New Year's Eve 2011 Denver: ten best New Year's Day events
You made it to 2012 -- congratulations! -- and maybe you're still partying hearty from the night before...or perhaps you just need to get out of the house on this Sunday after. We've got a rundown of New Year's Day events; keep reading to see our picks:
10: Denver Botanic Gardens: Blossoms of Light
This is your last chance to view the spectacular million lights scattered through the Denver Botanic Gardens; you can see the lights starting at 5:30 p.m., and admission is $4.50 to $9.50 (kids two and younger are free!). Call 720-865-3500 or visit www.botanicgardens.org.
9. Steuben's 38-Hour New Year's Eve Celebration
If you're still up from the night before, Steuben's is right there with you; the restaurant has been open since 10 a.m. yesterday and will stay open until midnight tonight. Head over for brunch and the Hibernator and bask in the glow of people just as wiped out as you must be. Call 303-830-1001 or visit www.steubens.com.
8. Pho 16th Vietnamese Grill
Pho is great hangover food, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pho 16th Vietnamese Grill, you can save $1 on any size bowl of pho -- so go ahead and get the large; you can always take the leftovers home! Call 303-629-7878.
7. Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
Le Grand is also hosting a hangover brunch, where you can enjoy oysters for just $1. We're not so sure how well oysters pair with a hangover, but if you like mollusks, this is certainly the place to go! Call 303-534-1155 or visit www.legranddenver.com.
6. For Heaven's Sake Psychic Fair
Now that you survived 2011, it's time to figure out what, exactly, 2012 has in store for you. For Heaven's Sake is hosting store-wide sales, plus psychics, mediums, astrologers and healers, whose time you can purchase for $1 per minutes. Call 303-964-9339 or visit www.forheavensake.com.