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14 Epic New Year’s Eve Celebrations In Columbus

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I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready to say goodbye to 2022.

It wasn’t the worst year, but it hasn’t been my favorite, and I’m so ready to see what 2023 is all about. But before we say “Hello, 2023”, we’ve got to say goodbye to 2022 in style.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a chill night with beer and friends or if you want to get all dressed up and enjoy a super sparkly soiree: there is absolutely something perfect out there for you! Without further ado, here are 14 EPIC New Year’s Eve Celebrations around the city.

NYE Beermosa Bash

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What: If you don’t want to party too late, but you’re still searching for those NYE vibes, stop by the Taproom at Wolf’s Ridge for their NYE Beermosa Bash. Anyone who’s still hanging around the Taproom at midnight will receive a complimentary midnight mimosa!
When: 12/31 from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Ticket info: Admission is free

New Year’s Eve Champagne Tasting

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What: The New Year’s Eve Champagne Tasting at The Daily Bar will feature over 12 bottles of Champagnes, Cremants, Proseccos, Cavas and more paired with light hors d’oeuvres. Once you’ve found the perfect bottle, you’ll be ready to celebrate when the ball drops at midnight.
When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Daily Bar
Ticket info: $60, must be 21+

The Big Bang New Year’s Eve Party

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What: You can party all night long at The Big Bang with an all-request Dueling Pianos show that will have you singing, laughing, and dancing through the end of the year. All guests will need to be over 21.
When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: The Big Bang, 1516 N High Street
Ticket info: More info here.

New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon

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What: Dance the night (and the year) away at Howl at the Moon. They have a variety of different NYE packages, but the dance ticket is the only one still available. The ticket includes access to the premium open bar.
When: 8 p.m. to Midnight
Where: Howl at the Moon, 504 N Park
Ticket info: Tickets are $65 and can be purchased here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Chicago Blackhawks

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What: End the year cheering on the Columbus Blue Jackets! CBJ will take on the Chicago Blackhawks, and the best part is that the game will be over well before midnight, so you can squeeze in a second NYE event.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Nationwide Arena
Ticket info: Ticket prices vary. Please click here for more info.

Skully’s New Years Eve Party

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What: For over 20 years, Skully’s has been hosting an epic New Year’s Eve party. It’s the perfect place to send off 2022, with no cover fee before 10 p.m. The event is for 21+ and there will be complimentary champagne at midnight.
When: 8 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Skully’s Music Diner
Ticket info: Free before 10, $15 after

NYE at The Historic Trolley District

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What: Ring in the New Year at the East Market. You can watch the OSU vs. Georgia game, enjoy live music by Willie Nelson Mandela, munch on a buffet dinner, toast with a midnight champagne toast, and more. Plus, your ticket includes 10 drink tickets!
When: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: East Market, 212 Kelton Ave.
Ticket info: Tickets are $120

New Year’s Eve Gala

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What: Celebrate the start of 2023 at The Boat House. The venue’s location allows for unparalleled views of Downtown Columbus, which will make the perfect backdrop for your NYE photos.
When: 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: The Boat House at Confluence Park
Ticket info: Ticket prices vary

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Show

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What: Union Cafe presents Chef Ken’s annual New Year’s Eve Dinner and Show! This 2022 in Review drag show will feature your favorite local queens and your a three-course meal. Standing room only will be available at the bar after 10 p.m.
When: 7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Where: Union Cafe
Ticket info: Ticket prices vary. Click here for more info.

Level One Bar and Arcade’s New Years Eve Party

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What: End the year playing some fun games, enjoying complimentary pizza and champagne, and hanging with your crew. There’s no cover fee, just an evening of fun ahead.
When: 10 p.m.
Where: Level One Bar and Arcade
Ticket info: Free

Zoo Year’s Eve

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What: Not quite nocturnal? The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is hosting a kid-friendly “Noon” Years event to ring in the new year during the day. There will be character ambassador meet and greets, music, treats, and a special New Year’s Eve countdown at noon.
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Ticket info: Included with your admission to the Zoo. More info here.

Bristol Republic & WCOL NYE 2023

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What: Ring in 2023 at the official 92.3 WCOL New Year’s Eve Celebration. Cheer on the Buckeyes, enjoy live music by Ryan Mundy immediately following the game, snag some cool party favors, and a celebrate the end of 2022 with a memorable countdown.
When: 4 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Where: Bristol Republic
Ticket info: General Admission tickets only. More info here.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Gala

What: Want to go into 2023 a little fancy? The Citizens Trust is hosting a Masquerade Gala. Your ticket includes a champagne toast, two drink tickets, live music, a photobooth, and more. Plus, they’ll have the OSU game streaming in the background, so you can keep an eye on the score while you party.
When: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: The Citizens Trust
Ticket info: Tickets start at $50

NYE at The Goat

What: Ring in the new year at The Goat while cheering on the home team. There will be an elevated small plate menu, live DJ, giveaways and prizes, plus a champagne toast at midnight! You can visit the Dublin, Hilliard, RiverSouth, or New Albany locations to celebrate!
Where: Various locations. Click here for more info.