Santa Clara surely isn’t the place you think of when planning extravagant New Year’s parties and events, as there really isn’t much of a nightlife culture in our wonderful city.
Still unsure how you’ll be ringing in the New Year? There are several local New Year’s parties and celebrations happening in and surrounding our city, including events at popular restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Mariani’s Inn & Restaurant: Celebrate the New Year with a complementary midnight champagne toast, party favors, noisemakers and entertainment by Steve Edwards and Brock. A special New Year’s Eve menu with several entrée choices served at 8 p.m. 2500 El Camino Real. Call 408-243-1431 or visit www.marianis.com for additional information.
Neto’s Market & Grill’s New Year’s Eve Bash Featuring Tony Lindsay: Tony Lindsay is an 11 time Grammy award winner, and served as the lead singer for Santana for 20 years. Tickets: $65 per person and includes dinner, dessert, party favors and champagne toast. Reservations are required, tickets are non-refundable. Neto’s, 1313 Franklin. 408-296-0818 or visit www.netosmarketandgrill.com for more information.
Blinky’s Can’t Say Lounge will be hosting Karaoke and a champagne toast at midnight. 1031 Monroe at Franklin Square. Woodhams Lounge will feature a cover band plus free champagne toast and party favors. 4475 Stevens Creek Blvd. 408-247-3144. JJ’s Blues will feature JC Smith and a midnight toast. $20. 3439 Stevens Creek Blvd. 408-243-6441.
Call individual locations for pricing and information.