The Park Street Business District with all its diversity has a New Year’s Eve celebration for every taste and every budget. It’s not too late to make plans. You can simply meet up with friends at one of your favorite restaurants, catch a movie, or extend the evening by ringing in 2013 at one of the district’s many parties. Here are a few suggestions:
The Hobbit: New Year’s Eve Fundraiser
ALAMEDA THEATRE • 2317 Central Ave
Enjoy an alcohol-free evening for all ages with a special midnight screening of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” The magical night begins at 10:30pm and includes a New Year’s Eve Countdown. Tickets are now available at the box office for $10 each. Proceeds benefit Alameda non-profit organizations. (Please mention PSBA when purchasing your tickets.)
More info: www.shopparkstreet.com/theatre.html
New Year’s Bubbly
ALAMEDA WINE CO. • 2315 Central Ave
Get your bubbles on — all day and all evening long. We’re bringing in the new year with three sparkling wine flights, including a very special trio of grower-producer Champagnes. Specialty cheese and charcuterie platters to fit the fizz will be available. Call for info: (510) 521-WINE
A New Year’s Eve to Remember
C’ERA UNA VOLTA • 1332 Park Street
Returning for another fabulous New Year’s Eve performance… The Franz-Nichols Band! Make your reservations now! The special 4-course dinner starts at 9:00pm and includes live music, dancing, and midnight party. $80/person. An early seating for dinner-only is also available 5:00-7:00pm. More details: (510) 769-4828 or www.ceraunavolta.us
Just Another New Year’s Eve
LOST WEEKEND LOUNGE • 2320 Santa Clara Ave
If you’re looking for a New Year’s Eve party at a local bar with retro decor and no pretense, Lost Weekend is your place. Free party favors, snacks, and midnight champagne. Festivities begin at 8:00pm. Info: (510) 523-4700.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Josh Kornbluth
RHYTHMIX CULTURAL WORKS • 2513 Blanding Ave
Join Josh Kornbluth — a man with a deep fear of transitions — in trying to welcome 2013! Josh will celebrate the birth of a new year with his wildly comic coming-of-age tale RED DIAPER BABY. Two shows: 7:00pm and 10:00pm. More info: www.rhythmix.org
Swinging New Year’s Eve
SPEISEKAMMER • 2424 Lincoln Ave
The Saddle Cats will swing in the new year from 9pm ‘til midnight – no cover charge. Celebrate the swing tradition of Bob Wills, Milton Brown and Spade Cooley with abandon, finesse and exuberant spirits. More info: www.speisekammer.com
New Year’s Eve 2013: Alice in Wonderland
THE CHURCHWARD PUB • 1515 Park Street
The Churchward Pub will be bringing New Year’s Eve 2013 in style. Join them for a party you will never forget! Mega Mix 2013 by DJ Mejia and DJ Riktor. Free champagne at midnight! Tickets are $25. More info: www.thechurchwardpub.com
New Year’s Karaoke Party
THE HOBNOB • 1313 Park Street
Join the hobnob to sing in the new year!!! Karaoke, cocktail specials, party favors, and late night dancing. Call for reservations: 510-769-1011.
Still can’t decide? Here are some more nightspots that will be celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Park Street Business District:
Club House (1215 Santa Clara Ave), Fire Den Bar & Grill (1231 Park Street),
John Patrick’s (1813 Park Street) Lemon Tree Inn (2542 Santa Clara Ave),
Lucky 13 (1301 Park Street), McGee’s Bar & Grill (1645 Park Street),
Monkey King Pub & Grub (1315 Park Street), Scobie’s Bar & Grill (2431 Central Ave)
For even more activities in the Park Street Business District, visit our website at www.ShopParkStreet.com/news.
The Park Street Business Association wishes you a safe and happy new year!