NYC Inauguration Parties Tonight!

by CHRISTOPHER CONFESSORE · January 20, 2009

    If you missed the inauguration while you were at work, want to revisit the whole exciting afternoon, or just want to celebrate a historic day for the US of A, here are some-inaugurally-themed parties tonight:

    The New York Times Inauguration Celebration 6:00 pm -10:00pm The New Museum, 235 Bowery, NYC

    Drink for Change at Frederick's! 5pm-Midnight Wave Bon Voyage to Bush and enjoy music, drink specials and pure political mayhem! Be a part of this historic day and celebrate with your fellow New Yorkers! Frederick's Downtown, 637 Hudson Street, NYC

    INAUGURATION PARTY AT SUSHISAMBA(s)5:00 pm – 1:00 am 245 Park Avenue South & 87 Seventh Avenue South Come celebrate the change on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, as SUSHISAMBA honors the 2009 Presidential Inauguration with a patriotic party in red, white and blue. Republicans and Democrats alike can join together.  SUSHISAMBA will showcase a live broadcast of the Inaugural Address as the country takes a fresh step forward. The inauguration menu will showcase Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian culinary influences as well as three specialty cocktails - Red, White and Blue.

    Inauguration Viewing Party, Ferro's 5pm-9pm "Stuck at work & going to miss the inauguration? don't worry-- we're taping it!"145 E. 50th Street, NYC

    Inaugural Ball at Smack Mellon, 7pm-Midnight Smack Mellon is celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama. Come celebrate with us! ~ Live performances featuring A farewell speech by Dick Cheney Eric Payson and Voices from the Paramedia Nora York Kevin Louis Beatboxer Entertainment feat. Kid Lucky and D-Cross DJ $mall ¢hange ~ Live visuals by: Room 404 Media and Z Collective Video intermission by Gertrude Berg Produced by Mariette Papic of Rotate NYC ~ Cash bar and food by the Red Hook Food Vendors and Sweet Tooth of the Tiger ~ Projections of Obama's Inauguration Speech ~ Dancing ~ Obama themed limited edition artworks created exclusively for this event and sold one night only! ~ Special eco-totes from* will be given to the first 250 people who arrive! ~ Festive or formal attire 92 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY

    New Yorkers Coming Together at Public House, 7pm-11pm New York Democratic Party Celebration.  Hors d'ouevres, Live Music, Dancing, Other Entertainment. Public House NYC, 140 East 41st Street, NYC

    SVEDKA VODKA TOASTS A NEW ERA WITH THE $700 BILLION MARTINI* Le Poisson Rouge, 7:30-10:30 In celebration of the most historic inauguration ever, SVEDKA Vodka is unveiling the $700 Billion Martini, the perfect icebreaker for President Obama to serve when CEOs unexpectedly "drop by" looking for a bailout. The bar will feature $5 SVEDKA cocktails, as well as free samples of their wildly popular election themed cocktails while supplies last (including the /Cosmopolitician/, /The Dirty Delegate/ and the /$700 Billion Martini/). Revelers will be treated to live performances by *Apollo Heights*, *24-7 Spyz* and *HR*. Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, NYC

    GrandLife & Inauguration Day Party, 8pm-12 am With hosts: Erin Krause Melissa Ettere Pete Miszuk And special guest DJs: Gordon Hull Kenzo Minami And more... Sanctum: Broadcast of Inaugural Coverage Church Lounge: Cocktails & Music Select Complimentary Drinks.Sanctum @ Tribeca Grand Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas, NYC

    Yelp Inaugural Ball, 8pm-10 pm •    Sugar Shack Burlesque in the Champagne Room •    Indy Drink Room •    “A Change We Can Believe In" Manicure Room, from Spa Chinois •    Cocktails provided by Saaga Vodka. •    Obamabooth where yelpers can get a shot with our very own "Barack O". •    ImaginAerial's gravity-defying feats Admission is 10 dollars, which goes to St. John's Bread & Life. All you've got to do is send an RSVP with the subject line "Inaugural Ball" to 90 Madison Ave, NYC

    Check out our EVENT CALENDAR for more events tonight!

    [Photo via Julia Allison]