Celebrate NYE in Long Beach

fireworks seen from the RMS Queen Mary

Find exciting celebrations to help you ring in the new year in Long Beach, CA!

Every year Long Beach offers tons of ways to bring in the New Year and this year is no different. If you are still looking for ways to celebrate the end of the year, we've compiled a list of a few ideas but feel free to check out our events calendar for all others!

NYE at the Waterfront

This free family-friendly celebration at Rainbow Harbor will feature live performances and children’s activities including face painting, balloon artists, and a trackless train. At 9 p.m., the sky will light up for an East Coast countdown with a ten minute fireworks spectacular from Rainbow Harbor’s lighthouse peninsula.

NYE Aboard the Queen Mary

Ring in the New Year with a night of unforgettable celebrations and entertainment aboard the majestic Queen Mary on December 31, 2019. SoCal’s best New Year’s Eve firework displays at midnight. This New Year’s Eve party sells out so buy your tickets before they are all gone! The party starts at 8:00pm and ends at 1:00am. This is a celebration for 21 and older. Guests younger than 21 will be unable to board the ship after 3:00pm on the 31st.

RMS Queen Mary docked in SoCal
Celebrate New Year's Eve on board the decks of the Queen Mary.

NYE Night Dive at Aquarium of the Pacific

Ring in 2019 at the third annual New Year’s Eve Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific. It will be a night to remember with live bands playing in the Great Hall and DJs spinning in the galleries—all curated by the team that brings you Night Dive. Doors open at 8:00 p.m., countdown is at Midnight (obviously), and then the party won’t stop until 1:00 a.m.

NYE Family & 21+ Cruises with Harbor Breeze

Harbor Breeze is offering two cruises on December 31st and each will get a spectacular view of fireworks! The first cruise, boarding at 7:30pm, is all about family fun on the water. The 21+ cruise boards at 9:30pm for a night of dancing, food & drinks, and fun on a yacht with friends/family.

NYE Brunch Cruise & NYE Cocktail Cruise with Hornblower

Celebrate the New Year onboard a Hornblower yacht with champagne, gourmet food, music for dancing, and ever-changing views of the Long Beach Harbor. Eat, drink and bring in 2019 in style!

NYE at Hotel Maya

Fuego at Hotel Maya rings in 2019 with full-course dinners and party packages on December 31. Guests will also enjoy an outstanding view of the spectacular fireworks from the Queen Mary at midnight.

night view of downtown LB skyline

NYE at Renaissance

Sip in the New Year at the Renaissance! Celebrate NYE in style with live music all night long, small bites or a prix-fixe dinner, and drinks, including a complimentary champagne toast.

NYE at Parkers’ Lighthouse

Celebrate the beginning of 2019 in style on Parkers’ Lighthouse’s waterfront patio where you’ll have spectacular views of a fireworks-filled sky!  We are featuring a 3-course Prix Fixe style menu priced at $65 per person.  Our lounge will be a 21+ event and included in the $25 cover charge will be limited complimentary appetizers!

NYE at Queensview Steakhouse

Ring in the New Year at the Queensview Steakhouse where you’ll have an excellent view of the fireworks-filled sky!  We are featuring a full-course Prix-Fixe style menu and delicious drinks.

NYE at Boathouse on the Bay

Join Boathouse on the Bay for our annual New Year Party 2019! There will be two seatings available for our special prix-fixe dinner, with live entertainment and both East Coast & West Coast countdowns. 

NYE at The Federal

The Federal is hosting two exciting NYE parties to help you ring in 2019! The Federal Underground nightclub dance party will be 3 rooms of music from the DJ’s that bring us SOLE SATURDAYS, DDouble & Jeffccee. Our Exclusive Speakeasy, The Parlour, is offering a premium open bar package.

NYE at The Reef

Join us for a festive Celebration at The Reef! Our NYE Gala will feature a DJ & dancing, photo booth fun, champagne toast at midnight and much more in our ballroom! Or, celebrate with our Signature New Year's Eve Limited Menu in our dining room!

NYE at Restauration

It's time to party again! Keep it close to home and celebrate with an awesome meal, friends, and fun at Restauration. Our early seating will be complemented by a live Jazz trio, and the late seating Includes a four-course dinner, all you can drink, a DJ from 9:30pm-12:30am, and a sparkler & champagne countdown! Then start your first day of 2019 al fresco with a two-course brunch, drink included!

NYE at Beer Belly

Join us at Beer Belly on NYE for a special Chef's dinner and drink specials! Cheese, charcuterie, cocktail specials, and bubbly!

NYE at Utopia

Utopia Good Food & Fine Art is serving up a delectable four-course meal to end the year with. Optional wine pairings are available.

New Year’s Eve at James Republic

Stay sustainable and local in 2019 and join us for a Pre-Fixed Dinner at James Republic. Enjoy a three-course tasting menu, along with a complimentary glass of champagne!

New Year’s Eve at Shoreline Village

2019 is almost here! Ring in the New Year at Shoreline Village. They will have live music this New Year’s Eve and front-row viewing to TWO fireworks shows—one at 9pm (at the nautilus shell) and another at midnight (from the Queen Mary). There will also be fire dancers and DJs for your enjoyment!

New Year’s Eve at Café Sevilla

There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than Sevilla! Feast on the 4 Course Prix Fixe NYE Menu, or the regular dinner menu with a minimum. You can also enjoy a dazzling Flamenco Dinner Show Experience at 7pm, which includes the special 4 Course Prix Fixe NYE Menu.

And if you're in need of a safe way home, Long Beach Transit will offer free rides starting at 5 p.m. on NYE. Buses will leave the Transit Gallery on First Street between Long Beach Boulevard as late as 2:35 a.m. New Year’s morning. Click here for details.

Here's some New Year's Day fun...

New Year’s Day at Lola’s Mexican Cuisine

Lola's will be open for New Year's Day Brunch on Tuesday, January 1st from 11:30am - 3pm. Enjoy Lola's Brunch favorite on a Tuesday! Check out the brunch menu here!

New Year’s Day at The Social List

The Social List will be open for New Year's Day Brunch on Tuesday, January 1st from 11:30am - 3pm. The full brunch will be available all day. Check out the menu here!

New Year’s Day at James Republic

Stay sustainable and local in 2019 and enjoy a delicious Brunch Buffet, bottomless mimosas, and live music at James Republic at Courtyard Long Beach by Marriott!

New Year’s Day at Café Sevilla

On New Year’s Day, indulge in the brunch menu from 11am- 3pm. After 3pm, the dinner menu will be available accompanied by live Latin jazz music by Robert Incelli from 7-10:30pm!

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