Bring on 2020! The top New Year’s Eve parties and activities throughout Southern California

Dec 26, 2019, 14:32 PM by Nuvision Credit Union 

This is the final night of the year--make it the best one yet! Southern California has a lot to offer when it comes to New Years Eve celebrations. There’s something to appeal to everybody’s idea of fun, whether that’s spending the day bowling with family or partying with friends. Check out these events for exciting ways to celebrate the coming of 2020:   

New Years Eve

Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A

When: December 31st, 2019, from 8 pm – 1 am
Where: Grand Park (200 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA)
Cost: Free

Join the LA community and many visitors from around the world at the biggest New Years Eve bash in Los Angeles! This dance party will feature music played from two stages, 3D video mapping on the side of City Hall, and a themed light show. Grand Park will be full of exciting sights and sounds during this amazing one-night event. Be sure to come out—and bring friends along too!

New Year's Eve Aboard The Queen Mary

When: December 31st, 2019, from 8 pm – 1 am
Where: The Queen Mary (1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA)
Cost: $120

This incredible New Years Eve party takes place on the world-famous Queen Mary. Guests can expect plenty of dancing, live music from multiple stages, themed entertainment, and special elements reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties. As the clock strikes midnight, a firework display will light up the sky directly above the ship. This is a party you won’t want to miss.

Kidseum New Year’s Eve Bash

When: December 26th-31st, 2019, from 10 am – 12:30 pm
Where: The Bowers Kidseum (1802 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA)
Cost: $20/general admission ticket

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the whole family to celebrate, the Kidseum is the place to be. Head over for family-friendly countdown, with face painting, craft stations, confetti poppers, and noise makers. There will be workshops open for adults and children alike.

New Year's Eve Live Music at Packing House

When: December 31st, 2019, from 9 pm – 12 am
Where: Anaheim Packing District (440 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA)
Cost: Free

Enjoy a selection of food from OC’s food hall, music from the Diversity band, and a countdown to midnight! This event is family friendly and admission is free.

New Year's Eve Dinner

When: December 31st, 2019, from 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: THE RANCH Restaurant (1025 East Ball Road #101A, Anaheim, CA)
Cost: $115/person

Spend the last night of 2019 enjoying fine dining with friends and family. THE RANCH Restaurant will be serving a four-course meal featuring dishes like Black Truffle Ravioli, Butter Poached South African Lobster Tail, and Valrhona Manjari Chocolate Crémeux. Following dinner, guests are invited to the Country Countdown to spend the time until the New Year.

New Year's Eve 2020 On the Lanes
When: December 31st, 2019, from 9 pm – 1 am
Where: Bowlmor Lanes (2405 Park Ave, Tustin, CA)
Cost: $42.99/person

Ring in the New Year with your friends and family by heading over to Bowlmor Lanes. You’ll receive a reserved lane for the unlimited bowling during the night, arcade cards, food, champagne, cocktails, and VIP service. If you’d rather skip the late-night party, groups can also celebrate during the day with the NYE Family package.

Golden State of Mind New Year's Eve Party

When: December 31st, 2019, from 6 pm – 1:30 am
Where: The Resort At Pelican Hill (Andrea, Newport Beach, CA)
Cost: $108/person for general admission

Listen to great live music, sip creative cocktails, munch on tasty snacks, and witness a midnight balloon drop at the Great Room Social Lounge’s “golden state of mind” party. If you’re looking for a classy way to celebrate the end of one year and the start of another, check this out.

80s New Years Eve Dance Party

When: December 31st, 2019, from 7 pm – 2 am
Where: Totally 80s Bar (2512 W Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA)
Cost: $10/person

Do you love 80s music? Celebrate the New Year by jamming out to your favorite songs all night long! Totally 80s bar will be hosting a giant dance party complete with free party favors and champagne at midnight. The bar will be remain fully stocked and food will be served throughout the evening.