The year may be ending, but the party in Chattanooga is just beginning! Here is a look at some of the fun ways to ring in the New Year in the Scenic City.

NYE: Party on the Bluff
The Hunter Museum of American Art
Dec. 31, 9:00pm-1:00am
Kick off 2018 like never before at the Hunter Museum of American Art's annual New Year’s Eve Party on the Bluff! Gather with friends for a remarkable evening of dancing and fun with music provided by DJ Sound Force accompanied by some of the best views the Scenic City has to offer.

Chattanoogan Hotel's New Year's Celebration
Hotel Ballroom
Power PlayersDec. 31, 7:00pm-1:00am
The Chattanoogan Hotel is starting the New Year with a festive holiday celebration that includes an elegant multi-course dinner served in the beautifully decorated ballroom, a New Year’s Party with live entertainment by The Power Players, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets to the dinner and party are $115 per person. Guests who would prefer to take the elevator home and spend New Year’s Eve at the upscale hotel may enjoy a package that includes The Chattanoogan’s New Year’s Eve Dinner; New Year’s Eve Party; deluxe overnight accommodations; New Year’s Day breakfast buffet; taxes and service charges. The package price starts at $485 per couple. This event starts at 7pm with a reception, followed by dinner at 8pm.

New Year's Rockin' Eve Party
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Dec. 31, 7:30pm-1:00am
This party is your chance to dance the night away and bring in the New Year at one of Chattanooga’s premier destinations, the Chattanooga Choo Choo. The night will include entertainment from some of Chattanooga’s own, The Beaters, who specialize in classic rock, Motown and soul. Games and lots of tasty food will also be provided.

New Year's on the River
Chattanooga Riverboat Co.'s Southern BelleSouthern Bell
Dec. 31, 9:00pm-1:00am
There aren’t many better ways to bring in the New Year than riding along the beautiful Tennessee River in the historic Chattanooga Riverboat Co.'s Southern Belle. While cruising, enjoy great music provided by the boat’s in-house DJ, Prime Rib and Chicken Wisconsin, party favors and much more. At midnight, there will be a champagne toast complete with souvenir glasses you can take home! You will also be able to catch all of the New Year’s fun playing on television upstairs at the third-deck bar.

New Year's Early Bird Cruise
Chattanooga Riverboat Co.'s Southern Belle
Dec. 31, 4:00pm-6:00pm
The New Year’s Early Bird Cruise is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the coming New Year without having to stay up too late or bother with the crowds! Enjoy a Prime Rib and Chicken Wisconsin buffet style dinner with live music provided by the boat’s in-house DJ.

New Year's Dinner Train
Tennessee Valley RailroadNYE TVRM
Dec. 31, 5:00pm-7:00pm & 8:00pm-10:00pm 
All aboard! The Tennessee Valley Railroad train departs from Grand Junction Station this New Year’s Eve. Your excursion will take you all over the tracks that surround the Scenic City as you enjoy a three-course dinner aboard the absolutely stunning dining car that dates all the way back to 1924!

New Year’s at Noon
Creative Discovery Museum
Dec. 31, 10:00am-4:00pm
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.

New Year’s Eve at Songbirds ft. Unknown Hinson
Songbirds Guitar MuseumUnknown Hinson
Dec. 31, 9:00pm-12:15am
Unknown Hinson is known for his politically incorrect songs and vibrant performance style. While his performances are unpredictable, the one thing we are sure of is that he will put on a show you won’t soon forget! Bring in the New Year with a bang at this new Southside attraction. 

Disco Wonderland New Year's Eve Party
Dwell Hotel
Dec. 31, 7pm-1am
The Dwell Hotel in downtown Chattanooga is hosting a disco dance New Year's party! The fun will include unlimited champagne, tasty food and a surprise when the clock hits midnight. 

New Year's Eve at The Pint ft. Nick Lutsko
The Honest Pint
Dec. 31, 9:30pm
Local artists Nick Lutsko and Genki Genki Panic will take 2017 out in style and bring 2018 in with a bang.The performance will include giant puppets, spooky surf rock, and free champagne at midnight!

New Years at The Palms
The Palms at Hamilton
Dec. 31, 8pm-3am
Join the Palms at Hamilton for dinner, dancing, party favors and champagne!

New Year's Eve at Puckett's Chattanooga
Puckett's Chattanooga Restaurant
Dec. 31, 9pm-12am
Start 2018 with a bang and attend the New Year’s Eve celebrations at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Chattanooga. The cost for a three-course dinner, live music, and a Champagne toast at the stroke of midnight is $50 per person. Seating for dinner is at 9pm, and The Embellishers, featuring Troy Underwood and Gary Hermstreet, will begin playing at 10:30pm. 

New Year's Eve Block Party Downtown in the new "West Village" Area
West VillageDowntown: between MLK & 7th on Chestnut and Pine Street
Dec. 31, 6pm-12:30am
On New Year’s Eve, the downtown block in the new “West Village” area next to the The Westin Chattanooga will be filled with activities and attractions to help Chattanooga ring in the New Year. Visitors will enjoy live music, food trucks, face painting, a "not-so-late ball drop" for the kids, street entertainers, and more.

Westin Hotel New Year's Gala
The Westin Chattanooga
Dec. 31, 6:00pm-1:00am
Join the Westin for a private New Year's Eve Gala - a New York style celebration. The evening includes live bands, dinner, cocktails, and a laser light show. There will be a midnight ball drop under the starts at the Westin.

The Comedy Catch presents Spanky Brown
The Comedy Catch
Dec. 31, 7:30pm
Laugh your way into 2018 at The Comedy Catch with comedian Spanky Brown. Versatility and style best describe this performer providing laughs that transcend all barriers: age, gender, urban or mainstream, his humor appeals to all audiences. Join the early birds at the 7:30pm show, or stay up late for the 10:00pm show and enjoy a champagne toast, party favors, and post-show DJ!

The Velcro Pygmies
Revelry Room
Dec. 31, 9:00pm
Celebrate 2018 with The Velcro Pygmies at the Revelry Room. The Pygmies are more than just a band - they are a way of life! Doors open at 8pm and the show begins at 9pm.

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​New Year's Eve Hotel Deals

Chattanoogan Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Celebration Package

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Admission for two to the New Year’s Eve party
  • New Year’s Day breakfast buffet for two
  • Overnight valet parking