Last Minute New Year’s Eve Parties 2015

Posted on December 28, 2015, 2:23 pm
4 mins

If you want to go out in Seattle for New Year’s Eve 2015 but still haven’t figured out where you want to be at midnight, you ought to decide soon, as many parties are selling out fast. Here are four parties to choose from (all of which include a champagne toast at midnight, naturally).

Salsa and Kizomba into 2016 at Century Ballroom

With two rooms offering two styles of dance following an optional seated dinner (starting at 6 PM), Century Ballroom offers a complete night of entertainment. In the Main Ballroom, there islive salsa with Buena Vibra + DJ Edgar “El Travieso de la Salsa.” In the West Hall, the style is Kizomba and the attire is all white, with DJs Mary & Boris Bison (Vancouver). If one of your resolutions is to imrpove your dance moves, you can get an early start with intro Salsa lessons at 9 PM.

Ticket Pricing:

  • The Whole Shebang (2 rooms of dancing + dinner): $130
  • Both Rooms – Dance Only: $60
  • Century Dance + Dinner: $110
  • Century Dance: $40
  • West Hall Dance + Dinner: $100
  • West Hall Dance: $30


  • 6:00, 6:15, 6:30 PM – Dinner Seatings
  • 9:00 PM – Intro Salsa Lesson
  • 9:30 PM – Dancing

Beethoven and Good Co at Benaroya Hall

Bid Lebewohl to to 2015 with Beethoven’s Ninth, then welcome 2016 at the after-party with party favors and live music by electro-swing band Good Co. The symphony will be conducted by Andrew Grams, with vocals performed by Caitlin Lynch (Soprano), Sasha Cooke (Mezzo Soprano), Daniel Shirley (Tenor), Corey McKern (Baritone) and the Seattle Symphony Chorale.


  • 8:00 PM – Doors open for no-host cocktails
  • 9:00 PM – Concert
  • 11:00 PM – Post-concert party
  • 11:59 PM – Countdown and champagne toast

Tickets range from $66 to $153 dollars depending on seating. Buy tickets online.

Dudley Manlove Quartet at The Triple Door

The Triple Door is offering two packages for two different times on New Year’s Eve 2016, both of which include a concert in its main hall, featuring The Dudley Manlove Quartet. For the early birds who want to go out but would like to be at home at midnight, the $100 package includes a glass of bubbly and a $50 credit towards food/drink, tax and gratuity at 7 PM.

For those who want to toast the new year at The Triple Door, the 10:30 PM package is $70 and includes a $30 credit towards food/drink, and a midnight champagne toast.

Read more and get tickets online.


SHINE into 2016 at Kremwerk

For those who want to party into the wee hours of 2016, look no further than Kremwerk‘s New Year’s Eve Party SHINE, dedicated to “all things that shimmer, sparkle and glitter brightly!” Lighting installations from Sensebellum and supplemental sound by SecondNature will complement the roster of DJs, while guests are encouraged to dress in thematic attire: “sequins, glitter, metallic outfits, shiny things – whatever SHINE means to you!”

From 9 to 10 PM there will be an open bar by Skyy (and of course a complimentary midnight champagne). After the confetti flies and the ball drops, you can dance dance until 5 AM.

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$55 per person. Buy tickets online. For booth and seating reservations, email

Sarah Caples has lived in Seattle since 2004 working as a fashion stylist for private clients. Sarah launched an art and society blog in 2008, along with a monthly salon at The Sorrento Hotel, which ran until June 2012. As executive editor of, Caples hopes to cultivate an informed dialog about regional culture and bring people of diverse backgrounds together in support of nonprofits, artists and community builders.