Have you made reservations for New Year’s Eve yet in Central California? Time is running out! To help you plan, as your Central California real estate agent, I have summed up some of the best options you have around Monterey County. In my last blog post, I shared NYE options in SLO County. Choose one that suits your fancy and make you reservation!
First Night Monterey – This is the biggest, citywide, family-friendly event around! Over 30 venues across Monterey will host live performances, live music and activities for adults and children. The event runs from 3 p.m. through midnight. Kids’ events include face painting, henna tattoo artists, puppet art theater, folk music, magic shows and more. The Grand Finale starts at 11:15 p.m. For more details, check out this previous blog post.
Big Sur Roadhouse – Executive Chef Brendan Esons will cook up a New Year’s Eve dinner for guests at 5:30 p.m. Finish 2015 with a glass of champagne, seasonal appetizers, salads, soups and special entrees. From there, head to Fernwood Tavern for the New Year’s Bash that begins at 10 p.m.
MY Museum – Join in on this family-friendly New Year’s Eve party! It’ll include crafts, noisemakers, 2016 calendars, face painting, tasty treats, silly hats and a visit from the Noon Year’s Eve Fairy. At noon, the MY Museum Noon Year’s Eve ball will drop! Tickets are free for members and $10 for non-members.
Bernardus Lodge – Dine in Carmel Valley at the first seating from 5 to 6 p.m. or at the second from 8 to 9 p.m. You’ll enjoy sustainable sourced, local and organic produce and naturally raised meats, served as special New Year’s Eve creations by Chef Cal Stamenov. First seating costs $125. Second seating is six courses and costs $175.
Monterey Bay Aquarium – Bring the kids for a sleepover at the aquarium on New Year’s Eve! Enjoy a full night of family activities and celebrations, including a sundae bar. Then wake up on New Year’s Day to enjoy a continental breakfast and a wildlife watch with naturalists at the Great Tide Pool deck. Cost is $125 per person.
The Inn at Spanish Bay – If you’re looking for a pricey, yet unique experience for New Year’s Eve, this is where to ring in the New Year in Pebble Beach. Themed “Celebrations Around the World,” you will enjoy live music, bu ets, physics, a casino, door prizes and much more. Guests must be age 21 and up and cost is a whopping $425 per person! Party starts at 8 p.m.
Embassy Suites – This is a traditional New Year’s Eve party in Seaside, complete with a three-course prix fixe dinner, party favors, midnight champagne toast, balloon drop and dancing. The Sharino Band will be rocking out from 9:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets cost $135 without dinner or $199.95 with dinner. Packages that include a hotel room are available as well.
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