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The Big D NYE event may not be happening this year, but Dallas and Fort Worth are still bringing the music, the drinks, the flair, the kisses and the ball-dropping out this December 31st. Just take your pick of these great parties! You’ll be sure to have a great time ringing in the new year.
Sundance Square NYE Party
Sundance Square Plaza
Downtown Fort Worth

Celebrate and ring in the new year 2016 in the fun and fabulous Sundance Square Plaza. Jam out with music from America’s best party band, Professor D. Beverages, including champagne will be for sale on site. Make your reservations now at any Sundance Square restaurant and then head over to Sundance Square Plaza for your NYE Celebration. There will be a countdown and short fireworks show. This is a free event.

Dallas VIP
1807 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
(855) 732-5527

Prestige, posh and pretty are a few of the words that come to mind when Dallas VIP is mentioned. For over a decade, Dallas VIP has made the New Year look immaculately good. Held at the Fashion Industry Gallery, the glitz and the glam will gather here. The event is expected to draw nearly 2,000 of the best-looking people in DFW. Start the night off with a trip down the red carpet and be greeted by trays of hors d’oeuvres and a bar until 2 a.m. DJ Humble promises to scuff those fancy shoes with his best beats. Tickets for ladies cost $80 and $100 for the gentlemen, and they won’t last long.

Glitz N Glow III NYE
Sandaga 813
813 Exposition Ave.
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 315-0741

For the third year running, Glitz and Glow has packed Sandaga 813 will music lovers, more specifically house and techno music lovers. This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration is bringing literally one dozen of the most coveted DJs to play live on two stages and leave ears ringing. The lineup includes Redeye, Dreadnaught, Michael Todd and Chaser, to name a few. This 21 and up bash starts moving at 8 p.m. at only about $15 for entry.

NYExcess 2016
Texas Theater, 9 p.m.
231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 948-1546

Starting at 9 p.m. the Texas Theater brings the style and refreshing inspiration for a new year. Clint Worth will be hosting this full platter of delights including live music by Nervous Curtains and a hot DF set by Wild in the Streets. Texas Burlesque Peepshow will ensure that the ears are not the only body part celebrated at this event. Olive Avira is scheduled to perform a human ball drop for dessert. Regular tickets are only $25. VIP options are also available for $40.

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5th Annual Champagne Life NYE All Black Masquerade Engagement
100 S. Houston St., 4th Floor
Dallas, TX 75202
(469) 454-8064

For those who wish to celebrate the New Year in class and style, the All Black Masquerade Engagement is ready to see you in your best black suit, tuxedo or gown. Held at the Old Red Courthouse, J-CRUZ and Ty Foard are hosting this elegant party of the year. Radio station 97.9 The Beat will be broadcasting live from the festivities. Kicking it off with a red carpet and an open bar, music and new friends, at accessible ticket prices, it’s not surprising this event draws about 600 party people per year.

Viva Las Vegas New Year’s Eve
Fixture Kitchen and Social Lounge
401 W. Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 708-2663

Need a taste of Vegas to ring in the New Year? Fixture Kitchen and Social Lounge has this one covered. For an all-inclusive ticket, walking into Fixture will make you do a double take. From 7 p.m. to midnight, Fixture will have roulette, craps, blackjack, a savory buffet and a full cocktail bar. Come dressed to kill for a chance to win the costume contest. It will take a steel resolve to keep from dancing the night away to the hottest music by a live DJ. Tickets cost $100 and are going fast!

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Kena Sosa is a freelance writer in Dallas. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.