Herb’s Hideout: Come celebrate with Laura Newman and AOA. Champagne toast at midnight and one free drink. $10. Herb’s Hideout, 2057 Larimer St., 303-299-9555, www.herbsbar.com.
Herman’s Hideaway: Mercury Project and Savage Henry bring in the new year. Herman’s Hideaway, 1578 S. Broadway, 303-777-5840, hermanshideaway.com.
hi-dive: Hipster Youth Halfway House presents three bands covering the Velvet Underground with DJs David Kerr and Michael. Plus, psychedelic video installation, platinum balloons, and Rock Star Lounge in the basement. Free champagne toast. 9 p.m., $8. hi-dive, 7 S. Broadway, 720-570-4500, hi-dive.com.
Hiccups I and II: Enjoy twice the bash at Hiccups I and Hiccups II (10250 Ura Lane) with six bands, champagne and party favors. 5 p.m., $30-$170 packages. Hiccups Bar & Grille, 7980 N. Sheridan Blvd., Arvada, 303-429-9523, hiccupssportsbar.com.
The Hornet: Casino night with blackjack and roulette. Plus drink specials all night long. 8 p.m., no cover. The Hornet, 76 Broadway, 303-777-7676.
House of Rock: Featuring the bands Card Elario, Prayata and Krawl. 9 p.m., no cover. House of Rock, 11140 Irma Dr., Northglenn, 303-451-5044, www.horclub.com.
Jammin’ Joe’s: Rock in the new year with the Brian Hornbuckle Band. Free party favors. 8 p.m., $10. Jammin’ Joe’s, 7129 N. Sheridan Blvd., Westminster, 303-428-4597, www.jamminjoes.com.
Kilimanjaro Night Club: Live DJ spinning Top 40, reggae and world music. Free party favors and champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m., $10 cover. Kilimanjaro Night Club, 2648 S. Parker Rd., Aurora, 303-696-0016.
La Boheme: Experience some of Denver’s topless entertainment. Cover at the door. La Boheme, 1445 Stout St., 303-820-3212.
Larimer Lounge: New Year’s Eve Rock Detonation with the Omens, the GEDs and the Agency. Happy hour from from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. and $1 PBR drafts. 21 and over. Show starts at 9 p.m. $10. Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer St., 303-291-1007, www.larimerlounge.com.
The Little Bear: Ring in the new year in the heart of downtown Evergreen. The event features the Hazel Miller Band, full buffet, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $30. Little Bear, 28075 Hwy. 74, Evergreen, 303-674-9991, www.littlebear.com.
Lotus: Parisian high-style celebration with a gourmet buffet, DJ Sway spinning house and DJ Jeff Sasakura spinning in the Karma Private Lounge. Dollhouse Review burlesque show, Moulin Rouge swing performance, custom party favors from the Wizard’s Chest, valet service and red carpet entry. Reservations recommended for V.I.P. and bottle service (303-718-6666). Elegant dress required. Lotus, 1701 Wynkoop St. (Union Station), 303-718-6666, www.lotusentertainment.net.
Lounge: Indulge in a late-night happy hour from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m., featuring $1 off all beers and well drinks, $1 Old Style cans and a champagne toast at midnight. 7 p.m., no cover. Lounge, 1509 Marion St., 303-863-8433.
Martini Ranch: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Denver’s newest bar. Enjoy fifty hand-crafted martinis in The Shaker Room plus three levels of entertainment. Enjoy dancing, a champagne toast and party favors. Reservations required for bottle service and booths. 8 p.m. Martini Ranch, 1317 14th St., 303-534-6100, www.denvermartiniranch.com.
Mercury Cafe: Gourmet dinner from 5:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. accompanied by quiet jazz and classical music by Local Color. Annual Erotic Poetry Festival and tribal belly-dancing beginning at 7 p.m. Easy Bill and the Big Beat at 10 p.m. Jungle Room features modern alternative-rock opera for listening and dancing at 11 p.m. Extasis plays Argentine Tango at 1 a.m. $20 for both bands. Dinner reservations recommended. 5:30 p.m., $6-$20. Mercury Cafe, 2199 California St., 303-294-9281 or 303-294-9258, mercurycafe.com.
Mezcal: Head south of the boarder this New Year’s Eve at Mezcal. Serving the normal menu until 10 p.m., when all the tables will be removed and DJs spinning Latin house will move in. $1 tacos all night long. Ole! No cover. Mezcal, 3230 E. Colfax Ave.,
Minturn Saloon: Business as usual — plus drink specials —in the heart of the Golden Triangle. Minturn Saloon, 884 Broadway,
Moscow Underground: Get gussied up in your finest white for a White Russian New Year’s Eve with complimentary buffet and midnight champagne toast. Reservations recommended. 8 p.m., no cover. Moscow Underground, 1800 Glenarm Pl., 303-295-3232.
Mozart Lounge: Celebrate with live music, champagne toast, party favors and raffles. 9:30 p.m., no cover. Mozart Lounge, 1417 Krameria St., 303-388-0701, www.mozartlounge.com.
Ogden Theatre: Infexious Recordz Showcase featuring Kronow, Aggressive, Persuasion, Trive, Headshop and Afliction. All ages. 8 p.m., $6. Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave., 303-831-9448, www.nipp.com.
On The Rox: Enjoy a live band and a DJ. 8 p.m. On The Rox, 8787 Sheridan Rd., Westminster, 303-428-555-.
Paladium: Featuring dancing, drinks and naked girls. 11 a.m., 303-996-6620. Paladium, 1300 W. 62nd Ave., 303-215-3265, www.oasisclubcabaret.com.
Patrick’s Nightclub: Party with The Receders at a special New Year’s Eve bash. Dinner packages available. $12. Patrick’s, 1770 S. Buckley Rd., Aurora, 303-745-4120.
Polly Esther’s: Join the Crazy ’80s New Year’s Eve with DJs spinning ’70s, ’80s, Top 40 and hip hop. Featuring open bar, finger sandwiches, balloon drop, party favors and champagne toast. $60. Polly Esther’s, 2301 Blake St., 303-382-1976, www.pollyesthers.com.
Proof NightClub: Dance the night away to DJs spinning ‘80s, ‘90s and Top 40 hits at the Masquerade Ball. Free party favors and a champagne toast. Come early for the dinner buffet. $15 general admission ($10 in advance); $25 with dinner. Proof NightClub, 7800 East Hampden Avenue, 303-694-4898, www.proofnightclub.com.