New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

Plan your New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles with the best events, memorable parties and must-have dinner reservations

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Ready to part ways with this year? Of course you are. We’ve had to say this about basically every holiday in 2020, but New Year’s Eve will look a little different this year. Instead of raging dance parties and fancy dinners out, it’s more of a last-chance Christmas lights and watch classic L.A. movies kind of evening. But not to fret: We’ve still sorted out plenty of ways below to have a fun night this New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve parties and events

The best drive-in and virtual New Year’s Eve events in Los Angeles
Things to do

The best drive-in and virtual New Year’s Eve events in Los Angeles

Ring in 2021 at these virtual New Year’s Eve parties in Los Angeles
Things to do

Ring in 2021 at these virtual New Year’s Eve parties in Los Angeles

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Things to do

9 amazing online New Year’s Eve events around the world to help you see off this godawful year

Looking for New Year’s Eve fireworks in L.A.? Not this year.
Things to do

Looking for New Year’s Eve fireworks in L.A.? Not this year.

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Things to do

Celebrate 2021’s arrival at these New Year’s Day events in L.A.

New Year’s Eve restaurants and bars for takeout

Bring in New Year’s Eve dinner from these L.A. restaurants
Restaurants

Bring in New Year’s Eve dinner from these L.A. restaurants

Here are the best takeout and delivery restaurants in L.A.
Restaurants

Here are the best takeout and delivery restaurants in L.A.

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Bars

Here’s where to order alcohol delivery in L.A.

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Restaurants

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