Where to ring in the New Year
We made it! 2019 is almost over! We don’t know about you, but we think the arrival of 2020 deserves a blowout bash like no other. But where?
5001 Monroe St., Ste R2
4105 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg
567-806-6100 (Toledo), 567-331-7700 (Perrysburg)
barlouie.com | 8pm-2am | Free
A delicious assortment of burgers, salads, flatbreads and more await the discerning diner at Bar Louie’s special Roaring 20s party, whether you head for Franklin Park or Levis Commons! Grab an elite ticket for $50 for 4 drink tickets, an appetizer and a champagne toast at midnight!
6130 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg.
419-873-6590 | benchmark-restaurant.com
5-10pm | $80
Four courses of delectable eats await New Year’s Eve diners at this Levis Commons’ upscale eatery. Choose from main course offerings, Sauteed Monkfish or Seared Prime Tenderloin for a last meal of 2019 that you won’t forget!
Brandywine Country Club
6904 Salisbury Rd., Maumee
419-865-2393 | brandywinecc.com
6:30pm-12:30am | $75
Brandywine’s luxurious surroundings have served as a beautiful backdrop for many weddings, graduations and more, so why not New Year’s? Comes complete with a full dinner buffet featuring prime rib! Reservations are required.
Dave and Buster’s
5001 Monroe St.
419-481-9800 | daveandbusters.com
5-8pm | $41.90
Celebrate a little early with the whole family! Dave and Buster’s at Franklin Park is offering a special family-friendly event featuring an appetizer buffet, dessert, unlimited drinks and video game play as well as a $25 Power Card for each guest!
6023 Manley Rd.
419-865-4482 | facebook.com/Dexters419
9pm-1am | No cover charge
Burgers and beer in an amazing atmosphere sounds like a pretty perfect New Year’s Eve. Add the sounds of cover band Pop’s Garage and the evening goes to a whole new level!
444 N Summit St.
419-243-7565 | theheightstoledo.com
7pm-1am | $99
An evening with views from The Heights’ rooftop setting sounds like a visionary way to spend the New Year. Appetizers, pizza, unlimited sparkling wine plus a performance by the Grizzly Grits puts a capper on the evening!
1968 Miami St.
419-661-5200 | hollywoodtoledo.com
5-10pm | $39.99
Welcome the New Year at a place that never sleeps with The Casino’s expanded New Year’s buffet featuring all-you-can-eat lobster, steak, chicken cordon bleu and more. Afterward, hang out for giveaways through midnight, including a free slotplay for life certificate for one lucky guest.
Holy Toledo Tavern
9 N St Clair St.
419-724-4499 | holytoledohensville.com
6pm-1am | $90 ($100 day of)
Enjoy an exquisite five-course meal at Holy Toledo, each course paired with wine. Follow up your meal with an amazing evening of dancing at Fleetwood’s Tap Room!
Kelley’s Island Wine Company
418 Woodford Rd., Kelley’s Island
419-746-2678 | kelleysislandwineco.com
4pm-1am | Price TBD
KIWC’s annual New Year’s Eve party kicks with prime rib dinners served from 6-9pm and pizzas until closing. Top off 2019 with a champagne toast at midnight!
Tommie’s Sports Bar and Grille
5201 Monroe St.
419-517-2150 | facebook.com/tommiesbargrille
9pm-2:30am | No cover charge
Count down the clock at Tommie’s! A live DJ and karaoke will keep things rocking, not to mention a “half-off top shelf power hour” from 9-10pm and two TVs being given away over the course of the night!
The 2020 Experience NYE Party
The Spotlight Lounge
710 S Reynolds Rd.
419-787-0532 | facebook.com/thespotlightlounge
9pm-2:30am | $15
Dance your way to the new year at the Spotlight! With DJ LouDaMayor spinning the tunes and live band Wall Music rocking the night away, all bases are covered for a memorable end to 2019!
A Grateful Dead NYE
Howard’s Club H
210 N Main St., Bowling Green
419-352-3195 | howardsbg.com
8pm-3am | $7
If you’re a Friend of the Devil who enjoys a Touch of Grey with your celebrations, head on out to Howard’s Club H for a special New Year’s concert featuring Ohio’s own Grateful Dead cover band, Being Grateful!
Bellwether Cabaret New Year’s Eve
1301 N Summit St.
419-662-9521 | toledospirits.com
8pm-2am | $50
A caravan of artists bring together a unique musical cabaret for a memorable New Year’s celebration. Featuring food from Deet’s Barbeque and a cash bar, enjoy a champagne toast at midnight.
Blissfield Murder Mystery New Year’s Eve Dinner Train
The Old Road Dinner Train
301 E Adrian St., Blissfield, MI
888-467-2451 | murdermysterytrain.com
7:30pm-10:30pm | $79.95
Celebrate the New Year with a classic whodunnit! Tickets include a five-course meal, a murder mystery game during a three hour train ride and a celebratory champagne toast. Reservations required, all aboard!
Fleetwood’s NYE Dance Party
Fleetwood’s Tap Room
28 N St Clair St.
419-724-2337 | fleetwoodshensville.com
8pm-1am | $10, $15 at the door
One floor isn’t enough to hold this party at Fleetwood’s in Hensville with tunes spun by DJ Scholar beginning at 8pm and live sound by Distant Cousinz a few floors up in the Armory from 9pm until 1. Come watch the balloon drop!
Kip’s Retro New Years Eve Bash!
3922 Secor Rd.
9pm-1am | $5 cover after 9pm
The British Invasion returns for New Years at Kip’s Retro as the Nu-Tones perform hits from bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who and others from across the pond.
Fallen Timbers Middle School
6119 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse
429-705-6819 | toledoroadrunners.org
11:30pm | $23 for Toledo Roadrunners members, $25 for non-members
Are you ready for a race so grueling it takes two years to finish? Well, sign up for the Toledo Roadrunners’ yearly Midnight Special 5K, which starts at 11:45pm and runs straight until 2020! Get your heart pumping as the clock strikes 12!
My80s Vice New Year
Bayside Catering and Banquet Hall
2759 Seaman Road, Oregon
419-693-6950 | my80svice.net
6pm-1am | $75
Most places are celebrating the new year with a 20s emphasis. But instead, why not aim about 60 years later? One of the Midwest’s most accomplished 80s cover bands, My80s Vice, is ready to rock, roll and spandex your celebration! Features a full dinner, open bar and DJ Jon playing tunes in between sets!
Nature’s Eve Party
Wildwood Preserve Metropark
5100 Central Ave.
419-407-9810 | metroparkstoledo.com
9:30am-2:30pm | $30
Let your kids close out 2019 by getting in touch with nature! At this special event for children ages 5 to 10, attendees will get a chance to sing, play games and enjoy a wide array of activities at the beautiful Wildwood Preserve!
New Years Eve Bash
The Ottawa Tavern
1815 Adams St.
419-725-5483 | theottawatavern.com
8pm-2am | $10
Groups like Whisper Disco, The Ice Cream Militia, Nirvana cover band Nevermind and more will all rock the Tavern to ring in 2020. Your ticket includes complimentary champagne at midnight and a noisemaker. And hey, dress in a period Roaring 20s costume and your ticket is only $5!
New Years Eve Board Game Bash
Toledo Game Room
3001 W Sylvania Ave.
419-475-3775 | toledogameroom.com
5pm-midnight | Free
Bring a dish to pass, and perhaps a game or two, to this event to close out 2019 surrounded by cards, dice and great food! This potluck will have plenty of delicious options (with main dishes provided by the Game Room), followed by games played until the ball drops in NYC!
New Year’s Eve EVE Celebration
1 Discovery Way
419-244-2674 | imaginationstationtoledo.org
2:20pm, December 30 | $11-13
Okay, this isn’t truly a “New Year’s Eve” event, but who can resist the sight of 20,000 bouncy balls dropped inside Imagination Station in honor of the New Year? We’ll see you there the day before!
New Year’s Eve Gala
The Toledo Club
235 14th St.
419-243-2200 | toledoclub.org
5pm-midnight | $25-110
To usher in the New Year in high style, you cannot beat an evening at the Toledo Club with a variety of celebration options, from $110 for a four course dinner, to $25 for the late night celebration only.
New Years Eve Party
The Park Inn by Radisson
101 N Summit St.
419-241-3000 | facebook.com/ParkInnbyRadissonHotelToledo
7pm-2am | $124
Don’t head home after midnight, stay at the Park Inn with a special package one-night stay, two free drink tickets, a bottle of champagne and a chance to ring in the New Year with the music of Eerie Point!
Noon Year’s Eve
The Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way
419-385-4040 | toledozoo.org
11am-1pm | Free with Zoo admission
Love ringing in the New Year but hate staying up late? The Zoo’s for you! Bring the kids out for this event at midday on the 31st, and you can all enjoy the raising of the Zoo’s trademark recycling ball and the dropping of biodegradable confetti!
NYE with the Funk Factory
The Bronze Boar
20 S Huron St.
419-244-2627 | bronzeboar.com
9:30pm-1:30am | No cover charge
Northwest Ohio’s own The Funk Factory will groove into 2020 with their eclectic brand of music bringing together Blues, Reggae, Psychedelic and, of course, Funk! A free champagne toast at midnight is included.
NYE Game Night
4311 Heatherdowns Blvd.
567-343-0355 | facebook.com/419Geekeasy
8pm-1am | $5
Toledo’s self-described “Geekeasy” welcomes all 21+ players for a big party with over 50 games on site, including an awesome selection of pinball tables. Watch for giveaways as well!
3145 W Central Ave.
567-343-5569 | yogajayoga.com
7-8:15pm | $20
Close out your 2019 by practicing your vinyasa in a darkened room lit by blacklight! The remarkable visuals will make for an unforgettable experience, capped off by a glass of champagne or sparkling cider at the end of class!
Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Party
Ye Olde Cock and Bull
9 N Huron St.
419-244-2855 | cocknbulltoledo.com
8pm-2am | Free
Local rock mainstay Arctic Clam headlines this period-themed shindig celebrating the 100th anniversary of the roaring 20s! Free entry and party favors followed by a champagne toast at midnight to cap off 2019!
Roaring 20’s Party and Variety Show
1205 Adams St.
419-842-4477 | facebook.com/GeorgjzToledo
8pm-2am | No cover charge
Experience New Year’s in an atmosphere like no other at Georgjz’s Roaring 20’s Party and Variety Show! With a lineup of entertainment featuring Deja D. Dellataro and Columbus-based burlesque performer Mary Jane, the festivities will culminate in a balloon drop and champagne at midnight!