Austin dazzles with variety of New Year’s Eve events this year

12:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 Austin360
The Roosevelt Room is hosting a 1920s-themed New Year’s Eve party featuring cocktails created in that decade. Tom McCarthy Jr. for AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Moroccan Night Market at South Congress Hotel. This Moroccan-themed New Year’s Eve party will feature fortune tellers, henna artists, late-night Moroccan cocktails, snacks and more. Plus, there will be a dance party with tunes provided by DJs King Louie and Manolo Black and a champagne toast at midnight. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday. $130. 1603 S. Congress Ave.

Hopfields’ New Year’s Eve Dance Party. A full-scale dance party might not seem in the wheel house of this gastropub, but the campus-area Hopfields wants to give a beloved neighborhood dive bar the farewell it never got. Nasty’s closed suddenly a few months ago, and there’s only one way to bid it adieu: with a hip-hop dance party bidding adieu to the bar and the year. Hopfields will also have a prix fixe dinner, a bubbles toast at midnight and late-night snacks. 6 p.m. Sunday. $25-$114. 3110 Guadalupe St.

The Carillon’s New Year’s Eve Dinner. The restaurant at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center is serving a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner for $110 (additional $40 for wine pairings), with a menu that includes New York strip with bone marrow demi-glace, and king crab with squid ink pasta, Meyer lemon, tomato, Texas rose garlic and uni butter. The hotel is also offering a special starting at $619 that includes dinner for two, a stay at the hotel and breakfast for two. 6 p.m. Sunday. 1900 University Ave. 512-404-3655, — Matthew Odam

The Roosevelt Room’s Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve Party. The downtown cocktail bar is celebrating the new year in a classic fashion with this fancy party featuring drinks first created in the 1920s. Sip on cocktails like the Clover Club (a gin and raspberry egg-white potion) and the Scofflaw (with rye, lemon, grenadine and champagne). There is also an extensive champagne menu. There are a number of ticket options available. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. January. $30-$1,000. 307 W. Fifth St.