New Year's Eve Parties

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New Year’s Eve at the Piazza
The Piazza in NoLibs rolls out its annual NYE celebration, one of the biggest in the city. The Piazza’s heated 20,000-square-foot tent encompasses the interior of the complex and allows guests to mingle between all five of the bars on-site. 9pm. $85-$125. The Piazza at Schmidts, 1001 N. Second St. 215.642.8656. atthepiazza.com

DANCE
A Pop Muzik New Year’s Eve at the Dolphin
Philly music stalwart (and required presence at any official ‘80s appreciation event) DJ Robert Drake spins new wave hits and rough cuts all night. Admission includes an open bar of Tecate and well drinks from 9-11, with champagne popping at midnight. 9pm. $20. Dolphin Tavern, 1539 S. Broad St. 215.278.7950. thedolphinphilly.com

PARTY
Eat Drink Sing New Year’s at Yakitori Boy
Attention, karaoke enthusiasts: Yakitori Boy is here to humor you this New Year’s Eve and to agree that yes, that song is just so good. This awesome establishment offers three different general admission packages for the main lounge, as well as private rooms and VIP treatment. Karaoke to sing (and hear!) will be center stage, accompanied by food, booze and a DJ. 9pm. Various prices. Yakitori Boy, 211 N. 11th St. 215.923.8088. yakinewyear2013.eventbrite.com

COMEDY
New Year’s with Tom Rhodes
One of Comedy Central’s original stars, Tom Rhodes brings his stand-up routine to Helium for three New Year’s Eve shows. Staggered throughout the night, a ticket for each of the three shows includes an open bar. Ring in the new year with Rhodes at the late show or get some laughs in at one of the earlier times while the night is still young. Various times. $30-$220. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. heliumcomedy.com

MUSIC
New Year’s Eve at the Boot and Saddle
Hard-driving local bluegrassers the Highwater Preachers are joined by honky-tonk heroes Red Skiles & the Country Ramblers for a night of finger-pickin’ fun. DJ Breakfast will be spinning classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s after the mics cool off, all while you reap the benefits of the open bar and midnight champagne toast. 9pm. $50. The Boot and Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St. 267.639.4528. bootandsaddlephilly.com

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza Cruise
If you’re gonna ball out and spend the big bucks this NYE, you might as well do it on top of a yacht. The Ben Franklin Yacht, Philly’s premier party boat, offers an unforgettable night of music, dancing and top-shelf liquor. Not to mention, you’ll be on the water when the fireworks pop off—a position all of us land-faring plebs will envy. 9:30pm. $108. Ben Franklin Yacht, 401 North Columbus Blvd. 215.629.8687. benfranklinyacht.com

TOUR
New Year’s Eve Ghost Tour
Mystery, legend and lore comes to the historic Powel House with the museum hosting its annual New Year’s ghost tour. Tours start on the hour, beginning at 7pm and running up till midnight. Celebrate Society Hill’s famous history, and bring in 2014 in the spookiest of fashions. 7pm. $25. Powel House. 244 S. Third Street. ghosttour.com

MIND & BODY
New Year’s Eve Yoga and Mochi
Studio 34 in West Philly is the place to be for those who wish to concentrate on the mind and body instead libations and debauchery on New Year’s. Morgan Andrews hosts a night of wringing out the old and welcoming 2014 through an exciting all-levels yoga workshop. After the lesson, enjoy some mochi (sweet and chewy rice cake treats). 8-10pm. $5-$15. Studio 34 Lounge. 4522 Baltimore Avenue. 215.387.3434. studio34yoga.com

MUSIC
New Year’s Eve with Screaming Females
New Jersey punk trio Screaming Females dominate at Johnny Brenda’s New Year’s bash this year. Still buzzing off 2012’s Ugly, the Females promise to ring in 2014 properly with plenty of booze and sweat and freaking the fuck out. DIY Philly heroes Swearin’ and local garage rockers Batty also take the stage. 8pm. $15. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave. 215.739.9684. johnnybrendas.com

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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