Where to Ring in 2017 Austin Style

$85/ per person
Four-course prix fixe dinner, while the front patio will be completely transformed into a tent Bellini Lounge featuring a DJ, fortune teller, outdoor fire pit and more.

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
5:00PM – 12:00AM

Swifts Attic
$75/ per person with optional $35/ per person wine pairing
Ring in the new year in style with our farm-fresh four course prix fixe menu, courtesy of Executive Chef Matthew Taylor and Pastry Chef Derrick Flynn.

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
5:00PM – 12:00AM

Wu Chow
$55/ per person with optional $35/ per person wine pairing
Ring in the new year in style with Executive Chef Chen’s curated prix fixe menu and optional wine pairing! With a night full of your favorite farm-fresh treats, such as Beijing Roast Duck, Wagyu Beef with Gai-Lan, and Soup Dumplings.

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
5:00PM – 12:00AM

South Congress Hotel
Free Entry
Ring in 2017 with:
+ DJs King Louie & Manolo Black spinning the best dance music
+ Specialty cocktails & bar snacks from Café No Sé
+ Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
+ Free valet parking + more!

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
9:00PM – 2:00AM

$55/ per person
Forthright is offering the most straightforward deal in town.As dinner is sure to make you thirsty, our bartenders will be mixing classic cocktails and filling glasses with wine and, of course, bubbles all night, drinks are not included in dinner menu price.

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
7:00PM – 9:30PM or 10:00PM – 12:30AM

Blackfinn Ameripub
$28 online tickets/ $40 at the door
Get your feathers and sequins ready to ring in 2017 Rio Carnival style! Celebrated annually in Rio De Janeiro, Rio Carnival is known for being the ‘biggest and most famous party’ in the world. Come join us at the FINN as we bring the spirit of Rio to Austin, Texas!

WHEN: December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
9:00PM – 2:00AM

$115/ per person
Hosting special four-course prix fixe dinner. ‘Tis the season to enjoy delicious food and cocktails at TRACE. Check out our spread of mouth-watering holiday dishes on New Year’s Eve.

WHEN: December 31, 2016
5:00PM – 8:30PM

$75/ per person
Toast to 2017 with signature dishes like the Pork Belly and Shrimp & Grits, along with holiday specials like the Ginger Pork Tenderloin and Chile Relleno. The New Year’s Eve menu will be the only dinner menu served that evening.

WHEN: December 31, 2016
5:30PM – 11:00PM

Salt & Time
$39-$80 per person depending on protein
New Year’s Eve Dinner including a Champagne Toast starting at 5pm

WHEN: December 31, 2016
5:00PM – 11:00PM

The W Neon Party and Gold Party
Two parties on two floors. Soak it in at the Gold Party, keep it fun at the Neon Party or live it up at both. Overnight room packages and hangover brunch available for those that want to keep the party going.

NEON PARTY- Taking place in the Living Room Bar from 11am to 2am, guests receive entry (with cash bar) and champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $50 per person and hotel guests are complimentary. Bottle service reservations are available or $2000 which include tickets for 15 people, two bottles of choice spirits and reserved seating.

GOLD PARTY – The ultimate New Year’s Eve experience on the 2nd floor complete with cocktails*, champagne toast, snacks, and ridiculous surprises throughout the evening. Beats by DJ Mel. Taking place from 10PM to 2Am ticket are $150 per person for GA. VIP Tickets are also available for $300 which include upgraded bar, reserved seating, exclusive experiences and opportunities to win prizes.

The New Year’s Eve Party at Fair Market
$175/per person
This year we’re throwing it down at Fair Market and we’ve got a hell of a party in store. Enjoy all the drinks, all the pizza and all the top jams of 2016.

WHEN: December 31, 2017
9:00PM- 2:00AM

Revelry Kitchen and Bar
No Cover
Backyard pig roast with Chef Teddy. Hosted midnight champagne toast and DJ AQ spinning from 10PM- 2AM. Open for New Years Day Brunch 11AM-4PM.

WHEN: December 31, 2016
8:00PM- 1:30AM

Hangover Brunch at the W
$25/ per person
The morning after necessity. All-you-can-eat pancakes and Tito’s Handmade Vodka Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bars.

WHEN: January 1, 2017
11:00AM- 1:00PM


Know of any other fun things going on around town? Send me an email at shayda[at]dinewithshayda.com and I’ll happily add them to the list!