The best New Year’s Eve parties in Orlando

Need a place to ring in the new year? Check out this list of parties and events

Friday, Dec. 27

Good at Bad Decisions: End of the World Holiday and Countdown to Extinction Comedy by Larry Fulford, Alex Luchun, Nick Pupo and Luke Swiderski. 9 p.m.; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $7;

The Sh-Booms “Boom-Boom Boogie” End of 2013 Dance Party With live music and plenty of drink specials. 9 p.m.; The Social 54 N. Orange Ave.; $7-$10; 407-246-1419;

Saturday, Dec. 28

Acme After Hours: Transformers Art Party Complete with Megatron grinder acts by Defenz Mechanizm, cosplay burlesque, a costume contest and live DJs. 8 p.m.; Acme Superstore, 905 E. State Road 434 #100, Longwood; $10; 407-331-0433;

A Very Naughty New Year Adult vendor fair, meet and greets and a live show with Sean Duran and Ray Han. 8 p.m.; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10; 407-425-7571;

Relief in Abstract End of the Year Show Featuring Freebase, Fortune Howl, Out Go the Lights and others Enjoy art and visuals by VASH, Shine Shed, Alana Questell and others. 8 p.m.; The Space, 1206 E. Colonial Drive; $5-$7; 407-205-7572;

Happy New Year! Celebrate with crafts and traditions from around the world. 3 p.m.; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd; free; 407-835-7481;

Sunday, Dec. 29

Last T-Dance of 2013 Featuring an appearance by Alaska Thunderfuck of RuPaul’s Drag Race. 7 p.m.; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571;

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Bond’s Back! James Bond-themed New Year’s Eve party complete with signature cocktails, light appetizers, DJ music and a showing of You Only Live Twice. 7:30 p.m.; Enzian; 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $25-$400; 407-629-1088;

Brew Year’s Eve Party With beer specials all night, live music and grub served up by the Voo Doo Kitchen food truck. 8:00 p.m.; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Avenue; free; 407-872-1117;

Church Street NYE Party Outdoor block party with live music, portable bars and a fireworks display at midnight. 8 p.m.; Downtown Orlando, Church Street; $39.99; 407-649-4270;

DRIP’s New Year’s Eve Party A DRIP performance coupled with a DJ dance party. 10:30 p.m.; DRIP, 8747 International Drive; $45-$55; 347-855-3747;

Family Fun New Year’s Eve at Dave & Buster’s New Year’s Eve package: buffet, games, ball drop. 5 p.m.; Dave & Buster’s, 8986 International Drive; $30; 310-444-7005;

Eve at CityWalk New Year’s party with six party zones, an outdoor dance floor, live entertainment, signature drinks, unlimited food, a pyrotechnics display and midnight champagne toast. 9 p.m.; CityWalk at Universal Orlando; $79.99-$99.99; 407-363-8000;

New Year’s Eve 2014 Guests enjoy tons of drink specials and VIP packages. 9 p.m.; Howl at the Moon, 8815 International Drive; call for price; 407-354-5999;

New Year’s Eve 2014 Block Party Outdoor dance party with music by DJs Digital and Mantas, plus a light show and VIP experience with an open bar, champagne toast and New Year’s Eve breakfast at 2 a.m. 8 p.m.; Wall St. Plaza, 25 Wall Street; 407-849-0471; $20-$100;

New Year’s Eve 2014 Fifth Annual Street Party Finish off the year with live DJ music and tons of drink specials. 9 p.m.; Graffiti Junktion, 900 E. Washington St.; $20; 407-426-9503;

New Year’s Eve at the Hammered Lamb Ring in the new year with an open bar, passed hors d’oevres and a champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight. 7 p.m.; The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; 407-704-3200; $100-$125;

New Year’s Eve featuring UZ Listen to live trap and bass sounds by the DJ at this club party. 10 p.m.; Roxy, 740 Bennett Road; $20-$35; 407-504-7699;

New Year’s Eve on the Terrace Enjoy $3 Bud Lights and $5 Ketel One drink specials throughout the night, plus you can reserve a table or go for a VIP package to party in style. 9 p.m.; Ember, 42 W. Central Blvd.; 407-849-5200; free, reservations required;

New Year’s Eve With Kimberly Locke Kick off the New Year with a live concert by the former American Idol contestant. 8 p.m.; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; call for price; 407-425-7571;

NYE Buffet and Celebration All you can eat (New York strip steak, pasta, ham) and all you can drink (house wine and champagne), plus music by Andrew Luv and the Franchise Players. 6 p.m.; OLV Café, 25 W. Crystal Lake St., Orlando; $59.95; 407-722-5060;

NYE Party With the Legendary JC’s, Paddington Ambush 9 p.m.; Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave; $10-$12;

NYE Skyline 2013 – Black Tie New Year’s Eve Party Dress up for a red-carpet entry, champagne toast, butler-passed hors d’oeuvres and a live band. 8 p.m.; The Mezz, 100 S. Eola Dr.; $20-$400, call for reservation; 407-692-2580;

NYE Swirl Edition: Black & White Party Hosted by 102 Jams with music by V-DJ Richie Rich and DJ D-Strong. 9 p.m.; The Beacham, 46 N. Orange Ave; $20-$30; 407-246-1419;

Pop the Cork NYE party complete with appetizers, entertainment by the Flats, cocktails and a complimentary champagne toast. 9 p.m.; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa; $85-$95; 1-866-502-7529;

Relax, Renew and Ring In 2014 Hotel package includes a four-course gourmet meal for two, bottle of champagne or wine, breakfast buffet, spa massages, live coverage of Times Square. Call for times; Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive; $359; 407-996-9840;

Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Poolside Party Entertainment by Coo Coo Ca Choo, a cash bar and free champagne at midnight. 9 p.m.; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa; $35; 1-866-502-7529;

Taverna Opa Orlando’s Greek Gatsby New Year’s Celebration 1920s-themed evening with live contortionist, dance and aerial artist performances, plus a four-course meal and champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m.; Taverna Opa, 9101 International Drive; $100-$125; 407-879-2481;

The Falcon Presents: NYE 1960s Style It’s all about go-go boots and mod attire at this shindig, complete with music by DJ Smilin’ Dan, dancing, a photo book and free champagne. 8 p.m.; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-3060;

Wantilan Luau New Year’s Eve Celebration Celebrate the arrival of the new year Royal Pacific-style with all you can eat buffet, hula and fire dancers, party favors, and drinks. 5 p.m.; Loews Royal Pacific Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way; $35-$75;

Wednesday, Jan. 1

New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet Enjoy an all-you-can-eat style brunch. 4 p.m.; OLV Café, 25 W. Crystal Lake St.; $24.95; 407-722-5060;

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