Whether you are getting together with family and friends or going out on the town, St. Louis has many places and events where you can "ring in the New Year"!
One family friendly New Years Eve event is the "First Night" celebration held in the Grand Center in St. Louis. It is an alcohol free event that features live performances of singing and dancing and ends with a fireworks display at midnight. Another family friendly event called First Night River Bend, is held on the campus of the Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey Illinois and features music and dancing, face painting and more activities for children. New Year's fun for the kids can also be found at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. They hold a lock-in for children ages 8 to 13 from 7pm on New Year's Eve to 7am New Year's Day which features ice skating, swimming, and more.
Many restaurants and hotels around the area ring in the New Year with parties. There are always parties at the Millenium Hotel in Downtown St. Louis and at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. The Lodge at Pere Marquette State Park near Godfrey Illinois hosts a party with dinner and entertainment and also includes a night stay at the Lodge and breakfast in the morning. The Lemp Mansion holds a New Year's Eve celebration that features music, dinner and bar. The Casa Loma Ballroom celebrates with entertainment, a breakfast buffet at midnight and of course dancing!
How about an unique way to ring in the new year? How about snow skiing? Hidden Valley Ski Resort has their Midnight Ski that features fireworks at midnight and skiing til 3am. Or maybe a with a secret? The St. Louis Symphony has an annual New Year's Eve concert in which the program for the evening is always kept a secret until the actual performance, but it is always sure to please! Or how about laughing in the New Year? The Funny Bone Comedy Club in Westport Plaza brings in popular comedians for the evening.
Blueberry Hill in the Loop - Information on Blueberry Hill, a St Louis icon, located in The Loop. Blueberry Hill features two entertainment venues for live touring and local band performances. - More Info - Tags: 63130, entertainment, midco, missouri, music, new-years-day, st-louis-county-missouri-entertainment, stlco, the-loop, university-city, venues, ziphome - Public Tags: 63130,Entertainment,University City Missouri
Foundry Art Centre - The Foundry Art Centre features St Louis artisans at work and their art displayed in the art gallery. It is located in St Charles Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, featured, gallery, missouri, new-years-day, st-charles, stcharles, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,St Charles City
Funny Bone - The Funny Bone is a Comedy Club with live performances by local and nationally recognized comedians. Amateurs also get a chance to impress the crowd on Open Mic Nights. It is located at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights, Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, about, attractions, entertainment, featured, missouri, new-years-day, st-louis-county-missouri-entertainment, stlco, venues, westco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63146,Entertainment
Grand Center Arts District - The Grand Center Arts District is an entertainment, visual arts and performing arts district centered along North Grand Boulevard in the Grand Center Neighborhood of the City of St. Louis, Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63103, about, areas, attractions, entertainment, featured, grand-center, grand-center-neighborhood, metro, missouri, new-years-day, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment
Hidden Valley Ski Resort - Hidden Valley Ski Resort features 300 acres of skiable terrain and is located right here in St. Louis County in Wildwood Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63025, about, attractions, family, featured, kids, missouri, new-years-day, recreation, skiing, st-louis-county-info, st-louis-winter-things-to-do, stlco, stlco-recreation, ttd, westco, westco-recreation, wildwood-missouri, winter, ziphome - Public Tags: 63025,Recreation,Wildwood Missouri
Lemp Mansion - The Lemp Mansion, the home of the Lemp Brewery founder, William J. Lemp, is a restaurant, a Bed & Breakfast and reportedly haunted! It is located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, attractions, benton-park-neighborhood, buildings, fall-season, featured, ghosts, halloween, historic, landmark, missouri, new-years-day, southside, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri
Lewis and Clark Community College - Lewis and Clark Community College is a 2 year college located in Godfrey Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 2year, 62035, about, college, colleges, education, illinois, junior-colleges, madison, madison-county-info, new-years-day, sports, ziphome, historic - Public Tags: 62035
Pere Marquette State Park - Pere Marquette State Park features boating and fishing access to the Illinois River, lodging, dining and special events at the Lodge, horseback riding and biking trails, and hunting by permit of deer, squirrel and turkey. The park is located in Jersey County in Grafton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62037, about, equestrian, featured, horseback, horseback-riding, hunting, illinois, jersey, new-years-day, parks, recreation, state, ziphome - Public Tags: 62037
St Louis Casa Loma Ballroom - The St Louis Casa Loma Ballroom is an entertainment venue and has banquet and catering facilities available. It is located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, entertainment, missouri, stlcity, venues, ziphome, new-years-day - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment
St Louis Symphony Orchestra - The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra plays at Powell Symphony Hall which is located in the Grand Center Arts District in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63103, about, attractions, christmas, entertainment, featured, metro, missouri, new-years-day, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-winter-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment
The Pageant - The Pageant is a concert venue that is located in the Delmar Loop area of the City of St. Louis Missouri in the West End Neighborhood. - More Info - Tags: 63112, about, entertainment, missouri, stlcity, the-loop, venues, ziphome, music, new-years-day, west-end-neighborhood - Public Tags: 63112,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment