Experience an Unforgettable Celebration for Singles, Couples, Friends & Loved Ones!


The Athenuem Suite Hotel & International Banquet Center
The cornerstone of luxury in the heart of Greektown

Located on the corner of Brush and connected to Trapper’s Alley and in the middle of all of the action and just a short skywalk to the Greektown Casino. The Grand Ballroom is located on the 8th Floor in the International Banquet Center just above Fishbones. This stunning 18,000 sq. ft. three-story ballroom with a  mezzanine level that surrounds the entire ballroom perimeter is Detroit’s most elaborate hotel event space. We hope you will be our guest!



Headliner Entertainment – DJ Chrome & Guests

The Olympus Lounge – Acoustical sounds during the VIP dinner seating

Midnight Blowout

The Midnight Countdown will be YOUR Ticket to the best party in the city! Champagne Toast, Party Favors & Balloon Drop, & Live Feed of the The Drop and Deluxe Midnight Snack Buffet Stations.


The GALA New Year’s Eve will draw an Upscale Crowd: Young Professionals, Singles, Couples & Groups are all invited to attend! Event is 21+ – Photo ID required (Driver’s License, State ID, Passport)

Grab A Lyft!


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Hosted By, The Social Connection, eLive Entertainment, Limelignt Entertainment & Motor City NYE

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Large Group Discounts

Have a large entourage? Bring your party to ours and save!
Social influencers and organizers can earn free tickets or discounts for their friends in two ways:

Option #1:

Group Bundles – When you visit the ticketing page you will find “bundles” of tickets that are priced to include the FREE promotional ticket with your purchase. For example if you purchase the VIP Dinner package, you will purchase 10 tickets and only be charged for 9 receiving ONE FREE. The total of the free ticket will be deducted from each ticket showing a total of 10 tickets at a discounted rate. See the ticketing page and ticket description for full details and total discount.

Option #2:

Group Discount Code – Setup a group with us so your friends can each pay for their ticket individually without losing out on the bulk order savings! By setting up a group you will receive a discount code to share with your entourage and everyone can enjoy some of the savings . Shoot us an email at NYE2@TheSocialConnection.comor call our offices at 248.543.1000 and we’ll help you get the party started!

Group Discounts WILL NOT be available as the countdown approaches so book now to SAVE!

Safe Rides – Free Downtown Shuttles

We offer shuttles from 3 hotels to the Motor City Gala.


Evening Chic & New Year’s Eve Hot – Black Tie Optional. Going Black Tie?
Receive 50% off your tuxedo rental from President Tuxedo. Mention NYEdetroit for the preferred rate.

Safe Celebrating – Overnight Stays

The best option is to take the elevator or shuttle home after a night of celebrating. Overnight Hotel Accommodations are highly recommended and are separate from your party tickets. Visit our Hotels Page for full details & options to book your accommodations. Visit our Tickets page to purchase your tickets.