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The Weekender – Guide to New Year’s Eve 2017

Whether the past 12 months treated you well, or you’re ready to put this whole crazy year behind you, the time has come to give 2016 a stylish send-off! Still don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve? Don’t worry: the countdown hasn’t begun yet, and there’s still plenty of time to figure out how you’re going to ring in 2017. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away or you’d prefer a more low-key affair, we’ve prepared a list of Amman’s most exciting and highly anticipated New Year’s Eve events.

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The Pre Party @Jar’D

6:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.


Kick off the festivities early at Jar’D and enjoy discounts of drinks all night! Happy hour is from 6:00 to 8:00, and then it’s 20% off for the rest of the evening. This is a great place to start the night, and we certainly won’t blame you if you’re still there when the new year rolls around!

NYE 2017 @Prego

8:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


Say goodbye to 2016 in style at Prego, with a great party featuring the musical talents of DJ Rad. For more information – and to make your reservations – call 079 653 3838.

New Year’s Eve @Sekrab

9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


If you’re dying for killer beats, swing by Sekrab for a night of hip hop and R&B courtesy of the one and only DJ Anwar. Snacks and hip hop-themed accessories will be provided! For tickets, call 079 173 5722.

Price: 25 JD (including one drink)

New Year’s Night @Seven Barrels

9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


With an open bar and unlimited food, Seven Barrels has the recipe for a rocking New Year’s Eve! Plus, they’ll have a great mix of Arabic and English music. Make your reservations ASAP by calling 077 977 7708.

Price: 60 JD

New Year’s Escape @Kegs – House of Ale

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.


Need to get away from 2016? Make your way to Kegs and party your way into next year, with live music by Fahed Al Naber. Tickets include appetizers and a free drink! For more information, call 079 566 9933.

New Year’s Eve Party with Autostrad @Buffalo Wings & Rings (Abdoun)

9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


If the idea of a fancy New Year’s Eve fills you with anxiety, then why not kick back and enjoy some great music and delicious eats? At Buffalo Wings & Rings’ New Year’s Eve Party, you can enjoy all the awesome finger foods you can handle, as well as an open bar – not to mention the fact that you’ll get to rock out to Autostrad all night! Head down to Buffalo Wings & Rings’ Abdoun location to pick up your tickets.

Price: 75 JD


NYE 2017: Arabian Funk @Republic Bar & Grill

9:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.


Party until the sun comes up on 2017 at Republic’s Arabian Funk New Year’s Eve. You’ll enjoy glamour, drama, and spectacle at this high-energy event! From live music and DJs to a belly dancer and a free-flowing open bar, you’d better have the stamina to last through the night! For more information, call 079 800 7911.

Price: 75 JD

New Year’s Eve Party @Trader Vic’s

9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


You’re sure to find the right beat to kick off the year at Trader Vic’s New Year’s Eve party. With a live Cuban band and two DJs, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on for this festive evening! There are three different ticket options to choose from, so you can make sure you get exactly what you want. To book your spot, call 06 593 8939.

Price: 50 JD (4 regular alcoholic drinks and an appetizer platter), 75 JD (a four-course meal with a welcome alcoholic drink), 75 JD (crudités and an open bar)

Sparkles & Spirits @Kempinski Hotel Amman

9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.


Four of Amman’s favorite DJs are coming together for a night of great music and unforgettable vibes! Enjoy the musical stylings of Amray, Exoda, Moh, and Azone at the Kempinski’s Kick Sports Lounge. Get your tickets now for a great deal! Call 079 585 1815.

Price: 65 JD (including 3 drinks) in advance, 80 JD (including 3 drinks) at the door

New Year’s Eve @Hackmanite

6:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


Make this New Year’s Eve a night to remember at Hackmanite! Dance along to an array of your favorite English and Arabic hits, and enjoy a fire show as your count down to 2017. Happy hour is from 6:00 to 9:00, and there’s no entrance fee – just a 35 JD minimum charge… and let’s be honest, you’ll surely be indulging in more than that, right? Reservations are mandatory, so book today!

Stars in their Eyes @Cube Lounge

10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


Raise a glass to the year ahead at this killer party at Cube! This is one event you’ll want to drag all your friends out to: for every four people at your table, you’ll get a free bottle, and for every five people, you’ll get a free premium bottle. So book your table and make a toast to 2017!

Price: 35 JD for walk-ins (including 2 free drinks), 45 JD for table reservations (including 2 free drinks)

New Year’s Eve 2017 Dance Party @Sky Lounge

9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


Three DJs, two vocalists, go-go dancers, and a huge dance floor: what does that spell? One crazy New Year’s Eve! Head down to Sky Lounge to send off 2016 with a truly wild night. Make sure you make your reservations STAT at 079 946 4646.

Price: 70 JD (including 2 drinks and finger foods)


Faris Al Abdallah @Clava Lounge

8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


Delight in the unforgettable voice of Faris Al Abdallah while you enjoy a delicious dinner and one of the best DJs in town. This party is BYOB, so grab your drinks and head on down to Clava!

Price: 85 JD (including dinner)

Georges Tawil @Oz Boutique Restaurant

9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


Head to Oz Boutique Restaurant on Saturday night for a true musical showcase. Along with the one and only Georges Tawil, you’ll be able to enjoy live performances from DJ Tony C, Agyei & Emiline, and more! Make your reservations today by calling 077 777 4480.


New Year’s Eve with DJ Tayseer @Blue Fig

9:00 p.m. onward


Enjoy a spectacular New Year’s Eve at Blue Fig, with live music form DJ Tayseer. You can celebrate there from 9:00 p.m. until the morning, or you can stop by after your late-night festivities and enjoy one of their incredible breakfasts! That’s right: they’ll be partying it up all night!

New Year’s Eve 2017 Black & White Party @Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


What’s more stylish than a black-and-white party? Welcome 2017 with class at the Kempinski Dead Sea, with live music from GuitaNai, Nashaz, and DJ Fadi. Enjoy an incredible buffet and many more surprises. And if you’re really looking to live it up, the hotel is offering great deals of New Year’s Eve packages, which include a one-night stay, tickets to the hotel’s gala dinner and New Year’s Eve party, and breakfast the next morning, along with many other perks.

Price: 85 JD++ (without room package)

NYE 2017 Circus Party @Grand Hyatt Amman

9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


Go Grand for the new year at the Grand Hyatt Amman’s spectacular Circus Party! This circus-themed extravaganza is set to include international buffets, set menus, live entertainment, and much, much more. Make your reservations today by calling 06 465 1234.

NYE 2017 Party: Around the World @Marriott Amman Hotel

9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.


You don’t have to leave Amman to make your New Year’s Eve an international affair: just head over to the Marriott for their Around the World New Year’s Eve party! Enjoy an open buffet and an open bar, as well as a magnificent, multicultural ambiance.

Happy New Year, Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team