Where to party on New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Not sure where to go? Here’s our guide of all kinds of parties happening around town.
7th Annual Bud Light New Year’s Eve Party of the Year
7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Tickets: www.nyehawaii.com, www.facebook.com/nyeHI
National recording sensations Far East Movement, TWRK and other musicians and local entertainers are performing on seven stages and venues throughout Aloha Tower Marketplace, including Gordon Biersch and Hooters. There’ll be food, libations and more than 25 food trucks and vendors at Eat the Street, happening at the same place. The coup de grace is a spectacular fireworks display above historic Aloha Tower at Honolulu Harbor.
8:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Rumfire in Sheraton Waikiki, 2255 Kalakaua Ave.
Festive sounds from four deejays and live entertainment will fill the air at RumFire, Helumoa Pool and the Sheraton’s Infinity Edge Pool, providing views of the midnight fireworks off Waikiki. Featuring DJ Evil One, DJ Paul Brandon, DJ Jem, DJ Technique, Maleko and Miss Chanel.
Ring in the New Year 2017 at Bevy
8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
675 Auahi St.
Tickets: Facebook.com/bevybar, www.bevyhawaii.com, 594-7445
Music entertainment all night by DJ Timo (Oroboro NYC), Gnaraly (Feelrite), DJ Bradley (Barrio Vintage) and Ashan (Asylum Afterhours), plus views of the fireworks. Plus party favors, decors and complimentary champagne at midnight.
New Year’s Eve Honolulu Hawaii LUX Casino Royale Extravaganza
8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Trump International Hotel Waikiki, 223 Saratoga Rd.
Two DJ stages featuring DJ Dynamx and DJ L.A. and dountdown entertainment by Al Waterson the Entertainer, live at midnight. Individual tickets include 2 premium drinks, 2 Fine Cuisine Menu Selections, $10,000 in Lux Bux Casino Royale Funny Money, and New Years Eve Favors. Black-tie and gown optional; no denim.
New Year’s Eve Gala 2017 A Speakeasy Affair
9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
53 By The Sea, 53 Ahui St.
Ring in the New Year with live performances by Jordan Segundo amid 1920s decadence. There’ll be gourmet hors d’oeuvres, Prohibition-style cocktails, a bourbon bar and cigar lounge and a complimentary champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight. VIP packages include private rooms, personalized service, party favors, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, premium alcohol and admission of 12 to 20 guests with 8:30 p.m. early entry. General admission includes three complimentary drinks, chef-prepared food stations and hand-passed hors d’oeuvres. Black tie optional.
Tiki Drop 2017
7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Tiki’s Grill & Bar, 2570 Kalakaua Ave.
Masquerade ball with oceanfront views of the Waikiki Beach fireworks show. Featuring DJs, dancing and live entertainment. Special drinks served. VIP packages and prix fixe tickets available.
Glitz and Glamour New Year’s Eve Latin Extravaganza
8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Crossroads at Hawaiian Brians, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd.
Tickets: HawaiiLatinNYE.eventbrite.com, 285-0072
Live music by Wally Rita Y Los Kauaianos performing Puerto Rican/Latin contemporary music. Performances by Eddie Ortiz & the Son Caribe Band featuring salsa, bachata, Latin jazz and other Latin rhythms along with Florida DJ Rico Guzman. Special appearance by Miss Latina Hawaii Tiffany Johnson and Miss Paradise Latina Decembers Smith, with dance showcases by the Natalina Monteiro and Linda Melodia dance troupes.
Royal Hawaiian Pink Party
8 p.m. on
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 2259 Kalakaua Ave.
Come hungry, because food stations by executive chef Colin Hazama and team will offer Pier 38 poke, chilled seafood, flights of caviar, steamed crab legs, prime rib, rack of lamb and more. All tickets include food, live deejay and music, four cash bars, deejay countdown performance, oceanfront views of the Waikiki fireworks and party favors.