EXTRAVAGANT NEW YEARS EVE EXPERIENCES Celebrate NYE Like a Baller
It doesn’t matter how bad 2017 sucked for you—everyone gets a clean slate with 365 new opportunities as we transition to 2018. Perhaps 2017 was amazing? Even better, there is a whole new year with 12 new months to expand on your domination. And by the way, now is a good time to memorize the lyrics to “Auld Lang Syne”; it is the official New Year’s song and will certainly win points with your date.
We will gather, feast, drink, dance and bid farewell to 2017. Here are some places you can celebrate like an absolute baller (and we threw in a curve ball).
LIV Nightclub | Miami Beach, Florida
Skrillex was on the controls last year and it was $250 to $400 to get in the door, but here is what is included. First, LIV is inside the legendary and luxurious Fontainebleau Hotel on South Beach. For another $500, the Biebs performed near the pool, they brought in huge stage and everything. $500 is peanuts compared to their $500,000 ultimate NYE VIP package for 10 people, which includes: five-night stay in the five-bedroom, 9,850 square-foot Sorrento Penthouse, a stocked poolside cabana to enjoy each day, a backstage tour of the hotel, private dinners at the Fontainebleau's restaurants, unlimited use of either a Lamborghinis or Rolls Royce (or both), and a $100,000 shopping spree at the hotel's jewelry store and boutique.
Worth every penny!
XS Nightclub at Encore | Las Vegas, Nevada
“Anything you can do (Miami), I can do better,” says Las Vegas. This is just straight gaudy, but this package is ONE MILLION DOLLARS. This Armand de Brignac "Empire" Collection champagne package includes both the Brut Gold and Rosé "Dynastie" collections. In the package are 18 bottles of ultra-premium Champagne, ranging in size from a standard 750-ml bottle to the record-breaking 30-liter Midas bottles. A million may seem like a lot, however Vegas is good about taking care of clients willing to drop a million on a nightclub table and champagne. Ask them to include a room and request the Encore’s 63rd floor penthouse. The two-story, 20,000 square foot suite has three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a personal snooker room, massage room and an elevator. Last year Major Lazer, DJ Snake and DJ Chuckie were in the building, which pairs nicely with a million bucks of bubbly.
New Year's Eve Twice | Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles, California
This ain’t too bad, for only $200,000 you and friends can celebrate twice. Start at the Sydney Opera House and then board a Gulfstream G650 for a 12-hour flight to LA. Now that we’re in LA, what to do? Since we just dropped $200K getting to LA, we can save a few bucks on the evening’s entertainment; Markus Schulz, one of the world’s best DJs will play an open to close set (12-plus hours) at Avalon Hollywood nightclub—tickets and open bar are only $150 each. For something more intimate, VIP tables are available starting at $3,000 for groups of four.
Applebee’s | New York City, New York
Famous for their “Two Entrées + One Appetizer = $20,” let’s hit their lovely Times Square and 42nd Street location for NYE! Hear us out! Yes, it’s lame, but that’s the point! Here are the bells and whistles: for only $450 a ticket, you get premium chef’s selection buffet, premium open bar, party favors, DJ and live entertainment, a dance floor and of course a champagne toast at midnight! And if you’re not up for Applebee’s, TGI Friday’s and Olive Garden are also available.
Friend: What did you do for new year’s?
You: Dropped $450 a ticket at Applebee’s.
Friend: Excuse me?
Memorizing these lyrics will make you more cool:
Should Old Acquaintance be forgot,
and never thought upon;
The flames of Love extinguished,
and fully past and gone:
Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold,
that loving Breast of thine;
That thou canst never once reflect
On old long syne.
On old long syne my Jo,
On old long syne,
That thou canst never once reflect,
On old long syne.