Win Tickets ($80): Downtown Portland Speakeasy-style New Year’s Eve 2014 / 2014 @ Red Star Tavern | Jazz by Johnny Martin, Drinks Included, Pre-Fix Dinner

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Downtown Portland Speakeasy-style New Year’s Eve @ Red Star Tavern on December 31. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, December 26.

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From our sponsors
Red Star Tavern's Noble ExperimentSpeakeasy-style New Year’s Eve
December 31, 2014
8:30 p.m. | $40 Single, $100 pre-fixe Dinner (includes party) | 21+

Red Star Tavern
adjacent to Hotel Monaco
503 S.W. Alder Street, Portland, OR

Red Star Tavern and the Noble Experiment invite you to a prohibition-style celebration to ring in 2015!

Purchase of party ticket includes drinks throughout the evening (that’s right… you heard us,) live jazz from Portland artist Johnny Martin, dancing, general debauchery and lifelong memories.

Entrance is located in Red Star Tavern’s speakeasy, open only for special events. Didn’t think they had one? Check out what Playboy had to say about it.

Don’t forget to eat! Red Star Tavern has a special NYE pre-fixe dining menu for $100; dinner INCLUDES entrance into the party and features appetizer, entree and dessert. For dinner reservations please call 503.222.0005.

Click here to see the Red Star Tavern NYE Menu

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78 Responses to Win Tickets ($80): Downtown Portland Speakeasy-style New Year’s Eve 2014 / 2014 @ Red Star Tavern | Jazz by Johnny Martin, Drinks Included, Pre-Fix Dinner

  1. Amy Brennan December 22, 2014 at 4:36 pm #

    I know and love the cocktails of that time. I’ll have a Bee’s Knees and a Mary Pickford – just to start!

  2. Aimee December 22, 2014 at 7:37 pm #

    In town visiting with family and we would love couple of bourbon drinks and some dancing. I’ve got just the dress!

  3. Aimee December 22, 2014 at 7:41 pm #

    Yum! I’ll have an old fashioned to start!

  4. Ben December 22, 2014 at 9:13 pm #

    I’d love to ring in the new year listening to great jazz!

  5. judie Lawrence December 22, 2014 at 10:07 pm #

    We are new to Portland via Boise. We love Jazz and lots of fun! Is this the place to go on new years eve? We think so! Can’t wait to hear from you and start making Portland memories!!!!

  6. Melissa Bright December 23, 2014 at 10:05 am #

    I will be in town for the first time from WI with a friend from Alaska. We have been looking for a great night out in New Years in Portland. I’d love to try this out!

  7. Sam December 23, 2014 at 10:05 am #

    Because when I make Bees knees they just aren’t the same.

  8. Ashley Gilbertson December 23, 2014 at 10:43 am #

    I would love to win!!! It is my first anniversary and we really didn’t have much of a wedding and it would be super fun!!!

  9. Caley M December 23, 2014 at 10:53 am #

    I want to win because I determined to make 2015 my best year yet and need to start it off on the right foot at the best club in PDX!

  10. Jenni December 23, 2014 at 11:39 am #

    This would bee great new to Portland and have no idea where to begin! But this sounds like a great place to start

  11. Erika December 23, 2014 at 1:21 pm #

    Let me don my dance shoes and sip on some that giggle water. This looks like another great New Year’s possibility! My fiance and I will actually be able to celebrate New Years together (He works long hours and we’ve never had the pleasure of a New Year’s night out). We are planning a simple summer wedding, so having mostly-paid-for night out at the local juice joint would be oh-so-appreciated!

  12. Sahara December 23, 2014 at 2:14 pm #

    Prohibition era is one of my favorites to learn about! I would love to treat my friend to a fun night of flapping and jazzing.

  13. Iris Powell December 23, 2014 at 3:18 pm #

    Oh FUN! Pick me :) !!

  14. Yume December 23, 2014 at 3:26 pm #

    Sounds like fun!

  15. Greg Neville December 23, 2014 at 4:17 pm #

    I am visiting Portland over New Years eve and my wife and I are looking for somewhere fun to spend our new years.

  16. Valerie December 23, 2014 at 5:32 pm #

    It will be 5 years since I met my handsome boyfriend, this New Years Eve. This would be a great 5 year celebration! :)

  17. Hillary December 23, 2014 at 6:26 pm #

    This sounds like the perfect way to spend a New Year’s Eve. I’ve never actually gone out to celebrate and would love to make this the year I let loose and have a little fun!

  18. Gina December 23, 2014 at 8:12 pm #

    My friends and I are looking for the perfect NYE celebration and this sounds perfect! Not cliche, excellent music, cocktails AND debauchery?!? .. sign up me!

  19. Bridgette Costa December 23, 2014 at 11:35 pm #

    I love the red star tavern! This would be an awesome win! Please Pick me :)

  20. Victoria December 24, 2014 at 8:58 am #

    Im only 21, but mature and fun! Im ready to celebrate my first “of-age” NYE with the folks that love jazz and know how to have a good time! The stories i’ve heard about speak easys blow my mind. theyre remarkable. id love to see what the red star tavern is all about. oh& the drinks look/sound so tempting.

  21. Toby December 24, 2014 at 12:36 pm #

    I didn’t know they had a bar that old! I want to enjoy the history of this place while bringing in the new year in the best place in Portland.

  22. Kelsey December 24, 2014 at 12:46 pm #

    My boyfiriend and I just moved to Portland and this will be our first New Years Eve here! We love jazz and Red Star!

  23. Bethany December 24, 2014 at 12:50 pm #

    I would love to surprise my husband with this. He is a secret Jazz lover!! Fingers crossed!!

  24. Linda December 24, 2014 at 1:06 pm #

    This is where we stayed when we visited PDX to decide if we wanted to relocate. That was three Januarys ago. Brings so many good memories to mind. I would love to take him there to celebrate! Pweease?

  25. Kristen December 24, 2014 at 1:36 pm #

    Nothing like ringing in a new year with a party that hearkens back to the past. This would be a great way to start 2015.

  26. Ashley December 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

    I just moved back to Portland and my fiance won’t be here for another month. I need to have fun!

  27. Tenzing December 24, 2014 at 2:01 pm #

    Just moved to Portland would love to ring in the new year with my bf somewhere fun!

  28. Meera December 24, 2014 at 3:04 pm #

    Love jazz, the menu looks delicious, sign me up. My boyfriend and I are new to Portland, this sounds like right up our alley!

    • Meera December 24, 2014 at 3:15 pm #

      Did I mention my birthday is Friday, December 26th? Man you’d be my favorite site ever if you gifted me these tickets for my birthday! :D

  29. ASmartt1 December 24, 2014 at 3:50 pm #

    Happy New Year, everyone! Hopefully I’ll be ringing it in at this great party! ;)

  30. Hope December 24, 2014 at 4:57 pm #

    I love jazz music and drinks! And we have no NYE plans as of yet, so this would be delightful. Thank you!

  31. Ashley T December 24, 2014 at 6:32 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to try this place and it sounds like a chill but memorable way to celebrate to new year!

  32. Crystal December 24, 2014 at 6:43 pm #

    The boyfriend is really getting into jazz. This would be an awesome surprise!

  33. Cathy December 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm #

    I should dearly like to win these tickets to celebrate my second New Year’s Eve in Portland.

  34. Janet December 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm #

    Just moved to Portland and would love to ring in the new year in style!!

  35. Chrissy Le December 24, 2014 at 10:26 pm #

    I just moved to OR and would love to attend an event like this for NYE!

  36. Janet December 24, 2014 at 10:41 pm #

    New to Portland and would love to ring in the New Year in style!!

  37. sandy Leavens December 25, 2014 at 1:21 am #

    I would really enjoy going to this show on New Years!!!

  38. amy December 25, 2014 at 5:32 am #

    What a great way to start off the night and new year!

  39. Leslie Mahon December 25, 2014 at 11:37 am #

    Because my husband and I desperately need a reason to dress up and go out on the town!!!

  40. John Barinaga Sr. December 25, 2014 at 11:55 am #

    The wife and I have stayed home the last 10 New Years. Definitely time to venture out if we win. Let’s do this

  41. Lisa K December 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm #

    Sounds like a blast – I’m dressed and ready to go!

  42. Tyler Whiteside December 25, 2014 at 2:45 pm #

    My wife and I are traveling up to Portland from California just to see the city this New Years eve and would love to win free tickets for a show….please pick the weary travelers…Puhleeeezzee

  43. Lisa December 25, 2014 at 4:50 pm #

    It’s time to celebrate! I would love to win and go this bar.

  44. Hannah Jensen December 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm #

    Omg! I am so excited! I heard this place is awesome! This would be a great way to say goodbye to a long hard year and welcome a brand new one! Pick me! :)

  45. Renee December 25, 2014 at 7:20 pm #

    Let’s see….why would I like to win. Well my year kinda went like this…..hectic, crazy, surgery, loved, lost love, gained it back again, kids growing way to fast, kids not maturing fast enough, money, no money, never enough sleep, always a Mom and hardly ever just ME….everything goes to the kids as it should be……now… is time for me and the hubby to have a night out! Sound good? ;)

  46. Toby December 26, 2014 at 7:40 am #

    Celebrating NY’s out on the town is not my style but this event seems perfect! Thanks for the chance to win.

  47. Danni December 26, 2014 at 9:45 am #

    This sounds like so much fun! I’m new to Portland and would love to try out this spot! My boyfriend already has plans somewhere else (I know, right? Ugh), so I’m hanging with two friends who are coming up to visit for New Years and I’d so love to take them to this! Absolutely adore this era. Thanks so much for the opportunity!

  48. Heather December 26, 2014 at 10:15 am #

    I would so love to win these tickets. I can’t afford to do much of anything this NYE.

  49. Kellie Kane December 26, 2014 at 10:22 am #

    Wow, lived in Portland my whole like and never been to the Red Star Tavern. What a better way than to come on New Years Eve. Would love to win these tickets!!!

  50. hillary December 26, 2014 at 11:15 am #

    Sounds awesome! I’d be so appreciative!

  51. Erica December 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm #

    Sounds like a wonderful night! I would love to ring in the New Year with live jazz at the Red Star.

  52. Kelli J! December 26, 2014 at 12:44 pm #

    I would love to win because this is my first time in Portland and I’d like to ring it in the right way. Plus my boyfriend would absolutely die with excitement!

  53. Kelli Johnson December 26, 2014 at 1:38 pm #

    Can’t think of a classier way to do that new year thang. Winning a couple of tickets would be something awesome to look forward to and -the- way to impress my boyfriend. Plus, I’ve heard great things about the Red Star.
    In conclusion, please pick me!
    Happy holidays everyone =)

  54. Cathy December 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm #

    I should love to win tickets to attend something new & fun for a New Year’s Eve Celebration.

  55. nicole December 26, 2014 at 3:50 pm #

    We just moved here! Pick us!

  56. Electra Langley December 26, 2014 at 4:03 pm #

    New Year’s dinner!

  57. Heather young December 26, 2014 at 10:09 pm #

    This sounds amazing! My husband and I rarely go out because we have little babies so this would be awesome to win!

  58. kyler dressel December 27, 2014 at 12:04 am #

    I’d love to win!

  59. Anne December 27, 2014 at 10:55 am #

    I am in town for the evening with a few friends. Looking for a classy time to jive to some jazz and good bourbon!
    Would love some tickets :)

  60. Sherri December 27, 2014 at 4:11 pm #

    Johnny is awesome and Red Star is great…what a wonderful start to any new year!

  61. Leila Whitney December 27, 2014 at 6:52 pm #

    Looks like the best party in town! Hook it!!

  62. tom December 27, 2014 at 6:57 pm #

    I’d love to go!

  63. Haley December 27, 2014 at 10:44 pm #

    I would love to win the tickets and surprise my fiancé with a night out where he proposed! I ❤️ Red star!

  64. jen December 28, 2014 at 1:16 am #

    I need a reason to wear fringe!

  65. Kara December 28, 2014 at 2:23 pm #

    I had a spectacular first date last night, and would like to have a second date on New Years with this as a surprise! :) he LOVES jazz and this would be awesome to attend.

  66. Marisa December 28, 2014 at 6:14 pm #

    Sounds like tons of fun!

  67. Amity December 28, 2014 at 6:23 pm #

    It’s my first New Year in PDX and I would love for my bff (she’s coming from out of town to ring in the New Year!) and I to be able to celebrate in style! Pick us pretty please with sugar on top!!

  68. Kirstin December 28, 2014 at 7:03 pm #

    Get me out on the town for my first New Years in PDX!!!

  69. manda levie December 29, 2014 at 11:43 am #

    Because my friend and I would show up wearing original 1920s evening gowns but it’s been a tough year and we can’t afford tickets.

  70. Kathy Harris December 29, 2014 at 12:43 pm #

    Warm holiday wishes and the New Year 2015 all the JAZZ! what a fabulous way to celebrate

  71. Angie December 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm #

    Sounds like so much fun. I would love to check this out. Haven’t had a night out in a long time!

  72. Allison Bailey December 29, 2014 at 7:06 pm #

    Oh heavens! I never go out on NYE! And this sounds like a wonderful adventure!

  73. cheryl December 30, 2014 at 12:03 am #

    Dirty 30 and filing for divorce. Help me ring in the new year with a new man! Lol

  74. Laila December 30, 2014 at 12:59 pm #

    I love the red star tavern! I would love a NYE there :)

  75. Nicole December 30, 2014 at 6:44 pm #


  76. ERIC December 30, 2014 at 6:50 pm #

    Fancy gentleman over here looking to take my fancy lady out for a nice night on the town. Sounds like a fancy event. We would like to go. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  77. Chef December 30, 2014 at 6:59 pm #

    sure why not!?

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