Parties, bands, champagne toasts: Freeloader New Year's Eve
Come take a look and plan your fun for tonight.
(Amsterdam, 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 612-285-3112, www.amsterdambarandhall.com)
New Year's Eve Dance Party
(O'Gara's Bar & Grill, 164 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-3333, www.ogaras.com)
With DJ Stevie Ray. 8 p.m.
New Year's All Request Dance Party
(Babe's Music Bar, 20685 Holyoke Ave. W., Lakeville, 952-469-5200, www.babesmusicbar.com)
With Big D.
Drink/Party into the New Year in style:
SEVEN New Year's Eve 2014
(Seven Sushi Ultralounge and Skybar, 700 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-238-7777, www.7mpls.com)
With 4 rooms of entertainment, heated rooftop, hors d'oeuvres, DJ sets, party favors, champagne toast, balloon drop. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Town Hall Brewery New Year's Eve House Party
(Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery, 1430 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-339-8696, www.townhallbrewery.com)
Special holiday drinks, beer toast at midnight, more. 5 p.m.
New Year's Eve
(Pinstripes, 3849 Gallagher Dr., Edina, 952-835-6440, www.pinstripes.com)
Featuring live music, champagne toast, balloon drops at 8 p.m. and midnight. It's free, but reservations are recommended.
Not free, but see also:
A Masked Affair
Jam out to music until 2014:
Sexy Hexy NYE Bash
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454, www.hexagonbar.com)
With Frozen Teens, Hollow Boys, Nato Coles, BDB. 9 p.m.
The Drug Budget, Courtney McClean & the Dirty Curls
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746, www.331club.com)
(Floyd's, 1758 Arboretum Blvd., Victoria, 952-443-9944, www.floydsbar.com)
Chris Kelly Band
(Bayside Grille, 687 Excelsior Blvd., Excelsior, 952-474-1113, www.bayviewevent.com/grille.html)
Lisa Wenger Band
(Washington Square Bar and Grill, 4736 Washington Square, White Bear Lake, 651-407-7162, www.washingtonsquareonline.net)
(Pov's Sports Bar & Grill, 1851 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW, Andover, 763-755-2323, www.povssportsbar.com)
(Billy's Bar and Grill, 214 Jackson St., Anoka, 763-421-3570, www.billysbargrill.com)
Take a free ride:
Miller Lite Free Rides
(Metro Transit, 560 6th Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-341-4287, www.metrotransit.org)
Ride for free on all Metro Transit bus routes and Metro lines from 6 p.m. until the end of regular service. (Not available on Northstar.) 6 p.m.
For those who like to be in bed before the ball drops:
Early New Year's Eve
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274, www.blackdogstpaul.com)
With Open Season. 5 p.m.
Not free, but see also:
Baby's New Year Time-Traveling Diaper Party
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