New Year's Eve in Indianapolis

You’ll want to be in Indy when the IndyCar drops! Whether you’re looking to rock the night away or spend the day with the kids, Indy has something to offer everyone.

New Year’s Eve on Georgia Street

New Year's Eve on Georgia Street

Downtown Indy Inc. is going all out for this free, public celebration of the New Year. Plenty of food and drink will be available at this family-friendly event. At 11:59 pm, a suspended IndyCar will be lowered to count down the beginning of 2018, followed by fireworks!

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

New Year's Eve Masquerade

The 11th annual New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at Union Station will incorporate three separate parties in one building. A best impersonator contest, 80s dance off, and a biggest hair contest will take place in the Grand Hall. The Club will be in the Illinois Street Ballroom with music by Indy’s top DJs – P3 Productions. Enjoy a drag show by the most popular ladies in Indy in the Iron Horse Lounge, located below the Grand Hall. Make sure to get your tickets quickly - they’ve sold out in years past!

CIROC the New Year

CIROC the New Year

Start 2018 on top of the Regions Tower, which features a 360-degree view of downtown! CIROC invites guests to dance the night away to a variety of local DJs while enjoying appetizers, premium open bar, and champagne toast. Don’t forget the special midnight surprise!

New Year’s Eve Bash with Chef Joseph’s

Chef Joseph's

The sixth annual NYE celebration is a guaranteed good time featuring a five-course wine pairing dinner, midnight champagne toast, and dancing. Don your best Great Gatsby-themed attire, put on your dancing shoes, and ring in the New Year with music by Renee King & Company.

New Year’s Eve Bash at the Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency

Kick off 2018 at the Hyatt Regency’s New Year’s Eve Bash. Choose from one of three packages that offer hotel stays, dining options, and tickets to the New Year’s party! The event will feature live music on three stages, a fantasy casino player’s lounge, and an impressive midnight balloon drop in the hotel’s breathtaking 21-story atrium lobby.

Rathskeller’s New Year’s Eve Party


The Rathskeller is bringing in special guests The Doo! for their New Year’s party! Enjoy an hors d’oeuvres buffet, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and, of course, live music.

Countdown to Noon at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Perfect for families who want to ring in the New Year together but don’t want to wait until midnight, Countdown to Noon offers a countdown to noon and 1 pm for youngsters! The morning will be packed with activities, music from Grammy-nominated children’s recording artist Zak Morgan, and a water clock countdown. Families will also receive hats and party favors for the big countdown!

Family New Year’s Eve at the Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum

This family-friendly, alcohol-free event will end 2017 in the Governor Frank O’Bannon and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. Enjoy face painting, magicians, various activities, and music! The balloons will drop at 8 pm, allowing the young ones to celebrate New Year’s Eve with their families.

NYE at Howl at the Moon

The Vogue

Sing the night away at the "World’s Greatest Rock N’ Roll Dueling Piano Bar"! Champagne Supernova (guaranteed front row table seating), Party Rock (guaranteed seating at rail or table), The Big Shot (guaranteed patio seating), and Fashionably Late packages available. Enjoy an open bar and buffet with package purchases. 

NYE at Petite Chou

Petite ChouTry one of America's top French restaurants, as named by Travel + Leisure, and test out Petite Chou's special NYE menu featuring a three-course meal. Reservations are required. 

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Indiana Pacers


Cheer on the Pacers at a New Year’s Eve game as they take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at home!

Beef & Boards

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents a special performance of Greater Tuna. Enjoy dinner from Chef Odell Ward’s ample dinner buffet, and a midnight breakfast. Full bar service and gourmet desserts are also available at your table.

New Year's Eve Date Night at Chef JJ's

Chef JJs

Share an evening with that special someone at Chef JJ's on New Year's Eve. Relax and unwind while enjoying fresh, local dishes prepared to share. The doors open at 6 pm with dinner beginning at 6:30 pm.

ComedySportz New Year's Eve Celebration

Comedy Sportz

Celebrate with the most unique comedy show around at the Athenaeum Theatre. Admission includes hats, noisemakers, and a sparkling cider toast. You supply the suggestions, and they’ll supply the laughs!

Peter White at The Jazz Kitchen

The Jazz Kitchen

A principle ingredient to any successful NYE is good music and at The Jazz Kitchen, there’s no shortage. Enjoy a special performance by Peter White, one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape.

New Year's Eve at Topgolf Fishers

Topgolf, which will be decked out in gold from head to toe, invites you to a night of live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and, of course, golf!

New Year's Eve Presented by CCA

Try your hand at classic casino games, glow games, and arcades in the glittering Indiana Roof Ballroom. This party will feature two of the Midwest’s best DJs, premium open bars, and gourmet appetizers.


We look forward to hosting you.



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