Say farewell to 2017 in style and fun at these awesome parties, hotels, and soirees close by. Some family-friendly, some grown-ups-only!
KATY MAGAZINE | December 2017
By Ashley Lancaster
Hotel Overnight Parties
HOTEL SORELLA - CITYCENTRE 800 Sorella Ct., Houston
Ring in 2018 at this cool boutique hotel in nearby CityCentre. There will be live music at Sorella's Monnalisa bar by The After Party and AJ Vallejo's SOUTHTOWN. When midnight strikes, there will be a balloon drop and champagne toast. The NYE package includes a guest room for two, complimentary champagne, entry to Monnalisa bar party on December 31 and starts at $379 per room per night.
THE CRYSTAL BALLROOM 9 09 Texas St., Houston
Enjoy a night of dancing and a midnight crystal ball drop. There will be live music , a DJ, premium bars, and a breakfast buffet at 1 a.m. Only 1,000 tickets available.
HOTEL ZAZA 5701 Main St., Houston Pizzaz and lots of bubbly at ZaZa's NYE party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on December 31. Get one complimentary drink, appetizers, and there will be a live DJ and bottle service available. Their NYE room package includes two tickets to the party, a festive champagne turndown, and $40 breakfast credit. Room rates start at $349 per room per night at the Museum District location, and $429 at the Memorial location.
HOTEL DEREK 2525 West Loop S., Houston
Join Hotel Derek for their NYElectric 2018 party. Tickets start at $109 and include 4 hours of complimentary food and drinks, two DJ's and an electric midnight countdown.
OMNI HOUSTON HOTEL 13210 Katy Fwy., Houston Four Riverway, Houston
Join the Omni Houston Hotel for an unforgettable evening of dancing and bubbly to ring in 2018. This includes an overnight stay, champagne toast, balloon drop, party favors, photo booth, and DJ all just steps from your hotel room door. Call 713-871-8181.
NEW YEARS EVE BASH AT BAKER ST. PUB & GRILL LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Rock out in Katy at Baker St. with live music, midnight champagne toast, party favors, and no cover.
NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Mo's Irish Pub 23511 Katy Fwy.
An epic party with a DJ from 9:30 a.m. - 1 a.m. Kitchen will be open until 1 a.m. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight, party favors. No cover.
Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah
Cruise the night away on Clear Lake and Galveston Bay while enjoying fireworks, dining, and dancing. Boards at 8 p.m. and lasts from 9 p.m. until midnight.
PERRY'S STEAKHOUSE & GRILL 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille offers diners New Year’s Eve entertainment and a set menu. Make a reservation for 5:30 p.m. and earlier for $59.95 per person. Any reservations after 5:30 p.m. are $79.95 per person.
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd., Houston
Experience a night of neon featuring live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu, and plenty of music and dancing to ring in the New Year! General bay reservations are $225 and VIP bay reservations are $450. Visit topgolf.com.
Family Friendly Fun
NOON YEAR'S EVE Monkey Joe's Katy
511 S. Mason Rd.
Countdown to noon on December 31 with 1/2 off admission, candy pinatas, prizes, giveaways, and a bubble wrap stomp at noon.
NEW YEAR'S EVE HISTORICAL BASH George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd., Richmond Prepare for the countdown to 2017 with a historical mask-making and noisemaking craft. At noon, a countdown will be held at the 1830’s Jones Stock Farm followed by a special New Year’s Eve meal at 12:30 p.m.
ROCKIN' NEW YEARS BASH Children’s Museum of Houston 1500 Binz St., Houston This is Houston’s longest-running New Year’s Eve celebration for kids. The bash rings in the New Year at noon with a parade and countdown to the shimmering ball drop.
SHARKEY'S NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY The Downtown Aquarium 410 Bagby St., Houston Celebrate the new year with a buffet, balloon drop, contests, and giveaways for the kids. Reservations are required.