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17 Places to Ring in 2017

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    NBC Connecticut is Connecting You to Joy with a list of New Year's Eve events across the state for Dec. 31, 2016. Suggestions range from a glamourous night on the water to a family-friendly bowling party. Check out the list below. 

    Dancing New Year's Eve CT

    Show off your moves at this dance-inspired New Year's Eve event. Classes begin at 3 p.m. and the party goes through the night! Open bar included from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    3 p.m.- 2 a.m.
    Sheraton Stamford Hotel
    700 East Main Street, Stamford, CT

    First Night Hartford

    Hit the streets of downtown Hartford for the 28th Annual First Night New Year’s Eve Celebration! This family-friendly event has setups all around downtown and includes two fireworks shows.
    2 p.m. to midnight
    Downtown Hartford, CT

    New Year's Eve at Foxwoods

    Check out the offers at Foxwoods Resort Casino for a variety of NYE's options. 
    10 p.m.
    350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket, CT

    New Year’s Eve at Mohegan Sun

    Mohegan Sun offers a variety of New Year’s Eve festivities. Visit their website to browse the offerings.
    1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
    Uncasville, CT

    New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Masquerade Cruise

    Spend New Year’s in a thrilling murder mystery masquerade as you cruise down the river on a Lady Katharine Cruise. Must book ahead!
    6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
    105 Reserve Road, Hartford, CT

    Lessard Lanes NYE Family and Adult Parties

    Looking for some family fun this holiday? Lessard Lanes in Plainville is open all day New Year’s Eve and offers special party packages starting in the evening until midnight.
    5:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
    136 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT

    Shakedown New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

    Is live music your idea of a good time. Then pick up tickets for Shakedown’s all ages show at Toad’s Place in New Haven
    Doors at 7:30 p.m.
    300 York Street, New Haven, CT

    The New Year’s Eve Torch Run and Torchlight Parade

    Get outside and enjoy the slopes at the New Years Eve Torch Run and Torchlight Parade at Powder Ridge. Anyone with a lift pass can join the parade
    8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    99 Powder Hill Road
    Middlefield, CT

    New Year’s Eve Bash: Casino Royale

    Looking to class it up with a river view? Check out the New Year’s Eve Bash: Casino Royale at the Mystic Yatching Center. This event is for the 21+ crowd.
    8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    90 Essex St, Groton, CT

    New Year's Eve Gala at the Country House

    Feeling fancy? This event at the The Country House includes dinner and entertainment for $200 a couple.
    7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
    990 Foxon Road, East Haven, CT

    New Year's Eve at McFadden's & BarBQ

    One ticket - two bars! That's the idea behind the McFadden's and BarBQ New Year's Eve event. Ticket includes top shelf open bar a full dinner buffet, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.
    8 p.m. - midnight
    261 Main Street, Stamford, CT

    Stand Up and Count Down to 2017

    Let laughter ring in the new year. The 7 Angels Theater in Waterbury offers two stand-up comedy shows featuring four NYC comics - and the later show features a champagne toast at midnight.
    6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
    1 Plank Road, Waterbury, CT

    New Year's Eve Parties at Galaxy Roller Rink

    Galaxy Roller Rink offers two alcohol-free NYE parties - an early party of the youngsters, and a late party for everyone else. Bring on the family fun!
    11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    210 Bridge Street, Groton, CT

    New Year's Eve Contra Dance Party

    A potluck dinner followed by a dance and a toast at midnight! Bring the whole family to this dance event in West Hartford
    6:45 p.m. to 12:20 a.m.
    West Hartford Town Hall

    New Year's Eve Party

    For $100 a person enjoy a night of food, drinks and entertainment at Amarante's Sea Cliff. Reservation required.
    7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    62 Cove Street, New Haven, CT

    New Year's Eve 2017

    DJ Seaneo spinning songs all night long sound like a good time? Join the team at Black Bear Saloon in Hartford for a popping New Year's Eve - complete with a toast at midnight. 21+
    8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
    187 Allen Street, Hartford, CT

    Danbury New Year's Eve 2017 Party

    A grand buffet dinner is followed by an open bar and live entertainment sponsored by I95 Rock and Kicks 105.5 all night. This event hosted at the Crowne Plaza Danbury is 21+ and starts at $259 per couple.
    Starts at 7 p.m.
    18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT