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New Year's Eve 2014: Bar Blitz 

Where to close down the night come Dec. 31

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Drinking at home while you watch the ball drop has its pleasures, sure, but for those who never say no to going out, there’s a bar party with your name on it. Below is just a sample of what you can find at your favorite bars on New Year’s Eve; visit Events.CityWeekly.net for more.

5 Monkeys
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: OBR, Breath Away From Madness, All For One None for All * More: Champagne available, party favors * Music: 9 p.m. 7 E. 4800 South, Murray, 801-266-1885, 5MonkeysClub.com

Alleged
Theme: Sophisticated Debauchery * Cover: $5 * Entertainment: DJ Jesse James * More: Champagne and party favors available * Party: 10 p.m. 205 25th St., Ogden, 801-990-0692, Alleged25th.com

Area 51
Theme: Masquerade Ball, 18 and over * Cover: $10 * Entertainment: DJs in three different dance rooms * Prizes: Raffle and giveaway for more than $1,000 in cash * More: Ball drop, Champagne toast available * Music: 9 p.m. 451 S. 400 West, SLC, 801-534-0819, Area51SLC.com

Bar-X
Theme: Black Tie Party * No cover, but capping doors at 9 p.m. * Entertainment: Crook & the Bluff, Carly Bringhurst on accordion * Food: appetizers * More: Champagne available 155 E. 200 South, SLC, 801-355-2287, BarXSaltLake.com

A Bar Named Sue
No cover * Entertainment: DJ Sam I Am * More: Champagne, party favors available * Music: 9:30 p.m. 3928 S. Highland Drive, SLC, 801-274-5578, A-Bar-Named-Sue.com

A Bar Named Sue on State
No cover * Entertainment: classic-rock covers by Phoenix Rising * More: Champagne available * Music: 10 p.m. 8136 S. State, Midvale, 801-566-3222

Brewvies
Theme: New Year’s Film Fest * Entertainment: Back to the Future and a slew of local films * Starts 7 p.m. *Prizes: best costume * More: free pool, Champagne, party favors 677 S. 200 West, SLC, 801-322-3891, Brewvies.com

Canyon Inn
Cover $5 * Entertainment: Burnell Washburn, Tribe of I, Monarch, DJ Vagis, Icy Blu, Omeed The Nag, Drive Nick, Heath Cliff, Gentry Fox and more artists TBA * Party favors, bar swag and raffle tickets to win Jazz tickets or Park City ski passes * Music: 8 p.m. 3700 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, 801-943-6969, Facebook.com/The-Canyon-Inn

Carol’s Cove II
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: Fast Eddie & the Backwards Band, karaoke afterwards. Music: 8 p.m. 3424 South State, SLC, 801-466-2683, Facebook,com/carolscove2

Circle Lounge
Theme: dress to impress—dress code enforced * Cover: $10 * Entertainment: DJ Diz and DJ Chunga * Food: sushi available till 1 a.m. *More: hookah available till 1 a.m., VIP booths available for reservation via 801-660-9851 328 S. State, SLC, 801-531-5400, Facebook.com/CircleLoungeSLC

Club 90
Cover: $10 * Entertainment: Paid in Full * Food: Prime rib, crabs legs, chicken * More: reserved seats, party favors * Doors: 6 p.m. 9065 S. Monroe St. (150 West), Sandy, 801-566-3254, Club90SLC.com

Fats Grill & Pool
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: live music * More: New Year’s Eve drink specials, party favors, bar swag * Music: 9 p.m. 2182 S. Highland Drive, SLC, 801-484-9467, FatsGrillSLC.com

Gracie’s
Cover: TBA, after 9:30 p.m. * Entertainment: Conn Curran from 7-9 p.m., DJ Robot Dream at 10 p.m. * More: giveaways and prizes * Party: 7 p.m. 326 S. West Temple, SLC, 801-819-7565, GraciesSLC.com

The Green Pig Pub
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: The Gamma Rays * Food: New Year’s Eve dinner * More: party swag, giveaways* Dinner: 6 p.m. * Music: 9 p.m. 31 E. 400 South, SLC, 801-532-7441, TheGreenPigPub.com

Habits
Cover: $25 presale, $35 at the door * Entertainment: DJ Scotty B * Food: Prime rib, chicken cordon bleu, salmon * More: Champagne available, party favors * Dinner: 6 p.m. * Music: 8 p.m. 832 E. 3900 South, SLC, 801-268-2228, ClubHabits.com

The Hotel
Theme: New Year’s Eve Prom * Cover: $20 * Entertainment: DJ Juggy, DJ Sayo, Linus Stubbs, Wingfoot * Prizes: prom king and queen will win $2,000 from Ari Diamonds * More: Champagne, party favors available * Doors: 8 p.m. 155 W. 200 South, SLC, 801-478-4310, Facebook.com/TheHotelClubElevate

Huka Bar & Grill
Theme: Masquerade Ball * Cover: $7 * Entertainment: DJ Maddix * More: party favors, midnight balloon drop, Champagne available * Music: 9 p.m. 151 E. 6100 South, Murray, 801-281-4852, TheHukaBar.com

Jam
Theme: Masquerade Party * Cover: $10 * Entertainment: The Ladies of Marmalade drag show, America’s Best Dance Crew, DJ Harry Cross JR * More: $1,000 cash drop at midnight, party favors and masks available,* Doors: 9 p.m. 751. N. 300 West, SLC, 801-891-1162, JamSLC.com

Johnny’s On Second
No cover * Entertainment: Bludgeon Muffin, GeorgeLife, Hobbz, DC Haze and Pookie. Music: 9 p.m. 165 E. 200 South, SLC, 801-746-3334, JohnnysOnSecond.com

Keys on Main
Theme: Red Carpet Event * Cover: $10 * Entertainment: Liz Woolley Trio, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., dueling pianos 9 to close * Champagne toast available * Doors: 7 p.m. 242 S. Main, SLC, 801-363-3638, KeysOnMain.com

Kristauf’s Martini Bar
Cover: No cover * Entertainment: DJ Dee * More: Champagne available, free party favors, table reservations available for $10, RSVP at 801-755-0674 * Music: 9:30 p.m. 16 W. Market St., SLC, 801-366-9490, MartiniBarSLC-hub.com

The Leprechaun Inn
No Cover * Entertainment: karaoke with Kevin and Chuck * Party: 8 p.m. 4700 S. 900 East, SLC, 801-268-3294, TheLeprechaunInn.com

Lumpy’s Downtown
Theme: Speakeasy Party * No cover * Entertainment: DJs * Prizes: raffle for a trip for two to Las Vegas, ‘20s costume contest * More: Champagne toasts available * Doors: 8 p.m. 145 Pierpont Ave., SLC, 801-883-8714, LumpysDowntownSLC.com

Lumpy’s South
Cover: $10 * Entertainment: DJ Flex * More: cash balloon drop at midnight, party favors * Party: 8 p.m. 8925 Harrison St., Sandy, 801-255-2078, LumpysSouth.com

Liquid Joe’s
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: Salt Lake Spitfires, Victims Willing, Los Rojos, LSDO. * Doors: 7 p.m. * Music: 8 p.m. 1249 E. 3300 South, SLC, 801-467-5637, LiquidJoes.net

Maggie McGee’s
No cover * Entertainment: karaoke with Angel * More: prizes, giveaways, midnight toasts available * Party: 9 p.m. 6253 S. Highland Drive, SLC, 801-273-9899, MaggieMcGees.com

Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery
Theme: White Party * Cover: $20 presale, $25 at door * Entertainment: DJ Justin Godina * More: VIP and reservations via 801-328-0504 * Party: 9 p.m. 357 S. Main, SLC, 801-328-0304, Facebook.com/MaxwellsSLC

Metro Bar
Cover: $7 * Entertainment: Shannel from RuPaul’s Drag Race, $15 VIP meet and greet, music from DJ Robby Rob * More: Champagne and party favors available * Party: 9 p.m. 540 W. 200 South, SLC, 801-652-6543, Facebook.com/MetroBarSLC

Piper Down
Theme: Masquerade Ball * Cover: $5 * Entertainment: The Salt Shakers * More: Champagne and party favors available * Doors: 11 a.m. * Music: 9 p.m. 1492 S. State, SLC, 801-468-1492, PiperDownPub.com

The Royal
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: Murrieta, The Last Wednesday, Monkey Rum * More: Champagne, party favors available * Music: 9:30 p.m. 4760 S. 900 East, Murray, 801-590-9940, TheRoyalSLC.com

The Tavernacle
Cover: $10 * Entertainment: Troy, Jordan and Mike on the dueling pianos * Doors: 5 p.m. * Pianos: 9 p.m. * More: Champagne available, balloon drop, giveaways 201 E. 300 South, SLC, 801-519-8900, Tavernacle.com

Totems
Cover: $25 * Entertainment: The Next Faze, DJ Sam Smith * Food: buffet dinner for $15 per person from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., RSVP at 801-382-7449 * Doors: 7:30 p.m. 538 S. Redwood Road, SLC, 801-975-0401

The Trapp
No cover * Entertainment: DJ Dennis * More: Champagne and party favors available * Music: 9 p.m. 102 S. 600 West, SLC, 801-531-8727, TheTrappSLC.com

Wasted Space
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: DJ Dragon * More: Midnight balloon drop with cash and prizes, Champagne available * Music: 9 p.m. 342 S. State, SLC, 801-531-2107, Facebook.com/WastedSpace

The Woodshed
Theme: Black & White Dance Evolution NYE * Cover: $5 * Entertainment: DJs Jeffery Hacker and Dr. Toboggan * More: party favors, balloons* Music: 9 p.m. 60 E. 800 South, SLC, 801-364-0805, TheWoodshedSLC.com

The Westerner
Cover: $5 * Entertainment: Night Train * More: prizes, giveaways, midnight balloon drop with $1,000 in cash * Doors: 6 p.m. * Music: 9 p.m. 3360 S. Redwood Road, West Valley City, 801-972-5447, WesternerSLC.com

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