Where to party on New Year’s Eve in San Diego


From hotel-wide bashes to nightclub celebrations, here’s your extensive list to all the best New Year’s Eve 2017 parties in San Diego. Sip some bubbly and choose your own adventure.

Psychedelic Masquerade at The Lafayette Hotel

The Psychedelic Masquerade takes over The Lafayette Hotel, honoring the 1960s where free love ruled. Inside the hotel, find three venues themed with truly psychedelic vibes. Guests are encouraged to wear ‘60s attire and masks while jamming to a live music lineup that includes The Midnight Pine, Birdy Bardot, The Schizophonics, The Verigolds, Wild Wild Wets and more.

Tickets: $80

8 p.m. Saturday. The Lafayette Hotel, 2223 El Cajon Blvd., North Park.

VAVi’s New Year’s Eve Beach Party at Catamaran Resort

VAVi’s New Year’s Eve Beach Party includes a whole lot of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, four rooms of entertainment with DJs from Sleeping Giant Music (including Chris Cutz, Huy Believe), themed photo booths and a VIP upgrade option to board the three-story VIP party boat as it floats around Mission Bay.

Tickets: $129+

8 p.m. Saturday. The Catamaran Resort, 3999 Mission Blvd., Pacific Beach.

VAVi’s Yacht Party at Inspiration Hornblower Yacht

Ring in the New Year on the largest yacht in Southern California with VAVi’s Yacht Party. Included for guests is an open bar, a glass of champagne upon boarding, stunning views of San Diego from the top deck, three levels of music and more.

Tickets: $169+

8 p.m. Saturday. Inspiration Hornblower Yacht, 1800 North Harbor Drive/Grape Street Pier, downtown.

Infinity NYE 2017 at Town & Country Resort

Infinity NYE goes down over two days at the Town & Country Resort. On Friday, Dec. 30, G-Eazy, Illenium and We Are Treo headline. On New Year’s Eve, get ready for a wild night with Dada Life, Dillon Francis and Flux Pavilion. More than 40 DJs across four stages will keep the party going until 3 a.m.

Tickets: $44+

9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Town & Country Resort, 500 Hotel Circle N, Mission Valley.

Big Night San Diego at Hilton Bayfront

Big Night San Diego is one of the city’s biggest bashes each year. A ticket includes all drinks, 12 themed party areas, five dance floors, DJs and all the grub you can eat at the buffet.

Tickets: $90+

9 p.m. Saturday. Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd., downtown.

Bottoms Up at ALTITUDE Sky Lounge

The Bottoms Up party takes guests from the street to the sky, starting in Soleil @K and finishing on top of the rooftop bar, ALTITUDE Sky Lounge. This all-inclusive party features unlimited well drinks, domestic beers and free-flowing champagne, unlimited food and a celebratory midnight toast.

Tickets: $185

8 p.m. Saturday. San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, 660 K St., downtown.

Migos at FLUXX Nightclub

Countdown to 2017 in style with hip-hop trio, Migos, at FLUXX Nightclub. Composed of Quavo, Takeoff and Offset, this wild group is most known for hits such as “Versace” and “Fight Night.”

Tickets: $60+

9 p.m. Saturday. FLUXX, 500 Fourth Ave., downtown.

Noble Experiment

For those looking for a more intimate and classy affair, duck inside the East Village speakeasy Noble Experiment. A ticket includes a welcome punch, two classic cocktails, tray passed hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets: $100

9 p.m. Saturday. Noble Experiment, 777 G St., East Village.

Honky Tonk Boombox at Moonshine Beach

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Pacific Beach with an energetic live country show. Moonshine Beach hosts a country-forward party with Honky Tonk Boombox.

Tickets: $20

8 p.m. Saturday. Moonshine Beach, 1165 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach.

New Year’s Eve Rat Pack Extravaganza at Kettner Exchange

The New Year’s Eve Rat Pack Extravaganza at Kettner Exchange includes a five-course prix fixe menu with wine pairings, live music by David Patrone, casino games hosted by The Grand Artique and a champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets: $100+

5 p.m. Saturday. Kettner Exchange, 2001 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy.

Justin Martin at Music Box

FNGRS CRSSD presents a New Year’s Eve party at The Music Box with San Franciscan producer and Dirtybird Records house DJ Justin Martin.

Tickets: $65+

10 p.m. Saturday. Music Box San Diego, 1337 India St., Little Italy.

Andaz Hotel Rooftop by STK

Treat yourself to a five-hour premium bar at the Andaz Hotel’s Rooftop by STK. The party includes tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, pulse-pounding DJ beats, multiple bars and a midnight champagne toast.

Tickets: $89+

9 p.m. Saturday. Andaz San Diego, 600 F St., downtown.

Fortune 421 New Year’s Eve at Las Rocas

Just one-hour south of San Diego, Fortune 421 is throwing another bash in Rosarito, Mexico at the Las Rocas Resort. The three-day party includes a welcome white bash, a disco New Year’s Eve party and a onesie wonderland celebration on Jan. 1, all with top DJs spinning the beats throughout. Roundtrip transportation from downtown San Diego is available for $25.

Ticket packages vary.

Friday to Monday. Las Rocas Resort & Spa, Rosarito, Mexico.

New Year’s Eve French Masquerade at The Westgate Hotel

This chic New Year’s Eve French Masquerade at The Westgate Hotel incites 18th century vibes with timeless decadence. The masked ball includes a five-course French-inspired dinner and flutes of Moët & Chandon. Expect live music from a quintet of French jazz music as masked revelers dance the night away.

Tickets: $259

7 p.m. Saturday. The Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Ave., downtown.

5 Cities 1 Night at Hard Rock Hotel

The hotel-wide party spans three floors and five themed rooms with more than 15 DJs spinning the celebratory beats. This year, each room will feature a different big city as the theme such as New York, Paris, Rio, Hong Kong and Vegas. Headliners include Ty Dolla $ign and Dirty South.

Tickets: $90+

8 p.m. Saturday. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, 207 Fifth Ave., downtown.

Black & Gold New Year’s Eve Party at Maritime Museum

Celebrate in style at this Black & Gold New Year’s Eve Party at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The upper event center on the historic Steam Ferry will be transformed into a classy lounge, featuring music from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Guests are encouraged to wear black and gold cocktail attire.

Tickets: $60

9 p.m. Saturday. Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N Harbor Dr., downtown.

Parq Nightclub

DJ Karma headlines this New Year’s Eve party inside of Parq with aerial dancers, 21 VIP tables and the largest HD LED wall on this side of the world.

Tickets: $40+

9 p.m. Saturday. Parq Nightclub, 615 Broadway, downtown.

OMNIA San Diego

Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer Eric Dlux headlines this New Year’s Eve party at OMNIA. Eric Dlux is recognized for co-writing the hit-track “Shots” by LMFAO.

Tickets: $80+

8 p.m. Saturday. OMNIA San Diego, 454 Sixth Ave., downtown.

Cheers to the New Year at Decoy

Ring in 2017 with dinner, drinks and dancing on the lake. Decoy at Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is celebrating their first New Year’s Eve with a hosted cocktail hour, food stations and two floors of live entertainment.

Tickets: $125

6 p.m. Saturday. Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, 1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos.

Midnight 2017 at Draft

Soak in ocean views with a night of live music from Mike Mydral band at Draft, located on the boardwalk in Mission Beach. Beer lovers can enjoy more than 69 local craft taps to choose from and a complimentary champagne toast.

Tickets: No cover

9 p.m. Saturday. Draft, 3105 Ocean Front Walk, Mission Beach.

JRDN at Tower23

JRDN at Tower23 will ring in the New Year with two dinner seatings, followed by drinks and dancing. A DJ will spin the beats starting at 10:30 p.m., while featured cocktails start pouring.

Tickets: $40-$55

10:30 p.m. Saturday. JRDN at Tower23, 723 Felspar St., Pacific Beach.