New Years Eve Celebrations on Beale Street

New Year's Eve on Beale Street Featuring B.B. King's Blues Band & Tito Jackson 
Corner of Fourth St. & Beale St.
FREE Concert Starting at 8:45 pm - December 31, 2017

It's the biggest party of the year!  Say good-bye to 2017 and ring in 2018 with live music, dancing, fireworks, great food and drinks and thousands of your closest friends!  Beale Street’s big New Year’s Eve Celebration will be even more spectacular this year due to the addition of some serious star-power with headliner B.B. King’s Blues Band featuring pop music icon Tito Jackson. Together, superstar Tito Jackson and the B.B. King’s Blues Band will continue the mighty legacies of B.B. King and the Jackson 5 in an NYE set that will have music-lovers from around the planet vying for a spot on historic Beale Street this December 31.

For over half a century, B.B. King and B.B. King’s Blues Band defined a genre, averaging over 250 sold-out shows per year. Combine that heritage with the inspired genius of Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Tito Jackson and you get a powerful must-see musical act that will be shared with Memphis audiences first.

The NYE concert, which is free and open to all 21 years old and older, is part of a night-long celebration of Memphis music, including sets from multiple Memphis performers and a big fireworks finale. All bands will play at the corner of Fourth Street and Beale, and the event will be broadcast live via the street’s social media channels.

Learn more at

December 31, 2017, Lineup details:
Beale Street will be open from 11:00 am.
8:45 pm – The Fabulous Exclusive Soul Review Band
10:35 pm - Karma
11:00 pm – B.B. King’s Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson
11:59 pm – Countdown to 2018
12:00 am - Fireworks

Beale Street is 21+ after dark and individual establishments may enforce a 21+ entry at their discretion during other times.

Tito Jackson

10th Annual Hard Rock Guitar Drop
Starting at 5pm - December 31, 2017 
General Admission: $35, VIP tickets start at $150

The Hard Rock Cafe Memphis, home of the 10th Annual Hard Rock Guitar Drop for NYE is one of best parties in Memphis and rocks all of Beale Street!

This event is 10 years strong, bringing all of Beale together to celebrate the New Year with hours of live music all culminating at the stroke of Midnight when a 10 ft. tall D'Angelico Guitar is dropped from the Sky to Ring in the New Year!

 A variety of ticket opportunities are available with live music inside and outside of the cafe. Click here to purchase tickets.

NYE at B.B. King's Blues Club
143 Beale Street
Seating begins at 7pm. Dinner will be served between 7 pm – 10 pm.

Ring in the New Year at BB King’s Blues Club on the world-famous Beale Street! Enjoy dinner, live music, and dancing all night long!

$80 per person + tax & gratuity
Includes reserved seating in the mezzanine, three-Course prix-fixe dinner, party favors, champagne toast and live music! Seating begins at 7pm. Dinner will be served between 7 pm – 10 pm.

$20 General Admission (In advance)
$25 General Admission (Day of at the door)

Tickets on sale now at the BB King’s Blues Club Retail Store. For more information call 901.524.5464.

2018 NYE Party at the Tin Roof
315 Beale Street
Dec 31, 2017 9:00 PM (Doors open at 9:00 PM)

Live music by the Mad Hatters and DJ String Bean spinning in the Green Room. Champagne toast, party favors & more! Entry will be $30 at the door based on space & availability and includes full venue access to the live music side and the DJ in the Green Room.

Hate standing in line and want to get in ASAP? Purchase onE of the limited Fast Passes for $50 which includes entry and the ability to skip the line from 9 PM-Midnight! 

More Live Music

Tone Junkies will be playing at Automatic Slim's. At Alfred's, Gary Hardy and his Johnny Cash show will start, then KEVIN AND BETHANY PAIGE will ring in the new year!

Daisyland presents NYE BLACKOUT 2018 feat. BT
New Daisy Theatre, 330 Beale
Dec. 31, 2017 - Doors at 9pm til 5am. Lights out at midnight. 

Featuring music by BT
plus Tree, Defcon Engaged, Scotty B, FreeWill, Brian Hamilton and N8 as special guests!
18 and up only

Tickets: $20 – $100. VIP Packages available from $50 to $100.

Click here to purchase tickets

Peabody NYE

New Years Eve Celebrations at The Peabody

Peabody New Year's Eve Party
Peabody Hotel (149 Union Ave)
From 8pm to 2am - December 31, 2017

Ring in 2018 at the "South's Grand Hotel"! The Peabody New Year's Eve Party is one of the biggest and best parties in Memphis. This year's high-energy party includes performances by Garry Goin Group (G3), Seeing Red, and DJ Epic. The party will be hosted throughout the Grand Lobby and Mezzanine of the hotel with the bands playing in the Continental Ballroom. In addition, the Rene Koopman Trio will perform sophisticated classics in the Corner Bar.


General Admission: $40 online pre-sale, $50 at the door
VIP Pass: $150, Includes access to Party & Stella Artois VIP lounge, hors d'oeuvres, champagne, and Stella Artois, Valet Parking (Limited Availability)
Party guests must be 21 and older

New Year's Eve Package:
The Peabody New Year's Eve Package includes one night's accommodations, plus admission to the Peabody New Year's Eve Party. *

*One Party ticket per registered hotel guest
*Party guests must be 21 or older
Visit the Special Offers page for more information or to book this package. 

New Year's Eve Dinner at Capriccio Grill
December 31, 2017
5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
$95 per person, plus tax and gratuity *
*includes ticket to the New Year's Eve Party
Reservations: 901-529-4000

New Year's Eve Dinner at Chez Philippe
December 31, 2017
7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
$125 per person, plus tax and gratuity *
$45 per person wine pairing
*includes valet parking
Reservations: 901-529-4000 

More NYE Events Throughout Downtown

New Year’s Eve 2017 at Bleu Restaurant & Lounge

221 South B.B. King Blvd. 
December 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Surf & Turf Dinner Special - $55/person
New Year’s Eve Party - $35/person

Includes Champagne Toast, Party Favors, & Complimentary Valet Parking

  • Please valet park through the Westin Hotel so we may validate your parking.
  • Make your reservations by calling 901-334-5950 or make a reservation online.

Ghost River's 10 Year Party
827 S. Main Street
December 31, 2017 at 12 PM - 8 PM
Celebrate Ghost River's 10 year anniversary on New Year's Eve! On December 31st, 2007, Ghost River brewed its FIRST beer. It was called South Main Pale Ale. 10 years later, they're going to brew that beer again - just for you.

More details:

  • They're only open from 12-8pm to make for a perfect pregame spot.
  • Toast to the London New Year at 6pm. A free 4oz pour of South Main Pale Ale to all of those in attendance. #LondonCalling
  • Enjoy Flying Sobies Hen House Food Truck on site for brunch, as we do every Sunday. They'll have their classic fried/smoked Cornish game hens, waffles, and fries.
  • There will be some old swag around the taproom as a throwback to our old logo - cypress tree lovers unite!
  • They'll have some new swag as well. Carabiner mugs, bottle openers, t-shirts, and more.
  • Sunday Evening Slowdown will continue from 5-7:30pm with host Tiffany Harmon & Crockett Hall. This is also a weekly event, but this week we're bringing back our old songwriter night host Crockett. 

Toasty New Year at Loflin Yard
7 W Carolina Ave
December 31, 2017 at 6 PM - 2 AM
Come ring in the New Year at Loflin with the barn, bonfires, and our new winter cocktails.
There will be one free s'more package per person and a free champagne toast at midnight.

The Artesian New Years Rooftop Party
717 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103

This is a free huge rooftop party where kids are allowed and adults (lounge chairs and bar included)! Enjoy fireworks and a great view.

Loflin Yard

Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid

Go to the top of the Pyramid for New Year's Eve at The Lookout. You'll enjoy the evening of a lifetime as you tantalize your taste buds with a four-course meal created by our world-class chefs, live music, and a toast to kick-off the New Year at midnight! More information

Menu Includes:

  • Bacon Wrapped Dates stuffed with Goat Cheese or Beef Tartare with Honey Balsamic Glaze
  • Roasted Red Pepper Soup or Caprese Salad
  • Pan Seared Filet with Mushroom Whiskey Glaze, Roasted Garlic Green Beans, and Roasted Potatoes or Blackened Redfish with Seafood Alfredo and Orzo Pasta
  • White Chocolate Champagne Cheesecake Shooters or Red Velvet Bundt Cake
  • Complimentary toast at midnight

$125 per person. Reservations required. Space is limited. Call 800.225.6343 to reserve your spot today!

New Year's Eve Exclusive $25 Dinner Experience at Lyfe Kitchen/Chisca Bar
272 S. Main Street, Dec. 31, 2017 @ 8-10 pm

Lyfe Kitchen and Chisca Bar are presenting you with an exclusive dinner experience for only $25 on New Year's Eve! From 8-10 pm, enjoy your choice of an appetizer or salad, your choice of entree, your choice of dessert, and a glass of champagne! Reservations Recommended, contact the restaurant at 901-526-0254 to reserve your spot!

Brunch and Dinner at The Majestic Grille
145 S. Main Street
Dec. 31, 2017

NYE Brunch @ 10AM-2PM
Enjoy the regular menu at regular prices and a few of your favorite specials! Reservations highly recommended. Call 901-522-8555 or click here to book. Parties of 5 or more must reserve via telephone.

NYE Dinner @ 5pm - until
Enjoy our regular dinner menu at regular prices! Some of your favorite appetizer and entree specials will be available. Live music begins around 8pm. Join Majestic for dinner prior to your holiday party or arrive later to ring in the new year! Reservations required. Call 901-522-8555 to book.  Online reservations are not accepted.

NYE Dinner at Paulette's
50 Harbor Town Square
Dec. 31, 2017 - 5pm to Midnight
Enjoy a four course meal with a perfect view of the sunset in Harbor Town. Dinners range from $70 - $90 plus tax and gratuity. 

NYE Dinner at Tug's Casual Grill
51 Harbor Town Square
Endulge in Tug's FULL MENU and SPECIALS available New Year's Eve. Open 8 a.m. - the NEW YEAR! Call 901-260-3344 for reservations.

NYE Dinner at Terrace at the River Inn
50 Harbor Town Square
Ring in the New Year with a perfect view in the city! Special menu 4pm - midnight. NO COVER! Click here to view the menu. Call 901-260-3366 to make reservations.

Catherine & Mary's NYE Dinner and Celebration
272 S. Main Street
They will be bringing in 2018 with a four course, preset menu at $75 per person, by reservation only. Save your spot early-this night will book fast! Call 901.254.8600 for reservations & more information.

2nd Annual Homeless New Years Eve Day Party and Assistance Drive
Brinson's Downtown Chicken Lounge, 341 Madison Ave.
December 31, 2017 at 11 AM - 3 PM

This New Year’s Eve, take the opportunity to give homeless some much needed assistance and show them that we all look forward to better things for 2018! Enjoy live music, free BBQ and socializing. Brinson's is asking for giving with time, foo, and assistance. Find out more on how you can help by viewing the Facebook Event

Toasty New Year at Loflin Yard
Loflin Yard, 7 W Carolina Ave @ 7pm - 1am

Come ring in the New Year at Loflin with the barn, bonfires, and our new winter cocktails.
There will be one free s'more package per person and a free champagne toast at midnight.

2018 New Years Celebration With Mr. William Davenport Live!
December 31 at 7 PM - 2 AM
Memphis Sounds Lounge, 22 North Third Street

Memphis Sounds Lounge Downtown Will Be Closing Our Doors With A Bang! This is a party for the ages! Live Entertainment Will Be Provided By Mr. William Davenport! Annual Champagne Toast, Free Food & Party Favors! Tickets are $20 for 1 and $35 for a Couple. See the Facebook Event for advance tickets.

Annual Liberty Bowl Parade & Pep Rally
2017 Liberty Bowl Parade on December 29th @ 3 p.m.
2017 Bash on Beale Pep Rally on December 29th @ 4:30 p.m. in Handy Park

Cheer on your team at the official parade and pep rally for the 59th AutoZone Liberty Bowl! Liberty Bowl Parade will march down Beale Street, featuring both competing college teams full marching bands! Parade will also consist of high school bands from across the country, cars, dance groups, national beauty pageant winners and more!

Check out Drone footage from the 2016 NYE Celebration on Beale Street!

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