New Year's Eve Around Reno and Lake TahoeFireworks and Parties Bring in 2019
New Year's Eve means big parties, celebrations, fireworks, and more around the Reno area and Lake Tahoe. There are plenty of places to go and things to do when it comes to bringing in the New Year of 2019. New Year's Eve is on Monday, December 31, 2018. For places to enjoy eating out, go to "New Year's Eve Dining Around Reno and Sparks."
New Year's Eve Fireworks and Parties in the Reno Area
Downtown Reno is party central on New Year's Eve. There will be a big fireworks show starting at midnight, centered around the Reno Arch and fired off from the rooftops of nearby casinos. Virginia Street will be jumping with revelers and the casinos will be having rousing parties and dining specials. KRNV News 4 will broadcast the show live and the accompanying music will be played on Alice 96.5.
New Year's Eve Free Safe Ride from RTC
All RTC transit services will be free on New Year's Eve night starting at 6 p.m. and running until 2 a.m. on New Year's Day. The New Year's Eve free Safe RIDE program brings together community partners to cover the cost of providing free transit service. Be sure to check the schedule to make sure bus service is available in the area you plan to be.
New Year's Eve at The Row
Monday, December 31, 2018. The Row is three casinos in downtown Reno - Silver Legacy, Eldorado, and Circus Circus. "The Black & White Affair" features bars in all three establishments. You can buy separate tickets for each bar or an all access pass for entry to all. There are also parties in several bars that have no cover and don't require tickets. Visit the website for details and online tickets. All venues are 21 and older.
New Year's Eve Celebration at the Grand Sierra Resort
Monday, December 31, 2018. This New Year's Eve party will be in the Summit Pavilion starting at 9:30 p.m. Admission includes 2 drink tickets, champagne toast, dancing and live entertainment by Groove Thang. Tickets are available online or by calling (775) 789-1115. The Grand Sierra is at 2500 E. 2nd Street in Reno.
New Year's Eve at LEX: Bright New Year
Monday, December 31, 2018. Join the party at LEX (in the Grand Sierra Resort) for a night of celebration to ring in the New Year. The night will be filled with surprises, a balloon drop and midnight champagne toast. Tickets are available online from the website or by calling the box office at (775) 789-5399.
New Year's Eve Party at EDGE Nightclub in the Peppermill
Monday, December 31, 2018. Inside the Peppermill, Four Color Zack spins you in to 2019 at EDGE Nightclub's New Year's Eve party. Enjoy complimentary champagne tasting from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate in style with party favors, a midnight champagne toast, and a celebratory balloon drop. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $60 in advance and $70 at the door. Cocktail attire is encouraged. The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino is at 2707 S. Virginia Street in Reno.
New Year's Eve Weekend Celebration at the Atlantis
Friday, December 28, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Bring in 2019 with free party favors and a champagne toast. There will be a midnight countdown and balloon drop, plus cabaret entertainment from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. featuring Reckless Envy. Visit the website for details on other activities during the weekend. The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is at 3800 S. Virginia Street in Reno.
New Year's Eve at The Nugget
Monday, December 31, 2018. There will be New Year's celebrations throughout The Nugget, including food and drink specials, party favors and property-wide free entertainment, plus a Nugget Ballroom dinner show with The Temptations, Celebrity Showroom show with The Dan Band, and more. The Nugget is at 1100 Nugget Avenue in Sparks.
New Year's Eve at Faces NV Nightclub
Monday, December 31, 2018. Bring in the New Year at one of Reno's top gay bars. Special guest will be Kim Chi. The event begins at 8 p.m. with performances later in the evening. Admission is $20 - $40 and you can buy tickets online. Faces is at 239 W. 2nd Street in Reno.
New Year's Eve Celebration at the Bonanza
Monday, December 31, 2018, 3 p.m. to midnight. Ring in the New Year at Bonanza Casino with free play drawings, prize drawings, complimentary desserts for Officers in the Fort Reno Cavalry, and a casino-wide champagne toast and party favors at midnight. Note that some activities require you to be a players' club member. The Bonanza is at 4720 North Virginia Street in Reno. (775) 323-2724.
New Year's Eve at the Sands Regency
Monday, December 31, 2018. Party at the Winter Blues Bash with live music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The 3rd Street Lounge. There will be cash drawings, party hats, and a champagne toast at midnight. (775) 348-2200.
New Year's Eve at Tamarack Junction
Monday, December 31, 2018, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Lots of cash drawings, free play giveaway, free cake and champagne and live entertainment. Tamarack Junction is at 13101 S. Virginia St. in Reno. (775) 852-3600.
New Year's Eve at Lake Tahoe
Casinos and ski resorts all around Lake Tahoe will be party places on New Year's Eve.
New Years Eve Spectacular at Mt. Rose
Monday, December 31, 2018. Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe will be having a big party and celebration to bring in the New Year, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Events will be centered at the Main Lodge and include a Snow Cat Parade at 4:30 p.m., Kids Torchlight Parade at 5:15 p.m., and a fireworks show at 5:50 p.m.
New Year's Eve Family Celebration at Squaw Valley
Monday, December 31, 2018. The New Year's Eve Family Celebration combines fun and exciting kid's activities, a fireworks show and even live music and drinks for the parents. We're opening up all of Olympic House for an unforgettable NYE family party and capping it all off with an East Coast New Year's Eve ball drop featuring DJs and a Balloon Drop. Bring the whole family and ring in the New Year at Squaw Valley.
World's Largest Torchlight Parade at Squaw Valley
Monday, December 31, 2018. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is calling skiers and riders ages 5+ to join together for the final lap of 2018 on New Year's Eve, lighting up the night sky with colorful LED torches as they thread down the 3.2 mile Mountain Run in an attempt to best 3,000 participants and break the world record. The parade will take place weather and conditions permitting, starting at 5:45pm at the top of the Gold Coast Funitel.
High Five the Year at Squaw Valley
Monday, December 31, 2018. The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation presents High Five the Year at the Olympic Village Lodge. At midnight, amidst beats from outstanding DJ's, all attendees can ring in the new year with a champagne toast. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are available online.
Heavenly Holidays New Year's Eve Celebration
Monday, December 31, 2018. The evening concludes the Heavenly Holidays celebration with live music, ice sculptors, a 16 foot interactive snow globe, and the world's only Gondola Ball Drop with a fireworks show. The party continues into the night at one of the many casino nightclubs. This South Lake Tahoe party will be from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Heavenly Village.
Montbleu at Lake Tahoe New Year's 2019 Celebration
Monday, December 31, 2018. Montbleu is hosting two New Year's Eve party venues - Opal Nightclub and Montbleu Showroom. Tickets are good for access to both. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets $70 in advance/ $75 week of event, $80 day of event. Tickets can be purchased online or at the MontBleu Box Office. (775) 588-3515. Montbleu is in the casino district at the south end of Lake Tahoe, 55 Hwy. 50, Stateline, NV.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Lake Tahoe New Year's 2019
Monday, December 31, 2018. There will be several things going on during New Year's Eve. "Light Up the Plaza" is a free for all ages event. In Vinyl nightclub (21+), you can "Party Like a Rock Star" to the music of Steel Breeze. There will also be a "NYE Party on the Patio at Alpine Union" (also 21+). Visit the website for details about each party and tickets. Hard Rock is at 50 Hwy. 50 in Stateline, NV. 844-588-7625.
New Year's Eve at Northstar California
Monday, December 31, 2018. Ring in the New Year at the best fireworks show in North Lake Tahoe. Celebrate with family and friends around the outdoor ice skating rink with live music, an ice bar and warm fire pits all night long. At the Village at Northstar at 9 p.m. (East coast midnight). 5001 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA.
New Year's Eve at the Crystal Bay Club
Monday, December 31, 2018, 9 p.m. The California Honeydrops with special guests Achilles Wheel. After party with Jelly Bread. In the Crystal Bay Club Casino Crown Room. Tickets for the 21+ party are available online. On Lake Tahoe's north shore, 14 State Highway 28, Incline Village-Crystal Bay, NV.
Even More New Year's Parties and Events in the Reno / Northern Nevada Area
The Reno News & Review (RN&R) has compiled a huge list of lots more New Year's parties than I can possibly present here. Go to the RN&R Calendar, then navigate to your date of choice - December 31, 2018 in this case. You will be presented with a large array of New Year's activities from which to choose.
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