New Year's Eve Planner

Start planning now for the best New Year's celebration yet. From a New Year's Eve party or event to fabulous restaurants or bars, ring in 2007 at these Orange County spots.

Updated: December 30, 2007



700 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92802

Restaurants and Bars

Coach House

33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Desperado--the Eagles tribute band--headlines this countdown party. The peaceful, easy feeling begins at 8pm ($30 admission).

Shark Club

841 Baker St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Celebrate with your current squeeze or hook up with someone new at their wild and crazy bash ($20 advance tickets).

Hush Restaurant

858 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

For a romantic evening, sip wine by the fireplace and enjoy a prix fixe dinner on the heated patio.


1901 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Watch the live video countdown on 21 screens, enjoy the midnight champagne toast and rage all night on four dance floors for $20.

Villa Nova Restaurant

3131 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Dine on a three-course Italian meal for $75 per person at one of two seatings (5:30pm or 9pm) while enjoying music from the award-winning piano bar and a midnight champagne toast.

The St. Regis Monarch Beach

1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629

Splurge on prix fixe menus at Stonehill Tavern and Motif, or the official NYE bash in the ballroom from 7:30pm to 2am. ($295 per person.)