Makes me glad I dont have to decide

Seriously…there is always soo much going on for NYE, it makes me want to dive in a hole and hide. Too many decisions. What if I make the wrong one? What if the OTHER party is better? I mean..check out this list I just got in my inbox.  What are YOU doing for New Years?

Clubs
Get ready for the best New Years party in San Francisco with Front Row Seats to The Embarcadero Fireworks Show at Midnight “Over the Bay Bridge and Ferry Building”.
Bring in the New Year with a beautiful spirited crowd, unbelievable cocktails, and a dance floor that won’t stop moving! The Element Lounge is very happy to bring you First Kiss:2009! This event will sell out so reserve your tickets today!
Champagne Wishes at Icon Ultra Lounge (Buy Tickets)
Come Celebrate the New Year with us at Icon Ultra Lounge. For a one of a kind New Years Party! Full open hosted bar from 8pm – 10pm. Free Champagne and strawberries with entry and Champagne Toast at Midnight!
Back by popular demand we bring you Wish! An intimate event where your New Year’s wish can become a reality. Everyone who buys a ticket will be able to submit what they want for 2009 and ten of these wishes will come true! After the countdown ends and we all cheers to the New Year we will select the ten winning wishes that will be granted.
Bring in the New Year at one of SF’s hottest parties! Be surrounded by beautifully spirited people, an unbelievable hosted bar, and a dance floor that won’t stop moving! The Etiquette Lounge is very happy to bring you the 2009 New Years Eve Bubble Bash…
Join us at the Magnificent “W HOTEL” for a One of a Kind Special New Year’s Eve Celebration! Four separate dance floors with world renowned DJs & Performances! Brought to by Aykut Events, The creator of the BEST International Parties in SF!
Anon Events’ beloved annual celebration of all things artistic returns for its 9th year, this time with the help of Sunset Promotions & blasthaus and its most dynamic and distinguished lineup yet…
Fantasy Island at Lingba Lounge (Buy $75 Tickets)
Please join us at Lingba for our 7th Annual Fantasy Island NYE celebration! Featuring: Top shelf open bar all night! Your favorite Lingba Djs spinning house and hip hop. 2 rooms, 2 bars, balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight.
This Years New Years celebration is assured to be one of the most spectacular celebrations in North America. Featuring a dizzying array of International and local artists spread over 4 state of the art sound systems, a 6,000 square foot outdoor area, lavish decor, and over the top performance art. Below is a glimpse at just two of the many heavyweights slated to ring the New Years.
NYE Bash 2009 at John Colins Lounge (Buy Tickets)
Oh what a year its been. Come down to John Colins with your friends and ring in the New Year! We sell out every year so buy your tickets early!
The Bubble Lounge presents…Dress to the Nines for 2009! From Old Hollywood, the Roaring 20’s to the “Mad Men” 60’s and the Disco 70’s, wear your most fabulous attire and ring in the New Year at the Bubble Lounge. Surprise appearances throughout the night from fashion and style icons of the past. DJ’s spinning decades of hits as well as current faves, while Champagne is flowing all night…
Blaqwest and DJ Booker will keep the party going on two dance floors spinning 80’s, club hits, remixes, mashups, hip hop and house music all night long. Dress code: Strictly enforced-festive cocktail attire required.
On New Years Eve there’s plenty of options, but few that can be relied on for a quality vibe for the kind of night you and your friends go out to have on the biggest party night of the year. Opel Productions, a staple of Bay Area good vibes and friendly crowds, takes over Mighty, one of the city’s hot spots for a special production.
With the entire world still buzzing over Obama’s ascendancy, multiculturalism isn’t just an ideal anymor e – it’s the wave of the future. And what better way to celebrate this evolutionary step in global consciousness than a multicultural New Years Extravaganza?
Get Ready To Follow The Searchlights & Walk The Red Carpet For This Spectacular New Year’s Event. Featuring: Massive Ballooon Drop, Complimentary Midnight Champagne Toast, Vegas Style VIP Table/Bottle Service, 5 Rooms, 4 Bars, 3 Dance Arenas, 2 Levels & 1 Amazing Party!
After one of the best 2nd Sunday Seasons ever we have put together a truly special 10th Year New Year’s Eve event featuring some of our favorite Artists. Featuring a fully tented venue, special NYE menu prepared by Chef Anderson Hardy, Midnight Champagne Toast, our all new JBL Vertec Line Array in-house sound system, all by the water and under Moonlight…
1984 NYE at Cat Club (Buy Tickets)
We have what you’re looking for right here on New Years Eve. Authentic Fun, 80’s style! It’s your favorite decade brought back to you in living color for Maximum enjoyment. 2 Rooms of fun with plenty of room to roam. Complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Super-hype Balloon Drop.
Love Unlimited NYE at Paradise Lounge
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Paradise Lounge with Love Unlimited – an All Nite Disco Party featuring DJ Spun, Cosmo Vitelli, Conor, The Honey Soundsystem DJ’s, Derek Love, BT Magnum, Primo, Pickpocket, Bus Station John and Jon Blunck plus Guillermo…
The time has come to figure out your plans for New Year’s Eve. This year 38 NORTH, along with Cory Shakarian and Steve Malouf, is returning to Apartment 24 for the 2nd Annual Black & Gold Ball. Manning the decks all night and making his 38 NORTH debut will be DJ G. Knapp, the Sacramento Kings’, SF Giants’ and Maloof Brothers’ personal DJ.
We proudly introduce San Francisco’s Premier destination this NYE 2009. With over 2 years in the making, over 6500 square feet, $4.6 million invested, Infusion Lounge will break the mold this New Years Eve and reawaken San Francisco’s nightlife. It is the destination everyone’s been missing. With 2 rooms of refined Asian inspired decor by celebrity Hong Kong designer Kinney Chan…
Join Redline Events for Sin City New Year’s Eve at Roe Nightclub as we ring in 2009 in a big way. We will be featuring 3 DJ’s on 3 different levels (DJ Zhaldee, DJ Zaq and DJ Sol), a premium hosted bar, $25,000 worth of props and staging, party favors and a few surprises to make this the best New Year’s Eve you have ever seen.
NYE 09 at Temple
A celebration of sonic enlightenment.
This year we have found the perfect spot to ring in 2009! Join us as we re-create one of the best New Year’s Eve spots in the world…PARIS! As soon as you enter the party, you will feel like you have just landed in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Have a glass of champagne at midnight under the Eiffel Tower, walk through the famous catacombs or dance in the cabaret…
The year 2009 will be swept in at Club Six at Midnight on the sure hands and well worn needles of Hip-Hop and nu-Soul luminary, DJ Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and Lucy Pearl. Aptly named Midnight, the party will rock…
Live Video DJ! 2 DJ’s Mixing Live on 4 Turntables! Free Hors d’oeuvres! Champagne Toast! Massive Balloon Drop! Red Carpet Entrance.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the best international crowd in town!! Fun guaranteed all night long!
Step through the looking glass at Sugar Cafe & Lounge for a very special New Years Celebration hosted by Kurt Collins. The time for change is among us! Come out and celebrate a new beginning and an exciting new year at this savvy lounge!
Come celebrate the New Year with DJ Sam Isaac and a special electro disco punk afterhour with DJ Ean Golden! Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Balloon drop, Gogo dancers, mischief and merriment!
A Cosmopolitan New Years Eve! at The Cosmopolitan Restaurant & Lounge (Buy Tickets)
Come early and dine with us and avoid the cover charge. Choose from a a-la-carte menu or a $75 prix fixe NYE menu. DJ and Dancing from 10:30 to 2am. DJ Allier with be in the house spinning current and classic Top 40, House, and Hip Hop.
New Years Eve dinner gala Supperclub reveals 2009, a new years eve dinner galatasty dinner highlights, all night performances, dj’s, vj’s and much more…
The best place to be on Earth Wednesday evenings is also the place to be on New Year’s Eve. Qoöl brings you 10 DJs, two sound systems, awesome balloon decor, free champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and a night to remember.
DJ Crimson spinning the best TOP 40, hip-hop, house, mashups, and classic club hits. This Party is sure to be a sell out so prepare to get there early. The Fireworks begin just outside our doors at Midnight.
Inspiring and majestic cirque style aerial performances The largest balloon drop in the bay area at midnight! Times Square style confetti rain pouring over the crowd at midnight…
Fuze – HipHop Pioneer of Digital Underground Fame!
Storyville NYE 2009! at Poleng Lounge
it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing this NYE… we’re taking you back to the future with a blazing line-up featuring the “Herbie Hancock of nu-jazz”, Mark De Clive Lowe…
This New Year’s Eve, get set for a “Wicked” NYE bash that’ll just blow your mind as we take you to the super sexy Whisper Ultralounge for this huge annual event as we ROCK you into 2009! This event is for those of us looking for a fun new year’s party with a great crowd but without the stuffy tuxes and super high prices!
An Intimate New Years Eve Celebration.
Electric Vardo NYE at New Delhi Restaurant (Buy $110 Tickets)
Cheb i Sabbah, DJ Amar & New Delhi Restaurant invite you to join them for a wonderful night on the dance floor with unique selections of global electronica complemented by exotic drinks and tapas at San Francisco’s landmark New Delhi Restaurant – Home of Compassionate Chefs Café, bringing together Performance Art, Music and Culinary delight…

Galas
Enter 2009 in grand fashion as you enjoy a Musical Wonderland! Experience a Champagne Reception, Tantalizing sit-down dinner, along with a Cabaret dinner show! Following Dinner, for your dancing and listening pleasure, there’s multiple rooms filled with Live Jazz, Live Rhythm and Blues, Old School Big Band hits, Top 40, Salsa, and Comedy shows!
Mothers of All New Years 2009 at San Francisco Design Center Showplace Galleria (Buy $100 – $175 Tickets)
Last year sold out with guests from as far as New York, Chicago, Miami and of course most importantly, all of you; our local friends and family from all over the bay!
New Year’s Eve Ball 2009 at Sir Francis Drake Hotel (Buy $135 Tickets)
With six straight sellouts, this yearly tradition has proven to be the classiest, most exciting, intimate, and entertaining black tie New Years event for San Francisco’s most upstanding young professionals. As always, your purchased ticket includes top-notch service, exquisite hors d’oeuvres, a top shelf open bar all night long, an exhilarating DJ set from SF’s own DJ David Carvalho…
This glitzy, landmark event truly embodies what this great city of San Francisco has to offer! Come experience for yourself the exciting and diverse mix of music, fashion, art, culture, sophistication, and charitable causes as we take you into 2009 in style at the largest and most amazing event in town – “Passport to the World NYE Spectacular!”.
This New Years Eve, the creators of Top of the World bring you back down to earth to experience a Field of Dreams, a never-done-before celebration inside the famous AT&T Park. Over 2000 of the classiest revelers can ring in the new year with priceless views of the baseball field, Bay Bridge and San Francisco waterfront…

Music
“Les Claypool is the one of the most unlikely success stories in the entertainment history. His trademark voice, thumping bass lines and unique worldview have become the calling cards for a number of wildly successful and influential albums in the last two decades…”
Phil Lesh, Bob Weir & Ratdog at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (Buy $65 Tickets)
One of the strongest intellects and most extraordinary musical talents in rock history, Phil Lesh re-defined what the bass could sound like, and in so doing heavily influenced what the Dead sounded like…
“George Clinton is the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and was a solo funk artist as of 1981. He has been called one of the most important innovators of funk music, next to James Brown and Sly Stone…”
also with The Fucking Buckaroos, Banda Newsense.
Fatomas/Tipsy/Zach Hill at Great American Music Hall (Buy $45 Tickets)
The brainchild of Mike Patton, Fantômas is an anti-hero from a series of pre-WWI French crime novels, sometimes dubbed the “lord of terror.” Rounding out the ensemble are Buzz Osborne on guitar (Melvins), Trevor Dunn on bass (Mr. Bungle, Trevor Dunn’s Trio Convulsant) and Dave Lombardo on drums (Slayer)…

Arts
Numbered tickets to ring the bell will be distributed starting at 10:00 am, one to each family or group, on a first come, first served basis. Visit the Asian Art Museum to literally “ring in” the New Year and take a swing at an artwork. Based on the Buddhist custom of striking a temple bell 108 times on New Year’s Eve to wipe away the bad experiences, wrong deeds, and ill luck of the past year…
The 7pm and 9pm stand-up spectaculars will close with a festive countdown (because it’s always New Year’s Eve somewhere), sloppy kissing by audience members, a “Big Balloon Drop” (just one very large balloon) and free tap water (bring your own cup.) If your Christmas was too white or you are still in need of a couple…
Joy Behar, currently a co-host of ABC’s “The View,” is among today’s leading comic talents. Whether performing standup comedy or interviewing politicians and artists, she is a comedic original and a leading woman both on stage and screen. Welcome in 2009 with a hilarious evening of comedy and biting wit.
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2 responses to “Makes me glad I dont have to decide

  1. whoa. that’s a lot of flyers. i am going the house party route if i can find more than just the one. 😉

  2. It’s all about the path of least resistance. About being with your loved ones…

    and not a room full of sweaty douchebags.

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