Don't wait till the last minute to find a New Year's Eve party in Indianapolis. Plan ahead, and you'll have less to worry about which makes more room for having fun in this city. You'll find everything from daytime celebrations to boozy soirees in this Hoosier town. Don't forget to grab a pork tenderloin sandwich, and you might as well wash it down with a whiskey-filled Hoosier Heritage while you're at it.
Indiana's phased reopening plan may impact NYE events throughout the city of Indianapolis.
New Year's Eve on Georgia Street
Georgia Street is the main event when it comes to New Year's Eve in Indianapolis. The big event has a wide variety of entertainment, food trucks, full bars and a very unique ball drop which is the lowering of an indycar. The evening is brought to a close with fireworks. There's fun for all ages at this free event.
CIROC New Years Party
CIROC hosts a New Year's Eve party in Indianapolis ever year on roof of the Region's Bank Tower. There guests will enjoy 360 degree views of the city while celebrating at what is considered to be one of Indianapolis' most popular New Year's Eve parties. DJs will spin into the New Year, keeping the crowd pumped in any of the 5 rooms to party in. There will be an open bar all evening, with light appetizers, a champagne toast and a special midnight presentation. Tickets are typically $130 to $2500 depending on group size and ticket package.
New Years Eve Howl at the Moon
Celebrate NYE in Indianapolis at Howl At the Moon. There guests will enjoy reserved party-rail seating, an open bar, catered buffet dinner and a champagne toast at midnight. To top it all off, there will be lots of music entertainment, and last but not least, dueling pianos. Tickets usually range $130 to $145.
The Rathskeller puts on a New Year's Eve party in Indianapolis every year. The event usually features music from The Doo!, a hors d’oeuvre buffet, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets typically range from $50 to $55. This is a 21+ event.
The Pavilion at Pan Am, puts on one of the biggest NYE parties in Indianapolis. Guests in the past have enjoyed aerialist and professional dance performances, a photo booth, premium open bar, desserts and appetizers, along with music from top DJs spinning a wide range of music (top 40 to old school). The evening is topped off with a traditional midnight champagne toast. Tickets typically start at $95.
Countdown to Noon
Have New Year's Eve fun with the kids this year at Indianapolis' Children's Museum. This way the kids can celebrate the New Year before their bedtime. There will be two countdowns so no one will miss a thing. The kids will learn how to say "Happy New Year" in different languages, create a time capsule and experience a confetti drop at noon or 1 pm. Tickets are usually around $20.