As the clock ticks toward the final moments of 2023, Clark County is gearing up to embrace the arrival of 2024 with high spirits and open arms. It’s that time of the year when we bid farewell to the old and make room for the new, celebrating the journey we’ve walked and anticipating the paths ahead.
In this blog, you'll find the hottest spots and events where you can kick off the New Year with a bang. No matter your preferred way to celebrate—be it amidst the vibrant cheers of a bustling party or under the starlit sky with a spectacular fireworks display—this post has you covered. Let’s raise a toast to the possibilities that lie ahead and embrace the new beginnings – it’s going to be a blast!
New Year’s Eve Soiree
11605 SE McGillivray Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683
Step back in time and have a night of glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties at the Vancouver Elks Lodge #823 New Year’s Eve Soiree. Enjoy last-century vibes where you will immerse yourself in the prohibition-era atmosphere of a hidden speakeasy.
The evening kicks off with an Italian Extravaganza dinner and afterward, you can show off your dance moves in the dance contest or join the Crooners singing contest. For an added experience, attend the Sazerac Class to learn the secret to crafting the legendary Sazerac cocktail.
Countdown to midnight and welcome the New Year with sparkling champagne toast. Don’t forget to capture memories in style with the event’s vintage-themed photo booth. General admission costs $35 and you can get your ticket here.
1 Cowlitz Wy, Ridgefield, WA 98642
Head over to Ilani Casino Resort for a rocking start to 2024 at its Endless Midnight 2023. It’s all about the thrills—live entertainment, exclusive deals, and special dining offers. As a part of Mohegan’s expansive Endless Midnight New Year’s Eve celebration, Ilani is turning up the excitement in Clark County.
The resort’s Cowlitz Ballroom transforms into the ultimate party hub, setting the stage for a night filled with live music by the party band Oncore. But the fun doesn't stop there. On New Year’s Day, there’s a Cash Party, where you might be lucky to win cash prizes of over $44,000.
If you’re looking for a way to celebrate the New Year that includes dining, entertainment, and the excitement of winning big, then this is the event for you.
7900 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220
Just a little over a 15-minute drive from Vancouver, SwingCouver at Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport is back for a weekend filled with non-stop dancing and epic vibes. The event offers three days and four nights of dance parties of pulsating beats, spirit-lifting workshops, and unforgettable dances.
Champion instructors and performers will guide you through the crème de la crème of West Coast Swing. The Cover Classes are beginner-friendly so newbies have nothing to worry about. Moreover, the weekend is packed with killer DJs and Sharlot Bott Schuefele who will turn up the rhythm and blues room.
New Year’s Eve is the grand finale with a dinner show that will have you dancing your way into 2024. And if you’re feeling competitive, there’s the WSDC Jack & Jill and the Champions SwingCouver Strictly Challenge. For registration and tickets, click here.
Mountain View Ice Arena’s NYE SK8
14313 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684
If you have skaters in your family, then you should definitely enjoy a frosty New Year’s Eve at Mountain View Ice Area. Located 5 minutes off of I-205, the MVIA offers two sessions to choose from: NY EVE SK8 runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the NYE SK8 kicks off at 6:30 p.m. till 9:15 p.m.
Worried about skates? No problem! For $18, you can snag both ice time and skate rental, ensuring everyone has a chance to join the frosty festivities.
If you’re bringing your own skates, the ice time alone is just $15. It’s a cool way for the kiddos to welcome the new year. Click here for more information on the schedule and prices.
Portland New Year’s Eve On the Boardwalk Cruise 2024
1010 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204
Just 9 miles south of Vancouver, Pier Pressure™ Portland New Year’s Eve On the Boardwalk Cruise 2024 allows bid adieu to 2023 in style. Presented by Portland Nightlife, this event promises an unforgettable night aboard the luxurious Portland Spirit Yacht. With three decks of fun, a live Top 40 DJ, and premium drinks, it’s an experience to remember.
Starting at 9 p.m. at Salmon Street Springs Dock, the cruise offers complimentary appetizers like Bruschetta, Chicken Satay, and Jumbo Prawns. The Gatsby-inspired soirée will be in full swing with Roaring 20s-themed party favors and tunes spanning Open Format, EDM, and Top 40. Revel in the stunning views of Portland Harbor, Skyline, and Bridges as you countdown to 2024.
The cruise set sail at 10 p.m. and wraps up by 12:30 a.m. Dress to impress, flapper, Roaring 20s, zoot suits, or upscale cocktail attire are encouraged. Ticket prices range from $149 to $269.
NYE 2024: The Grand Masquerade
909 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214
Trio Lounge, located a 13-minute drive south of Vancouver, offers a night of mystery and enchantment with its NYE 2024: The Grand Masquerade. The party kicks off at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Start the night with live music by local sensation Perla Leon and her band from 8-9 p.m., followed by DJ beats in all rooms. Three rooms offer different music vibes— Salsa and Bachata, Top 40 and Latin Mix, and a Karaoke room. The countdown to the New Year will also feature a balloon drop and complimentary champagne toast.
A wide array of delectable bites and exquisite drinks are available for purchase. Additionally, it’s highly recommended to wear your finest attire and mask. Ticket prices range from $45 to $55.
Portland 2024 New Year’s Eve Party – Gatsby’s House
921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
The most upscale NYE in Portland at the Grand Ballroom inside the Iconic Hilton Portland Downtown is just 9 miles south of Vancouver. The Gatsby House 2024 New Year’s Eve Celebration is another event presented by Portland Nightlife.
This premier countdown experience features multiple fully staffed bars, a live DJ playing the best club mix, prepaid premium bars, a casino night speakeasy, and festive party favors for all. VIPs can also enjoy added perks like complimentary hors d’oeuvres, ultra-premium prepaid drinks, exclusive access to the VIP area, and more. Each ticket purchase is a prepayment for your choice of beverage.
Dress in your best twenties attire and ring in 2024 in the grand decadence of the 1920s. For a more elevated experience, you can avail the incredible hotel room package. Ticket prices range from $105 to $595.