Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs

    Got New Year’s Eve plans? Roar into the '20s with these dance parties, theme dinners, black-tie galas, family fun and romantic overnights. Happy New Year!

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    Say goodbye to the teens and hello to the ’20s. There’s no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties in Colorado Springs celebrating the entry into a new decade in Roaring ’20s style. And you’ll find plenty of ways to spend a night, or overnight, on the town. Whether you want to spend New Year’s Eve at a black tie affair, make it a day with the kids or kick back on the couch, there’s a way for everyone to celebrate the beginning of 2020! Here are a few options.

    Music and Dance Parties

    Into the Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Celebration

    Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers is throwing its first annual New Year’s Eve celebration speakeasy style. Dress in your Roaring ’20s best for a chance to win the costume contest. Fuel your dancing at smoked prime rib and ham carving stations and ’20s and ’70s era menus. Toast at midnight. Cheers, y’all.
    Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers
    $100
    bootbarnhall.com

    Jack Quinn’s Annual New Year Eve Big Bash

    Ring in the new year with Ireland at 4 p.m., accompanied by the live music of the McDeviants. Join the rollicking party at 9 p.m. with the Tejon Street Corner Thieves. Free champagne toasts at each performance.
    Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub
    Free
    facebook.com/Quinnspub

    Midnight in Manhattan

    Celebrate a classic NYC New Year’s Eve with tapas, a midnight toast and live jazz by Wayne Wilkinson Trio with Krista Joyce. The experience is complete with a “sequin and Sinatra” dress code.
    Motif Jazz Cafe
    $60 per person
    motifjazzcafe.com

    New Year’s Eve Block Party

    Go clubbing in the heart of downtown as Colorado Springs’ ultimate block party extends to five clubs: the Mansion, Red Martini, Gasoline Alley, Cowboys and Blondie’s on New Years Eve. One ticket gives access to all five with a champagne toast. Show up at Cowboys before 8 p.m. for a choice of free chicken or steak dinner or complimentary bottle of champagne.
    CS Night Clubs
    $15
    csnightclubs.com

    New Year’s Eve Dance Party

    Suga Bear and The Showtime Band will keep the dance party going, followed by a countdown to midnight and a champagne toast to welcome 2020.
    Stargazers Theatre
    $35-$55
    stargazerstheatre.com

    New Year’s Eve With the Philharmonic

    Stage star Joshua Franklin, of Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde and Grease, contributes vocals to the Philharmonic to ring in the New Year with hits from Broadway’s greatest shows. Conducted by Thomas Wilson.
    Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
    $43-$68
    csphilharmonic.org

    Puttin’ on the Ritz New Year’s Eve Party

    Head for the Gold Room for a rocking ’20s-themed dance party. Dress like a flapper, gangster or sllent screen star, and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and a midnight champagne toast. Want to stay all night? Call 719-323-2051 for Mining Exchange Hotel pricing and options.
    Gold Room
    $65 single, $115 couple
    facebook.com/pg/goldroomlive

    Swinging in the ’20s New Years Eve Bash

    The Loft will host dance lessons before the Roaring ’20s party starts. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be available. Break out those beaded flapper dresses, cloche hats and three-piece suits; period dress is required.
    The Loft Music Venue
    $30 single, $50 couple
    loftmusicvenue.com

    Viva La New Year! With Ryan Flores

    Ryan Flores and the Viva La Noche boys will bring upbeat “latin gypsy music” to Axe and the Oak, and the whiskey room will provide specialty cocktails. No costumes required.
    Axe and the Oak Whiskey House
    Free
    axeandtheoak.com


    All Night Options

    The Antlers New Year’s Eve Gala

    Chase N the Dream plays the live soundtrack. You enjoy the buffet featuring slow roasted prime rib and banana’s foster. Raise a glass for the midnight champagne toast. Book your room to stay onsite.
    The Antler’s, a Wyndham Hotel
    $79
    antlers.com

    Pick Your Party at The Broadmoor

    You’ve got options at The Broadmoor. If Big Band is your jam, book your tickets for the traditional, black-tie New Year’s Eve Gala, and dance the night away to the sounds of the The Broadmoor Pops Orchestra. $250 per person, inclusive

    For a more rocking scene, head for live funk, rock and blues by Soul X and DJ Karson at the New Year’s Eve Bash at The Broadmoor. Come at at 8 p.m. for a small-plates, tapas style buffet, $150 per person. Or head over at 9:30 p.m. for “After Party” admittance  without the buffet, $75 per person. 

    If you want to head for your five-star room when the party’s done, book a New Year’s Eve Package. Rates start at $400 per person, with suites 25% off published rates.
    The Broadmoor
    broadmoor.com

    kissing camels and new year's fireworks over pikes peak
    Front-row fireworks view from Garden of the Gods Resort and Club. Photo by Forrest Boutin, courtesy of Garden of the Gods Collection.

    Fireworks and a Fourteener for Two at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club

    Grab a front-row seat on your patio or balcony for the AdAmAn firework show. Each room has a private, west-facing view of Pikes Peak towering over the red rocks of Garden of the Gods for the best view in the city. Choose a romantic night for two with champagne and dinner at the fireside in your luxury suite or opt to dine and dance the night away at the New Year’s Eve Gala.
    Garden of the Gods Resort and Club
    gardenofthegodsclub.com
    Note: Rooms are currently booked for Dec. 31. Check with the resort for any potential cancellations.

    Mardi Gras Remix at Hotel Eleganté

    Things will get heated with acrobats, fire dancers, show girls, live music and a Cajun dinner buffet. Immerse yourself in the Mardi Gras Carnival theme, and toast the new year at midnight with a balloon drop.
    Hotel Eleganté
    $399 per couple
    hotelelegante.com

    Randy’s Noche de Gala Latin New Year’s Eve Dance Party

    An upscale, New York-style dance party with Latin cuisine and live performers and DJ spinning salsa, bachata, merengue, cumbia, regaetton and more. Make it an all-nighter with a special $99 rate at the DoubleTree Hilton; call 719-576-8900.
    DoubleTree Hilton Hotel
    $55-$60
    randysinatra.com/nochelatinparty/ 


    Theme Dinners

    New Year’s Eve Dinner Train

    Get on the right track for the New Year with a three-course meal crafted from Colorado-grown ingredients, holiday libations and the beauty of the gorge at night. You can even choose a murder mystery.
    Royal Gorge Route Railroad
    $144-$159
    royalgorgeroute.com

    New Year’s Eve Champagne Murder Mystery

    Welcome the return of the roaring ’20s with “Murder Speaks Easy!” dinner experience at the Briarhurst Manor Estate. A five-course meal, champagne during a theatre-in-the-round performance. Step into 1926 at Chicago’s Black Orchid speakeasy, but watch out for the Southside kingpin.
    Briarhurst Manor
    $120 per person (includes taxes and tip)
    facebook.com/pg/BriarhurstManorEstate


    For the Kids

    Fort Carson New Year’s Eve Party

    Roll into the New Year with cosmic bowling at Fort Carson’s Thunder Alley Bowling Center. Watch the (Times Square) ball drop from your lane and raise a champagne or soda toast to 2020.
    Thunder Alley Bowling Center, Fort Carson
    $17 child, $23 adult
    carson.armymwr.com

    Guffaw’s 2020 Bubble Bash

    The whole family will laugh at the extra enormous bubbles and silly tricks during this one-day-only show. Stay for craft-making and milk and cookies after the performance.
    Millibo Art Theatre
    $12.50, $44 for a family four pack
    themat.org

    Noon Year’s Eve

    Celebrate the New Year with the whole family at noon on Dec. 31 when the kids will still have all the energy they need. There will be a balloon drop at noon, plus face painting, scientific experiments and more. All activities support a fundraiser for the Pikes Peak Children’s Museum.
    Colorado Springs Event Center

    $7.50-$26.25
    pikespeakchildrensmuseum.org


    Stay In

    AdAmAn Club Fireworks

    It’s a Colorado Springs tradition. Once you see the first sign of the mountaineers on Pikes Peak — the flashing of mirrors at timberline — you’ll know the AdAmAn Club is making their final ascent up Pikes Peak. Grab a seat anywhere in the city with a view of the Peak to see the firework show at 14,115 feet at the stroke of midnight.
    Home or wherever you can see Pikes Peak
    Free
    adaman.org

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