When you think of over the top party venues during the holiday season, New Years Eve 2018 in Minnesota probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. The truth is Minnesota and it’s somewhat old school communities are at the same time exciting, filled with fantastic festivities for both the young and the young at heart.
NYE Parties and Fireworks
One of the best events to check out when it comes to celebrating New Years Eve in Minnesota is The Crystal Ball, the most exciting New Year celebrations in the Twin Cities. Every year the sponsors outdo themselves when it comes to presenting the ultimate New Years Eve experience, catering to more than 2,000 guests.
Regardless of where you plan on spending New Years Eve in Minnesota, city’s like St. Paul and Minneapolis usually rise to the top of the popularity list when it comes to this very special holiday.
Looking for a hot night on the town, hitting the best nightclubs and bars Minnesota has to offer? You’ll find that are a great deal of parties planned for New Years Eve including local music venues, piano bars, dance clubs, video game centers, you name it, you’ll find it throughout the state.
For some thrilling New Years Eve in Minnesota winter fun, consider booking accommodations at the Burnsville Buck Hill ski resort for a combination of partying and snowboarding, tubing and skiing until shortly before midnight, followed by fireworks. For family friendly NYE entertainment, both St. Paul and Minneapolis are plentiful and include ice skating, zoos, amusement parks, candle lit hiking, and countless more all over the beautiful Twin Cities. There are several ice rinks in the state as well including St Paul’s Depot ice rink and the Winterskate ice rink which is typically opened until 1:00 am on NYE as well.
Numerous Minnesota restaurants also host special events complete with New Years Eve themed entertainment and menus. If you’re planning on spending New Years Eve in Minnesota, plan ahead by looking online for a list of party venues or restaurants and reserve your table ahead of time. When it comes to nightclubs, Epic is a fantastic choice. Last NYE they had a themed Moroccan party that the locals are still talking about complete with fire dancers, snake charmers and more. The Cabooze in Minneapolis is another popular nightclub venue, complete with live music and everything else you would expect from an exceptional nightlife venue.
One of the most popular places to enjoy New Years in Minnesota for gaming is at Insert Coin(s) which offers festivities that include video games, an open bar, music and more, all sure to thrill anyone who attends.
Hotels for NYE
The Twin Cities offer accommodations in just about every price range however this is the biggest holiday of the year in Minnesota so you’ll want to book well in advance. Hotel’s to consider include the Crowne Plaza and the Radisson hotels in Minnesota, or the Hilton or the St. Paul Hotel in St. Paul. If you are planning to spend your Christmas and New Years holiday in Minnesota, early hotel booking is strongly recommended.