New Year’s Eve: Party plans in Surrey on the Saturday night of Dec. 31

Live bands and DJs will play the city's larger venues

The Pop Junkies will play Dublin Crossing pub in Surrey on Saturday

SURREY — Still wondering what to do for New Year’s Eve?

Some events and parties are happening throughout Surrey on the night of Saturday, Dec. 31:

• Virgin Radio’s Chris Palliser will host the festivities at Guildford’s The Taphouse bar/restaurant, where the party will continue until 4 a.m. with music by DJs Druu and Reese Paul. The $55 ticket includes a buffet dinner, champagne, party favours and a “massive” balloon drop at midnight. Call 604-583-8828 or visit Thetaphouse.ca.

• Donegal’s Irish House, located at 12054 96th Avenue in Surrey, will be rocking to the sounds of Scots and Soda, a band featuring Frank Soda, Budd Marr and Wes Lawrie. Tickets are $10 and that includes party favours and bubbly at midnight. For details, dial 604-584-2112 or click on either Donegalspub.com or Facebook.com/DonegalsIrishHouse.

• In Cloverdale, tribute band Atlantic Crossing will play the Brit-pop music of The Beatles, Rod Stewart, Elton John and, in a new segment, Aussie invaders AC/DC at Elements Casino. A ticket for the buffet dinner and show (7 p.m. start) is priced at $49.95, or consider the “standing room” option (9 p.m. and later) for $10. Call 604-575-5603 for details, or visit Facebook.com/ElementsCasino or Elementscasino.com.

• A “New Year’s Eve Blues BBQ” event at South Surrey’s Rhumba Room, at Pacific Inn Resort, will feature a Southern-barbecue buffet and music by The Twisters and guest performer Jerry Cook. Tickets for the gig, hosted by White Rock Blues Society, are $105, plus a $3.50 service charge, via 604-542-6515 and Whiterockblues.com/tickets.

• The very versatile band The Pop Junkies will bring the party to Dublin Crossing, the pub in the Clayton area, starting at 9:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m.; reserved-seating tickets are $40. Details are posted at Dublincrossing.com, or call 604-575-5470.

• Central City’s Surrey brewpub is hosting a New Year’s Eve “House Party” with games, trivia and DJ-played hits from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, plus a rotisserie-chicken dinner and food specials. No cover, at 13450 102nd Ave., Surrey. Call 604-582-6620 for details, or visit Facebook.com/CentralCityBrewpubSurrey.

If I’ve missed a New Year’s Even event for this list (Surrey only), please email me details at tom.zillich@thenownewspaper.com and I’ll do my best to add it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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