With the Christmas rush, don't forget that New Year's Eve sneaks up on you after the holidays. Cross one more to-do off your list by making reservations at one of these bashes. With the number of celebs in the city, you're bound to see some out waiting for the ball (or orange) to drop, and here's where some will be- call for prices and packages, but most parties include party favors, an open bar and champagne at midnight.
Mansion Nightclub: Ring in the New Year at one of Miami's hottest nightclubs. Tickets are $250 for men and $75 for ladies with an open bar until midnight, with VIP and table rates available. 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach. (305) 695-8411.
Nikki Beach Venetian Carnival: Tickets for this beach party begin at $75; table packages are available. 1 Ocean Drive Miami Beach. (786) 515-1150.
SOBE Live: If you're looking for a hip hop NYE, you'll find it at SOBE Live. Tickets include a 3-hour open bar, buffet, champagne toast and balloon drop. 1203 Washington Avenue. (305) 725-3353.
If clubbing isn't your thing, there are plenty of other events going on around Miami for New Year's!
King Mango Strut: The King Mango Strut is an offbeat parade taking place on the last Sunday of the year in downtown Coconut Grove.
Miami Beach New Year's Eve Party: The city of Miami Beach offers a free fireworks celebration at midnight. Gather on the beach near Ocean Drive and 8th Street. (305) 673-7400
Bayfront Park Amphitheater: This free even features live performances by various bands. There's a countdown at midnight for the dropping of the Big Orange, followed by fireworks. This is a great family outing, if you're kids are old enough to make it until midnight. 301 North Biscayne Blvd, Miami. (305) 358-7550.