We’re not too far away from ringing in the New Year! It’s crazy to think that 2017 is almost here. From clubs to festivals, a number of NYE EDM events have been announced here in California. These are our picks for this year’s top NYE EDM events.
COUNTDOWN NYE, AGES 18 AND OVER
One of the biggest parties taking place in Southern California is COUNTDOWN NYE at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino. This is the annual NYE party thrown by EDC promoter Insomniac Events. Countdown NYE takes place Friday, Dec. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 31. YES, you get two days of partying this year! Tickets are now on sale. The lineup includes 4B, A-Trak, Alesso, Anna Lunoe, Baauer, Billy Kenny, The Chainsmokers, CID, Deorro, Diplo, Morgan Page, Rabbit in the Moon, Rezz, GL Grime, Seven Lions, W&W, Zedd and many more! The full lineup has something for everybody. In 2015, Countdown expanded to feature three stages of music. Kaskade, DJ Snake, Carnage, Yellow Claw, TJR, Oliver Heldens, Delta Heavy and many more played Countdown last year.
LED PRESENTS: OMFG NYE!, AGES 18 AND OVER
Another big party is taking place down in San Diego. LED Presents OMFG! NYE 2017! This 3 day bash takes place December 29, 30 and 31 at the Valley View Casino Center in downtown San Diego. Tickets are now on sale. This party starts at 9pm and goes strong until 4am every night. The lineup includes Adventure Club, DJ SNAKE, Jauz, Slander, Bro Safari, GTA, Anna Lunoe, Bixel Boys, Jack Beats, TJR and many more!
INFINITY NYE, AGES 21 AND OVER
Also in San Diego, Infinity NYE will take place over two days at the Town & Country Event Center. The lineup includes Dada Life, Dillon Francis, Flux Pavilion, Illenium, Joyride and more. A tier one 2-day day GA pass costs $85. Doors open at 9pm on the 30th and 8pm on the 31st.
AVALON PRESENTS: MARKUS SCHULZ, AGES 21 AND OVER
You can also celebrate 2017 with the Unicorn Slayer… Markus Schulz. The legendary trance DJ will take you on a wild journey as he plays an open to close set at Avalon Hollywood. I’ve been to several of his open-to-close sets and they are insane. If you want to party until 6am or later – this is the event for you!
FACTORY 93, AGES 21 AND OVER
Insomniac’s Factory 93 will be taking place in downtown Los Angeles on December 31. Claude VonStroke and Green Velvet will be taking over for Get Real NYE. If you love house and techno – this will be the place to be! The party begins at 9pm and ends at 4am. Tickets are on sale but are going fast. This is where I plan on spending NYE and can’t wait!
DUKE DUMONT AT EXCHANGE LA, AGES 21 AND OVER
Exchange LA in downtown Los Angeles is bringing in Duke Dumont to usher in 2017. The fun kicks off at 9pm and goes strong until 3am. You know Exchange LA will be hopping for this…so be sure to get your tickets before they are gone!
MINIMAL EFFORT NYE, AGES 21 AND OVER
Minimal Effort’s NYE Party will be taking place in downtown Los Angeles. The party will take place at Los Angeles Center Studios on Saturday, December 31. There will be 3 indoor and outdoor stages, 20+ DJ’s and 10 hours of music! The official lineup includes Recondite (Live), Simian Mobile Disco (DJ SET), Stephan Bodzin, Audion, Amtrac, Desert Hearts Crew and many more! Tickets are now on sale. Minimal Effort NYE kicks off at 4pm and goes strong until 4am.
CREATE NIGHTCLUB, AGES 21 AND OVER
Dash Berlin will be taking over Create Nightclub in Hollywood for a special NYE celebration. Early bird tickets start at just $22! Be sure to get your tickets ASAP before this sells out.
You can learn more about Create NYE 2017 here (use code EDMMANIAC to save!)
SOUND NIGHTCLUB, AGES 21 AND OVER
Sound Nightclub in Hollywood presents New Year’s Eve 2017. Get ready to ring in 2017 with Kidnap Kid and Moon Boots. If you want to party in Hollywood, come experience Sound’s amazing sound system along with some killer beats.
JUSTICE NYE, SAN FRANCISCO, AGES 21 AND OVER
Justice will be throwing an epic party to celebrate 2017 at The Armory in San Francisco. There will be a special DJ set by Justice plus many more surprises and special guests. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets start at $70.
KASKADE SAN FRANCISCO, AGES 18 AND OVER
You may want to take a trip to San Francisco. Kaskade is playing a special NYE show at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday, December 31. The music kicks off at 8pm and ends at 1:30am.
PORTER ROBINSON, OMNIA SAN DIEGO, AGES 21 AND OVER
If you want to keep on partying into 2017, be sure to check out Porter Robinson at Omnia San Diego. He will take over the club on January 1, 2017. GA and VIP tickets are available. Doors open at 9pm.
Whatever event you choose, get your tickets now! Also, party responsibly.
If you drink, don’t drive.
See you on the dance floor!
PHOTO CREDIT: INSOMNIAC EVENTS