Usher in the new year by celebrating New Years Eve in Downtown Tacoma! From family-friendly dining and events to late-night celebrations and dance parties, there is something for everyone.
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New Years Eve Events in Downtown Tacoma
The Tacoma Light Trail is a free and family-friendly winter light art festival in Downtown Tacoma complete with live outdoor shows, concerts, parades.
Celebrate the New Year with light!
5:30PM: Dragon Parade from University of Washington, Tacoma steps to Tollefson Plaza.
6-8PM: Puyallup Tribe, DJ Summersoft + lights, Muleu Salanoa fire dance, Lelavision circus, Luz G clown. PLUS: Roaming light art, projection mapping by Permaculture Lifestyle Institute, dragon shadow puppets by Mauricio Robalino, community art-making by Bell Street Creative, candle labyrinth, free hot tea, food trucks.
Taylor Swift party at ALMA (21+ only)
NYE Party at Steel Creek Country Bar (21+ only)
NYE Dance Party & Concert at McMenamin’s Spanish Ballroom (21+ only)
NYE Ball & Dance Lessons with Tacoma Dance Club at the Union Club
Fine Dining in Downtown Tacoma on New Years Eve
Grab a bite to eat in the heart of the city where there are great fine dining options to choose from. Be sure to call ahead to make a reservation or to check the restaurant’s availability and policies.
Family-Friendly Dining in Downtown Tacoma
Celebrate the new year by dining out with the whole family this New Years Eve.
Camp Colvos Pizza & Brewing Co.
The Rock Wood Fired Pizza Tacoma