New Years, is the time to make those resolutions, and celebrate the coming year. Out with 2008 and in with 2009, and, may it be a better year, then the last one. At midnight, people all over metro Detroit will be toasting, tooting their noise maker horns, and singing that famous song, Auld Lang Syne. Needless to say, many are already seeking their plans for this big event. In the metro Detroit area, there are going to be many celebration parties, some are hosted by radio stations, for singles, couples, and even kid friendly events. You can do the traditional bar scene, or go for a dinner and show. It will be hopping all over the Detroit area.
Comedy Castle: 269 E 4th St, Royal Oak, Michigan 1-248-542-9900
Celebrate the New Year with Comedian Mike Green. The dinner and show package is $70, and starts at 10:30 PM. If you wish to just catch the show before the bar, tickets are $55 and starts at 7:30 PM.
Joey’s Comedy Castle: 36071 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, Michigan 1-734-261-0555
The featured comedian is Leo Dufour. First show is at 6:30 PM which does not include the new year celebration. Second package is $65, dinner starts at 8:30, and the show begins at 10:15. They will have an Asti toast at midnight, and party favors.
Joe Louis Arena:
2008 Championship of Comedy featuring Steve Harvey and Katt Williams. Start your new year off laughing with these two comedians. Tickets are $65, $85, $150 and $250. Ticket sales already began in October for this event. You can purchase tickets at any ticket masters or Joe Louis Box Office. Show starts at 9 PM.
Bring in the new years with a concert from the Bare Naked Ladies. Tickets are available at ticket masters, and vary in price according to section seating. Show starts at 9 PM.
Boogie Fever Café and Disco: 22901 Woodward, Ferndale, Michigan 1-248-541-1600
New years celebration featuring 70’s and 80’s music, tickets are $25. There will be party favors, champaign, and a pizza buffet.
Ernie’s King Mill Ballroom: 16555 19 mile Clinton Twp, Michigan 1-586-286-8435
7th New Years Eve Gala: Tickets are $85 before 12/19/2008, and $95 after. There is an 6 1/2 hour premium open bar, complete buffet, and party favors. Singles and couples are welcome, formal dress is appropriate.
Fillmore: 2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit Michigan
Resolution Ball New Years Eve Event: This event is for 21 and over. Early bird special $50. Includes open bar and champagne, Premium cash bar, buffet, and champagne toast. For $100 Champagne Reception, premium open bar 9 PM to 3 AM Hors Doeuvres, and midnight buffet.
Belle Isle: Detroit Michigan
Annual Belle Isle New Years Eve Family Fun Walk: There is a 1 mile walk/run event. Fun for families to celebrate the new years together. The fun starts at 3 PM.
Sterling Inn Best Western: 34911 Van Dyke Sterling Heights Michigan. 1-586-979-1400
This is a great family fun water park overnight package. An overnight package for a room with 2 queen beds is $329, a room with 1 queen bed and sleeper sofa is $299. This package includes the water park, dinner, continental breakfast, tokens for the arcade, party favors, prize wheel, karaoke, and all children are greeted by radio Disney. The water park is open until 12:30 am. What a way to bring in the new year with your family.
It is still early yet, and many parties are in the making. Listen to those radio stations to win tickets for their New Years Events. Which ever way you decided to spend New Years, as you can see, there is many options for couples and families. If you do go out to celebrate New Years, try to remember designate a driver, or hire a limo, or call a taxi. Lets all return home safely after celebrating, and remember to try and keep those New Years Resolutions. Have a Safe and Happy New Years.