Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Houston

It’s time to kiss 2017 goodbye and say hello to 2018, and what better way to ring in the New Year than celebrating at one of Houston’s hit stops. Here are a few top events for a fun-filled New Year’s Eve celebration.


Winter Wonderland – Henke & Pillot Houston

Pop the champagne, wear your finest attire, and make your way to a Winter Wonderland at Henke & Pillot. On December 31st from 7:00 pm – 2:00 am join the festivities with a full two-story venue filled with sparkling thrills. There will be various activities including a hit headliner Dj, NYE party favors, and midnight champagne toast to debut 2018. Wear your nicest black and white outfits to accompany the winter wonderland theme and celebrate like the shining star you are. Act fast, tickets are going quick! Click the link to reserve your NYE plans.

NYElectric 2018 – Hotel Derek

No one can celebrate better than Hotel Derek! This New Year’s shindig has it all; with four hours of prepaid food and drinks, three areas to mingle, the top Djs in Houston and lastly, a giant electric countdown. If by chance you’re looking to get fancy, this event also includes five amazing VIP sections. Electrify the New Year at Hotel Derek with cocktails, champagne, lite bites, and free giveaways. Truly nothing is missing from this celebration. The festivities are from 9:30 pm – 1:30 am on Sunday December 31, 2017. Sound like your kind of party? Click the link provided for further information.

Ruby Red New Year’s Eve Party at Hyatt Regency Houston

Cheers to 40 years of The Hyatt’s Houston New Year’s Eve party. Celebrating it Ruby Red style, with a 50,000 balloon drop at the stroke of midnight, live music and DJs, four floors to celebrate, and four drink tickets with party favors included. Paint the town red… or ruby red as the Hyatt likes to put it, and come ready for champagne toasts. There will also be a special raffle in which all attendees have the chance to win a 20-diamond encrusted ruby ring from Rice Village Diamonds! This festive event takes place from 7:00 pm – 1:00 am on Sunday December 31st. Come one, come all to celebrate 40 years with the Hyatt. Click the link for more information.

A Very Metal New Year’s Eve featuring Ozz with Special Guests – House Of Blues

For all you Rockers out there looking to jam for the New Year, the House of Blues will be having a special New Year themed concert featuring Kiss Alike, Judas X, No Remorse, and Ozz. The doors open at 8:00 pm on Sunday December 31st. There’s no telling who the special guests could be, so you don’t want to miss it. For more information click on link.

New Year’s Eve Downtown – Year of the Unicorn at El Big Bad

El Big Bad is celebrating the year of the Unicorn with special Unicorn theme drinks and party games.  Located in Downtown Houston’s Market Square, El Big Bad offers exciting new unicorn cocktails and margaritas. Bring your amigos for a Unicorn filled fiesta featuring fun music, a Unicorn costume contest, and a Unicorn piñata. The party starts Sunday December 31, 2017 from 8:00 pm – 1:00 am. For more information click on the link provided. Hurry presale tickets are going fast.

NYE 2018 at Howl at the Moon 

For the more affordable New Year’s Party, Howl at the Moon is having a NYE blast off party. Featuring fabulous party packages starting at $30 a person to the more premium packages that range from $90 – $125 per person. Howl at the Moon will also have specials on selected drinks and a champagne toast. You don’t want to miss this Howling good time on Sunday, December 31 (start times vary). Check the website for more information by clicking on the link provided.

NYE Silent Disco Gala – Grooves 

Be trendy for the New Year at Grooves for a jamming silent disco. This gala has 3 top Djs with a variety of music from Hip-Hop, R&B, to top 40 hits. Once you get your colored LED light headphones you’ll be able to control what station you prefer to dance to. NYE disco goes from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am on Sunday, December 31st. Come for an all-night party. Plus… it’s affordable. Grab your headphones and your friends to dance the night away with uninterrupted music, don’t wait tickets are going fast.  Check on the link and have yourself a groovy New Year at Grooves.

 New Year’s Eve – CityCenter

Looking for that New York City ball drop? City Center will be having an exciting countdown to the New Year starting at 9:30 pm in the plaza. This event includes live music, fireworks and a confetti blow out. Parking will be limited so come early. If you’re looking for a family-friendly celebration, City Center will also count down the New Year at noon for kids starting at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. City Center has something for everyone looking to ring in 2018. For more information click on the link.

Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve – Downtown Aquarium

For a family-friendly celebration, join Sharkey and all his friends as you ring in the New Year with your youngsters. Don’t miss a special appearance from the one and only Sharkey and Nero. Your kids will love the fun activities this bash has to offer like a wild dance party, a yummy buffet, and even a kid’s balloon drop. So swim on by to the Downtown Aquarium on Sunday December 31, 2017 for a special celebration. The underwater adventure starts at 11:00 am – 1:30 pm and a second bash from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Check out their website for more information.

Rockin’ New Year WonderWeek – The Children’s Museum of Houston 

Fun for the whole family this week! The Children’s Museum of Houston is kicking off the New Year right with a week full of Rockin’ activities. From December 28th to January 3rd you can take your kids down to the museum for New Year’s bingo, New Year noisemakers, and many more holiday activities for kiddos to enjoy. Stop by and cheer in the New Year with the Children’s Museum of Houston. Check on their link for further details.

For Houston, 2017 has been one crazy rollercoaster year filled with numerous ups and downs. From the tragedies due to Hurricane Harvey to the history making Houston Astros sweeping the World Series. Finally, we can put this year to rest and debut 2018 with open arms. As always make sure to stay safe this holiday.  Be sure to utilize our amazing public transit systems or Uber/Lyft to travel to and from your rocking NYE celebrations. 2017 has been quite a ride, end it right with friends and family that love you. See you next year!