The Top 10 New Year’s Eve Parties and Events in Phoenix

Ring in the New Year on a rooftop, with a multicourse meal, or—and this is barely optional—a glass of champagne.

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Get glammed up for the Imaginarium. | Courtesy of W Scottsdale
Get glammed up for the Imaginarium. | Courtesy of W Scottsdale

Come the first of the year, resolutions will be in full swing and the over-the-top excitement of the holidays will fade into memory. But on December 31, there’s still plenty of time to live it up as we hustle 2023 out the door and welcome in a bright and shiny 2024. If you’re looking for places to enjoy the evening around the Valley, we’ve got you covered with prix fixe meals, DJs, dancing, and lots of champagne. Before you sing ‘Auld Lang Syne’, here are some of the best spots in Phoenix to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve Parties in Phoenix

Downtown, $12
Pedal Haus Brewery is hosting its Rooftop Disco Bash at their Downtown location. The lively rooftop bar delivers a vibrant, New Year’s celebration with dazzling disco affair, a DJ from 9 pm until one in the morning (and a disco ball-drop with champagne flowing all night long). General Admission is $12 to secure a spot or elevate the night with VIP packages that include everything you need to kick 2024 off in festive style.

Central Arts District, $50 and up
The boutique art-centric hotel presents a New Year’s Eve Pop Art Party — a night inspired by the iconic pop art movement. Guests are encouraged to embrace the pop art aesthetic in style with an unforgettable night featuring pop art installations throughout the property ideal for selfies and photos, DJs throughout the night, champagne toast at midnight, a variety of themed activations and more. Accommodation and VIP packages will be available.

Downtown Scottsdale, $50–$9,500
The stylish oasis in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale’s entertainment district will go all out with a talented DJ, dancing, live entertainment, a full bar, and more. Under the theme of “Imaginarium” partiers can live it up at WET Deck and Cottontail Lounge with mind-bending visuals and interactive performances with an artistic twist, all highlighted by the only fireworks show in Old Town.

Scottsdale, $40
The always in-style resort will have their annual party at The Plaza Bar to welcome in 2024. The Spritz & Glitz Party features a live DJ and dancing, a firework show at 10 pm and the televised ball drop at midnight. VIP fire pits and tables are available; general admission is $40 but resort guests get complimentary access.

Courtesy of Cala Scottsdale

New Year’s Eve Dinners in Phoenix

Scottsdale, a la carte, prices vary
This year, Cala is throwing a vintage NYE to relive the glitz and glamor of the iconic Copacabana Club! Guests will be transported back to the enchanted era of 1940s New York with elegance and Latin melodies and decor. There’s four different experiences to book that evening and a special a la carte menu to evoke the era will be available. No walk-ins, so book your reservation early.

Scottsdale, $300
Starting at 5:30, diners can enjoy a five-course tasting menu in the elements dining room ($300 per adult). The evening commences with a Veuve Clicquot Champagne greeting followed by the carefully curated menu. Complete the evening with individual split bottles of Moët Chandon Champagne to toast in the New Year. To keep the evening going to 2024, follow it up with a reservation at jade bar; elements’ diners will receive half-off admission to jade bar’s New Year’s Eve Party.

Royal Palm Estates, $200
Royal Palms Resort and Spa invites friends and family to ring in the new year during a celebratory dining experience at T. Cook’s, specially curated by executive chef Lee Hillson. Choose between a decadent prix-fixe menu or à la carte options featuring wagyu beef tartare with caviar and truffle; halibut with smoked potato croquette; roasted cornish hen with pomme puree and brown butter jus; honey moscato poached pears and much more. The prix-fixe experience is priced at $200 per person, and prepaid reservations are required.

Uptown, $100
Head to the rooftop of Rise Uptown Hotel to ring in the New Year at Don Woods’ Say When! The bar will be hosting their NYE bash starting at 10 pm, providing revelers a casual evening with a DJ, cocktails, and late-night snacks. It’s going to be the chill New Year's party you'll actually look forward to. Midnight toast and snacks included in the $100 ticket price.

Tía Carmen

Desert Ridge, $195
Celebrity chef Angelo Sosa’s first restaurant at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Tía Carmen, is the place to celebrate the end of 2023. Savor a specially crafted three or five-course dinner at Desert Ridge’s signature dining destination; seating for the three-course dinner starts at 5pm for $145 and seating for the five-course dinner starts at 8pm for $195.

Chandler, $199
Prime, the rooftop steakhouse at Wild Horse Pass, will be popping the largest bottle of champagne in Arizona at midnight to wrap up the year that was. Before the Veuve Clicquot cork comes off, enjoy a decadent five-course meal for $199 a person with options that include truffles, lobster, king crab, and prime beef.

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Asonta Benetti is a Phoenix-based freelance writer specializing in travel, food, and beverage. Her credits includeFood & Wine, VinePair, AFAR, Eater, andBon Appétit, among others.