Feeling adventurous and want to venture out of the familiar South Bay bubble this New Year’s Eve? Follow our list below to the most exciting and extravagant New Year’s Eve celebrations all around the greater Los Angeles area.

Queen Mary New Year’s Eve

What better way to ring in the New Year than setting sail aboard the majestic Queen Mary? Take in beautiful first-row views of the fireworks while enjoying different decks of live music, DJs and dance floors. This annual event sells out quick, so be a part of the tradition this year and buy your tickets early at this link!


Skybar at Mondrian Hotel NYE

Bring your bae to take in the beautiful Los Angeles skyline at Mondrian Hotel this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy an open bar, take a dip in the pool and dance the night away at one of LA’s most iconic rooftop bars. Buy your tickets here.


EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood

Join in the fun in Hollywood this NYE at this all-ages event at Universal Studios. In addition to their rides and attractions offered year round, participate in unique holiday events, purchase special souvenirs and watch the fireworks after the midnight countdown. More information can be found here and be sure to check for special pricing for annual pass holders.


Santa Monica New Year’s Eve Pub Crawl

Join your friends in Santa Monica this New Year’s Eve to participate in this annual Pub Crawl. Make sure that you check in before 10 p.m. to snag all the best deals for the night. Drink specials include $4 beers and 2 for $16 premiums and champagnes. For more information about the crawl as well as ticket options, click here.


Newport Beach New Year’s Cruise

Want to stay in on New Year’s Eve and watch the ball drop from the comfort of your own home? No problem. Check out this brunch cruise that departs from Hornblower South in Newport Beach on December 31st at 11:30 p.m.. This two-hour yacht cruise will allow you to take in beautiful views, sunshine, great food and unlimited drinks. To see their menus and drink options as well as purchase tickets, follow this link.