On December 31, 2008, dont stand shoulder to shoulder in an overcrowded hotel party or miss out on the city's best fireworks by choosing a typical club downtown. Make this New Year's Eve the best ever. Take an all-inclusive trip aboard the largest private yacht in Southern California with 1000 other VIPs and sail in to the New Year on the smooth waters of San Diego Bay!
Millennium Events is hosting the party of the year on San Diego's largest privately owned yacht the Inspiration Hornblower and you are invited. Yacht Party will be rocking with three decks of music: Chill tunes on the open air deck, kickin' it on the Dance Club deck, and... bringing back tradition... the legendary 80z All Stars will be on the middle deck!
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Years Eve Yacht Party
The New Years Yacht Party will take place on December 31, 2008 and will be a five hour event, from 8:00pm-1:00am. Boarding will be from 8-9:30 PM and the yacht will return to dock at approximately 12:30 and debark guests from 12:30am-1:00am.
There is metered parking along both sides of N. Harbor Drive. Meters are not enforced after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays or on Sundays and holidays. There are also several pay lots within a few blocks of the yacht including: Broadway and Harbor Drive, Kettner and Cedar, Kettner and Beech and a large parking structure at Columbia and "C". Also parking is available on either side of the County Administration Building (enter off Ash Street between Harbor Drive and Pacific Coast Highway).
The County Center/Little Italy trolley station on the blue line is only a few blocks from the Yacht. For schedules and more information including bus service, click here to go to the Metropolitan Transit System's web site.
The address of the New Years Yacht Party boat is at the San Diego waterfront at the Grape street pier (north of the Star of India sailing ship museum) CLICK HERE for Map!
What are the times for the New Years eve Yacht Party 2009?
The Yacht Party is on New Year's Eve (December 31st, 2008). The Yacht will begin boarding at 8:30 PM at San Diego waterfront at the Grape street pier (north of the Star of India sailing ship museum). The bars will open and hors d'oeuvres will begin to be served at that time. The yacht departs the cruise ship pier at 9:30 PM and will return to dock at 1:00 AM.
Are there any VIP upgrades available for this event?
No. The Yacht Party is an all VIP event. All tickets provide all access to the entire yacht.
Will I receive traditional paper tickets in the mail for the new years Yacht Party?
No. Yacht Party will not issue traditional paper tickets to guests. Guests that have paid for their tickets via the internet will be sent notification. Please bring a state/government issued I.D. (required) to Yacht Party along with the credit card used to purchase the ticket.
What is the minimum age to attend this event?
All guests must be at least 21 years of age to enter. No one under age 21 will be allowed aboard so please do not purchase tickets because no refunds will be issued. All guests must have a government issued identification card to verify their age. False identification will be confiscated by the private security personnel contracted by Hornblower Cruises and Events.
What is the dress code?
Please dress to impress. We recommend that Ladies wear cocktail attire or evening dresses and Gentleman wear business-like attire, downtown upscale style attire or suits. It's also recommended to bring a jacket for your travels to and from the boarding location.
Will there be multiple bars throughout the Yacht to ensure minimal waiting for beverages?
Yes, there will be multiple bars stationed throughout the yacht providing an expedited bar service to all guests.
Will Yacht Party be overcrowded?
No, the Mega Yacht has two spacious interior deck levels that span 10,000 square feet each offering more than enough room for eating, drinking and dancing for all guests in attendance. Plus, the yacht boasts a 10,000 square foot Sundeck that will provide the best views of San Diego and the City's fireworks for all 1000 guests!
What will be the gender/marital status mix of Yacht Party?
The desired mix of Yacht Party is an even amount of both singles/couples and men/women. Ages will range from mid 20s to late 30s.
I have bought multiple tickets to Yacht Party. Do we need to check-in to the event together?
No. Each guest needs to bring their ticket receipt that they received when purchasing tickets from the website, a valid government issued I.D. and the credit card used to purchase the ticket. The tickets will be authenticated using a computerized system. Special circumstances regarding guests need to be coordinated in advance by calling 619-316-9091.
What happens if I cannot attend Yacht Party but I have already purchased tickets?
We are regretful that you will not be able to attend the New Years Eve Yacht Party 2009 but Millennium Events LLC enforces an All Sales are Final policy and we will not be able to offer a refund of any amount, regardless of circumstances. If the event sells out and we have enough time (at the discretion of Millennium Events) to resell your tickets then we will do our best to assist you. Please call 619-316-9091 for more information.
I cant go to Yacht Party and want to sell or give my tickets to someone. Can I just give them my receipt so they can use that to enter the event?
Yes. Please understand that the computerized scanner entry system will only allow the first ticket with a unique bar code to pass the security system. Any copies of tickets will become void and will be denied access by the computer system. This policy is used to reduce the chance of counterfeit ticket receipts being used to gain entry. Transfers of tickets will be completed as often as time permits prior to Yacht Party and will not be done after 5 PM on December 30th, 2008.
Do I need to bring anything with me?
It's required you bring your id, the credit card used to purchase the ticket and receipt for ticket purchase to board the yacht. It's recommended that you bring taxi fare and a jacket for your travels to and from the boarding location.
Is the yachts interior climate controlled?
Yes. All guests will stay cool and relaxed on both interior deck levels which boast state of the art climate control systems.
Is there a coat check?
A coat check will be provided free of charge on the hip hop dance deck. Due to limited space in the secure coat check area we will be unable to accept bags or other items.
Will there be fireworks at midnight?
San Diego is expected to host several fireworks shows throughout the city. The yacht will be positioned at midnight for the best view possible. Please note that Millennium Events does not have responsibility for the fireworks show in any way and the fireworks show is not guaranteed by Millennium Events LLC as part of the event ticket cost.
What is the layout of the yacht?
The Yacht consists of three levels. Two are enclosed with huge picture windows while the sun deck provides a 360 degree view of San Diego Bay.
What kind of music will be played during Yacht Party?
The three levels will each have a different musical theme. San Diegos legendary 80Z All Stars band will play on the middle deck, a DJ will spin tunes on the lower dance club deck and the open air sundeck will have smooth/relaxing tunes.
Will the Yacht leave the calm waters of San Diego Bay?
The yacht will remain in the calm waters of San Diego Bay, guaranteeing a smooth, easy ride!
What are the seating arrangements?
Both interior deck levels will have a variety of cocktail seating, belly bars and lounge furniture in a variety of sizes and shapes, in order to create perfect socializing areas. There will be as much seating as possible without hindering the flow of the guests throughout the event. Millennium Events does not guarantee seating for all the guests at one time during the event. Please contact Millennium Events at 619-316-9091 for guests with special seating medical requirements.
Are backpacks or large bags allowed onto the Yacht?
Security will screen all bags of any size as guests board the yacht. Millennium Events and our affiliates have a zero tolerance policy for any weapons, drugs or other illegal substances. There will be a coat check, but due to limited capacity, large bags will not be accepted.
Please note: Millennium Events and our affiliates are not responsible for the loss and/or theft of unattended items.
Get your tickets NOW - remember, last year, this was the first major New Years Eve event to sell out in San Diego! Tickets are on sale NOW for a special price $169 and will go up! The price will increase as we count down the days until the final days before New Years!
Added by selltickets on December 14, 2008