Las Vegas on new year's eve is a party like nowhere else on earth - the city in the desert hosts a celebration most nights the year, so come the new year they really pull out all the stops for a huge event to really mark the occasion is style.
The highlight of the Vegas NYE party is of course the spectacular midnight fireworks display watched by the crowds gathered along The Strip, but in the buildup there are parties and events all across town in the many top hotels, bars, restaurants and casinos.
It's still a little early for details of the new year 2019 parties to be confirmed, but we will be keeping this page updated throughout the year so be sure to check back regularly.
The Grucci fireworks on the Las Vegas Strip represent one of the iconic sights on new year's eve in the United States, and the highlights of the display will be broadcast to the world, making it one of the most watched new year's eve events, making full use of the city's iconic backdrop.
The display itself begins with the countdown to midnight from the Stratosphere Tower, and the main pyrotechnics are launched from the rooftops of the top casinos, with thse locations all taking part:
The biggest crowds gather along The Strip, and while you will get great views of the fireworks from down there, ti will also be very crowded, so many visitors try to hunt out a more exclusive vantage point.
Some places worth considering include:
The High Roller Observation Wheel
Skyfall Lounge at Delano
Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay
You can of course trump all of these views by taking to the skies with a special new year's eve fireworks flight, as offered by Sundance Helicopters.
Seats for this tour are of course very limited so if you are interested we would advise you to secure yours quickly hhere.
As with most of the casinos, The Stratosphere makes great use of it's many bars, restauarants and entertainment spaces to host a selection of new year parties that should cater to most tastes. Events include:
New Year's Eve Dinner at Top of the World Restaurant
Level 107 SkyLine Celebration
Level 108 Stargaze Party In The Stars
VIP Tower Party
After Party at Stratosphere Theater
Get more details and make your bookings online here.
Taking place at the Fremont Street Experience, this annual new year party is a fantastic event offering live entertainment across 4 different stages, spectacular visual displays on a giant video screen including live coverage of the ball drop from Times Square, and on-stage pyrotechnics.
Get more details and book yuor tickets online, including early bird and VIP offers, here.
There will always be a great selection of live music in Vegas on new year's eve, featuring both big name resident acts and one-off concerts.
We will have all the latest for new year 2019 right here, with ticket details as they are announced.
Las Vegas certainly has no shortage of hotels to choose from, and most will be offering special packages over the new year period.
Location is of course everything on new year's eve, so our top recommendations would be:
Wynn Las Vegas
Palms Casino Resort
If you're looking for accommodation with fireworks view then a decwnt option is also Tahiti Village, where you can watch live from Skyview 510, their 10th floor lounge.
You can search, check availability and book at all of the above venues, plus all the top Las Vegas hotels here.
There is usually live coverage from the new year celebrations in Las Vegas included in the Dick Clark's New Year Rockin Eve broadcast - you can watch this as a live stream online here:
We can also recommend checking out some of the local webcam views - there are some in excellent positions right on The Strip which can take you live right into the heart of the action:
You can also watch the fireworks live on Grucci's own mobile app:
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