Celebrate New Year's Eve in San Pedro and the Peninsula

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There's lots to do around San Pedro and the Palos Verdes Peninsula for a very happy New Year's Eve. Check out the listings below and find a great time! Happy New Year!

A favorite of locals is to have a great dinner in one of our fine restaurants and then head to the Korean Bell of Friendship for the annual ceremony and ringing of the bell.

You can also see fireworks from throughout the area along the coastline.

Or really get up close to the midnight lights with Spirit Cruises' New Year's Eve Party

The Whale & Ale British Restaurant
A special menu and drinks to celebrate. 327 W. 7th Street, Downtown. 310-832-0363, www.WhaleAndAle.com

The Admiral Risty
Dinner from 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 31250 Palos Verdes Drive West, Peninsula. 310-377-0050, www.AdmiralRisty.com

Terranea Resort
New Year's Eve Ballroom Family Dinner with seatings at 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in the Grand Ballroom with dancing and package offers, including VIP bottle service.
New Year’s Eve dinner at mar’sel and bashi and buffet at Catalina Kitchen.
New New Year’s Day Brunch at Catalina Kitchen and dining at Nelson’s.
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes. 310-265-2836, www.Terranea.com

Brouwerij West
Festivities include DJ spinning vinyl records and a beer toast countdown at midnight. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 110 E 22nd Street, Warehouse No 9, Waterfront. 310-833-9330, www.BrouwerijWest.com
San Pedro, California
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New Years Eve Party Cruise
Aboard the Motor Yacht Spirit including Italia dinner buffet, dancing. Departs Long Beach from Shoreline Village, 429 Shoreline Village Drive, Berth 9, Long Beach. From 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 310-548-8080, www.SpiritMarine.com

San Pedro Brewing Company
New Year’s Eve Bash from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. with lots of music, fun, and great beer. 331 W. 6th Street, Downtown. 310-514-3416, www.SanPedroBrewing.com

Korean Friendship Bell Annual New Years Eve Event
Ringing of the bell at midnight. Traditional Korean drumming and music. Angels Gate Park, 3601 S. Gaffey Street, Peninsula

Please celebrate responsibly and safely

The Auto Club of Southern California urges everyone going out to plan ahead for a sober ride or use a designated driver 

But if those plans fall through, motorists, bartenders, restaurant managers, party hosts or passengers of a drinking driver may call 1-800-400-4AAA for a free tow home of up to seven miles.

Callers simply tell the Auto Club operators, “I need a Tipsy Tow,” to receive the free tow and ride home. A regular Auto Club-contracted roadside service truck will be dispatched. The Auto Club’s free service is unique in that it transports both the driver and the vehicle

Or you can call San Pedro Yellow Cab at 310-831-1122

And here's information from Metro:

Metro is your designated driver for New Year's Eve.
December 31
To help you ring in the New Year safely, Metro will operate 24-hour, overnight service on Metro Rail, plus Orange and Silver Lines. Free rides will be offered for all bus and rail service from 9pm on December 31, 2016, until 2am on the morning of January 1, 2017.

All Metro Rail Line Stations with latched gates will be unlatched during this time. Regular fares are in effect after 2am on New Year's Day.

One-way fare is $1.75 and includes transfers to other Metro lines for up to two hours to complete a one-way trip.

Note: All Metro Rail lines and the Metro Orange Line will operate all night every 10-20 minutes on New Year's Eve. The Metro Silver Line will operate every 60 minutes during this time, following the same intervals on the late night schedule.
Have a safe New Year. Go Metro.

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