6 New Year's Eve Events You Won't Want to Miss in the Valley

Phoenix will be rocking as we ring in the new year! Grab a few friends and head out to any of these great local events to celebrate with other Phoenicians!

Not Ready to Say Goodnight - New Year's Eve at the Hotel Valley Ho It's time to shake (not stir) it up - this New Year's Eve is gonna go down smooth. Find more information and make reservations here. When: December 31 - Early Dinner: 6:30pm; Late Dinner: 9:30pm; Breakfast and Brunch served 6:00am-2:30pm the following day. The New Years Eve Celebration starts at 9:00pm, and will be a rockin' party! Where: Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 East Main Street  Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Cost: $100 per person for Early Dinner; $135 per person for late dinner; Costs vary for reserving a hotel room. Tickets for the New Years Eve Celebration start at $95.

NYE 2013 at the Hotel Valley Ho: The Valley Ho is also host to NYE 2013, a party that will have attendees celebrating with local DJ’s, open bar and a buffet.   You can win 2 tickets to this New Year's Eve party by participating in our Holiday Shift Contest! Enter today – this contest ends on December 21st!                                         When: December 31st, starts at 9:00pm with additional pre- and after-parties. Where: Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 East Main Street  Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Cost: $115 per person, special pricing available for groups.

New Year's Eve Art Party Celebration Arizona's 100 years by the number... 100 photographs of sidewalk cement stamps by Catherine Slye. RSVP to [email protected]. When: December 31, 9:00pm - 1:00am Where: 630 E Pierce St, Phoenix Cost: Free

Mill Avenue Block Party Join Canteen Modern Tequila, Handlebar, Fat Tuesday, and Robbie Fox's Public House for a fun night in Downtown Tempe! When: December 31, 9:00pm Where: Patios behind Canteen Modern Tequila, Handlebar, Fat Tuesday, and Robbie Fox's Public House, Downtown Tempe Cost: Food and drink for purchase

New Years Eve Amateur Night with Sean Watson Deux Yeux, Pastries with Teeth, DJ Roya, and Visuals Brainwash. No cover, and free champagne toast at midnight! When: December 31, 9:00pm Where: Crescent Ballroom, 308 North 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003 Cost: Free

New Years Eve at SanTan Brewing Company Stay out late, drink some great local beer, and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight! When: December 31, 9:00pm Where: SanTan Brewing Company, 8 S. San Marcos Place, Chandler, AZ 85225 Cost: Food and drink for purchase

A Special New Year's Eve Performance of Jane Austin's Emma, by Arizona Theatre Company Featuring complimentary champagne or sparkling cider reception! When: December 31, 7:30pm Where: Herberger Theatre Center, 222 E. Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Cost:  Tickets starting at $36.50

And... for when you're done partying the night away, start the year off with a kick-start to your body and brain at the Arizona Science Center! New Year's Celebration at the Arizona Science Center When: January 1, 2013, 11:30am - 3pm Where: Arizona Science Center, 600 East Washington Street  Phoenix, AZ 85004 Cost: Cost of admission varies

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If none of these events suit your taste, you can always spend the evening at a locally owned restaurant that's open late! Here are a few ideas:

Four Peaks Brewing Company 1340 E. 8th St. #104, Tempe | 480-303-9967 15745 N. Hayden Rd. #D5-7, Scottsdale | 480-991-1795 Open until 2:00am

Carly's Bistro 128 E Roosevelt, Phoenix, AZ 85004 | (602) 262-2759 Open until 2:00am, and will be opening early for brunch on New Year's Day!

Ice House Tavern 3855 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018 | 602-244-1179 Open until 2:00am

Chelsea's Kitchen 5040 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018 | (602) 957-2555 Will be taking reservations until midnight on New Years Eve

La Bocca 699 S Mill Avenue #115, Tempe, AZ 85281 | 480 967-5244 Open until midnight

Bliss/Rebar 901 N 4th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 | (602) 795-1792 Open (at least) until midnight

Hula's Modern Tiki 4700 N. Central Ave., Suite 122, Phoenix, AZ 85012 | (602) 265-8454 Open until 1:00am; enjoy a free champagne toast at midnight!