The beauty of our urban fabric throughout the Downtown is that we aren’t comprised of just one type of person or group; we span from professionals to students, young to old, and single to family households.

It’s that last part forq which we wish to cater to as well when it comes to our New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebration. Surely, thousands of party-centric revelers will be toasting and dancing the night away at our main event along Pine Avenue but we also know that the parents and their little ones also want to get into the NYE spirit without all the adult activities.

That’s precisely why we are also hosting a free, family-friendly event down in Rainbow Harbor from 6PM to 10PM with incredible free live music and entertainment. And come 9PM, when the East Coast will be ringing in 2016, the sky will be lit up with a 10-minute fireworks spectacular from the Harbor’s lighthouse peninsula. And just across from this festive celebration is the LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink at The Pike Outlets. It will be open 4pm-12:30am on New Year’s Eve.

For this year’s music scene, sponsored by The Pike Outlets, we are partnering with Mia Karter Productions to bring a front-to-back lineup that includes the Band 3D, The Winehouse Experience, Hearts of Fire and Iconic, featuring Mia Karter & the Hits.

The schedule consists of:

  • 6:00PM-6:45PM: The Band 3D, an outfit that is an instrumental group, featuring powerhouse talent, adding a unique flavor to classic funk, pop and soul hits.
  • 7:00PM-7:45PM: The Winehouse Experience, a 9-pieced ensemble that delivers an eye-popping performance of the iconic music of jazz wonder Amy Winehouse. Featuring a horn section and choreographed background singers, with Mia Karter on vocals, enjoy all of the songstress’ best known songs and covers.
  • 8:00PM-8:55: Hearts of Fire, dedicated to Earth, Wind & Fire’s incredible catalog, will take stage with their 10-piece tribute band. Dancin’ shoes and a smile are the only things you’ll need to
  • 9:15PM-10:00PM: ICONIC will take Top 40 hit to a whole new level with a dynamic full band, featuring current and classic hits, polished and tailored for your pleasure.

In between sets will be a DJ so the dancin’ never stops.

And those fireworks? They’ll start promptly at 9:00PM.