13 San Diego New Year’s Eve Parties For Any BudgetNew Year's
When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, where do you see yourself?
If the answer is partying at one of the biggest New Year’s Eve events in San Diego, then you’ve come to the right place.
Of course, not all New Year’s parties are created equally, especially where cost is concerned. Whether you’re looking to save or splurge, San Diego’s nightlife offers something for everyone.
Remember, many of these events will sell out so be sure to buy your tickets ahead of time. Plus, you may find a discount on pre-sale tickets if you order before the big day.
Without further ado, here’s a list of the hottest parties in the city to help you celebrate the New Year in style – regardless of how much dough you’d like to spend on the evening.
If you’re looking to save a few bucks but still have a good time on New Year’s, don’t despair! There are cheaper options available that will allow you to party with the best of them without breaking the bank.
Burlesque Ball New Years Eve at McFadden’s – $20 and up
McFaddens offers a budget friendly night-out filled with two burlesque performances, a complimentary champagne toast and a dance floor. Upgrade your evening with the VIP package that includes an open bar and hors d’oeuvres for an extra good time. Black tie or burlesque attire is required.
Taste and Thirst New Years Eve Pub Crawl – $40 and up
Join a pub crawl through the Gaslamp and enjoy discounted drinks all night, including $4 drafts and 2 for $16 premium drink specials. With cover charges included for six downtown hot spots and reserved VIP areas for the pub crawl at some locations, you’ll be set for a full night of fun!
Parq Nightclub New Years Eve 2017 – $40 and up
DJ Karma will be on hand to get the party started at one of San Diego’s hottest downtown nightclubs. Complete with the largest HD LED wall on this hemisphere and incredible aerial dancers, this is a not-be-missed opportunity to ring in the New Year in style and on budget!
Infinity New Years Eve – $44 and up
Want to avoid the craziness of the Gaslamp? Check out this event at Hotel Circle’s Town & Country Resort Hotel. With four music stages and more than 40 DJs, you’ll easily be able to party the night away. Upgrade to a VIP pass for extra perks, like an exclusive entry and bars.
So you want something a little bigger but still don’t want to pay top dollar for New Year’s? These events fit nicely into a comfortable middle-of-the-road budget.
San Diego VIP New Years Eve Club Crawl – $75 and up
Can’t decide which club you want to spend the night at? This all-access pass gives you the chance to stop by four major parties in the Gaslamp. With the pass, you can skip the lines and receive select complimentary drinks at each stop.
Andaz Hotel Rooftop Party – $89 and up
While a rooftop New Year’s Eve party may be out of the question for many cities in the country, it makes perfect sense in San Diego. Enjoy the view from above while toasting the New Year with complimentary champagne at midnight and get ready to dance the night away with a live DJ. Need more? Go VIP with bottle service and you’ll get a reserved table to give your feet a break from all the dancing.
Wind back the clocks to the 1920’s and party like it’s the Prohibition with an evening at Striders Ultra Lounge. While flapper and roaring ’20s attire is highly encouraged, you’ll be grooving to today’s top 40 music so expect a mash-up of the eras during this unique event.
Hard Rock NYE – $90 and up
Celebrate with five major cities (New York, Paris, Rio, Hong Kong and Vegas) without leaving San Diego at the Hard Rock. Each room will have a different city theme with more than 15 DJs throughout the venue with headliner Dirty South of EDM fame. Extra bonus points? You can book a room at the hotel to make it easy to head straight to bed after the party ends.
NYE Club Crawl to Omnia – $90
Hit up three of San Diego’s nightclubs with one ticket! Start your evening with a complimentary welcome shot at Side Bar before enjoying drink specials at Don Chido. The adventure wraps up at OMNIA with an express VIP entrance and a party so big that it takes three stories to contain the massive amounts of fun!
For a top-notch New Years Eve experience, these events are the place to be. You may be spending a pretty penny to get in but you’ll also receive a memorable, unique experience that will leave a lasting impression for years to come.
Black and White New Year’s Party – $119 and up
The Renaissance Hotel hosts its 5th annual black and white party, complete with four-hour access to a premium open bar, three DJs and handy room accommodations if you chose to spend the night. Break out your best black and white attire as the dress code will be strictly enforced and get ready to party the night away.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at L’Auberge Del Mar – $125 and up
Celebrate the new year with a delicious prix fixe menu at L’Auberge’s Kitchen 1540. Add wine pairings for an extra $30 to make the night extra special. You can also join the festivities at the Living Room, which will have live music from 6 to 9 PM followed by a DJ to keep the party going until 1 AM. Best of all? It’s free to attend the Living Room’s celebration!
New Years Eve Beach Party at Catamaran Resort – $129 and up
Nothing says San Diego New Year’s like a party on the beach! Join the Catamaran for an all-inclusive evening filled with drinks, hors d’oeuvres and four ballrooms filled with entertainment. You can even upgrade your ticket to the VIP party boat for a cruise around Mission Bay.
Moonlight San Diego New Year’s Eve Cruise – $165 and up
Take advantage of the mellow weather and hit the open seas, or bay, aboard the California Spirit Yacht. With two dance floors, an open bar, gourmet snacks and the beautiful backdrop of the San Diego skyline, this three-hour cruise promises to be a night to remember. Don’t forget to dress to impress!