With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, New Year’s Eve always seems to sneak up on us. Our inboxes become flooded with invitations, so how do we know where to ring in the new year? We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and rounded up some of the best things to do in LA for New Year’s Eve.
This free event begins at 8pm and ends at 1am on the first. This family-friendly event is alcohol free and features a full lineup of local DJs.
Marina del Rey New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Glow Party
Marina del Rey’s annual New Year’s Eve event is free and features two incredible fireworks displays.
Cleopatra’s New Year’s Eve Ball
Head over to the Egyptian Theatre to dance the year away in two indoor venues and listen to DJs spin. Egyptian attire is encouraged!
Bootie L.A. New Year’s Eve
The best place to hear mashups in LA is hosting a confetti-filled New Year’s Eve bash in their new location! Tickets are a steal at $40 at the door with a free best-of-2017 mashup CD for you to take home.
Classic Hollywood Roosevelt New Year’s Eve 2018
LA’s iconic Roosevelt hotel is hosting a classic Hollywood Glam party with five rooms of music and dancing and an outdoor heated tent!
New Year’s Eve Black Tie Gala at Montage Beverly Hills ($395 per guest)
Bid 2017 adieu with a formal gala at the Montage Beverly Hills! The price of the ticket gets you a cocktail reception, five-course dinner, and a midnight champagne toast.
Photo: Montage Beverly Hills
Hudson House’s New Year’s Eve ’70s Disco Party
It’s time to boogie! With a downtown loft 70s vibe, this party has four hours of champagne and dancing with a toast at midnight. Polyester is encouraged!
BOOM! Drug and Alcohol-free New Year’s Eve
If you’re looking to stay sober as you ring in the new year, BOOM! is the place for you! There’s a balloon drop at midnight, a photo booth, and of course dancing all night.
EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood
EVE, Universal Studios Hollywood’s New Year Eve party, is included with park admission. Spend all day on the rides, and then continue on to the party with music and a fireworks display at midnight!
Photo: Universal Studios
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