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    New Year's Eve in Boulder

    You only live once, so don't let New Year's slip by without a celebrating the end of the year and the fresh start of another. New Year's Eve in Boulder means parties, outdoor fun and great food, so make your plans now to enjoy a New Year's getaway.

    Parties

    Carnevale di Boulderado

    Hotel Boulderado 
    7pm
    Revel in the timeless glamour and elegance of Hotel Boulderado. Dance the night away with music by Elevation Band, a Colorado group that focuses on party music through the ages. Indulge in the lavish buffet dinner, interact with carnival performers and count down to 2020 with a midnight toast. Get tickets to Carnevale Di Boulderado.

    License No. 1 New Year's Eve Party

    Hotel Boulderado 
    7:30pm
    Hotel Boulderado is hosting not one but two New Year's Eve parties this year! Celebrate in speakeasy style at License No. 1, where you can dance to beats by DJ B-Money while sipping on signature drink specials and nibbling on light bites. Take home festive party favors at the end of the night, including a souvenir shot glass. Get your ticket on Eventbrite.

    Countdown to the New Decade

    St Julien Hotel & Spa
    8pm
    Enjoy five hours of entertainment across three venues, four cocktail bars, two balloon drops and one giant party. Good Manners Band (swing) kicks off in the Great Room at 8pm, and at 9 pm Funkiphino (high-energy funk) plays in the ballroom while Oh Like Wow takes over Jill's with their brand of positive reggae jazz. For tickets and more information, please call 720-406-8208.

    Roaring 2020s NYE Party

    Deviant Spirits Distillery
    8pm
    Celebrate the turn of the decade with a Great-Gatsby-meets-Burning-Man festival. Enjoy specialty crafted cocktails by Deviant Spirits, DJing by The ZooKeepers, live burlesque shows, swing music and circus-style performances. Get your tickets on Eventbrite.

    Harvest House New Year's Eve Party

    Millennium Harvest House Boulder
    8pm
    Ring in the new year at one of Boulder's favorite hotels! Party with local classic rock band Hindsight and enjoy dancing, drinks, food and a Champagne toast at midnight. Find the ticket package for you (including overnight accommodation packages) on Eventbrite

    Live Music

    Turkuaz with Swatkins & The Positive Agenda

    Boulder Theater
    9pm
    Turkuaz is known for their colorful costumes and a sound that blends energetic splashes of funk, alternative, rock, R&B and psychedelia. They'll be preceded by Swatkins & The Positive Agenda for an always-legendary NYE party at the historic Boulder Theater.

    Crowd watching a performance at the Boulder Theater Concert

    Gasoline Lollipops

    Fox Theatre
    9pm
    Gasoline Lollipops, a Fox Theatre favorite, are loved for their high-energy alt-country sound that combines the rootsy-ness of folk with the irreverence of punk. They'll be joined by Denver-based bluegrass band The Lonesome Days and The Alcapones for a fun evening of great Colorado music.

    FACE the Band

    BDT Stage
    6:45pm
    FACE is a nationally recognized vocal rock band based out of Boulder. Using just four singers and a vocal drummer, the band creates a rock-music sound with no instruments or effects — just pure vocal talent.

    New Year's Eve with Mr. Big Bear

    Oskar Blues Tap Room
    9pm
    Jam out until 2020 with local beers from Oskar Blues Brewery and local tunes from Mr. Big Bear, a rousing acoustic quartet.

    Winter Fun

    Snow Much Fun – Lights in Central Park

    Nov. 24, 2019–Late Jan. 26, 2020
    Wander through a twinkling, shimmering, winter wonderland. During Snow Much Fun, 275,000 colorful LED lights illuminate Boulder’s Central Park. The lights come on at 4pm daily. 

    Snow Much Fun Lights

    New Year's Day

    First Day Hikes

    Offset all the indulgences of the season with a refreshing winter hike! You’ll see lots of locals out on the trails doing the same, and many of Colorado’s State and National Parks host free, guided First Day Hikes on Jan. 1.

    Polar Plunge 

    Join other brave souls and take the Polar Plunge in the icy waters of the Boulder Reservoir on the first of the year. The first Boulder Polar Plunge was held on New Year’s Day in 1982.