24 Terrific New Year's Eve 2016 Parties in St. Louis

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This New Year's Eve has it all — from fancy 1920s-themed parties downtown to "New Queer's Eve" on Cherokee Street to a lavish buffet and hotel stay in the country. More into playing board games or pinball? Check out our alternative list of 10 Great Ways for Introverts to Celebrate New Year's Eve.

1. Big Daddy's Red, White & Blue Ball NYE 2017
Get patriotic and party at Big Daddy's on the Landing for New Years Eve 2017. The Red, White & Blue Ball NYE 2017 features a $75 premium party package with all premium spirits, draft and bottle beers, wine selections and Red Bull cocktails included in the price. There will also be six hours of open bar from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., a five course food buffet from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m., a 20 percent off active military and veteran discount and a large group discount.
Sat., Dec. 31, 6:30 p.m.-3 a.m., $75 E-Ticket Online / VIP Reserved Tables from $350, 314-621-6700, bigdaddysevents@gmail.com, lacledes-landing.bigdaddystl.com/big-daddys-red-white-blue-ball-2017/. Big Daddy's-The Landing, 118 Morgan St., St. Louis.


2. GutterGlitter's New Queer's Eve
Maxi Glamour and Sofie de Sade will be getting this LGBT-friendly party started, while DJ Vinca Minor will be dropping the beats all night long. There is a $5 cover, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Expect dancing, no long lines, no huge covers and no valet parking.
Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, 314-772-2100, gutterglittertillyoudie@gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/1260099494033630/. Foam Coffee & Beer, 3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis.


3. Hwy 61 Roadhouse New Year's Eve Party
Two dinner seatings are available at this party, 6 to 8 p.m. or 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Each seating includes any entree and either a cocktail or an appetizer tasting from our special New Year's Eve menu. There will also be live music by Paul Bonn and the Bluesmen. Call 314-968-0061 for reservations. Don't want dinner? A first come, first serve midnight toast and party favors are available for just $10. Sat., Dec. 31, 6-8 & 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $25.17-$35.17. Hwy 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen, 34 S Old Orchard Ave, Webster Groves, 314-968-0061.


4. Kemoll's New Year's Eve Dinner and Dancing
Indulge in a special four-course dinner followed by dancing to the music of Everyday People. The beautiful view of the city doesn't hurt, either. Dinner starts at 8 p.m.; call 314-421-0555 for reservations (required).
Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $110. Kemoll's Italian Restaurant, 211 N. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-421-0555.


5. Molly's New Years Eve 2017
Just picture it: seven open bars, three DJ's, dancing everywhere you look, balloon drops and champagne toasts. General admission is $70 and includes a premium open bar with mixed drinks, beer and wine (shots extra), a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, party favors and more. If you want to get really fancy, you can opt for the VIP Pre-Party and VIP reserved tables for extra cost.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $70, $95, $500, 314 241 6200, micah@mollysinsoulard.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/1768607833390228/. Molly's in Soulard, 816 Geyer Ave., St. Louis.


6. Narwhal's New Year's Eve
Say goodbye to 2016 at this frozen cocktail bar with live music, appetizers, a champagne toast at midnight, a delicious selection of frozen and hot drinks, and local craft beers. Cover is $20 at the door, and if you pre-register, the bottomless cup option is $30 ($40 night of). Email Narwhal's at info@narwhalscrafted.com to pre-register.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., 314-696-8388, info@narhwalscrafted.com, www.narwhalscrafted.com. Narwhal's Crafted Urban Ice, 3906 Laclede Ave, St. Louis.


7. New Year's Eve Gala
Start 2017 off with a bang. Head to the rustic and refined Aspen Center and enjoy midnight fireworks over scenic Lake Aspen with a champagne toast after an evening of dinner and dancing with friends old and new. Want to make a night of it? Enjoy the gala and an overnight stay in a lakeside condo with our New Year's Eve Overnight Package. To make your reservations or for more information, call 636-928-3366, extension 0. Reservations required.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $65 per person, 636-928-3366, dining@innsbrook-resort.com, www.innsbrook-resort.com/dining/events/. Innsbrook Resort, 1 Aspen Lake Dr, Wright City.


8. New Year's Eve Party at Villa Antonio Winery
The New Year's Eve menu will make you hungry immediately: shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell, caesar salad, baby spinach salad, carved strip lin with wild mushroom and bordelaise sauce, roasted New Zealand lobster risotto, asparagus, braised fennel and baby carrots, assorted mini desserts, profiteroles and cannolis. The party will also feature an open wine and beer bar, Music by TKO DJ and a Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets must be bought in advance and can be purchased by calling 636-475-5008.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $85/person, 636-475-5008, info@villaantoniowinery.com. Villa Antonio Winery, 3660 Linhorst Road, Hillsboro.

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9. New Year's Eve at Flying Saucer
Ring in the New Year at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. Your $10 cover includes a midnight Champagne toast, entertainment by a DJ and specials on bottles from the cellar. U.F.O. Club members are invited to a special celebration in the pub room, too. A $30 ticket grants you access to a special tapping, appetizers, snacks and giveaways throughout the night.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $10-$30, 314-932-1456. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 900 Spruce St., St. Louis.


10. New Year's Eve at the Dark Room
Champagne and cocktail offerings as well as a full menu are on offer at the Dark Room on New Year's Eve. Dinner seatings will be at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., and the Mo E Trio will provide live music starting at 9 p.m. Reservations can be made at www.thedarkroomstl.com/reservation.
Sat., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. The Dark Room, 615 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-3416.


11. New Year's Eve Bash at 360
Ring in the new year with live music as you sip hand-crafted cocktails with friends, all surrounded by sweeping views of the city. Amp up the night with bottle service and an impressive ball drop on both the east and west side of the rooftop. Reserved seating times are offered at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Reserved seating is required with a food and beverage minimum of $110 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $110 (Plus tax and gratuity), 314-641-8842, abrda@360-stl.com, www.360-stl.com/events/. Three Sixty St. Louis, 1 S. Broadway, St. Louis.


12. New Years Eve Party at Pere Marquette
Ring in the new year at Pere Marquette Lodge with the overnight party package. This package gives you the opportunity to show off your cocktail attire and indulge with appetizers, open bar and a lavish buffet dinner for two people. Dance the night away with an excellent band, a midnight champagne toast and party favors. Retreat to cozy accommodations and take the elevator home, then wake up to the New Year with a hearty breakfast and wonderful memories. $389 plus tax, double occupancy. Let the lodge know if you are with a group when making your reservations. Call 618-786-2331 for details.
Sat., Dec. 31, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., $389, 618-786-2331, www.pmlodge.net/2015/11/new-years-eve-party-2/. Pere Marquette Lodge, 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton.


13. Casino at the Chase Park Plaza
This all-inclusive New Year's Eve has it all: electronic music by Cheat Codes, a premium open bar, live performers, a live casino floor, a light show, a complimentary champagne toast and more. You can also enjoy butler-passed mini beef wellingtons, cashew chicken spring rolls, stuff mushroom caps and mini crab cakes. Attendees must be 21 or older, and formal attire is encouraged.
Sat., Dec. 31, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. , $82.68 – $1,250, 314-620-0576, http://www.chaseparkplazanye.com/. The Chase Park Plaza, 232 North Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis.



14. NYE feat. Candyland at Europe Nightclub
Get ready to ring in the new year with Candyland at Europe Nightclub on December 31st. The evening will feature additional sets by SLUMBR PARTY, MBA, JWIN and a surprise special guest. All attendees must be 18 or older. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-3 a.m., starting at $15, 314-621-5111, https://nyecandyland.eventbrite.com. Europe Nightclub, 710 N 15th St, St. Louis.


15. NYE Live! St. Louis 2017
This celebration in downtown St. Louis offers two different packages, but both get you into five different venues. The Gold GA Package offers all-inclusive drinks (premium liquor, wine and domestic beer) and a complimentary midnight champagne toast (8 p.m. to midnight). The Platinum VIP package offers all-inclusive drinks (premium liquor, wine and domestic beer), your choice of VIP buffet at Budweiser Brew House or Cardinals Nation from 7 to 10 p.m. and a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Both options include live set by DJ Dynamix, confetti and a ball drop.
Sat., Dec. 31, $50-$130. Ballpark Village, 601 Clark Ave, St. Louis, 314-345-9481.


16. NYE Winter Wonderland at Social House
Join Social House for a NYE party featuring live band Breakdown Shakedown and DJ Mark EP from Detroit. You'll also enjoy an all-inclusive premium open bar, food buffet, a champagne toast and free shuttles. Can't beat that.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-3 a.m., starting at $45, 314-241-3023, nyesocialhouse.eventbrite.com. Social House Soulard, 1551 S. 7th St., St. Louis.

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17. Roaring Twenties New Years Eve Speakeasy Extravaganza
Anticipate a massive New Year's Eve event in this 30,000 square foot, three-story complex. A Champagne toast, a balloon drop with prizes, dueling pianos, live band karaoke, a nightclub and dancing. Your ticket gets you admission to all three floors. Included food and drink options are available.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $30 and up, 314-899-0881, roaring20stl@gmail.com, RoaringTwentiesNYE.eventbrite.com. The Roaring Twenties Complex, 807 N. Second St., St. Louis.


18. Russo's NYE 2017
Celebrate the new year with Russo's at Spazio Westport. The event will include dinner, appetizers, a live band, a DJ, a food truck midnight snack and much more.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., $90 per person, 314-576-0400, emily@russosgourmet.com, https://russosgourmet.com/nye/. Spazio at West Port, 12031 Lackland, Maryland Heights.


19. Van Ella Studios presents: A Spectaculaire New Year's Speakeasy
Step right up to a fully immersive Gatsby era party complete with flappers, showgirls, gangsters and more. The party will feature some of the finest burlesque performers, aerialists, singers, dancers and circus acts in the country, as well as live music by the Van Ella Band and great DJ sets to keep you dancing all night. All tickets include a champagne toast. Midnight buffet and VIP tables are also available.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-3 a.m., $55-$350, 314.384.2532, vanellatickets@gmail.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/1022951001160748/. Casa Loma Ballroom, 3354 Iowa Ave, St. Louis.

20. 2017 New Year's Eve - Bollywood Night
Get ready for the most anticipated Bollywood party of the year. This kid-friendly event is always sold out and features DJ's playing Bollywood, Bhangra and chart busters. Snacks, party favors, a cash bar, dancing, separate kid entertainment and discount overnight rooms will also be on offer. For more information, visit djsamhifi.com or call 636-795 8895.
Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $45, (636) 795 8895, djsam@djsamhifi.com, https://www.facebook.com/events/1518810175093667/. Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet, I-270 and Page Ave., Maryland Heights.


21. 2017 New Years Eve Ball
This New Year's Eve Ball at Marriott St. Louis Airport boasts two elegant ballrooms of top entertainment. St Louis' ultimate party band, Contagious, will be in one ballroom, and St. Louis radio personality Gordon Montgomery will be in the other. You'll have exceptional dance floors, an exquisite dinner served to your table, a premium open bar, a champagne toast, reserved seating, party favors, ice carvings and lodging at the Marriott. Your ticket gets you into both ballrooms with a reserved seat in the ballroom of your choice. This a reserved seating event, so if you have a group of any size, even if you order tickets days apart, you will be seated together. This event sells out early, so don't wait.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., VIP Tickets for two $349, Dinner Ticket for one $149, General Admission for one $100, 314-291-7371, www.ContagiousParty.com, www.contagiousparty.com/. Marriott St. Louis Airport, 10700 Pear Tree Lane, St. Louis.


22. 2016 Clayton Plaza Hotel New Year's Eve Party
Why get stuck in just one ballroom for the night with just one band? Clayton Plaza Hotel has three ballrooms with three bands and a DJ on New Year's Eve, and you can roam back and forth until 1 a.m. Dance Floor Riot will be playing great modern day music, while Millennium Band plays the oldies from 70's and 80's and the Lone Rangers play a mix of 90s and 2000s hits. A DJ will also play your favorites. All sales are final and non-refundable. Guests must be 21 or older and show proof of legal age attend.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., range between 70.00-193.00, 314-726-5400, nicole.bieser@cpclayton.com, www.cpclayton.com/specials-packages-en.html. Clayton Plaza Hotel, 7750 Carondelet Ave., Clayton.


23. 2017 NYE Extravaganza at The Boom Boom Room
Get ready for New Year's Eve fun at The Boom Boom Room with a four course gourmet meal, an open premium bar, a top-notch burlesque show, a champagne toast, a Champagne toast and confetti launch at midnight, party favors and a special gift for all attendees. Last year's party sold out very quickly, so don't wait to purchase your tickets.
Sat., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $60-$200/person, 314-436-7000, theboomboomroomstl@gmail.com, www.theboomboomroomstl.info/sainttlouisburlesqueshowtickets/2017-nye-extravaganza. The Boom Boom Room, 500 N 14th St, St. Louis.


24. Noon-Time New Year's Eve
Ring in the new year a little bit early for the kids with a noontime celebration at Whole Foods Market. The kids will parade around the entire store with all kinds of new year's noise makers and then make a fun craft. The kids will participate in a special countdown to noon with the dropping of a sparkly New Year's Eve ball and toast, too.
Sat., Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-noon, Free, 636-527-1160, diane.vanbooven@wholefoods.com. Whole Foods Market-Town and Country, 1160 Town and Country Crossing Road, Town & Country.

See also: 10 Great Ways for Introverts to Celebrate New Year's Eve in St. Louis

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