Reno New Year’s Eve 2017

Ring in the New Year in Reno Tahoe

It’s been another great year for Reno Tahoe, so it’s no surprise 2019 will be welcomed in very special ways. From live music to balloon drops and dancing to explosive firework shows, see which one of our many Lake Tahoe and Reno New Year’s Eve 2018 parties are right for you!

Lake Tahoe New Year’s Eve 2018

If music is your passion, then you won’t want to miss Diplo, Rezz, RL Grime, Above & Beyond and more of this year’s hottest performers ringing in the New Year at the SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe. The three-day event takes place December 29-31 with convenient daily shuttles to and from Reno. Only a handful of tickets remain, get yours now!

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For more lake time fun, venture down to the CBC (Crystal Bay Club) for a Tahoe New Year’s Eve party unlike any other. Enjoy the tunes of The California Honeydrops with special guests Achilles Wheel and After Party with Jelly Bread. Party starts at 9 p.m.

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Another way to celebrate Lake Tahoe New Year’s Eve 2018 is at the annual Heavenly Holidays New Year’s Eve Celebration. Starting at 3 p.m., there will be fire, lights, and music. Mark McGrath and Sugar Ray will perform and kick off the New Year’s Eve countdown and fireworks at 9 p.m.

Squaw Valley, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe and Northstar are also all holding their own Tahoe New Year’s Eve celebrations which include everything from a torchlight parade to fireworks shows. There are plenty of family activities taking place on December 31 and January 1.

Reno New Year’s Eve 2018

Downtown is the place to be Reno New Year’s Eve 2018! THE ROW will be hosting several parties to ring in the New Year. The Eldorado will host the Black & White Ball. Dance the night away to the music of Breakfast Klub and catch the firework display at midnight.

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This year it’s a Black & White Affair throughout THE ROW in downtown Reno, where black and white attire is recommended as you celebrate New Year’s Eve. Partygoers with the All Access Pass will enjoy entry into the rockin’ parties happening at The Brew Brothers and NoVi at the Eldorado, El Jefe’s Cantina at Circus Circus and Rum Bullions and Aura at Silver Legacy. For those looking for a more laid-back celebration, Roxy’s, Cin Cin Bar and Lounge, Drinx and other bars at THE ROW are great places to cheers the New Year with friends.

Ring in the New Year with weekend-long entertainment at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Enjoy free cabaret entertainment, party favors, champagne toast and the always popular midnight balloon drop.

Grand Sierra Resort’s “Disco Made Me Do It” New Year’s Eve celebration is your chance to get down and funky while enjoying live music, complimentary drinks and a champagne toast. Dress in your grooviest party gear and dance the night away to funk-a-delic party band Groove Thang inside the Summit Pavilion.

The Nugget Casino Resort invites you to ring in the New Year with the Temptations, performing in the Nugget Ballroom. This New Year’s Eve Dinner Show includes a three-course meal and live music from the greatest vocal group of Motown Records’ golden era empire. You can also dance (and laugh) the night away to the cult phenomenon, The Dan Band, best known for their appearance in hit movies like Old School and The Hangover.

Make your start into 2019 A Night to Remember at Lex Nightclub, inside the Grand Sierra Resort. They are celebrating all weekend long with a performance by G-Eazy and their ultimate New Year’s Eve Party. American rapper G-Eazy will kick things off Saturday night and perform hits like “No Limit,” and “Him & I.” Then on the December 31, LEX hosts the ultimate New Year’s Eve party full of surprises,  the iconic balloon drop and a champagne toast at midnight. This is sure to be one of the hottest Reno New Year’s Eve 2018 parties. Only a limited amount of tickets and VIP tables are available, so get yours before they sell out!

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Dance the night away as Four Color Zack spins the crowd into 2019 at EDGE Nightclub, inside Peppermill Reno. Guests can also enjoy festivities on the casino floor with free champagne and party favors, or join the fun in the Capri Ballroom at the Peppermill’s Outatime 80’s Party!

Reno and Lake Tahoe New Year’s Eve Fireworks 2018

Everyone LOVES fireworks! And this year, downtown Reno is going to be explosive! Four downtown hotels and the City of Reno have partnered to launch fireworks from three different rooftops in downtown. This means you can watch the brilliant display from any angle. Read more about this event, and start planning where you want to be when the clock strikes midnight.

Listed below are the various locations and scheduled times for the Lake Tahoe and Reno firework shows.

  • Squaw Valley Ski Resort at 7 p.m.
  • Heavenly Resort at 9 p.m.
  • Northstar California Resort at 9 p.m.
  • Downtown Reno at midnight

Ride for Free

Celebrate responsibly this New Year’s Eve and ride the RTC for free. That’s right, public transit will be free in Reno and Sparks from 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve until 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. Visit their website for a timetable and list of stops! 

Cheers to another great year #RenoTahoe!

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