Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.
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EVE, a three-day New Year festival presented by the SLC Downtown Alliance, will include fine arts performances, live local music, dance parties, DJs, film screenings, art installations, kids activities, a ball room, bounce town, and a spectacular mirror ball drop and laser show Dec. 31. Activities take place at the Salt Palace, Energy Solutions Arena, Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway, Gallivan Center, Broadway Cinemas, City Creek Center, Off Broadway Theatre, The Leonardo, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, and Temple Square.
Dec. 29, 30 and 31, 2014
See website for event schedule and ticket prices
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NYE & Fireworks at Snowbird
Snowbird's New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks is a great way for you and all of your friends and family to kick-off your New Year's Eve celebrations. In addition to the parade, enjoy fire pits, hot cocoa, waffles, fireworks, and live music by Talia Keys.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, 3-8 p.m.
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Clubs, Dance Parties
If you want to dance in the new year, SmithsTix and TicketCake are your connection for tickets to concerts, clubs and dance parties throughout the Salt Lake area, including parties at The Depot, The Great Saltair, the Infinity Event Center, Bar Deluxe, Park City Live (Park City), and Downstairs (Park City).
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Chris Franjola: Chris Franjola is currently a writer and a regular performer on E!’s late-night hit show “Chelsea Lately”. Chris also recently secured a lead role in the scripted comedy series “After Lately” which has just been picked up for a second season on the E! Network.
Dec. 30-31, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 West 3500 South
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DF Dance Studio's New Year's Eve gala includes dinner, desserts, dancing, and drinks. DF Dance Studio instructors will be on hand at 9:30 p.m. for salsa dance instruction. Singles, Couples, and tables are welcome to attend. Cash bar is in addition to the ticket price. Guests must be 21 and older.
Dec. 31, 2014, 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
DF Dance Studio
2978 S State St.
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Big Easy Entertainment's New Years Eve Masquerade Ball
The Annual Big Easy Entertainment New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball will take place at the Red Lion Hotel's Grand Ballroom in downtown Salt Lake City, UT. This event will feature live entertainment, dancing, dinner, drinks, party favors, and a champagne toast. Guests must be 21 and older.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, 7 p.m.-12 a.m.
Red Lion Hotel
161 West 600 South
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Ring in the new year at Zermatt Resort's New Year's Eve Masquerade party. The party will feature live music, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, midnight balloon drop, cash bar, and Z’s Steak & Chop Haus menu featuring prime aged steaks and fresh seafood.
$49.50 per adult, $19.95 kids ages 5-1, and lodging packages are also available.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
784 W. Resort Drive Midway, Utah
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Celebrate the new year at the Living Planet Aquarium! Join B98.7 for music, games, crafts, activities and prizes. See and touch live animals and enjoy a balloon drop at noon.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, 11-2 p.m.
12033 South Lone Peak Parkway
Adults $15.95; seniors, students and military $12.95; children 3-17 $10.95
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'Is He Dead?' at Hale Centre Theatre
It's 1846. Talented French artist, Millet, feels honor bound to save his fiancée and her father from financial ruin. Millet soon realizes that great paintings make much more money after the artist dies. In desperation, he fakes his own death and becomes...his sister. This will ring in your New Year!
Hale Centre Theatre's New Year's Eve party includes pre-show entertainment beginning at 9:30 p.m., Is He Dead? beginning at 10 p.m., midnight noisemakers and balloon drop, hors d'ouvres and desserts.
Friday, Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.
3333 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.)
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'How The Grouch Stole Christmas' at Desert Star Playhouse
Desert Star Playhouse presents their holiday parody How The Grouch Stole Christmas Dec. 31 at 6 and 8:30 p.m., so you can see the play and still ring in the new year somewhere else.
4861 South State Street
Murray, UT 84107