If you’re still looking for a fun way to celebrate New Year’s Eve and the start of 2012, there are some great places in Barrington hosting huge parties!
You don’t have to go far to ring in the new year with festive crowds, live music and even balloon drops for kids AND adults. Plus, there’s a great New Year’s Day Brunch scheduled for this Sunday…
Balloon Drops at Pinstripes
They’re preparing for a big New Year’s Eve party and festive crowds at Pinstripes at the Arboretum of South Barrington tomorrow night where there’ll be live music, Champagne toasts, party favors and two balloon drops, at 8 p.m. and Midnight. Pinstripes is also hosting a New Year’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. The cost is $24 for adults, $14 for children and includes one Mimosa, made-to-order omelets, salad bar, Waffleicious Waffles, fresh seafood, desserts and a chocolate fountain! Kids under 5 years old are free. You’ll find Pinstripes at the Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 S. Higgins Road. For a reservation, call 847-844-9300.
McGonigal’s 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Party
If you’d like to ring in the new year with lots of LIVE MUSIC, McGonigal’s Pub in downtown Barrington is the place to be. Local Irish musician, Seamus O’Kane, will perform during a special, family friendly “Irish New Years” celebration at 6:00 PM. The package for the party that runs from 8 p.m. until Midnight costs $50 per person and includes an all-night appetizer & snacks buffet, four hours of premium open bar, live music on both of our Pub levels, 60’s & 70’s rock and party music by Chunky Monkey and The Breakfast Club bands, party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight. If you don’t want the full package, the regular pub menu and drinks will also be available. Plus, they’re offering a complimentary Shuttle Service for the Barrington Area from 10:30 PM – 2:30 AM. McGonigal’s Pub is at 105 S. Cook Street in Barrington. For more information call 847-277-7400 or visit McGonigalsPub.com.
10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 111 Grille!
There’s rolling out the red carpet for revelers and planning a big New Year’s Eve party tomorrow at Chessie’s/111 Grille in Barrington’s Ice House Mall tomorrow. There will be dinner and drink specials all day and all night, with DJ Rich starting at 8:30 and a a countdown to midnight plus Champagne toast and party favors. And 111 Grille’s menu specials for tomorrow will make your mouth water! They include Oysters Rockefeller, Shrimp Andouille Skewers with Creole Mustard Sauce, Special 8 oz Prime Rib, White Fish Oscar, Trio of 3 oz Bearnaise, Horseradish and Gorgonzola topped Beef Tenderloins and a Chocolate Raspberry Tort special for dessert. You’ll find 111 Grill at 200 Applebee Street in Barrington’s Ice House Mall. For reservations, call 847-382-5020.
Whether you plan a night out on the town or choose to celebrate with family at home, have a safe and happy holiday and I’ll see you next year!!!