New Year’s Eve Parties in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio
2023 is upon us and that means it’s time to start making plans for New Year’s Eve. We round up the hottest parties in all of the major Texas cities. Make sure you grab your tickets because most of these events tend to sell out. Let us know what we missed and tag us on our socials with all your NYE festivities. Happy New Year!
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New Year’s Eve Parties in Austin:
1. Superstition NYE Party
Superstition, the 12,000 square foot nightclub located at 110 East Riverside, where Downtown Austin and South Congress merge, will open to the public on Thursday, December 29th with headlining performer Chromeo (DJ set), followed by a New Year’s Eve weekend with Dillon Francis and Justice (DJ set NYE).
2. Fairmont Austin’s New Years Eve Celebration
Kick off 2023 at the hotel’s vibrant New Year’s Party decked out in ice lounge decor and take in midnight fireworks on Lady Bird Lake. Ticketed event includes access to Rules & Regs, the Pool Deck ice lounge and Palm Court’s Nordic Après Ski themed setting. They will also have a tasting dinner at Garrison with decadent chef-driven dishes and unparalleled service. Those looking for an even grander experience can book the “New Year’s Eve Premium Tasting Menu,” which begins seating at 8:00pm for $175 per person.
3. City of Austin New Year’s Eve Celebration at Auditorium Shores
The City of Austin will host its annual Austin’s New Year celebration at Auditorium Shores on Saturday, December 31. The lawn will open at 6 p.m., and the event will conclude with the firework show at midnight. The free, all-ages event will showcase live music from local favorites El Combo Oscuro, Taméca Jones, and The Texas Gentlemen, with interspersed drag performances by Extragrams. Guests can enjoy bites from 10 local food trucks and, for the first time, beer, wine, and champagne will be available for purchase for guests who are 21 and older, in a designated beer hall.
The Capital Countdown New Year’s Eve Party at The Belmont
New Year’s Eve at one of Austin’s premier nightlife destinations – three illustrious areas to party: a posh indoor space, a heated/tented outdoor courtyard with an elevated stage/dance floor, and a tented/heated VIP Rooftop deck. Starting at 8 pm, the Live House DJ will be spinning some of the best dance music to keep the floor packed, and then from 10 pm to 2 am, experience the New Year’s Eve Silent Disco with three additional DJs playing different genres of music. VIP options available.
4. REVL Social Club New Year’s Eve Party with Silent Disco
You can dance the night away to our from 9pm to 1am with Quiet Events 3-live DJs and also enjoy the ball drop and count down. Rev Social Club features food, craft cocktails, and bar games.
5. Bob Schneider’s Big Spectacular New Year’s Eve Party
Party at the Paramount with a show you won’t forget. Opening for Bob are Austin-based electro synthpop queen Primo the Alien and Austin’s R&B-meets-’70s-funk Big Skinny. Reserve a spot in advance and get the VIP treatment with a personal table and bottle of bubbly.
6. Disco Cowboy New Year’s Eve
Saddle up for a New Year’s Eve you won’t forget! Gather in the W Austin Living Room for an evening of fun, to include a performance by Vinyl Ranch’s Disko Cowboy.
7. Gatsby’s House
Looking for a real VIP experience? This 21+ even features a five hour prepaid bar, local DJs, party favors and more. Don your most dapper outfit and party 2022 away in style.
8. Get Down Saturday Night
Boogie 2022 away to tunes from DJ Just Jim and cheer on a special balloon drop as the clock strikes midnight.
View details here. Event is free to attend.
9. Glitters Eve
Head to one of Austin’s top live music venues for a night of dancing to trash disco and glam rock ‘n roll. Get ready for an unforgettable evening of music from your favorites (link Blondie, David Bowie, Steely Dan, Olivia Newton John and more!) performed by local artists. You won’t want to miss this one.
10. The Goblin King’s New Year’s Eve Ball
It’s the 7th annual event of The Goblin King’s Ball! With white flowing walls, feathers, pearls and twinkling lights, you’ll be transported to an alternate universe as you roll into 2023. Stay for the sets by local DJs, guest performers, specialty cocktails and dancing.
11. Heaven’s In Your Headphones – New Year’s Eve Silent Disco
Jam out to a special silent disco set by Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest in the Carpenter Hotel’s Q-Hut. The party features unlimited spirits and a champagne toast at midnight.
12. New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet & Glow Party
Spend New Year’s Eve the Kalahari way with great rates, an amazing party and America’s largest indoor waterpark all included with your stay. Guests can expect a NYE buffet, glow party and VIP lounge for those who are 21+. A party like this only comes around once a year, so celebrate the new year with the whole family!
13. Zanzibar’s NYE Party
With a panoramic view of Downtown Austin, you’ll be sure to enjoy fireworks atop Lady Bird Lake. Dance all night long with our live DJ who will be playing crowd favorites. When hunger strikes, choose from flavorful island-inspired fare at our small bites buffet. When the ball drops, we’ll pop the bubbly and ring in the New Year with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine! Doors at 9pm with DJ all night.
Houston New Year Eve Parties
1. Black & White Masquerade Ball at JW Marriott Houston
New Year’s Eve is the start of what’s to come. The Black & White Ball has historically been a lavish party featuring formal black & white attire. JW Marriott Houston Downtown will put a youthful spin on this timeless masquerade soiree that features an all-star cast of performers in various rooms, complimentary cocktails, red carpet entrance, champagne toast, festive party favors, and multiple courses of hors d’oeuvres.
2. Gatsby’s House NYE Party at Hilton Americas Houston
It’s time to drink champagne, dance the night away, and celebrate the coming year at the greatest Gatsby-inspired NYE celebration, Gatsby’s House. This party will take place at the massive Grand Ballroom inside Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel, located across from Houston Rocket’s Toyota Center.
3. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Bid farewell to 2022 with bubbles and bites at Four Seasons Hotel Houston. Dance the night away in our transformed lobby complete with live entertainment, interactive festive experiences, and a midnight countdown. The General Admission cover charge starting at 9:00 PM is $75 per person.Table reservations in Bayou & Bottle are priced based on party size and include a complimentary bottle of champagne.
4. New Year’s Eve Silent Disco Extravaganza at The Brass Tap- Houston
Ring in 2023 with us at The Brass Tap Mid Main in H-Town.
From 10:00pm to 2:00am 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, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and balloon drop.
5. NYE Bash at Hotel ZaZa Memorial City
Prepare for the glitz and glam and of course, plenty of bubbly to ring in the new year at Hotel ZaZa! Featuring live music, captivating experiences, entertaining activations, and a grand bubbly toast at midnight.”
6. POST New Years Eve Celebration
As a thank you to the million+ people who have visited POST during our first year open, they are throwing a huge Free Rooftop Party with a New Year Countdown, multiple bars throughout our building and roof, and live DJ’s jamming out Top 40’s, Mainstream, and Throwbacks. Ring in the New Year with unforgettable skyline views on Skylawn,
This event is free with RSVP and open to the public of all ages. Click here to RSVP.
Dallas New Year’s Eve Parties
1. Fireworks at Reunion Tower
The best way to enjoy New Years in Dallas, is by watching the fantastic fireworks over the Reunion Tower. Access to the rooftop deck is allowed in the day-time, where you can enjoy 360° panoramic views of the Dallas skyline. Take a drive along Dallas downtown or go to the City Hall Plaza (free admission) to watch the stunning fireworks show at midnight. The vibrant pyrotechnic and LED light displays makes this place an ultimate NYE destination in Dallas.
2. Epic Waters Cruise
Cruise into New Years with splashing celebrations at Epic Waters. The largest indoor waterpark in North Texas offers an indoor cruise experience to different countries, on purchase of the Cabana tickets. The park offers New Year’s Eve ball drop at 6 pm, 9 pm and at midnight. Enjoy NYE at Epic Waters with delicious cuisines, wild parties, DJs, Karaoke, Bingo games and more.
3. Dallas Symphony
Ring in the New Years by enjoying the Meyerson ‘till midnight new years party’ at Dallas Symphony Orchestra. A perfect destination for music lovers in Dallas. An evening cherished with Strauss Waltzes, stunning performances by Nathan Olson and a midnight champagne toast is what you can expect at DSO.
4. NYElectric at W Dallas Hotel
Toast to the New Years with electric celebrations at the W Dallas Hotel. The NYElectric offers an amazing party at the 33rd floor rooftop lounge, open bar serving premium liquor and cocktails, hip-hop DJs and a stunning new year’s countdown followed by spectacular views of the Reunion fireworks. Access to the party is only allowed to 21+ adults.
5. The Royal Masquerade Ball
The Statler Dallas Hotel hosts an extravagant Royal Masquerade Ball Party on New Years in Dallas. Celebrate in style like the Kings & Queens at this luxury regal theme party. The party starts at 9 PM and offers free champagne & hors d’oeuvres to all. Access to the open bar and casino can be availed on purchase of special tickets.
6. NYE at Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Savour your taste buds at Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, which offers mouthwatering delicacies for you to try. Vivaldi is a perfect place for couples to celebrate New Years in Dallas. Featuring a warm ambience and a laid back luxury experience, it offers romantic candlelit dinner with live classical music and a six course meal.
7. Apres NYE at Virgin Hotel
Get glammed up and ring in 2023 at Virgin Hotels Dallas. This Glitz & Glam soiree will be dripping in disco balls & be the party of the year spanning the entire 4th floor with two parties & two DJs all night long. Reserve a table with bottle packages & reserved seating or purchase a ticket for open bar. Enjoy a 4-hour open bar from 8:30pm – 12:30am with premium spirits and champagne, plus complimentary bites from 8pm – 11pm. Countdown to midnight with the best views in the city of the skyline & fireworks from the 4th floor.
New Year Eve Parties in San Antonio
1. San Antonio NYE Bar Crawl
San Antonio’s #1 NYE bar crawl for the last 6 years! Your wristband gains you access to 4-6 Downtown San Antonio bars, FREE entry to crawlers ($20-40 to non-crawlers per bar). The bars include: On the Rocks, Rio Rio, Pat O Briens, Smoke BBQ+River Bar, and Naked Iguana Bar.
2. Ring in the New Year at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk
An elegant evening to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a full top-shelf bar and party favors in a private venue off our lobby and exclusive rooftop access . When you are ready to ring in the New Year and enjoy the rooftop view, you will be escorted to our rooftop pool deck where you can enjoy a full bar, sparkling toast, city view and festive music. You have a view of the city and all of the amazing private fireworks along with a front and center view of the fireworks over the Tower of the Americas.
3. NYE – The Moon’s Daughters Celestial Ball
The Moon’s Daughters is throwing their second annual New Year’s Eve celebration. This year’s theme is “Celestial Ball”, paying tribute to our Goddess of the Moon, Celine. Your best cocktail attire is requested. Each ticket package is curated for the VIP you are – open bar, champagne bottles, spirits, magnum bottles and passed tray bites will be available for you and your group.
4. New Year’s Eve Party @ The Skyline
Come Ring In The New Year at The Skyline. Live Band, DJ on Rooftop, Apps & Full Bar and a Spectacular view of the downtown SA Fireworks!