Hellas, in Hope Mills, is hosting a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. The event, hosted by former NFL Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Billy McMullen, offers two levels of excitement, and, as an added bonus, partygoers will have the opportunity to meet cast members from the movie Joyful Noise and some other NFL greats including Chris Warren, a former Seattle Seahawk and NFL Pro Bowler, as well as several members of the Atlanta Falcons who will be on hand to celebrate Jason Snelling’s birthday. The dress code for the event is black tie for men and cocktail dresses for the women. A jazz band will play downstairs in Hellas Restaurant & Sports Bar at 7 p.m., and the party gets rocking at 10 p.m., upstairs in the club. Tickets to the event are $20 per person or $35 per couple, which includes a masquerade mask, hors d’ouevres and a champagne toast at midnight. For more information, call 426-4040.
Club Barcelona, located at 1501 Skibo Rd., is sponsoring a New Year’s Eve Bash. Doors open at 9 p.m. You must be 18 to enter and 21 to drink. Drink specials include $5 Jager, $5 Goose, $2 domestics and free champagne for a midnight toast. Reservations are now being taken for the party via www.clubbarcelonanc.com. It is suggested that those wanting to celebrate come early, as the club is expected to reach capacity before 11 p.m. For more information, 483-2671.
Huske Hardware is the anchor to downtown’s New Year’s Eve activities. Huske will host a New Year’s Eve Club Night, featuring a champagne toast at midnight. Dance the night way with your favorite people to music provided by one of Fayetteville’s favorite DJs, Tommy King. One cover charge gets you in the party and includes the midnight toast. Remember to dress your best; Huske New Year’s Eve parties are always great photo ops. There will be party favors, drink specials, a balloon drop at midnight and live photos from Times Square on the big screen. There is also a dinner special for two, which includes salad, your choice of two 10 oz. N.Y. strip steaks or 8 oz. salmon filets, sides and dessert with a bottle of wine or a growler of beer. Meals without alcohol are $59.99. For more information, call 437-9905.
The Tap House at Huske Sports Bar and Grill will host its first ever New Year’s Celebration with live music, food specials and drink specials. And of course, there will be a midnight toast! Live music, party favors, champagne toast at midnight, drink specials and a live feed from Times Square. For more information, call 426-5650.
Circa 1800 will host a more reserved party. For those looking for a great place to eat dinner before beginning your New Year’s Eve festivities drop by Circa 1800 on Person Street. Circa is hosting a full-course dinner, which will feature your choice of a red meat, chicken or seafood. Dinner seating begins at 5 p.m., with the last seating starting at 9:30 p.m. Dinner is served by reservation only, and is $85 per couple. For more information, call 568-4725.
IT’Z Entertainment City is hosting a Black, Silver and Gold Party to ring in the new year. Patrons are asked to dress to impress to ring in 2014. A champagne toast at midnight will signal the beginning of the new year, but the party will keep going as patrons dance to the sounds of DJ SERG Sniper. Reserve your VIP party pass now by calling 826-2300. IT’Z is located at 4118 Legend Ave. in Fayetteville. For pre-party dinner or drinks, you can stop in at the Sports Bar. The Hilltop House is not usually considered a party destination, but if you would like to spend quality time with close friends and family as the old year fades away, the restaurant is now taking reservations for a New Year’s Eve Dinner. Dinner seating begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m., which gives you ample time to get home and countdown the new year in your PJs. For reservations and more information, call 484-6699.
If you choose to travel a short distance from home, The Pinehurst Resort is known for the elegance of its New Year’s Eve celebrations. After you grab your party favors, you can dance the night away to The Band of Oz and make a toast at midnight with a glass of champagne. The New Year’s Eve package includes your room, dinner in the Carolina Dining Room, the party, a midnight breakfast buffet followed by a Southern-style breakfast buffet in the morning and late check out. Cost is $244 per person. You can make reservations online at www.pinehurst.com/offers/package/new-years-eve.If you elect not to stay the night, you can partake in the party and the midnight buffet. Tickets are $90 per person and can be purchased via www.shoppinehurst.com.
A little further from home, Broadway at the Beach offers an all-inclusive party that is hard to beat. The following events will all take place at the shopping complex:
Celebrations Nitelife’s New Year’s Eve Celebration tickets are $25 each and include entry into Malibu’s Surf Bar, Club Boca, Froggy Bottomz and Broadway Louie’s. Doors open at 7 p.m. There will be confetti canons, a complimentary champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight, live music inside Froggy Bottomz with Diversity, DJ BZ inside Malibu’s, DJ Joey inside Club Boca and Broadway Jake hosting a karaoke show inside Broadway Louie’s. For more information, VIP packages and/or to purchase tickets call 843-444-3500 or stop at Broadway Louie’s.
New Year’s Eve Party in the Square A DJ will perform live in Celebrity Square from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and include admission to the clubs of Revolutions, Crocodile Rocks, Rodeo Bar & Grill and Senor Frogs, where each venue will host their own midnight celebration! For more information or to purchase tickets, call 843-444-8032 or 843-315-0120.
Carlos ‘n Charlie’s Old School New Year’s Eve 80’s Party tickets are $10 per person for 21 years of age and older and $20 per person for 18 to 20 years old. Live 80’s style music provided by DJ Lui Diamante.
Hard Rock Cafe New Year’s Eve Concert & Party Doors open at 9:30 p.m. with live music from Black Glass. Tickets are $25 per person plus tax in advance or $30 per person plus tax day of. VIP Tickets are also available for $75 per person plus tax and include a three-course dinner (pre-set menu with five options, salad and dessert) and a reserved table. Event is a concert style event with limited seating. Dinner served at 8:30 p.m. for VIP ticket holders. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. for all general admission ticket holders. VIP tickets will not be available that evening. For more information or to purchase tickets please call 843-946-0007.For more information about Broadway at the Beach, visit www.BroadwayattheBeach.com, call 1-800-386-4662, “like” on Facebook or follow the complex on Twitter.