Guide to New Year's Eve in the D


Guide to New Year’s Eve in the D

From parties, concerts, football and more, here’s everything you need to know about the New Year’s Eve scene in the D!


New Year’s Eve Dining Guide – Detroit’s hottest restaurants are offering special menus and amusement for the new year!

New Year’s Eve with Matthew Dear
8pm @ Marble Bar
Paxahau & Marble Bar present New Year’s Eve with Matthew Dear and Friends! Come see Matthew Dear along with guests such as Ataxia, Chuck Flask, Clark Warner, Dr. Holographic, and more!
(Cost: $20-$75)

EMBC New Year’s Eve Bash
9pm @ Eastern Market Brewing Co.
Join us in celebration of our FIRST ever New Year’s Eve @ EMBC! Open bar tickets are limited so reserve your spot today! Tickets are first come, first serve and can be reserved by calling the taproom or via email at events@easternmarket.beer. Emails should include the number of guests in your party, full names of each guest, and a phone number. (Cost: $40-50)

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers
1pm @ Ford Field
Come cheer on your Detroit Lions in their always-interesting season finale as divisional rival Green Bay Packers come to town. Aaron Rodgers looks to stay on top of the NFC North as the Lions try to knock off the Packers in their last game of the regular season! (Cost: $70-$399)

The Celebration
8pm @ Beacon Park
The Celebration is a high energy party with a casual “come as you are” atmosphere that welcomes festival attendees and sports fans in their post game attire! Ticket holders will enjoy a private celebration in the heated 17,000 sq ft party pavillion with DJs, dance floor, balloon drop and fully stocked bars! (Cost: $60-99)

DTE Energy Motor City – The Drop
12am @ Beacon Park
Tens of thousands of Michiganders will be focused on the radiant Motor City New Year’s Eve “D” as it makes its descent starting at 11:59 p.m. December 31 at Detroit’s Beacon Park. Voices will unite to count down the final seconds of the year and celebrate a new beginning full of hope, dreams and new aspirations. (FREE)

8pm @ Atheneum Hotel
Experience an Unforgettable Celebration for Singles, Couples, Friends & Loved Ones! The Midnight Countdown will be YOUR Ticket to the best party in the city! Champagne Toast, Party Favors & Balloon Drop, & Live Feed of the The Drop and Deluxe Midnight Snack Buffet Stations. (Cost: $95-$155)

Resolution Ball Detroit
8pm @ The Fillmore
New Year’s Eve Detroit 2018 features The Resolution Ball, the largest and most exclusive Annual New Year’s Eve Party in Detroit and the Midwest. This Chicago-Vegas Style New Year’s experience has gained a reputation as THE BEST New Year’s Eve Bash in Detroit! Don’t Miss the Party!! (Cost: $85-$175)

Motown Countdown – TICKET GIVEAWAY
8pm @ Beacon Park
Returning for the third consecutive year is The Motown Countdown, the official VIP party of The Drop. Guests of The Motown Countdown will enjoy multiple fully-stocked premium bars (admission includes eight drink tickets), dance floors, live music, midnight champagne stations, a SKYY Vodka Specialty Martini Bar, late-night pizza and balloon drop, and access to the main event outside. (Cost: $99)

NYE Rooftop Soiree
8pm @ 900 Tower + Terrace
Ring in the new year on Detroit’s hottest new rooftop venue! Located in the historic Eastern Market area, the 900 Tower + Terrace offers unrivaled views of the city from its vantage point – the highest in the Market. A heated tent, DJ, dancing, full bar, food, and a champagne toast are all included…not to mention breathtaking panoramic views of the Detroit and Windsor skylines! (Cost: $75-$120)

NYE Bash: The Music of Michael Jackson
8pm @ DSO
The DSO and conductor Brent Havens invite you to Detroit’s hottest New Year’s party, featuring the music of Michael Jackson! Performer James Delisco delivers a rare combination of vocals and athletic dance moves to countdown the end of 2017 while reliving each era of Michael Jackson’s celebrated career, from ABC, I’ll Be There, and Got To Be There through Beat It, Thriller, Rock With You, The Way You Make Me Feel, and many, many more. (Cost: $125)

New Year’s Eve Celebration – TICKET GIVEAWAY
5pm @ Exodus
Live music from Jeremy St. John, 2 DJ’s (Nass and Jmac) later in the night, and a complimentary Champagne Toast at midnight. Exodus will also be offering seating for our 4-course dinner from 5-10pm. ($20 per person)

Sky Ferreira, Iceage
8pm @ El Club
Come to El Club and celebrate the start of 2018 with performances by Sky Ferreira and Iceage! General tickets gets you a free champagne toast at midnight and VIP gets you early entry into the venue, exclusive preshow meet & greet with Sky, personal photograph with Sky, an autograph session (limited to 2 items), specially designed tour shirt and more! (Cost: $20-$125)

New Year’s Eve Explosion
9pm @ Music Hall Center
Come on down to the Music Hall Center for a show-stopping event! With performances by Raheem DeVaughn, Chrisette, and Lyfe Jennings this jazz explosion will have you dancing into the new year! (Cost: $60-$95)

From the Streets of Detroit NYE 2018
9pm @ TV Lounge
My Baby, TEXTURE, and Tandem Ent. bring you “From the Streets of Detroit – NYE 2018”! Come on down to the TV Lounge and listen to music from DJ Qu, Bruce Bailey, and more! (Cost: $15)

NYE Bleu Out 2018
9pm @ Bleu Detroit
Join Bleu Detroit for a night of magic! With an open bar and buffet, music from Eran Hersh, Lazzlo, Robbie Rio, Klees, and more will help you celebrate the new year! (Cost: $30)

New Year’s Eve on the Rocks
9pm @ Floods Bar and Grille
This is definitely it, brought to you by the Elite Team. It’s New Year’s Eve on the Rocks, the biggest indoor/outdoor New Year’s Eve Party in the City of Detroit. Look no further as you plan your New Year’s Eve this year! This will be the New Year’s Eve party that will be the talk of the City of Detroit!
(Cost: $20)

Down 2 Earth New Year’s Eve
9pm @ Motor City Wine
Join us as we step into the future for DOWN 2 EARTH on New Year’s Eve! With Joshua Iz, Diz Washington, and Monty Luke II on the lineup for the night this party will be a fun-filled evening. (Cost: $10-$15)

New Year’s Eve Countdown Cabaret        
9pm @ Joe Lewis 375
Bring in the New Year with your two favorite DJs! Come on down to Joe Lewis Post 375 and dance 2017 away to musical guests Gregory DJ Squrill Hicks and Fitz N DJ Mixx and Grown Folks Tuesday N Da Mixx! (Cost $20)

Rick Ross NYE Concert
8pm @ Masonic Temple
Celebrate the end of 2017 with Rick Ross! Ross will be at the Masonic Temple on New Year’s Eve at 8:00p.m.! (Cost: $59-$125)

9pm @ Novi Sheraton 
Over 1500 guests each at hotel for an all night party in metro Detroit. (Cost: $55-125)

New Year’s Eve @ The Sugar House
930pm @ The Sugar House
Join us as we ring in the New Year at The Sugar House! This year we will be enjoying music from the Steve Jarosz Trio, as well as passed small plates from Chef Rob Lee. (Cost: $69.95 – $419.70)

NYE at the David Whitney Building
9pm @ David Whitney Building
Ring in the New Year in Detroit’s most iconic building, with music and dancing in the transformed “David C. Whitney Lounge” and a champagne toast with a balloon drop in the stunning atrium at midnight. Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and Campus Martius D. Drop will be streaming live.  ($100 per person)

Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit & NASH FM 93.1 – New Year’s Eve 2018
10pm @ Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit
Have an exclusive night with Devin Dawson. Champagne Toast. Late Night DJ and an open dance floor. ($50 per person)

ANSBL presents NYE “New Yooks Eve”
8pm @ The Works
YOOKiE is back and ready to Destroy Downtown Detroit, your faces, and all of 2017 at the most explosive New Years Eve event! Also Co-Headlining for the first time from Chicago: Kleaver! Enjoy 3 stages and 50,000 watts of sound! ($15-30 per person)


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Due to COVID-19, most events and venues have been cancelled and closed.

We will continue to keep you updated on events as they resume their normal scheduling.

In the meantime, we highly suggest you confirm the dates and details
for each event with the venue itself prior to attending.