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Ain’t no party like a New Year’s Eve party!


New Year's Eve celebration, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., with the Grizzlies' DJ Cozmo. Includes drink specials and no cover.

940 Cooper • 726-4444

Bardog Tavern

Never a cover charge. Why should anyone have to pay a cover to celebrate NYE? Gather with your friends in the most streamer-filled room downtown to kiss the last 12 months goodbye and ring in the new year. The hosts are in tuxedos, but you can come as you are. Champagne specials, noise-makers, hats, and all the goodies you've come to expect are right here, each year. You might even find someone to make out with at midnight ... just sayin'.

73 Monroe • 275-8752 •

Beale Street

Beale Street will be covered with live music, and there will be fireworks. The party in the street will start at 6 p.m. Free.

Beale • 526-0117•

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There's no cover for the celebration at Boscos, which will be kicking off at 8 p.m. with Joyce Cobb performing. There will be a champagne toast and party favors at midnight. For those who prefer a prix-fixe dinner option, the four-course meal is $65 per person.

2120 Madison • 432-2222 •

Celtic Crossing

The Irish pub is throwing a dinner party alongside its Champagne Supernova NYE bash, complete with a four-course meal and music from DJ Taz. Party favors will be available, as well as a champagne toast with the midnight countdown. Appetizers will be available all evening. $10 cover. $50 per person for prix-fixe dinner.

903 S. Cooper • 274-5151 •

Felicia Suzanne's

A dinner party for those who want to celebrate with a four-course meal. There's a little something for everyone on top of the delicious food, live music from Sun Trio, party favors, and treats to take home. Reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable or by calling. $100 per person.

80 Monroe, Suite L-1 • 523-0877 •

Flying Saucer in Cordova

The beer garden out East will be having a Roaring Twenties-themed party to ring in the new year, offering rare beer tappings and a champagne toast at midnight. The party starts at 8 p.m., with a $5 cover for the bar's UFO members or $10 for non-members. Dress in '20s garb.

1400 N. Germantown • 755-5530 •

The Hard Rock Cafe

You can enjoy the famous midnight Guitar Drop outside of the Hard Rock Cafe on New Year's Eve, but inside, there's a party kicking off. General admission, $25, gets you entry and access to the live entertainment (the Bar-Kays!) and drink specials happening all night. A VIP pass, which costs either $150 per guest or $250 per couple, gets even more: complimentary champagne, three free drinks, and reserved seating. Reservations can be made online.

126 Beale •

Lafayette's Musical New Year's Eve

The music room will be featuring live music all night with Davis Coen at 6:30 p.m., and American Fiction starting at 10:30 p.m. General admission ($35) gets you a champagne toast and party favors. Packages are also available for a four-course dinner, starting at $75 per person. Tickets can be purchases online.

2119 Madison • 207-5097 •


In Midtown: music from DJ Superdave and a complimentary champagne toast and a midnight brunch buffet. Downtown: live music, complimentary champagne toast, and a midnight brunch buffet.

2126 Madison • 725-1845

95 S. Main • 473-9573 •

The New Daisy

The New Daisy's going to be rocking into the new year with the headlining band 12th Planet. Other musical acts include Epic, JJ Wilson, and Scotty B. Visitors will have a complimentary bar from 9 to 10 p.m. The party's not ending until the sun comes up. Tickets start at $15.

330 Beale • 525-8981 •

Overton Square

The party starts early at Overton Square, kicking off at 2 p.m. Madison around the Square will be closed from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. to make room for the celebrations. There will be entertainment outside as well as inside the various establishments in the Square. A countdown to midnight will lead to a "special surprise" to welcome in 2016.

Madison and S. Cooper • 761-3333 •

Paula & Raiford's Disco

Ring in the new year with disco and champagne. Raiford's well-known signature of great music, leather couches, handprints on the wall, fog machines, disco balls, and lights are all here. General admission is $30 and gets you access to a full bar and dancing. Party starts at 9 p.m. and carries on until 3 a.m. Come and put your boogie shoes on.

14 S. 2nd • 521-2494 •

The Peabody

One of the biggest and best parties in Memphis. This year's high-energy party will be held throughout the Grand Lobby and in the Mezzanine. In addition, there will be performances by Almost Famous, Hollywood, and DJ Mark Anderson in the Continental Ballroom, and the Rene Koopman Duo will perform sophisticated classics in the Corner Bar. The Stella Artois VIP Lounge ($125) includes: access to party and VIP lounge, hors d'oeuvres, champagne, and Stella Artois, and valet parking. Party guests must be 21 and over.

149 Union • 529-4000 •

Purple Diamond

Celebrating the new year in the newest and hottest club in Memphis! Located on Macon in the same shopping center as Bass Pro and Electric Cowboy.

6102 Macon • 266-1492

RockHouse Live

Simply the biggest and best party in town. RockHouse Live brings you an evening of Twin Soul to rock in the new year like never before! Free champagne and party favors, and great rock-and-roll. Just $10 per person. Get your tickets now to reserve a table (minimum four tickets). Otherwise, it's first-come, first-served.

5709 Raleigh Lagrange • 386-7222 •

Southland Park Gaming and Racing

Southland's annual Big Top Bash includes live music, food specials, and carnival rides.

1550 N. Ingram, West Memphis • 800-467-6182

Sports Junction

The party starts at 9 p.m. There will be beer and margarita specials and live music with John Williams and the A440 Band. Valet parking available.

1911 Poplar • 244-7904 •

Terrace Grill

A special New Year's Eve menu will be served from 5 to 10 p.m. Call for reservations.

50 Harbor Town Square • 260-3366

Tin Roof

Featuring live music by Joe the Show and a champagne toast at midnight. VIP booths available. For more information, contact or

315 Beale • 527-9911 •


A special New Year's Eve menu will be served from 5 to 10 p.m. Call for reservations.

51 Harbor Town Square • 260-3344 •

Young Avenue Deli

A performance by Hiway Hi-fi and a free champagne toast at midnight. $3 Ghost River Golden drafts and lots of Ghost River giveaway swag!

2119 Young • 278-0034 •

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