Virtual New Year's Eve Parties & Events

Looking to start 2021 off with a (socially distant) bang? Check out these virtual events to help you celebrate the new year.

Need some ideas for a New Year's Eve dinner? We have a list of Minneapolis restaurants offering plenty of takeout options.

Virtual Champagne Tasting with AR Lenoble

December 29, 2020

Join us for a very special evening with Christian Holthausen from AR Lenoble, one of France’s finest Champagne producers, to bid a hearty farewell to 2020 and ring in 2021. Christian and France 44’s Amy Waller will guide you through the story and wines of AR Lenoble, and taste through an incredible selection of bubblies.

Pick up your wine from France 44, settle in at your own table or couch, and enjoy learning about AR Lenoble from Christian himself.

Sparklerama: A Virtual New Year's Eve Party

December 31, 2020

Even though the Minnesota Children's Museum can’t host their annual New Year’s Eve celebration at the museum, that doesn’t mean everyone can’t ring in the new year together! They’re hosting a virtual NYE bash complete with music, dancing, fun activities and a ball drop… all from the safety of your own living room. And the best part is that it’s absolutely free!

Vänskä Conducts A New Year’s Celebration

December 31, 2020

Join Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra for a joyful, virtual celebration of hope, health and promise for the new year.

New Year's Eve Dinner & Live Music from Smack Shack

Order your New Year's Eve Dinner for two from Smack Shack. Dinner includes lobster lorraine, roasted root vegetables, mixed greens salad, kings hawaiian buns and key lime pie. Plus, join them on Facebook LIVE as they stream a LIVE performace by local music legend, Wain McFarlane from 9:30pm - 12am. Don't forget to submit your song request at the restaurant when you pick up your food.

Livestream: New Year’s Eve w/ Davina & The Vagabonds

December 31, 2020

Like many of you, we can’t wait to wish 2020 a bon voyage. And even though we aren’t able to gather at the Dakota, we can still welcome 2021 in together, along with most swinging ticket in town! Leading a band that performs every show like it’s a holiday, Davina will celebrate New Year’s for her eleventh straight year on the Dakota stage—entertaining us with her wit, and that soulful signature sound.

Want to take your celebration to the next level? Order a luxurious New Year’s Eve Meal Kit from the Grand Cafe. Click here: for more details.

New Years Eve: GLOW Holiday Festival

Get your tickets for GLOW Holiday Festival's special New Year's Eve theme night. This one mile drive-thru has a dozen stops featuring over a million holiday lights, illuminated trees, icicle and art installations, a festive gingerbread house, plus a State Fair food court finale!

New Year's Eve Outdoor Party at Mill Valley Market

December 31, 2020

Mill Valley Market

This free, outdoor event will include live music, great food, wine, beer. Join Mill Valley Market in Theodore Wirth Park to celebrate the new year. Fire pits will be lit to keep you warm.