You think that Louisville doesn't know how to party? You haven’t seen this city on New Year’s Eve.
Kentucky’s largest city is home to one of the most underrated and best bar scenes in the Midwest, and this fact will shine on New Year’s Eve when the city’s bars will be filled to the brim with revelers looking to have fun. So if this is you, check out the five best bars in Louisville where you can head into 2018 on a great note.
103 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40204
Everyone should pay a visit to this holy grail of a beer garden in the Highlands neighborhood. The Holy Grale is consistently ranked as one of the better beer bars in Louisville, and the crowds on New Year’s Eve night will attest to this reality.
The Pearl of Germantown
1151 Goss Ave., Louisville, KY 40217
Germantown is one of Louisville’s best bar district, and this Goss Avenue establishment is the anchor. The Pearl of Germantown has everything you could ever ask for in a dive bar, from cheap, cold beer to dart boards that will test your sharpness. Bringing the crew to this bar will make for one memorable and mellow New Year’s Eve.
Third Street Dive
442 S 3rd St., Louisville, KY 40202
The Germantown neighborhood isn’t the only place where great dive bars thrive in this town. Downtown Louisville is also home to one of the best dives in the region in Third Street Dive, a dark, chill place where the hipster vibe is alive and well. In addition, the beer is super cheap and cold, which is really all you can ask for in a great dive.
This isn’t your father’s Louisville. This town has grown to become a nice mid-sized cosmopolitan town, and the numerous cocktail bars is proof of this. Speaking off, you’ll get all the proof you need at Proof on Main, which is one of downtown’s best cocktail bars that’s made for chilling and relaxing with good friends, especially on New Year’s Eve.
129 N. 2nd St., Louisville, KY 40202
Downtown Louisville is nightlife central in the region, and this new aged cocktail bar will be packed with revelers on New Year’s Eve. Not only does Sidebar have great and unique American cuisine, but this place is also one of Louisville’s best cocktail bars, which will make for one heck of a night on the town on New Year’s Eve.