When the clock strikes midnight, you want to be somewhere fun, exciting, and fresh. We've compiled a list of the events taking place on New Year's Eve in Eau Claire to help you make your plans accordingly. Here are a few places you can go to ring in the new year in Eau Claire!

a photo inside 2 Roots with tables and endless wine bottles

Live Music at 2 Roots Art & Wine Gallery

Ring in the new year at 2 Roots Art & Wine Gallery's New Year's Eve party! Starting at 4 PM, 2 Roots invites you to dress to the nines, eat charcuterie, and make a toast to 2024. Enjoy live music with the Matt Tenbroek Quartet, and pop into the new year at 2 Roots Art & Wine Gallery!

people listening to live jazz music at candlelit tables at The Lakely

2024 New Year's Party at The Lakely

Spend the entire New Year's Eve evening at The Lakely, and receive $2 off drinks starting at 6 PM! There will also be music by Uncommon Denominator for the remainder of the night. Stay until midnight, and receive a complimentary glass of champagne to toast the new year!

a band playing at The Plus in Eau Claire

New Year's Eve at The Plus

Enjoy a night full of entertainment at The Plus in downtown Eau Claire! Send off 2023 with local acts from Motherwind, The Over Unders, and Husky Trumpet at The Plus starting at 8 PM, and party with drinks and unbeatable pizza. Click here for more info!

Helix: a wine and craft cocktail bar in the River Prairie business district in Altoona, WI

New Year's Eve Party at Helix

Be treated to complimentary hors d'oeuvres from  7- 10 PM, enter into raffle prize giveaways every 10 minutes, and sip on craft cocktails, wine, bubbly, beer, and mocktails on New Year's Eve at Helix! Admission to the party is free, and events start at 7 PM. Click here to see more information about the New Year's Eve Party at Helix!

Children's Museum

More Events to Ring in the New Year

New Year's Eve Masquerade at The Red Mixer

It's a masquerade ball in Eau Claire! Dance the night away with DJ Moses, get dressed up in formal attire & masquerade masks, and feast on hors d'oeuvre, champagne, and a martini bar at The Red Mixer this New Year's Eve. The party starts at 7 PM, and entry is $5 per person.

Noon Year's Eve at the Children's Museum of Eau Claire

Celebrate the new year with the whole family at the Children's Museum of Eau Claire! From 10 AM - 12 PM on December 31, 2023, bring the kids out for a balloon drop countdown with a bubble wrap stomp, party hats, noisemaker-making, a dance party, face painting, and more. Start the New Year's celebrations with the kids at the Children's Museum in downtown Eau Claire!

New Year's Eve Party at Best Western PLUS

Party at the Best Western PLUS this New Year's Eve in Eau Claire! Start the party on December 31, 2023, at 8 PM, and book your room to wake up in 2024 in Eau Claire. Click here to see room rates and to book your winter stay!

New Year's Party at YMCA Sports Center

Join the YMCA Sports Center for a family-friendly New Year's celebration! Open to everyone in the community, come out to enjoy face painting, prizes, inflatables, DJ entertainment, limo rides from Cody Limousines, and a giant balloon drop at 8 PM. The cost is $5 per person, and kids 2 and under are free. Click here to find more information!

Cheers to 2024!