New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles


Check out our guide of Los Angeles New Year’s Eve events, from mega parties to elegant soirees, and make your plans to enjoy your best NYE in Los Angeles ever.

New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

Singles in Los Angeles are a diverse group but one thing for sure; most of us enjoy a great party, especially on New Year’s Eve. The staff at Singular magazine is compiling a list of some of the best Los Angeles New Year’s Eve events with more great New Year’s Eve celebrations to be added as we get closer to the biggest party night of the year, so check back frequently!

Maxim New Years Eve Event

Maxim Midnight Black and White Affair

Chris & Dave Productions in partnership with Maxim Magazine, are hosting their 2nd Annual Maxim New Year’s Eve Black and White Affair in the newly renovated Couture Ultra Lounge at 1640/1642 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028.

You’ll celebrate the biggest party night of the year in ultimate luxury at Couture, LA’s first fashion-inspired lounge — where style, glamour and nightlife are celebrated and Maxim models will show off the latest collections while you sip the finest champagne and move to the hottest dance tracks.

Starting at 8 pm and lasting till just before dawn, tickets for general admission start at $60 and include three areas, three bars and gourmet food served until midnight. A tented ballroom will offer more space for people, tables, and fun. Tickets that grant access to a VIP Open Bar start at $125, with table packages starting at $1,500.

Dress in style and get ready to dance the night away in your Manolo Blahnik’s to the sexy beats of DJs Carlo Astuti, Danny B, Enrique Brizeula, Mr. Overtime, Skyler and John Kades.

Click here to purchase online tickets. To book a table (or get hard copy tickets), call Dave or Chris at 310.382.6067.

South Bay Winter Wonderland

South Bay Winter Wonderland

Los Angeles holidays usually don’t include glistening snow, but this New Year’s Eve, complements of the event masters at Max Entertainment Group, you can stroll through a Vegas-style Winter Wonderland at the Convention Center at the Proud Bird at 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 (just north of Manhattan Beach).

Dance in multiple rooms to mixes from the South Bay’s hottest DJs (Witch Doctor, Daddy D, DJ Quasar, Chadd Watts, Eric-B and other special guests) while your senses are  tantalized by special lighting effects, confetti cannons, Co2 sprayers, go-go dancers and performance artists. Try your luck at the casino tables, get a tarot card reading and bring in the New Year with 2,300 revelers at what will be one of the biggest NYE events in Los Angeles.

No need to worry about parking – there’s valet as well as plentiful self-parking. And for those who indulge, a smoking patio.

The Max Entertainment Group has made arrangements with the Doubletree Hilton in nearby El Segundo for rooms at only $179/night. Free parking and round trip shuttle service to the NYE party are included.

Tickets are $45. To purchase, click here. To book a hotel reservation, call 323-378-5207.

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Idina Menzel Concert at Disney Hall

Certainly one of the most elegant ways to welcome 2013 in Los Angeles is at Disney Hall with a performance from Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Idina Menzel, star of Broadway’s Wicked and the original stage production of Rent. Menzel will be unveiling a brand-new show which will include new material and New Year’s Eve-style songs and surprises.

Accompanied by the LA Philharmonic Orchestra, Menzel will take the stage for two performances. The first show takes place at 7 pm and the second at 10:30 pm, and in between, the audience is invited to attend a New Year’s Eve party from 8:30-10:15 pm in BP Hall, the dramatic open foyer that will include a glass of champagne for all ticket holders. If you like, you can even order a bottle of champagne when you purchase your tickets.

For those who don’t know, Menzel reached super stardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl in Wicked and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen in Rent. This season, Menzel reprised her role on “Glee,” FOX’s hit television series, as Shelby Corcoran, Rachel’s biological mother.

Tickets range in price from $65 to $195.00. To purchase, click here.

Lucent Dossier NYE Experience

Lucent Dossier NYE Experience


Looking for an alternative to the standard preppy Westside party? Well Lucent Dossier’s NYE experience is it, with an “underground” evening of dancing to some of the city’s best DJs, live performance art, art installations and exhibits in what it calls “Ravenous Rouge: A Playful Delight.”

Lucent Dossier has been described as a poor man’s Circ Du Soliel, but the prices to this event, held in a private downtown warehouse, insure that no one holding up a sign with  “will work for NYE tickets” will be among the revelers.

Tickets start at $250 and go up as high as $4,500 for a VIP table for eight that includes premium seating, waitress, gratuity, two bottles of Belvedere or Don Julio, two specialty liquor infusions, four bottles of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and a variety of fresh, organic mixers.

The host requests that guests bring a gift for their non-profit organization “Cuddle the World” – bottles, blankets, teddy bears and toys. So dress in your finest and grab some diapers along the way.

Doors open at 9:30, the open bar is available until 2 am. The party will eventually end at 4 am giving you just enough time to sober up before driving back to reality.

Click here if you’re a Singular magazine reader or SingularCity member to get a $250 ticket for $199 by entering the discount code “belove” when you purchase your ticket.

NYE 2013 at Confidential in Beverly Hills

NYE 2013 at Confidential in Beverly Hills

What New Year’s Eve party guide would be complete without at least one swanky event in Beverly Hills? For those who like to get their groove on in the 90210 zip code and celebrate in style, we suggest you put your money on this one, produced by singular event planner extraordinaire, Renee Simlak.

Confidential is located at 424 North Beverly Drive, right in the center of Beverly Hills and is a delectable infusion of nightclub meets lounge. From the moment you walk down the steps into this modern speak-easy, you’ll feel as if you’ve entered an aristocratic European discothèque with crystal chandeliers, large booths in textured leathers, glass-like polished cement floors and a white baby grand piano.

Tickets to the event are $50 (but will increase in price closer to the big night) and include an open bar from 8-9 pm, a midnight champagne toast, complimentary party favors, DJ and dancing.

Click here to purchase your tickets. For information on table packages please call Renee at 310 722 4647.

Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Ball at Wokano

Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Ball at Wokano


If you’re a fan of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, you know that people really knew how to party back in the day when liquor was illegal. There’s just something so good and about being bad. Well you can experience that decadent glamour of the 1920s at The Great Gatsby NYE Ball on the enormous roof top patio/bar/party space at Wokano in Santa Monica.

The party will feature music from a live swing band, a DJ will spin Top 4 dance music, there are complimentary hors d’oeuvres, whiskey tastings, and a champagne toast at the midnight countdown.

The menu includes Spicy Crabmeat Tempura Roll, Fresh Tuna with Truffle Oil on Flatbread, Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Glazed Walnut Shrimp, Pan-Fried Chicken Dumplings and Yakitori Chicken Meatballs.

So put on your flapper dresses and red lipstick, your and zoot suits and your roaring 20s gangster gear and prepare to celebrate the new year in retro fashion.

General admission tickets are $50.00 the week of and $60.00 at the door. VIP tickets include front of line entry and 3rd level access.

To purchase, click here.

Saints or Sinners New Year’s Eve Ball

Saints or Sinners New Year’s Eve Ball

Risk to reveal your naughty inner devil or shine with the glow of your inner angel at the 10th Annual Saints or Sinners NYE Ball at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, one of the oldest and most glamorous hotels in Los Angeles.

Guests are encouraged to dress devilish or angelic, one way or the other, as they party the night away at an event that will span the entire property, including Teddy’s (infamous for being the place where celebrities come together to enjoy their secret rendezvous behind closed doors); the Blossom Ballroom; the Tropicana Pool and the stunning historic lobby.

Entertainment for the evening includes Eva Simons, singer of Afrojack’s “Take Over Control” for a live performance and a stellar lineup of top DJs.

The hotel’s on-site restaurant, Public Kitchen and Bar, is offering a special New Year’s Eve menu with two seatings. The 6-8 pm seating is $170 per guest plus a ticket for the party. The second seating is from 9-11 pm and is $200 per guest with tickets to the party as well.

Regular tickets to the party are $105 and VIP tickets go for $175 and include an open sponsored bar from 8-10 pm. To purchase, click here.

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