WEST HOLLYWOOD—The annual New Years #BOOM! celebration is returning to WeHo again this year, and the streets will be packed with hundreds of revelers from all over.
The party, which has been described as “West Hollywood’s premier alcohol- and drug-free New Year’s Eve event,” will be located at the West Hollywood Park Auditorium located at 647 N. San Vicente Boulevard. This will be the party’s fifth year in a row and, like past years, the event will feature tons of events.
According to a press release from the city of West Hollywood, the theme of this year’s #BOOM! celebration is “A Prom To Remember,” and will include a prom-related costume contest with prom pictures and a corsage from Hollywood body painting artist Marky Make Up. There will be prom-themed decorations and a photo booth as well. According to the website, the theme will allow many attendants “to be the Kings or Queens they always wanted to be.”
There will be several food carts, along with free tacos and nachos. The event will also feature dancing and music played by Los Angeles-based DJ Derek Monteiro. The New Year will be rung in with a midnight balloon drop and alcohol-free toast, and the party will continue until 1 a.m.
Parking will be limited, and will be located at the nearby West Hollywood Park five-story parking structure. PickUp, West Hollywood’s free weekend trolley and bus rides, will be making the rounds throughout the night and stopping at 15 locations along a six-mile loop. The loop will be down Santa Monica Boulevard between Robertson Boulevard and La Brea Avenue. The trolleys will run from 2 p.m. to 3 a.m. on December 31.
Admission to the event will be free, but space will be limited. To RSVP, visit https://boom2018.eventbrite.com for additional information. Those attending must be at least 18 years old. The event formally begins at 8 p.m.
For additional information, contact Adriel Rodriguez at the Institute for Public Strategies at firstname.lastname@example.org or Susana Salazar, Recreation Coordinator at the city of West Hollywood at (323) 848-6479 or at email@example.com. For people who are deaf or hearing impaired, call TTY (323) 848-6496.