The New Year's Eve Guide to San Francisco Parties
There's plenty to do every night in San Francisco; but on New Year's Eve, the city's social scene really comes alive. There are parties, performances and special events for every visitor. The city attracts top talent who love to perform here, and our local nightlife trendsetters are always trying to outdo themselves.
In short, there's no better place for a bright, exciting and memorable New Year's Eve than San Francisco. We checked in with our favorite places to see what fun they're planning for the last night of the year. Take your pick and make your plans now; reservations are probably a smart idea!
Virgin Hotels San Francisco (250 Fourth St.)
Virgin Hotels San Francisco will host a can't-miss hotel takeover party,"All That Glitters," for a dazzling way to close out 2019. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., dance the night away on different floors all the way up to the rooftop bar, Everdene. For those looking to start 2020 on the right foot, Virgin Hotels San Francisco will be offering hotel packages that permit access to all of their New Year's Eve festivities in addition to a room to spend the night.
Palace Hotel (2 New Montgomery St.)
The Palace Hotel will host an international ball for their Mega New Year's Eve Party. Ten DJs will be spinning in four rooms, so whether you're in the mood for hip-hop, salsa, '80s, or '90s, you're bound to hear top hits for every genre of music. The party starts at 9 p.m.
W San Francisco (181 Third St.)
Turn back time to the Roaring '20s and revel in the electric energy of W San Francisco. The W will transform into Gatsby's House, full of swanky and luxurious style to ring in 2020. There will be three floors of dancing, a four hour hosted bar, New Year's Eve favors, and much more.
Cityscape Lounge at Hilton San Francisco Union Square (333 O'Farrell St.)
Join Cityscape Lounge for a classy New Year's Eve spectacular featuring your favorite music from DJ Mojo. They'll be ringing in 2020 with a midnight champagne toast from Moët & Chandon, along with some of the best views of fireworks you'll get in all of San Francisco. The party begins at 9 p.m., so grab your friends and don't be late!
Parc 55 San Francisco (55 Cyril Magnin St.)
Say farewell to 2019 at The Parc 55 Hilton Hotel. Their 16th annual New Year's Eve extravaganza will have five city-themed dancefloors, from Hollywood Swank and NYC Studio 54 to Las Vegas and Miami vibes. The dancing begins at 9 p.m. and promises to go well into the earliest hours of 2020!
The Westin St. Francis (335 Powell St.)
If you're looking to attend an A-list event to close out the year, look no further than Westin St. Francis' New Year's Eve Party. In addition to the five-hour open bar and ten DJs, there will be Taiko Drummers, stilt walkers and photobooths to capture all of the fun.
Hotel VIA (138 King St.)
Hotel VIA undoubtedly has one of the best views of the city from their rooftop. Join them for their New Year's Eve 2020 Masquerade Ball, a black tie affair atop the Hotel VIA, that will showcase direct views of the fireworks at the stroke of midnight. They've got a variety of party packages, from VIP Cabana reservations to bottle service. Arrive early for the best selection of complimentary party favors and a Venetian mask.