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Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 in Detroit

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 in Detroit

Go big, go out, leave the friggin’ house — 2019 is almost here. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet meal with bae, pop off with some major bottle service, or get freaky with your favorite space invaders at a hometown dive bar, New Year’s Eve is what you make it — and this time around, make it good. Here are more than 40 ways for you to ring in what is sure to be your best year yet. (And be sure to check back often, as we’ll be adding events as we find them.)

Atheneum Suite Hotel
Hors d’oeuvres, martinis, midnight pizza and coneys, and a bubbling Champagne station. Music by DJs Chrome, Leo Alton, Michael Hartman, Angel DjLito Nunez, Alejandro Cesar, Matt Swarin, and Manual Antonio.
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; 1000 Brush St., Detroit; 313-962-2323; motorcitygala.com; Tickets start at $119+.

Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac
Hors d’oeuvres, balloon drop, late night buffet, and more. Music by DJs Godfather, Mike Scroggs, Quest, Evan George, Manuel Antonio, N.W. 45, and Versace James. Cocktail chic attire encouraged.
Starts at 9 p.m.; 3600 Centerpoint Pkwy., Pontiac; 313-800-8727; detroitfornye.com; Tickets start at $55.

Beacon Park (NYE Kids Countdown)
NYE Kids Countdown includes lawn games, fire pits, a food truck, a heated winter lodge tent, sparkling juice, a build-your-own Celebration Hat station, photos, and a smaller, earlier balloon drop.
Activities from 1-6 p.m.; 1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-355-0413; dtebeaconpark.com; Admission is free. 

Best Western Premier Detroit Southfield
Hors d’oeuvres and carving station, party favors, balloon drop, midnight snacks, and Champagne station. Music by DJ Kutz and DJ Chris Call.
Event begins at 8 p.m.; 26555 Telegraph Rd., Southfield; 248-358-7600; thecelebrationnye.com; Tickets start at $150.

Blind Pig
Music by Stormy Chromer.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 208 S. First St., Ann Arbor; blindpigmusic.com; 734-996-8555; Tickets are $15.

The Circ Bar
Menu specials, photo booth, and Champagne toast. Entertainment by aerialists, fire performers, and magicians. Music by Monte Pride, Lily Talmers, and Todd Osborn.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 201 First St., Ann Arbor; 734-277-3656; thecircbar.com; Tickets start at $40.

Cliff Bell’s
Five-course dinner, Champagne toast, party favors, and hors-d’oeuvres. Music by the Jeff Cuny Trio and Planet D Nonet.
Event begins at 6:30 p.m.; 2030 Park Ave., Detroit; 313-961-2543; cliffbells.com; Tickets are $100.

Cork Wine Pub
Music by Pamela Jaslove and Sven.
Starts at 9 p.m.; 23810 Woodward Ave., Pleasant Ridge; 248-544-2675; corkwinepub.org.

CK Diggs
Details TBD.
Event begins at 5 p.m.; 2010 W. Auburn Rd., Rochester Hills; 248-853-6600; ckdiggs.com; Reservations required.

Corktown Tavern
Details TBD.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 1716 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-964-5103; facebook.com/corktowntavern.

David Whitney Building
Epicurean catering, open bar, Champagne toast, balloon drop, and hors d’oeuvres. Music by DJ Tom T and DJ Vince Patricola.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 1 Park Ave., Detroit; 313-471-3500; eventbrite.com; Tickets are $12, advanced sale only.

Deluxe Bar & Lounge
Party favors, Champagne toast, late-night free pizza.
Starts at 8 p.m.; 350 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-962-4200; deluxlounge.com; Tickets are $25.

Deluxx Fluxx
Music by DJ Sky Jetta, Bleek, the Dagger, Lansuh & Mae, and Bevlove.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 1274 Library St., Detroit; deluxxfluxx.com; Tickets are $10.

The Detroit Club
Hors d’oeuvres, four-course dinner option, balloon drop, casino gaming, late night buffet, stand-up comedy, and more. Music by swing jazz band, DJs, and more. Great Gatsby-style attire encouraged.
Starts at 8 p.m.; 712 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-800-8727; detroitfornye.com; Tickets start at $125. 

Detroit Princess
Dinner, party favors, Champagne toast. Music by the Prolifics and DJ Invisible.
Cruise begins at 7 p.m.; 20 Civic Center Dr.; 517-627-2154; detroitprincess.com; Tickets are $99.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
The music of Whitney Houston by the DSO and Rashidra Scott. Afterparty with open bar, breakfast buffet, and swag bag.
Performance begins at 8 p.m.; 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org; Tickets are $150+.

Downtown Wyandotte
Midnight ball drop. Music by Sponge, Wally Palmer from the Romantics, Sara Sherrard, Eva Under Fire, and DJ Dirty White.
Starts at 6 p.m.; downtown Wyandotte (on Biddle Avenue and Maple Street); 313-402-5657; rockinnye.com; Cover for heated party tent is $5 (no cover before 9 p.m.); VIP tickets are $55 and include seated buffet dinner at Whiskeys on the Water.

Eastern Market Brewing Company
Drink tickets, food voucher, party favors, and Champagne IPA toast.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 2515 Riopelle St., Detroit; 313-502-5165; easternmarket.beer; Tickets are $60.

El Club
Champagne toast, music by Tiny Jag, Siena Liggins, and headliner CUPCAkKE.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 4114 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit; 313-279-7382; elclubdetroit.com; Tickets start at $30.

Elektricity
Fireworks, White Castle sliders, balloon drop, and prizes. Music by CHOFF, Elemnt, ARSNL, and more.
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-599-2212; elektricitymusic.com; Tickets are $15+.

Embassy Suites by Hilton
Hors d’oeuvres, carving station, midnight buffet, and Champagne station. Music by DJ Chuck D Miller, DJ Nate Wilson, and DJ Justin Forella.
Event begins at 8 p.m.; 19525 Victor Pkwy., Livonia; 734-462-6000; bigtickets.com; Ticket packages start at $109 and $169 for VIP.

Emerald Theater
Music by DJ Marquis and Mike Fresh. VIP tickets include appetizers, drink tickets, and private bar access.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 31 N. Walnut St., Mt. Clemens; 586-913-1921; theemeraldtheater.com; Tickets are $15-$45.

Exodos
Dinner and Champagne toast. Music by Nass and DJ Prevu.
Starts at 7 p.m.; 529 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-962-1300; exodosrooftop.com; Ticket price TBD.

The Fillmore (Resolution Ball)
Hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast, midnight snacks, ball drop, and more. DJs and entertainment including acrobatics and more.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; resolutionballdetroit.com; Tickets are $120+.

Firebird Tavern
Party favors, Champagne toast. Cash bar and food menu.
Starts at 9 p.m.; 419 Monroe Ave., Detroit; 313-782-4189; firebirdtavern.com; Tickets are $20.

Flagstar Strand Theater
Music by Billy Strings.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 12 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-309-6445; otussupply.com; Tickets are $29.50.

Go Comedy!
All-Star Comedy Showdown, hors d’oeuvres, and Champagne toast.
Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.; 261 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-327-0575; gocomedy.net; Tickets are $35-$55.

Gold Cash Gold
Shareable menu, sides, dessert, and endless Champagne pours.
Seatings begin at 7 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; 210 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-242-0770; goldcasgolddetroit.com; Tickets are $70 for the first seating, $85 for the second seating, table reservations available.

Grey Ghost
Five-course prix fixe dinner, drink pairings, and champagne toast.
Seatings begin at 5 p.m.; 47 E. Watson St., Detroit; 313-262-6534; greyghostdetroit.com; Tickets are $75 per person, reservations required.

Gusoline Alley
“Champagne of Beers” (Miller High Life) toast.
Starts at 7 p.m.; 309 S. Center St., Royal Oak; 248-545-2235; No cover.

The Hideout
Drink specials, party favors, champagne toast.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 1110 W. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson; 248-435-2494.

J’s Penalty Box
Pizza buffet and champagne toast. Music by the Beggars.
Open until 4 p.m.; 22726 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-398-4070; jspenaltybox.com; Cover TBD.

Kiesling
Brats and champagne toast. Music by Sam Beaubien and Dez Andres.
Doors open at 4 p.m.; 449 East Milwaukee Ave. Detroit; 313-638-2169; Cover is $15, free after midnight.

Lady of the House
Champagne, party favors, and late-night pizza. Music provided by live DJ.
Doors open at 10 p.m.; 1426 Bagley St., Detroit; 313-818-0218; ladyofthehousedetroit.com; Tickets are $25. (Early dinner seatings also available; call for information.)

Leland City Club
Free buffet from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., VR gaming, and balloon drop. Music by DJ Assault, Ryan Fink, Bobby Conway, Andy Cash, and more.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 400 Bagley St., Detroit; facebook.com/LelandCityClub; Tickets are $15-$20.

The Loving Touch
Hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast, ball drop, music by the Dave Vessella Quartet. Event is Great Gatsby-themed.
Doors open at 9 p.m .; 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-820-5596; thelovingtouchferndale.com; Tickets are $25, $40 for couples, and $40 day of event.

Luna
Hors d’oeuvres by Pei Wei, Champagne toast, party favors, balloon drop, and pizza.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 1815 Main St., Royal Oak; 248-298-6875; lunaroyaloak.com; Tickets are $5.

Magic Bag
Music by the Mega 80’s.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-544-1991; themagicbag.com; Tickets are $35.

Magic Stick
Music by G-Space, Tsimba, Patches O’Malley, and NEWSENSEi.
Doors open at 9:30 p.m.; 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; majesticdetroit.com; Tickets are $10.

Marble Bar
Music by Danny Daze, Bill Converse, BMG, Scott Zacharias, Eris Drew, ATAXIA, and DJ Holographic.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 1501 Holden St., Detroit; 313-338-3674; eventseeker.com; Tickets are $25-$30, balcony tickets are $65-$80. VIP tickets include a Champagne toast, private bar, and restroom.

Masonic Temple (Motown Countdown)
Balloon drop, midnight snacks, Champagne toast. Music by DJ Kalendr, DJ Klees, and City Air Detroit.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 500 Temple Ave., Detroit; 313-638-2724; themasonic.com; Tickets start at $89.

Menjo’s
Buffet, money balloon drop, Champagne toast. DJs all night.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 928 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit; 313-863-3934; newmenjoscomplex.com; No cover.

The Morrie
Party favors and Champagne toast. Music by the Jon Fett Quartet and Kickin’ Brasses.
Event begins at 10 p.m.; 511 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-216-1112; themorrie.com; Reservations required for parties of eight or more.

MotorCity Wine
Champagne toast. Music by Peter Croce and Lafleur.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 1949 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-483-7283; motorcitywine.com; Free before 10 p.m., $10 after.

Necto
Hors d’oeuvres and food by Cottage Inn, party favors, and balloon drop. Music by DJ Hardy, DJ Skoob E, and DJ Knowledge.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 516 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-994-5436; necto.com; Tickets are $30, or $25 for couples.

Northern Lights Lounge
Party favors, $5 Champagne flutes, and breakfast burritos at midnight. Music by Mike “Agent X” Clark, Tony Nova, and Kevin Dysard.
Doors open at 6 p.m.; 660 W. Baltimore St., Detroit; 313-873-1739; northernlightslounge.com; No cover.

The Oakland
Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, party favors, and Champagne toast.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 201 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-291-5295; theoaklandferndale.com; Reservations required, tickets are $45.

The Old Miami
Music by the Strains, Ladyship Warship, and EnD.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 3930 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-831-3830; Tickets are $5.

Orchid
Hors d’oeuvres from Pei Wei, Champagne toast, party favors, balloon drop. Hosted by Joey Radio from Channel 95.5.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 141 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-336-8077; orchidferndale.com; Tickets are $6.

Outer Limits Lounge
Champagne toast. Music by DJ Brad Hales and DJ Adam Stanfel.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 5507 Caniff St., Detroit; 313-826-0456; outerlimitslounge.com; Cover is $10.

The Peterboro
Passed small plates, party favors, 3 drink tickets, and champagne toast. Music by DJ BET.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 420 Peterboro St., Detroit; 313-833-1111; thepeterboro.com; Tickets are $64.95. 

PJ’s Lager House
Music by Krillin. Costumes encouraged.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-961-4668; pjslagerhouse.com; No cover.

Punch Bowl Social
Y2K-themed, drink specials, and music.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 1331 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-749-9738; No cover.

Ready Player One
Tokens, Champagne toast, and DJ. Event is a cosplay formal.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 407 E. Fort St., Detroit; 313-395-3300; rpodetroit.com; Tickets are $20.

The Renaissance Center Wintergarden
Hors d’oeuvres, late-night Andiamo/Joe Muer buffet, martini bar, party favors, photo booth, and ball drop. Music by DJ Mike Anthony and DJ Chris Anthony.
Event begins at 8 p.m.; 200 Renaissance Ctr., Detroit; 313-567-3126; detroitfornye.com; Tickets start at $75.

Rock on Third
Appetizer buffet, late night snack, party favors, Champagne toast.
Starts at 7 p.m.; 112 E. 3rd St., Royal Oak; 248-542-7625; rockon3rd.com; Tickets are $10. 

The Royce
Hors d’oeuvres, all-you-can-drink wine, house cocktails, and Champagne toast.
Doors open at 9:30 p.m.; 76 W. Adams Ave., Detroit; 313-481-2160; theroycedetroit.com; Tickets are $88.

Saint Andrew’s Hall
VIP tickets include main floor seating, hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets, coat check, and Champagne toast. Music by Jerk x Jollof.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 431 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-961-8961; saintadnrewsdetroit.com; Tickets are $30, VIP tickets are $50.

The Schvitz (Surrealist Ball)
Music by Haute to Death, Black Noi$e, and Shigeto Live Ensemble.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 8295 Oakland St., Detroit; 313-871-9707; h2dsocial.club; Tickets are $60, admission plus Jan. 1 sauna session is $100.

Second Best
NYE food menu, Grey Goose bottle service, balloon drop, and Miller High Life toast.
Open until 2 a.m.; 42 E. Watson, Detroit; 313-315-3077; secondbestdetroit.com; No cover.

Standby
Fondue, themed-cocktails, and champagne. Ticket includes a welcome drink. Party is Studio54 themed.
Seatings begin at 5 p.m.; 225 Gratiot Ave., Detroit; 313-736-5533; standbydetroit.com; Tickets are $100. 

Tangent Gallery
Music by Kari Diehl, Fire Flower, Saproling, Dos Lopez, and Magical Turtle Metacine.
Doors open at 8 p.m.; 715 E. Milwaukee St., Detroit; 313-873-2955; tangentgallery.com; Tickets are $10 if in “magical attire,” $15 if not in costume.

Temple Bar
Music by K-Hand, hosted by Dretraxx.
Doors open at 10 p.m.; 2906 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-832-2822; facebook.com/TempleBarDetroit; Tickets are $10.

Token Lounge
Music by Little Liars (Joan Jett tribute), Bloodstone (Judas Priest tribute), Fallen Angel (Poison tribute), Dirty Deeds (AC/DC tribute), and Psychotic Paradise (Tesla tribute).
Doors open at 7 p.m.; 28949 Joy Rd., Westland; 734-513-5030; tokenlounge.com; Tickets are $12-$15.

TV Lounge
Music by Delano Smith, Gary Chandler, Al Ester, Whodat, and more.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 2548 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-965-4789; residentadvisor.net; Tickets are $20.

Small’s
Appetizer buffet, party favors, and Champagne or PBR toast. Music by DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik, DJ Aaron Hignst, and DJ Raev.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 10339 Conant St., Hamtramck; 313-873-1117; smallsbardetroit.com; Tickets are $8-$10.

Sugar House
Hors d’oeuvres, party favors, and Champagne toast. Music by the Steve Jarosz Trio.
Doors open at 9:30 p.m.; 2130 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-962-0123; sugarhousedetroit.com; Tickets are $75.

Voyager
Special NYE menu, open bar, and Champagne toast. Event is Tiki-themed.
Event begins at 8 p.m., dinner is served at 9 p.m.; 600 Vester St., Ferndale; 248-658-4999; voyagerferndale.com; Tickets are $125 for bar seating/standing room, $150 for reserved table.

Willis Show Bar
Open bar, hors d’oeuvres from Eatóri Market, and Champagne toast. Burlesque by Hannah the Hatchet and Ada Vice. Music by the Heavy Petters, the Dapper DJ, and DJ Jefferson.
Doors open at 9 p.m.; 4156 Third St., Detroit; 313-788-7469; willishowbar.com; Tickets start at $125.

The Whitney
Dinner, cocktails, and Champagne toast.
Dinner begins at 8 p.m.; 4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-832-5700; thewhitney.com; Call for tickets and reservations.

The Whisky Parlor
Champagne toast. Music by Alex Harding.
Doors open at 5 p.m.; 608 Woodward Ave., Detroit’ 313-961-3043; whiskyparlor.com; Tickets are $10.

Wright & Co.
Small plates, drink tickets, party favors, and Champagne toast. Music by Ben Sharkey.
Event begins at 9 p.m.; 1500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-962-7711; Tickets are $125.

Wyandotte (downtown)
Midnight ball drop. Music by Sponge, Wally Palmer from the Romantics, Sara Sherrard, Eva Under Fire, and DJ Dirty White.
Starts at 6 p.m.; downtown Wyandotte (on Biddle Avenue and Maple Street); 313-402-5657; rockinnye.com; Cover for heated party tent is $5 (no cover before 9 p.m.); VIP tickets are $55 and include seated buffet dinner at Whiskeys on the Water.

Detroit Metro Times.