New Year's Eve 2010 party guide

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Looking for the best place to ring in 2011 in Columbus? We've got you covered.

Aladdin Shrine Center

3850 Stelzer Rd., North Side

6:30 p.m. $70

Entertainment by The Street Players, gourmet dinner

Alrosa Villa

5055 Sinclair Rd., North Side

6 p.m. $20

Music by Bobaflex, Noise Auction, Live My Last and more

Arlington Cafe

1975 W. Henderson Rd., Upper Arlington

9 p.m.

Live music with Controversy and Shallow Tail


775 N. High St., Short North

11 p.m.

With DJ Alan Saunders, DJ Mikey P and host Anisa Love

Bar Louie

3970 Easton Station, Easton

7 p.m. $25/$50/$150/$250

VIP event featuring a Hampton Inn room and shuttle service

Basil Thai

1124 N. High St., Short North

10 p.m. $5

With DJs Jason "Lemon" Lyman and Jeff Pons

Big Bang Piano Bar

401 N. Front St., Brewery District

5 p.m. $25; 21+

Live music and complimentary buffet

Black Hat

2463 Federated Blvd., Dublin

9 p.m. $5

Live music with Bandemonium


115 Parsons Ave., Olde Town East

10 p.m. No cover; 21+

With Path, Moiz, Psychedelic Horseshit, Unholy Two and more

Charlie Bear Land of Dance

1562 N. High St., Campus

10 p.m. $5/$10; 21+

Featuring Djs Detox, Johnny Cashola, Kingpin and 100 Percent


1227 N. High St., Short North

10 p.m.

With roeVy, Urge2, O'Kappler and The Boogaloos

Club Diversity

863 S. High St., Brewery District

9 p.m. No cover

Live music with Bobby Hamlin

Columbus Funny Bone

145 Easton Town Center

6:30 p.m. $55

With Mike Merryfield, BT and Collin Moulton

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

4850 Powell Rd., Powell

5-10 p.m. $8-$13

Featuring a new musical light show

Conference Center North Pointe

9243 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center

8 p.m.

"A James Bond New Year" featuring live music by Agent 99


4968 N. High St., Clintonville

9 p.m.

Live music with The Ellie Lee Band

First Night Columbus

Various Downtown locations

5 p.m. $8/$10

More than 100 live performances ranging from music to interactive ice sculpting


862 N. High St., Short North

All-male revue hosted by Alexis Stevens

Hyatt Regency Columbus

350 N. High St., Downtown

8 p.m. $110-$500; 21+

Featuring comedy, DJs and live Top 40 and hip-hop music


2590 N. High St., North Campus

8 p.m. No cover; 21+

Crime and Punishment, Phantods, Compressions and Shin Tower Music

Lazy Chameleon

4028 Presidential Pkwy., Powell


Live music with Granny Shot

Mynt Ultralounge

445 N. High St., Downtown

8 p.m. $20

Multiple DJs.

Newport Music Hall

1722 N. High St., Campus

8 p.m. $35

With Ekoostik Hookah, Freekbass and Wheels

Park Street Cantina

491 Park St., Arena District

$10; $100 (open bar)

Featuring DJ Samurai, live mariachis and more.

Park Street Complex

(The Social, Park Street Patio, Park Street Saloon)

Multiple Arena District venues

6 p.m. $12; $100 (open bar)

Multi-venue extravaganza featuring live music, DJs and more

Park Street Tavern

501 Park St., Arena District

10 p.m.

Live music with The Fabulous Johnson Brothers and open (top shelf) bar

Ravari Room

2661 N. High St., North Campus

9 p.m. No cover; Free

Featuring DJs Steve OD and Spider Throat and free pizza before 10 p.m.

Renaissance Hotel

50 N. Third St., Downtown

8 p.m. $75-$120

Music by DJs Addison, Matt Majic and Duct Tape

Roop Brothers Bar

17 N. Union St., Delaware

9 p.m. $10

Live blues with Kreis, Ross and Hooff

Ruby Tuesday

1978 Summit St., Campus

10 p.m. $8.

Featuring the Andy Shaw Band, The Josh Krajcik Band and Doctah X

Rumba Cafe

2507 Summit St., North Campus

10 p.m. $15

Live roots-rock music with The Spikedrivers

Skully's Music Diner

1151 N. High St., Short North

10 p.m. Cover

The best of '80s and '90s dance mixes

Suite 143 Lounge

303 S. Fourth St., Downtown

10 p.m. $20.10

DJ D-Boogie will be spinning

The Bluestone (formerly BoMA)

583 E. Broad St., Downtown

8 p.m. $30/$50

Music by Rick Derringer, Pat Travers and The Dan Orr Project

The Club Mansion

87 W. Main St., Downtown

Icon Lounge

231 N. Fifth St., Downtown

9:30 p.m. $26-$57. Mansion: 25+/Icon: 21+

Two parties featuring three levels of entertainment

The Summit

2210 Summit St., North Campus

9 p.m. $5

The Ferals, Good Company, Washington Beach Bums and the Exwhites

The Venue Lounge

2063 E. Livingston Ave., East

8 p.m. $25; $45

Live music by the Larry Humphrey Band with Sabrina

Trafik Bar & Nightclub

205 N. Fifth St., Downtown

No cover before 10 p.m.

Trafik Divas extravaganza featuring Maria Garrison and Georgia Jackson

The Treehouse

887 Chambers Rd., Grandview

10 p.m.

DJ Jamarr Mays on the ones-and-twos

Vonn Jazz Lounge

245 E. Campusview Blvd., Worthington

5:30 p.m. $50/$70

Early show: Adria Shahid (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Late show: Talisha Holmes and the Liquid Crystal Project (9:30 p.m.)

Wall Street Nightclub

144 N. Wall St., Downtown

9 p.m. 18+

Burlesque lounge with Viva Valezz! & The Velvet Hearts

Woodlands Tavern

1200 W. Third Ave., Grandview

8 p.m. No cover.

Music by The Apple Bottom Gang and Miss Molly