The spotlight may be aimed at the champagne popping parties just before midnight, but let's not leave New Year's Day in the dust! Keep that buzz going and kick off your first moments of 2012 with a handful of dawn till dusk parties catered to the bravest and boldest among us. Read on below for our picks of how to spend your January 1st.
Breakfast of Champions @ Mighty
Only the strongest survive at Breakfast of Champions. Pulling in the early morning droves at 6am and lasting twelve straight hours "till you cry uncle", this annual block party has become a San Francisco tradition for folks looking to keep the momentum going from the night before. Space Cowboys, SEISMIC, Deep End and more will be on the decks inside and out of Mighty, with plentiful bars and a surprise guest from up in the air. Bring a boxed breakfast cereal for $5 off.
6am - 6pm / $20 / 21 & Over
Opulent Temple's Day One @ Mission Rock
A 100% fundraiser for their ten year anniversary at Burning Man 2012, Opulent Temple is taking over Mission Rock from 6am till 4:20pm. Spend your "Day One" gazing at picturesque views of the San Francisco Bay, dancing and chilling with the OT crowd. With four rooms of music, fresh cooked food for purchase, a full-blown Opulent Chill Area, and refreshingly low cover charge, this is the spot to catch breaks, world beat, electro and more all day long.
6am - 4:20pm / $5 - $10 / 21 & Over
Breakfast in Bed @ supperclub
Keep the party going horizontally as you cheer on the New Year without ever leaving your bed. Treat yourself to a breakfast of delicious hors d'oeuvres while recharging against cozy white pillows. Then get out on the dance floor as supperclub reveals a surprise DJ or two to get you grooving all morning long. Upgrade to VIP for a personal breakfast platter delivered to your bed with second helpings available at the buffet.
6am - ??? / $10 GA / $150 VIP / 21 & Over
Eye Heart SF's Plan B: The Morning After @ Noble
If the Streets of San Francisco NYE party has you aching for more, Eye Heart SF's stepping up their game this year with a fresh New Year's Day party to finish it off with beats, brunch, and booze. Brunch will be available for purchase and football will be playing all morning on the big screens.
11am / $10 Pre-Sale / 21 & Over
Fedde le Grand @ Ruby Skye
Sleep all day, then party it up again that night with Dutch House DJ Fedde le Grand's North American Takeover tour. Joining him will be special guests Deniz Koyu and Nick G.
9pm / $25 / 18 & Over
Brass Tax presents: Supper of Survivors III
You've partied your way through the stroke of midnight and on through the first morning of 2012. Now celebrate your survivor skills with the Brass Tax crew as they keep the party going at Public Works with beats, munchies, and a New Year's Day Triage Station to help heal the wounds of the night before.
4pm / $TBA / 21 & Over
NYE Winter Wonderland @ The EndUp
If you don't want the New Year's Eve party to end, head to The EndUp for the party that keeps going - for 36 hours straight. They'll be serving complimentary Red Bull and Tequila shots to keep you rallying till Monday at 9am (seriously). DJ Taj takes over the Sunrise Set with plenty more DJs spinning through the night into morning and back into night again.
9pm December 31st - 9am January 2nd / $40 VIP / 21 & Over