MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2007
December 31, 2007 Sunset Gondola Cruise Lights. Individuals, couples and family Cruise Lights tour of Huntington Harbour in your personal gondola. Take the the length of tour you prefer, minus the crowds and school bus shuttle back and forth that's required on the tour listing below this one. Simply park and take off. Runs nightly with last tour at 11 p.m. (no tours on New Year's Day Jan. 1, 2008)
December 31, 2007 New Year's Eve Party - The Fenians fantastic Irish / rock band will sell out at Fitzgerald's. Cover: $25/person, pre-sales at Fitzgeralds or on thefenians.com website. 21+. Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92646 Call: (714) 968-4523. fitzgeraldsoc.com
December 31, 2007 Dennis Jones - and Special Guest rock the house at the Blue Cafe. $15/cover, includes party favors and champagne toast at midnight. Time: 8 p.m. 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302. thebluecafe.com
December 31, 2007 Concert with Jazz, R&B great in New Year's Eve Gala Evening. Dance to the exciting sounds of DW3 at this New Year's Eve party! DJ Jonathan Phillips will also help you keep your groove on with his tasteful selections in the resort’s Grand Ballroom. The black-tie optional celebration includes hosted cocktails and an optional gourmet dinner. The bar will open at 5:30 p.m.; doors to the ballroom will open at 6 p.m.; and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Midnight countdown and dancing until 2:00 am. Ticket prices are Platinum Table Seats which includes dinner, show and all cocktails @$245 and VIP Table Seats includes show and all cocktails only @$175. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Tickets: Call (714) 377-7574 or bbjazz.com
December 31, 2007 Rock & Roll New Year's Eve - This New Year’s Eve, Pete’s
Sunset Grill at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa will be offering
live rock and roll from Southern California band, The Answer. The party
includes a three-course dinner, party favors, souvenirs, Champagne toast and
a balloon drop at midnight. Cost: $80/person, seating is limited.
www.ticketweb.com. Doors open at 7 p.m., but the band will play well
into the New Year. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach,
California, USA 92648. Call: (714) 845-4775.
December 31, 2007 New Year’s Eve at the Californian - AAA Four-Diamond Extravagance. This New Year’s Eve, Chef de Cuisine Adam Navidi and his culinary team will feature a special a la carte menu with gourmet options that include tortilla lobster bisque, the restaurant’s signature pan-seared Chilean sea bass with lobster mashed potatoes, and a selection of fabulous desserts. Party hats and favors will be provided. Seating begins at 6 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, California. For reservations call (714) 845-4776.
December 31, 2007 New Year's Eve Party with the Mandrakes. Band and special celebration at Gallaghers Pub. Cover: Call for price. Time: 10 p.m. 21+, ID. Gallagher's Pub and Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 536-2422. photos
December 31, 2007 New Year's Eve Dining - Sam's Seafood offers two seatings. First seating: 5-6:30 p.m. Cost: $34.95/person, plus tax and gratuity. Second seating: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost: $49.95/person, plus tax and gratuity and DJ with Dancing. Location: 16278 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1321. samsseafood.com.
December 31, 2007 New Year's Eve Party with Almost Famous - at Tumbleweeds Bar & Saloon where food is served till Midnight every day! Pool, darts, Monday Night Football Specials and meal deals. Five course dinner $35/advance; $20 club admission and live music/advance, call for current price. 21094 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, California (714) 960-3776
December 31, 2007 New Year's Eve Party at Martini Blues. Live entertainment in three rooms, complimentary appetizer buffet and 1 drink ticket. Time: 9 p.m. Cover: $25/person, 21+. Martini Blues. Location: 5874 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-840-2129.
December 31, 2007 Kids -Pajamarama with Miss Susannah Time: 7 p.m. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781.
December 31, 2007 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library on the first floor features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.
December 31, 2007 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931.
December 31, 2007 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
December 31, 2007 Snowflakes light up the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Streetthrough New Year's Day. Dozens of artificial snowflakes strewn with twinkling lights adorn light downtown Huntington Beach. They are a delight to see. There are on the pier and stretch along Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Orange Avenue. Traditionally placed along Main Street and the Huntington Beach Pier, they are truly beautiful displays of holiday spirit in Huntington Beach. Watch the twinkling lights reflect on the Pacific Ocean waters below. Photos
December 31, 2007 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens.
December 31, 2007 Carlos Mencia - New Year's Eve with Carlos Mencia (carlosmencia.com) at the Terrace Theater at Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets by phone: (213) 480-3232. ticketmaster.com
December 31, 2007 OC New Year's Eve Party at Verizon Amphitheater (formerly at OC Fairgrounds). Features bands: Psychedelic Furs, Oingo Boingo, Berlin, The English Beat, Common Sense, the Shys, Thirdeyeblind. Entertainment includes Aerial Showgirls, roaming acts, bands. Cost: $55-75. Location: Irvine, CA. 5 pm. - 12:30 a.m. tickets: ocyne.com
December 31, 2007 Mardi Gras Carnivale at Orange County Fairgrounds features 5 acres of entertainment with Costume Contest / cash prizes, battle of bands, entertainment areas. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. Ticket: $75/person. Web: nyecarnivale.com
December 31, 2007 Band - Mike Mullen Band performs at Mahe Seal Beach. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022. eatatmahe.com
December 31, 2007 Long Beach: Queen Mary Brazilian New Year's Eve Dance; New Year's Eve Yacht Party; Reggae Boat Party.
December 31, 2007 Carlsbad - Legoland Kids Holiday Block Party.
December 31, 2007 Catalina's Avalon Ballroom New Year's Eve Gala
December 31, 2007 Universal City - New Year's Eve biggest Free Party at CityWalk with New Year's Eve Countdown and giant confetti blast.
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.