Visiting Nashville is always a celebration, but never more so on Dec. 31. These are the parties we're got on our radar:
Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight
Nashville's largest New Year's Eve event is also free. It takes in the Bicenntennial Mall State Park, with hours of music from Keith Urban, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and more. It's also the site of the Music Note Drop at midnight and a fireworks display. Visit the App Store or Google Play and download the app for a schedule, event maps, food, beverage and transportation options. Doors open at 4 pm.
If the VIP experience is your style, pony up for the Music City Gold Circle, which lets you join the private party inside the Farmers Market. Relax in a special viewing area with fire pits, drinks and food.
Big Night Nashville New Year's Eve Gala
Enjoy entertainment on multiple stages, numerous themed party areas and food and drink options that don't stop at the Gaylord Opryland. Purchase a ticket for the main event, a dance-only area or VIP experience; all will let you view the countdown to midnight.
Gatsby's House New Year's Eve
Go back in time and party like a flapper or dapper gent, as Gatsby's House at the Onmi Nashville Hotel parties like the 1920s to get to the 2020s. Dress to impress—flapper dresses, zoot suits and tails are encouraged (otherwise, wear semi-formal or cocktail attire). There will be rooms with different music formats, a casino speakeasy and a five-hour open bar. Opens at 9 pm.
Roaring into the '20s New Year's Eve Bash
Dress in 1920s style—or just your very best—at Tin Roof Nashville. Jet Black and the Cadillacs takes the stage on one side of the club, while DJs Houndstooth and RDR set up shop on the other. Four admission types are available; the VIP package includes an all-inclusive drink package and a private entrance.
L.A. Jackson's Midnight Hour
Head to the rooftop bar atop the Thompson Nashville for a sparkly affair that's five hours of an open bar, tunes from DJ Basketball Jones, a champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight and a late-night brunch. Dress to impress in your best cocktail attire. The evening begins at 9 pm.
A Rockin' New Year's Eve at Noelle
Toast the New Year in '80s glam-rock style at this party at Noelle Nashville. Designer-to-the-stars Andrew Clancey, known for his edgy designs and for dressing Carrie Underwood, Beyonce and Maren Morris, gets you in the spirit—a collection of his pieces can be found in the Keep Shop as you make your way to the event. Over-the-top glitter and glamour is the suggested dress! The party starts at 9 pm; two ticket prices bring two different buffet options, cocktails (the VIP has an open bar) and a champagne toast. There'll also be a photo booth, dancers and NYE swag.
The Nashville City Club opens its doors to the public for an all-inclusive event with a premium open bar, an hors d'oeuvres buffet, party favors, a champagne toast, a live band and DJ and a 360-degree view of downtown. Partiers will also receive two ticekts to the Absinthe cocktail bar. The event starts at 9 pm.
Apres 2019: New Year's Eve at L27
Travel to the top of the Westin Nashville to find a festive, snowy environment—at L27 Rooftop Lounge, you can escape to the Alps for an evening. The event starts at 9 pm and includes complimentary valet, a DJ, hors d'ouevres and desserts, four drink tickets and a midnight champagne toast.
Platinum Champagne Tour
Visit three different honky tonks from some of country music's biggest stars: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line—as you sip three different types of champagne on New Year's Eve with the Platinum Champagne Tour. Each of the three will feature a different champagne type; you can buy a combo ticket to visit all three, or choose the one you like best.
Jason Aldean throws "My Kinda Party" at Jason Aldean's Kitchen + Rooftop Bar. Ring in the Roaring '20s while sipping on champagne, listening to live music (and as the night progresses, a DJ) and bites from the restaurant. The fun starts at 6 pm. Featured champagne: Moet & Chandon.
"Light It Up" at Luke's 32 Bridge, where you can choose from access to the main floor and dance floor, with live music and a countdown at midnight, or an elevated VIP experience on the mezzanine and rooftop. The main restaurant serves food until 9 pm; VIP opens at 6 pm. Featured champagne: Dom Perignon.
Ring in 2020 in glitz and glam as you "Get Your Shine On" at FGL House. There'll be live entertainment and party favors on every floor starting at 6 pm; the VIP ticket gets you additional access to the mezzanine and rooftop. Featured champage: Veuve Cliquot.
Jingle Boot Rock
The Sutler Saloon and Rambler Cocktail Bar bring you two parties in one. Enjoy two levels of entertainment, with music from The Aquaducks at The Sutler Saloon and DJs at the downstairs Rambler Cocktail Bar, both from 8 pm-1 am. There'll be beer, wine, cocktails and eats available at both parties, and a boot drop at midnight. There are two ticket types available (reserved tables and reserved seats); each allows access to both levels.
Acme Feed & Seed: The Future is Now
Visit the past, present and future in one night through the time warp at this historic spot. The Beasley Brothers kick off the action at 8 pm, followed by disco band The Groove Line and DJs Coach and Rate. There'll also be balloon drops, photo booths a champagne toast and lots of confetti.
New Year's Eve Party with WARFIELD & KHAOS
Ring in the new year with Tennessee DJs WARFIELD & KHAOS, who'll drop the beats at Analog, inside the Hutton Hotel, all night long. VIP tickets include light appetizers, a welcome cocktail and champagne toast at midnight. VIP doors open at 7 pm; general admission doors at 8 pm.
Black & Gold Masquerade at the Woolworth on 5th
Cowboys and Countdowns at The George Jones
"The Get Down" with The Wooten Brothers at Rudy's Jazz Room
Here's to the Night at Sinema
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NYE 2020 at Redneck Riveria
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