By Donna Fowler
Downtown Denver will be a’swinging this New Year’s Eve. There’s something for everyone, from free to costing a pretty penny. So, no matter your age, inclination or energy level, join the festivities!
New Year’s Fireworks in Denver
16th Street Mall
For safe, free and family-friendly fun, you can’t beat Denver’s fireworks show. 9 p.m. and midnight shows.
City NYE – Denver New Year’s Eve Party
McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 West Colfax Ave.
Live music, open bar, dancing, direct view of the 16th Street Mall fireworks shows. Need we say more?
Denver’s Grandest New Year’s Eve Party
Grant Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton St.
Enjoy three parties in one at the Grand Hyatt Denver, 1. The $159-per-person ticket includes open bar with premium pour, a dinner buffet, balloon drops and a champagne toast at midnight.
NYE Great Gatsby 16th White Rose Gala
Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1101 13th St.
Don your best flapper dress or fedora and enjoy the Roaring 20s. Multiple rooms of music, from live swing bands to DJs spinning the latest club music and hip hop.
A Night in Vienna
Boettcher Concert Hall, 1400 Curtis St.
Start your New Year’s celebration in style with this annual Colorado Symphony presentation, a rousing selection of polkas, waltzes and marches conducted by Music Director Brett Mitchell. The 6:30 start time ensures that you won’t miss the 16th Street Mall fireworks.
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St.
A dance and music celebration featuring artists like Bassnectar, Diplo, Gramatik, Armin van Buuren, Galantis, ODESZA and many more.
Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park
16th and Arapahoe Sts.
Free skating until 7 p.m. Rentals available for $6-$8.