Best New Year's Eve parties in San Francisco-Oak-San Jose 2016

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, so if you have not made reservations yet, it is time to do so. There are several galas to choose from in San Francisco, but the most popular parties sell out. Following are some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in San Francisco for 2016-2017. 

12th Annual Mega New Year’s Eve 2016
Dec. 31 # 8:30 p.m.
LUXX Event Space, 541 Jessie St., San Francisco, Calif. 94103

Countdown to 2017 at Mega New Year’s Eve party is being held at the LUXX Event Space near Union Square in downtown San Francisco. The party space is composed of three dance floors on two levels. The mega party will include seven DJs, two balloon drops, confetti blasts, premium party favors, and LED glow sticks. General admission (discounted) is $35 and the after hour (1-4 a.m.) party is $15. Prices are subject to change.

NYE Massive 2016 at Parc 55 Hilton Union Square
Dec. 31 @ 7 p.m.
Parc 55 Hilton Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco, Calif. 94102

The 14th Annual NYE Extravaganza will be a multi-themed event with five dance floors, premium party favors, massive balloon drops, and DJs. This party sells out every year, so get tickets early. Early bird general admission (discounted) tickets $59. Inquire about the VIP option.

ALIST 10th Anniversary ‘Passport to the World’
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
The Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell St., San Francisco, Calif. 94102

ALIST 10th Anniversary Open Bar ‘Passport to the World’ is the “Top New Year’s Party in San Francisco,” per SF New Year’s Eve.  Party around the world in just one night at this glitzy gala. The event will include a hosted open bar, seven rooms of music and entertainment, 15 DJs, fashion show, two live bands, performers, Taiko drummers, Stilt walkers, photo booths, and more. Early Bird general admission tickets $130. Regular general admission $200.

Streets of San Francisco NYE
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, Calif. 94123

Eye Heart San Francisco will present this stylish New Year’s Eve party at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. This year’s new attraction will be the giant, illuminated, waterfront Ferris wheel. Headliners will include Klingande, Viceroy, and Kill Frenzy.  Tickets $109-$160.