New Year’s Eve in Nashville is always a good time, whether you’re a local or just visiting. This is your New Year’s Eve in Nashville guide to the best parties, concerts, events and things to do on Thursday, December 31, 2015. We’ll be adding more shindigs to ring in the new year as they are announced.
Hotels Nearby with Confirmed Availability on NYE:
(Availability checked on December 28, 2015)
- Union Station Hotel – limited availability (0.4 miles from heart of Downtown)
- Omni Nashville (0.5 mile from heart of Downtown)
- Fairfield Inn in The Gulch – limited availability (0.9 miles from Downtown)
- Ramada Downtown Nashville – limited availability (1 mile from Downtown)
- Knights Inn Downtown – limited availability (1 mile from Downtown)
- Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (1.4 miles from Downtown)
- Hampton Inn Elliston Place (1.7 miles from Downtown)
- Marriott Vanderbilt – limited availability (1.9 miles from Downtown)
- Extended Stay America Vanderbilt (2.5 miles from Downtown)
More Hotels Close to Bash on Broadway:
- Renaissance Hotel
- Sheraton Nashville
- Hilton Garden Inn
- The Capitol Hotel – *cheapest*
- Holiday Inn Express Downtown (0.4 miles from Bash on Broadway)
- Hilton Nashville Downtown (0.4 mile from Bash on Broadway)
- Hyatt Place Nashville (0.6 miles from Bash on Broadway)
- Hilton Garden Inn (0.7 miles from Bash on Broadway)
- Embassy Suites Vanderbilt (1.1 miles from Downtown)
- Courtyard By Marriott Vanderbilt/West End (1.2 miles from Downtown)
- Millennium Maxwell House Nashville (1.9 miles from Downtown)
- Holiday Inn Vanderbilt (2 miles from Downtown)
- Hampton Inn Green Hills (4.2 miles from Downtown)
New Year’s Eve Parties in Nashville
Jack Daniel’s Bash on Broadway
The Jack Daniel’s Bash on Broadway New Year’s Eve party will feature Kings of Leon and Chris Stapleton as the headlining performers. The evening is filled with free live music, fireworks and the Music Note Drop® at midnight. Other performers will include Sugar and the Hi-Lows, The Whigs, Wild Cub, and Kelsea Ballerini.
FREE | Get more details.
BONUS TIP: Broadway bars with FREE entry include:
Acme is ringing in the New Year with a huge party with four floors of music, dancing, and countdowns. Also, they have they have one of the best views of all the action going on downtown on Broadway. General admission is $50. 21+ only.
- ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!
- General Admission: $50/person – SOLD OUT
- Rooftop VIP: $150 SOLD OUT
- VIP Booth for Six – Third Floor: $1200 SOLD OUT
- VIP Booth for Ten – Second Floor: $2250 SOLD OUT
- VIP Booth for Ten – Third Floor: $2000 SOLD OUT
MStreet New Year’s Eve
*$5 off with GURU promo code*
ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!
MStreet’s annual New Year’s Eve Party will be on Thursday, December 31st from 9pm til 2am at The Rosewall, Whiskey Kitchen, Virago, and Saint Anejo. There will be aerialists, DJs, dancers, a photo booth, and balloon drop at midnight. General admission tickets will get you access to all four bars, party favors, and a complimentary toast at midnight.
Ticket will be $60-$80 per person in advance (depending on when you purchase). VIP tickets will be $125 per person in advance. Get $5 off each ticket with the GURU promo code. Ticket prices will increase the week of NYE, so purchase in advance.
Jingle Boot Rock at The Sutler
The Sutler is hosting Jingle Boot Rock on New Year’s Eve from 8pm til 2am with a boot drop at midnight. There will be live music by Wooly Bully in the upstairs saloon and live music by The Kelly Brothers in the downstairs cellar. There will also be music by 90s DJ Duo DJ Tanner and Uncle Jesse.
All attendees will have access to an open buffet and OPEN BAR all night as well as a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 21+.
- All-Inclusive General Admission: $125-$175/person depending on when you purchase – LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE
- All-Inclusive Table Reservations: A limited number of 4 Top, 6 Top, 8 Top & 10 Top tables will be available for purchase ($700 to $1500). Each table reservation includes All-Inclusive General Admission Passes for your party, a table with a seat for each person in your party, complimentary bottle of premium champagne, a dedicated server for the entire night, as well as access to the open bar and buffet!
Tin Roof’s New Year’s Eve Party
- General Admission: $30/person at the door. Original side access only until midnight. Rent a booth by emailing Josh at firstname.lastname@example.org
- All-Inclusive Green Room VIP: $120/person in advance. Get all-inclusive drinks from 9pm to 1am in the Green Room. Enjoy no line, party favors, a special guest DJ, and a champagne toast at midnight.
Solid Gold NYE 2016
*$5 off with GURU promo code*
The 6th annual New Year’s Eve party produced by JRC Live at Greenhouse Bar is back. The Solid Gold New Year’s Eve Party is on Thursday, December 31st from 7:30pm to 3am, featuring awesome dance music, all gold decor including a gold dance floor, go-go dancers, party favors, a photo booth, and more. Space Capone, Designer Drugs, Trinity Kill Schill, DJ Rage, and DJ Vallentine will be keep the party going all night long.
General admission tickets are $40 per person in advance or you can get VIP tickets for $75 per person. Get $5 off each ticket with the GURU promo code.
Cannery / Mercy Lounge NYE Parties
The Cannery Ballroom will host My So Called Band’s Ultimate 90s New Year’s Eve party. Doors open at 8pm and the band starts at 9:30pm. Tickets are $35-$45 depending on when you purchase them. 21+. Get more details.
Mercy Lounge will have a Y2K Madness New Year’s Eve party. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $18 in advance. 21+. Get more details.
New Year’s Eve Soiree
Shindig Mafia is hosting a New Year’s Eve Soiree at The Standard’s grand ballroom from 8:00pm til 2:00am. There will be a 1920’s swing and blues theme with lots of champagne, live music, and dancing. The Willies band will play until midnight at which point the a DJ takes the stage for the after party. Join in for swing lessons at 8pm.
Tickets range from $100 to $135 depending on when you purchase and include a breakfast bar, free Champagne from 9:00pm til midnight, a live swing band, and a swing dance lesson from 8:00pm to 9:00pm.
The Fire Ball NYE 2015
W.O. Smith School of Music | 8th Ave S
The W.O. Smith Junior Advisory Board and The Phoenix Club are hosting the annual *ALL INCLUSIVE* Fire Ball “Ignite the Night” New Year’s Eve party from 9pm to 2am at W.O. Smith School of Music. This is a black tie (optional) event that’s fancier than other New Year’s Eve parties in Nashville. There will be a top-shelf open bar, plenty of fireball, Sam Adams and Angry Orchard beer, Whisper Creek Whisper Wagon, champagne, heavy hor d’oeuvres, and a Party Fowl breakfast buffet at midnight. Stretta Band & DJ Kevin Buster will perform.
There will also be a complimentary Gray Line Tennessee Courtesy Shuttle from W.O. Smith Music School to Midtown, Gulch, and Hillsboro Village. The shuttle service runs from 10:30pm to 2am.
Tickets are available for $150 and all proceeds will benefit the W.O. Smith Community Music School and The Phoenix Club.
New Year’s Eve at Tootsies
Head to one of the most popular honky tonks in Nashville for a great New Year’s Eve! Tootsies Orchid Lounge is hosting a New Year’s Eve party beginning at 7pm. Tickets include a guaranteed reserved seat, buffet dinner, party favors, and a midnight toast. Cost: $200 per person
Abduction: New Year’s Eve Invasion Party
The 5 Spot is having an Abduction: New Year’s Eve Invastion Party from 8:00pm til 3:00am. The party is presented by The Dead Deads band who will also headline the event. You’ll also hear from DJ Maverick, DJ Marz AttaXX, and more. Along with a UFO drop countdown at midnight, there will be a photo booth, giveaways, drink specials, and a 1:00am pizza party.
UP Rooftop Lounge
ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!
UP, a rooftop lounge in the Gulch, has one of the best views of the city! They are hosting a fun New Year’s Eve party from 5:00pm til 1:00am featuring live music by Jenn Bostic, a photo booth, and champagne toast. There will also be a complimentary buffet from 7:00pm to 10:00pm and discounts on specialty cocktails, beer, and wine. You must purchase a ticket to gain access to UP the night of New Year’s Eve. Tickets are $160 and complimentary valet is included.
New Year’s Eve Gala at The Country
ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!
The Country, one of Nashville’s newest bars, is hosting a New Year’s Eve Gala. Dress in your best creative black tie attire and enjoy dancing, live music, a red carpet entrance, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a complimentary champagne toast, drinks specials, and, of course, a midnight celebration! Doors open at 7:30pm, music starts at 8pm and the party goes until 3am. Tickets are $37.92.
Rock Bottom NYE Fireworks Viewing Party (ALL AGES option Downtown)
Rock Bottom Brewery is one of the best options for anyone under 21 or parents with children. The rooftop patio is the place to be! Rooftop entry is $20 for ages 11+ and $10 for ages 10 and under. Entry includes a champagne toast. It’s first-come, first-served starting at 6pm, so get there early if you want a spot. This is one of the few all ages options downtown, and a good option for dinner and drinks.
Dawghouse NYE Bash
If you’re looking for a cheaper option on New Year’s Eve, Dawghouse will have a $10 cover. They are kicking off the night at 7:00pm with the college football playoffs. After that, there will be a DJ playing all of the hits from 2015 and throwback songs that will bring back memories. The cover includes a champagne toast at midnight. 21+
New Year’s Eve Dinners in Nashville
Ring in the new year in style at one of Nashville’s best fine dining restaurants, Sinema. They will be serving a four-course menu with wine pairings throughout the evening. Also, there will be a New Year’s Eve party happening in the lounge with a champagne toast, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and music by DJ Amerigo Gazaway.
You have several ticket options, including:
- Dining Only
- Dining + Lounge
- Lounge Only
Reservations required and can be made by calling (615) 724-1762.
The Southern is offering a three-course menu created specially by Executive Chef Matt Farley and chef de cuisine Paul Brantly. Diners can choose from three seatings all at different price ranges, see below.
- 5:00pm – 6:30pm: $65 per person
- 7:00pm – 8:30pm: $85 per person; includes a glass of sparkling wine
- 8:45pm – close: $95 per person; includes a glass of sparkling wine
Reservations required and can be made by calling (615) 248-2888.
Sambuca is offering a three or four-course dinner on New Year’s Eve this year. Diners can choose their seating time: 5:00pm ($39), 7:00pm ($59), and 9:30pm ($100). There will be live music by the Chris Weaver Band and a celebratory champagne toast at midnight. Get ready to dine, dance, and celebrate!
Make reservations by calling 615-873-4232.
Prima will have a special menu just for New Year’s Eve. You will have the option of the $95 per person tasting menu or you can order whatever you want off the New Year’s Eve menu, which consists of starters and entrees.
Make reservations by calling 615-873-4232.
Make reservations by calling 615-988-9700.
Adele’s is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration with delicious food, champagne, and good times. In addition to the regular a la carte menu, the restaurant will lover a Gala prix fixe menu. The a la carte menu is available from 5:00pm til 8:00pm while the Gala prix fixe menu is $90 per person and seatings start at 9:00pm. The party will feature a DJ, party favors, and a view of Nashville’s firework show.
Make reservation by calling 615-254-2000.
Watermark will ring in the new year with a five course dinner and optional wine pairing with reservations available from 5pm til 10pm. There will be a complimentary champagne toast at 11:00pm. The prix fixe menu featuring the five course dinner will be $95 per person. The optional wine pairing will be an additional $40 per person. There is also a vegetarian menu available for $75 per person.
Trattoria Il Mulino
Make reservation by calling 615-620-3700.
Trattoria Il Mulino is hosting a five-course dinner and champagne toast on New Year’s Eve. Seatings are available from 5pm to 11pm. Tickets for the New Year’s Eve dinner are $110 per person with an optional $35 wine pairing per adult. Tickets include complimentary valet and a champagne toast. Seating times are between 5 and 11 p.m., on Thursday, December 31.
Enjoy the Downtown skyline on City Winery’s patio and lounge space during “Pop The Cork: A Night of Champagne & Dessert.” Pair cheese and dessert bites with champagne and sparkling wine. Tickets are $50 and include four pours of your choosing and snacks.
Little Octopus in East Nashville is hosting a special NYE dinner with two seating options at 6:30pm (approximately a two-hour seating) and 9:30pm. Tickets for the five-course meals are $65 per person with an optional beverage pairing of $35. Pricing includes tax and gratuity!
New Year’s Eve Concerts in Nashville
The Delta Saints at Marathon Music Works
The Delta Saints, The Lonely Biscuits, and *repeat repeat will be performing at Marathon Music Works on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9pm.
$10 – $25 | Get more details and purchase tickets.
Old Crow Medicine Show at the Ryman
Old Crow draws quite the crowd, and they’ll play NYE night at the intimate Ryman Auditorium. Show starts at 9pm.
$49.50 | $69.50 | SOLD OUT | Get details and purchase tickets.
Moon Taxi at War Memorial Auditorium
Nashville’s progressive rock band Moon Taxi is everywhere, and they’ll ring in the new year at War Memorial Auditorium this year. They don’t disappoint. Expect an incredible musical performance and light show. Show starts at 9pm!
$40 in advance| Get details and purchase tickets.
Guilty Pleasures at 3rd and Lindsley
If your heart beats to the sounds of the 80s, Guilty Pleasures at 3rd and Lindsley might be your Nashville NYE go-to. Show starts at 8pm. The event is 21+ only.
$25 | Get details and purchase tickets.
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
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. Marty Stuart is playing an early show at 7pm and a late show at 11pm. All ages may attend.
$65 – $175 | Get early show details and purchase tickets. | Get late show details and purchase tickets.
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We’ll be updating this article as events are announced. If you know of any big New Year’s Eve event in Nashville, let us know in the comments!