It’s hard to believe 2023 is just around the corner. Now is the time to make plans to commemorate the occasion on New Year’s Eve.
Nashville’s annual celebration kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with performances by the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Brooks & Dunn, Zac Brown Band, and Kelsea Ballerini. If you’re looking for something else — perhaps a special dinner, rooftop champagne toast, or kid-friendly get together — we’re here to help with 16 ways to ring in the new year.
🎉 Rooftop gatherings
Denim, 401 Korean Veterans Blvd. | 9 p.m. | $150+ | Tickets include two drinks, a midnight champagne toast, and festive surprises on the rooftop. Bonus: Guests will receive a departure gift.
W Nashville, 300 12th Ave. S. | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | $200+ | Tickets include access to five special experiences, including a rooftop party, a champagne and bubbles bar, and dueling pianos.
The Hampton Social, 201 1st Ave. S. | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | $210+ | Ring in the new year on the heated rooftop with an open bar, bites, live music, and a midnight sparkling rosé toast.
🎉 Celebrate with a meal
The Listening Room, 618 4th Ave. S. | 6-11 p.m. (seatings at 6 and 8:30 p.m.)| Cost of purchase | Start your New Year’s Eve with a barbecue dinner and a show.
Yolan, 403 4th Ave. S. | 5 p.m.-1 a.m. (seatings at 5 + 8 p.m.) | $150+ | Guests will journey through multiple courses (think: caviar, duck, crab, and truffles) paired with rare pours and sparkling favorites.
Drusie & Darr, 231 6th Ave. N. | 5 p.m.-1 a.m. | $188 | Head to the Hermitage Hotel for a six-course tasting menu, live music, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight — enjoy an a la carte menu until 6:30 p.m.
Stateside Kitchen, 210 4th Ave. N. | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | $250+ | Start off the night with an open bar and passed appetizers, followed by live music, champagne toasts, and a midnight balloon drop. Bonus: The hotel’s underground club Dirty Little Secret will have a DJ spinning music from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. — tickets are $30.
Blue Aster, 1620 West End Ave. | 6:30-11 p.m. | $145+ | Roaring 20s attire is encouraged at this Gatsby-inspired celebration with a seated meal and live entertainment.
🎉 Ring in the new year early
Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd. | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Cost of admission | Experience themed activities and a special live science show (11:45 a.m.) concluding with a noon countdown.
Diskin Cider, 1235 Martin St. | 12-4 p.m. | Cost of purchase | Start the last day of 2022 with cidermosas, brunch bites, and NYE photo ops.
Nashville Public Library Inglewood Branch, 4312 Gallatin Pk. | 11:30 a.m. | Free | Ring in the new year early with a special storytime and dance party.
🎉 Music + cocktails
The Electric Jane, 1301 Division St. | 6 p.m.-1 a.m. | $40+ | Start things off with a supper club buffet and open bar, followed by open seating at 11 p.m. with live music, a Prince tribute, and a midnight countdown.
Thistle + Rye, 1620 West End Ave. | 9 p.m.-12 a.m. | $75 | Wear your best “boots and diamonds country attire” for an evening of live music, passed appetizers, a champagne toast, and a chance to win prizes.
The Countrypolitan, 301 Union St. | 8 p.m.-1 a.m. | $65 | Enjoy an evening of 60s and 70s country hits, passed appetizers, and craft cocktails available for purchase — plus, a champagne toast and party favors at midnight.
City Winery, 609 Lafayette St. | 9:30 p.m. | $55+ | This year’s “Toast the Rainbow” party features live music from Shelly Fairchild and Ty Herndon.
Almost Friday Sporting Club, 415 4th Ave. S. | 10 a.m. | $95+ | When gameday ends, Almost Friday Sporting Club will switch gears with select bottomless beverages, a DJ set, bites, and a champagne toast.
For a full breakdown of New Year’s Eve concerts and other happenings, check out this list.