It’s (almost) that time of the year again… Do you already know where you’ll be spending New Year’s Eve?! If not, don’t worry! The Columbus Area has some fantastic events to help you ring in the New Year. Whether you have a babysitter or are looking for a family-friendly celebration, we’ve got you covered!
First Night Columbus New Year’s Eve
First Night Columbus is a great place to celebrate with your family! This substance-free event features a wide array of activities through downtown Columbus. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy music, film, dance, games, kids’ music, face painters, and creation stations. First Night began in 1995 and is part of an international alliance of more than 100 cities that showcase the visual and performing arts through New Year’s Eve celebrations that are safe, affordable, and fun.
Tickets are $10 until December 31st and are $15 the day of the event.
Family Bowling Party at Sequoia Pro Bowl
Sequoia Pro Bowl provides entertainment for adults and children alike on New Year’s Eve! “Rent a Lane” parties can host up to 6 people and feature laser lights, music, shoe rental, party hats, noisemakers, and pizza for up to six participants.
Family Friendly: (5 p.m.–8 p.m.) includes: unlimited bowling, shoe rental,
a pizza per lane, unlimited pop and $10 in arcade tokens. $99 per lane for up to 6 people
Late: (9 p.m.–1:30 a.m.) Rockin’ Bowl Party includes: unlimited bowling, free shoe rental, and a Champagne Toast to ring in the New Year while the ball drop in NYC on all of our Digital TV screens throughout the center. $120 per lane for up to 6 people.
The Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar: New Years Eve Party
Party along with an all-request Dueling Pianos show that will have you singing, laughing and dancing all night long. Table reservations will sell out, so get your tickets early! There are several ticket options available for this special evening at The Big Bang.
Camelot Cellars Prohibition NYE Masquerade Ball:
For all you wine lovers out there, ring in the New Year at Camelot Cellars in Olde Town East! They will be hosting their 7th Annual Prohibition New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. The party includes a live DJ, appetizers, desserts and complimentary Midnight Toast! Dress to impress! Must have a mask to enter.
1,001 Hollywood Nights at Hollywood Casino
Take your chances at Hollywood Casino’s 1,001 Hollywood Nights New Year’s Eve Party! Dance all night at the H Lounge, enjoy the buffet and enjoy performances throughout the casino floor all night long! Come back the next day for a New Year’s Day Brunch!
Last, but not least, staying in on New Year’s Eve with friends and loved ones is always just as fun as anything else! We usually relate it to a party or gala dinner on New Year’s Eve, but if you choose to spend the night at home, you will see that there are many advantages and that, in the end, the night has been the same or more fun than going out.