San Francisco is one of the best destinations for New Year’s Eve celebration. They have all the things you might want to do to welcome New Year’s Eve San Francisco 2020. Fireworks display, spectacular parties, romantic dinners, and even family-friendly activities, San Francisco has it all. If you are planning to spend New Year’s in San Francisco, check out our recommended things to do and places to visit below.
Spectacular Parties for 21+
Lots of parties are held to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020 in San Francisco. These parties, however, are strictly only for 21+, so be sure to bring your ID. Here are some of the biggest parties to be held on December 31 this year.
NYE International Ball 2020 at the Palace Hotel
The party is quite massive, with three separate rooms, featuring music presented ten popular DJs in San Francisco. Dance to Euro, Top 40, House, Latin, Persian, International, 80’s/90’s, Mashup & Hip Hop, and much more music all night long. At midnight, there will be more than 4k balloon drops in every room. With only one ticket, you can have access to all the rooms.
M.O.A.N.Y. 2020 at 1300 Van Ness Ave
MOANY stands for the Mother of All New Year’s, where you are invited to party from 9 pm to 2 am. Dance all night and welcome the new years in 3 rooms, with 10 DJs. There will also be a 5-hour VIP open bar where you can enjoy refreshing cocktails to your heart’s content.
LUXX Event Space at 541 Jessie Street
This literally a till drop party. The door will be open at 8.30pm, and you can enjoy the party up to 4 am in 3 dance floors. Dance all night long to the music the and do not forget to wear upscale, semi-formal dress core.
Epic NYE 2020 at the Park Central Hotel
The five-hour party will start at 9 pm and be held in four rooms with different music. Bring your squad and dance all night to the music of Top 40, House, Hip Hop; 80s/90s/2k Hits; Merengue, Salsa, and Reggaeton.
New Year’s Eve 2020 at W San Francisco Hotel
With six 6 of San Francisco’s top DJs, this party is surely going to be spectacular. Starting at 9.00 pm, the party includes three floors, two lounges, five rooms of music. VIP ticket holders are granted the access to a private bar and Mixologist. But all guests get party favors, surprise pop-ups, and a massive NYE countdown.
New Year’s Eve 2020 at the Parc 55 A Hilton Hotel
The party is going to bring a multi-city theme. There will be five cities included: New York, Las Vegas, Hollywood, Miami, and San Francisco. You can feel the different vibes of New Year’s Eve celebration on one site! How amazing is that?
Circus New Year’s Eve at the Rocca Event Center
Join with around two thousand people welcoming the New Year’s Eve at the Rocca Event Center at 3140 Mission Street. The party includes live music by DJs and entertaining performers. It is going to be a massive party as the venue includes several rooms of full music.
Best Places to See the Fireworks
Ferry Building and Treasure Island
Fireworks on San Francisco’s sky is one of the best things you will witness on New Year’s Eve San Francisco 2020. The fireworks are going to be lit up from a boat on the water between the Ferry Building and the SF Bay Bridge. So, everyone can watch the fireworks display anywhere along the eastern side of San Francisco. The best spot, however, is along the waterfront to the south of the Ferry Building. Another best spot to watch the fireworks display is along the western side of Treasure Island.
Restaurants and Cruises
If you have an extra budget and want to experience the ultimate New Year’s Eve San Francisco 2020, watching the fireworks display while enjoying fancy dinner can be a perfect idea. Several restaurants nearby have an amazing view of the fireworks. Waterbar, Epic Roasthouse, Chaya, Americano, and Sens are some restaurant with amazing food and spectacular views of the fireworks.
Or, you can also have dinner while cruising on a boat to get the best views of the show. Although most cruises are for 21+, some cruises have family-friendly options so that you can bring your kids with you. And these cruises can be costly, depending on the service and facilities they have to offer.
Have Fun on New Year’s Eve with Little to No Budget
Yes, you can celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020 in San Francisco with little to no budget. Here are your options to enjoy the wonderful New Year’s Eve San Francisco 2020 without having to spend a lot.
- Walk along the Golden Gate Bridge
- Admire the Art Displays in SoMa
- Enjoy a Bonfire at Ocean Beach
- Walk around the Mission District
- Have a Picnic with Family on the Bay
The Best Hotels for New Year’s Eve in San Francisco
The best hotels for new years eve in San Francisco are the ones with the easiest access to the event venues. Some hotels even host their own New Year’s Eve party, such as the Palace Hotel, Central Park Hotel, Hilton Hotel, and W San Francisco Hotel. Staying in one of this hotel, hence, is the best option. Just be sure to book early.