New Years In Nashville Events

Downtown Details

Monday, December 30, 2013

 

 

News & Information

Downtown Merchant Information

Please note a large convention, the Archery Trade Association (8,000 attendees), will take place at the Music City Center fromSaturday, January 4 - Wednesday, January 8, 2014 with several meal breaks each day. Generally, attendees will be own their own for breakfast, dinner and bar/late night dining each day. Plus, expect crowds during lunch hours on Sunday, January 4 and Wednesday, January 8.


 

Events This Week



Ring in the New Year with Style

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 5 PM - 11 PM

LOCATION: UNION STATION HOTEL

$85

Ring in the new year with a five-course dinner and champagne toast. Optional wine pairing available with dinner courses. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations recommended: 615-620-5665.


 

New Year's Eve at Capitol Grille

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 5 PM7 PM AND 9:30 PM

LOCATION: CAPITOL GRILLE AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL

5 PM AND 7 PM SEATING $105; 9:30 PM SEATING $150

The 5 pm and 7 pm seating includes a four-course menu, and the 9:30 pm seating offers a five-course menu with a sparkling wine toast at midnight. All three seatings will feature a trio jazz band as entertainment.


 

New Year's Eve Dinner at The Southern

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 5 PM7 PM AND 9 PM

LOCATION: THE SOUTHERN STEAK & OYSTER

$65 - $95

Enjoy a distinctive three-course dinner created by Executive Chef Matt Farley. Items include roasted pork shoulder with cornbread, seared sea scallops, wood-fired filet mignon, hot chocolate and pecan butter cake and more! Click here for the complete menu. Advance registration is required.


Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Farm House

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 5 PM7 PM AND 9 PM

LOCATION: THE FARM HOUSE

5 PM AND 7 PM SEATING $55; 9 PM SEATING $65

Each seating will include selections from a special menu and a champagne toast. Menu items include roasted cauliflower soup, corned beef hash, veal loin, buttermilk panna cotta and more! The 9 pm seating will feature an additional surprise course. Call615-522-0688 for reservations.


Rock'n New Year's Eve with Stacy Mitchhart

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 5 PM7 PM AND 9:30 PM

LOCATION: SAMBUCA

$39 - $100

Four-course dinner, dancing and music by Stacy Mitchhart. Three options for seating times: 5 pm,* 7 pm and 9:30 pm. *Three-course meal for 5 pm seating. Cover charge of $20 at the bar after 7 pm for guests without dinner tickets.


New Year's Eve Bash at Whiskey Bent Saloon

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 6 PM - 1 AM

LOCATION: WHISKEY BENT SALOON

$80

The bash includes hors d'oeuvres, one complimentary cocktail, a champagne toast at midnight, live music, party favors, a balloon drop, a chance to win a meet and greet with Hank Williams, Jr., a view of the Bash on Broadway and more! Call 615-953-2245 to reserve a group table.


Music City New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 6:30 PM - 12:30 AM

LOCATION: THE DISTRICT

FREE

Nashville's official New Year's Eve party features a free block party and concert on Broadway between 1st and 5th Avenues. Atmidnight, a 15-foot-tall Music Note will drop from a 115-foot structure and be capped off with a great fireworks show and confetti canons! Hank Williams, Jr. will headline the concert. Additional performances by Brett Eldredge, Robert Randolph, Blackberry Smoke, Kopecky Family Band and Striking Matches.

Note: road closures associated with this event. Closures include 1st Avenue (Demonbreun to Union); Broadway (1st Avenue to 8th Avenue); 2nd Avenue (Demonbreun to Church); Church (1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue); Commerce (2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue); 3rd Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce); 4th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce); 5th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce); 6th Avenue (Demonbreun to Broadway); 7th Avenue (Demonbreun to Commerce); Bank Street (1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue); the Gay Street Connector; Victory (Titans Way to South 1st Street); Titans Way (Victory to Russell) and Russell (South 1st Street to Titans Way). Closures begin as early as 6 am on Friday, December 27 and end as late as 5 pm on Thursday, January 2. Note: the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge will be closed at 11 pm and re-open immediately after the fireworks on Tuesday, December 31.


Pop at the Rock: New Year's Eve at the Hard Rock Cafe

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 7 PM

LOCATION: HARD ROCK CAFE

$75 - $175

Three party options to choose from to ring in the new year! VIP Level: $175 per person includes dinner, two drink tickets, a champagne toast at midnight, access to the Ledge to view the Bash on Broadway concert, an after party show and party favor. All Star Level: $125 per person includes dinner, two drink tickets, party favor and access to the cafe's parking lot (tented and heated) to view the Bash on Broadway. Club level: $75 per person includes two drink tickets and access to the cafe's parking lot (tented and heated) to view the Bash on Broadway.


 

New Year's Eve at Hotel Indigo

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 8 PM - 1 AM

LOCATION: HOTEL INDIGO

$50

Attendees will enjoy live entertainment, dancing, party favors, two drink tickets, a vast array of delicious hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight to ring in 2014. Plus, Hotel Indigo is offering a Mimosa brunch the following day for $35 per person, with an optional Bloody Mary bar for an additional $10 per person. Call 615-891-6000, ext. 7237 in advance for reservations.


 

A Very Gatsby New Year's Eve

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 8 PM - 1 AM

LOCATION: NASHVILLE CITY CLUB

$100

The Nashville City Club will transform into the Roaring '20s with a Gatsby-inspired party. All inclusive tickets grant guests full open bar access, an appetizer buffet, party favors, live music, a midnight champagne toast and a great view to watch downtown's New Year's Eve festivities. Reserving tickets in advance is encouraged.


 

New Year's Eve with The Mavericks and Brandon Giles

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 9 PM - 2 AM

LOCATION: COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

$145

Tickets include performances by The Mavericks and Brandon Giles, an upscale chef's buffet, a champagne toast at midnight, a spectacular view of the Bash on Broadway fireworks show, party favors and more. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is the venue of choice for this publicly ticketed event. Purchase tickets in advance online or by calling 615-484-0222 or615-256-9036.


 

Casino Royale New Year's Eve

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 9 PM

LOCATION: KOCKTAILS & KOUTURE

$40 IN ADVANCE; $50 AT THE DOOR

This black tie affair will feature casino games including blackjack, roulette and craps with professional dealers. Tickets include $2,000 in casino chips, hors d'oeuvres, a champagne toast, prizes, complimentary valet parking and more. Click here to purchase tickets in advance.


 

New Year's Eve with Soul Sacrifice

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 9 PM

LOCATION: PUCKETT'S GRO. & RESTAURANT

$60

Soul Sacrifice is quickly garnering a reputation as one of the best Santana tribute bands in the country. From Woodstock in 1969 to the present day, Soul Sacrifice delivers everything you’d expect from a Santana tribute and more! Dinner is at 9 pm, followed by the show at 10 pm. Tickets include a special Puckett's New Year's Eve dinner, a midnight champagne toast, admission to the show and valet parking. Call 615-770-2772 or book online for reservations.


Blue Year's Eve Bash

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 9 PM - 1 AM

LOCATION: B.B. KING'S BLUES CLUB & RESTAURANT

$99.99 GENERAL SEATING; $30 STANDING ROOM

The bash includes live entertainment from The B.B. King All-Stars, a champagne toast and party favors. Two ticket options for this event: general seating and standing room. General seating tickets include a three-course dinner.


My So-Called Band's Ultimate '90s New Year's Eve

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 9:30 PM

LOCATION: CANNERY BALLROOM

$35

Featuring a rotating all-star cast of guest singers and musicians, My So-Called Band performs the greatest hits, anthems and one-hit wonders from the '90s.


New Year's Eve on M Street

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 10 PM - 2 AM

LOCATION: M STREET

$125 VIP

One ticket grants you all access to four parties at The Rosewall, Citizen, St. Anejo and Virago! Plus, two drink tickets, multiple DJs, party favors, red carpet photos, a midnight balloon drop and more. Purchase tickets in advance. Only VIP tickets remain.


Collectors Art Night

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 5 PM - 8:30 PM

LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS

FREE

Art talks on the 5th Avenue of the Arts hosted by Paul Polycarpou, editor of Nashville Arts Magazine. Cocktails will be served at5:30 pm. At 6 pm, The Rymer Gallery will start the evening with a conversation with sculptors Charles Clary and Jamey Grimes. At 6:45 pm, photographer Dorothy O'Connor will discuss her current exhibit "Scenes" at Tinney Contemporary. The Arts Company will complete the evening with a conversation featuring photographer Jerry Park at 7:15 pm. This event is free, but registration is required. Click here to RSVP. With registration, the event includes free valet parking, complimentary appetizers and coffee by Frothy Monkey, and desserts by the Cupcake Collection, with wine provided by the galleries.


Nashville New Year's Resolution Run

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 4 PM

LOCATION: RIVERFRONT PARK $35 - $40

After counting down the last of 2013, start your new year with the Nashville Resolution Run benefiting the United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee. Celebrate your 5K finish with prizes, festivities and a complimentary Michelob Ultra. The race begins and ends at Riverfront Park. Note: road closures associated with this event. Closures include 1st Avenue South (Broadway to Korean Veterans Boulevard); Korean Veterans Boulevard across the river and additional closures near LP Field in East Nashville. Click here for the full route.


First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 6 PM - 9 PM

LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS

FREE

Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. See this month's gallery map. Two free shuttles will circulate the route from 6 pm to 10 pm. Participating galleries in this month's crawl include:

40AU

69 Arcade

615-266-4028

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



The Arts Company

215 5th Avenue North

615-254-2040

6 pm - 9 pm

Free

 

Andy Anh Ha Gallery

83 Arcade

615-668-7598

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



BelArt Gallery

56 Arcade

615-397-2347

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Blend Studio

79 Arcade

615-554-1340

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



COOP

75 Arcade

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Craig Brabson Fine Art Photography

64A Arcade

615-308-7751

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Gallery One

213 3rd Avenue N.

615-352-3006

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Hatch Show Print's Haley Gallery

224 5th Avenue S.

615-256-2805

6 pm - 9 pm



Joe Fizer Photography
64 Arcade

615-300-4239

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



L Gallery

73 Arcade

615-567-3702

Free



O Gallery

42 Arcade

615-416-2537

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



OPEN

57 Arcade

615-966-6282

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Nostos Gallery

58 Arcade

615-495-1120

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Picture This Creative Framing

44 Arcade

615-889-5640

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



The Rymer Gallery

233 5th Avenue North

615-752-6030

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Space

61 Arcade

615-582-2098

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Studio 66

66 Arcade

615-498-3320

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Tennessee Art League

219 5th Avenue North

615-736-5000

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



Tinney Contemporary

237 5th Avenue North

615-255-7816

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



UltraViolet Gallery

59 Arcade

615-521-2632

6 pm - 9 pm

Free



WAG

77 Arcade

615-383-4848

6 pm - 9 pm

Free




Plus, the Downtown Presbyterian Church will host The Disposables from 6 pm to 9 pm, a benefit for The Contributor featuring photography, music, food and awards. The event will display photos from homeless and formerly homeless newspaper vendors who have used disposable cameras to capture moments from around Nashville. Admission is free.


 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville



Cole Phillips at Legends Corner

Monday, December 30



Cory Farley Band at Second Fiddle

Monday, December 30



The Hardin Draw at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant

Monday, December 30



Monte Good & Honky Tonk Heroes at Robert's Western World

Monday, December 30



Larry Cordle & Friends at Station Inn

Monday, December 30



Mark Chapman Band at Wildhorse Saloon

Monday, December 30



Old Crow Medicine Show at Ryman Auditorium

Monday, December 30 - Tuesday, December 31



Jared Gray at The Stage on Broadway

Monday, December 30



Ben Graves at Sambuca

Monday, December 30



Eric Von at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville

Monday, December 30



Music City Bowl Pre-Game and Post-Game Concerts at The District

Monday, December 30



Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at Bridgestone Arena

Monday, December 30



Trivia at 12th & Porter

Monday, December 30



Carl Stewart at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant

Monday, December 30



Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon

Monday, December 30



The Other Side at Silver Dollar Saloon

Monday, December 30



Nick Cross at Bootleggers Inn

Monday, December 30



Open Jam at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar

Monday, December 30



New Year's Eve Lock-In at Rocketown

Tuesday, December 31



New Year's Eve Show with Medicine Man at The Rutledge

Tuesday, December 31



New Year's Eve with Holland Marie, Mark Chapman Band and more at Wildhorse Saloon

Tuesday, December 31



First Class Bluegrass New Year's Eve at Station Inn

Tuesday, December 31



Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World

Tuesday, December 31



New Year's Eve at Anthem

Tuesday, December 31



Ring in the New Year at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Nashville

Tuesday, December 31



Brandon Holder Band at Second Fiddle

Tuesday, December 31



Chris Shrader at Legends Corner

Tuesday, December 31



Jared Gray at The Stage on Broadway

Tuesday, December 31



Bassnectar at Bridgestone Arena

Tuesday, December 31



Guilty Pleasures New Year's Eve Show at 3rd and Lindsley

Tuesday, December 31



New Year's Eve Party at 12th & Porter

Tuesday, December 31



Nick Smith at Silver Dollar Saloon

Tuesday, December 31



New Year's Eve with The Wild Feathers

Tuesday, December 31



She's Lost Control on New Year's Eve at High Watt at Mercy Lounge

Tuesday, December 31



Miss Jackie Wilson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar

Tuesday, December 31



Jessie Cain at Bootleggers Inn

Tuesday, December 31



Harlem Globetrotters at Nashville Municipal Auditorium

Friday, January 10



AmeriCheer’s Music City Championship at Nashville Municipal Auditorium

Saturday, January 11



Weekend Workshop: Oil Painting at Tennessee Art League and Galleries

Saturday, January 11 - Sunday, January 12


New Year's Eve Parking

Music City Center will offer $5 parking in their garage (6th Avenue and Demonbreun) beginning at 7 am on Tuesday, December 31 for a 24-hour period. Click here for more information.