New Year's Eve Listings 2004

Week of December 22, 2004


Al Hrbasky's New Year's Eve Party: Two DJs, prizes and giveaways. Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $15. Al Hrbasky's Ballpark Saloon, 800 Cerre, St. Louis, 314-241-6969.

Amici's New Year's Eve Party: Full menu and some New Year's Eve specials, no reservations necessary. Fri., Dec. 31. Amici's, 210 N Kirkwood, Kirkwood, 314-821-2222.

Bar Italia New Year's Eve Celebration: Choose from three-course or five-course dinner plan; reservations required. Fri., Dec. 31, 5 p.m., $39.95-$59.95. Bar Italia, 13 Maryland Plaza, St. Louis, 314-361-7010,

Black Velvet and Bluegrass: Celebrate New Year's Eve in Schlafly's heated beer tent with down-home music by the Flying Mules and The Lonesome Pines, dinner and a midnight toast with Black Velvet (sparkling wine and Schlafly Oatmeal Stout). Fri., Dec. 31, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., $5 cover for tent, dinner costs extra. Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest, Maplewood, 314-241-2337,

Chocolate and Champagne: Dinner packages for couples, 4, 8 or 12 people include choice of champagne, Bailey's original pizzetta, dessert and a cheese plate and dessert wine finish; three different seatings. Fri., Dec. 31, $45-$60/person, reservations required. Bailey's Chocolate Bar, 1915 Park, St. Louis, 314-241-8100.

Felix's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizers, cocktails and Champagne, music by the Dogtown All-Stars; reservations limited. Fri., Dec. 31. Felix's, 6335 Clayton, Dogtown, 314-645-6565.

Graham's New Year's Eve Party: Different party packages range from dessert buffet package to prime rib buffet package; Early Review Band plays at 7 p.m.. Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $5.95-$29.95/person. Graham's Grill & Bayou Bar, 612 W Woodbine, St. Louis, 314-965-2003.

Growler's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizer buffet from 8-10 p.m., open bar from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., party favors, midnight toast and live DJ all night. Fri., Dec. 31, $50/person. Growlers Pub, 3811 S Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-984-9009.

Growler's New Year's Eve Party: Appetizer buffet from 8-10 p.m., open bar from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., party favors, midnight toast and live DJ all night. Fri., Dec. 31, $50/person. Growlers Pub, 763 Old Ballas, St. Louis, 314-432-3110.

Harry's West New Year's Eve Celebration: Five different dinner seatings feature four-course dinner, glass of Champagne, party favors and live music by Project 3 (from 9pm-1am). Fri., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., $69.95/person. Harry's West, 15415 Clayton, Ballwin, 636-256-0221.

Jimmy's New Year's Eve: Regular dinner menu available, with New Year's Eve specials and music by Doogie Armstrong. Fri., Dec. 31. Jimmy's Café on the Park, 706 DeMun, Clayton, 314-725-8585.

Llywelyn's New Year's Eve Bash: Appetizer buffet, party favors, Champagne toast and live music by the Shrinking Violets; the first fifty paid tickets receive a free drink ticket. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/person, call for reservations. Llywelyn's Pub-Webster Groves, 17 W Moody, Webster Groves, 314-962-1515.

Maryland Yards New Year's Eve Party: Two dinner packages to choose from, the first from 6-8:30 p.m., the second from 9-close. Fri., Dec. 31, $30-$50/person. Maryland Yards at the Waterworks, 1200 S Main, St. Charles, 636-757-9273.

Miso on Meramec New Year's Party: An evening of deep house music with DJ Johnny Orr from 9pm-close. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5 cover. Miso on Meramec, 16 N Meramec, Clayton, 314-863-7888,

New Year's Eve at Eau Bistro: Five course dinner with paired wines, Champagne and passed hors d'oeuvres, with live music by pianist Louis Michael; two seperate seatings at 6pm or 9:30pm. Fri., Dec. 31, $100-$125/person, call 314-633-3009 for reservations. Eau Bistro, 212 N Kingshighway, St. Louis, 314-454-9000,

New Year's Eve at Joannie's: Dinner specials, Champagne and party favors at midnight; no reservations needed for Joannie's first New Year's Eve celebration in 10 years. Fri., Dec. 31. Joanie's Pizzeria, 2101 Menard, St. Louis, 314-865-1994.

New Year's Eve Belly Dancing: New Year's Eve celebration with live belly dancing by Aalim Dance Company; call for reservations. Fri., Dec. 31. Saleem's, 6501 Delmar, University City, 314-721-7947.

New Year's Eve Party at Andre's West: Full buffet dinner with open bar, live DJ and dancing, party favors, late night hors d'oeuvres and a Champagne toast at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $39.95/person, call 314-849-4668, ext. 227 for reservations. Andre's West, 211 S Old Highway 141, Fenton.

O'Brien's New Year's Eve Party: Two dinner packages include four-course dinner and complimentary glass of Champagne or wine and live entertainment by Sensations. Fri., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $39.95 or $49.95. O'Brien's Food & Drink, 4660 N Illinois, O'Fallon, 618-236-9696.

Rock and Roll New Year's Eve: Live music by the Hush Band, prime rib buffet, 4-hour long open well bar, party favors and Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, $50/person. Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn, 3322 DeMenil, St. Louis, 314-664-8024,

SqWires New Year's Eve: Reserve a table for the night with limited dinner menu and selected chef's specials, live music by the S.O.L. band and Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m., no cover. SqWires Restaurant & Market, 1415 South 18th, St. Louis, 314-865-3522,

Tejas' New Year's Eve Party: Champagne toast and special menu, call for details. Fri., Dec. 31. Tejas, 44 N Brentwood, Clayton, 314-862-1414,

Tony Viviano's New Year's Eve Gala: The Tony Viviano Orchestra brings in the New Year in the Victorian Room, with full dinner included. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $100/person, call 636-391-5480 for reservations, Agostino's, 15846 Manchester, Ellisville,

Trueman's Place New Year's Eve: Price includes appetizers, dinner, drinks and Champagne at midnight; call for reservations. Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $60/person or $100/couple. Trueman's Place, 1818 Sydney, St. Louis, 314-865-5900.


Backstreet New Year's Eve: Choose Package A and get party favors, Champagne toast at midnight and the Buffalo Bob Blues Band Show ($20/person), or choose Package B and get everything in Package A, plus open bar privileges and overnight accomodations at the Sheraton Westport Plaza ($210/couple). Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Backstreet Jazz & Blues, 610 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 314-878-5800.

Broadway Oyster Bar's New Year's Eve Party: Buffet, Champagne, party favors and live New Orleans funk by John Lisi & the Delta. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $40. Broadway Oyster Bar, 736 S Broadway, St. Louis, 314-621-8811,

Cicero's New Year's Eve: Five hours of live music from Shady Deal, Jake's Leg and The Helping Phriendly Band; Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $13 cover. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar, University City, 314-862-0009.

Club Buca New Year's Eve Party: Club Buca gives away two trips to Las Vegas, $2000 cash and $500 in prizes tonight, plus Champagne toast at midnight and party favors, and a dance DJ all night long. Fri., Dec. 31, $10. Club Buca, 710 N 2nd St. (on Laclede's Landing), St. Louis, 314-231-BUCA.

Helen Fitzgerald's New Year's Eve Party: Live music by Extremely Pointless from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; appetizer buffet from 7-9 p.m.; Champagne and party favors at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., $15. Helen Fitzgerald's, 3650 S Lindbergh, Sunset Hills, 314-984-0026.

House of Rock New Year's Eve: Buffet from 6:30-8:30 p.m., music by Strange Brothers and Champagne toast at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, $10. House of Rock, 5 Ronnie's Plaza, St. Louis, 314-842-2550.

JJ's New Year's Eve Bash: Balloon drop and Champagne drop at midnight, plus secret surprises. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. JJ's Clubhouse, 3858 Market at Vandeventer, St. Louis, 314-535-4100.

Kastle NYE 2005: Best song of 2004 countdown, balloon drop, Champagne toast at midnight and DJs En-Ka, Kelly Dell and Noah until 3 a.m. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Kastle Nightclub, 3207 Washington, St. Louis, 314-534-1571,

Margarita Mama's New Year's Eve Party: Three separate packages include VIP entrance, Champagne toast, and midnight balloon drop with cash prize. Fri., Dec. 31, $10-$75. Margarita Mama's, 910 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 314-523-1305.

M.P. O'Reilly's New Year's Eve: Party till January with a live DJ, appetizers, drinks and a midnight toast. Fri., Dec. 31, $40. M.P. O'Reilly's, 5627 Manchester, St. Louis, 314-781-4487.

Nadine's New Year's Pajama Party: Karaoke, door prizes, dinner specials and a grand prize at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover. Nadine's Gin Joint and Cafe, 1921 S 12th, St. Louis, 314-436-3045.

Naked New Year: Get down with Leon Lamont, Jazzresin, Scott McMurray and Steve-O; admission includes 2 complimentary cocktails or naked sushi servings, Champagne toast at midnight, chocolate fountain and party favors. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $25. Rue 13, 1313 Washington, St. Louis, 314-588-7070,

New Year's Eve at Café Eau: Open bar, raw bar, carving stations and Champagne toast at midnight, with live music by the Steve Leslie Band. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $85/person, call 314-633-3009 for reservations. Cafe Eau, Chase Park Plaza (212 N Kingshighway), St. Louis, 314-633-1000.

New Year's Eve at Oz: Live DJs all night, and the patio will be open (weather permitting). Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $7-$10. Oz Nightclub, 300 Monsanto, Sauget, Illinois, 618-274-1464,

New Year's Eve with Dr. Zhivegas: Boogie down with Dr. Z; draft beer, rail drinks, party favors and Champagne at midnight included. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $45. Pageant, 6161 Delmar, St. Louis, 314-421-4400.

Pop's New Year's Eve Party: Dinner buffet from 7:30-9:30 p.m., live music by Killing Vegas (8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and Malcome Blitz (1 a.m.-6 a.m.). Fri., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $7-$10. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi, Sauget, Illinois, 618-274-6720.

The Science New Year's Eve Bash: The Science Hip-Hop Spin at 9 p.m. in the Duck Room with open bar (draught beer and rail drinks included) and Champagne toast at midnight; regular menu and prices upstairs all night. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30/person for The Science, no cover upstairs. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar, University City, 314-727-0880,

Sub Zero New Year's Eve: Free sushi from 9-11 p.m., Champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Fri., Dec. 31, $40. Sub Zero, 308 N Euclid, St. Louis.

Syberg's New Year's Eve: Open bar from 7 p.m.-1 a.m., prime rib and shrimp buffet from 7:30-9pm, live music by Glorious Blue and Wyld Stallions and Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, $65/person or $120/couple. Syberg's Westport, 2430 Old Dorsett, St. Louis, 314-785-0481.

That One New Year's Eve Party: Open bar, appetizer buffet and live music by Hollywood 5; party favors and Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $60/person. That One Place Bar & Grill, 1005 Majestic Drive, Fenton, 636-861-1902.

Trainwreck New Year's Eve: Fireworks at 6 p.m., followed by live music from Gargoyle Lounge (7-8:30 p.m.) and Gargoyle Reign (9 p.m.-1 a.m.). Fri., Dec. 31, $10. Trainwreck Saloon at Westport, 314 Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 314-434-7222.

Trainwreck New Year's Eve: Live music by the Mark Arbogast Blues Band from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri., Dec. 31, $5. Trainwreck on the Landing, 701 N 1st, St. Louis, 314-436-1006.

White Ball: Winter wonderland decor, Northern Lights laser show, midnight toast and DJs Dave Aude and Scott McMurray; white attire requested. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-3 a.m., $20-$50. Velvet, 1301 Washington, St. Louis, 314-241-8178,

Wild Country New Year's Eve: Live music by Rockin' Horse, personal bottle of Champagne and balloon drop. Fri., Dec. 31, $10 or $120 for hotel package. Wild Country, 17 Gateway, Collinsville, Illinois, 618-346-6775.


Alton Belle New Year's Eve: Special menu available at The Outfitter's Grill until 11 p.m.; upscale holiday buffet from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. ($16.95/person); New Year's Day Buffet $12.95 all day. Fri., Dec. 31; Sat., Jan. 1. Alton Belle Casino, 219 Piasa, Alton, Illinois 800-711-GAME.

American English New Year's Eve Bash: American English: The Complete Beatles Experience performs their homage to the Fab Four, with party favors and midnight Champagne toast included. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $50. Casino Queen, 200 S Front, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1-800-777-0777,

Ameristar New Year's Eve Celebration: Free party favors, Champagne specials, balloon drop at midnight and live music from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri., Dec. 31, call 800-325-7777 for info. Ameristar Casino/Cabaret, St. Charles Landing, St. Charles, 636-940-4300.

Chase Park Plaza New Year's Eve: Hors d'oeuvre reception, three-course plated dinner, open bar, Champagne toast at midnight and live music by the Fabulous Mowtown Revue, all on the Starlight Roof. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $160/person, call 314-633-6868 for reservations. Chase Park Plaza, 212 N Kingshighway, St. Louis.

Harrah's "Go Hollywood" New Year's Eve Party: Enter the casino via the red carpet as paparazzi snap your photo with Elvis, Marilyn and Lucille Ball; dance to the live music of Trixie Delight at the VooDoo Cafe & Lounge from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri., Dec. 31, $10. Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, St. Louis, 314-770-8100.

Holiday Inn New Year's Eve Bash: Dinner and drinks, party favors and live entertainment by Rhythm Rockers (in the Grand Ballroom) and Planet Boogie (in Generations Nightclub). Fri., Dec. 31, $169-$269. Holiday Inn Viking, Watson & Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-821-6600.

New Year's Eve at Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel: Package includes entry to Jacques Sports Bar, live music with My Friend Mike (9 p.m.-1 a.m.), Champagne toast at midnight and overnight accomodation and breakfast. Fri., Dec. 31, $169/couple, 314-613-6490. Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel, 400 S 14th, St. Louis.

New Year's Eve at Hyatt Regency: Several overnight packages to choose from, all of which include the Ballroom Celebration, with live music, big screen TV showcase, cash food sales and Champagne toast at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, $69-$350, call 314-231-1234 for party only tickets. Hyatt Regency Hotel, St. Louis Union Station, St. Louis, 314-231-1234.

New Year's Eve at the Ritz Carlton: Live music by Ralph Butler and band, complimentary Champagne and dessert buffet at midnight, cash bar all night; attire is semi-formal; "elevator ride home" package costs $289/room and includes the party and a night's stay at the Ritz. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $95. Ritz Carlton, 100 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton, 314-863-6300.

New Year's Eve Celebration Package: Includes admission for 2 to party in Madison Grand Ball Room, hors d'oeurves, 2 complimentary drinks and gourmet breakfast bar. Fri., Dec. 31, $199.99/couple. Holiday Inn Collinsville, 1000 Eastport Plaza, Collinsville, Illinois, 1-800-551-5133.

Non-Stop New Year's Eve at Adam's Mark: Several overnight packages to choose from and live music from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. by the Smash Band and the St. Louis Social Club. Fri., Dec. 31, call 314-342-4688 for reservations. Adam's Mark Hotel, 4th & Chestnut, St. Louis, 314-241-7400.

Party With a Purpose: Benefit party for Opportunities Industrialization Center includes live DJ, dinner for two, Champagne toast at midnight, live concert by Lakeside, overnight accomodations and New Year's Day brunch for two; formal attire required for party. Fri., Dec. 31, $269/couple, call 314-383-3890 for reservations. Airport Marriott, I-70 at Lambert Airport, St. Louis, 314-423-9700.

President's New Year's Eve: Live entertainment, New Year's Eve celebration dinner (4-11 p.m.), New Year's Day Brunch (11a.m.-3 p.m.). Fri., Dec. 31. President Casino, 800 N First, St. Louis, 314-622-1111.

Radison Hotel Clayton New Year's Eve Packages: Three different packages, ranging from drinks and entertainment to open bar, steak and lobster dinner and overnight stay, with live music in three ballrooms. Fri., Dec. 31, $29.95-$139.95/person, call for reservations. Radisson Hotel-Clayton, 7750 Carondelet, Clayton, 314-726-5400.

Ramada Inn New Year's Eve: Cocktails, dinner for two, dancing, comedy by Ricky Gutierrez at the Funny Bone Comedy Club, hotel accomodations and continental breakfast. Fri., Dec. 31, $199/couple. Ramada Inn Fairview Heights, 4900 N Illinois, Fairview Heights, Illinois,618-632-4747.

Westin St. Louis New Year's Eve Packages: Overnight packages include four-course menu paired with wine in the Clark Street Grill; individual meal packages and overnight packages also available. Fri., Dec. 31, $70-$299, call 314-552-5802 for reservations. Westin St. Louis, 811 Spruce, St. Louis.


Demolition Ball New Year's Eve: Book a group of 10 or more people to play Demolition Ball, a combination of hockey, football, polo and basketball --- in bumper cars; full bar and catering available. Fri., Dec. 31, call for price quote. Demolition Ball, 1860 Scherer Parkway, St. Charles, 636-940-7700,

Extreme Pizza Bowl: Two hours of bowling on one lane, large one-topping pizza, pitcher of soda and shoe rental for up to six people; reservations recommended. Fri., Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-3 a.m., $40. AMF Strike & Spare Lanes, 1309 N Lindbergh, St. Louis, 314-432-5757.

First Night St. Louis: Celebrate 2004's arts-centered, non-alcoholic, family-friendly year-ending party is centered around the intersection of Grand and Lindell, and features live music, plays, projected art, neon gloves, a parade and dozens of other activities. Fri., Dec. 31, 6 p.m., free, call 314-2898121 for info,

Ron Furr: Ron Furr performs his famous "A Touch of Elvis" tribute show to the King, with a steak dinner and drinks included in the price. Fri., Dec. 31, 6:30 p.m., $40/person, $75/couple, call 618-337-8090 for info. Knights of Columbus Hall-Cahokia, 100 E Fifth, Cahokia, Illinois.

The Immediacy Theatre Project: In the 24 hours leading up to New Year's Eve, Kyle Kratky and Ian Randall will write, stage, produce and perform 6 rapid-fire new plays, all to be performed in one night; a New Year's Eve reception follows the performance. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30-10:30 p.m., call for prices. Broadway Center of Arts, 124-126-128 E Main, Belleville, Illinois 618-233-0431,

Joey and Maria's Italian Wedding: Special New Year's Eve performance of the interactive theatrical comedy sensation, with midnight countdown, Champagne toast, live DJ and dancing after the show. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $75/person or $150/couple. Dave & Buster's, 13857 Riverport, Maryland Heights, 314-209-8015,

Lazer Core New Year's Eve Bash: Package deal for up to 120 people includes all-you-can-play Lazer Tag, two slices of pizza, fountain soda, noise maker and sparkling grape juice at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 11 p.m., $35/person. Lazer Core, 3032 K&N Plaza O'Fallon, St. Charles, 636-379-3883,

New Year's Day Big Games: More than 300 paintball warriors participate in this annual competition. Sat., Jan. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $15-$20. Wacky Warriors, 5023 Brook, Imperial, 636-296-8198,

New Year's Eve at Concord Lanes: Bowl up to six on a lane tilll 12:30 a.m., with snacks and soda included, or BYO snacks; Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., $70/lane (shoe rental not included), call for reservations. Concord Lanes, 11801 Tesson Ferry, St. Louis, 314-843-9200.

New Year's Eve at Midtown Revue: Live performance of the Militant Propaganda Bingo Machine by the Non Prophets, with a Champagne toast at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $25/person. Midtown Revue, 119 W Main, Belleville, Illinois, 618-234-5998.

New Year's Eve Dance: Dinner catered by Panama Red's, DJ, Champagne at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $30/person, $200/table of 8, call 314-781-3852 for info. St. James the Greater Church, 1360 Tamm, St. Louis, 314-645-0167.

New Year's Eve Dollar Bowl: Only $1 a game and $1 for shoe rental all day; bar opens in the evening. Fri., Dec. 31, noon-1 a.m. AMF Western Lanes, 4041 Bingham, St. Louis.

New Year's Eve with Bob Zany: 10 p.m. show includes party favors, Champagne toast at midnight and breakfast buffet. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30 & 10 p.m., $20-$50. Funny Bone Comedy Club-Westport Plaza, I-270 & Page, St. Louis, 314-469-6692,

New Year's Eve with Ricky Gutierrez: 10:30 p.m. show includes party favors and Champagne toast at midnight. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 & 10 p.m., $15-$27. Funny Bone Comedy Club-Fairview Hts., Ramada Inn, 6900 N Illinois (I-64 & Hwy. 159), Fairview Heights, Illinois, 618-628-4242,

RailCruise America New Year's Eve Excursion: The New Year's Champagne Exclusive tour includes a four-hour trip in a tastefully restored train with hors d'oeuvres, beef or lobster dinner, live music by the Soulard Blues Band and Champagne. Fri., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $245-$1900, call 314-231-9500 for reservations, St. Louis Union Station, 20th & Market, St. Louis, 314-421-6655,

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra:

New Year's Eve Celebration: David Robertson wields the baton for the last show of 2004. Fri., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $20-$150. Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N Grand, St. Louis, 314-534-1700,

Westport Plaza New Year's Eve: Fireworks display at 6 p.m., with free carriage rides from 6-9pm. Fri., Dec. 31. West Port Plaza, I-270 & Page, St. Louis, 314-576-2727.