St Louis may no longer have the First Night party that characeterised the new year's eve celebrations here for so many years, but there is still more than enough to keep you occupied as you await the arrival of the new year.
One very popular big new year party takes place at the Ballpark Village, where their new year's eve party, NYE Live, has been announced, taking place at locations across the venue - get more details and tickets here.
There is also a 2019 New Year's Eve Ball at the Grand Ballroom at the St Louis Airport Marriott, a popular event that is now in its 8th year and is repeatedly voted as one of the best new year's eve events in St Louis - the party includes an expanded dance floor, plated dinner service, entertainment, additional bars and several ticket packages to choose from - this will sell out so reserve your place via their brand new website here.
There is also the annual New Years Eve party at Howl at the Moon St. Louis which offers a variety of packages including a Champagne Supernova VIP option - tickets are available online here.
For those with more cultural leanings, the STL Symphony hold their annual New Years Eve Celebration live at Powell Hall, sponsored by BMO Private Bank. Starting at 7.30pm and led by conductor David Robertson the evening promises a night of enchanting music in a spectacular setting, the perfect way to greet the new year.
The bars and nightclubs of St Louis throw some fantastic new year parties, and this year will be no exception. Top venues to look out for include The Pepper Lounge, the 18th Floor Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency, Lumen and Mandarin. Secure your tickets for all the top STL new years eve parties right here.
Places to watch live online: there are some great webcams in St Louis, capturing the main sights such as the Gateway Arch as well as some skyline views that should help provide panoramic viewing of the fireworks come midnight:
St Louis has a decent range of affordable accommodation within easy distance of most of the main parties and central areas so you shouldn't have too many problems finding somewhere to stay. Many hotels also host their own new year parties, a particular one to look out for is New Year’s Eve at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.
For availability and online reservations at all the best local hotels and guest houses you can book local hotels here.
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