New Years Events Calendar


New Year’s Eve Celebration at Chateau Thomas Winery ● Ring in the New Year with music from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. as Jon Barnard and LJ Mechem play Classic Top 40’s Hits. The event includes hors d’oeuvres, party favors, and a Champagne toast ● Tickets: $15 ● 8235 E. 116th St., Fishers ● 849-9463


Shiraz New Year’s Eve Celebration ● Includes one bottle of wine, array of menu items, champagne toast at Midnight, music and dancing ● Tickets: $50 ● 404 W. Main St., Carmel ● 564-8423


New Year’s Countdown to Noon at the Children’s Museum ● Countdown the New Year early so the kids can enjoy a party before bedtime, meet characters from the Wizard of Oz and participate in some fun activities  ● 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; please arrive by 11 a.m. to enjoy the countdown at noon ● 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis ● Included with museum price ($12.50 for kids ages 2 to 17; 18 and over is $17.50; under age 2 is free) ● 334-3322 ●


New Year’s Eve Celebration 2012 at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre ● Ring in the New Year with a dinner buffet and a performance of “Arsenic & Old Lace”; enjoy a glass of champagne, balloons dropping from the ceiling at midnight and live music by Blue Bus band; dancing will be followed by a breakfast buffet ● Contact Beef and Boards for more information ● 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● $75 per person ● 872-9664 ●


Hyatt Regency New Year’s Eve Rock ‘N’ Roll Ball ● Celebrate the New Year with entertainment from the Flying Toasters, Don Stuck Band, Virgin Millionaires and DJ Brian Jackson; visit the fantasy casino players lounge and enjoy a shower of balloons at midnight ● 1 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis ● Starts at $40; additional room packages are available ● 616-6030 for reservations  ●


CIROC the New Year Celebration ● Party at the rooftop event space of the Regions Bank Tower featuring a 360-degree view of the Circle City. This event will feature DJ gNO, Lockstar, Indiana Jones and Gabby Love ● Tickets are $125 and include top shelf bar service, hor d’oeuvres, champagne toast and party favors ●


Stella Artois New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball ● Hosted by Paul Poteet, live music will be played throughout the Crowne Plaza’s Union Station by My Yellow Rickshaw, Jamestown Revival and The Michaels and entertainers Dan Alexander (caricaturist) and Cr Ryan (magician) also will be there ●


New Year’s Eve Extravaganza! ● In addition to a cash balloon drop and champagne toast, come dressed in your best all white outfits as White Party rocks The Vogue ● Tickets: $25 ● 6259 North College Ave., Indianapolis ● 259-7029 ●


Average Joes New Year’s Eve Celebration ● One of the oldest and largest private New Year’s Eve parties in Indianapolis. Premium beverages included all night along with dinner appetizers, midnight balloon drop, and much more. This event has sold out 14 consecutive years and tickets must be purchased in advance ● Tickets: $65 ● 814 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis ● 253-5844 ●


8 Seconds Saloon ● Live music from Cornfield Mafia ● Tickets: $25, dinner; $7, general admission ● 111 N. Lynhurst Dr., Indianapolis ● 486-1569 ●


New Years Eve Wine Dinner ● Seasons 52 Fresh Grill and Wine Bar is hosting an evening of wine and food including a seven-course tasting menu. Each course is paired with one of Seasons 52’s awarding-winning wines ● Cost: $115 plus tax and gratuity. Complimentary wine glass provided ● Reservation required ● 8650 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis ● 846-5252