New Year's Eve in Chattanooga

Ringing in the New Year can be one of the biggest festivities of the year  if you know where to party. Celebrate in Chattanooga this year, with a variety of adult and family-friendly options. 


Creative Discovery Museum New Year's EveCreative Discovery Museum’s New Year’s at Noon
Celebrate New Year’s with your kids. Create noise makers to use in the parade, enjoy live music and toast the New Year at Noon with apple juice. 

Tennessee Valley Railroad’s New Year's Dinner Train
Join the Tennessee Valley Railroad for a special Dinner Train excursion on New Year's Eve. The trip includes a three-course dining experience usually on board a restored 1924 dining car. No alcohol allowed on trains. Departs from Grand Junction Station.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Year’s Early Bird Cruise
Bring in the New Year a little early! Enjoy a delicious dinner, live entertainment, dancing, toasts, Pilot House tours and more.


Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Year’s on the River
Ring in the New Year with great food, live entertainment, dancing, toasts and more. Must be 21 or older. 

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Chattanoogan
The Chattanoogan will be ringing in 2017 with a gourmet dinner, live entertainment, a champagne station and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Must be 21 or older. 

New Year's EveNew Year's Eve Party on the Bluff
Say goodbye to 2016 in style this New Year’s Eve! Gather your friends for a special night of food, music, dancing and the best views in Chattanooga at the Hunter Museum of American Art. Must be 21 or older.

New Year’s Rockin' Eve Party
Dance the night away to the rockin' sounds of the 60s, 70s, and 80s with Chattanooga’s favorite party band, The Beaters at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Must be 21 or older.

New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch at Broad Street Grille
Guests may start the New Year with a delicious Champagne Brunch at Broad Street Grille that includes traditional Southern fare, such as black-eyed peas and greens, along with other delicious brunch items. 


The Chattanoogan’s New Year’s Eve Dinner & Overnight Package
Ring in the New Year with a mouthwatering four-course dinner (with options for each course) served in The Chattanoogan Ballroom. You will also enjoy live music and a champagne toast at The Foundry, cocktails around the outdoor fire pit and an overnight package for guests who prefer to take the elevator home (see website for pricing). Must be 21 or older. Reservations are encouraged. 

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