New Year’s Eve in Baton Rouge: Where to ring in 2020

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We are welcoming a whole new decade! Whether the 2010s were kind to you or not so much, kiss them good-bye. It's a new year, a new decade, and that could mean a whole new you. So, kick off 2020 with a bang.

Here are some great places in Baton Rouge to celebrate New Year's Eve on Dec. 31.

Red Stick Revelry 2019 & Red Stick Drop

In the Red Stick, we don’t drop a ball for the countdown. We celebrate with a Red Stick Drop, of course! At Red Stick Revelry’s event, see the Red Stick Drop and a major laser light show set to music. 

Two 20‐minute laser light shows, with six high-powered 3D laser beams choreographed to music, will be projected on a screen from The Crest stage and over the audience. See the shows are at 9:30 p.m. and again at 11:00 p.m. When the Red Stick drops in Town Square at midnight, fireworks and a high beam laser show will be visible throughout the event.

Keep an eye on their New Year's countdown HERE

Tsunami’s New Year’s Eve Sparkle Party

Sushi at midnight? Yes, please! Tsunami Sushi Baton Rouge hosts its annual restaurant and rooftop terrace party on New Year’s Eve. 

General admission tickets include access to terrace festivities, a Champagne toast at midnight, buffet-style food, sushi stations, two bars, a DJ, a photo booth and the best view in Baton Rouge.

Buy general admission tickets ahead of time for $100 per person or day-of tickets for $125 per person. You can even score a VIP experience for $150 per person, which includes a 5-course meal in the main dining area. 

Follow their Facebook event HERE

Noon Year's Eve at Knock Knock Museum

Here’s a kid-friendly daytime celebration option. Knock Knock Children’s Museum hosts a New Year’s event at noon for all families. Join for games and activities, like a balloon drop in Knock Knock Square. 

The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Cost for entry is the same as museum admission: visitors $14, ages 0-23 months FREE. 

Check back to their website for registry information. 

NYE Bash at L'Auberge Casino Hotel

L’Auberge Casino Hotel hosts its NYE Bash in the Event Center. Visit their open bar and enjoy live music by the band Pants Party. 

Doors open at 10:30 p.m.. Show starts at 11:00 p.m. and ends at 1:00 a.m. Tickets are $40 per person and you must be 21 or older to enter. Buy your tickets here.

Learn more HERE

New Years Eve at the Crowne Plaza

The Crowne Plaza welcomes back Carbon Copy Band, Chase Tyler Band and The Eddie Smith Band for your New Year’s Eve tunes. Dance the night away and enjoy the open bar. Also, dine from the Louisiana cuisine dinner buffet prepared by award winning chefs. 

The event goes on 6:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. Book a room package to reserve your spot. For reservation information, call (225) 925-2244 or visit crownebaton.com

Follow their Facebook event HERE

The Roaring 2020: New Year's Party at George's Place

A number so nice, you have to say it twice: 20-20. So, to ring in the new decade, George’s Place is hosting a Roaring ’20s themed party. Come dressed in your finest flapper attire to enjoy the speakeasy. Cheers with Champagne at midnight and dance along to performances by the Krewe of Divas. 

The shin-dig kicks off at 10:00 p.m. and wraps up at 2:00 a.m.

Follow their Facebook event HERE

NYE Celebration at Splash Nightclub

Splash into the New Year with fabulous drag performances at Splash Nightclub! Get free party favors and play a balloon drop for prizes. Plus, taste complementary Champagne at midnight. 

Get in the doors from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Learn more about their events HERE

Glow all Out NYE Party at Topgolf

Topgolf is celebrating the arrival of 2020 by throwing one of its biggest parties of the year. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and a glow-in-the-dark theme. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of bubbly to share with friends.

All New Year’s Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and front row seats to a fireworks show. Check out party package options here

See all of the event's details HERE