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Lesley Haenny is the Seattle Editor for Miss A. She is an Air Force wife now living in the Seattle area. Prior to living in Seattle, Lesley spent 7 years in Washington, DC, working as a Congressional liaison. She grew up in a small, mountain town in Southern California, sandwiched between an older sister and a younger brother. Her two hard working parents taught her to always go for the clearance rack, bring your lunch everyday, work hard for what you have, and always take the opportunity to travel and play outside. Lesley has been actively involved in various charities such as the Animal Resource Foundation, Komen For the Cure, Prevent Cancer Foundation, American Diabetes Association and the Race for Hope (benefitting the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure).

2013 New Year’s Eve Options In Seattle

Before you know it, Christmas will have come and gone and we will be celebrating the coming of 2013!! Let Miss A Seattle help you make your New Year’s Eve plans!

(Photo Credit: Seattle Bash)

Indulgence at the EMP
Billed as Seattle’s largest and hottest New Year’s Eve party, join more than 3,000 party guests at the EMP Museum under the Space Needle. With four areas of live entertainment, three performance stages and 140,000 square feet of party space, you can bring all of your friends! Remember the good times with Seattle’s hottest party band, Brand X, who will perform hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and the 00’s all night long at the Party Fever Stage. Seattle’s all-80’s-all-the-time band, All Mixed Up, will perform classic leg warmers and crimped hair hits on the You Spin Me Right Round the 80’s Stage. Movin 92.5 will be spinning all of today’s music at the Movin 92.5 Live Party Stage. If you’d rather spend the last hours of 2012 laughing instead of dancing, head over to the Live Comedy Stage for “The New Year’s Laugh Off” featuring an all-pro show of comedic flair. In between dancing and laughing, step into the EMP Museum itself and enjoy the sights and sounds that only EMP can offer.

WHEN:
Party begins at 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:
EMP Museum
325 5th Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109
Ph. 206-770-2700

TICKETS:
General Admission: $59
VIP Gold: $199
VIP Platinum: $350
Tickets can be purchased here.

Bonza Bash New Year’s Eve 2013 Gala Ball
Celebrate with swank and swagger at the Bonza Bash New Year’s Eve 2013 Gala Ball at the Grand Hyatt, Seattle. DJ Tamm from KISS 106.1 and Mach One Jazz Orchestra will help you groove into the morning of January 1st.

WHEN:
Bash begins at 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Grand Hyatt
721 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Ph. 206-774-1234

TICKETS:
General Admission: $69.00
Gold VIP: $185.00
Diamond VIP: $350.00
Diamond VIP Table: $1,200.00
Tickets can be purchased here.

Seattle Inferno New Years Eve Speakeasy
If the life of the 1920’s is more of your style, then the Seattle Inferno New Year’s Eve Speakeasy at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel is for you! Wear your best flapper dress or zoot suit and enjoy ringing in 2013 with burlesque performance and indie singer Christine Havrilla, blues singer Danie Ward and Lady Jane DJ! There will also be a CASINO gaming fundraiser set up with blackjack tables, roulette, 3-card poker and a prize wheel. Three chip winners will be awarded some amazing prizes and after expenses, all of the proceeds raised will go to benefit the LGBT community in Uganda, Africa.

WHEN:
Party begins at 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Renaissance Seattle Hotel
515 Madison St.
Seattle, WA 98164
Ph. 206-583-0300

TICKETS:
10 p.m. entry: $25
General: $45-$55
Reserved Table for 10 People: $550
Tickets can be purchased here.

St. James Cathedral
Head into 2013 with Mozart for the New Year at Seattle’s St. James Cathedral 30th annual New Year’s gala. The Cathedral’s professional choral ensemble, Cantorei, Soloists and Chamber Orchestra will perform Mozart’s beautiful music and a surprise at midnight!

WHEN:
Show begins at 11 p.m.

WHERE:
St. James Cathedral
804 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Ph. 206-382-4874

TICKETS:
Suggested price: $30
Tickets can be purchased here.

(Photo Credit: The Century Ballroom)

(Photo Credit: The Century Ballroom)

Black and White Ball
The Century Ballroom will be hosting the Black and White Ball, an evening of decadence, dining and dancing. Black and white attire is highly encouraged but not required. Beginning at 7 p.m., guests can indulge in a delicious 6-course dinner with a meat, fish or vegetarian options. After dinner, dance the evening away in the Century Room to the East Meets West Salsa sounds from DJ Mar Y Soul and DJ Yambu. The Rainbow Room will host social dancing geared toward to GLBTQ community.

WHEN:
Dinner begins at 7 p.m.
Dancing begins at 9:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Century Ballroom
915 E Pine 2nd Floor
Seattle WA 98122
Ph. 206-324-7263

TICKETS:
East Meets West Salsa: $30 ($100 with 6-Course Dinner in the Ballroom)
The Rainbow Room: $25 ($95 with 6-Course Dinner in the Ballroom)
Both Rooms: $40 ($110 with 6-Course Dinner in the Ballroom)
6-Course Dinner Only (Reservations made through The Tin Table): $70
Tickets can be purchased here.

(Photo Credit: Royal Argosy)

(Photo Credit: Royal Argosy)

Royal Argosy
What’s more iconic in Seattle than the Space Needle? The waters of the Puget Sound! Celebrate New Year’s on board the Royal Argosy. Boarding begins at 7:30 and sailing the sound begins at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a 3-course dinner, live music on each deck, spectacular views of the fireworks and a champagne toast at midnight!

WHEN:
Boarding begins at 7:30 p.m.
Cruising begins at 8:30 p.m.
Return to the dock at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Royal Argosy
Pier 56
Seattle Waterfront
Ph. 206-623-1445

TICKETS:
Tickets are $139 and can be purchased here.

Seattle Symphony
Imagine going into 2013 listening to the gorgeous music of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Ginastera, Sousa and Strauss all with the Seattle Symphony at the helm. Then imagine the Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline coming in to stomp things up! Enjoy this unique New Year’s Eve experience, along with desserts, champagne and dancing.

WHEN:
Show begins at 9 p.m.

WHERE:
Seattle Symphony – Benaroya Hall
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Ph. 206-215-4747

TICKETS:
Ticket prices vary. Call 206-215-4747 or send the Symphony an email here.

Alderbrook Resort and Spa
Celebrating New Year’s can be fun until you have to drive home at 1 a.m. and traffic is horrible. Alleviate that problem by heading to the Alderbrook Resort and Spa in Union, Wash. – only 2 hours from Seattle. Book your hotel room and bring in the New Year knowing you get to walk back to your hotel room and sleep before heading home! The resort turns 100 years old in 2013, and their New Year’s Eve party will officially kick off a year’s worth of events. With food and drink specials, music from Just Dirt, and roaming entertainment with fireworks over the breathtaking Hood Canal and champagne toast, make the beginning of 2013 a memorable and safe one.

WHEN:
Festivities begin at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Alderbrook Resort and Spa
7101 East State Route 106
Union, WA 98592
Ph. 360-898-2145

TICKETS:
Event is free to the public. Call 360-898-2145 or go here to book your room.

New Year’s Eve at LSC
By December 31st, we will know that the world didn’t end, so enjoy heading into 2013 at the Last Supper Club! Featuring two levels of music and five DJ’s, shake what you got while enjoying an appetizer buffet, champagne toast, Co2 cannons and a balloon drop at midnight.

WHEN:
Party begins at 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Last Supper Club
124 South Washington Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Ph. 206-748-9975

TICKETS:
Early Bird tickets (arrive by 9 p.m. and enter through side door): $20
General Admission (arrive by 9 p.m. and enter through side door): $30
VIP: $60
Tickets can be purchased here.

Resolution Seattle
Head over to the WaMu Theater to celebrate New Year’s by rocking out to the music of thirteen different bands! As the clock ticks down to midnight, you’ll be able to jump and dance to the sounds of Audrey Napoleon, Cassette, Cosmic Gate, Darth Evader, Diesel Boy, Doctor P, LA Riots and many more!

WHEN:
Show begins at 8:30 p.m. and ends at 3:30 a.m.

WHERE:
WaMu Theater
800 Occidental Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Ph. 206-381-7555

TICKETS:
Ticket prices vary and can be purchased here.

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