New Year’s Eve in San Diego: What to Do & Where to Go

Ring in the new year in San Diego! San Diego is a great place to visit year-round, but during New Year’s Eve, “America’s Finest City” comes alive with a wide variety of exciting events and celebrations. 

If you’re planning on spending New Year’s Eve in San Diego, let Bluewater Vacation Homes be your guide for the night. In addition to helping you out with luxury accommodations in San Diego, we’re also happy to put our local knowledge to work to ensure you have the best New Year’s possible. Without further ado, here’s our guide on the best things to do and where to go in San Diego for New Year’s Eve.

Big Night San Diego New Year’s Eve

Big Night San Diego New Year’s Eve is perhaps the largest New Year’s celebration in the city. This New Year’s Eve bash takes place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and offers an all-inclusive party experience. Enjoy food, drinks, live music from bands and DJs, and a special New Year’s Eve countdown hosted by a celebrity. If you’re looking for a place to dance, party, and get a little wild, this could be the perfect place to ring in the new year in San Diego.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve in San Diego

If you’re looking for New Year’s Eve fun for the whole family, head to Legoland for a Kids’ New Year’s Eve event. Countdown and watch the Lego block drop, and prepare to be dazzled by a brilliant fireworks display. Best of all, the event is catered toward kids, so the festivities begin early, so you can celebrate the new year without staying up until midnight. 

NYE Beach Party

Celebrate the new year at the beach! NYE Beach Party is a New Year’s Eve event at Catamaran Resort in Pacific Beach. This all-inclusive beach party includes live music, hors d’oeuvres, and four rooms of entertainment. VIPs will also get access to an exciting VIP party boat. 

San Diego New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl

Get your drink on and hop around some of San Diego’s most happening bars at the New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl. Tickets provide access to more than 10 San Diego New Year’s Eve parties, a welcome shot at select bars, and exclusive drink specials. If you want to explore a wide variety of atmospheres this New Year’s Eve, the San Diego New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl could be the perfect choice for your celebration. 

New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise

Get out on the water and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise of San Diego Bay from Flagship Cruises & Events. During this four-hour cruise, you’ll enjoy a delicious dinner, fabulous views of the San Diego skyline, drinks, dancing, and good times. Set sail and ring in the New Year on an unforgettable cruising experience. 

Oceanfront view from a vacation rental in San Diego on New Year's Eve

San Diego Vacation Rentals Worth Celebrating

After celebrating the New Year in San Diego, return to your luxury vacation rental from Bluewater Vacation Homes and keep the good times rolling or hit the hay after a long night out. Our luxury rentals in San Diego offer stunning ocean views, private pools, and a myriad of other top-notch amenities. To book your stay with us, please check availability online or give us a call at 800-243-3588

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