Crack open a bottle of Champagne and toast the new year at these Hermosa Beach events:
The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce will host a at 8:30 p.m. at the , 1 Pier Ave. Lou Giovannetti and His Big Band (an 18-piece orchestra) will be among performers. Plus, a large video display will replay the ball drop in New York’s Times Square. Admission is free. Read more about the event here.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood band at 9:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve will perform at , 142 PCH, in Hermosa Beach. Tickets are $170 and include an open bar, appetizer buffet and free tickets to future shows.
A New Year's Eve party with a Vegas theme will be held at 7 p.m. at , 68 Pier Ave. in Hermosa Beach. The party includes casino tables and a video countdown to 2012 (complete with confetti). Admission is $20. Call 310-376-4412 for reservations.
Max Entertainment will hold a New Year's Eve Vegas-style gala in neighboring Redondo Beach with live music, DJs, cirque aerialists, performance artists and dancers, laser light shows, dancing and more. The event will be held at 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve at the , 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. in Redondo Beach. Admission is $45-$65 per person.