I won’t be in town – or even in the country – this New Year’s Eve and I don’t think I’ve ever been so upset about it. Here are 26 reasons why:
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2017 New Year’s Eve Royal Ball at Whisky River
A Foxy Hollywood New Year’s Eve at Leroy Fox
Start the night with a 4-course meal that includes items like Filet Roast and Shrimp & Crawfish Etoufee that are paired with champagne cocktails. Dinner to be followed with a Glitz & Glam Afterparty complete with party favors, photo booths, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight. $70. 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Details and tickets.
Amos’ Final NYE at Amos’ South End
Help say goodbye to Amos’ before they close the doors permanently this spring with an 80s vs. 90s theme and live music from two of Charlotte’s prime 80s and 90s tribute bands. $15 – $20. Doors open at 8 p.m. Details and tickets.
Chicago: A NYE Affair at Barreled at the Lift
CLT New Year’s Eve: Presented by Ally
Live music and fireworks at Romare Bearden. Free. 8 p.m. – midnight. Details.
New Year’s Eve @ Industry
Expect giveaways, finger foods and a champagne toast at midnight. $25-$100, $250+ for tables. 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Details and tickets.
New Year’s Eve 2017 at 5Church
Four-course dinner, champagne, a DJ, balloon drop, countdown and champagne toast at midnight. 8 p.m. – til. $120. Details.
New Year’s Eve 2017 at Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub
All-inclusive tickets include liquor, beer, wine and champagne as well as a breakfast buffet. Expect live music and a champagne toast at midnight. $65. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Details and tickets.
New Year’s Eve 2017 at Lucky’s Bar and Arcade
New Year’s Eve 2017 at Rooftop 210
New Year’s Eve 2017 at Tilt on Trade
New Year’s Eve 2017 at The Wine Loft at South End
Samba dancers, a DJ and champagne toast at midnight. $25 – $600. 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. Details.
New Year’s Eve Bash at Thirsty Nomad Brewing
New Year’s Eve Carnivale presented by SportsLink at Southend Station (Slate/Oak Room/All American/Hot Taco)
Expect a photo booth, DJs, drinks, balloon drop and a champagne toast. Most tickets include admission to Slate, Oak Room and the outdoor tent, but the VIP option includes entry to Hot Taco, All American Pub, Slate, Oak Room and the outside tent. 9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. $70 – $130. Details and tickets.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at Brazwell’s Premium Pub Ballantyne
Enjoy a three-course meal featuring a 12-ounce ribeye or crab cake entree. A bottle of wine, champagne and party favors are included. At midnight, there will be a balloon drop with $1,000 in cash and prizes. $75 per couple. 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Details.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at Coyote Joe’s
New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Confetti 2016 presented by SportsLink at Ink ‘n Ivy
Beer, wine, cocktails and spirits to pair with the appetizer and breakfast buffets along with live music and a midnight champagne toast. $100 – $150. 9 p.m. – 1:45 a.m. Tickets.
New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Gala at Kandy Bar
New Year’s Eve Party at Howl at the Moon
NYE 2017 at Southside
NYE Party Uptown – an All-Inclusive Event at 8.2.0
Rio De Carnival NYE! at Blackfinn Ameripub
Southern Skyline Grand Ball at Le Méridien
Flight’s Rockin’ NYE
Ticket price includes top shelf liquor, craft beer app buffet and house wine. Live music from two bands (Minutes and Years, and Crane). $60 – $100. Tickets.
StrikeCity New Year’s Eve
Len-NYE-ve at Lenny Boy
Party goes until 1 a.m.! $4 champagne and $15 pitchers. Details.
Feature photo courtesy of Center City Partners