Grand Park and The Music Center. New Year’s Eve, Los Angeles. Countdown to 2020.

When

The event begins on December 31, 2019 and ends on January 1, 2020.

8:00 p.m.
Doors open
11:55 p.m.
Countdown begins
1:00 a.m.
Event ends

Where

Grand Park + The Music Center:
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012

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Cost

This is a free event. There’s no cost to attend.

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Safety

Safety for everyone is número uno. Event entrance protocol includes mandatory bag checks, pat downs and metal detector wands for all patrons. To ensure lines move as quickly as possible, please plan ahead and read all event info below to know what is allowed and what is prohibited. Early arrival is recommended. Your patience is appreciated.

Getting Through Bag Check

All bags will be checked upon entry to event space. Please do not bring the following items to this event:

A Note for Beautiful Los Angeles

This is a space for unity – where Angelenos and visitors from all around the world can celebrate together. Any bullying, discrimination, or hateful acts are not allowed in this space.  If you are an attendee, and you see something, reach out to security or staff (they will be wearing pink vests) for assistance.

The Following Is Also Prohibited at This Event

Valet parking for bicycles will be available at Hill Street and West 2nd Street.

Items You Can Bring

Food & Drink Policy

Outside food is welcome in backpacks or totes. Coolers are not permitted in the event space.

The size of bags and backpacks/totes must be standard backpack size or smaller (16.75 inches x 13 inches x 8.5 inches).

No outside beverages including juice and soda (sealed juice boxes are the only exception). Only empty, non glass water bottles are allowed. Park water fountains and water for purchase booths will be available in the event space. Food trucks will be available along 1st Street.

Have a Ball But Please No Alcohol

This will be an alcohol-free, family-friendly event; no beer garden or point of purchase. No alcohol is permitted in the event space.

Stay tuned!

Event Schedule

Stay tuned!

Fun Stuff to Hear, See and Do!

2 Music Stages

Experience some of L.A.’s best music-makers at the Countdown Stage and the Get Down Stage

Projections

Experience a spectacular interactive countdown to remember, featuring 3D digital video mapping on City Hall.

Food Trucks

Art Installations

Photo Booths

Snap the final photos of 2019 at one of our photo booths, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.

Transportation

The event will take place at Grand Park + The Music Center:
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012

Parking

Due to street closures, the parking area underneath Grand Park (Lot 10) will not be accessible during the event.

The Music Center Garage
aka Lot 14, located at 135 North Grand Avenue. Enter via Southbound Grand Avenue from Temple Street.
Walt Disney Concert Hall Garage
aka Lot 16, located at 111 South Grand Avenue. Enter on 2nd Street or Lower Grand Avenue.

Go Metro

Metro will operate 24-hour, overnight service on Metro Rail, plus Orange and Silver Lines on New Year’s Eve with free fares from 9 p.m. on December 31, 2019 to 2 a.m. on January 1, 2020.

While the Metro Red/Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station exits directly into Grand Park, Pershing Square Station and Union Station are also within walkable distance (and might be less crowded!)

Plan your trip at metro.net or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876).

Bicycle Parking

Valet parking for bicycles will be available at Hill Street and West 2nd Street.

The valet service is free and will be provided by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.

Taking Rideshare Like Lyft Or Uber?

Use the drop off/pick up zone near the 1st Street and North Los Angeles Street event entrance/exit.

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Highlights from past events

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Grand Park is an LA County park powered by The Music Center