Our guide to NYE in downtown Raleigh

Published Sun, Dec 29, 2013 04:27 PM
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Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

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ORO: ORO's Gold Affair, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

$75 INCLUDES beer, wine, DJ, festive decor, NYE swag, tax and gratuity! Come and go all evening as often as you would like and NEVER wait on line for a drink! Purchase tickets in advance by calling us at 919.239.4010 or by stopping by. We are limiting this event to 200 guests to maintain exclusivity so advanced ordering is recommended. If tickets remain, we will sell at the door.

ORO will be ringing in the new year with incredible food, decor, music, and drinks. ... ALL INCLUDED in one price! No need to bring your wallet, just dress as upscale or casual as you want and come to have fun!

— Cara Hylton, owner, Oro

THE POUR HOUSE MUSIC HALL: The Pour House NYE Celebration Featuring: Big Something w/special guest [mister], Dec. 31, Doors 8 p.m.; show 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

$17 advance, $20 at the door; Buy tickets online here or call 919-821-1120.

Ring in the new year in style at The Pour House Music Hall with Big Something! An alternative rock group with a BIG groove that draws comparisons to Rush and Widespread Panic. Big Something shows are crazy fun and special guest [mister] will ensure The Pour House will be the spot to be on New Years Eve.

— Adam Lindstaedt, owner/talent buyer, The Pour House Music Hall

TIR NA NOG: New Years Eve Party with U-Phonik, Dec. 31, 6 p.m., $10 at door

Our New Year's Eve celebration begins at 6 p.m., with bagpipers, and music from Gerry McCrudden. There will be a Guinness toast to Ireland at 7 (their New Year), and $6 Royal Black Velvets (1/2 Champagne, 1/2 Guinness) all night! U-Phonik takes the stage at 10, and keeps the party rockin' all the way to 2014.

— Blair Johnson, manager, Tir Na Nog Irish Pub

MURA: New Year's Eve 2014, Dec. 31, 4 p.m.

Before heading downtown for First Night Raleigh or heading to a house party to watch the ball drop with your favorite people, come dine with us. This New Year’s Eve we will be offering tiers of different menu options. Reservations are highly recommended, so call 919.781.7887.

— Cameron Duncan, manager, Eschelon Experiences

SONO: New Year's Celebration, Dec. 31, first reservation at 5:30 p.m. and last reservation at 9:30. Late night begins at 11.

Join us at Sono to celebrate the new year. We are located on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the capital city's main thoroughfare for its "First Night" festivities. Reservations are recommended.

— Cameron Duncan, manager, Eschelon Experiences

OXFORD: Ring in the New Year at The Oxford, Dec. 31, Cocktail Party begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are $30 at the door. Late night begins at 11 and tickets are $30 at the door.

Online cocktail party tickets are available for only $25.

Join us at The Oxford to ring in the new year with Raleigh's biggest cocktail party and late night party with Scarlet! The Oxford is located on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the capital city's main thoroughfare for its "First Night" festivities.

— Cameron Duncan, manager, Eschelon Experiences

CAMERON BAR AND GRILL:Two main events:

New Year's festivities, Dec. 31. Dinner reservations start at 6:30 p.m.

Late night begins at 10 p.m. with Canady Thomas and Allyn Love with champagne toast at midnight.

Join us and our culinary team as we ring in the New Year with a festive 4 course meal for only $35.

New Year's Day Rise and Shine Brunch, Jan. 1, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Rise & Shine with us on January 1, 2014 for a special edition of our infamous brunch.

Join us and our culinary team as we ring in the New Year with a festive 4 course meal for only $35.

— Cameron Duncan, manager, Eschelon Experiences

ZINDA: Ring in 2014 at Zinda New Asian, Dec. 31, Dinner reservations begin at 5:30 p.m. Late night begins at 9. Late night cover is $20.

Join us at Zinda New Asian to celebrate the new year. We are located on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh, the capital city's main thoroughfare for its "First Night" festivities. Join us for our regular dinner menu, or stay late night and ring in 2014 with DJ Frenzy and DJ Yona. Reservations are highly recommended and VIP packages are available for late night only.

— Cameron Duncan, manager, Eschelon Experiences

BOLT: Light Up Your Night at Bolt This New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, dinner from 4 to 9:30 p.m.; DJ and dancing from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Prix Fixe New Year's Eve Menu $49.95 per person; $45 ticket for entry of party starting at 11 p.m. (They can be purchased in advance or at the door). This gets you open house bar until 2 a.m.

We are also featuring a private VIP area upstairs. Plush couches and bottle service $650 for 10 guests. The perfect way to ring in the new year with private entrance, private bathrooms, private menu, and avoid the large crowds downstairs!

Dance the night away with Bolt Bistro! No standing in line ... pre-reserve your tickets to ring in the new year for $45 per person. VIP accommodations offered upstairs in our State Room with private entrance and restrooms and personal bottle service. Call for details.

— Briana Williamson, Sales and Catering Manager, Bolt Bistro

JOSE AND SONS: New Year Celebration at Jose and Sons, Dec. 31, Kitchen Hours 5 till 11 p.m.; bar open till late with DJ.

Cover applies after 10:30 p.m. Dinner reservations can be made online or by phone at 919.755.0556.

This year Jose and Sons is celebrating New Year's Eve with an open menu featuring our favorite dishes and new features that include a rich lobster dish and as well as a play on black-eyed peas as they are said to bring prosperity in the New Year! Our bar will be showcasing new margaritas and cocktails alongside a slate of featured sparkling wines. After dinner, guests are invited to stay and dance to the rhythms of DJ's playing Latin and International sounds that includes a Champagne toast at midnight.

— Charlie Ibarra, partner, Jose and Sons

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