Seattle might not be the largest city in the U.S., but it is a place of wonderful things and icons of popular culture, from having birthed legends as varied as Starbucks Coffee and grunge music to the spot where Frasier Crane had his practice and where Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan first fell in love in that sweet 90s romantic comedy. Now, you may or may not know this, but Emerald City also hosts one more thing: an impressive nightlife!
Join this West Coast jewel of the north during the last night of 2016, and remain pleasantly surprised at all the great things the party scene has to offer. Go through the most popular events for New Year's Eve by scrolling below, but be sure to check out our favorite spots to paint the town red in this unofficial clubZone guide to Seattle's NYE scene.
Check out the iconic Seattle skyline and revel in the beauty of famous buildings like the Space Needle, all while you're partying 2016 away aboard The Spirit of 76, a party yacht that can accommodate over 200 partygoers. Be part of the New Year's Eve Fireworks Boat Party and cruise around the Lake Union and Lake Washington in a night you'll remember for the rest of your life, including amazing DJs spinning your favorite hits, a fully stocked cash bar and the most amazing views of the city.
If you're a land person through and through, don't fret, there are still some great choices to ring in the New Year in the city, including the Executive Inn's bash, a 7-minute walk away from the Space Needle. Come up to the Shelley and the Curves NYE Party and enjoy a gorgeous view of the fireworks around the city, in a romantic setting that's sure to bring you back to Sleepless in Seattle.
Looking for a themed, exotic affair? Enjoy the sounds of the India at The Freemont Foundry, home of the Bollywood New Year's Eve, with multiple bars scattered around two floors of partying, plus an upstairs patio to see the fireworks, a desi food truck and delicious bites to enjoy.
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