Here are some of the parties that bars, clubs and more in the area are throwing this New Year's Eve. All events are Dec. 31. For restaurant events, see Sharon Thompson's Tidbits column linked on the right.
The Bar Complex. 224 E. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 8 p.m. Drag show at 10:30 p.m., free Champagne at midnight. $5 cover. Thebarcomplex.com.
Bliss Body. 611 Winchester Rd., Lexington. New Year's Eve Yoga Party. Doors open at 8 p.m. Two practice times: 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Time in between for socialization, refreshments, reiki samples. $15-$30 suggested donation. Blissbodyky.com.
Bogarts. Crowne Plaza Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway, Lexington. 9 p.m. Music by Stephen Kelly Hunt and the Supros. Room packages available. $25. (859) 255-4281.
Buster's Billiards & Backroom. 899 Manchester St., Lexington. Original G-Funk Allstars New Year's Eve Party. 9 p.m. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. (859) 368-8871. Bustersbb.com.
Cheapside Bar and Grill. 131 Cheapside, Lexington. A Dangerously Funky New Year's Eve Party with Soul Funkin' Dangerous. 7 p.m. Dinner available. Live music, party favors, Champagne toast at midnight. $10-$15. (859) 254-0046. Cheapsidebarandgrill.com.
Club Carbon. 314 W. Main St., Danville. Music by Out of the Ashes, food. (859) 236-1005. Facebook.com/clubcarbonc6.
Comedy Off Broadway. The Mall at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. Comedy by Greg Morton. 8 and 10:30 p.m. $25. (859) 271-5653. Comedyoffbroadway.com.
Cosmic Charlie's. 388 Woodland Ave., Lexington. Doors open at 9 p.m. Music by The Binders, Rebel Riot Revue, Fifth on the Floor. $15. Cosmic-charlies.com.
Crossings. 117 N. Limestone, Lexington. Balloon drop, Champagne toast, cash prizes. No cover. Crossingslexington.com.
The Green Lantern. 497 W. Third St., Lexington. Music by Mad Anthony, Sonic Deville. $10 cover.
Henry Clay's Public House. 112 N. Upper St., Lexington. Music by Jon Curtis and friends at 9 a.m. (859) 368-7754. Henryclayspublichouse.com.
Horseshoes Kentucky Grill and Saloon. 1987 N. Broadway, Lexington. Music by Erica Martin and Kick Start. (859) 299-8515.
Kahuna's Island Bar and Grill. 286 Southland Dr., Lexington. Music by Act Three. No cover. (859) 368-8720.
Kentucky Theatre. 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's at 7:30 p.m. (859) 231-7924. Kentuckytheater.com.
Lynagh's Irish Pub. 384 Woodland Ave., Lexington. Music by Relic Delic. (859) 255-1292.
Parlay Social. 257 W. Short St., Lexington. Jordan English Band, Champagne toast at midnight, appetizers, party favors. Reserved seats $50. (859) 244-1932. Parlaysocial.com.
The Pocket. 996 N. Main St., Nicholasville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music 9 p.m.-1 a.m. by Jon Russell. Party favors, Champagne, balloons at midnight, door prizes, appetizers until 8 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (859) 887-1117.
Pulse Nightlife. 931 Winchester Rd., Lexington. 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Drag show, dancing, free Champagne toast. No cover. Pulsenightlife.com.
Riptide on the River. 9079 Old Richmond Rd, Lexington. Music by Eddie Barber and the Off the Wagon Band and DJ Shawn Tye, party favors, Champagne and fireworks at midnight. $12 singles, $20 couples in advance; $20 per person at door. (859) 263-3286. Facebook.com/riptideontheriver.
Rosebud and Silks Lounge. 121 N. Mill St., Lexington. Drink specials, party favors.
Soundbar. 208 S. Limestone, Lexington. Doors open at 8 p.m. Six balloon drops, party favors, Times Square celebration on 16 TVs, Champagne toast at midnight, dance party. $15 cover. Soundbarlex.com.
Trust Lounge. 123 W. Main St., Lexington. Music by DJ Craig Smoove. Theme: Glitter and Gold. Bottle service available. $25 and up. (859) 317-9399. Trustlex.com.
Willie's Locally Known. 805 N. Broadway, Lexington. Music by the Kenny Vaughan Trio, Sam Lewis, Northside Sheiks, Blakeley Burger. 7 p.m. (859) 281-1116. Facebook.com/WilliesLEX.