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.


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.
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.
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.
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. Guests who would prefer to take the elevator home and spend New Year’s Eve at the upscale hotel may enjoy a package that also includes deluxe overnight accommodations and a New Year's day breakfast buffet.
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
Unknown Hinson is known for his politically incorrect songs and unpredictable performance style! Dance the night away in the Southside’s newest attraction.
Disco Wonderland New Year's Eve Party at The Dwell Hotel 
Wonderland is back - and this time it's DISCO, baby! Dress for funk and ring in the New Year at the most happenin' spot in town - The Dwell Hotel! Enjoy an epic disco scene and dance party with DJ Flux308,
unlimited champagne, food that hits the party spot, and a surprise for the countdown!
New Year's Eve at The Honest Pint
Wave goodbye to 2017 with a night full of high energy performances from Nick Lutsko & Genki Genki Panic featuring giant puppets, spooky surf rock, and free champagne at midnight. Tickets available online and at the door. Must be 21 or older and have valid ID.
New Years at The Palms
The Palms at Hamilton
Join the Palms at Hamilton for dinner, dancing, party favors and champagne!
Westin Hotel New Year's Gala
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 Velcro Pygmies
Revelry Room
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.


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.
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.
ZOO Year's Eve at the Chattanooga Zoo
Head to the Chattanooga Zoo for the wildest New Year’s Eve party around! The Chattanooga Zoo is ringing in the New Year with games, activities, counting down the clock in different time zones around the world, and more fun for the whole family. Guests will have the time of the year while learning about how to stop the clock to extinction.
Ice on the Landing’s Special Late Skate New Year's Eve Party
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.
New Year's Eve Street Festival (FREE)
Say hello to 2018 at this family-friendly New Year's Eve Street Festival in the newly revitalized area between MLK Blvd. 7th St. on Chestnut and Pine near the Westin Hotel! Enjoy activities and attractions for all ages including a "not-so-late ball drop," a Chattanooga themed laser light show, food, music, and entertainment.
The Comedy Catch presents Spanky Brown
The Comedy Catch
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!


New Year’s Resolution Brunch at Easy Bistro
Start off the new year by enjoying a special New Year’s Day Resolution Brunch with all of the classic fixings.
New Year's Day Brunch at STIR
Let STIR do the cooking on New Year's Day! Enjoy a variety of classic brunch options and mimosas as you start the new year.
New Year's Day Brunch in the Historic Dent House at Polly Claire's
Ring in the New Year at Polly Claire's! This New Year's Day Brunch is the first ever of its kind will be the perfect way to kick off 2018.
For a list of restaurants and attractions open on New Year’s Eve and/or New Year’s Day, CLICK HERE.