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Now that you've hopefully got all your holiday shopping over and done with, it's time to start thinking about where you'll be when it's time to toast the start of a new year. Given that LA is filled with tons of fun NYE parties to choose from, we've done all the legwork for you to round up the ten coolest, most exclusive events to hit on Thursday, December 31st. This year's list is in convenient map form, too, for those who plan to party hop.

From an intimate Boy George concert on the rooftop of The Hollywood Roosevelt to a massive, family-friendly party at DTLA's Grand Park, we've got you covered. Remember kids: dress to impress, drink responsibly, and don't do anything that you wouldn't mind seeing on Instagram the morning after.

Photo: Rhondapolis

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1. Prohibition NYE @ Union Station

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800 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by KCRW, Prohibition NYE returns to DTLA's historic Union Station for a Roaring Twenties-themed party. Expected passed oysters, live jazz music, DJs, burlesque dancers, and a premium open bar. [Photo]

Time: 9pm; Tickets: $150

2. Rhondapolis @ The Standard, Downtown LA

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550 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 892-8080
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Rhondapolis will once again take over the entire hotel's 13 floors—from the lobby to the rooftop—to provide four mind-blowing discotheques, each packed with open bars and world class DJs, including Felix Da Housecat, DJ Harvey, and Jackmaster. [Photo]

Time: 5pm to 4am; Tickets: From $165

3. Boy George @ The Hollywood Roosevelt

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7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 856-1970
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This super-intimate event in the Blossom Ballroom of The Hollywood Roosevelt will feature an exclusive live performance by Boy George, with passed hors d’oeuvres and a premium open bar all night long. Boy George will ring in the New Year at midnight with his band. [Photo]

Time: 10pm-2am; Tickets: $500

4. Black-Tie Party @ The Bungalow Santa Monica

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101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 899-8530
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This Brent Bolthouse-produced event will feature a live DJ set, champagne, and the Santa Monica haunt's stunning indoor and outdoor setting. Exclusive packages at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows are available with special rate prices. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-2am; Tickets: $150

5. Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's

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648 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 627-1673
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Co-hosted by Dapper Day Events and Folly, the event will take over three stories of the legendary Clifton’s and will feature an appearance by burlesque queen Dita Von Teese (the night's hostess), a live performance by The Big Butter Jazz Band, DJ sets by Dave Hernandez, and much more. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-4am; Tickets: $106.49 (sold out; try to work your magic)

6. Giorgio's Starring Joey Arias @ The Standard, Hollywood

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8300 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 650-9090
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Producer Bryan Rabin and DJ Adam Bravin are ringing in 2016 at their exclusive nightclub for a night that unites fashion, music, lifestyle, It-girls, drag queens, celebutantes, and debutantes. The night will feature a live show by legendary Downtown NYC performance artist Joey Arias. To start the night, cult-favorite restaurant Alma will offer a special à la carte menu for Giorgio’s guests; dining reservations can be booked by calling 323-822-3131. [Photo]

Time: 9pm to 2am; Tickets: From $195

7. N.Y.E.L.A. @ Grand Park

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200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-8080
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The Music Center's N.Y.E.L.A. will feature live music, food, photo booths, and huge projections in one big, beautiful, global Angeleno celebration. Experience a new, spectacular interactive countdown to remember with 3D digital video mapping on two sides of City Hall. This will be an alcohol-free, family-friendly event: no beer garden or point of purchase / no outside alcohol permitted in event space. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-1am; Tickets: Free!

8. Paris Benefit @ Harvard & Stone

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5221 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 466-6063
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Continuing its annual tradition with Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal, this special event will be a benefit for the victims of the Paris attacks last month with proceeds going to Jesse & Josh Homme's Sweet Stuff Foundation. Expect special performances and an open bar all night with crafted cocktails, punches, and more. For table reservations, don't buy tickets; email directly at reservations@harvardandstone.com. [Photo]

Time: 9pm to 2am; Tickets: From $106.49

9. Pluto's First Party @ Ace Hotel, DTLA

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933 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 623-3233
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Coined as a "hypnagogic New Year odyssey," the night will be hosted by cult-favorite artist Mel Shimkovitz and will feature an array of "Saturnalia Slow Dance DJs," including Devendra Banhart, Awesome Tapes From Africa , Nikolai Haas, Amy von Harrington, and Josiah Steinbrick. Expect "Alien Sightseeing" lead by Jasmine Albuquerque Croissant, and a interstellar light installations by Galen Pehrson. [Photo]

Time: 8pm; Tickets: email Upstairs@acehotel.com for table reservations

10. Theophilus London @ The Hollywood Roosevelt

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7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 856-1970
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Ring in the New Year right where Marilyn Monroe used to, with a two-hour open bar and live midnight performance by Theophilis London. VIP room and table packages also available. [Photo]

Time: 10pm-2am; Tickets: From $125

1. Prohibition NYE @ Union Station

800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Presented by KCRW, Prohibition NYE returns to DTLA's historic Union Station for a Roaring Twenties-themed party. Expected passed oysters, live jazz music, DJs, burlesque dancers, and a premium open bar. [Photo]

Time: 9pm; Tickets: $150
800 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

2. Rhondapolis @ The Standard, Downtown LA

550 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Rhondapolis will once again take over the entire hotel's 13 floors—from the lobby to the rooftop—to provide four mind-blowing discotheques, each packed with open bars and world class DJs, including Felix Da Housecat, DJ Harvey, and Jackmaster. [Photo]

Time: 5pm to 4am; Tickets: From $165
550 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

3. Boy George @ The Hollywood Roosevelt

7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
This super-intimate event in the Blossom Ballroom of The Hollywood Roosevelt will feature an exclusive live performance by Boy George, with passed hors d’oeuvres and a premium open bar all night long. Boy George will ring in the New Year at midnight with his band. [Photo]

Time: 10pm-2am; Tickets: $500
7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

4. Black-Tie Party @ The Bungalow Santa Monica

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
This Brent Bolthouse-produced event will feature a live DJ set, champagne, and the Santa Monica haunt's stunning indoor and outdoor setting. Exclusive packages at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows are available with special rate prices. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-2am; Tickets: $150
101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401

5. Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's

648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Co-hosted by Dapper Day Events and Folly, the event will take over three stories of the legendary Clifton’s and will feature an appearance by burlesque queen Dita Von Teese (the night's hostess), a live performance by The Big Butter Jazz Band, DJ sets by Dave Hernandez, and much more. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-4am; Tickets: $106.49 (sold out; try to work your magic)
648 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014

6. Giorgio's Starring Joey Arias @ The Standard, Hollywood

8300 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Producer Bryan Rabin and DJ Adam Bravin are ringing in 2016 at their exclusive nightclub for a night that unites fashion, music, lifestyle, It-girls, drag queens, celebutantes, and debutantes. The night will feature a live show by legendary Downtown NYC performance artist Joey Arias. To start the night, cult-favorite restaurant Alma will offer a special à la carte menu for Giorgio’s guests; dining reservations can be booked by calling 323-822-3131. [Photo]

Time: 9pm to 2am; Tickets: From $195
8300 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

7. N.Y.E.L.A. @ Grand Park

200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The Music Center's N.Y.E.L.A. will feature live music, food, photo booths, and huge projections in one big, beautiful, global Angeleno celebration. Experience a new, spectacular interactive countdown to remember with 3D digital video mapping on two sides of City Hall. This will be an alcohol-free, family-friendly event: no beer garden or point of purchase / no outside alcohol permitted in event space. [Photo]

Time: 8pm-1am; Tickets: Free!
200 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

8. Paris Benefit @ Harvard & Stone

5221 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Continuing its annual tradition with Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal, this special event will be a benefit for the victims of the Paris attacks last month with proceeds going to Jesse & Josh Homme's Sweet Stuff Foundation. Expect special performances and an open bar all night with crafted cocktails, punches, and more. For table reservations, don't buy tickets; email directly at reservations@harvardandstone.com. [Photo]

Time: 9pm to 2am; Tickets: From $106.49
5221 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

9. Pluto's First Party @ Ace Hotel, DTLA

933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Coined as a "hypnagogic New Year odyssey," the night will be hosted by cult-favorite artist Mel Shimkovitz and will feature an array of "Saturnalia Slow Dance DJs," including Devendra Banhart, Awesome Tapes From Africa , Nikolai Haas, Amy von Harrington, and Josiah Steinbrick. Expect "Alien Sightseeing" lead by Jasmine Albuquerque Croissant, and a interstellar light installations by Galen Pehrson. [Photo]

Time: 8pm; Tickets: email Upstairs@acehotel.com for table reservations
933 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

10. Theophilus London @ The Hollywood Roosevelt

7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Ring in the New Year right where Marilyn Monroe used to, with a two-hour open bar and live midnight performance by Theophilis London. VIP room and table packages also available. [Photo]

Time: 10pm-2am; Tickets: From $125
7000 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028