New Year's Eve Events in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles is ready to ring in 2017 with some of the best New Year's Eve events in the country. Read our round-up of L.A.'s top events to say farewell to 2016 and welcome the new year. And on Jan. 2, 2017, join millions of viewers around the world and enjoy the 128th Rose Parade and the 103rd Rose Bowl Game, the two biggest events of the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena.

In keeping with tradition, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) offers free rides on New Year’s Eve to provide safe transportation and reduce holiday traffic congestion. All Metro Rail and Bus lines are free from 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 until 2 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Metro Rail operates all-night service on New Year’s Eve for those staying out extra late and to encourage easy travel to the Rose Parade. NOTE: All Metro Rail lines and the Metro Orange Line will operate all night every 20 minutes on New Year's Eve.

Concerts & Special Events

Mr. Little Jeans performs at N.Y.E.L.A. at Grand Park
Mr. Little Jeans performs at N.Y.E.L.A. | Photo courtesy of Grand Park, Facebook


"The Vortex" at Exchange LA
Photo courtesy of Exchange LA, Facebook


New Year's Eve at Terranea Resort
New Year's Eve | Photo courtesy of Terranea Resort


Church & State New Year's Eve Champagne
Photo courtesy of Church & State, Facebook

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