Los Angeles New Year’s Eve 2016 Events

Los Angeles New Year's Eve
Prohibition NYE is just one of the best Los Angeles New Year’s Eve events.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Los Angeles with events, parties, celebrations and more. Check out our roundup of the best Los Angeles New Year’s Eve events.

Also check out our Los Angeles New Year’s Day Brunch and Los Angeles New Year’s Eve Dining Guide

Edited By Christina Xenos

Hit the West Coast flagship New Year’s Eve countdown for a party with live music on three stages, food, photo booths, art instillation and huge projections on City Hall, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the L.A. County Hall of Records Building. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Grand Park + The Music Center, 200 N Grand Ave., downtown. grandparkla.org

Prohibition NYE
The fourth annual Roaring ’20s celebration at Union Station features a premium open bar, tray-passed oysters, live jazz music, DJs, burlesque dancers and more. 9 p.m.-2 p.m. $125+ Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., downtown. found.ee/ProhibitionNYE

New Year’s Eve with Gladys Knight
“Empress of Soul,” Gladys Knight has recorded more than 38 albums, including four solo albums during the past decade, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance. The seven-time Grammy-winner has enjoyed #1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, including the classic Gladys Knight & the Pips songs “Midnight Train to Georgia,” as well as “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” “If I Were Your Woman,” and “Neither One of Us (Wants to be the First to Say Goodbye).” Celebrate the New Year with her the the stunning surroundings of Walt Disney Concert Hall. 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m. 111 S. Grand Ave., downtown, 23.850.2000. laphil.com

New Year’s Eve 2016: A Pop-Rockin’ Celebration
Pop icon Belinda Carlisle stars in the New Year’s Eve celebration at the Sierra Ballroom at the Hilton Los Angeles-Universal City. The night also features performances by Frenchie Davis (The Voice), Rogelio Douglas, Jr. (In the Heights), David Hernandez (American Idol), among others. $87-$325. 555 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, 866.468.3399. ticketweb.com

New Year’s Eve Black & White Masquerade Ball
The second annual celebration at modern discotheque, Giorgio’s inside The Standard, Hollywood lights up the night with a special live performance from Joey Arias. To start the night, ALMA, one of L.A.’s most beloved restaurants, is offering a special à la carte menu for Giorgio’s guests as it takes up an exclusive three-month residency at The Standard, Hollywood. $195+ room packages available. 8300 Sunset Blvd., L.A. newyearsatgiorgios.nightout.com

New Year’s Eve 2016 Black Tie Masquerade Ball
Ring in the new year with Viceroy Santa Monica, featuring a hosted bar and decadent hors d’oeuvres from Cast Restaurant. Dance into 2016 with KCRW’s top DJs Jason Bentley and Raul Campos spinning poolside. 9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. $180+. 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 310.260.7507. eventbrite.com

New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration
Go all out this New Year’s Eve with Terranea’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration package. The package includes luxurious accommodations, two tickets to Terranea’s New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet at catalina kitchen and two tickets to Terranea’s annual Countdown Celebration featuring a celebrity DJ, open bar, countdown to champagne toast, and late night buffet. Couples can relish in the romance of the holiday while their kids enjoy the Tide Pool Kids Club New Year’s Eve Celebration with complimentary access for two children. Book with promotional code: NYEGRAND. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, 310.265.2800.  terranea.com

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
You have two ways to celebrate at the iconic Hollywood hotel. Enjoy an intimate concert from none other than Boy George on the hotel’s rooftop. The event includes a premium open bar with passed hors d’oeuvres all evening (10 p.m.-2 a.m., $500+, tickets). The hotel also hosts a party downstairs Theophilus London. Hear him play at the Blossom Ballroom while also enjoying an open bar (8 p.m.-2 a.m., $125+, tickets). 7000 Hollywood Blvd., L.A.

A Gatsby New Year’s Eve Celebration
Celebrate steps from the sea at Manhattan Beach’s only luxury hotel. The 1920s soiree includes hour d’oeuvres, buffet, gaming tables, burlesque dancers, party favors, DJ tunes, prized and a midnight champagne toast. $75+, room packages available. 1221 North Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach. eventbrite.com

A Very Bazaar New Year’s Eve: Spanish Masquerade
Nosh on tray-passed tapas by renowned chef José Andrés, as well as sips of cava, wine, and speciality cocktails from the restaurant’s signature Bar Centro. In true Spanish fashion, The Bazaar is offering all guests a taste of 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight — symbolizing 12 lucky months ahead for 2016. Live music, traditional flamenco performances, and multiple dining and cocktail stations will be highlighted throughout the evening. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $30+. The Bazaar by José Andrés, 465 S La Cienega Blvd., L.A. eventbrite.com

Mondrian has teamed up with Agent Provocateur for an electric New Year’s Eve celebration featuring a hosted bar, live cabaret and bubbly libations. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $99+. 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. nightout.com

Pour Vous
Celebrate in the ambiance of a chic Parisian nightclub. La Belle Époque comes alive in Hollywood: fine French cocktails, champagnes and a glamorous burlesque show with guest DJ. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $80. 5574 Melrose Ave., L.A. eventbrite.com

The Abbey Food & Bar
The Abbey transports you to Brazil to celebrate Midnight in Rio—an elaborate, Rio-themed party that will feature music by Leonardo Glo-Vibes. $40. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood. theabbeyweho.com

Paint The Night Red on New Year’s Eve
Celebrate 2016 at The Library, one of Hollywood’s top rooftop lounges. From general admission to bottle service and a reserved area, you can pick your experience. $35+. 1717 Vine St., L.A. sbe.com

Hit the scene in West Hollywood for a swanky celebration that offers open bar, buffet, televised Times Square ball drop, champagne toast, DJ, party favors, and much more. Buffet includes options such as flatbreads, mac and cheese balls, stuffed mushrooms, meatballs and bruschetta. 933 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.212.6399. bar10weho.com

Tanzy Westwood
Hit the cocktail party for passed appetizers, midnight champagne toast and buffet stations by chef Sherry Yard and televised ball drop. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $59/pp. 10840 Wilshire Blvd., 310.307.7004. tanzyrestaurant.com/westwood

E.P. & L.P.
Get your ticket to one of L.A.’s most exclusive parties—only 50 tickets available. The rooftop Champagne celebration features live entertainment, a special DJ lineup, signature cassava chips and a Champagne toast at midnight. 603 N. La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood. eplosangeles.com

La Descarga
Ring in 2016 in old Havana with fine rums and cigars, live music, Cuban burlesque, salsa dancing and music provided by Mr. Walter Davis. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $100 presale/$150 door. eventbrite.com

Harvard & Stone
Jesse Hughes and Eagles of Death Metal headline the night along with special performances by the H&S dancers Jillian & Lil’ Jenni, the legendary H&S band and DJs Dan & Lindsay Mancini. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme’s Sweet Stuff Foundation to benefit the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks. $100 presale/$150 door. eventbrite.com

Sassafras Saloon
Count down to 2016 New Orleans style, featuring a soiree of music and tipples featuring D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers, a festive premium open bar and cocktail list by Dewar’s and Bombay Sapphire (cash bar after midnight), passed hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast at midnight for all. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $85/$350 VIP. 1233 Vine St., L.A. bit.ly/1OB2Lhk

Break Room 86
Celebrate over 80s music and décor with fun, colorful themed cocktails. There are even vintage video games and private karaoke rooms to let our your inner Pet Shop Boy. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $100. 630 S Ardmore Ave., L.A. eventbrite.com

Celebrate with music, dancing, and end-of-year revelry with ticketed packages that include premium open bar until 1am, passed hors d’oeuvres, along with a champagne toast at midnight. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $95+. 7321 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. bit.ly/1Jh7Euo

No Vacancy
Set in a historic (19th Century Victorian) Hollywood mansion. No Vacancy boosts a garden courtyard that transports you back to a Gatsby-esque era of cocktails, champagne, debauchery, and grandeur. Enjoy a night with a special burlesque review, live band and magic performances. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $100. 1727 N Hudson Ave., L.A. eventbrite.com

The Bungalow Santa Monica
Ring in 2016 by dancing to a live DJ set, popping champagne, and enjoying the beautiful indoor and outdoor settings at the popular ocean-side hideaway. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $150+. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. thebungalowsm.com

Bar20 at Grafton on Sunset
Bar20 embodies the glamour of the Sunset Strip with its stylish setting, handcrafted cocktails and top-notch California wines. The NYE celebration kicks-off with six live bands, two DJs and performances by Blues Accelerant and Truine. $10 advance/$20 door. 6482 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. graftononsunset.com

New York and LA culture collide at this swanky spot on the Sunset Strip. This exclusive nightclub is having a glam-filled NYE celebration that includes a 5-hour premium open bar, live DJ and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m.-2 p.m. $129+. newyearsevecentral.com

Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
Celebrate 70s-style with roller skaters, slushies, a backyard barbecue, feathered hair, Fleetwood Mack and a house party vibe. 6 p.m.-2 a.m. $10, for pre-sale includes a Miller High Life Pony. 1611 N El Centro Ave., L.A. eventbrite.com

Take a spin on the light-up dance floor and enjoy complementary bubbles, music by guest DJs, photo booths, astronaut ice cream and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $60+.  819 South Flower St., downtown. eventbrite.com

Dirty Laundry Bar
Ring in 2016 with a dance party at this Hollywood speakeasy. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. inquire: reservations@dirtylaundrybarla.com. 1725 N Hudson Ave., L.A. dirtylaundrybarla.com

Bootsy Bellows
This art deco inspired club will surely transport you back to the 1960s. On New Year’s Eve, the celebration will include a 5-hour premium bar, NYE part favors, live DJ and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 9229 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. BootsyNYE.com

The Normandie Club
The landmark Koreatown cocktail den kicks off the night with happy hour from 5-8:30 p.m. The main event kicks off at 9 p.m. with a welcome cocktail, midnight champagne toast, snacks and more ($45). 3612 W 6th St., L.A. info@thenormandieclubla.com

Blind Dragon
Warm up your vocal chords to spend New Year’s Eve at the Sunset Strip’s swanky karaoke bar. Enjoy a special DJ performance, and five-hour open bar. $79+. 9201 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. BlindDragonNYE.com

This classy nightclub is designed with a playful British flare and on New Year’s Eve it will celebrate with pure sophistication. The event will feature a 5-hour premium open bar, complimentary early-evening light fare and a Champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $69+. 8713 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood. HENRYsNYE.com

Piano Bar
Brother Sal & c ring in 2016 at this dive juke joint in Hollywood. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 6429 Selma Ave.

W Hollywood NYE 2016
Mix Master Mike headlines the party that takes over the stylish hotel in the heart of Hollywood. Hear him spin tunes along with other featured DJs in the Living Room, or find jazz inside Delphine. You will also enjoy an open top-shelf bar, champagne toast, complementary appetizers and more. 8:30 p.m-12:30 a.m. $195+. 6250 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. eventbrite.com

NYElectric W Hollywood Rooftop 2016
The party isn’t only inside the W Hollywood, it’s on the roof as well. Find two headlining DJs, panoramic views of Hollywood and a premium hosted bar. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $187.62+. 6250 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.604.6030. eventbrite.com

The Argyle Hollywood
Gatsby-esque decadence meets Vegas style excess in Hollywood. L.A.’s own world-renown DJ Duo, EC TWINS spin in the main room and JNOLD plays downstairs. Also enjoy at premium hosted bar, craft cocktails and tray-passes appetizers. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $100+.  1600 N. Argyle Ave., L.A. flavorus.com

Mrs. Fish
Welcome 2016 with dancing all night, tray-passed hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening, and a champagne toast at midnight. Also find live tunes from Urban Renewal Project and DJ Expo. Doors 8 p.m. $75. 448 South Hill St., basement. MrsFishNYE2016.eventbrite.com

Angel City Brewery
You don’t need to dress up and pay a cover to enjoy the holiday. Head to Angel City Brewery to fill up on food from Kai Kai Dumplings, Market Burgers and Peaches Smokehouse & Southern Kitchen, and dance the night away to bands Naked Walrus, JUICE, and Dirty Lingo. Also enjoy party favors and a midnight Champagne Berliner toast (made only for the holidays, this twist on the brewery’s regular Berliner-Weisse is blended with Chardonnay and Viognier grape must, then fermented with a house strain of Belgian yeast and pushed to the limit of carbonation). 4 p.m.-1 a.m. 216 S. Alameda St., downtown. angelcitybrewery.com

Tony’s Darts Away
Tony’s Darts Away promises an all-inclusive crafty New Year’s Eve with unlimited pours of its craft brews, all-you-care-to-eat pub food and a raffle featuring beers hand-picked from Tony’s private cellar. Doors 8:30 p.m. $75. 1710 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. tonys.la

Mohawk Bend
Ring in the new year with an all night happy hour that includes $4.50 craft beers and food specials – vegan and non-vegan. Reservations recommended. 2141 Sunset Blvd., L.A. mohawk.la

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