2015 is almost here! Ring in the new year Memphis-style with these events:
- New Year’s Eve Dinner – Capriccio Grill – $100 – 5pm-11pm
$100 per person, plus tax and gratuity (includes admission to Peabody New Year’s Eve Party). Check out the 3-Course Menu. For reservations call 901-529-4199.
- New Year’s Eve Dinner – Chez Philippe – $150 – 5pm-11pm
$150 per person, plus tax and gratuity (includes admission to Peabody New Year’s Eve Party). First seating is 5pm-5:30pm, second seating is 8pm-8:30pm. Check out the 5-Course Menu. For reservations call 901-529-4188.
- Peabody New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party – 9pm-2am – $45/person, $35/online presale, $125/VIP Party Pass
Celebrate the New Year and watch the Firewords from the famous Peabody Hotel Rooftop. Day-of tickets are only available at the hotel. VIP Party Pass includes admission to party, appetizer buffet, champagne and Stella Artois, valet parking. Enjoy entertainment by Swingin Leroy, Seeing Red & DJ Mark Anderson. For more information call 901-529-4000. Go here to buy tickets online.
- Phunky Phoenix New Year’s Eve – 9:30pm-1am – $5/advance $7/door
Join The MemPhoenix Group as they dance out of 2014 right into 2015. Phunky Phoenix is a come as you are, BYOB, party-til-you-can’t-no-mor
- 7th Annual Guitar Drop on Beale Street – 6:30pm-2am – $20/$100
Beale Street is world famous for its New Year’s Eve parties. Come listen to live music, enjoy beer and BBQ, fireworks, and count down with the crowd as the Hard Rock Cafe hosts the annual guitar drop at midnight. Also, this year CNN is gonna broadcast live from Beale Street! If you plan on coming out, plan ahead for parking (or grab a taxi/Lyft) and bring your ID since you must be 21+ to be on the street after a certain time. Tickets are $20 for General Admission or $100 for VIP access. Get tickets here.
The celebration will be hosted by FOX13 Reporter Scott Madaus and Jeff Lewis, winner of Hard Rock’s 2013 “Last Chance” Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Leading up to the Guitar Drop®, there will be additional live performances on stages inside and outside the cafe by Brad Birkedahl, 714, Jerred Price performing as “Almost” Elton John and Black Rock Revival, as well as special dance performances by UDig Dance Company. After the drop, Hard Rock Cafe Memphis will keep rocking with live music featuring DJ Debonair, delicious bites from Hard Rock’s scratch-based menu and festive cocktails such as the Pomegranate Prosecco and Hot Cocoa Press.
- Chapstik’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza – Kudzu’s – 8pm – $10
- NYE Party at Flying Saucer Downtown – 8pm-3am – 21+ – $10/$40
Live music by Red Letter Day and there will be free party favors , a champagne toast, & breakfast buffet at midnight. $40 table reservations (for up to 4 people) are available. There’s a $10 cover charge for standing room only.
- Zebra Lounge New Year’s Eve Party – 8pm – No Cover
Ring in the new year at Midtown’s one and only piano bar, The Zebra Lounge! Doors open at 8pm, and there will be a fantastic musician playing all night. No cover to get in and plenty of champagne for everyone.
- New Year’s Eve with John Paul Keith – Schweinehaus – 9pm-Midnight – Cover
Schweinehaus will have John Paul Keith playing to ring in the new year, creative food and drink specials, and a bubbles toast (or feel free to hoist a stein instead.) Cover charge starts at 9pm. Music begins at 10pm.
- LightsOut NYE Experience – New Daisy Theatre – 9 p.m. – 5 a.m., $20/$40, 21+
Pyramid Vodka Presents the NYE Experience: Light’s Out hosted by Party Down South at the New Daisy. Get tickers in advance for $20 here. VIP Tables are available by calling 901-525-8981.
- The Bo-Keys and Balloon Drop – Lafayette’s – $25/$60/$90
The champagne will be flowing and the Lafayette’s stage will be rockin’ this New Year’s Eve as they ring in the new year with the The Bo-Keys. There will be a champagne toast, NYE party favors and balloon drop at midnight for everyone in the building! General admission tickets are $25 and they have two dinner packages available.
-General Admission is $25 and includes: Champagne toast and party favors. (First-come-first-serve seating on main level dining only. Standing room after that.) Get tickets online here.
-Draper Dinner Package is $60 and includes a 4-course dinner, party favors, champagne toast, live entertainment and ballon drop. (Reserved table seating from 6PM-8:30PM on Mezzanine level only. 4-course dinner. Wristband for VIP Mezzanine Level access with private bar and bathroom. Dinner must be ordered by 7:30. Table MUST be vacated by 8:30PM. Guests are welcome to stay at the bar on the mezzanine level or go to main level.) Get tickets online here.
-VIP NYE Package is $90 and includes a 4-course dinner, 2 drink tickets, party favors, champagne toast, live entertainment and ballon drop. (Reserved table seating from 9PM-2AM on Mezzanine level only. Dinner must be ordered by 11PM.) Get tickets online here.
- Rockin’ 80s New Year’s Eve – Flying Saucer Cordova – 8pm-2am – $5/$10
Relive the 80’s as you ring in 2015 with classic 80’s music, party favors, champagne toast, special beer tappings, and shot specials. $5 Cover for UFO Members & Military, $10 Cover for all others.
- 80s New Years Bash: Totally Celtic – 10pm-2:30am – $15/$60
This event will benefit the Animal Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County. The $15 cover includes party favors, party pics, a balloon drop, a midnight champagne toast and more. DJ Tree Riehl will be providing an explosion of 80s and 90s hits. The $60 NYE Package includes a bottle of champagne, one appetizer of your choice, and a donation to the Human Society. To reserve yours, call 901.212.6190. Best spandex attire recommended.
- NYE Party with Dead Soldiers, Jack Oblivian, and The Sheiks – HiTone – 10pm
Bid farewell not only to 2014 but to Jonathan Kiersky who will be handing over the keys of the Hi-Tone to new ownership. There will be a cheap champagne toast and plenty of PBR. Come dressed up in your fancy best or your Midtown worst.
- NYE at Molly Fontaine Lounge – 5pm-3am – $10 – 21+
Celebrate NYE with early live music from Project Racetruck at 7pm, then at 10pm DJs Justin Hand and Mike McConnell start their 80’s vs. 90’s retro theme event. Costumes not required but highly encouraged. Doors open at 5 for drinks and cocktails.
- NYE Party at Huey’s – 8:30pm-2am –
Celebrate New Year’s with a free champagne toast at midnight, free party favors, and live music (only at Cordova, Germantown, and Midtown locations).
If you know of any NYE events that aren’t on here, let us know in the comments!
Looking for our December events leading up to New Year’s Eve? Go here.