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What are you doing New Year's Eve?

If you haven't made reservations yet for the midnight countdown, here is a list of events from parties to package deals happening around Chattanooga on Monday night, Dec. 31. 

Chattanooga Convention Center

* Where: 1150 Carter St.

* When: 7:30 p.m. doors open, 8:30 p.m. band starts

* Tickets: $40

* For more information: www.eventbrite.com

It's not a New Year's Eve party without The Beaters. Your ticket includes party favors and balloon drop. If you plan to party into the wee hours of Tuesday morning, you might want to check out the New Year's Eve discounts on rooms at The Marriott or Staybridge hotels.

 

Chattanooga Marriott

* Where: 2 Carter Plaza

* When: 6:30 p.m. dinner, 1 a.m. after-party

* Tickets: $40-$75

* For more information: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-kountdown-2019-nupe-years-eve-party-tickets-52658748735

There will be a countdown at The Kountdown 2019, the annual New Year's Eve party hosted by the Chattanooga Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

The Kountdown is a fundraiser to benefit the scholarship fund and community/health service projects of the Kappa Foundation of Chattanooga. The foundation has granted more than $150,000 in support to the community since its inception.

 

Hunter Museum of American Art

* Where: 10 Bluff View

* When: 9 p.m.

* Tickets: $175 plus fees for individual, $300 plus fees for couple; $5 coat check, cash only

* For more information: www.huntermuseum.org

Round up your friends — who must be 21 or older — for a spectacular celebration at the Hunter featuring a full open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres by Events with Taste, entertainment by DJ PHLZ, midnight champagne toast and Bailey's ice cream bar.

Not to mention the Hunter's spectacular views of the city.

Dress for the evening is cocktail attire.

 

Kozy Cooking

* Where: 739 Ashland Terrace

* When: 8 p.m. doors open, 9 p.m. show

* Tickets: $40 individual, $75 couples

* For more information: 423-485-3962

JuJu Gordon, niece of jazz great Dexter Gordon, returns to Chattanooga for a New Year's Eve masquerade ball in the upstairs event space at Kozy Cooking.

Gordon, who lives in Washington, D.C., plays saxophone, congas and is a superb vocalist.

 

Songbirds Guitar Museum

* Where: 35 Station St.

* When: 7 p.m. Paul Childers; 9 p.m. The Velcro Pygmies

* Ticket: $25 in advance, $30 day of show for Paul Childers; $35 in advance, $40 day of show for The Velcro Pygmies; $50 for combo ticket to both shows.

* For more information: 423-531-2473

Songbirds has lined up a double billing New Year's Eve that starts with Paul Childers Band presenting a tribute to Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughn. This will be a seated show.

Then fans can go downstairs to see The Velcro Pygmies relive the rock era of the 1980s.

"I decided to bring Paul Childers in for New Year's Eve because of the success he's had over the last 12 months," says Mike Dougher, Songbirds entertainment coordinator.

"In each concert, Paul has highlighted a classic guitar out of our collection. We'll be bringing them all out for this show. Paul will play guitars related to Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn and B.B. King and perform some of their music. It's great fun and you learn a little something at each show."

 

Southside Social

* Where: 1818 Chestnut St.

* When: 6 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. music starts

* Tickets: $10 cover

* For more information: 423-708-3280

If you're looking for a more affordable New Year's Eve party, this may be your best bet. This is a first-come, first-served event with no ticketing, just show up early to be guaranteed a spot at this New Year's Eve bash. Admission, for ages 21 and older, includes party favors, hats and beads. Dance to music from DJ Tony Dub while waiting for the champagne toast at midnight.

 

The Dwell Hotel

* Where: 120 E. 10th St

* When: 7:30 p.m.

* Tickets: $60-$75

* For more information: www.eventbrite.com/e/glam-80s-wonderland-nye-party-tickets-52446032495

Party at the GLAM '80s Wonderland, Dwell Hotel's New Year's Eve party with The Audiovore spinning vinyl.

This party for ages 21 and up includes unlimited sparkling wine, hors d'oeuvres, dance music, valet parking, cash bars and cocktail specials and an epic countdown to midnight.

 

The Edwin Hotel

* Where: 102 Walnut St.

* When: 5:30 p.m.

* Tickets: $225 plus fee; $75 Whiskey Thief only access

* For more information: 423-713-5900

Join the Edwin Hotel for its first New Year's Eve celebration in Chattanooga. The party will be held in Whiskey Thief rooftop bar overlooking the Walnut Street Bridge and the Tennessee River,

The bar will be closed to the public and only ticketholders will be able to take in the views and cocktails along with fine five-course meal from Chef Kevin Korman at Whitebird.

Finish the night with hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast at Whiskey Thief as the clock strikes midnight. The party winds up at 1 a.m.

 

The Moxy Hotel

* Where: 1220 King St.

* When: All-night package

* Tickets: $375 for two wristband pack with a queen room; $525 for a four-wristband pack with a double queen room

* For more information: 423-664-1180, press 0 to speak with someone about the New Year's Eve package

Only recently opened, the Moxy Hotel is already setting the New Year's Eve party bar high and making a statement with its Moxynooga Eve party.

This party package includes a hotel room for guests to use to get ready for the party, to freshen up during the night, take a power nap or sleep it off.

Music by DJ Synaptic Flow and live music by Jack Endelouz & Friends, Ayla Sylver and 3's Company will keep the energy going.

There will be heavy appetizers from Dish T'Pass Catering, entertainment at The Railyard by Chattanooga Fire Cabaret, photo booth, party favors, Moxy games, a midnight champagne toast and Moxy Ball Drop. There will even be a midnight Waffle House food truck to enjoy after ringing in the new year.

 

The Read House

* Where: 107 W. M.L. King Blvd.

* When: 8 p.m. doors open, 9:30 band starts

* Tickets: $70 plus tax and fees

* For more information: www.thereadhousehotel.com/new-years-eve-2018/

If you haven't seen the newly renovated Read House, what better time than now?

The Read House is "Puttin' On the Ritz" at its New Year's Eve party and guests are asked to arrive dressed to impress.

Dance the night away in the Silver Ballroom to the 10-piece band Gwen Hughes and the Retro Kats.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served until 10 p.m. with a dessert and coffee bar to follow. There will be party favors and a midnight champagne toast to the new year.

IF you don't want to drink and drive home, the Read House is offering a New Year's hotel package that includes two tickets to the party, room accommodations and late check-out on New Year's Day. For more information about this package: 423-266-4121.

 

The Signal

* Where: 1810 Chestnut St.

* When: 7 p.m. doors open, 8:30 p.m. show

* Price: $45-$90

* For more information: 423-498-4700

Nobody gets more wrapped up in their shows than Here Come the Mummies. These band of eight musicians from Nashville who play costumed as Egyptian mummies is everyone's favorite fund band from beyond the grave. HCTM has shared stages with P-Funk, Al Green, Mavis Staples, KC and the Sunshine Band and even wowed Riverbend audiences.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will kick off the night before the mummies take the stage. The champagne toast at midnight is included in the ticket price.

A valid photo ID is required to enter. Tickets will only be sold at the door if any remain.

 

Virgola Italian Wine & Oyster Bar

* Where: 608 Georgia Ave.

* When: 7 p.m.

* Tickets: $50

* For more information: 423-771-7773

Ring in the new year at Virgola's Silver and Gold Masquerade Party.

Each person will receive a bottle of Proseco for the midnight toast, meat and cheese board, hors d'oeuvres and dessert. There will be party hats and horns and music by a DJ as guests await the arrival of 2019. Must be 21 or older.

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