Best New Year’s Eve Bashes in DTLA

Can you believe 2019 is right around the corner! Time to order the bubbly, round up your crew, and get ready to Ring in the New Year! Whether you’re ready for an epic bash, a curated experience, or prefer to keep things more low-key, DTLA has endless NYE options to suit every budget, mood, and style!

New Year’s Eve at the Varnish

The Varnish

118 E. 6th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90014

Get your groove on for 2019 and ring in the New Year at The Varnish! The theme is Disco, with special guest DJ Max Maxey spinning your favorite vinyls all night. Pre-paid ticket includes Cocktails, Beer, Wine, Select Sipping Spirits, Midnight Champagne Service, Snacks, French Dip, and Late Night Snack. Walk-ins for standing room welcome on a first come, first served basis. All tax and gratuity are included with the table price. $350-$1050. Tickets here.

Part Time Punks Annual New Year’s Eve Party

Moroccan Lounge

901 E. 1st St.

Los Angeles, CA

Part Time Punks moves its Annual New Year’s Eve Party to The Moroccan in DTLA this year–once again with Guest DJ Jose Maldonado from Sweet and Tender Hooligans!. Spend NYE dancing to a sing-along mix of indie 80s, 90s, Britpop, Bowie, Glam, Morrissey, The Smiths, New Order, Joy Division, The Cure and Iggy, the Velvets and Blur and Pulp and Suede and The Clash, 90s Post-Punk, and Retro Rock Jams. At least one David Bowie sing-along will occur. $20. Tickets here.

The Streamliner NYE

The Streamliner Bar

800 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Ring in 2019 at The Streamliner’s first New Years Eve celebration! Located at Los Angeles’ historic Union Station, The Streamliner offers the classic cocktails you love in the updated original lounge from the 1940’s. Reserving a table (seats up to four) includes a bottle of champagne and seafood platter compliments of Imperial Western Beer Company. $250. Tickets here.

Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve

Belasco Theater

1050 S Hill St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Minimal Effort is transforming the Belasco Theater into an underground haven with multiple stages, each with their own unique aesthetic. Ring in the new year with Sasha, Skream, Justin Jay, Will Clarke, YokoO, Layton Giordani, option4, Human Resources, Hats&Klaps, Jonnie King, VNSSA + more. $59-$2000. Upgraded VIP tickets include an open bar and festivities carry on until 4 a.m. Tickets here.

Dita Von Teese’s New Year’s Eve Gala Show

Orpheum Theatre

842 S Broadway

Los Angeles, CA 90014

The queen of burlesque herself, Dita Von Teese, brings her sparkly New Year’s Gala back to LA at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Shimmy into 2019 with Dita, her trunk full of sparkling costumes, and a troupe of burlesque all-stars. $49-$225. Tickets here.

Edison New Year’s Eve Ball

The Edison

108 West 2nd Street #101

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Usher in the New Year at DTLA’s legendary Cathedral of Industry and Imagination. Celebrate Living History as you eperience the past on your journey into the future. Dance to the electric sounds of an amazing band, while aerialists take to the air with their death-defying acts of wonder. Feel the excitement walking with giants while they stilt their way through the crowd. $100. Tickets here.

Arts District Brewing Company

828 Traction Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

Ditch the packed dance floor and high prices and toast the New Year at Arts District Brewing Company’s fun-but-minimal celebration. The 17,000 square-foot space features a full bar with a sprawling main room which can house as many as 500 guests, an outdoor patio with a capacity of 120, and a private room with it’s own private bar, patio, and A/V. The brewpub also includes an expansive entertainment area with a photobooth and multiple classic bar games available, including pinball and 15 restored vintage Skeeball machines. No cover. Complimentary toast of locally brewed beer at midnight. More info here.