Through thick and thin, Austin knows how to organize, get together, be heard, and celebrate! 

The New Year 2019 is on the horizon, so we’ve scoured the internet gathering events for. you to celebrate in proper fashion (for both the young and unburdened and family-friendly!).

No matter what scene you enjoy, we found an Austin event for every style!


Whisler’s NYE on Eastside | Whisler’s | 1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Whisler’s NYE on Eastside features DJ Jeff Strange on an all vinyl set from 10pm to 2am New Years Eve to New Years Day. According to their website, this party features NO COVER and the debut of their winter cocktail menu.

Speakeasy’s Legendary New Year’s Bash | Speakeasy | 412 Congress Ave D, Austin, TX 78701

The Speakeasy New Year party begins at 8pm on New Years’ Eve. The building features three levels that will all be vamped up with a self-described “roaring 20s vibe.” They boast musical numbers, vintage bowling lanes on their “Bowling Mezzanine” level, full service bar, romantic downtown view, and dance floor. The Speakeasy is also registered as part of the Haunted Austin Tour.

Tickets begin at $49.00 for general admission.

St Genevieve | 11500 Rock Rose Ave, Austin TX 78746

You can bring in the New Year with a classy dinner at St. Genevieve, who is kicking off the evening with a 5-course gourmet French meal and wine pairings in an evening of glamor. Price for first seating from 5pm-6pm are $67 per person, and second seating from 6pm-10pm is $87 per person. Walk-ins are welcomed for beverages at the St Genevieve zinc bar.

NYE at CUC – Saved By the Ball 2: The Max | Cheer Up Charlie’s | 900 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Austin icon Cheer Up Charlie’s New Years Bash will be accompanied by DJ Girlfriend and DJ Big Daddy B from 9pm to 2am. This 21+ event is only $5 each for resale and $7 at the door.

The Roosevelt Room’s Roaring 20s NEW YEAR’S EVE | The Roosevelt Room | 307 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

The Roosevelt Room will be serving classic cocktails and champagne from the 1920s while DJ Phauxkis accompanies the evening with Electro-swing. This event . Early Bird General Admissions tickets begin at $40.

Capital Countdown NYE Party with Silent Disco | The Belmont | 305 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

If you’d rather celebrate the end of 2018 downtown, the Belmont is hosting a New Years event full of dancing, 3 DJ’s spinning all night. You get your own set of LED light-up headphones and control your own party by deciding which DJ to listen to! A Heated courtyard and rooftop ensures no worries about the weather, and yo uhave 3 full-service bars to choose from with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. General Admission tickets start at $50.

The Nth Power’s NYE Love Train | Lamberts | 401 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701

This downtown barbecue joint will ring in the new year with electro-soul Nth Power featuring grammy-award winning Kofi Burbridge. Get ready for late night bar-b-que and a band-led Champagne toast! Generl Admission $75.00, and doors open at 10:00p.

The Water Trough at Lone Star Court | Lone Star Court | 10901 Domain DrAustin TX 78758

Lone Star Court is a boutique hotel near the Domain in North Austin. As a new retro spot in the Austin live music scene, a ticket ensures you a nice of dancing to all-decades music, proximity to all the Domain shopping and nightlife, a glass of champagne at midnight, and complimentary conventional breakfast New Years morning.

New Year’s Eve Concerts

Willie Nelson at ACL Live at the Moody Theater | 310 Willie Nelson Blvd | Austin, TX 78701

A valued Austin tradition, Willie Nelson will sing the New Year in over three nights (Saturday Dec 29th, Sunday Dec 30th, and Monday Dec 1st) with special guest Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Hosted by Andy Langer, Austin afternoon radio host and Texas Monthly writer, it’s sure to be a night to remember. 6:30p Doors and 8:00p show. Tickets start at $99.

Hotel Vegas NYE 2001! | 1502 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Don’t want to stick to one style of music? Hotel Vegas & The Volstead are featuring a whole night of covers played by Tinnarose, Otis the Destroyer, Lowin, Sweet Spirit, Sailor Poon, and more playing music from Britney Spears, daft punk, The Strokes, Outkast, Radiohead, and all the other 2001 hits! Doors at 7:00p and tickets start at $40.

NYE Show at Emo’s | 2015 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741

Austin legend Emo’s is hosting the Boston-native funk band Lettuce for a night of fun, drinks, with a complimentary champagne toast for any attendee over 21 years of age. $49.50 Advance GA, $60 at the door. 

Family Friendly

For those sporting young children and not excited by the prospect of a late night at a crowded bar, we’ve gathered a few family-friendly options just for y’all!

Austin’s New Year | Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores) | 900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704

The Austin Convention Center presents a day of music, arts, food trucks, fireworks, and more! With a line up including Superfónicos, Los Coast, Jeff Plankenhorn, Makie & The Bluesdrifts, and more, this free (and alcohol-free) event is sure to be a good time for the whole family! Event goes from 3pm-10m.

Saengerrunde NYE Gala | Austin Saengerrunde | 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

The Saengerrunde NYE Gala is bringing in the New Year with wholesome entertainment and midnight German breakfast. Live music by the Czech Melody Masters. Doors open at 8pm. Member tickets begin at $15.00, Non-Member Early Bird Tickets begin at $30.00 (Children 12 and under are Free). Parking available in Government Lots.

Thinkery Noon Yera’s Eve Balloon Drop & Bubble Wrap Stomp | Thinkery | 1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723

The Thinkery is hosting two separate 3-hour celebrations (balloon drop at 11am and 3pm) with two downstairs areas for younger and one upstairs for toddlers. All attendees will enjoy music, crafts, noise makers, a special Texas “snowball” area, and music performances.

Last Storytime of 2018 @ BookPeople

603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78703

Texas’ largest independent bookstores, located in downtown Austin, will be showcasing the best children’s books of 2018 with a family story time at 10:30am on New Years Eve. New Years resolutions, snacks, and you might even sine some fun prices and goodies!

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