Los Angeles New Years Eve 2014 Events

Celebrate New Years Eve all over Los Angeles.

Celebrate New Years Eve 2014 in Los Angeles with events, parties, celebrations and more. If you’re looking for cool things to do in LA, we’re your guide.

By Christina Xenos

Also check out our Los Angeles New Years Eve Dining Guide

New Years Eve in Grand Park
The whole family is welcome to ring in the New Year at LA’s Grand Park. Find 3D projections covering 22 stories of City Hall, art installations, live feed of the Times Square Ball Drop, performances by dublab’s finest: DJ Seano & Daedelus, Versa –Style Dance Company and more, food trucks parked throughout the park, a cash bar and more. 6 p.m.-midnight. 200 N. Grand Ave., downtown, 213.972.8080. grandparkla.org

Carnival at the Hall: New Years Eve with Sergio Mendes and Sheila E.
Celebrate the New Year with the tropical samba grooves of Sergio Mendes and the feisty percussion pop of Sheila E., plus Brazilian dancers. Performances at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S Grand Ave., downtown. laphil.com

Expect an over-the-top spectacle of theatrical offerings, interactive rituals and dances spread across the evening at West Hollywood’s hottest new dance club/music venue/creative space. Tickets$125/each and includes a all night hosted premium bar and midnight Champagne toast; $150/pp includes expedited entry, neither line nor wait with a all night hosted premium bar and midnight Champagne toast; or opt for several private tables with VIP bottle service ranging from $1000 – $5000. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood. dbahollywood.com

“Spanish Masquerade” at The Bazaar by José Andrés
Bring your mask and join the 3rd-annual New Year’s Eve “Spanish Masquerade” at The Bazaar by José Andrés. Enjoy the property’s multiple dining areas and tray-passed tapas from 8-11 p.m. Ssip on cava and wine or choose your favorite specialty drink cocktail stations scattered throughout the restaurants. Cap the night off with desserts in the Patisserie from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. and dance the night away with music by the house DJ. Tickets start at $250, but a limited number of advance-purchase tickets are available for $150 before Dec 26. VIP table packages are also available. SLS Hotel, 465 South La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310.246.5555. Tickets

2014 Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Ball
Ring in the New Year in a glittering winter oasis at Wokcano Santa Monica. The soiree offers frosty cocktails, photo booth, dazzling winter decor, passed hors d’oeuvres and DJ Frankie spinning Top 40 dance hits all night. You and your friends are encouraged to dress the part and fill this multi-level nightclub and giant outdoor patio with sparkling cocktail dresses and crisp suits in silver, white and blue. Admission includes party favors, a champagne toast and complimentary appetizers from 8-10 p.m. $40+. 1413 5th St., Santa Monica, 310.458.3080. wokcanonewyears2014.eventbrite.com

For the Record: Baz Luhrman
Rockwell: Table & Stage is transformed into the world of Gatsby for a one-night-only New Year’s Eve extravaganza. Your evening begins with a three-course prix fixe dinner created by chefs Wayne Elias and Martin Gonzalez, followed by a performance of Rockwell’s acclaimed Baz Luhrman incarnation of the hit “For The Record” series. Though a cabaret lens, the show intertwines the tales of star-crossed lovers from Romeo + Juliet, Strictly Ballroom, Moulin Rouge, and The Great Gatsby through songs like Sparkling Diamonds, Your Song, Time After Time, Like A Virgin and When Doves Cry in a stunning 360-degree live theatrical concert experience. After the show, the entire space will be magically transformed into a Gatsby-era after-party featuring a live band, along with a decadent buffet and complimentary glass of champagne for the New Year’s Eve champagne toast at midnight. For those who’d prefer to skip dinner and the show and go straight to flappering into the night, there’s a VIP Party Only option with access to a second-floor VIP salon decked in Gatsby decor, featuring a full buffet, champagne toast, balloon drop and a live band from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Costumes are encouraged. $80-$175. 1714 N. Vermont Ave., L.A., 323.661.6163 ext. 20. rockwell-la.com

Shade Hotel
Travel back to the roaring ’20s and ring in 2014 with a Great New Years celebration. Costumes are encouraged for the evening and events include gaming tables including craps, roulette, black jack and poker, 1920’s cigar bar on the Skydeck, raffle prizes, and bottle service. $75/pp; or opt to say the night with room packages starting at $575, which also include tickets to the party as well as stationary hors d’oeuvres and tray passed canapés, champagne toast at midnight, gaming chips to join at the tables and special party favors. 1221 N Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach, 310.546.4995. Tickets

Delphine Eatery + Bar, Station Hollywood, The Living Room, and The Great Room
All dining and drinking destinations inside the W Hollywood play host to the W Hollywood’s annual New Year’s Eve bash, featuring four distinct, musically-themed spaces for dancing the night away to special guest DJs. Complete with red carpet arrivals to make the night extra special, tickets include an open bar and can be purchased at  www.whollywoodnye.com 6250 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.798.1300. restaurantdelphine.com

Midnight Forever New Years Eve 2014 at W Rooftop
Party the night away with sweeping views of the city on the W Hollywood’s rooftop. Enjoy a premium open bar, world class house music, amazing party favors and more. $125+. 6250 Hollywood Blvd, L.A. ournightlife.com

Black & White Affair New Years Eve at Couture Los Angeles
Don your best black and white attire and create stellar champagne memories at the 3rd Annual at Couture, one of Hollywood’s hottest nightclubs. Indulge in a VIP open bar to tunes from three DJs performing house and top 40 music, a countdown by NBA All-Stars and more. $35+. 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd., L.A. lanewyears.com

2014 New Years Eve Cleopatra’s Ball at Egyptian Theatre Courtyard
eParty all night in the heart of Hollywood with a premium open bar, two rooms of music, one outdoor courtyard and more at this 5th annual event. $75+. Egyptian Theatre Courtyard, 6714 Hollywood Blvd. ournightlife.com

The Hudson NYE
Ring in the New year at one of West Hollywood’s favorite neighborhood bars over an all-night open bar, passed appetizers, a midnight champagne toast, DJs and more. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $80/pp. 1114 N Crescent Heights Blvd, West Hollywood. Tickets

The Churchill
Celebrate the end of 2013 with an open bar, DJs, buffets of food all night long with a champagne toast at midnight and more. $95+. 8384 W 3rd St, West Hollywood. Tickets

Aventine will be transformed into a nightclub, an urban lounge, and a romantic trattoria all in one. The large patio will be tented, and Colombian DJ Daniel Londono will be spinning a special set in front of a huge dance floor. We’re taking over the back alley, which will be tented, and converted into an urban lounge with more bars. Refuel in the main dining lounge, which will be pumping out wood-fired pizzas all night long. Tickets are $110 until Dec 21st. After that $150. 1607 N Cahuenga Blvd., L.A. Tickets

New Years 2014 at Gatsby’s House
Eastsiders and Westsiders unite at Hollywood’s latest mega-club for this Gatsby-themed affair. Some of LA’s top DJs perform live and revelers can enjoy a four-hour open bar and flapper party favors and more. Cashmere Nightclub, 1707 Mac Cadden Place, L.A. lanewyears.com

Hollywood New Years Eve 2014 All Access Pass
Why go to one New Years Eve party, when you can attend four of the best nightclub and New Years Events all along the World Famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. This is your all access ticket to Spice/Couture, Cashmere Nightclub, Egyptian Theatre, Playhouse, W Hollywood Rooftop, and a few other surprise locations where you’ll find top DJs, VIP open bars, and more. ournightlife.com

NYE Voyage on the Queen Mary
Be transported to the vibrant streets of India, carnival nights in Brazil, the extravagant Moulin Rouge in France and Times Square in New York before returning to the ship’s beginning in a village in Scotland, all while never leaving Long Beach. The sights, sounds and tastes will transform throughout the night, as the ship’s horn announces the arrival in a new Port of Call. Music, costumes, cocktails, food and activities will create the ultimate New Year’s Eve soiree with fireworks ushering in 2014. $99 for a Tourist Class boarding pass for general admission access; upgrades available for dinner, bottle service and New Year’s Day brunch. 21 and over. Reservations strongly recommended. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 877.342.0738. queenmary.com


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