New Year's Eve Parties & Events

Looking to start 2017 off with a bang? Minneapolis has everything you need to start the year off right.

Between the exciting nightlife, timeless concerts, and phenomenal theaters, your most difficult decision will be choosing how to ring in the New Year! Once you experience the vibrancy and excitement of downtown, you'll make Minneapolis your first choice for many New Year's Eve celebrations to come. 

Glam New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve is a night for glamour, and our annual NYE soiree at Muse will be as GLAM as it gets! Muse Event Center, the three-level entertainment palace situated in the North Loop neighborhood of Downtown Minneapolis, is going to be the epicenter of opulence and entertainment this New Year’s Eve. Join us for a GLAM New Year’s Eve you will never forget!


It’s going to be a sweet New Year! Our third annual New Year’s Eve blowout is quickly becoming THE place to be on NYE. All three levels of Union will be completely transformed into “CandyLand-meets-Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory” with decor, lighting, costumed staff, and entertainment executed at a theater-quality level.

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The Black & White Ball NYE 2017

Saturday, December 31st 2016 9pm-2am / VIP Entry at 8pm 
The newly renovated Hyatt Regency Hotel

It was the party to end all parties. In 1966, the renowned writer Truman Capote held the Black and White Ball in New York City's Plaza Hotel. The glitterati was out in full force as Hollywood starlets mingled with Presidents and socialites. Deemed "The Party of the Century", if you weren't invited, you simply left town.

This New Year's Eve, we will celebrate the glamour and opulence of the original Black & White Ball. Don your finest New Year's Eve attire and enjoy an evening of sparkling spectacles in a vibrant party atmosphere. Leave the cares of the last year behind you as you immerse yourself in the sheer elegance of a bygone era brought to life.

A Frosted Affair

Ring in the new year at The Pourhouse. We are transforming our venue into an icy winter wonderland at A Frosted Affair to party our way into 2017!

Live entertainment, including frosted stilt walkers, aerial bartenders, acrobats, LED musicians, icy characters, as well as DJ Dudley D and other surprises!

General Admission: open bar for all premium liquor
VIP Bottle Service: premium open bar AND unlimited bottles

Saturday, December 31, 2016 | 9pm-2am | The Pourhouse

Shout In The New Year!

Ladies and gentlemen, the year of 2017 is fast approaching and we want YOU to ring in the New Year with us! The Shout House will be THE place to be, come December 31st! 

This year we will be selling packages starting at $50/person.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Orchestra Hall

Make Orchestra Hall your New Year’s Eve destination and celebrate the start of 2017 with a glass of Champagne and celebrate the music you love!

Dinner 5:30pm - 8:30pm                                                                                                         New Years Celebration 10:30pm - 1:00am 

Lizz Winstead in Controversy 2016: The Year in Review 

As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and Air America Radio co-founder, Lizz has quite the impressive resume. Winstead is bringing her charismatic personality and talents to the stage at the Cedar Cultural Center on December 30 and 31. 


At Fine Line Music Cafe with special guests tiny deaths, K.RAYDIO, and DJ WILLIE SHU

8PM  - Doors
9PM - Show

The Black & White NYE Ball

Ring in the new year at The Exchange & Alibi Lounge. The Black & White NYE Ball will be a celebration in the spirit of the most infamous 1966 masquerade ball attended by super stars and socialites.

We have the best DJs and entertainment, featuring Isaak Thurber and Sex Panther and much more! Elevate your New Year's Eve at downtown Minneapolis' most sophisticated, state-of-the-art nightclub.  

General Admission: open bar for all premium liquor
VIP Bottle Service: premium open bar AND unlimited bottles

Saturday, December 31, 2016 | 9pm-2am | The Exchange & Alibi Lounge

COUNTDOWN MPLS - NYE 2017 | Calhoun Beach Club Event Center

Come celebrate NYE 2017 at the Calhoun Beach Club Event Center & Urban Eatery.

4 TOP DJs – Multiple Levels - 3 Dance Floors - 2 Venues Uptown Minneapolis

·  Party with the best Top 40, EDM & Hip Hop DJs in the Twin Cities

·  Coat check & Convenient Valet Parking Available

·  Limited tickets available pricing starts at: General Admission $15+ & VIP $30+

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NYE Masquerade 2017

What’s more fun than a masquerade ball on NYE? Celebrate this NYE-2017 at Rouge’s annual masquerade ball. This year, the rouge is pulling out all the stops offering three rooms of live music including top 40, dance and latin music. 

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Uptown NYE 2017

New Year’s Eve 2017 in uptown Minneapolis! It does not get much more convenient. Coup d’ etat is hosting uptown NYE which includes DJs playing the latest top 40, dancing and one of the lowest all you can drink tickets in town starting at $40. 

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Wilde Cafe & Spirits News Year's Dinner

This year Wilde Cafe will be offering a 4 course dinner with wine for two at only $65.

Your choice between three outstanding entrees:

  • Wilde Winter Grilled Chicken — Grilled Chicken with golden and red honeyed beets and chili-lime beets-blood microgreens.
  • New Years New York Strip — Tenderized New York Strip Steak with blackberry jous, herb-crusted roasted potatoes and asparagus.
  • Countdown Smoked Salmon — Brown Sugar Salmon, roasted root vegetables, butternut squash puree and sauteed arugula.

Make your New Year's Eve Dinner reservations today!

NYE at Mystic Lake

Join Mystic Lake at their biggest party of the year to celebrate the start of something BIG in 2017! Don’t miss this free New Year’s Eve bash with special guest host Mario Lopez counting down the final seconds of 2016. Plus live entertainment, dining specials, free party favors and so much more!

GLO at Mystic Lake

The Dakota Ballroom will be transformed into a funky, hip hop glow party! Take the blackjack challenge, raise a glass, and get your glow on with free face painting!

Pure NYE 2017

New Year’s Eve 2017 in downtown Minneapolis at one of the top nightclub in the twin cities.Seven Ultra Lounge is hosting a VIP NYE to remember.  It includes multiple levels, two dance floors and a range of music including EDM, Top 40, dance & hip hop. Seven is conveniently located in downtown Minneapolis which makes for one great party and easy access to hotels and transportation at the end of the night.  

Party Like It's 2099 - NYE at Stella's Fish Cafe

Stella's annual NYE bash this year honors the purple one.  Includes, All you can drink (Rails, call, tap & house wine), DJs and dancing, purple balloon drop & food to keep you dancing.  Prices start at $79.95 but you can upgrade to VIP which includes a start time of 10pm & complimentary coat check for $99.