WAUKESHA - Drink
specials, party hats and champagne toasts. There are plenty of
options around Waukesha County for New Year’s Eve.
Maybe you want
to celebrate early by going to the House of Guinness where they
mark midnight in Ireland or perhaps you want to make sure you
get home safely by going somewhere that offers a free ride home.
It’s not just all bars and music; there are family friendly
options, package deals and chances for a special dinner.
Here is a
sampling of some of the events:
* Pump It Up
in Brookfield, 195 N. Janacek Road, will be holding a
family-friendly event. With paid admission, children will
receive a party hat, noisemaker, glow necklace, sparking juice
and more. There will be hourly countdowns with a confetti drop.
There are several specific open play times throughout the day
and evening. http://www.pumpitupparty.com/brookfield-wi,
* Sunset Bowl
in Waukesha, 333 W. Sunset Drive, will have a New Year’s Eve
celebration running from 10 a.m. on Dec. 31 to 3 a.m. on Jan. 1.
There will be an early countdown for children at 8 p.m. There
will live music by Nostalgia in Flanagan’s Pub. There will also
be a drawing for a two night hotel stay in Las Vegas. 542-9191
* The Saloon
on Calhoun, 17000 W. Capitol Drive in Brookfield, is planning a
Bacon Blow-Out Bash from 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve until 3 a.m. on
Jan. 1. The event will feature a pig roast, including a
150-pound pig wrapped in a bacon blanket. There will also be
live music from The Three Little Pigs Trio, a group playing
contemporary and classic rock and pop music. There are also
packages available. www.saloononcalhoun.com, 783-0222
Resort, 1350 Royale Mile Road in Oconomowoc, will have three
rooms of entertainment including personalities from 103.7
KISS-FM, Bobby Way and the Fabulous Wayouts and more music.
* The Cue Club
of Wisconsin, 2454 N. Grandview Blvd., will be holding a party
with a $5 cover, featuring DJ Fyce-T, drink specials, a free
midnight toast and a free shuttle home after midnight.
* MC’s Sports
Bar, 711 Morgan Ave. in Waukesha, will have live music from
Sound Therapy, plus a champagne toast, party favors and drink
specials all day. 544-6799
Bar & Grill, 404 W. Main St. in Waukesha, will have music and
videos by DJ Bubblez. www.mainstreambarandgrill.com, 544-6222
* Nice Ash
Cigar Bar, 323 W. Main St. in Waukesha, will have live music by
Advance and otherwise plans to have its normal operation.
People’s Park, 337 W. Main St. in Waukesha, is planning to have
a New Year’s Eve celebration with dinner and dessert specials
and a champagne toast at midnight. www.taylorspeoplespark.com,
* They will be
celebrating the Irish New Year’s Eve at House of Guinness, 354
W. Main St. in Waukesha. They will open at 3 p.m. with music
starting at 5 p.m. by the Blue Ribbon Band. The countdown and
celebration will be at 6 p.m. www.houseofguinness.com, 446-0181
* The Sandbar
Sports Pub, W278-N2315 in the City of Pewaukee, is offering all
you can eat snow crab legs. There will be live music all night
long and those bringing in four non-perishable food items will
receive double bubble? all night. There will also be free
shuttle rides home for those within 5 miles starting at 12:30
a.m. www.sandbarsportspub.com, 696-4578
Irish Pub, 733 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Pewaukee, will have drink
specials, champagne and party favors. There was also be rides
home available within a 10 mile radius. 695-6477
* Billy Ho’s,
118 Main St. in Pewaukee, will have a champagne toast, drink
specials, raffles and a photo booth. www.billyhos.com, 691-9237
Waterfront Sports Bar & Grill, W272-N2696 Lakeview Blvd. in the
City of Pewaukee, will have live music by Fine Cut.
in the county
* There will
be live music by Saving Savannah at Knucklehead Pub-n-Grub, 100
South Road in Eagle. The $10 cover includes party favors and
champagne toast at midnight. www.knuckleheadpub.com, 594-3220
* Pat McCurdy
will be performing at AJ’s Live, N88-W16521 Main St. in
Menomonee Falls. Each purchase of the $18 buffet comes with
admission to McCurdy’s show. www.ajslive.com, 345-7614
Weissgerber’s Seven Seas, 1807 Nagawicka Road in Hartland, will
have live music by Jon LaPorte in the lounge and a complimentary
champagne toast at midnight. Dinner reservations are welcome.