Last-Minute New Year's Eve Events in Southern California

Find those party hats and noisemakers. There's still time to ring in 2013 with these New Year's Eve events

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Monday, Dec 31, 2012  |  Updated 2:59 PM PDT
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Bundling Up for a View of the Rose Parade

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Get your party hat on, it's not too late to join the New Year's Eve fun.

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Final Touches on the Rose Parade Floats

Tournament of Roses Parade float builders wait for judges early Monday in Irwindale. Annette Arreola reports for Today in LA on Monday Dec. 31, 2012.

Bundling Up for a View of the Rose Parade

High school students tried to stay warm early Monday as they staked out a place to view Tuesday's Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Antonio Castelan reports for Today in LA on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
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There's no need to plan ahead to have a good time on New Year's Eve. Below, you'll find a few last-minute ideas to say good-bye to 2012.

Downtown Long Beach: A family friendly party in downtown Long Beach with fireworks and music, starting at 6 p.m.
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Disneyland, Anaheim: Disneyland counts down to midnight with events at the park. More Information

Great Park, Irvine: New Year's Eve fun with hours to spare before midnight. Live music, dancing, food, rides and more events, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. More Information

Hermosa Beach: New Year's Eve at Pier Plaza is a free big band celebration, starting at 7:30 p.m. More Information

Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park: Knott's Berry Farm features the Midnight Mayhem Firework Show, Elton John: the Early Years, Clueless Remix, comedy, magic. More Information

Queen Mary, Long Beach: A swanky event inside the Queen Mary, fireworks outside. More Information

Rose Parade Campout, Pasadena: It's not swanky, but camping out on Colorado Boulevard for a free curbside view of the Tournament of Roses Parade is bound to result in some revelry. More Information

University CityWalk, Universal City: Fireworks and music at Universal CityWalk, starting at 9 p.m. More Information
 

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