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25 Coolest Things to Do in LA on New Year’s Eve 2016

New Year’s Eve is one of the greatest parties (and hangovers) of the year! The booze is flowing, the music is blasting and you can finally say goodbye to weird, old 2016. But if you don’t have any plans yet, don’t be discouraged. LA is one of the hottest cities to ring in the New Year and this list will give you plenty to do on the big night. Check out these 25 things to do in LA on New Year’s Eve 2016 and enter 2017 with the ultimate bang!

New Year’s Eve “Fantasy In The Sky” Disneyland Park (Tickets $119+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 12:20 AM

Where: Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA

In addition to celebrating New Year’s at the happiest place on Earth, add a big bang with the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks show. Start your day with a wonderful trip around the park, from Fantasyland to Adventureland and end the day near Fantasyland so you’ll be close to the fireworks! Bring the fam, grab some of your favorite park foods and enjoy the amazing fireworks that take place at 9 PM and again at midnight.

4th Annual Gatsby’s House – W Hollywood New Years 2017 (Tickets $90+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:30 PM – 1:45 AM

Where: W Hollywood (Ballrooms), Hollywood, CA

Amplify your night at W Hollywood Ballrooms, where you can drink, dance, and ring in the New Year powered by Top DJs (Dr. Coolwhip, DJ Prophet, Danny Olson), complimentary party favors and 4 hour premium open bar. And while you don’t have to pretend you’re a roaring flapper Roaring, 20’s themed attire is not only encouraged, but just so much more fun.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016 ; W Hotel Great Room

NYElectric W Hollywood 2017 – Rooftop New Year’s Party (Tickets $149+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: W Hollywood Hotel (Rooftop), Hollywood, CA

The party isn’t only inside the W Hollywood but on the roof, too! The NYElectric 2017 bash takes over The Loft and the Rooftop Wet Deck. Revel in 2017 with panoramic views of the city from W Hollywood Rooftop plus 4-hour premium open bars, world-class DJs, amazing party favors and one awesome NYE countdown. 

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016 ; W Hotel rooftop

New Year’s Eve with 21 Savage at LURE Nightclub (Tickets $69+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Lure Nightclub, Hollywood, CA

If you are part of the selective in-the-know crowd, consider rushing to LURE Nightclub for its adventurous allure to grab you on NYE 2017, featuring live performance by Hip-Hop heavyweight 21 Savage along with music by DJ Dirty Draws. Popular with A-list entertainers and non-entertainers alike, LURE promises to send 2016 out with a bang as guests enjoy 5-hour premium open bar and dance the last night of the year away. 

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016 ; Lure Nightclub

The Midnight Project: NYE PARTY (Tickets $59+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Project Club LA, Hollywood, CA

Prepare for a next-level, no-holds-barred mega NYE celebration at Project Club LA, featuring music by DJ PESO. Designed in a future chic concept and boasting next level fittings, Project LA is a VIP Club that delivers an immersive experience and neon glitz infused nightlife for L.A.’s jet-set, fashionably loud and sexy. Satisfy your advanced NYE party taste and head to Project LA for a next-generation NYE party packed with modern swank and high-intensity revelry. Indulge in a 5-hour premium open bar while you take in Project’s stunning space.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Project Club

New Year’s Eve Aboard the Queen Mary (Tickets $99+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 7:30 PM – 1:00 AM

Where: Queen Mary Boat, 1126 Queens Hwy Los Angeles, CA

NYE’s greatest fiesta may not actually be on the land but on the sea (o, the harbor anyway). Come aboard the majestic Queen Mary and party the night away at the annual New Year’s Eve Party for all ages! Tickets include unique entertainment, live music in up to six venues with Hollywood film favorites playing, and view of the midnight fireworks! The best part is that you can actually sleep aboard the ship if you’re too tired from all of the partying!

NYE 2017 @ Le Jardin LA (Tickets $69+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Le Jardin, Hollywood, CA

Le Jardin brings that little je ne sais quoi flare to LA New Year’s nightlife. Join Hollywood’s crème de la crème and ring in 2017 at Le Jardin. An unforgettable evening at a chic outdoor lounge where you can look your best with fabulous people and enjoy 5-hour premium open bar, amazing party hats and favors, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and top DJs to include Mike Danger, DJ Brees and The DJ Specialist.

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NYE at Sayers Club 2017 (Tickets $69+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Sayers Club, Hollywood, CA

One of LA’s it-nightclubs in the Hollywood nightlife scene–which has seen the likes of Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Skrillex, Prince, Jamie Foxx, and many more– will be throwing their annual NYE party, hyper-charged, avant-garde style of course. With deluxe amenities, VIP seating, 5-hour premium open bar, bottle service, and a very special guest live DJ Performance; the Sayers Nightclub continues to be the destination within the vast selection of Hollywood nightclubs.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Sayers Club

Bootsy Bellows 2017 | NYE PARTY (Tickets $69+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Bootsy Bellows, West Hollywood, CA

To really turn it up a notch, head to West Hollywood nightclub Bootsy Bellows. The hip swagger of this 1960’s-era Hollywood club will be catering to the young for NYE. Featuring 5-hour premium open bar serving up the best libations late into the night, the festive NYE party will feature party favors, as well as a live DJ performances by DJCJ and Talon Reid. With a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, your taste of tradition doesn’t stop at the art deco decor. 

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Bootsy Bellows

N.Y.E.L.A. Grand Park (FREE)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Where: Grand Park + The Music Center 200 N Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

Maybe you’re over the heavy price tag that comes along with New Year’s Eve and I don’t blame you. Sometimes you just want to ring in the New Year with your loved ones in a chill setting. That’s why celebrating New Year’s Eve at Grand Park is perfect! Surround yourself with the best sights, your best pals, enjoy the community and embrace the fireworks at midnight! Just remember to bring some food and warm clothes.

No Cover New Years at Angel City Brewery (FREE)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Los Angeles City Brewery, Los Angeles CA

Speaking of free, what’s better than a bar with no cover on New Year’s Eve? Nothing except maybe the endless beer. Ring in the new year at Angel City Brewery with limited-edition brews on tap, live entertainment and a special toast at midnight. Soak up the suds from food trucks like Kai Kai Dumplings, Market Burgers and Peaches’ Smokehouse & Southern Kitchen and enjoy live music from live music by Dirty Lingo, J.U.I.C.E and Naked Walrus.

NYE @ Blind Dragon 2017 (Tickets $79+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Blind Dragon, West Hollywood, CA

If a far cry from your same old song is what you desire this New Year’s Eve, quench your hedonistic thirst at Blind Dragon, L.A.’s favorite speakeasy/karaoke mecca, for an unconventionally chic celebration you won’t soon forget. Alternative yet En Vogue, this highly anticipated party highlighted by 5 hour premium open bar, shameless karaoke sessions, live DJ performances by Goshfather and lavish Far East-inspired ambiance, is an ultra-exclusive NYE soiree is one not to be missed.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Blind Dragon

1OAK LA 2017 – New Year’s Eve w/ iHeartMedia Real 92.3 DJ Dre Sinatra (Tickets $99+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: 1 OAK LA, West Hollywood, CA

Revel in New Year’s Eve 2016/2017 with iHeartMedia Real 92.3 LA top DJ Dre Sinatra at L.A.’s infamous 1 OAK. Many call this the “it” club of the moment in Tinseltown, with a New Year’s Eve bash that promises to be both “explosive” and “lavish.” NYC and LA culture collide at this swanky spot on the Sunset Strip. The exclusive 1OAK LA Nightclub is having a glam-filled NYE celebration that includes a 5 hour premium open bar, Top DJs and Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; 1OAK

Midnight Toast New Year’s Eve 2017 – Sofitel Beverly Hills (Tickets $40+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Sofitel Beverly Hills Hotel

Join us on the Riviera 31 as the French Inspired Hotel Sofitel hosts the largest New Year’s Party in Beverly Hills. Festivities kick off at 9 PM with a 4 top DJs, 3 areas to mingle, 2 rooms of music, and 1 amazing midnight toast. Additional party perks include an outdoor smoking patio w/ heaters, VIP table service packages, multiple fully staffed cash bars, and tons of party favors with nearly 1000+ expected. 

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Sofitel Beverly Hills

Hollywood NYE Block Party 2017 (Tickets $69+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Project Club LA, The Study / Hemingway’s Lounge, Beso, & Estate Room – Hollywood, CA

Join L.A.’s in-the-know party aficionados and live it way up at the Hollywood NYE Block Party with 4 super-hot nightlife venues in one awesome package. Whichever sizzling space you find yourself in, this deluxe NYE bash will treat you to the finest party amenities glittering Hollywood has to offer: 5-hour premium open bar to keep the party heated, complimentary NYE party favors to make sure this stylish crowd is wrapped in the holiday spirit, and delicious early evening lite fare, also complimentary, to tickle your appetite.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Estate Room Beso

Argyle NYE 2017 – New Year’s Eve at Argyle Hollywood (Tickets $75+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Argyle Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve in style at The Argyle Hollywood, where Gatsby-esque decadence and Vegas style excess converge at Hollywood’s most exclusive champagne jam with sounds by LA’s very own DJ E5quire alongside Jnold in the main room and Revel alongside DJ 1mor in the Downstairs Lounge. An experience of a lifetime includes a 5-hour premium open bar, 2 floors of music, 3 floors of bars (subterranean craft cocktail bar, nightclub main bar, and open-air patio bar), 20 private VIP booths, tray passed appetizers by renowned chef, special effects, sound & lighting and champagne toast at midnight.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Argyle Hollywood

NYE @ Boulevard3 New Years 2017 (Tickets $60+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Boulevard3, Los Angeles, CA

Named one of the “25 Hottest Venues in the World” by Conde Nast Magazine – The “Sexiest Place to be” by Cosmopolitan Magazine & the “World’s Most Star-Studded Venues” by Forbes Magazine. Boulevard3 guarantees an incredible NYE 2017.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Boulevard3

4th Annual Massive NYE: Chinese Theatre NYE New Years 2017 (Tickets $39+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, CA

Step over the Walk of Fame and the handprints of some of the biggest stars in the world to ring in the New Year at one of L.A.’s most iconic landmarks—TCL Chinese Theater.   4th Annual Massive NYE Chinese Theatre New Year’s Eve with Yahel, Kash & Danny B (House Music) in Main Room and Shay Silver, Yochi, Nat & Jas, Asi Vidal (Open Format Music) in Room Two. Guests will enjoy a night of red carpet glamour, 5-hour premium open bar, 3 amazing areas for VIPs, 7 top DJs, complimentary party favors, spectacular VIP bottles service packages, and a massive midnight balloon drop in the legendary ballroom.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; chinese theatre graumans ballroom

NYE @ Time Nightclub OC 2017 (Tickets $59+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Time Nightclub, Costa Mesa, CA

Time Nightclub represents a new era of OC Nightlife. Revelers will be astonished by the magnitude of lighting displays and art pieces that breathe life into Time Nightclub. It not only boasts a state-of-the-art Funktion One sound system, but a fully immersive lighting experience that will really add that “wow” factor of this spot. The football stadium size LED screen making up the DJ wall and the over dance floor programmable chandelier with over 5,000 programmable orbs are further evidence of the “wow” response TIME will surely induce. Opt for the VIP upgrade which includes 2-hour premium open bar (8pm-10pm). 

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; TIME Nightclub Costa Mesa

DJ Mustard NYE 2017 @ Playhouse Hollywood (Tickets $80+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 3:00 AM

Where: Playhouse Nightclub, Hollywood, CA

Ring in 2017 at Playhouse Nightclub, LA’s most prominent Sin City style destination which has garnered international recognition as being one of the top nightclubs in the world. Get ready to experience a 5-hour premium open bar, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and entertainment by DJ Mustard and celebrity hosted live performance.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; playhouse hollywood

STK LA | W Los Angeles NYE New Year’s Eve 2016/2017 (Tickets $79+)

When: Saturday, December 31st, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: STK & W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills, 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Prepare to dance, dance, dance to the supremely sick spinning skills of Top DJs – DiJital & MVMT — while indulging in a 5-hour premium open bar (9pm-2am), complimentary party hats and favors, unrivaled VIP table packages, and massive NYE countdown coupled with complimentary champagne toast at midnight to ring in 2017 at STK LA.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; STK LA

Orange County NYE Block Party (Tickets $49+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: EnVy Lounge, Bosscat Kitchen, & TEN OC, 4647 MacArthur Blvd, Newport Beach, CA

A little outside of LA and a little less expensive Orange County NYE Block Party with 3 super-hot nightlife venues in one awesome package. Huge action-packed DJ line-up to include: Second Nature, ANDR3X, DYPHEKTA, KCZ, GRAFX, DARK INTENSITY, Darkstar, MOS, Toney Handsome, TOASTEA, JCast, Rozzco, and SIR ULTRA. Whichever sizzling space you find yourself in, this deluxe NYE bash will treat you to the finest party amenities: 5-hour premium open bar to keep the party heated, complimentary NYE festive party favors to make sure this stylish crowd is wrapped in the holiday spirit, and champagne toast at midnight, also complimentary, to countdown and toast to the 2017 New Year.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; EnVy Lounge

Rooftop Midnight Kiss NYE @ Above SIXTY Beverly Hills (Tickets $150+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: SIXTY Beverly Hills Hotel (Rooftop), 9360 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA

Enjoy in New Year’s Eve with a Midnight Kiss on the rooftop of the SIXTY Beverly Hills Hotel. Worlds apart from the dives of Hollywood, Above SIXTY give you a glimpse of that 90210 lifestyle. Indulge in the 5-hour premium open bar and dance to top DJs spinning best of Hip-Hop and Top 40 music at the critically acclaimed cinematic rooftop bar and poolside lounge. Champagne toast to the New Year overlooking the lights of the massive city or looking over the hot bodies that frequent this Beverly Hills hot spot hotel rooftop. Experience NYE 2017 where California cool meets manicured elegance at Above SIXTY Beverly Hills, the premiere NYE nightlife destination for both Angelenos and travelers alike.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Sixty Rooftop Beverly Hills

 NYE: Casino Royale @ HYDE Sunset 2017 (Tickets $60+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Where: Hyde Sunset, 8117 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

MADE Nightlife presents Casino Royale NYE 2017 at Hyde Sunset; safe haven and secret hideaway for Hollywood royalty. Join the bacchanal and be a part of a night sure to carve out its own chapter in Hollywood lore. Become awe-inspired by Hyde’s unparalleled event space on the Sunset Strip catering to L.A.’s elite party scene for a premier NYE party that will make your holiday spectacular. As the party energy peaks before midnight, anticipate a thrilling live DJ countdown paired with a complimentary glass of champagne to top off the celebration with a traditional toast.

Things to Do in LA on New Year's Eve 2016; Hyde Sunset

Dance Yourself Clean Concert (Tickets $30+)

When: Saturday, December 31, 2016 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Where: Teragram Ballroom, Westlake CA

Crazy music fan but not into the pretentious crowd that goes along with it? Enjoy this low-key dance party, which gives indie pop music buffs a no-frills place to dance that doesn’t feel like a sweaty fashion show. Dance Yourself Clean started in Seattle and now puts on weekly events throughout the country. Hit up the Teragram Ballroom for their New Year’s Eve edition. (And while this event isn’t meant for hot messes, it’s not a sober rave either as you’ll have plenty to toast with while ringing in the new year.

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    jamesbarren
    December 28, 2016 at 7:09 am

    Awesome article! Even the layout looks cool!!!

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