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Ring in the New Year in Gwinnett

Don't think about those new year's resolutions yet -- it's time to find the right party. No matter if you want to get dolled up, sing at a loud concert or hang out with your kids into 2013, there is an event for you somewhere in the county.

-- Compiled by Staff Writer Meghan Kotowski

The Buford Community Center is hosting its inaugural New Year's Eve celebration with casino tables, dinner and a champagne toast. Semi-formal attire required. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Buford Community Center Town Park and Theatre, 2200 Buford Highway, Buford

Cost: $50

For more information: www.bufordcommunitycenter.com

Chateau Elan is offering two New Year's Eve celebrations -- the Masquerade or Carnival packages for an evening of food, drinks, party favors, live music and a bed for an overnight stay.

When: Times vary per package

Where: Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton

Cost: Reservations start at $599

For more information: www.chateauelan.com

Duluth is hosting a family-friendly event with live music by The American Flyers, carnival for the kids and a big screen TV showing the Chick-fil-A Bowl -- Clemson v. LSU.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Duluth Town Green, 3142 Hill St., Duluth

Cost: Free

For more information: www.duluthga.net

The city of Lawrenceville presents its 10th annual Lawrenceville Rings party with music by The Swinging' Medallions, fireworks and inflatables.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Gwinnett Historic Courthouse lawn, 185 W. Crogan St., Lawrenceville

Cost: Free

For more information: www.visitlawrenceville.com

Medieval Times in Sugarloaf Mills Mall has a live show, passes to the Museum of Torture, a four-course meal and live music. At midnight, everyone will receive champagne to toast to 2013 -- children are served a non-alcoholic beverage.

When: 9:30 p.m.

Where: Medieval Times, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 517, Lawrenceville

Cost: $36 to $70

For more information: www.medievaltimes.com

Suwanee's Moondance is ringing in the new year with two parties -- one for the kids, the other for the adults. Children's party lasts from 5 to 7:30 p.m., ringing in London's 2013. The adult party features music, champagne and dancing.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Moondance Restaurant and Lounge, 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Suwanee

Cost: $15 to $30 for adult party

For more information: www.moondancelounge.com

Little Big Town and Drake White perform at Wild Bill's for New Year's Eve. Admission includes a champagne toast at midnight, for those of age. The event is 18 years and older.

When: 9:30 p.m.

Where: Wild Bill's, 2075 Market St., Duluth

Cost: $30

For more information: wildbillsatlanta.com