The Weekender New Years Edition

The biggest party weekend of the year has arrived! 2016 has been...rough...and we finally get to say goodbye [and good riddance!]. Ring in 2017 your way - dinner at a fancy restaurant, a drink with friends, or a party that goes all night.

Wednesday, December 28th

Side Bar Industry Night
9pm - 2am, Side Bar Nightclub
This Wednesday' Industry Night is for all people who have used these hashtags: #fitnessfreaks #gainz #legday #squatsquad #tris&bis #flexfriday #transformationtuesday #bouldershoulders #armfarm #creatinescoop #ifbb #mpc #physique #aesthetic #motivated #shredz #instafit #seltering #fitfam #protein #mealprep

Mannheim Steamroller
7:30pm, Civic Theatre
Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

Thursday, December 29th

San Diego International Auto Show
12/29 - 1/2, San Diego Civic Center
The San Diego International Auto Show will feature over 400 over the latest new models, a dozen test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more.

Friday, December 30th

FLUXX Friday
10pm - 2am, FLUXX Nightclub
Kick off New Year's Weekend with one of the hottest upcoming artists in hip hop and one of San Diego's favorite DJs. RJ and DJ Brett Bodley with be making everyone at FLUXX dance this Friday.

Cask Ale Night
4pm, Grant Grill
A new weekend, a new cask ale! Celebrate San Diego's craft beer culture with The US Grant's cicerone-curated brew of the week. Jeff Josenhans partners with a local San Diego brewery each week to prepare unique offerings that are then finished in The US Grant cask.

Sparkling Wine at Truly Fine
6pm, Truly Fine Wine
At Truly Fine Wine you can taste through a selection of sparkling wines from around the world. Sekt, Franciacorta, Prosecco, Cremant, and yes, champagne - try them all for $5.

Saturday, December 31st

Hard Rock NYE
9pm, Hard Rock Hotel
*5 Cities 1 Night* New York, Paris, Rio, Hong Kong, Las Vegas...what do all these cities have in common? The best New Year's Eve parties in the world! This year these big cities come to you with the largest NYE celebration in the Gaslamp. Travel throughout 5 rooms, 5 big city themes, 3 floors, and 15+ DJ’s right in the heart of Downtown San Diego!

UN-New Year's Eve
5pm, Level 9 Rooftop Bar
Reserve a fire pit and enjoy top shelf bottle service or just chill and take in the sounds of San Diego as you ring in 2017 from this casual welcoming rooftop bar. Enjoy a Level 9 Resolution Martini handcrafted by mixologists and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Psychedelic Masquerade
8pm, Lafayette Hotel
North Park’s cool, vintage, boutique hotel plans to ring in 2017 by hosting a “Psychedelic Masquerade” bash that takes it back to the mind-expanding era of the 1960s. Revelers are encouraged to wear masks and masquerade attire to this affair; the night includes a three-course dinner and live music from cool local bands including The Midnight Pine and The Verigolds.

Big Night San Diego
9pm, Hilton San Diego Bayfront
The Hilton Bayfront will be transformed into “Countdown City” – the perfect location to celebrate the New Year. Featuring TEN spectacular party areas, Big Night San Diego offers the best of everything. You will be treated with first class service, fully-stocked bars all night and buffet and a variety of entertainment.

Sunday, January 1st

5-10am, FLUXX Nightclub
Start off 2017 by partying into the morning with San Diego's own Rob $tone! Doors open at 5am, party lasts until 10am San Diego's hottest DJs will keep you dancing all morning long. Stop by FLUXX after you get off work or continue the
party from NYE.

Polar Bear Plunge and Chili Potluck
10am, La Jolla Shores
Some will come to swim and others just to dip their big toe in the big blue (without, but all should come to share in the joy of the New Year and the warmth of good friends, fellow swimmers, and great potluck food (Cider/Coffee provided).

Firehouse New Year's Day
9am, Firehouse PB
Start 2017 off right with a Tropical Sunday to Firehouse in Pacific Beach. Specials include tropical punch bowls and $100 bottles sponsored by moët, photobooth and golden coconut cocktails sponsored by malibu, and $16 bottle of champagne served until 3pm. Entertainment featuring Brett Bodley, Shadowman, Decon, Craig Smoove and Cheyenne Giles.