Things to Do in Charlotte on New Year’s Eve – Ring in 2013

What’s Happening New Year’s Eve in Charlotte?

Ring in 2013 With a Host of Parties Across the City

New Years Eve Parties Charlotte NCIf you’re looking to ring in 2013 in Charlotte, there are plenty of events happening all around the Queen City!  Say farewell to 2012 and hello to the New Year in any of these wonderful venues across the city.  If your venue is hosting an event or you know of something that needs to be added to the list, leave the details in a comment below or email me at or leave it on our 365 Things to Do in Charlotte Facebook page.


First Night Charlotte
8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Uptown

First Night is Charlotte’s “official” New Year’s celebration.  A fabulous cultural celebration that takes place each year in Uptown Charlotte.  Enjoy artists, musicians, dancers, comedians and magicians who fill the streets the streets of Uptown.  There’s even a kid’s countdown planned for earlier in the day.  Stay for the evening and enjoy the spectacular fireworks show at midnight.  Here’s a quick video of last year’s event.

First Night Charlotte for Kids

Noon to 5 p.m. Uptown
Children’s version of Charlotte’s official ‘adult’ celebration.  First Night Kid’s countdown at the main stage from 4 to 5 p.m.

Westin Charlotte’s New Year’s Eve Party
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Celebrate with DJ Skillz and DJ Carlos Lebron with Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop Mashups and Reggae.  Spectacular light show and open bar with tickets, VIP Lounge exclusive entry, hors d’oeuvres and complimentary champagne fountain.

Roaring 20’s Party at Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark
7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Spend your New Year’s Eve with us at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel’s “Roaring 20’s” party which features dinner, drinks and dancing.  Tickets $200 per person includes hotel stay, “Roaring 20’s” party, complimentary breakfast and late check-out on New Year’s Day.

John Tosco’s 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Variety Show
8 to 10 p.m.
Tickets are $20.12, hosted by John Tosco (founder of Tosco Music Party) returns to the McGlohon Theater with another family-friendly variety show in the spirit of The Ed Sullivan Show.

Diamonds in the Sky Bash
Dixie’s Charlotte
9:00 p.m.
$50 early ticket prices for all-inclusive party featuring liquor, beer/wine, a buffet with a carving station that includes seasoned steak, rosemary chicken, pasta entrees, photo booth, champagne toasts and a guest DJ.

Rich & Bennett’s NYE Bash
300 N. College St.
Ladies $55, Men $75; VIP pricing $75 & $100.  The party features beer, wine, liquor and champagne, hand-passed appetizers by Cosmos, a balloon drop, party favors, multiple DJs, and three-levels of space. Private room and table service available.

New Year’s Eve at RiRa
Ri-Ra Irish Pub
208 N. Tryon St.
Only $10 cover for THE New Years Eve party at this popular Uptown Irish Pub features live music by Crashbox.

NYE at Town Tavern
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Town Tavern
200 N. Tryon St.
New Year’s Eve at Town Tavern The private party package includes a breakfast buffet, top shelf liquor, beer, wine, a champagne toast at midnight, party favours and a DJ.

Black Tie Ball
210 East Trade St.
Tickets $40.  The New Year’s Eve ‘Black Tie Ball’ party includes aerial performances, music by DJ Rowshay, a midnight champagne toast, a balloon drop and party favors.

New Year Celebrations in Charlotte NCTimes Square New Year’s Eve
6 p.m. at Whisky River
210 E. Trade St.
Advance Tickets $35.  Countdown to 2013 with the Whisky’s live ball drop, appetizers, a barbecue buffet, party favours and a champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve at Strike City
Strike City (Epicentre)
210 E. Trade St.
Tickets $50 in advance.  Featuring a video DJ playing all night long, V.I.P lane and table reservations, a balloon drop at midnight with prizes valued at over $2,013, complimentary party favors and a champagne toast.

Shine of the Times NYE Party
Suite @ Epicentre Charlotte
210 E. Trade St.
Early general admission tickets $30 includes a champagne toast at midnight.

Bass Church Deluxe: NYE with Skream & Joker
The Fillmore
1000 N.C. Music Factory Blvd.
Ring in the New Year with performances by Skream, Joker and Mindelixir.  Tickets from $109 – $125.

New Year’s Eve Celebration with Shaun Jones
The Comedy Zone
900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Suite B3
$30 Ticket prices for dinner package and performances by Shaun Jones and Carmen Morales.

New Year’s Eve Party at The Saloon
The Saloon
935 N.C. Music Factory Blvd.
$50 early ticket prices features a buffet and music by Simplified and DJ J Good.

New Year’s Eve Party at Label
900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd.
Tickets $125 for Label Charlotte’s New Year’s Eve party (10 p.m to 4 a.m.) featuring a midnight ball drop, a 2 a.m. breakfast buffet, and performances by DJ Magic Mike and Wiggz N’ Wonz.

Amos’ Appetite for Destruction New Year’s Eve Party
Amos’ Southend
1423 S. Tryon St.
$59.50 in advance; $69.50 at the door.   Concert features performances by Appetite For Destruction (Guns N Roses tribute band), Red White and Crue (Motley Crue tribute band) and Poison’D (a Poison/Bret Michaels tribute band). Special V.I.P. package includes an all-you-can-drink bar from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., party favours and V.I.P. seating upstairs.

Dharma New Years Eve
Dharma Lounge
1440 S. Tryon St.
$15 ticket prices in advance.  New Year’s Eve party and an intimate evening with King Britt.

The Cool Black Tie Soiree 
Apostrophe Lounge
1440 S. Tryon St.
Hosted by Micheal J/Esau Sootrue with music by DJ Expensive Life, DJ Shaun Nyce.  

New Year’s Eve Party
All American Pub
200 E. Bland St.
$65 for this New Year’s Eve party celebrating past decades. Music and dancing with DJ Troy and a mix of tunes from the ’80s, ’90s and beyond.

New Year’s Eve at Big Ben British Pub
Big Ben Brittish Pub
2000 South Boulevard
The party will feature a bag piper, live music and party favors. 7p.m. London-midnight time, countdown and again at midnight.   Reservations available. (704) 817-9697.

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille’s NYE Party
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
911 E. Morehead St.
For $85, enjoy five fully stocked bars with top shelf liquors, beers and wine, two buffets, music from DJ DNIncredible G and Master C, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. For $100, early entry to 200 lucky people for an extra hour to ring in the New Year!

Angry Ale’s New Years Eve Bash
Angry Ale’s
1600 Montford Drive
The Charlotte New Years Eve party features three liquor, beer/wine bars, a midnight champagne toast, a late night breakfast and DJ’s spinning your favorite music to ring in the New Year.

Neon New Year’s Eve Celebration
Andrew Blair’s American Bistro & Wine Bar
1600 Montford Drive
Midnight Champagne Toast, five bars open with multiple DJ’s, heated tents, midnight balloon drop.

New Year’s Eve: “A Very Harry Affair”
Harry’s Grille & Tavern
2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd.
$30 ticket price includes an hors d’oeuvres spread, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, a photo booth, door prizes, music from a DJ, and an ice luge.

Red Carpet NYE Bash
Volume Lounge
1801 Commonwealth Ave.
$25 in advance, $35 on New Year’s Eve:  Party includes hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a drink ticket, a champagne toast, free membership, and a 2 a.m. breakfast sandwich.  Cash and prize balloon drop at 1 a.m. with chances to win free happy hours, cash, gift cards and more, in addition to a Hollywood Look-Alike contest with a $50 cash prize.

Taste of Bass Vol.8 “Bass Taster’s Ball Drop” 
Chop Shop
399 E. 35th St.
For $10, Bass Records line up includes Phat Rabbit, Ridgid1, Sylum, Deejay Linoge, Prueph & Naz T N8, Slurp, Dez One & Danny Who and more!

Kennedy’s New Year’s Eve Party
Kennedy’s Premium Bar & Grill
336 N. Caswell St.
The $65/person private party package includes a breakfast buffet, top shelf liquor, beer, wine, champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a DJ. Visit our neighbors in Elizabeth for New Year’s Eve!

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Double Door Inn
Double Door Inn
218 E. Independence Blvd.
$10 in advance, $15 at the door; Featuring a live performance by the Spongetones.

©Debe Maxwell | Savvy + Company Real Estate | Things to Do in Charlotte on New Year’s Eve – Ring in 2013


I am a full-time REALTOR® personally specializing in historic homes and luxury home sales in the Charlotte NC real estate market. My team specializes in a variety of areas including first time home buyers, condos and townhomes as well as single family home sales and marketing.   Follow me on Google+

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