The time has come to bid farewell to 2013 and welcome in the new year! We’ve rounded up all the things to do in Phoenix on New Year’s Eve.
Free Valley Metro Light Rail and Bus Rides
Celebrate safely this New Year’s eve. Valley Metro will be offering free rides on bus, light rail and ADA Dial-a-Ride service beginning at 7 p.m., with light rail service running until 2 a.m.
Yote’s Family New Year’s Eve Party at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
Bring your family to Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort to celebrate the New Year’s. Enjoy dinner for up to four people, lots of activities, arts and crafts, dancing and plenty of family fun. End the evening watching the ball drop at 10 p.m. with a sparkling cider toast!
New Year’s Eve Kids Party at Scottsdale Gymnastics-Trampoline
Keep the kids entertained this New Year’s Eve at the Scottsdale Gymnastics-Trampoline New Year’s Eve Overnight Kids Party! Admission includes dinner, snacks, drinks, party favors, noise makers, games and prizes.
Noon Year’s Eve at the Phoenix Zoo
Ring in the new year a little early with the kids at Phoenix Zoo! Celebrate with tons of snow, snowball target practice area, prize drawings and giveaways, live music and fun and games with Radio Disney. The event comes to a close at noon with a special cider toast for the kids to ring in the New Year!
Golfland New Year’s Eve Party
Ring in the new year at Golfland in a family friendly environment! Enjoy unlimited attractions and video games, DJ, dance floor and midnight balloon drop!
Phoenix Symphony New Year’s Eve Celebration
End the year on a high note as Randall Craig Fleischer, a Leonard Bernstein fellow, conducts The Phoenix Symphony in the Valley’s most popular New Year’s Eve Celebration. Enjoy famous Strauss Walztes and seasonal classics from Puccini, Gershwin and Gilbert and Sullivan.
Circle K New Year’s Eve Block Party
This New Year’s Eve event will bring impressive high-energy video dance clubs to the streets creating a party like never seen before. Mill Avenue will be filled with local entertainment and attractions, a variety of gourmet food trucks, beer gardens and champagne lounges, and a midnight countdown consisting of a shimmering firework display and confetti blast.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at Lon’s
Ring in the New Year in luxury at LON’s at the Hermosa with an optional three- or five-course dinner (with still or sparkling wine pairings for an additional fee), a champagne toast at midnight and live entertainment.
Ho Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On New Year’s Eve at Hotel Valley Ho
Ring in 2014 with a retro-themed celebration – named after the 1957 hit song by Jerry Lee Lewis -including dinner, dancing, and a rooftop Champagne toast.
Legendary New Year’s Eve at LUSTRE Rooftop Garden
Ring in the New Year at LUSTRE Rooftop Garden’s “Legendary New Year’s Eve” party. Bring your friends and enjoy spectacular views of Downtown Phoenix while counting down until midnight.
DJ Al Page will be spinning while revelers delight in dancing, signature cocktails and complimentary savory bites from 7-10 p.m.
New Year’s Eve at the Shout House
Shout in the New Year at The Shout House’s Masquerade Ball on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. The ticketed event includes live entertainment all night long, a prime rib dinner buffet, party favors, and more, plus guaranteed seating.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Province
Embark on a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner that infuses Latin-inspirations into each culinary creation.
“Ra”ckin New Year’s Eve Party at Ra Sushi
“RA”ck the night away on New Year’s Eve at RA Sushi Bar Restaurant! All five Valley RA Sushi locations will host a New Year’s Eve bash on Tuesday, December 31 from 7 p.m. to close. Celebrate the start of 2014 with a guest DJ spinning party-worthy beats, plus enjoy food and drink specials.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Quiessence
Enjoy a five-course Chef Tasting menu at Arizona’s most romantic restaurant as you ring in the New Year. Optional wine pairings from the custom Quiessence Wine menu can be added for the ultimate experience.
The House at Secret Garden New Year’s Eve Dinner
In honor of the upcoming New Year, head chef Dustin Christofolo is offering a unique four-course meal with optional wine pairings on New Year’s Eve at The House at Secret Garden.
New Year’s Eve at Saddle Ranch Chop House
What does $1 get you? At Saddle Ranch on New Year’s Eve, it gets you dancing, live music, mechanical bull riding, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and food and drink specials all night. Saddle Ranch is offering pre-purchased wristbands for only $1 that get you free admission to the New Year’s Eve party.
New Year’s Eve Parties at Talking Stick Resort
Celebrate the New Year with parties at Talking Stick Resort’s Studio TSR and TSR Lounge.
Sean Watson’s New Year’s Eve at Crescent Ballroom
The biggest New Year’s Eve Party in downtown Phoenix features Sean Watson, Kris the Fist, 2ToneDisco, Deuxyeux, plus a special live performance by The Holy Coast. Plus an outdoor disco tent with DJ Roach and DJ Dana.
New Year’s Eve at McFadden’s
A $40 ticket gets you guaranteed entry, five complimentary drinks, $4 drinks from 9pm until midnight and a champagne toast at midnight.
New Year’s Eve festivities at The Phoenician
The Phoenician will be hosting New Year’s festivities throughout the resort for both families and adults.
New Year’s Eve at Margaritaville
Live music lights up the stage at Margaritaville on New Year’s Eve. Rhythm Edition will be performing from 9pm until 2am along with DJ MJ.
The Rhythm Room New Year’s Eve Bash with Soul Power Band
As a self-contained vintage R&B and soul band, Soul Power has evolved into undoubtedly one of the hottest acts in the Metro-Phoenix area and has gained a tremendous base of loyal fans. With smooth vocal harmonies and tight rhythms, this group has what it takes to attract, excite, and sustain a crowd.
New Year’s Eve at Whiskey Rose Bar and Grill
For its first New Year’s Eve at Westgate, Whiskey Rose Bar & Grill is going big. Live music featuring the group Western Fusion and DJ Static starts at 9pm. There will be a complimentary champagne toast at midnight along with drink specials all night.
Copper Blues’s New Year’s Eve Bash
Join Copper Blues, as they ring in the New Year with a sideshow extravaganza! Snake Charmers, Fortune Tellers, Worlds Strongest Man all while partying the night away to the tunes of Phoenix’s best cover band, The Instant Classics.
New Year’s Eve at Calico Jack’s Cantina
Calico Jack’s Cantina has all your party needs covered with $10 tickets that includes admission, party favors, a taco and nacho buffet, drink specials and a margarita toast at midnight. From 9 p.m. until midnight there will be $5 you-call-its that includes any alcoholic beverage of choice.
W Scottsdale New Year’s Eve: One Night in Bangkok
Make a grand entrance as W Scottsdale transforms into the exciting city of Bangkok. Mix and mingle with a star studded crowd while the night radiates with electric energy.
New Year’s Eve dinner at bistro 24
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a delectable menu, creatively prepared by executive chef Garry O’Connor. Enjoy live entertainment and party favors, along with access to the New Year’s Eve Party in the Lobby Lounge.
New Year’s Eve at The Wigwam
The Wigwam Resort will be hosting New Year’s festivities at Red’s Bar & Grill, Litchfield’s and The Wigwam Ballroom.
For a Workout:
Midnight Madness 3-Mile Run/Walk
Exercise into the new year with this New Year’s favorite. Participants get a long sleeve t-shirt plus there will be medals for division winners, door prizes and post-race food.
Across the Years Footraces
The Across The Years 6-Day, 72-, 48-, and 24-Hour Footrace is an annual fixed-time, multi-day, New Year’s weekend running event celebrating the new year. Drawing runners and fans from across the United States, the event begins December 28 and concludes January 1, 2014. The go-as-you-please event is popular with beginners and competitive runners, allowing them to run, socialize, eat, rest and sleep as desired.