Ring in the new year at these spectacular experiences!
Well, Houston, we (barely) made it through another year. While things are a bit shaky at the moment, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in city – from themed markets, to unicorn margaritas, and of course, spectacular firework displays. If you’re feeling up to it, check out our round-up below: [Featured image: @dizzy8224]
Houston’s ’80s electro-disco sanctuary, Etron Nightclub, is ushering in the New Year with the best hits from ’84 . MC’d by DJ GRRRL PARTS, the event has no cover and runs from 9 pm to 2 am.
Cutting-edge new nightclub, Sekai, is ending 2021 with a bang. For NYE, trip-hop DJ Sickick will be shaking the 26,000-square-foot venue with groovy beats. Tickets start at $40.
Alternative music haven, Numbers Nightclub, will celebrate NYE with new wave hits courtesy of resident DJ, Dj Wes Wallace. Complimentary party favors and light-up wands for the first 500 people. Plus, a $2022 cash balloon drop at midnight. 9 pm – 2:30 am.
On New Year’s Eve, the newly opened market is hosting The World’s Fair-themed celebration with live music, fireworks, and a plenty of other festivities until 2 in the morning!
The former USPS warehouse now cutting-edge multi-purpose facility is hosting an spectacular NYE party on their new 5.5-acre rooftop park. The festivities are set to include cirque-style performers, live music, well-needed libations, topped off with a eye-popping firework show. The event runs from 8 pm to 2 am. Tickets start at $65.
Keep It Classy
Happy New Year, eh, ol’ sport? Ring in 2022 at the Roaring ’20s-themed party at Hilton Americas-Houston. Here, you can jazz out to premier DJs, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, casino games, prepaid drinks, and a spectacular NYE countdown. Tickets start at $115 with luxurious VIP options available.
Finish the year lavishly at this Masquerade NYE soiree. Top it off with complimentary cocktails, gourmet bites, party favors, and a trio of rooms designated for music and mingling at the JW Marriot Houston. Tickets start at $130, event starts at 9 pm.
Swing into the New Year at the C. Baldwin Hotel for their upscale NYE Prohibition Nights-themed celebration. The swanky event encourages attendees to dress to the nines in roaring ’20s attire, and is set to include risqué burlesque performances, a dancy DJ, party favors, and complimentary cocktails. Tickets start at $110, event starts at 9 pm.
Spend New Year’s Eve in the sky atop Hilton Rooftop in the Medical Center this Friday. Enjoy live DJs, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and immaculate views of the Space City Skyline. Event from 8 to midnight, followed by an optional after party in the lobby until 2 am. Guests 26 and up. Tickets start at $50.
Heralded by many as having the best margarita in town, El Big Bad in First Ward, is throwing their annual Year of the Unicorn New Year’s Eve party. Here, patrons can enjoy their excellent patio will imbibing the legendary unicorn cocktail as well as the other festivities including: ball drop, costume contest, buffet, and more! Tickets priced from $25 – $150.
One of our favorite all-time patios in Houston is reprising their New Year’s Eve Bash with plenty of drinks, stunning art installations, hammocks, and live music from acts including Amtrac, Uncle Tino, Lilly Aviana, Dende, and DJ Rosez.
Smash into the New Year with volleyball, corn hole, DJs, and a coverless entry charge at Wakefield Crow Bar. The bar has a variety of drink package deals available starting at $20 with complimentary cocktails, domestic beers, and house wines.
Vibrant patio seating, clean cut lawn, and colorful murals – Social Beer Garden in Midtown offers a vivid outdoor atmosphere by which to enjoy a variety of excellent outdoor activities. For New Year’s Eve, they’re have a Black & White Party from 7 pm to 2 am. Free admission.
14. The Secret Group
Ready to laugh off the past few years? The Secret Group comedy club and music venue are ringing in the new year with drink specials, ticket giveaways, and a $1000 balloon drop. The event funs from 7 pm to 2 am. Free entrance with RSVP before 11 pm, $10 after 11. VIP options available for $60 that include access to VIP lounge and bottle of champagne.
The funky hometown psyche-rock outfit are holding a New Year’s Eve gig at Houston’s cutting-edge new venue at POST Houston. With openers including Kornbread and Aidan Kennedy, tickets are still on sale starting at $55.
Houston’s oldest live music venue and Tex-Mex cafe are hosting a rockin’ NYE party with live music courtesy of the Hightailers and Griffin Swank. The festivities start at 8 pm; tickets are priced at $15, $25 at the door.
On Irish time? Never to worry, you can celebrate the New Year at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck with music from traditional Irish artists, Ulla and Piper Jones from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Entry priced at $30.
For the Family
Sugar Land Holiday Lights is a massive spectacle that features over 3 million lights, 8 themed areas, holiday shopping, special events, food, and more! On New Year’s Eve, it’ll host a fireworks show. Tickets are priced at $23 for adults.
Gather the kiddos for a Rockin’ New Year’s Noon at the Children’s Museum. From 10 am to 12:30 pm, the event celebrates the New Year with a balldrop at noon, as well as groovy music, live entertainers, and festive party favors. Tickets are priced at $12 for adults as well as children, $11 for seniors.
Beginning at 9:30 pm, CityCentre is hosting a NYE celebration in the plaza with live music courtesy of dance band, People’s Choice, as well as countdown to midnight and firework show. The venue will also be hosting a Noon Year’s Eve event for the kiddos from 11 am – 1 pm.