New Year's Eve in Lake Norman
Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011
Kelli Robinson is a freelance writer who lives in Mooresville and has been contributing to Lake Norman Magazine since 2009. She juggles family and writing with humor and lots of chocolate, and enjoys experiencing all the Lake Norman area has to offer.
Lots of Lake Norman venues are planning parties this New Years Eve to help you say goodbye to 2011 and greet 2012 in style. If youre looking for ideas, check out this months edition of Lake Norman Magazine, which highlights some local festivities.
But maybe youd rather ring in the New Year with a lovely meal the chance to dress up and not worry about someone spilling a drink while waiting in the large line at the bar. A relaxing evening filled with wonderful food, wine and conversation.
Not to worry, your options are wide open. Check out these local restaurants offering New Years Eve menu specials.
FlatIron Kitchen & Taphouse in Davidson presents a wonderful four-course meal that includes salad, starter, entrée and dessert. Light hors doeuvres, party favors and a champagne toast will be provided. The cost is $45 per person and reservations are required. Email Chris@FlatironOnMain.com or Jerri@FlatironOnMain.com to reserve a spot.
Visit Altons Kitchen and Cocktails in Cornelius for their four-course holiday meal for $35 per person. Main course entrée options include the fresh catch of the day, filet mignon, lamb shank, prime rib or the chefs feature. Leave room for dessert options that let you choose apple cobbler, white chocolate bread pudding, or the cheesecake of the day. 704-655-2727.
131 Main, also located in Cornelius, is planning a special Happy New Years Eve menu that features select starters, entrees and desserts from their menu. Reservations for small parties are still being taken at this popular Lake Norman eatery, which will be open until 10:30 p.m. on New Years Eve. 704-896-0131.
Other options to consider for a festive New Years Eve dining experience include:
The Prickly Pear: What was once a small, Catholic Church now provides the intimate atmosphere for this popular Mooresville restaurant serving modern Mexican cuisine. 704-799-0875.
Dresslers Restaurant: Located in Birkdale Village, Dresslers restaurant has been the go-to destination for elegant gatherings in the Lake Norman area. 704-987-1779.
Mickey and Mooch: Upon moving to the area six years ago, the Huntersville restaurant was mentioned more than once as a place to dine when youre celebrating. Need I say more? 704-895-6654.
Whether your plans take you to an exquisite dining experience, a raucous club, or a friends house for a party, have fun and be safe. Heres to a Happy 2012!
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