Monday, December 18

New Year's Eve Celebrations in Houston

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The year is almost gone, tomorrow we will ring on 2011, how are you going to celebrate? Well if you need a couple of ideas below are some hot New Year’s Eve parties that will bring your New Year in right.  

Houston’s Discovery Green ushers in 2011 with Gloworama

Looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve?  Bring the family and come out and celebrate at the city’s official celebration “Gloworama” at Discovery Green. 

Gloworama, New Year’s Eve at Discovery Green is a community celebration that will feature an illuminated art car parade and one huge light show.  The event will take place on December 31st, at 7pm – 12:15am around Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Center.

As the sun goes down the streets light up as a parade of illuminated art cars and scooters fill the night with fun and delight as the parade rolls down Avenida de Americas at 9:30pm.  The audience will be in awe as the brightly lit art on wheels goes by designed by some of Houston’s finest artists.

As the evening draws to a close, the last 30 minutes of 2010 are promised to be some of the year’s finest for Gloworama attendees. At 11:50 p.m. a state-of-the-art 3D light show and fireworks display on the George R. Brown Convention Center, will take audiences straight into 2011 to close out 2010 and ring-in the New Year.

Admission to Gloworama is free, however people may purchase VIP tickets at

Hotel Derek Houston, New Years Eve Bash

Come out to the Hotel Derek for their 2011 New Years Event it is sure to be a great night for the most magnificent drinks, dance and celebration.

Join a few hundred partygoers in the heart of the Galleria as they say goodbye to 2010 and ring in 2011 unlike any other this New Years Eve. They will have DJ Hic and DJ GT spinning the hottest music to bring you into the New Year, with plenty of drink selections from the cash bar and complimentary drinks in the VIP area while they last.

Order your Hotel Derek Galleria New Years Eve 2011 tickets in advance at  Hotel Derek’s NYE Bash.  

Doors open from 7pm – 2am.

General Admission tickets are $40 and guarantees entry this New Years Eve at Hotel Derek in Houston, with all features mentioned above.

VIP tickets are $100 and will includes all General Admission benefits with access to the exclusive VIP area with modern menu by Valentino Restaurant, complimentary drink offers while they last, party favors, and gift bags to take home.

Hotel Derek is located at 2525 West Loop South in Houston.  For more information please visit 

This is a semi-formal event.

Hyatt Regency Houston, Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

The Hyatt Regency in Houston will be throwing their annual New Year’s Eve celebration, covering four floors and featuring two live bands, a D.J., lots of  party favors and of course their popular 50,000-balloon drop at midnight.  Houston’s largest New year’s Eve Celebration will be taking place at the all-new Hyatt Regency Houston located in downtown on December 31st,  from 7 pm – 1 am.

General admission tickets are still on sale and can be purchased at the hotel’s Front Desk for $89. Each ticket will include four drink coupons, party favors, Latin bets from Yelba, music from the Fab 5 and DJ 33 1/3 spinning party hits the lobby. 

The countdown to midnight will once again culminate with Hyatt’s famous 50,000 balloon cascade from the top of the hotel’s atrium lobby. 

For those who want to stay the night at the recently transformed downtown hotel, New year’s Eve Celebration Packages start at $319 per couple. 

The Hyatt Regency is located at 1200 Louisiana St. For more information, call (713) 654-1234 or visit

Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve Bash at The Aquarium, Houston

Kids want to celebrate the New Year too, bring them out to The Aquarium and let them celebrate the New Year with their favorite man-eating finned friend, at Sharky’s New Year’s Bash.

It’s will take place in the afternoon from 2-5pm, a New Year’s Eve party with a balloon drop, games, contests and prizes. A kid-friendly DJ will play holiday music and pop favorites to keep everyone on the dance floor between trips to the buffet.  

Event take place at the Downtown Aquarium located at 410 Bagby.  For information visit

Ticket prices range from $9.99 fro the kids buffet and $15.99 for adults. 


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