Dance the Night Away with 80's Rock, Pop, New Wave & More!

New Year’s Eve Party in Monterey, CA

New Year's Eve will be Everything Your Heart Desires at the Portola Hotel & Spa's 80's inspired event! Enjoy live music, dancing, a buffet dinner, and an open bar as you ring in 2020 at this righteous New Year’s Eve event in downtown Monterey. The New Year's Eve festivities kick off at 7:30pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 for 21+ and older inside the Portola Hotel & Spa.


Dance the night away with your favorite 80's classics! The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You with live music from The Money Band in the grand ballroom and additional live entertainment through the evening by DJ Jon and Captain and Messina. Countdown to 2020 with a champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight. Before the night ends capture your evening with photos at the photo booth provided by The Vintage PhotoBox™.

The Menu

The evening begins with a reception offering hand passed hors d'oeuvres and your favorite drinks from the open bar. Enjoy a buffet dinner that is Simply Irresistible featuring Veggie Stuffed Peppers, Shake-n-Bake Chicken, Steak-umm Sandwiches, and much more. Save room for dessert with 80's Candies and Frozen Treats and Jell-O Pudding Tea Cups to name a few – did we mention there will be late night snacks too!

Open Bar

Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight and enjoy an open bar featuring chardonnay, pinot noir, and cabernet, well cocktails, cordials, and beer selections including Peter B’s Brewpub’s award-winning craft beer.


Throwback to 80's fashion with new wave style including loud colors, excessive hair mousse or gel in your hair, and makeup that makes a statement. Wear your fresh threads, tight-rolling jeans, muscle tees, and your much-coveted gold chain. 80's fashion was all about color, size, and experimentation - more was more!  Tuxedos and formal attire are not recommended.


Parking is not included in the ticket price. We encourage Uber, Lyft or a Taxi service for the evening.


Tickets for this Monterey New Year’s Eve event are sold through Eventbrite. Ticket pricing includes tax and gratuity. Military must show valid ID.

  • Early Bird through November 30, 2019 $130
  • Military $130 per person
  • Tickets $150 per person

Purchase Tickets

Tickets + Hotel

Party all night and enjoy accommodations at the Portola Hotel & Spa. After dancing the night away head up to your well-appointed guest room or suite. Learn more about the Portola’s New Year’s Eve Party Overnight Package!

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