An extensive NYE guide to ringing in 2018 in Birmingham

New Year’s Eve is this Sunday, and all the parties in Birmingham just keep on calling our names. Trying to find the best one to attend?  We’ll bet that it’s listed below. There is something for all budgets, personalities and fanciness levels. Good luck choosing just one to attend!

Most importantly, don’t drink and drive. Yes, we are going mom-mode on you. Use Uber, Lyft, a Yellow Cab ((205) 222-2222) or a BFF DD. Let’s have fun and ensure that we and the people around us will have a safe night.

Celebrate! The New Year’s Eve Concert – SuperPOPS! Special Event

Where: UAB’s Alys Stephens Center
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Price: $39+
Ring it in with: An old tradition with a new format. The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will be performing an array of incredible music from traditional Viennese to Broadway to South African beats to James Bond. You’re in for a real treat.

Bonus: Win 2 VIP tickets to the show by liking and sharing this post on Facebook. Winner chosen at 5 p.m. on 12/29.

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Alabama Theatre’s New Year’s Eve 90th Birthday Bash

Where: The Alabama Theatre

Time: 8 p.m. – after midnight

Price: $40+

Ring it in with: A concert from Sister Hazel and Taylor Hicks. Folks at the Alabama will also be flipping the switch on the new Alabama marquee sign on 18th St N. Welcome back, friend.

Iron City’s NYE Neon Electric Dance Party

Where: Iron City Bham

Time: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Price: Designated driver package – $51. Single/Couple basic package ticket – $91/$175. Single/Couple premium package ticket – $121/$218

Ring it in with: An open bar. Open. Bar. Heavy hors d’oeuvres for all, too. There will be party favors like Iron City merch, free concert tickets and cash money up for grabs. Entertainment by Neon Electric, your fav brightly named dance party providers. Champagne toast and an insane balloon drop at midnight.

Must be 21+ to attend

Get Down Downtown 2018

Where: The Loft Entertainment District

Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: $25

Ring it in with: Free entry to all participating venues and free rides on the Party Bus to and from participating venues. Those venues include The Atomic, The Collins Bar, Tavern on 1st, Wine Loft Birmingham, Rogue Tavern, Pale Eddie’s Pour House and Carrigan’s Public House.

BirmingJAM TimeWarp

Where: Roots & Revelry (Thomas Jefferson Tower)

Time: 8 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Price: SOLD OUT

Ring it in with: An Old Hollywood feel. Revel in the glamour of the 20s at the fab TJ Tower. Each themed room will have different attractions including music, prizes and special cocktails. Benefitting Teams for the Troops.

New Year’s Eve at Topgolf

Where: Topgolf

Time: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Price: SOLD OUT. Reservations begin at a pretty penny of $225 and go up to $450.

Ring it in with: A heated bay for unlimited gameplay for up to eight guests. VIP reservations include access to a premium dinner buffet, a bay for up to six guests, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and tons-o-party favors.

Fire & Ice

Where: The Redmont Hotel

Time: 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Price: SOLD OUT

Ring it in with: Rooftop views, music from DJ Hristo, themed rooms, drinks, small bites and complimentary desserts. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight because they’re nice like that.

Madchester: Oasis vs. The Stone Roses

Where: Saturn

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: FREE.

Ring it in with: A head to head tribute of two legendary British bands, followed by a DJ set so you can dance into the new year.

Must be 18+ to attend

3rd Annual Circus of Love

Where: TrimTab

Time: 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Price: FREE.

Ring it in with: A bunch of freaks. Get down with live music, dancing, circus performers/carnies/freaks and glam galore. Dressing in theme is encouraged.

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Where: The Syndicate Lounge

Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: $10

Ring it in with: Music from Tryptone, Darth Fader, Bakteria, Breaker1-9 and B!rd.

Must be 18+ to attend

New Year’s in Lakeview

Where: Tin Roof

Time: 6 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Price: $20

Ring it in with: Entry to Innisfree, Side Bar, Tin Roof, Moe’s BBQ and a fast pass that allows you to skip the line.

New Year’s Eve at Nana Funk’s

Where:Nana Funk’s, duh.

Time: 8 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Price: $10

Ring it in with: Champagne punch. That’s an interesting one. We’re in it for that.

Must be 21+ to attend

New Year’s Weekend Celebration Featuring Fantasia & Bell Biv Devoe

Where: The BJCC Concert Hall

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: $75+

Ring it in with: Fantasia the Fabulous and her beautiful voice.

Black Market Bar + Grill

Where: 5 Points location

Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: $10

Ring it in with: Err’thang in the photo above.

Must be 21+ to attend

Where: Highway 280 location

Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: No cover listed

Ring it in with: Bell bottoms and disco grooves. It’s That 70’s NYE Party. Sunday Night Fever. All the 70’s puns.

Must be 21+ to attend

Absolute.ly Fabulous NYE

Where: Al’s On Seventh

Time: 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Price: No cover listed

Ring it in with: $6 Absolut specials, balloon drops, glow swag and a midnight champagne toast.

NYE Celebration

Where: Sleek Sports Bar

Time: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: FREE

Ring it in with: $5 Tito’s and Jack til midnight when you get a free champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve with The Burning Peppermints and Lady Legs

Where: Marty’s PM

Time: 11 p.m. – 4 a.m.

Price: No cover listed

Ring it in with: Two of Birmingham’s most favorite rock bands. And karaoke. Match made in heaven.

New Year’s Eve 2018 with The Dirty Lungs, Nowhere Squares and Bohannons

Where: The Nick

Time: 10 p.m. – until

Price: $10-12

Ring it in with: A self-proclaimed killer show.

Must be 21+ to attend

Trotline NYE Celebration

Where: ZYDECO

Time: 9:30 p.m. – until

Price: $17

Ring it in with: Live music and a free champagne toast. How can you say no?

Must be 18+ to attend

New Year’s Eve with Wray and Seriously

Where: Rojo

Time: 10 p.m. – until

Price: FREE

Ring it in with: Local “dream pop heroes” at your fav Mexican restaurant.

New Year’s Eve at the Derby

Where: The Brown Derby

Time: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Price: No cover listed

Ring it in with: Lots and lots of karaoke.

NYE Countdown to 2018

Where: Jazzi’s on 3rd

Time: 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Price: $55 (heavy apps, champagne toast and party favors)

Ring it in with: Classy jazz renditions. Hear favorites originally performed by Anita Baker.

New Year’s at The Gallery

Where: DANIELDAY GALLERY/DREAM MECCA STUDIO

Time: 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Price: $20

Ring it in with: A BYOB policy. Oh, and a champagne fountain. And tiaras. And soups and apps. And live music.

Ring in the New Year

Where: Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Time: 4 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Price: $59.95 before 5:30 p.m. $79.95 after 5:45 p.m. Reservations required.

Ring it in with: A three-course, prix-fixe menu at one of the finest steakhouses in Birmingham. After dinner, Bar 79 at Perry’s will bring the champagne toast.


One last reminder: Don’t drink and drive! Cool, thanks. Let’s go over those options again. Uber. Lyft. Yellow Cab (205) 222-2222. DD. Have fun!

Author: Hunter Holland

Pop culture, crafting, and live concerts are my jam. Let's talk about any and all of the above! Marketing graduate from the University of Montevallo. Fierce Walker Countian. Also known as @hhollaa & @hunnyholla.

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