There are plenty of ways to spend your last few moments of 2013 on New Years Eve: attending local hotel parties, throwing your own lavish affair, playing Cards Against Humanity with your grandma — or you could go to Vegas. Yeah, that’s what we thought. If you’re idea of the best way to ring in 2014 involves a penthouse suite, exciting entertainment and lots and lots of dancing, then check out the scene around Sin City on December 31.
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Venue: The Chelsea
Event: New Years Eve with Bruno Mars
Details: Bruno Mars will take the stage at the new Chelsea 50,000-square-foot venue. The hotel is offering a VIP New Years Eve Experience package which includes two concert tickets (with early concert access), a two-night stay, complimentary ice skating tickets and $100 resort credit starting at $2,030.
Admission: $150 (GA)
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The Venetian Las Vegas
Venue: Tao Nightclub
Event: Tao New Years Eve Hosted by Miguel
Details: Miguel will be taking over Tao as you countdown to midnight. During the evening, a premium open bar will take place from 9-11 p.m. and heavily passed hors d’oeuvres will be served from 9 p.m. to midnight. After toasting your complimentary Champagne at the stroke, use your ticket stubs to go back and forth between TAO and LAVO in the Palazzo.
Admission: $75 (F), $100 (M)
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Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Venue: PH Live
Event: Britney: Piece of Me
Details: Starting on December 27, Britney Spears will beginning her two-year residency and will be taking the stage on December 31 to help guests relive some of their favorite Britney moments while dancing the night away. VIP packages include meet & greets, front & center tables, first row seats and platinum level offers.
Admission: $550-$2,500 per person
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Venue: Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub
Event: A Dapper and Dashing Dirty Dutch 2014 with Chuckie
Details: Two hour premium open bar from 9-11 p.m. and heavily passed hors d’oeuvres from 9 p.m. to midnight. Champagne toast at midnight.
Admission: $100 (F), $125 (M)
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Wynn Las Vegas & Encore Resort
Event: Lil Jon: Turn Down for What?
Details: The ‘King of Crunk,’ rapper, DJ, and Celebrity Apprentice favorite Lil Jon is taking over Tryst for a bejeweled blinged-out DJ set. Dance under the stars in the open-air dance floor and watch as the sky lights up with fireworks at midnight.
Admission: $20 (F), $50 (M)
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MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Venue: Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub
Event: Calvin Harris New Years Eve
Details: Headlining the main room will be Grammy Award-winning Calvin Harris while DJ Ross One will be spinning in the Ling Ling Club room.
Admission: $100 (F), $250 (M)
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The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
Venue: The Tower
Event: New Year’s Everything 2014
Details: The hotel is hosting three parties with: The Tower VIP party on three levels, Tower Party on level 108 and Tower Party on level 107. The VIP party offers three hour premium open bar, party favors, live entertainment and a toast at midnight with a 360 degree view of the fireworks. From 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., the party continues with DJs, go-go dancers, light show and an open dance floor.
Admission: $175 (GA) without after party add-ons