The Best New Year's Eve Party - Money is No Object
There’s a lot of pressure on New Years Eve, to make sure that it is THE celebration of the year. Arguably the best celebrations on earth are those lavish parties of dreams where money really is no object. If you’re looking to plan the party to end all parties, the venue, entertainment and atmosphere has to be truly spectacular. You could look into renting a mansion, maybe even a castle or a boat – there’s no need to be shy about it. With plenty of luxurious high-end venues located all over the world, you and your friends can celebrate in true style for a night of shenanigans that will outdo all others.
It goes without saying that celebrities know how to celebrate New Years Eve in style, but none more than Roman Abramovich. Known for hosting the most ostentatious and lavish New Years Eve Parties money can buy. With a reported bank balance of £9.4 billion, this Russian Billionaire continues to make history with his extravagant £5 million New Years Eve Parties. With former high profile guest lists including, P. Diddy, Marc Jacobs, Beyoncé and Prince gathering at his 70-acre Caribbean paradise, it’s safe to say he really does know how to party in style. Offering luxury foods and vodka filled rivers to toast in the New Year; many of his 400 guests are also provided accommodation in his most impressive 536ft long private yacht.
Sadly, we’ve not been invited this year, but provided that money really is no object and you have a desperate desire to fritter it away, you can still have an A-list time this New Year.
Exclusive Party Designers
An A-list party like Roman’s might need a little help from event professionals and definitive party planner to the stars Steven Duggan, who has organised some of the best and most luxurious parties in the business. Creating utterly bespoke events with an exclusive service, Steven and his team specialise in exceptional, one of a kind events with serious WOW factor. Having previously joined forces with celebrities such as Adele, Leona Lewis and even seasoned party planner Elton John, Steven’s intricate eye for detail and vivid imagination has even got Simon Cowell’s seal of approval! Dealing with a wide range of global clientele, Duggan’s teams create and plan large-scale experiences for private individuals, with previous parties even reaching six figures sums.
Another designer renowned for his work with celebrities is exclusive Manhattan based party planner, David Tutera, who is best known for designing spectacular events that he transforms into a lifestyle. With previous clients including J-Lo, the Rolling Stones and Tommy Hilfiger, David is well recognised for organising the most lavish, over the top parties on earth. Not just a planner to the stars, David Tutera is also hired by those that like to splash the cash; this party-planning mastermind can be hired from as little as $50,000!
It goes without saying that an exclusive party needs an exclusive caterer and the renowned celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality, and the ultimate in all aspects of the culinary arts. Throughout his illustrious career, Puck has achieved status as chef to the stars and has become one of the most sought after chefs in the world. Although no price list is ever published, his vast culinary empire is valued at more than $500 million and consists of numerous restaurants and cookbooks, a line of cookware and packaged goods, and an exclusive catering business, which also serves as the official caterer of the Academy Awards Governor's Ball.
Alternatively, if you’re looking to give your guests a dining experience that truly is “out of this world” then how about hiring Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero. Having recently opened, “The most expensive restaurant in the world” at Ibiza’s Hard Rock Hotel this Summer, the Spanish Chef charges diners £1,235 for an impressive, multi-sensory, 20-course meal. Best known for cooking avant-garde Spanish cuisine, Paco Roncero won Best Chef of the Future in 2005, which he followed up with a 2006 National Gastronomy Award. Currently, he has two Michelin stars and three Suns in the Repsol Guide. Whether you choose to hire him or visit his Hard Rock Café in party central Ibiza, this gastro-sensory meal will provide a truly unique and memorable New Years Eve meal!
Exclusive Entertainment Options
Naturally, no party is complete without WOW factor entertainment. Whether you want to hire chart topping A listers such as Lady Gaga, Madonna and Coldplay, or something completely different, we can provide the WOW factor entertainment needed for your money can't buy New Years Eve party.
If you have a theme, then why not bring it to life with entertainment that follows suit. A Ticket to Bollywood brings to life the glitz and glamour of Indian song and dance in the most extravagant way. Colourful, vibrant, multi dimensional and united in its diversities, the show takes spectators on a journey through the culture of India with reggae, Bollywood, trance and hip-hop.
Looking for more of a show band, then Party Band: One is renowned for providing a high energy yet sophisticated atmosphere. The internationally acclaimed show band expertly caters to every type of party offering an extensive catalogue of musical genres and styles including rock, swing, pop, soul and funk. With a flexible line up they guarantee to welcome in the New Year with an electric party atmosphere.
If you’ve got the music sorted then how about hiring inspirational dancers that will simply take your breath away. Known for revolutionizing hardcore street dance, Street Dancers: Flawless are high in demand for TV appearances and events worldwide. Having appeared and reached the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, watched by an incredible 15 million people, it’s safe to say that this all-male dance ensemble are fast establishing themselves as one of the best in the world.
If the thought of throwing your own party is just too much hassle, then how about buying a high-end ticket to the best celebration money can buy.
Ever thought about celebrating New Years Eve twice? Well, there’s an incredible opportunity to do just that with one of PrivateFly’s most impressive packages. With starting prices from £7,380 per person, or a mighty £132,838 based on 18 passengers, you and your friends could celebrate in both Sydney and Los Angeles. Yes, that’s right - start the night by celebrating in Sydney’s exclusive Opera House before flying by a Gulfstream, G650, (the fastest private jet aircraft in the world) to LA to continue your celebrations. Arriving in Los Angeles at 6pm on December 31st, you will have plenty of time to begin your celebrations all over again at Cleopatra’s Ball at the Egyptian Theatre or opt for a quieter affair and go for dinner at seafood restaurant Crustacean with prices starting at $135 per person. Not bad hey!
Known for its extravagance, Dubai is a luxurious city that sees in the New Year in a grand manner. Welcoming guests into its seven star accommodation, the Burj al Arab is, “The world’s most luxurious hotel” and celebrates the New Year like no other in the city. Guests can have a complete view of the famous New Year's Eve fireworks from the rooftop of the Pullman Mall or from the rooftop of the Sanabel, a popular restaurant in Dubai. Despite this astonishing hotel having no prices on their website, the most expensive room, the Presidential Suite, is reputed to be around AED 94,000 (about £16,000) per night…and they aren’t even New Year's Eve prices.
If that’s not quite ticking all of your boxes, The Oberoi, Dubai will take care of all of your needs when you and 35 friends hire the private viewing deck on the luxury hotels 26th floor. Celebrating in unrivalled style in the hotel’s exclusive facilities, you will be served drinks, carefully selected canapés and a menu specially tailored to your preferences. Entertainment will be provided throughout the evening, as well as the perfect viewing spot to watch the spectacular fireworks sparkle, shoot and dazzle from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Depending on personal preferences, starting prices begin at £5,000; a small price to pay to give you and your closest a night you’ll never forget.
Known as a top-tier party destination all year round, celebrating the New Year in Miami really is a big spender's paradise. If you’re looking for unparalleled, high-energy nightlife, then state of the art nightclub, Story is the place to be seen. Located on Miami Beach, the venue is transformed on a regular basis into an extravagant circus style setting where nothing is off limits. With 60 VIP tables available to book and five different bars, a dance floor table for you and 14 friends will cost $20,000.
Pulling out all the stops, Cameo Miami offers the most excessively extravagant New Year's Eve party possible with tickets costing an incredible $100,000. Proudly billed the most expensive table in the country, this pricey golden ticket allows you and four friends to meet the infamous rapper Lil Wayne in his studio with an impressive ten bottles of GT Vodka, 50 bottles of rosé Champagne, five bottles of Hennessy VS, and ten bottles of Patrón.
Expensive at the best of times, New Year's Eve in London gives hotels, bars and restaurants an opportunity to charge a huge premium.
Currently titled, “The most expensive restaurant in London” the award winning British Chef, Gordon Ramsay serves up the very best of British cuisine at the steepest of British prices. Needless to say, these prices only increase on the biggest party night of the year and if you’re even lucky enough to get a table at the city’s renowned restaurant Petrus, it will cost you around £740 for a seasonal 10 course meal for four on New Year's Eve. You and your friends could also grab a celebratory bottle of champagne for a mere £290 or go for a high-end white 1985 Bordeaux wine for only £590 a bottle. Oh why not!
Then of course, you could always make your way to a nightclub, and we don’t mean joining in with the riff raff in one of London’s packed out clubs. Oh no. Boujis is an ultra exclusive Kensington club and a favourite party hotspot for Princes’ William and Harry and the super stylish Kensington crowd. Offering a wide selection of drinks, and an impressive cocktail selection you’ll have to spend a minimum of £500 to reserve a table in this chic club.
Otherwise, Annabel’s is a members only private club that truly sets the standard for luxury nightclubs worldwide. Catering to exclusive clientele including royalty and celebrities such as Mick Jagger and Lady Gaga, this illustrious venue will make a dent in even the healthiest of wallets. With no published price tags, if you’re one of those lucky enough to be allocated membership you can also enjoy access to Annabell’s sister clubs located in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and Paris. Ooh la la!