Published December 29, 2012
LAS VEGAS – Looking to party with Kim Kardashian in Las Vegas this New Year's Eve? If you are, make sure to bring a little extra change because it won't be cheap. Here's a look at where the reality star will be partying at in Vegas as well as other cool things to do in Sin City this New Year's Eve.
Hollywood Takes Over The Strip
It wouldn't be a New Year's Eve celebration in Las Vegas without the presence of the one and only Kim Kardashian. The reality star will be bringing in the New Year at 1-OAK Nightclub at the Mirage Hotel and Casino on the Vegas Strip. Entrance into this soiree starts at $125 per person for VIP entry. If you're interested in getting a table at the club, that'll cost you $3,000. And if you'd like a section near Kardashian, it'll cost you $15,000.
But if paying to see a reality star isn't on your radar, some of music's top artists will be performing on the Vegas Strip. "Gangnam Style" musician PSY will be at PURE on Dec. 29 to celebrate his birthday, with tables starting at $525. Rapper and American Idol judge Nicki Minaj will also be partying at PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace on New Year's Eve, with tables starting at $1,500. And rapper Common will be at HYDE at the Bellagio for New Year's Eve where for $10,00, you can get a table package that includes 10 admissions, three bottles of Grey Goose, three bottles of Dom Perignon, mixers and of course, bottled water.
Meals to Remember
"The Mixx" restaurant located on the 64th floor of the Mandalay Bay offers a spectacular view of the The Strip that provides the perfect view of the area's traditional firework show that sets off at midnight. Renowned chef Alain Ducasse will be cooking up a four-course menu, from roasted Maine lobster "au curry" to baked Atlantic sea bass, all starting at $95 per person. The lounge area of the restaurant opens at 8 p.m. with general admission starting at $100 that includes a complimentary glass of champagne. Table packages start at $750 for a maximum of eight guests.
In the mood for a mouthwatering steak to end the year? BRAND Steakhouse and Lounge is offering an amazing four-course dinner for $140 per person. Your choice of steak includes either a New York sirloin, filet mignon, a "tomahawk" rib eye, or Colorado double lamb chop.
Showtime in Sin City
There's always the option of checking out some of the city's most popular shows. Zarkana by Cirque De Soleil will have New Year's Eve performances at the ARIA Resort and Casino with tickets starting at $69. The popular Blue Man Group will also have shows on Dec. 31 at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino with tickets starting at $136. And if you're interested in some magic, world renown magician David Copperfield will have performances on New Year's Eve at the MGM Grand with tickets starting at $84.
New Year's Eve, Downtown Style
All of the NYE festivities in Sin City aren't limited to the Vegas Strip. Take a trip down Las Vegas Boulevard to Downtown Las Vegas for the Fremont Street Experience's "Downtown Countdown." A three-day party kicks off on Dec. 29 with free entertainment from popular tribute bands like Zowie Bowie and Yellow Brick Road, culminating with the official Downtown celebration on Dec. 31 with a virtual fireworks show courtesy of Viva Vision. The official "Downtown Countdown" party will take place Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. Beginning Dec. 28, tickets will go for $40 per person.