Celebrate The Holiday In Rim Country


Celebrate New Year’s in Rim Country at one of the following businesses. Please note, not all area establishments could be reached for information by press time and only a few will stay open until midnight):

Buffalo Bar and Grill, 311 S. Beeline, 474-3900

Offers a special for two with New York strip steaks, sides, dessert and a midnight champagne toast; there’s no cover charge and DJ Johnny Vela will provide the entertainment.

Butcher Hook, Tonto Basin, 479-2712

Offers live music by the Clay Sopeland Band, party favors, a midnight (thereabouts) breakfast and provides designated drivers if needed; on New Year’s Day there will be a shuffleboard tournament starting at 2 p.m. with prize money and snacks.

Cardo’s, 203 E. Hwy. 260, (928) 468-1626

Offers steak, salmon or a clam sauce linguini, plus a champagne toast, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and live music by Bob Villa.

Creekside in Christopher Creek, Hwy. 260 east of Payson, exit Christopher Creek Loop, (928) 478-4389

Offers a dinner special featuring an 8-ounce New York steak and shrimp with sides and noisemakers until 8 p.m.

Dimi Espresso, 612 N. Beeline Hwy., Swiss Village, (928) 951-1198

Offers live music by Cinnamon Twist, Mike Casey and others from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., then the floor will be open for a jam session with the artists and anyone interested in participating from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.; TV so guests can watch the “ball” drop in New York City.

Fargo’s Steak House, 620 E. Hwy. 260, (928) 474-7455

Will have London broil and shrimp, plus sides and champagne until 10 p.m.

Gerardo’s Firewood Cafe, 512 N. Beeline Hwy. in the Swiss Village, (928) 468-6500

Will be open New Year’s Eve, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., closed New Year’s Day.

Journigan House, 202 W. Main St., (928) 474-2900

Will have surf and turf dinner (14-ounce New York steak and 1/3-pound King crab) with sides and a champagne toast from 6 p.m. to midnight and karaoke with Don & Candy.

Mazatzal Hotel and Casino, 1-800-777-7529, ext. 1001

Will have a prime rib dinner buffet and concert by Night Groove, there will be a champagne toast, balloon drop, party favors.

Rim Country Lanes, 1109 N. Beeline Hwy., (928) 474-9589

Offering bowling parties from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. with special prices on group use of lanes plus either a champagne or cider toast.


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