Don your favorite mask and costume and head to gorgeous Union Station. Hosted by WZPL’s Dave Smiley, this party features live music from My Yellow Rickshaw, Jamestown Revival, The Michaels, a costume contest, a caricature artist, the brand new Prohibition Lounge and lots of door prizes. Local Weatherman Paul Poteet will host. Tickets range in price from $55-$135.
Mo’s Irish Pub will ring in the New Year with a four-course meal and champagne toast at midnight. In addition to the meal, live music will be provided. The meal is $29.99 per person. General admission to the party is $10.
If you are a food guru, you might enjoy an evening at Seasons 52. Dine on a seven-course tasting menu with wine pairings from the award-winning wine list. Cost for the meal is $115 per guest, plus sales tax/gratuity.
Getting a sitter on New Year’s Eve is next to impossible so if you’d like to celebrate but need to take the kiddos, here’s a good option. TheIndiana State Museum will host its annual family celebration. This alcohol-free event will include lots of activities such as live music, games, crafts, magicians and clowns. The party even includes a balloon drop for the little ones at 8 p.m. Tickets are $11 per person.
For great live music, the Jazz Kitchen’s New Year’s Eve celebration might be your cup of tea. The party includes a dinner and dessert buffet, soft drinks, tax, gratuity, champagne toast, party favors and the cover charge. Musicians performing include Brenda Williams, Cynthia Layne, Bill Lancton, Rob Dixon, Frank Smith, Kenny Phelps and Reggie Bishop. Music will feature a variety of jazz, R&B and soul classics. Cost is $110 per person.
If you’re in the mood to celebrate a new year with hardcore punk music, this is the party for you! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and music by Toxic Reasons, Creepin’ Charley & The Boneyard Orchestra, Ricky Rat Pack and Dan Glenzig. Tickets are $10.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Slipper Noodle Inn! Enjoy the dinner package which includes a reserved seat, hats and noisemakers, a champagne toast and a buffet dinner. Cost for the package is $250 for a table of 4. Enjoy Big James & the Chicago Playboys on the back stage. Or select the general admission option, which includes music from The Why Store on the front stage, hats, noisemakers and champagne toast. A dinner menu is available. Cost is $30 per person.
Hard Rock Cafe will host their New Year’s Eve party, which features Brent James & the Contraband with special guests Cockeyed Clyde. The Brent James Band recently toured with Third Eye Blind. Enjoy good food, cocktails and great live music. Cost is $30 for general admission and $95 for VIP admission.