Get ready to raise a glass to the new year in style! Denver can do bubbles just as well as it does brews, so prepare for a grand ‘ol time in the Mile High City as it welcomes in a new decade. No matter how you choose to ring in the new year, this list guarantees an unforgettable night.
Find the Fireworks
16th Street Mall Fireworks
Looking for the sparkles in the sky to cap off a perfect NYE? Denver’s 16th St. Mall will put on two fireworks show on the night of Dec.31st, synchronizing each to live DJ’s playing along the mall. DJ’s will play from 8 p.m. to midnight but the fireworks shows will only last about 8 minutes, so make sure to be prompt. The first show will start at 9:00 pm and the second will occur at midnight. Fireworks can be viewed from all over the city, but 16th St. Mall will have the best views.
Decadence is known as the nation’s largest New Year’s Eve dance celebration. This two-night festival kicks-off on Dec. 30th in the heart of Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Dance the night away with performances from over 20 DJs, including Bassnectar, TIESTO, Steve Aoki and more. Warning, this event is not for the faint of heart, you’ll be feeling like a firework as you dance the night away!
Resolution NYE 2019
Rated one of the best NYE events in Denver, Resolution NYE takes place at the beautiful McNichols Building with direct views of the fireworks show. This New Year’s bash boasts elegance and indulgence with three floors of dance parties, live music, art installations and open bars. Grab tickets before they sell out!
NYE 2020 Countdown w Midnight Star & Mary Jane Girls
Radio Station Jammin’ 105.5 is hosting their own special NYE event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver Tech Center. Tickets include entry into the concert and all you can eat and drink throughout the night. Discounted rooms can also be added to purchased tickets so all attendees can treat themselves and enjoy a stress-free night out for NYE.
Transport in Time
Denver’s NYE White Rose Gala
Looking for glitz and glamour this NYE? Go back in time and celebrate the style and extravagance of the 1920’s as we enter into the new century of 20’s. Hosted at the chic Ellie Caulkin Opera House, there will be multiple rooms of music featuring live swing bands and DJ’s playing the latest hits. Don’t forget your sparkles and fedora.
Roaring 20’s NYE Bash
Class it up and aptly celebrate 2020 with a Roaring 20’s party at the Curtis Hotel hosted by the Denver Chive. Guaranteed great time with this group, taking place in the beautiful Curtis ballroom with a patio overlooking the Denver Clock Tower for optimal views of the fireworks. Tickets include an open bar from 9:00 pm-11:00 pm, champagne toast and tons of giveaway surprises.
The Denver New Year’s Eve Black Tie Party 2020
Balloon drops, confetti, Vegas-style casino games, live bands & DJ’s and an open bar. Mile High Station’s Black Tie Party has all the fixings for the ultimate New Year’s Eve party. NYE Black Tie has partnered with Curtis and Hilton hotels to block off discounted rooms for attendees, so take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy an overnight stay at one of Denver’s top-rated premier hotels.This event has sold out the last 11 years in a row, so get your tickets before it’s too late!
Denver’s Union Station New Year’s Eve
Union Station has three party options for those looking to ring in 2020 in style. Choose from table service at the upscale Cooper Lounge mezzanine as you overlook the Great Hall of Union Station enjoy decorative hors d’oeuvres, champagne and access to the second Union Station event, the silent disco in the Great Hall. The Silent Disco includes a fantastic light show and the ability to rock-out to the music of your choosing. Finally, Union Station is also creating a VIP “Roaring 20’s” Speakeasy for this special 2020 NYE in the lower level of Union Station.
Bunk with the Beasts
Need an adult night out? Give yourself an adult night out and your beloved little ones a night to remember. The Denver Zoo invites children to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a sleepover adventure at the Zoo! They will experience the Zoo Lights, celebrate the new year in a safe and fun environment, while parents get a night out to themselves! The evening will include a pizza dinner, evening snacks and breakfast in the morning.
Catch a Game
Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders: 12/29, 2:25 pm MST.
Denver Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings: 12/29, 6:00 pm MST.
Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets: 12/31, 6:00 pm MST.