Say goodbye to 2016 with a weekend of fun happenings, parties, and dinners you won’t want to miss. Ring in the New Year with Willie Nelson and Ryan Bingham or recuperate from a big night out at the W Austin's hangover brunch. Get the scoop on more New Year’s Eve happenings from our party guide, and for a full listing of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 29
Olamaie presents The Brewer’s Table Pop-Up
Foodie fanatics are invited to get an exclusive first taste of highly anticipated East Austin eatery The Brewer’s Table this weekend. Executive chef Zach Hunter will take over the Olamaie kitchen to serve up a seasonally inspired menu. Pop-up dinners will be served through December 30.
Austin Symphony presents Broadway By Request
The Austin Symphony Orchestra closes out a year of magical music with a concert at the Palmer Events Center. Attendees at this all-Broadway concert can request their favorite tunes for the symphony to perform live. Concert runs through December 30.
Willie Nelson & Family New Year with Ryan Bingham
The Red Headed Stranger returns to ACL Live to usher in another year with live music and good vibes. Musical luminaries Ryan Bingham and Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real will join Nelson for an epic concert. Through December 31.
Saturday, December 31
Irene’s presents New Year’s Eve House Party and Biscuits & Booze Brunch
Count down to the new year at Irene’s house party featuring live music by DJ Emily Rabbit and special guest Tyte Stripes while magnums of bubbles flow all night long. After the hoopla, start 2017 with a boozy Sunday brunch complete with biscuits and more bubbles. Irene’s will also be serving black-eyed peas and collard greens in true Southern fashion.
Sunday, January 1
W Austin Hotel presents New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch
Recover from the New Year’s Eve festivities with a hearty and hip brunch at the W Austin. Your ticket includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and access to the Tito’s Bloody Mary and mimosa bar.