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40 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles (2018 -> 2019 edition)

40 Things to Do on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles (2018 -> 2019 edition)

Photograph: Grand Park/The Music Middle

For those who don’t have New Yr’s Plans but and would moderately exit than binge a TV present with take-out, we’ve obtained you coated. Listed here are 40 choices, together with indulgent dinners, dance events, and themed galas.


Alcove & Massive Bar’s Worldwide Cocktail Tour

Alcove & Huge Bar have a singular annual custom. Starting within the afternoon, their group of skilled mixologists will supply a brand new “timezone cocktail” each hour till the clock strikes midnight right here in L.A. They’ll even be altering the music each single hour. In all, that’s ten time zones, ten cocktails, and ten playlists. Issues kick off at Three p.m. in Paris with the Poussin de Côtê with Hennessy black cognac, star anise/cinnamon-infused Cointreau, and lemon. At 10 p.m., anticipate the Piña de mi Corazon, with pineapple-infused tequila, lime pineapple, inexperienced chartreuse, and maraschino liqueur. Every one comes stamped with a particular timezone sticker.

The place: 1929 Hillhurst Ave., Los Feliz
Value: No cowl

Clifton’s Cafeteria 

Clifton’s New Yr’s Eve Ball on the Crystal Forest takes the already magical Clifton’s and transforms it into 5 immersive flooring of wintry, woodsy wonderland (some flooring and areas accessible to VIP and platinum ticket holders solely). There shall be cocktail and champagne specials all through the venue, with sure tickets granting entry to a buffet dinner and complimentary champagne. Winter fantasy garb is inspired.

The place: 648 S Broadway, DTLA
Value: $45-250

Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

On the elegant Viceroy L’Ermitage lodge in Beverly Hills, a particular three-course dinner with champagne shall be served from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Decisions embrace hamachi tartare or lobster eat, venison osso buco or seabags with black truffle risotto, and champagne granita with berries or white chocolate vanilla créme brulee for dessert.

The place: 9291 Burton Means, Beverly Hills
Value: $75/grownup, $55/youngster

Prohibition NYE

Prohibition NYE, a Jazz Age-themed fête, returns for its seventh yr at Union Station. Leisure consists of burlesque from Dollhouse Leisure, a disco set from Classizz, music from Lyndsay and the All Nighters, a midnight ball drop, and extra. Tickets additionally embrace entry to an open bar.

The place: Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., DTLA
Value: $160 and up


Downtown Pasadena venue NOOR will host an 80s dance get together with DJ Richard Blade, an open bar, complimentary hors-d’oeuvres, dessert, celebration favors, and extra.

The place: 300 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Value: $125 and up

EVE at Common Studios Hollywood

On New Yr’s Eve, Common Studios Hollywood will prolong park hours till 2 a.m. to ring within the new yr. Festivities embrace DJs, reside music, and a fireworks present, which visitors can expertise by merely buying a regular park ticket. Upgraded VIP tickets can be found and embrace personal lounges and bars, a buffet dinner, a champagne toast at midnight, and categorical entry to rides and points of interest.

The place: 100 Common Metropolis Plaza, Common Metropolis
Value: $124 and up, or $379 for Final EVE package deal

Keith & Margo’s New Yr’s Homicide Thriller Dinner

At this NYE occasion, you get dinner and the prospect to unravel a thriller. Tickets embrace appetizers, a three-course dinner, social gathering favors, DJs and dancing, and, in fact, an interactive who-done-it to piece collectively all through the night time.

The place: Matteo’s, 2312 Westwood Blvd., Westwood
Value: $125

Hal’s Bar + Grill

Hal’s Bar + Grill Playa Vista will supply a prix fixe dinner with a champagne toast and music from pop/rock band Weekend Movie star. Dishes embrace a Sorell salad; halibut with acorn squash, prime rib with purple mash, or cacio e pepe with truffle, and pavlova for dessert. Friends might select between two seatings: four:30-6:30 p.m., or 7-9 p.m.

The place: 12751 Millennium Drive #140, Playa Vista
Value: $45-60

New Year's Eve 2017 Aboard the Queen Mary

New Yr’s Eve 2017 Aboard the Queen Mary. Photograph credit score: The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary will rework its decks and ballrooms into visually spectacular themed golf equipment for New Yr’s Eve, together with the black-lit Cat’s Meow, the honky-tonk Hotsy Totsy, and speakeasy Capone’s Hideaway. Leisure all through consists of burlesque, dueling pianos, DJs, and a fireworks present.

The place: 1126 Queens Hwy, Lengthy Seashore
Value: $115 and up

No Cowl New Years

When you’re wanting to hang around someplace chill with no pricy cowl, Angel Metropolis Brewery’s the spot. They open at four p.m. on New Yr’s Eve, with reside music from The Vignes Rooftop Revival beginning at 9 p.m. A midnight toast of Bir Royale Champagne Beer will probably be offered, and Downtown Taco Co. will probably be on website when you get hungry.

The place: Angel Metropolis Brewery, 216 Alameda St., Arts District
Value: No cowl

Grand Park + The Music Middle’s N.Y.E.L.A.

Considered one of L.A.’s largest NYE celebrations is held yearly at Grand Park, drawing some 50,000 individuals. This yr’s theme, LA DREAMS, will incorporate the paintings of L.A. County fifth graders in the course of the countdown to midnight. Different leisure consists of musical performances from Aloe Blacc, Maya Jupiter, and DJs Spiñorita, Ericalandia, and Kronika. Festivities kick off at eight p.m. Discover a full lineup and schedule for the family-friendly fest’s two levels right here.

The place: 200 N. Grand Ave., DTLA
Value: Free

New Yr’s Eve Ball

When you’re on the lookout for a celebration the place one ticket will get you all the things you’d need in a single night time out, The Raymond 1886’s all-inclusive NYE Ball will do. Friends will take pleasure in handed appetizers, buffet stations, desserts, an open bar, a champagne toast, social gathering favors, and performances from Marquis & The Rhythm Howlers and DJ Spinboy.


The place: 1250 S. Truthful Oaks Ave., Pasadena
Value: $175/individual


Culina on the 4 Seasons Lodge Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is providing each a three- and four-course prix-fixe Italian dinner, in addition to the Home windows Lounge New Yr’s Eve Get together with stay leisure, celebration favors, and a champagne toast.

The place: 300 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills
Value: $95/individual for three-course dinner; $150/individual for four-course dinner plus gala entry; $60/individual for gala solely.


ROKU in West Hollywood will supply a six-course omakase dinner with seatings at 6 p.m., eight p.m., and 10 p.m. with dishes like snow trout sashimi with yuzu pink peppercorn. Those that want to stick round can take pleasure in DJs and a champagne toast at midnight. Comparable festivities shall be obtainable on the sushi restaurant’s Santa Monica and Pasadena places as properly.

The place: 9201 Sundown Blvd., West Hollywood
Value: $90/individual

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Skyspace NYE Social gathering

Skyspace’s social gathering may have among the best views on NYE, happening 1,000 ft above road degree. Your ticket consists of dancing, DJs, an open bar, a champagne toast, and handed appetizers and limitless Skyslide rides till 10:30 p.m.

The place: 633 W fifth St., DTLA
Value: $150 and up

New Yr’s Eve at Terranea Resort

The Grand Ballroom at this luxurious resort will host a New Yr’s social gathering with leisure together with DJs, eating, vaudeville and circus acts, and late-night savory and candy meals stations.

The place: 100 Terranea Means, Rancho Palos Verdes
Value: $175 and up


From 10 p.m. till 1 a.m., Baldoria will supply a buffet of their signature and off-menu pizzas, nachos, ice cream, and extra. A champagne toast will happen at midnight, and pleased hour costs on drinks will go from 10 p.m. till shut.

The place: 243 San Pedro St., Little Tokyo
Value: $40 prematurely, $45 on the door

Lodge Shangri-La

Santa Monica’s Lodge Shangri-La is providing a 9 p.m. cocktail hour and five-course dinner, full with a bottle of champagne and stay leisure. Or, you’ll be able to take a look at the Onyx Rooftop Lounge for with DJs, a champagne toast, and a four-hour open bar.

The place: 1301 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
Value: $150/individual for the dinner, $90 and up for the social gathering.

La Peer Lodge

Le Peer Lodge’s celebration begins with a four-course meal, adopted by a masquerade ball with bottomless prosecco, DJs, and dancing. The festivities will overtake all the first flooring of the West Hollywood lodge.

The place: 627 N La Peer Dr., West Hollywood
Value: $100 and up for dinner; $50 for the celebration; $150 and up for each.

Scratch Bar & Kitchen

Scratch Bar and Sushi Bar each have multi-course tasting menus, every with three seatings over the course of the night. Scratch Bar will function a 12-course menu with gadgets together with a5 wagyu ribeye, foie gras, caviar, and extra. Sushi Bar will function a brand new 17-course menu. Afterward, diners are welcome to go on over to sister bar Woodley Correct to ring within the new yr with a complimentary glass of champagne.

The place: 16101 Ventura Blvd., Encino
Value: $250/individual, consists of welcome cocktail reception

Castaway is understood for its sweeping views Photograph: Courtesy of Castaway


There are two methods to have fun at Burbank’s Castaway. Visitors can take pleasure in a five-course meal and a bottle of Veuve Cliquot for 2, accompanied by a stay jazz quartet within the restaurant. Or, within the Verdugo and Starlight ballrooms, the Welcome to the Jungle social gathering will embrace meals stations and handed appetizers, reside leisure, dancing, and an open bar.

The place: 1250 E. Harvard Blvd., Burbank
Value: $125 and up for dinner; $195 and up for the celebration


New Westwood restaurant Broxton’s masquerade ball consists of handed appetizers, an open bar, photograph sales space, and a champagne or beer toast at midnight. Visitors are inspired to decorate up for this one, which fits from eight p.m.to midnight.

The place: 1099 Westwood Blvd., Westwood
Value: $99 prematurely, $120 on the door 

Tony’s Darts Away

At this neighborhood beer bar, friends can take pleasure in limitless craft beer and pub meals. All through the night time, they’ll additionally raffle off beers straight from Tony’s personal cellar.

The place: 1710 W Magnolia Blvd., Burbank
Value: $80/individual

Candi Pop

The Candi Pop dance social gathering at The Satellite tv for pc could also be celebrating 2019, however the music will probably be all 90s and early-aughts. Assume Spice Women, boy bands, Hanson, and S Membership 7, all night time lengthy. Doorways open at 9 p.m.


The place: 1717 Silver Lake Blvd., Silver Lake
Value: $15

Dita Von Teese NYE Gala

Dita Von Teese and a forged of burlesque execs will carry out on the glamorous Orpheum Theatre. Friends may even get to view some Von Teese’s personal costumes within the foyer, and a few followers might rating meet-and-greet tickets, too. “The Orpheum Theatre has a wealthy showbiz previous, a stage made for vaudeville and burlesque exhibits, so it’s particularly thrilling to ask the viewers into this historic area…it’ll be an evening you’ll inform your grandkids about!” Von Teese stated by way of a launch.

The place: 842 S Broadway, DTLA
Value: $49.50 and up

Minimal Effort

Minimal Effort returns for an additional night time of techno and home music, this time that includes Skream, Sasha, Layton Giordani, Justin Jay, Yokoo, and extra, unfold throughout 4 levels.

The place: Belasco Theater, 1050 S Hill St. DTLA
Value: $59 and up

Markus Schulz

German trance DJ Markus Schulz, also called the Unicorn Slayer, can be enjoying all night time on the Avalon, beginning at 9 p.m. Schulz has carried out everywhere in the world and hosts the Digitally Imported radio present International DJ Broadcast.

The place: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Hollywood
Value: $70 and up

Riot! on the Disco

Not into prime 40? Riot! on the Disco is an evening of emo and pop-punk kicking off at 9 p.m. DJs Dan Sena and Bar Mother will play a lot of Jimmy Eat World, All Time Low, AFI, Taking Again Sunday, Coheed and Cambria and, because the identify may suggest, Panic! on the Disco.

The place: 4067 Pico Blvd., Mid-Metropolis
Value: $15

The Varnish

It’ll value you to herald in 2019 at The Varnish’s disco-themed celebration, with tickets beginning at $350 for a desk of two. Nevertheless, you’ll get a French dip sandwich; snacks; cocktails, beer, wine, and choose spirits for sipping, and midnight champagne service. Stroll-ins who don’t thoughts standing will probably be admitted on a primary come, first served foundation with drinks served a la carte. Leisure comes by way of DJ Max Maxey, who can be spinning disco on vinyl all through the night.

The place: 118 E. sixth St., DTLA
Value: $350-1,zero50, consists of tax & gratuity

Half Time Punks

DJ Jose Maldonado will spin indie 80s, 90s, Britpop, post-punk, new wave, darkish wave, and extra for Half Time Punk’s NYE get together at The Moroccan Lounge. Artists you’ll be able to anticipate to listen to embrace NIN, Pulp, The Smiths, Nirvana, Radiohead, The Remedy, New Order, and extra, so get your black eyeliner prepared.

The place: Moroccan Lounge, 901 E. 1st St., Little Tokyo
Value: $20-25

Gatsby’s Home

Gatsby’s Home returns for the sixth yr on the W Hollywood lodge. A ticket will get you two rooms of music, three lounges, social gathering favors, and a premium open bar for 4 hours. Anticipate Prime 40 tunes from DJs together with Splyce, Dr. Coolwhip, and Eric Cubeechee. On line casino video games out there on a primary come, first served foundation.

The place: W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Value: $115-Three,345

Bar Clacson & Slipper Clutch

Don’t really feel like paying a hefty cowl? Downtown’s Bar Clacson will host an “Enchantment Underneath the Sea” social gathering with stay music, specialty cocktails, champagne, and oysters. Head upstairs to Slipper Clutch for his or her “Go F* Your self Underneath the Sea” get together the place DJ Heather Leigh might be enjoying punk all night time. There’s no cowl at both bar, although you will get bottle service—Miller Excessive Life, that’s—for $20 at Slipper Clutch.

The place: 351 S. Broadway, DTLA
Value: Free

New Yr’s Eve Metallic Insanity

There’s no scarcity of pop dance nights on NYE, however 5 Star Bar is one venue providing a full night time of metallic. Acts embrace OLD Blood, Sick Mystic, Past the Roots, The Faint Countless, and SPEED OF LIGHT. The get together begins at eight p.m.

The place: 5 Star Bar, 267 S. Primary St., DTLA
Value: $5 earlier than 9 p.m., $10 after

LCD Soundsystem vs. Daft Punk

Maybe not a battle for the ages, however a strong night time of dance music from DJ JoelAtTheDisco. Anticipate music from artists like Chromeo, Justice, Ladytron, Crystal Castles, Peaches, Minimize Copy, and, naturally, the 2 contenders. Tickets embrace social gathering favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

The place: 1720 E. 16th St., Central Alameda
Value: $15


Two Bit Circus. Photograph by Christina Champlin

Two Bit Circus

If VR and gaming are extra your velocity, take a look at Two Bit Circus’ NYE packages. For $75, visitors can get limitless video games within the venue’s halfway and arcade areas, tickets for 2 principal points of interest, two drink tickets, a champagne toast at midnight, and late-night meals. For $100, friends will get VIP seating and entry to a personal bar. Principal points of interest embrace their digital actuality choices, in addition to their Story Rooms, which embrace two escape room-style adventures and four-person VR capturing recreation The Raft. The occasion begins at eight p.m., 21+ solely.

The place: 634 Mateo St., Arts District
Value: $75+

The Normandie Membership and The Walker Inn

Cocktail favorites The Normandie Membership and The Walker Inn, each situated inside the Normandie Lodge in Okay-City, are providing meals, an open bar, and a champagne toast at midnight for ticket holders.

The place: 3612 W. sixth St., Koreatown
Value: $100

Honeycut’s Champagne Supernova

Honeycut is simply promoting 100 tickets to their annual Champagne Supernova celebration. It’ll rating you an open bar, together with free-flowing white and pink champagne, plus 2000s pop and hip-hop (plus a bit of disco) from DJs The Mojito Boys.

The place: 819 S. Flower St., DTLA
Value: $80

The Victorian

The Victorian in Santa Monica—a venue initially inbuilt 1892 however moved to its current location within the early ’70s—will rework right into a “winter wonderland” for NYE. Ticket holders might discover all three flooring of the venue, plus obtain a champagne toast and open bar entry.

The place: 2640 Foremost St., Santa Monica
Value: $100


Take pleasure in rooftop eating earlier than the ball drops at WP24. They’re providing two eating choices: a three-course menu with dim sum and a la carte choices, or a seven-course pre-fixe menu with gadgets together with day boat scallops and prime rib New York sirloin.

900 W. Olympic Blvd., DTLA
Value: $85 for three-course dinner; $175 for seven-course dinner

Deadly Quantities’ Intercourse Cells NYE XXXtravagazna

Gallery Deadly Quantities is internet hosting their annual New Yr’s Extravaganza on the Echoplex. Anticipate performances from My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult, Egyptian Lover, and Sateen, plus DJs Matthew Pernicano and Danny Fuentes.

The place: The Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., Echo Park
Value: $25 prematurely, $30 day-of


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