It’s almost time to ring in 2020! Whether you like to mix with the crowd on Beale Street, dress to the nines and clink champagne glasses in swanky hotels, or enjoy a quiet dinner with a few of your favorite people, we’ve got the lowdown on the best New Year’s Eve happenings in Memphis this year. Cheers to another great year in the 901!
Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in Memphis
Attend the Game at AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Even if you’re not a Navy or Kansas State fan, watching a game in the Liberty Bowl is a great experience for anyone who is a lover of sports. Kickoff is at 2:45 p.m. on December 31, and the ticket prices start at $65. libertybowl.org
New Year’s Eve on Beale Street
Party with the whole city at a rockin’ New Year’s Eve bash! Throughout the night, celebrate with live music, fireworks, food, drinks and more. Be sure and stay for the Hard Rock Café for the ball drop and the countdown to midnight. Ring in 2020 in Memphis’ signature style. Festivities start at 10 p.m. bealestreet.com
New Year’s Eve at The Peabody
Celebrate the new year at one of Memphis’ most iconic hotels and parties! There will be a DJ and bands to guarantee fun entertainment and dancing all night long. The party begins at 8 p.m. and lasts until 2 a.m. And the best part? You can just stay at the hotel afterward. General admission pre-sale is $45, $50 at the door. VIP is $175 and includes admission to the party, access to the VIP lounge, party favors, hors d’oeuvres, unlimited champagne and valet parking. peabodymemphis.com
The SpeakEasy Spectacular at Minglewood Hall
If you attended last year’s party at Minglewood Hall, you know it’s a good one. This year, you will enter a 1920s-themed speakeasy using a special password. Their bouncers will escort you into a New Year’s Eve wonderland complete with a festive dance floor, midnight buffet and champagne all night long. General admission starts at $30, and the VIP tickets start at $75. The fun begins at 9 p.m. www.minglewoodhall.com
New Year’s Eve with Tin Roof
Ring in the new year at Tin Roof with a DJ in the green room, full band, midnight champagne toast and party favors. Tickets are $35 for general admission at the door, $50 for fast passes and $320 and up for booth rentals, which come with a bottle of champagne, party favors and full table service. Buffet service is also available. tinroofmemphis.com
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dancing at the Guest House at Graceland
Welcome 2020 in pure Memphis fashion at Graceland! The Dinner and Dancing Package for two includes access to the cash bar, a guest room, dinner buffet, champagne toast and dancing. The party starts at 8 p.m. and tickets begin at $359 for the night. guesthousegraceland.com
New Year’s Eve at the Hu. Hotel
Talk about a party with a view! Starting at 10 p.m., the Hu. Hotel will celebrate the start to 2020 with an open bar, DJ, valet parking, champagne at midnight and a gorgeous view of the Mighty Lights Bridge lighting. Tickets are $125 each. facebook.com
NYE 2020 Party at Lafayette’s Music Room
Ring in the new year at Lafayette’s Music Room for a night of music and fun! Live music by Pearl will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by Walrus at 10 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 per person, and they include a champagne toast and party favors. VIP tickets are $80 per person or $150 per couple, and they include reserved seating, passed hors d’oeuvres, the midnight champagne toast and party favors. lafayettes.com
The Party Life: A New Year’s Eve Experience at Hilton Memphis
Hilton Memphis is presenting a New Year’s Eve experience with live entertainment, a balloon drop, hors d’oeuvres and a midnight champagne toast. The festivities will begin at 9 p.m. on December 31. Tickets start at $100. eventbrite.com
Memphis NYE Bar Crawl
Explore Downtown Memphis while celebrating the new year. Your wristband gives you access to six different bars, including Blind Bear, Wet Willies and Pontotoc Lounge. A champagne toast, a buffet with appetizers, viewing of the ball drop, drink specials, drink tickets and live music are also included. The fun begins at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $35. eventbrite.com
Have a fun, safe and fantastic New Year’s Eve, Memphis!
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