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NYE in the ATX

December 20, 2021
New Year's Eve

Goodbye 2021, hello 2022! Hopefully 2022 will be brightest year of the 2020s so far. Either way, we can celebrate surviving 2021 on December 31. If you are still looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year, we have some great places ready to party on New Year’s Eve in style downtown.


New Year’s Eve with HeartByrne is for fans of Talking Heads and David Bryne. Ring in 2022 with your favorite hits and people at 3Ten starting at 7:30pm on New Years Eve.

ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Celebrate the new year with special performances from Spoon and guests John Doe Folk Trio and Sweet Spirit at ACL Live on Friday, December 31! Celebrate midnight with a complimentary champagne toast, balloon drop and ACL Live’s traditional countdown with Father Time Texas and Baby New Year, hosted by Andy Langer.


New Year’s Eve with Cory Henry and RC & The Gritz is a dazzling way to ring in 2022 at Antone’s. They recommend you arrive early if you would like to secure a chair, Antone’s also also valet parking, beer-steamed “Cliffy Dog” hotdogs and “Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys”. Sounds delicious!

Austin Saengerrunde

Austin Saengerrunde’s NYE Gala is where you can party like your grandparents did in the 50’s! Experience Austin Saengerrunde’s most distinguished holiday event, full of entertainment, live music with Terry Cavanaugh and the Alpine Express, dancing, and an amazing breakfast buffet! The event opens up at 8pm and dancing lasts until the grand march complete with a german breakfast and Champaign Toast.

The Belmont

The Belmont’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza: The Capitol Countdown will feature three different DJs, three bars, a photo booth, face painting, silent disco, midnight balloon drop, a tented/heated outdoor space, complimentary champaign toast, and more! The party starts at 8pm and goes until 2am.

Devil May Care

From 10pm-2am, New Year’s Weekend: NYE Late Night Party will take over Devil May Care. Black tie attire is requested while you enjoy live DJ sets by Gamma, HarveyBombay, and Robert Talking. Tickets include a Casamigos tequila toast at midnight.

The Driskill

Rock in the New Year with Ruby Dee is where you can say Adios to 2021 and Hola to 2022 with Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers. Celebrate at the Driskill Hotel from 10pm-2am!


The 6th Annual Goblin King’s New Years Eve Ball at Elysium with white flowing walls, feathers, pearls, and twinkling lights will make this an evening you will never forget! Tickets include access to the dance floor, DJs, guest performers, bars, specialty drinks, and more. There will be sing-along videos for all your Labyrinth and David Bowie desires! Dance and twirl with your favorite 80s hits with DJ Crescendoll, DJ Neph, and Party Ghoul!

Empire Control Room & Garage

Nane New Year’s Eve – Welcome to the Jungle with special guests BLK ODYSSY, Vincent Antone, TC Superstar, and BRANX. The show starts at 8pm!

Flamingo Cantina

NYE Reggae Ball at Flamingo Cantina will star the Mau Mau Chaplains and feature DJ DNGR and Jamacian Food by Winston’s Kitchen. The party starts at 9pm.

Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

Lamberts NYE 2022: Paul Cauthen Solo Live Upstairs is the place to welcome Big Velvet, to the stage for a solo, standing-room only, all-out, no holds barred, rollicking, country-fried show to ring in 2022 the right way. Count down the new year with Paul and enjoy a complimentary champagne toast with an opening set and post-concert dance party by DJ Boi Orbison.


Bonobo at Mohawk on New Year’s Eve is presented by Resound. The show starts at 8pm with special guests Matthew Dear and Father Sheed at Mohawk for New Year’s Eve!

The Paramount and Stateside Theatres

Bob Schneider’s New Year’s Eve Party is the time to enjoy the end of 2021. If you’ve never been in the glittering-gold Paramount Theatre to ring in the New Year with Bob Schneider, it’s time you experience why this show + party combo is an enduring annual tradition. Come see 2021 out in style while ensuring your first moments of 2022 are unforgettable.

Parlor & Yard

Transport to Times Square at Parlor and Yard with live music from the Boss Street Brass Band and DJ J Goodies. There will be a balloon drop, confetti, and NY style pizza at midnight and more! The party starts at 9pm and the festivities end at 2am.

The Roosevelt Room

Roaring 20’s NYE Party at The Roosevelt Room will feature a seated celebration so that you and guests can comfortably enjoy the finer things in life. Indulge in classic cocktails from the 1920s while listening to the upbeat Electro-swing of DJ Beatsmode. Watch the Ball Drop at Midnight in semi-formal to formal, with vintage touches being a plus.


Smashing New Year at Smash has optional beverage packages with a champagne toast at midnight. Ring in the new year playing ping pong, eating midnight snacks, and enjoying music by a live DJ. The celebration starts at 9pm.


Speakeasy’s Legendary New Year’s Eve Bash 2021 is legendary because there are three parties under one roof! There will be a balloon drop at midnight on each floor. Live music downstairs will be by Seude and upstairs will feature guest DJ Terrace 59.

Summit Rooftop Lounge

NYE with Niiko x SWAE at Summit Rooftop Lounge includes a champagne toast at midnight with an opening set by CGR. The doors open at 9pm, tickets and VIP tables are available.

The W

New Year’s Eve in the Living Room will be a night of fantasy & wonder as we strut into the New Year. Take over Living Room Bar with a live DJ and circus performers from Artisan Oddities. Tickets include a complimentary glass of bubbles, light bites, and access to all four Living Room Bar spaces.


New Year’s Eve Bash with Tia Carrera, Buzz Electro, and Naga Brujo at Valhalla starts at 8pm with a set by Tia Carrera, 10:30pm by Naga Brujo, and 11:30pm by Buzz Electro with a free champagne toast at midnight.

The Venue ATX

NYE Silent Disco has two ticket packs that gain you access to both the NYE Silent Disco from 7pm-9pm and the NYE Paul Oakenfold show from 9pm-2am.

Vulcan Gas Company

Tony Hinchliffe and His So Called Friends Cancel 2021 is the funniest way to ring in the New Year. There is no better way to ring in the New Year than partying with friends and family, enjoying a whole lot of laughter and dancing to some of the best music in town. Tony Hinchcliffe and his so-called friends are going to be bringing the laughs for 2 hours. Following the comedy show, there will be multiple bands and a DJ to help dance away the night. Bands will include Nether Hour and Trace of Lime.

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