What better place to ring in the new year than Las Vegas? The weather is generally cool and comfortable, the energy is palpable, and there’s plenty of things to see and do, 24 hours a day. If you’re headed to Vegas this New Year’s Eve, there are dozens of parties and events from which to choose. Below are our choices for the top Vegas New Year’s Eve events:
1. Surrender at the Wynn. The music will be courtesy of DJs Eric Prydz, Steve Aoki, Calvin Harris and Skrillex to ring in the New Year at Encore Wynn Las Vegas’ Surrender Nightclub. You can watch the fireworks from the deck while you dance and mingle. The cover starts at $75 for gentlemen and $50 for ladies and includes an open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Surrender Nightclub; Encore Wynn Las Vegas; 3121 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109; 702 770-7300
2. Marquee. Marquee, located inside the Cosmopolitan, is celebrating the new year with the debut of a new show, “Metamorphosis” with DJ Benny Benassi. Tickets are $150 per person and include an open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.,passed appetizers and a Champagne toast at midnight.
Marquee; Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; 3708 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109; 702 698-7000
3. Hyde at the Bellagio. Hyde, the posh nightclub overlooking the Bellagio fountains and the New Year’s Eve fireworks, is hosting an elegant holiday bash with music by DJ Mick Boogie. Tickets start at $200 per person and include an open bar until midnight, passed appetizers and a Champagne toast at midnight. Celebrity sightings are free. The action starts at 9:00 p.m.
Hyde Bellagio; 3600 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109; 702 693-8700
4. 1 Oak. Reality star, Kim Kardashian is hosting the New Year’s Eve bash at 1 Oak nightclub, the sizzling dance spot in the Mirage Resort and Casino complex. The party starts at 10:00 p.m. and continues until the early, early morning hours. The dancing will be non-stop, with DJ Que at the helm and Kim, herself, will do the countdown until midnight. Tickets start at $125 per person.
1 Oak;, Mirage Resort and Casino; 3400 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109; 702 693-8300
So, what are you waiting for? Head over to your favorite online booking site or travel agent, send your hottest clothes to the dry cleaner, and make plans to celebrate the new year in Vegas this year.
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