The holiday season brings with it a seemingly endless loop of shopping, cooking, cleaning and decorating. By the time New Year’s Eve rolls around, planning an epic evening out can be overwhelming.

Destination Cleveland is here to help you plan your New Year’s Eve celebration with a list of parties, packages and events taking place around Cleveland.


Downtown Neighborhood


• Now in its second year, this Downtown Cleveland event is expected to be massive with more than 20,000 people in attendance. The event will feature musical acts from born-and-bred Clevelanders, like DJ E-V, opener Carlos Jones and Machine Gun Kelly, food trucks, fireworks and more. This exciting event will take place on Mall B near the Cleveland Convention Center and the Global Center for Health Innovation. General admission tickets ($10) can be purchased online at

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland: New Year’s Eve Dinner at MUSE

• Those looking to experience luxury as they ring in the New Year can head to the culinary heavy hitter known as MUSE. Their five-course prix-fixe NYE menu, served inside their Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland location, is one that’ll be sure to tickle all taste buds faster than Robin Leach can say “champagne wishes and caviar dreams.” Call 216.902.5255 for more details.

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland: New Year’s Eve Celebration

• It’s not Cleveland without a little rock, right? Partygoers can check out the no-reservations-required party happening at the Lobby Lounge on 6 inside the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland downtown. Here, guests can tip back a few “rocktails” and enjoy a menu of light dishes as they shake-shake-shake-it-off to live music all night. Get more details by calling 216.623.1300.

Pickwick & Frolic: New Year’s Eve Comedy Packages

• A New Year’s Eve dinner? A comedy show? A gala celebration? Dinner and a comedy show? Dinner and a gala celebration? Guests can take their pick at Pickwick & Frolic, located on East 4th Street in Downtown Cleveland, which will be featuring all of the above this New Year’s Eve. Call 216.241.7425 for details.

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