How are you celebrating the end of the year in Kansas City? If you’re here, you’re probably trying to figure that out. Well, we’ve got you covered!

We’re sharing all the details on the Kansas City New Years Eve 2024 festivities – from hyped up parties to more understated celebrations, Kansas City has a NYE vibe for everyone.

So, lets get to it – below are all the options for NYE in the heartland with links to book your tickets. First, we list the more large-scale events followed by the more low key celebrations. We’ll keep adding to the list as new events are announced.

New Years Eve Parties

First, we’re listing the more extravagant NYE options – think loud music, sparkles, dancing, performances. If you’re searching for the city’s biggest parties, this is your list.

1. J. Rieger’s 24K Gold Masquerade

Neighborhood: East Bottoms
8:00pm – 1:00am

This New Year’s Eve, step into the opulent world of J. Rieger’s 24K Gold Masquerade Party, a celebration that promises glamour and glitz.

Immerse yourself in a night of exceptional entertainment, featuring awe-inspiring aerial performances by Voler – Thieves of Flight, guaranteed to leave you mesmerized. The musical landscape of the evening includes the sounds of Wonderfuzz echoing through The Monogram Lounge and DJ Cquence setting the vibe in the Atrium.

The event features multiple photo booth opportunities and a body glitter bar. There will be a midnight champagne toast.

There are two levels of admission:

  • General Admission ($150 + tax, gratuity): all inclusive access to the Monogram Lounge, Atrium, and Tasting Room as well as buffet and beverage package, including cocktails, draft beer, and wine.
  • All Access ($250 + tax, gratuity): all general admission access plus elevated food and bar offerings, access to Hey! Hey! Club and Electric Park Garden Bar, both featuring music.

2. NYE Live! at Power & Light District

Neighborhood: Downtown Power & Light District
6:30pm – 12:00am

NYE Live! at Power & Light is a sought after destination for NYE celebrations. The event provides exclusive access to over ten P&L bars and nightclubs, including a Silent Disco. Party-goers can expect an array of entertainment, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, confetti cannons, and a Times Square ball drop.

There are various package levels to choose from:

  1. Platinum Package ($185): This top-tier option includes event entry with all-inclusive beverage package (premium cocktails, domestic draft beer, and house wine), exclusive entry to the Platinum Private Party at No Other Pub, food stations, complimentary valet, private red-carpet entrance, coat check, exclusive ball drop viewing area, and a champagne toast at midnight.
  2. Gold Package ($110): This option provides entry and access to over 10 bars and nightclubs, including all-inclusive beverage package (call cocktails, domestic draft beer, and house wine), a post-midnight food voucher, and a midnight champagne toast.
  3. Silver Package ($70): This option includes event entry with access to the bars and nightclubs, and a champagne toast at midnight.

The event’s location in the Power & Light District conveniently offers easy access to transportation, parking, and hotels. Additionally, there are several restaurants in the area that are ideal for a NYE dinner before the party.

3. Disco Never Died at Crossroad’s Hotel

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District
9:00pm – 1:00am

At the Crossroads Hotel on NYE, you’ll be able to step into the surreal, neon-lit world of modern disco. Think avant-garde details, surprises, and delights, harking back to disco’s core principles: Music & Movement.

Quixotic, renowned for their mesmerizing performances, will adorn the night with dazzling lights and countless mirror balls, showcasing some of the region’s most talented artists.

Nomada ups the ante, transforming the ballroom into an immersive, unparalleled auditory experience. Their state-of-the-art sound system and a troupe of the city’s finest DJs promise to turn the night into a participatory celebration.

The recommended attire is retro-chic meets modern flair.

The ticket ($185 + tax, fees) grants access to an all-inclusive experience:

  • Unlimited top-shelf liquor, craft cocktails, beer, and wine.
  • Champagne to keep the celebration sparkling throughout the night.
  • A culinary journey with both sweet and savory bites, curated by Crossroads Hotel’s Executive Chef.

4. The 24th Hour at The Lightwell

Neighborhood: Downtown
10:00pm – 2:00am

At the 24th Hour, party goers can expect an evening of DJs and dancing. The highlight of the evening is a balloon drop at midnight, marking the beginning of the new year in a memorable way.

The 24th Hour is designed to cater to everyone, whether you’re attending with a group of friends or enjoying the celebration solo. The event provides a blend of music, drinks, and festive ambiance.

  • General Admission ($100 + tax, fees): This ticket provides access to the first floor of the venue, where you’ll have access to a bar, dance floor, and DJ.
  • VIP Ticket ($200 + tax, fees): This ticket provides access to the first floor of the venue as well as the VIP floor where there are additional DJs and complimentary champagne. This ticket also includes complimentary on-site parking.
  • Standard VIP Table ($2,000 + tax, fees): This ticket provides access for eight people to the first floor of the venue, where you’ll have access to a bar, dance floor, and DJ. At the table, you’ll have a bottle of Casa Azul Tequila, a bottle of champagne, and your choice of a third bottle.
  • Premium VIP Table ($2,500 + tax, fees): This ticket provides access for ten people to the first floor of the venue, where you’ll have access to a bar, dance floor, and DJ. At the table, you’ll have two bottles of Casa Azul Tequila, a bottle of champagne, and your choice of a third bottle.

5. Black Party XIX at The Truman

Neighborhood: Downtown
10:00pm – 2:00am

Black Party XIX has been a New Years Eve event for nearly twenty years. As a live music venue, The Truman has a sophisticated sound and lighting system, massive dance floor, and multiple bars, creating the perfect setting for a memorable celebration​​.

The event offers an all-inclusive premium beverage package. This includes a wide array of premium drinks, cocktails, wine, and beer. The drink selection is extensive, featuring top brands such as Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Bombay Sapphire, Jack Daniels, and a variety of beers and wines​​.

The main stage at The Truman is the focal point for entertainment, where DJs will take guests on a musical journey through genres like Funky Top 40, old-school Hip Hop, and Uplifting House Music.

A signature feature of Black Party XIX is the midnight balloon drop, which marks the countdown to the new year.

  • General Admission ($65.97): Includes premium drink package at any of the open bars starting at 9:00pm.
  • VIP Admission ($75.97): Includes premium drink package at any of the open bars starting at 8:00pm.
  • Super VIP Admission ($127.97): Includes private balcony, private bar, and premium drink package at any of the open bars starting at 8:00pm.

6. NYE at The Temple XIV

Neighborhood: Downtown
7:30pm – 1:30am

NYE at The Temple in Kansas City is in it’s fourteenth year. The event has a strict dress code policy, meant to ensure a classy and sophisticated atmosphere throughout the evening​​.

NYE at The Temple boasts the largest production in Kansas City with an array of lasers and a massive LED screen, ensuring a visually stunning experience. DJs will be spinning Top 40, House, Electronic, and Hip Hop tracks across three floors and eight party areas.

The longest open bar in the city runs for six hours, accompanied by the largest bottle service in the Midwest, featuring 55 tables in the newly renovated ‘Gold Ballroom’.

  • General Admission ($50.97): Includes unlimited bar access starting at 8:30pm.
  • VIP Admission ($60.97): Includes unlimited bar access starting at 7:30pm, plus one large light-up LED item.
  • Table/Bottle Service add-on ($150.49): Includes reserved seats for eight people and one premium bottle of choice. Table/bottle service seats 8 reserved seats and includes mixers, 1 premium bottle of choice.

7. NYE Pub Crawl in Westport

Neighborhood: Westport
8:00pm – 2:00am

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the annual Westport Pub Crawl. Party-goers are able to hop in and out of 10 bars and nightclubs across Westport with just one all-access pass ($39.00 + tax, fees)​.

The crawl starts with a pre-party event at Tin Roof, including exclusive drink specials and social meet-and-greet opportunities. Each participant receives a New Year’s Eve welcome kit, which includes free entry passes, drink discount coupons, free welcome shot tickets at select venues, and a bar crawl map​​.

8. Your Playlist, Your Party at Warehouse on Broadway

Neighborhood: Westport
8:00pm – 1:00am

Warehouse on Broadway is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration headlined by the electrifying Jukebox Heroes. This event is a musical journey, where attendees are invited to immerse themselves in a night filled with diverse genres and interactive entertainment.

The Jukebox Heroes, known for their dynamic performances and wide-ranging setlist, will be the heart of the celebration. They bring a unique twist with a jukebox interface, allowing guests to request their favorite tunes, personalizing the musical experience.

In addition to the musical feast, guests can indulge in a choice dinner spread, complemented by a selection of cocktails from the open bar. As midnight approaches, there will be a sparkling champagne toast.

There are two ticket options available:

  • Drinks and Dancing Ticket ($55.00): This option includes unlimited access to the open bar, a sparkling champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. Revelers can enjoy the dance floor and mingle throughout the night, as seating is not included. Note that arrival prior to 9:00pm will not be permitted.
  • All Access Pass ($100.00): This option includes guaranteed seating, a dinner spread to satisfy your culinary cravings, an open bar, a sparkling champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. Note that attendees must arrive by 8:00pm to claim their reserved seats.

9. NYE at Uptown Theater

Neighborhood: Midtown
8:00pm – 1:00am

NYE at The Uptown Theatre features DJs, a rock cover band, and a drag show. There will be three bars open and a laser light show at midnight.

Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 the day of.

New Years Eve, But With Less People

Are you wanting to do something beyond pajamas on your couch but large crowds and flashing lights not your thing? We’ve got you – below are some of the more understated NYE celebrations in KC.

1. Corvino Supper Club

Neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District
9:30pm – 12:00pm
$10/Person Reservation Fee

Corvino is hosting a Barbie-themed NYE celebration. They’ll have their full menu with added specials and their signature live music. With an intimate, classy ambiance, NYE at Corvino won’t disappoint.

The reservation cost of $10 per person includes a welcome snack, entertainment, and a bubbly toast at midnight.

2. Ca Va Midnight in Paris + Midnight in KC

Our favorite champagne bar!

Midnight in Paris

Ring in the New Year, Paris time! This early New Year’s Eve celebration is perfect for those that want to be in bed before the ball drops at actual midnight. They’ll be toasting to the new year at 5:00pm.

Midnight in Kansas City

Beginning at 9:00pm, you can book a table at Ca Va for bubbly and small plates to celebrate the new year. Reservations require a $50/person deposit, which will be deducted from your final tab.

3. Music at Loews KC

Ring in the new year at Bar Stilwell in the Loews hotel! The live music from Malek Azrael Trio begins at 9:00pm.

4. The Levee

NYE at The Levee runs from 9pm – 2am and includes two drink package options.

Standard ($70): all wells and domestic beers
Premier ($100): all premium liquors and imports

The first band will perform from 5pm – 8pm, the second band from 10pm – 2am, and a DJ will play upstairs beginning at 10pm.


Our list of NYE events is a testament to the vibrant spirit of Kansas City, offering something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an extravagant affair or a more relaxed pub crawl, Kansas City’s diverse NYE celebrations promise a memorable night.

Remember, these events tend to fill up fast, so be sure to book your tickets soon. Happy New Year, Kansas City!

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