by Mira Reverente
Are you ready to say goodbye to 2014 and ring in 2015? There’s more than a few places around the Conejo Valley where you can celebrate and welcome the Year of the Sheep with a delectable dinner, a glamorous ball or a night of comedy.
Conejo Valley Happening has some of the hottest tickets in town:
Head to Thousand Oaks for a night of laughs and watch the East Coast ball drop live on one of Muvico Theaters’ big screens. Hosted by Jason Love of “Last Comic Standing,” the comedy night features Vargus Mason and Nick Cobb.
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $25, includes popcorn and a glass of champagne
Unwind and have your New Year’s Eve dinner at Hyatt Westlake Plaza’s Harvest Kitchen and Bar. The sumptuous menu features three courses including lobster bisque, chicken stuffed with spinach and feta, chocolate decadent cake, paired with some California wines.
Time: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cost: $60 for singles, $78 for for dinner and wine
For more info or to reserve: call 805.557.4710
You have your choice of places to celebrate this year:
- New Year’s Gala in Hampton’s
Begin your celebration with a champagne reception upon arrival, followed by a six-course dinner. Dance the night away to music favorite by the David Sparkman Band, and complete the evening with a champagne toast at midnight.
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: $225 per person
- Surf and Turf in the Lobby Lounge
Enjoy dinner at our grand buffet, featuring steak and seafood entrees, complemented by seasonal sides, appetizers, salads, desserts and much more.
Time: 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $90/adult, $45/child
- Four-Course Dinner in ONYX
Start your evening at ONYX savoring Chef Masa’s four-course dinner menu, featuring sushi rolls, sashimi, signature entrees and dessert.
Time: 6 p.m., four-course dinner; 8:30 p.m., five-course dinner
Cost: $75 (four-course), $95 (five-course)
- New Year’s Celebration at The Bar and Lookout Lounge
Gather with friends to celebrate with cocktails and champagne as DJ Callen starts mixing party favorites at 9:30 p.m. and ends the night with a countdown to 2015.
Time: 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., reserved seating available with bottle service Cost: complimentary for hotel guests and ONYX and Lobby Lounge dinner guests
Relive the glamor of the 1920’s at the 2nd annual Prohibition Ball. Dare to taste moonshine at the Ol’ Smokey Moonshine bar, try to enter the Speakeasy but watch your back and beware of betrayal as your friends may send you to jail!
Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Cost: $100, includes entrance to event, raffle prizes, moonshine bar, dancing, appetizers and a champagne greeting
Craig Shoemaker ushers in the New Year at The Canyon Club. Named “Comedian of the Year” by the American Comedy Awards, Shoemaker promises an evening of laughs and lively entertainment.
Time: doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m.
Cost: $39 general admission; $75 includes buffet dinner; $100 includes buffet dinner and open well bar
To buy tickets: click here
Party like it’s 1984 at Sagebrush Cantina’s “Back to the 80s” New Year’s Eve party. Featuring a full supper buffet, dancing and live music by 80s Invasion, the party will ring in the New Year with a toast at midnight followed by a drawing.
Time: 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: $75 for singles, $130 for couples; includes buffet and drinks
For more info or to reserve: call 818.222.6062