Houston and its surrounding areas are replete with New Year's Eve celebrations. There are hotel parties, wine tasting parties, hipster parties, murder mystery parties, and just regular ol' party parties. Have a look below to find one that's right for you.
Stroll around CITYCENTRE to hop from one party to another at the area's many bars and restaurants. Live bands will be playing throughout the night, and come midnight, there will be an epic confetti drop.
The event goes from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
800 Town and Country Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77024
This party includes both a children's celebration from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. as well as an adult celebration that runs until 1 a.m. Look forward to stilt birds, light shows and a 3D sugar cube drop at midnight. Very cool.
Sugar Land Town Square
15958 City Walk
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Make this new year an unforgettable one aboard Clear Lake' s own FantaSea yacht. The $159.99 per person price tag affords you a gourmet meal, appetizers and plenty of music, as well as tiaras, champagne toasts and — of course — party favors. Boarding is from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the cruise goes until 12:30 a.m. Discounts are available for those in the military and adults aged 55 and older.
2551 South Shore Boulevard
League City, Texas 77573
Bring the whole family out to Kemah for music, fireworks and activities for the whole family. Fireworks start at 10 p.m.
215 Kipp Avenue
Kemah, Texas 77565
The Houstonian Hotel has an extravagant bash with gourmet food, live music, and a casino lounge.
Ticket packages start at $300 per couple. If you're willing to splurge, the top-of-the-line Diamond Package ($750 per couple) includes dinner, wine, entrance to the parties and casino room, accommodations and brunch the next day. Not a bad way to ring in the new year.
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, Texas 77024
One of the largest gatherings in the city, the H-town Countdown at the Silver Street Studio has a full line up of some of the area's best local bands performing live all night. The event is all-inclusive, and tickets will not only get you access to the concerts, but also an open bar, midnight champagne toast and balloon drop. Tickets are $125.
Silver Street Studio
2000 Edwards Street
Houston, Texas 77007