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New Year's Eve Parties & Celebrations

Huntsville Celebrates the New Year


It is time to say goodbye to 2012 and hello to a brand new year in 2013. I hope you have all your goals and resolutions made for the coming year. If you'd like to go out on the town to celebrate New Year's Eve, here are some places you might want to check out. Be sure and make your reservations early, though, because space is limited in most of these facilities.

1. Huntsville's Official Ball Drop & Fireworks

Free. 11:45 pm in Big Spring Park.

2. Huntsville Marriott

Package A & B: Offering two Grand Packages featuring the renowned band Kozmic Mama in the Grand Ballroom.
Packages $199 (without room) or $249.00 :

  • Deluxe overnight accommodations for two
  • Two Armbands to the festivities in our Grand Ballroom
  •  $40,000 in gambling chips
  •  Party favors
  • Dinner for 2
  •   A champagne toast and continental breakfast at midnight
  • Breakfast for two the next morning in from 7:00 AM-2:00 PM

For more info, call 256-830-2222.

3. Holiday Inn Downtown

Party at the Holiday Inn Downtown includes 3 New Year’s Eve Parties all at 1 Location Featuring:
Ted Cannon's Music Machine

$159 Package includes: One Night Stay, Access to all 3 parties and party favors, Midnight Champagne toast, New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet for 2, 8am-2pm and Extended 3pm checkout
Party ticket for $45 per person includes access to all 3 parties and party favors, plus midnight champagne toast.

There will also be a New Year Eve’s Prime Rib Buffet for $29.95 with Seatings 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm call for reservations. 256-533-1400

4. Yesterdays 2010 Rockin New Years Eve Variety Show -- Athens

features a great dinner show including party hats and favors, a champagne toast (non-alcoholic) and balloon drop at midnight, and several live entertainment segments featuring a wide variety of hits from the Country Music and more. The headline show will be one north Alabama’s country favorites throughout the 70’s and 80’s club scene, Bobby Brooks, whose hit song “Huntsville Lights” is still being played on classic country radio stations such as 105.7 Hartselle with Carol Lynn. Other segments of the entertainment lineup confirmed so far includes Conway Twitty tribute artist Brad Caswell and Willie Nelson tribute artist Wayne Abbot, with female vocalist Lacey Snider and additional special guests. Show tickets $20, available dinner $9.95 includes drink and dessert. Doors open 6 PM, Dinner begins at 7 PM, available until 8 PM, Showtime 8 PM, Reservations required, all seats reserved. T Reservations required at halldj99@hiwaay.net or call (256) 232-2506.

5. Holiday Inn Research Park

New Years Free Party
This year there is no cover charge to get into Hoppers, where the party will be hosted by a DJ. Steak dinner for 2 for $25. Hotel package is $99 for 1 night stay and breakfast next morning.
For reservations, call(256) 830-0600.

6. Sammy T's Music Hall

Sammy T's and 104.3 WZYP present this year's party. Come out for the biggest New Year's Eve celebration in the south! DJ Keibot will start the night off at 9:30 and to ring in the New Year. $15 per person or $25 couple. Free glass of champagne & party favors at midnight. 116 Washington Street Huntsville. For more info, call 256-539-9974.

7. New Year's Eve Skate

Admission charged. 7 PM-1 AM at Benton H. Wilcoxon Ice Complex, 3185 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville. Glide into the new year with cool music & lively merriment, including party favors. for more info, call (256) 883-3774.

8. Galaxy of Lights

Galaxy of Lights Drive-Through
Admission charged. 5:30-9 pm at Huntsville Botanical Garden, 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue. The largest holiday light show in the Tennessee Valley. A family oriented drive-through display featuring holiday themes, cartoon characters & fantasy creations. For more information, call (256) 830-4447.

9. Tinsel Trail

Free...4:30-11PM in Big Spring Park. Featuring a total of 200 small trees, 4 large flagship trees at each entrance & the city of Huntsville's tree in the center of the trail. Trees will line the sidewalk & be fenced in, so the trail will be fully paved. The trees will be lit every night including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year's Eve.

10. Pops Concert--Cinematic Celebrations

Admission charged. 7:30 pm at VBC Concert Hall, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville. The symphony is joined by members of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band. Bring in the New Year the American Way. For more info, call (256) 539-4818.

11. New Year's Eve Gala

Admission charged. Cocktails & 7:30 PM, Dinner 8 PM & Music 9 P at VBC North Hall, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville. For more info, call (256) 650-1212.
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