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Orange County 2020/2021 New Years Celebrations
A city wide list of fun ways to celebrate the
New Year!

Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Balboa Peninsula (Newport Beach)
Dana Point Fullerton
Huntington Beach Irvine
Laguna Beach Laguna Niguel
Newport Beach Santa Ana
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Celebrate New Year's at THE RANCH
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THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon will be celebrating New Year’s Eve in two ways

Toast to the finest New Year’s Eve Celebration with Dinner at THE RANCH Restaurant!
New Year’s Eve Dinner (Tuesday 12/31 from 5:00pm-10:00pm) starts at $115 per person and includes New Zealand Cervena Venison Tartare, Country Fried Texas Quail, Te Mana Lamb Loin, Yuzu Chocolate Mousse and more! More information

Ring in the New Year at THE RANCH Saloon
THE RANCH Saloon's COUNTRY COUNTDOWN featuring live music by Arnie Newman's Country Club Band. Doors open for General Admission at 9:00PM. Ticket includes a bubbly toast at midnight! Standing room only. All ticket sales are final. More information

The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805





Holiday Lights Cruises-Davey's Locker
Newport Beach/Newport Bay
December 4, 2020 through January 3, 2021

Every night during the holiday season December 1st until New Years Even, Davey’s Locker offers regular holiday lights cruises. That way, if you can't make it during the annual boat parade season, you will still be able to enjoy the spirit of Christmas. Offering three cruises every night.

Davey's Locker
400 Main Street
Newport Beach Ca 92661





New Year's Eve at Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa

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2020 information coming

Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa
OUTER REEF Restaurant
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629

For more information, please contact our Concierge at 949-487-7577 or to make reservations, please visit us at OpenTable




First Night in Fullerton
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Check out the fun at First Night, the City of Fullerton's annual alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts. The event is FREE and includes a full line-up of live entertainment, games, food vendors, activities and more. The festival ends at midnight as the sky lights up with an incredible aerial display of fireworks to ring in the New Year.

The event primarily takes place at varying locations between Harbor Blvd. on the west and Pomona Ave on the east in historic downtown Fullerton.




Annual Surf City Splash & Pancake Breakfast
January 1 - 2021 information TBA
9:00 am - 11:00 am breakfast
12 noon - Ocean Splash

Celebrate the New Year with a dip into the chilly Pacific Ocean. No wetsuits - that's cheating! The Surf City Splash also features a pancake breakfast (ends at 11) and vendor booths all day.

Admission fee includes a Pancake Breakfast and a Certificate of Participation

405 Pacific Coast Hwy (Zack's at Pier Plaza)
Huntington Beach, CA




Hilton New Years Eve Party
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Hilton Irvine NYE is ready for reservations. This is the NYE Party “When it Just has to be First Class” Our 11th year of production and a SELL OUT every year in the Crystal Ballroom that Holds over 400! Perfect for Couples and Singles with Couples on one side of ballroom & Singles on the other side to mingle.

Go to to purchase your ticket and also take advantage of a Hilton NYE room rate of only $109! Check out the pics and more info.

No other NYE party offers this much:
Only NYE Party w/ Gourmet Buffet Dinner, 2nd Law Live Band, & DJ for Non-Stop Music! Discount Hilton Hotel Rooms, Free Midnight Champagne, Wine Corkage, only $13.50 so you can enjoy your own favorite wine; Chefs Dessert & Coffee Bar. (& I pay the Tip & Tax!)

Hotel located directly across from OC Airport on MacArthur Blvd. Tickets Start at $105 per person.


Check online for complete menu, details and room specials

For Kids!
Annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown

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5...4...3...2...1... HAPPY NOON YEAR! Join Pretend City Children's Museum for our annual New Year's Celebration in the middle of the day! Celebrate the new year at different times throughout the day as the sun travels across the different time zones! There will be a confetti countdown 4 different times to celebrate the new year in Bangladesh, Dubai, Athens, and London, as it turns to midnight in these different cities! We will also have New Year's activities and art for our little ones to enjoy!

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA

Online tickets




Celebrate at Montage
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Lobby Lounge
8:00pm to 1:00am
Join us for a festive celebration in Lobby Lounge as we ring in 2020. Our resident pianist will provide entertainment throughout the evening while guests dance the night away. Tables and lounge seating with bottle service are available for purchase or guests can join us without a table charge for standing-room only.

The Loft
5:00pm-10:00pm - Five Course Holiday Tasting
$185 for adults; $50 for children (ages four to 12 years; children under four will have á la carte menu options), plus tax and gratuity; the customary á la carte menu will not be available. Includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne for every two guests.

This celebratory New Year’s Eve will be highlighted by a magnificent Five-Course Chef’s Tasting Menu and will feature live music, dancing and party favors, as well as a midnight Dom Perignon Champagne toast. $575 per person.

6:00pm-12:30am - Children ages 5-12 are invited to join us in the Grand Ballroom to ring in the New Year at our Paintbox New Year’s Eve Party! The evening includes karaoke, games, activities, a show, dinner, a movie and much more! $185 per child

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California




Romeo Cucina New Year’s Celebrations

A night filled with music, delicious food and dancing!

From 4:30 - 8:30 pm, regular menu and seating, at 9 pm New Year's Eve Pary begins! Reserve and keep table for the night with a special menu created by the chef. Featuring music by the incredible DJ Montoya. Party favors and countdown to 2020. Walkins welcome at the bar

Romeo Cucina Ristorante Italiano, Laguna Niguel
28241 Crown Valley Pkwy
Laguna Niguel, California 92677


The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel New Year’s Celebrations

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Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast and luxurious four-course holiday menu in enoSTEAK.

Usher in 2021 with a glass of bubbly, four-course menu, and ocean views. A limited a la carte menu is also available.


The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629





New Year's Eve Holiday Cruise
Newport Beach/Newport Bay
December 31, 2020
5:30, 7:00 & 8:30 pm

Last few nights for Newport Landing's holiday cruises! Newport Harbor comes alive in December with holidays decor; homes, yachts, docks, whole landscapes are transformed into a magical holiday experience.

December 4, 2020 through January 3, 2021
Offered three times nightly (check websites for times)
Newport Landing
309 Palm - Suite A, Newport Beach Ca 92661
Davey's Locker
400 Main St., Newport Beach, CA 92661


Rock the Yacht: New Year’s Eve Party Cruise Aboard the Eternity Yacht
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Newport Beach, get ready for the best end of the year party out there! Take the lavish Eternity Yacht for a spin around Newport Bay. Hop aboard, and sail into 2020 with good tunes, chill vibes, and tasty treats and refreshments atop a yacht.

The Eternity screams luxury at first glance. What better way to end the year than aboard a super stylish, spacious, quadruple-decker yacht? Especially when you’ve got a live DJ playing a mix of the latest and greatest bangers, an assortment of delectable hors d’oeuvres for the picking, and a premium open bar.

Tickets to this exclusive NYE Newport Beach event will be gone before you know it. Order today!

Eternity Yacht, Newport Beach

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Kidseum New Years Eve Bash
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New Year’s Eve isn’t just for adults- head to Kidseum for a kid-friendly countdown! Families will enjoy complimentary face painting and craft stations where they can make their own disco balls, confetti poppers, and even noise makers during this kid-centric celebration.

Ticketed Event: Member or with paid Bowers Museum admission $15 | General $20

Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana

(714) 567-3679

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New Year's Party Planning

At Your Service Catering

"At Your Service Catering & Receptions" is a full-service Catering & Receptions company based in Orange County, offering you a very personalized approach to the important details that will make your holiday party a pleasure to plan! With years of experience and a true love for her calling, Priscilla Granger will coordinate your event from beginning to end; leaving you free to enjoy your day with your guests.

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