If you haven’t gotten a good classy party in during 2014, there’s one last chance: NYE 2015. Cleveland is host to its fair share of holiday bashes throughout the area, so there’s no excuse not to get out and partake in the festivities. From comedy shows to zoo parties, there’s something for everyone this upcoming holiday season. Check out the parties below and make your reservations soon!
Pickwick and Frolic Comedy Packages
2035 E. 4th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Pickwick and Frolic is offering various options for some New Year’s Eve fun. At 7:30 p.m., comedians Jay Black and Josh Sneed will be performing ($25 for general admission, $30 preferred seating). If you’re interested in a full evening, the NYE party package is $50/person and includes live music and dancing, hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and a special performance on the stage in Kevin’s Martini Bar and Taproom. Further, there is also a dinner show package for $79.95 that includes a full dinner, champagne toast and preferred seating for the comedy show. The gala show and NYE party package is $75/$80 and includes the comedy show, party favors, champagne toast and the after show party with hors d’oeuvres and live music. If you’d like the complete dinner gala show package, you can pay $129.95 for the full experience.
The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland
1515 W. 3rd St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
The Ritz-Carlton hosts a swanky NYE bash every year. The two seatings for dinner are at 6:30 p.m. or 9 p.m. and include a five-course prix fixe meal in MUSE. Reservations are required and the dinner is $120, and an extra $35 for wine pairing. The full NYE celebration starts at 9:30 p.m. in the lobby lounge on 6 with live music, cocktails, bar bites and champagne. No reservations are required for the festive party.
6111 Landerhaven Drive
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
Landerhaven’s annual NYE party is sure to draw a fun, large crowd, complete with live music, DJ, dancing, open bar, midnight champagne toast, appetizers, food stations, indulgent desserts, 1 a.m. breakfast buffet and special room rates at the adjacent Staybridge Suites. Call for more information and to make your reservations in time for an extravagant evening.
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Quail Hollow Resort
11080 Concord-Hambden Road
Painesville, OH 44077
Quail Hollow, a resort with two golf courses, an award-winning chef, an indoor and outdoor pool and a dry sauna, hosts a lavish NYE party every year, complete with overnight accommodations. The classic package, for $379, includes accommodations, hotel amenities delivered to your room, dinner, open bar, dancing, party favors for two and breakfast for two the following morning. The ultra premium package includes everything in the classic package, plus Dom Perignon and strawberries delivered to your room! Book your NYE experience and get ready to party.
Noon Year’s Eve, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
Don’t forget the little ones this holiday. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is hosting Noon Year’s Eve for the tiny party animals in your life. The event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and includes kid-friendly activities, like a special wild animal show, eco-friendly crafts, music, dancing, ice carving and New Year’s ReZOOlutions. At noon, the celebration will peak with a traditional ball drop. All activities are included in regular zoo admission.
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