The time is coming to bid farewell to 2018! Details on this year's festivities are starting to roll in and we'll continuously update this page as we receive info.

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Parties and Festivals


Flannel Ball NYE Party and Art Show

The flannel extravaganza features live local music acts, an art show, flavor-filled food trucks, a beer garden sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Co., lawn games, a photo booth, the New Year piñata drop and midnight toast.

Roosevelt Growhouse
1025 N 2nd St, Phoenix


All That Glitters New Year's Gala at Talking Stick Resort

Celebrate at the Raven's All That Glitters New Years Gala held in the resort's two level showroom. Don't miss out on top notch entertainment, complimentary champagne at midnight, party favors, festive decor complete with balloon drop over the large dance floor.

Talking Stick Resort
9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale


Decadence New Year’s Eve Experience


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Decadence AZ returns to Rawhide for another elaborate and breathtaking New Year's Eve experience. Grab your best friends and take part in one last dance of 2018 across two main stages and over 25 national acts including Skrillex, Marshmello, Porter Robinson and more.

5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler


Baby Boomer's New Year's Eve Party

Dance to the music of Motown, Classic Rock and Classic Soul that we fell in love with. Our new Ball Room is bigger,so invite your friends and family to come experience this celebration with you and other Boomers. 

Hilton Scottsdale Resort
6333 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale


New Year's Eve Block Party at Crescent Ballroom


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Crescent Ballroom is closing down 2nd and 3rd Avenue in Downtown Phoenix for the biggest New Year’s Eve Party downtown! Catch Kalliope and the Walter Show with DJ Sean Watson on 3rd Avenue, a drag disco dance party in the ballroom, and a soul train classic 70s get-down on 2nd Avenue.

Crescent Ballroom
308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix


New Year's Eve Carnaval at Valley Bar

Join Valley Bar for New Year's Eve, and end 2018 in true Carnaval style: Dancing all night, with live music, feathery burlesque happenings, samba drumline, tarot readings, DJs and much more to feast your eyes and ears on. 

Valley Bar
130 N. Central Ave. Phoenix


Phoenix Symphony's New Year’s Eve Celebration


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End the year on a high note with The Phoenix Symphony. Enjoy famous Strauss waltzes, seasonal classics and Broadway and contemporary favorites all with a complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate the New Year.

Phoenix Symphony Hall
75 N 2nd St, Phoenix


Masquerade Ball at FOUND:RE Phoenix

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel and MATCH Restaurant & Lounge will transform into a black and white gala complete with masks and free-flowing fun all night long. Guests and locals are invited to mix and mingle incognito—disguised with a mask—as they dance the night away and enjoy interactive pieces of excitement around every corner.

FOUND:RE Phoenix
1100 N Central Ave, Phoenix


New Year's Eve at the Princess

Ring in the New Year with a winter white out at The Plaza Bar, DJ Tommy Roberts entertainment, dancing, photo ops and specialty cocktails. Dress in your favorite sophisticated frosted attire and elevate your evening with table reservations that include a bottle of champagne.

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale


Au Revoir 2018 at Lustre Rooftop Bar

This New Years, join Lustre Rooftop Bar for a night under the stars.  The event will feature a Parisian Red Light District theme, beats by DJ Kim E. Fresh & DJ Stoney Pie, an outdoor dance floor, a champagne toast, and two selfie stations.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix


Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Party


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This New Year’s Eve, Royal Palms is paying homage to the decade in which the estate was built with a roaring twenties extravaganza. Enjoy two distinct party spaces to dance the night away, with a jazz band in one ballroom and a DJ in the other. 

Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5200 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix


New Year's Eve at The Churchill

Join The Churchill as they ring in the New Year with Ear Candy featuring Vaughn Willis. Each reservation comes with two drink tickets per person and a sparkling wine toast at midnight in addition to a table for your group.

The Churchill
901 N. 1st Street, Phoenix


Spafford at The Van Buren

Ring in the New Year with Spafford at The Van Buren in downtown Phoenix. Sing along with the blended genre band as they perform at the venue for two nights, including New Year's Eve.

The Van Buren
401 W Van Buren St, Phoenix





Toast to the new year at Prado. On New Year's Eve, partake in a Spanish tradition of tapas tasting with a complimentary glass of Dom Pérignon, or celebrate with live entertainment and a four-course, prix-fixe menu and champagne toast at midnight. If brunch is more your style, head to Prado on New Year's Day for a buffet complete with breakfast favorites with music and patio seating. 

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale


Cafe Zuzu

Enjoy a delicious champagne prix-fixe dinner, craft cocktails in the lounge, and a midnight rooftop toast at ZuZu inside the hip Hotel Valley Ho.

Zuzu at Hotel Valley Ho
6850 E Main St, Scottsdale


T. Cooks

Bid adieu to 2018 with an elegant dinner at T. Cook’s featuring two distinct multi-course menus. Dine in for the first seating (3-course menu) or enjoy a second seating (5-course menu) and a glass of bubbly to cheers on the night.

Royal Palms Resort and Spa
5200 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix


Roaring Fork

Toast to another year with a delicious meal at Roaring Fork this New Year's Eve. Executive chef Scott Mortenson will be cooking up a specialty Lobster and Steak offering in addition to seasonal menu items available tat evening only. Guests are welcomed by the warm, rotisserie fire and outdoor fireplace, where they can end the night toasting with the crowd favorite huckleberry margarita.

Roaring Fork Scottsdale
4800 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale


The Vig McDowell Mountain

Guests will enjoy a DJ playing festive music, themed decorations throughout, a specialty menu offering by Executive Chef, Justin Woodard and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 

The Vig - McDowell Mountain
10199 East Bell Road, Scottsdale



Enjoy your New Year’s Eve dinner at Litchfield's, featuring a 4-course prix fixe meal, including diver sea scallops, brazino sea bass, lobster bisque, and a glass of sparking wine. 

The Wigwam Arizona
300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park


J&G Steakhouse

Celebrate the new year in style with some of the best views of Phoenix and a five-course tasting menu featuring caviar, Maine lobster, grilled beef tenderloin and a trio of desserts along with the regular à la carte menu – all accompanied by an award-winning wine list. 

The Phoenician
6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale


Hearth '61

Ring in 2019 in the shadow of Camelback Mountain. Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows is serving up a New Year’s Eve dinner to remember. The special menu features lobster tortellini with ginger coconut veloute, beef tenderloin, and warm chocolate torte with salted caramel ice cream.

Mountain Shadows
5445 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley


Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

Countdown the final hours of 2018 with a delicious four-course dinner at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails.  Menu options include scallops, lobster bisque, duck breast, Cinderella pumpkin, lemon tarts, and more.  Reservations are recommended. 

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix


Rusconi’s American Kitchen

Guests of Rusconi’s American Kitchen can enjoy a decadent three-course “last supper” — of 2018 that is! Created by chef and owner Michael Rusconi, the celebratory New Year’s Eve menu features multiple options for a starter, main entrée and dessert.

Rusconi's American Kitchen
10637 N. Tatum Blvd., Ste. 101B, Phoenix


Buck &Rider

This is surely not going to be your typical New Year's Eve restaurant experience, with a pre-fixe menu and a deposit. You can come in anytime and enjoy your favorite dishes and cocktails, or get exclusive food and drink. The party will include a photo booth, a DJ, party favors, and a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight. 

Buck &Rider
4225 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix


Sushi Roku

Sushi Roku at the W Hotel Scottsdale will be offering its full menu this New Year's Eve, as well as three over-the-top special features just for New Years. Enjoy the binchotan grilled porterhouse, whole fried seabream, and lobster spring rolls as your ring in the new year.

W Hotel Scottsdale
7277 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale


Palo Verde Restaurant

The Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale's signature Palo Verde Restaurant will be hosting a specialty New Year’s Eve dinner featuring a champagne toast, amuse bouche and pre fixe, three course menu including crispy pork belly, celery root bisque, pan roasted sea scallops, grilled beef tenderloin, and more.

Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale
34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree


Quiessence at The Farm

Join Quiessence at The Farm for a special chef tasting menu featuring freshly harvested vegetables, herbs, eggs, and edible flowers from Soil & Seed Garden at The Farm. Dine outside on the beautiful terrace or inside the original farmhouse. Menu options include potato gnocchi, beef fillet with king trumpet mushrooms and  pan seared king salmon.

The Farm at South Mountain
 6106 S 32nd St, Phoenix


Family Fun


Yote's Family New Year's Eve Celebration

Bring your family to Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort to celebrate the New Year. Enjoy a buffet-style dinner, 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.

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N 16th St, Phoenix


Noon Year’s Eve at the Phoenix Zoo


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Ring in the new year a little early with the kids at Phoenix Zoo! Celebrate with tons of snow, live music and fun and games. The event comes to a close at noon with a special cider toast for the kids to ring in the New Year.

Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix


Family Celebration at Dave & Buster's (Phoenix/Scottsdale Location)

The NYE celebration includes an appetizer buffet, unlimited soft drinks, a $25 Power Card per guest and unlimited video game play and more. 

Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N Tatum Blvd., Phoenix


Free Rides Info

Valley Metro Coors Light Free 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.