W Scottsdale Hotel
7277 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale
A convivial atmosphere of luxe libations and Prohibition-era stylishness will ensue at the W on New Year’s Eve during the ultra-stylish Great Gatsby soiree. Inspired by the iconic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, the star-studded affair takes place both in the lobby and up on the hotel’s second floor Wet Deck and will boast a “speakeasy reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties,” as well as posh cocktails, and the chance to spot celebs. 8 p.m. Admission to the event only is $75 for ladies, $100 for guys. See www.wscottsdaletickets.com. A slew of VIP and cabana options are available for the affair -- ranging from $1,000 reserved tables inside the Living Room (which includes Belvedere, Dom Perignon, two bottles of Veuve Clicquot, and four tickets) to primo $5,000 seating arrangements at Shade Lounge (featuring magnums of Dom Perignon Luminous and Belvedere, as well as admission for 10). Call 602-405-0099 for reservations. Special room packages are also planned and include a variety of posh perks and amenities. See www.wscottsdalehotel.com/newyears.
Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 2012