The Restaurant at the Setai. Luxurious New Year: Get ready for an amazing party tonight in the courtyard of the Setai. Hors doeuvres will be abundant, as will be the drinks from an open bar. And the DJ will keep you dancing all night. $500 per person. Sat., Dec. 31. 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-520-6400, www.setai.com.
Reunion Bistro. Savor the New Year: Linger on the flavors of this six-course dinner. The offerings include seafood margarita for starters, roast duck with cherry sauce or grouper with citrus sauce, plus a trio of desserts. Champagne toast at midnight. All for $65. Or add a little more and you could get foie gras or even oysters for good luck, but you must order them by December 24. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. email@example.com. 3155 NE 163rd St, Miami Beach, 305-947-7665.
Revolution. The Roots Rock Revolution: Ring in your New Year with the best live hip-hop band of all time. Black Thought, ?uestlove, and the gang will lay down their classic rap hits like You Got Me, Proceed, and What They Do, while you toast in 2006 with champagne and good friends. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $70. 305-358-5885. www.jointherevolution.net. 200 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, 954-727-0950.
Rex at the Marlin. Ring in 1980 in Style at The Marlin: Put on your Afro wig and squeeze into those vintage bell bottoms. Forget 2006 The Marlin and guests will celebrate the turn of the decade and say goodbye to the 70s. The music, costumes, and atmosphere will all revolve around the decade that brought you dances like the Freak and the Hustle. Tickets available at $79.99 until December 25th and include premium open bar from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m., champagne toast, hors doeuvres, and party favors. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m. 305-604-3836. 1200 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-604-3595, www.marlinhotel.com.
Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove. The Lounge: Come dance to the sounds of live music, sip champagne, enjoy a mojito bar, lounge indoors or outside in front of a cascading waterfall, and ring in the new year with a lively and romantic evening at one of Coconut Groves most stylish venues. Best of all, no cover charge. Sat., Dec. 31. $25,000 New Years Eve Baubles and Bubbles Package: Ring in the new year in indulgent style at the Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove with an exclusive $25,000 package available to only one couple for only one night, Saturday, December 31, in the opulent Ritz-Carlton Suite. The expensive indulgence includes a chauffeur-driven limousine (stocked with Cristal champagne) to and from home for South Florida residents, or to and from the airport or private jet terminal for out-of-town guests; and one night in The Ritz-Carlton Suite, a luxurious 2540-square-foot oasis with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Biscayne Bay. For him, a Mercedes SLK 500 convertible for the day; for her, a stunning 18-karat gold, ruby, and diamond bracelet from Amici jewelers, made in Italy with 1.14 carats of diamonds and 2.28 carats of rubies. Start off your New Years Eve with butler service; an opulent, five-course dinner with the finest global ingredients, all customized to your palate; a private sommelier and chef for your special New Years Eve dinner; and a private pastry chef to design a perfect sweet ending. Then the decadent fun continues with a rose petal Cristal champagne or milk bath, a New Year s Day in-room couples massage to ring in 2006 in relaxed bliss, and, weather permitting, a half-day private luxury yacht cruise, including gourmet lobster lunch and dedicated staff. Sat., Dec. 31. $25,000. www.ritzcarlton.com. 3300 SW 27th Ave, Coconut Grove, 305-644-4680.
Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne. Miami Vice New Years Eve Party: Ring in the new year Crockett and Tubbs-style by toasting to the most decadent decade in the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom this New Years Eve. This 80s-theme party will feature a lavish buffet and DJ spinning a full lineup of tunes from the era. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $125 Adults, $50 Children. www.ritzcarlton.com. 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne, 305-365-4286.
Royal Bavarian Schnitzel Haus. Bavarian New Year: Special New Years Eve menu and live piano. Sat., Dec. 31. 1085 NE 79th St, Miami, 305-754-8002, www.schnitzelhausmiami.com.
Ruby Lounge. Jewel of a Party: Miamis top DJs will be spinning party classics, dance, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, funk, salsa, and merengue. Tickets include: h/cold buffet (9 p.m. to 11 p.m.), a personal bottle of champagne, $3 drinks (9 to 11 p.m.), $1000 balloon drop at midnight, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and much more. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $60. 623 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-684-9993.
Rumors South Beach. Rumors of the New Year: Admission includes four free drinks, a bottle of champagne, and party favorites. VIP special is $500 per table with complimentary bottle of vodka, bottle of champagne and party favorites. The after-hour party begins at 4 a.m. till 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $200 per couple. 1439 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-4849, www.rumorssouthbeach.com.
Sandbar Lounge. Party Through Breakfast: Celebrate with live entertainment, free champagne toast at midnight, and even a free breakfast buffet at 2:30 a.m. Sat., Dec. 31. 6752 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-865-1752.
Señor Frogs. Amazing Fiesta: Celebrate the new year right at Señor Frogs Black & White party. There will be a live band, DJs, mariachis and more. Sat., Dec. 31. 616 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-673-5262.