From piano bars to glowing nightclubs to special dinner menus, Palm Springs is a hot spot for nightlife and dining this New Year’s Eve. Check out some of the top picks for the upcoming holiday weekend....reservations are always encouraged.
Dancing & DJs
ACE Hotel & Swim Club
The Amigo Room will be spinning with dance music by DJ Alf Alpha on New Year’s Eve. The ACE has free festivities taking place during the weekend - check out their event schedule.
Riviera Palm Springs will host the Ultimate New Years experience, “Voyeor After Dark,” with a fire show and dancers at the Sidebar Ultra Lounge with Will Champlin and DJ 4 Play LA. Early bird tickets start at $95.00 and reservations are recommended at www.psriviera.com
Riviera Palm Springs will also host Jeffrey Sanker’s and Steve Machuca’s New Year’s Eve Party with DJ Manning in the hotel Grand Ballroom. Come dressed in military outfit. www.jeffreysanker.com
Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel will host the annual New Year’s Swing Dance Classic featuring a New Year’s Eve Gala and Masquerade Ball featuring professional performers, dance classes and music. For reservations, contact www.peoplewhodance.net
Spa Resort Casino presents Club Glo on New Year’s Eve located on the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Andreas Road in Palm Springs. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. featuring top DJs spinning your favorite beats, glow wear, balloon drop at midnights and other party festivities. Pre-sale tickets available at Paradise Rewards Club at Casino or pay $30.00 at the door. www.sparesortcasino.com
Space 120 will be rocking out with live music by Kal David and the Real Deal. Admission is $50.00 and includes dessert buffet and noisemakers. 760-832-6637
The Fabulous Follies will have two New Year’s Eve Shows in the afternoon and evening with patrons receiving a goody bag, hat and noisemaker. Tickets online at www.psfollies.com
Toucan’s Tiki Lounge is having A Starry, Starry Night on New Year’s with go-go boys, party favors and other festivities. Cover charge is $20.00 www.toucanstikilounge.com
Zeldas Nightclub has been entertaining guests for over 30 years in Palm Springs. Enjoy dancing, DJs, VIP areas and New Year’s Eve festivities at a modern two-story dance club. www.zeldasnightclub.com
Dinner Specials & Live Entertainment
Azuls Tapas Lounge
Ring in the New Year with special dinner menus at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Early seating entertainment by Rudy de la Mor and late seating reservations will enjoy live music by the Michael Homes Trio. www.azultapaslounge.com
Escena Lounge & Grill will have live music by Randy Malcom, dancing and special prix fix menus with views of the stunning Escena Golf Club. Reservations required at www.escenagolf.com
Hyatt Palm Springs will have tribute acts by Cher, Tina Turner and Liza Minnelli, DJs, and special dinner menus and room packages. For reservations, go to www.hyattpalmsprings.com
LuLu Palm Springs will serve up a special four-course dinner, party favors and live music by Mike Costley Band. Reservations are required. www.luluplamsprings.com
Le Vallauris will cater to those who are seeking an elegant celebration into the New Year. Special prix fixe menus, live band and party favorites. Reservations are required at www.levallauris.com.
Mango Restaurant & Ultra Lounge is offering five-course prix fixe menu including dancing to DJ Michael Wright and vocalists Rebecca Clark. Reservations at www.mangopalmsprings.com
Melvyn’s at the Ingleside Inn will be groovin' with dancing, piano bar and special dinner menus at the legendary lounge. Reservations at www.inglesideinn.com
Three Sixty North will have two live performances by Diva Denise Carter and Nietrain along a special four-course prix fixe dinner menus. Reservations at www.threesixtynorth.com
The Tropicale presents a three-course prix fixe menu and live jazz music with Derrik Lewis and friends. Reservations at www.thetropicale.com
Viceroy Palm Springs will have a special New Year’s Eve pre-fixe menu and guests will enjoy entertainment throughout the evening including local acoustic guitarist, Michael Keith, and vocalist Mia Victoria of “Stolen Identity.” DJ Chris Paul gets the party started at 10 p.m. with dance beats, fused with Latin and Brazilian sounds and some European dance. No cover charge. www.viceroypalmsprings.com
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