Dallas- The metropolis city in North Texas boasts beautiful locations to visit during the holiday season. From thanksgiving to New Years, the city is dolled up with lights and fireworks. If you are planning to visit Dallas during the holiday season, make sure to wait until New Years in Dallas to experience the fun celebrations of the city.
The best way to enjoy New Years in Dallas, is by watching the fantastic fireworks over the Reunion Tower. Access to the rooftop deck is allowed in the day-time, where you can enjoy 360° panoramic views of the Dallas skyline. Take a drive along Dallas downtown or go to the City Hall Plaza (free admission) to watch the stunning fireworks show at midnight. The vibrant pyrotechnic and LED light displays makes this place an ultimate NYE destination in Dallas.
Location: 300 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75207, USA.
2. Epic Waters Cruise
Cruise into New Years with splashing celebrations at Epic Waters. The largest indoor waterpark in North Texas offers an indoor cruise experience to different countries, on purchase of the Cabana tickets. The park offers New Year’s Eve ball drop at 6 pm, 9 pm and at midnight. Enjoy NYE at Epic Waters with delicious cuisines, wild parties, DJs, Karaoke, Bingo games and more.
Admission fee: USD 20 Cabana Packages: Start at USD 200 Location: 2790 Epic Place, Grand Prairie, Dallas, TX 75052, USA.
3. Dallas Symphony
Ring in the New Years by enjoying the Meyerson ‘till midnight new years party’ at Dallas Symphony Orchestra. A perfect destination for music lovers in Dallas. An evening cherished with Strauss Waltzes, stunning performances by Nathan Olson and a midnight champagne toast is what you can expect at DSO.
Toast to the New Years with electric celebrations at the W Dallas Hotel. The NYElectric offers an amazing party at the 33rd floor rooftop lounge, open bar serving premium liquor and cocktails, hip-hop DJs and a stunning new year’s countdown followed by spectacular views of the Reunion fireworks. Access to the party is only allowed to 21+ adults.
Tickets: Start at USD 189 Location: W Dallas Victory Hotel, 2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219, USA.
5. The Great Gatsby Party
It's time to ditch the casual & boring new years party and get dressed for the most amazing themed party at the AC Hotel, Fort Worth. The Great Gatsby theme party is gonna give you an experience of a lifetime. The party features live music by the Latin Express band, an open wine & beer bar, special new year’s package for overnight stays, late check-out facility and much more.
Tickets: USD 250 - USD 350 Location: 101 W 5th St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, USA.
6. The Royal Masquerade Ball
The Statler Dallas Hotel hosts an extravagant Royal Masquerade Ball Party on New Years in Dallas. Celebrate in style like the Kings & Queens at this luxury regal theme party. The party starts at 9 PM and offers free champagne & hors d’oeuvres to all. Access to the open bar and casino can be availed on purchase of special tickets.
Tickets: USD 125 - USD 200 Location: Statler Hotel & Residences, 1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA.
7. House of Blues
At the House of Blues you can have a relaxed and surreal experience. The House boasts a calm ambience with live music of the soothing blues, gospel & jazz genres. Besides good music, this place also offers drinks and some light snacks.
Price: USD 25 - USD 55 Location: 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA.
Another great way to celebrate New Years in Dallas, is by watching the beautiful lights at the Dallas Zoo. A mile long drive-way beautifully decorated with thousands of lights, lanterns and 3D animal displays. Make sure to make reservations in advance and pre-book your goodies bag of popcorn and hot chocolate for your Safari adventure.
Timings: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Zoo Lights Tickets: Members= USD 50 Non-member= USD 65 Location: 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203, USA.
9. NYE at Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Savour your taste buds at Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, which offers mouthwatering delicacies for you to try. Vivaldi is a perfect place for couples to celebrate New Years in Dallas. Featuring a warm ambience and a laid back luxury experience, it offers romantic candlelit dinner with live classical music and a six course meal.
Price: USD 25 for Live Stream USD 60 for General Admission Location: 1724, Cockrell Ave, Dallas, TX 75215, USA.
10. The Time Travelers Ball
Ring in the New years with Time Travelers Ball party at the Canvas Hotel. Come dressed in any decade theme of your choice. Groove to the beats of the rocking DJVsViolin and DJVsDrummer bands. Access to the party and the open bar, an overnight stay package with champagne, hangover kit and a late checkout facility for two guests are offered on purchase of the tickets.
Tickets: USD 125 Location: 1325 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215, USA.
11. Sixty Vines
If you wish to have a relaxed and simple New Years in Dallas, then this is the perfect place for you. Get a taste of the rich wine culture of Dallas at Sixty Vines. This place offers an array of red and white wines, which you can try. Besides wine tasting, this place is also very famous for its cuisines which are as great as the wines.
Price: Meals starting at USD 150 Location: 500 Crescent Court, Suite 160, Dallas, TX 75201, USA.
12. Backdoor Comedy Celebration
Laugh your heart out as you welcome the New Year at Backdoor Comedy Club. This is one of the best comedy clubs in Dallas and has been running for over 15 years now. This place features performances by the popular headliner Paul Verghese, Emmy award winner Linda Stogner and many other Backdoor regulars. The club also offers food and drinks service along with a free parking service.
Tickets: USD 29 for 8 PM Show USD 50 for 10:30 PM Show Location: 940 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, Dallas, TX 75081, USA.
13. Black Tie NYE at Peppersmash Allen
If you want to have a fun New Year’s celebration, you will have to drive a little outside Dallas, in Allen. Peppersmash Allen hosts Black Tie theme parties with free cocktails and appetizers, four course meals and live jazz & rock music. Wait until the clock strikes 12 for the New Year’s champagne toast.
Price: Free - USD 85 Location: 305 North Central Expressway, Allen, TX 75013, USA.
14. Royal Meyers Garden, Arboretum
Thinking of a perfect way to enjoy New Years in Dallas with your family? Celebrate New years with your family at the Royal Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. Dallas Arboretum hosts this special family party from 10 am to 2 pm. The party starts with the ball drop, games, art & craft activities, dance party and ends with a confetti.
Tickets: USD 17 for Adults USD 14 for Seniors (60+) USD 12 for Children upto 12 Years Location: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas TX, USA.
15. Apres NYE at Virgin Hotel
Celebrate a New Year party like no other at the Virgin Hotels in Dallas. The ‘Avant Eden’ New Year party starts at 10 PM. Enjoy wild parties at the rooftop chalet with premium bar facilities, DJs, virgin-ized cocktails, french cuisines and a champagne toast at midnight with excellent views of the Dallas fireworks.
Tickets: USD 75 - USD 200 Location: 1445 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207, USA.
Be it a simple or an extravagant celebration, Dallas offers an array of exciting options for you to choose from. So get ready to celebrate New Years in Dallas and have an unforgettable experience.