Here is a selection of hotels, restaurants and taverns in the west and northwest suburbs offering special events on New Year's Eve. Clicking on a headline will take you to the web page offering full details, contact information and, where necessary, links to make reservations.
, 15665 West Bluemound Road, won't be limited to one night. Make reservations for Thursday, Friday or Saturday evening. The revelry features:
- Moët & Chandon Impérial Champagne served from magnum bottles all night long, by the glass at $20 and by the magnum at $200.
- Special New Year's menu with three steak and seafood entrées, each priced at $69.95, in addition to all regular menu selections.
,1200 S. Moorland Rd., invites you to stay overnight and enjoy an evening featuring the Beatles tribute band BritBeat.
An overnight package deal for $350 includes a dinner buffet, music and dancing, a five-story balloon drop and chocolate buffet at midnight, drink specials until 2 a.m., and breakfast on New Year's morning.
Bullwinkle's Sports Bar, 20290 W. Bluemound Rd., features the music of Southern Tradition from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
, 10842 W. Bluemound Rd., is offering two all-inclusive packages starting at $65 in advance or $70 on the day of event, taxes and gratuities included, featuring:
- An open premium and martini bar
- Entertainment by The Sweetarts from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
- A champagne toast at midnight
- Party favors and giveaways
- A New Year's Day breakfast buffet at Mo's Irish Pub downtown from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
or for $85 in advance or $90 on the day of the event:
- All the above, plus:
- Appetizer, dinner and dessert buffet, featuring prime rib
- Reserved seating
, 7677 W. State St., will feature The Orphans performing live from 10. p.m. to 2 a.m. along with a special New Year's Eve dinner special with bier pairings, party favors and a balloon drop.
, 7610 Harwood Ave., features a prix fixe dinner menu with three or four courses. Reservations are required. Any reservation made after 9 p.m. will enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne. Call for reservations, (414) 778-3333.
Open Hearth Restaurant, 2930 N. 117th St., advertizes a New Year's Eve Extravaganza featuring live music by Jerry Stefani, performing classics, contemporary favorites, R&B, jazz, country and Motown.
, N88 W14750 Main St., invites you to stay the night and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight and light hors d'oeuvres in the RBG Lounge. A maximum of four people are allowed to a room based on room type, and rates are based upon availability.
, N71W12980 Appleton Ave., along with its usual karaoke, offers a special dinner menu from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring prime rib, a late night appetizer menu from midnight to 2 a.m., complimentary party favors and a champagne toast, shot specials when the lights go out, and magician Glen Gerard performing, all with no cover charge.
The hosts a New Year's Eve Bash featuring Jay Matthes and Eric Zyla
$2 shots, $3 bombs and $5 pitchers
No cover charge
N64 W22480 Main St.
A DJ will help get things started at . Enjoy complimentary party favors and champagne. Rumors is offering drink specials throughout the night.
No cover charge
W232 N6368 Waukesha Ave.
Enjoy complimentary champagne and buffet at midnight with the perks of no cover charges at .
N64 W23246 Main St.
If you are not in the mood to party, rather to bowl, is offering $1 games and $1 shoes now through New Year's Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For UFC fans, Sussex Bowl is previewing the fight on Friday.
N64 W24576 Main St.
Ride free, ride safe
Remember that Miller Lite Free Rides on all Milwaukee County Transit bus routes start at 8 p.m. and last through the end of regular service and then continue on 13 major routes on the half-hour until 4 a.m.