2020 is definitely a year none of us will ever forget. And we're all ready to ring in a new one. Check out our roundup of the best bars, breweries and restaurants with events to celebrate New Year's Eve 2020 in Birmingham, Alabama.

The 12th Annual Hank Night! Ft Chad Fisher & His Band

Location: Iron City Bham

Date&Time: 12/30/2020 8 PM – 11 PM

Tickets: $17

Details: One of Birmingham's most loved annual events returns to Iron City Bham! Join Chad Fisher and his band for the 12th Annual Hank Night on December 30th. Celebrate Alabama native, and one of the most significant and influential American singers and songwriters of the 20th century, Hank Williams. Sing along to all of the legendary hits like "Your Cheatin' Heart", "Hey, Good Lookin'", and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" played by an all-star line up of musicians including Chad Fisher of St. Paul and The Broken Bones! On December 30th, 1952 country music legend Hank Williams checked into the Redmont Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama. It would be his last full night on earth. Hank Night is a commemoration of the musical legend's life and celebration of the music he left behind. Tickets are only $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

“Chad Fisher hand picks an All Star cast of Alabama’s best musicians to recreate the music of Alabama’s own musical genius, Hank Williams. This show is so much fun. I love it all, but I especially love the lyrics, the singing, and the slide guitar. I’m reminded of how proud I am to be from Alabama. This is my favorite night of the year.” – Steve DeMedicis. Chad Fisher has become one of the most sought after musicians in the south. He cut his teeth playing the trombone in the rich soul and jazz scene of Alabama and Mississippi, performing with local and regional bands, as well as soul legends The Temptations, Four Tops, Muscle Shoals' The Swampers, and a host of others. He is currently touring with St. Paul and The Broken Bones, including the band's recent dates opening for The Rolling Stones. He can also be heard on acclaimed songwriter Jason Isbell's record Live in Alabama and appears on Isbell's recent performance on PBS's Live at Lincoln Center. Fisher's own band of all-star musicians is becoming known as one the region's best. His songwriting is full of vocal melodies and harmonies inspired by the country music he heard as a boy, but combines the instrumental textures, horns, and rhythms of soul, afro-beat, and rock to create a unique and exciting music.

F*** 2020 New Year’s Eve Party

Location: Ghost Train Brewing Co.

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 7 PM – 1 AM

Tickets: Free

Details: Twenty-Twenty is FINALLY coming to an end. Let’s party!! We’re going to throw down the best way we know how - with killer music, small-batch brews, specialty cocktails, and good vibes! We also have an amazing menu from Porky’s Pride. Let’s send 2020 where it belongs and start 2021 together! The party starts at 7 p.m. Free Entry.

New Years Eve Party With Machine Funk Band

Location: Avondale Brewing Co.

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 8 PM – 1 AM

Tickets: $30

Details: Come out to Avondale Brewery for our NYE party with special guests MACHINE FUNK BAND! December 31, 2020! Let's say goodbye to 2020!

Cahaba Brewing Co NYE Bash

Location: Cahaba Brewing Company

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 12 PM – 10 PM

Tickets: Free

Details: Let's come together and celebrate, ya'll. We may be keeping it low-key this year, but with a year like 2020, how could we not celebrate the beginning of 2021? So swing by the Taproom from 12 - 10 for drink specials, live music, and more. Live Music by
Frank & Company (5 - 7), Symone French (7 - 10). Food by Simone's Kitchen ATL (6 - til'). Drink Specials: $5 16oz Blonde, $5 16oz Basic Beach, $5 16oz Steel Cut City, $4 Mixed Drinks (does not include specialty cocktails).

NYE @ Paper Doll - Help Us Make 2020 Vanish!

Location: Paper Doll Bar

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 at 9 PM

Tickets: $50 cover 9-midnight.

Details: Help us make 2020 vanish! Let the bubbly flow... every hour starting at 9pm. Be mystified by the magic of Jospeh Mayhall! COVID safety practices will be in effect. Everyone must be seated so come early to get a table for the best party in the Magic City!

2020 in Hindsight New Year's Eve Party

Location: Dread River Distilling Company

Date&Time: 8 PM – 2 AM

Tickets: $50 - $175 via Eventbrite

Details: We all missed out in 2020—graduation, vacations, even the Olympics! Join us to make up for some of what we lost this year.

Goodbye 2020! Hello 2021!!

Location: Birmingham District Brewing Co.

Date&Time: Dec 31, 2020 at 12 PM  – Jan 1, 2021 at 12:45 PM

Tickets: Free

Details: Come say Goodbye to 2020 and ring in 2021 with us at the District! As we celebrate (socially distant of course)the new year, we will have special edition glasses and a Beer Release! Stay tuned for more details!!

New Years Eve Masquerade Ball

Location: Redmont Hotel

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 9 PM – 1 AM

Tickets: $60 - $500 via Eventbrite

Details: It's been hard to be yourself in 2020, but tonight's the night you can be whoever you want. Masks are on and the party is set. NYE at the Redmont will make 2021 the best year yet! Enjoy appetizers, specialty drinks, and live entertainment! For booking rooms this night, please call our front desk at (205) 957-6828. Booking a room includes two GA tickets. Ticket Packages include: The Dread River VIP Lounge: Includes 1 admission to the VIP lounge, a cajun inspired appetizer and dessert bar, and an open bar with Dread River spirits. The Redmont Distilling VIP Bubbles: Includes bottle of Redmont Vodka Or Vulcan Gin & mixers + 4 tickets, and a private bubble for the night. General Admission: Entry to the party and live entertainment.

COVID-19 SAFETY: Your safety is our priority. Guests must wear a face mask while moving about the venue, unless you are eating or drinking. After you are done, you must return to wearing your mask. Social distancing guidelines must be followed or you will be asked to leave the hotel. Commonly touched areas will be cleaned by the staff. Sanitizer will be provided at the elevators and bars located at the lobby and rooftop. By attending this party, you and your guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the venue; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees liable for any illness or injury. Thank you for respecting our health guidelines!

Watkins Branch One Year Anniversary New Years Party!

Location: Watkins Branch Bourbon and Brasserie

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 3:45 PM

Tickets: Free

Details: Join us on New Years Eve for drinks specials, a special nye food menu, New Years countdown & more! It’s our one year anniversary & we would love to celebrate with you!


Location: Blackwell's

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 8:30 PM – 2 AM

Tickets: Free

Details: Come and join us for a celebration!!! We made it through 2020!!!! We will have a band from 8:30 to 12:30... No cover at the door. 25% off all alcohol while band is here and we will have a champagne toast at midnight. Kitchen will close at 10:00pm. Just in case we need to clarify, we will be open until 2 a.m.


Location: Black Market Bar & Grill

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 8 PM – 2 AM

Tickets: Free

Details: We are throwing down for NYE. It is the 2000s 21st Birthday! We will have hunch punch, cheap beer, Jell-O shots, MD 2020, etc. Let’s go back to a simpler time when all we cared about was being able to drink legally! Make a reservation for a table and get a free bottle of MD 2020 for the table. JHOFF Productions is going to be playing all the top hits from 2000-2020.

Celebrate New Beginnings with Perry's

Location: Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Date&Time: 12/31/2020&1/1/2021

Cost: Varies

Details: Perry's invites patrons to celebrate new beginnings with its New Year’s specials! Guests can join in on the Perry’s festivities by partaking in the variety of joyous specials offered throughout this holiday season. To start 2021 with good luck, positivity and traditional New Year’s favorites, Perry’s will offer a New Year’s Eve Celebratory three-course meal for dine-in or to-go. Guests can enjoy their choice of an appetizer, entree and dessert for $60 with dine-in reservations at 5:30 p.m. and earlier, $80 for dine-in reservations 5:45 p.m. and later or $60 for to-go from 4 p.m. to close on Thursday, Dec. 31. Additionally, Perry’s Bar 79 guests will receive a champagne toast at midnight.

On New Year’s Day, Friday Jan.1, guests can enjoy a Pork Chop Friday lunch for only $16 dine-in or to-go from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. As 2021 brings about hopefulness and new beginnings, this is the perfect time of year to indulge in a hearty Perry's meal. Perry’s also has new hours for the holidays – the restaurant will have regular hours of service except for New Year’s Day and New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve Celebratory Dinner with Vino

Location: Vino

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 4 to 10 p.m.

Cost: $100 for two (Plus tax and gratuity)

Reservations: Call (205) 870-8404 or email vinobirmingham@gmail.com.  

Details: Birmingham’s premier Italian-Mediterranean restaurant located at 1930 Cahaba Road in Mountain Brook’s English Village, is pleased to announce its New Year’s Eve package for two, available for dine-in or to-go. The celebratory dinner features a three-course meal for two people, a bottle of Lamberti Prosecco and party favors included for those choosing to celebrate at home. The $100 package for two offers guests an appetizer to begin the meal, two entree dishes, two desserts, a bottle of Lamberti Prosecco and party favors. Cocktail kits featuring everything needed to make a gluten free Tito’s Handmade Vodka martini for two, also including the Chilton County Strawberry mix, are available for $25. Bottles of wine will also be available for an additional charge. Vino’s regular menu will be available upon request for dine-in or to-go.

In compliance with CDC guidelines, the restaurant will be open at half capacity and guests will be seated at tables six feet apart. Vino’s new high-powered heaters allow for patio dining along with the restaurant’s enclosed patio with insulated patio walls added for the winter - providing 95 percent enclosure. The restaurant has also installed new COVID-19 filters along with new medical grade filters in the HVAC system - more measures to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff. Masks are required unless eating or drinking. In order to provide contactless menus, QR codes featuring the digital menu are placed at each table. Hand sanitizer is also placed at all tables for guests.  

Prefer to stay in this year? Tune in to an online celebration...

A Toast for the Roast

Online Event by Wild Roast, Mason Boyd and Will Lochamy

Date&Time: 12/31/2020 5 PM – 6 PM

Price: Free

Details: Join emcee Will Lochamy and his special guests for a livestream fundraiser for Wild Roast Cafe, Hoover’s neighborhood coffee shop and event venue. More details TBA.

And then kick off the start of a healthier new year...

2021 Resolution Run

Location: Red Mountain Park

Date&Time: Saturday, January 2, 2021 8 AM – 11 AM

Tickets: $20 on RunSignup through 1/1/21

The 2021 Resolution Run is a fun, untimed race with 5k and 10k options to support Red Mountain Park. All proceeds from registration and your donations go directly to Red Mountain Park. Come on out and celebrate the New Year with a fun gathering. Food and beverages will be provided after the race. Thanks to The Trak Shak for providing race shirts that will be handed out to the first 260 registrants that show up to check in on race day.

**Follow Covid-19 protocols when around others at the event. If you have Covid symptoms or were recently exposed to someone who experienced a positive Covid test, please do not come!