Oh, 2016. What a rollercoaster ride you've been. As we reflect on the ups and downs of the past 12 months, one thing is sure: it's about time to ring in the new year. To help you celebrate the big drop at midnight, we've rounded up the best events that San Francisco has to offer. Request a Lyft ride this Saturday and find the perfect party for you!
Best Bar Scenes
New Year's Eve Pub Crawl - What's a national holiday without a crawl? Start celebrating early with the best drink specials that the Marina District has to offer. Be sure to pace yourself though - this pub crawl lasts for a full 11 hours!
NYE: Havana Night - Novela Bar is providing you with a night filled with Cuban fun. Get a taste of Havana in SF with specialty cocktails inspired by the Godfather. Mafia and mob suit attire encouraged, of course.
Best Themed Parties
Mad Men New Year's Eve - Head over to Barbarossa Lounge this Saturday for a Mad Men themed night. Enjoy hand crafted cocktails, live music, party favors and more all in your most dapper 60s attire.
Passport to the World - Travel the world with your friends at the 10th annual Passport to the World. As the home to the largest upscale party in San Francisco, Westin St. Francis Hotel will have 30,000+ square feet of various art, culture, music and entertainment in every room.
Best Dance Floors
M.O.A.N.Y. - A.K.A. The Mother Of All New Year's Eve. Get down with some of the best DJs from SF, Vegas, and Europe, on three separate dance floors, with fully stocked bars, casino tables, and photo booths. Need we say more?
Eye Heart New Year's Eve - Head over to Fort Mason for the 8th annual Streets of San Francisco celebration. Tickets include entrance to the silent disco and performance by esteemed artist, Klingande. Not to mention a ride on the giant ferris wheel in between each dance set.
Best Firework Views
Fireworks on Embarcadero - Sens will be hosting their own party complete with a front row view of San Francisco's spectacular firework show on the top level of the Embarcadero Center. Enjoy the show without the Ferry Building crowds and foot traffic.
New Year's Eve Gala Cruise - It doesn't get much closer than this. The NYE Gala cruise offers a classy night on a two story yacht with live entertainment, open bars, and panoramic views of the most anticipated fireworks show in the Bay Area.