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Things to do on New Year’s Eve in Austin | Austin New Year’s Eve 2020


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New Year’s Eve Events to Ring in 2020

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 2020

Best Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events 2019

Alice in Wonderland New Year’s Eve Bash

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Don’t be late for this very important date, themed around the mind-bending fun of Alice in Wonderland at the Four Seasons Hotel! Featuring live music by Soul’d Out, a balloon drop, passed hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight, among other surprises, Live Oak’s New Year’s Eve event is always one of Austin’s premier parties. Individual tickets are available at the door for $55 per person.

A Very Austin NYE on the Downtown Library Rooftop

Join the Austin Central Library for the second annual Very Austin New Year’s Eve in the rooftop garden of Austin’s Central Library, named TIME Magazine’s 2018 World’s 100 Greatest Places! Enjoy breathtaking views of downtown and Lady Bird Lake and take in the fireworks from the very front row. With a performance from White Denim, DJ sets throughout the night, food from your favorite Austin restaurants, and a full open bar, the night is guaranteed to be memorable!

Black & White NYE Electric Ball

Join The Fairmont for the most anticipated New Year’s Eve party in Austin. There will be multiple fully stocked bars with refreshing complimentary cocktails, lite bites for VIP Guests, complimentary New Year’s Eve 2020 party favors, and DJs playing current and old school top 40, Hip Hop, Dance, and your favorites! Formal, trendy attire required, Black & White Masquerade themed attire encouraged (Tuxedos Not Necessary). Coat check available for an additional $5. There is limited seating, so first come, first serve! Masquerade masks encouraged, not required. Complimentary food ONLY available for VIP Guests.

Bob Schneider’s New Year’s Eve Party

The party of the year will be here before you know it! If you’ve never been at the Paramount Theatre to ring in the New Year with Bob Schneider, it’s time you experience why this night of champagne and surprises is an enduring annual tradition. From “Tarantula” and “40 Dogs” to tracks from his latest album, Blood & Bones, Bob has proven time and time again why he’s one of Austin’s most beloved artists. This show and party combo is the best way to see 2019 out in style while ensuring your first moments of 2020 are unforgettable!

Broken Spoke’s New Year’s Eve Dance

Join the Broken Spoke for their annual New Year’s Eve dance with Alvin Crow and Ben Rodgers at 9 pm! 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!

Gatsby’s House – Austin New Years Eve 2020

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Gatsby’s House will be a trip back into the roaring twenties when women were known as eccentric flappers and men spared no expense to be the big cheese! The Omni in downtown Austin is your best option to have the time of your life! Gatsby’s House will feature Top Austin DJs, and there will also be a casino night speakeasy with prizes to win. From 9:00 pm – 2:00 am, guests will be able to enjoy premium drinks from the Omni’s fully stocked prepaid bar and multiple courses of hors d’œuvres, from the VIP area. Each ticket purchase is prepayment for your choice of beverages. This multi-room New Year’s Eve party will have surprises throughout the night and a Champagne toast you won’t forget. It wouldn’t be a Gatsby’s house without a casino night! Guests can play craps, roulette, and blackjack. For groups, there are great rates on tickets, table reservations, and hotel rooms. Make sure to be dressed to impress! Come to the party dressed as a Flapper, roaring 20s inspired, and zoot suits encouraged! Otherwise, semi-formal and cocktail attire required!

Glitz, Glam, and Champagne at Hotel ZaZa Austin

Prepare to step into the future with all the neon Glitz and Glam and, of course, plenty of champagne and celebrate the new year with ZaZa! They will take you on an unforgettable journey to experience the wonders and mysteries of Hotel ZaZa Austin at the first annual NYE Soiree. Featuring a live DJ, captivating experiences, entertaining activation’s, and a grand champagne toast at midnight to ring in 2020. Make sure to come dressed to impress in your best cocktail attire!

Let Them Eat Cake New Year’s Eve at the W

Hey, Queens, we have arrived! Marie Antoinette was known for lavish events, posh parties, and extravagant galas. Blurring the lines between high-society and uncouth thrills, her reign evoked what was new/next on the French scene with an untethered expectation for the unconventional. At W, they’re ready to bring you full glam spectacle as you countdown to a new year and a new decade. Get ready to countdown to 2020 and prepare for something incoryable. Don a debutante dress or show off your chic cocktail couture; come dressed to impress and get a full refresh with local partners, including Austin Oddities and & Ron King Salon, to ensure your style is as grand as Louis XVI!

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 Songwriters in the Round with WC Jameson, George Ensle, and David Lee and special live performances by The Troubadillos and The Damn Torpedos! Tickets are going for $35 for reserved seating and $25 for general seating!

New Year’s Eve at The Oasis

Join The Oasis for a fantastic night full of fun at the Starlight Terrace for their New Year’s Eve Bash! Tickets cost $165 per couple and make sure to reserve your spot by email or call the restaurant. The evening will include a delicious dinner, party favors, live music by Austin Party Band, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight! General dining will be open until 8 pm in the main restaurant and will not be taking reservations.

New Year’s Eve Party and Casino Knights

Glitz and glamour will come alive at Lake Austin Spa Resort on New Year’s Eve as they celebrate the arrival of the New Year with Las Vegas-style games! Each guest, upon arrival, receives 20,000 in chips, so everybody is a High Roller! Play Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette, Poker in our cozy and sophisticated New Year’s lounge! The Casino is open for three hours with live music, prizes, and toasts! Standard Las Vegas rules apply at all the games, and our dealers are accustomed to dealing with both experienced and inexperienced players and will teach the games to everyone. What a better way to learn to play these games than in a non-intimidating, party environment in which you have nothing to lose! Ring in the New Year with drawings for fabulous prizes as you enjoy a delectable buffet of desserts and a curated list of wines selected for the evening.

New Year’s Eve Silent Disco at the Domain

Ring in 2020 with us at The Brass Tap Domain! From 9:45 pm to 1:45 am, Quiet Events will be showcasing three of its top DJs spinning three different genres of music streaming through colored LED, wireless headsets for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Silent Disco experience. Admission includes Silent Disco and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!

New Year’s Eve Special at Lone Star Court

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Where will you be at midnight? Start the New Year off right and escape to Lone Star Court in the Domain! Enjoy an afternoon at the high-end shops of the Domain and then make your way to the party in the Water Trough, where a DJ will be spinning the greatest from the ’80s to current hits. This Austin New Year’s Eve Hotel Package includes overnight accommodations for two, entry for two into the Water Trough Bar on December 31, 2019, midnight to toast the New Year, and complimentary continental breakfast served in the Water Trough on January 1, 2020.

New Year’s Eve with HeartByrne

HeartByrne pays tribute to Talking Heads and David Byrne, who fused pop, funk, art rock, and African rhythms into perhaps the most adventurous, danceable, and timeless music to emerge from the new wave movement. HeartByrne picks up the torch where the seminal concert film ‘Stop Making Sense’ left off, breathing new life into the classics and pushing the grooves into the uncharted sonic territory. What began as an informal ‘hoot night’ has evolved into a must-see touring act featuring vocalist Andrew Harn and some of Austin, TX’s most talented musicians!

New Year’s Eve 2020 at The Belmont

Join the Belmont for their annual New Year’s Eve Party at Austin’s hottest nightclub! The Belmont features three full-service bars along with three illustrious areas to party: a posh indoor space, a heated/tented outdoor courtyard with elevated stage/dance floor, and a tented/heated VIP Rooftop deck. Starting at 8 pm, their Live House DJ will keep the dance floor packed, spinning the best dance music for all to hear. From 10 pm to 2 am, Quiet Events will be showcasing an additional three DJs spinning three different genres of music streaming through colored LED, wireless headsets for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Silent Disco experience. Capture tangible memory keepsakes in our Photo Booth and raise a complimentary glass of champagne under a picturesque balloon drop at midnight!

New Year’s Eve 2019 VIP Celebration at The Rooftop on 6th

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Austin at The Rooftop on Sixth, the ultimate NYE celebration! Enjoy the sights and sounds as you party at the hottest bar on E. Sixth Street in the heart of all the action! Your reservation to this private NYE celebration includes an all-inclusive party through the midnight balloon drop, a top shelf hosted bar, complimentary entry to Aquarium with ticket purchase, one of the biggest NYE balloon drops in Austin, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight! This is a sell-out event that has been going on for nine years that you do not want miss!

NYE 1959! at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead

Come celebrate a 1959 NYE theme with Hotel Vegas & The Volstead! They will be playing the best jams of the Year from 1959! They will be featuring the music of Big Bopper, Billy Haley and The Comets, Buddy Holly, Chet Baker, Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent, Howlin Wolf, Johnny Cash, Kitty Wells, Link Wray, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Richie Valens, Roy Orbison, Sam Cooke, The Everly Brothers, and The Ronettes!

Speakeasy’s Legendary New Year’s Eve Bash 2019

Every year since 1997, Speakeasy has been throwing an extraordinary New Year’s Eve party for thousands of partygoers and revelers alike! They stepped it up a notch in 2019 with a New Year’s Eve celebration even bigger and better than last year. With available reserved seating, superior VIP options, acclaimed DJs, high-energy, live music, and exemplary bottle service, it is the perfect way to end 2019 and start your 2020. Complete your grand entrance into the New Year with a countdown to midnight and a complimentary champagne toast. Of course, don’t forget their party favors that include festive hats, noisemakers, multiple balloon drops, and more! Buy your pre-sale tickets for General Admission, Seated Reservations, and VIP options to get their best deals. Make sure to buy your tickets early because they sell out every year!

The 5th Annual Goblin King’s New Year’s Eve Ball

Join Elysium Austin as they descend into a looking-glass world Alice only wishes she’d known about for the 5th Annual Goblin King’s New Year’s Eve Ball! White flowing walls, feathers, pearls, and twinkling lights will make this an evening you will never forget! Dress up, dress down. Dress, however, it takes for the goblins to overlook you, or perhaps make you their new monarch. Sing-a-long videos for all your Labyrinth and David Bowie desires! Dance and twirl with your favorite 80s, 90s, 00s/new wave/darkwave/synth wave/dream pop/indie hits with DJs Crescendoll, Party Ghoul, and Neph. General Admission tickets give you access to the dance floor, DJs, guest performers, both up and downstairs bars, and one complimentary glass of champagne beginning at 11:00 for the midnight countdown. Downstairs VIP tickets include reserved, secluded seating, drink service, direct access to the downstairs bar, champagne bottle service, table chiller, snacks, wall-mounted big screen TV, private entrance guard, and two exclusive performers who will be announced soon. There will also be a specialty drink menu at both the upstairs and downstairs bar that you won’t want to miss! Purchase tickets early and save! Prices go up at the door!

UNTITLED, A New Years Eve Experience

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800 Congress is doing something they’ve never done before and want to take you along for the ride. Join them on December 31st for an unreplicable experience. Here, an elegant evening mixes with wild moments of chance, where everything and nothing makes sense all at once. Tuesday night and the lights are low. Eyes wide and music floating through the room. You let go, release. Surprises. Movement. Energy. You feel it. Somethings different. Untitled keeps you later into the night. Overflowing with champagne, film, and libations. Here, we welcome the sleepless hours after the clock strikes midnight. An awakening. A revelation. Because in the end, breakfast can wait. This is the night you’ve been longing for!

We Are All Stardust: A David Bowie Themed NYE Ball

Tuesday, December 31st is New Year’s Eve, and we’ll be leaving 2019 celebrating the life and music of The Thin White Duke! Super Creeps will be performing the music of Bowie live. Then afterward, Rebel Rebel, a Bowie themed dance party w/ DJ Aquamarine! Special drinks, events, and more! No need to feel Under Pressure, your plans are set

2020 NYE Soiree at JW Marriott Austin

Let DJ Blendz help you ring in a new decade this year! Admission to the Lobby Lounge is complimentary, but celebrate with all your friends and upgrade to a VIP, VVIP, or VVVIP packages. They’ll have their traditional Balloon Drop and Champagne toast at midnight, but this year they will be featuring Bottle Service, Ice Sculptures, Shuttercube, and much, much more! Also enjoy some very special, first-class, appetizers created by their world-class Chefs to keep you fueled through 2019 and well into 2020. They are featuring the exclusive release of Dom Perignon ‘Luminous’ as well as Veuve Cliquot, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Aviation Gin, Maker’s Mark & Casamigos!

 

Best Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events 2019

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Austin’s New Year 2019

Grab your friends, family, neighbors, colleagues, and clients to send off 2019 with a night of music and one of Austin’s largest fireworks display. Find a spot center stage for your blanket or chair while you take in the bands and have a bite to eat from one of the local food trucks!

New Year’s Eve Camp My Gym Children’s Fitness Center

Whether you are looking for the best place to send your children on cold and rainy days or trying to keep them active and cool during the hot summer months, My Gym camp is the place to be. They make it easy for parents with their drop-off program, pay-by-the day options, and sibling discounts. This is a special camp day (with special pricing) that’s only 2 hours long from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM December 31, 2019!

Noon Year’s Eve at Toybrary

Bring your littles to celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Toybrary Austin! If you’re looking for a more kid-friendly New Year’s Eve event, then this is the perfect event for you and your children! Before coming, make sure you arrive in fancy clothing and wear a fun party hat! At the Noon Year’s Eve party, children will have complimentary kid-friendly sparkly drinks, will be able to make a shaker and there will also be a super awesome balloon drop at noon!

Noon Year’s Eve Balloon Drop & Bubble Wrap Stomp

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Ring in 2020 a wee bit early with Thinkery! On New Year’s Eve, head to Thinkery for their 3rd annual Noon(ish) Year’s Eve Balloon Drop & Bubble Wrap Stomp! They’ll be hosting two different celebration times for you and your family to ring in the New Year; 9 am -noon and 1-4 pm). Each limited capacity Noon(ish) Year’s Eve celebration will include three simultaneous balloon drops and bubble wrap stomps; two downstairs for young revelers of all ages and one upstairs exclusively for toddler revelers. All party-goers can enjoy music, winter crafts, engineer your noisemakers, enter the Texas “snowball” arena, and experience special performances during each 3-hour celebration. Did we mention everyone can celebrate the day with a mimosa or kid-mosa in their own hand-crafted champagne flute!

Noon Year’s Eve 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, Songs for Seeds, will perform at 11:30 am, and then there will be a snack on goodies and toast to the 12 o’clock hour!

Pinballz Lake Creek’s New Year’s Eve Party

Celebrate the dawn of a new decade at Pinballz Lake Creek! They’ll have drink specials starting at 9 pm, a free champagne toast at midnight, and a few other surprises to help end 2019 with a bang! As an added treat, they’ll be staying open until 2 am, so the party won’t stop when the ball drops! Their New Year’s Eve party is all-ages, but you must be 21+ with a valid ID to drink.

Map of New Year’s Eve Events 2020

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