Celebrating New Year's Eve in Dallas can be done in a variety of fun ways. Enjoy a night of cocktails and food downtown close to Victory Park. From there you will get a grand view of the fireworks shows in both Victory Park and from the iconic Reunion Tower. Or perhaps enjoy a NYE party masquerade style, if that's your thing. Dallas offers numerous ways to ring in the New Year, no matter what you're looking for.
Dallas, along with many other Texas cities may put restrictions on NYE events and parties in compliance with their phased reopening plan.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel uses three floors to host this annual New Year's Eve party in Dallas. Each floor offers different music genres and party styles, different attractions and individual countdowns per floor. Various levels of VIP access are available, including tables, bottle service and plated dinner. General tickets get you access to all 3 floors. Dress code is formal/classy.
Dream One World
Multiple DJs are showcased in this 30,000+ square foot Gas Monkey Live! venue in northwest Dallas, that hosts up to 4,000 people annually to celebrate the new year. This event offers 40 VIP sections, 4 full bars and complimentary champagne toasting at midnight. Semi formal attire is preferred.
Champagne Life: Royalty at the Castle
This annual event at the Old Red Museum in Downtown Dallas hosts a fireworks watching party and a NYE celebration that treats its guests in the style of royalty, complete with fake paparazzi and a red carpet walkway. The Castle hosts it's party on 4 floors, each having different attractions and contests including masquerade and casino night. Several VIP packages are available. Black tie/formal dress code is strictly enforced and security is tight with a mandatory police pat down upon entry.
The Royal Masquerade Ball
Tickets to this formal Dallas NYE party at the West End Event Center includes all access to the event's open bar, free chips to gamble with in their casino and free h'orderves. Champagne at midnight is also complimentary, along with many party favors. The theme to this party is a masquerade ball and formal dressware such as cocktail dresses and suits are encouraged, along with masks. A few VIP packages are also available.
Reunion Tower NYE
Watch the annual NYE fireworks display at Reunion Tower as the clock strikes midnight from either inside one of the tower's two restaurant bars, from the designated watching lawn nearby or from the close by Hyatt Regency hotel. You'll need to purchase tickets from Reunion Tower to watch from the lawn. Business casual is the dress code for inside the tower.
Emerald City Band
The Emerald City Band headlines this annual live music celebration to bring in the new year. The venue can vary but the entertainment is centered around the show the Emerald City Band puts on throughout the night. VIP tickets can get you exclusive access to the band and the dress code is business casual to dressy; no jeans or tennis shoes allowed. Food and drinks are available for purchase or come included with certain VIP tickets.
Uptown Neon New Years Bash
The Playground Bar in Uptown hosts an annual New Years Eve party in Dallas. It's located on 2 floors with a heated patio that includes an open bar for anyone that buys a general admission ticket, live DJs, confetti cannons, and free champagne toast for all. Several VIP options are available for premium open bar access, dining options and bottle service.
The Timeless NYE Gala
The Welker Foundation presents this annual fundraising New Years Eve gala at The Crescent Club Hotel just minutes from downtown Dallas. The event's proceeds go to Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Live entertainment, dancing, lounge areas, multiple bars and casino style gambling are available to all, though the best access and VIP treatment goes to the largest donors. Dress code is formal.