Seattle New Years events are among the most highly anticipated events in the Pacific Northwest. For those who are interested in enjoying a Seattle New Years Eve party, there is no shortage of tantalizing options to select from. You can enjoy a relatively raucous nightlife environment at a club or bar, see what's going on at the downtown hotels, or enjoy a lavish dinner party that features multiple dishes. At many clubs or bars, you can hope to secure an exclusive table for an added fee or take things further and pay for even more exclusive VIP service over New Years in Seattle.
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You don't have to stay on dry land if you want to enjoy fun New Years Eve 2016 events in Seattle. New Years Eve cruises are popular, partly because of the fact that passengers get to see the city's spectacular Space Needle fireworks display from a privileged vantage point. It also has something to do with the good food, the live music, and the all around fun atmosphere. Some of the Seattle cruises that throw New Years Eve parties take passengers to Blake Island for a meal and some entertainment at the Tillicum Village longhouse before positioning themselves in a prime place for watching the fireworks.
One of the biggest and best Seattle New Years events is the celebration at the Space Needle. Tens of thousands of people gather at the structure's base at Seattle Center to watch the midnight fireworks, and thousands more find a prime viewing spot in the surrounding suburbs. You can also hope to secure a ticket for the party on the Space Needle's Observation Deck.
For anyone who is interested in 2016 New Years Eve events in Seattle, taking in a gala opera concert at St James Cathedral or ushering in the New Year with the Seattle Symphony are also among the New Years event options. Other ideas for things to do include taking a private boat out for a spin and watching the fireworks from the water, renting a venue somewhere around town and throwing your own party, or entertaining guests at your hotel suite or apartment rental. The sky is the limit when it comes down to it.
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