Best bars in Minneapolis and St. Paul to celebrate New Year's Eve 2017
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The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will be one big party zone for New Year’s Eve.

Not only will there be events big and small that will allow people of all ages to ring in 2018 on the best note possible, but for the adult crowd, bars across the Twin Cities will be packed to the brim with revelers ready to toast in 2018. Here are the five best Twin Cities bars that you should hot up for New Year’s Eve.

Marvel Bar
50 N. 2nd Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 206-3929

No, this bar is not named after the Marvel superheroes, but you may feel like one after you down a few drinks from here. The Marvel Bar has been a staple of the North Loop area for years, and the bar will have both the drinks and the atmosphere to make your New Year’s Eve night a special one.

Up-Down Minneapolis
3012 Lyndale Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 823-3487

There will be no better way to ring in 2018 than to play Pac-Man and drink cold, great beer. Fortunately, you will be able to do that at Up-Down, a “barcade” that has classic games and a number of awesome cold beer that, if you had a tough 2017, will end the year on a good note.

Gray Duck Tavern
345 Wabasha St., St. Paul MN 55102
(651) 340-9022

Over in St. Paul, this tavern will make a great spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The Gray Duck Tavern not only has a great menu of food, but the drinks are pretty awesome as well, which should translate into a New Year’s Eve that is will be memorable.

Handsome Hog
203 6th E., St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 287-2018

Downtown St. Paul has become a bar lover’s paradise, and nowhere will that love be celebrated more than at a bar named after a hog. The Handsome Hog is a southern institution that has a killer cocktail menu, one that will make your New Year’s Eve with the squad one no one will soon forget.

Cowboy Jack’s
2801 Southtown Dr., Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 955-8137

Yes, Bloomington is home to the massive Mall of America, but for New Year’s Eve, this town is also home to one of the best bars to ring in 2018 with your squad. Cowboy Jack’s not only has a country-theme that will stand out, but the drinks will also make the celebration festive and fun.