Backstreet Boys and More Bring in 2018 in Cancun

The best holiday events and everything to do in Cancun in this 2018 is here

Presented by Palace Resorts

Congratulations! You're only a few weeks away from your holiday getaway to Cancun. Get ready for an action-packed vacation filled with great food, beautiful beaches, and some much needed rest and relaxation. 

All that is left is figuring out how to ring in the New Year during your vacation. Luckily, Cancun is replete with happenings in the week leading up to December 31 and January 1.

Here are seven sure-fire ways to guarantee an exciting kick off into the New Year.

Whether you want to take in New Year’s events in the comfort of your resort with the most spectacular concerts and shows, or feel like stepping out on the town and partying until early morning, with so much taking place you need a veritable road map to get you to 2018.

1. Backstreet Boys Live at Moon Palace Cancun. The world’s best-selling boy band will ring in 2018 with two sensational concerts at Moon Palace Arena in Cancun on Dec. 29 and 30.

On the heels of their Las Vegas residency, “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life,” the iconic band will perform a lineup of their most popular hits for more than 7,000 fans. Learn the lyrics to songs such as “Quit Playing Games (with My Heart),” “As Long As You Love Me,” Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” and “All I Have To Give,” as they are expected to be included in the band’s set-list. 


The Illusionist Live from Broadway

2. The Illusionists Live at Moon Palace Cancun. Broadway’s most thrilling magic show is coming to Moon Palace Arena during New Year’s 2018. From December 22 through January 3, experience mind-blowing performances full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts, and acts of wonder.

Fit for audiences of all ages, the Broadway spectacle shattered box office records around the world and is expected to be one of Palace Resorts’ most sought-after tickets during the holiday season.

3. New Year’s Eve 2018 at Coco BongoCelebrate New Year’s Eve 2018 at one of Cancun’s most popular nightclubs. The NYE Coco Bongo experience will include singing, dancing, and acrobatics, along with unlimited wine, beer, and spirits until 4 a.m. and a limited-edition T-shirt. Upgrade your ticket with the Congo Bar NYE special to enjoy an express entrance without a queue, and a select New Year's Eve kit.

4. CunCrawl NYE 2018 Bash. Enjoy three bars and clubs in one evening with a ticket to Cancun's ultimate venue crawl. With unlimited bottle service and all-you-can-drink specials, spend New Year's Eve at Vaquita, Mandala, and Dady'o with expedited entrances and reserved tables.


5. Pirate New Year 2018. Reel in the New Year with an all-inclusive pirate-themed party. Hosted on a large ship, the evening will include a gourmet surf and turf dinner, an open bar, a special live performance, and a fireworks demonstration. 

6. Mandala Cancun NYE 2018 PartyCelebrate the start of 2018 with a beachside soiree at Mandala. Enjoy an open bar until 3:30 a.m. and expedited entrance. Your ticket will also include access to Mandala's after-hours beach club party until 5 a.m.

7. Señor Frogs New Year's Eve 2018This year, opt for a four-course feast and an open bar, or skip dinner and jump straight to unlimited drinks. If you choose to dine at Señor Frogs, expect bottomless guacamole and cheese dips, a New York strip steak, and a caramelized apple napoleon.