Austin New Year’s Eve 2016: Realty Austin’s Guide to the Best Places to Ring in the New Year

Austin is known for offering a little bit of everything and New Year’s Eve isn’t an exception! Whether you’re celebrating the excitement of a new year, or looking forward to leaving 2015 in the past, make sure you do it with style. With a variety of events to pick from, make this New Year’s Eve an unforgettable night you will never forget.

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NYE 2015: An 80’s and 90’s Hip Hop Dance Party

Relive the 80’s and 90’s at Palm Door for New Year’s Eve. Dance the night away wearing your Adidas track suit and gold chains, prizes awarded to the best costume and snacks offered from Go Bites.

3rd Annual Totally Awesome 80’s New Year’s Eve Bash

Roll your way into 2016 with Austin Roller Rink’s Totally Awesome 80’s New Year’s Eve Bash. Balloon drop and midnight champagne toast, Karaoke room, food and drinks, and much more is provided at their NYE’s celebration.

New Year’s Eve at The Highball

A laser-lit, confetti-filled, champagne-flavored dance party is taking place at The Highball on New Year’s Eve. For the event, they will have party favors, photo-booth, snacks and small plates, plus rooms for karaoke!

New Year’s Eve Aerial Spectacular at the Austin Music Hall

An eighteen-act Aerial Spectacular that includes 30 performers with an eight-aerial-apparatuses, group grande finale, midnight countdown with balloon drop, and much more. After the act, tear it up on the dance floor till 2am.

New Year’s Eve at Speakeasy

Since 1997, Speakeasy has been throwing an extraordinary New Year’s Eve party so you know they have perfected their NYE’s event. Dance to live music, order bottle service, toast with champagne…you name it they have it!

The Goodnight 2016 New Year’s Eve Party

The Goodnight New Year’s Eve Party starts at 9pm and includes unlimited bowling and table games, passed appetizers, champagne toast at midnight, and casino games. The party goes until 1am and will be packed with activities to do!

laV Big Fancy Dance Party

laV is hosting a Big Fancy Dance Party for New Year’s Eve, dress to impress and bring your dancing shoes. The celebration will include music, hors d’oeuvres, Veuve Clicquot champagne toast at midnight, and full bar service.

Parkside’s Annual Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party

Parkside’s Annual Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party is a night of disco, funk, boogie and soul! The night consists of hors d’oeuvres, photo booth, dancing, champagne, rooftop views of downtown and much more!

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New Year’s Eve Ball at Pinballz

If you’re looking for a family friendly NYE’s, Pinballz is hosting a New Years Eve Ball with drinks, music, games and lots of fun! Hourly drawings will start at 10pm and complimentary beer provided to guests 21 and up.

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New Year’s Eve at Geraldine’s

Located in Hotel Van Zandt, Geraldine’s is the restaurant on the main floor that will be hosting a special party for New Year’s Eve. Enjoy luxury items, including caviar, foie gras and truffles while listening to live music.

Retro Style New Year’s Eve Party

At the Russian House of Austin, their New Year’s Eve party is a night filled with Russian traditions. From delicacies like herring, sparkling wine and Russian salad to entertainment by a Ukrainian singer, this NYE’s party is one-of-a-kind!

Central Park: New Year’s Eve at Justine’s

Justine’s Brasserie is making it snow at their restaurant with a setup that looks like a winter night in New York City. Enjoy a four course meal, Midnight champagne toast and work off the calories while dancing to the DJ.

New Year’s Eve at Contigo

For four hours, Contigo provides an open bar, buffet, dance floor, two fire pits, champagne toast, and post midnight snacks. This is an adult only affair and located in East Austin if you’re looking for something away from the downtown festivities.

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New Year’s Eve Sing-Along

From Adele to Taylor Swift to The Weeknd, there was plenty of good music in 2015. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is hosting a New Year’s Eve dance and sing-along party that will celebrate the biggest pop hits of the year.

The Apartment New Year’s Eve Feast

If watching a good movie, feasting on a spectacular meal, and sippin’ on handcrafted cocktails is your thing then The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on South Lamar is the place to be! Sit back, relax, and watch The Apartment while bringing in the new year.

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Bob Schneider’s New Year’s Eve Party

The Paramount Theatre presents Bob Schneider for their New Year’s Eve party. Listen to popular hits like “Tarantula” and “40 Dogs,” while taking in the classical revival structure of The Paramount Theatre.

Thievery Corporation with Hard Proof at Emo’s

Austinites typically love live music and what better place to ring in the new than at Emo’s on Riverside? Thievery Corporation will be the entertainment for the night and at midnight a complimentary champagne toast is offered.

New Year’s Eve Dance

Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley Boys are performing at the Broken Spoke for their New Year’s Eve Dance party. Grap a dancing partner and two-step your way into a brand new year!

Willie Nelson & Family New Year

Willie Nelson is coming to Austin City Limits Live for New Year’s Eve with Kacey Musgraves. Don’t miss out on seeing this Iconic Texan who has made over 200 plus albums.

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The Oasis New Year’s Eve Celebration

It’s always a fun time at The Oasis and their New Year’s Eve celebration won’t disappoint. Live music from Dysfunkshun Junkshun, buffet, complimentary midnight champagne toast, and incredible views of Lake Travis.

New Year’s Eve Party at Lake Austin Spa Resort

The Lake Austin Spa Resort is hosting a Las Vegas themed New Year’s Eve party and guests will have the chance to play Blackjack, Craps, and Poker. A buffet will be provided with desserts and a list of wines, plus a champagne toast at midnight.

New Year’s Eve at Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse

Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse, located on Texas 71, offers the best live music in the Texas Hill Country. For New Year’s Eve they will have Ru Coleman and WC Clark performing live, so start 2016 with great music and dancin’!

New Year’s Eve at Lakeway Fore

The Fore in Lakeway is providing an amazing four course meal for New Year’s Eve. Start with black eyed pea soup, crab and shrimp martini and finish the meal with filet mignon and champagne ice cream.

Omni Hotels & Resorts New Year’s Eve Gala Package

Ring in the new year with style at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Bee Caves. Choose from an adult only dinner and party, entire family dinner and party, or a New Year’s Eve party strictly for children ages 4 to 13.

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