Here comes a New Year – and with it, all the festivities and fun that we love about the holiday season. When it comes to New Year’s Eve, there are a million different ways to enjoy Music City while ringing in the New Year. Whatever your preference – party or concert, fine dining or countdown – Nashville has something to offer. Here’s a list of some of the top things to do to start 2018 off right in Nashville!
Parties & Music
Want a party scene to enjoy on New Year’s Eve? Aside from our many clubs and bars (which can be fun and a great way to spend the evening with friends), there are a lot of parties and events happening in the Nashville area. Here are a few you should consider attending.
A special performance featuring John Prine, Jason Isbell and Kacey Musgraves. Prine is widely recognized as a master songwriter, with his music having been recorded by artists including John Denver, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. His accolades include two Grammys and the honor of being recognized by the Library of Congress. Joining him are Jason Isbell, an award-winning artist, and Kacey Musgraves, who has won two Grammys and CMA awards. Enjoy this show at 8:00 p.m. at the Grand Ole Opry House.
This spectacular party is the perfect way to ring in the New Year. With music guests including Keith Urban and Maren Morris, you’re sure to have a blast at this event. While the evening is free and open to the public, you can also purchase a hotel package to help you with travel details. Watch the Music Note Drop as 2018 commences and enjoy the firework show! To find out more, check out the website and download the official app.
Head down to the Sutler Saloon for a night of music and good country fun! All guests at the event will have access to the open buffet and bar all night long, plus a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. You can reserve a table or a seat, depending on the size of your party, and a number of alcoholic beverages are included in your ticket price. Party from 8:00 p.m. till 2:00 a.m. at this lively venue you won’t forget!
Located at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, this party will be the talk of the town. Buffets, dance floors, live music, multiple bars, a huge midnight celebration and more – all within your reach! With multiple ticket pricing levels, this party is available for whatever you need. They estimate that over 3,000 people will be in attendance, so get your tickets ASAP before they are all gone!
Food & Drink
Want something a little more low-key or upscale? Have no fear, Nashville has options for that, too! If you would rather spend the final evening of 2017 enjoying fine cuisine or with a loved one, then check out these special food events happening on New Year’s Eve.
This classic French restaurant will host a five-course meal on New Year’s Eve, crafted by Chef Brian Lea. Courses include oysters, seafood, desserts and an optional caviar course! For an additional fee, you can also have a wine pairing for your meal – or purchase wine and cocktails separately. The price for the meal is $100, with the wine pairing adding $45. Make reservations here.
There are three options for dining at this fantastic restaurant on New Year’s Eve. For those with younger family members, the brunch buffet runs from 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. From 5:00 p.m. till 6:30 p.m., order from the a la carte dinner menu. Or, attend the gala, which starts at 7:00 p.m. This prix fixe option of four courses includes choices of crostini, chicken, risotto, a NY strip steak, scallops, duck, salads and more! Make reservations for the gala by visiting their website. The prix fixe meal is $80 per person.
Overindulged on New Year’s Eve? Let Us Help!
New Year’s Eve can be full of great drinks and great food – but in the midst of the partying and revelry, it is far too easy to overindulge. If you find that you’re started the New Year off with a little too much bang, then contact us. Our concierge service can come to you and administer IV fluids and boosts to get you back up on your feet quickly.
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