Guide to New Year’s Eve in Pittsburgh – Parties, Dinners & More

All the ways to celebrate NYE in Pittsburgh. We’ve got the details on all the parties for the families (Noon Years Eve), for the fancy pants (roaring '20s & a secret speakeasy) and for the tropical (NYE tiki party).

by Lindsay Patross
December 17, 2019


Christmas is almost here and before you know it you will be sipping champagne and watching the ball drop at midnight. We know you are busy shopping for last-minute gifts and checking out all of the holiday performances around town, so we’ve put together a list of ALL of the New Year’s Eve parties in Pittsburgh.

Know of a party or event we missed? Send us an email [email protected]

Family-friendly New Years Eve Celebrations in Pittsburgh

Noon Years Eve @ Pittsburgh Zoo

For the early birds! Bring the kiddos to the zoo for a ball drop when the clock strikes 12 pm.

  • Tickets: Included with zoo admission / Adults $15 / Kids $14

NYE Family Celebration @ Phipps

Another “noon-year’s eve” celebration. Warmup with a steel drum band and tons of kids’ activities.

  • Tickets: Included with Phipps admission / Adults $19.95 / Kids $11.95

New Year’s Eve Dinners in Pittsburgh

NYE Dinner @ Scratch Food & Beverage

A four-course dinner, a champagne toast at midnight followed by karaoke.

  • Tickets: $65/person (a $20 optional wine pairing.)

NYE Prix Fixe Menu @ Independent Brewing Company

Independent Brewing Company has several options on their 3-course, prix fixe NYE menu. $55 a person includes first course, second course, and dessert.

  • $55/person, reservations recommended

Gatsby/Roaring ‘20s-themed New Year’s Eve Parties

New Year’s Eve @ Il Tetto

Live music, retro cocktails, and of course a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast.

  • Tickets: $99-130 [Tickets required]

Let’s Get Swanky @ Metropolitan Club

Dress to the theme, jazz and ‘20s music.

  • Tickets: $30 [Tickets required]

Secret Speakeasy’s Roaring 2020s

It’s a real speakeasy – you have to know the password. All-inclusive, with limo service from a central location, open bar, hors d’eorves, live 1920s jazz swing band, magic and mind-reading from Seth Neustein + more.

  • Tickets: $275+ [Tickets required]

New Year’s Eve Roaring 2020s Party @ Burn by Rocky Patel

Celebrate NYE on the Northside. Burn by Rocky Patel is hosting a roaring 20s party that includes cheese & charcuterie board with a champagne toast at midnight.

  • Tickets $75/person

Gatsby Rockin’ 20s Party @ Hard Rock Cafe

The Hard Rock Cafe is hosting a Gatsby-themed NYE party. Live music with Neon Swing X-perience and DJ ENN ERA.

  • Tickets: $35 and include two drink tickets and a champagne toast

New Year’s Eve Parties in Pittsburgh

New Years Eve @ Hidden Harbor

Celebrate the new year with tropical drinks. A limited food menu will be available. No cover, but reservations are required.

  • Reservations required

Toast ‘20 @ The Pennsylvanian

The Creatives Drink team is throwing their annual New Year’s Eve bash inside the grand lobby of the Pennsylvanian. DJ ADMC on the decks, local drinks and Pita My Shawarma.

  • Tickets: $45 to $75

NYE 2020 @ Cattivo

Countdown the best music of the 2010s at Cattivo (Lawrenceville) with Arie Cole playing a best-of-the-decade set and enjoy champagne at midnight. ICYMI – we interviewed Arie Cole on Ep. 01 of our podcast The Slaw: Staying on Top of Pittsburgh.

  • Tickets: $15 cover (includes champagne at midnight)

NYE 2020 @ The Goldmark

The Goldmark is throwing a New Year’s Eve bash with live DJ performances and drink specials.

  • Tickets: $30

NYE @ Revel

The party starts at 9 pm. Your ticket includes an open bar, light bites and two DJs. Revel is also hosting a 3-course New Year’s Eve dinner for those looking for something to do beforehand.

Spirit NYE 2020

Looking for a dance party? Spirit has a lineup of DJs for the night. The Spirit NYE party includes free pizza and a Maker’s Mark toast at midnight.

  • Tickets: $25 in advance or $35 at the door [We recommend getting tickets, this party has sold out in the past]

NYE @ Bridges & Bourbon

Starting at 9 pm, celebrate with hor d’oeuvres and dessert. Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight.

  • Tickets: $40/person

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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