The Best New Year Events in Sacramento in 2023

December 22, 2022

Make the most of the holidays and go on a getaway on New Year’s weekend! What better place to ring in the new year than Sacramento? With a vibrant downtown, beautiful parks, top-notch restaurants, and plenty of outdoor activities, it’s the perfect place for a festive break. The city is packed with New Year’s Eve parties and other holiday events in Sacramento that are sure to make your trip unforgettable. Here is a rundown of some of the best New Year events in Sacramento:

Crawl 'Til The Ball Falls: Sacramento NYE Bar Crawl 2023

Welcome the year right with a night of debauchery and booze. The Sacramento Bar Crawl has a great list of the Best Drink Specials and The Best Bars in Town. Buy your bar crawl wristband in advance to get you any drink specials all night in any participating bars with no covers. Tag along with your friends for a boozy night to remember. You can get your tickets here.

NYE Reserve Wine Pairing Dinner

Wine and dine with your special someone for New Year in Sacramento. This romantic wine-pairing dinner features chef-curated food and an excellent wine list in an intimate setting. Enjoy a four-course meal, each course expertly paired with one of Tapa the World’s limited reserve wines. Dinner will be held in CASA Reserva and is limited to twenty guests per seating. Click here for reservations

Roaring 20's New Year's Eve Gala with The Ques

Get ready for a wild celebration as the clock strikes midnight at the Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve Gala. Enjoy a champagne toast to bring in the new year, and dance and drink all night to live music by BluPrynt Entertainment and DJ Shug. Wear your best 1920s outfit and prepare for an evening of dancing, music, and fun. Book your tickets here

Sacto by Night New Year's Eve Party

If you still don’t know where to spend new year 2023, maybe head to the Sacto by Night New Year’s Eve Party. This Sacramento New Year’s eve party promises unforgettable entertainment and celebration with DJ UNI & DJ Heavy D spinning hits all night, live comedy by  Sam Bam and Cadillac Rob, jaw-dropping live performances by Ayanna and Dasha McQueen, plus Bill Hutcheon showing you his best magic tricks. Come dressed in white and enjoy local music and comedy with a taste of Las Vegas flair. For tickets and reservations, click here

New Year's Eve Countdown Party | Edge of 2023

Kick off the New Year with a night of excitement, prepaid drinks, live music, and dancing at the Springhill Suites by Marriott in Auburn. The hotel will serve local wine, craft beer, and delicious appetizers while Chef Gabriel fires up the brick oven for wood-fired treats. They have massive dance floors so everyone can dance the night away as the Neon Playboys, a top northern California funk and rock band, perform hits for everyone. Tickets include appetizers from 9:00-11:00pm, party favors, and three drink tickets for local wine and craft beer, water, soft drinks, or juice. For more information about this New Year Event in Sacramento, click here.

New Year's Eve Masquerade Gala

The Waterfront Grille & Bar is going all out this New Year’s Eve with a masquerade gala for all ages. Enjoy live music, dancing, and delicious food while you ring in the new year with your friends, family, and loved ones! Dinner will include a choice of Prime rib, Rosemary Chicken, or Pesto Pasta. No host bar will be open from 6:30 pm-12:30 am. Following dinner, The Working Class Band will take the stage to rock out all night long. At midnight, raise your glasses to bring in 2023 in style. Reserve your gala tickets here.

New Year's Eve Countdown under the stars

For a more low-key yet still fun New Year celebration in Sacramento, head to Self Designs Art Gallery on New Year’s eve. This NYE event in Sacramento provides a haven for weary artists and creatives who needs a break during the holidays and want to celebrate the new year without the crazy club crowd. Catch live performances by local artists and musicians under cosmic glowing lights. Ticketed guests can enjoy refreshments in the upstairs V.I.P. Artist Lounge at 7:00pm. Get your tickets here




Make Lions Gate Hotel your home away from home as you celebrate the new year in Sacramento. It’s just a short drive from the city and all of its festivities, but far enough away that it feels peaceful and secluded. Your furry friends will not miss the fun, as you can bring them to our pet-friendly hotel, too!

The hotel has everything you need, including an onsite bar and restaurant, an outdoor pool, and conference centers. We also have free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and complimentary parking. You can book your room directly by clicking the below or call us at (916) 340-8811. 

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