Plan on attending Puttin’ on the Ritz this New Year’s Eve to celebrate with the community. The event will benefit the Blanco River Regional Recovery Team. It will be a fun-filled evening with activities, drinks, dancing, and more.
This New Year’s Eve Gala will be at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel, Conference Center & Spa, which is at 1001 E. McCarty Lane. The event begins with cocktails at 7 p.m. and runs until early morning so you can count down to the near year in style. Tickets are $125. If you choose to “Take the Elevator Home,” meaning stay in a special suite in the hotel, this will just be $119 – a great rate.
How to Dress
The evening will be plenty of fun, and you should dress to impress. The dress code is “after six” coat and ties with the option of black tie. This is your chance to get all dressed up and enjoy the ritz and glam of an evening out with your significant other or a group of friends.
Cocktails and Dinner
Part of the fee for the tickets goes to cocktails and dinner at the Veramendi Ballroom in the Embassy Suites. Cocktails go from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and are followed by dinner, which runs from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction during the evening.
Play Casino Games
There will be no problem passing the time between dinner and the countdown to midnight with the casino opening right after dinner at 8:30 p.m. and going until 12:30 a.m. This is run by Maverick’s Casinos & Parties and should include all your favorite casino games.
Dance or Listen to Music
At the same time as the casino, you will also get to listen to a 20-piece swing-band orchestra play a range of music. Just sit in your chair while sipping your beverage of choice and enjoy the music. Or you can get up and dance until the party ends. Dance the night away to the sounds of The Sentimental Journey Orchestra.
For those who want to give a little extra to the cause, there are several opportunities for sponsors. They need four casino sponsors. For $900, you get signage at the tables as well as your logo in the event program. Or, you can sponsor an event table for $1,500 and get table signage along with program billing. As a further thank you, this sponsorship also includes eight tickets, two tickets for drinks per person, and $1,000 of casino chips for each of the eight tickets. You can also opt to sponsor the band for $3,750 with two opportunities available. These sponsors get signage on the orchestra stage and billing on the front page of the program. They also get a VIP table location with signage and four tickets, each of which gets $1,000 of casino chips and two drink tickets.
Get your tickets for Puttin’ on the Ritz, and then find the vehicle from Nissan of San Marcos to take you there from your San Marcos, Texas, home.