One of the reasons Orange County is such a popular place to live or visit is because there is always something to do. New Year’s Eve fun in Orange County 2018 is a perfect example because there are so many different things you can do. Some events are family-friendly, and some events are for adults only but all of them will be fun. You can say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 in Orange County style this New Year’s Eve.
Ring in the new year and have plenty of New Year’s Eve fun in Orange County 2018 at one of the many celebrations happening all around.
Gold & White NYE Orange County
The Nursery by Southwinds in Irvine will be hosting an exclusive, 21-and-up event. When you arrive, you will be greeted with a red carpet paparazzi session. After your Instagram photo session, you will want to head inside for the cocktails, decadent bites, entertainment, and champagne. Tickets for this event start at $75-$150 with general admission comes with access to the party, tray pass apps, champagne toast at midnight and party favors. VIP options include all of the above as well as a special cocktail, chef food stations, and a premium open bar.
Orange County NYE New Year’s Eve Block Party
For absolute New Year’s Eve fun in Orange County 2018, a block party will be the best place to start. The event encompasses three different OC nightlife spots in one ticket. Tickets start at $49 and give you access to each of the three locations, tray apps, and champagne toast. VIP tickets cost $109 and come with all of the above plus access to a 5-hour premium open bar and more. One of the things this event is known for is the over the top countdown to the new year.
First Night in Fullerton
This year is the 27th annual First Night in Fullerton. This event has become a local favorite as one of the few, alcohol-free events with New Year’s Eve fun in Orange County. The event is filled with live entertainment, food vendors, and other art displays. The intention of this event is to celebrate local arts and focusing on building community relationships. “First Night” started in Boston in 1976 and now is celebrated in only a few hundred cities across the country, Fullerton is one of them.
Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown
Maybe, as parents, you have plans for the evening of New Years that don’t include your children. Luckily, there is an event you can get done with before you have to get ready for nightlife. The annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown happens in Irvine at Pretend City. This event starts at 10 am and allows children to celebrate New Year’s Eve in a safe and fun way. In fact, this may be the most New Year’s Eve fun in Orange County 2018.
Paintbox New Year’s Eve Party
Head over to the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach for an amazing four-course meal with two different seating times. The meal will include an appetizer, entree, cheese, and dessert with entry being $125 per adult and $40 per child. The first seating is from 5-7pm and the second seating is from 8-10pm. After dinner, kids age 5-12 can head over to the Grand Ballroom for the Paintbox New Year’s Eve Party. This party has games, karaoke, activities a show and a movie.