You want the transition of one year to the next to be meaningful, romantic, fun and possibly loud. Well, we’ve got seventeen options to ring in the New Year in style.
Drunken Fish, the sushi restaurant and lounge, offers a four-course dinner all evening with complimentary drinks for $55 at all locations, and a NYE Party at the Central West End location, featuring drinks, late-night sushi, buffet, DJ and midnight Champagne toast for $80.
Juniper, the Southern restaurant and bar, salutes the new year with an all-inclusive celebration featuring hors d’oeuvres, open bar, DJ Hal Green and midnight Champagne toast for $75.
Bishop’s Post, the upscale bistro in Chesterfield, offers a NYE dinner special featuring beef tenderloin ($55) and a wine pairing option ($30).
Pin-Up Bowl, in The Loop, rolls into New Year’s Eve with bowling and a $10 Champagne toast (keep the glass) 7 pm-3 am. Regular menu of appetizers, pizzas and sandwiches available.
The Fountain on Locust, the restaurant and ice cream bar in a former automobile showroom in the Midtown district, does NYE dinner until 10 pm including handcrafted ice cream sauces, seasonal cocktails, ice cream martinis, soups, salads and sandwiches. Free Champagne or phosphate with meal purchase.
Music, Kicks and Laughs
The new year comes in kicking at Family Arena, where the St. Louis Ambush take on indoor soccer opponent Florida Tropics for an afternoon game at Family Arena. Tickets $12-$22.
Catch John Morgan, “The Ragin’ Cajun” at the Funny Bone St. Louis, or laugh along with Christopher Titus at the Helium Comedy Club (comes with dinner option and Champagne toast).
It’s the NYE Michael Jackson Dance Party featuring Sean Canan's Voodoo Players at Off Broadway. Show at 9 pm for $20.
Comedy heavyweights Katt Williams & Mike Epps join forces for a one-night-only standup performance at downtown’s Scottrade Center. $59-$175.
Joe Dirt and the Dirt Boys bring in the New Year at The Pageant, the 2,500-seat powerhouse music venue in The Loop. Tickets for the 9 pm show are $30.
Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room offers its Superjam, including open bar, party favors, Champagne toast and live music for $50.
Highway 61 Roadhouse, offers 2 dinner seatings: 6-8 pm for $27.18 and 7:30 pm -12:30 am for $37.18, includes entrée and appetizer tasting. Music by Paul Bonn & The Bluesmen.
Orlando’s does a New Year’s Eve bash for $49 per person, including prime rib buffet dinner, open bar, entertainment and midnight Champagne toast.
Hollywood Casino St. Louis offers a range of NYE options ($30-$175) that include hotel packages, entrance to Boogie Nights nightclub, live music and midnight Champagne toast. $75 and $175 options include dining, and all include welcome gift and New Year’s Day Brunch.
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch offers the Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party, featuring an all-inclusive celebration with live music, buffet dinner, Champagne toast, confetti drop at midnight and much more, plus a special overnight accommodations package.
Kemoll’s, the downtown gourmet Italian restaurant with the outstanding views of the Gateway Arch, does an 8 pm-midnight dinner and dancing that includes open bar, parking and gratuity for $110.
The Morning After
End the revelry at Peacock Loop Diner, which is open 24/7 serving classic diner fare plus breakfast all day.