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Top Seven New Year's Eve Events in the Bay Area

If you don't have New Year's Eve plans yet, there's still time to grab tickets for these seven hot events. 

1.  The Bubble Lounge Presents New Year's Eve 2014 Old Hollywood Glam

Dress as your favorite Hollywood star to the glitzy and glamorour New Year's Eve 2014 Party at The Bubble Lounge. They're pulling out all the stops with a red carpet, Piper Heidsieck champagne, Grey Goose cocktails, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, NYE party kits, a midnight Champagne toast, and a stellar musical line up provided by The Megaflame Big Band and Cabaret. Come to see and be seen and rub elbows with the glitteratti. What more could you ask for? $45, doors open at 10:00 p.m., $150, VIP entrance at 9:00 p.m. Buy ticketshere. Email sfparty@bubblelounge.com for additional details714 Montgomery St.

2. Alchemist Bar & Lounge NYE 2014

Recently listed as one of the Top 8 Cocktail Lounges in San Francisco, the Alchemist Bar & Lounge hosts an exclusive New Year's Eve soiree in its expansive second floor, steampunk hideaway. Ring in 2014 with a live DJ, open bar, photobooth, and a midnight Champagne toast. Gratuity is included so you don't even need to bring cash! Exclusive open bar tickets are limited, don't wait. $125, $90 for early bird tickets. 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Buy ticketshere and get lounge reservations here. 679 3rd St.

 

3. Hornblower Cruise

Why spend New Year’s Eve in a crowded club or bar when you could coast into 2014 on a marvelous yacht? Hornblower Cruises offers five different party ships for you and your friends to ring in the New Year; two will depart from San Francisco and three will depart from Berkeley. Each boat offers a unique experience, whether you’re looking for a cocktail cruise with hors d’oeuvres or a premium open bar and seated dinner. No matter which cruise you choose, you’re in for a serious treat with gourmet cuisine prepared fresh on board, an open bar, party favors, a dazzling view of the city lights, and a front row seat to the night's spectacular fireworks display. Cruises start at $140, Buy tickets here.

 

4. Cirque NYE 2014 at Fairmont Hotel

Enjoy an evening filled with revelry and delight as you ring in 2014 with DJs, dancing, and Cirque du Soleil-inspired acts at the elegant Fairmont Hotel at the top of Nob Hill (host to many exquisite Galas, world dignitaries, and other high profile, notable events in San Francisco). Tickets include Cirque-inspired aerialists and performers, DJ's playing 80'sand today's Top 40 music, a large dance floor, balloon drop, live countdown, Champagne toast, party favors and more. 9:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. $50, $75 VIP. Formal attire. Get ticketshere. 950 Mason St.

 

5. Alist 'Passport to the World' NYE 2014 at  Westin St. Francis 

Get set for an amazing end to 2013 with the most anticipated event of the year, the sophisticated, fun and upscale Alist NYE Ball at the luxurious Westin St. Francis in Union Square, the largest upscale New Year's party in San Francisco (for eight years running!). Experience the exciting and diverse mix of music, fashion, art, culture, sophistication, and charitable causes as you head into 2014 in style. The party includes a hosted open bar, 11 areas, seven rooms of music and entertainment, 15 DJs, a fashion show, live art, performances, live 80's cover band the Spazmatics, stiltwalkers, the largest balloon drop in San Francisco, and more. $125, 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Formal attire. Proceeds go to Hack CancerFamily House, and Yuppie Friday. Get tickets here. 335 Powell St.

 

6. New Years Ball 2014 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom

2014 is just around the corner, and what better way to spend it than dressed to the nines, giving back to charity, with all of your favorite people, a premium open bar, incredible music from The White Panda all high atop the 15th Floor of one of the most historical ballrooms in San Francisco? The New Year's Ball is sure to be one of the classiest, intimate, and eventful nights in downtown San Francisco. 9:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., $150, Black tie strongly encouraged. A portion of the proceeds go to SF PulseGet tickets here. Group inquiries can contact Justin at justinroja@gmail.com465 California St.

 

7. Brava’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Fiesta

Award-winning comic Marga Gomez headlines a gala night of smart, joyous, feminist, and twisted stand-up. Joined by Dhaya Lakshminarayanan and Micia Mosely, this New Year's Eve events benefits the iconic Brava Theater Center. The show includes the “Brava Countdown Dance Party” with a Champagne toast, party hats and DJ Mark Mark. $30 reserved seating, $50 VIP seating. Get tickets hereDoors and bar open at 8:00 p.m. with show at 9:00 p.m. Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St