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The Best Ways to Spend NYE 2018 in DTLA
December 20, 2017

The Best Ways to Spend NYE 2018 in DTLA

Posted in DTLA, NYE in DTLA

We know you and 2017 have been through a lot together but it’s come time to say goodbye. There’s no reason to feel sad. In fact, we think you should celebrate harder than you’ve ever celebrated before. Luckily, living in the City of Angels makes it possible to ring in a new year right. While there is certainly no shortage of killer ways to experience NYE in DTLA, not all of them are created equal. At WREN’s luxury apartments in South Park, there’s been talk of which parties are going to be the best this year. Here is our list of the top events!

Bootie LA New Year’s Eve 2018 ($20+)

Bootie LA New Year’s Eve 2018

*image from BootieMashup.com

Leave it to professional party throwers to put on an amazing NYE celebration. Bootie has been hosting mashup dance parties for nearly 15 years. At 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Bootie Mashup will be taking over the Resident in the Arts District. There will be DJs, dance crew performances, a champagne toast, and even free mashup CDs.

N.Y.E.L.A at Grand Park (Free)

N.Y.E.L.A at Grand Park

*image from Grand Park LA’s Twitter

If you want to spend NYE in DTLA with thousands of other party-going Angelenos, make your way to the gorgeous Grand Park at 8 p.m. N.Y.E.L.A. will feature live music, dancing, food, photo booths, and a countdown to midnight projected onto a wall of City Hall. One thing to note: No alcohol will be allowed on the premises.

Prohibition NYE ($175)

Prohibition NYE

*image from Prohibition NYE

How would you like to countdown to the new year like they did during the prohibition era (minus the drinks being illegal, of course)? Starting at 9 p.m., Prohibition NYE fills the Ticket Concourse at Union Station with DTLA-ers dressed in their finest 1920s garb. You won’t believe what a ticket gets you:

  • Open bar (beer, champagne, and signature cocktails)
  • Burlesque show
  • Live jazz
  • DJ set

There’s even a 60-foot ball drop at midnight. It’s a delightful and modernly classic way to enjoy NYE in DTLA!

Dita Von Teese’s NYE Gala ($49.50 to $225))

Dita Von Teese’s NYE Gala

*image from TheArtofTheTeese.com

Yes, that’s right. You can spend New Year’s Eve with a world-famous burlesque performer. Join Dita Von Teese as she hosts a dazzling two-hour variety show. There will also be the opportunity to meet Ms. Von Teese as well as check out her impressive wardrobe. All the adult-themed fun will happen at The Theatre at Ace Hotel with the doors opening at 9 p.m.

No Cover New Years at Angel City (Free)

No Cover New Years at Angel City

*image from angelcitybrewery.com

Beers, and tacos, and dumplings! Oh, my! Angel City Brewery will be hosting No Cover New Years, a malty, sudsy, laid-back kind of way to experience the new year. Live music doesn’t begin until 8 p.m., but you can start imbibing at 12 p.m. Just don’t overdo it — you don’t want to miss the champagne ale toast at midnight.

The Exclusive Side of NYE in DTLA

If your idea of an awesome New Year’s Eve party is to see and be seen, there are certainly several events for you:

The W Hollywood Rooftop ($219+)

The W Hollywood Rooftop

*Image from EventBrite.com

A ticket to this New Year’s soirée will get you a four-hour open bar, cabanas, the hottest DJs in LA, sweeping views of the city, and plenty of hobnobbing.

The Argyle ($75+)

NYE The Argyle Hotel

*Image From The Argyle’s Facebook

Often a hangout spot for celebrities, The Argyle nightclub is putting on a glitzy bash that includes two floors of DJs, appetizers, three bars, and five hours of premium bar service.

The Egyptian Theatre ($89+)

Cleopatra's NYE ball

*image from EventBrite.com

When you mix an iconic theater with four DJs, three dance floors, and a five-hour premium open bar, you get one of the most sought-after New Year’s affairs in LA.

Wherever you end up celebrating NYE in DTLA, you’ll surely have a blast!

At WREN, we make sure that DTLA-ers have what they need to thrive in their City. We consider what people really want in an apartment community. An ideal location provides easy access to all the best features of downtown. The resort-like amenities effectively serve the professional, health, and social needs of all residents. And, the apartment homes make use of the latest contemporary designs but never at the expense of space, functionality, and comfort. We’re pretty confident you won’t be able to find other DTLA apartments like WREN.

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