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Best New Year’s Eve Celebrations in the Inland Empire

December 23, 2011 12:00 PM

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Do you have the desire to do something exciting and different this year on New Year’s Eve besides sitting on your couch and banging on your pots and pans at the stroke of midnight? Well, check out the list below for the hottest New Year’s Eve Events the Inland Empire has to offer. There’s something for everyone here!

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Old Town Temecula – New Year’s Eve Grape Drop

42051 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590

Forget the crystal ball drop in New York City; come to Old Town Temecula for a Grape drop! This family friendly New Year’s Eve will be full of live entertainment and fun. An east coast countdown and west coast countdown will take place in Old Town Square.

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Big Bear Lake – Torchlight Parade

Snow Summit Ski Resort
880 Summit Boulevard
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-5766

New Year’s Eve Snow Summit guests will be treated to a torchlight parade starting at 7:00pm which will twist down Miracle Mile run. This will be a spectacular sight to see as one hundred skiers and snowboarders carry torches and create a beautiful scene. A New Year’s Eve party will follow.

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Ontario Improv - East Coast New Year's Eve Dinner and Show with Jo Koy

4555 Mills Circle
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 484-5411

Don’t “ring in” the New Year-spend it laughing your butt off by the comedic wit of Jo Koy! Jo Koy, who is infamous for his infectious personality and witty jokes, will be at the Ontario Improv giving two special performances on New Year’s Eve. Jo Koy will be doing two shows on New Year’s Eve-an “East Coast” at 7pm and a “West Coast” at 10pm. Ticket prices start at $50 to see the show; packages with free flowing champagne and dinner are available as well. Check the website for details.

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Pechanga Resort and Casino – New Year’s Eve

45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
(877) 711-2WIN

Pechanga is definitely the place to be to bring in 2012 in style. Not only does Pechanga offer an amazing party at their Masquerade Gala, a live music extravaganza Vietnamese concert in the comedy club, they also have Classic Rock in the Cabaret Lounge, The club: Silk will be dancing the night away while the countdown to midnight at the round bar, they even have a DJ spinning dance music in Kelsey’s that has two levels and two dance floors. Check website for prices and details.

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South Coast Winery Resort and Spa – New York New York: New Year’s Eve Gala

34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 587-9463

New York City comes to Temecula to ring in the New Year! Spend your evening amongst luxurious accommodations and gourmet food while dancing the night away to live entertainment. You can choose from two New York themed Gala’s to attend, either in the Vineyard Rose restaurant or in The Grand Ballroom. Prices start at $195 per person. Eat, Drink and be Merry and don’t worry about driving home-special rates are available for an overnight hotel stay.

Desiree Eaglin is pregnant and boring. She’ll be wishing you all a very fabulous time at one of these amazing events the Inland Empire has to offer while she’s asleep by 9pm on New Year’s Eve. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest.

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