Anyone see that year fly by? Yes, another year is once again coming to a close and as usual, The Pulse highlights some of Toronto’s top New Year’s Eve party destinations:
473 Adelaide St. W.
The details: Hot and cold buffet between 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., party favours, champagne and door prizes. Call the number above between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to purchase tickets.
Dress code: Jeans are acceptable, but many Martini fans will opt for semi-formal attire.
Most compelling reason to go: For the money, it’s almost guaranteed to be a fun night and is sure to sell out.
314 Queen St. W.
The details: Veuve Clicquot Champagne upon entry, party favours, and VIP bottle service tables are available. Early-bird tickets cost $45, but prices increase weekly. Dinner and dancing packages are available. Tickets are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
Dress code: Semi-formal is preferred, but not required.
Most compelling reason to go: To party with the city’s important people, naturally.
The Mod Club Theatre
722 College St.
The details: Tickets include champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception from 9 p.m.until 10:30 p.m., raffle prizes and party favours. Tickets $48 in advance, $60 on the big day. A limited number of last-minute tickets will be sold at the venue on New Year’s Eve between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Dress code: A style code is in effect, so break out your Carnaby Street finest.
Most compelling reason to go: This is Mecca for Anglophiles and is sure to offer an exciting night.
126 John St.
The details: The first 500 tickets are available in advance for $60 from www.wanttickets.com and include champagne and party favours. Bottle service bookings can be made through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dress code: Dress to impress with an eye to high design.
Most compelling reason to go: There’s no better time to check out Toronto’s latest super club than on the busiest night of the year.
The Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave.
The details: Advance tickets are $10 and allow line bypass until 9:30 p.m. Buy tickets in advance to avoid being left out in the cold.
Dress code: Typical pub style — think casual, minus the hardcore sports gear.
Most compelling reason to go: If you can’t stand the thought of partying in a packed nightclub on Dec. 31 and want a more relaxed evening, the Maddy is a viable alternative.
Trevor Kitchen And Bar
38 Wellington St. E.
The details: Fixed-price dinner packages are available, while party tickets are $25 ($10 for dinner guests) and include a champagne toast at midnight, as well as gourmet snacks. Doors open for post-dinner party at 10 p.m.
Dress code: While stylish-casual is typically de rigueur here, you may want to opt for a suit or an appropriately formal dress.
Most compelling reason to go: It’s a lot quieter than a club and you stand a far better chance of actually getting served at midnight.