New Years Eve in Raleigh 2017

Raleigh New Years Eve


Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina in the United States. With many travel actractions and festive celebrations, Raleigh is a wonderful place to stay on 2017 New Years Eve.

NYE Events & Celebrations

First Night Raleigh

The Raleigh Acorn is lowered to ring in the New Year. While the acorn has become synonymous with First Night Raleigh, the festival is much more than the countdown to midnight. Your admission pass grants you access to every performance and every venue throughout the day. That’s nearly 100 performances in over three dozen locations across downtown Raleigh.

Solas New Year Party

Your NYE plans have been officially set. Get ready for a celebration of sheer nightlife indulgence at its absolute finest. Solas welcomes you to experience the 3 levels of excitement of New Year’s Eve Winterfest Celebrate Nye in style, elegance, & excitment with the best DJs spinning Top 40s, Champagne Toast, added sound & amazing lighting effects, and VIP bars all on all 3 levels to ring in 2016 with perfection. The most anticipated event this New Years Eve is expected to sell out in advance.

NYE Gala by The Daily Planet Cafe

Get dressed up and come ready to party! Rocky Top Hospitality and Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are co-hosting THE New Year’s Eve Gala in Downtown Raleigh. All 4 floors of the Nature Research Center will be open and will feature:

  • Delicious passed hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations and amazing dessert displays
  • Open bars on every floor with premium liquors, wines, craft beers, custom cocktails and champagne
  • Late night snacks

The evening wouldn’t be complete without some of the area’s most popular entertainment like Live Rock & Party hits with “Crush” from 10pm-2a, Video DJ Al Ski Love w/SPIN from 8pm-2am, Kevin Van Sant Jazz Quartet from 8-10pm, etc.

Hotels for NYE

Top Ten most booked hotels of Raleigh are listed below:

  • Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
  • Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North – Wake Forest
  • Courtyard Raleigh North/Triangle Town Center
  • Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown – Capital
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh – Durham Airport/Brier Creek
  • Raleigh Marriott City Center
  • Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Crabtree Valley

If you are planning your trip to North Carolina on New Year holiday, early booking is highly recommended.