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, 9:00pm-1:00am
Stay and celebrate the New Year at the Chattanoogan Hotel. Their New Year's Eve Celebration Package includes overnight accommodations, overnight valet parking, admission for two to the New Year's Eve party, and the New Year's Day breakfast buffet for two. The New Year's Eve party includes a delectable, plated gourmet dinner served in the Chattanoogan’s beautifully decorated ballroom, live entertainment by The Power Players (a local band specializing in blues, electric funk, jazz, classic rock and Motown soul), party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.

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. 



​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