Best New Year's Eve parties in Columbus 2016

Ring in the New Year in Columbus, Ohio with one of the many parties planned in the area. It is a good idea to reserve a room and stay overnight where possible to avoid driving late at night after indulging in an open bar, or any alcohol. Fortunately, many of the parties have you covered by arranging discounted accommodations for party guests. Following are some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Columbus in 2016-2017.

NYE 2017
Dec. 31
Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

The party at Hyatt Regency provides for everything you need for a New Year’s Eve party, including overnight accommodations so you don’t have to drive home. The party includes room for two (maximum of two), admission for two to the NYE party, 10 Well beverage tickets, two champagne toast tickets, hors d’oeuvres, buffet breakfast for two on New Year’s Day, and late checkout on New Year’s Day. Packages start at $379. VIP packages start at $499. Party only tickets are available at Eventbrite for $89 -$99per person.

Black and White New Year’s Eve Celebration
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, 175 Hutchinson Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43235

The First Annual Black & White NYE party is designed for mature professionals and entrepreneurs 30 and older. Party tickets are $50-$99. Guests can reserve accommodations at special rates at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Hotel and the Sheraton Suites Hotel.

Moulin Rouge
Dec. 31
Hollywood Casino Columbus

Hollywood Casino will feature 17th Floor in the H Lounge. Admission will be free. They will also feature Cirque-style entertainers performing in the style of the family French Moulin Rouge. Check the website for information about Hollywood Casino’s dining specials for New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade
Dec. 31 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

The 2st Annual New Year’s Eve Party will provide an open bar, music by Sonic Boom! prime rib and turkey carving stations, small plate appetizers, champagne toast at midnight. Masks and cocktail attire are encouraged.

New Year’s Eve @ Shadowbox Live
Dec. 31 @ 8:30 p.m.
Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., Columbus, Ohio 43215

New Year’s Eve at Shadowbox Live will provide a dinner banquet, two hours of live music and dancing featuring house band BillWho, champagne toast, and party favors.