A brand new decade is right around the corner, and the Magic City is packed with festive celebrations. Whether you’re looking for a themed event, elegant night out, downtown soirée or food-filled evening, there are plenty of exciting New Year’s Eve celebrations to ensure you ring in the new year with a bang. Here are Birmingham’s best ways to say goodbye to 2019. Happy 2020!

Sparklers at a 2020 New Year's Eve celebration in Birmingham

Ring in 2020 at any of these fun and fabulous New Year’s Eve celebrations in Birmingham! Image: Nine Köpfer | Unsplash

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Birmingham

Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Cheers! The New Year’s Eve Concert

Dance into the new year with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra this year! The symphony will play waltzes, polkas and marches by Johann Strauss II in addition to dance-inspired music from all over the world. A midnight champagne toast and a special surprise guest will complete the evening. Tickets start at $39, and the evening begins at 6 p.m. at the UAB Alys Stephens Center. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit alabamasymphony.org.

New Year’s Eve at The Farm

Welcome in the new decade at Pursell Farms this New Year’s Eve at their fabulous evening complete with a signature reservation-only dinner, dancing, drinking and a secret speakeasy soirée. A champagne toast at Old Tom’s Pub and a fireworks show will round out the night. Make it a getaway and spend the night at The Inn! Tickets start at $95. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit pursellfarms.com.

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Roar into the ’20s at The Wine Loft

Ring in the new year with The Wine Loft this December 31 at their Roaring ’20s-themed celebration. Grab your buddies and head downtown for an evening of music, food and drinks. The all-inclusive experience includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar with wine, beer and liquor, and all-night entertainment. Tickets are $100 per person, and the evening runs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

Iron City’s Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve Party

Celebrate the start of the new roaring ’20s at Iron City! They are hosting a special evening with an open bar, hors d’oeuvres by The Grill at Iron City, The Schmohawks playing favorite party hits, a midnight champagne toast and more! Tickets range from $75 to $125, and the party will begin at 9 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit ironcitybham.com.

Renaissance2020 at Clubhouse on Highland

Kiss 2019 goodbye in the most glamorous way — at Clubhouse on Highland. The evening will include drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast at the stroke of midnight. Did we mention aerial dance, fire-breathing performers and casino games?! Hello, 2020! The Clubhouse on Highland is a gorgeous, historic location to ring in the new year. Tickets are $75, and the fun kicks off at 9 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Tre Luna Bar and Kitchen

Enjoy a unique and delicious New Year’s Eve celebration at one of Birmingham’s newest restaurants, Tre Luna Bar and Kitchen. Join them for a five-course meal, plus appetizers, wine pairings and a bubbly toast. Seating is limited, so claim your spot quickly. For more information, including pricing, and reservation times and bookings, email them at [email protected] or reach them by phone at (205) 538-5866.

New Year’s Eve 2020 with The Brummies at Saturn

Looking to catch a concert this New Year’s Eve? You’re in luck! Saturn, a staple in the Birmingham music scene, is hosting The Brummies, Madi Diaz and Dan Sartain for a fun and fabulous music-filled night. This is an 18+ event. Tickets start at $15, and the evening begins at 9 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.

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The Redmont Hotel Gatsby New Year’s Eve Celebration

The Redmont Hotel in downtown Birmingham is hosting a Gatsby-style New Year’s Eve event to remember! Attendees will enjoy food, drinks, views and live music. The rooftop bar, lobby bar and entire mezzanine level are open for festive fun. A general admission ticket includes party apps, dessert, a midnight champagne toast and plenty of dancing. VIP tickets give rooftop access to enjoy downtown views. Tickets start at $75, and the event begins at 9 p.m. This event always sells out! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

New Year’s Eve Speakeasy at Dread River Distillery Co.

Go back in time to the original roaring ’20s at Dread River. Enjoy music from NYC DJ Killah Cam, but listen carefully and you might just hear the secret password to gain access to hidden lounges. General admission is $50, or you can opt for the VIP Package for $200 that includes access to a private VIP room, a premium cocktail menu, access to a private open bar and hors d’oeuvres. The fun begins at 8 p.m. For more information, visit eventbrite.com.

Explosive ’80s New Year’s Eve Ball at WorkPlay

Rock out like it’s 1980 with live music by the M-80s at WorkPlay’s New Year’s Eve Ball! Your ticket includes light hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, festive party favors and, of course, a champagne toast to ring in the new year. This event is 21+. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door, and the evening kicks off at 8 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit workplay.com.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Automatic Seafood & Oysters

Wave goodbye to 2019 with a countdown at midnight and a festive a la carte dinner menu including specials such as Caviar, Foie Gras, Lobster, and Shaved White Truffles at one of Birmingham’s hottest new restaurants, Automatic Seafood & Oysters. Call to make table reservations or come early and snag a seat at the bar as it is first come, first serve. There is also an optional five course chef’s tasting menu available for $100 per person. For more information, visit automaticseafood.com.

Roaring ’20s Party at The Marble Ring

Where else would you celebrate the start of the new ’20s than at Birmingham’s very own speakeasy? Don your best flapper ensemble or fedora and head to Avondale to ring in the new year at The Marble Ring. For only $10 at the door, you can enjoy live music from their DJ and a special champagne toast at midnight. For more information, visit eatonthehouse.com.

Happy new year, Birmingham!

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