne toast
Trader Vic'sSun. Dec. 31, 5:30pm and 9pm; $65-$85
Trader Vic's; 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; Tel. 650.849.9800
An island-style New Year's Eve with a multiple-course tropical-inspired dinner, live Caribbean music, a festive atmosphere and a champagne toast at the 9pm seating.
ViaggioSun. Dec. 31.
14550 Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 408.741.5300
Three seatings beginning at 5pm with a four-course set menu, a three-piece jazz band, party favors and midnight champagne toast.
Arts & Theatre Events
Beach Blanket Babylon New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 7 and 10:15pm. $65-$190.
Club Fugazi, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Blvd., San Francisco. 415.421.4222
The nation's longest-running musical revue complete with champagne, party favors and truffles
Bert KreischerSun. Dec. 31, 8 and 10pm. $25/$35
Green Room Comedy Club, 2801 Leavenworth St., San Francisco. 415.674.9333
Plus comics Chris Karney, Mike Young and others. Includes a champagne toast and party favors. 18+.
Big City ImprovSun. Dec. 31, 8pm & 10pm; $30 - $35
Big City Improv; 533 Sutter St., San Francisco; Tel. 510.595.5597
An evening of cabaret and dinner in a nightclub setting.
Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XIII Starring Will DurstThu, Dec. 28, 8pm; $18/$20 door
Little Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. 650.369.4119. Plus shows across the Bay Area beginning Dec. 26. And on New Year's. 7 and 10pm. $25-$40. Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. 415.345.7575.
Political satirist Will Durst and guests Jim Short, Steve Kravitz, Arthur Gaus, Debi Durst and Michael Bossier perform stand-up comedy, improvisation and semiwritten sketches highlighting the events that made up the year.
Bobby SlaytonSun. Dec. 31, 7pm & 10pm; $45 7pm show; $75 10pm show
Punch Line; 444 Battery St, San Francisco; Tel. 408.998.TIXS
The "pitbull of comedy" performs with Tony Camin and Jacob Sirof.
Comedy CountdownSun. Dec. 31, 9:30pm; $55.50
Palace of Fine Arts; 3301 Lyon St., San Francisco; Tel. 408.998.TIXS.
Spend New Year's Eve in stitches with comics Zach Galifianakis, Daniel Tosh, Arj Barker, Doug Benson, Scott Capurro and Brian Posehn.
Dan GabrielSun. Dec. 31, 10:30pm; $35 - $50
Rooster T. Feathers; 157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.736.0921
With Tommy Drake and Sandy Stec of 106.5-FM. Plus performances Fri - Sat, Dec. 29 - 30.
Darren CarterSun. Dec. 31, 7 and 9pm. $50-$75
Pepper Belly's Comedy and Variety Theater, 849 Texas St., Fairfield. 707.422.SHOW
Stand-up comedy, plus dancing, party favors and drinks. Dinner package available. 18+ welcome at 7pm show.
The Learned Ladies of Park AvenueSun. Dec. 31, 2pm. $20-$56
Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. 650.903.6000
TheatreWorks presents this romantic take on Moliere's satire of pretense and learning.
New Year's Eve ComedySun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $30
Marin Center; 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael; Tel. 415.499.6800
A comedy show with four alumni of the annual San Francisco Comedy Competition.
New Year's Eve Comedy GalaSun. Dec. 31, 7:30 and 9:30pm
Town Hall Theater, 3535 School St., Lafayette. 925.283.1557
Comedian Johnny Steele, former host of Live 105 and KRON/Bay TV, presents this evening with fellow comics Leland Brown and Clark Taylor
Pablo FranciscoSun. Dec. 31, 7pm and 10pm; $50 - $75
Improv Comedy Club; 62 S. Second St., San Jose; Tel. 408.280.7475
Francisco's shows include fake film voiceover content, sound effects and impressions that are far from P.C. The first show includes dinner and glass of champagne and the second show includes a countdown to midnight, fruit and vegetable plate, party favors and free-flowing champagne.
Patton OswaltSun. Dec. 31, 7pm & 9:30pm; $25 - $45
Cobb's Comedy Club; 915 Columbus Ave., San Francisco; Tel. 415.928.4320
Plus Dana Gould and Greg Fitzsimmons.
The Rat Pack Is BackSun. Dec. 31, 3pm, $50-$70; 8pm, $100
Marines Memorial Theater, 690 Sutter St., San Francisco. 415.771.6900
A tribute to Frank, Sammy, Joey and Dean.
Rocky Horror ShowSun. Dec. 31, 8pm dinner & show $70, 9:30pm show only $45
Historic Hoover Theater; 1635 Park Ave., San Jose; Tel. 408.998.TIXS
Actors' Theater Center performs this outrageous musical comedy with a live band. Featuring an Italian dinner buffet preceding the performance, plus wine and dessert, props, hats and noise makers and a champagne toast.
Teatro ZinZanniSun. Dec. 31, 6:30pm; $257.50
Pier 29; on the Embarcadero, San Francisco; Tel. 415.438.2668
A comedy troupe performing in the style of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Plus comics Tony Sparks, Ali Wong and Brent Weinbach. Second show followed by a champagne toast and after party.
Twist and Shout Tribute ConcertSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm; $75
PacRep Theatre, Monte Verde between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel. 831.622.0100.
Dance to performances by a Buddy Holly impersonator and others. Plus dessert and a champagne toast.
Family Holiday Events
African Children's ChoirSun. Dec. 31
Two performances. 10am. Free. Harbor Light Assembly of God; 4760 Thorton Ave., Fremont; Tel. 510.744.2233. Also 7pm. Free. St. James Episcopal Church; 37051 Cabrillo Dr., Fremont; Tel. 510.797.1492.
Andaaz 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 8pm-1am; $60; kids under 5 free
Golden Peacock, 3681 Peralta Blvd., Fremont. 510.494.9460
Including a dinner buffet beginning at 8pm, dancing, a full-service bar and a countdown to midnight, all in Bollywood style. All ages welcome.
Asian Art Museum New Year's Bell RingingSun. Dec. 31, 11am; Free
Asian Art Museum; 200 Larkin St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.581.3740
After it has been rung 108 times in observance of an ancient Japanese New Year's tradition, visitors are welcome to ring the museum's 2,100-pound, 16th-century bronze bell themselves.
Baby Loves DiscoSun. Dec. 31, 11am - 2pm; $15
Aura Nightclub; 4825 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton; Tel. 925.416.0777
A family dance event with a noon countdown.
Bert KreischerSun. Dec. 31, 8 and 10pm;
Green Room Comedy Club, 2801 Leavenworth St., San Francisco.
Plus comics Chris Karney, Mike Young and others. Includes a champagne toast and party favors. 18+.
Burning Bowl CeremonySun. Dec. 31, 11am; Donations accepted
Divine Science Community Center; 1540 Hicks Ave., San Jose; Tel. 408.293.3838
Release the old to open the way for the upcoming year.
Cal SkateSun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm-1am. $15 plus $4 skate rental
980 Los Coches St., Milpitas. 408.946.1363
"Worldwide Skate." A family skate event with available family package for four. Participate in the rink's "worldwide" game to receive beads and a chance to win an iPod. Plus hourly raffles, games and a midnight balloon drop.
Christmas in the ParkThrough Jan. 1; Free
Plaza de Cesar Chavez; Downtown San Jose; Tel. 408.286.1313
Holiday fun and amusement rides for kids in downtown San Jose.
Darren CarterSun. Dec. 31, 7 and 9pm; $50-$75
Pepper Belly's Comedy and Variety Theater, 849 Texas St., Fairfield. 707.422.SHOW
Stand-up comedy, plus dancing, party favors and drinks. Dinner package available. 18+ welcome at 7pm show.
Early Bird PartySun. Dec. 31, 5 - 9pm; No cover
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company; 390 Capistrano Rd., Princeton; Tel. 650.728.2739
Music and dancing for the whole family by Little Wheels Band.
Fantasy of LightsThrough Jan. 1, 6 - 10pm; Free
Vasona Lake County Park; Los Gatos; Tel. 408.355.2200
Cruise through Vasona Park to see colorful light displays.
First Night MartinezSun. Dec. 31; Free
601 Ferry St., Martinez. 925.372.8295
Watch the fireworks in downtown Martinez at this alcohol-free party with music, art and more.
First Night MontereySun. Dec. 31, 3pm-midnight
Visit website for details. Downtown Monterey. First Night Monterey
An annual party with a parade, music, arts, a twilight parade and theater performances. Live music performances include MC Lars and the Spindle Sisters. Art projects, storytelling, puppet shows and more available for kids.
Gospel New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 6 - 10pm; $18.50 for seats, $25.50 for tables
Richmond Memorial Auditorium; 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond; Tel. 510.620.6904
Featuring Mighty Clouds of Joy, Stars of Glory, Inpired Catholic Voices, Endurance and others.
Hornblower CruisesSun. Dec. 31, $83.40-$239
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Various, distinctive New Year's Eve cruise packages in San Francisco and Berkeley. New Year's Day cruises also available.
India Community CenterSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - midnight; $45 - $75
India Community Center; 555 Los Coches St., Milpitas; Tel. 408.934.1130
Celebrate the coming year with family including dinner, dancing to a live DJ, champagne toast, karaoke and fun specifically for kids.
Kayak TripSun. Dec. 31, 9pm; $66.37 - $77.92
City Kayak; Pier 38, the Embarcadero at Townsend St., San Francisco; Tel. 415.357.1010
Paddle under the Bay Bridge to the Ferry Building and watch the fireworks. Reservations recommended.
Last Night Santa Cruz DIY ParadeSun. Dec. 31, 5pm; Free
Saturn Cafe parking lot; 145 Laurel St., Santa Cruz
A do-it-yourself, decentralized New Year's Eve celebration that is the antithesis of Santa Cruz city-sponsored First Night event.
Morgan Hill BowlSun. Dec. 31, 6pm-1am. Call for prices and reservations
Morgan Hill Bowl, 650 Tennant Station, Morgan Hill. 408.778.0909
Start out the evening with "New Year's in New York," bowling from 6-8:30pm, then continue with "Bowling into '07" from 9pm-1am. Plus a "Black Tie Party and Bocce Challenge" in the alley-s new Troy's Bocce Ball Room and Wine Bar. DJ music, karaoke, snacks and a full bar also available in Strixe Lounge.
New Age Visionary Music Marathonstarting Dec. 29 at midnight and continuing through Jan. 2 at 1am
KKUP-FM (91.5) of Cupertino; Tel. 408.448.6726
KKUP-FM (91.5) of Cupertino presents a marathon of ambient electronic and acoustic music starting Dec. 29 at midnight and continuing through Jan. 2 at 1am featuring live interviews with artists.
New Year's Eve Balloon DropSun. Dec. 31, 3:30 - 5pm; Free with admission
Chabot Space and Science Center; 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland; Tel. 510.336.7300
At the stroke of 4pm (which is also midnight in Greenwich Mean Time), the center celebrates the coming year with music, prizes and a massive explosion of balloons. Separate drop for kids ages 5 and under, advance tickets required.
New Year's Eve at CDMSun. Dec. 31, noon - 4pm; Free with admission
Children's Discovery Museum; 180 Woz Way, San Jose; Tel. 408.298.5437
A kids' NYE event with a countdown to 2pm complete with balloon drop, plus activities to create noise makers, make New Year's resolutions and decorate hats.
New Year's Eve Dinner and DanceSun. Dec. 31, 7pm - 1am; $20 - $60
I.F.D.E.S. Lodge; 250 Old Gilroy St., Gilroy; Tel. 408.842.4389
I.F.D.E.S. Lodge hosts this evening of dining and dancing with music from Geracao. Plus party favors and canja. All ages.
New Year's Eve FireworksSun. Dec. 31, Midnight; Free
The Waterfront, San Francisco
The city hosts a massive fireworks display to explode into 2007.
New Year's Eve Party for FamiliesSun. Dec. 31, 4 - 8pm; $5.95 for kids, free for adults
Tumble and Tea Cafe; 4210 Telegraph Ave., Oakland; Tel. 510.601.7378
With live music from the Timeouts, reindeer games and pizza.
New Year's Eve ServiceSun. Dec. 31, 10�11am; Free
Ananda, 2171 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 650.323.3363
A meditation and fire ceremony. 10�11am. Free.
New Year's Eve ServiceSun. Dec. 31, 9am; Free
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church; 13601 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga; Tel. 408.867.3493
A special Holy Eucharist and brief spoken service to give thanks and welcome in the new year.
New Year's Eve Vampire TourSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $15 - $20
Nob Hill; California and Taylor streets, San Francisco; Tel. 650.279.1840
Mina Harker leads this exploration of the gothic side of Nob Hill, visiting six stops to learn about the history of San Francisco. All ages.
New Year's Family Day CelebrationSun. Dec. 31, 10am-3pm
Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Ln., Santa Rosa. 707.579.4452
Celebrate the coming of 2007 with a Cold Stone Creamery root beer float toast, dance the fox trot and participate in other family fun.
Noon Year's EveSun. Dec. 31,10am-1pm. $6-$9; 4 and under free
Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 Skyway Rd., San Carlos. 650.654.0200
Countdown to noon and watch the balloons drop. Also games, face painters, magicians, entertainment and activities. All ages.
San Jose SkateSun. Dec. 31, noon; $7 includes skate rental
San Jose Skate; 397 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose; Tel. 408.226.1155
Rink open from noon - midnight for all ages, plus an adult-only skate with R&B and '80s music from midnight - 4am.
Take a HikeSun. Dec. 31;
Call for details. 650.691.1200
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District offers three New Year-s Eve Day recreational hikes at its Monte Bello, Rancho San Antonio and Russian Ridge parks.
Temple of DrumsSun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $40
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1668 Bush St., San Francisco. 707.224.4222.
Drums of peace on New Year's Eve, performed by David Auerbach. Ages 10 and up.
New Year's Eve Hotel & Party Specials
Passport to the WorldSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 2am; $80 - $150
Westin St. Francis; 335 Powell St., San Francisco; Tel. 212.843.2400
A New Year's Eve ball celebrating diversity with rooms dedicated to Europe, the United States and Asia, plus a fashion show, DJs, live painting of a 40-foot wall sponsored by Pacific Art Collective and more. Semi-formal attire; black tie optional. Hotel accommodations also available.
Allego's New Year's Eve ExtravaganzaSun. Dec. 31, 8pm�1am; $20�$30
Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville. 510.655.2888
A party including hors d'oeuvres, a balloon drop, showcase and more.
Bambuddha LoungeSun. Dec. 31, 8pm-2am; $150-$225
601 Eddy St., San Francisco. 415.885.5088
An intercontinental New Year-s Eve, with five cities connected via satellite for one massive NYE event in three times zones. Includes a five-hour open bar, six DJs, hors d-oeuvres, midnight champagne and more. Dress code enforced.
Big Boogie Nights New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, $35-$60. 9pm-2am.
Hangar Ultra Lounge, 45 John Glenn Dr., Concord. 408.236.2237
With DJ Zulu, party favors, a mixtape, buffet and midnight champagne toast.
Black and White New Year's Eve BashSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 12:30am; $35 - $40
Pedrizzetti Winery; 1645 San Pedro Ave., Morgan Hill; Tel. 408.779.7389
Taste wine, sample hors d'oeuvres, dance to live music from Shrunken Heads and toast to the new year with a glass of champagne at midnight. Plus party favors and a midnight countdown. Black-and-white, all-black or all-white attire required.
Black and White PartySun. Dec. 31, 7pm�2am. $65�$75
Urban Diversion, 1329 Columbus Ave., San Francisco. 415.776.7455
Including a live band playing '60s, '70s and '80s, an all-night open bar, appetizers, a raffle and more.
Brookdale LodgeSun. Dec. 31, 6pm; $40-$262.40 per couple
Brookdale Lodge; 11570 Hwy 9, Brookdale; Tel. 831.338.6433
With live entertainment from Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute act Gator Alley. Three packages available, including lodging, dinner, dancing and champagne toast. Call for reservations.
Camelot Waltz BallSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 12:30am; $25
International House; 2299 Piedmont, Berkeley; www.fridaynightwaltz.com
Waltz, polka, tango and swing to music from the Brassworks Band. Includes light refreshments and appetizers. No partner required. 9pm - 12:30am. $25 advance only.
Casa de FrutaSun. Dec. 31, 6:30pm - 1am;
Casa de Fruta; 6680 Pacheco Pass Hwy., Hollister; Tel. 800.548.3813
Including a catered dinner, dancing to Wild Card, champagne and party favors. RV New Year's packages also available.
Commodor EventsSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm-12:45am; $150
2394 Mariner Square Dr., Alameda. 510.337.9000.
A NYE dinner cruise on the San Francisco Bay with a gourmet buffet dinner, music, dancing and views of fireworks over the bay.
The Crystal BallSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $125 - $175
Hyatt Regency San Francisco; 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco; Tel. 408.998.TIXS
Step into 2007 with multiple stages of live entertainment, including KISS-FM's Michael Erickson's Record Dance Party and Light Show, Motown hits with Pride & Joy, Latin trio Jerry's Jazz Club, a disco room and comedians Chris Voth, Gary Cannon, Lee Levine and Steve Mazan. Plus fortune telling and psychic readings. Dinner available in the Garden Room ($45 buffet) and Equinox Restaurant ($90 three-course prix-fixe menu and glass of champagne), and hotel packages begin at $644.
Dave and Buster'sSun. Dec. 31; $49.99
Great Mall of the Bay Area, Milpitas. 408.957.9215
Kick the night off with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, participate in a mystery dinner theater mid-evening, toast champagne at midnight as the balloons drop and dance all night long
Delicious Karma NYE 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 9:00pm; $120-$621
Clift Hotel, 495 Geary St., San Francisco. 415.775.4700.
With packages including dinner at Asia de Cuba, hotel stays, a Spanish suite and open bar and VIP tables, plus performances from DJ Scratch of the Roots, Solomon and Chris Clause.
Dhooom '07Sun. Dec. 31, 6:30pm - 1am;
Santa Clara Convention Center; 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara; Tel. 650.472.1209
Including a catered dinner, dancing to Wild Card, champagne and party favors. RV New Year's packages also available.
Domenico Wines New Year's Eve CelebrationSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm-1am. $150
Domenico Wines, 1697 Industrial Rd., San Carlos. 650.593.WINE
A party with dinner, wine and dancing to music from Margie Baker and Company. Hotel accommodations available.
Don't Let the Party EndSun. Dec. 31
Hotel Montgomery; 211 S. First St., San Jose; Tel. 408.282.8800
"Don't Let the Party End" package includes overnight stay, champagne split and mimosas, party favors, continental breakfast and late check-out. $279. Add dinner for two at Paragon Restaurant for $150.
Doubletree HotelSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $60 & up for singles, $230 & up for couples
Doubletree Hotel; 2050 Gateway Pl., San Jose; Tel. 408.437.2187
Music by the Hitmen and Nu Day, party favors, balloon drop, midnight toast and two overnight packages.
Doubletree Hotel BurlingameSun. Dec. 31, 7pm; Call for prices
Doubletree Hotel Burlingame; 835 Airport Blvd., Burlingame; Tel. 650.373.2208
Make a full night of it with an overnight stay, or just come for dinner and dancing. Both include live DJ dancing, party favors and a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. The Chutney Grill offers a four-course dinner from 7 - 10pm. Party ends after midnight.
An Enchanted New Year's Eve PartySun. Dec. 31, 7pm - 2am; $30 - $40
Just Dance Ballroom; 2500 Embarcadero, Oakland; Tel. 510.436.9888
Dance the night away to current and classic music, with a "showcase extravaganza" of live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, party favors and a midnight toast.
Fabulous New Year's Eve PartySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $25
Two Left Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Rd., Danville. 925.831.8111
With West Coast swing dancing, food, dance lessons, party favors and midnight champagne.
Fairmont San JoseSun. Dec. 31, 6:15pm; Packages begin at $55
Fairmont San Jose; 170 S. Market St, San Jose; Tel. 408.998.1900
Packages begin at $55, with availability for dinner at Pagoda restaurant, dancing to Pete Escovedo and his Orchestra and an overnight stay. The hotel also hosts dancing with piano music from 6:15pm - 8:15pm and Alfie's MVP Ambassadors from 9pm - 1am with no cover.
Gala New Year's Eve BallSun. Dec. 31, 7pm;
Swiss Park, 5911 Mowry Ave., Newark. 408.988.4351
The evening begins with German cuisine and continues with dancing to music from the Internationals, plus a midnight champagne toast. Reservations required.
Grand New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 6pm - 1:30am; $125 & up
Grand Hyatt San Francisco; 345 Stockton St., San Francisco; Tel. 212.843.2400
Multiple packages available, with amenities including four separate rooms of music, overnight accommodations, champagne and wine reception, dinner and more.
Holiday Inn Express Morgan HillSun. Dec. 31, Additional guests are $69. $179 for two
17035 Condit Rd., Morgan Hill. 408.776.7676
The hotel's New Year's Eve package includes overnight accommodations, dinner for two, complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks, champagne toast, party favors and balloon drop, plus dancing to Fast Lane Band while watching the Times Square ball drop. New Year's Day breakfast included.
Holiday Inn Silicon ValleySun. Dec. 31, 7pm; $199
399 Silicon Valley Blvd., San Jose. 408.972.7800, ext. 412
New Year-s Eve package includes dinner for two, hotel accommodations, a champagne toast and party favors. Plus music from live band Prism of Soul.
Hotel ValenciaSun. Dec. 31, 6:30pm & 9pm; $100 & up
Hotel Valencia; 355 Santana Row, San Jose; Tel. 408.423.5405
Choose from two packages: Guestroom Package has overnight stay for two, party favors, bottle of champagne and keepsake logo flutes, entrance to Valencia Ballroom and Vbar, midnight champagne toast, New Year's Day breakfast buffet and late check-out (starts at $350). Citrus Dinner and Dance package features five-course prix-fixe dinner at Citrus and entrance to Valencia Ballroom and V bar parties with DJs and live music from Groove Nugget, a champagne toast, party favors and a balloon drop ($100 per person, seating at 6:30 and 9pm). Call for reservations.
Hyatt Regency MontereySun. Dec. 31, 6:45pm; $149.95
1 Old Golf Course Way, Monterey. 408.997.0777
"Get Away to Monterey III" with Joe Sharino Band. With a three-course dinner, party favors, an additional performance from Allison Sharino and a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast. Hotel accommodations available. Reservations required.
A Latin Affair NYE Dinner DanceSun. Dec. 31, 6pm - 12:30am; $85
Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel; 1100 N. Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.981.9598
Including a buffet dinner, dancing to Latin Affect, party favors (hats, horns, noise makers and leis), a no-host bar and balloon drop. Special hotel rates available.
Light Up the NightSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm-1am; $75
Portola Plaza Hotel, 2 Portola Place, Monterey. 831.649.4511, ext.181
Dance party with the Neal Banks Band, plus emcee duties from DJ Showbiz, midnight champagne toast, ice-sculpted martini bars, hors d'oeuvres, coffee, dessert, prizes, party favors, large-screen coverage of New York's midnight ball drop, party favors, prizes and a midnight balloon drop. Hotel packages available.
Magnificent New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 6pm-3am. $40-$100
Broadway Showgirls, 412 Broadway, San Francisco. 415.391.2800
With bottle service, VIP access, go-go dancers, a full dinner menu, two dance floors, five fully stocked bars and a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast.
Mariani's Inn and RestaurantSun. Dec. 31, $119�$189;
2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 408.243.1431
A New Year's Eve party with Steve Edwards. Dinner begins at 8pm, entertainment at 9pm. $60. The Deluxe Party Package includes the above, along with an overnight stay, New Year�s Day breakfast and late check-out.
MySpace New Year's Bash (18+)Sun. Dec. 31, 10pm-4am. $20/$25 with MySpace printout
Boondock Bay, 2246 Jerrold Ave., San Francisco. 510.224.7479
Hosted by the Vixens. With appearances by the Legends, Malika, the Frontline, EvenOdds and others, plus a midnight balloon drop, mixtape giveaways, $6 drinks and more. Dress code enforced. 18+.
New Year DhamakaSun. Dec. 31, 7pm-1am. $25 kids 5 and up, $67.50-$75 single and $112.50-$125 couples
American GI Forum, 765 Story Rd., San Jose. 408.674.6656
Non-stop dance masti with Bollywood singers Jaspinder and Micky Narula, DJs Bombay Beats and Bajpuria, dinner from Swagat and more.
New Year's Eve 2007: The SequelSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 3am; $100 & up
Gift Center Pavilion; 888 Brannan St., San Francisco; Tel. 212.843.2400
This year's event features a James Bond espionage theme, with casino gaming tables, hosted bar, appetizers, DJs and dancing.
New Year's Eve Balkan BashSun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $20
Ashkenaz; 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley; Tel. 510.525.5054
With Edessa, Ziyia and Joe Finn and Friends.
New Year's Eve BallSun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm-1:3am; $120 and up
Newark Hilton Hotel, 39900 Balentine Dr., Newark. 925.339.8769
Be announced as you enter on the red carpet at this New Year's to-do with the Garrets, DJ Sugar Ray and the Black Diamond Band. Plus guest performances, food, party favors, a champagne toast, souvenirs, door prizes and a midnight balloon drop. Hotel accommodations available.
New Year's Eve Bash for Single ProfessionalsSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 1am; $40
Palo Alto Sheraton Hotel; 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto; Tel. 650.327.4645
The Society of Single Professionals hosts this mingle-and-meet event with dancing, a pasta and salad buffet and party favors. 18+
New Year's Eve CountdownSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $90-$120
Broadway Studios, 435 Broadway St., San Francisco. 415.291.0333
Kick off 2007 with three full open bars, two dance floors, hors d'oeuvres, a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop, party favors, VIP areas and door prizes. Dress code enforced.
New Year's Eve DanceSun. Dec. 31, 7pm - 1am. $20/ $25
PRUMA Center; 616 E St., Union City; Tel. 510.489.0513
Groove to the Latin rhythms of Stanley Robley Y Los Jibaros Modernos. The evening includes noise makers, hats and prizes. Dress to impress.
New Year's Eve Masked BallSun. Dec. 31, $190
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 551 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.939.7862
This first-annual event celebrates the history of Italian masquerade balls with a multi-course dinner and dancing.
New Year's Fusion 2007Sun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $40 - $50
Event Center; 899 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.636.0185
Bay City Events presents 20,000 sq. feet of club space with live performances from Mo' Skillz, Blurred Entities and others. Black-and-white attire required.
New Year's Weekend Dance PartySun. Dec. 31, 8pm; $75
Steppin' Out; 830 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale; Tel. 408.245.5678
West Coast Swing Band performs with guest DJs Beth Bellany and Rupert Schroeder. Plus Argentine tango and Milonga lessons, a no-host bar, dinner buffet and midnight champagne toast.
NYE SFSun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $50 adv.
San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco. www.nyesfball.com
The final New Year's Eve event ever to be held at San Francisco's City Hall, including four party areas with two dance floors, a massive balloon drop from the third-largest dome in the world, a live visual countdown on two screens, multiple Bay Area DJs, complimentary party favors and midnight champagne toast. Formal attire required; black tie optional.
Radisson Hotel DublinSun. Dec. 31, 7pm-2am. $45.
6680 Regional St., Dublin. 510.364.3404.
All-you-can-eat prime rib, dancing to R&B music and a midnight champagne toast.
Red Carpet Bollywood AffairSun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm; $65-$99
408 Almaden Blvd., San Jose. 408.605.5915
With five separate areas of admission featuring performances by Bobby Moon, DJ Shez, Dholi Deep, Sthir, Salim J, DJ Mirage, DJ Gemini, DJ Precaution, DJ Sikhness and others, free party favors, glowsticks, henna tattoos, CDs and DVDs, psychic and tarot readings, fresh paan, a gourmet buffet from Swagat, prize giveaways, a balloon drop and a countdown at midnight. Hotel accommodations available. Includes a kids' party. Dress code enforced. 18+ women, 21+ men.
Ritz-Carlton Half Moon BaySun. Dec. 31, 6pm; Call for packages
Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay; One Miramontes Point Rd., Half Moon Bay; Tel. 650.712.7000
Dinner begins at 6pm with a second seating at 9pm, plus live music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres and more. A "Fire and Champagne" one-night-stay New Year's Eve superpackage ($895 for two) includes an ocean-view room, dinner and dancing, a s'mores kit and bottle of champagne, party favors and three-course room service. A children's New Year's Eve party is also available.
Sahara: New Year's Eve ExtravaganzaSun. Dec. 31, 9pm-6am; $25/$40
New Langton Arts, 1246 Folsom St., San Francisco. 415.259.8629
Count down in one of two diverse dance areas with live music from Sila and the Afrofunk Experience, Maneesh the Twister, and others, plus DJs including Emanuel Nado, Vanka and She-enedra. Partial proceeds benefit children in Darfur, Sudan.
The Sainte ClaireSun. Dec. 31; $209 & up
The Sainte Claire; 302 S. Market St., San Jose; Tel. 866.870.0726
The hotel's New Year's Eve package includes accommodations for two, party favors, valet parking, breakfast for two and late check-out. $209 and up.
San Ramon Marriott HotelSun. Dec. 31; 8:30pm�1:30am. $65/$75
San Ramon Marriott Hotel; 2600 Bishop Dr., San Ramon. 925.937.4744
With two ballrooms, a massive balloon drop, live entertainment all night, drawings and prizes, dance band the Floorshakers and DJ Mike Westerman, casino gaming and more. Overnight accommodations available.
Sea of DreamsSat. Dec. 30, 7pm-2am. Sun. Dec. 31, 7:30pm-4am. $50-$125
Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 Eighth St., San Francisco
The sixth annual event, with the theme "7 Heavens: A New Year-s Revolution." With performances by the String Cheese Incident, Zap Mama, ALO, Mark Farina, Tipper, Bassnectar and more. Plus cabaret and circus acts, DJs, dance collectives, performance troupes and art installations, making this an -epic costumed celebration of music, art and community.- 18+.
Silicon Valley New Year's Eve GalaSun. Dec. 31, 8pm. $99 adv.
South Hall, San Jose Convention Center, 435 S. Market St., San Jose. 408.380.1224
With music from the Duke Ellington Orchestra and Funkadesi. Presented by Black & Tan and Knightlive Entertainment.
Silver Fishes and New Year's WishesSun. Dec. 31, 9pm - 1am; $60 - $80
Monterey Bay Aquarium; 886 Cannery Row, Monterey; Tel. 831.648.6877
Celebrate New Year's in the style of Hollywood's golden age, entering the aquarium via a red carpet. Formal attire suggested. With three musical lounges, complimentary coat check, no-host bars, hors d'oeuvres, midnight champagne toast with commemorative gift flute, party favors and free photo booths. Dinner and VIP Lounge available.
Sin City New Year's Eve 2007 (18+)Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm. $25/$60.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St., San Francisco. 415.797.2346.
With VH1's Flava Flav and Delicious, MTV's Jackass, Girls Gone Wild, the Federation, "Pimp 'n' Ho Costume Ball," giveaways, guest appearances, DJs and live performances, "Topless of the World" fashion show and more. 18+.
Starlite Dance ClubSun. Dec. 31, 9am - 1am; $18/$20
1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale. 408.745.7827.
New Year's Eve Gala. Waltz lesson at 8pm followed by dance party from 9pm-1am with hors d'oeuvres, party favors and a sparkling-cider toast.
U.S.S. Hornet New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 8pm - 1am; $48 - $95
U.S.S. Hornet; 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3, Alameda; Tel. 510.521.8448, ext. 282
Swing into the new year with music from David Martin's House Party aboard the historic aircraft carrier. With three dance floors, a silent auction, raffle prizes, party favors, food and drinks. Period and military attire welcome.
A Vintage New Year's EveSun. Dec. 31, 8:30pm - 2am; $150
Regency Theatre; 1290 Sutter St., San Francisco; Tel. 212.843.2400
With performance by Tainted Love, dancing with DJ Spider and more.
White and Silver Ball (16+)Sun. Dec. 31, 9pm-2am. $35/$45
Burlingame Hall, 1511 Rollins Rd., Burlingame. 415.425.7242
A Brazilian New Year's party with strict white-and/or-silver attire restrictions. Featuring Sotaque Baiano and DJs Rubens, Rodolfo and Tuaia. 16+.