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Enjoy an exciting night out on the town at one of these New Year's Eve Parties in SF. Many of these fabulous events are in gorgeous hotels, theaters, and other ballrooms throughout the city.
Most include live music, dancing, and a certain number of drinks. The majority also have a dress code and ask that you wear anything from business casual to formal attire. Check the party details to confirm the dress code for the party you plan to attend.
You will also find some amazing cruises this night in SF. These are great because they often include dinner, drinks, dancing, and the perfect view for the NYE fireworks display.
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New Years Eve Parties in SF for 2019/2020
All of the New Years Eve parties in SF below are on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
NYE International Ball 2020
9pm to 2am at the Palace Hotel
Three separate rooms of music with 10 DJs including Euro, Top 40, House, Latin, Persian, International, 80's/90's, Mashup & Hip Hop
4000+ Large Balloon Drops in every room at Midnight
FABULOUS Dancers & Drummers
A Special Party Photo Booth
4.5 hours Premium Hosted Bar for all
Red Carpet Treatment
Admission Includes access to ALL Rooms
The Speakeasy: NYE Celebration
You are in for a special treat at The Speakeasy NYE party at The Palace Theater
Meet characters from the immersive show, The Speakeasy!
20's theme party includes a hosted bar until 1:30am
Live jazz band, champagne toast at midnight, and a confetti + balloon drop
Casino tables will be open all night long
20s themed attire is highly recommended
Gatsby's House, W San Francisco New Years 2020
W San Francisco Hotel, 181 3rd St, starting at 9:30pm
Party favors, surprise pop ups and a massive NYE countdown
Enjoy the 2 VIP lounges, 3 floors, 5 rooms of music
The Rocca Event Center at 3140 Mission Street is home to one of the biggest parties of the year
Multiple DJ's will be spinning everything from Top 40 to Latin Rhythms
Countdown includes a balloon drop and confetti blast
Dress to impress as chic cocktail attire is required
Starts at 9pm and ends at 3am
NYE 2020: Back to the Future
Relive your childhood with a Back to the Future themed NYE in San Francisco
Interactive art installations and photo booths
Body painting and cuddle spaces
Music by several local artists and DJs
Runs from 9pm to 4am at LUXX San Francisco (60 6th Street)
NYE at The Mint
Ring in the New Year at the historic San Francisco Mint
Party runs from 9pm to 3:30am
23+ musical acts with more than 20 areas inside to explore
Watch a variety of dancers, characters, and other performers
Coat check, cash bar and plenty of ATMs inside
NYE Massive 2020
9pm to 2am at the Parc 55 A Hilton Hotel in Union Square
Multi-City themed NYE Event
Five cities include NY, Las Vegas, Hollywood, Miami, and San Francisco
Each city offers a different vibe, music and light show
Premium party favorites
Massive ball drops
The Mother of All New Year's at the Regency Center at 1300 Van Ness Ave.
Party from 9pm to 2am
10 DJs & 3 rooms of music
Casino tables and a photo booth
5 hour VIP hosted bar available
Semiformal attire required
Additional Things to Do on NYE in San Francisco
Recommendations on What to Do During the Day
If you plan to explore during the day, here are a few options for you. Most tours and cruises run a normal day time schedule. Almost all of our attractions and museums are open on New Year's Eve Day, but they close a little early for the evening festivities.
Check out these fun things to do!
New Year's Eve Cruises
In addition to these, you will also find several fun party cruises. They are a little pricey, but many include dinner, drinks, dancing, and fireworks over the SF Bay.
On NYE, you will also find a number of great concerts throughout San Francisco. Some of the top performances are at the Warfield, the Independent, and the Fillmore. Click the link below to check out this year's schedule.
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