There’s a lot to celebrate about this year as it comes to a close and we ring in 2015. There’s an abundance of cool events going on in our fantastic city for New Year’s Eve to compliment and commemorate this grand year and welcome the new, untouched, what-is-to-be-awesome 2015 year! Here’s a list of where you’ll want to be out and about in the city:
A Soulful NYE with Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites – The Beachland Ballroom, 8PM
Doors open at 8PM and the show begins at 9PM. GA tickets are $15 each and GA Dinner Package tickets are $35 each. Guest chef Ryan Kaston will create a special soul-fueled menu incorporating honey from Wesley Bright’s own Akron Honey Company. The tavern will be set up for early dinner seating (7:30 and 8:30), providing your one-stop dinner and entertainment spot to usher in 2015. Reserve a dinner package for only $35 and you get to choose from a choice of yummy entrees in the tavern and then mosey over to the ballroom for DJ Alr!ight and Party set action, a hot set of soul by Wesley Bright and Hi-Lites and then a champagne toast. Free noisemakers and snacks at midnight will be provided. For menu details, to purchase a ticket and learn more details of the evening, visit theBeachland Ballroom.
Brennan’s 30th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration 2015, 7PM – 1AM
In its 30th year, the annual event at Brennan’s always proves to be good fun. This year’s live music group is Attraxxion, “Feel Good Music From the 80’s and Beyond!” Your $89 ticket (plus tax) includes appetizers, an all-you-can-eat buffet, top shelf liquor, bottled beer, and wine. There will be a champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight, and the night will finish off with a continental breakfast including assorted juices, fresh danishes and hot coffee. For shuttle service info, discounted hotel rates and tickets to the celebration, visit Brennan’s here.
Brew Years Eve at Great Lakes Brewery, 7PM – 1AM
Great Lakes Brewing Company is decking out the entire Brewpub for a truly special night of dancing with DJs, live music from Becky Boyd, magic by Rick Smith Jr., and a photo booth. Of course, pints of their award-winning beer! Heavy hors d’oeuvres and three (3) drink tickets per person (beer and wine only) will be provided with your $60 ticket. A cash bar will be available all night and there will be a very special beer toast at midnight. For more info and to get tickets, got to Great Lakes Brewing Company.
Cleveland Rocks NYE 2015, 8P – 12:30A
For its second year in a row, Ohio Homecoming is putting on an outdoor festival with music, food trucks, a beer garden, fireworks and a VIP Lounge. The Ohio Homecoming crew is expecting a big turn out, following up the inaugural year of at least 12,000 attendees down on Public Square. This year the NYE experience will rock out in the heart of downtown at Mall B and will be headlined by Cleveland’s own E-V, MGK and Carlos Jones. General admission tickets are $10 and VIP admission is $150. Gates open at 8:00 PM, and the show starts at 9:00PM. The Cleveland’s New Year’s Eve experience will be broadcast live on WOIO, Channel 19 from 10 PM to 12:30 AM. All ages are welcome, but of course, you must be 21+ to drink alcohol. For a complete schedule, to get tickets and other information about CLE Rocks NYE, go to Cleveland New Year’s Eve | Ohio Homecoming.
Lago’s Old Hollywood New Year’s Eve 2015 Gala, 7:30PM – 2:30AM
Celebrate the new year with a red carpet night of glam and live entertainment from Lauren Lanzaretta and music spinning from DJ Flaco Flash. Cocktails will be pouring at the open bar with a variety of decadent food served throughout the night. Tickets are $175 per person, $300 per couple and $500 per couple with a room at the aloft Hotel in the flats. Your ticket includes premiere spirits until 2AM, dinner beginning at 8PM, late night food starting at 11:30PM, a champagne toast at midnight and of course entertainment! To purchase your tickets and more info, click here.
Music Box Supper Club – Two Event Choices, 8:30PM or 9PM
Not one, but two options for NYE 2014 is what Music Box Supper Club is offering. Option one: Doors open at 7:30P for a 5-Course Dinner & A Show with Hot Djang, featuring Ki Allen. This is a 5-course meal with wine pours, hot jazz, free coat check, party favors, a champagne toast and much more! Dinner will be served at 8:30PM sharp and the concert starts at 10PM. Tickets for non-members are $115 and $105 or members. A VIP upgrade is available with more goodies and access. Those tickets are $150 to non-members and $140 to members. If you’d like to just purchase tickets to the concert only, tickets are $25 each. Reserved Seating and must be 21 & older. Hot Djang featuring Ki Allen Tickets & Info. Option two: Dance Party with rollicking rockers Honeyhoney in the concert hall. Doors open at 8:00PM and concert begins at 9:00PM. This New Year’s Eve bash is full of food, festive drinks, dancing, photobooth pics and frivolity. 21 & Over, General Admission Dancefloor and Limited Reserved Table. Dance Party With Honeyhoney tickets & Info. $10 valet parking is available for both events. Music Box Supper Club
New Year’s Eve at Nighttown with Bobby Caldwell (2 shows: 8PM & 10:30PM)
Legendary R&B, Jazz and Pop Vocalist Bobby Caldwell and his 6-piece will band light up the night with a special live holiday performance. There’s no need to make a table reservation, it’s already included when you purchase tickets. Valet parking available for $10. For more info on the show and to get tickets, visit Nighttown.
New Year’s Hard Rockin’ Eve Bash, 9PM – 2AM
This Rocksino NYE bash features live music by the popular local music group Disco Inferno. Included in the evening are party favors, a champagne toast, an LED dance floor, party snacks, the biggest disco ball in Ohio, video screen countdown, confetti cannons, DJ’s, a balloon drop and more. To get tickets and more info to the bash, click here.
Ring in NYE with Mike Polk, Jr. at Cleveland Improv (3 shows: 6P, 7:30P & 10:30PM)
Bring in the new year with local funny man Mike Polk, Jr! The Clevland Improv is offering 3 shows to choose from for this special engagement, so your odds are tripled to experience the comedy and still have time to do something else. A dinner package is available for the 6PM showing of this special holiday stand-up set. Tickets are $25. Must be 21 or over. For tickets and info, click Cleveland Improv.
The 19th Annual NYE’s Concert & Dance @ Severence Hall, 9PM – 1AM
The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow will welcome 2015 with their 19th annual concert and dance at Severance Hall. The two-hour concert starts at 9PM with an exciting and wildly eclectic fusion of audience favorites performed by the Cleveland POPS Orchestra to the hot Latin rhythms of the Mambo Kings. The second half of the concert will feature the famous and celebrated Mambo Kings with their blend of Latin rhythms and jazz improvisations. Following the show will be dancing from 11PM – 1AM. Get your groove on with dancing lessons in the Smith Lobby before the show. Tickets range from $31 – $112. There will be cash bars, free desserts & coffee, as well as a balloon drop at the stroke of midnight. For more info and to get tickets, visit Cleveland Pops.
Tropidelic, Aliver Hall, Vibe & Direct, Drunken Sunday and Broken Keys at the Grog Shop, Doors 8PM – 2AM
The Grog Shop presents the best line-up of local bands jammin’ out 2014 and into 2015 in all of Northeast Ohio. These 5 hot bands are going to bring it big and create one helluva dance party! Tickets are just $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Doors open at 8PM and the show begins at 9PM. To get your hot dance ticket, go to The Grog Shop website.
Twin Peaks Black Lodge Ball @ Mahall’s 20 Lanes, 9PM – 2AM
From the same people that brought you “Enchantment Under The Sea Dance” last New Year’s Eve here at Mahall’s, Memorabilia Productions bring you this years Twin Peaks Black Lodge Ball. Mahall’s will be transformed into a wild and wonderful NYE magical party haven based on David Lynch and Mark Front’s Twin Peaks. Dance to DJ Himiko Gogo & DJ Road Chief with night’s special MC’s Snake Grimwood & Krauty McKraut. There will be a delicious special menu of themed cocktails and eats. Entry is $5 at the door. For more info on the Black Lodge Ball, click on the event’s Facebook Page.
Vintage Modern Gala @ the Vault, 9PM
This roaring 20’s NYE party will enable you to ring in the new year with sophistication and class. Dress to the 9’s for this fanciful affair in the Cleveland Trust rotunda. This glorious historic vault is a gem that once served the Cleveland’s elite. General admission tickets are $110 and include open bar 9P-11P, heavy hors d’oeuvres 9P-11P and a champagne toast at midnight. For tickets and VIP info, click the Vault 9 CLE.
Windows On The River NYE 2015, 8:30P – 1P
General admission is $105 and VIP is sold out (but you can be added to the wait list should more tickets be added). The GA ticket gets you open bar access, hot & cold hors d’ouevres buffet, live music, free parking and lots of party favors, including a ticket to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium good for 2015, a Cleveland Improv pass for 2, a discount coupon to The Nautica Queen and more. For more info on attire, shuttle services, a schedule of the night’s events, to check in on more VIP tickets available or to buy your tickets to this fabulous party, visit Windows On the River.