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LAS VEGAS (Dec. 20, 2023) – Fontainebleau Las Vegas, the luxury resort and casino brought to life by Fontainebleau Development, will celebrate its first New Year’s Eve on the Las Vegas Strip.

Guests will ring in the new year with an extraordinary lineup of live music entertainment and dining options at its signature restaurants, bars and nightlife venues including original Fontainebleau Las Vegas concepts Azul, Don’s Prime, and Nowhere Lounge restaurateur Alan Yau’s Washing Potato, Chef Evan Funke’s Mother Wolf, Asian-inspired destination KYU and Groot Hospitality’s Papi Steak, Komodo and LIV.

Additionally, Fontainebleau Las Vegas will serve as a destination for the Strip’s annual New Year’s Eve “America’s Party” fireworks festivities, with an impressive pyrotechnics display, co-produced by Fireworks by Grucci, to be launched from the resort’s rooftop just before midnight on Dec. 31.

Fontainebleau Las Vegas New Year’s Eve offerings include:


An agave-driven bar and lounge with vibrant Mexican design influences, Azul is a Fontainebleau Las Vegas original featuring a selection of premium tequilas, mezcals, and other fine spirits, alongside a unique cocktail menu. Swiss Latin instrumental band Hermanos Gutiérrez will perform a DJ set New Year’s weekend and New Year’s Day at Azul. Reservations not required.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Hermanos Gutiérrez | Dec. 29, 30, 31, and Jan. 1 | 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Don’s Prime

Another Fontainebleau Las Vegas original, Don’s Prime boasts a Prime steak program that includes exclusive partnerships with proprietary beef programs in the U.S. and hand-selected Japanese and American Wagyu. The timeless singer Jennifer Keith presents Stardust “Where Vintage Vegas Meets Old Vegas” to ring in the New Year at Don’s Prime following a special performance at Nowhere Lounge. Guests can reserve a table online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 5:30 to 11:00 p.m.
    • First seating: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., à la carte
    • Second seating: Starting at 9 p.m. prix-fixe starting at $395
  • Jennifer Keith presents Stardust “Where Vintage Vegas Meets Old Vegas” Dec. 31 | 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.


Fusing southeast Asian flavors with Las Vegas spectacle, Groot Hospitality’s Komodo will be the ultimate destination for high-energy — and highly memorable — dining on New Year’s weekend and beyond. Komodo will welcome Las Vegas-based DJ’s Tim Tomes and Kid Conrad for its New Year’s festivities. Secure a dinner reservation at Komodo for New Year’s Eve online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 5:30 to 11:00 p.m.
  • Tim Tomes | Dec. 29
  • Kid Conrad | Dec. 30 and 31


An Asian-inspired restaurant serving American barbeque staples with preparation influenced by the Japanese discipline of “yakiniku,” a wood-fired grilling technique, KYU is an experience that centers around an open kitchen permitting views of the chefs as they prepare umami-rich meats, smoke-roasted fish, innovative vegetable preparations and signature desserts. At KYU, dishes pair well with carefully curated music selections and ambient lighting setting the stage for incredible moments worth sharing. Table reservations for New Year’s Eve available online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.  (no food service from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.)

La Fontaine

An elegant, daytime fine-dining destination specializing in French cuisine, La Fontaine offers elevated classic brunch dishes in an exquisite setting that beckons guests to dress their best. Guests can enjoy market-fresh cuisine, a signature grand tea service, and a curated wine program, all accompanied by light indie music. Table for a three-course prix-fixe New Year’s Day brunch can be reserved online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Created by Groot Hospitality in partnership with Fontainebleau Development, LIV is the next evolution of Las Vegas nightlife — a beacon for celebrities and adventurous revelers in search of unparalleled entertainment. LIV will celebrate its inaugural New Year’s weekend on the Strip with three nights of high energy including performances from John Summit and Fontainebleau Las Vegas BleauLive Theater New Year’s Eve headliner Post Malone.

  • John Summit | Dec. 29
  • Post Malone afterparty | Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve weekend dining reservations can be made and LIV tickets can be purchased via the Fontainebleau Las Vegas website.

Mother Wolf

Chef Evan Funke pays homage to the Eternal City of Rome at Mother Wolf inside Fontainebleau Las Vegas. As a renowned chef and a steward of Italian culinary traditions and culture, Mother Wolf marks his monumental debut on the Las Vegas Strip, his first location outside of California, where he has three critically acclaimed restaurants - eponymous Funke in Beverly Hills, Felix in Venice, and Mother Wolf in Hollywood. Indulge in la cucina Romana and a timeless blend of modern luxury with Old World Charm. Reserve your table for New Years Eve at Mother Wolf online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 5:30 to 11 p.m.
    • First seating: 5:30 – 7 p.m., prix-fixe starting at $175
    • Second seating: 7:30 – 9 p.m., prix-fixe starting at $175
    • Third seating: 9:30 – 11 p.m., prix-fixe starting at $200

Nowhere Lounge

Nowhere Lounge, an original, speakeasy-style experience that takes its name from Fontainebleau Miami Beach architect Morris Lapidus’ famed “Stairs to Nowhere,” will host Jennifer Keith presents Stardust “Where Vintage Vegas Meets Old Vegas” on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Following the Stardust performance, jazz musician Dandy Wellington takes over the Nowhere stage on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Reservations not required.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 2 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Jennifer Keith presents Stardust “Where Vintage Vegas Meets Old Vegas” | Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 | 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Dandy Wellington | Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 | 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Papi Steak

The sister restaurant to the world-famous Miami Beach original, Papi Steak combines Golden Era Hollywood style with Groot Hospitality’s signature flair, offering a dynamic take on the steakhouse experience. Guests can anticipate a distinctive immersion that merges elevated brasserie dining, appealing design, and noteworthy entertainment, featuring eclectic DJ/producers Ikon, Stretch, and Nino performing behind the turntables for the holiday weekend. Guests can secure a dinner reservation at Papi Steak for New Years Eve online.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 5:30 to 11 p.m.
  • Ikon | Dec. 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. | Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Nino | Dec. 30 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Stretch | Dec. 29 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. | Dec. 30 from 6 to 10 p.m. | Dec. 31 from 5 to 9 p.m.


Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ elevated food hall concept will offer extended hours at select venues including Après, Capon’s Burgers, Fries, and Shakes, Miami Slice and Roadside Taco.

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: open until 3 a.m.

Washing Potato

Conceived by award-winning restaurateur Alan Yau, Washing Potato is a dim sum destination and a study in Chinese noodle perfection utilizing black box theater lighting for sense-heightening drama in every bite. Washing Potato guests will be treated to high-energy DJ music, with DJ Earwaxxx set to perform electronic K-Pop sets throughout New Year’s weekend. Reservations not required; walk-ins encouraged. 

  • Dec. 31 hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • DJ Earwaxxx | Dec. 29, 30, and 31 | 6 to 11 p.m.

Additional details on property-wide programming, including a New Year’s Eve room package featuring a two-night stay in one of the resort’s rooms and suites, can be found online at https://www.fontainebleaulasvegas.com/entertainment/nye/.

About Fontainebleau Las Vegas

Fontainebleau Las Vegas is a 67-story, vertically integrated luxury resort. Rooted in the 70-year history of the iconic Fontainebleau brand, Fontainebleau Las Vegas brings a legacy of timeless elegance and unparalleled service to the Strip. The resort’s thoughtful design allows guests to move effortlessly among 3,644 luxury hotel rooms and suites, 550,000 square feet of customizable meeting and convention space, 150,000 square feet of gaming space, a collection of world-class restaurants and shops, exquisite pools, vibrant nightlife, and vitality-enhancing spa and wellness offerings. Located at 2777 S. Las Vegas Blvd., adjacent to the acclaimed Las Vegas Convention Center expansion, Fontainebleau Las Vegas is created by Fontainebleau Development in partnership with Koch Real Estate Investments.