22 Epic New Year’s Eve Celebrations In Columbus

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready to say goodbye to 2018.


I had a great year, don’t get me wrong. I got married, I made new friends, and I got to spend a lot of time with you lovely people. But I’m ready for the excitement of a new year. I haven’t officially made New Year’s Eve plans yet, but it’s not because there’s nothing awesome going on in Columbus.

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 rooftop soiree: there is absolutely something perfect out there for you! Without further ado, here are 22 EPIC New Year’s Eve Celebrations around the city.

New Year’s Eve at The Big Bang!

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What: Can’t get enough of belting out the hits? The Big Bang Columbus is the perfect place to go when you just wanna sing, laugh, and dance all night long. The bar will be hosting an all-request Dueling Pianos show for NYE, with individual tickets and table reservations available.
When: NYE, 7 p.m.
Where: The Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar, 401 N. Front St.
Ticket info: Ticket prices vary. Get more info here.

The Funk’n Ball Drop ft. MojoFlo, TATTAT & Tony Monaco

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What: Get a little funky this NYE at Woodlands Tavern. The evening will start off with a happy hour set from Tony Monaco, followed by a performance by TATTAT before MojoFlo takes the stage to ring in the New Year!
When: NYE, 5 p.m.
Where: Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W 3rd Ave.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $20. Get your tickets here.

New Year’s Eve Bash

What: Park Street Cantina says they’re hosting the “biggest NYE party in Columbus” which will definitely be true if all of you lovely people decided to get out and party. The party will be “Vegas Style” with two DJs/dance floors, VIP tables, and much more. Sorry, young ones, this party is 21+.
When: NYE, 7 p.m.
Where: Park Street Cantina, 491 Park St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $20. You can buy them here.

No Hype New Year’s at Seventh Son

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What: Want to go out but keep it chill? Seventh Son has you covered. The brewery will be keeping things laid back with DJ Adam Sc of Heatwave / Laser Beam who will be playing Soul, Funk, Disco and 80s records in the backroom. The vibe is promised to be mellow, with the brewery saying, “No huge rowdy blowout, just good beer and close friends.”
When: NYE, 9 p.m.
Where: Seventh Son Brewing, 1101 N 4th St.
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New Years Eve

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What: Brother’s Drake is hosting a rather clever NYE celebration this year. There will be two sessions, one for us old folks that will feature the London Ball Drop at 7 p.m. and one for the night owls featuring the NYC Ball Drop at 12 a.m. The London package includes live music and a dinner buffet! There are limited tickets available so if it sounds like your cup of tea, don’t hesitate.
When: NYE, 6 p.m. (London) 9 p.m. (New York)
Where: Brother’s Drake Meadery, 26 E 5th Ave.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $25. Click here for more info.

NYE Rooftop Gala

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What: By now you all know that I’m obsessed with the rooftop views at Juniper. I’m willing to bet they’re even better on New Year’s Eve. There will be a photobooth, delicious food and drinks, and of course, fireworks! The event is 21+.
When: NYE, 8 p.m.
Where: Juniper, 580 North 4th St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $125 and can be purchased here.

New Years Eve Party Columbus 2019 The Renaissance Hotel

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What: The swankiest place in town is not, in fact, the Oz Dust Ballroom. On New Year’s Eve, it will be the Renaissance Hotel. The party will be spread out over three rooms, with local DJ,s live performances, and tons of fun. Ticket sales end on 12/26.
When: NYE, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Hotel, 50 North 3rd St.
Ticket info: Ticket prices vary. Click here for more info.

LG x Strongwater: Hoppin’ New Years Eve

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What: Start the evening at Strongwater with a multi-course menu from Chefs Bills Smith and Jaime Perez with beer pairings from Land-Grant. After dinner, simply (but safely) cross the street to keep on partying in the Land-Grant taproom. Tickets not only cover dinner, but also includ beer, wine, cider, and a special midnight toast at Land-Grant.
When: NYE, Dinner seatings from 6-9 p.m., Land-Grant party from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Strongwater (401 W Town St.) and Land-Grant Brewing Company (424 W Town St.)
Ticket info: Tickets start at $85. Click here for more info.

Spacebar’s NYE Party

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What: Say farewell to 2018 with an evening of awesome live music at Spacebar. Damn the Witch Siren, The Turbos, and a set of Smashing Pumpkins covers by Other People are all on the line-up. Plus, there’s no cover and free champagne at midnight!
When: NYE, 9 p.m.
Where: Spacebar, 2590 N High St.
Ticket info: No tickets required.

Bill NYE Bash

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What: The Bill NYE Bash is back for a third year of celebrations. Enjoy speciality cocktails and iconic of Bill Nye The Science Guy. And since we all love free things, it’s worth noting that the first 100 people through the door will score a limited edition Bill NYE 2019 t-shirt. As 16-Bit Bar+Arcade has informed us, “10/10 science guys agree, it’s the best new year’s eve party in the known universe.”
When: NYE, 4 p.m.
Where: 16-Bit Bar+Arcade, all locations.
Ticket info: This event is totally free, just like our love for science.

Copious presents New Year’s Eve 2019

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What: Copious is hosting a 3-level event this NYE, with music by Bobby Floyd, Omni-tet and The Deal Breakers. General admission also includes a whiskey tour, wine tasting, art show, and VIP table giveaways.
When: NYE, 5 p.m.
Where: Copious, 520 South High St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $50. Click here for more info.


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What: End the year in style at Monarch Cocktail lounge. General Admission tickets include 4 top shelf cocktails, party favors, and a complimentary midnight toast. Oh, did I mention those same tickets also provide a complimentary continental breakfast at 2am. Party hard and eat free breakfast food? Where do I sign?
When: NYE, 9 p.m.
Where: Monarch, 700 North High St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $40. Get more info here.

New Years Eve at HBD

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What: I’ve got 3 words that will definitely pique your interest when it comes to NYE celebrations at High Bank Distillery: bubbles, bourbon, and bites. For those keeping score, those are 3 of my literal favorite things. There will be a live DJ, an all-inclusive bar, and a champagne toast at midnight!
When: NYE, 8 p.m.
Where: High Bank Distillery, 1051 Goodale Blvd.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $150. Click here for more info.

Lineage Brewing’s NYE Bash

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What: Looking for a laidback evening? Lineage Brewing doesn’t want you to worry about cover charges or prepaid tickets. They just want you to come out and have a great end to 2018. Watch the ball drop and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight.
When: NYE, 4 p.m.
Where: Lineage Brewing, 2971 N High St.
Ticket info: No tickets neccessary. (But there is a date package if you’re interested)

2019 New Years Eve Celebration

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What: Looking for a more suburban rooftop experience? VASO has your back. The evening will include live entertainment from The Whiskey Business from 6:00PM to 10:00PM and DJ AXCESS from 10:00PM to 2:00AM. There will of course be speciality cocktails, a little tapas to munch on, and some killer views.
When: NYE, 5 p.m.
Where: VASO Rooftop Lounge, 4515 Banker Dr. Dublin
Ticket info: Ticket prices start at $50. You can get more info here.

New Year’s Eve Salvation- RPDR’s Shangela & Alyssa and Nina West

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What: Ring in the new year with some true superstars. Axis presents Salvation New Year’s Eve 2018 with hostess Nina West and RuPaul Drag Race stars Shangela and Alyssa Edwards. The party doesn’t stop at midnight. In fact, you can keep dancing well into 2019. Well, until the party is over at 4 a.m. at least.
When: NYE, 8 p.m.
Where: Axis, 775 N High St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $20. Snag yours here.

Harry Potter Yule Ball NYE Masquerade

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What: Listen up, Muggles! It’s time to find out if you really can dance like a hippogriff. This magical NYE celebration will be the toast of the wizarding world. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres and desserts for you to enjoy, a signature drink (it’s butterbeer) and Jennifer Lopez, psychic, will be on hand for some divine sessions. Plus there’s champagne at midnight.
When: NYE, 9 p.m.
Where: Camelot Cellars Winery, 901 Oak St.
Ticket info: Tickets are $60. Buy yours here or by owl. Just kidding. There are no owls.

Boogie into the New Year at Eldorado Scioto Downs

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What: Want to get a little glitz and glamour in before 2018 ends? Eldorado Scioto Downs will be hosting an epic event, with a “Countdown to Cash” drawing for $15k, food and drink specials, live music, and even go-go dancers.
When: NYE, 12 p.m. (party ALL DAY)
Where: Eldorado Scioto Downs, 6000 S High St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $25. Click here for more info!

Bollywood NYE Party – Presented by B3E

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What: If you want to end your year feeling like absolute royalty, please don’t skip the Bollywood NYE Party. There will be a red carpet, complete with papparazi, a huge Indian buffet, a champgane toast, photo booths, and more. There is also plenty for the kiddos to do, so ditch the babysitter.
When: NYE, 9 p.m.
Where: Hilton Polaris, 8700 Lyra Dr.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $65 but they’re going so fast, so don’t hesitate to click.

Official WNCI New Years Eve Celebration

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What: Party it up with WNCI at their annual New Year’s Eve bash. The event is 21+ and will include live Djs, MCs, live countdown, champagne toast, small hor d’oeuvres between 8 and 10, party favors, giveaways and more.
When: NYE, 7 p.m.
Where: BBR Columbus, 106 Vine St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $10. Get more info here.

Skully’s New Years Eve Bash 2019!

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What: Dance your 2018 blues away at Skully’s NYE Bash. Grab your tickets in advance for discounted prices, which will leave you more $ to party with when the clock strikes 12. Free champagne toast is included.
When: NYE, 8 p.m.
Where: Skully’s Music Diner, 1151 N High St.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $8. Click here for more info.

Under The Sea New Year’s Eve Celebration

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What: The human world is a mess, according to Sebastian. Which is why life is better Under the Sea. Hollywood Casino is hosting a totally majestic Under the Sea party, commplete with an exclusive red carpet packages that include an energetic concert by the 17th Floor and a lavish all-you-can-eat buffet. They will also have a balloon drop, which I’m a total sucker for.
When: NYE, 11 a.m.
Where: Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd.
Ticket info: Tickets start at $75. Get yours here.