Las Vegas New Years Eve – Parties and Things to Do

Looking for New Years Eve parties in Vegas for 2020/2021, look no further. Las Vegas offers you everything you could want for your ball dropping celebration. Whether you’re looking for an adult’s night out or counting down to midnight with your whole family, Las Vegas has what you need.

Most Events are Canceled this Year due to Covid!

Here’s a guide to things to do and events during NYE in Las Vegas this year.

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New Years Eve Vegas Parties

Everyone in Las Vegas wants to party on New Year’s Eve and where better to do it than on the strip where the hotel clubs have some of the best parties in the world.

America’s Party Downtown

fremont street vegas nyeAmerica’s Party Downtown might be the very best place to be on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas.

The Fremont Street Experience is transformed for the Official New Year’s Eve Party of Las Vegas and will be presented by iHeartMedia this year.

The brand-new, 32 million dollar Viva Vision Screen will be unveiled on New Year’s Eve, and the party starts at 6 pm with nonstop live entertainment, including one of the four stages dedicated to EDM all night long.

There will also be dancing, aerial performance, street performers, and theatrics. Tickets start at $35

NYE 2019 Bridge Bash

nye vegas NYNYThe Bridge Bash starts at 8 pm just outside of New York New York on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge with a DJ, open bar, dancing, and more.

You can even get special sweet treats and booze at Unicorn Candyland with Tom Urban.

Tickets start at $150

  • When: 12/31
  • Hours: 8PM – 12AM
  • Where: New York-New York’s Brooklyn Bridge
  • Tickets and Info

Planet Hollywood Cabo Wabo Cantina NYE

You can ring in the New Year strip side at Planet Hollywood Resort at Cabo Wabo Cantina in the Miracle Mile Shops.

The general admission tickets include entrance to the patio with all you can drink alcohol and a perfect view of the iconic Las Vegas firework show. The festivities start at 9 pm and are first come first serve.

Tickets start at $200

Chateau Nightclub & Beer Park New Year’s Eve

The Chateau Nightclub with host a massive New Year’s bash on the rooftop with BEER PARK that includes a premium open bar, and access to both BEER PARK and the Nightclub from 9 pm to midnight.

There are VIP packages available that include bottle service, and the toast happens under the Eifel Tower Replica at Midnight with a fantastic firework show.

Tickets start at $125

Aliante Resort New Years’s Eve Party

Aliante Resort is off-strip in North Vegas in the Aliante Planned Community.

The resort is a AAA Four Diamond property that features pristine suites, five restaurants, a 100,000 square foot casino, an extensive spa, and a luxurious swimming pool.

On New Year’s Eve Rhythm Nation will be performing at the resort with hits from the ’60s and ’70s as well as some current RnB.

Tickets start at $35

Taco Tuesday at Downtown Grand

Taco Tuesday NYE Party Downtown Vegas
NBA star LeBron James has made the Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino famous for tacos and cheese, and the hotel is sticking with the Taco Tuesday tradition to ring in New Year’s Eve 2020 with an all-you-can-eat gourmet taco buffet, a tequila tasting room, live entertainment, games, giveaways worth up to half-a-million dollars, and more.

Tickets to this event are FREE

Party on the Moon at The Palms

Party on the Moon and The View are two exclusive penthouse suite-style clubs at The Palms Fantasy Tower.

The futuristic atmosphere is perfect for ringing in a new year and offers panoramic views of the strip.

There will be a four-hour open bar with premium liquor, 3 DJs, and the party goes until 4 am.

Cruise on La Contessa Yacht

NYE 2020 Cruise on Las Vegas Lake
If you’re looking for a sophisticated New Year’s Eve celebration with the elite, hop on the La Contessa Yacht at the Reflection Bay Golf Club starting at 9 pm.

There will be food, champagne, and multiple fireworks show at Lake Las Vegas Resort.

Tickets start at $100

The STRAT NYE Parties and Events

nye 2019-20202 STRAT width=The Observation Deck on The STRAT will be the highest New Year’s Eve party in Sin City on top of the 108th floor.

The Skypod will host the 108 Party in the Sky that includes a premium bar, desserts buffet, and two DJs to keep the party going until the champagne toast at midnight and firework shows that can be seen on the strip and throughout the valley.

Tickets start at $265, but guests who dine at Top of the World Restaurant get in for free.

Eiffel Tower – New Year’s Eve 2020

paris vegas new years eve packageOpen bar, midnight champagne toast, midnight firework viewing, souvenir photo, event gift and one parking pass.

  • When: 12/31
  • Hours: 10:30pm – 12:30am
  • Where: Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, Paris Las Vegas
  • Tickets and Info

Southpoint Casino – New Year’s Eve 2020

southpoint casino vegas nyeSouthpoint casino is hosting a variety of New years eve events including 80s night with Spazmatics, Rockin M-Town Dance Party, Frankie Moreno, New Year’s Eve Gala, and more. Food, drink, open bar and more entertainment and activities included.

House of Blues Las Vegas NYE 2020

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DJ Quik will be hosting the party at the House of Blues Las Vegas with an entire weekend of celebrations starting Friday, December 27th, and going through New Year’s Eve on Tuesday.

The party will begin at 9 pm, and on New Year’s Eve night Third Eye Blind will perform hits from their two decades of music.

Tickets start at $25 for DJ Quik and $55 for Third Eye Blind.

There will also be a VIP NYE party in the Foundation room starting at 6pm and tickets from $175.

Vegas DJ Club and Party NYE  Headliners

Do not miss out on the most popular night of the year for Las Vegas clubs. The top performing DJs will be on set for all the big Vegas clubs. Be aware that prices will escalate along with long lines and crowded dance floors.

Las Vegas NYE 2020 Concerts – Mostly Canceled

Not only are there plenty of parties to go to on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, but there will also be some significant pop stars performing New Year’s concerts for their fans including:

New Year’s Eve Shows in Las Vegas

If you want to attend one of the famous, iconic Vegas shows, you can check out some of the best on New Year’s Eve including:

  • Blue Man Group
  • Most of the Cirque du Soleil show
  • Tournament of Kings Holiday Dinner Show
  • David Copperfield New Years Eve Show
  • Absinthe
  • Tape Face
  • Potted Potter
  • Jay Leno
  • WOW the Vegas Spectacular

Tickets to most of the concerts and shows in Las Vegas can be purchased through the venue website, Eventbrite, and Ticketmaster.

Browse some of these Vegas show discounts now on Vegas Unzipped.

Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Years Eve 

The High Roller

Ride this 550-foot-tall observation wheel at midnight to get one of the best views of the fireworks available. This $150 ticket per person attraction includes a Champagne toast. When you add in the aerial views of the strip, it’s a unique way to bring in the New Year.

Margaritaville At Flamingo Las Vegas

Margaritaville is the perfect setting for magical views plus an open bar. You will not be short on drinks or people to toast with. The main floor starts at just $99 and the second and third-floor cost a little more.

Omnia’s Rooftop At Caesars Palace

EDM fans will love this electric venue. With a great view of the Eiffel Tower across the street, club-goers can get the best of both worlds. Dance the night away inside or travel up to the nightclub’s rooftop when the fireworks start. Plus, ladies can get their tickets cheaper at around $125 while gents pay $200.

Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub’s Rooftop At The Cromwell

For the avid hip-hop fan, this is the spot for you. The rooftop views combined with plenty of people-watching will make for a very entertaining night.

This celebrity-filled celebration stretches five days from Friday Dec 27th through New Year’s Eve on Tuesday.

DJ Frazen will host the upscale party with rooftop performances by Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane will all perform with Future headlining on New Year’s Eve.

Tickets include entrance and two glasses of champagne and the party starts at 10:30 pm each night.

Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub At The Rio

Want to take a step back from the strip? At 51 stories high, this rooftop nightclub is set a little ways off the strip, featuring flair bartenders for a spunky vibe. The indoor/outdoor venue offers amazing views of the entire strip and all the fireworks on it. Delight in the open bar and you can even grab dinner at the Voodoo Steakhouse right underneath the club.

Outside Of Caesars Palace

If you are ready to be part of the New Year’s Eve crowd, grab one of the $99 or $149 beverage packages and join in the ground level party. Rest assured, you’re still going to get great fireworks shows from the street. Caesars Palace is one of the few strip venues that actually shoot their fireworks right above their property.

Pedestrian Bridges

Maybe you don’t want to be on the ground, but maybe you don’t want to be several stories up? The pedestrian bridges keep you safe from traffic and crowds and are high enough for amazing views and photo opportunities. Plus, there is no cover charge!

Family Events and Activities in Vegas for NYE

New Year’s Eve festivities for children start early on December 31st, so make sure you’ve got your day mapped out. Some of the libraries in Las Vegas feature storytime for children age 3-6 and offer sparkling cider. Town Square shopping center will have bounce houses, inflatable slides, and rock climbing. Some venues will even have face painting.

Some local bowling alleys host New Year’s Eve events that include food and drinks, party favors and door prizes. Four local alleys including Texas Star Lanes, Strike Zone Bowling Center, Red Rock Lanes, and Santa Fe Lanes, offer a per-person admission to the party which includes shoe and lane rental fees.

Opportunity Village Magical Forest lets your child wander through a forest of lit trees, candy canes, and festive decorations. Play games in the Magical Midway or a round of miniature golf. There’s also an enchanted carousel, a raceway, and an avalanche slide.

Several venues also offer festivities designed specifically for children. So you can drop them off to enjoy their evening, and go enjoy an evening out on your own as well. Teens also have the opportunity to hang out with peers in clubs like FroZEN75, which maintains a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment for teens 14 to 19. Parents can sign consent forms for 14 and 15-year-olds.

Where to watch New Year’s Day Football Games

Opportunities to catch the football games are everywhere. All the sports clubs and bars will have televisions for your viewing pleasures. Or you could grab a spot at a nice place like Lily Bar and Lounge at Bellagio.

Check out the drink menus at places like TAP at MGM Grand or the Public House at Luxor.

There are also a ton of places at The Park Las Vegas. It just depends on what kind of place and drinks you’re in the mood for.

General Las Vegas New Years Eve Tips and Info

If you’re planning on being outside on the street or a rooftop for your Vegas festivities, the temperatures will probably be around the mid-30’s, and you’ll need to dress warmly.

The streets start closing in the early evening so get where you’re going early. Later, it may not be possible to travel downtown to the strip or surrounding areas.

Keep in mind that fireworks erupt from Stratosphere Tower, Treasure Island, Venetian, Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, Aria, and MGM Grand.

Overall Thoughts

Whether you’re in the mood to join “America’s Party” at Freemont Street Experience, have the perfect date night, or spend the day with your entire family, Las Vegas has all the magical options to make it happen.

As always, drink and party responsibly and we will see you next year!

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