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New Year's Eve 2012 bar and club parties: Nassau
With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, it’s very possible you’ve yet to decide where you’ll be toasting the arrival of 2013. If Nassau County is your location or intended destination, here are some parties for your consideration:
New Year’s Eve Bash at Manhattan Bar & Lounge
WHERE Manhattan Bar & Lounge: 324 Sunrise Hwy. Rockville Centre, 516-442-1530
THE DEAL DJ Steel spins, top-shelf open bar, countdown on projection screen, buffet, dessert, party favors
THE PRICE $90 per person (not including gratuity), call 516-661-2421 to reserve.
New Year’s Eve at Rumors
WHERE Rumors: 514 Hempstead Tpke., West Hempstead, 516-481-8915
THE DEAL DJ Jenny Costa spins, televised ball drop, champagne toast, continental breakfast, party favors
THE PRICE $20 in advance at newyearseveatrumors.eventbrite.com (if still available, could be more at the door)
New Year's Eve at the Leaky Lifeboat: Through The Decades
WHERE The Leaky Lifeboat: 3603 Merrick Rd., Seaford
THE DEAL DJs Emissary and Stevie Ce spinning different eras of music (9 p.m.: 1970s, 10 p.m.: 1980s, 11 p.m.: 1990s, midnight-4 a.m.: 2000s-2010s)
THE PRICE No cover, bracelets available for unlimited well liquor drinks and Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ($25 in advance, $30 day-of, excludes shots) and unlimited every beer and all liquor ($45 advance, $50 day-of, excludes shots) at the bar, dress to impress.
New Year's Eve at McFadden's Rockville Centre
WHERE McFadden's Rockville Centre: 210 Merrick Rd., Rockville Centre, 516-442-2600, mcfaddensrvc.com
THE DEAL open bar from 9 p.m.-2 a.m., full dinner buffet, champagne toast, party favors
THE PRICE $60, buy tickets at buyblitztickets.com/7iK1i, call 516-442-2600 for more information.
Dark Horse New Year’s Eve Party
WHERE Dark Horse Tavern: 12 S Park Ave., Rockville Centre, 516-442-5477
THE DEAL open bar 9 p.m.-2 a.m., buffet, champagne toast, party favors
THE PRICE $55 in advance, $60 at the door; call 516-442-5477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (or ask a bartender at any time.)
McCann’s New Year’s Eve Bash
WHERE McCann’s Pub and Grill: 5590 Merrick Rd. Massapequa 516-798-1496
THE DEAL open bar 10 p.m.-2 a.m., DJ, passed hors d'oeuvres, party favors, televised ball drop, in-house balloon drop
THE PRICE $50, (paid in advance for reserved seating), complimentary bottle of champagne for tables of four or more; call 516-798-1496 to reserve a table or for more details.
Halo Effect New Year’s Party at The Blue Parrot
WHERE The Blue Parrot: 5460 Merrick Rd. Massapequa 516-797-5908
THE DEAL live music from cover band Halo Effect (classic rock, grunge, rock)
THE PRICE $10
*McFadden's Rockville Centre knocks out the winter chill with a wild indoor luau party. (File Photo Feb. 23, 2011)