Ring in the New Year Shores & Islands Style!
December 13, 2011
Let’s face it. New Year’s Eve is approaching a lot faster than we think. All it takes to ring in the New Year are good friends, great food, and a place to party! If you haven’t made any plans or you’re going to be in the area, here are a few New Year’s Eve celebrations that you might want to consider.
Walleye Madness at Midnight
North Madison Street, Downtown Port Clinton
5 pm-12 am
Located at the center of all Walleye Madness at Midnight activities, the Family Fun Center at Mango Mama’s will have the family fun activities of the Walleye Drop! Kids Walleye Drop at 6 pm, Rock-Paper-Scissors Challenge and live entertainment and street vendors from 10 pm to midnight. Watch the Walleye drop from a crane as the countdown to midnight begins.
Celebrate the New Year at Crush!
Crush Wine Bar, 145 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
Champagne toast at midnight, regular dinner menu, full bar, drink specials, and more. Be sure to stop by!
Family New Year’s Eve Party
Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 7870 W. St. Rt. 163, Oak Harbor
8 pm-1 am
Ring in the New Year with music, snacks, kids movie and more! Reserve a spot today.
New Year’s Eve Party
German’s Villa, 3330 Liberty Ave., Vermilion
Reservations are now being taken for the Main Street Vermilion Reverse Raffle New Year’s Eve Party. There will be dinner, music, dancing, open bar, and a chance to win $2,012! An early bird drawing prize will also be offered. Only 100 tickets will be sold.
New Year’s Eve Bash
Lyman Harbor, 1615 First St., Sandusky
Come ring in the New Year with The Earthquakers, a champagne toast, and fireworks at midnight. Please call for more information.
New Year’s Eve Celebration
Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Dr. (US 250), Sandusky
Ring in the New Year at Kalahari and enjoy their buffet, parties, fun family activities, wild waterpark thrills, and much more. Make a night out of it and book the New Year’s Buffet Getaway package!
Toast to the Town
Merry-Go-Round Museum, 301 Jackson St. (at US 6), Sandusky
Community members are invited to this gala fundraiser to benefit the Merry-Go-Round Museum and Sandusky Main Street Association. Enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants and bid on unique Silent Auction items. Please call to order tickets.
New Year’s Eve Dance Party
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, 3319 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
8 pm-12:30 am
$10/person (general), $20/person (VIP)
General admission includes dance party and quad roller skate rental. VIP admission includes the above plus pizza, pop, and a ride in the XD Theater or Wizards Journey Blacklight Mini Golf. Please call for more information.
New Year’s Eve 2011
Chez Francois/Touche’ Wine Bar, 555 Main St., Vermilion
First two sittings: $65/person; Last seating: $85/person
There will be three sittings for New Year’s Eve. The first seating will be 4:30-6:30 pm, the second seating will be 7-9 pm and the last seating will begin at 9:30 pm. Each seating will feature a multi-course dinner. The last seating will feature Mr. Mike Moore. Please take note, that availability of the last seating is extremely limited.
New Year’s Eve Party
Quaker Steak & Lube, 5150 Liberty Ave. (US 6), Vermilion
Live entertainment, dinner, champagne toast at midnight, and more.
Las Vegas Style Charity Casino
Sawmill Creek Resort – Wilderness Hall, 400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US 6), Huron
8:30 pm-1 am
Featuring Vegas-style gambling, dancing, cash bar, and a chance to win prizes with gaming tickets.
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