New Year's Eve Festivities in Palm Springs

Posted By: Palm Springs Insider Thursday, December 22, 2011

2012 Events for NYE.
From piano bars to glowing nightclubs to special dinner menus, Palm Springs is a hot spot for nightlife and dining this New Year’s Eve. Check out some of the top picks for the upcoming holiday weekend....reservations are always encouraged.

Dancing & DJs

ACE Hotel & Swim Club

The Amigo Room will be spinning with dance music by DJ Alf Alpha on New Year’s Eve. The ACE has free festivities taking place during the weekend - check out their event schedule.

Palm Springs will host the Ultimate New Years experience, “Voyeor After Dark,” with a fire show and dancers at the Sidebar Ultra Lounge with Will Champlin and DJ 4 Play LA. Early bird tickets start at $95.00 and reservations are recommended at


Riviera Palm Springs
will also host Jeffrey Sanker’s and Steve Machuca’s New Year’s Eve Party with DJ Manning in the hotel Grand Ballroom. Come dressed in military outfit.

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel
will host the annual New Year’s Swing Dance Classic featuring a New Year’s Eve Gala and Masquerade Ball featuring professional performers, dance classes and music. For reservations, contact

Spa Resort Casino
presents Club Glo on New Year’s Eve located on the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Andreas Road in Palm Springs. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. featuring top DJs spinning your favorite beats, glow wear, balloon drop at midnights and other party festivities. Pre-sale tickets available at Paradise Rewards Club at Casino or pay $30.00 at the door.


Space 120
will be rocking out with live music by Kal David and the Real Deal. Admission is $50.00 and includes dessert buffet and noisemakers. 760-832-6637


The Fabulous Follies
will have two New Year’s Eve Shows in the afternoon and evening with patrons receiving a goody bag, hat and noisemaker. Tickets online at


Toucan’s Tiki Loung
e is having A Starry, Starry Night on New Year’s with go-go boys, party favors and other festivities. Cover charge is $20.00  


Zeldas Nightclub
has been entertaining guests for over 30 years in Palm Springs. Enjoy dancing, DJs, VIP areas and New Year’s Eve festivities at a modern two-story dance club.

Dinner Specials & Live Entertainment

Azuls Tapas Lounge

Ring in the New Year with special dinner menus at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Early seating entertainment by Rudy de la Mor and late seating reservations will enjoy live music by the Michael Homes Trio.

Escena Lounge & Grill
will have live music by Randy Malcom, dancing and special prix fix menus with views of the stunning Escena Golf Club. Reservations required at

Hyatt Palm Springs
will have tribute acts by Cher, Tina Turner and Liza Minnelli, DJs, and special dinner menus and room packages. For reservations, go to


LuLu Palm Springs will serve up a special four-course dinner, party favors and live music by Mike Costley Band. Reservations are required.  

Le Vallauris
will cater to those who are seeking an elegant celebration into the New Year. Special prix fixe menus, live band and party favorites. Reservations are required at

Mango Restaurant & Ultra Lounge
is offering five-course prix fixe menu including dancing to DJ Michael Wright and vocalists Rebecca Clark. Reservations at

at the Ingleside Inn will be groovin' with dancing, piano bar and special dinner menus at the legendary lounge. Reservations at

Three Sixty North
will have two live performances by Diva Denise Carter and Nietrain along a special four-course prix fixe dinner menus. Reservations at


The Tropicale
presents a three-course prix fixe menu and live jazz music with Derrik Lewis and friends. Reservations at


Viceroy Palm Springs
will have a special New Year’s Eve pre-fixe menu and guests will enjoy entertainment throughout the evening including local acoustic guitarist, Michael Keith, and vocalist Mia Victoria of “Stolen Identity.” DJ Chris Paul gets the party started at 10 p.m. with dance beats, fused with Latin and Brazilian sounds and some European dance. No cover charge.


Need more ideas? Search for nightlife locations, restaurants and holiday deals in Palm Springs.


  • margo nora Tuesday, November 13, 2012 9:15 AM

    Is there a place we can bring underage teenagers (16 and 17) for dancing to good rock and roll on new year"s?

  • Ed Fo Thursday, December 27, 2012 6:50 AM

    Where are the hotel events?

  • Bev Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:15 AM

    We will be in PS for NYE and are trying to find out about the Hyatt Palm Springs party. There is no info on their website. Any ideas on how to find out more?

  • Lol Pel Tuesday, December 3, 2013 10:53 AM

    Is there a place to bring teenagers for concert or dancing on new years'eve? Thanks

  • Suzanne Monday, December 9, 2013 13:31 PM

    Where do the single ladies go? Looking for a crowd 35-55.

  • Agua Caliente Casino, Resort, and Spa Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:09 AM

    @Margo Nora and Lol Pel - Agua Caliente is having Fatal 80's at The Show. This is an all ages show full of fun and dancing, if you want to purchase your tickets please visit :)

  • Randee Andrews Sunday, December 15, 2013 22:50 PM

    Not enough information on the happeningfor New Years Eve. Would like more details.

  • Chelsea Wednesday, December 25, 2013 9:57 AM

    The Spa Resort Casino website has literally no info about their NYE festivities. Anyone know where I can order tix online?

  • Linda Friday, December 27, 2013 11:26 AM

    Heard there was an opening of a new club/restaurant In Palm Springs. And is a gay or not club/resraurant

  • marie Tuesday, December 31, 2013 7:53 AM


  • Shelby Tuesday, December 31, 2013 8:47 AM

    Has anyone found something to do with pre-teens and teens for NYE in PS?

  • Another teen request here! Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:16 AM

    Maybe some clever marketer will think of something for them...

  • Lori Friday, November 14, 2014 8:44 AM

    Looking for live comedy on NYE - any of the desert cities are ok - any ideas? Not finding much at all -

  • beachmama Wednesday, December 31, 2014 9:07 AM

    thank you!!! where do the underage teens go to have a good time, get away from the folks for a bit, and also then let the parents gamble....! what can they do on New Years Eve to have a good time... Here is a group that is in need of activities!!!!

  • Al Tuesday, December 27, 2016 0:00 AM

    For those looking for a fun place for underage kids. The Spa outdoor elebration is the right place. Many things to do. Great atmosphere and safe. You an hear the concert from any spot and the fireworks are amazing. Just dress for cold weather. The area is HUGE.

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