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New Year’s Eve Events & Celebrations in Houston

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the city.

If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Houston around New Year’s Eve, then you are in for an absolutely unforgettable night of partying and fun all the way into the new year. This is one of my absolute favorite cities to be in when the holidays come around because of the NYE events and celebrations that the entire city takes part in. 

If you ever find yourself wondering where to go on New Year’s Eve in Houston, then look no further. I’ve put together the ultimate guide to the party scene in Houston for when it’s time to wave goodbye to the old year and welcome in the new. Down below, you’ll find all my favorite places to count down to midnight, watch fireworks, and toast champagne.

fireworks over houston on new years eve

Don’t miss out on any fun NYE parties in Houston, be sure to take a look at the most popular places to celebrate. Trust me, the New Year’s Eve parties here in Space City are out of this world.

Best New Year’s Eve Events in Houston

  1. Black & White Masquerade Ball at JW Marriott Houston
  2. Gatsby’s House NYE Party at Hilton Americas Houston
  3. Mr. Reverse It NYE 7th Annual “Black Diamond Ball” at The Reverse It
  4. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Houston
  5. VIP All Star Explosion New Year’s Eve Gala @ The Mansion
  6. NYE IN THE SKY!
  7. ARMAHS Black Tie New Years Eve Party | Houston Bay Area | Live Music + DJs
  8. Outro/Intro – A New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party
  9. New Year’s Eve Silent Disco Extravaganza at The Brass Tap- Houston
  10. New Years Eve at ISDC | International Swing Dance Championships
  11. Crawl ‘Til The Ball Falls: Houston NYE Bar Crawl 2023
  12. Basement NYE 2023 Biggest Nye Party In The City
  13. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar – Ringing In 2023
  14. TITO’S VODKA NEW YEAR’S EVE TRIBUTE BAND WEEKEND

Black & White Masquerade Ball at JW Marriott Houston

New Year’s Eve is the start of what’s to come. The Black & White Ball has historically been a lavish party featuring formal black & white attire. Join us at JW Marriott Houston Downtown as we put a youthful spin on this timeless masquerade soiree that features an all-star cast of performers in various rooms, complimentary cocktails, red carpet entrance, champagne toast, festive party favors, and multiple courses of hors d’oeuvres.


Gatsby’s House NYE Party at Hilton Americas Houston

It’s time to drink champagne, dance the night away, and celebrate the coming year at the greatest Gatsby-inspired NYE celebration, Gatsby’s House⸺Houston’s premier countdown experience.

Join us for the most upscale New Year’s Eve Party Houston has to offer as we countdown to 2023 in style at the massive Grand Ballroom inside Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel, located across from Houston Rocket’s Toyota Center.


Mr. Reverse It ~ 7th Annual NYE “Black Diamond Ball

Come celebrate with us this New Years Eve Party will be epic! ‘Black Diamond Ball…’ Ring in the new year with passionate Poetry, rotflmao Comedy and smooth R&B Band. Following the extravaganza is a New Year’s Eve after party with surprise DJ in the mix! Gentlemen dress up in your finest tailors and Ladies get that elegant party dress ready it’s time to celebrate a New Year with @mrreverseit.


New Year’s Eve Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Bid farewell to 2022 with bubbles and bites at Four Seasons Hotel Houston. Dance the night away in our transformed lobby complete with live entertainment, interactive festive experiences, and a midnight countdown. The General Admission cover charge starting at 9:00 PM is $75 per person.

Table reservations in Bayou & Bottle are priced based on party size and include a complimentary bottle of champagne.


VIP All Star Explosion New Year’s Eve Gala @ The Mansion

a flyer for one of the best NYE parties in Houston

Top Shelf Cocktails•Appetizers & More• Live Entertainment-Dress Code Enforced•Valet Service- Balloon Drop- Champagne Bottle Service – FREE Sections with 8 -10 Ticket purchase or more- It’s Gone Be A Party Y’all!


NYE IN THE SKY!

Join us on the for 2022 New Year’s Eve IN THE SKY ! Created for guests 26+, the package includes general admission beginning at 9 PM, live DJ entertainment, party favors, one drink tickets, complimentary hors d’oeuvres while they last and an unmatched view of Houston’s Skyline!


ARMAHS Black Tie New Years Eve Party | Houston Bay Area | Live Music + DJs

Join us for New Year’s Eve as we count down the New Year at the new hot spot for the grown and sexy – ARMAHS in Bay Area Houston!

Saturday December 31, 2022 features live music to warmup the night, along with a special DJ lineup spinning the best in R&B, Afro, Reggae, Latin, Top 40 and more!


Outro/Intro – A New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party

Welcome to our all-inclusive upscale, city-view New Year’s Eve rooftop party. Admission includes an open bar, two DJs, & live entertainment!

Open bar and all night HAPPY HOUR with REAL cocktails, champagne, beers, wines, and shots! Two DJs: One rooftop DJ and one DJ on the dance floor…never miss a beat or vibe.

Enjoy Instagramable hourly entertainment all night long. Don’t forget Downtown’s Fireworks Show, up close and personal with our 360 views of Houston.


New Year’s Eve Silent Disco Extravaganza at The Brass Tap- Houston

Ring in 2023 with us at The Brass Tap Mid Main in H-Town.

From 10:00pm to 2:00am Quiet Events will be showcasing three of its top DJs spinning three different genres of music streaming through colored LED, wireless headsets for the ultimate New Year’s Eve Silent Disco experience.

Admission includes: Silent Disco, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and balloon drop.


New Years Eve at ISDC | International Swing Dance Championships

NEW YEARS EVE at International Swing Dance Championships!!! ONLY $99! FOR THE NIGHT! We will be bringing in the New Years with MIDNIGHT BREAKFAST BUFFET INCLUDED, Fun, Dancing and Laughter!

Dance performance by the internationally acclaimed Markus Smith and Tren Veal! We have all styles of dances (Chicago Stepping, DFW Swingout, Zydeco, Houston Tw-Step, Detroit Ballroom, Lindy Hop)


Crawl ‘Til The Ball Falls: Houston NYE Bar Crawl 2023

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Barcrawlerz is a Houston Bar Crawl like no other. Crawl ‘Til the Ball Falls features The Best Drink Specials and The Best Bars in Town.


Basement NYE 2023 Biggest Nye Party In The City

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar – Ringing In 2023

The One-of-a-Kind Beat Bumpin’, Feet Tappin’, Mic Droppin’ Live Entertainment Experience is ringing in the new year with a bang! Help us ring in the New Year at Pete’s Piano Bar in Houston.

The fun begins at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31 with four of your favorite piano players. We promise you’ll have-one-helluva-good-time-this New Year’s Eve complete with party favors, singing and a bottle of champagne for table reservations.


TITO’S VODKA NEW YEAR’S EVE TRIBUTE BAND WEEKEND

Tito’s Vodka and The Moran CITYCENTRE present an adults-only weekend of Tribute bands to ring in the new year on Friday and Saturday, December 30th and 31st.

A 2-night, $699 package for December 30th through January 1st for two guests includes deluxe accommodations in a King Room, 11am early check in Friday, December 30th, Tito’s Swag Bag upon arrival, Tito’s Bloody Mary Brunch on Saturday & Sunday mornings, and much more!


NYE FAQs

Will parking be available?

Depending on the venue, yes. Some places even offer a valet service!

Is there a dress code?

Some restaurants and bars require pants or a jacket, but it’s best to check ahead with any establishment you plan to visit. 

Will there be hotel accommodations? 

Yes! Several hotels around the city will be hosting events for the holiday.

Will there be food at the NYE parties?

Depending on the venue, yes. Many restaurants and bars will be offering limited NYE menus. 

Do I need a ticket?

Many events will require a pre-purchased ticket, but some fireworks shows are free to the public. 

Final Thoughts

As you can see, New Year’s Eve in a massive city like Houston is unimaginably fun. There are so many places to let loose and watch fireworks around the city that it’s almost impossible to have a bad time on NYE in Houston, especially if you head to any of the venues I listed above. 
Cheers to 2023! Just remember to stay safe and drink responsibly!

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Written by Rocco Smith

Rocco is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing, and Media. With seven years’ experience in the restaurant industry as a cook, server, bartender, and more, he is deeply passionate about intertwining his fondness for food with his love of language.