Welcome To Bonza Bash NYE 2010/2011
Fresh from hosting the most amazing Halloween event in the Pacific Northwest, come join hosts David McLauchlan and Brenton Webster as we host Seattle’s glittering annual New Year’s Eve gala event, the Bonza Bash New Year’s Eve 2011 Gala Ball – “A Diamond Night in the Emerald City”, in unmistakable Bonza Bash style.
A Diamond Night in the Emerald City
Join Seattle’s swankiest as we bring class, sophistication and outrageous elegance with the decadence that only diamonds can deliver. Our black-tie gala New Year’s Eve Ball has become a staple on the Pacific Northwest NYE social scene, and we’re delighted to welcome you back for another amazing conclusion to the year! We’ll have live entertainment all night, light hors d’oeuvres, plenty of bars and the finest crowd in the Northwest to welcome in 2011!
The Venue: Fremont Studios
We’re thrilled to be hosting this year’s New Year’s Eve event at Fremont Studios, Seattle’s only production movie studio will be transformed for a night like no other.
Fremont Studios is located at:
155 N 35th St
At Bonza Bash New Year’s Eve, there will be plenty of entertainment for you throughout the night.
The Mach One Jazz Orchestra
Get ready to dance the night away with The Mach One Jazz Orchestra – our loud, bold, brassy and swingin’ 18 piece big band who’ll bring the hits of Michael Buble, The Beatles, Van Halen, George Michael, James Brown, Van Morrison, Smash Mouth, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies and swanky upbeat standards to the dance floor. Not a “dancer”? We guarantee you’ll be toe-tappin’ your way around the party, and eventually around the dance floor when the pride of Bellevue Jazz & Swing hits the stage!
DJ Line-up – DJ Gigahurtz & DJ SpeedyG
- Featured DJ for P. Diddy’s “All White Party”
- DJ for artists such as “The Far East Movement”, “Colby O’Donis”, “Jay Sean” and more…
- Featured in the nation’s top nightclubs in Miami, Los Angeles and Las Vegas
- DJ for top tier corporate events with Nike, Mercedes Benz, LA Fitness, Mountain Dew and many more!
DJ Gigahurtz will be joined by Bonza Bash favorite DJ SpeedyG and together they’ll be bringing you all the dance, hip-hop, electronic, R&B, 80s, 90s and today’s top 40 hits they can muster! After the countdown at midnight, we’ll be turning up the heat as Gigahurtz takes command of the evening and gets the party REALLY into high gear!
No Bonza Bash is complete without a selection of roving live entertainment as well as characteristic elements that make a Bonza Bash such a special night. Look for our roving artisans, artists and the eclectic to add spice, and soothing sophistication to your New Year’s party! Watch for more details as we announce complimentary massages, caricatures, and other fun surprises to help make your night memorable!
Food / Hors d’oeuvres
Prior to midnight in our general admission section, we’ll be serving a collection of light hors d’oeuvres to complement the extensive and well-stocked bars located throughout the event.
Our VIP guests will enjoy a private and much more extensive buffet of hors d’oeuvres befitting the exclusivity of this offering, all hosted in the private VIP lounge.
As with all Bonza Bashes, dress to impress. While this is a “black tie” event, some guests may prefer to wear semi-formal cocktail attire. Please be aware that most people will be in tuxedos, suits, gowns and cocktail dresses. We wish to remind guests that jeans, shirts without a collar and/or sneakers are all inappropriate for an event of this nature, and will be expressly forbidden. Regrettably we must decline entry to a very small number of guests for this reason each year, so please ensure you don’t become a statistic!
We get so few opportunities to dress to the nines in Seattle, so take advantage of our deals and dazzle the night away in your finest!
Party With a Cause
Every Bonza Bash event we host, we seek to provide a platform for worthy local non-profit organizations to advance their causes and gain wider exposure for the work they do. This event is no different, and we’re delighted to welcome aboard “Bridge of Promise” as our beneficiary partner for this Bonza Bash NYE 2011 Gala Ball.
Doors open at 8:30pm.
Fremont Studios is located at:
155 N 35th St
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There are 2 parking lots adjacent to Fremont Studios and plenty of parking available in the surrounding streets. We also have deals on transportation and hotel for those who take advantage of them. If you’re planning on drinking, don’t drive.
Coat check is complimentary.
Bars: Cash Only
There will be plenty of bars on the night to make sure you don;t go thirsty. Bars will be cash only, so please plan accordingly. There will be 2 ATMs on site, but we’d recommend bringing cash with you.
Complimentary Red Carpet Photos
Shortly after the event, we make available the complete set of official photos, on http://photos.bonzabash.com including our Red Carpet photos and other general shots from the event. All photos are available for you to view and download for free.
In addition, if you’d like to order prints and have them sent directly to you, or download the original, high-resolution, watermark free image, those are available for a nominal fee.
The Bonza Bash
So how do you celebrate a Bonza Bash? Like this:
- Bring yourselves and your friends – we will be supplying a dazzling venue, an amazing live band that will knock your socks off, phenomenal DJs and a couple of BIG surprises we’ll announce details around closer to the event.
- Wear Black Tie. Or a really, really nice suit/cocktail dress – Really. We don’t get many chances to dress to impress in Seattle so take advantage of the glitziest night of the year to do so!
- Buy Your Tickets Early – Bonza Bash now has an invite list of around 10 thousand people, and our Halloween Masquerade Costume Ball sold out with over 1300 guests! Due to organizational constraints, catering and logistics, ticket prices to need to rise as we get closer to the event. There is no cheaper time to buy your tickets than today!
- Tell your friends – your friends are our friends. Feel free to add them to invitation over on Shindigg.com. Make sure they know how to celebrate a Bonza Bash.
Tickets are now on sale at Shindigg.com for $65. Get them before we are all sold out! Previous events have sold out very consistently for the past few years, and this one will be no exception.
Our Bonza Gold, Emerald and Platinum packages were a hit last year, and comfortably sold out. Due to popular demand, we’re pleased to announce we’re offering 3 exclusive Bonza VIP packages this year. These upgraded tickets will afford you a personalized and exclusive New Year’s Eve experience unlike anything else in Seattle. Numbers are strictly limited to protect both the experience and exclusivity afforded our VIPs. There is no substitute for the luxurious decadence of Bonza VIP – we invite you to lock in your opportunity to join us in the VIP Lounge, today.
Bonza VIP Gold
Bonza Emerald and Bonza Platinum
Bonza Emerald ticket details can be found here. Bonza Platinum will be launching immediately prior to Christmas.