3, 2, 1 Happy New Year!
It’s that time of the year again – chuck away your calendar, make your New Year’s resolutions and then break them all at one of Doha’s most spectacular venues. Get ready to welcome in 2015 in style at one (or all!) of these glittering events…
Kym Mazelle At Rocca
Go forward into 2015 while going back to the early Nineties with the American dance-pop singer famous for her work with Soul II Soul and her cover of Young Hearts Run Free. Expect upbeat tunes, good vibes, plus glorious food and bubbly.
INFO: QR900 and QR1,200 for VIP tickets 8pm-late, Grand Hyatt Doha, 7021 8096
NYE DINNER AT LA MER
Style and glamour are on the menu at one of the most charming venues in town. The tea room and elegant restaurant will be transformed into the fanciest dance floor ever, complemented with mouthwatering cuisine, live entertainment, a balloon drop and a dream machine photo booth to immortalise some
of your special moments from the evening.
INFO: From QR400, early seating 6pm-8pm, 2nd seating 9pm onwards, the Ritz-Carlton, 4484 8506, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Year’s Day Brunch at Spice Market
If you’re not prepared to waste the first day of 2015 on a sofa feeling sorry for yourself, take advantage of a rare midweek brunch in the buzzing environs of Spice Market. There’ll be a sumptuous feast, entertainment by Doha Jazz, and a chance to catch up on the goss from the night before.
INFO: QR410, QR295 with soft drinks, 12noon-4pm, W Doha Hotel, 4453 5135
BOOGIE WONDERLAND AT HIGH HEELS
One of London’s most essential club sessions comes to one of Doha’s newest nightspots. DJ Ben from Ministry of Sound will be hitting the decks at High Heels’ Hilton Doha – you’ll be expected to do likewise to the dance floor. Dress to impress.
INFO: QR495 before 11pm, including finger food, QR300 after 11pm, the Hilton Doha, 4423 3111
You can never go wrong with a sophisticated poolside four-course meal to bid farewell to 2014 and welcome 2015. Add a glass of fizz, top-notch service and panoramic views to finish off The Four Seasons’ picture-perfect NYE bash.
INFO: QR350, from 8pm-late, Pool Grill Restaurant at Four Seasons, 4494 8600
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ‘GUYS AND DOLLS’ NEW YEAR PARTY
Channel the 1920s with the theme party at JALC Doha to ring in 2015 in true New York style. The legendary American trumpet player Dominick Farinacci and the Emmy-award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Generet will guarantee you a night to be remembered. The best Guys and Dolls ensemble will walk away with a prize too…what better way to welcome the New Year?
INFO: QR200, inclusive of welcome glass of bubbly, JALC at St. Regis Doha, 9pm-2am, 4446 0226