With a city as big and diverse as Houston, you have more than enough New Year’s Eve events and parties to choose from to make anyone with any interest happy.
This Houston writer shares her picks from balloons to bowling, football to fireworks for New Year’s Eve fun whether you are single, married or married with children.
Football and Fireworks New Years Eve in Houston
For football fans what could be better than football and New Year’s Eve in Houston. Houston hosts this year’s Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium where the Missouri Tigers will take on the Navy Midshipmen in the 2009 Texas Bowl. Visit Ticketmaster.com to get your tickets to the big game!
Head to the party in the park, theSam Houston Raceway Park that is. On New Year’s Eve ring in the New Year with one of four party packages, live entertainment, horse racing and fireworks.
The different and unique in Houston on New Year’s Eve
Are you ready to Howl at the Moon on New Year’s Eve in Houston? Dueling pianos and shots are a few things to expect at this holiday party. General admission begins at 9pm for $20. For reserved seating and the buffet, reservations range from $50 to $80.
Or maybe you will be getting “lucky” on New Year’s Eve, at Lucky Strike Laneswhere you can bowl with the best in their cocktail dress. Dining and bowling, champagne toasts and DJ’s spinning tunes all for $60.00 per person.
Party Hearty at these and many other New Year’s Eve Party Events
NYE Bash at Wortham Center hosted by 97.9 Three separate rooms of food, drinks, dining and dancing. DJ GT of The Box 97.9 will be in the main room, with the notorious Def Jam Blaster in the VIP Room, as well as The Smash Band and comedian Terry Gross in the Jokes & Jazz Room from 9pm – 11pm. Price $40.00 general admission and $100.00 VIP.
No Cover NYE at Union Bar with a $1,000 balloon drop or party packages with alcohol and party favors ranging in price from $250.00-$700.00 for more information, reservations or VIP seating call 832-287-0974 or email [email protected]
Totally 80’s NYE party at House of Blues featuring “Thunderpants.” Doors open and show begins at 10:00 PM, General Admission pricing $30.00 Ages: 21+ only.
Hot Houston Hotel New Year’s Eve Bashes
A 3 level NYE party at the Hyatt Hotel where 50,000 balloons will drop and three floors of music. Visit the Houston Hyatt for more information on rooms and reservations.
The Sheraton North Houston Party features a reserved standard or Jr. suite room, with check in beginning at 2pm. Start with a meet and greet from 4:30pm – 6pm, and follow with dinner starting at 7pm and the party afterwards. Enjoy casino gaming including craps, blackjack and roulette starting at 8pm, and enter the Grand Ballroom at 9pm with DJ Kevin Seitz spinning the best party hits all night long. Four (4) complimentary drink tickets are included in your package with a cash bar. Visiting Houston? The Sheraton North has you covered for New Year’s Eve with shuttles every 20 minutes to the airport on New Year’s Day.
Some like it Hot in Houston New Year’s Eve Parties
Masquerade Ball at HUSHnightclub with a $5,000 balloon drop, confetti, champagne toasts, party favors and masks provided. Advance ticket prices $15.00-$25.00 per person. Dress (or not) to impress.
The Black Tie, Lingerie, and Toga Party at Lucky’s Pub with 94.5 the BUZZ this party begins at 8:00 p.m. Contact the pub for ticket and reservation details.
Dining Out in Houston for New Year’s Eve
Are you considering going out to eat for New Year’s Eve? Many restaurants will be hosting special menus and prices for New Year’s Eve so be sure to check with them before you head out. Reservations are a must when dining out on New Year’s Eve in Houston, so be sure to make them days before your special event. My New Year’s Eve dining recommendations:
Guayaba Latin Grill
RDG Grill Room
So Vino Wine Bar & Bistro
For parties and fun around New Year’s Eve and throughout the year check out 713.com for information on everything from special events to concerts and even how to buy tickets at all the exciting fun that Houston has to offer on New Year’s Eve and every day.
Be sure to visit Best Houston New Year’s Eve Parties for Families to find out exciting choices for Houston families for New Year’s Eve.
This AC writer and H-town resident shares her picks for 2010 New Year’s Eve Events in Houston.
Other New Year’s Eve resources include BeforeLastCall.com – for any area of the country check out what your city has happening on New Year’s Eve.
Whether you live in Houston or are visiting for the holidays, New Year’s Eve celebrations have it all and with all this fourth largest U.S. city has to offer who need Times Square?