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New Year’s Eve: Charlotte Event Picks

By CLTure

December 28, 2019

Charlotte’s never been known as a big New Year’s destination, but as our city grows, new and exciting events emerge each year. Whether you’re in the mood to rage and dance the night away or kick it at a low-key comedy show, there’s a little something for everyone.

Here’s a look at some New Year’s events in Charlotte:

NYE 2020 “The Grown Edition” with DJ Fatman Scoop at The Gantt 

Harvey B. Gantt Center
551 S Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Hip-hop legend DJ “Fatman Scoop” plays a special NYE set at The Gantt hosted by Charlotte’s own Tone X. Three levels of entertainment, champagne toast, and rooftop party.

Tickets: $50 plus

Hippie Sabotage at The Fillmore

California chill electronic music duo Hippie Sabotage play Disco Donnie and Sugar Society’s Drop It! event at The Fillmore with support from producer and multi-instrumentalist Crywolf and EDM artist Megan Hamilton.

The Fillmore
820 Hamilton St.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Tickets: $42 plus

Paint Fumes, Toward Space, Wine Pride, and Probably Will at Snug Harbor

Charlotte’s favorite little music venue in Plaza Midwood hosts their annual New Year’s Eve party. This year, Queen City indie rockers Paint Fumes headlines the event with support from Richmond’s Toward Space and locals Wine Pride and Probably Will.

Snug Harbor
1228 Gordon St.
Charlotte, NC 28205

Tickets: $5.00

The Biggest 90s Party Ever hosted by Colors at The Underground 

LA-based entertainment company, COLORS Worldwide brings their raging ’90s-themed party to the Queen City for NYE. Popular for their touring R&B Only parties across the country, the event will be a celebration of all things ’90s to close out the decade.

The Underground
820 Hamilton St.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Tickets: $39 plus

Sinners & Saints, Pullover, LXS Ortiz and DJ Party Dad at Petra’s

Celebrate the new year with local music stalwarts Sinners & Saints and Charlotte indie rockers Pullover with support from LXS Ortiz (Chocala) and jams by DJ Party Dad.

Petra’s
1919 Commonwealth Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205

Tickets: $5.00

New Year’s Eve with Charlotte Symphony at Belk Theater 

Ring in the new year with Charlotte Symphony, featuring Strauss waltzes, light classics, and Broadway tunes topped off with George Gershwin’s jazzy piano masterpiece, “Rhapsody in Blue.” Your ticket will also include a post-concert party catered by Crave Dessert Bar with music by Robyn Springer Quartet, two drink tickets, and a midnight toast.

Belk Theater
130 N Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tickets: $75 plus (Use code CLTure for BOGO)

New Year’s Eve Coin Jam at Abari Game Bar

Play all of your favorite old-school arcade games at Charlotte’s favorite game bar, Abari. A DJ will keep the night flowing with plenty of drink specials and a champagne toast at midnight.

Abari Game Bar
1721 N Davidson St.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Tickets: Free

Photo: Alex Cason

Charlie Wilson at Ovens Auditorium 

Legendary R&B artist Charlie Wilson brings a special concert experience to Ovens Auditorium for New Year’s eve.

Ovens Auditorium
2700 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28205

Tickets: $81 plus 

YFN Lucci New Years Eve Bash at World Nightclub

Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci, best known for his hit “Everyday We Lit” featuring PnB Rock, will be performing at World Nightclub’s NYE bash. Hosted by Power 98’s No Limit Larry, ladies will get in until 9:30 p.m., and of course, a champagne toast at midnight.

World Nightclub
900 NC Music Factory Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28206

Tickets: $40 plus

New Year’s Eve with Matt Rife at The Comedy Zone 

Searching for some low-key laughs to ring in the new year? Rising comedy star Matt Rife, former host of MTV’s reboot of TRL, performs live at The Comedy Zone.

The Comedy Zone
900 NC Music Factory Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28206

Tickets: $25 plus 

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