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Rosie McCaffrey's Irish Pub
906 East Camelback Road, Phoenix
New Year's Eve party with music from O'Carroll's Gate, prize giveaways, drink specials, and a midnight champagne toast. 8 p.m. $10 cover (which includes a drink ticket). Call 602-241-1916 for cover.
R.T. O'Sullivan's (both locations)
6646 East Superstition Springs Boulevard, Mesa
1010 West Southern Avenue, Mesa
New Year's Eve party with DJs, balloon drops and champagne toasts at midnight, dancing, and $1,000 in door prizes (with two tickets to the Fiesta Bowl being given away at the Southern Avenue location). 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. $10 cover after 8 p.m. Call 480-396-9933 and 480-844-1290.
Rusty Spur Saloon
7245 East Main Street, Scottsdale
New Year's Eve extravaganza with drink specials, and music by Psychobilly Rodeo. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. No cover. Call 480-425-7787.
93 East Southern Avenue, Tempe
New Year's Eve Seduction Night featuring a buffet, drink specials, games, prizes, belly dancing by the Bedouin Tribe, music by Phunkthouse & Legacy, and a free champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. 21-and-over. $20 per person, $30 for couples, and $200 for the VIP package (which includes a hotel room, free drinks, and limo shuttle service). Call 602-953-2728.
2701 East Indian School Road
Huge New Year's Eve party with free hats, noisemakers, and complimentary champagne at midnight. Open until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-956-8998.
Sixshooters Sports Grill
7611 West Thomas Road
Old-school New Year's Eve bash with Mega 99.3. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. $15. Call 623-247-8540.
The Starlight Room
16737 East Parkview Avenue, Fountain Hills
Night at the Starlight with live music by the Terry McFee Orchestra and Al Raitano, a performance by Forever Young Dance Studio, hors d'oeuvres, party favors, dancing, a midnight champagne toast, and more. 8 p.m. $55 -$60. Call 480-837-2598.
Steel Horse Saloon
1768 West Bell Road
New Year's Eve celebration with party favors, complimentary breakfast from 11:30 p.m. until the food's gone, champagne toast at midnight, and music by Sluggo. Runs until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-942-8778.
7333 East Indian Plaza, Scottsdale
"Bubbly" party with 1-cent drinks from 9 to 10 p.m., party favors, splits of champagne, and DJ MCB spinning hip-hop, R&B, Top 40, and house. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $15. Call 480-970-6969.
3102 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
This Scottsdale nightspot rolls out the red carpet (quite literally) for its "Paparazzi Party," in addition to offering a free champagne toast at midnight, and live music from The BlackMoods on the main stage and DJ Devine on the patio. Open until 2 a.m. $2. Call 480-970-6556.
3108 East McDowell Road
Kadywompa's New Year's Eve Casino Night with comedy skits, DJ, food, and casino games. 7 p.m. $5. Call 602-267-8707.
Tropicana Cafe & Sports Bar
9401 West Thunderbird Road, Peoria
Ring in the New Year with karaoke and drink specials. Runs until 1:30 a.m. No cover. Call 623-972-9776.
2915 North 68th Street, Scottsdale
New Year's Eve celebration with party hats, noisemakers, and free champagne at midnight. Open until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-947-8723.
The Wild Card
801 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler
Black-tie New Year's Eve party with hors d'oeuvres, party favors, drag show, DJ, and a bottle of champagne for each table. 9 p.m. $15. Call 480-857-3088.
Yucca Tap Room
29 West Southern Avenue, Tempe
Performances by Steppchild and Flathead, party favors, drink specials, and a midnight champagne toast. 9 p.m. No cover. Call 480-967-4777.