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Yes, I am already so excited that I'm practicing for the grand countdown to 2009 at The Wharf’s New Years Eve Block Party.
And why wouldn’t anyone be excited? If you haven’t ever been before, this third annual event will knock your socks off – and yes it might be a little chilly, even at the beach, for those of you that may be first-timers!
Best of all it’s FREE!
Not one, but TWO bands will hit the stage for New Years this year at 7 p.m. – John Stone and Crystal Clear! The streets will be rocking and rolling with sound from country, rock and blues to a Motown extravaganza. You can dance on the streets to your favorite tunes and sensational sounds as The Wharf brings in the New Year!
Screens on Main Street will have the countdown to 2009, followed by an explosion of pyrotechnics that rock the Island. The fireworks show – which promises to be the best ever -- will explode right over your head to celebrate the coming of a new year!
But the party of the year doesn’t stop on the streets. Retail shops and restaurants will join in the celebration! Where else can you go wherever you want and do whatever you want without ever having to leave. If you want to watch your favorite team in a bowl games that night – we’ve got 87 TV’s to do it. Want to drink and dance the night away in a safe atmosphere – we’ve get all types of bars, restaurants, and don’t forget, there is always dancing in the streets! You may want fine dining and a glass of champagne to bring in the New Year – yep you guessed it, all here at The Wharf!
If you are in the mood to grab a bite to eat, watch your team on the big screen, or socialize a little, don’t worry about missing the entertainment on Main Street from John Stone or Crystal Clear. We’ll have live feed from bands on Main Street with huge screens, so you’ll be able to see them performing wherever you are!
The stage for the bands will be at the end of Main Street, at the roundabout meeting Wharf Parkway – right where the Christmas Tree is now! You won’t be able to miss it.
Coming by car? Instead of worrying about driving home after the party is over, why not book a condo for your stay? And hey, if you don’t really want to get out in the crowd of people on Main Street and Wharf Parkway for the block party – you can enjoy the tunes from your balcony! A reservation specialist can help you to some great deals for this fabulous night. Call one today at 251.224.1500. Be sure to mention this blog!
Maybe you’d rather come by boat – since we are on the Intercoastal Waterway! Why not book reservations for a slip too? We are also having a special for slip leases as well for New Years -- $3 a foot – you can’t beat it! Call 251.224.1900 for info!
Our supporting sponsors for this event include Alabama Big Print, Fox 10 and the CW, and MGD 64 – who is having a Resolution Revolution. Did you know 3 MGD 64’s are only 1 Weight Watcher ® point? Well, that’s what I’ve heard, and regardless – it’s a great alternative to start off the new year right with a good taste that won’t kill you on the scale the next morning!
Mark your calendar and come celebrate at the intersection of Canal Road and the Beach Express! Come on over, down or up – and don’t forget, it’s FREE!!!