Ring in the New Year in the Mission

The Make Out Room last year on New Year's Eve.

The Make Out Room last year on New Year's Eve.

It’s almost New Year’s Eve, and Mission Local wants you to say goodbye to 2012 in style. You don’t have to go far to celebrate the new year — we’ve compiled a list of events happening right here in the Mission.

Free NYE champagne toast at one of SF’s oldest bars | Elixir. If you’re looking to just get out of the house and celebrate New Year’s Eve on the cheap, then this is the spot for you. It will be business as usual at Elixir, with the bonus of a free midnight champagne toast. Oh, and did I mention? There’s no cover charge.

Marga Gomez and Funny Ladies seize New Year’s Eve | Brava Theater. If you’d like to laugh the night away, head down to Brava Theater on New Year’s Eve to see standup from Marga Gomez and featured comics Aundre the Wonderwoman, Pippi Lovestocking, Lydia Popovich and Eloisa Bravo. Reserved seating pricing starts at $30.

New Year’s Eve party | Make Out Room. If dancing and music are what you want, head down to the Make Out Room and let DJ 2 shy-shy & DJ melt bring you soul/funk/hip-hop/disco/wave/80s groove/international and more. There will be party favors, a balloon drop and a free champagne toast at midnight. Tickers are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

New Year’s Eve | Amnesia. Amnesia wants you to come celebrate New Year’s Eve with a night of “drinking, dancing, hugging, smootching and entertainment,” featuring Sean Hayes, Hurray for the Riff Raff and Slow Motion Cowboys. The event costs $15 and that includes a champagne toast.

Bowl in the New Year | Mission Bowling Club. If you prefer to be a bit more active on New Year’s Eve, try bowling the evening away at Mission Bowling Club. An $85 ticket includes open bowling and shoe rentals, two drink tickets, a champagne toast at midnight, hors d’oeuvres, a photo booth (courtesy of befunky), a dance party and raffles and prizes.

1984 NYE | Mighty. Party like it’s 1984 all over again. If you’re looking to dance 2012 away, Mighty is throwing a big dance party. There will be two dance floors with nonstop 1980s music. There’s no cover, so be sure to get there early.

New Year’s Japanese-style jam | Nombe. For $55 per person, you can ring in the new year Japanese-style with a buffet that includes New Year’s favorites such as soba noodles and ozoni soup, all-you-can-drink sake cocktails, warm sake and beer, a midnight sake barrel toast, and a live DJ.

Sunset & Honey NYE 2013: Manik | Public Works. For the third year in a row, Sunset Music and Honey Soundsystem are throwing their New Year’s Eve extravaganza at Public Works. Tickets are $25.

Sweet Cheeks NYE 2013 | Asiento. An all-you-can-eat tapas dinner and two glasses of sparkling wine will set you back $40 at Asiento, where DJ Sweet Cheeks will be spinning disco funk and sexy soul.

Hot Buttered Rum and Ten Mile Tide | Brick and Mortar Music Hall. If you’re more in the mood for some rock music mixed in with jazz, world and country, Brick and Mortar is the place. Special guests of the bands will also make an appearance to help you dance the night away. Tickets are $33 to $67.50.

It’s all about the food at the following New Year’s Eve events:

Andalu
Four-course menu for $49.

Beast and the Hare
$48 prix fixe menu.

Bar Bambino Cafe and Wine Bar 
This will be the restaurant’s final night in the Mission. As we reported recently, Bar Bambino is saying goodbye after six years of service.

Central Kitchen
Chef Thomas McNaughton whips up a tasting menu for $95 per person, with optional wine pairings at $65 per person.

Commonwealth
Tasting menu is $100/person. Optional wine pairings are an additional $50/person.

Dosa on Valencia
Seasonal four-course prix fixe South Indian menu, live Indian beats and complimentary mehndi (henna tattoo).

Flour + Water
Tasting menu created by chef Thomas McNaughton for $95 per person, with optional wine pairings at $65 per person.

Foreign Cinema
Three-course menu. Early seating $85 per person, late seating $95 per person. The restaurant will be screening the film “Reds” in the courtyard.

Garçon
Four-course menu for $65 per person.

Maverick
Five-course prix fixe menu for $70.

Mission Beach Cafe
Chef Nathan McCabe’s four-course prix fixe for $75 per person.

Range
Four-course prix fixe menu. $90 per person. You can choose from an a la carte menu in the bar area.

Specchio
$49 three course prix fixe menu.

St. Vincent
Four-course prix fixe menu for $65 per person and optional wine/beer pairings for $30 per person.

 

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