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Orange County New Years Celebrations
A city wide list of fun ways to celebrate the
New Year!

Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

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80's Costume Countdown
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
9pm -2am

Richard Blade, formerly of KROQ and now heard everyday on SIRIUS/XM's First Wave (CH 33) will be hosting and DJing this 80's themed New Year's Eve celebration. The Reflexx, Southern California's 80's New Wave Cover Band, will be performing live. Titled, "80's Costume Countdown", this event will be an all out 80's party with 80's dress highly encouraged.

Cost: $23, includes champagne toast
online tickets

House of Blues
Anaheim at Downtown Disney

For dinner reservations, reserved seating or a VIP experience please call the House of Blues at 714-778-2583.




American Idol Winners Candice Glover and Kris Allen Headline AnQi’s New Year’s Eve Concert & Bottomless Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Party 2015
Wed, December 31, 2014 at 9 PM - Thurs, January 1, 2015 at 2 AM

Inspired by the success of the Red Hour live jam sessions in Southern California, AnQi at South Coast Plaza turns “Red” for New Year’s Eve 2015 with an exciting concert-style soiree filled with Nicolas Feuillatte champagne and critically-acclaimed fare all night long. So thrilled to share with you that Dez Duron from THE VOICE just confirmed to also join AMERICAN IDOL Winners, Candice Glover & Kris Allen as they headline AnQi’s New Year’s Eve 2015 Champagne Concert Soiree… more surprises to come, while Hollywood’s fave DJs spin the crowd into 2015.

Tickets are $234 for the concert, cocktail format soiree which includes dancing, bottomless Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne & popular AnQi tapas til countdown.

Due to popular request, we have added an additional 9 cocktail tables that are now available, if you wish to have pre-reserved seating during the show from 9pm til midnight for you to enjoy ($295 and Includes standard bottle service for up to 4 guests).
For an extra New Years Eve VIP experience, guest can buy one of ten New Years Eve Ultimate Packages: Your own reserved table with VIP bottle service in the meet and greet lounge, for an additional $1,000. – SOLD OUT

Attire: Women – Glamorously red; Men – Sports coat chic.

AnQi Bistro by House of AN
3333 Bristol St, Adjacent to Bloomingdales at South Coast Plaza
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Call Sarah Boyd at 714.557.5679, extension 211 or
click to purchase tickets online




St. Regis Resort New Years Eve Celebrations
December 31, 2014

Spend a swank evening of decadence dancing to live music from Flashback Heart Attack, dining at delicious culinary stations and indulging in timeless cocktails.

Full Event Ticket - $225 per person. Includes 8pm event entry, full access to savory and sweet culinary stations, a welcome beverage and two complimentary drink vouchers.

Cocktail Event Ticket - $145 per person. Allows entry at 10:30pm and includes a welcome beverage and two complimentary drink vouchers.

1 Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point

Make reservations online or call 1-800-722-1543

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New Year's Eve at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort

New Year's Eve Dining
Wednesday, December 31, 2014


Join us in Vue Restaurant as we count down to 2015! Enjoy a prix fixe menu and live entertainment this New Year's Eve.

$109 per person
Prices not inclusive of tax or gratuity. Discounted valet parking rate $5.00 Reservations required.

New Year's Celebration
December 31, 2014

Ring in the New Year at OverVue Lounge. Live entertainment and a champagne toast await you as we count down to 2015!

$25.00 Admission Fee
No reservations required. First come, first serve.

25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

For reservations please call: 949-487-7516 or the Concierge at 949-487-7577

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New Year's Eve Dinner Dance

December 31, 2014
5 - 10 pm

Hosted by the City of Dana Point & the Dana Point Senior Center. Celebrate the New Year New York time. Tickets $15 per person/$25 per couple.

Dana Point Community Center
34052 Del Obispo Street
Dana Point

(949) 248-3507




Fullerton & N. OC Singles NYE Party
Kiss 2014 Goodbye

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
8:00 pm-1:00 am

Featuring Non-Stop Dancing & Entertainment
Dancing till 1am
DJ Eva
With 80’s 90’s & Top 40

Admission: PrePay only $20 ($25 at Door if any Tickets Remain)
Only 200 tickets will be sold, so it will Sell Out. Reserve online
Free Indoor parking in Club Garage

Bar Prices: All beers $5, Wines $6, Well Drinks $7-$9 , premium $10 Champagne Only $5

The Exclusive Meridian Club
1535 Deerpark Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92831

Directions: Please copy these to take with you! Couple of Left turns in a Neighborhood off the 57 so takes a little attention your first Trip.

The Meridian Club (3 stories Tall, White Bldg) can be seen from the 57 Fwy at the Nutwood exit. It is on the opposite side of the Fwy from the Marriott. Take the Nutwood exit, go East (away from Marriott) to first Light & Left on N. Placentia Av., And Go ½ mile. At light go Left on Madison Av. about 200 yards, then Right on Deerpark Dr. thru a housing area about ¼ mile. Pull in Meridian Club on left to free parking garage and go to the Second Level and walk right into the Ballroom that is on the 2nd Floor.

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GIANT New Year's Eve Dance & Super Singles Social ** Hundreds attend
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Ages 21 to 91. It's not necessary to bring a date - It's fun to meet new people. Couples welcome!

"LOCK & KEY" MIXER plus Rotational Dinner
Meet new friends as men go to multiple tables during & after dinner (non-rotational tables available for couples). Then look for the person who has key to "unlock your heart" in the popular Lock & Key game. Prizes for the games.
Bonus points for the people who locate the Mystery Man and the Mystery Woman in the room. Couples will go on a Scavenger Hunt for prizes.

Bring in the New Year with hundreds of people as you dance to a variety of music by DJ Larry in the Crest Ballroom of the Fullerton Hotel with beautiful chandeliers and large dance floor. Play the fun social games to earn tickets for prize drawing. There will also be a Message Center in foyer to leave messages for all the new people you meet throughout the evening, couples games & scavenger hunt.

Rotational Dinner, Lock & Key, Mixer Games & Dance (6pm-1am): $59 prepaid or $75 at door
Dance Only (8pm - 1am): $39 prepaid or $50 at door

Hotel Fullerton & Conference Center (formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel)
Crest Ballroom
1500 S. Raymond Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831

For tickets, call 714/622-4977 or pay online
Hotel reservations: Call 714.622.4977 for the special discount code

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First Night in Fullerton
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
7 p.m. to 12 midnight.

Check out the fun at First Night, the City of Fullerton's annual alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts. The event is FREE and includes a full line-up of live entertainment and activities. The event primarily takes place at varying locations between Harbor Blvd. on the west and Pomona Ave on the east in historic downtown Fullerton.

Downtown Fullerton




Annual Surf City Splash & Pancake Breakfast
January 1
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrate the New Year with a dip into the chilly Pacific Ocean. No wetsuits - that's cheating! The Surf City Splash also features a pancake breakfast (ends at 11) and crafts fair.

$20 admission fee ($25 on day of event) includes: t-shirt, breakfast, certificate of appreciation proceeds benefit the International Surfing Museum & local school surf clubs

Huntington Beach Pier
325 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Huntington Beach, CA




Hilton New Years Eve Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Huge Dance Floor, Singles and Couples welcome. Room for over 400. Guaranteed Seating! Get Party, Dinner, Hotel Room, & Open bar for less than fancy NYE dinner other places!

Reserve soon, it will sell out. Only $50 and includes Party with DJ Richard (formerly DJ with Studio 54 in NYC). Comp Italian Dinner buffet; 8:30 to 10pm. Optional OPEN BAR for only $40 and Hilton Hotel rooms for only $89.

Reserve online at now for Only $50. ($60 at door if any tickets remain, but has sold out for last 5 years) Info:

Hilton OC Airport
18800 Mac Arthur Boulevard
Irvine 92612


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Marriott New Years Eve Party
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

OC New Years Eve Party “when it just has to be First Class”. One of OC’s biggest and best bargains is the Lemondrop Marriott New Years Eve Party & Dance held at the beautiful Irvine Marriott Ballroom. Entertainment this year includes Live Band, The Midwest Coast and Live performance by Laura Angelini for non-stop music from 8p-1am on one of OC’s largest dance floors.

A 4 course Marriott dinner buffet with 4 entrees tops any dining experience in OC from 8p to 10p and is topped off with a dessert buffet and coffee bar. And this the only party where you can delight in all 4 entrees and of course we welcome in the new year with complimentary champagne toast.

The music is comprised of 70’s 80’s 90’s music to accommodate everyone’s favorites. If you like Kearth radio, you will love the music. (No kid’s stuff, No hip hop, just good danceable music, non-stop all evening). This NYE Party is 80% couples and 20% singles.

Mariott Irvine
18000 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine 92612

Reserve your evening at OR or call 949-378-6600 for details.

Note, this is sold out every year for the last 8 years, so please get your reservation in early. And all of the above is only $110 per person. Hotel rooms are also on special for $105 and book directly with Marriott at 1-800-228-9290, or 949-553-0100
Ask for Lemondrop New Years Eve Party Rate.

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For Kids!
Annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
11:30a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Twas’ the day before New Year’s and all through the city the citizens are stirring and buzzing about! With sparkling streamers and festive party hats this is one celebration you won’t want to miss.

Activities of the day will include:
Sensational Story Time: Twas’ the Night Before New Year’s will be the featured story of the day. See if your little can find some inspiration to stay awake until the strike of the New Year!
Smart Art: New Year’s Resolution – This colorful art project will be your opportunity to create a family new year’s resolution. This promise will be one that you make to your family as a whole to be better and help others.
Music & Movement: New Year’s Eve Confetti Countdown- This countdown is for the kids! Countdown the new year and celebrate every two-hours beginning at noon with a special rockin’ rollin’ dance party! Streamers, blowouts, noise makers, and confetti will make this the party of all parties!

For children of All Ages/price included in admisstion

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA





Montage Laguna Beach
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Reception: 8:00PM – 9:00PM
Dinner: 9:00PM – 1:00PM

This New Year's Eve, celebrate with friends in the Grand Ballroom for the popular Masterpiece Gala Celebration. Enjoy a cocktail reception, four-course seated dinner, live music, dancing, party favors and champagne beginning at 8pm.

$350/person includes beverages and wine pairings

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California




NYE Yacht Parties presents 12th Annual New Years Eve Yacht Party
December 31, 2014

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style on one of the most elegant and exclusive Yacht’s that Newport Harbor has to offer, The Ambassador. This 130 foot vessel will be popping with 3 levels as it cruises through the harbor bringing in the New Year. What could be a better way to celebrate the New Year? This event has SOLD OUT 11 years in a row so get your tickets early!

Level 1: Bar / Lounge
Level 2: Main Room with Hip Hop, Dance & Top 40
Level 3: Scenic Deck (dance under the stars)

Cost: $140-$175. Price Includes: Four-hour luxury cruise through Newport Harbor, PREMIUM OPEN BAR ALL NIGHT, Champagne greeting, Appetizer buffet court, New Year’s Party Favors, DJ and Dancing, Plenty of restrooms!

2901 W. Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Get your tickets online 714.485.6543 or email

We have partnered with the beautiful Holiday Inn just minutes to the Yacht. To get our special rate please visit our website

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New Years at Bayside Restaurant
December 31

Featuring an early seating and a 'main event' seating with a champagne toast at midnight. Live with dancing from 9 pm to 1:30 am.

Bayside Restaurant
900 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach





New Years Eve Dinner & Dance at Orange County Mining Co.
December 31, 2014
8 pm - 1 am

Featuring a buffet dinner with a variety of entrées and accompaniments, our New Year’s Eve for 2014 includes live entertainment, dancing, and of course a champagne toast at midnight!

This view restaurant in Orange County is truly a destination with a dining room that has "floor to ceiling picture windows" offering fabulous views of Orange County and a saloon that will take you back to the mining era.

Orange County Mining Co.
10000 Crawford Canyon Rd.
Orange, CA 92705

Now accepting reservations, call for more information!
(714) 997-7411




New Years Eve at Ciao Pasta
December 31

Come celebrate and enjoy the festivities at Ciao Pastra across from Mission San Juan Capistrano!

Ciao Pasta
31661 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, California 92675

Call for reservations (949) 496-5002




Discovery CubePresents: NoonYears Eve
December 30, 2014 – December 31, 2014

Celebrate the New Year at Discovery Cube’s “Noon Year’s Eve” party! Ring in 2015 with a giant balloon drop, countdown, hats, streamers, and a ginger ale toast. Party while the sun is still up with kids and parents while also taking part in learning stations themed around celebrating the coming New Year.

Discovery Cube
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705


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