New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party days of the year. And seeing that the world didn’t end last week, it’s even a better reason to party. We’ve tried our best to put the best of the best ways to bring in the New Year with your favorite person, friends or family, or just party with perfect strangers. No matter how you spend it… be safe and have fun.
TRADITIONAL NYE PARTY + CONCERTS
Big D NYE American Airlines Center. Never experienced NYE in the NYC? This is as close as you’ll get without actually having to spend the money. Victory Park will come alive with multiple entertainment stages, food and beverage tents and an unforgettable fireworks show at midnight. And it’s FREE! Plus you can just take the DART Green line to Victory Station. Perfect!
NYLO Dallas South Side: 1325 South Lamar, Dallas. New Year’s at The Terrace Bistro & SODA Bar Rooftop is a guest- exclusive event which includes the DJ @ SODA Bar from 9:00pm -1:00am and live acoustic entertainment at Terrace Bistro from 8:00pm to midnight! Packages start at $299 with includes overnight accommodations, SODA Bar access, live entertainment, NYE party favors, complimentary champagne toast and breakfast for two the New Year’s day. BONUS!
The Gilley’s Jack Daniel’s Saloon: 1135 South Lamar, Dallas. Get an early start on New Years Eve for free! Doors at 5:00pm with a $10 cover starting at 7:00. Entertainment provided by The Trey Williams Experience. NYE Party package available… RSVP required via this form. Drink specials all night. Free parking. “Blackeyed Pea” shots. Kitchen is open until midnight. Live music until 1:00 am.
Granada Theater: 3524 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX. Ring in the New Year with Jonathan Tyler and Northern Lights from at 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
House of Blues: 2200 N. Lamar, Dallas, TX 75202. 214-978-BLUE. This is really simple… 9:00pm with band Crossroads. Start with dinner for one at $53; dinner for two at $97. Don’t really get the pricing, but sounds pretty good.
Poor David’s Pub: 1313 South Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75215. 214-565-1295. Forgotten Space + Party favors + champagne toast at midnight + black-eyed+ $20. Crazy right!
Prairie Lights (Closing Night): Lynn Creek Park is at 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway in Grand Prairie. Prairie Lights is a two-mile stretch of decorations and festive fun featuring over 4 Million lights, hundreds of new displays, an all-new Holiday Magic light show, new walk-through lighted displays, pictures with Santa, seasonal food and family fun. Cars with up to eight people in them cost $15 Mon-Thu, $20 Fri-Sun and holidays.
Local churches are always a great option to bring in the New Year with your kids and family. Most worship centers will have some form of Midnight Watch Service.
GET YOUR CHILL ON
Ten Bells Tavern: 232 West 7th Street in Bishop Arts, Dallas TX. 214-943-2677. It’s business as usual at TBT for NYE 2013. Chill-relaxed atmosphere; No cover all night; DJ Charlie Park and champagne toast at midnight, PLUS the kitchen is open until 10:00pm.
Lee Harvey’s New Years Eve: 1807 Gould St., Dallas, TX 75215-2032, (214) 428-1555. Boys Named Sue will help you party in the New Year in the best dive bars in the southern sector.
The Cedars Social: 1326 South Lamar, Dallas, TX 75215. New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Cedars Social seating begins at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. The 3-Course Menu is $59 per person; 5-Course Menu is $89 per person. For reservations: 214-928-7700.
Sambuca 360: Sambuca 360, 7200 Bishop Rd., Plano, Texas 75024. Reservations: 469-467-3393. Several options are available for dinner and reserved seating at 7p and 9p seating for $50-$100 or standing room only for $25. Delicious 3-course dinner and live music by Chinatown.
Bolsa Mercado: 614 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208, (214) 943-1883. Great food and perfect wine pairings in an intimate setting; you can’t go wrong at Bolsa. Enjoy a special New Years Eve menu starting at 6pm. Reservations accepted – please call 214-367-9367.
Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House: 5330 Beltline Road, Dallas, TX 75254. Reservations required at 972-934-2467. Let’s look at two options at Chamberlains… 1st Option from 4:30-6:45pm offering a Three Course Menu $69.95 per person and 2nd Option from 7:00- 11:00pm offering a Four Course Menu $79.95 per person. Either way, it’s looking pretty good.
Mignon: New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Brunch: 4005 Preston Rd # 518, Plano, TX 75093. Three-course New Years Eve dinner, accepting reservations between 4:30 and 11 p.m. Mignon will be open New Years Eve until 1 a.m. $69.95 per person plus tax and a 20% gratuity.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Grape: 2808 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75206. 214-828-1981. Three course dinners at $65 per person, 2-hour seatings options beginning at 5 p.m.
Central 214 Hotel Palomar, 5680 North Central Expwy. (at Mockingbird Lane) Dallas, TX 75206. Price is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Optional wine pairings for $35.00 per person. Reservations: 214-443-9339.
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck at Reunion Tower: 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas. Reservations: 214-741-5560. Dinner or private party hosted in Five Sixty’s private event space. The 5-course dinner is $175 per person with optional wine pairing for $50 per person. The private party is $150 per person ($175 at the door) and $75 for after-dinner guests.
PARTY + DANCING
Fashionably Uncorked NYE 2013 at the Fashion Industry Gallery – 1807 Ross Ave., Dallas TX. Tickets include all premium liquor, beer, shots, wine, and mixers from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am. Enjoy DJ’s, dancing, complimentary green screen photography in an upscale atmosphere. But the party really gets started with the champagne toast at midnight. Doors will open at 9 pm and the party ends at 2:00am. Tickets are $95 for women and $110 for men. It’s a good idea to reserve your tickets now. They are expected to sell out.
Experience NEW YEARS IN PARIS at AVENU Lounge: 2912 McKinney Avenue Dallas TX. Viva La Paris with a Complimentary champagne toast at midnight! Tickets range from $40 to $130 with VIP access including food and drink tickets.
DFW Soiree 2013: Omni Downtown Dallas, 555 S. Lamar Street Dallas TX. DFW Soiree is back with a Las Vegas-style Casino lounge, VIP’s and celebrities event from 9:00pm to 2:00am. Buffet, party favors and midnight champagne toast, DJ, dancing and all out party like it’s the end of the world on the entire 3rd level of the Omni Dallas Hotel. $99 per person.
Hotel ZaZa’s New Year’s Eve Party: 2332 Leonard Street, Dallas, Texas 75201. At $75 per person – party favors, light bites, champagne toast at midnight, DJ, complimentary valet parking and optional bottle service – it’s not a bad option. The party is from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. and the attire is rockin’ New Year’s chic.
Zouk Nightclub: 703 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75202. Celebration starts at 9 p.m.- open until 3:00am! A red carpet, balloon drop at midnight, glow sticks, 2 dance floors with 4 bars, champagne toast at midnight, party favors. General admission $40; VIP Front of the Line $60.
Dallas Comedy House New Years Eve: 2645 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX. 214.741.4448. Let’s all toast to the innocence that was 2012. DCH’s NYE Comedy Show aims to do just that. We’ll relive this insane year for one last night while we look forward to 2013. Ticket includes: pasta buffet with salad, rolls, and dessert. Champagne Toast and two complimentary tickets are included. Reservations required with presale tickets are $60 before 12/25 and $70 after. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show.
Winspear Opera House New Years Eve: 2403 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75313, (214) 953-1201. Spend New Year’s Eve with Jim Brickman. On a Winter’s Night, celebrates the sounds of the season in his inimitable style. In one spectacular concert, Jim Brickman weaves together classic and contemporary holiday favorites, plus all his hits and your favorite songs of the season. Tickets start at $35.