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New Year’s Eve Phoenix 2020: Where to Celebrate

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From champagne-fueled nightclubs to classy bashes and beyond, end the decade on a high note at one of these parties across the Valley. Make sure to keep checking back as we update with more parties and events.

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El Hefe Tempe and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row Tempe are teaming up once again to host The Champagne Ball, 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 with live music by DJ Thomas James and DJ Ekoh starting at 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $10. Presale tickets are available at elhefe.com or dierkswhiskeyrow.com.

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Scottsdale is hosting a special New Year’s Eve 2020 celebration starting at 8 p.m. with DJ Real. General admission is $20 per person and tickets are available at dierkswhiskeyrow.com.

El Hefe in Scottsdale is hosting 2020 Vision on Dec. 31 starting at 8 p.m. Enjoy music by DJ Convince and a decked out venue ready to ring in the New Year. General admission is $20 per person. Guests can purchase the 20/20 packages for $40 which includes two tickets (for two people) and one bottle of Champagne, but you must arrive before 10 p.m. Tickets available at elhefe.com.

Scottsdale’s hottest nightclub Riot House is hosting Y2K20, a special New Year’s Eve 2020 celebration. The party kicks off at 8 p.m. with music by DJ Cutswell. General admissionis $20 per person. VIP tickets, which include priority entry until 11 p.m., are $40 per person. Guests can enjoy a special Vueve for 2 package for $300, which includes two VIP tickets, one bottle of Veuve Champagne and two champagne flutes. Tickets on sale now at riothousescottsdale.com.

Hand Cut Burgers & Chophouse at the Scottsdale Waterfront is hosting a New York New Year’s Eve party on Dec. 31. Celebrate the New Year on New York time with a special Ball Drop from Times Square at 10 p.m. Enjoy food and drink specials all night, live music by local DJs, party favors and more.

Kelly’s at SouthBridge in Old Town Scottsdale will transform into a Gatsby-era speakeasy on Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hit the dance floor and dance the night away to DJ RoleModel, pre-order your champagne and reserve a private lounge, plus enjoy exclusive photo ops with classic Gatsby-era cars. Flappers welcome, swanky apparel highly encouraged. No cover. Table/bottle service minimums vary. To pre-order champagne or make dinner/bottle service reservations, please contact Taylor Jai at 480.201.4575 or taylorjai@kellysatsouthbridge.net. More info here.

It’s a winter wonderland at W Scottsdale this New Year’s Eve. Kiss 2019 goodbye amid a whimsical celebration on the resort’s WET Deck. The night will culminate with a rooftop fireworks show at midnight. Living Room doors open at 7 p.m. WET Deck doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and are available at wscottsdaletickets.com. For VIP reservations, contact vip@spellboundeg.com.

It’s the roaring 2020s at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess‘s The Plaza Bar, as they host an evening only F. Scott Fitzgerald could dream up. Count down to midnight surrounded by the sights, sounds and skyline of 1920’s New York City and toast to prosperity as you ring in an exciting new decade! Flappers and gents, dress to impress and wear your best Lindy Hop dancing shoes. There will be a live DJ, complimentary red-carpet valet and signature beverage experiences. For VIP table and bottle service, call 480.585.2694. More info here.

LUSTRE Rooftop Bar is hosting an Old Hollywood Glitz & Glamour-themed party from The Golden Age from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. featuring two DJs, two dance floors, an ice bar, Champagne bar, Bourbon and cigar bar, selfie stations and more. Tickets available here. For those who don’t get their tickets in advance, tickets can also be purchased at the door starting at 7 p.m. for $50 for general admission and $120 for all access. VIP Couch and Cabana packages are also available to purchase. Special room packages are also available.

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel will be transformed into “FOUND:RE 54” for an evening of glamour, elegance and disco to celebrate. Guests will enjoy a multitude of surprises “behind the velvet rope” as well as non-stop action to keep the party going all night long including DJs, live performances, dancing, party favors, selfie stations, a Champagne toast and multiple BIP bottle service tiers available. Early bird tickets start at $25, not including bottle service prices. Tickets available here. VIP bottle service may be reserved via jwhyman@matchphx.com.

Countdown to 2020 with a special Studio 54 event at The VIG McDowell Mountain. Guests will enjoy DJ MYKILL playing festive music, themed decorations throughout, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.  This evening only, the restaurant will be open until 1:00 a.m. Free to attend, food and drinks will be available for purchase. More info here.

Ring in 2020 at Hotel Valley Ho with an early three-course dinner seating at ZuZu from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to kick-off your evening, or revel from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for late-night eats, live DJ entertainment and dancing, a Veuve Clicquot midnight toast and specials on bubbly flowing all night long. Guests can customize their night with multiple offered experiences. Click here for details and reservations.

Loews Ventana Canyon is hosting a Pop. Clink. Dance. New Year’s Bash from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The soiree includes a live DJ, dancing, midnight champagne toast, balloon drop, big screen TV’s to watch the NYC Times Square ball drop, complimentary party favors, a la cart food options and a cash bar. Prize give-a-ways for Best Dressed, Most Creative Outfit and Best Dancers. Purchase tickets at the door for $25 per person. More info here.

Royal Palms is hosting a Hindsight is 2020 party, paying homage to the time period in which the resort came to fruition. A rousing live band will inspire guests to swing, jump, jive and twist through the first half of the last 100 years, and a DJ will hustle, moonwalk, slide and shake them through the last 50 years. Guests are encouraged to commemorate their favorite decade with attire to match. Each ticket includes food, alcoholic drinks, a Champagne toast, photo booth and firework show. Tickets are $175 each and available here. VIP tickets and special room packages are also available.

Sanctuary’s jade bar is hosting a dance party starting at 9:30 p.m., complete with a dance floor and live music. Multiple table and dinner packages are available to book, starting at $1,200 for a table of four. Reservations for all events are required and can be made by calling 480-948-2100. More info here.

Those looking to start the year in a more peaceful way can experience 20 Hours of Wellness New Year’s Experience at CIVANA. Starting at 4 a.m. on Dec. 31 through midnight, guests can enjoy more than 20 hours of wellness offerings available at their fingertips and included in their stay and end with a midnight champagne intention burning ceremony. More info here.

Gila River Hotels & Casinos welcomes guests to its Soaring Twenties-themed party at all three properties (Vee Quiva, Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte). Flapper girls and gangsters will entertain guests on the casino floor, plus there will be party favors to go around and a champagne toast to celebrate the New Year. Free admission includes a variety of activities and promos. More info here.

Toast the new year at Prado at Omni Montelucia. Enjoy live entertainment along with a four-course prix-fixe menu and a complimentary glass of cava to toast at midnight. After dinner drinks available at Mbar until 1 a.m. More info here.

The Phoenix Symphony’s New Year’s Eve Gala returns to the Arizona Biltmore on Dec. 31. The 2019 Gala will honor the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust for their tremendous support for the Symphony and for the Phoenix community at large over the past 20 years. The event includes a cocktail reception, three-course dinner, and a chance to ring in the New Year dancing to the full Phoenix Symphony orchestra. Each year, the New Year’s Eve Gala raises funds and awareness for the Symphony’s Mind Over Music Program. Tickets available here.

End 2019 with a bang at Decadence Arizona. Taking place Dec. 30 and 31 at Rawhide, the two-day music festival will feature names like Diplo, Dillon Francis, Skrillex and more. GA passes for both days are $209 and there are two levels of VIP passes available. Single day passes are available for $129 and $139 for Monday and Tuesday respectively. Tickets can be purchased at decadencearizona.com.

Maya Day + Nightclub is throwing a Holiday Who-Ville New Year’s Eve Celebration. The Grinch-themed bash will take place at The District and the Club House at Maya. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased here.

Ring in 2020 with an around-the-world experience at Talking Stick Resort. Three rooms will each feature a different theme including Rio De Janeiro Experience, Moulin Rouge Experience and a Shanghai Experience. All-night entertainment includes Robbie River with special guest Lavelle Dupree, Velvet Elvis and Shanghai Nights. There will also be a three-room balloon drop, drink specials and a midnight champagne toast. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $135 and can be purchased here.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Roosevelt Row Arts District. Party like it’s 1999 and join for the 2020 Homie Flannel Ball for beer, live music, art show, flannel clothing, food trucks, lawn games, midnight countdown and a piñata drop. Tickets are $15 for a limited time and are available to purchase here.

Crescent Ballroom is hosting its Crescent New Year’s Eve 2020 Block Party where one ticket grans you access into four parties including Kalliope and The Walter Show at the 3rd. Avenue Block Party, a 70’s Disco party at The Van Buren, The Blunt Club at the 2nd Avenue stage and Playboy Manbaby at Crescent Ballroom. Enjoy food trucks, music, lights, drinks and more. Tickets are $15 for a limited time and can be purchased here.

Topgolf is celebrating the arrival of 2020 by throwing one of their biggest parties of the year. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of bubbly. 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 to go along with the glow-in-the-dark theme for the night. 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 tons of snow, snowball targets, a DJ dance party and a countdown to a ball drop at noon with a cider/juice toast. All activities included with zoo admission. More info here.

Roll into 2020 with the ultimate New Years party at Bowlero. Select from a daytime or evening party package that features unlimited bowling, signature menu items, champagne toasts and premium bar packages. Tickets at bowlero.com/nye

Celebrate at CB Live with a Studio54-themed bash. Doors open at 8 p.m. General admission tickets starts at $20 and include a champagne toast and more. Tickets available here.

AURA on Mill Ave. is hosting a 2020 base with a full bar, bottle service and more. Tickets start at $20 and are available here.

The Ashley Castle is going back in time to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Roaring 20’s style! Enjoy live music by the Lucky Devils Band playing traditional 20’s jazz, eat fancy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, learn to dance the Charleston, drink specialty non-alcoholic beverages, have a vintage photo taken, play old-fashioned games and more, all while exploring the majestic castle grounds. Enter to WIN a Nest Doorbell camera by purchasing tickets Dec. 15-20. To preserve the magic of Gatsby New Year’s Eve, please come dressed in 1920’s style clothing. Tickets start at $75 and must be purchased in advance. Tickets available here.

Rott n’ Grapes is ringing in 2020 with unlimited bubbles, wine, beer and a buffet starting at 7 p.m. There will also be party favors, raffle prices and more. Space is limited. Tickets start at $50 and include food and drink. Tickets available here.

Rock in the New Year at Wasted Grain with a live performance by RockLobster at 10 p.m. plus an open bar (8 to 9 p.m.), passed appetizers and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets start at $15 for a limited time and can be purchased here.

Ring in the New Year at Blue Martini with live entertainment starting at 8 p.m. by Retro-Active Band and a DJ until 2 a.m. General admission tickets include an open select premium bar from 8 to 10 p.m., a midnight champagne toast and standing room only. Elegant attire encouraged. Tickets start at $50 (until Dec. 30) and can be purchased here.

It’s a Rock ‘N Roll Burlesque at The Duce this year. Enjoy live music in the ring, DJ Tyler and a burlesque show. Tickets include a complimentary glass of champagne and hors d’oeuvres. General admission is $35. More info here.

Join Bar Louie Westgate and Tempe to say au revoir to 2019 in style. Get ready to ring in the new decade with a champagne toast and great friends. Admission to the event is free or you can grab an upgrade to the elite package for $50 which includes a champagne toast, four drink tickets and one appetizer. 1920’s attire encouraged. Westgate tickets available here. Tempe tickets available here.

12 West Brewing Mesa is set to open on New Year’s Eve, giving guests a new reason to head to Main Street for craft beers, classic cocktails, food, and an extensive list of to-go items. The former event venue is now a taproom, cocktail bar and restaurant, a concept that Mesa native and brewery founder Bryan McCormick has envisioned since purchasing the building since the early 2000s. The 19,000-sq.-ft. building has undergone extensive renovations recently, and there are plans to develop the basement into a music venue in the near future. More info here.

Newly opened From The Rooftop at Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix is hosting a modern 1920’s-themed party. Guests will enjoy DJs, live Jazz music, complimentary passed appetizers and pop-up bars with drinks for purchase, not to mention an amazing view. More info here.

The first annual New Year’s Eve RoRo Block Party is happening at a variety of venues this year including From the Rooftop, Monorchid, Josephine/Coup de Grace and The Art Alley. Enjoy live music, DJs and art filling the streets along with other fun things like passed apps and more. Tickets start at $20 and are available here.

All three Valley Sandbar Mexican Grill locations will celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Masquerade of the Decade celebration. Enjoy holiday drinks, DJs spinning Top 40 hits and a Dos Equis toast at midnight. The party starts at 8 p.m. at all three locations.  

Casa Amigos Tacos & Tequila is celebrating New Year’s Eve in style with the 20/20 Experience. The event starts at 9 p.m. For reservations and more info, contact 480.361.3440. 

RnR will celebrate New Year’s Eve with a fun celebration on the heart of Scottsdale Road. Plus, you can ring in the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight. The party starts at 8 p.m.

Want to avoid amateur night and have an evening of fantastic cocktails, champagne and fun? Little Rituals has you covered. The Little Rituals team will be dressed to impress, and the bartenders will be crafting amazing cocktails. Doors open at 8 p.m. Space is extremely limited so sign up as soon as possible! Note: 21+ only.

Bitter & Twisted is throwing a Moulin Rouge-inspired hassle-free New Year’s Eve. The team will be dressed to impress and as usual, the bartenders will be slinging amazingly tasty cocktails. The cocktail bar is now accepting reservations for the night. Doors open at 8 p.m.

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