Find New Year's Eve Parties & Events

Looking to start 2019 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 the city, you'll make Minneapolis your first choice for many New Year's Eve celebrations to come.

Snowta NYE Festivals

December 30th & 31st, 2018
Doors open at 6:00pm
The Armory

The 3rd annual Snowta NYE Festival will be BIGGER and BETTER than any NYE event you have ever been to. Marshmello, Skrillex, Chief Keef and Rich the Kid are just a few of the many acts that fill the lineups. Tickets available now!

Brew Year’s Eve: New Year’s Eve Dinner in Minneapolis

December 31st, 2018
City Works Minneapolis

Chef has whipped up impressive specials, all complete with unique beer pairings for New Year’s Eve dinner here in Minneapolis! Treat yourself to something extra special for NYE in our comfortable, upbeat surroundings. Full food and drink menus offered plus a champagne toast at midnight.

New Year's Eve Dinner

December 31st, 2018
El Burrito Minneapolis

Enjoy a 3-course authentic, traditional Mexican dinner menu and a bottle of wine (or two cocktails) before you ring in the new year!

New Beers Eve

December 31st, 2018
HopCat Minneapolis

Kick off the New Year with some new beer! HopCat is ringing in 2019 by staying open late and enjoying some of the best beers from their favorite breweries.

New Year's Eve Dinner

December 31st, 2018
6:00 & 9:00pm

Toast to the memories of 2018 and the hopes for 2019 with a five course prix-fixe dinner at Cosmos. The New Year’s Eve tasting menu at Cosmos has two seatings at 6:00 and 9:00pm for $125++ per person and add wine pairings for $50++ per person. Start the new year off right and treat yourself, splurge a little - you deserve it! Reservations can be made by calling (612) 312-1168 or online. Click below to view the menu!

New Year's Eve Moon Light Circus

December 31st, 2018
Nickelodeon Universe

Join the Ringleader for a New Year’s countdown complete with lights, music, party favors + a ball drop! Live entertainment by Xelias Aerial Studio at 6:30, 8:30 + 9:30p.m., including contortion, juggling, unicycle and aerial fabric, will be performing in the Rotunda, meet and greets with your favorite Nickelodeon Characters, giveaways and more!

New Year's Eve at Brit's

December 31st, 2018
Brit's Pub

At 6 pm celebrate the UK New Year with a free bubbly toast to the sound of the bagpipes by the amazing James Sherman… and then twist and shout in the Clubhouse lounge to one of the best Beatles tributes in the country, A Hard Day’s Night. The boys go through a huge amount of the Beatles catalog with quite a few costume changes along the way!

New Year’s Eve with Davina and the Vagabonds

December 31st, 2018
6:30 & 10:30pm
The Dakota Jazz Club

Say goodbye to 2018 with Davina and the Vagabonds at the Dakota!

HURDY GURDY presents: New Year's Rave-Up!

December 31st, 2018
Driftwood Char Bar

HURDY GURDY returns to the Driftwood for a New Year's Eve Along with their Donovan classics, they'll play a full set of The Yardbirds (and a couple of surprises)!

Skyway Theatre NYE 2019

December 31st, 2018
Skyway Theatre

Celebrate the new year with TroyBoi, YehMe2, Apashe, BAILO and more!

New Year's Eve with Derek Hughes

December 31st, 2018
8:00 & 10:30pm
Acme Comedy Company

Plan to bring in the New Year laughing at Acme Comedy Company with a comedian who was some serious tricks up his sleeve - plus a 4-course meal!

Mo Years Eve - NYE with Mo Alexander and Courtney Baka

December 31st, 2018
8:00 & 10:30pm
The Comedy Corner Underground

Two shows New Years Eve with the incomparable Mo Alexander! Early show wraps by 9:30, so plenty of time to make it to something else - midnight show includes champagne toast with the countdown to midnight.

Y2K: A '90s New Years Eve

December 31st, 2018
Fine Line Music Cafe

Relive the hype of bringing in the 2000s at Fine Line's Y2K New Year's party with You Oughta Know and special guest The 90s Preservation Society!

NYE at 7th St Entry

December 31st, 2018
First Avenue & 7th St Entry

Ring in the New Year at 7th St Entry with The Bad Man, Graveyard Club, Kiss The Tiger and Dem Yut! Tickets on sale now.

Speakeasy: A Roaring New Year's Eve

December 31st, 2018
Metropolitan Ballroom

Step back in time and experience the most glamorous decade of all: the roaring twenties! You'll pay homage to the era of Gatsby, Mobsters, and Prohibition by raising a (perfectly legal) glass as you ring in the new year. Guests will enjoy a mix of dance, electro-swing, top 40, disco, old school, and house. Additional entertainment, including aerialists, dancers and more, to be announced!

Crystal Ball New Year's Eve 2019

December 31st, 2018
50th floor of the IDS Center

This year, ring in 2019 with amazing views overlooking downtown Minneapolis from Windows on Minnesota on the 50th floor of the IDS Tower! Dress to impress! Cocktail attire suggested, black tie optional. Tickets available now.

Frogleg New Years Eve at The Hook and Ladder Theater

December 31st, 2018
The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge

Celebrate New Years Eve with Frogleg and The People Brothers Band. Enjoy a champagne toast at midnight plus snacks and light eats after the cheers!

Big Boy Karaoke New Year's Masquerade

December 31st, 2018

Big Boy Karaoke and moto-i are bringing in the new year with style.....and the usual karaoke shenanigans! There will be masquerade action all night.

The Bubble Ball

December 31st, 2018
Living Room W Minneapolis - The Foshay

Get ready to ring in the New Year with Brian Dawe and Lenka Paris! There will be two floors of party for you to say goodbye to 2018!

Transmission presents 80s Prom - A New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31st, 2018
First Avenue & 7th St. Entry

The New Years Eve celebration featuring DJ Jake Rudh will feature music videos of Top 40 (Michael Jackson, Madonna, George Michael...), R&B/Funk (Prince, Rick James...), New Wave, Underground, Synth Pop, Hip Hop/Rap and Soundtracks. Don't miss out on this blast from the past!

NYE Reggae Gala

December 31st, 2018
The Dancing Ganesha

Come on down to the Dancing Ganesha for their 2nd annual NYE Reggae Gala with music by Sound of Fujun!

The Greatest Show | NYE

December 31st, 2018
The Pourhouse Downtown

Experience The Greatest Show at The Pourhouse! This NYE celebration includes live acts like The Danger Committee, music from Some Shitty Cover Band and DJ Matty Matt, and much more!

Spice Up Your New Years: A Spice Girls New Years Dance Party

December 31st, 2018
Amsterdam Bar & Hall

Join in for an amazing night dedicated to the Spice Girls and other TOP 40 music. Music will be by DJ izzie p, with pop-up drag acts and of course the midnight countdown!

NYE 2019 | Masquerade

December 31st, 2018
The Pourhouse Uptown

Ring in 2019 in style at The Pourhouse Uptown's Masquerade NYE Party! Live music and all-inclusive tickets.

Midnight RED | NYE Firefighters For Healing Benefit

December 31st, 2018
The Exchange & Alibi Lounge

Join The Exchange for Midnight RED, A NYE Firefighters for Healing benefit! Tickets include admission and premium open bar with proceeds benefiting Firefighters for Healing!

90s NYE Party!

Put on your favorite choker and parachute pants and party like it's 1999! Enjoy 90's playlists all night, a free photo-booth, and themed specialty punch!

New Year's Party

December 31st, 2018
Profile Event Center

You are invited to ring in the New Year with luxurious evening filled with top-of-the-line food, good company, and a program hosted by the award winning event specialist, Andrey Kazak, from The Andreys, all the way from Sacramento, California.

Beyond The Veil: A Dark Masquerade

December 31st, 2018
Loring Bar & Restaurant

Celebrate the death of 2018 with a funerary themed masquerade, featuring some unearthly out-of-town talent to help provide the soundtrack! Complete the cathartic experience with a midnight champagne toast, all black balloon drop, photobooth by CalebFoxes, and a raffle with spoooky prizes - all included with your entry. Musical guests include Void Vision, Andi Harriman, Autumn and local DJs, Apollolypstic + Grant Mayland.

NYE-Countdown Mpls

December 31st, 2018
Minneapolis Club

Multiple levels and dance floors, top DJs & one top NYE party!

NYE with Trash Apples - All That Glitters Is Soul

December 31st, 2018
Gluek's Restaurant and Bar

Get your groove on at this 60's soul-themed party! Enjoy live music with Trash Apple featuring Anna Miller.

Ritual NYE at Calhoun Beach Club

December 31st, 2018
Calhoun Beach Club

Celebrate the new year at Calhoun Beach Club. Minneapolis DJs with the latest top 40, hip hop and dance mixes, multiple floors and rooms each with a different NYE experience!

Annual Black & White New Year's Eve Ball

December 31st, 2018
Muse Event Center

The LIfe Of Ques presents: The annual Black & White New Year's Eve Ball! Enjoy photo booths, surprise special guests, multiple bars and more. Tickets on sale now!

3 Level New Year's Eve Party, Gotham City

December 31st, 2018
Union Rooftop

From their award-winning rooftop to their basement Vegas-style lounge, all three levels of Union Bar & Grill will be fully decorates and themed. Each level will have a different style of music including pop, hip hop and EDM!

Uptown NYE - New Years Eve Minneapolis Party

December 31st, 2018
Urban Eatery at Calhoun Beach Club

Come celebrate New Years Eve at this award-winning venue. Their exceptional venue paired with top DJs will make for a great party!