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What Are You Doing New Year’s, New Year’s Eve ... Dallas?

The PY1 multimedia and dance show conducted a test run in Montreal and will open in Arlington on New Year's Eve for a two-month run.
The PY1 multimedia and dance show conducted a test run in Montreal and will open in Arlington on New Year's Eve for a two-month run. Fred Eric Young
Over the course of the past year, the city of Dallas saw many changes in the form of exciting new restaurants,  music venues, photo pop-ups and other new art experiences and more. 2020 looks to be even more promising. Below are a few ways you can say goodbye to 2019 and welcome in a new era.

New Year’s Eve at Scout
4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31

Ring in a new year at Dallas’ adult gaming hub. The festivities begin at 9 p.m., but Scout will open beginning at 4 p.m. DJ Mark Pederson will be spinning tunes, and there will be a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight.

A Latin NYE
8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
Te Deseo

Looking to spice up your New Year’s celebration? Te Deseo is hosting the hottest Latin celebration in town. Enjoy a dance floor with a live DJ, multiple bars, an open-air cigar lounge, plus some of the best views of the city. Tickets are available for purchase here.
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Outer Space Bash
9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
Punch Bowl Social

Embrace the future and celebrate the beginning of a new dawn at Punch Bowl Social’s Outer Space Bash. A DJ will be spinning tunes all night. There will be a balloon drop at midnight as well as a Champagne toast. Come dressed in your most futuristic outfit and party like it’s 3199.

Bumble x The Statler
9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
The Statler

Don’t have a New Year’s kiss? Luckily, Bumble can help you find one. Enjoy live entertainment by Graceland Ninjaz, party flair and late-night bites, plus, a free glass of Champagne. Dress in your most luxurious black and white attire. Tickets are available for purchase here.

Roaring '20s Party
9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
The Ginger Man

We are welcoming a new decade, and while our president may be stuck in the 1920s, we can still ring in the 2020s in our most fabulous vintage outfits. Enjoy a live performance by Little Giants, plus several beers on tap and cocktail fare.
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The courtyard dining room at Te Deseo
Rob Underwood
PY1 Opening
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington

For the next two months, Arlington will be home to a new immersive art experience. PY1 is a new, pyramid-shaped venue that immerses its guests in a custom-produced multimedia universe created by some of the world’s best storytellers. On New Year’s Eve, PY1 will celebrate its DFW opening with a party celebrating pop art. DJs Paragrime and MADDS will be spinning tunes throughout the night. Tickets are available for purchase here.

Alexandre’s New Year’s Eve
10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31

Close out the decade with a blast from the past at Alexandre’s. In true speakeasy fashion, the Cedar Springs bar will be providing live entertainment by the Jason Huff Band, a curated cocktail menu, party favors and a complimentary Champagne toast. Tickets are available for purchase here.
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Alex Gonzalez has been a contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2018. He is a Dallas native whose work has appeared in Local Profile, MTV News and the Austin American-Statesman. He has eclectic taste in music and enjoys writing about art, food and culture.
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