New Year's Eve in Memphis: Your Guide to Good Time!

How to ring in 2019 in Memphis at home or with a few thousand friends

December 26, 2018

Whether you decide to stay in for New Year's Eve, or hit the town, here's your guide to a Good Time ringing in 2019! 

If you're staying home: Ring in the New Year with Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve live from Times Square with host Ryan Seacrest with performances by Christina Aguilera, Bastille, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Charlie Puth, Shawn Mendes, Camilla Cabella, Foster the People, Dua Lipa,Kane Brown, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini,  and more! Watch the party from New York to New Orleans to LA on ABC 7pm CT. 

Over on NBC, you can see Carson Daly (from Today Show and The Voice),  host a New Year's Eve Celebration from Time's Square to include performances by Keith Urban (from Nashville) and more (WMC TV starting at 9pm, break for local news and back at 10:30 CT for the coutdown festivities). 

Around town: If you're ready to ring in 2019 with a BUNCH of other people... 

The Bluff: If a dance party is what you are looking for, here's The Bluff with 2 DJ's ringing in 2019. 8pm-3am The Bluff on the Highland Strip. 

Whiskey Jack's Ring in the New Year #HowlYeah with Seth Walker LIVE at Whiskey Jack's (formerly Electric Cowboy) 6160 Macon Rd. Come party with all your friends and dance the night away! 7p- 3a 

Beale St. It's the biggest party of the year!  Say good-bye to 2018 and ring in 2019 with live music, dancing, fireworks, great food and drinks and thousands of your closest friends! 
The street-wide NYE celebration, open to all 21 years old and older, is part of a night-long celebration of Memphis music and a big fireworks finale! Parties up and down Beale St. inside the clubs too from B.B. Kings to Tin Roof and Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe (with the Killer himself!) and everywhere in between! 

Layfayette's  Pearl 6:30 pm  Almost Famous 10pm  MATV The Video DJ Super Show with Champagne Toast, and Party Favors. Check website for reservations. 

Peabody Hotel New Year’s Eve Party, Peabody Hotel, Dec. 31, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., $40 advance online / $50 door, 21+. This “high energy dance party” at the Peabody will spread across the lobby and mezzanine areas of the hotel. Party bands Garry Goin Group and Seeing Red will provide the music, and DJ Epic will spin hits between sets.The Rene Koopman Trio will be at the Corner Bar playing your favorite jazz standards. (from I Love Memphis Blog) 

Dan McGuiness Southaven - Aquanet live!

TJ Mulligan's Live music at TJ Mulligans Kirby, Trinity and Hwy 64.  Check their website for the latest and to make reservations:

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Dec. 31, 2:45 p.m. (CST) Mizzou Tigers take on the OSU Cowboys in the 60th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Bash on Beale Pep Rally at 4:30 p.m.