NYE 2012

Ring in 2013

From family friendly to adults only and everything in between, there's no reason to stay home on the big night

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Where: The Marriott Providence

What: Featuring the Grammy Award winning band Room full of Blues and live nine-piece dance band Brass Attack, the Marriott will be providing a New Year's Eve Deluxe Party package, which will include concert admission, hors d'oeurves and food stations, champagne toast at midnight, deluxe accommodations, and an early bird continental breakfast for two at 1 AM.

When: Concert starts at 8:00 PM

How: For more information click here

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Where: Downtown Providence

What: Bright Night Providence is a festival that celebrates music, comedy, arts and community. A variety of family friendly events will be staged at venues throughout downtown, featuring over 100 performers, along with a WaterFire, fireworks and opening ceremonies.

When: Noon-Midnight

How: For more information click here

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Where: Twin River Casino, Lincoln

What: Boogie Nights with Tiffany is a celebration of ‘70s and ‘80s dance club music. This event will feature a buffet dinner, midnight champagne toast, and of course, ‘80s pop sensation Tiffany.

When: 9:00PM

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: Comedy Connection, East Providence

What: Tom Cotter will be ringing in 2013 with some big laughs at the Comedy Connection in East Providence. This Providence native, who was an America’s Got Talent star, will be featured in two shows on New Year’s Eve.

When: 8:30PM and 10:30PM

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: The Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence

What: The Coffee Cup Indoor Auto Racing will bring powerful TQ Midget Cars and nimble Champ Karts to the arena. The New Year’s Eve event has been scheduled to coincide with Providence’s annual Bright Night, with events for family members of all ages.

When: 6:00PM

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: RI Convention Center, Providence

What: The 3rd annual New Year's Eve RI World Masquerade Ball is one of the largest NYE celebrations in RI. Taking place in the Grand Ballroom at the Convention Center, this event will feature an extensive buffet and an open bar from 9PM-2AM.

When: 8:00PM-3:00AM

How: Tickets are $115; for more information click here

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Where: Providence Children's Museum

What: The Providence Children’s Museum’s Bright Night Celebration will include a series of shows and exhibits that your little ones will enjoy. This event will coincide with the rest of Bright Night.

When: Noon-6:00PM

How: For more information click here

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Where: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston

What: This New Year's Eve Ballroom Gala brought to you by Kathy St. Jean & Randy Deats will feature plenty of ballroom dancing for those who are willing to show off their skills. This gala will take place at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, where cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and champagne will be served.

When: 7:00PM-12:30AM

How: For more information click here

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Where: Twin River Casino, Lincoln

What: Frank Santos Jr. will be taking the stage twice on NYE for his amusing hypnotist act. He will attempt to make believers out of skeptics and no two shows are ever the same.

When: 8:00PM & 10:15PM

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: Newport Grand Slots

What: Celebrate New Year's Eve with Eight to the Bar at Newport Grand Slots. This 18+ event will feature lively entertainment from the swing band, along with a dinner buffet.

When: 8:30PM

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: Ocean House, Watch Hill

What: Ocean House’s New Year's Eve Gala will feature a “through the decades” theme, which will showcase many pop culture memories from the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. This event will feature an open bar, food stations, the Johnny Rodgers Band and the Steve Marvin and the Tom Pasquarelli Quartet.

When: 7:30PM-1:00AM

How: Tickets are priced at $175 (remember, there’s an open bar!); for more information click here

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Where: Ninigret Park, Charlestown

What: The Annual South County Bonfire welcomes locals and tourists alike to bring in 2013 at Ninigret Park. Celebrate the New Year in an unquestionably striking outdoor setting.

When: 4:30PM-6:30PM

How: For more information click here

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Where: The Vanderbilt Grace, Newport

What: The Vanderbilt Grace will be hosting a black and white tie party at their restaurant, Muse by Jonathan Cartwright. Enjoy a five-course gala dinner before toasting to midnight bells with a glass of champagne, and welcome the arrival of 2013 while dancing the night away.

When: 6:00PM

How: Tickets are priced at $175 per person; for more information click here

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Where: Marley's on the Beach, Warwick

What: The New Year’s Eve Masquerade with Broken Halo will take place at Marley’s in Oakland Beach. This NYE event will feature an appetizer buffet, champagne at midnight, and an unlimited photo booth at $15 per person.

When: 9:00PM-2:00AM

How: For more information click here

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Where: The Knickerbocker Cafe, Westerly

What: Sarah Potenza and the Tall Boys will take stage at the Knickerbocker Café in Westerly. This Chicago based blues/country band is well known for selling out venues across the country

When: 9:00PM

How: For more information, click here

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Where: Downtown New Bedford

What: AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) will be putting on a family friendly New Year’s Eve festival, which will include early fireworks, ice sculptures and street performances by Trevor the Juggler.

When: 4:30PM-8:00PM

How: This is a free event that is open to the public; for more information click here

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Where: New Bedford Whaling Museum

What: New Year's Swingin Eve is an effort to support the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and the New Bedford Whaling Museum. This family friendly night will feature the local classic rock/blues band Blu Lobsta, along with food, raffles, dancing and fireworks.

When: 7:00PM-10:00PM

How: Tickets are $50 for adults, $15 for children; for ticket information click here

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Where: Cuban Revolution, Providence

What: The Cuban Revolution will be hosting a New Year’s Eve bash with live music from jazz/blues band Superchief Trio. A champagne toast at midnight will be included.

When: 8:00PM

How: For more information click here

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Where: Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel & Temple Downtown

What: Renaissance welcomes all to enjoy the last few moments of 2012 with their New Year’s Eve package, which includes dinner for two at Temple and accommodations.

When: December 31, 2012

How: For more information click here

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Where: Crowne Plaza, Warwick

What: The Crowne Plaza presents NYE13, a New Year’s Eve celebration which will feature the acclaimed band Steve Smith and the Nakeds, as featured on Family Guy. This event will include a cocktail hour, dinner and a champagne toast at midnight. Various accommodation packages are available.

When: Cocktail hour starts at 7:00PM, dinner starts at 8:00PM

How: For ticket and accommodation information click here

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Where: The Newport Playhouse

What: The Newport Playhouse will be hosting a fun-filled New Year’s Eve gathering with an extensive buffet, a play, and a cabaret.

When: Reservations available; call for times

How: For ticket information click here

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Where: Gracie's, Providence

What: Gracie’s will be hosting Midnight in Spain, a cultural excursion that will offer guests both five-course and seven-course tastings. Guests are encouraged to dress in a lavish Spanish-style for this event.

When: Reservations available; call for times

How: For more information click here

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Where: The Dorrance, Providence

What: The Dorrance will be hosting James Bond-themed “For your Eyes Only” New Year’s Eve. Boston’s Niki Luparelli & the Gold Diggers will be pumping out Bond inspired music and the TropiGals will be tapping and shaking the night away. The kitchen is open for regular dinner service until 10PM.

When: Show starts at 10PM

How: Reservations are highly recommended; for more information click here

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Where: Whiskey Republic, Providence

What: Whiskey Republic presents Flannigan’s Ball, an event that will celebrate Irish traditions. There will be live music by MLC, and DJ Roks will take the stage at midnight. Midnight champagne toast and complimentary midnight breakfast will be included.

When: 9:00PM

How: For more information click here

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Where:  Point St. Dueling Pianos, Providence

What: Point St. Dueling Pianos is Rhode Island’s only rock and roll dueling piano bar. Reservations are highly recommended for New Year’s Eve.

When: Doors open at 8:00PM, show starts at 9:00PM

How: For ticket information click here