Glitter & Gold Countdown Party at Vibes
Kiss 2017 goodbye in great style among dazzling frangipani trees, bamboo groves, stainless steel lotus-shaped open fires and exotic scents of the Middle East in the open-air lounge bar of The Mira Hong Kong. Book a dinner table at WHISK with 6 courses at $1,088 and get free entry to the countdown party at Vibes.
Where: Vibes, 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Shat Shui
Book: From $898, Event Website
Tequila Sunrise at Brickhouse
Brickhouse will offer free flow beers, selected cocktails and unlimited tacos until 11:30 pm along with a lot of tequila thrown down the El Mexicano ice luge.
Where: 20 D’Aguilar Street
Book: $580 with free-flow, Ticketflap
Join in with Disco Grind with Madame Mincemeat at Blue-Butcher & Meat Specialist who are offering two dinner packages accompanied by a taste of Madame Mincemeat’s vivacious performance.
Where: G/F, 108 Hollywood Road
Book: From $350, 2613 9286 or Ticketflap
Rhythm & Waves at Limewood
Watch the sun down on 2017 with live music in the background on one of Hong Kong’s best beaches.
Where: The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay
Book: 2866 8668 or Ticketflap
The Forbidden Garden at Stockton
Venture into Stockton’s Forbidden Garden and let your inhibitions lose and your imaginations wild with freeflow cocktails and canapes nad vinyl DJ sets.
Where: 32 Wyndham Street, Central
Book: 2565 5268 or Ticketflap
Duddell’s x Shanghai Tang New Year’s Eve Party
Duddell’s and Shanghai Tang will transform the upstairs salon and terrace into an era and area reminiscent of Shanghai’s famed 1930s films when art deco was king and sharp suits, fine silk and bold lips totally non-negotiable. Freeflow Ruinart, cocktails and more from 9:30-midnight.
Where: Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street
Book: From $630 for early bird, Ticketflap
Burlesque New Year at the Pawn
Enter into a world of theatrical entertainment at the Pawn with Burlesque performances, DJ tunes, a rooftop live band and free-flow bubbles, wine, beer, themed cocktails and nibbles.
Where: 1/F Botanicals Bar, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Book: $688, Ticketflap
Shogatsu “Masquerade” at Zuma
Zuma Hong Kong is set to raise the bar and heart rates by transforming itself into a sensation of a venue with DJ Lion, musical performances and freeflow booze all cloaked in the elegance of a Japanese masquerade.
Where: 6th floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Book: $880, Ticketflap
Go Bananas at Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour
New Year’s Eve at Dr. Fern’s will be a wild affair as partygoers are encouraged to “Go Bananas” into 2018 with drinking, dancing and a surprise DJ.
Where: Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Book: From $350, Ticketflap
Potato Head New Year’s
With festivities planned in both the Music Room and the Potato Head Bar guests can ring in the New Year with free-flow bubbly and tunes.
Where: 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun
Book: From $480, Ticketflap
Midnight in Tokyo @ Foxglove
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live jazz band, Bloodest Saxophone straight from Tokyo as well as a five-course meal and free-flow premium spirits, house wines, beer and top-shelf Japanese selections.
Where: 2/F Printing House, 18 Ice House Street./6 Duddell Street
Book: From $700 (Free-flow only), Ticketflap
Beauty and the Beast New Years Eve Ball
The evening will feature pre-dinner cocktails and canapes, a sumptuous dinner buffet and all night open bar with premium wine, beer, spirits and free-flowing bubbly as well as a top DJ to keep the party going all night long and ends with a 2am “Hangover Breakfast”.
Where: Tamarind, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Book: From $598, Ticketflap
Moulin Rouge NYE with Mrs. Pound
Gigi Gubilee will be bringing the New Year and hosting a performance with all her lovely Mrs. Pound fans. She’ll be pouring champagne and hosting the countdown.
Where: 6 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan
Book: $450, Ticketflap
Midnight Kisses at LEVELS
Celebrate the New Year with your friends and loved ones at one of the most popular party venues in Lan Kwai Fong. The ticket includes a standard drink of your choice and VIP tables are available.
Where: 2nd Floor, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central
Book: From $400, Ticketflap
Beef and Liberty Lan Kwai Fong
A no frills party with two hours of freeflow prosecco, house red and white wine and Estrella draught beer as well as two sliders included in the price.
Where: California Tower, D’Aguilar Street, Central
Book: $350, Pelago
Fang Fang New Year’s Eve Jazz Dinner
A Black-tie affair with 5-piece jazz band, a seven course meal, 1 cocktail and 1 glass of Louis Roederer per guest included in ticket.
Where: 33 Wyndham Street
Book: $2018 per couple, 2983 9083 or Website
FoFo by El Willy Roof Top Party
A New Year’s Eve Roof Top Party with live DJ and no entrance fee. $200 for 3 drinks and 1 complimentary glass of champagne.
Where: 2-8 Wellington Street, Central
Book: No entrance charge, 2900 2009 Website
Jamie’s Italian Glitter and Glam New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
Live DJ spinning tunes, free-flow drinks, a la carte snacks and a complimentary round of snacks following the countdown.
Where: Jamie’s Italian, Causeway Bay, 1 Tang Lung Street
Book: $350, 3958 2222 or Website
Ophelia’s Erotic Exotic Masquerade Ball
Ophelia is hosting a decadent night of cheap thrills for expensive tastes in a loosely Eyes Wide Shut-themed experience where you will ring in the new year indulged in mystique, mystery and seduction.
Where: 39A, 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue
Book: $400 in advance, $450 at the door, 2520 1117 Facebook Event
NYE @ VOLAR
Party all night long with no inhibitions. Expect a grandiose night of classic hip hop/open format beats in the Crystal room with Scratch/Seth and eclectic house beats in our main room with Manone/Hot Suites
Where: Volar, D’Aguilar St., Central
Book: $400, Ticketflap
VEA “Kaleidoscope Disco”Party Till 2018
Countdown with DJ music, Free-flowing drinks and midnight canapes at Michelin-starred VEA.
Where: VEA Lounge, The Wellington, Central
Book: $740, Ticketflap
Bollywood Glam! Countdown Party
A fabulous night of music & dance celebration with Bollywood influenced live performances, energetic music by DJ Agni and DJ Deep. There will be 3-hour premium open bar providing you with unlimited cocktails, white and red wines and spirits.
Where: Shore Restaurant & Bar, 139 Queen’s Road Central
Book: $580, Ticketflap
Yojimbo Revolution into 2018
Lose yourself in an immersive digital experience in the glitchy lights and sounds laid out on the night. Dance amidst the digital glow of the GRID with luminescent dancers and holographic geishas. Sexy underground deep house, futuristic urban remixes by: Fab D. Verse, Will Power & Miles Slater
Where: Yojimbo, 37 Pottinger Street, Central
Book: No door charge, table bookings and inquiries 2576 1717 or [email protected]
Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.