Are you visiting Southern California for New Year’s Eve? Not sure what there is to do for the holiday?
Whether you’re visiting Orange County, the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, or San Diego we got you covered.
This article will provide event information of the best NYE events Southern California has to offer to help ring in your New Year Southern California style.
- XL NYE Orange County: A Seaside NYE Gala — Identity Management Group presents XL NYE 2014, an extravagant seaside New Year’s Eve event at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. With 20,000 square feet of event space, LED technology, a massive ball drop, plush VIP sections, an open bar section, multiple DJs, dancers and party favors, this is one Orange County NYE event that combines the beach and club life.
- New Year’s Eve Yacht Party – Celebrate your New Year on the elegant Ambassador, a 130 foot vessel popping with 3 levels of celebrations. Tickets include a four hour cruise through Newport Harbor, premium open bar, champagne greeting, appetizer buffet, party favors, DJ and dancing.
- Knott’s New Year’s Eve Celebration — Special fireworks, live entertainment, and extended hours will have you counting down to the New Year at Knott’s Merry Farm!
- White Wonderland NYE Gala — Insomniac’s White Wonderland has established itself as America’s finest electronic dance music white party. Taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center, this event requires all attendees to dress from head to toe in white to match the White Wonderland theme of a clean slate and fresh start to the New Year!
- Roaring 20’s NYE — San Bernardino’s Castaway Restaurant will host its dinner buffet and gala featuring a DJ, party favors, chocolate fountain, and a beautiful view overlooking the Inland Empire.
- New Year’s Eve Beer Dinner — Enjoy a beer pairing 3 or 5 course meal at the Downtown Riverside Restaurant, Salted Pig.
- New Year’s Eve Dinner & Show with Felipe Esparza — NBC’s 2010 “Last Comic Standing” winner will help you laugh in the New Year at the Ontario Improve NYE Dinner and Show.
- Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party — This NYE event takes place at the Pomona Valley Mining Co. and features a buffet dinner with a large variety of entrees and cocktails, live music, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight.
- El Cid’s 50th New Year’s Eve Celebration — The gypsy jazz styled New Year’s Eve Celebration with two amazing flamenco shows and a delectable pre-fixe menu will delight and excite your holiday evening. After the second seating, usher in the New Year with jazz music, cocktails, and a champagne toast at midnight.
- New Year’s Eve Yacht Party — Celebrate the New Year in style aboard LA’s most elegant over-sized luxury yacht, the Majestic. A 140 foot long yacht with 3 levels of outdoor decks, lounges, and 2 separate dance floors will cruise the Port of LA and make your NYE your most memorable yet.
- Passport to the New Year: NYE Aboard the Queen Mary — Celebrating its 80th anniversary of its christening and launch, the legendary cruise-liner will lead you on a journey through its past exotic destinations. Signature cocktails, food, and cultural entertainment await you at each “port” to ring in the New Year.
- City Walk Rocks New Year’s Eve — Throughout the Universal City Walk enjoy four fireworks viewing areas, live music entertainment, and countdown party venues at the featured restaurants or clubs.
- New Year’s Eve Beach Party 2014 — The party of the year is back at the Caramaran Resort Hotel & Spa. All inclusive tickets include drinks, hor d’oeuvres, access to four rooms of top-tier entertainment, shuttle service throughout Pacific Beach, themed photo booths, and a Southern Comfort Lounge outside by the bay.
- New Year’s Eve Yacht Party — Celebrate NYE upon a moonlight cruise throughout the San Diego Harbor on the largest yacht in So Cal! Tickets include an open bar, hor d’oruvres, dessert bar, interactive photo booth, access to three levels of music, and party favors to ring in the New Year!
- New Year’s Eve Spectacular Improv Show — Avoid all the craziness of downtown by attending a special improv comedy performance at the National Comedy Theatre followed by a party with the cast of the show! There will be a catered buffet before and after the performance, as well as a champagne toast at midnight.
- Big Night San Diego NYE Gala — Twelve themed party areas and 6 dance floors will keep you and your friends entertained all night and ensure a fabulous start to the New Year. Tickets include drinks all night, buffet, and endless entertainment at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel.
Wherever you decide to visit this New Year’s Eve, the holiday will be what you make it. It can be wild, fun, elegant, funny, filling, whatever you desire! California knows how to party, and no one does it like SO CAL.