Best bars in Houston to celebrate New Year's Eve 2017
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Houston party people are surely looking to end 2017 on a good note.

In a year that saw Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters take a huge toll on the fourth-largest city in the nation, Houston’s Texas-sized spirit has brought the city back to life, and you can believe that folks in the Bayou City will fill the plethora of bars to celebrate New Year’s Eve. So if you’re looking for the perfect bar to say adios to 2017 and hello to 2018, check out these five great Houston bars.

Moving Sidewalk
306 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
(832) 708-6195

Houston is home to a ton of great and unique bars. The Moving Sidewalk is one of them, and the drinks are what put this downtown establishment on the map. The Moving Sidewalk will be one of the places to be on New Year’s Eve, and you should be among the crowd.

The Cellar Bar
3140 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77098
(713) 528-6435

How would you like to spend New Year’s Eve in a bar where beer choices are aplenty? Well, you can have that choice at The Cellar Bar, a beer-heaven in Upper Kirby where the beer is ice cold and the atmosphere on New Year’s Eve will be pretty lively. In short, you’ll be in beer-nirvana to wrap up 2017.

NettBar
450 Nett St., Houston, TX 77007
(832) 991-8610

Named after the street is located, this Heights bar will be the place to be on New Year’s Eve. The NettBar is a cool little dive bar where the outside benches will make for one chill spot to spend with friends to say goodbye to a long year and have hope for a better 2018.

Upstairs Bar and Lounge
2356 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005
(713) 522-0349

The West University area will be a hopping place on New Year’s Eve. Restaurants and bars all over this district will be alive with revelers on this glorious night, but the Upstairs Bar and Lounge will certainly be among the busiest bars on Rice Boulevard. The bar is huge and will be full of fun, making this one of the best spots to come and ring in 2018.

Axelrad
1517 Alabama St., Houston, TX 77004
(713) 597-8800

Who doesn’t love a great beer garden? Well, you can get your wish on New Year’s Eve at Axelrad, a beer garden in the trendy Midtown area that has all of the beers you can drink for a great price in a great neighborhood. So if you and your squad are searching for a great place to celebrate the end of 2017 and the coming of 2018, Axelrad on your list.