Pay a visit to Circle Centre Mall in search of the perfect outfit for Cadillac Ranch and Bartini’s Black and White Ball! To buy tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/event/2525872954/esearch?srnk=1.
Enjoy a night of live entertainment, buffet, party favors and champagne toast at the Rathskeller’s New Year’s Eve Party featuring Zanna Doo! For more information, visit www.rathskeller.com/live-entertainment.
Don’t miss a night complete with live music performances by Picture Yes and a rockin’ countdown at Indy Rockin’ New Year’s Eve presented by Hard Rock Cafe and Live Music Indiana. For more information, call 636.2550.
Ring in 2012 with four open bars, a champagne toast, light dinner and desserts! Breakout artist, David Corey, will perform at the ChaCha New Year’s Eve Party at the Indiana State Museum. Not only can you dance the night away, but try your luck at one of the casino tables. For more information, call 232.1637.
Spend the night Downtown this New Year’s Eve!
Kiss 2011 goodbye at one of Downtown’s many New Year’s Eve celebrations! Get ready for the Stella Artois Masquerade Ball at Union Station and stay overnight at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The party includes live entertainment by My Yellow Rickshaw, costume contest, midnight balloon drop and more. Standard ticket $49; VIP Lounge $99. Hotel packages are also available. Call 631.2221 for more information.
Homewood Suites is hosting a Midnight Kiss Masquerade Ball starting at 9 p.m. with DJ Noah the Arkitech, open bar, balloon drop, champagne toast, after-party at Club Blu and more. Couples suite packages are available for $299, also including a luxury suite and breakfast buffet Jan. 1. Call 955.8585 or visit www.homewoodsuites1.hilton.com/en_US/hw/hotel/INDHWHW-Homewood-Suites-by-Hilton-Indianapolis-Downtown-Indiana/index.do
Kick off 2012 at Hyatt Regency New Year’s Eve Rock ‘N’ Roll Ball. This action-packed night of entertainment and celebration includes musical performances by The Flying Toasters, Don Stuck Band, Duke Tumatoe, Dave & Rae Band, Virgin Millionaires and DJ Brian Jackson, a fantasy casino "player's lounge" and a massive midnight balloon drop in the center of the hotel's magnificent 21-story atrium lobby. Tickets start at $39; room and party $225. For more information call 800.233.1234 or log onto www.indianapolis.hyatt.com.
Celebrate the new year at Downtown’s newest hotel, JW Marriott Indianapolis. The JW Marriott New Year’s Eve package includes deluxe overnight accommodations, a bottle of champagne, four-course dinner for two at Osteria Pronto and breakfast buffet. Call 888.236.2427 or visit www.jwindy.com for more details.
Dinner by day, party by night.
Many Downtown restaurants will be open on New Year’s Eve for a pre-party dinner or as the celebration. It is highly recommended to call and make a reservation to any restaurant for this busy night.
Salsa Into the new year with Adobo Grill’s New Year’s Eve Dinner and Party. Enjoy a four-course menu with party favors, margaritas, beer, wine, well drinks and a midnight tequila toast for $89.99 beginning at 9 p.m. For those interested in just dancing and the bar package with light appetizers, the price is $60 advance/$80 at door at 10 p.m. Call 822.9990 or visit www.adobogrill.com/indianapolis/index.aspx
In big city fashion, Chef Joseph’s at The Connoisseur Room will ring in the new year with style and elegance. Enjoy a six-course menu complete with bubbly and wine pairing sure to satisfy your palate. The evening includes live cabaret entertainment to ease you into 2012, party favors and a midnight toast. For reservations, call 600.3577 or visit www.chefjosephs.com.
Join the Skyline Club for New Year’s Eve dinner. From 5 – 9 p.m. enjoy a five-course dinner. $69 (non-members) includes dinner and live piano music with special guest Steve Hackman. Call 263.5000.
Sip 2011 away at Tastings – A Wine Experience! Tastings offers more than 15 different types of champagne and sparkling wine by the bottle. Celebrate the new year with a glass of bubbly and an extensive small plate and tapas style menu. For more information, visit http://www.awineexperience.com/.
Treat yourself to a delicious Italian meal prepared by Chef Rino Baglio at Osteria Pronto in the JW Marriott Indianapolis. For more information visit www.jwindy.com or call 860.5777.
Don’t forget to bring the bubbly!
Stop by Mass Ave Wine Shoppe before you head to the party. Open from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve. Plan ahead and get your growler filled at one of Downtown’s award-winning breweries, including Sun King Brewery and Flat 12 Bierworks. Get warmed up for the new year at New Day Meadery’s Warm-up Party! Enjoy a glass or two of their signature meads while nibbling on complimentary appetizers. For liquor, wine and beer options, pay a visit to Crown Liquors and Kahn’s Fine Wines and Spirits.