Best NYE Parties in Austin 2018

True to form of every weekend here, there’s something for everyone this New Year’s Eve in Austin. Want to party like it’s 1999? We’ve got that. Live music from a locally-based, nationally-acclaimed band more your speed? We’ve got you covered!

Here are our top picks for the best New Year’s Eve parties in Austin: 

Experince Austin: NYE 2019

Experience Austin will have VIP stretch limos and party busses, a private open bar mixer, and performances from Torin, Victor Cyrus, King Paida, and DJ Hubbard, this event is sure to be one hell of a time!

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 3:00 a.m.
LOCATION
NYE Industry Mixer
801 N Commons Ford Road West
Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas 78733
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

2nd Annual Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve Party

VIP Seated Tables are available for purchase, which include admission for your group, Champagne, bottles of spirits w/mixers, lite bites, and a Champagne toast at midnight, as well as upgraded party favors.

GA ticket holders will get to enjoy hors d’ oeuvres, a Champagne toast at midnight, access to the cash bar, and party favors.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION
Moonfire Lounge
310 Colorado Street Unit B
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Willie Nelson & Family New Year


Willie and family will be at the The Moody Theater from December 29th-31st to kick off the new year. The NYE festivities will be hosted by Andy Langer and will feature a mix of festive elements as you countdown to 2019.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION
The Moody Theater
310 W Willie Nelson Blvd #1B,
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Gatsby’s House – Austin New Years Eve 2019

 

 

Take a trip back to the roaring twenties, where Flapper and Zoot suits are encouraged at this awesome Gatsby themed NYE party! This event has a little something for everyone with two dance floors, a five hour prepaid bar, and a Casino Night with Craps, Roulette, and Blackjack where you can win up to $250 in VIP gift certificates.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
700 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

The Black Puma’s

The beat-heavy psychedelic soul project lead by vocalist Eric Burton and guitarist Adrian Quesada will be hosting a NYE Party from 9pm -2am at Antone’s; doors at 8 pm.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION
Antone’s
305 E 5th Street
Austin, TX
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

The Black Angels – New Year’s Eve at Mohawk

GA Tickets are $35, VIP is $60 which includes priority entry to the show, a bottle of champagne and a NYE poster from The Black Angels.

DATE AND TIME
Monday December 31, 2018, Doors at 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Mohawk
912 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Austin’s New Year Celebration 2019

This will be a free family friendly New Years Eve event, hosted by the City of Austin and will run from 3-11 pm. The festival features two music stages, 15 local and regional bands, food trucks, kids activities, and multiple art installations.

DATE AND TIME
Monday December 31, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Mohawk
912 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701
MORE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

Keep It Quiet Presents: The NYE Party

Ticket purchase includes an open bar, PIZZA, and music from Thank You For Sweating. The event will be sponsored by, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Playa Real Tequila, Red Bull, Nine Banded Whiskey, and others.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. –Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
LOCATION
Fair Market
1100 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

New Year’s Eve: A Labyrinth Themed Masquerade Ball

Special Creeps will be performing a two-hour live set, followed by DJ Shewolf. There will be a free photo booth and champagne toast at midnight. No cover for this event, doors open at 9pm; 21+ only.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. –Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 1:55 a.m.
LOCATION
Indian Roller
1322, 10006 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78748
MORE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

The Nightowls

The Nightowls will be performing at Stubb’s on New Years Eve. Tickets will include a BBQ buffet with smoked honey ham, brisket, jalapeño cheddar sausage, and plenty of extra house made sides.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, Doors at 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Stubb’s Indoors
801 Red River,
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Happy Noon Year Cruise

Looking to avoid the madness of the typical NYE party? Start your celebrating early and tour the city on this double decker boat on Lady Bird Lake.

The cruise begins at 11am, and tickets include an open bar, retro-themed music, a three-course buffet, champagne toast at noon, and a photo booth. There will also be a costume contest and a post cruise party at a local bar. The cruise is two hours, at $55 per person.

DATE AND TIME
Mondy Dec 31, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Lone Star Riverboat
208 Barton Springs Rd,
Austin, TX 78704
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

A Very Austin NYE on the Downtown Library Rooftop

Enjoy breathtaking views of downtown and Lady Bird Lake, and take in the fireworks from the very front row. GA Tickets include a limited open bar (full bar available for purchase), appetizers from Irene’s, 24 Diner, and Italic, a midnight toast, photo booth, raffle contest and special performances from Walker Lukens and DJ Fjord.

VIP includes access to a full open bar, VIP area, a private bar, and a bottle of sparkling wine at midnight. GA Tickets are available for $150 per person, VIP $400.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 1:00 a.m.
LOCATION
Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
710 West Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

Fire & Ice – New Years at Fairmont Austin

Tickets include access to TWO parties, the ‘Fire Party’ starts at 9:30 p.m. on Monday (New Year’s Eve) followed by the ‘Ice Party’ on Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.

The Fire Party will feature specialty drinks, cigar rollers, music by James Spear, and a special toast at midnight. The Ice Party party will include a complementary glass of Moët & Chandon, access to ice bars, luges and snacks, along with live DJ performances. Tickets are $30 per person, bottle service will be available at the New Year’s Eve Fire Party.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:30 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Fairmont Austin
101 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

New Year’s Eve Drag Party at Irene’s 

The party will be hosted by Rhonda Jewels and Party Babe. The event is open to the public and includes various drink specials, a countdown into 2019, a special toast at midnight, and music from local DJ’s.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Irene’s
506 West Ave,
Austin, Texas 78701
MORE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

Bob Schneider’s New Year’s Eve Party

This concert will be held at The Paramount Theater, and is hosted by Austin’s beloved Bob Schneider. Guests will enjoy a concert/party combination, with a campaign toast at midnight, along with a mix of other surprises throughout the night.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, Doors at 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION
 The Paramount Theater
713 Congress Ave,
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

New Year’s Eve at Rose Room & 77 Degrees

Tickets include admission to both The Rose Room and 77 Degrees, where there will be two live DJ’s, aerialists, and fire performers, as well as bottle service upon request.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION
The Rose Room
11500 Rock Rose
Austin, TX 78758
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

The Capitol Countdown at The Belmont – New Years Eve

 The party at The Belmont will include special dance performances, several dance floors featuring three different DJ’s and genres of music, a photo booth, silent disco, balloon drop, and a complementary champagne toast at midnight.

VIP ticketing options include VIP Rooftop access, hors-d’oeuvres, and complimentary sponsored beverages.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION
305 W 6th St.
305 West 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701
TICKETS: CLICK HERE

San José Presents: A Pink Armadillo New Year

Join Hotel San Jose in the courtyard lounge for a Pink Armadillo New Year from 8pm – Midnight! Enjoy live music by DJ Markus and a champagne tower. This event is free to attend.

DATE AND TIME
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – midnight 
LOCATION
1316 South Congress Avenue 
Austin, TX 78704
RSVP: CLICK HERE

ALTERNATE OPTIONS:

New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch at Irene’s

Help cure that New Year’s Day hangover with this Tuesday brunch hosted at Irene’s. The brunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on new years day and will include Irene’s full brunch menu, along with mimosa and bloody mary specials.

DATE AND TIME
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION
Irene’s
506 West Ave,
Austin, Texas 78701
MORE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

Uchi Austin

Uchi will be offering a special twelve-course menu for New Year’s, which will include bites like bay scallops with dashi lavash and bruleed grapefruit, mussel tortellini, king crab with brown butter, and turmeric congee. The special starts at $195 for two.

DATE
Monday, Dec 31, 2019
LOCATION
Uchi Austin
801 S Lamar Blvd,
Austin, TX 78704
RESERVATIONS: CLICK HERE

Uchiko Austin

Join Uchiko for a nine course meal, that includes oysters with kasu sorbet and golden trout roe, scallop with sweet potato and persimmon, wagyu ribeye with black truffle, and other delicious bites. The special starts at $185 for two.

DATE
Monday, Dec 31, 2019
LOCATION
Uchiko Austin
4200 N Lamar Blvd,
Austin, TX 78756
RESERVATIONS: CLICK HERE

Be safe y’all, and welcome to another year in the greatest city on earth!