The 9 Best Bars to Celebrate the New Year in Alabama!

How will you welcome the new year in Alabama? Whether you’re craving live music, drink specials, or just having fun with your closest friends, you won’t have any trouble finding the perfect NYE party here. There’s no better place to count down to midnight than these nine best bars to celebrate the new year in Alabama.

1. Tin Roof, Birmingham, AL

If you prefer to escape the club scene of EDM and laser lights, head to Tin Roof for live music, dancing, and fun. They’re always serving up better-than-bar food and quality libations to make your evening a smash, plus you get the best of both alfresco and indoor scenery and seating.

@russelled packin’ out the Roof on another #IncrediBullTuesdayNight #seeyouattheroof #ALiveMusicJoint @1025thebull

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2. Cowboys, Dothan, AL

Wrangle in the new year at Cowboys—they’re hosting the biggest party in the Wiregrasss! Cowboys is known for hosting top notch country music acts, and New Year’s Eve will be no different. They offer a huge dance floor, so make sure you bring your dancing shoes (or dancing boots!).

Excited to take the stage tonight with @tylerbradenmusic here in Dothan, AL tonight! #honkytonk

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3. Zydeco, Birmingham, AL

Open for their annual New Year’s Eve bash, you won’t want to miss the show at Zydeco. Located in the famed Five Points district, Birmingham’s second oldest bar and music venue will have a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and all the live music you can handle. Tickets are $17, and you can get them ahead of time.

4. Get Down Downtown New Year’s Eve, Birmingham, AL

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live entertainment and dancing. Your $25 ticket will grant you access to Pale Eddie’s Pourhouse, Rogue Tavern, the Collins Bar, the Wine Loft, Tavern on First, Carrigan’s Public House, and the Atomic Lounge, with unlimited rides on the party bus! It doesn’t get much better than that. 

5. Pink Pony Pub, Gulf Shores, AL

The Pink Pony Pub has been an iconic location since 1956. There is no better place to ring in the new year than surrounded by loved ones and a lively environment. This beach bar is known for their delicious seafood and frosty drinks.

6. Loda Bier Garten, Mobile, AL

Beer lovers unite! Loda Bier Garten has over 100 beers on tap and the best burgers in town. Head here to celebrate 2018 and you won’t regret it. They often have live music as well as drink specials going on at any given time.

My healthy life starts tomorrow. #donutburger

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7. Buffalo Phil’s Pub and Cafe, Tuscaloosa, AL

Locals and travelers have been flocking to Buffalo Phil’s since its opening in 1980. This pub is a great bar to celebrate New Year’s Eve in. Known for their delicious wings and many drink specials, this is pub you are guaranteed to have a great time at.

BPhils is packed! Come on and join us! Don't miss out on our delicious food! #bphils #gamedayweekend #tgif

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8. Paramount, Birmingham, AL

This stylish and fun bar has over 20 classic and modern arcade games, creative cocktails, and yummy food to share with friends. Head to Paramount for your New Year’s Eve celebrations. 

9. Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, Mobile, AL

They’ve been around since 1946 and there’s a reason for it. This place boasts a traditional Irish community pub atmosphere. There’s great food, great music, and great drinks. Ring in 2018 at this local and nationally recognized bar.

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