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New Year's Eve At MGM Resorts

Thank you for celebrating with MGM Resorts as we toasted to 2020.

To see what entertainment is in store for 2020, visit our Entertainment page.

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Las Vegas is famous for entertainment and the best in entertainment is at MGM Resorts. Check out our list for some great shows to go see.

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Skip the hassle of getting to & from the event and stay with us instead. By booking a hotel room close to the event you’ll have the best commute-just a short walk! Learn more about the type of rooms available at the MGM Resorts hotel closest to your event. Book your room now and avoid the traffic.

On average, over 300,000 people are on The Strip every December 31 to celebrate the new year. The Strip closes around 6:00 pm and opens back up around 3:00 am. If you are sightseeing elsewhere in Las Vegas, make sure you are back on The Strip before it shuts down so you won’t have a problem getting to your hotel room or suite. Usually the monorail is the only public transportation available, so bring a pair of comfy shoes as you will be walking a lot. Rideshare can drop off those with hotel reservations but will not be able to pick you up during The Strip closure. Keep glass containers of any kind in your hotel room as they are banned beginning at 6:00 pm. Beverages in glass containers will not be available for sale beginning at 6:00pm. Closer to the NYE countdown, hotels will require a room key to access the property, so keep your room key with you at all times.

Things You Should Know

When does the Las Vegas Strip close on New Year's Eve?

  • Las Vegas Boulevard (The Strip) is subject to closure to vehicular traffic by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department from approximately 6:00 PM until 3:00 AM.

Can I drink on the Strip during New Year's Eve?

  • Between 6:00 PM December 31, until 6:00 AM January 1, glass containers are banned while on The Strip, south of Sahara and north of Sunset Avenues, or on the sidewalks bordering that portion of Las Vegas Boulevard.
  • The sale of package liquor, beer, wine, and Champagne in glass containers will be prohibited between the hours of 6:00 AM December 31, and 6:00 AM January 1.

Will there be Rideshare Services during the Strip Closure?

  • Uber and other rideshare services will be operating during the New Year's Eve closure utilizing Frank Sinatra Dr and Koval Lane for access to pickups and drop offs locations.

Can I have guests in my hotel room?

  • The Front Desk must be aware of all guests staying in your room or suite to have access to the property.

Will I need a Room key to access the property?

  • Between 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM a majority of the MGM Resorts properties will require a room key to access the property. Have a room key with you at all times.

Can I carry a cooler or backpack with me on the strip during New Year's Eve?

  • Backpacks, coolers, glass bottles, and strollers are prohibited on Las Vegas Boulevard between the hours of 6:00 PM December 31, and 6:00 AM January 1. Bags cannot be larger than 12’’ x 6’’ x 12’’ (exclusive of handles).

Will there be Valet and Parking open?

  • Valet and Self-Park Garages are expected to be full by 5:00 PM.
  • Depart from Valet or Self-Park Garages through Las Vegas Boulevard prior at 6:00 PM.
  • Allow extra time for traffic.
  • The Las Vegas Monorail will be the only public transportation operating on The Strip.

Where can I watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve?

  • The best vantage point for watching the fireworks on the strip will be in front of the Bellagio Fountains.