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5 New Year’s Eve Events in Richmond, VA

Start the Countdown to 2024 in the River City

Ready to ring in the new year? A fresh start brings new resolutions for your future self. You also get the chance to gather with your friends or family to celebrate the past year and what’s to come.

If you’re looking to get together somewhere other than the comfort of your home, Richmond is a celebratory hub—especially for such an important night.

There are plenty of places to toast friends and family at midnight, but certain venues require reservations so you need to act fast as New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. With Richmond’s vast and vibrant party scene, there’s still time for you to snag a spot for 2024.

Don’t drop the ball. Watch the ball drop instead with our list of some of the best locations and lots to park and partake in the holiday festivities.

Ring in the New Year with Richmond’s Exciting Events

Whether your party can’t agree or you just don’t know where to go—getting a group together on New Year’s Eve is no easy feat.

Thankfully CityParking is giving you the inside scoop on some of the best venues hosting events to close out 2023.

The Hofheimer

Starting off in Scott’s Addition is The Hofheimer at 2818 West Broad Street. They host exciting events year-round—including at the end of the year.

This Richmond historic staple is hosting the New Year’s Eve Gatsby Gala. Those attending can show out in 1920s fashion to enjoy live jazz music, 20s-era hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, photo opportunities, a swing-style dance-off and more.

The Gala is going from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and tickets are $60-$200.

Where to Park

Get right to the fun with easy parking nearby:

Buskey Cider

Another great Scott’s Addition rendezvous, Buskey Cider at 2910 West Leigh Street is giving Richmond residents and visitors a chance to count down to New Year’s Day in more than just one way.

Kickoff 2024 at their New Year’s! 3-2-1 Party that not only counts down the minutes but also the cost of drinks going down to $3-$2-$1 until midnight.

The night starts at 9 p.m. and ends at 12 a.m. with tickets going for $30-$40.

Where to Park

Don’t miss the countdown of the year. Use nearby parking:


Not sure if you want to visit just one event? At Switch on 13 West Broad Street, you don’t have to settle for just one!

They are hosting a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Celebration that allows guests to visit not only Switch but also NAMA and Juan’s Rooftop. All three are right beside each other so you can easily walk to each of them.

All three venues will offer live DJs and a complimentary appetizer buffet will be at Juan’s Rooftop from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Visit this non-stop New Year’s festivity from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. with tickets going from $20-$1,000.

Where to Park

Park close and enjoy the trio of 2024 toasts:

Kabana Rooftop

This is an iconic venue on the Richmond skyline. Gather amongst the picturesque views of the city at Kabana Rooftop on 700 East Main Street on the 20th Floor. They are putting on a black tie event so you can meet 2024 in style.

The Black Tie Affair features appetizers from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., party favors, live DJs and most importantly, a midnight toast.

Starting at 9 p.m. and going until 2 a.m., this elegant event has tickets available from $35-$1,000.

Where to Park

Arrive in class with accessible parking nearby:

The Tobacco Company Restaurant

A classic event space for Richmonders and visitors, The Tobacco Company Restaurant at 1201 East Cary Street is one New Year’s Eve celebration you don’t want to miss.

With a balloon drop, party favors and live music by the Jangling Reinharts, your group will bring in the new year right.

Starting at 9 p.m. until 1:30 a.m., you can snag tickets for individual standing, couples tables and a friends table for four at $20-$150.

Check-in is required for all ticketed guests by 9 p.m. or you risk forfeiting your table and reservation with no refund.

Where to Park

Stay close to the action and happenings on the last night of 2023:

Participate in the Festivities by Parking with CityParking

Richmond’s sparkling city lights and nightlife attractions are nothing short of New Year’s Cheer. Find the perfect place with perfect parking just in time for the countdown.

Leave parking stress behind as your New Year’s resolution with easily accessible lots by CityParking.

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