White Rose Gala
It's all about flapper dresses, sequins and dapper fedoras at Denver's White Rose Gala. This is considered to be a high end and elegant charity event in the style of the Roaring 20's. You'll be able to welcome in the New Year with plenty of music and theatrical performances. The attire is Flapper dresses and feathers, suits and hats. No jeans are allowed.
Dance in the New Year at Decadence. This event, hosted at the Denver Convention Center, is a large dance party spread out over three days. Many famous DJ's will be there. If electronic music is your thing, this is definitely the place to be. Ticket prices range from $89 to $259. The door price is $259, and 2 day passes are offered as well.
Resolution NYE is a premier Denver event that has been hosted by The Collective 360 for over a decade. It's been rated the best New Year Eve party in Denver. It features at 21 and up open bar, two floors of party space, world class DJ's, and themed entertainment. The music ranges from Top 40 hits, mash ups, Hip Hop and Rock and Roll. Celebrate the new year with a wide variety of entertainment and drinks.
16th Street Mall Downtown Denver Party
Denver's 16th Street Mall attracts a large crowd every New Years Eve - up to 100,000 as a matter of fact. There's tons of fun for the family. You can expect to see firework shows, and listen to live music spun by DJ's all along the mall. It's recommended you give yourself plenty time to get there early and secure a decent vantage point as it gets very crowded early. It's definitely a worth while audio-visual experience for all ages.
Howl At the Moon
Howl at the Moon Denver is a great option for those seeking New Years Eve fun. It's a rather large bar/music venue with dueling pianos and live music. They offer party packages that will help you and your friends say "hello" to the New Year. There you'll find an open bar, a premium catered buffet and complimentary champagne at midnight. The first package is called "Champagne Supernova". Early bird pricing starts at $90, or $330 for a table for 4. It's then $110 a person after the early bird cut off. The second Package is called "Just Dance" which is $65 per person. Food and seating aren't included with this package.
If you're looking for a cultural New Years Eve experience, then attend the Colorado Symphony New Years celebration. It's been a tradition for years. They offer something new every year, and an early start time, which will ensure that you won't miss the 16 Street Mall fireworks. Welcome in the New Year in a festive/classy sort of way.
Ice Skating at Down Denver Rink at Skyline Park
Another fun family option to ring in the New Year is to spin around on the ice at the Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park. Skate rentals are $7 to $9, or bring your own skates and skate for free. Lots of family entertainment is to be had there.
Blossoms of Light
Denver Botanic Gardens hosts their annual Blossoms of Light, which has become a family-friendly tradition for people all across Colorado. Celebrate New Years Eve with light displays made out of a large field of sound reactive and animated LED lights. They also serve warm drinks and snacks for your walk around the lights.
Noon Years Eve at the Children's Museum
Denver's Children's Museum hosts a fun New Years Eve celebration for the little ones. This is a perfect family event for parents who do not want to keep their younger kids out so late. It features a countdown and ball drops on the hour all day long. They also provide sparkles, confetti special characters, science experiments, festive treats and face painting. The event runs from 9am to 4pm. Tickets are free for those under 1, and range from $14 to $16 for those older.