New Year’s Eve in Nashville 2018-2019

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From concerts to parties to dinners, 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 2018-2019 in Nashville. Here are some of the best places to celebrate on Monday, December 31, 2018. All-inclusive options with an open bar are noted in neon teal. 

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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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New Year’s Eve Parties

Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight

Downtown / Germantown

The city’s main celebration, Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight, will take place on Monday, December 31, 2018, starting at 4:00pm at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, featuring performances by Keith Urban, Peter Frampton, Judah & The Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. The evening is filled with free live music, fireworks, confetti, and the Music Note Drop® at midnight.

FREE | Get more details.


Jingle Boot Rock All-Inclusive New Year’s Eve Party

Melrose

The Sutler and Rambler Cocktail Bar are hosting their annual, all-inclusive Jingle Boot Rock New Year’s Eve Party on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 8:00pm to 1:00am. All tickets include an open buffet and open bar all night with a complimentary champagne toast and boot drop at midnight. There will be two levels of entertainment with the option to purchase seats or tables at The Sutler or Rambler. This event is 21 and over only.

  • Upstairs at The Sutler: Live Music by The Sutler String Band from 8:00pm-11:00pm / DJ from 11:00pm-1:00am
  • Downstairs at Rambler: Live Music by Lazy Jane from 8:00pm-11:00pm / DJ from 11:00pm-1:00am

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$130+ | Get more details.


AcmeWorld

Lower Broadway / Downtown 

Acme Feed & Seed is hosting AcmeWorld from 7:00pm to Midnight on Monday, December 31, 2018. Expect fun music, balloon drops, photo booths, confetti, and a champagne toast at midnight. The first floor will feature live music sets by Southern Avenue and Trapped on Earth, and the third floor will feature dance music from DJs Coach & Rate starting at 9:00pm. Tickets are $50 for general admission. VIP booths are also available for groups up to 12 people. This event is 21 and over only. Re-entry isn’t allowed.

$50+ | Get more details.


New Year’s Eve at Noelle

Downtown 

New Year’s Eve at Noelle is from 9:00pm to 1:00am on Monday, December 31, 2018. There are three ticket levels, including General Admission, Gold Level, and All-Access VIP. The Trade Room lounge is open to all ticket holders and will feature DJ Foldy and dancing from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Upgrade your experience to get access to Hidden Bar’s disco dance party with DJ Majik, or get All-Access VIP for the private black tie martini lounge, raw bar, and complimentary casino games.

$50+ | Get more details.


A Toast to the New Year: L27 Rings in 2019

SoBro / Downtown 

L27 Rooftop Lounge located on the top of the Westin Nashville hotel will ring in 2019 with music, bubbles, bites, and an incredible view. A Toast to the New Year is from 9:00pm to 2:00am on Monday, December 31, 2018. Tickets start at $150 and all tiers include food, cocktails, and a champagne toast. Guests will also enjoy jazz music from the Jody Nardone Jazz Trio from 9:00pm to 11:00pm followed by dance music from DJs Case and Pia until 2:00am.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$150+ | Get more details.


The George Jones Presents: Cowboys and Countdowns

Downtown / 2nd Avenue

The George Jones Presents: Cowboys and Countdowns on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 6:00pm until 2:00am. Tickets to Cowboys & Countdowns (which does not include access to the Chase Bryant concert) are $30 per person (prices increase after 12/25). Enjoy live country artists on the first floor and live acts and a DJ playing country hits on the rooftop. This event is 21 and over only.

There will also be an exclusive concert featuring Chase Bryant on the third floor. Tickets for the private concert are sold separately and allow access to the entire building and New Year’s Eve celebrations on the first floor and rooftop. A limited supply of pre-sale tickets are available for $50. This event is 21 and over only. SOLD OUT

Chase Bryant Concert + Cowboys & Countdowns – $50 in advance | Get more details. SOLD OUT

Cowboys & Countdowns Only – $30 in advance | Get more details.


New Year’s Eve at Tin Roof Demonbreun

Demonbreun

Tin Roof on Demonbreun is hosting a New Year’s Eve party on Monday, December 31, 2018, starting at 8:00pm. General admission is $30 at the door and includes party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and music by Jet Black and the Cadillacs. VIP tickets are available for $150 and include an all-inclusive bar from 9:00pm to 1:00am, plus green room access, side stage access, and a private entrance. You can also reserve a booth for six people for $200. This event is 21 and over only.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION 

$30 GA / $150 VIP | Get more details.


Big Band New Year’s Eve

Downtown

Ring in the new year in the New Era Ballroom at Woolworth on Fifth on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 7:00pm to 1:00am. The Music City Big Band will perform and dance instructors will be onsite to help you dance the night away. A champagne toast will be available to all ticket holders. There’s also a “Dinner & Dance” option for $85, which includes a prix-fixe three-course dinner service.

$30+ | Get more details.


Taco Bout a New Year’s Eve Fiesta

Germantown

If you’re going to Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight (the city’s main event), take advantage of this option at Germantown Depot’s Taco Cantina on New Year’s Eve between 5:00pm and 3:00am. There will be a taco bar, drinks, and a free shuttle to and from Bicentennial Park (you must spend $20 or more for shuttle access). Tickets are $20 for the taco bar plus two drinks (draft beers or margaritas) or $10 for the taco bar only.

$10+ | Get more details.


New Year’s Glow Circus

Downtown / 2nd Avenue

Famous Saloon’s New Year’s Eve Glow Circus is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 7:00pm to 2:00am. Beyond Circus will provide entertainment, ranging from aerial champagne dancers to stilt walkers to jugglers. DJ Hish and DJ Danny Lewis will provide music all night. Watch the music note drop from the rooftop! Every ticket includes admission, a champagne toast, and party favors. General admission tickets are $50. VIP booths are also available.

$50+ | Get more details.


Tin Roof Broadway NYE

Downtown / Lower Broadway

Tin Roof Broadway is hosting an NYE celebration on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 3:00am. There will be live music, party favors, a champagne toast, and more. General admission at the door is $15 (depending on capacity). Purchase tickets in advance for guaranteed admittance, or upgrade to VIP for an all-inclusive option from 9:00pm to 1:00am. If you have a group of 4 or more, consider a booth rental!

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION 

$50+ | Get more details. 


New Nashville New Year’s: A Black Tie Event

West End 

The inaugural New Nashville New Year’s Celebration is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 1:00am at The Parthenon. Dress to impress for this black-tie NYE event! Attendees can expect access to the Parthenon’s art museum, an open bar all night, and a midnight champagne toast. Upgrade your experience for Dom Perignon champagne or a VIP table for your group. Tickets start at $150. This event is 21 and over only.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION 

$150+ | Get more details. 


L.A. Jackson’s Midnight Hour

The Gulch

L.A. Jackson, Thompson Hotel’s popular rooftop destination, is hosting Midnight Hour on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am. Tickets are $300 and include a complimentary bar, champagne toast at midnight, late-night breakfast, and DJ sets by KO and Warfield.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$300 | Get more details.


Super Cool New Year’s

Wedgewood-Houston area

Super Cool New Year’s, an upscale New Year’s Eve party, is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am at Trimble House. The all-inclusive, Ibiza-style event includes a premium open bar (cocktails, craft beer, champagne, and wine), catered party bites, LED party favors, DJ, and dancing. The evening will start with a cocktail party from 9:00pm until midnight followed by a a champagne rave when the ball drops. Tickets are $95-$150, depending on when you purchase. Buy early to save. Upscale cocktail attire and LEDs are strongly encouraged. This event is 21 and over only.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$125-$150 | Get more details.


2019 NYE at The Back Corner

Germantown

Avary Entertainment and Jagermeister present: 2019 NYE at The Back Corner on Monday, December 31, 2018, starting at 9:30pm. The all-inclusive night (including taxes and gratuity) will feature an open bar, photo booth, party favors, balloon drop, and performances by KDSML, KHAOS, Mike-III, and special guests. Tickets are $150 to $200. This event is 21 and over only.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$150 | Get more details.


Shindig Mafia’s New Year’s Eve Soirée

Downtown

Shindig Mafia is hosting their annual Shindig Mafia’s New Year’s Eve Soirée at The Standard from 8:00pm to 2:00am on Monday, December 31, 2018. Enjoy a night of champagne, live music, and dancing. The Willies will be playing live swing and blues music. Tickets include unlimited complimentary champagne until midnight and a breakfast bar.

$100+ | Get more details.


Big Night Nashville New Year’s Eve Gala

Opryland 

Big Night Nashville New Year’s Eve Gala is on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am at Gaylord Opyrland Resort. The event feature themed ballrooms, dance floors, DJs, party bands, party favors, and more. All-inclusive VIP upgrades are also available starting at $189 per person.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$49.99+ | Get more details.


Fire Ball New Year’s Eve

8th Avenue South

The annual Fire Ball New Year’s Eve returns on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am at W.O. Smith Music School. The all-inclusive event features a top-shelf open bar, live music from BandLux & DJ Benji, hors d’oeuvres, a breakfast buffet at midnight, a photo booth, and a courtesy shuttle to various neighborhoods. This is a black-tie (optional) event for anyone over 21.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$150 | Get more details.


NYE The Great Gatsby

Midtown

The Ainsworth, one of Nashville’s newest additions, is hosting NYE The Great Gatsby on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 8:00pm to 3:00am. Tickets are $50 and include all-inclusive drinks, dinner buffet, and a midnight champagne toast between the hours of 8:00pm and midnight. A VIP upgrade is also available.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$50+ | Get more details.


New Year’s Eve 2019

Downtown / Lower Broadway

Ring in the new year at Hard Rock Cafe, on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am. All ticket holders can enjoy an all-inclusive experience including a DJ, heavy appetizers, premium open bar, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. VIP upgrades are also available.

ALL-INCLUSIVE OPTION

$125+ | Get more details. 


Black Tie Ball

SoBro / Downtown

Black Tie Ball is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 10:00pm to 2:00am at the JW Marriott’s rooftop bar, Bourbon Sky. The evening will feature a DJ, dance floor, signature hors d’oeuvres and canapés, complimentary champagne, and decadent desserts. General admission is $300 and VIP access to the Terrace is $400 (limited to 50 guests).

$300+ | Get more details.


Transformation: A Time-Traveling Freak Show

East Nashville

Freaklesque presents: Transformation, a time-traveling freak show, on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 9:00pm to 2:00am at Little Harpeth Brewing Co. Guests can expect live music, burlesque dancers, an aerialist, a snake charming, and other jaw-dropping performers. This event is 21 and over only.

$10+ | Get more details. 


…More New Year’s Eve Parties

Looking for even more options than the 20 listed above? Here are some additional New Year’s Eve Parties in Nashville to consider:

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New Year’s Eve Concerts in Nashville

Moon Taxi

Municipal Auditorium | Downtown

Moon Taxi will continue their Good As Gold Tour on New Year’s Eve at the Metro Nashville Municipal Auditorium. Show starts at 9:00pm.

$31.50–$56.50 | Get more details.


My So-Called Band

Cannery Ballroom | SoBro/The Gulch

My So-Called Band is the act to see if you love 90’s music. They’re playing at Cannery Ballroom on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9:30pm.

$35–$45 | Get more details.


Old Crow Medicine Show

The Ryman | Downtown

Old Crow draws quite the crowd, and they’ll play NYE night at the intimate Ryman Auditorium. Show starts at 9:00pm.

$59.50–$99.50 | Get more details.


John Prine + Nathaniel Rateliff + Iris DeMent

Grand Ole Opry House | Donelson

Join John Prine, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats, and special guest Iris DeMent at one of Nashville’s most iconic venues. Show starts at 8:00pm.

$81.50–$265.50 | Get more details.


Papadosio

Marathon Music Works | Marathon Village

Papadosio will be performing at Marathon Music Works on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9:00pm.

$20–$75 | Get more details.


Purple Masquerade (Prince Tribute Band)

The High Watt | SoBro/The Gulch

Ring in the new year with Purple Masquerade, a Prince Tribute Band. Show starts at 10:00pm.

$23–$45 | Get more details.


Guilty Pleasures

3rd & Lindsley | SoBro/Downtown

If your heart beats to the sounds of the 80s, Guilty Pleasures at 3rd & Lindsley might be your Nashville NYE go-to. Show starts at 8:00pm.

$25 | Get more details.


Marc Broussard

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. Marc Broussard is playing an early show at 7:00pm and a late show at 11:00pm. All ages may attend.

$45–$68 | Get early show details and purchase tickets. | Get late show details and purchase tickets.


The Weeks

Southern Grist | The Nations

The Weeks are teaming up with Southern Grist to throw a “Lager in the Night” New Year’s Eve Party. Doors open at 9:00pm.

$30–$100 | Get more details.


Unknown Hinson + Olivia Jean

Exit/In | Elliston Place

If you enjoy country and western-tinged pyschobilly, make your way to see Unknown Hinson at Exit/In on New Year’s Eve. Doors open at 8:00pm.

$15–$25 | Get more details.

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New Year’s Eve Dinners

Etch

SoBro/Downtown

Etch’s New Year’s Eve dinner is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 4:30pm to 10:30pm. The four-course prix-fixe menu is $90 per person with optional wine pairings for an additional $40 per person.

$90 | Get more details.


Little Octopus

The Gulch

Little Octopus in the Gulch is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner on Monday, December 31, 2018. The prix-fixe menu includes a truffle dumpling, glass of champagne, shareable plates for the table, one entree, and a dessert. The cost is $75 per person. An optional seafood tower is available as an add-on.

$75 | Get more details.


Sambuca

The Gulch

Sambuca NYE will feature a three- or four-course dinner, live music by Grant Garland, and a midnight champagne toast on Monday, December 31, 2018. Dinner seatings are available at 5:00pm, 7:00pm, and 9:30pm. The cost is $45–$130 per person.

$45–$130 | Get more details.


Southernaire Market

SoBro / Downtown

Southernaire Market’s New Year’s Eve dinner is Monday, December 31, 2018, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The five-course Korean fusion tasting dinner created by Chef de Cuisine Jeremy Wyatt will blend flavors of South Korea and the Southeast paired with festive cocktails. The cost is $75 per person.

$75 | Get more details.


Etc.

Green Hills

Join chef Deb Paquette at Etc. in Green Hills for a special NYE dinner on Monday, December 31, 2018, with seating between 4:30pm and 10:00pm. The four-course prix-fixe menu is $80 per person with optional wine pairings for an additional $30 per person.

$80 | Get more details.


Sinema

Melrose

Sinema’s “Draped in Decadence” dinner is Monday, December 31, 2018, with seatings from 5:30pm to 9:45pm. The five-course dinner is $90 per person with optional wine pairings for $40 per person. Upgrade your ticket for an additional $35 to get access to the Carnival Lounge Party upstairs from 9:00pm to 1:00am featuring DJ Suspense and Pappy’s Photo Booth. If you just want to attend the lounge party, tickets are $50. Guests are encouraged to dress in full masquerade attire (including masks).

$50+ | Get more details.


The Southern

SoBro / Downtown

Chef de Cuisine Paul Brantley is preparing a special three-course menu at The Southern Steak & Oyster on Monday, December 31, 2018. The cost is $75 per person.

$75 | Get more details.


Fin & Pearl

The Gulch

Fin & Pearl will have a four-course prix-fixe menu on New Year’s Eve. The cost is $80 per person. Special champagne selections and ocean bar offerings will also be available.

$80 | Get more details.


Henley

Midtown

Join Henley on Monday, December 31, 2018, between 5:00pm and 10:00pm for a special dinner prepared by chef Daniel Gorman. Choose from one of three prix-fixe menus, available at $75, $85, and $115.

$75–$115 | Get more details.


The Green Pheasant

SoBro / Downtown

On New Year’s Eve, venture to The Green Pheasant in SoBro between 5:00pm and 9:30pm for a multi-course tasting menu of Japanese dishes. The dinner is $75 per person plus tax and a $15 service charge. Optional sake pairing are also available.

$90+ | Get more details.


Chuahan Ale & Masala House

The Gulch

Chauhan Ale & Masala House will have a prix fixe four-course menu prepared Maneet Chauhan on Monday, December 31, 2018. The cost is $75 per person with an optional $45 beverage pairing.

$75 | Get more details.


Geist

Germantown

Geist in Germantown is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner on Monday, December 31, 2018, with a caviar amuse and four courses. There are two seatings at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. The cost is $75 per person.

$75 | Get more details.


The Mockingbird

The Gulch

The Mockingbird in The Gulch will have a prix fixe five-course menu on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 4:00pm to 10:00pm. The cost is $75 per person with an optional $45 beverage pairing.

$75 | Get more details.


Lyra

East Nashville

Lyra is offering a four-course dinner on New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018, with an optional wine pairing and craft cocktail feature. The cost is $65 per person.

$65 | Get more details.


Tansuo

The Gulch

Tansuo will have a four-course prix-fixe menu on New Year’s Eve. The cost is $80 per person with an optional $45 beverage pairing. The contemporary Chinese meal with be served family style.

$80 | Get more details.


Nicky’s Coal Fired

The Nations 

Nicky’s Coal Fired is hosting a retro-inspired New Year’s Eve dinner on Monday, December 31, 2018, featuring a four-course tasting menu, plus a martini cart to toast the New Year. The cost is $60 per person.

$60 | Get more details.


Fort Louise

East Nashville

Fort Louise is offering a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $55 per person from 5:00pm until 10:00pm on New Year’s Eve. Call or make a reservation online.

$55 | Get more details.


Capitol Grille

Downtown

Capitol Grille inside The Hermitage Hotel is serving a prix-fixe menu–including amuse, three courses, an entree, dessert, and a glass of sparkling wine–on New Year’s Eve. Seatings are available at 5:00pm, 7:00pm, and 9:00pm. A live trio will also perform. The cost is $100 per person. Taxes and gratuity are not included.

$100 | Get more details.


Bourbon Steak

SoBro / Downtown

Bourbon Steak is offering a prix-fixe, three- or five-course meal. The three-course dinner is $125 per person with seatings at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, and 6:00pm. The five-course dinner is $175 per person with seatings at 8:00pm, 8:30pm, and 9:00pm. Bourbon Sky lounge is also open to the public from 4:00pm to 9:00pm.

$125–$175 | Get more details.


…More Dinner Options on New Year’s Eve

If you’re still looking for dinner options on New Year’s Eve, these are some other top choices in Nashville:

  • Moto (The Gulch) – serving regular full menu plus chef specials and specialty cocktails from 5:00pm to late (last reservation at 11:00pm); valet parking is available
  • Saltine (West End) – serving regular full menu plus chef specials
  • Virago (The Gulch) – serving regular full menu plus chef specials and specialty cocktails from 5:00pm to late (last reservation at 11:00pm); valet parking is available
  • Kayne Prime (The Gulch) – serving regular full menu plus chef specials and specialty cocktails from 4:30pm to late (last reservation at 11:00pm); valet parking is available
  • Char (Green Hills) – serving regular full menu plus chef specials
  • Whiskey Kitchen (The Gulch) – open regular hours serving full menu and late-night menu; balloon drop at midnight
  • Von Elrod’s (Germantown) – serving full menu until 1:00am, located 2 blocks from Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight
  • Sunda New Asian (The Gulch) – serving regular menu plus specials from 4:00pm to 11:00pm followed by a champagne toast at midnight and a live DJ
  • Adele’s (The Gulch) – serving regular menu plus festive food and drink specials from 5:00pm until late
  • Two Ten Jack (East Nashville) – serving regular menu with seatings from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • City Winery (SoBro/Downtown) – serving a special menu in the barrel room & restaurant and a more robust 4-course champagne dinner option in the winery
  • Ellington’s Midway Bar & Grille (Downtown) – open 5:00pm to 11:00pm (bar open until 1:00am) serving a four-course prix fixe menu
  • M.L.Rose (all locations) – open regular hours
  • Del Frisco’s Grille (The Gulch) – open 3:00pm to late serving a prix fixe menu

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