400 Club at Karma: Join the party at the 2010 Black & White New Years Ball with live music, open premium bar from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., party favors, midnight champagne toast and a 6 a.m. breakfast buffet. Formal attire is recommended. General admission and four course dinner seatings available for $125 per person. VIP table packages start at $800 for party of four, and $1750 for party of six. 400 Club NYE at Karma, 619 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-528-8681.
Bayfront Park: Join the fun at the super-sized free party featuring a Disco Dance Party with DJ Tarikt. Dress like you are ready to disco and count down to midnight with Miami’s own Big Orange. At the south end of the park, this New Year’s Eve icon will slowly ascend the side of the Hotel Intercontinental, reaching the top at midnight in conjunction with a grand display of fireworks shot over Biscayne Bay. 8 p.m. to midnight. Free. Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-358-7550 or bayfrontparkmiami.com
B.E.D.: Dance the year away with music by DJ Clue. Open premium bar 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. including midnight champagne toast. Dinner and party packages available. Cat’s Meow Show at 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 31. B.E.D., 929 Washington Ave.,Miami Beach; 305-532-9070 or bedmiami.com
Brickell Irish Pub: Featuring live cover band Second Nature interpreting the best of the 80s and 90s (from U2 to Guns n’ Roses). 8 p.m.; 1451 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-381-6651 or brickellirishpub.com
Blue Martini: La Linea performs live, open bar from 8-11 p.m., food buffet 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., champagne toast at midnight; General admission $40 per person. Group tickets range from $250 – $350 and include tables for parties of four; 900 S. Miami Ave., Brickell; no cover. 305-981-2583.
Cafeina: Wynwood goes Hollywood this New Year’s Eve with Dino, the Blonde Bombshell and other classic style icons to ring in 2010 with you. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Complimentary admission and champagne at midnight. Group table packages available from $375-$575. Cafeina, 297 NW 23rd St., Wynwood; table reservations 305-438-0792.
Cameo: Featuring a live performance by hip hop phenomenon Drake. General admission tickets from $200 includes an open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight. VIP table reservations starting at $1,500. 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010
Catalina Hotel: The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, in conjunction with Maxine’s Bistro and Kung Fu Kitchen & Sushi, presents entertainment by the Spam All Stars and DJ Le Spam from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. DJs will spin old skool hip-hop at Kung Fu Kitchen & Sushi and ’80s grooves and classic rock at the Red Bar. Premium open bar and vodka ice luge from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. Supper buffet, gourmet sushi and desserts from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $95. 1732-1756 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-1160 or www.catalinasouthbeach.com/newyears2010
C-Level Terrace at Clevelander Hotel: South Beach Odyssey hosts an intimate and elegant affair sponsored by Moet & Chandon, featuring the sounds of jazz saxophonist John Saxx and music by DJ Self Born. Open bar from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. on top of the Clevelander for a view of the fireworks over Miami Beach. Champagne toast at midnight and party favors. General admission $75. VIP tables and cabanas for up to 12 guests and including bottles of champagne and liquor range from $875 to $1,900. 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 786-348-5674 or 321-277-6382; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Club 50 at Viceroy: Ring in 2010 at Viceroy Miami’s Club 50 with the luxe indoor-outdoor lounge on the 50th floor offering views of the city and an all night celebration with DJ Sky Nellor. 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $200 general admission tickets include open bar. Ladies that order in advance receive their tickets for only $75, subject to availability. Table service options $1,400-$2,600 offering group packages including premium spirits, champagne, hors d’oeurves and mixers. Viceroy Miami’s Club 50, 485 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-503-4400, ext. 7138
Delano Hotel poolside: Giant Step and Delano present New Year’s Eve 2010 poolside with a performance by Rye Rye, along with DJ Mateo and Difontaine. Event is free but RSVP is required at GiantStep.net/NYE2010. Doors open at 9 p.m.; 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.
Florida Room at Delano: Grammy award-winning Common performs at the underground space below the Delano Hotel at the Giant Step New Year’s Eve 2010. General admission tickets start at $275 and include an open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. featuring Bacardi brands and DJ Tommy Ryk provides the spins. 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-6152 or newyearseve.morganshotelgroup.com
Fontainebleau: Lady Gaga brings her chart-topping pop beats and unexpected theatrics to the Fontainebleau Miami Beach pool deck New Year’s Eve. DJ Berrie from New York City will warm-up the crowd before Lady Gaga takes the stage. 9 p.m. Tickets, tables and cabanas from $425 to $25,000, including premium open bar. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 800-548-8886 or fontainebleau.com
Gansevoort South: At Joonbug.com’s Gansevoort Miami Beach Hotel Rooftop New Year’s Eve 2010 Party, dance the night away with music by DJ Steve Powers and DJ Jacomino spinning all night. Guest appearance by Brody Jenner of MTV’s The Hills. Four-hour open bar from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets from $225. 2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-1000 or gansevoortsouth.com
Lips: Celebrating its second anniversary, Lips offers New Year’s Eve party-goers two dinner and show seatings hosted by Electra. The package includes the ever-popular female illusion show featuring a twist on holiday classics and pop hits inspired by past and present leading ladies of the entertainment world. $49 per person for the first seating at 6:30 p.m., $99 per person for the second seating at 9:30 p.m., which includes a champagne midnight toast and party favors. Reservations recommended. 1421 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park; 954-567-0987 or lipsusa.com
LIV: The nightclub at the Fontainebleau features sounds by Jesse Marco, DJ M.O.S. and Rony Seikaly. There will be a premium open bar from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. General admission tickets start at $800. Table service starts ranges from $14,000 to $25,000 and include at minimum of at least two bottles each of Dom Perignon and Belvedere Vodka. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 212-843-2400 or livnightclub.com
Louis Bar-Lounge: The cool kids of LA Riots take over the turntables, creating a raucous New Years Eve for hipsters and uptown girls alike. General admission tickets from $150 include open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight. VIP table reservations starting at $1,000. 320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010
Mansion: Ring in 2010 with Swedish House Mafia house music heavyweight Steve Angello along with Laurant
Simeca and An21. General admission from $200 includes an open-bar from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. VIP table reservations starting at $1,500; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010
Mondrian: Mondrian, Tommy Pooch and Alan Roth invite guests to NYE at Mondrian featuring a 20 piece symphony orchestra with a performance by Macy Gray and fireworks at Sunset Lounge at Mondrian. Guests will have the option of dining at Mondrian’s Asia de Cuba with a five course meal. Prices from $250 for general admission to Sunset Lounge including four-hour open bar at Sunset Lounge. 10 p.m. on at the Mondrian, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-514-1941 or newyearseve.morganshotelgroup.com
Nikki Beach: Enjoy haute cuisine, a private fireworks show and a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Options include a private and romantic dinner in the tree-lit garden to exclusive VIP opium beds and cabana seating with premium bottle service and an extensive list of hor d’oeuvres. Private VIP tables and surprise performances also available at Ocean One, formerly Club Nikki. No open bar. General admission tickets are $75, and group rates range from $900 to $2500. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. For tickets call 305-538-1111.
Opium: Featuring Sex Sells hosted by Vivid Girls AJ Bailey, Monique Alexander and Sunny Leone. Sip from the open bar all night long with general admission tickets starting at $100. VIP table reservations starting $600. Opium at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010
SET Miami: Ring in 2010 Sardinia style with the rich and famous of the legendary Billionaire Club. Enjoy a festive night of open bar 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. including a midnight toast with sounds by Italy’s own DJ V. General admission tickets from $200. VIP table reservations starting at $1500. 320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010
Segafredo Brickell: Wear your sexiest, most mysterious mask to the New Year’s Eve Masquerade Gala. Featuring music by Stefano Ravasini and Lou Flores. Bottle service will be available throughout the evening along with a special $45 prix fixe menu and a full menu a la carte for dinner. 1421 S. Miami Ave., Miami; RSVP: 305-577- 9809 or sze-miami.com
Shore Club: Jovar Andrews, Zac Courtney, Michelle Sanches and Ari Kaplan will join forces with Morgans Hotel Group’s Ben Pundole to present New Year’s Eve 2010. Performances by Wale, Daniel Merriweather and Simian Mobile Disco and music by DJ Aliyo and Frank Delour. Open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. by Bacardi. Tickets from $225. Skybar at Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-276-3333 or newyearseve.morganshotelgroup.com
SoBe Live: Calling it the biggest party in their history, Busta Rhymes hosts New Year’s Eve. Event includes a 3-hour premium open bar from 9 p.m. – midnight and includes a complimentary gourmet buffet, a free champagne toast @ midnight, party favors and a balloon drop. Music by DJ Kool G, DJ Griot, DJ Element & D1 The MC. General admission tickets are $50 for women, $75 for men and include open bar. Group ticket packages range from $600 to $3,000. SoBe Live, 1203 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-725-3353.
Space: The infamous 20-plus hour music marathons returns this year with DJs Oscar G, Patrick M, Louis Puig, Maurizio + Danyelino, Dsan Powell, Radamas, Meta 4 and others. Tickets range from $25 to $40 and complimentary cocktails are from 10 p.m. to midnight; 34 NE 11th St., Miami; 212-843-2400.
Tiffany Ballroom at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort: Features hors d’oeuvres and two drinks with live music by Kammelleon; 8-10 p.m.; 16701 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; $25. 305-949-3000.
W Fort Lauderdale: Watch the ball drop at this soiree with music by Bill Gotti in the Living Room and video imagery by Daniel Stern in Whiskey Blue. Ticket prices from $100 with open bar 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. including a champagne toast at midnight. W Fort Lauderdale, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd,; 954-414-8302 or wfortlauderdalehotel.com
W South Beach: Featuring a live performance by Kid Cudi with a musical interlude by John Legend hosted by Annalynne McCord. Sounds by Nick Cohen and D-Nice. General admission tickets from $300 include an open bar from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. VIP table reservations starting at $2,000. 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-5535 or theopiumgroup.com/nye2010