Finding New Year's Eve parties in Charlotte is cinch. The Queen City has plenty of nightlife for those who prefer to go on a bar crawl for their NYE revels, and plenty of fireworks displays too. But let's not forget the food in this city, which is some of the best southern food in the country. You need not worry, there's plenty of New Years Eve fun here.
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CTL New Years Eve
The biggest New Year's Eve party in Charlotte is CTL New Year's Eve. This annual tradition has been going on for decades. It features a fireworks display, live music, food trucks, artists, dancers, comedians, musicians, magicians and the lighting of the Queen City crown. This is a free event.
Howl at the Moon
One of the most popular NYE parties in Charlotte is at Howl at the Moon. This dueling piano bar does live covers of all-time best hits. Party packages grant you admission, two house drinks (up to $8), seating, drinks, a buffet and champagne toast at midnight. Packages typically range from $40 – $115.
Brew Year's Eve
If you'd prefer more of a laid back way to celebrate New Year's Eve in Charlotte, then check out the annual Brew Year's Eve. Every year, Sycamore Brewing puts on a party where there’s no dress code and no tickets required. Food trucks will be there, and there will be live music, bottles of champagne and pitchers of beer under Sycamore’s large heated tent. This is a 21+ event.
Winterfest at Carowinds
Carowinds Park puts on a holiday and New Year's Eve celebration in Charlotte every year. This event features live entertainment throughout the park. The celebration's centerpiece is the WinterFest Wonderland Parade. The best vantage points to see it are in the County Fair area, Tinsel Town and Celebration Plaza. This event offers fun for all ages.