New Year’s Eve in Chattanooga

The holidays will come and go quickly and then it’s time to ring in the New Year. The NYE party you go to can be one of the biggest festivities of the year if you know where to party. Celebrate in Chattanooga, with a variety of family-friendly and adult options.


Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. 
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.
Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Kick off 2018 in unmatched style at the Hunter Museum of American Arts’ annual New Year’s Eve Party on the Bluff! Gather with friends for a remarkable evening of dancing and the best views in Chattanooga.
Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Ring in the New Year with great food, live entertainment, DJ, dancing, toasts, Pilot House tours, and more. Must be 21 or older and have valid ID. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.
Stay and celebrate the New Year at the Chattanoogan Hotel. Party includes a plated gourmet dinner served in the ballroom, live entertainment by The Power Players, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.
Ring in the new year with games, tasty food, and dancing along to live music from Chattanooga’s own, The Beaters, who specialize in classic rock, Motown, and soul.
New Year’s Eve at Songbirds Guitar Museum ft. Unknown Hinson
Dec. 31, 9:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m.
Unknown Hinson is known for his politically incorrect songs and unpredictable performance style! Dance the night away in the Southside’s newest attraction.


Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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.
Dec. 31, 4 p.m.
Bring in the New Year a little early! Enjoy a delicious dinner, live entertainment, Pilot House tours, and more. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.
Dec. 31, 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
Ice on the Landing is the perfect place for the family to ring in the New Year. Enjoy fun music, skating, and a sparkling cider toast at midnight. This event does require a separate ticket.
For a list of restaurants and attractions open on New Year’s Eve and/or New Year’s Day, CLICK HERE.