The 12 Days of New Years: A Plan-Ahead Party Guide, Days 7 and 8

The latest recommended events in our planner series.

Seminole Hard Rock New Year’s Celebrations

The casino hosts promotions, live entertainment, free party favors and a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight at the Center Bar, a “Naughty New Year’s Party by the Pool,” and the “West Coast Toast” at Floyd’s, a live broadcast of the ball drop from Los Angeles at 3 a.m. and dance party with Miami Club Space resident DJ Ivano Bellini (pictured) along with Floyd’s resident DJs Santana and Chris Craze. Wed., Dec. 31, 10 p.m.-6 p.m., 5223 N. Orient Road, Tampa, $50 ($40 with poolside admission), 813-627-7625.

Rewind: The WMNF Tribute to the Music and Songs of 1968

WMNF welcomes a diverse lineup of Bay area bands for an evening of songs from a groundbreaking era of music. The performers — Talk to Mark, boon, Crabgrass Cowboys, Rancid Polecats, Midnight Bowler's League, Ted Lukas, Christie Lenee, Johnny Zoom, Chadun, Lush Progress, and Roppongi’s Ace — perform three songs each from ’68; guests also enjoy a champagne toast and breakfast. Wed., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, $25 in advance/$30 at the door, 813-238-8001,

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