The OC Pavilion’s "Swing in the New Year" celebration offers different party packages starting at just $95. The $95 All-inclusive General Party Pass includes an endless party on the main stage featuring sets by Royal Crown Revue and in The Vault VIP Lounge Casino from 8:00 PM to close. For the amateur swing fan, lessons will be offered on stage by OC Swing. The orchestra floor will feature a large dance area for guests to swing the night away as Royal Crown Revue takes the stage. The main level is host to a Cognac Lounge and Hors D’Oeuvers and will feature the special Midnight Champagne Toast. Party favors are also offered to guests upon arrival.
The Vault VIP Lounge, formerly a basement vault, will be transformed into a Swing-era casino with entertainment from a live jazz band and various gaming tables. A bank roll is included with the General Party Pass with additional rolls available for purchase. Winning chips will be turned in for raffle tickets for a special drawing featuring tons of great prizes.
Pre-party dinner reservations are available in the award-winning Ambrosia Restaurant. The special New Year’s Eve menu is a 5-course feast with two available seating times, 5:00 PM and 8:30 PM. The Ambrosia Restaurant features intimate lighting, private, leather booths and décor reminiscent of a Parisian romance. New Year’s Eve guests will be swooned to the sounds of Chris Williams, award-winning jazz vocalist, and special requests are available. Private dining rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dinner prices are $125 per person with a 20% discount for those who have purchased the $95 General Party Pass.
Special party packages are available for groups of four or more. The Gold Deco Package is $2,300 and includes 20 General Party Passes with 20 specialty cocktail vouchers, a private VIP balcony with cocktail and Hors D’Oeuvers service and an extra Vault VIP Lounge Casino bank roll (Ambrosia dinner is not included). The Silver Deco Package is $780 and includes 4 General Party Passes, 4 Ambrosia Pre-Party 5-course dinner seatings, a bottle of champagne and an extra Vault VIP Lounge bank roll.
New Year’s Eve General Party Passes and Gold and Silver Deco Packages can be purchased by calling the OC Pavilion box office at 714-550-0880 or online at www.ocpavilion.com. Ambrosia New Year’s Eve Dinner reservations may by made by calling the Ambrosia Restaurant at 714-550-0811. Credit card guarantee is required for New Year’s Eve dinner reservations.
About the Ambrosia Restaurant
The award-winning Ambrosia Restaurant, designed and built by Michael F. Harrah, provides a celebration of the Seasonal Marketplace. The menu, designed by Executive Chef Michael Rossi, features a pairing of fine wines with the freshest fruits, vegetables and entrees of the season. The restaurant features Chris Williams, award winning jazz vocalist, to serenade diners during dinner. A brick-domed Wine Cellar offers rare vintages of fine wines from around the world in a temperature controlled European-designed private dining room. Ambrosia Restaurant was awarded 2007 Best Restaurant in Orange County by OC Weekly readers, 2007 Best Neighborhood Restaurant/Chef by Orange County Register readers and is featured on Gayot.com as Orange County’s Most Romantic Restaurant and Best Wine List. Ambrosia is open for lunch Tuesday Friday, 11:30 AM 3:00 PM and dinner Tuesday Saturday & Every Show Night, 5:00 PM 10:00 PM. Reservations can be made online at www.ocpavilion.com or by calling 714-550-0811.
About the OC Pavilion www.ocpavilion.com
From chandeliers to exquisite hand painted murals, the OC Pavilion most intimate and exclusive performing arts theater and restaurant complex in Orange County, California. Located in historic downtown Santa Ana "the Golden City", the beautifully appointed theater with a capacity of only 528 seats assures you of an exceptional close up view of any event. With a state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and a myriad of high-resolution video screens, the OC Pavilion is quickly becoming known as Orange County's own "jewel box". The theatre features various musical and theatrical events and is available for private leasing. For more information, contact 714-550-0880.
About The Vault VIP Lounge www.myspace.com/thevaultvip
Once a basement vault for a large bank, the Vault VIP Lounge has been transformed into an intimate jazz nightclub with hightop tables, leather sofas, hand-painted jazz murals and romantic lighting. The Vault VIP Lounge features locally acclaimed, national and international jazz musicians and offers a Friday Night Jazz Series that requires a $10 cover charge or free entrance with a dinner purchase in the award-winning Ambrosia Restaurant. Rare, imported beers, fine wines and premium cocktails are available for purchase along with a menu of salads, appetizers, desserts and a Chef’s Selection of Artisan Cheeses from around the world.