New Year's Eve Events in Northeast Ohio

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Cleveland, Ohio, and the surrounding communities on Lake Erie host dozens of festive New Year's Eve events, from family-friendly gatherings to classical concerts, from restaurant seatings to dinner cruises. More traditional late-night party venues turn up the tunes with DJs or live bands and live feeds to the ball drop in New York City.

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    The Lodge at Geneva On-The-Lake

    The celebration carries over to the next day when you book a New Year's Eve package including a room at the Lodge at Geneva State Park. Prices from $449 include open bar, dinner for two, a Champagne toast at midnight and breakfast in the morning. Costumes are encouraged for this Roaring '20s-themed event.

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    Lago Custom Events NYE 2018 Soirée

    Usher in the new year at a black-tie-optional event with lavish dining, endless cocktails, and non-stop dancing at the 5th Annual Lago Custom Events NYE Soirée in Cleveland.

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    The Last Harlem Night New Year's Eve Bash

    Dress in your best Prohibition-era costume or come as you are for this Roaring '20s-themed event at the Highland Parks Golf Course in Highland Hills. Tickets include entertainment by a popular DJ, appetizers, and a midnight Champagne toast.

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    Black & White New Year's Eve Party at North 42 Degrees Estate Winery

    Ties are optional at this black and white affair, but you can still dress to the theme in casual mode. Music and dancing with the Fontaines follow a 12-course tapas-style meal with, you guessed it, North 42 Degrees Estate Winery pairings.

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    A Great Gatsby New Year's Eve

    Top hats and flapper dresses fit the style of this Great Gatsby-themed party at 2nd & High Social House in downtown Cleveland. Admission includes beer and wine, passed appetizers, a Champagne toast, entertainment, and a Gatsby costume contest.


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    Happy New Year's EV 2017

    Ring in 2018 at the Barley House with legendary Cleveland DJ EV. This late-night party starts at 10 p.m., and admission includes open bar, finger-food buffet, Champagne toast, party favors, a light show, and confetti drop. Complimentary New Year's Day brunch with your New Year's Eve ticket.

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    Decades & Diamonds at The 9

    See 2017 out and 2018 in at Vault, Cleveland's go-to for handcrafted cocktails.The upscale party includes complimentary beer and wine, a robust list of hors d'oeuvres, a Champagne toast at midnight, and live entertainment by the Blues Brothers Tribute.

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    A New Year Forecast With Laura Lyn

    Psychic Laura Lyn shares predictions for our nation and the world during a show that can also get personal when she pulls audience members onstage to receive life-changing messages at the ALEX Theater @ The 9 in Cleveland.

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    '80s All the Way to '18 New Year's Eve Costume Party

    Don your best '80s attire and get to Wilbert's Food & Music downtown, where DJ Smarky Mark will cue all of your '80s favorites. General admission includes passed appetizers all night, three drink tickets, a Champagne toast at midnight, a late-night pizza buffet, a light show, and entry into the costume contest.

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    Bill NYE Bash 2018

    Science geeks unabashedly celebrate New Year's Eve with an intellectual twist at the Bill NYE Bash held at the 16-Bit Bar + Arcade in Lakewood. No cover charge (though space is limited) to enjoy Bill Nye-inspired cocktails and a Science Guys marathon, plus the chance to win a hyper-colored, limited edition Bill Nye 2018 t-shirt.