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The L.A. Taco Guide on Where to Party on New Year’s F**king Eve! ~ GTFO LA!

12:37 AM PST on December 28, 2018

In case you haven't yet planed for New Year’s Eve and are now frantically looking for something to do, no worries, we got you covered. From the roaring twenties to R&B to cumbias, there’s something for nearly everyone here. So ... get the f**k out of the house!

N.Y.E. L.A. at Grand Park


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you’re into lights, art, food, and music, the Grand Park NYE party is probably the vibe for you. I went last year, there’s something really special about the freedom to wander about where there would normally be mind numbing traffic on New Year’s Eve. This is definitely a great lowkey and cheap spot for a NYE date, and it's very instagram friendly. The Metro Red or Purple Line will drop you off right there at Civic Center/Grand Park Station. Get more details here.

Prohibition NYE at Union Station


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you want to party like it’s 1928, pre-stock market crash style, then Prohibition NYE might be the party for you. The event will be held at Union Station, complete with bottle service, and an open bar. Party goers are encouraged to dress in twenties inspired outfits. So channel your inner flapper, and get your Charleston on! Get more details here.

Disco New Year’s Eve


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f the roaring twenties isn’t your thing, but disco is, the Everson Royce Bar has a treat for you! This Arts District bar is hosting a Disco New Year’s Eve. Food, drinks, and more (poppers?) will be included in each ticket. More info here.

Bar Wrestling 27: In The Midnight Hour


[dropcap size=big]C[/dropcap]elebrate the New Year with some wrestling! The show is standing concert style, and there is an open bar. This event will be held in Baldwin Park. Get more details, and tickets here.

R&B Only at the Hollywood Palladium


[dropcap size=big]B[/dropcap]ring in 2019 with R&B. Colors World Wide is bringing R&B Only to Los Angeles, one of the largest R&B celebrations. The event will be held at the Hollywood Palladium. Get more details here.

NYE at The Slipper Clutch


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you long for something punk, and inspired by NYC in the 80’s, NYE at The Slipper Clutch might be the spot for you. The DJ will be spinning punk classics, and there are old school video games. Your punk days don’t have to be over yet, relive some of it on NYE over a few drinks, and play some Frogger or Pac Man meanwhile. Get more details here.

Pub Crawl through Hollywood

$20 - $89

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you’re looking to go bar hopping in Hollywood, check out the NYE Pub Crawl. Check in at the Cabo Catina at 6 pm to be given an exclusive map to bars participating in the Pub Crawl. The deal is that select drafts with be $4 each, and champagne will be two drinks for $16. This looks like a lot of fun. You’re definitely going to want to arrange for a designated driver or use LYFT. More info here.

Plunge into 2019 in DTLA


[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]ant to party on top of the highest building in L.A.? Plunge into 2019 at OUE SkySpace might be for you. Each ticket comes with hors d’oeuvres, complimentary champagne at midnight, and unlimited Skyslide rides until 11:30 pm. The DJ will be spinning house and hip hop all night. The skyline, and lights lend itself to instagramable experiences. I hope folks have fun with this one. Get more details here.

Candi Pop NYE in Silver Lake

$15 - $20

[dropcap size=big]D[/dropcap]ying to revel in your favorite guilty pleasures from the early aughts? Candi Pop NYE is a bubble gum pop inspired PARTAY. Get down to your favorite Britney Spears and Destiny’s Child hits at The Satellite. Candi Pop NYE is “littered with all of your guilty pleasures. Glitter, Lollipops, Rainbows, and Unicorns.” Sounds like the perfect spot for lovers of all things sparkle-ly and glittery. Get more details here.

NYE at La Cita


[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you’re looking for a delicious blend of Cumbias, Rock En Español, Top 40, and Hip Hop, La Cita is hosting a New Year's Eve party from 9 pm to 2 am. La Cita is a downtown classic that maintains parts of old L.A. while still keeping things fun and fresh. Get more details here.

Minimal Effort at Belasco

$59 and up

[dropcap size=big]M[/dropcap]inimal Effort: NYE is probably the perfect show for you if you’re into house, techno music, and looking for a more “underground” sound. Alongside the music, there will be live art, vendors, and lounges. Minimal Effort will be held at the Belasco. Get more details here.

NYE with Illenium

$60 - $150

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f you want to be at the beach all day everyday, and don’t get cold easily, ring in the New Year at Huntington Beach with performances by Illenium, OOKAY, ARMHMR, and William Black. This event will be at Huntington State Beach. While it’s 18 and over, patrons of age can drink. Party goers are also encouraged to check out the nearby bars, and lounges. Get more details here.

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