Count down to more during America's Party. It's six days of epic New Year's Eve awesomeness, with massive fireworks and amazing performances by artists you, your friends and your friend's friends actually recognize. So forget just having one count down and celebrate in the place where the party never ends.
Las Vegas is the only place to be for the ultimate New Year's Eve party, with spectacular and stunning experiences up and down the Strip and beyond. "America's Party" showcases one of the largest pyrotechnic firework shows in the world and the city hosts dozens of impressive nightclub parties and concerts by A-list performers. And food lovers can ring in the new year with decadent culinary offerings from world-class chefs. Everyone can find an extraordinary way to ring in 2014 in Las Vegas.
Fireworks Light Up the Sky
Nothing says bring on the new year than a spectacular fireworks display. Ring in the new year by watching a stunning fireworks display in the sky above the famed Las Vegas Strip. The dazzling pyrotechnics show launches from the rooftops of seven resorts along the iconic boulevard including MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island (TI), The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino and the Stratosphere Tower. The award-winning fireworks show is produced by world-renowned Fireworks by Grucci of New York. The 8 minute show lights up the night's sky with more than 88,000 fireworks.
Concerts & Entertainment
Las Vegas celebrates live entertainment every night of the year with the top artists is music, comedy, television and stage. New Year's Eve is no exception and we raise the bar with the best of the best each year.
GRAMMY Award-winning band, Maroon 5, will toast 2014 with two shows at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Dec. 30 and 31. Both shows start at 8 p.m. and open with special guests, A Great Big World and Rozzi Crane.
Bruno Mars takes the stage for an unforgettable performance at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Mars will perform at The Chelsea on Dec. 29 and 31 with the celebration beginning at 9 p.m. each night.
Britney Spears begins her highly-anticipated residency in Las Vegas with a New Year's Eve weekend premier of her show, "Piece of Me" at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Tickets are available for shows on Dec. 27, 28 and 30 along with Britney's special performance on New Year's Eve that kicks off at 10 p.m. Fans will experience all their favorite songs plus new tracks from Britney's eighth studio album.
The Pearl Concert Theatre inside Palms Casino Resort is party central for Robin Thicke in Las Vegas on Dec. 29. Tickets are available for the concert that starts at 8 p.m.
Celine Dion rings in the New Year with her fans at Caesars Palace inside The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. This masterful and iconic show that has sold out crowds since its debut years ago starts at 7:30 p.m.
The Fremont Street Experience rocks in 2014 with their Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve celebration that takes place from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. This street party includes non-stop music from headliners Blues Traveler, Loverboy and Vince Neil. The Downtown Countdown also includes a 2013 year-in-review retrospective on the Viva Vision screen. Enjoy virtual fireworks on the million-plus light display of the overhead canopy!
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will be filled with music by Broadway diva Kristen Chenoweth on Dec. 31. This unique night begins at 7:30 p.m. and promises to take concert-goers on a ride of laughter, heartbreak, thrills and memorable music.
We're so excited to see The Pointer Sisters in Vegas! This legendary group will regale guests with their classic hits at the Eastside Cannery for a special performance with doors opening at 8:30 p.m.
Blue Man Group offers two special New Year's Eve shows at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Monte Carlo. If you haven't seen their new show, it's an unforgettable evening of mayhem, robotics, comedy, vaudeville... and balls
Cirque du Soleil offers guests a special treat to ring in the New Year. Enjoy their original and awe-inspiring shows before celebrating the New Year in Vegas. Show times are:
Perched high above Las Vegas Boulevard, guests can lace up their ice skates for a winter treat on New Year's Eve. The Ice Rink at Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will feature a live stream of Bruno Mars' concert from the new performance center, The Chelsea. Guests can also enjoy an open bar along with a spectacular view of the Strip's midnight fireworks. Guests can hit the ice from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Mandarin Bar, Tea Lounge and Sky Lobby at Mandarin Oriental will host a New Year's Eve Gala featuring extraordinary décor, live music, spacious dance floor and multi-colored floor-to-ceiling windows framing the fireworks across the city skyline. The gala begins at 9 p.m. and is complimentary to hotel guests. This is one of the most spectacular views of the Las Vegas skyline and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be in the center of all the action.
Join the LVH just off the Strip for the "Legendary New Year's Eve Extravaganza" that includes four separate parties, all with free admission to the public. Guests are encouraged to move from party to party. Enjoy different themes in each party from a classic rock band, two island-style bands and Top 40 music. The first party gets started at 8 p.m. in the Shimmer Cabaret.
Dance your way into 2014 at Hard Rock Café with rock, hip-hop and mash-up tunes. A hosted bar and appetizers are available when the party gets started at 9 p.m.
Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville has a spectacular view of the famous Strip, elevated street-side at Flamingo Las Vegas. The over-the-top experience will open its doors to guests starting at 9 p.m. The party includes open bar, appetizers and live entertainment.
Call out your lucky numbers on New Year's Eve for a chance to win $25,000. South Point Hotel & Casino offers bingo with champagne, hors d'œuvres and party favors. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. with games starting at 10 p.m.
The hottest DJ's on the planet converge on Las Vegas for a night of heart-pounding music and revelry! Celebrities, TV and movie stars, and reality stars also host parties up and down the Strip, and you have the chance to rub elbows with them all!
Ring in 2014 in high style with a VIP package from Surrender Nightclub inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas as you countdown with electronic dance music superstar Diplo. Packages may also include a dinner tasting menu at the adjoining Asian dining hot spot Andrea's. Kaskade will headline at one of the world's top nightspots, XS Nightclub (left), while music star Lil Jon will rock the visually stunning Tryst Nightclub on the biggest party night of the year.
One of Las Vegas' newest dance clubs, Hakkasan, inside MGM Grand, welcomes Calvin Harris for a special New Year's Eve celebration in the main room while DJ Ross One takes to the turn tables in the Ling Ling Club. The multi-level club features intimate sitting rooms and bars, along with an expansive and dramatic main dance hall. Enjoy dinner ahead of the party in the Hakkasan restaurant - book well in advance to ensure a reservation!
Enjoy heavily passed hors d'oeuvres from 9 p.m. to midnight with a premium open bar from 9 p.m. to 11p.m. at Marquee inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. DJ Chuckie will spin his greatest hits into the early morning hours. Marquee features various ‘rooms' with different styles of music and energy, so take a stroll and check out the vibe!
LIGHT Nightclub, inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, presents partygoers with "Phase 2: The Journey" featuring a performance from DJ Sebestian Ingrosso. The Cirque-inspired nightclub features an expansive dance floor and multi-level sitting areas for plenty of people watching! Doors open at 9 p.m.
Put your money down on a memorable night at The Bank Nightclub. Centrally located inside Bellagio, the club will count down the end of 2013 with a live performance from Common. The two-hour open bar starts at 9 p.m.
Celebrate the most glamorous night of the year with hip-hop sensation J. Cole at 1OAK inside The Mirage Hotel & Casino. Festivities kick off with an open bar at 9 p.m. With several rooms and a central dance floor, 1OAK is center-strip with easy access from the North side casino valet and parking garage.
The original trend-setting club in Vegas, Body English closed a few years ago, but re-opened and re-imagined the nightclub experience today. Body English, inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hosts an unforgettable night that starts at 9 p.m. with an open bar until 1 a.m. Or relive the era of grunge rock, flannel shirts and ripped jeans with Empire Records' "All 90's Experience" at the intimate Vinyl showroom beginning at 9 p.m.
Jeremih has a special live performance planned for guests at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens inside Paris Hotel & Casino. Fans can enjoy an open bar from 9 p.m. until midnight along with electrifying beats that will have partygoers popping bubbly as they kiss 2013 goodbye. Chateau has a rooftop area in addition to the indoor club, and features a bird's eye view of the party on the street below.
LAVO, inside The Palazzo, welcomes VICE for New Year's Eve. Guests can enjoy a two-hour premium open bar from 9-11 p.m. along with passed hors d'oeuvres. Miguel takes the stage for a live performance at TAO inside The Venetian. Guests will also enjoy a premium open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres starting at 9 p.m. TAO has been one of the busiest nightclubs in the country, so make your plans early to get in!
Indulge in Culinary Creations
Reminisce and spend the final hours of 2013 by indulging in one of Las Vegas' many world-class restaurants. You can even begin your evening with dinner at one of our award-winning restaurants, before heading out to the club or show!
Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant inside MGM Grand offers an exclusive seven-course pre-fixe menu on New Year's Eve. The meal features savory Cantonese selections, including wok-braised Australian lobster, seared Boston live scallops, Mongolian-grilled lamb chop and other decadent choices.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable meal on New Year's Eve at La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn Las Vegas. The restaurant offers an early seating menu from 5-6:30 p.m. and a late seating menu from 7-10 p.m. Guests also dine on crudo tasting, pumpkin ravioli, beef Wellington, butter-poached lobster tail and the chef's selection of tasting desserts.
A specialty menu will be offered this New Year's Eve at Culinary Dropout inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This à la carte four-course menu includes the restaurant's signature appetizers and antipasti, salads, entrees and desserts.
Tacos & Tequila inside the Luxor Hotel & Casino will celebrate New Year's Eve with an East Coast countdown party featuring the ladies of "Fantasy," Luxor's long-running dance revue show. Drink specials include $14 tequila flights, $5 Dos Equis bottled beer and a $10 beer and shot special.Sushi lovers can enjoy a six-course omakase menu at Sushi Roku Las Vegas at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. It doesn't get much closer to the action than at Sushi Roku, just steps from the famous Strip. Reservations begin at 4 p.m. along with the offering of festival drinks like the Milk & Cookie and Once a Pama Time Cocktails.
Getting around the Strip is easy when you use The Las Vegas Monorail. While New Year's Eve is one of the busiest times of the year and the famed boulevard is closed to automobile transportation, the monorail provides convenient connections to major Strip destinations. For hassle-free transit, visitors can purchase a special three-day pass, valid Dec. 27 to Jan. 1. Riders should use the promo code NYE2013 when purchasing tickets at any Monorail customer service booth.
As a reminder, drinking alcohol outdoors on the Strip is not legal. Please be aware that a large police presence is on hand up and down the Strip for your safety. To ensure a fun and memorable evening, please abide by their restrictions and rules during the night and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask an officer. We all want to ensure a safe New Year's Eve in Las Vegas while enjoying the party! Have a safe and happy New Year, and come back soon!