Whether you want to ring in the new year with family or would prefer an adults only setting, we've got the details on where to go to usher in 2017 your way!


1. OWENSBORO – The 2nd Annual Owensboro Arctic Adventure Kids Fun Festival presented by Independence Bank - Friday, December 30th and Saturday, December 31st at the Owensboro Convention Center

It's an indoor polar playground extravaganza, featuring an indoor arctic playground and Frostbite Fred!
Kids of all ages are welcome to enjoy an array of activities including an indoor snow-themed play park, 30 foot inflatable slide, inflatable snow maze, inflatable castle, obstacle course, cliff jump, train ride, and much, much more!

All activities are included with a $15 entry fee for children ages 3-17 for a 90 minute session. Children under 3 are free. Adult admission is $5 which does not include attractions.

For more information on event times and ticket purchases please call the Owensboro Convention Center at 270-687-8800 or visit online at www.OwensboroTickets.com

2. EVANSVILLE – Happy Noon Year's Eve at CMOE! - Saturday, December 31st from 9am – 1pm

Join CMOE for a Noon Year's Eve your children won't forget! The event includes a dance party, special crafts, special appearances, and the famous ball drop at noon-night! (“Midnight” ball drop at Noon)

For additional information, please contact CMOE 812-464-2663.

3. OWENSBORO – Noon Year's Eve: An Owensboro Family Tradition at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History – Saturday, December 31st 9:30am – 1pm

Join OMSH for a fun filled morning of Noon Year's Eve fun! Come and watch the Noon Year's Eve ball drop at noon, but before you do, enjoy music from DJ Chad Gesser! The event will feature live characters, treat bags, a liquid nitrogen show, and more! Please call 270-687-2732 for additional information.

4. EVANSVILLE - New Years Eve Bash at Comic Quest! - Saturday, December 31st from 5pm to 2am

Comic Quest will be ringing in the New Year with fun and games for the last night of 2016! You may bring games, food and drinks, but no alcohol. You may wear pajamas to this event if you choose, and children are welcome! This will be a fun and laid-back event!

Organized events, include: Magic the Gathering Player Appreciation Tournament, Magic the Gathering Commander, Asmodee Organized Play, Versus 2PCG Tournament, Pokemon Tournament, Pokken Tournament, King of Tokyo, and Play Munchkin, with other organized events in development!

For additional details, contact Comic Quest at 812-474-1133

5. OWENSBORO – Goldie's New Year's Eve Show at RiverPark Center – Saturday, December 31st at 8pm

Celebrate the New Year and Goldie's 70th birthday at the 4th Annual One-Time Only New Year's Eve show! This year's show will include country and gospel music, and the old time Rock-N-Roll spectacular! The show begins at 8pm, followed by a breakfast buffet by Moon-lite BBQ at midnight. Tickets prices vary. For more information and ticket purchases, please contact RiverPark Center at 270-687-2770.

6. EVANSVILLE - The Evansville Thunderbolts VS the Huntsville Havoc at the Ford Center – Saturday, December 31st at 7:15pm

Catch a game of hockey for your New Year's by cheering on the Evansville Thunderbolts at the Ford Center! Logan's Promise will be attending this year's New Year's Eve game, encouraging everyone to take the Logan's Promise not to drink and drive. For additional information or ticket purchases visit the Ford Center Box Office or their website at www.thefordcenter.com.

7. NEWBURGH - NYE featuring Dirt Roads and Denim at Pizza Chef Newburgh – Saturday, December 31st 9pm-12am

Come and experience a rockin' New Year's Eve with Dirt Roads and Denim at Pizza Chef! Live music and plenty of good eats!


1. EVANSVILLE – New Year's Masquerade Ball at Ri Ra's Irish Pub – Saturday, December 31st from 9:30pm – 1am

$30 per person gets you champagne toasts at midnight and access to the buffet! Music by DJ Tom Wesley and live music by Clusterpluck! For more information, contact Ri Ra's Irish Pub at 812-426-0000.

2. EVANSVILLE – New Year's Eve Party at Germania Maennerchor featuring the Unusual Suspects – Saturday, December 31st at 8pm

Live music from the Unusual Suspects! Doors open at 8pm and a $35 ticket includes party favors, cash bar access, and a midnight champagne toast to ring in the new year! A breakfast will also be served at 12:30am. This is a business casual event. (No t-shirts) For more information about purchasing tickets, please call the Germania Maennerchor at 812-422-1915.

3. EVANSVILLE - Lamasco Bar and Grill's New Year's Eve Bash! Featuring Calabash – Saturday, December 31st from 10pm – 2am

Live music from Calabash! Out with the old and in with the new! For more information, call Lamasco at 812-437-0171

4. EVANSVILLE - Mojo's New Years Eve with Skelton's Montourage at Mojo's BoneYard – Saturday, December 31st from 9pm-1am

Ring in the New Year with Team Skelton's Montourage and Mojo's! There will be a champagne toast at midnight and party favors! Breakfast buffet starting at midnight (plus all the usual favorites). $7 per person, but there is limited Seating so please call ahead for tickets and make reservations at 812-475-8593

5. EVANSVILLE - Shockin' New Year's Eve Party at Order of the Owl's Nest – Saturday, December 31st from 9pm – 1am

Live music performed by Retro Shock! Tickets are $15 dollars per person and can be purchased at the bar in the Owl's club. Additional information on ticket purchases is available by phone at 812-422-2556. Champagne served at midnight and a midnight breakfast served from 12am-1am.

6. EVANSVILLE – New Year's Eve 2016 Dance by the Metro Ballroom Dance Club at the Vanderburgh County 4H Center – Saturday, December 31st with doors opening at 7pm

Enjoy live entertainment from Deejay’s Rick Rideout and Scott Key! $65.00 per couple and $32.50 for singles. This includes snacks and champagne, followed by a midnight breakfast buffet catered by Kokies. Access to a cash bar, do not bring your own liquor. Reservations are required and seating is limited. Completed reservation forms and payment may be turned in at monthly dances or mailed to Metro Ballroom Club PO Box 3632 Evansville IN. 47735. Make checks payable to Metro Ballroom Dance Club. First come, first served. Tables of 8 will be provided.

For questions or additional reservation forms please contact metroballroomclub@gmail.com

7. EVANSVILLE - New Year's Eve at Tropicana – Saturday, December 31st from 8pm – 2am

Don't miss this New Year's Eve Party on a BOAT! Enjoy the casino all night long plus party favors! Hit the Hoosier's Lounge for live music, The Duke Boys & Two-Tone Express, The Honey Vines at Cavanaugh’s, and the Midnight Balloon Drop in the Riverfront Pavilion! Must be 21 years of age to participate.

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