New Year's Eve Aboard The Queen Mary

December 31, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 1:00 am


While the world will countdown to 2020, the world-famous Queen Mary will celebrate decades of decadence with our New Year's Eve: Past and Present party. The ship’s decks and ballrooms will be brought to life with live music on multiple stages, dancing, themed experiences, and immersive entertainment, with a nod to Art Deco and the over-the-top Roaring Twenties.

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Ring in the New Year by stepping into our world of fantasy and liberation, and enjoy a night of incredible live music and performances from our wild cast of characters, including the Colombian musical group La Sonora Dinamita, and DJ set by Young Bombs on the stern of the ship. You also won’t want to miss the hidden speakeasy and VIP experiences that only the Queen Mary’s New Year’s Eve can offer. This party sells out every year and will start promptly at 8pm, with one of SoCal's most dazzling fireworks displays lighting up the sky directly overhead at midnight.

Please note: Guests under the age of 21 will not be permitted on the ship after 3:00pm on December 31st.

Feeling basic? Upgrade to VIP and get your 2020 off to a wild start at the Queen Mary’s New Year’s Eve: Past and Present. This ticket includes all of the GA offerings and access to main music stages, plus a champagne toast, and access to exclusive salons available only to our VIP guests: the Live Wire Lounge, burlesque shows in the Bird’s Welcome party, and the Boiler Room nightclub experience, featuring light shows and delicious cocktails within the historic inner workings of the ship. VIP guests also gain access to premium fireworks viewing areas.

Ticket Prices
$200 Early Bird Price till Nov 2nd
$220 Starting Nov 3rd

Ring in the new year with parties of the past and present throughout the Queen Mary’s themed decks and ballrooms, interact with strolling entertainment, and celebrate with headlining music on multiple stages. At midnight, truly experience one of Southern California’s top fireworks displays lighting up the sky above the stern of the ship. General Admission ticket includes admission, fireworks viewing, and access to main music stages and five parties.

Ticket Prices
$100 Early Bird Price till Nov 2nd
$120 Starting Nov 3rd

The Celebration Doesn't Have To End At Midnight

Make the night last and stay the night! Rooms sell out early, so book yours now! Get VIP passes when you book our special New Year’s Eve hotel package starting at just $629!

Young Bombs

Young Bombs is an EDM duo based in Vancouver and is composed of DJ/producers Tristan Norton and Martin Kottmeier. In 2014 the pair began working on remixes for acts like The Chainsmokers, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Galantis, and numerous others. In 2019, they began releasing original music for the first time with the single "Starry Eyes.” Young Bombs has performed at massive music festivals such as Lollapalooza, the Billboard Hot 100 Festival, Ultra, and Firefly, and has toured with The Chainsmokers, Diplo, and Alesso.

La Sonora Dinamita

La Sonora Dinamita is a Colombian musical group that plays cumbia, a South and Latin American music genre popular throughout Latin America. As one of the first Cumbia groups to reach international success, they are credited with helping to popularize the genre throughout Latin America and the world. The band has had numerous hit singles on Hot Latin Song Charts and has toured internationally every year since 1995.

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Entertainment and activities subject to change without notice. 

This party is so wild, we had to hide it under the water line! Enjoy this exclusive experience for our VIP guests in the ship's famed boiler room - located 25 feet below the ship's water line. A DJ will be on the ones and twos all night long, while our steampunk mixologists will serve hand-crafted cocktails to quench your thirst after a night on the dance floor. Groove to the beat as you drift through lasers and lights guiding your way.

Location: Boiler Room*

*VIP Admission Ticket Required


Things just got risqué. This VIP only salon is where all of your wildest fantasies come true. Take in a show from renowned burlesque performers Ruby Champagne and Kitten de Ville then a performance by Nocturna Entertainment. A contortionist act and a DJ will keep the party going in the Bird's Welcome.

Location:  Brittania & Deck Salon*

*VIP Admission Ticket Required

Lounge in VIP style in this 20's-inspired extension of the party happening right outside on Live Wire Quay. With lounge-style seating, specialty acts such as Hedgehog Swing performing live jazz, and prime firework viewing, our VIP guests get to celebrate in one of the ship's prime locations.

Location: Verandah Grill*

*VIP Admission Ticket Required


The party will be raging on the decks of the Live Wire Quay, where our headliners will spin and the fireworks spectacle will dazzle at midnight. The Canadian EDM duo Young Bombs will bring their NSFW BPMs to get your body on the dance floor and groove with cryo robots, LED hula hoopers, and more colorful entertainment at an under-the-stars party that would make anyone jelly.

Location: Verandah Deck

Add a little Latin flavor to your New Year’s celebration as La Sonora Dinamita – a Colombian musical group universally credited for the popular rebirth of Cumbia – takes the stage at  our Casa Nueva party in the Grand Salon. DJ Hife will bring a mix of salsa, bachata, merengue, and reggaeton to dance floor…and don't miss the Samba showgirls dance show. 

Location: Grand Salon

If your New Year’s resolution is to dance and party, the Cat’s Meow in the Royal Salon is the place to be. Dance to electronic music with DJ Marc Lawrence in our pitch-black salon, where neon lights light the way to 2020. Find the glow bar and then hit the dance floor, and you'll be mesmerized by the dancing cryo bots, LED hula hoopers and drummers, neon face painter, and our neon balloon drop at midnight. 

Location: Royal Salon

Start your evening off in our stylish Queen's Salon - the epitome of opulence and luxury. This soiree will feature local favorites Bear Brass Brand, an eight-piece band combining jazz, funk, and pop to put a fresh spin on all your favorite tunes from the decades. 

DJ Professor Watson will man the booth, bringing his classic vintage vinyl and electro swing while flapper girls, stilt walkers, and confetti champagne girls delight. The champagne is sure to be flowing at the White Canary.

Location: Queen Salon

Escape the ordinary and explore new possibilities should you find our secluded speakeasy. This experience will transport you back to a time of prohibition and secret party rooms where swing music filled the air and Absinthe filled our glasses. Do you have the moxie to uncover our clues as to where this hidden gem lies? But SHHHH...Keep this juice joint a secret!

Location: Wouldn't you like to know?

Visit our Sports Deck atop the ship for a little country twang under the stars. Scoot your boots to live country music performed by JT Harker and the hottest tracks from DJ Coral. Grab a hay bale, enjoy the ocean breeze, and sip on moonshine under the twinkling lights, cause ain't nobody gonna tell you nothin' as you say goodbye to 2019.

Location: Sports Deck