Things to Do in Dallas for New Year's

Things to Do in Dallas for New Year's
Things to Do in Dallas for New Year's
Whether you're a Dallas local or visiting for the holidays, count yourself lucky for being able to ring in the New Year in the DFW metroplex. Texas is a state known for doing things bigger and better, and New Year's Eve is no different. No matter what your age or idea of fun, there's something for everyone on this celebrated day of entertainment.
Bar Hopping in Lower Greenville

For those looking to get rowdy and raucous, Lower Greenville is likely your best bet. Boasting dozens of eclectic bars and restaurants, Lower Greenville is sure to provide a drinking scene that suits your tastes. The hip and fashion-forward dance crowd will likely enjoy the intimate scenery at Zubar. The beer-drinking hangout crowd might prefer Whiskey Bar or The Cavern. The Lower Greenville district is on Greenville Avenue between Mockingbird Lane and Ross Avenue.

Zubar
2012 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-0071

Whiskey Bar
1930 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 828-0188

The Cavern
1914 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 828-1914

Belmont Hotel
Belmont Hotel
Belmont Hotel

With all of those New Year's drinkers on the road, sometimes it's best to stay off the streets once the clock strikes midnight. One of the best ways to do so, without missing out on any of the fun, is to book a night at the Belmont Hotel. As one of the chicest--yet affordable--boutique hotels in Dallas, the Belmont serves as the perfect overnight romantic getaway. Enjoy dinner and drinks at the swanky Cliff Cafe. Take in the stunning view of the Dallas skyline. Count down to the new year at the bar. Then, return to your room to avoid late-night traffic. Other popular hotels that offer a similar New Year's scene include Hotel Palomar and Hotel ZaZa.

Belmont Hotel
901 Fort Worth Ave.
Dallas, TX 75208
(866) 870-8010

Hotel Palomar
5300 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 520-7969

Hotel ZaZa
2332 Leonard St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(800) 597-8399

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar

Addison is another hot destination for New Year's in Dallas. Among the hundreds of restaurants and bars in the area, Pete's Dueling Piano Bar stands out as a New Year's Eve favorite. Drinks flow aplenty as two pianos duke it out by playing hit songs from every genre of music. The job of you, the audience, is to sing along, clap, dance and soak in the fun. If ever there was a place to make friends with strangers on New Year's, Pete's Dueling Piano Bar is the place.

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar
4980 Beltline Road
Addison, TX 75254
(972) 726-7383

Victory Park

Looking for a little New York Times Square flavor in Big D? Head to Victory Park downtown. On New Year's Eve, the 75-acre complex, filled with shops and restaurants, transforms into an outdoor party with live music and big crowds. Giant high-definition screens serve as countdown clocks, and sparkling wine flows abundantly.

Victory Park
Victory Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 623-6544

Based in Los Angeles, Jeff Wysaski has been a professional writer since 2005. He has written for such varied online publications as AOL Travel, Autotropolis, RadioShack and Manolith. Wysaski earned a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from the University of North Texas in 2004.

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