Still looking for somewhere to go to ring in the New Year? Here's a few ideas...
Quite a few restaurants in the area are planning special nights. New Year's at Lighthouse Restaurant in Cedar Lake will have a full bar, wine tasting, specialty drinks, DJ and champagne toast at midnight. White Hawk Country Club's Countdown to 2013 in Crown Point will celebrate with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, gourmet dinner, live entertainment, open bar plus at midnight, they'll have a champagne toast and breakfast buffet. Or enjoy a special dinner, featured drinks and live entertainment at the New Year's Eve Celebration at Sage Restaurant in Chesterton.
For a full night of fun, the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville is hosting their annual New Year's Eve Bash with comedy shows, dance parties, drink specials and live entertainment. Horseshoe Casino's New Year's Celebration in Hammond will have dinner packages along with admission to their Midnight Celebration with live entertainment and cocktails.
For kids, Deep River Waterpark has their annual Family Friendly New Year's Eve from 5-10pm including ice skating, kid's crafts, countdown and toast at an "8pm midnight" and DJ playing until 10pm. The City of Crown Point is hosting a Children's New Year's from 2-5pm at First United Methodist Church with DJ, magician and a special appearance by The Cat in the Hat. Plus Bellaboo's hosts their annual Bellabration from 10am-5pm with New Year's big bubble drops at noon and 4pm...royal dress is required!
Do you have other places you're heading this New Year's? Let us know!