Known for its midwest hospitality, Nebraska offers many New Year’s Eve events and activities in the Cornhusker state. From extravagant adults-only parties to kid-friendly celebrations and family-friendly activities, Nebraska provides more entertainment on New Year’s Eve than most would expect. Check out what’s lined up this New Year’s Eve at the many interesting venues including luxurious hotels, historic theaters, comedy clubs, and distilleries throughout the state.
Attend Nebraska’s most exciting New Year’s Eve event at The Granary in Galston. This indoor/outdoor celebration features a line-dancing competition, festive party favors, multiple DJs, and VIP options including live music, hors d’oeuvres, catered late-night snacks, and premium viewing areas. Attendees also a fireworks display, live ball drop, and champagne toast at midnight.
Experience Lincoln’s ultimate stylish New Year’s Eve celebration at the Graduate Hotel. This formal Royal celebration is sure to provide an unforgettable party experience complete with live classic rock music, cocktails (cash bar), appetizers, a gourmet dinner, dessert buffet, and party favors. At midnight, attendees can enjoy a champagne toast and sandwich snack buffet.
Head to Omaha’s ultimate 80’s style nightclub for a radical experience this New Year’s Eve. Throwback Arcade Lounge hosts a spectacular New Year’s Eve bash featuring live DJ entertainment spinning the hottest 80s, 90s, and 2000s favorites, a LED dance floor, huge confetti drop, and complimentary bottle of champagne for VIP attendees in a colorful, retro atmosphere complete with vintage games.
Make Omaha’s popular club and live music venue, The Slowdown, your destination this New Year’s Eve for an lively, memorable evening. This well-known venue features DJ entertainment, dancing, and a midnight champagne toast along with optional VIP upgrades including an appetizer buffet, balcony access, and private bar serving up one-cent drinks throughout the evening.
Bring in the New Year at Lincoln’s first legal distillery boasting the state’s premier distillery tour and best spirits in Nebraska. Their New Year’s Eve Dinner makes for a unique and unforgettable New Year’s Eve experience offering five courses of special culinary delights paired with a mini cocktail in a cool vibe atmosphere. Guests rave about the quality bourbon and spicy cocktails.
For a fun and wild New Year’s Eve celebration, attend a burlesque show hosted by Omaha’s premier aerial studio in the historic 40th Street Theatre. This formal event boasts an unforgettable show featuring a variety of pole dancing and aerial art performances, followed by dancing, hors d'oeuvre, desserts, and champagne toast. VIPs receive the best stage views and complimentary bottles of bubbles.
Families gather at the Omaha Children’s Museum on New Year’s Eve for an all-day, fun-filled celebration featuring festive crafts, bubble drops, characters, and the Amazing Bubble Show. All these family-friendly activities are included in the regular museum’s admission and are perfect for younger children who have an early bedtime but still want to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve from the comfort, warmth, and safety of your car at the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular in Omaha. Watch as dazzling fireworks light up the sky with beautiful bursts of color choreographed to unique music at the CHI Health Center Omaha. Attendees enjoy free parking in the center’s lots and can tune it to the music on the local radio station STAR 104.5.
Kick off the New Year at Lincoln’s top rooftop bar/restaurant, The Barred Owl, located in the Scarlet Hotel, a boutique hotel in Lincoln. Attendees gather for the New Year’s Eve Extravaganza to enjoy live DJ and band entertainment, chef-prepared gourmet hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and festive party favors in a modern, indoor/outdoor venue.
Ring in the New Year with smiles and laughter at the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Omaha. The New Year’s Eve Comedy Trifecta stars three comedians for an amusingly entertaining evening at the premier comedy show in the city. Attendees also receive party favors and can participate in a champagne toast at the club.