As 2011 draws to a close, the focus switches from Christmas feasts to New Year’s Eve frivolity. And offers plenty to all those looking to ring in the new year with style. From live music to family fun for all ages, here’s a list of some of the liveliest and best New Years Eve action in and around Arcadia.
What: Join the “NYE Blues Party” and see a host of top musical talent at one of California’s most prolific live blues clubs. Performing on New Year’s Eve are Rod Piazza & Mighty Flyers – with Bobby Bluehouse, David Melton, Howard Deer and Walter Thompson and a many more. Dinner and regular tickets can be brought online for a $5 discount.
Price: Online pre-sale ticket only price $15.00. At the door ticket price $20. Online pre-sale dinner and preferred seating price $35.00 At the door dinner and preferred seating price $40.00. It’s the best NYE deal ever.
Where: 16 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia, CA 91006.
Call: (626) 447-9349 or visit the Web site
What: For parents unsure of what to do with their little darlings on New Year’s Eve while they party the old year away, instead of hiring a baby-sitter, why not drop them off at the “Kids Night Out”? Held at the Arcadia Community Center, a host of activities are in store, including dinner, movies, games, and crafts. The minimum age is four years.
Price: $15 per child
When: Between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Where: 365 Campus Drive Arcadia, CA
Call to reserve spaces: 626 574 5113
What: As happens every year, Pat O’Brien and The Priests of Love provide the entertainment at the First Cabin on New Year’s Eve. At midnight, a free glass of champagne will be served.
Price: No cover charge
When: The band plays between 9 p.m. – 1/1:30 a.m.
Where: 46 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia CA 91106
Call: 626 446 2575 for details