From champagne-fueled nightclubs to classy bashes and beyond, end the year on a high note at one of these parties across the Valley.
El Hefe Scottsdale is hosting “Countdown to Confetti” this New Years Eve starting at 8 p.m. Decked out in traditional gold, black and silver décor, this hot spot will be running the clock all day until midnight and feature music by DJ Convince. After welcoming 2019, don’t go far… El Hefe will reopen at 6 a.m. on January 1 for more madness. No cover entry until 11 p.m. GA tickets are $20 and VIP are $40, which includes priority entry and a penny glass of champagne. Presale tickets are available at elhefe.com.
El Hefe Tempe and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Tempe are teaming up once again to host “The Champagne Ball,” an annual block party on Mill Avenue and the biggest NYE party in Tempe. Get entry to two of the top bars on Mill for the price of one. Guests will enjoy the champagne theme throughout both venues and outside with full stage set up along with music by DJ Diesel, DJ Thomas James and DJ Ekoh. No cover entry till 11 p.m., otherwise GA tickets are $20 and VIP are $40. Presale tickets are available at either elhefe.com or dierkswhiskyrow.com. VIP table service is also available.
Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Scottsdale is hosting into Whiskey at Midnight for New Years Eve. This champagne-themed party will be poppin with festive décor, drink specials and music by DJ Real. No cover entry till 11 p.m., otherwise GA tickets are $20 and VIP are $40. Presale tickets are available at dierkswhiskyrow.com. VIP table service is also available.
Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Gilbert is hosting “Bentley’s Ball” on Sunday, December 31. This Nashville, southern-inspired party will feature festive décor, food and drinks specials and music by DJ Steel. Dinner reservations are recommended. There is no cover, so get there early! VIP table service is available starting at 10 p.m.
Hand Cut Burgers & Chophouse is hosting “Vintage 2019,” a champagne and wine-themed party on Monday to get you ready to ring in 2019. Take 15 percent off your dinner bill with the purchase of presale tickets or a VIP package at any of RHG’s venues for New Years Eve. This includes Whiskey Row, El Hefe or Riot House. Groups of 6 or more will also enjoy a penny bottle of Poema Champagne to celebrate. For reservations, call 480-494-2008 or visit handcutchophouse.com.
Scottsdale’s newest nightlife venue Riot House will host “The World Is Yours,” a Scarface and pink neon theme party this New Year’s Eve. Get ready to kick off the celebrations starting at 8 p.m. with music by DJ Cutswell. GA tickets are $40. A VIP Package for two is $300 which includes a bottle of Veuve Champagne and priority entry. Presale tickets are available at riothousescottsdale.com. VIP table service is also available.
W Scottsdale will bring 2018 to an electric finish with VIRTUALIS. This neon-fueled New Year’s Eve party will transform the W Scottsdale rooftop WET Deck into a futuristic wonderland complete with VR goggles, holograms, LED light shows and a DJ booth emanating techno beats from a rocket ship primed for takeoff. The night will conclude with a W ball drop and a firework show. Tickets to VIRTUALIS New Year’s Eve at W Scottsdale are $50 for women and $75 for men at wscottsdaletickets.com. The hotel is also offering an overnight room package including access to the party, a late check-out, party favors and a Detox.Retox.Repeat swag bag packed with Pedialyte and snacks to helps guests recover on New Year’s Day. Book here.
This New Year’s Eve, join LUSTRE Rooftop Bar at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix for an unforgettable evening under the stars. Taking inspiration from the famed Parisian Red Light District in Paris, guests will feel like they’re worlds away. The Au Revoir evening kicks off at 9 p.m. and will include Beats by DJ Kim E. Fresh and DJ Stoney Pie; an exclusive VIP dance floor; outdoor dance floor; Glenlivet-hosted scotch and cigar lounge; hosted Champagne bar by Perrier-Jouet, G.H Mumm and Mumm Napa; large format bottle service cocktails; VIP bottle service; absinthe fountains; a Champagne toast; and two MisGif selfie stations. GA tickets are $50 and VIP all access is $150 per person. Tickets can be purchased here. The hotel is also offering a room package from $300 per night, which includes accommodations, two tickets to the Au Revoir party and breakfast for two at Blue Hound including two cocktails. Two night minimum stay required. Book the New Year’s package here.
Ring in the New Year with a winter white out at The Plaza Bar at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess with entertainment by DJ Tommy Roberts, dancing, photo ops, specialty cocktails and more. Dress in your favorite sophisticated frosted attire and elevate your evening with table reservations that include a bottle of bubbly.
Toast the New Year at Prado at Omni Montelucia. Enjoy live entertainment along with a four-course, prix-fixe menu and Champagne toast at midnight. After dinner drinks available at Mbar until 1 a.m. Guests receive one complimentary glass of Champagne per guest. $125 per person. Seating available from 5 to 10 p.m.For reservations, call 480.627.3200.
jade bar at Sanctuary on Camelback is throwing a New Year’s Eve dance party from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., complete with a dance floor and live music by DJ Hybrid that is sure to keep people dancing all night. Priced at $1,100 for a table of four and $1,650 for a table of six, the Dinner Package includes a four-course prix fixe holiday menu, bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne and party favors. Tax and gratuity are additional, and space is limited. Reservations for all holiday events are required and can be made by calling 480-607-2300.
The Arizona Biltmore is offering two options for New Year’s Eve. The first is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dance into the New YEar with the full Phoenix Symphony orchestra. The magical evening begins with a cocktail reception with music, dancing and a decadent three-course dinner. A champagne toast, delectable desserts and many other surprises will delight you throughout the evening. The event is cocktail attire and tickets range from $250 to $10,000 and can be purchased here. The resort will also offer a special and historical evening, beginning with a 45-min. tour of the iconic resort. The resident historian will lead guests on a tour of the resort and share interesting anecdotes on the landmark’s glamorous, storied past serving as a playground for world dignitaries, U.S. Presidents, and glitterati of Old Hollywood. The tour will be followed by an elegant epicurean experience presented in Wright’s at The Biltmore, featuring a paired, four-course dinner. Two seatings will be offered: 5 p.m. priced at $175, and 8 p.m. priced at $225.
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is inviting guests to ring in 2019 with a magnificent outdoor fireworks display, live entertainment and dancing in Ignite Lobby Lounge.
The 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. Attire is cocktail, with a fashion nod to the 1920s encouraged. Each ticket includes a three-minute fireworks show at midnight (new this year!), two alcoholic beverages (house wine, house spirits and beer, for guests 21 and over, a Champagne toast at midnight featuring Moet + Chandon, tapas, a seafood raw bar, dessert bar and a photo booth. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased here. The hotel is also offering a stay package complete with luxury accommodations, an invite for two guests to the Roaring Twenties party and breakfast for two at T. Cook’s on New Year’s Day. Rooms start from $629 per night and can be booked using code RPNYE. Three-day advance booking required.
Countdown to 2019 with a special Studio 54 event at 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. This evening only, the restaurant will be open until 1 a.m. The event is free to attend, with food and drinks available for purchase.
End 2018 with a bang at Decadence Arizona. Taking place Dec. 30 and 31 at Rawhide, the two-day music festival will feature names like Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Drezo, Marshmello, Morgan Page and more. GA passes for both days are $219 and there are two levels of VIP passes available. Single day passes are available for $109 and $119 for Saturday and Sunday respectively. Tickets can be purchased at decadencearizona.com.
Maya Day + Nightclub is inviting guests into a winter wonderland-inspired New Year’s Eve party. The “Nutcracker Ball” will feature aerialists, ballerinas and additional Nutcracker-themed entertainment. To heat the night up, American songwriter, producer and DJ Borgeous will take the stage at 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.
FOUND:RE Phoenix is hosting a black and white-themed Masquerade Ball. The party kicks off at 8 p.m. and take place throughout the hotel with interactive art installations and décor aligned with the masquerade theme, a DJ, a champagne toast and countdown to midnight and bottle service/VIP tables service for purchase. Each table accommodates six guests and includes six tickets to the party and six masquerade masks. Tables range in price from $300 to $1,500. Tickets to the masquerade party are $50 each and can be purchased here. A NYE couples package is also available starting at $477 and includes accommodations for one night, dinner for two at Match, two tickets to the masquerade party, two masks and a $50 credit for brunch at Match on New Year’s Day. The New Year’s Eve party package starts at $267 and includes accommodations for one night, two tickets to the party and two masks.
For a night of musical fun, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale is hosting a New Year’s Eve lineup at its Centerstage Bar. Taking the stage is singer, guitarist and songwriter Brian Chartrand, followed by Young Country, a southwest country music fave. Tickets for the night are $30 and include a complimentary glass of Champagne, live music, party favors and a midnight balloon drop. Entry is free for resort guests or those who have made dinner reservations.
The Raven’s New Year’s Eve Gala is taking place in the two-level Showroom at Talking Stick Resort. The night will feature live entertainment from high-energy party band Bounce and DJ Mr. Pink, two full bars, $7 specialty cocktails, complimentary Champagne toast and midnight countdown, balloon drop over the dance floor and complimentary party favors. Semi-formal to black tie attire required. Ticket are $60 per person. Tables available for purchase. Purchase tickets here.
Party like it’s 1999 at the Flannel Ball in the Roosevelt Row Arts District. The casual all-age party will have beer from New Belgium Brewing Co., live music, an art show with local art work, food trucks, lawn games, a midnight countdown and a piñata drop. Tickets are $15 until Dec. 24, $20 until Dec. 30 and $25 day of. Purchase tickets here.
Head to downtown Phoenix for a block party put on by Crescent Ballroom, Downtown Phoenix Inc. and Walter Productions. The party will shut down 2nd and 3rd Ave. with three parties to choose from. Kalliope and The Walter Show with DJ Sean Watson and Drip Drop Records will be on 3rd Ave, while a drag disco dance party will take place inside Crescent Ballroom with Pandora Destrange and Friends. A soul train classic 70s get-down will be on 2nd Ave. with Hi-Dreams, Phx Soul/Funk Powerhouse Calumet. There will also be food trucks, heated tents, drinks and more. The first 500 tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.
Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration at Topgolf. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to an all-inclusive Premium NYE Feast with carving station and a bottle of bubbly to share with friends. All New Year’s Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for up to six guests, front row seats to a midnight fireworks show and party favors. Prices vary by venue. More info here.
For those with youngsters in tow, celebrate the New Year at the stroke of noon at the Phoenix Zoo. The party will feature 30 tons of snow, bug-themed games and activities, bounce houses, snowball targets, a DJ dance party and a countdown to a dung beetle ball drop at noon with a cider/juice toast. All activities included with zoo admission. More info here.
Celebrate 2019 on the lanes at Bowlero. The NYE Ball Drop package includes four hours of bowling, a buffet of 13 food options, Champagne/sparkling cider toast, unlimited soft drinks and a $7 arcade card per guest and shoe rental. $42 per person. Tickets at bowlero.com/nye. Daytime bowling packages also available.
CB Live at Desert Ridge is hosting a New York, New York party. Ring in 2019 and celebrate the 21st Amendment circa 1929 with live entertainment by Rock Lobster. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased here.
Tempe’s hottest nightclub AURA will ring in the New Year with a bang. Multiple DJs will spin hits all night long. There will be more than 10 VIP sections available throughout two rooms. Tickets start at $5 and tables start at $350. Tickets here.
Whether you want to be naughty or nice, join Wasted Grain in Scottsdale for a Fifty Shades of New Year’s Eve bast. Tickets include admission, a hosted bar from 8 to 10 p.m., a Champagne toast and more. Naughty or nice attire suggested. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased here.
Make your night a Gold Affair at the Suns vs. Warriors after party at Monarch Theatre. The night will feature three DJS, two rooms, VIP tables, complimentary favors, and more, with a suggested gold attire recommended. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased here.
Bitter and Twisted is accepting bookings for their 1950’s era sock-hop party. The popular party guarantees entry and seating with a variety of drink packages available. Space is extremely limited, so sign up ASAP by clicking here. Prices start at $65.
Start off 2019 with tropical vibes at Hula’s Modern Tiki in central Phoenix or Scottsdale. The Aloha 2019 New YEar’s Eve Luau is a Tiki-style party with a special fixe menu and specialty drinks, half-off select bottles, champagne and sparkling rosé. Guests can capture the special moments at a tropical photo booth while enjoying live music (Phoenix location only).
Evening Entertainment Group is throwing New Year’s parties at its multiple Old Town bars and nightclubs including Bevvy’s NYE 2019 Boogie Nights, NYE 2019 Met Gala at The Mint, HiFi Kitchen & Cocktails‘ Gods & Goddesses party, Pretty Please‘s NYE 2019 Red Light District Party, Bottled Blonde’s Prohibition-themed party and Casa Amigos’ NYE All White Party. Admission is $20 each and tickets for all parties can be purchased here.
Countdown to 2019 at The Duce’s Bubbles & Burlesque party. Doors open at 8 p.m. with complimentary Champagne from 9 p.m. to midnight. Cover is $20 per person with VIP Ringside Lounge seating available for $50 per person. More info here.
Moxy Tempe is toasting 2018 goodbye with special countdown cocktails which features $8 two-for-one select drinks and $5 draft beers at 10 p.m. and midnight. Additional fun includes music and dancing begins at 9 p.m., a photo booth, Moxy munchies and plenty of lawn and table games. Lastly, one lucky winner will win a free night stay at the Moxy at the midnight raffle. Book the Countdown to the Kiss Package which includes a bottle of Champagne, a $20 munchie voucher and a free Uber to Mill Ave. Rates start at $129 for a standard room. Book using code LPR.
Bid adieu to 2018 in style at Bar Louie Westgate’s Black and White Masquerade, an ode to Truman Capote’s infamous Grand Masked Ball hosted in New York in 1966. Enjoy the bar’s specialty cocktail Velvet 19, plus a champagne toast and party favors. Masquerade masks encouraged but not required. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.
The Lola at Westgate is opening is celebrating the New Year with a Great Gatsby-themed party with dancing, live entertainment, great food, signature cocktails and champagne. Each ticket includes party favors and a kiss & cheers champagne midnight toast. VIP dinner packages include a three-course meal, party favors and a kiss & cheers champagne midnight toasts All tickets will also include access to the dessert bar featuring a five-tier chocolate fountain. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased here.
McFadden’s is bringing the glitz and glam to Westgate for its annual NYE Party. Disco Inferno, presented by Iconic Vibe and DJ Dario will be a one night bash for the grown and sexy. All tables include premium champagne and a plated dinner, with VIP Packages available. Pre-Sale GA tickets are on sale now and include entry only. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight courtesy of Moet will make sure everyone celebrates like a celebrity. This is a black tie event with dress code strictly enforced. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased here.
Both Valley locations of Sandbar Mexican Grill will be hosting a Winterwondersand celebration, featuring DJs all night long along with a midnight beachball drop and Coronitas toast.
Bevvy Uptown will be throwing it back with a Sinatra NYE by playing the classics from Sinatra and the boys. There will also be a champagne toast for all guests at midnight.
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