Are you like typical residents of the Charlotte area wondering what are the “Best New Years Celebrations Near Charlotte?”  We have gathered a list of what we think are some of the best places to celebrate Christmas Eve around Charlotte.

New Years Eve in Charlotte

For many its been a family tradition for – New Years Eve in Charlotte to attend

  • Charlotte’s Uptown Celebration – “Charlotte New Years Eve”

FAMILY Friendly Event – Alcohol FREE !!

The official New Year’s Eve celebration in Uptown Charlotte has a new name and location! CLT New Year’s Eve will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, at the corner of MLK Blvd. and S. Brevard St. During the day, enjoy WBT Holiday on Ice (opens at 10am) along with family-friendly programs and activities.

Beginning at 7pm, come celebrate the end of Year!  Live music and a variety of activities and performances. CLT New Year’s Eve remains an alcohol-free, family-friendly and free event. Count down to the new year with fireworks and the raising of the Queen City Crown!

LOCATION:  NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza at 400 East Martin Luther King Blvd, come join us at Charlotte’s favorite holiday tradition, now in it’s 13th year!

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Lucky’s Bar & Arcade

Uptown, 8 p.m., $66

An open bar and a Champagne toast here will only set you back $66. A DJ will also be on site to play music as you drink from the open bar and play video games to ring in 2019.


  •            The Ritz Carlton 

Uptown, 9 p.m., $44

The Ritz Carlton’s 7,000-square-foot ballroom takes the stage in this ultra-fancy party. Your ticket includes passed appetizers, a photo booth and access to multiple bar stations.

  •              Founder Hall

Billed as the “official” Charlotte New Year’s Eve party, this event features two levels of entertainment, two DJs, party favors, a photo booth and appearances by the Carolina Panthers’ TopCats. VIP tickets, which cost an additional $95, also include an open bar.

  •               CLT New Years Even – Official 

Uptown, 8 p.m., Free

The city’s official New Year’s Eve Party is at South Tryon Street and Levine Avenue for the Arts. The free festivities include a DJ, live music, lighting of the Queen City crown and midnight fireworks.

Ink N Ivy

Uptown, 9 p.m., $113

At this James Bond-themed all-inclusive party, partygoers can choose between a martini and Champagne bar and another bar that serves unlimited beer, wine and liquor drinks. The party also features passed appetizers and a late-night buffet.

  •              Back to the Future Bash – At the Roxbury

Roxbury Nightclub is located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte in the 5th Street District at 116 West 5th street. Come ready to dance in our awesome 80’s and 90’s themed dance club where you’re sure to have a blast!  Purchase here

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East Charlotte, 8:30 p.m., $76+

One of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, Concord-born American folk rock band The Avett Brothers returns to Charlotte to ring in the New Year at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The two-night show comes after a historical run for the band, whose critically acclaimed documentary “May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers” and Grammy-nominated album “True Sadness” have, this year, put them on the map.

Graham St. Pub & Patio

Uptown, 9 p.m., $54

With a view of the Uptown fireworks, an open bar, heated rooftop, a DJ and appetizers, you won’t want for much as you ring in 2019.

Sophia’s Lounge

Uptown, 10 p.m., $106

This swanky lounge is throwing a New Year’s Eve Party with party favors, an open bar, DJ, Champagne toast and buffet. The party goes until 2 a.m.

  • GOODNIGHT TO 2018! – Old Town Public House (OTPH)

Annual New Years Party best Jam and Funk bank. Party Favors, Classic Champagne Toast and Count Down.   Low cost $15   Purchase here

  •                   Imperial New Years Eve 

It’s time to bring in the new year!

Doors open at 8pm

Jazz band in the lounge covering all the hottest tunes.

DJ Zio on the tented and heated winter lodge rooftop.

$25.00 cover includes lounge access, rooftop access, and champagne toast.

Dress to impress.

Contact for booth reservation(very limited quantities available).    BOOK HERE

  • New Years Eve Rock Hill Food Truck

Old Town Rock Hill, SC – Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

Come out to welcome the New Year! Safe, family-friendly, and hosted from the Founders Holiday Ice Rink, we’re featuring:
– Food Trucks
– Live DJ
– Photobooth
– Ice Skating
– Carriage Rides
– Legal Remedy Brewing & Windy Hill Cider
Attendees can RSVP for updates on each Food Truck event on Facebook or Those who RSVP through the website will get automatic email reminders about each event, as well as an email notification if the event is canceled due to weather.
  • New Year’s Party at Fahrenheit – 

Tickets are now $99 per person or $240 per couple, available at the door on New Year’s Eve.

Book Here

  • Dinner Cruise on The Lake – Hickory

Charlotte new years dinner cruise a low-key comfortable experience.

The New Year’s dinner cruise features live music on a dinner cruise to the Lake, with meal that may include lasagna, chicken Parmesan, pizza, barbecue, steak, or seafood.

For more information 828-358-2384    Book Here

  • Rio Carnival at Blackfinn.

Ring in 2017 in style at our Rio Carnival New Years Eve!
Rio Carnival is known as being the ‘biggest and most famous party’ in the world! Celebrate 2017 this year with a unique, fun and fashionable Carnival!  Purchase here  – SOLD OUT

  • New Years Eve Party at Enso Bistro & Sushi Bar

Ring in the new year at Enso with a full New Years Eve Party including party favors, champagne toast, and balloon drop at midnight! For reservations, visit or call  (704) 716-3676  (click to call enabled)

Rooftop 210

Uptown, 9 p.m., $81

Ring in the New Year under the stars atop the EpiCentre. A ticket includes access to an open bar until 2 a.m. and an appetizer buffet.

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