Thursday December 31, 2015
New Year's Eve Gala at Festival Hill
August to April Series

7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Tickets for the NYE Gala Dinner and Party and New Year's Day brunch are no longer available online. Seating is limited. You may call the office at 979-249-3129 to inquire about availability.

Join us in the Festival Concert Hall for a "Midnight in Paris" New Year's Eve Gala. Festivities begin at 7:00 PM with champagne and light appetizers backstage in the Green Room, followed by a fabulous seated dinner served with complimentary wine at 8:00 PM on the Stage--immersed in elegant ambiance set in classic pink and black. Menu for 4-Course Dinner with Wine Pairings below.

The Party continues with music and dancing on the Festival Concert Hall Stage at 9:00 PM with your favorite songs and requests played by DJ Walter McClellan with Toast Entertainment (, rated among the top 5 DJ groups in Austin. Cash bar will feature Champagne, Wine, Setups, coffee and water. Last call at 12:30 AM.

At midnight, welcome 2016 with a complimentary Champagne Toast and singing of Auld Lang Syne with friends. Party continues until 1:00 AM.

Cast yourself in the role of roguish aristocrat, pouting screen starlet, avant garde artist, dashing diplomat, madcap flapper, or simply come as you are, but come on and treat yourself to a wonderful evening!

Enjoy a New Year's Day Brunch with James Dick, Founder and Artistic Director of Round Top Festival Institute, served in the Menke House Dining Room from 10 AM to 1 PM. By reservation only. Brunch menu below.

Reserve a room after the party. No complimentary breakfast is offered on New Year's Day morning.

Office/Information/Room Reservations: 979-249-3129

Concert Hall Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954
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New Year's Eve Gala 4-Course Dinner with Wine Pairings

Green Room Reception
Cheese Display featuring Chef Selected Imported & Domestic Cheese
Fig and Olive Tapenade
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
Chevre Truffles
Salmon Terrine with Toasted Baguettes
Sparkling Water

Winter Salad
Mixed Baby Greens
Sliced Winter Pears
Gorgonzola Cheese
Candied Pecans
Blush Wine Vinaigrette
Chateau de Lancyre le Rose

Boeuf Bourguignon
Slow Roasted Beef Burgundy-Style
Rodney Strong Pinot Noir

Saumon aux Poireaux
Filet of Salmon
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay

Roti Roulet le Romarin
Rosemary Roasted Chicken
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay

Butternut Squash Ravioli (Vegetarian Option) Tossed with Brown Butter Sage
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay

Haricots Verts Lyonnaise
Truffled Fingerling Potatoes
Dinner Rolls with Herb Butter

Dessert & Coffee
Mousse au Chocolat
Dow's Tawny Port
Coffee with Fresh Cream

New Year's Day Brunch

Welcome Mimosa
Seasonal Fruit
Assorted Muffins & Pastries
Breakfast Casserole
New Potatoes
Smoked Salmon
Breast of Chicken Sauteed Royale Glace Bonfemme
Salad Bar
Assorted Dinner Rolls with Sweet Cream Butter
Assorted Dessert Table