LA's Best New Year's Eve Parties, From Luxe Dinners to Rooftop Ragers & More

Get ready to pop champagne into 2019.

Photo: Giorgio's/Night Out

Break out your best sequin outfit, New Year's resolutions, and champagne glasses because it's almost time to countdown to 2019.

From dazzling firework displays that the whole family can enjoy to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood parties, decadent dinners, and more, there's no shortage of where to celebrate New Year's Eve in LA. Here, we've rounded up the best spots to pop champagne when the clock strikes 12 and the ball drops in the City of Angels.

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Ring in 2019 Nobu Style (West Hollywood & Malibu): Hit up well-known celeb sushi spot for an indulgent New Year's Eve celebration centered around a nine-course Omakase menu. Ring in 2019 Nobu-style with a menu that includes a mouthwatering nori taco with caviar, umami salmon dry miso, sushi, shashimi, miso braised wagyu short rib, and dessert. Champagne is a New Year's staple, so be sure to add a glass (or two) from their specially priced NYE list.
When: Monday, December 31 (5 to 11:15 p.m.)
Where: Nobu Los Angeles, 903 La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069 & Nobu Malibu, 22706 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, 90265
Tickets: Nobu Los Angeles $150 per person, RSVP here; Nobu Malibu $195 per person; RSVP by calling (310) 317-9140

LA Zoo Lights: Family New Year's Eve (Los Feliz): Lions and tigers and bears and a New Year's eve countdown the whole family will enjoy. Celebrate NYE at the LA Zoo with a delicious dinner buffet, a carousel ride, games, a live DJ, cash bar, and more. Raise a glass of complimentary champagne (or sparkling apple cider for the kiddos) to the New Year with a live broadcast of the ball drop in Times Square.
When: Monday, December 31 (6 to 9 p.m.)
Where: LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr., LA, 90027
Tickets: Non-members $69 for adults and $45 for children 2 to 12, members $64 for adults and $40 for children 2 to 12; buy online here

Photo: Grand Park

Grand Park & The Music Center Countdown to 2019 (DTLA): Bring the whole family to Grand Park where Angelenos will gather for LA's largest NYE celebration featuring a plethora of activities and offerings including live music across three stages, food trucks to satisfy any palette, photobooths, and more. The highlight of the evening? The countdown at midnight using 3D digital mapping on city hall complete with an explosive firework show.
When: Monday, December 31 (8 p.m. to 1 a.m.)
Where: Grand Park, 200 North Grand Ave., LA, 90012
Tickets: Free

New Years Eve at Spire 73 (DTLA): Elevate your New Year's Eve celebration perched over all of LA on the 73rd floor of the luxe InterContinental in DTLA. What better way to ring in 2019 than at the tallest open bar in the Western Hemisphere with decadent bites, a live DJ, festive cocktails, and a complimentary glass of Möet & Chandon during the countdown.
When: Monday, December 31 (8 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: Spire 73, 900 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90017
Tickets: $100 for general admission, $265 to $550 for VIP packages; buy online here

Giorgio's 5th Annual Masquerade Ball (Hollywood): Dust off your best masquerade masks and most stylish attire for a NYE bash at the exclusive hidden nightclub at The Standard Hollywood. Don't be surprised if you run into a Who's Who of guests from the worlds of fashion, art, and entertainment as you sip champagne and enjoy the stylings of legendary NYC cabaret singer, performer, and drag artist Joey Arias.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: mmhmmm at The Standard Hollywood, 8300 Sunset Blvd., LA, 90069
Tickets: $60 for general admission, $150 to $2,500 for VIP packages; buy online here

Photo: Skybar at Mondrian

Skybar Presents: New Years Eve 2019—A Midnight Tryst (West Hollywood): Enjoy panoramic views of firework displays at this chic affair atop the Mondrian in West Hollywood featuring a three-hour premium open bar, a live DJ and dancers, New Year's countdown, and a complimentary champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight. Black tie attire is encouraged at this glamorous affair presented by Grey Goose and Möet Chandon, so be sure to dress to impress.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069
Tickets: $109 to $119 for general admission, $600 to $3,400 for VIP table packages; buy online here

New Years Eve at 1 Oak (West Hollywood): Ring in the New Year at Hollywood hotspot and celeb favorite 1 Oak with a five-hour premium open bar and complimentary champagne toast when the ball drops. Enjoy the dance floor or pop bottles in the VIP as you dance to the tunes of famed DJ Anthony Pisano. Get out your New Year's best as the dress code is black tie optional.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: 1 Oak, 9039 Sunset Blvd., LA, 90060
Tickets: $89 to 99 for general admission, $1,500 to $7,000 for VIP table packages; buy online here

Another Hollywood Classic at The Hollywood Roosevelt (Hollywood): The celebrations will be endless at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt's New Year's bash featuring a five-hour premium open bar, four rooms filled with tunes from some of SoCal's top DJs like the EC Twins and the Deux Twins, complimentary party favors, VIP packages, and more. Countdown to midnight with one of two giant projection walls as you pop all the champagne and start off 2019 surrounded by the glitz and glamour where old Hollywood meets the new.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: The Hollywood Roosevelt, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $210 to $549 for general admission, $669 to $2,745 for VIP table packages; buy online here

10th Annual Cleopatra's 2019 New Year's Eve Ball (Hollywood): Walk like an Egyptain over to the famous Egyptian Theatre courtyard and party like an Old Hollywood star this New Year's Eve. Voted the best place to countdown on NYE in Hollywood six years running, enjoy the tunes of four amazing DJs, an LED video wall, and a five-hour premium open bar along the stars of the Walk of Fame.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
Where: Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $109 for general admission, $189 for VIP, $695 to $1,750 for VIP Table packages; buy online here

Photo: Courtesy of Ryan Forbes/Beauty & Essex

TAO Group NYE 2019 (Hollywood): Start off 2019 with a one of a kind experience bringing together LA's sexiest and most luxe destinations all in one place. TAO Group invites you to celebrate NYE with TAO and Beauty & Essex's world class cuisine alongside the stunning views from The Highlight Room and one of LA's hottest clubs, Avenue. Begin your evening of celebrations with an early or later dinner service at TAO or Beauty & Essex where your reservations will also include access to the popular restaurant destinations midnight countdown or purchase tickets to TAO's lounge experience after a delectable Asian feast. If you're just in the partying mood then head over to Avenue or The Highlight Room for bottle popping all night with a three-hour premium open bar. Whatever you choose, it's sure to be a good time.
When: Monday, December 31 (Reservations can be made as early as 6 p.m., Avenue & The Highlight Room festivities begin at 9 p.m.)
Where: TAO, 6421 Selma Ave., Hollywood, 90028, Beauty & Essex, 1615 Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90028; The Highlight Room, 6417 Selma Ave., Hollywood, 90028; Avenue, 1601 Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $225 for all access tickets to Avenue and The Highlight room, $99 for general admission tickets to TAO or The Highlight Room, $1,500 to $3,000 for VIP table packages at Avenue, $1,000 to $3,000 for VIP table packages at The Highlight Room, $75 for general admission to TAO Lounge, $600 to $2,250 for VIP table packages at TAO lounge; dinner reservations can be made here; buy tickets online here

6th Annual NYElectric W Hollywood Rooftop Party (Hollywood): Head out to one of the biggest celebrations this NYE on the rooftop of the iconic W Hollywood. Ring in 2019 with a four-hour premium open bar, the tunes of some of the hottest DJs in the music scene, and 360° views of fireworks lighting up the City of Angels.
When: Monday, Devember 31 (9 p.m. to 1:45 a.m.)
Where: W Hollywood Rooftop, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $219 for general admission, $239 to $749 VIP packages, $1,049 to $2,695 for VIP table packages; buy online here

6th Annual Gatsby's House at W Hollywood (Hollywood): Step back in time to the roaring 20's as you ring in the New Year on the second floor of the uber chic W Hollywood. Enjoy the musical stylings of five incredible DJs, a 4-hour premium open bar, and a casino experience when you upgrade to a VIP package. Be sure to dress the part as flapper attire is encouraged.
When: Monday, December, 31 (9 p.m. to 1:45 a.m.)
Where: W Hollywood Rooftop,6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
Tickets: $159 to $495 for general admission, $129 to $595 VIP packages, $649 to $3,195 for VIP table packages; buy online here 

Hyde Sunset's Black & White NYE Ball (West Hollywood): Celebrate 2019 popping bottles at Hyde Sunset with surprise performances, plenty of partying, and dancing late into the night. Be sure to come dressed in your best all black or all white attire to get plenty of glamorous pics #forthegram at one of the hottest clubs in LA.
When: Monday, December 31 (10 p.m.)
Where: Hyde Sunset, 8117 Sunset Blvd., LA, 90046
Tickets: $100 for general admission; for table reservations click here; buy online here

Aloha 2019 at Doheny Room (West Hollywood): Say "aloha!" to the New Year at one of sbe's Hollywood hotspots, Doheny Room. The legendary nightlife brand is sure to put on a chic tropical affair to ring in 2019, so be sure to come dressed to impress.
When: Monday, December 31 (10 p.m.)
Where: Doheny Room, 9077 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069
Tickets: $75 for general admission, $1,500 for VIP table packages; buy online here

MADE Nightlife presents NYE 2019 at Nightingale Plaza (West Hollywood): MADE Nightlife and sbe come together to ring in 2019 at exclusive celeb hotspot Nightingale Plaza. Come dressed to kill as you leave the past behind and enter the New Year surrounded by a gorgeous crowd in WeHo's luxe party epicenter.
When: Monday, December 31 (9 p.m.)
Where: Nightingale Plaza, 643 North La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069
Tickets: $50 to $75 for early bird general admission, $1,200 to $7,500 for VIP table packages; buy online here

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