New Year’s Eve in Nashville 2017-2018

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New Year’s Eve in Nashville is right around the corner. Whether your visiting or a local, get ready to ring in 2018 with good times. This is your New Year’s Eve in Nashville guide to the best parties, concerts, events and things to do on Sunday, December 31, 2017. We’ll be adding more shindigs to ring in the new year as they are announced, so check back here frequently.

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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 Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, featuring performances by Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Cheap Trick, Carly Pearce, Jonny P, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. The evening is filled with free live music, fireworks, and the Music Note Drop® at midnight.

FREE | Get more details.

New Year’s Eve on M StreetSOLD OUT

The Gulch

ONE TICKET, FOUR PARTIES! M Street’s annual New Year’s Eve on M Street will be on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 9:00pm to 2:00am. Attendees can move freely between The Rosewall, Virago, Saint Anejo and Whiskey Kitchen, all conveniently located on McGavock Street in the Gulch. Each location will have a Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.

The Rosewall will be the primary party space, featuring DJ music and an exclusive confetti drop to ring in 2018.

All tickets include:

  • 2 drinks
  • Bubble toast at midnight
  • Access to all four venues (The Rosewall, Virago, Whiskey Kitchen, Saint Anejo)

Ticket prices:

  • General admission: $85 per person
  • Group rate (6 or more): $80 per person
  • VIP All Access: $155 per person
    Includes speed pass + drinks + access to private club
  • VIP Exclusive: $175 per person
    Table Service for 6 or 10-person table

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$80+ | Get more details. SOLD OUT

Acme New Year’s Eve

Downtown / Lower Broadway

Acme New Year’s Eve is on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 7:00pm to 2:00am with a night of dancing and live music. Get down to Lower Broadway to celebrate at Acme Feed & Seed.

  • 1st Floor
    Dynamo and Ping Rose + The Anti-Heroes
  • 3rd Floor
    Coach & Rate’s Back to the Future Dance Party

$40+ | Get more details.

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


The Sutler is hosting an ALL-INCLUSIVE Jingle Boot Rock New Year’s Eve party on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 8:00pm to 2:00am. 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 partying, you can choose to purchase seats in the saloon or the cellar.

  • Upstairs in the Saloon: Live Music by The MiPS and The Sutler String Band
  • Downstairs in the Cellar: Live Music by Lazy Jane and music by DJ Mic Precise

The following alcohol selections are INCLUDED for ALL attendees:

  • Beer: All Draft Beer, Bottled Beer & Canned Beer
  • Wines by the Glass: House Champagne, Kung Fu Girl Riesling, Kris Pinot Grigio, Corvidae Mirth Chardonnay, Ferrari-Carano Sauvignon Blanc, Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon, Black Dog Pinot Noir, Clayhouse Adobe (Red Blend) & Del Rio Claret (Red Blend).
  • Vodka: Tito’s
  • Whiskey: Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7
  • Bourbon: Belle Meade Bourbon
  • Gin: Tanqueray
  • Rum: Matusalem
  • Tequila: Cazadores
  • Scotch: Famous Grouse

$125+ | Get more details.

New Year’s Eve at Tin Roof Demonbreun


Tin Roof on Demonbreun is hosting a New Year’s Eve party that kicks off at 9:00pm. General admission will be $30 at the door and includes party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. VIP tickets are available for $120 and include a drink package from 9pm to 1am. You can also reserve a booth by emailing 21+

$30 GA / $120 VIP | Get more details.

L27 & Veuve Clicquot Ring in the New Year

Downtown / SoBro

Get over to L27 Rooftop Bar from 9:00pm to 2:00am for complimentary Veuve Clicquot champagne throughout the evening, hors d’oeuvres, private rooftop view of the fireworks, and complimentary valet parking. Music will be provided by DJ KO and Just Whiskey. The event is 21 and older only. Tickets are $300 per person.

$300 | Get more details.

The George Jones’ New Year’s Eve Party SOLD OUT

Downtown / Lower Broadway

The George Jones is hosting a three-story New Year’s Eve Party from 6:00pm until 2:00am that you won’t want to miss. For just $25 per person, you can enjoy a live country band on the first floor, a live DJ with dance music on the 3rd floor, and acoustic sets on the 4th floor.

$25 in advance | Get more details. SOLD OUT

2018 New Year’s Eve @ FGL House

Downtown / SoBro

FGL House will have an exclusive dinner, cocktails and music by the Nashville Nobodies and Adam Bruno starting at 6:00pm on New Year’s Eve. The party will last until 3:00am. Tickets are $50 and provide access to Little Red Corvette and the Cruise Rooftop. The main floor will be open to the public. Ticket holders will be provided wristbands.

$50 | Get more details. 

L.A. Jackson’s Midnight Hour

The Gulch

L.A. Jackson is one of Nashville’s rooftop hotspots located within the Thompson Nashville hotel. The ticketed all-inclusive party is from 9:00pm to 2:00am and costs $300 per person. Tickets include entry, a complimentary bar, a champagne toast at midnight, and a late-night breakfast. There will also be DJ music by Sparkle City Disco and Spice J. 21+

$300 | Get more details.

NYE 2018 at The Back Corner


The Back Corner is hosting NYE 2018 featuring Savoy on December 31, 2017, starting at 10:00pm. The all-inclusive tickets include an open bar and entertainment by Savoy (DJ set), KDSML, MIke-II, and Kilo Riley. 21+. Tickets range from $125-$175 depending on purchase date.

$125-$175 | Get more details.

The Fire Ball NYE 2017

8th Avenue South

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 9:00pm to 2:00am 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, local craft beer, the Pennington Distillery Airstream, heavy hor d’oeuvres, and a Party Fowl breakfast buffet at midnight. There will be a live band inside and a DJ in the tent.

Tickets are available for $150 and all proceeds will benefit the W.O. Smith Community Music School and The Phoenix Club.

$150 | Get more details.

Shindig Mafia’s New Year’s Eve Soirée


Join Shindig Mafia on New Year’s Eve for a soirée at The Standard’s grand ballroom from 8:00pm to 2:00am on December 31, 2017. Enjoy a night of champagne, live music, and dancing. The Willies will be playing live swing and blues music. Tickets include complimentary champagne and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

$75+ | Get more details.

UP’s New Year’s Eve 2018 at The Speakeasy

The Gulch

UP, a rooftop lounge, located atop the Fairfield Inn in the Gulch, is hosting New Year’s Eve 2018 at the Speakeasy from 5:00pm to 1:00am on Sunday, December 31, 2017, featuring a DJ, a photo booth, and a champagne toast at midnight. 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 $150 and complimentary valet is included.

$150 | Get more details.

NYE Midnight Masquerade at The Valentine

Lower Broadway

The Valentine presents NYE Midnight Masquerade on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 5:00pm to 2:00am. Attendees can expect four floors of dancing and DJs, passed hors d’oeuvres from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Pre-sale tickets are $50 for general admission and $100 for VIP rooftop.

$50 – $100 | Get more details.

New Year’s Eve at Nashville Underground

Downtown / Lower Broadway

The brand new Nashville Underground on Lower Broadway is debuting their space with a huge NYE bash from 7:00pm to 2:00am. There will be different parties on each level, including their expansive rooftop. Guests can expect live entertainment, dancing, DJs, and more. Basic tickets and group tickets are available.

$30 – $1,200 | Get more details.

Hard Rock Cafe’s New Year’s Eve Party

Downtown / Lower Broadway

Usher in 2018 on Hard Rock Cafe’s rooftop in Downtown Nashville on Sunday, December 31, 2017, from 9:00pm to 1:00am. Tickets are $150 and include 3 hours of premium open bar, heavy appetizers, champagne toast at midnight, door prizes, party favors, and live music by No Fun Intended.

$150 | Get more details.

New Year’s Eve with The Fox SOLD OUT

East Nashville

Celebrate NYE at one of Nashville’s best new bars, The Fox. Cover is $20 and includes a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Booth reservations are available; email for details and pricing. Cocktail attire is encouraged. Doors open at 8:00pm.

$20 | Get more details. SOLD OUT

Gertie’s Bar at The 404 Kitchen

The Gulch 

Drinks will be flowin’ at Gertie’s Bar located on the lower level of The 404 Kitchen. This is a fresh, new spot to try. There’s no cover and it’s a cozy spot, so get there early — it’s first come, first served.

FREE | Get more details. 

Paradise Park

Downtown / Lower Broadway

Paradise Park will have NO COVER on New Year’s Eve. They will celebrate at midnight with a keg drop and a Miller High Life toast.

FREE | Get more details.



The 2nd annual Bastion New Year’s Eve formal will be a throwback to the ’90’s. Wear your best high school prom attire and enjoy. NO COVER.

FREE | Get more details.

City Tap House

SoBro / Downtown 

The brand new City Tap House is hosting a FREE NYE celebration. There will be a DJ, Picker’s Vodka cocktail specials, a champagne bar and a champagne toast at midnight. RSVP if you plan to attend!

FREE | Get more details. 

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New Year’s Eve Concerts in Nashville

Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefer Band

Bridgestone Arena

Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band with special guest Huey Lewis & The News at Bridgestone Arena on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9pm.
$54.50 – $164.50 | Get details and purchase tickets.

Old Crow Medicine Show

The Ryman

Old Crow draws quite the crowd, and they’ll play NYE night at the intimate Ryman Auditorium. Show starts at 9pm.
$59.50 – $99.50 | Get details and purchase tickets.


Marathon Music Works

Papadosio will be performing at Marathon Music Works on New Year’s Eve. Show starts at 9pm.
$20 – $75 | Get more details and purchase tickets.


Mercy Lounge

Ring in the new year with the Mercy Lounge house band playing your favorite jams from the early 2000s. Show starts at 10:00pm.

$20 – $35 | Get details and purchase tickets.

Guilty Pleasures

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.
$27 | Get details and purchase tickets.

Marc Broussard

City Winery

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 7pm and a late show at 11pm. All ages may attend.
$35 – $65 | Get early show details and purchase tickets. | Get late show details and purchase tickets.

New Year’s Eve Dinners


SoBro / Downtown

Etch, one of Nashville’s most highly acclaimed restaurants, will offer a four-course prix fixe menu for $90 per person with an optional wine pairing for an additional $40 per person on Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 4:30pm to 10:30pm. The regular menu will not be available on New Year’s Eve.

Get more details.



Sinema will have a four-course menu, wine pairings, and a party in the Sinema Lounge on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Tickets for the 4-course dinner are $85 per person with the option to add the Lounge party at a discounted price of $25 per person, as well as wine pairings for an additional $45 per person. Lounge-only tickets are $65 per person. Dinner reservations begin at 5:30pm, and the Lounge party starts at 9:00pm. Sinema will also have a special New Year’s Eve Eve dinner on Saturday.

Get more details.

The Southern

SoBro / Downtown

The Southern Steak & Oyster is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The prix fixe menu includes an oyster course, second course, and dessert. The cost is $75 per person.

Get more details.

Fin & Pearl

The Gulch

Fin & Pearl is hosting a New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu with a special champagne selection and the full raw bar menu available. The cost is $72 per person.

Get more details.

The 404 Kitchen

The Gulch

The 404 Kitchen, now located in a prime new location in the Gulch, is offering a four-course dinner from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The cost is $90 per person.

Get more details. 


The Gulch

Sambuca in the Gulch will have a 3 or 4-course dinner and live music by Michael Fair on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Three seatings are available at 5:00pm, 7:00pm, and 9:30pm. The cost ranges from $45-$130 per person.

Get more details.


Green Hills

Ring in the new year at etc. in Green Hills. A four-course prix fixe menu and optional wine pairing will be available in lieu of the standard dinner menu. Reservations are available from 4:00pm to 10:00pm on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The dinner is $80 per person, with the option to add wine pairings for an additional $30 per person.

Get more details.

Chauhan Ale & Masala House

The Gulch

Chauhan Ale & Masala House will be serving a five-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. The price is $75 per person with the option to add beverage pairings for $45 per person. You can call (615) 242-8426 to make a reservation or make one online through OpenTable.

Get more details.

Nicky’s Coal Fired

The Nations

Nicky’s Coal Fired is hosting “Swing In The New Year” on Sunday, December 31, 2017, featuring a four-course tasting menu and a mobile martini cart, where guests can order a cocktail which will be mixed and served table-side. The cost is $55 per person.

Call (615) 678-4289 for more details and to make a reservation.

The Mockingbird

The Gulch

On New Year’s Eve, The Mockingbird will be open for brunch from 10:30am to 2:30pm and dinner from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Dinner will be a five-course prix-fixe menu. Dinner is $75 per person with an optional $45 beverage pairing. To make a reservation, call (615) 741-9900 or reserve through OpenTable.

Get more details.


The Gulch 

Adele’s in the Gulch is offering an elevated NYE menu and bubbly beverages on December 30th and December 31st. Dishes include oysters and caviar, beef carpaccio, and whole lobster for two. Reservations are available from 5:00pm to 9:45pm. There’s a $40 cancellation fee.

Get more details. 


The Gulch

Tansuo will serve a five-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. The cost is $80 per person with an optional $45 beverage pairing. Guests can also add a half duck for $35 or a full duck for $65. Call (615) 782-6786 or visit OpenTable to reserve a table.

Get more details.

The Back Corner


The Back Corner will offer a special three-course dinner featuring favorites from 5th & Taylor, their sister restaurant located next door. Seatings are at 6:00pm and 8:00pm. Mandy Moon will perform jazz, blues and soul music during the dinner. Dinner for two starts at $144.21, which includes a complimentary champagne toast, tax and gratuity. Alcohol will be available for purchase.

Get more details. 



Henley in Midtown will be doing a special tasting menu on New Year’s Eve from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. Reservations can be made online through OpenTable.

Get more details. 

Le Sel


Le Sel is hosting a five-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner from 5:30pm to 10:00pm. There will be an optional sixth course as well as a menu of bubbles. The dinner is $90 per guest and you can make reservations online now.

Get more details. 

Del Frisco’s Grille

The Gulch

Del Frisco’s Grille is offering a special three-course prix fixe menu and a celebratory prosecco toast from December 29-31. The full menu is also available. Hours are 10:00am to 11:00pm, and the bar stays open until midnight. The prix fixe menu is $45 per person.

Get more details.  

Salt & Vine

Sylvan Heights / Charlotte Ave

For an affordable night out, check out Salt & Vine’s New Year’s Eve specials. Options include these 3-tier sparkling wine flights: 1) $15 for Prosecco, Cava, Argentine Sparkling Rosé; 2) $25 for Cremant d’Alsace, Italian Sparkling Durello, German Sparkling Rosé of Pinot Noir; and 3) $40 trio of true champagnes. There will also be featured oyster platters for $14 per half dozen.

Make a reservation.

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