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Columbus New Year's Eve Events

Bring in 2013 with a bang!


Columbus New Year's Eve Events
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One of the biggest nights of the year, New Year's Eve is a fantastic time to experience what Columbus has to offer as a city. There are events for every price point and taste. Don't stay home this New Year's there is way too much to do!

First Night Columbus

Throughout Downtown

5 p.m.-midnight



From the website: First Night Columbus, Central Ohio's award-winning New Year's Eve celebration is a community-oriented, family-friendly, alcohol-free event. There is something for everyone with more than 40 live performances including jazz, funk, ragtime, storytelling and magic, hands-on activities and a children's festival.

Life of the Party

O.H Lounge, Hollywood Casino Columbus

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

200 Georgesville Rd.Columbus, 43228


Midnight Circus

Hollywood Casino Columbus

8 p.m.-2 a.m.

200 Georgesville Rd.Columbus, 43228


From the website: Enjoy New Year's Eve night in high-flying Hollywood fashion only at Hollywood Casino Columbus.

New Year’s Eve Bowling Party

Sequoia Pro Bowl

5-8 p.m.


5501 Sandalwood BlvdColumbus, 43229


From the website: Rent a lane for up to 6 people, 3 hours bowling "unlimited games", Free Shoe rental, A pizza served per lane, $10 in arcade tokens, Hats, noisemakers and lei's provided.

New Year's Eve Dinner

Longaberger Golf Club

5:30-9:30 p.m.

$54.95. Couples $100

One Long Dr.Nashport, 43830


From the website: Enjoy a five course dinner with intermezzo and champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve Gospel Sing

Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center

Monday 7 p.m.-1 a.m.


7033 Glenn HighwayCambridge, 43725


From the website: This spectacular gospel sing is sponsored by the Guernsey Gospel Jubilee Association. This wonderful event is great for the whole family so come early and stay late.

New Year’s Eve Pairing Dinner

Wyandotte Winery

6 p.m.


4640 Wyandotte Dr.Columbus, 43230


From the website: Ring in the New Year on a high note when you attend our Special Winemakers Food and Wine Pairing Dinner. Join us for an intimate evening featuring passionate foods, and wonderful wine.

Shadowbox Live New Year’s Eve

9 p.m.

503 S. Front St.Columbus, 43215


From the website: The best New Year's Eve party in town is at Shadowbox Live! A dinner banquet, champagne toast and two+ hours of dancing to Shadowbox Live house band BillWho? provide the perfect elements to ring in, and rock in, 2014 in style.

The Best of Times: New Year’s with Dave and Valerie

Garden Theater

Tuesday 9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


1187 N. High St.Columbus, 43201


From the website: Make New Year's Eve special this year at the Garden Theater. Short North Stage welcomes back musical theater favorites David Bahgat, Valerie Accetta and Wendy Foster at the piano for their second fabulous celebration of the best of 2013 and high hopes for 2014 with song and merriment. Tickets include a sing-a-long after the show in Stage Left Lounge with dessert and a glass of bubbly to toast in the New Year. Last year's event sold out, so book early.

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