2016 New Year's Eve Activities

Dec 26, 2016

Still looking for the perfect New Year's Eve plan? There is a ton to do right here in Greater Hartford. Take a look at our list, and comment on your plans for New Year's!

First Night Hartford

Hartford's premier New Year's Eve event. Each year thousands of families and friends of all ages attend this friendly, alcohol free celebration. The day is full of uniquely special experiences and countless performances at multiple downtown arts and culture venues and churches. There will be two spectacular fireworks displays at 6 p.m. and midnight in Bushnell Park, and free ice skating in Bushnell Park until 1 a.m. Entertainment includes art displays and activities, comedy, live music, face painting, dancing, and magic.

Black Bear's New Year's Eve
Black Bear
187 Allyn Street, Hartford
8:30pm - 2:00am

Come celebrate the beginning of the year with Black Bear Saloon. Tickets include a dinner buffet, open bar from 8:00-2am, and cover charge at the door. They will have Dj Seaneo spinning some of the hottest songs all night long, plus a free champagne toast at midnight! 

Tower of Power
Infinity Music Hall
32 Front Street, Hartford
7:00pm & 9:30

The greatest soul, horn band in the world returns to Infinity Hall Hartford on the best party night of the year, New Year’s Eve! No matter who you are, where you live, or your taste in music, Tower Of Power will find you - and once that happens, it’s all over. Tower Of Power is one of those rare bands who can claim to be the real deal, 100 proof, aged-to-perfection, ground zero Soul. So grab your friends and ring in the New Year right with a ‘souled-out’ night in Hartford’s premier destination for music and dining.

2017 New Year's Eve Ball
New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street, New Britain

Ring in 2017 with the New Britain Museum of American Art! Dance to today’s hottest hits spun by DJ Cajar and music by band Mission Zero, become inspired by our galleries and special exhibitions as you set resolutions, and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight as you watch the ball drop!

Party Into the New Year
Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville
10:30pm -3:00am

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Mohegan Sun's "Party into the New Year" starting at 10:30pm in the Uncas Ballroom! Enjoy an open bar, champagne toast at Midnight, breakfast buffet, dancing and music by DJ Sinatra & Big Ben as you ring in 2017.

New Year's Eve 2017
Russian Lady
191 Ann Uccello Street, Hartford

They are going classy and crazy this NYE at The Russian Lady! That's right.... it's the end of the year and the start of a new one. and they are going to be lighting up the night! Get your OPEN BAR Package now! Don't forget to DRESS TO IMPRESS!!!!

2017 Adult New Year's Eve Event
Dave & Busters
100 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester

Join Dave & Busters for an exclusive celebration to ring in the New Year!  Their amazing options are available to help you Eat, Drink, Play, Party and Ring in the New Year!  All packages include a dinner buffet of all your Dave & Buster's favorites, soft drinks and play in the Million Dollar Midway.

New Year's Eve Murder Mystery Masquerade Cruise

Charter Oak Landing
105 Reserve Road, Hartford

Spend New Year’s in a thrilling murder mystery masquerade as you cruise down the river on a Lady Katharine Cruise.

Happy New Year, HYPEsters! We are looking forward to seeing you all in 2017!


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