JohnMartins. Party in the Gables: Music and a special menu tonight, plus a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31. 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 305-445-3777.
The Key West Historic Seaport. Pirate Wench Drop: Hide your booty from the pirate wench who will descend from the top of the 101-foot mast of the tall ship Liberty Clipper. Sat., Dec. 31. 305-292-3302. 100 Grinnell St, Key West, 305-293-8309, www.keywestseaport.com.
Les Deux Fontaines Lobster Café. Beachfront Seafood: A special a la carte menu will be served tonight while a live band plays. Required $30 per person advance reservation. Sat., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. 1230 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-672-7878.
Lily Leon Hotel. Live the High Life: Enjoy the same sweet deal at the five fabulous hotels owned by the South Beach Group. At the Lily Leon Hotel, live like a celebrity with fabulous gift bags, which come stuffed with a bottle of champagne, party favors, tickets for a champagne toast in the bar when the ball drops, a midnight kissing contest, a New Years Day hangover kit, and a CD with the top 15 tracks from 2005. The best DJs in Miami will be rotating sets all night at the hotel, plus the couple that wins the kissing contest at midnight gets a free nights stay! Sat., Dec. 31. $250 a night. 305-673-3767. www.lilyleonhotel.com. 835-841 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
Liquor Lounge. Get in Free: If the holidays hit you where it hurts the most your wallet come out to the Liquor Lounge for NYE where theres no cover. The resident DJ will be playing an open format of pop, hip-hop, rock, and whatever your soul desires. The festivities continue with a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m. 1560 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-672-7171.
Lucky Strike. The Lucky NYE: Luck Strike will provide a fixed menu for couples that includes champagne and party favors. There will also be a live DJ. Sat., Dec. 31. $100. 1692 Michigan Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-0307.
Macarena Tavern and Restaurant. Party Till Its 2006 and More: Two seatings tonight with a special New Years Eve dinner, $49 for the first and $115 for the second. Disco will be rocking until 7:00 the next morning. Sat., Dec. 31. 1334 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-3440.
Madiba Lounge. bLiSS NYE Party: A party where women behave and men dont. This will be a very exclusive event. Only VIPBLISS.com members (free to apply for membership) will be permitted to purchase admission tickets online. Admission tickets will NOT be available at the door. The bLiSS Club is a private and exclusive social organization that produces erotic theme and dance parties, special events, and group trips exclusively for young, fun, attractive, open-minded, sexy women and select couples. Events are held the 3rd Saturday of every month in South Florida. Visit the Website calendar for venue locations and themes. To apply for FREE membership please visit www.VIPBLISS.com. Sat., Dec. 31, 10 p.m. 1766 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, 305-695-1566, www.madibarestaurant.com.
Mai Kai Polynesian Restaurant: The Polynesian New Years Eve starts at 5 p.m. at the exotic Molokai bar, where the second drink is on the house. Reservations are required for the three-course dinner featuring the likes of Singapore chili prawns and filet mignon and the live Polynesian revue performance. Party favors and champagne toast at midnight. Call for reservations. A $25 deposit is required. Sat., Dec. 31. Mai Kai, 3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, 954-563-3272.
Main Street Café. Fourth Annual Eric Schwartz Concert: along with the Mainstreet Ramblers and other bands playing deep into the night. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $25. 128 N Krome Ave, Homestead, 305-245-7575.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Elegant Night: If youre tired of dealing with loud, rowdy, drunk 20-somethings but dont want to end up in a dingy sports bar for New Years, head over to the lobby at the Mandarin. The atmosphere is relaxed but still elegant and trendy with cool, sexy music all evening long. Have a taste of some caviar and dont forget the champagne toast. And you cant beat no cover charge. Sat., Dec. 31. 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, 305-913-8288.
Mangos Tropical Café. Mangos Magnificent New Years: At Mangos, your New Years dinner package will include a four-course gourmet dinner, a bottle of Moét White Star champagne, and party favors. Enjoy nonstop entertainment by the Latin Connection Band and singers, the Mango Dancers, the samba show, fireworks over the ocean at midnight, and dancing till dawn. Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m. $175 - $200 per person, plus tax and gratuity. www.mangostropicalcafe.com. 900 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-673-4422.
Mansion. A Mansion of Excess: Ever want to party with Nicole Richie or Wilmer Valderrama only to discover that you didnt have enough celebrity cache or pink flake cocaine? Not to worry. This NYE you can make up for those glaring inadequacies if you dont mind shelling out $200 for Mansions NYE blowout. Richies weight-loss accomplice and (ex?) fiance DJ AM will be providing the beats for the night. And if you go, please try to jam a burger or something down Nicoles throat. Sat., Dec. 31. 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-1525.
Marks South Beach. Marks South Beach Celebrates New Years Eve: Chef Mark Militello invites South Florida diners to ring in the new year in style at Marks South Beach. Marks South Beach is offering an elegant and intimate alternative to celebrate New Years Eve, with two seatings featuring a special five-course tasting menu with an array of choices prepared by executive chef Larry LaValley. The first seating, available to diners between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., is priced at $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For those diners seated between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., the cost is $150 per person plus tax and gratuity, including a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required. Sat., Dec. 31. 1120 Collins Ave (in the Nash Hotel), Miami Beach, 305-604-9050.