Eating, Drinking, Things To Do & Shows To Catch To End 2020 And Welcome In 2021
Posted Dec. 23, 2020
The block party and fireworks show on the Strip is canceled, but there are still places to party in Las Vegas for New Year’s Eve.
Here is a complete rundown of what’s happening at the bars and restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip for New Year’s Eve 2021.
Note that masks are required throughout Vegas, tho they may be removed when you are seated for eating and drinking. With crowd limits due to COVID-19, it’s a very good idea to contact the venue ahead of time to reserve a table or spot at the bar.
In addition to all of this, there is the NYE event with a countdown under the canopy on Fremont Street; click here for full details.
Las Vegas NYE Bars & Lounges Specials For NYE
SAHARA Las Vegas will toast the end of 2020 and welcome the new year ahead with bottomless premium champagne, cocktails and spirits, plus an all-you-can-eat assortment of desserts and a midnight champagne toast. There will also be surprise Vegas entertainment throughout the property.
Over at Caesars Palace the Alto Bar, which serves some of its drinks in a huge pitcher shaped like a NYE ball ready to drop, has a DJ. The Vista Cocktail Lounge has an upscale setting with limited seating.
BEER PARK at Paris Las Vegas will welcome 2021 with a rooftop party featuring panoramic views of the Strip and the famous Fountains of Bellagio with confetti, live DJ, party favors and a balloon drop at midnight.
Vegas Restaurants Offering All-You-Can Eat And Prix Fixe Menus
At The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, restaurant Jaleo by José Andrés is at hosting an endless, all-you-can-eat feast. Start the party early with an extended “sangria hour” from 5-7 p.m. With only three seatings, be sure to call early and make a reservation.
Additionally, Zuma will offer two splurge-worthy omakase menus featuring numerous courses of popular dishes.
Many of the restaurants throughout The Venetian Resort Las Vegas have prix fixe and tasting menus. Enjoy a three-course menu dinner and comedy by Derek Richards at the Hard Rock Café. Go decadent with a six-course prix fixe menu at Nobu Restaurant & Lounge at Caesars Palace. Indulge in a multicourse, New Year’s Eve menu presented in a commemorative souvenir keepsake at Bugsy & Meyer’s Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas. Take in amazing views and an Italian multicourse tasting menu at GIADA at The Cromwell PBR Rock Bar & Grill inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino invites guests to celebrate the new year with a five-course meal and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. MRKT Sea & Land and The Salted Lime inside Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa will also serve special NYE four- and three-course menus.
Open Activities In Las Vegas For NYE
For the first time, The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod is open to experience New Year’s Eve from the highest Las Vegas views with its thrill rides and SkyJump attraction open to the public from Noon until 1 a.m. To up the ante, one lucky winner will make history and become Las Vegas’ “ball drop” with The STRAT’s “Midnight Mirror Ball” sweepstakes. One person will be selected to jump from the iconic casino’s 829-foot SkyJump attraction at the stroke of midnight on Dec. 31. The selected winner will also receive an exclusive, celebratory experience to share with three guests on New Year’s Eve.
The Plaza Hotel and Casino in Downtown Las Vegas will celebrate New Year’s Eve with the only live fireworks show. Don’t worry, there will be socially distant viewing spots, ensuring all health and safety protocols are followed.
The LINQ Hotel is offering two incredible ways to celebrate on the Strip as 2020 ends. One of the world’s tallest observation wheels, The High Roller, is offering a NYE toast including a 30-minute revolution plus a glass of champagne. Or choose to travel 1,121 feet over The LINQ Promenade on the Fly LINQ Zipline, the first and only zipline by the Strip.
Vegas NYE Shows
The comedic magic of Piff the Magic Dragon is on at The Flamingo Las Vegas. Choose between some good clean comedy fun with TAPE FACE or something more on the adult side with X Country, both at Harrah’s Las Vegas. The incredible talents of more than 30 artists from around the world perform at Extravaganza – The Vegas Spectacular inside Bally’s Las Vegas.