NEW YEAR’S EVE BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL PARTY | BACARA RESORT & SPA | 7:00 PM-1:30 AM | $150 PER PERSON
Inspired by the most iconic carnival celebration in the world, Bacara is pleased to present our take on Brazilian carnival. This festive evening includes samba dancers, a DJ, dinner stations, party favors, a cash bar and a champagne toast.
CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE | SANTA BARBARA SYMPHONY | SATURDAY | 8:30-10:30 PM
Bid a celebratory farewell to 2016 as you spend New Year’s Eve entertained by favorites from stage, screen and Broadway with acrobatic performers from Cirque de la Symphonie. We’ll light up the Granada from 8:30 to 10:30 on New Year’s Eve, welcoming the New Year in unforgettable style.
POLAR BEAR PLUNGE | AVILA BEACH PIER | SUNDAY | 11:45 AM
The fifth annual Avila Beach Polar Bear Plunge is a celebration of fitness, nature, a New Year, comraderie and still having dessert! Meet on the South side of the Avila Beach pier at 11:45am for pictures and encouragement from fellow plungers. Spectators and photographers can gather on the pier for the best vantage point of the plungers. There is no fee to participate. No alcohol allowed, no diving from the pier. Plunge attire is swimsuit and/or athletic gear. Costumes are always welcomed.
NOON YEAR’S EVE | SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM | SATURDAY | 10:00 AM- 2:00PM
This is a great opportunity for families to celebrate the new year by sipping sparkling cider while making party hats and noisemakers on Dec. 31 from the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum.
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454
Cost: $6, free for members