D Note’s New Year’s Eve Show — Capt. Quirk performs the music of the Who’s Tommy
with two dance sets and champagne toasts. Begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. D
Note, 7519 Grandview Ave., Arvada, 303-463-6683.
Baker Street Pub New Year’s Eve — Live music with Josh
Blackburn. Champagne toast and party favors. No cover. Baker Street Pub, 1729
28th St., Boulder, 720-974-9490.
The Boulder Broker Inn New Year’s Eve — Music by All
4 U. Package deals for party, dinner and guest rooms starting at $21.20, which
includes champagne and party favors. The Boulder Broker Inn, 555 30th St.,
BMoCA’s Silver Screen Ball — Live music, video art installations, desserts and drinks in the
museum’s new upstairs multipurpose room. The evening will feature an “Old
Hollywood” atmosphere with one-night-only video pieces, reminiscent of the
Golden Age of Cinema. The films feature local video artists Tres Altman and
Alan O’Hashi of Boulder Community Media. The music line-up includes DJ Josh
Haimes, Fellow Citizen and DJCJ. Attendees should dress in black, white, silver
or red cocktail attire.Attendees
will be treated to a champagne toast, compliments of the museum. Tickets are
$20 in advance, $25 at the door. The proceeds will support 2010 arts
programming. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. BMoCA, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-442-2122.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Rio — Get spicy this year by ringing in the season at The
Rio. For New Year’s Eve, they will extend their bar hours until 12:30 a.m. and
offer a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Rio Grande Mexican
Restaurant,1101 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-444-3690.
David Booker Band — With
Heidi and the Rhythm Rollers. David Booker plays jazz. blues, swing, rock,
roots and Americana. Tickets are $29 and include a light food buffet served
until 10 p.m. Music starts at 8:30 p.m./7:30 p.m. doors, Gold Hill Inn, 401
Main St., Gold Hill, 303-443-6461.
Dance Party at Avalon Ballroom — Sponsored by American Vernacular Dance. Ring in the
New Year with this long-time local tradition. From 7:30 p.m. until midnight,
you can move your legs to waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, blues and other couples
dances at the Avalon Ballroom. Live music from the nine-piece Boulder Ballroom
Dance Orchestra from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m.%uFFFD
Add to that a dance performance by Watch Your Step! Vintage Dance
Troupe, a champagne toast and a dessert potluck. $25 per person at the door.
For more information, call 303-449-5962.%uFFFD
Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder, 303-440-8303.
Elephant Revival —
With Jubal and John Beecher. The show starts at 8 p.m, $15 at the door. Boulder
Draft House, 2027 13th St., Boulder, 303-440-5858.
Farewell Boulder Celebration NYE 2010 with Communikey — Feat. Noah Pred and b.side’s favorite DJs Royale,
Papyrus, Josh23 Brandon Brown and Story. Crazy drink specials, body pounding
music and intelligent beats. Join the DJs at The b.side starting at 9 p.m. for
a mere $15, and be prepared to dance your ass off! The b.side Lounge, 2017 13th
St., Boulder, 303-473-9463.
Leftover Salmon —
The creators of Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass celebrate a 20-year legacy of New
Year’s Eve shows in Boulder.%uFFFD The
local Colorado band will be joined by the Emmitt Nershi Band on Dec. 30, and
they will play three full sets on New Year’s Eve. 8:30 p.m./7:30 p.m. doors.
Ticket prices vary depending on night, NYE is sold out. On Dec. 30 and 31 at
the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030.
New Year’s Day at St. Julien — After celebrating the night away, you can head right back to the
lovely St. Julien for a special New Year’s Day brunch. Jill’s Restaurant is
serving a full breakfast menu with a special crepe station, Bloody Mary bar and
chef-inspired specials from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
On Jan.1. Jill’s at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa,900 Walnut St., Boulder,
New Year’s Eve at Black Cat — A classy, tasty place to celebrate with a special New Year’s
Celebration menu. Black Cat Restaurant,1964 13th St.,Boulder, 303-444-5500.
New Year’s Eve at Boulder’s Dinner Theatre — Dinner, show, champagne and dancing all under one
roof! Kick back and let the talented folks at BDT entertain you with a special
performance of Singin’ in the Rain. Then the stage is cleared for
dancing the rest of the evening and a champagne toast at midnight. Each table
will receive a complimentary bottle of champagne. Tickets start at $80 per
person. Hors’doevres will be served at the bar at 5:45 p.m. Seating for dinner
is at 6:15 p.m. and the show starts at 7:45 p.m. Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, 5501
Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-449-6000.
New Year’s Eve at the Boulder Outlook — Special package deals available with dinner
specials, party favors, champagne toast at midnight and live entertainment with
Paul S%uFFFDderman and BluezHouse. Package cost is $150 per couple or $120 for
single. 6 p.m. Boulder Outlook Hotel and Suites, 800 28th St., Boulder,
New Year’s Eve Dance Party — Welcome 2010 in style with dancing, disco lights, games and loads of
food and drinks. Enjoy a free tango dance lesson with Brian Dunn and Deborah
Sclar of Dance of Heart at 9 p.m. There will be special
performances by professional dancers, including Amber Widom from Streetside
Studios. You are welcome to bring your sleeping bag if you wish to crash after
the party. Tickets are $20. Doors at 8 p.m. The Boulder Integral Center, 2805
Broadway, Boulder, 303-541-1540.%uFFFD
New Year’s Eve Fit for a Foodie — Ring in the new year with a variety of new year’s
eve specials at the Big Red F restaurants. Centro Latin Kitchen &
Refreshment Palace (950 Pearl St., 303-442-7771) will have a four-course prix
fixe dinner for $45 with optional wine and cocktail pairing available. Jax Fish
House (928 Pearl St.,303-444-1811) will have a five-course NYE dinner at $75
per person with a $25 pairing option. The West End Tavern (926 Pearl St.,
303-444-3535) hosts an all-night cocktail hour with Grease theme,
champagne specials and a family-style BBQ. Zolo Southwestern Grill (2525
Arapahoe Ave., 303-449-0444) features a four-course New Year’s Eve prix fixe
menu at $60 per person with $15 optional wine pairing. Happy Noodle House (835
Walnut St., 303-442-3050) offers a five-course New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu,
at $40 per person with a $20 optional sake/wine/cocktail pairing.%uFFFD
New Year’s Eve at Full Belly — Radek Cerny’s bistro is offering a seven-course champagne dinner for
$59 per person. Reservations required. Full Belly Bistro, 2779 Iris Ave,
New Year’s Eve Gala Ball — One of the biggest, most
elegant celebrations in Boulder takes place at the historic Hotel Boulderado.
The Gala Ball Dinner-Dance Package includes a decadent five-course dinner and
dancing in the lobby to the band Dressed in Black, which plays everything from
Frank Sinatra to Aretha Franklin. Guests can also choose overnight packages.
Ticket prices vary. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder, 303-440-2880.
New Year’s Eve Party at The Blending Cellar — Flight night & Brazilian music. Enjoy live
music by Joao Junqueira and select your choice of special sparkling, red or
white wine flights and tapas pairings prepared by one of Bouder’s best culinary
institute instructors. The night includes 30 wines by the glass, local
microbrews and a countdown and midnight toast. No cover charge. 3 p.m. to 1
a.m. The Blending Cellar, 946 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-447-0475.
New Year’s Eve at St. Julien — Ring in the New Year with some class at the St. Julien Hotel &
Spa. Dance the night away to the local Brazilian roots band Sambadende Big
Band, featuring members of Ginga and Bateria Allegria. Tickets are $25 in
advance, $30 at the door including a champagne toast. Call 303-786-7030 to
purchase tickets, also available at the Boulder Theater. Dinner specials are
available in St. Julien’s restaurant, Jill’s, prior to the 9 p.m. festivities.
21 only. The Xanadu Ballroom at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa, 900 Walnut
St., Boulder, 720-406-9696.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Laudisio — Offering a very special New Year’s Eve menu.
Laudisio, 1710 29th St. #1076, Boulder, 303-442-1300.
Pepper — With
Passafire. This popular Southern California band will bring their Hawaiian-inspired
sounds to the Fox for two nights, Dec. 30 and 31. Tickets range from $25.25 to
$50. Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Polar Plunge 2010 —
Think you got what it takes to join in on the coldest fun around? Become a
“plunger” and head down to the Boulder Reservoir on Jan.1 for a dip in the icy
waters.Registration funds go to the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado. On
Jan.1 at Boulder Reservoir. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the
plunge starts at 11:30 a.m.%uFFFD All
participants will receive a 2010 Polar Plunge long-sleeve T-shirt, Plunge
certificate, refreshments and a dip in the hot tub! Registration ranges from
$15-$25. Visit www.alz.org/co for information or to pre-register.
Richie Furay Band —
The 6th annual Rock N Soul event with Rock ’n’ Rock Hall of Fame member and
Boulderite Richie Furay.%uFFFD Furay is
a founding member of short-lived folk rock group Buffalo Springfield. Price
includes dinner buffet and show. Tickets are $60. It all begins at 6 p.m. Rock
N Soul Café, 5290 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-443-5108.
All Ages Show at Comedy Works — Featuring Rocky LaPorte. Cost is $25-$55.
Festivities include a champagne toast, midnight buffet, party favors and
laugh-your-ass-off comedy. Shows at 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m.%uFFFD Ages 13 and over are welcome at the 6
p.m. show. Comedy Works, 1226 15th St., Denver, 303-595-3637.
“Around the World” New Year’s Eve Party — Featuring around the world cuisines, live
entertainment, games and prizes. Grand Prize trip to Las Vegas. Las Brisas
Restaurant, 6787 S. Clinton Street, Greenwood Village. 303-792-3212.
Cracker — With
Rosalie. Price includes champagne toast and party favors. Tickets are $40 to
$60. Show at 10 p.m./9 p.m. doors, Soiled Dove, 7401 E. 1st St., Denver,
DeVotchKa — With
Gregory Alan Isakov. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
accompanied by classical and jazz musicians. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. is the
Annual Erotic Poetry Festival accompanied by Tribal Belly Dancing. The music
starts at 10 p.m. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Impromptu will perform at
10 p.m. with fiddler Katy Glassman for $10.%uFFFD At 1:30 a.m. the all-night swing breakfast features DJ Kenny
Nelson and NEONIGHT will perform for free in the Jungle Room. Mercury Café, 2199
California St., Denver, 303-294-9281.
The Greyboy Allstars —
With Kinetix.%uFFFD Ages 16 . Tickets
for sale for $42.50 to $50. 9 p.m. The Ogden Theatre, 935 East Colfax Ave.,
Hazel Miller Sings in the New Year Party — Jazz and blues concert with dessert buffet and
champagne toast at midnight. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketswest.com,
at any King Sooper’s or at 303-778-0916. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sherman Events
Center, 1770 Sherman St, Denver. 303-864-8000.
NYE Blowout — With
Nasty Dawgs, the Funky Kings, It Should Have Been Lars and The Substitutes.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 day of show. 21 only. 8 p.m. Oriental Theater,
4335 W 44th Ave., Denver, 303-455-2124.
Jazzy Affair with Dotsero — Featuring a Dotsero concert, party favors, champagne toast, food
buffet and cash bar. VIP packages are all-inclusive. 4 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Crowne
Plaza, 1450 Glenarm Place, Denver. 303-573-1450.
Knew Years Eve —
With The Knew, Faceman, Brothers O’Hair and DJ Patrick Lee. Our beloved Radio
1190 is sponsoring the best in local music to ring in the New Year. Champagne
toast at midnight.Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. 21 only. 10
p.m. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St., Denver, 303-291-1007.
Lannie Garrett’s New Year’s Eve Celebration — This sultry diva and her big swingin’ band Errand
Boys of Rhythm Quintet will be ringing in the New Year with their hit show Great
Women of Song: From Billie to Bette, a tribute to great female
singers in stories and song. There will be a dessert bar, champagne, party hats
and noisemakers. Doors open at 8 p.m. The whole night is $125 per person. At Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 16th
St. Mall, Denver, 303-293-0075.
The Meters’ Experience — Check out the funk and get your groove on with music innovator Leo
Nocentelli’s band. With special guests CR Gruver (Outformation, Polytoxic) and
Frogs Gone Fishin’. Cervante’s Lounge (formerly Quixotes), 637 Welton, Denver.
The Motet & Hot Buttered Rum — With Everyone Orchestra. 9 p.m./8 p.m. doors.
Tickets are $36. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton, Denver.
NYE 2010 –
Colorado’s largest New Year’s Eve party with three venues in one: ’80s band
room, electronica room and multiple DJ room. 300-foot balloon drop and
champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hyatt Regency, 7800 E. Tufts
Ave., Denver, 303-779-1234.
New Year’s Eve Bash at Infinity Park —Includes charity bazaar and cocktail hour, gourmet
dinner with wine, live music and DJ, cash bar and champagne toast at midnight.
The cost is $75/single, $125/couple, $100/VIP. Reserve your spot at
www.3mgroup.org. Infinity Park, 4599%uFFFD
E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale, 720-985-8460.
New Year’s Eve @ Drink, MIX & Rack & Rye – Featuring live music at MIX, video DJ and dancing at
the Drink and appetizers at Rack & Rye at 10:30 p.m. Party favors, door
prizes and a champagne toast at midnight. Doors at 5 p.m. (Rack & Rye at
10:30 p.m.). 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets ar $27.50. Drink, MIX & Rack &
Rye, 1318 15th St., Denver, 1-866-824-8212.
NYE 2010: Impulse Theater & Wynkoop Brewing Co. — Featuring an Impulse Theatre Comedy Show, dinner at
Wynkoop Brewing Co. and champagne and sparkling mead toast. Live DJ in the pool
hall and free party favors. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Impulse Theater, 1634 18th St.,
New Year’s Eve 2010 @ miniBar — $35 per person, including entry and champagne
toast. Tables available for $400, including two Grey Goose bottles and two
champagne bottles. 6 p.m. miniBAR, 222 Columbine St., Denver. 203-570-2634.
New Year’s Eve 2010 at Sheraton Hotel – With two party rooms, four DJs, a 5,000 balloon
drop and champagne toast at midnight. Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550
Court Place, Denver. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. 303-893-3333.
New Year’s Eve 2010 at Tracks Nightclub — Alice In Wonderland themed party featuring DJ Mike
Cruz. Track’s Nightclub, 3500 Walnut St., Denver. 303-863-7326.
New Year’s Eve 2010 at VINYL — Space Odyssey themed party featuring Manufactured Superstarts and
Jonas Tempel, lasers, L.E.D.s, lighting and go-go dancers. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.,
VINYL, 1082 Broadway, Denver, 303-860-8469.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Downtown — Two fireworks displays will take place on New Year’s
Eve over the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. The first show is at 9 p.m.,
and the second will begin at the stroke of midnight. Go to
www.downtowndenver.com for more info.
Noon Year’s Eve —
The Children’s Museum of Denver will be transformed into Times Square on Dec.
31. When the ball drops everyone runs and jumps all over the bubble wrap
showered by rainbows of confetti. The ball drops at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1
p.m. and 2 p.m. Free for members, $5 for non-members. 2121 Children’s Museum
Dr., Denver, 303-433-7444.
The Regals All-Inclusive Aspen New Year’s Soiree — Featuring DJ Danimal, open bar, party favors and
door prizes. Tickets are $125. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Regal Watering Hole of Aspen,
220 S. Galena St., Denver, 720-275-3876.
Ring in the New Year at Hotel Teatro — Celebrate at
Denver%uFFFDs historic boutique hotel. Complimentary escalade use for downtown
transportation. Rates starting at $209. Hotel Teatro, 1100 Fourteenth
St., Denver, 303-228-1100.
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club — These Americana Denver legends are kicking off the New Year with their
annual Bluebird show filled with charismatic stage antics and some down-home,
twisted tunes.With Munly and the Lupercalians. Ages 16 . 9 p.m. Tickets are $10
to $31. Bluebird Theater, 3317 East Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-377-1666.
Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) — Two-night run in Denver with Virtual Boy on Dec. 31 and Big Gigantic
and St. Andrew on Dec. 30. With live painting by J Garcia and Nate Valensky.
Starts at 8 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 9 p.m. on Dec. 31. Wells Fargo Theatre, 700
14th St. Denver, 303-228-8000.
Swingin’ in the New Year — The Denver Brass with the Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra and Conductor
Ken Singleton. At 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344
East Iliff Ave., Denver, 303-871-6200.
Tango Du Mask: Denver’s Extraordinary New Year’s
Celebration – Featuring gourmet food,
wine, champagne, Tango and entertainment. 8 p.m. to 2 p.m. Grant Street
Ballroom, 1555 Grant Ave., Denver, 303-877-6019.
Tryst’s NYE Soiree —
DJ and dancing all night, party favors and prizes. Complimentary champagne
toast at midnight. Doors at 5 p.m. Tryst Lounge, 1512 Larimer St., Denver,
White Rose Gala 8 —
New Year’s nation live feed party with 10 cities’ parties broadcasted on
screens. Top shelf open bar for both general admission and VIP. Champagne at
midnight. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Ritz-Carlton, 1881 Curtis St., Denver.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? — A mystery dinner. Tickets are $49 per person for
the show, meal and tax. Doors open at 8 p.m. Adams Mystery Playhouse, 2406
Federal Blvd., Denver, 303-455-1848.
Yonder Mountain String Band — Play a two-night run at the Fillmore. The musical madness features
Darol Anger on Dec. 30 and 31, The Wood Brothers and the Travelin’ McCourys on
Dec. 30th and The Lee Boys on Dec. 31st. John DiMaggio, the voice of Futurama’s
Bender, will be at both shows. Tickets range from $56 to $111. Two-day pass
options are also available. 8 p.m. The Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St.,
Official STS9 After Parties — Euphonic Conceptions put together three massive “till-daylight”
Re:Creation after parties at the Gothic in conjunction with the STS9 three-day
run at the Wells Fargo Theatre. Dec. 29 features Bluetech, Flying Lotus,
Emancipator and Martyn. Dec. 30 acts include The Glitch Mob, Tipper, Mimosa and
Dave Seied and Dec. 31 with Madlib, Starkey, Heyoka, Ras G,
Future:Simple:Project and Sub.Mission D. Prices vary. Three-day passes are
available now on STS9.com for $60. 16 only. Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway,
Dennis-Tobias Band —
Featuring rock, pop and funk music. On Dec. 31 at Mary’s Lake Lodge, 2625
Mary’s Lake Rd., Estes Park, 970-586-5958.
New Year’s Eve Grand Ball — Enjoy a lavish dinner buffet at this semi-formal ball at the historic
Stanley Hotel. The night features music by the Steve Manshel Band and a
complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 21 only. $125 per person. 7:30
p.m. The Stanley Hotel, 333 Wonderview Ave., Estes Park, 970-577-4004.
Carolina New Year’s Eve — With DJ Rock Coast, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast. All
donations, non-perishables will benefit Larimer County Food Bank. 8:30 p.m. No
cover. Avogadro’s Number, 605 South Mason St., Fort Collins. 970-493-5555
New Year’s Eve at Keystone — Murder mystery dinner at Keystone Lodge & Spa at 8:30 p.m. for
$125/person. Rooms starting at $199. Fireworks at 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. in
Lakeside Village. Keystone Lodge & Spa, 22010 U.S. 6, Keystone,
Eric West — Musical
entertainment for children followed by a parade around the museum. Crafts and
refreshments. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. WOW Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave.,
The Informants —
Includes hors d’ouevres, buffet and champagne toast for $75. 7:30 p.m. to 12:30
a.m. Nissi’s, 2675 Northpark Dr., Lafayette, 303-665-2757.
Belly Dance at Flavor of India — For some exotic flavor dine on garlic nan and
chicken curry and watch a belly dance New Year’s Eve show. 7 p.m. Flavor of
India, 516 Main St., Longmont, 303-682-9010.
Nuncrackers —The Nunsense Christmas Musical. Tickets range from $23 to
$32. 6 p.m. Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682-9980.
Blue Mountain Ranch Hands and Romano Paoletti Band. 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Oskar Blues, 303 Main St.,
New Year’s Eve at Peaceful Valley Ranch — Round up the family for hayrides with a hot beverage around the ranch,
appetizers, cowboy music, a gourmet meal, a magic show with Scott McCray and
music by Chris King. Champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight. 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Peaceful Valley Ranch, 475 Peaceful
Valley Rd., Lyons, 303-747-2881.
Fizakat — Featuring
live music to ring in the New Year. 10 p.m. First Street Pub & Grill, 35 E.
First St., Nederland. 303-258-0782.
Mountain Standard Time — Reset your clocks with this local band that plays bluegrass, jam and
funk. Tickets are $10 for this all ages show. Stage Stop Inn, 60 Main St.,
New Year’s Eve Bash. Niwot
Tavern, 7960 Niwot Rd., Niwot, 303-652-0200.