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How to have a low-key New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

December 19, 2017 / Las Vegas
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New Year’s Eve is an exciting time, but joining huge crowds in packed venues isn’t necessarily the best way to ring in the new year. Las Vegas offers plenty of options for a more relaxed celebration.


1. Sundance Helicopters ride

If you’ve always wondered what the lights of Las Vegas look like from above, this is your chance to find out. Sundance Helicopters is offering the unique opportunity to fly over the city in a chopper at midnight. Your ticket includes being picked up and dropped off in a limousine, a 25-minute flight, hors-d’oeuvres at the Sundance terminal, and a champagne toast. This magical and glamorous experience is an unforgettable way to ring in 2018.

When: helicopter departs at 11:45pm

Where: 5596 Haven St


2. Order with Uber Eats

There’s no place like home if you dread the hassle and expense of going out on New Year’s Eve. Inviting a few friends over and ordering through Uber Eats is a great way to avoid the crowds. Your favorite meals will be delivered straight to your door, so that you can focus on what matters most: celebrating the new year with those you love. Whether you’re craving burgers or burritos, Uber Eats has you covered with the touch of an app.

When: anytime

Where: home


3. Skyfall Lounge

Situated on the 64th floor of the Delano Hotel, this upscale bar offers 180-degree views of Sin City. You’ll feel as though you’re on top of the world as you sip handcrafted cocktails and watch fireworks illuminate the desert. The celebration will feature live music, so be sure to wear your dancing shoes. A general admission ticket gets you into the party, while a lounge table ticket guarantees you a seat, champagne, and a bottle of premium liquor to share with your friends.

When: 9:30pm – 3am

Where: 3940 Las Vegas Blvd St


4. Second Sunday at Downtown Container Park

This family-friendly event takes place in an open-air shipping container complex and is a great way to support local artists and restaurants. Vendors will be selling everything from one-of-a-kind home decor items to unique clothing and accessories. If shopping makes you hungry, fill up on tasty tacos or mouth-watering BBQ. Free entertainment will be taking place on the main stage, and children are sure to enjoy the interactive play area.

When: 5pm – 9pm

Where: 707 Fremont St


Celebrating the new year doesn’t have to mean long lines and crowded venues. From aerial views of the city to a cozy night at home, Las Vegas offers plenty of alternative ways to ring in 2018.