Spending New Years Eve in San Diego

The new year is quickly approaching and once we’re finished opening gifts and visiting families, we start to look for where to party on New Year’s Eve, right? Well, in San Diego, there are plenty of NYE events! Whether you head out to one of the events below to ring in the new year, plan a San Diego tour to celebrate, or enjoy the evening from the comfort of your own home, we hope you have a happy start 2019!

Without further adieu, here are our top recommendations.

#1 – Hornblower New Year’s Eve cruises

On the water, watching the sunset is a beautiful way to ring in the New Year. You can sail into the New Year aboard one of Hornblower’s finest yachts. Whether you’re looking for an all-out evening, decadent dinner, or brunch the next day. At the NYE hornblower cruise, every guest is treated like royalty, as each New Year’s cruise brings the glitz and glam that every NYE yacht party should have!

#2 – New Year’s Eve at Tower 23

Dine before you dance at NYE Tower 23 in Pacific Beach! Pop, sparkle, fizz, toast, sip as you celebrate the dinner in style at one of San Diego’s most beautiful restaurant with one of the most breathtaking views. Enjoy champagne with dinner at JRDN then enjoy the good DJ vibes as you toast 2019 with your good friends at midnight.

#3 – New Year’s Eve Countdown Show

Ring in the new year with a laugh and a drink of sparkling wine or cocktail. One of the most fun ways to spend NYE is at Comedy Palace’s New Years Eve Countdown Show where comics look back at 2018 with humor, and predicts next year’s shenanigans, all with that 2 drink minimum! Every year, the show grows larger as San Diegans find that bringing in the New Year with belly laughs is the way to go!

#4 – NYE Beach Party

This all exclusive party at the luxurious Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa overlooking Mission Bay, is sold out every year. All-inclusive tickets include drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and four ballrooms filled with top-tier entertainment and DJs. There’s also expanded bar service, beer tubs to eliminate lines, themed photo booths, and a great DJ lineup.

#5 – Black & Gold New Year’s Eve Party

Have your party on San Diego bay and spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most unique venues in town. Located on the historic 1898 Steam Ferry Berkeley, the party takes place on a classy lounge, and you can dance the night away featuring music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, a 30’ candy/dessert bar, photo booth, party hats and favors, complimentary champagne at midnight and so many scrumptious appetizers!

#6 – The Grand New Year’s Eve Party

Have a grand ol’ time at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, a very fun celebration to bring in the New Year. Revel in Grand style with a three-night getaway, a nine-course New Year’s Eve dinner at Addison (excludes wine pairings), complimentary access to The Grand New Year’s Eve Party and New Year’s Day breakfast in the comfort of your guest room or at Amaya. Food, drinks, and a countdown with your bffs, what could be better than that?

#7 – Andaz San Diego Rooftop NYE Event

Bring in 2019 with panoramic views of San Diego at Andaz Rooftop NYE Party 5hr open bar at Andaz Hotel Rooftop in downtown San Diego. You can dance your way into 2018 with best of Top 40, House, and Hip Hop hits by top DJs. There’s even a five-hour open bar and complimentary party favors for all Andaz guests. If you’re feeling extra festive, reserve a VIP Table Package for you and your friends, and get treated like royalty the entire night! Have fun, and be safe out there!