Looking to celebrate the new year? The Dallas-Fort Worth area has a variety of events to ring in 2023, including some for the younger crowd. Use this guide to find the perfect event to celebrate with friends and family.

Dec. 31

The Colony

Lava Cantina: Infinite Journey—the Music of Journey provides the live entertainment for Lava Cantina’s New Year’s Eve party. Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight, and VIP tickets include traditional party favors. Music starts at 9 p.m. $25-$120. 5805 Grandscape Blvd., The Colony. https://tinyurl.com/yc5jhnx5


Harvest Hall:
Harvest Hall, a food hall and entertainment venue, hosts a New Year’s Eve celebration that includes karaoke, entertainment by DJ Mike B, a Buzzybooth, and access to seven chef-inspired kitchens and the La Marca Prosecco Cart. 7-11 p.m. (karaoke), 10 p.m.-1 a.m. (DJ Mike B). Free (admission). 815 S. Main St., Grapevine. www.harvesthall.com

Hotel Vin NYE Winter Wonderland Experience: Guests are invited to ring in the new year in a private bubble igloo within Hotel Vin’s Winter Wonderland. Bubbles accommodate up to six people and include two bottles of champagne, cheese fondue, and a livestreaming of the ball-drop during the two-hour experience. 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $500 (per six-person bubble). 215 E. Dallas Road, Grapevine. www.hotelvin.com/dining

Old Hickory Steakhouse: Old Hickory Steakhouse at the Gaylord Texan rings in the new year with an eight-course dinner in its Texas wine cellar. Tickets also include admission to the Glass Cactus New Year’s Eve Bash. 7 p.m. $200. Gaylord Texan, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. www.marriott.comGlass Cactus

The Glass Cactus at the Gaylord Texan hosts a New Year’s Eve Bash featuring disco band Le Freak. Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight and festive party favors. VIP tickets include hors d’oeuvres and a drink ticket. 9 p.m. $100 (general admission), $150 (VIP ticket), $500 (VIP table reservation). Gaylord Texan, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. www.tinyurl.com/27rjc7ta


Urban Grill and Wine Bar: Urban Grill and Wine Bar hosts New Year’s Eve festivities complete with live music from a guitarist and saxophonist. The restaurant will open for dinner starting at 3 p.m. on Dec. 31 with its traditional menu as well as some specials. The live music runs from 9:30 p.m.-midnight and guests will be treated to champagne and party favors at midnight. For those wanting to stay until midnight, the owners recommend making dinner reservations for 9 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Free reservations (no cost beyond food and drinks). 218 E. Louisiana St., Ste. 300, McKinney. www.urbangrillmckinney.com


Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center: Dance/party band David Whiteman Band highlights the New Year’s Eve party at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center with songs ranging from today’s hits to pop, R&B, funk, hip-hop, rock and Latin music. Ticket options include standing room only without dinner and table seating with a three-course dinner. 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $100; VIP tickets are also available. 7121 Bishop Road, Plano. https://tinyurl.com/5n9635u7

Legacy Hall: Legacy Hall in Plano’s Legacy West development rings in 2023 with a New Year’s Eve disco party, featuring entertainment from The Rich Girls in the Lexus Box Garden and DJs on each floor of the hall. Select food vendors will be open throughout the three-story building for late-night food options, and multiple bars will operate as well. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $65 for general admission; table seating and VIP lounge experience tickets are available as well. Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano. www.legacyfoodhall.com

Fowling Warehouse DFW: Fowling Warehouse DFW, a new entertainment venue featuring the sport of fowling, which combines football and bowling, hosts a New Year’s Eve event. General admission tickets include unlimited fowling, a champagne toast, party favors, DJ entertainment and dancing, a balloon drop, a photo booth and raffle tickets. VIP tickets also include heavy appetizers, an open bar, midnight breakfast tacos and access to the VIP room. Reserved lanes and VIP tables are also available. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $65 (general admission), $160 (VIP ticket). 1714 14th St., Ste. 300, Plano. https://tinyurl.com/4h2nvsdk

Crayola Experience: The Crayola Experience hosts the Jazzberry Jammin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration that includes confetti and dance parties, yet allows children to get to bed long before midnight. The New Year’s Eve party is included in the price of general admission. Time TBA. $24.99. 6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. A100, Plano. www.crayolaexperience.com


Core Theatre: The Core Theatre hosts a special New Year’s Eve dinner and performance of “The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge.” The play focuses on Ebenezer Scrooge a year after his Christmas ordeal as he sues Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future for a variety of alleged offenses stemming from that night. 7 p.m. (doors open), 8 p.m. (performance). $10 (students and seniors, show only), $25 (adults, show only), $65 (dinner and show). Core Theatre, 518 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 115, Richardson. https://thecoretheatre.org


The Westin Southlake: Ring in the new year with a party in the Southlake Grand Ballroom at The Westin Southlake. The event includes a dinner buffet and dessert stations from 6:30-9:30 p.m., a cash bar, late-night snacks and a complimentary champagne drink on arrival and at midnight. The Mars Hill band will provide the night’s entertainment. 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. $200. 1200 E. Hwy. 114, Southlake. https://tinyurl.com/3hyx8ne2