New Year’s Eve Events to Ring in 2018

Austin is known for offering a little bit of everything and New Year’s Eve isn’t an exception! From Willie Nelson’s three day New Year’s concert to the most anticipated roaring 20’s themed party at the Gatsby House, there is a wide variety of events to pick from. Make this New Year’s Eve a night you will never forget!

Best Parties in Austin for New Year’s Eve 2018

Best Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events 2018

Best Parties in Austin for New Year’s Eve 2018

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  • Gatsby’s House – Austin New Year’s Eve

    The Omni at downtown Austin is hosting the most upscale New Year’s party with a roaring 20’s theme! Gatsby’s House will feature DJ Tony Styles alongside a supporting cast of all-star DJs in various rooms. There will also be a casino night speakeasy with prizes to win. Guests will be able to enjoy a premium all-inclusive hosted bar and multiple courses of hors-d’oeuvres.

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  • Barrow Brewing New Years Eve Party

    The Barrow Brewing Company is hosting their annual New Year’s party with dancing, live music by the local band the Blessed Union of Blues and food catered by Hencho en Queso at the event (which is included in the ticket price)! Tickets go for $30 for a single person or $55 for couples. Hurry and get your tickets soon because there are limited tickets available!

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  • The Goblin King’s New Year’s Eve Ball

    Join Elysium Austin on New Year’s Eve for their Goblin King’s New Year’s Eve Ball! For general admission tickets (which are only $12!) you get access to the dance floor, DJs, guest performers, both up and downstairs bars and one glass of champagne beginning at 11:30 for the midnight countdown. You can pay extra for the Upstairs VIP Performer Exclusive ($30) and Downstairs VIP Performer Exclusive ($40).

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  • Lone Star Court New Year’s Eve

    Come out to a hip; retro-inspired party at the Lone Star Court and ring in the New Year at the Water Trough Bar. Start your evening early and enjoy the shops of the Domain. There will be live music and dancing and when the clock strikes midnight, start the New Year with a champagne toast. Austin Hotel will be offering an exclusive package for the New Year’s Eve party.

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  • Latin Masquerade New Year’s Eve Bash

    The Lobby Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel is hosting a Latin masquerade New Year’s Eve Bash that will kick-off at 8:30 pm. There will be dancing and a midnight balloon drop keeping guests entertained until the grand un-masking at 1:00 am. Guests are encouraged to get into the festivities by wearing a masquerade mask or another costume that supports the theme. Tickets can only be purchased at the door, so be sure to get there early!

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  • JW Marriott’s New Year’s Eve 2017

    JW Marriott Austin has two restaurants and seven bars in downtown Austin near 6th St. and Rainey St. to keep you busy throughout the new year evening. JW Marriott will also be offering special New Year’s Eve hotel packages to make your night an unforgettable one!

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  • New Year’s Eve at the W

    Ring in 2018 at the W Austin Hotel by partying at their Jungle Glam Party or their Urban Wild Nye Party! They will be offering complimetary parking and room specials for the evening.

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  • Lake Austin Spa Resort’s Celebratory Dinner and Party

    Lake Austin Spa Resort is celebrating the arrival of the New Year with DJ Gatsby and Las Vegas-style games. Play Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette or dance in their comfortable and modern New Year’s lounge! Start the New Year off with prizes while enjoying a buffet of desserts and a list of wines chosen only for this special evening.

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  • Bob Schneider’s New Year’s Eve Party

    The Paramount Theatre will be hosting their New Year’s Eve concert with music’s favorite Bob Schneider. From “Tarantula” and “40 Dogs” to tracks from his latest album King Kong Vol. 3, Bob has proved why he’s still one of Austin’s most beloved artists. Tickets range from $35 to $100.

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  • Broken Spoke’s New Year’s Eve Dance

    Join Broken Spoke for their New Year’s Eve dance with Ben Rodgers at 6-8pm and Alvin Crow at 9pm!! You can buy tickets for the dance at Broken Spoke’s bar, or you can give them a call. Tickets are $20 each, and if you buy your tickets early, you get a reserved table! This is a dance you won’t want to miss!

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  • Hotel Vegas and The Volstead’s New Year’s Eve

    Hotel Vegas and The Volstead will be hosting a rocking New Year’s Eve performance with tributes to KISS, Blondie, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Queen, ABBA, Television, ELO, Patti Smith, Heart! These tributes will be performed by Roky Moon and BOLT!, Flesh Lights, Windsor for the Derby, Sailor Poon, Lowin, Ole ELO, Residual Kid, Moving Panoramas!

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  • Willie Nelson and Family New Year’s Eve

    Austin’s hometown musician Willie Nelson returns to Austin City Limits Live to ring in the new year in style with three nights featuring special guests Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Blackberry Smoke and appearances by Father Time Texas and Baby New Year!

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  • Rock the Brazos

    Join host Taylor Kitsch at Brazos’ most rocking event of the year featuring music guests Rob Thomas, Mentalist and Magician Phoenix, and The African Children’s Choir as they rock Brazos Hall this New Year’s Eve!

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  • New Year’s Eve Bash at The Oasis

    Join The Oasis for a fantastic night full of fun at the Starlight Terrace! Tickets cost $150 per couple and make sure to reserve your spot by email or call the restaurant. The evening will include a delicious dinner, live music by Austin Party Band and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!

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  • 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. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a live music performance by Tessy Lou and The Shotgun Stars!

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Best Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events 2018

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  • City of Austin’s New Year 2018

    Ring in the new year at Auditorium Shores with a fireworks finale at 10pm! An alcohol-free and family-friendly event with a variety of art, food and live music! Austin’s New Year lineup includes Brownout, Ian Moore Band, Tomar and the FC’s, Magna Carda, Charlie Faye and the Fayettes, Money Chica, Jane Ellen Bryant, The Watters, Kalu and the Electronic Joint and James Junius.

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  • Noon Year’s Party

    If you want a family-friendly event on New Year’s Eve, or earlier join the Lake Travis Community Library to celebrate the new year at noon with your family! There will be hats and noisemakers starting at 11 am, a children’s musician, Joe McDermott, will perform at 11:30 am, and then there will be a snack on goodies and toast to the 12 o’clock hour!

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  • Sensory Storytime

    If you want a family-friendly event on New Year’s Eve, or earlier join the Lake Travis Community Library to celebrate the new year at noon with your family! There will be hats and noisemakers starting at 11 am, a children’s musician, Joe McDermott, will perform at 11:30 am, and then there will be a snack on goodies and toast to the 12 o’clock hour!

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  • Pinballz Noon Year’s Eve

    Join Pinballz for their Noon Year’s Eve event with activities including a make-and-take crafting experience, snacks, gameplay, and a prize-filled balloon drop! Tickets are $10 per child when purchased in advance, and will be $15 the day of the event.

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  • Noon Year’s Eve Balloon Drop and Bubble Wrap Stomp

    Thinkery will have their second annual Noon Year’s Eve Balloon Drop and Bubble Wrap Stomp! There will be plenty of things to do such as winter crafts, “snowball” fights, special performances and TWO separate balloon drops from 12 pm and 2 pm. Space is limited (first-come, first-served).

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