Send out the old and welcome in the new at one of the many New Year's Eve parties in Detroit. The Motor City is the best place to be for Michiganders on NYE. Start your night at the Two Way Inn, which is Detroit's oldest bar, then find something new at the TV Lounge. Then take a drive down the iconic Woodward Avenue and check out ice skating, Christmas decorations and food trucks at Campus Martius Park. It's guaranteed you'll find many fun ways to spend the NYE holiday in this city.
Due to Michigan's and Detroit's response to public health and social gatherings, some or all NYE events may be changed or cancelled.
The Resolution Ball
The Resolution Ball is considered the largest and most exclusive New Year's Eve party in Detroit . The event has sold out almost every year, and has earned the reputation as the biggest bash in the Midwest. The party's style is Chicago-Vegas, including DJs, cirque-style acrobats and performers, roving illusionists, a light show, balloon drop, confetti storm and dozens of screens to entertain the crowd. There's plenty of entertainment to be had at this event. Tickets usually range from $115 to $1,950.
Motor City Gala
The Motor City Gala is the official New Year's Eve gala in Detroit. This annual mega event offers two premium packages for those looking to celebrate the New Year in style. It boasts 2 ballrooms with DJs, dancing, and a big countdown at midnight. Guests can book hotel rooms at this event, which gives the late party goers an option of safety. Tickets typically range from $99 to $3,000.
Motor City New Year’s Eve: The DROP
In downtown Detroit, the "D" is lowered at midnight. This NYE party provides a free night of celebration for both adults and kids. The festival features local entertainment, games, Kid's zone and activities, and a ball drop in the afternoon for the kids. The main countdown brings in over 10,000 people. Also there will be food and beverage vendors on site. How could you not find something to do at this event?
The Celebration has earned its place as one of the most popular Detroit New Year's Eve parties. It offers a mega ballroom with a DJ spinning dance music for the party goers. Guests will also have the option to book hotel rooms if they feel like staying late and partying safely. Premium bar packages usually start at $99, and general admission typically starts at $75. Also, discounted hotel rooms are around $129.
The Countdown is one of the longest running and largest New Year's Eve parties in Detroit. The event takes place at a hotel and convention center every year, and offers a wide variety of ticket packages that include VIP, and room bundle options. It features music spun by popular Detroit DJs well into the early morning, hors d’oeuvres reception, big dance floor, nightclub-style sound & lighting, bars with 20+ bartenders, party favors & balloon drop, and a midnight champagne station. The attire for this event is evening chic - black tie optional. Tickets typically start at $199.