Top Austin party picks for the New Year

Winter is upon is. The character of Austin socializing changes with the season. We share our top party picks for the next two chilly months.


Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Party + “A Christmas Carol” + Fireworks. Zach Theatre.

Dec. 31: Blu Year’s Eve in Celebration of F1. 213 W. Fifth St.

Dec. 31: Feathers and Fedoras: Epic New Year’s Event Event. The Belmont.

Jan. 26: Doty Award Dinner for UT College of Fine Arts. AT&T Center.


Jan 28: Dell Children’s Believe Gala. Austin Convention Center.

Jan. 28: Human Rights Campaign Gala. JW Marriott.

Feb. 4. CASAblanca for CASA of Travis County. JW Marriott.

Feb. 4: Rodeo Austin Gala with Randy Houser. Palmer Events Center.

Feb. 8: Feel the Love for Austin Music Foundation. Emo’s.

Feb. 11: Blanton Gala + Reinstalled Permanent Collection. Blanton Museum of Art.


Feb. 12: Feed the Peace Awards with Jerry Jeff Walker and Gilbert Tuhabonye for Nobelity Project. Four Seasons Austin.

Feb. 21-22: Texas Medal of the Arts. Bass Concert Hall.


Author: Michael Barnes

Michael Barnes writes about Austin's people, places, culture and history for the Austin American-Statesman and

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