Best New Year's Eve parties in Los Angeles 2016

New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles is a time to celebrate at one, or more, of the many parties which will be held in the glamourous destination. People who want to sample a variety of venues may find that the 8th Annual Hollywood QIP 2017 NYE will fit the bill. The VIP All Access Pass will permit entry in 305 of the most popular parties in Hollywood. Following are some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Los Angeles in 2016-2017.

8th Annual Hollywood VIP 2017 NYE
Dec. 31
Various, Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Calif. 90028

The 8th Annual Hollywood VIP 2017 New Year’s Eve celebration will offer the chance for people who want to party hop in Hollywood. The VIP All Access Pass will include 3-5 of the top LA parties for the ultimate Hollywood experience. The pass offers VIP entrance to three of LA’s hottest NYE parties, including Outpost, Couture, and Egyptian Theatre & Concession. Ticket prices start at $129 per person.

4th Annual NYElectric W Hollywood Rooftop 2017
Dec. 31 @ 9:30 p.m.
W Hollywood Rooftop, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. 90028

Ring in the New Year at one of Hollywood’s swankiest parties. There will be two DJs entertaining guests on the rooftop with a panoramic view of the city. Admission includes premium hosted bar, two dance areas and surprises.

3rd Annual Gatsby’s Hour NYE 2017
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
W Hollywood Ballrooms, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Las Angeles, Calif. 90028

Dance to the music which will be played by some of LA’s top DJs. The party will have a Roaring ‘20s theme and flapper and Jazz-Age attire will be encouraged, but not required. Semi-formal dress is preferred.  There are various ticket packages, started at a current promo price of $109.

8th Annual Cleopatra’s 2017 New Year’s Eve Ball
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 1625 N. Las Palmas, Hollywood, Calif. 90018

The New Year’s Eve Party and Ball will take place in the historic Egyptian Theatre, along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The event features a five-hour premium open bar, four of the top DJs in LA, three dance floors, and more. Egyptian costumes are preferred, but not required. Check the website for ticket packages.

Prohibition NYE at Union Station Downtown
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, Calif. 90012

Travel back in time to the 1920s for a massive Prohibition themed party. Union Station is a 1930s-art deco marvel and will serve as a backdrop to the celebration. The celebration features live DJ sets, jazz, burlesque dancers, custom cocktails at the open bar, and champagne.  Roaring 20s attire is encouraged, so dress as flappers or dapper gents in top hats and spats. Formal attire is required. At midnight, the 60-foot custom ball will fall to herald the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017.  Presale tickets are $135, general admission $165