2012-12-20 / Arts & Entertainment News



Fireworks at the Naples Pier
Beginning around 7:30 p.m. Free.

New Year’s Eve on Third Street South
Party atmosphere all along Third
Street South. Free.
434-6533; www.thirdstreetsouth.com

Sugden Plaza on Fifth Avenue South
Live entertainment every evening.
Dec. 28: Radio Flyer, 8 p.m.-midnight
Dec. 29: The Derek Trenholm Band, 8
Dec. 30: The Steve Farst Trio, 7-10 p.m.
Dec. 31: Jerry Pellegrino, 8 p.m.-midnight

Philharmonic Center for the Arts
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.
597-1900; www.thephil.org
Ring in the New Year at the Phil beginning at 9 p.m. with “The Gershwin Concert Experience,” a multimedia show featuring new arrangements and rarely seen
items from the Gershwin family archives.
Concert only tickets start at $79; concert
plus reception tickets are from $115.

AZN Asian Cuisine
593-8818; www.aznrestraunt.com
Serving the regular menu or your
choice of two fixed menus ($50 or $100
per person) until 11 p.m.

Agave Southwestern Grill
2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road
598-3473; www.AgaveNaples.com
New Year’s Day buffet brunch from
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with a Bloody Maria/
Mary and draught beer bar for $32 (plus
tax and gratuity) per person, or buffet
only for $25 (plus tax and gratuity) per

Bamboo Café
755 12th Ave. S.
643-6177; www.bamboocafefrenchhomecooking.com
Four-course menu with champagne
toast, party favors, live entertainment.
$92 per person. Call for reservations.

Bistro Soleil
100 Palm St., Marco Island
New Year’s Eve dinner with live entertainment. $55 per person. Call for reservations.

Blue Martini
591-2583; www.bluemartinilounge.com
A Great Gatsby/Roaring ’20s theme
is the order of the night with live entertainment starting at 8 p.m. Guests are
encouraged to dress in period attire.

Burn by Rocky Patel
9110 Strada Place
653-9013; www.burnbyrockypatel.com
Call for New Year’s Eve details and

Captain Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club
599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island
389-6900; www.captbriens.com
New Year’s Eve dinner and show with
Bert Kreischer. 6 p.m., $65 per person; 9
p.m., $95, plus tax and gratuity. Includes
dinner and show, with champagne toast
at the late show.

Chez Boet
755 12th Ave. South
643-6177; www.ChezBoetNaples.com
New Year’s Eve features a four-course
prix fixe menu with a glass of champagne. Call for reservations.

Cruise Naples
Tin City
263-4949; www.CruiseNaplesFlorida.
co mFireworks cruise aboard the Double
Sunshine sets sail at 6:30 p.m. $65 for
adults, $55 for ages 12 and younger.

The English Pub
5047 Tamiami Trail E.
775-3727; www.naplesenglishpub.com
New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Allyou can-eat prime rib and seafood buffet, plus free wine through dinner, party
favors, dancing, champagne toast at midnight. $29.95. Reservations required.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
8595 U.S. 41 N.
598-2424; www.flemingssteakhouse.
co mFriday, Dec. 28, through Monday, Dec.
31, enjoy special entrees, appetizer and
dessert in addition to the regular menu;
also, Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut served
from magnum bottles all night long each

Gordon’s on the River
Naples Harbour
Enjoy food, drink, merriment and
music by the jazz piano and saxophone
due of Doc Booth & Jennifer Mazziotti
beginning at 7:30 p.m. $80 per person
includes a caviar and champagne reception followed by a five-course dinner.

Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits
2700 Immokalee Road
The Gladesmen perform on New
Year’s Eve. $5 cover per person, with
food and drink specials all night.

Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail N.
Featuring the Beatles Express tribute
band, a four-course filet mignon dinner,
open bar, champagne toast, party favors,
dancing and ball drop for $150 per person. 659-3174 for reservations.
Also, Shula’s at the hotel is serving a

special four-course dinner from 5:30 p.m.
to midnight for $65 per person, with the
regular menu also available. Reservations required. Call 430-4999.

The Little Bar & Restaurant
205 Harbor Place, Goodland
Marco Island
394-5663; www.littlebarrestaurant.com
6 p.m., live entertainment with the
Raiford Starke Band. Regular menu and
a champagne toast at midnight.

M Waterfront Grille
The Village on Venetian Bay
263-4421; www.mwaterfrontgrille.com
8 p.m.-midnight, live jazz
4:30-5:45 p.m., holiday ala carte menu
6:15-11 p.m., prix fixe menu with four
courses for $85 per person.

The Marco Princess
Marco River Marina
642-5415; www.themarcoprincess.com
Choose from a New Year’s Eve buffet lunch ($33.95), sunset cocktail cruise
($48.95) or late-night dinner cruise from
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. ($125).

The Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
254-5600; www.naplesgranderesort.
com7-11 p.m., New Year’s Eve dinner in the
Vista Ballroom, $149 per person.

The Naples Princess
550 Port O Call Way
649-2275; www.naplesprincesscruises.
Several cruises offered on New Year’s
Eve for a gala celebration with an open
bar, hors d’oeuvres and plated dinner,
live entertainment, party favors and a
champagne toast at midnight.

Noodles Italian Café & Sushi Bar
1585 Pine Ridge Road
592-0050; www.noodlescafe.com
For New Year’s Eve from 6:30 p.m. to 2
a.m., full dinner menu and a champagne
toast at midnight. Live entertainment
and a DJ.

The Real Macaw
3275 Bayshore Drive
732-1188; www.therealmacawnaples.
Live entertainment with Mike Brookshire. Pre fixe menu available. Call for

The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
598-6644; www.ritzcarlton.com
The Grill, holiday menu and live entertainment, with seatings from 5-6:30 p.m.
($160 per person) and 8-10 p.m. ($250 per
person, includes champagne toast). Call
for reservations.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort
2600 Tiburon Drive
New Year’s Eve: Lemonía is offering
an a la carte menu and champagne toast
from 6-10 p.m.
New Year’s Day: Brunch from 11 a.m.-2
p.m. ($99 for adults, $49 for children).

475 Bayfront Place, Naples
26831 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs
Enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu on
New Year’s Eve. Call for reservations.

Sale e Pepe
Marco Beach Ocean Resort
Marco Island
393-1600; www.sale-e-pepe.com
New Year’s Eve dinner ($89 per person) New Year’s Day brunch ($45 for adults,
$22.50 for ages 3-12)

Sea Salt
1186 Third St. S.
434-7258; www.seasaltnaples.com
Special five-course New Year’s Eve
celebration menu, champagne toast and
live entertainment for $175 per person.

Seminole Casino
506 First St., Immokalee
(800) 218-0007
$35,000 in prize giveaways throughout
the night, which has a Casablanca theme;
free drinks in the casino from 11:30 p.m.
to 12:30 a.m., and a New Year’s countdown, party favors, special menus and a
midnight breakfast.

Stoney’s Steakhouse
403 Bayfront Place
435-9353; www.stoneyssteakhouse.com
Call for New Year’s Eve menu, seating
times and reservations.

700 Fifth Ave. S.
659-7008; www.verginarestaurant.com
5 p.m., New Year’s Eve first seating,
$60; 7:30 p.m., New Year’s Eve second
seating, including champagne toast and
party favors, $120. Live entertainment.
Reservations required.

>> Call ahead. Plans are subject to change,
space is limited, and reservation books fill up
>> If you have too much to drink on New
Year’s Eve, take advantage of the free Tow and
Go program sponsored by AAA and beer companies. They’ll pick up your car and take you
home, too — free of charge. Call or have your
bartender or a sober friend dial 1-800-AAAHELP.

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