New Year’s Eve in Nashville 2020-2021

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Nashville is a prime destination to ring in the new year. Whether you’re a local or visitor, this is your ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve 2020-2021 in Nashville. Here are some of the best places to celebrate on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

COVID-19 NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many restrictions will be in place at every location. The restrictions will not be listed under each event. The restrictions and guidelines change on a regular basis, so be sure to check the city’s latest status here.

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Where to Stay

If you’re visiting from out of town or just want to avoid competing for a late-night Lyft ride, here are some of the top places to stay in or near Downtown:

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A Rare Evening, Well Done


Bourbon Steak at JW Marriott Nashville is hosting A Rare Evening, Well Done dinner on Thursday, December 31, 2020. There will be two seating options at 5:00pm and 7:30pm. The first seating is a four-course meal and the second seating is a five-course meal.

Pricing: $175 – $228 

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Holiday Menus at Sinema


Sinema is hosting a ticketed 5-course prix fixe dinner in celebration of NYE on Thursday, December 31, 2020! The 5-course menu is $125 per person with optional wine pairings ranging from $45-$80 per person. Menu items include lobster bisque, grilled oyster, ribeye steak, risotto, and more!

Pricing: $125+



SoBro / Downtown

For an elegant meal downtown, you can count on Etch’s annual New Year’s Eve dinner on Thursday, December 31, 2020, with seatings starting at 4:30pm. The four-course prix-fixe menu is $95++ per person with optional wine pairings for an additional $45 per person.

Pricing: $95++

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New Year’s Eve Feast at Urban Grub

12 South

On New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31, 2020, from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Urban Grub will be hosting a four-course tasting menu to ring in the new year at $115 per person. Due to Nashville’s COVID-19 restrictions, attendees must leave the building by 11:00pm. However, guests will receive a take-home Toast & Truffles package to celebrate at midnight. Call ahead to reserve a non-alcoholic version.

Pricing: $115


Rockin New Years at Saint Stephen


Celebrate New Years Eve at Saint Stephen on Thursday, December 31, 2020, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm. This year Saint Stephen is offering two celebration options. In the main dining room guests can enjoy a 5-course menu for parties up to 12 guests. The cost is $125 per person. The secret society option will allow guests to join Chef Cooper and the Saint Stephen culinary team for a progressive, multi-course, luxury, avant-garde tasting menu. This dining option includes a 2011 vintage champagne toast to the new year and is available for parties up to 4 guests. The cost is $325 per person. All reservations are required through Tock.

Pricing: $125-$325


New Year’s Eve Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe


Turn it up for 2021 at Hard Rock Cafe on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The NYE dinner will include a three-course meal, bottomless champagne, house wines, domestic draft beer, and take-home party favors! Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Pricing: $75


Marsh House

The Gulch

For elevated Gulf coast cuisine, celebrate New Year’s Eve at Marsh House on Thursday, December 31, 2020, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. The four-course prix-fixe menu is $58-$76 per person depending on the main course.

Pricing: $58-$76


New Year’s Eve at Denim


Celebrate NYE at Denim on Thursday, December 31, 2020, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Guests can enjoy a specialized New Years Eve menu that will include a tiered presentation of shareable bites, two glasses of Laurent Perrier Champagne, caviar atop house made potato crisp, lobster arancini, truffle grilled cheese, foie gras torchon, a pair of decadent desserts to share, and more! The NYE menu is $175 per person. Reservations are required.

Pricing: $175


The Optimist


The Optimist is offering a five-course prix-fixe menu on Thursday, December 31, 2020, for $115 per person. Menu standouts include pan roasted scallops and Spanish octopus. Optional wine pairings and supplements are available. If you’re celebrating NYE at home, The Optimist is offering “just add spirits” cocktail kits available to be purchased individually or as a pack of 3. Reservations can be made here.

Pricing: $115



Green Hills

Join chef Deb Paquette at Etc. in Green Hills for a special NYE dinner on Thursday, December 31, 2020, with seatings starting at 5:00pm. The prix-fixe dinner is $80 per person plus tax and gratuity with optional wine pairings for an additional $30 per person. A three-course pickup option is also available. Pick-up orders are due by December 23, 2020.

Pricing: $80++ 

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Mason’s Bar

West End

Mason’s Bar at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is offering a globally-inspired menu priced per item on Thursday, December 31, 2020, with seatings starting at 4:00pm. The menu features a variety of items from $9-$16 per plate.

Pricing: a la carte / priced per item 

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Tavern at Bobby


Tavern at Bobby is serving a three-course prix-fixe menu in addition to an a la carte menu on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The prix-fixe meal is $100 per person. The celebration will also feature a lively DJ performance starting at 7:00pm.

Pricing: $100 

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Nicky’s Coal Fired Experiential Virtual Dinner

At home

Nicky’s Coal Fired is offering a virtual party package that includes a four-course dinner kit for two that features a live cook along with Chef Tony Galzin, plus an exclusive musical performance by Alanna Royale. The dinner kit for two is $150 with optional drink pairings for $40-$100. There’s also a lighter version for $95.

Pricing: $95-$150

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North Italia

Green Hills 

North Italia is offering a festive, three-course NYE dinner! The prix fixe menu features cocktails, house favorite dishes, and holiday specials. Guests have the options of one starter, one entree, and one dessert. If you wish to celebrate NYE at home, the dinner is also available for takeout and delivery via DoorDash and Olo. Reservations can be made online via OpenTable.

Price: $60 


Café Intermezzo


Celebrate NYE at Café Intermezzo on Thursday, December 31, 2020, from 11:00am to 10:00pm. Guests can enjoy the full menu which features delicious dinner options like chicken saltimbocca, seafood crepes, and spicy tortellini. This year, Café Intermezzo is offering a $25 takeaway special which includes one bottle of Crémant champagne, two pastries of your choice, and party supplies!

Price: a la carte / priced per item 




This year, Bastion is offering a to-go holiday feast box to celebrate NYE at home. The dinner box will include one large Bear Creek Farm Tomahawk Ribeye Steak, 1oz Kaluga Caviar, one small black truffle, one small white truffle, two side dishes, one bottle of Huré Frères, and one 1/2 loaf of Ornette Sourdough Bread served with seasoned butter. The dinner feeds up-to 4 people. Orders can be picked up from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, December 29, 2020.

Price: $325


Henrietta Red


Henrietta Red is offering a three-course meal for dine-in or carryout from Wednesday, December 30, 2020, to Saturday, January 2, 2020. The dinner feeds two people and includes starters, entrees, and desserts. Additional food and beverage are available for purchase. Pre-orders and reservations can be made on Resy.

Price: $145+


The Party Line

The Party Line is offering a weekender box for your NYE celebrations! The box serves 4-6 people and includes a cheese + charcuterie board, shrimp cocktail with cocktail sauce, a green salad, sweet potato fingerlings, caramelized onion, flank Steak with pepita pipian, and a mini cookie platter with cranberry almond sable + chocolate orange sable. Orders can be placed now through Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Orders will be delivered on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Price: $200+

Juniper Green

If you’re celebrating NYE at home, let Juniper Green do the cooking! Customers can choose from two to six person celebrating meals and snacks! All orders can be placed online and are available for curbside pickup and delivery!

Price: $75-$300


E3 Chophouse

E3 Chophouse is offering carryout and dine-in options for NYE. If you choose to celebrate at home, E3 Chophouse created butcher boxes that include a choice of two steaks (to be cooked at home), 1 ounce of caviar, vegetable sides, mashed potatoes, assorted breads with honey rosemary butter, dessert, and Champagne. Orders can be placed up until 4:00pm on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The cost is $290 and serves two people. The dine-in option features two specials that include ribeye steak, appetizers, salad, dessert, Champagne, and more! The cost is $200-$260. Reservations are required,

Price: $200-$290


…More New Year’s Eve Dinner & Drink Options

Looking for even more options than listed above? Here are some additional New Year’s Eve dinners in Nashville to consider:

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New Year’s Eve Concerts in Nashville

Old Crow Medicine Show

The Ryman | Downtown

Old Crow Medicine Show will perform their annual show at The Ryman on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 7:30pm and Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 9:00pm.

Tickets: $39.50 – $99.50

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Jason Eskridge

City Winery | SoBro/Downtown

If you want to wine and dine on New Year’s Eve and catch a concert at the same time, City Winery is the place to be. Jason Eskridge is performing an early show at 5:00pm and a late show at 8:00pm in the Lounge. Tickets are $65 plus gratuity and include a four-course, prix-fixe menu, complimentary champagne toast, live music, and an optional wine pairing for an additional cost.

Tickets: $65

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Ward Davis

3rd and Lindsley | SoBro/Downtown

Ward Davis, who has had songs recorded by artists like Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, will perform two shows at 3rd and Lindsley on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Reserved pit-location tables for four include an autographed CD for each guest. All ages are welcome.

Tickets: $50-$400

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