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New Year's Eve

Where to Ring in 2017 in Dallas

End 2016 in style.

No matter what 2016 has meant to you, see it out the right way. From Deep Ellum to Uptown, there are New Year’s Eve parties going on across Dallas that will satisfy every partygoer’s wishes. Choose wisely.


Vetted Well

Dance the night away to some of 2016’s biggest hits and get a premium patio view for fireworks at midnight. Your $50 ticket includes an appetizer buffet, a champagne toast, a photo booth with a professional photographer, and more.

When: 8 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.


Truth & Alibi

The password for the event is “resolution.” For table reservations, email [email protected].

When: 8 p.m. December 31

Go: More info.



Happiest Hour

Dress in your best cocktail attire and see 2016 out with a pair of deejays and two balloon drops as part of the bar’s Masquerade at Midnight. (Also, a mask is a must.) Get there early for a special three-course meal.

When: 5 p.m. Dec. 31

Go: Get tickets here.


South Side Ballroom’s ’80s NYE Bash

Spend NYE rocking with Strangelove – The Depeche Mode Experience, The Cured (1980s Cure tribute), Panic (a tribute to The Smiths & Morrissey), Electric Duke (tribute to David Bowie) and DJ PFM spinning ’80s hits before and between sets.

When: 8 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.


Sunset Lounge

Full House Saturday New Year’s Eve bash is perfect for electronic music devotees.

When: 9 p.m. December 21

Go: Get tickets.


Boho-a-Go-Go at Midnight Rambler

Beginning at 8:30 p.m., guests can reserve a table for New Year’s Eve and enjoy tableside punch service, Perrier Jouet Champagne and a selection of appetizers, while grooving to tunes from DJs Jeff Paul and Gabe Mendoza. There’s a $25 entrance fee beginning at 8:30 p.m., which includes a free champagne toast and prizes for best dressed and best dancing.

When: 8:30 p.m. December 31

Go: For more info or to make a reservation, call 214-261-4601 or email [email protected].



The Eberhard

Expect a confetto drop, complementary champagne toast, ice sculptures, party favors, and an aerialist.

When: 9 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.



The Granada

Close out the year with the ninth annual New Year’s Eve bash featuring Jonathan Tyler. Joining him will be an impressive supporting cast including up-and-comer Paul Cauthen, Nikki Lane, Red Shahan, and other special guests.

When: 7 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.


Fireball New Year’s Eve – Stan’s Blue Note

The Lower Greenville bar is hosting a red hot Fireball NYE ’17 Celebration, serving up $3 Fireball shots from 9 p.m. to close, $2 wells and domestic drafts from 9-10 p.m., and a Fireball toast at midnight.

When: 9 p.m. December 31

Go: More info.


The Windmill Lounge

Watch a part of the world welcome the New Year every hour, on the hour, starting at 7 p.m. in Portugal and ending at 11 p.m. in New York. DJs Chris RZE and Black Frames will spin from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., and black-eyed peas and Southern other fare will be served around 11 p.m.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 31

Go: No cover.



Admission includes party favors and free champagne toast at midnight. A ticket is required for admission if you aren’t joining for dinner or purchasing a package. Admission is included in all dinners and packages. Dinner reservations will be accepted from 5-8:30 p.m. Bottle service begins at 10 p.m. and concludes at 2 a.m.

When: 10 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets. Contact [email protected] for reservations and bottle service.



Bowl in the New Year with two different parties. The first party, from 4:30-8:30 p.m., is family friendly and features a game of bowling, catered cuisine, and video games. The second party, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., is adults only.

When: 4:30-8:30 p.m.; 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Go: Get tickets here.


The Rustic’s NYE Bash

Charley Crockett will headline with Dallas musician Dana Harper, fresh off the most recent season of NBC’s The Voice, opening the showcase. Dana will be followed by Medicine Man, whose soulful, futuristic blend of gospel and hip-hop features two highly talented local musicians, Keite Young and Jason Burt. Expect a free champagne toast at midnight.

When: 8 p.m. Dec. 31

Go: Free tickets to the show, which is presented by KXT 91.7, are available with an RSVP on More info here.



The Uptown bar will transform into Studio 54 for the evening. Expect lots of glitter.

When: 9 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.


The Tipsy Alchemist

When: 8 p.m. December 31

Go: Get tickets.


Eastwood’s Bar

Ladies drink free from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. for the Uptown bar’s second annual New Year’s Eve party. There will be complimentary light bites from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and live music from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m.

When: 8 p.m. December 31

Go: No reservation or coverage charge required.


Reliant Lights Your Holiday: New Year’s Eve Edition

With an early start, the free concert and fireworks show is ideal for families. Head to the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus early for performances by the cast of The Book of Mormon and the Dallas Tap Dazzlers, accompanied by the James Madison High School Drum Line.

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. December 31

Go: More info.

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