New Years Eve 2017 – Events & Parties Grand Rapids, Mi

Grand Rapids Mi Happy-New-Year-2017

Start Planning Your New Years Eve!

2016 is Almost Over and it’s time for some Fun Things to do this NYE!

We are posting up the BEST stuff going on around greater Grand Rapids!

List is being constantly updated so check back often!



JW Marriott

Count down to the new year while celebrating the eras gone by at the area’s most epic New Year’s Eve party: The Ballroom Bashes in Downtown Grand Rapids! Spanning from the JW Marriott Grand Rapids – where you can dance to music from the 70s, 80s and 90s at our Throwback Bash – to the Amway Grand Plaza to the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott (all connected via skywalk), you can party in four glamorous hotel ballrooms, each with a distinct theme and energy, along with a dozen restaurants and bars. Find the bash that suits you best and party all night long – or hop from one to the next to keep your night moving.
Book an overnight stay at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids on December 31, and you’ll receive two tickets (both guests must be at least 21 years of age) to the Ballroom Bashes, along with complimentary parking and your own plush guest room! Reserve your stay here:
Or, purchase tickets to just the parties on EventBrite here:
Throwback Bash
International Ballroom at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids
-Music and dancing from the 70s, 80s, and 90s played by both a band and DJ with sections decorated to celebrate each decade gone by
GLOW Party
Ambassador Ballroom at the Amway Grand Plaza
-Glow sticks and cups pop in this black-lit environment where a band and DJ take turns playing pop hits
Bourbon and Bubbles
Imperial Ballroom at the Amway Grand Plaza
-Bourbon and champagne bars, dueling pianos, and a lounge singer for a classic glamour vibe
Caribbean Jam
Pantlind Ballroom at the Amway Grand Plaza
-Pina Coladas, a steel drum band, and décor to transport you to the islands
NYE at The Bistro
The Bistro at the Courtyard by Marriott
-Sample small plates, crafted cocktails and more in the intimate Bistro setting with a DJ! Complimentary tapas offered with the purchase of a drink.
Must have photo ID showing you are at least 21 years of age.


Orbit Room

Magic 104.9 and The Orbit Room want to bring in your new year with style. Here is a look at what is available: Bottle Service, VIP Table Packages that include express entry, champagne toast, hors D’oeuvres, Private tables, Exclusive access to the Magic 104.9 VIP Lounge (Limited number available). Party favors.
Laser Light show with great DJ’s and live bands playing a mix of old school , hip hop and top 40.
Largest dance floor in town with easy parking!
a spectacular countdown with giant wall projection video are much more!
Ticket Pricing Information:
-Early Bird General Ticket (Purchase before 12/14): $20.00
-General Ticket (12/15-12/31): $25.00
-VIP Special (Limited Number Available): $50.00



Get ready to dance into the New Year as we celebrate with a different decade on each floor. DJ’s will be spinning your favorites from the 50’s to now all night long!
Ticket Price: $20.00 per person
Ticket includes admission to B.O.B.’s Brewery, H.O.M.E., Gilly’s, Bobarino’s, and L3vel.
Dinners and Eve entry not included.
21+ after 7pm.
Tickets are non-refundable.
*General Admission and L3vel Dinner tickets sold online ONLY
Eve cover for the night will be an additional $10 and the line will begin in the brewery.
B.O.B.’s Brewery: DJ Lyme, 9pm – 2am
Gilly’s: DJ Doc Lee, 10:30pm – 2am
H.O.M.E.: DJ Jimmy Coe, 9pm – 2am
Bobarino’s: John Sanger, 6pm – 10pm, DJ Richard Oxygen, 10pm – 2am
L3vel: DJ Jay Vee, 9pm – 2am
Eve : DJ Mark Witz, 9pm – 2am
Dinner Reservations at Judson’s, Gilly’s & Bobarino’s:
Dinner reservations at these restaurants cannot be made via Eventbrite and must be made via The B.O.B. Concierge at 616.356.2000.
***$20 General Admission Fee still applies for restaurant reservations. NO REFUNDS after dinner.
NYE L3vel (3rd floor) DINNER:
Ticket Price: $60.00 per person, Dinner Served: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Ticket includes admission to B.O.B.’s Brewery, H.O.M.E., Gilly’s, and Bobarino’s, as well as dinner in L3vel at The B.O.B.

Please Note: General Admission tickets will be sold the evening of at the door beginning at 5PM @ $20/person. Purchase advance tickets online to gain access to the express line.
21+ after 7pm.


The Intersection

104.5 WSNX presents Beats & Bubbly 2017 at The Intersection!

18+ | Doors 8pm | Tickets $10 ADV / $15 WOS/DOS


Mitten Brewing Co.

Whether you’re kissing 2016 goodbye, or celebrating the arrival of 2017 your party belongs at The Mitten Brewing Co.
Ease the fear of change with the comfort of pizza and beer that you know and love.
Engine house No.9 is the place to begin the new year starting with a complimentary midnight champagne toast for guests 21 and over.


JD Reardon’s

Ring in the New Year the right way! Join us for our annual masquerade ball and enjoy a night of drinking, dancing and fun! Put on your masks and dress to impress!
Dance music and karaoke provided by DJ Ru from Absolute Entertainment! She will be playing all of the best dance music from 2016 to close out the year in style! Request a song, sign up to sing, or just enjoy the show!
Mug Club Members will be able to get their discount all night!
Complimentary toast at midnight for you and all of your friends!


Long Road Distillers

Tired of all the work on New Year’s Eve never paying off? Why not skip the cost of over-hyped events or the hassle of downtown chaos and just bet on a sure thing: The best cocktails in town and great service at Long Road.
And, as a thank you for an amazing 2016, we’re offering Happy Hour prices from 10 PM to Midnight on food and drinks! Look out 2017, Long Road is just getting warmed up.
**No Cover
**No RSVP needed
**Limited-release sparkling cocktails all night!
**Happy Hour Prices 10 pm to Midnight:
– $2 shots
– $2 off cocktails
– $2 off small plates
– $2 off shot & pops
**Kitchen open until Midnight!


Hideout Brewing Co.

Come ring in 2017 with this rowdy duo playing an extensive list of genres, ranging from classic blues to newer rock and everything in between.

Check out their page for more info!


Rockwell Republic

New Years Eve 2017, Casino Royale
Tickets will include a champagne toast at Midnight, Party favors and a New Years Eve gift from us!


The Sovengard

Come celebrate together with friends old and new, for our first New Year’s celebration! This event is designed to dine and come together in community, and will feature;
– A pre-dinner cocktail gathering
– Large “communal table” setting
– 5 courses, primarily served family-style
– Large-format beverage pairing (punch, glögg, champagne)*
2 seatings limited to 50 people each; 5-7pm, and 8-10pm


SpeakEZ Lounge

We will continue our tradition of celebrating the New Year by going back in time for a retro party. This year, we’re reaching into the not-so-distant past for a celebration of the food, music and good times of the end of the millennium- it’s New Year’s Eve 1999!! It could be the end of the world as we know it so we might as well go out with a bang!

Returning to lead the band to jam through a variety of the best hits of the 90’s will be our good friend Scott Patrick Bell!



Raise your glass at Wheelhouse on New Year’s Eve! We invite you to ring in the new year right in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. The restaurant is accepting reservations starting at 4:00pm. We will be serving our regular menu in addition to special features from our Signature Chef Andrew Alcid. Live Entertainment will take place from 7:00pm-11:00pm by Olin Clark. Countdown to the new year with us and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight! Please call the restaurant for reservations.


Holiday Bar

Reserved seating – closed to the public, ticket only event!
Food buffet
Champagne toast
$25 per person
Doors open at 7pm!
We sell out every year, get your ticket ASAP!
Tickets available Monday, December 12th!


Nick Fink’s

Come and join Tomas Esparza Blues Band at Nick Fink’s to count down good bye 2016 and Cheer welcome 2017


The Pyramid Scheme

Back to the 90s presents: The 90s vs. Y2K
Doors at 9pm| ages 21+ | $20 advance tickets on sale now

More info/Buy Tickets


Elk Brewing

Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish will provide a rockin’ night of entertainment starting at 9 pm!
$8 Advance, Mug Club Members $6
$10 at the Door
Admission includes a Pale Ale toast at Midnight!
Check out the band:



Join us at Reserve Wine & Food for a special curated dining experience to ring in 2017. Our Executive Chefs Zach and Lucas have created a 4 course tasting menu for the evening with optional wine pairings from our General Manager and Certified Sommelier, Peter. A vegetarian menu will also be offered. We will only offer the tasting menus on New Years Eve and reservations are required. Call Reserve at 616.855.9463 to reserve your table today!


Bar Louie (Grand Rapids)

Bar Louie in Grand Rapids is hosting a New Year’s Eve party on Saturday, December 31st!
Tickets are $15.
Your ticket gets you VIP access which includes:
• Breakfast Buffet from 12am-2am
• Live Entertainment
• Champagne Toast at Midnight


Blue Dog Tavern

Come in this Saturday and celebrate the New Year Blue Dog style! We will have a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, $2.00 16 oz PBR cans and $3.00 24 oz Old Style cans.


Logan’s Alley

Join Logan’s Alley for our Jolly Smashing New Year’s Eve! We’ll be featuring some fantastic Jolly Pumpkin Barrel Aged Sours for your enjoyment.
We’ll also be doing some smashing! We’ll be selling apples (all proceeds will be donated to charity) that we encourage you to write what you hated most this year on then SMASH it on our deck!


Log Cabin

New Years Eve!
$10 Cover
Palomino Blonde on stage
Band starts an hour earlier at 8:30 and an extra set late playin until 2:30!
Party Favors
Food and drink special too!


Black Heron

Guys grab your fedoras, dolls don your flapper dresses, and join us for a costumed evening of prohibition era libations, an incredible 4-course dinner, dancing the Charleston*, and living it up at the Black Heron!
Not interested in dinner? There is NO COVER to join us later for a DJ, dancing, complimentary h’ordeuvres, and a champagne toast at midnight!
*Dancing the Charleston is not required.
Our 4-course dinner is $50 per person and you may choose one item from each course (reservations required — call 616-228-4919):


The Score

The Score is celebrating our 10th New Year’s Eve party and as a thank you we are adding something special this year…tapping 10 limited release beers from our cellar! Reservations for our party are limited but ANYONE can stop in and enjoy these great beers so we can Cheers to the New Year together!


Shots on the River

The future is so bright it’s NEON!!
Let’s celebrate all the craziness and greatness of 2016 and embrace 2017 with open arms by singing and dancing .
No Cover!!!
5$ Smirnoff and Redbull and Vodka’s
Champange Toast at Midnight



No Cover. No BS.
Just beer, friends & a celebration of the end of a really crappy year.
Featuring the songs from those we lost, including: Prince, Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, Tribe Called Quest, The Eagles, Earth Wind & Fire, The Beatles & more…


Rocky’s Bar and Grill

Doors at 9PM – $10 Admission (Tickets will be sold the day of starting at Noon on December 31st at Rocky’s. First come, first serve.)
10PM -11PM Hollywood Makeout
11pm – 12AM Blanca Luz
12AM – 2AM Complete VII


Monelli’s Italian Grill and Sports Bar

Join us for a special dinner and drink menu, a champagne toast at midnight, and ring in the New Year listening to DJ ZacLA!


Billy’s Lounge

First 100ppl Through The Doors – FREE Shot of Captain Morgan.
Join La Famiglia at Billy’s as they Ring In The New Year Right!
You Know How We Do It At Billy’s-A Night to Remember
Tickets ALREADY on Sale: $10.00
Hats, Tiaras, Beads, Noise Makers, Lays, Glitter… and MORE
Entire Bar Champagne Toast At Midnight!


Flamingo Lounge

Come join us on New Years Eve. NO COVER!! DJ mixing up some great music.


Flanagan’s Irish Pub

Join us for New Years Eve in Downtown Grand Rapids!
Call (616)-980-0705 for Reservations!
We will be hosting two seating’s of a 3 Course Meal or door entry after 9pm.
1st Seating: 3 Course Meal
6:00-7:30pm $25 per person
2nd Seating: 3 Course Meal + More
8:00pm- entire night. $40 per person
**2nd seating additional cost accounts for prime seating for the evening, party favours, + champagne toast at midnight**
Door Entry: After 9pm: $15 includes party favours + Champagne toast at midnight.


36th St Lounge

DJ Sherry Hansen
$5 cover after 8pm (unless dinner is purchased) cover includes party favors, champagne toast at midnight and appetizer bar at 12:30am


FireRock Grille

New Years Eve at FireRock
$60 per person
Four course meal, champagne toast, party favors, live music and dancing.
Live music starts at 9pm-1am from Jaded 8


Cork Wine & Grille

Join us at Cork Wine & Grille and Vintage Prime & Seafood for our New Year’s Eve Celebration! Enjoy a specialty NYE Buffet with dancing and live music in the Ballroom by Highway 22 from 7pm – 12:30am. The cost is $50 per person (tax & gratuity not included) and includes dinner, music and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!!
Already have dinner plans but don’t want to miss out on all of the fun? Join us after dinner from 10pm-12:30am to watch the band for a $10 cover.
Cork and Vintage will also have a specialty Holiday Menu available from 5pm-10pm.
Spots are limited! Make your reservation today by calling 616-949-0570 x1 or email


84th St Pub & Grille

We’re back at it again!! Come ring in the New Year with karaoke and Dancing!! We’ll be there from 8:30pm until 1am celebrating the end of 2016 and welcoming 2017 with arms wide open!!! Hope to see you!!


River City Saloon

Jumpstart Band & Join us for great music, party favors and specials!


Trail Point Brewing Co.

Ring in the New Year at Trail Point Brewing Company on Saturday, December 31! Dress in your sharpest formal wear and help us celebrate the arrival of 2017 with good times, great music, and new beer releases!
Sticky Kilt makes its debut at 7pm. Sticky Kilt is a maple bourbon barrel aged scotch ale. Just like your favorite Kilt Klutcher, but with a twist of warm, sticky maple to titillate your palate.
If you’re hungry, make sure to grab some Peppino’s pizza in the tap room. Served up hot and by the slice starting at 7pm.
Julia and The Greensides take the stage at 8pm. Local to Muskegon, this contemporary folk quartet has an engaging sound full of warm tones and string harmonies that will captivate you.
At 9pm, Drunken Hank reappears once again! This bourbon barrel aged strong ale is one of Trail Point’s flagship beers. Hank hasn’t been on tap since August, so help us give him a warm welcome back!
Last, but certainly not least, Trail Point will be offering $2 off all growler fills all day for everybody, and $4 off growler fills for mug members!
Don’t forget your formal wear.


Atwater Brewery

2016 managed to create quite a reputation for itself during the year it hung around. Whether you’re planning on giving it a proper send-off or you’re looking forward to watching it die, we’re making sure we have the food and drinks to accommodate.
We’ve concocted two SPECIAL DRINKS that will fit your feelings about 2016 perfectly


Fulton St Pub & Grill

Come down to the Pub and ring in the New Year! Karaoke goes until 2am, and is hosted by your favorite siege machine TREBUCHET!


Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill

Join us on Sat. December 31 as we bid a sweet farewell to 2016 and welcome the new year with funky rock and roll music at the hippest joint in town! We will be joined by THE ZANNIES and some other special guests (TBA) and will be jamming all night long.
Something RIDICULOUS is going to happen at midnight.
Make your plans now- you won’t want to miss this special night.
9pm // $10 // 21+ // Monika


Grand Woods Lounge

Ring in the new year here at The Grand Woods Lounge!! We will be opeing at 2pm and are taking both dinner reservations and pre-selling Late Night Party spots! Space is limited so call Erica or Emalee at 616-451-4300 ASAP to reserve your spot!!
*Party Favors
*DJ Entertainment
*Champagne Toast
*Late Night Buffet


Rockford Brewing

Come and celebrate New Years Eve with us at the Pub!
Free Admission with LIVE music from the Eric Engblade Trio & The Undergroud Circus from 9:30PM-12:30 AM.
Half off growler fills ALL day


Founders Brewing

Ring in the New Year at Founders Taproom with Grand Rapids Soul Cluband special guest David Haffner! Just a $10 cover for a night of dancing to the hottest Soul, Funk, Northern, Motown and more!


American Legion Post 459

Ring in the New Year at our annual celebration! The Legion is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC with NO COVER CHARGE! Charlie Rockits ( will keep you dancing. Party favors and a champagne toast will be provided! Bring an appetizer to share and enjoy $1 Hamm’s Drafts, $2.50 Well Drinks and Legion family fun!!!


Kava Kasa GR

Ring in the tnew year with Kava Kasa! Dress up with us and enjoy live music by Mindfulness, Tony Geren and others! Celebrate the new year with kava and community!


Quinn and Tuites Irish Pub

Jukejoint Handmedowns
THE PLACE TO BE to kick 2016 out to the curb and ring in the New Year in style. The boys will be playing from 9pm until 1:30 and belting out Auld Lang Syne at the appropriate time, so this is one you DO NOT WANT TO MISS.


Riverhouse Ada
We will be offering two seatings:
Early Reservations between 5:30-6:30p
Late Reservations between 7:15-8:30p
Dancing and DJ starting at 10pm.
Champagne toast at midnight!
Please join us for dinner, or drinks or dancing – or ALL THREE!
It will be a night to remember!
Reservations Highly Recommended.
Please call early to secure your reservation preference: 616.432.3345


Paragon Lanes – Bowling

$100.00 per person
Singles and Doubles
Scratch and Handicap Divisions
Pots & Brackets
FREE food
Raffle Prizes
Drink Specials


Grand Rapids Art Museum

Free with admission, free for GRAM members

The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday, be sure to drop in to GRAM Studio and enjoy hands-on art making and gallery activities.

December’s theme is Material Metamorphosis. Find GRAM Studio transformed into a makerspace this month. Tinker with upcycled materials to create a sculpture or holiday bauble that’s sure to delight.

We are able to offer this program at no additional cost to our visitors thanks to generous sponsorship from Amway. For more information, please contact the GRAM Studio team at or 616.831.2927.


Sky zone 

GLOW (All Ages) | 6:00-8:00PM
Only $25 (includes GLOW t-shirt)!
Face painting $1, SkySocks $2 extra (yours to keep & reuse).
Special treat at the end to celebrate the New Year!
Wear your GLOW t-shirt on next visit & pay only $22!


Children’s Museum

Grab a party hat, make a noisemaker, create a firework picture, and dance and play your way into 2017 at GRCM’s annual NEW YEAR’S EARLY EVE party! December 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm with a countdown and balloon drop at 7:30! Tickets $12 per person, $10 for GRCM members. Call 616-235-4726 or stop by the front desk for your reservations!


Tarry Hall Roller Skating

Dec 31st 6:30pm-9:30pm
$5.00 admission includes regular roller skate rental
$3.00 parent admission with a child’s paid admission
$1 rollerblade rental
Purchase your $40 Family Package through our new Flok App and receive the following:
Admission and all Skate Rental for a Family of 5
Pick 2 between a slice of Pizza, Hotdog or Brat with a bag of Chips
Everyone gets a fountain drink and Cookie


Dave & Buster’s

** Tickets must be purchased in advance **
Join us for an exclusive celebration to ring in the New Year! All packages include a dinner buffet of all your Dave & Buster’s favorites, soft drinks and play in the Million Dollar Midway.


Craig’s Cruisers

Join Cruiser and count down to 2017! Buy your tickets online.
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. OR 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Tickets are $26.99 per person (plus tax).
Tickets include:
– All you can eat buffet for 3 hours.
– Unlimited Indoor Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Ropes Course & Frog Hopper. – Unlimited Non-Redemption Video Games.
-Party favors for all!
Buy your tickets before we sell out!


Wyoming Moose Lodge #763
$10 per ticket, reserved seating. Includes appetizer buffet until 11pm, champagne toast at midnight and party favors.


Knights of St. Casimir (6th St Hall)
Cash Bar
$15 per person. Advance tickets available at the club, or pay at the door if tickets are not sold out.
Appetizers at 8pm
Live music by Signal Point starts at 9pm
Champagne toast and breakfast casserole at midnight.

It will be a great time! Get your tickets soon, before they sell out!


American Legion

Celebrate New Years Eve with us! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC but seating is limited to 320 people. Tickets go on sale November 10. Call to reserve your tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door.
(616) 538-4443 or (616) 214-1300
Doors Open at 6:30 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music by The 6 Pak 8:30 pm – 12:30 pm
$20.00/person includes: • Music by The 6 Pak, • Sloppy Joes, Brats, Salad, Chips, • 10:00 pm Snacks,
• 12:00 am Midnight Party Favors and Champagne, • Cash Bar


Cascade Roadhouse

New Years Eve dinner with specialty menu starting at $16 per person; reservations required, please call (616) 259-7439.
~Creamy Scallop & Mushroom Risotto
~Rosemary Jerk Lamp Chop
~Dragon’s Milk Braised Short Ribs
~Prime Rib


Amore Trattoria Italiana

We will be holding our 4th annual Venetian Carnivale themed New Year’s Eve. Get out the your best Venetian mask and come enjoy a special menu (as well as our regular menu) plus drink specials, magician and music! The best costume will receive a $100 gift card!


Wealthy Theatre

7p: Doors
8p-8:45p: Seth Bernard and friends
9p-10p: The Crane Wives
10:15p-11:15p: Vox Vidorra
11:30p-12:30a: The Go Rounds
12:30a-1:15a: All Skate Jam

$25 :: November pre-sale
$30 :: December pre-sale
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