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. 


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. 

The Dwell Hotel's Wonderland New Year's Eve Party & Overnight Package
Dec. 31, 5:30-8:30pm
This New Year’s Eve, find yourself in wonderland. There will be endless Hors d'oeuvres, continuous cocktails, and mad music plus special hotel packages are available.


Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Year’s on the River Cruise
Dec. 31, 9pm-1am
Ring in the New Year with great food, live entertainment, dancing, toasts and more. Must be 21 or older.

Chattanooga Choo Choo’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Party
Dec. 31, 7:30pm-1am
Dance the night away. Enjoy live music by the Beaters at 8 pm. Cash bars, snacks, prizes, & more; overnight packages available. Book early, reservations required.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Chattanoogan
Dec. 31, 8pm-1am
The festive holiday celebration includes dinner in the hotel’s ballroom; a sports lounge; dancing and live entertainment by The Power Players; and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Must be 21 or older.

Juicy J featuring Dougie F and PPR Panda at Track 29
Dec 31, 8pm-1am
Celebrate the New Year with Juicy J, a hip hop recording artist who makes uncompromised music that is relatable and chart hitting. He joins a very small, elite group of artists who have earned both an Academy Award and a Billboard Hot 100 No.1. Juicy J’s rise to fame began in 1991 as one of the original members of platinum selling Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia.

Ring in the New Year with the Velcro Pygmies at Revelry Room
Dec. 31, 8pm-1am
Celebrate 2017 with classic rock hits at Chattanooga's newest concert venue, the Revelry Room, with the Velcro Pygmies. Must be 18 or older.

New Year's Eve Party on the Bluff at the Hunter Museum of American Art
New Year's Eve crowdDec. 31, 9pm-1am
Usher in the new year in unmatched style this New Year's Eve! Grab your friends for a special night offering food by Events with Taste, an open bar, music and dancing by SoundForce Entertainment, and the best views in Chattanooga.

That 90's Show NYE with Danimal Planet & the Communicators at Clyde’s on Main
Dec. 31, 9pm-2am
This New Year's Eve, dance the nights away with the Communicators at Clyde's on Main. This band consists of very talented and creative individuals who can hold an audience on the dance floor.

New Year's Eve Yoga-Dance Party at Movement Arts Collective
Dec 31, 5:30-7pm
Looking for a new way to ring in the New Year? Make a new tradition this year with a yoga-dance party! Grab some glow sticks and be prepared to let 2016 go and welcome 2017 with friends and fun.

David Scott "The Midnight Swinger" at the Comedy Catch
Dec. 31, 7:30pm & 9:30pm
More than just a stand-up comedian, The Midnight Swinger is proud to be called a throwback entertainer. The Swinger believes in more than just standing behind the microphone and telling jokes, and doing more than just a simple "comedy show." The Midnight Swinger puts on a spectacle that will leave you laughin', singin' and swingin'.

New Year's Eve with Gino Fanelli at The Social
Dec. 31, 10:30pm-12am
Celebrate the New Year in style with a cocktail as Gino Fanelli serenades you. Fanelli has played every genre from western swing and jazz, eventually forging his signature style with 1930's New Orleans party jazz.

NYE at the Foundry
Dec. 31, 9pm-1am
The Foundry is the perfect place to meet family and friends for some food, drinks and dancing. This New Year's Eve, Marsha Morgan & The Prime Time Players will perform a special NYE concert. Marsha Morgan features all types of music including Beach Music, Rhythm and Blues, Rock and more!

New Year's Eve with Remembering January at Puckett's Grocery
Dec. 31, 10pm-12am
Enjoy a special show by Remembering January while being served a special New Year’s meal. Includes party favors and champagne toast at midnight.

New Year's at the Palms
New Year's Eve hatDec. 31, 8pm-1am
Celebrate New Year's Eve with dinner, dancing, party favors and champagne. There will be DJ and live music.

NYE Party at Ziggy's
Dec 31, 9pm-3am
Start the New Year off right with cold beer, good food and live music featuring the tasty tunes of: Kreamy 'Lectric Santa, Mudsex and Coma Vigil. 

New Year's Eve at JJ's Bohemia
Dec 31, 9pm-2am
JJ's Bohemia is a local's favorite little music venue. This New Year's Eve will feature performances from Baby Baby and SoCro, sure to get you dancing. 

New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch at Broad Street Grille
Jan. 1, 9am-2pm
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.

For a list of restaurants open on New Years Eve and/or Day, click here.


New Year’s at Noon at the Creative Discovery Museum
New Year's Eve crowdDec. 31, 10am-4pm
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.

Zoo Year's Eve at the Chattanooga Zoo
Dec. 31, 10am-3pm
Join the zoo for the wildest New Year’s Eve party around. Celebrate the New Year through games, activities, counting down the clock in different time zones around the world and more.

Tennessee Valley Railroad’s New Year's Dinner Train
Dec. 31, 8-10pm
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
Dec. 31, 4-6pm
Bring in the New Year a little early! Enjoy a delicious dinner, live entertainment, dancing, toasts, Pilot House tours and more.

New Year's Eve Late Skate at Ice on the Landing
Dec. 31, 11pm-1am
Ice on the Landing is the perfect place for the family to bring in the New Year. Enjoy souvenir gifts, fun music, skating, and a sparkling cider toast at midnight.