New Year's Eve rocks in San Diego

It's time to break out the bubbly and celebrate the accomplishments of 2017 and look forward to a fresh start in 2018. Here's a list of where to revel around San Diego for New Year's Eve.

The Ball ON BROADWAY

Parq + Lair nightclubs

It's a throwback NYE to when On Broadway ruled the space on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Broadway where Parq Restaurant and Nightclub and Lair Nightclub now rule the late night scene. The two spaces will combine for one rockin' night that will include a five-room experience, 10+ DJs and five distinct musical experiences. Entrance ranges from $40-60.

949 Sixth Ave., downtown, parqnye.com

Beach Party

It's an all inclusive night on the bay at this Vavi-hosted event at the Catamaran Resort. Revel in drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and four rooms of entertainment provided by Sleeping Giant Music. And don't forget to capture the night at one of the themed photo booths. Ticket prices start at $129 and increase to $149 on Dec. 12. Discounted room rates also are available.

3999 Mission Blvd., Pacific Beachnyebeachparty.com

Big Night San Diego

Hilton Bayfront

This 15th annual event returns to the waterfront for an all-inclusive night of drinks, a buffet and 10 party zone areas dubbed "Countdown City." Tickets range in price from $84-$229.99 with prices increasing as the event draws nearer; discounted hotel rooms also are available.

1 Park Blvd., downtown, bignightsandiego.com

Bond Ball 2018

Hotel Republic

If you prefer your martinis shaken, not stirred, then make like 007 and head downtown for this James Bond-themed black tie affair. The party at Hotel Republic, downtown's newest hotel, will feature 10 DJs and five rooms of music and an all-inclusive bar. Ticket packages include general admission, VIP and hotel stays ranging in price from $105-570.

421 W. B St., downtown, eventbrite.com

Bottoms Up party from the Street to the Sky

Altitude Sky Lounge

Marvel over one of the best city views in San Diego while enjoying free-flowing champagne, unlimited well-drinks and domestic beers, various food stations, plus music from two DJs. The party will start street level in the lobby of the Marriott Gaslamp Quarter then rise 22 floors for the midnight toast. Tickets are $189 with hotel packages available.

660 K St., Gaslamp, eventbrite.com

Bourbon & Blues Ball

Polite Provisions

Don your finest party attire for an evening of specialty craft cocktails, a midnight champagne toast and music from The Fred Heath Trio. The party starts at 8 p.m. with tickets running $50 ($60 the day of).

4936 30th St., North Park, 619.269.4701 (call to purchase tickets)

Jazz Cocktail Party

Maretalia

The roaring '20s take over this Coronado Italian restaurant. Start the night with a $75 prix fixe dinner, then continue the night with a singing Jazz Cocktail Party. The night will feature hors d'oeuvres, a welcome cocktail and midnight champagne toast, plus tunes from Irving Flores, and Katleen Dugas and Alec Hamilton. General admission tickets are $40. 

1300 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.522.0946 (call to purchase tickets)

Little Hurricane

Music Box

Local band Little Hurricanes will delight the NYE party crowd with down-and-dirty blues music. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show kicks off at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $37 in advance; $42 day of show.

1337 India St., Little Italy, musicboxsd.com

Martin McDaniel

Moonshine Flats

Slide your way into 2018 in good ole country style — with some homegrown country music provided by Nashville's Martin McDaniel, line dancing and a midnight toast.

344 Seventh Ave., downtown, moonshineflats.com

Masquerading in Bubbles

Analog

Go 50 Shades Darker on your NYE at this party that will have a photobooth to preserve the evening's memories, plus a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Tickets are $10 in advance; $20 at the door.

801 Fifth Ave., downtown, analogbar.com

Midnight 2018

Draft

If beach vibes are more your style, then head to Draft to enjoy a hosted hoppy hour from 8-9 p.m., a midnight toast and grooves from Cassie B Project. Tickets start at $25 and increase closer to the event.

3105 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach, eventbrite.com

New Year's Eve Yacht Party

The Spirit of San Diego

Ahoy, mateys. There will be no pirates on this ship, but guests will be able to enjoy three levels, outdoor decks, two dance floors, and a NYE float around the San Diego Bay. Tickets, which are $149, include tray passed appetizers, party favors and a champagne greeting. The party starts at 9 p.m., so don't miss the boat.

990 N. Harbor Dr., Dock #3, downtown, 714.485.6543 or info@nyeyachtparties.com

NYC-inspired New Year's Eve

Queensborough Cocktail Lounge

This NYC-inspired NYE party doesn't end when the ball drops on the East Coast. In fact, that's when the party really gets hoppin'. Enjoy two levels of Big Apple glamour, Uptown for a more chill night and Downtown for DJ dance grooves. Tickets start at $20 and span up to $1,600 for a VIP bottle package.

777 Fifth Ave., downtown, 619.546.4995, eventbrite.com

On With The Show IV: Enchanted Carnivàle

The Lafayette

A burlesque show, snake charmer, magician, fortune teller, acrobats, fire-breathers and other acts will all make an appearance at this North Park '20s vintage-themed carnival NYE extravaganza. Music will come from Euphoria Brass Band, Taken By Canadians and Stephen El Rey Sextet. Tickets range from $45-$175, with hotel packages (that include two GA tickets) are available.

2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park, 619.296.2101, lafayettehotelsd.com

Pier Pressure Yach Party

Hornblower Cruises

Bon voyage to 2017. Ring in the New Year' for a seaworthy adventure. Presented by San Diego Nightlife, this '20s themed yacht party features DJ grooves, 4-hour open bar, tray passed appetizers and an unrivaled view of the downtown San Diego skyline. The boat leaves at 10 p.m., tickets range from $139-$1,095. 970 N. Harbor Dr., downtown, eventbrite.com

Redwood Black

Moonshine Beach

Get your NYE country rockin' at Moonshine Beach. Learn something new before the new year during line dancing lessons from 8-10 p.m., then put those skills to use with live music from Redwood Black and a  midnight toast. Tickts range from $15-25.1165 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach, moonshinebeachsd.com

The Rooftop by STK

Andaz Hotel

Go big on New Year's Eve with packages that include five hours of premium open bar, party favors, a complimentary midnight champagne toast, and, if that's not enough, table reservations and bottle service also are available. Prices range from $97.90-7,150 (and a $34 option for entrance and open bar from 12:30 a.m. to close).

600 F St., downtown, eventbrite.com

Yacht Party

Make your NYE top all others with 12 all-night open bars stocked with top shelf liquors, plus incredible views of the San Diego Harbor and a party only Vavi knows how to throw. Tickets also include three levels of music, party hats and noise makers, plus limited tickets sales that guarantee no overcrowding. Prices are $169 until Dec. 14, then $189 until sellout. Early boarding available for $40 extra.

Inspiration Hornblower Yacht, 1800 N. Harbor Dr., downtown, yachtpartynye.com

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Superheroes vs. Villains

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's a Superheroes vs. Villains NYE bash. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed couple and best dressed family. Can't keep your eyes open late into the night? There will be two balloon drops — one at midnight on the East Coast (9 p.m. PST) and the other at midnight West Coast. Each celebration will have bubblies included (sparkling wine for 21+ and a non-alcoholic option for the kiddos). Finally, the night includes a buffet, dessert bar, cocktails (21+), children's activities and live entertainment. Prices range from $50-110 (children under 3 are free), but increase just before the event.

5480 Grand Pacific Dr., Carlsbad, info@sheratoncarlsbad or 760.827.2444, nyebash2017.brownpapertickets.com

Rockin' New Year's Eve

Corvette Diner

If midnight sounds way too late, the countdown and toast here will be at 9 p.m. The diner's DJ will provide the tunes and balloon artists will provide take-home creations in the Gamers Garage Arcade.

2965 Historic Decatur Rd., Liberty Station, 619.542.1476, cohnrestaurants.com/corvettediner

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