5 Fun New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Corpus Christi

Jean Jones
(December 30, 2014)


Have you made plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time. New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest celebrations around the world each year, and there’s no better way to ring in 2015 than celebrating with your close friends and family. Whether you’re looking to go out and grab some drinks, or you’re simply looking for a nice family-friendly activity, there’s a celebration for everyone in Corpus Christi. To help you finalize your last-minute plans, check out these 5 fun New Year’s Eve celebrations happening right here in Corpus Christi:

1. Noon Year’s Eve Party
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

1900 N Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Who said New Year’s Eve was only for adults? At the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, the kids can get in on all the fun by attending this year’s Noon Year’s Eve Party. Starting at 10 a.m., the count down to “Noon Year’s” will begin with a big bang celebration. There will be a balloon drop, mega balloon room romp, hands-on educational activities, arts and crafts, live performances, food and drinks, and much more. The cost is FREE for members, and included in the standard admission fee for non-members ($9/Adults, $7/Children and Seniors).

2. New Year’s Eve Sing-Along Piano Bar
Brewster Street Icehouse

1724 N Tancahua St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Looking for a different bar experience this New Year’s Eve? Head on down to the Brewster Street Icehouse for the New Year’s Eve Sing-Along. With two piano bar veterans playing your favorite songs and top requests, it’s sure to be a fun night full of music, dancing, and laughter. General admission starts at $25 and includes party favors and a midnight champagne toast, but you can also upgrade your ticket to include dinner and a one-night stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina.

3. Adult Retro New Year’s Bash
Hard Knocks Sports Lounge & Grill

5862 Everhart Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78413

Ready to party like it’s 1999? Make sure you check out Hard Knocks Sports Lounge for their Adult Retro New Year’s Bash. Hosted by 92.7 KBAY and special guest DJ Energenz, they’ll be playing your favorite hits from the 70s, 80s, and 90s all night long. On top of the music, you’ll enjoy New Year’s drink specials, complimentary wine and champagne, and even a catered 4-course dinner. The party is absolutely free of charge to anyone 21 and older, so find your best retro outfit and head on down to Hard Knocks.

4. Starlite & The Moonbeams Big Band – Live Performance
Dr. Rockit’s Blues Bar

709 N Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

If you’re looking for some good live music with your New Year’s celebration, make sure you get to Dr. Rockit’s Blues Bar to catch local favorites, Starlite & The Moonbeams Big Band. There will be a $10 cover at the door, and drink specials all night long as well. It’s the oldest bar in Corpus Christi, so you know that no one else has more experience throwing a rockin’ New Year’s Eve party.

5. Omni’s New Year’s Eve Gala
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
900 N Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Looking for a luxurious escape from your usual New Year’s Eve activities? Make sure you attend Omni’s New Year’s Eve Gala. Starting at $259, guests will receive two tickets to the gala, luxury accommodations in one of Omni’s rooms, and a late checkout for 2 p.m. the next day. At the gala guests will enjoy an elegant dinner buffet, hors d’oeuvres, live music, a midnight champagne toast, and much more. Semiformal attire is required and enforced (black-tie optional, jeans not allowed), so celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at the Omni Hotel.

Know any other fun New Year’s Eve celebrations? Share them in the comments below!

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