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Celebrate New Years Eve in Denver

Not sure about you, but it feels like this year has just flown by. The good news is it’s that time of year again… the holidays are here, with Santa making appearances, amazing light displays everywhere and all sorts of events to celebrate the festivities. Before we know it, 2023 will be here! With that we thought we would put together a variety of ways to celebrate New Years Eve and ring in 2023 in the Metro Denver area.

New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 8pm until late
Where: Starting at The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80205
How much: Tickets start at $19 per person

Want to celebrate NYE in the heart of LoDo? Want to go to 10+ parties in one night?! Then this all-access pass is your ticket.

When you book your tickets, you’ll receive a map of participating bars, lounges and nightclubs for you to choose from. The list includes:

  • GINN MILL – Free welcome shot with purchase / $4 Sweetwater IPA / $7 Cranberry mule 
  • ICE HOUSE TAVERN – Free welcome shot / $2.50  Bud Light drafts 
  • GIGGLING GRIZZLY – $3 Gatorade shots / $4 Ten Barrel Lager Cans 
  • FANCY PENGUIN – Free welcome shot / $7 Cranberry mule / $4 Sweetwater IPA 
  • TOM’S WATCH BAR – Free welcome shot with purchase / $8 Candy lemon drop shot / $1off all tall boys / $1off all seltzer’s 
  • LOADED – Free entry with pub crawl wristband / Official NYE countdown venue / Midnight champagne toast 
  • SWANKYS – $2.50 Mystery shot / $3.50 PBR cans / $4 Coors drafts / $4.50 Well drinks 
  • EL TEJANO – $5 Well drinks / $5 Drafts 
  • HERB’S – $4 PBR dirty coffee vanilla shot 
  • LARIMER BEER HALL – Free welcome shot / $4 Farmhouse ale / $6 Cocktails 1
  • WHISKEY BAR – $5 PBR & Whiskey shot combo / $4 Fighting 69 Irish shot 
  • HERBS – $4 Titos / $4 Mystery shot 
  • JAGGED MOUNTAIN BREWERY – $1 off all pints 
  • SCRUFFY MURPHYS – $4 Tulley whiskey / $6 Carbombs / $3 PBR tall boys 
  • SMASHFACE – $5 Well drinks / $5 Drafts 

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 9pm and midnight
Where: 16th Street Mall
How much: Free

If you love watching fireworks on New Years Eve (with or without kids) then the spectacular fireworks display at the 16th St Mall is the place for you on NYE.

This fireworks show has been running for 20 years. There are two shows planned this year. One at 9pm and a repeat at midnight. DJ’s will arrive early (at 8pm) to play music throughout the night and will sync with the fireworks display.

PRO Tips:

  • Each show will last 8 mins.
  • The fireworks are launched from two rooftops and can be best seen from viewpoints on 16th St.

New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery

Want to do something a little different this year? How about ushering the new year in with a Murder Mystery dinner? Here are a couple of the best for this NYE.

Game Train USA

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 7:30pm until midnight
Where: 2690 E. Countyline Rd., Unit E. Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
How much: $120 per person

Enjoy a four course gourmet dinner, with a champagne toast at midnight, while playing this prohibition era murder mystery game. Ride a simulation of the Sonoma wine train in your best 20s attire and try to solve the mystery!

PRO Tips:

  • Reservations required.
  • They have a parking lot and there is nearby parking too.

The Dinner Detective

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 6pm – 9pm
Where: Embassy Suites Denver Downtown, 1420 Stout St, Denver, CO 80202
How much: $69.95 per person

A different twist on the typical murder mystery themes, The Dinner Detective is America’s largest interactive comedy (murder mystery) theatre show. Solve the hilarious mystery while feasting on a delicious dinner.

PRO Tips:

  • You can buy a special package that will get a member of your party involved in the show as a Prime Suspect without their knowledge.
  • Prop guns, loud simulated gunshots, and short lighting blackouts are used as part of the performance.
  • Make sure to book in advance and bring the confirmation as well as your photo ID. 
  • Tables are 10 seats each. 
  • Gluten free and vegan options can be requested whilst booking online. 

New Year’s Eve Parties

For those looking for a party to celebrate NYE, Denver has you covered:

Denver New Year’s Eve Black Tie Party

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 8:30 pm – 1:45 am
Where: Mile High Station
How much: $135 per person

Bring in 2023 in style at the Denver’s New Year’s Eve Black Tie Party. Ring in 2023 with a massive party in the Denver Mile High Station.

Enjoy an open bar ALL NIGHT, with live DJs playing a variety of genres, photo booths (with complimentary prints), a dedicated Selfie room and bring in 2023 with a champagne toast and 2,000 balloons dropping from the ceiling.

PRO Tips:

  • Make sure to buy tickets in advance.
  • The second floor of this open venue will have casino games and prizes for the top chip holder.


What day: Friday 30th – Saturday 31st of December
What time: 6:30pm – 2am (daily)
Where: Colorado Convention Center
How much: Starting at $169

Decadence is a two night event and is America’s biggest electronic New Year’s celebration. Check out the amazing line up here. You can purchase tickets for any single day or a two day pass for the entire event.

PRO Tips:

  • 18+ event only.
  • Treat yourself to a VIP pass for an unmatched experience.
  • Tickets are selling out fast. Don’t delay.

New Year’s Eve Party at Bigsby’s Folly

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 8pm – 1:15am
Where: Bigsby’s Folly Craft Winery
How much: $99 per person

Join Bigsby’s Folly as they bring in the new year. Celebrate in style in their elegant roaring 20’s-inspired winery located in a revitalized, historic warehouse that dates back to 1886. This exclusive and intimate event is limited to 150 tickets, so get yours today!

PRO Tips:

  • Cocktail or Roaring 20’s attire is encouraged.
  • Wine club members can arrive for an early entry at 7:30pm.
  • Must have your ID to check in with paper tickets.
  • This event is 21+.

New Year’s Eve Party at Gatsby’s House

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 9pm until late
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver
How much: Starting at $149 per person

Want to bring in 2023 Roaring 20s style?… then this Gatsby themed New Year’s Eve party has your name on it!

5 Hour Prepaid Bar
4 Areas to Mingle
3 Top Rated Denver DJs
2 VIP Areas
1 Massive Ballroom Countdown

…what more can you ask for? All at the spacious Capital Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center


What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 7:30pm until late
Where: The Brighton in RiNo
How much: $109 per person (prices increase 12/20)

Resolution NYE has been a revelry of elegance and indulgence in Denver for 13 years now. This year they are at The Brighton, featuring an all-inclusive (40+ bartenders) PREMIUM OPEN BAR, a brand new 37,000 sq/ft four level venue, with world class DJ’s, themed entertainment and astounding festival-style lighting and sound.

PRO Tips:

  • Get your tickets here.
  • Note that you can get early bird tickets, allowing you to enter at 7:30 and get an extra 90min open bar.

The Clocktower Cabaret’s Annual New Year’s Eve Burlesque Bash

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 7pm and 10pm
Where: The Clocktower Cabaret, D&F Tower
How much: $120 per person

The Clocktower Clockettes present their best and brightest acts from the past year, with the sassy, classy, high-altitude attitude they are known for. This top-shelf, all-star lineup is the best of the best, together for one night to ring in the new year!

Acts range from classic to modern, from smolderingly sensuous to laugh-out-loud hilarious counting down to a midnight toast and FIREWORKS! 

PRO Tips:

  • Doors open and service begins 30 minutes before the listed showtime.
  • We recommend arriving at least 15mins before showtime. Unclaimed seats may be released as soon as the show begins.
  • The two spectacular fireworks shows (mentioned above) will coincide with the end of our shows.

White Rose Gala

What day: Saturday 31st of December
What time: 9pm until late
Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House
How much: Starting at $79 per person

Join 2,000 others in flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras to celebrate NYE. White Rose Gala is a high-end and elegant charity awareness event where you are enveloped by musical and theatrical performances.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the classic elegance of art deco of the Roaring Twenties. Be transported to an era of a modern renaissance where style, opulence and grace were the only way to swing.

PRO Tips:

  • This even has been sold out for the last 19 years. Get your tickets now.
  • VIP experience available at $129 per person (for a limited time).