There’s a New Year’s Eve dinner from 6-9 PM at Cafe la Puerta, with choice of three gourmet entrees for Q65. A few steps down Seventh Avenue from this restaurant, El Barrio’s bash has an open bar (with wrist band) from 9 PM to midnight, with live music and drink specials.
In the zona viva, Alegre Pub’s New Year celebrates the ringing of Big Ben at 6 PM, with live video from London. Live music from 6:30-8 PM, and the official New Year’s Eve party at 9 PM with DJ Freddy.
Ven Aca will have food and drink specials, drink specials, musical entertainment. Open microphone night.
Gourment dinner at Hotel Isla Verde.
Parties at Chapiteau Disco and Circus Bar.
Posada de Santiago
Dinner at 7 PM with seven small courses accompanied by three wine. Vegetarian options available. The Ravioli filled with Lobster and Bleu Cheese on a Fresh Tomato-Herb Sauce and Covered with a Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Sauce sounds incredible! Also Beef Tenderloin with Chipotle Béarnaise and amazing side dishes and desserts. Plus a boat ride at 11:30 to view fireworks. Q350, or Q50 just for boat ride.
Alegre’s 10th Anniversarys celebration starts December 19 and last through the 26th, with special events and discounts at San Pedro’s original sports bar. Also lots of special events:
Thursday 20th: Diertricht from El Artesano in San Juan will serve up his famous cheese plates. Live music from 6 PM. Friday 21st: Baktun 13. A cultural experience about the end of the Mayan Long Count’s current era. Documentary, 6 PM. Presentation on subject, 9 PM. Mayan Ceremony. Saturday 22nd: Anniversary Party sponsored by Brahva: 4 Brahva dancing girls, DJs, music, Q5 Brahva and Brahva Extra and lots more. Sunday 23rd: Pub Quiz with Q600 in cash prizes, 7:30 PM. Monday 24th: Christmas Eve live music. Reggae & Hip Hop from Roots Cafe!!! Tuesday 25th: All-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 10:30. Q50 for advance ticket sales (Q60 on the day). Traditional Christmas dinner from 6 PM. Q60 for advance ticket sales (Q70 on the day). All Week: Litros of Brahva Q22, Tequila, Rum, Vodka, Whisky all Q10.
End of World in 2012 Parties at Bars around Lake Atitlan
For those who prefer to party the end of the world away, Most bar will be rockin’ on the 20th, 21st or both. Official Parties in San Pedro are at El Barrio Bar, The Clover and Alegre Pub. Hit ’em hard at Cafe Quila’s and Posada de Santiago in Santiago, and Chapiteau, Cafe Atlantis and Circus Bar in Panajachel.
This info on 2012 parties at Lake Atitlan for December 2012 will be updated as breaking news batters down the door of the How Did I Get in this Situation Room.