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By Brittany Doohan

The year 2013 is coming to a close — so what else can we do besides get hammered and celebrate? If you don’t have plans yet for New Year’s Eve, we’ve got a list of rage-worthy events happening in the Castro District and all around San Francisco that will surely give you a night to remember.

1. Sugar NYE 2104 — The Café // 2360 Market Street
Located in the heart of the Castro District, The Café represents the best of the 21+ Castro bar scene and demonstrates the next generation of San Francisco entertainment. It’s also one of the most unique venues in the Castro! This NYE, come to The Café for their famous Sugar NYE 2014 extravaganza. If you buy VIP tickets at, you’ll get express entrance, and free champagne and treats! More information:

2. NYE 2014 Celebration — Lookout // 3600 16th Street @ Market
This year, ring in the New Year with DJ Hazmat at the ultra famous Castro bar, Lookout. With a super affordable cover charge of $5 before 10:30pm ($8 after), you’ll get complimentary champagne for the midnight countdown, tons of free giveaways and champagne specials! More information:

3. Bearracuda SF :: New Year’s Eve! — BeatBox // 314 11th Street @ Folsom
Ring in 2014 with 100s of friendly, furry guys at Beatbox! Bearracuda celebrates its 8th annual New Year's Eve with a huge blowout, featuring DJs Paul Goodyear and Matt Stands. Advanced tickets are available at Bearracuda for just $20. Don’t forget to kiss a furry friend at midnight! More information:

4. Champagne Showers — Lexington Club // 3464 19th Street
Get drenched in champagne showers this NYE at your favorite queer/lezzie hotspot! Dance your ass off and enjoy booty-bouncing beats by Wild 94.9 DJ’s Footy and Jeanine da Feen. This no-cover event is stacked with drink specials and is hosted by your favorite, wildest Lextender babes Iris and Chloe! More information:

5. The House of Babes presents: BIG QUEER NYE 2014 — F8 // 1192 Folsom
Come celebrate the New Year with all your favorite queers and pop booties and bubbly all night long (free champagne at midnight)! The event is hosted by the lovely Kelly Lovemonster and Krylon Superstar (Double Duchess), and the bumpin’ beats will be provided by House of Babes: DJ Rapidfire (Stay Gold), Pink Lightning (Stay Gold), davO (Double Duchess, Swagger Like Us), Boyfriend (Swagger Like Us), Jenna Riot (Switch, Fix yr Hair), and special guest Deejay Lady Ryan (Oakland). A portion of the proceeds will benefit CUAV (Community United Against Violence): More information:

6. Sundance Saloon NYE — Hotel Whitcomb // 1232 Market Street
Sundance Saloon's New Year's Eve is a big country-western dance for the LGBT community! Ring in the New Year with a fantastic night of two-stepping and line dancing as you count down to the midnight balloon drop. Tickets and more information:

When the bars close and you want to continue the party...

7. Morning Glory — Beatbox // 314 11th St @ Folsom
"You’ll feel better than you look." Stop into Beatbox from 4am-7am for more drinking (starting at 6am) and dancing! Dance to the beats from DJs Steve Fabus, Sergio Fedasz, Taco Tuesday, Doc Sleep, Trevor Sigler, Robert Jeffrey, Robin Simmons and M*J*R. Tickets and more information:

8. New Year’s Day Recovery Brunch — Lookout // 3600 16th Street @ Market
DJ's Paul Goodyear, Shawn P and hostess Pollo Del Mar help you ease into 2014 with one of Lookout’s most famous recovery parties! Come and enjoy delicious brunch service from Mama Knows from 11am-3pm. More information and brunch menu: