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200 Lavaca Street · Austin, Texas 78701 United States · Central Reservations: 866-961-3327
(512) 542-3600
· Local Time:
7:56 PM
· Weather:
Light rain,
64 °F


Amplify your experience this New Year's Eve in the heart of downtown Austin! Our exclusive New Year's Eve events are made with something for everyone in mind.  Whether you're wanting to see Austin icon Willie Nelson at ACL-LIVE or dine at Trace, we have you covered.

Check out our special New Year's Eve packages and events below and join us.


W Austin New Year's Eve / Light Up the Night / December 31, 2014 10pm-2am featuring Dam-Funk with DJ Mel
Our official New Year’s Eve celebration will be like none other…taking over the second floor of the hotel.  General admission tickets are $150 and VIP tickets are $300.  This event is presented in partnership with Transmission Events.  Looking to go big in 2015?  Learn more about our $12,500 package for 25 of your closest friends >>

Your General Admission ticket to our Light Up the Night NYE Bash includes:

  • Entertainment 
  • Open Bar
  • Champagne toast & breakfast bites at midnight

VIP tickets include:

  • Entertainment 
  • Premium Open Bar
  • Champagne toast & breakfast bites at midnight
  • Access to VIP lounge with seating and passed bites & food stations
  • Reserved seating/space for concert
  • Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle for the night of December 31, 2014

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Take the elevator home, and enjoy a Wonderful Room you'll love, 2 VIP tickets to Light up the Night, 2 welcome cocktails, & complimentary overnight parking.  Reserve now >>


Ring in 2015 with a special prix fixe menu at Trace

Cap off 2014 in the best possible way with a luxurious four-course meal at TRACE. Indulge in decadent favorites like lobster, foie gras, oysters, short ribs, and more – all responsibly sourced from the best of Central Texas, of course. New Year’s Eve dinner at TRACE is available from 5-11PM, and reservations are available now: (512) 542.3660.  Trace diners are also welcome to access the Living Room Bar before or after their dinner reservations.  INSIDER ACCESS: Trace diners are invited to attend Light Up the Night for a discounted price.  Please call (512) 542.3660 for details.

View TRACE New Year's Eve menus online >>


W Austin Living Room NYE / Drop the Ball / W Austin Living Room 10pm-2am

Ring in 2015 in Austin's most stylish Living Room with Go Go Garcia. Reserve your Living Room NYE experience, available for $50 and includes:

  • Entry to Living Room beginning at 10pm
  • Entertainment from Go Go Garcia
  • Party favors
  • Complimentary passed bubbly at midnight

INSIDER ACCESS: Drop the Ball guests are invited to enjoy half-price nibbles and W Libations from 7-10pm, during PRIMETIME, the Living Room Happy Hour.


Ring in 2015 with 15 of your closest friends, and enjoy all of the above including:

  • Two bottles of bubbly to get the party started
  • One bottle of Deep Eddy Vodka
  • TRACE nibbles platter
  • Reserved couch seating
  • Dedicated server all night

MAKE IT YOUR PRIVATE PARTY...Call (512) 542-3686 for details on renting our Screened Porch exclusively for your group. Enjoy private seating, dedicated cocktail servers, and a digital display to watch the ball drop.

Buy tickets >>


Ring in 2015 with Willie & Friends Family New Year, performing two New Year's shows at ACL-Live

Willie Nelson, Austin’s hometown musician, returns to ring in the New Year with special guest Sturgill Simpson on December 30.

Book online for stays December 30, 2014 - January 1, 2015 or call 877.822.0000and mention rate plan WILLIE30 or WILLIE 31. SOLD OUT

This package requires a 1 night deposit and a 7 day 100% cancellation fee.



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