If you are anything like me, you’ve waited until the last possible minute to schedule your New Year’s Eve plans. Once again, Vegas is expecting huge crowds to pile in town for the welcoming of our next decade, so you should probably figure out what you want to do before it’s too late.  Check out the list of what some of our clients have planned. I’m pretty sure it will keep you busy on the craziest night of the year. And, don’t forget to thank your DD!

Off-Strip activities and specials:

Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar at Town Square

$20 cover at the door gets you one free Jose Cuervo Platino Tequila shot and one free Kettle One drink of your choice. Call 702.220.PETE (7383) to reserve a table, or just swing by!

PT’s Taverns

Select PT’s Taverns will have live DJs plus free party favors, specialty shots and a champagne toast at midnight.  Enjoy PT’s Happy Hour from 4-8 p.m. or from midnight to 4 a.m. with half off all food and pizzas too!

Frankie’s Tiki Room

Frankie’s Tiki Room, the only authentic tiki bar in Las Vegas, commemorates the coming of the New Year in true island fashion by offering partygoers complimentary Fink Bomb Shots at 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2010. Made from a blend of 160 proof rum, melon liqueur and pineapple juice, the Fink Bomb is the ultimate island concoction and perfect for the occasion.

Downtown and Strip activities and specials:

El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the El Cortez and you could win one of five $2010 cash prizes.  Open bar, appetizers and champagne toast from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the Fiesta Room.  Tix are $35 in advance/$50 at the door.

Nove Italiano

Enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve between 5:30 and 10:30 p.m.  Featuring delectable authentic Italian fare created by Executive Chef Geno Bernardo, the special menu is available for $45 (excludes tax and gratuity), for parties of six or less.  Guests are encouraged to make reservations by calling 702.942.6800. 

Rain Nightclub presents PAUL OAKENFOLD

Paul Oakenfold, world’s most iconic DJ, resident and producer for Perfecto Vegas, will spin his internationally-acclaimed remix inside Rain Nightclub. 

Moon Nightclub presents Z-TRIP

Resident DJ and mastermind behind Z-Trip’s Revolution, Z-Trip showcases his genre-blurring style at Moon Nightclub, the exclusive penthouse nightclub loaded with high-end finishes, VIP accommodations, premier entertainment and a spectacular view of the Las Vegas Strip. 

Ghostbar presents FLASHBACK HEART ATTACK  

Guests will turn back the hands of time and rock in the New Year in 80s style, as they enjoy a unique performance by nationally-acclaimed cover band, Flashback Heart Attack at ghostbar. 

Playboy Club – MAROON 5

Hosting at Playboy Club following their performance at The Pearl is renowned rock band Maroon 5, which has been producing popular hits including, “Harder to Breathe” and “She Will be Loved” since 2002. 

Studio 54

The exclusive New Year’s Eve celebration will include an open bar from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. featuring complimentary party favors.  Las Vegas’ favorite dance club will offer a pre-paid ticket line to usher party-goers directly into the club.  Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door.  Doors open at 9 p.m.  Guests must be 21 years of age or older.  For reservations, call (702) 891-7279.

HAZE at ARIA

Join HAZE at ARIA Resort & Casino on New Year’s Eve 2010, which hosts the No. 1 DJ in the world – TIESTO!  Tickets are $300 per person, with no minimum limit for guests, and are available only by visiting www.tiestotickets.com.  Price is subject to change. For table packages and reservations, call (702) 693-8300.

The GOLD Lounge at ARIA

Toast to 2010 with a countdown to midnight while a special guest DJ spins late into the night to give guests a one-of-a-kind experience. Tickets are $125 per person and includes VIP admission, passed hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar from 9 p.m. to midnight.  For more info and reservations call (702) 693-8300.

The Deuce Lounge at ARIA

Combining signature libations with high-energy gaming inside the posh, upscale ultra-lounge, The Deuce Lounge will become one of the ultimate New Year’s Eve destinations. Tickets are $50 per person with no minimum limit for guests and includes VIP admission and a hosted bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.  Table reservation packages start at $100 per person with a minimum of four people per group.  For more information or reservations, call (702) 693-8300.

Beso Restaurant and Eve Nightclub Grand Opening

Join host Eva Longoria Parker to celebrate the Grand Opening of Beso restaurant and Eve nightclub at Crystals.  Advanced tickets are available for $125 and include hors d’oeuvres, an open bar from 8 p.m to 11 p.m. and a champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight.  For pricing, tickets and reservations, call (702) 227-EVE8 (3838) or e-mail reservations@evethenightclub.com.