7 Places to Celebrate Happy New Year in California 2023

California is one of the top most visited places in the world during the New Year vacations. There is no doubt about its popularity and fame because of its late-night parties, heavenly beaches, phantom white mountains, and mouth watering street food, making the New Year’s celebration a memorable event.  

Let’s head toward the following 7 destinations that are the most fun places for the 2023 New Year celebration.

San Diego Fireworks new years eve

  1. Los Angeles 

Los Angeles is full of places to go and enjoy New Year’s Eve. You can check out the amazing 3D light show at the Grand Park or can also join the Rose Parade for social interaction. Also, if you are into high-end parties, then; you can also buy an invite to the A-list Hollywood parties to enjoy the night partying alongside your favorite celebrities. 

Not to forget the Walt Disney grand fireworks ending the night with awe!

  1. Long Beach

Long Beach is famous for its amazing fireworks over the ocean, giving a peaceful feeling. If you are with your family and looking for a less crowded city, then; this is the perfect place to enjoy yourself with your fam jam. Your children can enjoy family-friendly balloon shows near the East Coast and have a fine dine-in dinner at nearby beach restaurants. 

  1. Lake Tahoe 

If you are a mountain lover, then Lake Tahoe is the place for you to be for New Year vacations. You can have a mystical experience skiing and snowboarding at the top-class Squaw Valley Ski resort and end your day listening to live music, drinking, and dancing at the Snow globe Music Festival held among the mountains. 

  1. San Diego 

San Diego holds the biggest balloon parade on New Year’s Day called the Holiday Bowl Balloon Parade, where people from all around the world come to have a blast. You can also visit SeaWorld with your family. Furthermore, you can enjoy New Year’s Eve by going to private yacht parties or the famous Gatsby’s House party, which goes on all night with music and drinks. 

Things to do in San Diego for new years

  1. San Francisco 

San Francisco has to offer you the bustling city crowd with world-class celebrations. You can visit the Ferry Building for its fireworks display or can also enjoy a nice bonfire with friends at Ocean Beach. Some of the biggest; cruise ships also hold amazing parties in the bay area where you can spend your New Year’s Eve. 

  1. Monterey 

Monterey brings some of the most romantic music festivals where artists from all over the country come to perform and enjoy different cultural music. The teenage kids will enjoy the fun activities that the festival has to offer. 

  1. Orange County

Orange County holds some of the hottest EDM parties on New Year’s Eve, featuring some of the top DJs, open bars, and parties all night. 

New Years Eve Events San Diego


The above-mentioned are a few places to celebrate the New Year if you are living or visiting California in 2023. Pick the best places, and get the most out of the New Year 2023.

Kevin Smith

Since 2010, Kevin Smith has published essays on Daily Maz, his own blog, and a number of other websites. Where Kevin share favorite hangout spots, restaurants and things to do at happy new year eve. We hope that both locals and tourists will find our website to be a useful resource.

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