New Year's Eve 2017 Parties in Charlotte
BID A FOND FAREWELL to 2017 with these New Year’s Eve parties in Charlotte, whether it's a modest neighborhood spot or a suit-and-tie affair.
Rich and Bennett’s NYE Bash
Uptown, 9 p.m., $75
The duo behind the annual St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl has rented out Prohibition, 200 N. Tryon St., tonight to ring in the new year. Your ticket buys you light appetizers, party favors, beer, wine and liquor.
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille New Year’s Eve Celebration
Dilworth, 9 p.m., $69
A ticket to this annual party includes access to all top-shelf liquors, beers and wine, two food buffets, party favors, a champagne toast and more. The fun happens at 911 E. Morehead St.
Southern Skyline Grand Ball
Uptown, 9 p.m., $130
This is thee party to attend if you’re interested in a fancy-schmancy affair. It comes along with a hefty price tag, but you get what you pay for. Le Meridien, 555 S. McDowell St., is the site for the Southeast’s largest all-inclusive New Year’s Eve Party. Your ticket tonight buys you unlimited food and drinks and access to the slew of musical acts.
New Year's Eve 2018 at Topgolf
9 p.m., $31
Topgolf, 8024 Savory Corporate Drive, is ringing in the new year in all gold, so come prepared. Aside from golfing, the party tonight features live entertainment and party favors. Food and drink aren’t included in the price (womp, womp).
Howl at the Moon
Uptown, 9 p.m., $43
Howl at the Moon, 210 E. Trade St., is throwing a New Year’s Eve bash with all kinds of price points. We’ve included the starter package here, but feel free to treat yo’self and upgrade. A ticket here gets you two cocktails (up to $8), food and drink.
Uptown, 10 p.m., $28
A basic ticket here buys you entrance, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and access to DJ and dancing. Blackfinn is at 210 E. Trade St. Blackfinn Ballantyne, 14825 Ballantyne Village Way, is also throwing the same party.
Helles & Dunkel
South End, 9 p.m., $51
Enjoy an all-inclusive party package here with appetizers, drinks and a champagne toast for just more than $50. Helles & Dunkel is at 222 E. Bland St.
Tilt on Trade
Uptown, 9 p.m., $62
Tilt on Trade wants you to celebrate the new year with it tonight. For $62, you’ll get party favors, drinks and a champagne toast at midnight.
Gorgeous NYE 2018 at The Ritz
Uptown, 9 p.m., $59
If you’re looking for an elegant evening (with some strongly worded, exclusive rules) to ring in 2018, this is for you. A ticket here buys you two ballroom celebrations and access to multiple bar stations. Upgrade to a VIP ticket if you’d like appetizers. Beware of The Ritz’s exclusive rules (we’re just the messenger): “This is a private event. The event will be selective in nature. Admission will be reserved for those with advance tickets and who demonstrate progressive style and execution. We ask that you prepare and dress accordingly.” Yikes.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $60
Head to Flight Beer and Music Hall, 314 N. College St., for this party featuring live music, food and drink and a champagne toast.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $81
Take to the roof tonight for this party at 210 E. Trade St. Your all-inclusive ticket buys you food, drinks, photo booths and more but, weirdly, not Red Bull or shots.
New Year’s Eve Carnival
South End, 9 p.m., $80
Slate Billiards and Oak Room, 200 E. Bland St., throw this combined party tonight featuring party favors, photo booths, multiple DJs, live music, drinks and a champagne toast.
New Year’s Eve Cocktails and Confetti
Uptown, 9 p.m., $113
Ink N Ivy, along with SportsLink, are throwing this party to ring in the new year. Your pricey ticket tonight buys you appetizer buffets early in the evening, drinks, a champagne toast, a breakfast buffet late in the evening and party favors.
Opulence at Wu
South End, 10 p.m., $43
Wu’s Cajun Sea Food, 1714 South Blvd., will throw its first New Year’s Eve party tonight, and you’re invited. The basic ticket buys you entrance plus access to the breakfast buffet. Upgrade to the VIP ticket for an open bar.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $35
The new year’s resolutions start tomorrow, right? In the meantime, end 2017 with a “lavish buffet with plenty of great drinks.” In addition, StrikeCity, 210 E. Trade St., will welcome live music and fire performers alongside your bowling.
Montford, 9 p.m., $14
If paying for a pricey ticket isn’t your thing, Angry Ale’s, 1518 Montford Drive, has your antidote. For $14, you’ll get a champagne toast, a DJ and party favors. Food and drink are on you, though.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $69
An all-inclusive ticket tonight to this party buys you an open bar, live music, a breakfast buffet, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Fitzgerald’s, 201 E. Fifth St., is the spot for this celebration.
Back to the ‘90s at Whisky River
Uptown, 8 p.m., $30
Party like it’s 1999 tonight at Whisky River, 210 E. Trade St. Your ticket here buys you access to the bar’s DJ, mechanical bull rides, a midnight balloon drop for cash and prizes and a champagne toast at midnight.
New Year’s Eve in the Big Easy
Cotswold, 8 p.m., $53
Leroy Fox, 705 S. Sharon Amity Road, is traveling to the Big Easy tonight to celebrate the end of 2017. Your ticket includes a three-course Cajun-style dinner with one specialty themed craft cocktail followed by a Mardi Gras after party with a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and more.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $33
The Harvey B. Gannt Center, 551 S. Tryon St., is throwing this massive party tonight with three floors of entertainment. Upgrade to a platinum ticket to gain access to an open bar, food and party favors.
Uptown, 7 p.m., $35
Pop the cork tonight at Bubble, 210 E. Trade St. Your ticket includes a champagne toast at midnight and party favors.
Uptown, 9 p.m., $36
SUITE, 210 E. Trade St., brought in a DJ from Las Vegas for tonight. Your ticket, though, buys no nothing extra…so think wisely.
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
5 p.m., $30
If you’re looking for a celebration but a low-key one, this is your spot. Your ticket buys you dinner, dessert, live music, one beer flight and two toasts. Thirsty Nomad Brewing is at 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd.
Uptown, 5 p.m., Prices vary
The hotspot’s usual party’s price again varies by the time you arrive. Starting from 5 p.m. until 5:45, you’ll get a four-course menu and a half bottle of champagne for a party of two (full for a party of four) for $75. The price increases all the way to $120 if you arrive after 8 p.m. Want to stay for the big party? It’s an extra $50 for access to the open bar and buffet. The party is at 127 N. Tryon St.
VBGB and 8.2.0
Music Factory, 9 p.m., $70
The Music Factory neighbors join forces tonight for this New Year’s Eve party. The combined parties feature two DJs VBGB's heated tent and 8.2.0's Paris Room & Lounge, a buffet from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m., arcade games and a nonstop karaoke party, a champagne midnight toast and party favors. Tickets cost $70.