24 Things to Do on New Year's Eve in Connecticut

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Whether your New Year’s Eve calls for a night on the town or a family affair, Connecticut offers something for everyone.

Here are 24 New Year’s Eve parties around the state. Comment below with any other suggestions you’d like to share.

Mohegan Sun Arena (Mohegan Sun, Uncasville)
7:30 p.m.: Little Big Town with special guest Holly Williams.

Comix at Mohegan Sun
9:30 p.m.: 2016 Comix Countdown with Godfrey and Pianos

Wolf Den (Mohegan Sun, Uncasville)
8 p.m.: New Year’s Eve with Boogie Wonder Band

Roaring New Year's Eve Part at Mohegan Sun
9 p.m. Enjoy live music, a DJ, cocktails and more at Sticks & Stones! Tickets are $125 per person.

Party Into the New Year at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center And Uncas Ballroom
10:30 p.m.: Enjoy an open bar, champagne toast at midnight and a breakfast buffet as we ring in 2016. Tickets are $150 at the door.

Imagine Dragons at Foxwoods
Rock out with Imagine Dragons and MS MR. The show starts at 10 p.m. 

Shrine (Foxwoods, Mashantucket)
 9 p.m. Resident DJ JD will be with us to celebrate for the ultimate NYE party! Tickets are $60

Scorpion Bar (Foxwoods, Mashantucket)
Toast to 2016 at Scorpion Bar’s rockin’ New Year’s Eve party with DJ Jay Spring. 

Hard Rock Café (Foxwoods, Mashantucket)
Door opens at 10 p.m. for the Rockin' New Year's Eve Party and the party goes until 2:30 a.m.
$25 advance, $30 at the door

New Year’s Eve 2016 High Rollers (Foxwoods, Mashantucket)
Your ultimate New Year’s Eve party awaits you at High Rollers. Kick off 2016 with the full experience featuring music by DJ John Cardona, bowling, lounge tables and more.

One Ticket – Two Bars (Stamford)
You can buy one ticket and attend both Bar-BQ and McFadden’s.
Ticket includes entrance, a four-hour open bar 8 p.m.-12 a.m., a full dinner buffet from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m., party favors and a champagne toast at midnight

New Year’s Eve Gala – The Country House (East Haven)
The evening includes entertainment by Local Motion Entertainment, an open bar, a champagne toast at midnight, and the meal selections below. This event is held from 7:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. and is priced at $200.00 per couple. Tax and gratuity included.

Shakedown New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Toad’s Place
New Year’s Eve Extravaganza stars at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12.

First Night Hartford
Families and friends of all ages can attend this alcohol-free celebration. The day is full of countless performances at multiple downtown arts and culture venues and churches. Get updates on the event's Facebook page. 

First Night Westport/Weston
You can walk to all the venues in Downtown Westport and take a free bus to Saugatuck Elementary School. Venues for children of all ages.Events get underway at 3 p.m. and go until 10 p.m. There is a Pyrotechnic Display at 7:30 p.m. 

Countdown to Noon (Niantic)
10 a. m. to 2 p.m.
Explore the constellations with StarLab. Build, create, imagine with "Lets Get Building." "Crazy Science" and activities galore! Balloons drop at noon and activities continue until 2!
Day of event: $7 for members or $9 for nonmembers.

New Year’s Eve Comedy Extravaganza (Waterbury)
Seven Angels Theater
Rob Bartlett from the Imus in the morning program and the Bartlettes. There will be two shows. The first is at 6:30 p.m. The second is at 9:30 p.m. and will include appetizers and a champagne toast at midnight.

Galaxy Roller Rink (Groton)
The Early Party
Noon to 5 p.m., $8 admission at the door. Free party hats and noise makers, The countdown to 2016 with the Giant Balloon and stuffed animal drop at “Early-Midnight” (4 p.m.) The Late Party 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., $15 admission at the door or pre-sale tickets Available for $13 below. Free party hats and noise makers The countdown to 2016 with the Giant Balloon and stuffed animal drop at midnight

New Year’s Eve Contra Dance Party (West Hartford)
West Hartford Town Hall
6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Pot Luck Dinner
8 p.m. to 12:20 a.m. Dance

Dancing New Year’s Eve CT (Stamford)
Sheraton Stamford Hotel: Dine, Dance & Party. A combination of a full dinner and open bar. Party to Hustle, Salsa, West Coast Swing, today’s hot Dance tracks + more with Midnight champagne toast.
Music provided by DJ’s Nino Torre & Wes Carrajat.

Amarante’s Sea Cliff (New Haven)
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Eat well, drink well and have a night of celebration at Amarante’s Sea Cliff!Premium open bar. Music for dancing. Champagne toast. Hats and noise makers.

Black Bear Saloon (Hartford)
$90 ticket includes a dinner buffet from 8-9:30 p.m., top shelf open bar from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., cover charge, party favors, and free champagne toast at midnight!

Billy Tee’s Exclusive 2015 (Cromwell)
6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Introductory ticket price: $35/person
Evening includes: Array of hot and cold appetizers, gourmet food stations, desserts, live band; neighborhood watch playing inside the Hideaway along w/ DJ Pons inside the Main restaurant. NYE party favors & midnight champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve with Shiny Lapel Trio (Madison)
Madison Beach Hotel
Option 1: Wine & Dine Package – This New Year’s Eve package includes a 4-course prix fixe dinner for two in The Wharf restaurant. $130 per couple
Dance the Night Away Package – This New Year’s Eve package includes a midnight champagne toast, open bar and entertainment by Shiny Lapel Trio. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the band will be on stage from 9 p.m. to midnight. $189 per couple
Wine, Dine & Dance Package – This New Year’s Eve package includes a 4-course prix fixe dinner in The Wharf and entertainment by Shiny Lapel Trio. $309 per couple for the party package
Wine, Dine, Dance, Bed & Breakfast – This New Year’s Eve package includes options 1 and 2 and overnight accommodations, with a continental breakfast the next morning. Starting at $569 per couple.

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