Ring in the new year with these extravagant events happening throughout the city.
By Rachel Pepe
Feature photo via The Countdown – NYE’s Facebook
New Year’s Eve DJ Dinner Cruise
7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Detroit Princess Riverboat
20 Civic Center Drive, Detroit
Board the Detroit Princess Riverboat for a unique New Year’s Eve experience you won’t forget. The event features a dinner buffet and Champagne toast at midnight, along with music, dancing and a cash bar. The gates will open at 7 p.m. with the cruise sailing from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Purchase tickets here for $85.
2020 Resolution Ball
Begins 9:30 p.m.
The Fillmore Detroit
2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Searching for an over-the-top New Year’s Eve party? Look no further! This event features live entertainment, music and special stage performances. Tickets will also include hors d’oeuvres, a midnight pizza and Coney buffet, a balloon drop, confetti storm and more. Choose between VIP all-access passes and party passes. Tickets start at $95 on Live Nation.
Saved by the 90’s—Party Like It’s 1999 (20 years later)
Begins 8 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Hall
431 E. Congress St., Detroit
Throw on your favorite 90’s gear and welcome the new year with this blast from the past. The event will treat attendees to 90’s themed cocktails, a Carlton dance contest (which honors the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” character’s famous moves), a midnight balloon drop and a retro themed photobooth. Tickets are $13 on Live Nation.
New Year’s Eve at the Harbor
8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
30675 N. River Road, Harrison Township
The MacRay Harbor will transform into a beautiful New Year’s Eve destination. The party includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a five-hour open bar, a midnight Champagne toast, late-night snacks and live entertainment. Purchase tickets in advance for $75 at 586-468-1900 Ext. 432.
The Countdown NYE 2020
8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit
19525 Victor Pkwy, Livonia
The Embassy Suites will bring back one of metro Detroit’s biggest New Year’s Eve hotel parties for its fifth year. Guests will enjoy an evening filled with live entertainment and music, plus Motor City comedians (the lineup is TBA). Tickets will include food and drinks, a champagne station, a balloon drop and confetti storm and more. Tickets start at $99 here.
Motor City Gala NYE 2020
8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Atheneum Suite Hotel
1000 Brush St., Detroit
Grab your friends and head to Greektown for this high-energy New Year’s Eve bash, which will feature two ballrooms filled with DJs and live entertainment. Tickets will also include food, drinks, balloon drop and midnight snacks. Tickets start at $99 here.
The Gatsby New Year’s Eve Gala 2020
8 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Loving Touch
22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale
Celebrate 2020 in 1920s style. Guests are welcomed to wear their best suit or flapper dress and enjoy classic jazz by The Dave Vessella Quartet. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres, a midnight champagne toast, and a 1920’s themed cocktail bar along with the cash bar. Purchase tickets for $25 in advance here or $40 the same day.