things to do new years eve in dallas-fort worth

Whether you’re looking for New Year’s fun for the kids or just a fun night on the town, Dallas-Fort Worth has plenty of options. We’ve rounded up some of the best parties and events going on for New Year’s Eve in all of Dallas and Fort Worth. Get your tickets early!

Here is our guide to the best things to do on New Year’s Eve in Dallas-Fort Worth:



Fort Worth Museum of Sciences and History– Enjoy a Noon Year’s Eve with hat-making, noisemakers, hands-on experiments, a confetti-filled countdown, and more. All activities are included with regular admission, just $13 for kids and $16 for adults.

NYE in Dallas: Party on the Plaza– The party starts at 7 pm with live entertainment, food trucks, and a spectacular view of the fireworks from Reunion Tower. The party is going down at City Hall Plaza with free admission. Children are allowed but there are no kid-centered activities.

Public Libraries– The public library branches in and around DFW have various activities scheduled for kids and families! Check out NYE crafts, a Preschool Party, NYE Story Time, and more. Find your local branch library and look up their online calendar.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center The Countdown to Noon party is happening from 11 am to 2 pm for kids and anyone who can’t stay up until midnight! There will be stage shows, robots, balloon twisters, designing Snapchat Filters, and much more. Tickets are only sold online with admission starting at $20 for non-members.

Food Hall at Crockett Row– This NYE Party is just for families and kids! From 6 – 9 pm, enjoy local food vendors, a complimentary prosecco toast for adults, cookies and soft drinks for the kids, a photo booth, and free kids activities. Admission is free, just pay for your food and drinks!

2155 Ballroom & Events– This year’s NYE celebration is family-friendly and you can dress formally or casually! Admission is $15 per person if you bring a dish for the potluck. There will also be party favors, a margarita machine, a live DJ, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Dave & Buster’s– The Mid-Day Family NYE party at D&B includes an app buffet, dessert, unlimited soft drinks, a $20 Power Up Card and a video ball-drop straight from New York! Admission starts at $34.99 per person.



80s Rockin New Year’s Eve Featuring Metal Shop at House of Blues Dallas– Celebrate NYE in Dallas with some great music at House of Blues. There will be non-stop hair metal all night long! Get decked out in your best 80s hair metal outfit and rock your way into the new year. There will be giveaways, a photobooth, drink specials, a midnight champagne toast, and more. The best part? You can get complimentary tickets with this offer!

New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl-Party your way around some of the area’s best bars with this fun NYE pub crawl. Get 50% off tickets with this special deal.

Twenty Five 08– Celebrate NYE in the heart of Uptown. General admission begins at $25 with some of Dallas’ best DJs, a ball drop, Champagne toast, party favors, and more.

Will Call Bar– The Throwback NYE Party will include a limited number of free photos, party favors, and giveaways. There will also be a themed drink menu. Admission is free but subject to capacity.

Old Red Museum- One of the biggest and best New Year’s Eve parties in DFW is all about that champagne life. Admission starts at $169.99 and includes a complimentary open bar. There will also be live DJs, a saxophonist, a live radio broadcast, casinos, and a fireworks watch. The event sells out every year and prices are subject to rise without warning so get your tickets now.

The Tipsy Alchemist– This party includes a ball drop, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Presale tickets guarantee entry and start at $35. You can reserve a table for an additional fee.

88 Keys Dueling Piano Bar The entertainers for this party are flying in from all over the world! There will be tribute performers, comedians, magicians, and more. Admission includes door prizes, party favors, a champagne toast, and more. Admission is $20 per person or you can get an early-bird special!

The Yard W 7th- This party has the biggest bang for your buck. Just $55 gets you an open bar, confetti canons, a champagne toast, live countdown, live entertainment, and more. They also have heated patios, a rooftop bar, and downtown views. There are also VIP tickets available.

T & P Tavern– Come as a Flapper or come as you are! You are encouraged to dress up in a 1920s theme for party favors, table service, commemorative glassware, a plated dinner, and live music. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight and one bottle of wine or champagne per table. Admission is $100 per person.

Shipping & Receiving– This Roaring 20s NYE party features a photo booth, themed drinks, a free jukebox all night long, and best of all, no cover!

Texas Republic Bar & Kitchen– Enjoy the countdown on a Megatron, confetti canons, a champagne toast at midnight, a heated and covered rooftop, a live DJ, and much more. Early General Admission is $10 per person with many VIP options available.


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