New Year's Eve Aboard The Queen Mary

Past and Present

December 31, 2018


Ring in the New Year aboard the majestic Queen Mary on December 31, 2018. Travel back in time and voyage throughout the ships uniquely themed decks and ballrooms for spectacular live music, DJ's, dancers, dueling pianos and more! One of SoCal’s best fireworks displays will light up the night sky off the stern of the ship at midnight. The party starts at 8:00pm and ends at 1:00am. This New Year’s Eve party sells out every year, so buy your tickets before they are gone!

Scroll Through Highlights From NYE 2017!

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


Begin the night with a champagne toast and discover the exclusive salons available only to our VIP guests – such as the Live Wire Lounge and the Boiler Room, an all-new experience featuring swirling fog and delicious cocktails within the historic inner workings of the ship. VIP guests also gain access to premium fireworks viewing areas.

Ticket Price: $215

There will be nothing quite like toasting 2019 aboard the Queen Mary, with its rich decor and glamour of decades past, combined with the parties of the twenty-first century in a multitude of the ship’s decks and ballrooms. This New Year’s Eve will offer more live entertainment than ever before!

Ticket Price: $115

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 $660!

DJ Ravidrums

Ravi Jakhotia created a musical revolution by taking the DJ artform to a higher level by adding live percussion and unparalleled technology to his performance. His custom, innovative drum-rig as well as his NASA-designed “Dream Screen” are like something out of a sci-fi film, and they have entertained audiences all over the world. The Queen Mary is so fortunate to have DJ Ravidrums headlining its New Year’s Eve – Past and Present. It is sure to be a futuristic, rhythmic, and non-stop performance to get you on your feet and help you ring in 2019! 

Dj Ravi Drums

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.

Click Here To See Our Full 2018 NYE Lineup

Entertainment and activities subject to change without notice. 

Take in the tantalizing décor and entertainment of one of our exclusive VIP salons. Grab a drink and enjoy the sultry burlesque show followed by a dueling pianos act, and when the clock strikes midnight, the Bird's Welcome is the prime firework viewing location.

Location: Brittania & Deck Salon*


  • Hells Belles Burlesque Shows
  • Dueling Pianos

*VIP Admission Ticket Required

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

Location: Verandah Grille*


  • DJ Rod Epic
  • Samba Girls

*VIP Admission Ticket Required


The Boiler Room brings a brand-new VIP experience 25 feet below the ship water line. Had enough of the cold night air? If you're a VIP partygoer, step back in time as you surround yourself with swirling fog, dancing entertainment, and amazing lighting effects, all among the historic inner workings of the ship.

Location: Boiler Room*


  • DJ Pharaoh
  • Hells Belles Cage Dancers
  • Steampunk Jetpack Cocktail Artists

*VIP Admission Ticket Required


The true exclusive experience and ultimate firework viewing location: Reserve one of eight cabanas on the Capstan deck and be the talk of the town as you enjoy private seating, exclusive bottle service, and an included bottle of champagne as you party right to finish off the year! The champagne cabanas are the best seats in the house.

Location: Capstan*


  • DJ Malcolm Alxndr
  • Exclusive Bottle Service
  • Exclusive Firework Viewing


To be placed on the waitlist for a Cabana click HERE.

*Requires Cabana Purchase

The first party stop -- one you may never want to leave! Feel like a celebrity as you step into an elite, glittering white party with a champagne tower centerpiece, flapper girls, and an incredible DJ! The White Canary will have a can't-miss balloon drop at midnight.

Location: Queen Salon


  • DJ Cutt
  • Gatsby Flapper Performances
  • Martini Contortion Performances

Enter a darker side of the ship with this amazing black light party. With everything around you only lit by neon, dance to rave music as you grab a drink from LED bottles, as hula hoopers, Poi and even a blacklight artist paints right before your eyes to the beat of the music. If you've never seen a black-light balloon drop before, you may want to prowl around the Cat's Meow.

Location: Royal Salon


  • DJ Closa
  • LED Hula Hooper
  • LED Poi
  • Blacklight Airbrush Artist

The true party begins on the deck looking out across the Long Beach skyline! Let music take you over as you dance, sip, and enjoy the non-stop entertainment on the Live Wire Quay, including our headlining performances by DJ Ravidrums, the Rock It Bots, and La Sonora Dinamita. You can also look forward to Cryo Bots, LED features and dancers, and of course, the famous synchronized fireworks show as you and your fellow partygoers ring in 2019.

Location: Verandah Deck

  • Ravidrums
  • Rock It Bots
  • La Sonora Dinamita
  • DJ Rod Epic
  • Cryo Bots
  • LED Hula Hooper & LED Poi
  • Fireworks

This gem will be hard to find but if you do, step into a speakeasy experience second to none. With ceiling-to-floor windows looking out across the water, an authentic absinthe experience, and hot jazz band, you won't regret sniffing this one out.

Location: Wouldn't you like to know?

Head to the party on the bow of the ship if you have a hankering for live country music, twinkling lights, moonshine, and line dancing. The Hotsy Totsy deck will transport you to a Southern summer night.

Location: The Ship's Bow


  • Dean Kalogris
  • DJ Coral

You ushered in 2019 with fireworks, live music, and dancing, and now you’re starving. We don’t want you to go home hungry, so let our talented chefs serve you a midnight breakfast complete with all the morning favorites, from 12am to 2am in the Promenade Cafe.

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 12:00AM - 2:00AM

Price: $24.00

Click HERE to view the menu.

Resolutions can wait until January 2nd! Extend your celebration just a little longer and join us for brunch in the majestic Grand Salon on New Year’s Day.

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 9:00AM - 2:00PM (January 1st, 2019)

Price: $42.00

 Click HERE to view the menu.


Five-star dining at its finest, Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge is a Long Beach restaurant that boasts impeccable service, a gourmet menu, an extensive wine list, and an unmatched view! Celebrate the new year with class and style. 

Reservations can be made while purchasing your tickets for our New Year's Eve event. 

Click HERE to view the menu.

If you already have your tickets, call (562) 499-1616 to reserve your table.

First Seating: 5:00 PM


Capturing the feel of an authentic British chowder house, complete with subway-tiled walls, tables covered with a decorative tin ceiling, Chelsea Chowder House & Bar is a contemporary take on the traditional fish house. 

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 4:00PM - 10:00PM

Click HERE to view the menu.

The Promenade Café specializes in gourmet burgers, seasonal salads and comfort food classics such as Baja Fish Tacos and Short Ribs Tater Tots.

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 4:00PM - 10:00PM

Click HERE to view the menu.

1930’s sophistication and style, the Observation Bar and Art Deco Lounge is the playground of the cool. Classic and chic, the Observation Bar was formerly the First-Class Lounge and served as the hub for lively discussions over delicious drinks.

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 11:00AM - 2:00AM

Serving CVT Soft Serve Ice Cream

Start your morning aboard the Queen Mary at the Midship Market Place, located on the port side of the Promenade Deck. Perfect for guests on the go, the Midship Market place offers freshly brewed Starbucks coffee, homemade pastries, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, yogurt parfaits, fruit, oatmeal and much more

No Reservations Needed. First Come, First Serve

Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

There will be several food stands available for those guests on the go to grab a bite and keep enjoying the party! For those who are staying aboard, our In-Room Dining will be available until 1:00AM.