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Diamonds are Forever New Year’s Eve Gala
December 31, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - January 1, 2023 @ 1:00 am
Plant Riverside District – which is widely known as Savannah’s Entertainment District – is delighted to announce the return of Savannah’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve celebration with an elaborate themed gala inspired by the iconic 1971 James Bond film Diamonds are Forever. This extravagant celebration will take place on Saturday, December 31 from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Plant Riverside District’s Salzburg Ballroom, located at 400 W. River St. All-inclusive tickets are $750 per person and are currently available for purchase online.
The New Year’s Eve Gala at Plant Riverside District will be hosted by The Kessler Collection’s Chairman and CEO Richard C. Kessler and will feature a lavish welcome reception with dazzling James Bond stunt reenactments, ultra-premium open bar, exquisite passed hors d’oeuvres and stations, inspiring art installations, a private terrace to view the fireworks display over the Savannah River, luxury party favors and more.
This exclusive event will feature a four-course gourmet dinner curated by Savannah’s top-rated culinary team led by Executive Chef Kyle Lipetzky, featuring special LVMH Premium selections from Veuve Clicquot, Cloudy Bay, Newton and other ultra-premium wines and spirits. Menu highlights include Wagyu Beef with Crab and Chive Butter, Duck Confit, Fennel-Cured Faroe Island Salmon, Roasted Beausoleil Oysters with Calabrian Chiles, Fois Gras and Ahi Tuna with Sesame Wantons and Smoked Trout Roe. Guests will also have the opportunity to sample rare selections from the Veuve Clicquot collection, including a celebratory Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Champagne toast at midnight.
This special New Year’s Eve celebration will feature an intimate live performance by internationally acclaimed concert pianist and composer Alexander Peskanov, who has been described by The Washington Post as a “brilliant pianist [who] can create incredible excitement and know how to please a crowd.” In addition, Daniel LeClaire and the Little Big Band will deliver a high-energy performance of jazz and soul music, which will be perfect for dancing the night away and ringing in the New Year. LeClaire has been featured on “The Book of Mormon” national tour and has shared the stage with performers ranging from Carol Burnett and Wayne Newton to Nick Jonas and Amy Poehler.
A portion of the proceeds from the New Year’s Eve Gala ticket sales will benefit The Treutlen House and New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon, Ga.
Special NYE room packages are available at the award-winning JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. Attendees are encouraged to make their reservations now for this exclusive New Year’s Eve Gala and to secure accommodations at the luxurious JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District.
For more information about the Diamonds Are Forever New Year’s Eve Gala at Plant Riverside District or to purchase tickets, please visit www.plantriverside.com.