If you wish to go to the Grand Park Festival directly then meet Francis and J the Monkey King at 8:30 pm at the location noted under "DETAILS" above on this EVENT PAGE.
We will enjoy NYE dinner at FAR BAR - ranked #1 Bar of Downtown LA by highly respected LA Weekly newspaper.
Yes, we are bidding farewell to 2013 and welcoming 2014 with the best!
Far Bar is a great place to drink, eat chill and welcome the new year with friends and with FREE CHAMPAGNE TOAST at countdown!
The bar is well stocked and the bartenders make great drinks. There is also an outdoor patio to enjoy a cool LA evening.
I have dined here on many occasions and the dishes are always completely delicious! Some of their best works:
Once we have satiated our appetite, we will walk a few blocks over to the N.Y.E. L.A. Celebration in Grand Park in downtown L.A. We can stay there for the countdown or head back to FAR BAR for countdown with FREE CHAMPAGNE TOAST!
At Grand Park, there will be:
FREE outdoor music and dancing / Grand Park / mega-art installations and much more.
ANIMATED PROJECTIONS, ART INSTALLATIONS, AND ART PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC PERFORMANCES.....ALL FOR FREE......
FREE CELEBRATION WITH MUSIC, DANCING, LARGER THAN LIFE ART INSTALLATIONS, PARTY IS OPEN TO ALL AGES BUT FOR ADULTS AFTER 9:00 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT.....
CELEBRATION WILL STRETCH FROM MUSIC CENTER OVER TO L.A. CITY HALL AND DOWN GRAND AVENUE TO GRAND PARK.
PARTY CULMINATES WITH A VIDEO COUNTDOWN TO WEST COAST MIDNIGHT; VIDEO MONTAGE FEATURES HUMAN CLOCK SHOWING PEOPLE ALL OVER L.A. AND IMAGES FROM ALL OVER THE CITY OF ANGELS.........
LOS ANGELES! COUNT DOWN TO 2014 with family, friends, and all your fellow Angelenos! Grand Park becomes your NEW New Year’s Eve destination with performances, art installations, and large-scale animated projections, ringing in 2014 like you’ve never seen before! #NYELA
EVENT SCHEDULE (set times subject to change / view event map)
ALL NIGHT LONG:
3-D PROJECTIONS (covering 22 floors on City Hall) / PHOTO BOOTH & PROJECTIONS (create a memory and share your wish for the New Year 100ft above Grand Park) / FACE PAINTING (join the tribe of LA with Tribal Markers) / ART INSTALLATIONS BY Charles Baker, Geoff McFetridge and Mike Murphy / HOSTED BY Azul 213* Amaral / Sisanie (KIIS – FM) / FOOD TRUCKS OPEN (Street Kitchen, Lobos Truck, The Schmuck Truck, No Jodas Kitchen, Hurricane Kitchen, Mangia Ristorante on Wheels, India Jones, Grilled Cheese Truck, The Surfer Taco, Crepe’n Around, Berlin Famous Sausage, Mex Kabob, Firehouse Chefs, Cousins Maine Lobster, Paradise Cookies, Ela Brew, Sweet E’s Bake Shop) / CASH BAR (no outside alcohol permitted in the Park, last call at 11:30PM) / STARBUCKS OPEN
6-7:30PM DJ Seano (dublab)
7:30-8:30PM Myron & E
(Stone’s Throw Records)
8:30-9PM Versa-Style Dance Company
9PM: Live feed of Times Square Ball Drop
(perfect for Grand Park kids)
9-9:20PM: Versa-Style Dance Company
11-11:50PM: Fool’s Gold
MIDNIGHT: The Big Moment…ALL EYES ON CITY HALL!
METRO RED or PURPLE LINE TO CIVIC CENTER/GRAND PARK STATION, GOLD LINE TO LITTLE TOKYO/ARTS DISTRICT STATION.
**All Metro bus and rail lines will provide free service on the night of New Year’s Eve beginning 9PM-2AM. Details on holiday schedule on metro.net.**
GO METRO to receive destination discount at New Year’s Eve LA. Show your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID, or LA County employee ID at any food truck onsite and save 10%. Also, show your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID, or LA County employee ID at the Grand Park booth and receive a free ticket to the 2014 LA Art Show.
OK serious business…due to the size of this event, parking lots on the perimeter of the park are recommended (as opposed to underground lots). Lots on both sides of Olive between First and Second Streets will be open (AKA Lot 17 and Lot 26 flat rate $9). Lot 21 near Olvera Street will also be open at 555 N Broadway (at Cesar Chavez, max rate $15), and also Lot 15 at 527 N. Spring St (between Arcadia and Cesar Chavez, max rate $20).
Street parking can be found in Little Tokyo, Grand Ave, Olive, Hill and surrounding areas.
ParkMe provides guaranteed parking to events around town, just reserve ahead of time! The button below will help you explore nearby lots and book your spot now. Early arrival is recommended, as event may reach capacity.
NOT RECOMMENDED PARKING:
Due to street closures, Lot 10 located on Broadway between First and Temple will be closed at 5pm to the public, in addition to Lot 14 located on Grand Ave. between First and Temple. Lots under The Music Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall dedicated to Music Center patrons.
MORE EVENT INFORMATION:
HELPFUL HINTS: Bag checks for event patrons will be located at event entrances on Grand, Hill Street and Broadway entrances (Spring Street will be closed to pedestrians).Please bring all picnic items in bags/totes (no coolers), water/juice in sealed (non-glass) containers, remember cash for vendors and food trucks (some food trucks do accept credit), ATMs are located in event area and near Starbucks. Low lawn chairs OK, no tents please. Remember to have your pet on leash at all times (except in the dog park – they can go free!). Dress warm and have fun.
PROHIBITED ITEMS: The following will not be permitted: outside alcoholic beverages, weapons, narcotics, glass containers, coolers or open beverages/bottles (including coffee, water, etc.), silly string, confetti, fireworks, and sparklers (bummer, we know). Noisemakers, NYE hats, etc. are totally fine. Bicycles must stay outside of the perimeter of the event (make sure to lock’em up tight).
STREET CLOSURES will be in effect on DEC 30 beginning 6am for Spring St between First and Temple, and 7PM for Hill and Broadway between First and Temple. Streets will re-open at 5am on New Year’s Day.
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