New Year’s Eve at Dave & Buster’s
Looking for a way to celebrate with the whole family? Dave and Buster’s has just the thing with an evening of unlimited video games, an appetizer buffet and soft drinks, and a video ball drop to celebrate the new year.
DETAILS >> 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Dave and Buster’s at Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway. $30 per person; each guest receives a $10 Power Card, access to the family appetizer buffet and unlimited soft drinks and video games. (480) 281-8456 or https://d-bnye.ticketbud.com.
The Palms Theatre’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration
Feast on a smorgasbord of food, drink and entertainment, starting with cocktails and complimentary hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 8 p.m., intermixed with a sleight of hand magician, a preview of an upcoming production of “Fiddler on the Roof” and musical entertainment provided by the ’50s and ’60s musical revue, The Wonderelles. At midnight, you’ll will enjoy a champagne toast, noise makers and party favors.
DETAILS >> 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. The Palms Theatre, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa. $75 per person or $65 per person for groups of 16 or more; show-only packages available at $50 per person; tickets are limited. (480) 924-6260 or ThePalmsTheatre.com.
Say good-bye to 2013 with laughter, thanks to this comedian’s stand-up routine, made famous by his appearances on “MADtv,” “Chelsea Lately,” and “A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas.”
DETAILS >> 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Drive. $25-$53.36. (480) 921-9877 or TempeImprov.com.
New Year’s Eve Gala at The Vistas
Enjoy an evening at Las Sendas Golf Club, where you’ll savor a four-course gourmet dinner, served from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., live music from Soul Catcher, starting at 9 p.m., and a champagne toast at midnight.
DETAILS >> Doors open at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. The Vistas Pavilion at Las Sendas Golf Club, 7555 E. Eagle Crest Drive., Mesa. $95, reservations required. (480) 396-4000 or LasSendas.com.
Ring in the New Year with Arizona Theatre Company
Take in Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “Xanadu” while enjoying a complimentary glass of champagne, taking pictures in a Xanadu-themed photo booth, and jockeying for door prizes. “Xanadu” is a musical spoof of the 1980 Olivia Newton-John film of the same name and includes popular ’80s songs “Magic,” “I’m Alive,” “All Over the World” and “Xanadu.”
DETAILS >> 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31; runs through Jan. 19. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix. $71-$87. (602) 256-6995 or ArizonaTheatre.org.
New Year’s Eve with the Phoenix Symphony
Randall Craig Fleischer leads the Valley’s premier symphony orchestra in an evening of Strauss waltzes, along with favorites from Puccini, Gershwin and Gilbert and Sullivan.
DETAILS >> 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31. Phoenix Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St. $49-$99. (602) 495-1999 or PhoenixSymphony.org.