Los Angeles is ready to ring in 2019 with some of the best New Year's Eve events in the country. Read our round-up of L.A.'s top events to say farewell to 2018 and welcome the new year. And on Jan. 1, 2019, join millions of viewers around the world and enjoy the 130th Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl Game, the two biggest events of the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena.
In keeping with tradition, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) offers free rides on New Year’s Eve to provide safe transportation and reduce holiday traffic congestion. All Metro Rail and Bus lines are free from 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Metro Rail operates all-night service on New Year’s Eve for those staying out extra late and to encourage easy travel to the Rose Parade. NOTE: All Metro Rail lines and the Metro Orange Line will operate all night every 20 minutes on New Year's Eve.
Concerts & Special Events
Mr. Little Jeans performs at N.Y.E.L.A. | Photo courtesy of Grand Park, Facebook
From elegant affairs to massive dance parties, get ready to ring in 2019 at the best New Year’s Eve concerts and special events in L.A. Read More →
Raise a glass to 2019 and dance the night away to world-class DJs! Read on for our guide to New Year’s Eve events taking place at L.A.’s top bars, lounges and dance clubs. Read More →
HOTEL PARTIES & ROOM PACKAGES
Starlight Booth | Photo courtesy of La Boucherie
From dance parties to elegant soirees, hotels across Los Angeles are hosting New Year’s Eve events that will send you into 2019 in style. Hotels are also offering room packages that ensure this festive night is memorable and stress-free. Read More →
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Restaurants across Los Angeles are welcoming the new year with lavish feasts and flowing bottles of champagne. The endless New Year’s Eve dining options feature global cuisines in every type of setting, from romantic dinners to extravagant events with cocktails, music and more. Read on for our guide to the best places to dine in L.A. on New Year’s Eve. Read More →