New Year’s Eve is a couple of weeks away, and already the Las Vegas Strip is planning end-of-year parties in all of the city’s corners. From an open bar to an open invitation for views, this is your Las Vegas New Year’s Eve guide.
As locals, we recommend you arrive on the Strip early, to beat traffic and the crowds inside the parking garages. Have a wild — yet safe — night out to welcome 2023.
Ring in the New Year in all of the Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms by checking our Las Vegas Strip map.
Witness the New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Las Vegas
There are several places to see the fireworks from Las Vegas Boulevard. Eight hotels will be shooting them off, including: MGM Grand, ARIA, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island (TI), The Venetian, Resorts World Las Vegas and The STRAT.
For a digital fireworks viewing party, visit websites for local Las Vegas news stations for live coverage.
Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Events on the Strip
If Vegas does one thing well, it’s New Year’s Eve parties. Check out the dining, activities and more for December 31.
NYE at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Enjoy some of the best and bougee benefits of one of the luxury resorts on the Strip.
Spend the Weekend with Casamigos at The Barbershop
Live entertainment is the theme of the weekend. Between acoustic performances and a ticketed tequila bar, the restaurant will serve up delicious recovery foods after the night ends.
Enjoy Football and Fun at CliQue Bar & Lounge
The last morning of the year brings a breakfast menu and a day of football viewing. At night, a mix of cocktails and premier DJs takes the night into the new year.
Vibe Lounge Vibes at STK Steakhouse
For an easy night, enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu priced at $275. But hurry, before it’s too late to make dinner reservations at STK or other steakhouses on the Strip.
Countdown and Champagne at The Ice Rink
As one of the more family-friendly activities for the evening, The Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink is the perfect place to enjoy the midnight fireworks show while doing laps on the rink and listening to both holiday tunes and DJ Adam beats.
Toast to the New Year at Rí Rá Irish Pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay
Definitely get there early for this one. The pub tables — which will be full of toasting guests as the clock strikes midnight in Ireland at 4 p.m. — are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Dine on Seafood with Emeril at MGM Grand
A hearty meal of spicy shrimp, slow-roasted pork and hazelnut opera cake await at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House.
Spend NYE at The Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian Resort
Don’t worry about traveling to Italy for New Year’s Eve. The Grand Canal Shoppes has a collection of events to indulge in for the evening.
Dive into New Year’s Brunch at Trustworthy Brewing Company
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trustworthy, the answer to all morning cravings is answered with bottomless brunch.
Feast on a Special Menu at Delmonico Steakhouse
Another Emeril Lagasse delight, the menu lineup includes bone marrow, chicken skins, blue crab, rabbit porcetta, surf and turf, and confetti cake to round it all out. All the trimmings and alcohol offerings are standing by for countdown.
Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Parties at Mandalay Bay Resort Las Vegas
Ready for a massive rooftop party with a midnight champagne toast? The Foundation Room is throwing a hot New Year’s Eve party on the south Strip, to celebrate another
Score Some Fireworks Views at Paris Las Vegas
Now is the time to dress appropriately for a fancy evening out. Chateau Nightclub has its upscale New Year’s Eve 2023 party ready, complete with Ciroc Vodka and Moët Champagne toasts to ring in the New Year.
Party at Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood
An open bar is always an attractive idea, especially when you can watch fireworks with a drink in hand. Purchase a bottomless package and see some panoramic views of the Strip.
More NYE Events on the Strip
Between all of the New Year’s Eve concerts and parties, it’s important to schedule accordingly. Check out all of these events in Las Vegas to say goodbye to 2022.
Annual New Year’s Eve Party at Hard Rock Café
Party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and rockin’ food create a recipe for enjoyment with its own fireworks viewing party, both inside and outside.
Get Wild at the New Year’s Party at AREA15
AREA15 is offering the most epic New Year’s Eve party available. General admission tickets start at $195 and give access to Wink World, Museum Fiasco, free rides on LIFTOFF, access to The Emporium, and Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart.
NYE Shows on the Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Boulevard is a one-stop shop for entertainment, and many of the venues will feature live performances for New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, both On (and around) the Strip.
Gwen Stefani at The Venetian Resort
She’s not “just a girl.” Gwen Stefani will perform at The Venetian Theater on Friday and Saturday night for fans of her classic hits.
Bruno Mars at Park MGM Las Vegas
Tradition is a serious matter, and Bruno Mars returning for New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas is a yearly occurrence that’s worth waiting for.
Pitbull and Kevin Hart at Resorts World Las Vegas
Two powerhouses, one in music and one in comedy, will be gracing the Strip with high-quality New Year’s Eve events.
Tenacious D at Virgin Hotels
Wolves of Glendale joins Tenacious D at The Theater for some one-of-a-kind energetic fun, where Jack Black charms audiences with his hilarious personality.
Live DJs at nightclubs on the Strip
To guarantee that this party will last long into the night, enjoy a live DJ set around the city. Catch the following live DJs for Las Vegas New Year’s Eve sets:
- Lil Jon at JEWEL Nightclub at ARIA Resort & Casino
- Ghost Rydr, DEADMAU5 and more at the Las Vegas Events Center
- Guucci Main at Drai’s at The Cromwell
NYE Events in Downtown Las Vegas
Don’t miss these Downtown Las Vegas events for New Year’s Eve.
Fremont Street Experience NYE Time Of Your Life Festival
This is the official New Year’s Eve party of downtown. The Fremont Street New Year’s Eve party comes in the form of the Time Of Your Life Festival, hosted by Sugar Ray and Bush and featuring artists like Julian Marley, Tag Team, DJ Skribble and more.
Viewing Party at Project BBQ at Circa Hotel
Another viewing party is available downtown, but this one includes the concerts. Participants can access the festival and nosh on food truck goodies like smoked meats and succulent sides.
The Plaza Fireworks at Plaza Hotel
The Pool at Plaza Hotel is the prime spot for watching the fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas.
Even More NYE Events in Las Vegas
Cruising around town? The city’s local favorites are having their own festivities, all worth checking out.
Five-Course Prix Fixe at Kassi Beach House at Virgin Hotels
Gear up for a midnight champagne toast and party favors from Kassi Beach House. A seafood-forward prix fixe meal awaits guests fueling up for the night.
Open Bar at Más Por Favor
Pre-game an open bar for preparation into the Vegas new year that won’t soon be forgotten. Visit more of the Las Vegas speakeasies for NYE 2023 events as well.
Day-After Dining La Neta Cocina
After a fun array of dishes and drinks are served for New Year’s Eve, head back the next day for a “Breakfast in Bed” event where pajamas — or last night’s outfit — are acceptable.
An Early Hofbrauhous Ball Drop
The Times Square ball drop is at 9 p.m. PST. If that’s too late to celebrate, Hofbrauhaus is streaming the midnight hour in Munich at 3 p.m. for toasts.
One Complimentary Toast at PT’s
When cheap Las Vegas food sounds good, hit up PT’s for neighborhood classic dishes and a free midnight toast.
Frequently Asked Questions About Las Vegas New Year’s Eve
Where are the fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve 2022?
When New Year’s Eve 2023 rolls out, the Strip has the most jam packed lineup of views possible for this special night. In between the New Year’s Eve celebrations and New Years Eve party hopping, the night includes live performances to accompany the fireworks viewing party magic around the city. Find them at Plaza and several hotels on the Strip.
Is the Strip crowded on New Years eve?
There is no shortage of parties, shows, events and activities on the Strip to enjoy for New Years Eve is Las Vegas. Arrive early and fuel up with caffeine and food before partying into 2023 in Sin City.
Where can I see New Year’s Eve fireworks in Las Vegas?
Besides the Strip hotels, head downtown to see the Plaza fireworks going off above the Fremont Street Experience, to say hello to the new year in Sin City.