New Year's Eve parties around San Diego

Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 at these rockin' events around San Diego. 

12.31: New Year’s Eve: The World’s Greatest Legend

The Hotel Del’s oceanfront ballroom transforms into a lavish black-tie affair that includes an open bar, an exceptional five-course feast, and dancing to the tunes of the Mighty Untouchables.

Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, hoteldel.com

12.31: 16th annual Big Night San Diego

Your all-inclusive ticket to this unforgettable event includes unlimited drinks, a bountiful buffet, and access to eight dance floors, 10 distinct party zones and more than a dozen musical acts.

Hilton Bayfront, East Village, bignightsandiego.com

12.31: Party like an animal

Enjoy the glitz and glamour at the Pendry San Diego hotel (start off dining at Fifth & Rose, Provisional or Lion Fish) by dancing the night away to the beats of Clinton Sparks at Oxford Social Club.

Pendry San Diego, 550 J St., downtown, pendryhotels.com

12.31: Bottoms Up at Altitude

From a sprawling dining station on the street level to a sushi bar and chocolate fountain on the 22nd floor, the Marriott has you covered this New Year’s Eve with free-flowing champagne and unlimited well drinks every step of the way.

San Diego Marriott, Gaslamp, sandiegogaslamphotel.com/nye

12.31: Latin NYE at Westgate Hotel

Step into 2019 in style at this elegant celebration featuring finely crafted cocktails, a Latin-influenced buffet dinner and live music well past midnight.

Westgate Hotel, downtown, westgatehotel.com

12.31: Vintage Circus

Strolling entertainment will be found around the casino venue with various food stations offering small bites, plus there will be $1 million in giveaways with $100,000 being given out each hour between 2-11 p.m. 

Harrah's Resort Southern California, 777 Harrah's Rincon Way, Funner (previously Valley Center), harrahssocal.com

12.31: NYE Cruise

This cruise aboard the multileveled Adventure Yacht includes two climate-controlled interior decks, a four-hour open bar and a world-class DJ to deliver you into 2019 on a high note.

Broadway Pier, downtown, newyearscruise.com

12.31: Craft Beer New Year

Give 2018 the send-off it deserves at this beer-lovers’ bonanza that includes two dance floors, three brews and light bites throughout the night.

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, Liberty Station, eventbrite.com

12.31: Black & Gold NYE

Ring in the New Year aboard a historic steam ferry that sports a classy lounge, an expansive dance floor, and a 30-foot dessert bar overflowing with sweet treats.

Maritime Museum of San Diego, Little Italy, sdmaritime.org 

12.31: NYE Beach Party

Boasting all-inclusive drinks and expanded bar service for minimal lines, this NYE experience encompasses four rooms replete with top-tier entertainment, delicious hors d’oeuvres some of the city’s hottest DJs.

Catamaran Resort, Pacific Beach, nyebeachparty.com

12.31: Cruisin' at the Bahia

Enjoy a cruise around Mission Bay aboard the Bahia Belle with a package complete with overnight accommodations, appetizer buffet, live DJ, party favors and a complimentary midnight champagne toast. 

Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 West Mission Bay Dr., Mission Beach, bahiahotel.com/new-years-eve

12.31: NYE at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Yeah, buddy! Fist pump your way into 2019 at this epic party spanning eight rooms and three floors, with entertainment provided by 15 DJs and headliners including MTV star DJ Pauly D.  

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Gaslamp, nyermd.com

12.31: Party Like It's 1969

Headed downtown to party for NYE? When you finally do go to sleep, let The Bristol hotel's newly redesigned rooms bring good visions of what's to come in 2019. The hotel is offering room packages that include two specialty 1960's-themed cocktails at The Bristol Bar, a hangover kit, complimentary valet partking, plus overnight accomdations for two guests. 

The Bristol Hotel, 1055 First Ave., downtown, thebristolsandiego.com

12.31: Ball on Broadway

Explore five rooms with more than 10 DJs each lending a unique music experience to help revelers ring in the New Year in style. — Leslie Hackett

Parq and Lair nightclubs, 615 Broadway, downtown, eventbrite.com

12.31: New Year's Eve at Vistal

Ring in the New Year and one of San Diego's newest waterfront locales with a champagne welcome, a 5- or 7-course dinner by chefs Amy DiBiase and Paul McCabe, plus music  from an electric violinist and Gregory Page Quartet. 

Vistal at the InterContinental San Diego: 901 Bayfront Court, downtown, vistalsd.com

12:31: The unicorn of NYE parties

Head downtown to the newly re-imagined Side Bar where the night's celebrations will include unexpected glitter bombs, delicious cocktails, a DJ spinning top hits and a celebrity surprise or two. 

Side Bar, 536 Market St., downtown, sidebarsd.com

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