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Friendly Irish Pub
1423 South Country Club Drive, Mesa
New Year's Eve party with drink specials, midnight champagne toast, buffet at 1 a.m., and more. 8 p.m. No cover. Call 480-464-8030.
George & Dragon English Restaurant and Pub
4240 North Central Avenue
Get twice the fun with a U.K. New Year's Bash at 5 p.m. and then the U.S. New Year's Eve Bash at midnight. Both offer free party favors, drink specials, and more. Runs until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-241-0018.
2017 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
New Year's Eve party with live music, drink specials and free champagne. Open until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-588-5930.
Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant
420 South Mill Avenue, Suite 201, Tempe
"Rock In the New Year" with music from Walt Richardson, and more. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10. Call 480-736-0033.
Graham Central Station
7850 South Priest Drive, Tempe
New Year's Eve celebration featuring $1.25 U-Call-Its until 8 p.m., as well as a free buffet, champagne toast, and balloon drop at midnight. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover until 8 p.m. Call 480-496-4336.
Greenway Village Cocktails
3143 East Greenway Parkway
Midnight champagne toast, food and drink specials, party favors, billiards, darts, and shuffleboard. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-971-5523.
Half Moon Sports Grill (all locations)
288 East Greenway Parkway, 602-993-6600
2121 East Highland Avenue, 602-977-2700
325 West Elliot Road, Tempe, 480-456-9400
Partake in $3.50 Skyy martinis, $3.50 Long Island Iced Teas, $2.50 Fat Tires, food service until 11 p.m., good music, and upbeat videos. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
6895 East Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek
Harold's New Year's Eve party with dinner, midnight champagne toast, party favors, a midnight breakfast buffet, and music from Western Fusion at 9 p.m. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $50 per person. Call 480-488-1906.
2610 West Baseline Road, Mesa
"New Year's Evil" with such drink specials as $3 Deer's Blood shots, $3 Charles Bronsons, and $3 import bottles, as well as music from Rudy's Arcade, and more. Runs until 2 a.m. Call 480-820-7117 for cover.
13825 North 32nd Street
New Year's Eve Sinner's Ball with free food, champagne, party favors, adult toy giveaways, and music from E-Bomb, Arvins Gardens, and Downward Dog. Open until 2 a.m. $10. Call 602-992-1007.
5110 East McDowell Road
New Year's Eve goes punk rock with live music from Last Laugh, Soldier 76, Patton's Legion, Dick Hazard, Downplay, Walt Flannigan's Dog, 80D, and Hero, as well as party favors, drink specials, prize giveaways, balloon drop, and a champagne toast at midnight. 21-and-over. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-225-0307 for cover.
12601 North Paradise Village Parkway West
New Year's Eve party with music by Spectrum and drink specials. Open until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-765-0059.
Last Exit Bar & Grill
1425 West Southern Avenue, Tempe
New Year's Eve celebration with music from Ghetto Cowgirl, Dead Hot Workshop, Let Go, and Domo. 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10. Call 480-557-6656.
Maloney's on Campus
955 East University Drive, Tempe
Drink specials, DJ spinning the latest hits, and a midnight champagne toast. Open until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-894-2224.
Marc's Sports Grill & Nightlife
4494 West Peoria Avenue, Glendale
New Year's Eve bash with dancing in the main bar, karaoke in the MarcTini Lounge, two DJs, free hats and noisemakers, and a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Free before 9 p.m., $5 afterward. Call 623-842-1053.
15814 North 83rd Avenue, Peoria
"Don't Miss the Kiss" party with dancing, DJs, party favors, champagne, and a balloon drop at midnight. Runs until 2 a.m. Call 623-334-5000 for cover.
7340 East Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale
"For Your Eyes Only," with prizes, cabaret shows, and The Ballroom transforming into a "burlesque casino." Attendees receive party favors and champagne, while DJ J. Alan works the turntables, and more. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $30 per person, $40 for admission to Axis/Radius and Suede also, and $50 for couples. Call 480-970-5000.
O'Kelley's Sports Bar
2120 West Guadalupe Road, Mesa
Live music from 68 Guns, party favors, drink specials, and a midnight champagne toast. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-756-6069.
Pappy's Sports Bar
11801 North 19th Avenue
New Year's Eve celebration with country music by the Smokin' Boots, karaoke, party favors, and food and drink specials. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-944-3992.
1700 West Drake Drive, Tempe
3rdEyeTheory presents Opulence, with a martini and champagne bar, butler-passed hors d'oeuvres from 10 to 11:30 p.m., fashion show, manicures, massages, two dance floors and three DJs, including DJ Robby Pinnamaneni spinning hip-hop, R&B, Bhangra, and Hindi. 9 p.m. Call 480-551-3970 for cover.
4540 North Seventh Street
New Year's Eve celebration with free champagne, party favors, and a drag show by Barbara, Phaedra, and Devina. 9:45 p.m. No cover. Call 602-277-2121.
1019 East Indian School Road
New Year's Eve spectacular with party favors, a champagne toast, and music from the Big Pete Pearson Blues Band. 8 p.m. $10. Call 602-265-4842.