It is undeniable that San Francisco is one of the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve. You’ll find plenty of fun parties to ring in the New Year and plenty of activities on New Year’s Day too. Here are some of the best places/events to be in San Francisco:
1. Fireworks Over the Bay
The Fireworks display over the Bay is one of the the largest events this New Years in San Francisco. The show kicks off at 11:59pm just to the south of the Ferry Building near the SF Bay Bridge. There wil be a lot of people during this event so if it will be your first time attending the fireworks display over the Bay, you might want to read some tips.
2. 21+ Parties & Events
Parties here and there to ring in the New Year. Enjoy an exciting night out on the town at one of the many New Year’s Eve Parties in SF. Check out the list of events here.
3. Cirque Du Soleil’s Kurios
Excite your senses and spark your imagination at this year’s Cirque du Soleil San Francisco performances of Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities. This event showcases the the story of an ambitious inventor who has the ability to defy the law of space, time, and reality. This will be an experience you will never forget! For more show details, click here.
4. New Year’s Eve Cruises
Celebrate your New Year in the most unique way possible. San Francisco is one of the few places in the US you can enjoy this type of adventure on NYE. There are a lot of options to choose from – party cruises, family-friendly options, and higher-end dinner and dancing cruises. Check out your options here.
5. New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball with the SF Symphony
Dress to impress in your favorite ball gown or tuxedo and head over to the War Memorial Opera House to celebrate with the SF Symphony. The event will start at 9pm with the SF Symphony concert and continue on with complimentary La Marca Prosecco, dancing, and a toast at midnight. Tickets range from around $100 to $200 per person. Read more about the event here
There’s nothing better than ending 2014 and welcoming 2015 with a good belly laugh. Head to Cobb’s for Comedy Countdown 2015 or Punch Line at 444 Battery Street. More comedy bars and ticket info here.
7. New Year’s Eve One Day Run
Run into the new year on the New Year’s One Day at a 1.061 mile loop in Crissy Field with beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island. Registration and more information here.