FLAGLER COLLEGE BALL
The Black & White Masquerade affair – featuring live music by The Music Unlimited Orchestra, a cocktail hour, plated dinner, dessert buffet, open bar and a champagne toast at midnight – kicks off at 8 p.m. at Flagler College’s ballroom, 74 King St., St. Augustine, $200. Proceeds benefit the Flagler College Scholarship Fund (30 percent of ticket price is tax-deductible); 826-8572, flagler.edu/newyearseveball.
NYE AT THE LANDING
The Jacksonville Landing features live music starting at 4 p.m. and a riverfront viewing of fireworks, which begin at midnight, at 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, 353-1188.
SMOKIN’ ACES AT MAVERICKS
This event, which features a DJ and a champagne toast, starts at 8 p.m. at Mavericks at the Landing, 2 Independent Dr., Downtown, $10, $15 for couples, $50 for a reserved table, $500 for a reserved room; 514-1041 (VIP reservations), 353-1188, mavericksatthelanding.com.
LYNCH’S IRISH PUB
The free admission event has party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and live music by Ivey League at 10 p.m. at Lynch’s Irish Pub, 514 First St. N., Jax Beach, 249-5181.
THE HOURGLASS PUB
Live music by Jameyal at 7:30 p.m., a “Walk on the Wild Side” drag show at 8:30 p.m., live music by Ectoplasm at 10:15 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight are featured at The Hourglass Pub, 345 E. Bay St., Downtown, $5, 469-1719, hourglasspub.com.
CULHANE’S IRISH PUB
This event features menu specials, including a four-course meal with a complimentary glass of champagne served from 4-11 p.m. for $60, and live music by Robbie & Felix Duet at 7 p.m. at Culhane’s Irish Pub, 967 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
The festivities feature several price packages: $15 includes live music, unlimited video game play (both start at 9 p.m.), a $5 game card and champagne toast at midnight. Unlimited bowling starts at 9 p.m.; a $100 lane reservation includes bottle of champagne. The comedy show starts at 8 p.m. $20; $50 reservations for table for four, which includes bottle of champagne, are available at 9 p.m.; at Latitude 360, 10370 Philips Hwy., Southside, ages 21 and up after 9 p.m., 365-5555, latitude360.com/jacksonville-fl.
This event includes live music by The Chris Thomas Band, a DJ spinning tunes and a midnight champagne toast, starting at 8 p.m. at Suite Jacksonville, 4880 Big Island Dr., Ste. 1, Southside, 493-9305, suitejacksonville.com
THE COMEDY ZONE
Give 2014 a funny farewell with comedy by Spanky Brown and Al Ernst, a DJ, party favors and champagne at 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. (both shows include a dinner buffet) and 9 p.m. (no buffet) at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Rd., Mandarin, $39-$69, 292-4242, comedyzone.com.
JACKSONVILLE COMEDY CLUB
Orny Adams, who co-starred in the Jerry Seinfeld documentary Comedian, performs at 8 p.m.; this event includes a dinner buffet, party favors, a DJ and a champagne toast; $59. Adams also performs at 8:10 and 10:10 p.m. on Jan. 2 and 3; $10-$30. All shows at Comedy Club of Jacksonville, 11000 Beach Blvd., 646-4277, jacksonvillecomedy.com.
333NYE at MOCA JAX
This arts-lover-geared event features dancing, live music, gambling, hors d’oeuvres and an open bar (and no Clay Yarborough, probably) from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 333 N. Laura St., Downtown, $100; $180 for couples, black tie optional, 366-6911, mocajacksonville.com.
THE RITZ-CARLTON AMELIA ISLAND
The gala features food buffets, live music, dancing, an open bar and fireworks at 9 p.m. at 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy., $200, 277-1100, ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/AmeliaIsland.
RIVER CITY BREWING COMPANY
This event, featuring an open bar, light food and appetizers, a DJ, a riverfront view of fireworks and a champagne toast at midnight, kicks off at 9 p.m. at 835 Museum Cir., Southbank, $65, 398-2299, rivercitybrew.com.
THE NEW DUVAL NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA at DUKE’S PLACE BLUES BAR AND LOUNGE
Hosted by Bread King, T-Rone and Boochie, this event features performances by PT & Chulo, G Mayn Frost, Felicia Nicole & Vennum, Lalah & Lil Yo, Jerico, Moon Man and Mz.Blak. Free champagne toast at midnight. 8 p.m.-3 a.m. at Duke’s Place, 521 W. Forsyth St., Downtown, $10 before 10 p.m., RSVP at 404-482-5218.
DJ Josh Kemp performs, and there’s a champagne and whiskey toast at midnight. Oh, and no cover. The party starts at 10 p.m. at Sidecar, 1406 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, drinksidecar.com.