New Year's Eve Events in Mesa, Arizona for 2023 - Visit Mesa

Posted By Visit Mesa Team
December 27, 2023

Top Ways to Ring in the New Year in Mesa

From performances to parties and everything in between, there are so many unique ways to ring in the New Year in Mesa.

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All the New Year's Eve fun is right here in #CityLimitless! Ring in 2024 in style in Mesa, Arizona. Enjoy the lively downtown New Year's Eve party with live music, delectable food, and a dazzling fireworks display. For a cozier experience, toast to new beginnings at Mesa's trendy restaurants. Dive into local culture with themed events and dance into the midnight countdown. Mesa offers something for everyone to welcome the New Year with joy and excitement. Cheers to the New Year!

1. Zoo Year's Eve

The Phoenix Zoo

Get ready to ring in the New Year Eve with an evening at the zoo. It’s the Valley’s favorite holiday tradition – ZooLights! Shining bigger and brighter than ever with nearly four million lights, hundreds of dazzling displays, brand new Wildlife Lanterns and the return of the tallest floating tree in North America showcasing ORIGINAL music and a synchronized light show!

When: December 31, 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

2. New Year's Eve Bash at Golfland

Golfland Sunsplash

Ring in 2024 at Golfland! Enjoy a full night of fun in a family friendly environment. Pay one price for unlimited access to all attractions! Unlimited video games, mini golf, bumper cars, laser tag and race cars.

When: December 31, 6 p.m. - 1 a.m.

3. The Great Gatsby New Year's Eve Extravaganza

Alchemy 48

Dust off your pearls and polish those dancing shoes! It's time to sparkle and shine in your most dazzling attire as we transport ourselves to the era of jazz, flappers, and the iconic Jay Gatsby.

When: Sunday, December 31st, 2023, 9pm - 2am

Dress Code Suggested (not required): Glamorous Gatsby

4. New Year's Eve Comedy Extravaganza

Neighborhood Comedy Theatre

This very special New Year's Eve Comedy Extravaganza includes an evening of hilarious, spontaneous and interactive Improv Comedy. It’s a unique and unforgettable experience that’s sure to entertain you. Whether you’re a seasoned comedy fan or just looking for a fun night out, the Main Street Comedy Show is a must-see. Conveniently located in Downtown Mesa, it’s easily accessible and promises to be an incredible evening of laughter and fun!

When: December 31, starting at 9:30 p.m.

5. Celebrate NYE at Buck & Rider

Buck and Rider

Ring in the New Year with the freshest seafood in Arizona. Enjoy the raw bar with dishes flown in same-day. Start the countdown with a midnight champagne toast, prizes and complimentary and party favors.

When: December 31, starting at 8:00 p.m, last seating at 11:45pm

6. Glide into the New Year

Merry Main Street Ice Rink

Glide into the New Year with frosty flair at Mesa's coolest celebration! Join us at the ice-skating rink on New Year's Eve for a frosty fiesta filled with spins, twirls, and laughter. Lace up your skates and twinkle toes for an evening of icy fun under the starry Arizona sky. The rink will be buzzing with lively music, dazzling lights, and the crisp thrill of gliding on ice. Bring your friends, family, and warmest winter spirit as we skate our way into a spectacular New Year!

When: December 31, 12-4 p.m.

7. Boujee Board & Bottle

Postino East Wine Cafe

Ring in the new year with Postino's upgraded Board & Bottle night! Featuring a board of bruschetta and bottle of premium bubbles (Raventos, Blanc de Blanc Brut Cava) for $50. Wine Cult members can take advantage of this offer for $40. Book early and secure a reservation. Guests are encouraged to get festive and dress to the nines to ring in the new year!

When: December 31, 5-11pm

8. Straight No Chaser Tour

Mesa Arts Center

Get ready to redefine your idea of a male a cappella group! Straight No Chaser (SNC) is breaking all the stereotypes – no blue blazers or ivied campuses here. These guys are the real deal, with a fanbase as massive as their accomplishments. Picture this: 2 RIAA Gold Certified albums, over 1.5 million concert tickets sold, 1 billion streams on Pandora, and 2 million albums sold worldwide. It's not just extraordinary music; it's a hilarious journey with nine unadulterated voices. Join the SNC phenomenon – where humor meets harmony, and the unexpected is just the beginning!

When: December 31, 6 p.m.

9. Lighting of the Mesa Arizona Temple Gardens

Mesa Temple Christmas Lights

For more than four decades, the lighting of the Mesa Arizona Temple gardens has been a favorite holiday tradition for the Valley. The free event, featuring the nativity story with hundreds of thousands of lights, and has grown to become one of the largest Christmas lighting displays in the Southwest, recently drawing over a million visitors.

When: December 31st, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

10. The 90's New Year's Eve Party at BRI Taproom & Arcade

BRI Taproom & Arade invites you to a 90's New Year's Eve Party with DJ LaRue and yadda, yadda, yadda! Git jiggy with it and dance the night away right into the New Year!

When: December 31st, 8 p.m. - Open Late

11. New Year's Eve Dinner at Las Sendas Golf Club

The Patio & Grille at Las Sendas is hosting a delicious dinner to end your year on the right foot. For about $99+ per person, guests can choose a starter, second course, third course and dessert. Check it out!

When: December 31st, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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