New Year’s Eve is right around the corner—where will you be when the fireworks begin on the Las Vegas Strip on December 31? If you find yourself overwhelmed by choices, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our picks here at Things To Do In Las Vegas for the most spectacular Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties.
Strip-Side Party at Cabo Wabo Cantina
9:00 p.m. – All Night
Tickets from $200
If you’re looking for Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties with the best views, Cabo Wabo’s end-of-year bash is your destination. Cabo Wabo Cantina is located inside Planet Hollywood at the Miracle Mile Shops. This Strip-facing restaurant blends beach vibes with classic rock and roll inspired by founder Sammy Hagar.
Enjoy fireworks, live entertainment, and bottomless drinks on the patio at this premier Strip location. If you’re looking for a more secluded celebration, check out The LOFT upstairs for front-row seating and VIP treatment, including a three course meal and an all-you-can-drink beverage package for you and your friends. For more information or to request reservations, contact [email protected] or call 702-385-2226.
108 Party in the Sky at The STRAT
9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Tickets from $359
If you want to take your celebration even higher, don’t miss the 108 Party in the Sky at the iconic Stratosphere, the tallest building in the city at a dazzling 1,149 feet. Ring in the new year on the 108th floor with a stunning panoramic view of the glittering Las Vegas Strip. Admission includes access to premium brand open bars, DJ entertainment, award-winning food from top chefs, and the STRAT’s famous firework show at midnight with a champagne toast.
The party continues until 4:00 a.m. just one floor below at the 107 Skylounge, which will have its own celebration. Tickets start at $270, including VIP packages with guaranteed Strip-view seating. If you’re looking for an intimate dining experience, the Top of The World restaurant is offering an elegant six course meal with the same stunning views, plus free admission to the 108 Party in the Sky.
Drai’s NYE Weekend 2020 at the Cromwell
December 27 – December 31
10:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m
Tickets from $150
Why spend one night celebrating when you could spend the whole holiday weekend at Drai’s Nightclub? Located on the eleventh floor of the vibrant Cromwell Hotel, Drai’s Nightclub will host Trey Songz, Gucci Mane, Meek Mill, and more starting Friday night and culminating with a headlining performance by The Wizrd rapper Future on New Year’s Eve.
Drai’s massive 65,000 square foot nightclub and beachclub offers luxurious plush seating, bottle service, and an exclusive After Hours lounge to wind down after an electrifying evening. Forget Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties—Drai’s is the hottest place to be every night of the year in Sin City.
NYE Party & Cruise at Lake Las Vegas
9:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Tickets from $100
A cruise might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the arid Las Vegas desert, but just outside the city you can take your celebration to the water with a New Year’s Eve Party and Cruise at Lake Las Vegas.
You’ll begin the night at Reflection Bay, where you’ll enjoy champagne and dinner by Scott Commings, winner of Hell’s Kitchen and head chef of Freedom Beat at the Downtown Grand. At 11:00 p.m. you’ll set sail on a luxurious yacht over the majestic Lake Las Vegas while your DJ provides the perfect soundtrack to dance into 2020. You’ll end the night with a spectacular fireworks finale before you return to shore.
Book a room at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas to kick off the new year in unrivaled luxury and treat yourself to Healing Waters at Spa Ravella, an aromatic candlelit whirlpool where you can relax and rejuvenate.
Tyga New Year’s Eve at JEWEL
Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets from $53
JEWEL Nightclub is the place to be if you want to catch rapper Tyga’s final performance of the year. This resplendent venue can be found inside the Aria Resort, where you can grab a drink, hit the dance floor, or recline on numerous booths and banquettes throughout the club. Red and gold hues are underscored by blue and purple accents that lend themselves to an elevated atmosphere, complete with over 1,400 square feet of architectural LED ribbons.
You’ll have access to an open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and find yourself just steps away from the Alibi Ultra Lounge, where you can end the night on a sophisticated note with mixologist-crafted cocktails amid gold couches and imported granite counter tops with a timeless soundtrack to boot.
America’s Party Downtown at the Fremont Street Experience
6:00 p.m. – All Night
Tickets from $35
The Fremont Street Experience presents a “bash of epic proportions” this New Year’s Eve, featuring 12 world-class bands, an EDM stage, mesmerizing Viva Vision light shows, and an explosive pyrotechnic celebration at midnight. Of all the Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties, America’s Party Downtown has the most variety.
Fremont Street has something off the beaten path for everyone, whether it’s experiencing historic downtown Las Vegas, ziplining over 100 feet above the pedestrian promenade, or seeing the world’s biggest golden nugget on display at the aptly-named Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino.
Bars are aplenty on Fremont Street. Check out Commonwealth for classy cocktails and a rooftop dance floor, or step into the dimly-lit Griffin with its vintage jukebox, barrel-vaulted brick ceilings, and toasty fire pits. When you’re ready for some post-drinks grub, don’t miss Evel Pie’s delicious pizza by the slice in a charmingly dingy, Americana-inspired setting.
Lil Jon New Year’s Eve at 1 OAK
Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets from $32
Lil Jon hits the stage at 1 OAK Nightclub located inside the Mirage on December 31. This upscale chic spot is known for the way it blends its New York roots with the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas. Avant-garde artwork adorns the interior, which is awash with blue and pink spotlights. Celebrities and musical talent like Fergie and Kanye West often make unannounced visits. Admission includes an open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
If you find yourself in need of a drink away from the hubbub, stop in for a cocktail at nearby Parlor Cocktail Lounge, where you’ll find classy drinks and live entertainment performed on a beautiful Steinway grand piano.
NYE Prohibition Party at Skyfall Lounge
9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Tickets from $220
Skyfall Lounge is the crown jewel of the luxury Delano Hotel. The dynamic interior mimics the beauty of a desert sunset with violet, crimson, and honey-gold accents. You’ll experience 180-degree views of the skyline from 64 floors up when you attend their 2020 Prohibition Party, sure to be one of the booziest Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties on the Strip.
Admission includes an open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. VIP packages and tables are also available by reservation. This is an upscale venue, so dress to impress in your finest Roaring 20s attire. Booking a suite at Delano means you’ll be just a stone’s throw from Mandalay Bay. If you’re a fan of the Prohibition Era, check out the 1923 Bourbon Bar for an authentic speakeasy experience.
Escape Masquerade at Gold Spike & Inspire
8:00 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Tickets from $10
If you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck, look no further than the Escape Masquerade New Year’s Eve party at Gold Spike and Inspire. Enjoy two Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties for the price of one! Start at Inspire Nightclub in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, which has three unique stories and a rooftop dance floor.
Next, make your way to the Gold Spike bar and lounge for outdoor games in the backyard, drinks, and today’s hottest music on their sprawling dance floor. Large screen TVs will be streaming the countdown to New Year 2020 in New York City and there will be complimentary champagne at midnight.
Lizzo at The Chelsea
Tickets from $199
Make your night “Good as Hell” by seeing Lizzo live in concert at The Chelsea theater. This will be one of the hottest Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties, located inside the Cosmopolitan. Head over to Marquee for more sick beats by DJ Mustard, plus hors d’oeuvres and champagne until midnight.
While you’re enjoying your stay at the Cosmopolitan, don’t forget to grab a slice at Secret Pizza, enjoy celebratory libations at the elegant Vesper Bar, or get started early on your New Year’s resolutions with a wellness treatment at Sahra Spa.
Las Vegas Is Your Ultimate New Year’s Eve Destination
If you’re looking for something totally different to do on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, Things To Do In Las Vegas has got you covered. You could watch the fireworks from a helicopter tour of the Strip, see one of our amazing Cirque du Soleil shows like Mystere at Treasure Island, or take a High Roller night tour at the LINQ.
Not sure where to stay after all those Las Vegas New Year’s Eve parties? Check out these luxury hotels to make your stay as comfortable as it is exciting. Additionally, remember to drink responsibly and plan your transportation for the evening before you head out.