Here's Where San Antonians Can Party on New Year's Eve for $20 or Less
If you're not wanting to party with the family/your squad at home and would rather go out instead, you know that NYE party covers can get steep super quickly. Skip the bougie parties and opt for something a little more affordable and laid-back. All these parties either have no charge or one less than $20, giving you more cash to spend on drinks.
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“Go big or go home” was definitely the motto for this party. The ridiculously cheap cover gets you a complimentary “Bye-Bye 2017” cocktail, access to a midnight snack bar (yum), and a complimentary champagne toast with … Spurs Jesus! The local celebrity will also unveil his very own Spurs Jesus dog at midnight. Plus, DJ Stretch and DJ Sandman will be on the tables. $10, 9pm-2am, 1150 S. Alamo St., (210) 265-5292.
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There’s few other places where you can get such a wide, unobstructed view of all the fireworks Downtown. Make Bexar Pub your spot to be at midnight for great food, drinks and some bubblies to ring in the new year. $10, 3pm, 114 Brooklyn Ave., (210) 236-7828.
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Don’t wait for the Lunar New Year to hit up this popular Alamo Heights Spot. The celebration includes live music and a complimentary toast at midnight. Prices vary, 7701 Broadway, Suite 124, (210) 826-1488.
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Need we say more? Mark 2018 as the Year of the Hoodrat and start the year off in one of our favorite places to get trashy. Hosted by BLVKMRKT. No cover, 21+, 9pm, 2106 N. Saint Marys St.
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Get ready to dance your ass off with tunes spun by DJ Rush. $10, 9pm, 200 Navarro St., (210) 224-1031; email [email protected] for reservations.
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The Bin Tapas Bar
Don’t have any travel plans for NYE? No problem! Bin Tapas Bar takes you to Spain with festive drink specials, a live DJ, and $1 tapas. Prices vary, 4pm-1am, 511 E. Grayson St., (210) 994-8099.
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Okay, so this one is a little over $20, but it’s good for two people. The entrance fee includes a bottle of champagne for you and a plus one to chug. That’s right, a whole bottle! $25, 8pm, 12260 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 655-0040.
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So Sternewirth is one of the swankier spots on this list, but still relatively affordable. This sophisticated spot will offer up Latin jazz by local icon Henry Brun and his international trio. The cover charge also includes a midnight toast and favors. $20, 9pm-2am, 136 E. Grayson St., (210) 448-8300.
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Rosella at the Rand
Enjoy the excitement of Hemisfair Park without the craziness by hitting up Rosella at the Rand. A DJ will be spinning some tunes and some free bubblies will be offered for a toast at midnight. No cover, 9pm, 114 E. Houston St., (210) 595-1410.
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Kiss 2017 goodbye with a martini in hand, just be sure to reserve your seat through Eventbrite
. $20, 8pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., (210) 901-6280.
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