New Year’s Eve in Chattanooga

Full Steam Ahead into 2024

Ringing in the New Year can be one of the biggest festivities of the year – if you know where to party! We are headed into the new year with full steam ahead and celebrating as we go! Spend your New Year’s Eve with us in Chattanooga where you can party on a riverboat cruise, experience a New Year’s scare, or party with the whole family with a kid-friendly toast at noon. Chattanooga’s celebrations offer a variety of family-friendly and adult-only options to party your way into 2024.   


Check Out these New Year's Eve Celebrations Happening in Chattanooga

Cheers to the New Year/Creative Discovery Museum

$ | Dec. 30 / 6-8 pm 
Ring in the New Year at the only New Year's party in town designed specifically for children and families! Members will have exclusive after-hours playtime in the Museum and enjoy a variety of themed activities. Of course, a New Year’s celebration wouldn’t be complete without a countdown and toast to 2024!

New Year’s Nightmare at Dread Hollow 

$ | Dec. 30-Jan. 6 / 7:30 pm – 10 pm  
Scream in the new year at Dread Hollow. Make your way through the path where sinister creatures lurk in the shadows on the hunt for prey. Then, tour Grimsby’s Slaughterhouse where you will be enticed to join them and become a tasty part of their holiday feast. 

New Years at Noon/Creative Discovery Museum

$ | Dec. 31 / 12-4 pm
We’re celebrating the end of 2023 and the start of 2024 at CDM with New Years at Noon! Join us on December 31 from 12-4pm for a variety of themed activities celebrating the start of a new year. This event is free with Museum admission. Ticket reservations are recommended.

New Year’s Dinner Train/Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 

Dec. 31 / 5 pm & 8 pm   
Join the Tennessee Valley Railroad for a special Dinner Train excursion on New Year’s Eve. The trip includes a four-course dining experience usually on board a restored 1924 dining car and departs from Grand Junction Station.

New Years Eve Party with Comedian Lester Bibbs/The Comedy Catch

$ | Dec. 31 / 7:30 & 10 pm   
Comedian Lester Bibbs has appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and Bad Boys of Comedy, BET’s Comic View, and more. Taking on topics related to life, Lester knows how to keep the crowd rolling! Celebrate the new year at the late show with toast, hats, horns and post-show dancing.   

New Year’s Eve at The Edwin Hotel 

$ | Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 / 8:00 pm – 1 am 
Join us for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration at The Edwin Hotel! Get ready to ring in the new year with style and excitement at our Autograph Collection venue. The party will be held at Whiskey Thief, our trendy rooftop terrace with stunning views. 

The Read House New Year’s Eve Party/Read House Hotel 

Dec. 31 / 8:30 pm 
Ring in the new year at our New Year's Eve Roaring 20s Party 2023! Dance the night away with live music by Gwen Hughes and The Retro Kats, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, a champagne toast at Midnight, a dessert & coffee bar, and late-night light snacks after Midnight. 

The Neon Moon 90s Country New Year's Eve Celebration/Barrelhouse Ballroom

$ | Dec. 31 / 9:00 pm  
Dust off the boots and shine up the belt buckle, it’s time to relive all the country hits of the 90s. From Garth Brooks to Randy Travis, Clint Black to Brooks and Dunn you’ll ring in the new year dancing to your favorite country hits from this star band.   

Larry Fleet/The Signal  

$ | Dec. 31-Jan. 1 / 9:00 pm-12:30 am   
Tennessee-born troubadour, Larry Fleet is a thoughtful songwriter with a knack for a one-liner, an era for a sturdy hook, and a powerhouse voice that strikes like a match.   

New Year’s on the River/Chattanooga Riverboat Co.’s Southern Belle  

$ | Dec. 31 / 9 pm-12 am  
Ring in the New Year with great food, live entertainment, DJ, dancing, toasts, Pilot House tours, and more. Must be 21 or older and have a valid ID. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

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