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Here are our top 5 parties celebrating New Year's Eve around the capital city:
Peabody Little Rock's annual New Year's Eve party, which runs from 9 p.m.- 2 a.m., includes music by Tragikly White, Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers, Tre Day, DJ G-Force and DJ Brandon Peck. Tickets are $50 in advance (available in the Peabody gift shop and by clicking here) and $65 at the door. A Duck Master VIP Club, which includes a four-hour open bar, unlimited champagne and breakfast, is available for $159. Overnight packages start at $259 for two guests. For more info call (501) 399-8059.
Celebrate The Point 94.1 New Year's Eve at the Crowne Plaza, 201 South Shackleford. The Big John Miller Band will be playing and a DJ will be spinning dance tunes, plus Taylor Nealey will be performing an acoustic set in the lobby bar. Tickets are $50 and include hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast. For more information, click here.
New Year's Eve Wine Dinner Dance, 8 p.m. until it's over at The Empress of Little Rock, is $250 per couple. It's an evening of four-course dining with hand-picked wine pairings, live music, dancing in the parlor and entertainment. Attire is black tie. For more information, click here, call Jessica Ledbetter at 501-374-7966 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate with the zoo animals at Zoo Year's Eve at the Little Rock Zoo, #1 Zoo Dr., back this year with live music, tasty drinks and fun. Tickets are $75.00 each, with proceeds benefiting the Arkansas Zoological Foundation. Dress is black-tie optional and tickets include admission to the event, wine, beer, champagne and light appetizers with live entertainment by the Shannon Boshears Band. Call 501-661-7208 or click here for more information.
Cajun's Wharf will feature music by Richie Johnson and PG-13 The Band along with top 40 hits by a DJ, and guests will enjoy party favors, an appetizer buffet from 7 p.m.-midnight and a midnight champagne toast. Cover will be $30, and doors open at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (501) 375-5351.