“Bling in 2017” at W Scottsdale‘s Shimmer New Year’s Eve party held on the hotel’s rooftop WET Pool Deck. The party starts at 8 p.m. and will feature an elegant entryway draped in crystals, a towering Champagne bottle, live music, shimmering chandeliers and specialty cocktails. At midnight, guests can enjoy an impressive firework show from the hotel’s rooftop. Tickets are $50. Tickets HERE.
The Plaza Bar at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is hosting a Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Party from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., complete with casino games (with funny money & raffle prizes), dancing, DJ entertainment, party favors and specialty cocktails. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Themed attire is encouraged. Entry is $25 per person (complimentary if dining at any resort restaurant the same evening). VIP tables and bottle service is also available.
Go all out this year with Evening Entertainment Group’s top spots in Old Town Scottsdale for a quartet of New Year’s revelry. Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails is hosting its 4th annual Black Light Party while The Mint is hosting a social-media themed #NYE party. Celebrate at Bottled Blonde‘s Champagne Garden or ring in the New Year at the Bevvy for its A Bevvy NYE. Keep the party going early in the morning as Hi Fi hosts its Neon Sunrise party from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. (bar reopens at 6 a.m.). Partygoers can gain access to all four parties for $80. Tickets HERE.
Old Town Scottsdale is also home to Triyar Entertainment‘s New Year’s Eve parties. The three parties will include The District‘s disOBEY New Year’s Eve that will host a modern American art-influenced evening with works by OBEY artist, Shepard Fairey, complete with a balloon ball drop at midnight and sounds by CHARLIE. Dakota will host its Bright Lights, Big City party that will bring the feel of Times Square to Scottsdale and sounds by DJ Circle. For a more exotic party, Maya Day + Nightclub will transform into a Moroccan paradise for its Magic In Morocco party complete with aerialists, a midnight confetti blast and sounds by Maya resident, Knick Knack. Doors open at 9 p.m. to all three parties. District tickets HERE, Dakota tickets HERE, Maya tickets HERE.
Be a part of the largest confetti drop in Scottsdale at Hotel Valley Ho. The hotel’s Confetti Ball: New Year’s Eve 2017 Gala will take place in the SoHo Ballroom and Courtyard and will feature a four-hour premium reception, savory hors d’oeuvres, a midnight Champagne toast, interactive performers and the largest confetti drop in Scottsdale that will fill the ballroom with 100 lbs. of confetti. The party lasts from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and early-bird tickets start at $129. Table reservations range from $495 to $1,495. Tickets HERE.
The Champagne Ball on Mill Ave. is the biggest block party on the street and will include three parties for the price of one ticket. A 40-ft. stage will host performances by Arizona’s top DJs including Diesel, Squared and Steel, and guests will be able to enjoy a confetti blast, Champagne inflatables, ball drop and Champagne tubs. In addition to the block party, party-goers will also have access to El Hefe and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Tempe. General admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $50. Prices for both will go up. Tickets HERE.
For an upscale, classy evening with a touch of wild, head to El Hefe Scottsdale and party the night away with DJ Cutswell. Keep the party going at the official Morning After Party, starting at 6 a.m. The neon-themed party will have no cover and massive blackout curtains will keep out any and all light. Prices for the New Year’s Eve party are $20 (prices go up at door) and $40 for VIP (prices go up at door). Tickets HERE.
Whiskey Row Scottsdale is hosting a Black Tie Affair (named after Dierks Bentley’s “Black Album”) and will feature a country formal theme with high energy. Dance the night away to DJ Real who will be spinning country music and Top 40 hits. General admission is $20 (prices go up at door) and $40 for VIP (prices go up at door). Tickets HERE.
CAKE Nightclub is hosting its 0017 party for a James Bond-themed night. Join the Cake Dolls and DJ Convince for a wildly glam evening. Tickets are $25 (prices go up at door) and $50 for VIP (prices go up at door). Tickets HERE.
Join Live 101.5 at The Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel for its official New Year’s Eve celebration. Joey Boy and Eneesh will host the multi-room party while DJ Decipha and Slippe will spin beats from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The main ballroom stage will feature a massive LED video wall for a video countdown and balloon drop. Tickets include a complimentary midnight Champagne toast, party favors and hats. General admission tickets are $30, VIP tickets start at $60 and table reservations range from $395 to $945. Tickets HERE.
Head to Downtown Phoenix where LUSTRE Rooftop Bar is hosting a “Gatsby Under the Stars” party featuring 1920s-inspired cocktails, a photo booth and Champagne bar. DJ Kim E Fresh will be playing at 7 p.m. followed by DJ Jen Jones at 10 p.m. The party will also include complimentary passed appetizers from 7 to 9 p.m. $40 cover. Tickets HERE.
Kick off the New Year festivities early at Westgate where the bars and restaurants will open as early as 9 a.m. on December 31. Westgate will welcome Fiesta Bowl fans who can enjoy pre-bowl activities starting at 2 p.m. that will include interactive games, face painting, football inflatables and a DJ. Stick around for the big game on New Year’s Day that starts at 5 p.m. with activities kicking off at 10 a.m.
At 8 p.m., Blue Martini Lounge at High Street is kicking off its Glitz and Glam NYE’s celebration. The evening will include live entertainment from Ashley Red along with a countdown at midnight. DJ Joshua Quintero will spin beats from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Pre-sale tickets are available until Dec. 30 for $50, $60 at the door and $20 after midnight. An assortment of VIP options are also available. Tickets HERE.
End your year with a bang at Modern Round, Virtual Shooting Lounge + Restaurant. Experience state-of-the-art technology that feels like shooting a real gun. With its simulated world and replica firearms, Modern Round is a unique way to ring in the New Year. Guests will be able to enjoy music, cocktails and food as it will offer the full dining menu on New Year’s Eve in addition to party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets HERE.
Pedal Haus Brewery is kicking off the “brew year” with a fireside special for groups of 10 to 20 people. Enjoy a private bonfire bungalow with a complimentary bottle of Champagne and one free appetizer. Pedal Haus will have no cover charge for New Year’s Eve but reservations for bungalows are required.
Kelly’s at Southbridge is hosting a black and gold soiree with DJ MV playing from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and bottles of Perrier Jouet Rose will be on special for $60. For those who want to keep the party going on New Year’s Day, Kelly’s will open at 2 p.m. and feature all day happy hour.
Rock into the New Year at BLK Live in North Scottsdale where its hosting a 80s throwback party complete with the 80’s tribute band, RockHard and the 80’s New Wave band, The Spazmatics. Guests are encouraged to don their classic 80’s attire. Enjoy an open bar from 8 to 10 p.m. and a Champagne toast at midnight. Pre-sale tickets are $50 and $75 at the door. Tickets HERE.
For a “Hassle-Free NYE” head to Bitter & Twisted where they’re hosting a disco-themed evening with zero stress. In addition to DJ Y Knot spinning beats, the bar will be pouring up plenty of top-tier cocktails and tasty Champagne bubbles. Guests are encouraged to wear 1970s-themed disco outfits and prepare for a traditional midnight toast. Reservations required. Tickets HERE.
Join Crescent Ballroom as they shut down 2nd and 3rd Ave. in Downtown Phoenix for its block party that will feature performances by Kalliope & the Walter Show, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, Sean Watson and more. The party will include three stages, food trucks and more. Tickets HERE.
Bring in the New Year with a concert by Steel Panther at Livewire in Old Town Scottsdale. The 80’s glam rock parody band will take the stage to rock out all night long. Tickets HERE.
The Rebel Lounge is hosting its 2017 New Year’s Eve party with Sara Robinson, Captain Squeegee, Japhy’s Descent and The Haymarket Squares. In addition to the live music, the evening will also include a midnight toast. Tickets HERE.
Head to Rawhide for Decadence NYE 2016. The two-day event will bring in a slew of top DJs and artists with Saturday night’s lineup including The Chainsmokers, Arty, Jackal, Jauz, Justin Jay, Kennedy Jones, Kill Paris, Shiba San, Slander, DJ Snake, Vanic, Vanic, Yookie, Zedd and Zomboy. General admission and a variety of VIP tickets are available. Tickets HERE.
Second Story Liquor Bar is hosting a Purple Rain Dinner & Dance Party for a three-part event. The evening will include a multi-course dinner, an illusionist show and a dance party with music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, honoring the late Prince. Tickets HERE.
NY3 is taking place at Talking Stick Resort. Begining at 9 p.m., the resort will host three different and unique parties in three different rooms. Partiers will be able to choose from room 1, featuring concerts by Wanted: A Tribute to Bon Jovi and DSB: A Tribute to Journey; room 2 featuring a discoliscious party; and room 3, featuring DJ Jen Jones and Bad Boy Bill. Dinner and party packages are available. Tickets HERE.
The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort is hosting its annual Raven’s New Year’s Eve Gala, featuring a buffet spread from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and entertainment from Mr. P-Body from 8 to 9:30 p.m., followed by Superhero from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets HERE.