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7 Places to Ring in the New Year in Costa Mesa

Posted on December 21, 2018 | 11:58am | Travel Costa Mesa

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Still looking for some New Year’s Eve Plans? Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two, dancing or family-friendly countdowns, Costa Mesa has you covered! Check out these seven New Year’s Eve events in Costa Mesa perfect for welcoming 2019!


Stay & Dine at Avenue of the Arts

Romance reigns at Avenue of the Arts, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel  this New Year’s. Start the new year with a luxurious Orange County escape including a complimentary bottle of champagne upon check-in, surf and turf dinner with wine pairing for two in Silver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar and a champagne toast at midnight. Learn more and book. Avenue of the Arts is located just across the street from the stunning Segerstrom Center for the Arts and a short walk from world class shopping at South Coast Plaza.

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Local neighborhood favorite SOCIAL will have two rooms of music, signature cocktails, midnight countdown and an open bar option for its New Year’s Eve celebration. Bottle service and reserved table seating is also available for reservation. Learn more.

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TIME Nightclub

TIME Nightclub will host its annual New Year’s Eve Party, this time featuring DJs Omar XV and Varun. Tickets and packages range from general admission with complimentary midnight champagne toast to VIP bottle service and exclusive seating. Learn more.

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Mesa Lounge’s annual New Year’s Gala returns to ring in 2019 with hosted bites and drinks from 8 to 10 p.m., a champagne toast at midnight and party favors! Learn more.

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Ring in the New Year at Orange County’s annual winter wonderland! Winterfest OC brings fun in the snow, show-stopping light displays and not one but two New Year’s Eve countdowns. For a family-friendly countdown, plan to get there early for a 6 p.m. balloon drop and fireworks show. A second countdown and firework display will hit at midnight, after hours of live music and DJs.

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Water Grill South Coast Plaza

Dance the night away at Water Grill South Coast Plaza’s White & Gold Party! Tickets get you passed hors d’oeuvres, freshly shucked oysters, two complimentary cocktails, live music and, of course, a midnight toast. Learn more.

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Tavern + Bowl bowling packages

Part modern bowling lanes and sports bar, Tavern + Bowl at The Triangle is perfect for a playful New Year’s Eve! This year, take advantage of their Open Bar Package ($30 per person in advance) including beers, wine, well cocktails and soft drinks. Purchase tickets here.

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And don’t forget to book your New Year’s Eve hotel close to wherever you choose to celebrate!