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December 20, 2018 (San Diego's East County) -- East County's Native American-owned casinos will be ringing in the New Year with a variety of celebrations on December 31st  including parties, a gala with dinner and dancing, and an outdoor bash complete with fireworks and a ball dropping at midnight similar to the famed New York Times Square festivities.


Viejas is hosting two New Year’s Eve celebrations.  A Bash at the Park at Viejas offerse affordable entertainment for $10, featuring live music from Rising Star and watching a glittering ball drop at midnight followed by a dazzling fireworks display.  Food and drinks are available to purcahse.

Or opt for an upscale New Year’s Eve Gala in the Oak Ballroom complete with dinner, open bar, and dancing the night away. For tickets and details visit amd click the entertainment tab.


Barona will also be celebrating the New Year with a party starting at 4 p.m. that includes games, live music, food mobs and a midnight toast. You can visit  for details.


The Jamul Casino will be ringing in the New Year with a New Year’s Eve Party December 31st that starts at noon and continues until 2019 arrives. Options include a New York-style dinner at the Prime Cut steakhouse, or a lobster and prime rib buffet at the Tony Gwynn Sports Bar, plus DJs and live entertainment until 1:30 at Tony Gwynn’s, the Jive Lounge, and the Loft 94 beer garden.

For full details, visit


Sycuan plans live music with three bands from 12 noon on December 31 through 1:30 a.m. New Year's morning, plus specials for club members. Get details at

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