Count down to 2020 at 50+ New Year’s Eve parties & dinners around Greater Houston

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Ring in 2020 at one of the many New Year’s Eve parties around Houston on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

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Are you ready to put 2019 behind you? What better way than to count down the final seconds at one of many exciting New Year’s Eve events around Houston.

From special dinner menus and parties at your favorite neighborhood bar to extravagant hotel parties, concerts, and family-friendly bashes, there are many events—at every price point—to choose from.

We will continue to add to this list as New Year’s Eve approaches, so check back for updates as more Houston area New Year’s Eve parties and events are finalized.

All events continue past midnight or later unless otherwise stated.

Featured New Year’s Eve Events in Houston*

No DWI – Free Sober Rides on New Year’s Eve | Across Houston – Make the right choice to take a taxi or use a ride-sharing service to get home if you’ve been drinking. Pay for it up front and the law firm Sutliff & Stout will reimburse you via PayPal. The offer is valid from 5pm on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2019, through 10am on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Click here for details.

Angelucho Copacabana’s Havana Nights 2020: New Year’s Extravaganza – Angelucho’s Cuban New Year’s Eve party returns to ring in 2020 in the Texas Ballroom at the Embassy Suites Houston West-Katy. All tickets are VIP and include a gourmet buffet dinner, two drinks, and a champagne toast at midnight. Cuban-native Angelucho’s band Copacabana will perform live from 10pm to 2am, with an assist from DJ Yuka Frita. Tickets are $99 per person. 8pm.

Roaring ’20s NYE Celebration at True Anomaly Brewing Break out your sharpest zoot suits and flapper dresses and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Roaring ’20s themed celebration at True Anomaly Brewing. True Anomaly Brewing turns into a traditional ’20 style speakeasy complete with live music, dancing, and of course some of those intoxicants that were banned 100 years ago, including a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $75 per person. 8pm.

Back to the Future 2020 at Lucky’s PubDance through the decades with DJs spinning music from all eras at the Back to the Future 2020 New Year’s party at Lucky’s Pub. This year Sportsmonkey, Rod Ryan, and Lucky’s Pub host a New Year’s bash that takes you through the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and early 2000s, with each room spinning a different decade. There will be an open bar, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets start at $55. Use promo code 365HOU for 15% off all tickets, including VIP and hotel packages. 8pm to 2am.

Shots ’til the Ball Drops New Year’s Eve at Rosemont – Toss back a shot on the hour, every hour, starting at 9pm and ending with a midnight Champagne toast in Montrose. There will be DJ music, dancing, mingling on the rooftop lounge, tables with bottle service with reservations, and more. $35. 8pm to 2am.

New Year’s Eve Party at Topgolf Houston-Katy Celebrate the arrival of 2020 with the New Year’s Eve Party at Topgolf Houston-Katy. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu, party favors, midnight fireworks, games, and a glow in the dark theme. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of champagne to share with friends. New Year’s packages for up to 6 people start at $210. 9pm.

“007” Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Gala at The Woodlands Resort Dress to impress at The Woodlands Resort’s James Bond-themed “007” Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Gala. Place your bets at blackjack, roulette, craps, and Texas Hold ‘em for your chance to win exciting prizes including a James Bond Blu Ray Collection, an Echo 3rd Generation, a 43” 4K TV, a Yeti Cooler and more. There will also be live music from Austin’s electric PDA Band and an unlimited hosted bar. Overnight packages are available starting at $250. 9pm.

The Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Como Social Club Ring in 2020 at Como Social Club with a Roaring 1920’s Extravaganza complete with live music, small plates, a seafood bar, and a champagne toast at midnight. Dress to impress in 1920s cocktail attire and begin the evening at Sorriso Italian Kitchen with tasty bites and pairings, then head upstairs to Como Social Club for rooftop views of the Waterway and a cash bar. Tickets are $150 per person and are limited. 9pm.

By Neighborhood + Region

Downtown + EaDo

  • New Year’s Eve Party at Downtown Aquarium Ring in the new year at the Downtown Aquarium and enjoy fun kids activities, including a kids balloon drop, dance party, and appearances by Sharkey and Nero, as well as other mascots. Tickets are $29.99 for adults and $21.99 for ages 3 to 10. The celebration will be from 11am to 1:30pm and then from 3pm to 5:30pm.
  • New Year’s Eve at Bovine & Barley | No Cover – Bovine & Barley in Downtown celebrates New Year’s Eve with food and drink specials, as well as a complimentary champagne toast and a $2000 balloon drop filled with cash and giveaways. 3pm.
  • NYE Celebration 2020 at Andalucia Tapas Restaurant & BarAndalucia Tapas Restaurant & Bar hosts their annual New Year’s Eve dinner and celebration with an exclusive four-course menu including Braised Lamb Empanadas and New York Strip Steak. Tickets start at $59. 5pm.
  • The Jazz Age NYE 2020 at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar Escape to a decadent party at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar where you can party with the infamous and glittering Lost Generation. The Moonlight Dolls will also present The Jazz Age, a modern, glamorous and site-specific collaboration of dance, theater, and comedy, filled with evocative jazz music. Tickets start at $55. There is a 6pm, 8:30pm, and 11pm dinner and show.
  • NYE 2020: The Roaring ’20s All That Jazz at Henke & Pillot Go back to the ’20s and party Gatsby-style at the black, gold, and silver-decorated Henke & Pillot in Downtown. There will be DJs, a buffet, a champagne toast and more. Reservations and ’20s attire are strongly encouraged. 7pm.
  • New Year’s 2020 Bash at The Secret Group The Secret Group venue hosts their New Year’s 2020 Bash filled with ticket giveaways, drink specials, and a $1,000 balloon drop. Free with RSVP before 11pm; $10 after 11pm; $50 for VIP tickets. 7pm.
  • Ars Lyrica’s Venetian Carnival New Year’s Eve Dinner, Concert & PartyAlong with guest Baroque violinists, Alana Youssefian and Elizabeth Blumenstock, Ars Lyrica celebrates the legacy of Antonio Vivaldi and his Venetian predecessors at their annual New Year’s Eve celebration, including dinner, the concert, and an afterparty. The dinner is $140; concert tickets range from $23 to $75; party tickets are $130. 7:30pm.
  • NYE 2020: Five Minutes to Midnight Celebration at House of Blues Celebrate the start of a new year with a live performance from The C.I.T.Y. Band and DJ Def Jam Blaster & DJ B Love spinning the best of R&B and hip hop at House of Blues. Tickets start at $40. 8pm.
  • Roaring ’20s NYE Celebration at True Anomaly Brewing Break out your sharpest zoot suits and flapper dresses and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Roaring ’20s themed celebration at True Anomaly Brewing. True Anomaly Brewing turns into a traditional ’20 style speakeasy complete with live music, dancing, and of course some of those intoxicants that were banned 100 years ago, including a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $75 per person. 8pm.
  • Back to the Future 2020 at Lucky’s PubDance through the decades with DJs spinning music from all eras at the Back to the Future 2020 New Year’s party at Lucky’s Pub. This year Sportsmonkey, Rod Ryan, and Lucky’s Pub host a New Year’s bash that takes you through the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and early 2000s, with each room spinning a different decade. There will be an open bar, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets start at $55. Use promo code 365HOU for 15% off all tickets, including VIP and hotel packages. 8pm.
  • New Year’s Eve Bash at Four Seasons Hotel Gather in the lobby of the Four Seasons for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Party featuring a complimentary midnight toast, a DJ and dance floor, a Moët Champagne Tower, and food and drink specials. Tickets are $40. 8pm.
  • NYE Extravaganza with Skyrocket! at Last Concert Cafe Put your dancing shoes on as the Austin-based band Skyrocket! performs cover songs from the ’70s at Last Concert Cafe. General admission starts at $50 and includes a champagne toast and a post-show buffet, with other ticket packages also available. 8pm.
  • Year of the Unicorn 2020 at El Big Bad El Big Bad in Downtown hosts their colorful annual New Year’s Party with plenty of party favors, balloons, a unicorn costume contest, and even a unicorn piñata ball drop. Presale tickets start at $25. 8pm.
  • H-Town Fabulous New Year’s Eve Party at MKT Bar Ring in 2020 with a dance night tribute to the music of Houston featuring DJ Kay Illah and Soul Brother Mr. Chris at MKT Bar. There is no cover, but table reservations are available for $35. 8pm.
  • New Year’s Eve 2020 at Howl at the MoonWave goodbye to 2019 at Howl at the Moon’s New Year’s Eve party with drink specials, dancing and more. General admission starts at $20. 9pm.
  • Kinda Super Disco: NYE at The Dive Dance the night away when the DJs of Kinda Super Disco host a New Year’s Eve bash at The Dive in Downtown. General admission starts at $20. 9pm.
  • The Roaring ’20s Gatsby New Year’s Eve At Chapman & Kirby Ring in the roaring ’20s in style for New Year’s Eve 2020 at Chapman & Kirby’s Gatsby Party. The glamorous event will feature live entertainment, a balloon drop, a complimentary champagne toast and more. Tickets are $25. 9pm.
  • NYE Cocktails & Confetti at Little Woodrow’s EaDo | No Cover – Little Woodrow’s in EaDo celebrates New Year’s with a live DJ, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and Miller High Life bucket specials all night long. 9pm.
  • NYE with Deorro at Spire Houston Dance into the new year with music from Dutch house DJ Deorro at Spire Houston in Downtown. Tickets are $30. 10pm.

Midtown, Montrose, Museum District + Upper Kirby

Washington Avenue + The Heights

River Oaks, Upper Kirby + Rice Village

  • NYE Roaring ’20s Bash at Little Woodrow’s Rice Village | No Cover – Dress to impress in your best ’20s attire and enjoy old-timey cocktails, a DJ, games and more at Little Woodrow’s in the Rice Village. 9pm.
  • Sober Eve 2020 at The Story HoustonSober Eve is the lively alternative to traditional New Year’s Eve festivities at The Story Houston. The party will include DJ’s spinning, lights flashing, and confetti dropping without the temptations of drugs and alcohol. Presale tickets start at $10. 9pm.

Galleria + Uptown

  • NYE Celebration at Maggiano’s Ring in the new year at the Italian restaurant in the Post Oak area, Maggiano’s, with a lavish dinner, a dessert buffet, an open bar, live entertainment from Van Lang, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $125 per person. 8pm.
  • Black & White Electric Ball: NYE 2020 at Hotel Derek Make your way over to Hotel Derek for a NYE party that features DJs playing current and old school Top 40, light bites, cocktails, and more. Tickets start at $36. 9pm.
  • New Year’s Eve 2020 at Metropolis & Extravaganza Finish the year with a celebration featuring Top 40, Latin, hip-hop, and trap music at the Metropolis & Extravaganza nightclub. There will also be drink specials, complimentary champagne, and bottle and hookah service for purchase. No cover before 10pm; cover charge at the door after 10pm. Party starts at 9pm.
  • NYE Resolution featuring Borgeous at Stereo Live Houston The Los Angeles-based house DJ and producer, Borgeous headlines Stereo Live’s New Year’s Eve Resolution party. Tickets range from $15 to $60. 10pm.

West Side, Energy Corridor + Sugar Land

  • Noon Year’s Eve at CityCentre | FREE – Bring out the whole family to CityCentre’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration and enjoy a live DJ, face painting, a balloon and caricature artist, and capture the fun with Lucky Shots’ magic mirror photo booth. 11am to 1pm.
  • 2020 New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon Ring in the New Year at Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon with a balloon money drop, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and a breakfast buffet beginning at 1:30am. Individual tickets start at $10; table reservations with bottle service start at $150. 7pm.
  • Comedy Laugh Fest at Smart Financial Centre The Comedy Laugh Fest will feature Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, Nephew Tommy, Deon Cole, and Mark Curry at Smart Financial Centre. Roll with laughter into the new year as a knockout slate of comedians take the stage for a side-splitting evening of hysterical comedy. Tickets range from $59 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
  • Angelucho Copacabana’s Havana Nights 2020: New Year’s Extravaganza – Angelucho’s Cuban New Year’s Eve party returns to ring in 2020 in the Texas Ballroom at the Embassy Suites Houston West-Katy. All tickets are VIP and include a gourmet buffet dinner, two drinks, and a champagne toast at midnight. Cuban-native Angelucho’s band Copacabana will perform live from 10pm to 2am, with an assist from DJ Yuka Frita. Tickets are $99 per person. 8pm.
  • New Year’s Eve Party at Topgolf Houston-Katy Celebrate the arrival of 2020 with the New Year’s Eve Party at Topgolf Houston-Katy. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu, party favors, midnight fireworks, games, and a glow in the dark theme. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of champagne to share with friends. New Year’s packages for up to 6 people start at $210. 9pm.
  • New Year’s Eve at CityCentre | FREE – Spend New Year’s Eve at CityCentre and enjoy live music in the plaza from five-piece variety dance band A Sure Thing, followed by a countdown to midnight with confetti, and a 60-second rooftop fireworks show. Parking is $10 starting at 6pm. 9:30pm.
  • New Year’s Eve at Hotel ZaZa Memorial City Dance the year away while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at the New Year’s celebration at Hotel ZaZa Memorial City. The New Year’s Eve package includes overnight accommodations, two tickets to the NYE Party, a bubbly turndown, and complimentary valet service. Tickets are TBA. 10pm.

The Woodlands + Spring

  • High Noon Countdown at The Woodlands Children’s Museum Bring out the kids to celebrate the new year with New Year hats, creative art projects, bubble wrap dancing, and a balloon drop at noon at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Tickets are $10. 9:30am to 3:30pm.
  • NYE Show with Hamilton Loomis Band at Dosey Doe Kick off the new year with a performance from blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, Hamilton Loomis at Dosey Doe in The Woodlands. There will also be dinner served along with a champagne toast and party favors. Tickets range from $78 to $138. 7:30pm.
  • New Year’s Eve with Jason Cassidy at Big Texas Spring Ring in the new year with a concert from country music artist Jason Cassidy, a balloon drop, champagne, and cash prizes at the Big Texas Saloon in Spring. Tickets are $20; $100 for VIP. 8pm.
  • New Year’s Eve at The Barn The Barn in Cypress hosts a New Year’s Eve party with live music, drinks, an appetizer bar, party favors, fireworks at midnight and more. General admission starts at $30. 8pm.
  • The Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Bash at Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen Ring in the new year with delicious food, drinks, a live salsa band, and a champagne toast to welcome 2020 at Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen. Tickets are $70. 8pm.
  • “007” Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Gala at The Woodlands Resort Dress to impress at The Woodlands Resort’s James Bond-themed “007” Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Gala. Place your bets at blackjack, roulette, craps, and Texas Hold ‘em for your chance to win exciting prizes including a James Bond Blu Ray Collection, an Echo 3rd Generation, a 43” 4K TV, a Yeti Cooler and more. There will also be live music by Austin’s electric PDA Band and an unlimited hosted bar. Overnight packages are available starting at $250. 9pm.
  • The Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Como Social Club Ring in the 2020 New Year at Como Social Club with a Roaring 1920’s Extravaganza complete with live music, small plates, a seafood bar, and a champagne toast at midnight. Dress to impress in 1920s cocktail attire and begin the evening at Sorriso Italian Kitchen with tasty bites and pairings, then head upstairs to Como Social Club for rooftop views of the Waterway and a cash bar. $150 per person. 9pm.

Bay Area

  • 2019 New Year’s Eve Gala at Sylvan Beach Pavilion Celebrate the beginning of 2020 at the 6th annual New Year’s Gala with live music, party favors, a dinner buffet and more at the Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte. Tickets range from $43 to $68. 7:30pm.
  • New Year’s Party at Scout Bar Party it up on New Year’s Eve with live music from Indaskies, Idiginis, The Philosophers, and Alvin & the Slickpunks at Scout Bar. There will be a complimentary champagne toast, prizes, and a balloon drop at midnight. Cover charge is $10; $50 to reserve a table. 8pm.

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New Year’s Eve at CityCentre | Photo courtesy of CityCentre

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