Nor Cal represents this NYE with San Fran as the forerunner, throwing some of the most lavish parties of the year. This year San Francisco is giving Hollywood and the Big Apple each a run for their money. This is a city of history and elegance and now their NYE parties are stocked full of it. Prepare yourselves for some of the most stylish, exciting and over-the-top NYE parties the US has to offer right here in San Francisco. The city will be buzzing after these five events go down, perhaps turning SF into the new “place to be.”
#1 New Year's Eve Party in San Francisco: New Years Eve 2011 @ Butterfly at Pier 33
This is one event that will be talked about for years to come. Enjoy the sights of a beautiful waterfront and live firework show while ringing in the New Year listening to the sounds of superstar DJs Adam Cova and Prymetime. Butterfly at Pier 33 is an evening decked in class. No other NYE event will bring glamour to the forefront like Butterfly. From the Bloody Mary oyster shooters all the way to the Grand Marnier chocolate pot de crème with hot Vietnamese coffee; this is extravagance at its best. Wine and dine in one of the most visually-stimulating surroundings one could imagine. Butterfly @ Pier 33 is presenting a party that closer resembles a dream. Known for their over-achieving ways, the standard doesn’t drop this NYE. Embark upon a journey that will take your breath away and be one of many who will make their friends who didn’t purchase tickets green with envy. Bask in greatness this NYE at Pier 33 – you deserve it. Click here for more information on Butterfly at Pier 33 New Year's Eve.
#2 New Year's Eve Party in San Francisco: Mega New Year's International @ Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
The Hyatt Regency is going all out with an event that has spent ten years in the making. Prepare to have your mind boggled by the most lavish party Nor Cal has to offer. Join 3,000 partiers in all out mayhem. Take in the sounds of live music by Sonora Carruseles (Columbia) and Fulanito (Dominican Republic). There will also be dance floors with DJs spinning a mix of hip-hop, top 40, rock, pop and reggaeton. Step into paradise with a beautiful tropical décor. Inside the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Burlingame there will be three huge rooms of awe-inspiring city sights and sounds! The visual effect alone will take your breath away. This is a night to spoil yourself and remember the great months behind you. Do it in style at the Hyatt Regency and add a touch of class to your NYE. Click here for more information on Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport New Year's Eve.
#3 New Year's Eve Party in San Francisco: Putting on the Glitz @ Ritz Carlton Ballroom
The Ritz Carlton is becoming the poster child for glitz and glamour, this year serving up one of the most tasteful and elegant NYE parties imaginable. Hosted by Ms. Jan Wahl (San Francisco's Emmy Winning producer and "Empress of Entertainment") and Miranda Wilson (San Francisco' favorite radio personality), this party is gearing up to be a success. Be completely dazzled by a live cabaret dinner show and then dance the night away in one of the hotel’s multiple ballrooms. Dance to your choice of r&b, swing, salsa or jazz and enjoy comedy, casino games and much more. There will be a few special guests in attendance at the dinner show including American Idol finalist, LaToya London, along with cast members from the Broadway Hit Musical "Wicked." The Ritz Carlton doesn’t only offer an amazing venue to spend a truly special evening but it also allows you a glimpse into the glamorous life while being surrounded by nothing but class. This night will labeled as astonishing and beautiful, so why not spend your evening in a place where beauty and amazement are its centerpieces. This event sells out every year, so be one of the few lucky ones to be a part of this magical evening. Click here for more information on Ritz Carlton Ballroom New Year's Eve.
#4 New Year's Eve Party in San Francisco: Bay Area New Years Eve Party -- the Biggest and Best @ Hilton Concord
Step into one of the most elegant parties San Francisco has to offer. The Hilton Accord will be dripping with elegance this NYE and with a live performance from Take 2 and DJ Mike Westerman, this is going to be a night fueled by excitement. Participate in casino games and win prizes while playing poker, blackjack, craps and roulette. Step into a magical ballroom and watch an amazing Argentine tango dance performance. Toast complimentary champagne at midnight with your special someone and let yourself get swept away in the whirlwind of New Year’s extravagance. This event is as romantic as it is beautiful. The décor will blow your mind with a beautifully designed ballroom. Enjoy the beautiful balloon decorations and the midnight huge balloon drop from this truly elegant space. The Hilton Accord is sparing no expense in bringing you one great New Year’s Eve party. Spend an amazing night with tons of other upscale young professionals and be a part of utter elegance on December 31st at the Hilton Accord. Click here for more information on Hilton Concord New Year's Eve.
#5 New Year's Eve Party in San Francisco: M.O.A.N.Y. (Mother of All New Years) SF @ Regency Ballroom
Get ready for the most exciting NYE party San Fran has to offer. The Regency Ball is the place to be for all-out insanity. Party with 2,500 other NYE party revelers at MOANY – a party that is quickly becoming the “must attend” NYE gala in SF with the most exciting entertainment roster unmatched by any other party! This is the only NYE party where you can spend the evening with Vanilla Ice. That’s right, a live performance from the “Ice Ice Baby” singer himself. Buying one ticket will feel like you have access to three different parties. Entertainment will be featured on three separate floors, each with their own unique design and décor. Marvel at performances from Planet B and DJ E-Rock on the Grand Ballroom level or head up to the regency ballroom, which boasts 30 bars, so you can spend your time partying and not waiting in line. With three different parties there will be three different balloon drops! Feel the power of pure energy in this once-in-a-lifetime event. December 31st promises to be a memorable night, why not spend it at the most memorable party. Click here for more information on Regency Ballroom New Year's Eve.