2020 New Year’s Eve events around Louisville

Are you looking for a place to celebrate the new year? Here's a list of events happening around Louisville.

New Year's Eve at French Lick Springs Hotel

Louisville Crashers at French Lick Springs Hotel

“Reign in the New Year” with the Louisville Crashers at the French Lick Springs Hotel. The evening begins with an elegant dinner then dance the night away with the Crashers (well, until 1 AM). There will be a champagne toast and a balloon drop to bring in 2020 at midnight.

The night’s schedule is as follows:

  • 6:30 pm: Hoosier Hall and Casino registration opens
  • 6:30 pm – 8 pm: Photo Station and Entertainment
  • 7 pm, 7:30 pm, and 8 pm: Dinner Seatings  in Hoosier Ballroom
  • 8 pm – 1 am: Party in the Windsor Ballroom

The event is general admission only. A $70 ticket package includes two drink tickets and the $110 ticket package includes four drink tickets.

This is a 21+ event and ID is required.


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New Year's Comedy Festival

New Year's Eve Comedy Festival with Mike Epps

Laugh your way into 2020 at the New Year’s Eve Comedy Festival with Mike Epps. Joining him will be Kountry Wayne, Earthquake, Sommore and Lavell Crawford.

Doors at the KFC Yum! Center open on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 7:00 PM and the show starts at 8 PM.

Tickets start at $63.

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Royal Masquerade New Year’s Celebration

Royal Masquerade New Year’s Celebration

Grab your mask and get ready to dance at the Royal Masquerade New Year’s Celebration at West Baden Springs Hotel. The black-tie gala begins with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, followed by a dinner with wine service.

Sarah Stivers and her orchestra will perform after the dinner before a midnight champagne toast.

The event begins at 7:30 PM.

Formal attire is required (Ladies: formal dress, cocktail dress or dressy evening separates. Gentlemen: Dark suit and tie or tuxedo.)

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GB Presents NYE

GB Presents NYE

Celebrate the 2020’s with a 1920’s flair!

The Garage Bar’s dining room will be transformed into the Gatsby mansion’s carriage house.

Enjoy music from Spinsters Union DJs as the decade ends.

Tickets include:

  • Champagne Toast
  • NYE Snack Menu by Garage Bar Chef Richard Sible
  • Photo Booth
  • 20’s Themed Party Favors

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Head over to Fourth Street Live! for one of Louisville’s biggest New Year’s Eve parties and the city’s only ball drop.

An all-inclusive party package includes drinks from 9 PM to midnight, a premium buffet, complimentary coat check and more.

Beverage packages are valid at the following venues, and include cocktails, beer, and house wine:

  • The Sports & Social Club
  • Tavern On Fourth
  • Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse
  • PBR Louisville
  • Pizza Bar

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Galaxie Bar New Year's Eve

The party at Galaxie Bar will be out of this world as they celebrate a new decade.

Crizchin kicks off the night at 11 PM and MVLIK keeps the party going at 2 AM.

There is no cover.

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New Years Eve at The Champagnery

New Year's Eve at The Champagnery

It’s all about the bubbly at The Champagnery’s New Year’s Eve event. There will be a normal happy hour on Tuesday from 4 PM to 6 PM but the party kicks off at 9 PM.

Tickets are $25 at the door; this includes a glass of champagne as you arrive.

There are also VIP tickets available for $200. VIP Lounge members can enjoy bottomless champagne for the evening, exquisite passed hors d’oeuvres, oysters, caviar, charcuterie, and a Dom Perignon toast at midnight.


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New Year's hats, noise makers, streamers, balloons, confetti and a black clock on a white background

KidsFest Royal New Year's Eve Party

Kids can have a blast celebrating 2020 at the French Lick Springs Hotel in the Windsor Ballroom.

Children six through 12 can party like royals with food, music, games, crafts, entertainment, photo ops, face painting and more.

Registration and drop-offs begin at 5:30 PM and the party lasts from 6 PM to 12:30 AM.

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Cuvee Wine Table hosts NYE Wine Dinner

Cuvee Wine Table rings in the New Year with a five-course menu prepared by Chef Russell Brown.

The meal will be paired with six wines selected by Master Sommelier, Scott Harper.

The experience costs $115.00 per person; this includes pours of each of the 6 wines, dinner, tax, and gratuity.  The price for dinner for two, guest room at the nearby Aloft Hotel, and Uber Certificate is 365.00.

The event begins at 8 PM.

For reservations call Cuvee Wine Table at (502)242-5200.

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The Legendary Louisville New Year's Eve 2019 Party

Join The Galt House Hotel as they celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Grand Ballroom.

They are gearing up to kick off 2020 by “toasting to the past and the future of Louisville.”

DOWNStage Live performs from 9 PM to 1:30 AM.

Room packages, including overnight accommodations, a Champagne Happy Hour Pre-Party and the New Year’s Eve Party, are available.

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Stamina Foundation New Year's Eve Soiree

Party with a purpose at the Stamina Foundations’s inaugural New Year’s Eve Soiree.

The event, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, raises money to youth fighting food insecurity in Louisville.

Sheryl Rouse, DJ Reggie Regg, and Hannah Drake will perform.

The red carpet will be open from 9 PM to 10:30 PM.

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Houndmouth on New Year's Eve at Old Forester's Paristown Hall

Houndmouth at Old Forester's Paristown Hall

Rock with Houndmouth on New Year’s Eve at Old Forester’s Paristown Hall. The group has been touring since their third full-length album, GOLDEN AGE, was released earlier this year.

Bring in the new year with not only Houndmouth but also a midnight countdown, champagne toast, and balloon drop.

Standard tickets are $30 but rise to $40 on the day of the show. Premium tickets are available for $100 and include express entry into Old Forester’s Paristown Hall and access to a balcony lounge with a private bathroom and full bar service.

Doors open at 7:30 PM, and the show begins at 8:30 PM.

Guests Bendigo Fletcher and Curio Key Club will also perform.

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Carly Johnson and Filthy Gorgeous

Carly Johnson and Filthy Gorgeous

Do you love sultry soul and RnB and drag performances? Welcome 2020 with Carly Johnson and Filthy Gorgeous as they perform at META. 

Your $50 ticket includes admission, a midnight champagne toast, and a free copy of Carly Johnson’s debut EP “Demons.” 

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New Year's Eve Glow Party

Play your way into a new decade at PLAY’s New Year’s Eve Glow Party.

The party lasts from 9 PM to 4 PM with the Play Mates, including original cast members Spacee Kadett, Vanessa Demornay, and Bianca Nicole.

Tickets start at $25.

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Official Bassnectar Pre-Party New Years' Eve 360

Head to Headliners Music Hall for their Official Bassnectar Pre-Party New Years’ Eve 360 with Jantsen.

Other performers include Stylust, Spicy Bois Takeover, Sicaria Sound, Jason Leech, and Lancelott.

Doors open at 8 PM.

As of 12/30, this event was sold out.

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Black and White New Year's Eve Celebration

Black and White New Year's Eve Celebration

The Black and White New Year’s Eve Celebration is one of the suavest parties in the Derby City. 

Guests are asked to dress to impress in preferably dresses for women and suits or sport jackets for men. 

The event begins at 8 PM and lasts through 3 AM. It features entertainment from DJ Kaos DJ EL DAWG, DJ Lifesaver, and Special Guest DJs.  

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Drag Me to 2020: NYE Party

Don’t feel like dishing out big bucks to ring in the new year? Gravely Brewing Company has your back with their Drag Me to 2020: NYE Party. 

Admission is free to see DJ S.Y.I.M.O.N.E and Queens perform live. 

Champagne toasts are $2. 

The party lasts from 10 PM to 2 AM. 

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NYE Surf Rock Beach Party!

Surfs up at The Limbo in Louisville. They are throwing a tropical NYE surf beach party. Groove to the Get Down and enjoy a bathing suit fashion show featuring Cannonball Swimwear and Laura DeRome.

The dress code includes swimwear, bathing suits, fur coats, and robes.

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New Year's Eve 2020 at 8 UP

New Year's Eve 2020 at 8 UP

Live it up at 8 UP as 2020 begins.

8 UP is offering a 4-course dinner from 5 PM to 11 PM on New Year’s Eve. Tickets are $65 per guest with an optional wine pairing for an additional $20.

Just heading to their New Year’s Eve Party? That lasts from 11 PM to 4 AM. There is a $20 cover per guest.

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New Year's Eve with BioGlitz

New Year's Eve with BioGlitz at Barbarella

BioGlitz takes over the first floor of Barbarella Louisville with a photo booth, personalized Glitz station and more.

There will be dance performances by Melissa Lee Manzo and Katelyn Olsen, music by RINNI & STASNEY MAV, and liquid nitrogen cocktails from  S.T.E.A.M. Chemist Jerald Henry Smith.

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