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New year's Eve is a great occasion to explore the club and restaurant scene in Dallas. There's also a spectacular firework display and entertainment in Downtown Dallas. Nothing compares to the Reunion Tower Over the Top event, the only 360-degree, panoramic fireworks spectacular which starts one minute before midnight. You can watch the fireworks from the festive City Hall Plaza downtown or from Reunion Tower itself. The tower features two restaurants, and there is a lawn outside. Tickets are required to watch fireworks from these locations.
Sundance Square in Downtown Fort Worth is the place for another large public New Year's Eve celebration in the area. The square usually hosts the countdown, live music, fireworks, food, and drinks as well as various entertainment. However, due to COVID 19, all events on Sundance Square have been canceled in 2020-2021.
NYE Parties in Dallas & Fort Worth
Dallas is also known for its large NYE parties. One of the largest parties to farewell the year is Royalty NYE, held at Aloft Hotel Love Field. The chic party features red carpet, masquerade, casino night. and DJ sets. Dallas NYE Ball is another highly anticipated event in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Held at Sixty Five Hundred this year, the Ball features a countdown, fireworks, casino, DJs, and much more. West End Event Center is also running a NYE party with a casino and special entertainment from 9 pm to 2 am. Other popular parties are held at Altitude restaurant on W Dallas Rooftop and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dallas and Billy Bob's Texas country music and rodeo venue in Fort Worth.