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Where to party on NYE

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Restaurants and clubs throughout town are busy shining their champagne glasses, getting ready to toast 2009 with family, friends and visitors who have decided to ring in the New Year in style, and in Whistler. Whether you decide to go all-out for the evening, and drop a pretty penny on dinner and live entertainment, a night at a local hotspot, or just chill out on a patio, you should check out all the options, first!

 

What: Tommy Africa’s New Years Party Beats  

Start off your New Year in style at Tommy Africa’s New Years edition of their classic Party Beats evening. DJ Rich-A plays popular music, ranging from top 40, hip hop, old school and R&B, that promises to pack the dance floor, while hors d’oeuvres and champagne circulate when the clock strikes 12. Tickets are $69, and are available at Tommy’s after 9:30 p.m. every day before the event, and at the door. You can also snag them online at clubzone.com or clubvibes.com. Doors open at 9 p.m. Call 604-932-6090 to make table reservations. Dress to impress!

Where: Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Uncorked!

Maxx Fish is the place to make memories this NYE. Ministry of Sound Canada touring DJ, Puf the Majik DJ, supplies the beats for this party, mixing every sort of party track imaginable: top 40, R&B, house, electro, and party rockers galore. And with Shits and Giggles transforming the bar for the evening, it’s sure to be a sight to behold, as well! Tickets are $75, which includes gourmet appetizers, party favours, and a champagne toast at midnight. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Contact 604-932-1904, or visit the Fish in person any night after 9 p.m. to purchase tickets.

Where: Maxx Fish

 

What: Winter Wonderland 2009

Garf’s hosts one of the biggest parties in town to welcome in 2009 -- in fact, it’s been a sold-out event for 15 years running. DJ R3 and Andreas Morel   will man the decks, bringing a mix of top 40 dance, hip hop and retro, combined with high-energy dance and house later in the evening. Tickets are $90 before Christmas, $100 after, and $125 on NYE, with each ticket holder receiving a bottle of champagne, and, of course, appetizers at midnight. Doors at 9 p.m. VIP packages and table reservatons are also available -- contact 604-932-2323 or info@garfswhistler.com for more info or tickets.

Where: Garfinkel’s

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