Weekend Getaway: NYE Edition

Make your last trip of the year one to Dallas.

Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Dec 14, 2016

Dallas has you covered as you say goodbye to 2016! From a dazzling light show to an elegant dinner, here's your guide to NYE in Big D.

Reunion Tower fireworks show 
Find the best views around the city to watch the Reunion Tower's fireworks show. This dazzling display will feature more than 4,000 pyrotechnic special effects with the magnificent downtown skyline as its backdrop. The show will start at 11:59 p.m., and tune in to NOW 102.9 FM for the music score. You won't want to miss it!


Lights All Night Festival
Electronic music lovers, get ready to dance the night away at the Lights All Night Festival. This annual EDM festival at Dallas Market Hall features top-notch production with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and even confetti cannons. DJ headliners include artists like Zedd and Above and Beyond, as well as many others throughout the night. Come dressed to impress in your best NYE attire, as you countdown to 2017!


DSO NYE Concert
Head to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for a special musical performance at their New Year's Eve concert. Enjoy your favorite Strauss waltzes and Viennese-inspired merriment, as well as a free champagne toast at intermission to celebrate the New Year.


NYE Dinner at the Fairmont
Enjoy a delicious six-course meal at the Fairmont Hotel. Delight in menu options like lobster, chestnut bisque, duck, prime rib or venison for main courses, with savory desserts to follow and wine pairings as well! After dinner, enjoy live music and dancing, a photo booth and a champagne toast at midnight, and make it a weekend getaway by taking advantage of the hotel's NYE package, including accommodations in a luxurious guestroom. Call 800-441-1414 and ask for the NYE 2016 Package for details.


Party at the Anatole
Party in style at the Hilton Anatole for the New Year's party. Stay at the hotel and enjoy one of the exclusive packages, with standard or suite room options, dinner, tickets to the party and festive NYE accessories. Don't want to stay overnight? There's also an option for party admission only, which includes an open bar and dinner reception stations. Entertainment will be provided by KLUV FM, so get ready to dance the night away!


Ring in the New Year at The Crescent
Join the highlife, 17 floors up in The Crescent Clubfor the 'On Top of the World' New Year's Eve CelebrationDress New Year's chic for a lavish evening with cocktails, delicious hors d'ouerves, a decadent five-course and a night of dancing and live music, ensuring your 2017 kicks off with a bang! Call 214-953-4343 for details.


Day 1 Dallas
Start the New Year right at Day 1 Dallas at Fair Park. Bring the whole family out for a day full of fun activities. Enjoy bounce houses, rock climbing, magic shows and live music, as well as food trucks and a spectacular fireworks show. It's the perfect place to spend the first day of 2017. Proceeds from Day 1 Dallas benefit the homeless children and families served by Vogel Alcove.