Planning on ringing in the new year in style? Here's our pick of the best events taking place in Dublin on December 31st!
NYF Dublin Countdown Concert
As part of New Year’s Festival Dublin, Walking On Cars will headline this year's Countdown Concert on Custom House Quay.
Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.
Liffey Lights Midnight Moment
This event is also part of New Year's Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin).
Liffey Lights Midnight Moment will present “Solar Symphony”, a thrilling choreographed fiery celestial display that will be video mapped onto the walls and buildings surrounding the Custom House Quays.
These stunning meteoric images of hurtling comets, shooting stars and spiralling Galaxies will be accompanied by a newly devised musical score performed live on a purpose built stage on the River Liffey that will include a 20 piece orchestra and many other musicians.
Aqua beams, lasers and a fabulous Pyrotechnic show will also illuminate the midnight sky over Dublin city and all this performed against the backdrop of the iconic Custom House building.
This is a free event. Viewing is on George’s Quay at midnight.
There is also a matinee free ticketed version taking place earlier in the evening at 6pm.
On January 1st, families and friends can continue the New Year’s celebrations by kick-starting 2020 in style at the New Year’s Day Concert in Temple Bar.
You can find out more information about NYF Dublin here.
Gatsby's New Year's Eve Speakeasy
Don your finest 1920s glamour and celebrate the roaring twenties with the Iveagh Garden Hotel’s first New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Take a trip into 2020 with this exclusive event.
This party includes a welcome reception with Cool Prosecco served with sharing platters, a live band and resident house DJ and a New Year’s Eve Toast.
Tickets are available here.
New Year's Eve Singles Ball
If you're looking for love this New Year's Eve, you may want to head to the Russell Court Hotel.
The only singles NYE ball in Dublin kicks off at 9pm and the party goes right until the wee hours of the new year.
The event will feature a prosecco and canape reception at midnight with festive mistletoe.
More information and tickets can be found here.
Dingle Whiskey Tasting Class
Do you know your Single Malt from your Single Grain? What is a blend and which whiskey should you buy or taste?
The Dingle Whiskey Class and Tastings will take you through the historic and new distilleries dotted around the globe.
Hosted by Fionnan O'Connor, world renowned whiskey author and critic, the class will give you a taste of 5 different whiskeys and their stories.
Tickets are on sale here.
A 90's/00's Throwback At Nolita
A 90's and 00's Throwback party is taking place in Nolita this New Year's Eve from 8pm.
DJs Justyna Koss and Stricky will be pumping a selection throwback tunes.
There'll also be a welcome drink on arrival for all ticket holders!
90's/00's style isn't obligatory but it's definitely welcome so grab your face glitter and double denim to welcome 2020 in (questionable) style!
To reserve a table, email firstname.lastname@example.org. A minimum of 10 people is required for table bookings.
A Moulin Rouge New Year's Eve At House
Where's all my soul sisters? Let me hear ya'll flow sisters!
House on Leeson Street is hosting a night of beauty, allure, charisma & charm while they ring in the new year.
There will be drinks on arrival, toasts at midnight, canapés galore & dancing till the early hours.
Head over here for tickets.