Party like it’s 2008: Your guide to Tahoe’s New Year’s Eve
Ready to ring in 2008? There’s a New Year’s Eve party for everyone in the Lake Tahoe area. Whether you’re seeking a fun-filled night with the family, an unforgettable meal, a wild and crazy dance party or all of the above ” Tahoe’s got you covered.
The Divided Sky
Biscuits and Gravy “aka Emcee Radioactive and Tony B” will bring the hip hoppers to their feet on NYE at The Divided Sky. Show to start at around 10:30 p.m. until 2 a.m. $15 cover at the door. Call (53) 577-0775 for details.
Celebrate the ball drop inside an igloo. Harrah’s ICE Party at the VEX nightclub features ice sculptures, laser light shows, snow, dry ice effects, choreographed dance routines (fitting the theme), aero-acrobatics from the ceiling, and a keynote sponsor: Perriet Jouet, and Stoli Elit.Tickets available by calling 1-800-HARRAHS, VIP booth reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allan Havey and Mark Reedy’s comedy showcase is on stage at The Harvey’s Cabaret Theater nightly. Show begins at 9 p.m., $30, must be 21 or older, for reservations, call (800)786-8208, 800-HARVEYS or 800-HARRAHS.
Celebrate New Years Eve at MontBleu’s BLU nightclub, Opal Lounge and the Convention Center; three parties for only $75 in advance, tickets available at
The Magic of Rick Thomas in the 1,400-seat MontBleu Theatre at 9 p.m. In 2002, Thomas was awarded “Magician of the Year” by the Academy of Magical Arts, and his show is renowned for the “Incredible Shrinking Tiger” illusion. Tickets are available by calling MontBleu at 800-648-3353 or at http://www.ticketmaster.com.
Bar of America
Mixing elements of funk, rock, reggae, Latin, fusion, psychedelic and more, Frame of Mind is sure to ring in the New Year right with an extended set from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Bar of America in Truckee. Cover is $10 at the door. Special dinner and booth seating also available prior to the concert, call (530) 587-2626 for more information.
Crystal Bay Club
Rock out with blues/rock legend Elvin Bishop in the Crystal Bay Club’s Crown Room. After party with the Saddle Tramps, tickets are $35. Visit http://www.crystalbaycasino.com.
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Dance into 2008 to the sounds of Subjektochange’s jazzy funk on New Years Eve at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. A champagne toast, coupon for a pint of beer, appetizers, and an extended set from Subjektochange will get the party started and set the mood for the special evening. Tickets are $20 in advance, available at the brewery or $25 at the door. Located in Truckee at 11197 Brockway Road, between Hwy 267 and downtown Truckee, call Andy or Alicia Barr at 530-587-BEER or email email@example.com for more information.
Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt
Enjoy live entertainment and a spectacular prix-fixe dinner including inspired dishes such as fennel pollen dusted ahi tuna and osetra cavia, micro radish, tempura white anchovy and lemon oil and pan seared Scottish salmon and white truffle crab gratin, fava beans and beurre rouge. Reservations for the first seating, featuring five courses, are available from 5-6:30 p.m. The price per person is $155, including tax and gratuity. Reservations for the second seating, featuring seven courses, are available from 8-9:30 p.m. The price per person is $225, including tax and gratuity. A limited children’s menu will also be available. Call (775) 832-1234 or visit http://www.hyattregencylaketahoe.com.
At the resorts
Northstar’s Fire & Ice Party
During the day, enjoy the Coup de Shred Shop Battle and as the sunlight fades watch the Village at Northstar light up with fireworks, live music and entertainment, drinks and fun at Northstar’s family-friendly NYE party. Music scheduled from 2-8:30 p.m., fireworks go off at 9 p.m. For details, call (53) 562-1010 or visit http://www.northstarattahoe.com.
Resort at Squaw Creek
Make the most of the last of 2007 with nonstop activities at Resort at Squaw Creek. Start early with a big breakfast at the Cascades breakfast buffet from 8 – 11 a.m. Family Snowman Making Contest runs from 11 a.m. to noon followed by live music until 4 p.m. Plenty of eating going on: Cascades International Buffet from 5-10 p.m., and New Year’s Eve dinners at Six Peaks (5-10:30 p.m.) or Montagna (5:30-10:30 p.m.) Family NYE celebration in the Sierra Ballroom from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. For details, contact the resort at (530) 583-6300 or http://www.squawcreek.com.