If you were waiting to see whether the world would end before making your New Year's Eve plans, it is almost time for the big night and you are not alone scrambling to find a party or parties to ring in 2013. Since there are so many events in and around DFW, there is still time to gain access to a big bash.
On the off chance that you do not see something on this list of NYE parties in DFW, here are a few others that may be of interest:
CAMEO in downtown Dallas will host its popular NYE bash with advance tickets for $30 (general admission) and $40 (VIP). VIP packages that include bottles of premium liquor, champagne, VIP tickets and party favors range from $1200 to $3000. With word coming down that Cameo's building has been sold and the club will close Jan. 3, expect this to be a huge party. For more information, call (214) 302-7585 or visit cameodallas.com
LIGHTS ALL NIGHT at Fair Park is a three-day electronic music festival (Dec. 29-31) that features a huge lineup of entertainers including professional dancers, fire spinners, theatrical performers and DJs including the world famous Tiesto on the 29th. There are three show areas: Main Stage, Hangar and the Club @ Lan. Tickets available here.
PRIMEBAR in Uptown is hosting its Celebrate NYE party with a DJ, buffet, champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Drink packages and VIP tables are available. There is also a complimentary shuttle and special room rates at the nearby Stoneleigh Hotel. More details at
EMERALD CITY BAND is hosting Rock the 13: The Ultimate New Year's Eve Party at the Intercontinental in Addison. The event will feature a three-course dinner and 25 bars to accommodate the big crowd. Tickets from $100 to $1750 are available here.
AVENU LOUNGE in Uptown is hosting 'A New Year in Paris' with two lucky guests winning an all expense paid trip to Paris, France. VIP tickets include three complimentary drinks and food from Al Biernat's from 8-pm-11pm. Tickets ranging from $40 to $130 are available here.
FLYING SAUCER in Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth will have Live 80 in concert on the patio stage. Admission $10 at the door or $100 for a table and champagne toast at midnight (seats 4-6) or VIP table for $200 includes choice of special entrees with calamari appetizer and 1.5L Chimay Grand. Further information at (817) 336-7470.
PLUSH in downtown Dallas is hosting the '50 Shades of Plush Masquerade Ball.' Plush, which joined Billy Bob's and Glass Cactus as DFW clubs to make the Nightclub & Bar Top 100 list, will have three DJs playing over its four levels. $30 advance tickets and table packages are available. This event will also have an after-party at Eden inside Jaguars at Royal and 75.
PARK TAVERN DALLAS near NorthPark Center is hosting its New Year's Eve party with a dinner and brunch buffet, photo opportunities, a DJ and party favors. For information on attending the party, call (214) 446-0710.
VICE in the Tower in downtown Fort Worth is the hottest nightclub/lounge in Fort Worth, so it's natural the scene there on NYE will be top notch. Cover is $20 and there will be table packages available from $1150 to $1450.
CAPITAL BAR in Fort Worth's West 7th corridor will host a NYE party with a prize-filled giant balloon pop, party favors and champagne toast at midnight. $10 cover.
THE USUAL on Magnolia is hosting a 4 course Prix Fixe dinner prepared by the chef from Sapristi with Brad Hensarling, head bartender, pairing cocktails and wine with each course.
Cost is $35 per person for the dinner and $70 per person for dinner and the drink pairing.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
WINSTON'S SUPPERCLUB in Dallas is hosting the NYE 2013 'Let Them Pop Champagne' party that includes party favors, masquarade masks, champagne toast, live performances, photo booth and sounds by DJ Inzo. $30 presale, $50 couples presale and table packages available at (214) 551-1705
SYNN NIGHTCLUB in Dallas in the locale on Main St. that was previously Ivy lounge and Skye Bar has three levels: Main floor with a dance floor, middle level with20 VIP tables and the third level and exclusive VIP area with an Asian themed fully staffed bar rooftop. General admission is $40 and VIP $60. Packages range from $900 to $2500. Tickets available here.
features burlesque performances by VLADA and live music by The Rough Riders Band. The party will feature complimentary Grey Goose Vodka drinks from 9-10pm prior to the champagne toast at midnight. For information and table reservations, call (214) 808-7909
SUNDANCE NYE PARTY will take place in downtown Fort Worth at 515 Houston St. in the spot that previously housed nightclubs Avalan, Tru Lounge and Aqua Lounge. Tickets are $20-$75 with VIP table packages from $400-$2000. Details at fortworthnye.com
KU DE TA in Dallas is hosting the 'Ultimat EVE 13' party. It will feature the 8,000 square foot climate controlled Ku De-Dome to allow people to party poolside. The doors will open at 8 pm. For cabana and bottle reservations call (214) 298-3836.