Ring in the new year with friends, family or that special someone. Here is a list of things to do in Fargo-Moorhead to help celebrate New Year’s Eve.
*all events take place on December 31, 2016
Dinner and Dancing
Chef’s Tasting Four-Course Menu including Glass of House Wine or Champagne, Music by Kathie Brekke and the 42nd Street Jazz Band from 8:00pm to Midnight, Dancing at 11:00pm and a Champagne Toast and Balloon Cascade at Midnight. $85.00 per Person. Please call Basie’s Restarurant for reservations 701.281.7105
Dinner buffet featuring rosemary and garlic prime rib, shrimp, chicken piccata and more. Live Music and Dancing with Brat Pack Radio. Doors open at 7 p.m. and dance until 12:45 a.m.
Tickets go for $65 and include buffet dinner, dancing and midnight toast. Reservations required.
The New Year’s Eve Celebration at Sons of Norway in Fargo begins at 5:30pm, with Salmon or Prime Rib dinner. The Brian Breitbarth Trio will provide music to dance to, starting at 7:00pm.
Big Toe and the Jam is a nine-piece, horn-based group with former Blenders member, Paul Dunkirk. They will be taking the stage at 9pm at the Fargo Civic Center. Tickets are $19.50
Font Fenders will take that stage from 9:30pm to 1:30am with a free champagne toast at midnight.
Dance into the new year with Up Top. Music starts at 9:30pm, $3 cover.
NYE Bingo with a jackpot of $1,000 and live music by Guys & Dahls starting at 9:30pm. Free Champagne and party favors at midnight.
Live music from Downtown Sound from 9:30pm – 1:30am
Live music by Mourning After, featuring their old bass player Luke Kuha.
New Year’s Eve bash with Redline from 10pm-close along with free champagne bottle service to a few lucky winners.
Enjoy live music from the Pat Lenertz Band featuring Alex Rossi and The Human Element from 10pm-1:30am.
Boogie to Liquored UP with a black-light party.
32 Below will take the stage from 9pm-1:30am.
DJ Dance Party
F*ck 2016 Dance Party – Free dance party with DJs Beavage and Cleaveage who will be playing some of the best of Bowie, Prince and George Michael and many more.
Music by DJ Jayd from 9pm-2am for $35 all-you-can-drink specials with a Champagne toast at midnight.
Vintage New Year’s Eve Celebreation from 9pm-1am with DJs from Vinyl Giant spinning the best records from the past 10 decades.
Free party favors and confetti at midnight with a change to win a free trip to Las Vegas.
New Beers Resolution – They will be tapping a keg of Junkyard Brewing Company’s Peanut Butter Bandit with a free champagne during new years countdown.
First ever Best of the Worst Music Videos New Year’s Eve Party from 9 p.m.–1 a.m with the third annual keg drop at midnight.
Balls Drop: a Blue Years Revolution – Be prepped for hilarity, pole artistry, fire performance and striptease by the Blue Belle’s Burelesque. Tickets are $15, VIP is also available.
For a $10 cover, attendees get access to a free appetizer bar from 5-7 p.m. and comedy show at 7 p.m. Drink specials include pounder buckets and Champagne bottles for $15 each.
Come and celebrate the near year as we gather to share our ups and downs of such a roller coaster that 2016 was, and enjoy a classic LGBT film: RENT. Doors open at 5pm.
Enjoy stand-up comedy by two local favorites, Adam Quesnell and JD Provorse. You have two show times to choose: The 7:30 p.m. show ($30) includes a chef-selected hors d’oeuvres buffet featuring grilled pork shanks, barbecue meatballs and spinach-artichoke dip with garlic crostini and assorted fresh veggies served before and during the show, with a cash bar in the room. The 10 p.m. show ($20) has no buffet, but your first drink from the bar is free. Seating is very limited for these VIP shows and are expected to sell out, so get yours today.
Happy NOON Year! Featuring festivities for kids of all ages including music, games, and a countdown to 12 p.m. with noisemakers, party hats, and a special toast! All materials will be provided and no pre-registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend.
Zoo Year’s Eve – Ring in the New Year at the Zoo! This family-friendly New Year’s celebration includes fun activities, animal encounters and a “count down to the new year” every hour from 1-5pm. Free admission and free carousel rides.