New Year’s Eve celebrating got you stumped? Try one of these parties

New Year’s Eve celebrating got you stumped? Try one of these parties

In case you worry that you haven’t done anything epic in 2018, relax. There’s still time.

Come Monday, plenty of New Year’s Eve celebrations are being offered here in Northern Utah — everything from the traditional what-happens-in-this-bar-stays-in-this-bar adults-only revelries to family-friendly “Noon Year’s Eve” parties for those who aren’t quite old enough to stay up that late.

Here are a couple dozen events to get you started:

New Year’s Eve at Union Station

Looking for the sort of formal, elegant New Year’s Eve party of yore? Check out the celebration at Ogden’s Union Station. The black-tie soiree will feature a cocktail hour, catered hors d’oeuvres and live music with Ginger Bess and Nicholas Maughan in the station’s stately Grand Lobby. You can also dance the night away in the Browning Theater, with the Diamond Empire band, in preparation for the champagne toast at midnight. The party, hosted by the Ogden Downtown Alliance and Historic 25th Street organizations, features a hosted beer and wine bar, with a cash bar for additional beverages. The fun runs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave. Tickets are $60, at Age-21 older.

Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party

Here’s another elegant final-night-of-the-year bash, the second annual Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Bigelow Hotel & Residence, 2510 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Tickets are $75 a person; reservations required. Deluxe room/party packages are $229. For more information, call 801-627-1900.

Eight-course Chef’s Tasting

The restaurant, lounge and pantry Hearth on 25th will offer its New Year’s Eve 2019 eight-course chef’s tasting event from 4-9 p.m. at the restaurant, 195 Historic 25th St., Ogden. The tasting menu is $65, with beverage-pairing for $25. For reservations or more information, call 801-399-0088, or visit

Boondocks New Year’s Eve Celebration

Boondocks family fun center is offering an all-ages New Year’s Eve event. Admission includes unlimited access to bowling, laser tag, the XD theater, rollerball, the kiddie cove, miniature golf, go-carts, and $5 arcade play. Also, an all-you-can-eat buffet with pizza, garden salad, garlic bread and soft drinks. Free noise-makers and hats are included, along with a midnight balloon drop and toast. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Boondocks Food & Fun, 525 S. Deseret Drive, Kaysville. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for children. For more information, call 801-660-6800.

Boondocks Noon Year’s Eve Celebration

In addition to their New Year’s Eve celebration, Boondocks will host a “Noon Year’s Eve” party for the younger ones. Event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Boondocks Food & Fun, 525 S. Deseret Drive, Kaysville. Countdown at noon, with free noise makers and hats, balloon drop and bubble-wrap stomp. Admission includes bowling, laser tag, XD theater, rollerball, kiddie cove, miniature golf and go-carts. Admission is $10. For more information, call 801-660-6800.

2019 YSA New Year’s Party

A multi-stake Young Single Adults party is being held by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The event will be held from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Games, food and dancing will be offered, with Scott Jordan handling the deejay duties. The party is free and open to ages 18 to 31. No alcohol or drugs. For more information, visit

New Year’s Eve at Alleged

The downtown Ogden nightclub will host a countdown to midnight with champagne, party favors, tunes by DJ DR3W, and balloons raining down from above. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Alleged, 201 Historic 25th St., Ogden. Organizers warn revelers to arrive early if they want to get in and avoid the long lines; the party hits capacity every year. For more information, call the bar at 801-990-0692.

NYE Masquerade Party

Try a good old-fashioned masquerade party and raise money for a good cause, 8 p.m. to midnight at Ogden Regional Medical Center, 5475 S. 500 East, Washington Terrace. Music by Nuthin Special. The family-friendly event benefits the Women’s Retreat House at ORMC. There is a suggested donation of $10, at the door. Children are admitted free. This event is hosted by Sober Riders Motorcycle Club.

NYE Party

Funk ‘n Dive Bar and Harp & Hound are hosting a combined party, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Event features Linus Stubbs and DJ Lobe, with plenty of drinks and food available. This is a black-tie event, with prizes for best-dressed. Access to both floors for $5. For more information, call 801-621-3483.

New Year’s Eve Party

Stockman’s Bar will host a New Year’s Eve party from 8 p.m. to midnight at the bar, 80 N. Main St., Layton. The band Controversy will rock the house. A free champagne toast is planned for midnight. For more information, call 801-544-8102.

New Year’s Eve with Sage Junction Band

The Roy Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, at 1700 Riverdale Road, Roy, is hosting a New Year’s Eve shindig at 8 p.m. Event includes party favors, photo booth, games and midnight champagne toast. Music by Sage Junction Band. Prime rib dinner is $25 per person, or $45 per couple. For more information, visit

New York New Year’s Eve Party

This ninth annual party begins at 7 p.m. at Itame Grill/Ready Pizza, 2704 N. Hill Field Road, No. 7, Layton. Party favors and music by Bill ’n Diane, then ring in the new year as the ball drops in New York City (10 p.m. Utah time). For the night owls, stick around until midnight. Includes prime rib dinner. Cost with dinner is $7 in advance, $12 day of. Or, $5 cover for entrance-only. For more information, call 801-776-7083.

New Year’s Eve Party

The rock band Angel Street will be playing music from the 1980s and more at this celebration from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Do Drop Inn Bar and Grill, 2971 N. Hill Field Road, Layton. Free champagne toasts at midnight. For more information, call 385-383-7955.

New Year’s Eve Party

Pete’s Tavern, 2040 S. 1900 West, West Haven, is celebrating New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Jye Bang brings karaoke to the event. For more information, call 385-240-1093.

NYE Party

Party with music by From the Sun & Soulrise, 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5, Ages 21 and older. For more information, call 801-392-3901.

Children’s New Year’s Eve Party

Treehouse Children’s Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, will host a family-friendly party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fun includes confetti, party-hat making, resolutions, magic shows and a countdown to noon. Museum admission is $8 for ages 1 to 12, $5 for ages 13 and older. For more information, call 801-394-9663.

New Year’s Eve Party

The Ogden band Red Shot Pony will play at this New Year’s Eve celebration, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Box Elder Eagles Lodge 2919, 912 N. Main St., Brigham City. For more information, call 435-734-9031.

Bull Wars

Celebrate the last day of the year with the annual riding of the bulls, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. Presented, as it is every year, by Broken Heart Rodeo. Tickets are $20 for reserved, $15 for general admission, $6 for ages 3-11, available at or 801-399-8798.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party

The Logan Eagles Lodge 3114, 170 W. 900 North, Logan, will host an event with music and dancing from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Reverb Entertainment DJ provides the music, with catered appetizers included. Admission is $10 in advance for lodge members, $15 on the day of and for nonmembers. For more information, call 435-752-8776.

New Year’s Bash at The Cache

A night of dancing and food is planned for 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Cache, 119 S. Main St., Logan. The event features live music from Reckless Uprising and Big Sis. Admission is $25, which includes dinner and dancing. VIP tables for two and a cash bar are also available. For more information, visit or call 435-770-5156.

New Year’s Eve Powwow

For a unique celebration, bring in the new year with Native American dancing and singing, 5 p.m. to midnight at the Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Contest dancing, games, cake walks and arts and crafts vendors; Navajo tacos, fry bread and stew will be for sale. Admission is $2. For more information, call 801-362-6987.

New York New Year’s Eve

This party starts with a catered dinner from Firehouse Subs, a game room and children’s movies at 6 p.m. at Elite Hall, 98 W. Main St., Hyrum. A dance follows at 8 p.m., then watch the ball drop live in New York City at 10 p.m. local time, with a balloon shower. Door prizes. Admission, with dinner included, is $10 per person or $40 for a family of five, with a $5 charge for each additional child. Without dinner, tickets are $5 per person or $15 for a family. Tickets are available at, or at the door.

Last Hurrah 2018

The Gateway is hosting a New Year’s Eve party from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the shopping center, 18 N. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City. The event features live music on outdoor stages (including Band of Annuals, Foreign Figures and DJ Feral Cat), indoor games, food trucks, pop-up bars, activities at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and more. Draft beer, wine and hot chocolate will be available. Admission to the event is free. For more information, visit

Noon Year’s Eve

The Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, is planning a celebration at 11 a.m. on New Year’s Eve. Confetti is released at the stroke of noon, with deejays from B98.7 FM hosting. Prize drawings, photo booth and fun activities for families included. Aquarium admission is $19.95 for adults; $16.95 for teens, military, students and seniors; $14.95 for children. For more information, call 801-355-3474.

Noon Year’s Eve 2019

The Natural History Museum of Utah is hosting an end-of-year celebration for the whole family. It includes hands-on activities, music and the traditional countdown — 12 hours early. Admission includes the current exhibit, “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed.” The fun runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, 301 S. Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. Cost is $12.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 13-24 and seniors, $7.95 for ages 3-12. For more information, call 801-581-6927.

Decadence SLC 2018

This blowout features music by Adventure Club, Getter, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Downlink, SoDown, and A.O.T. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Great Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Drive, Magna. For ages 18 and older. Tickets are $55 for general admission, $90 for VIP seats. Parking is $10 per vehicle. For more information, visit

Ball Drop 2019

Enjoy hip-hop, Top 40 and trap music at this happening New Year’s Eve party. Featuring a midnight confetti blast, food, performers, special guests, inflatables, giveaways, 21-and-older area and more. Beats by Viko, DJ Dixon and others. Party goes from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Cost is $20 for general admission, $40 for VIP tickets, and $300 for a VIP table. Dress to impress. For more information, visit

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