Credit: Crystal Ball NYE

Credit: Crystal Ball NYE

A rundown of New Year’s Eve events

Updated: December 17, 2014 - 12:49 pm

Whether you're ready for a night out or ready to sleep in, there's something for you.

The new year is drawing closer, and so comes the long list of New Year’s events. To help you plan your day, here’s a rundown of what’s happening New Year’s Eve, no matter what you’re looking for. 

The following events all take place on Dec. 31, 2014.

 

A night on the town:

 

Crystal Ball NYE (21+)

Featuring: Dessa

Where: International Market Square, 275 Market St.

When: 8 p.m.

Cost: $40

Info: crystalballmn.com

 

First Avenue’s Naughty New Year’s Eve (18+)

Featuring: Tickle Torture, Tawst (DJ Shannon Blowtorch, Sophia Eris)

Hosted by Lizzo

Where: 7th Street Entry, 701 1st Ave. N.

When: 8 p.m.

Cost: $20

Info: first-avenue.com

 

Tangiers’ Chateau Marmont (21+)

A Gatsby-esque, Hollywood affair.

Where: Tangiers, 116 1st Ave. N.

When: 9 p.m.

Cost: $20

Info: thetangiersmpls.com

 

NYE Carnaval (21+)

Where: Muse Event Center, 107 3rd Ave. N.

When: 9 p.m.

Cost: $40

Info: nyempls.com

 

Fantasia New Year’s Eve Party (21+)

Where: Mill City Nights, 111 N. 5th St. 

When: 9 p.m.

Cost: $20 advance, $30 at door

Info: millcitynights.com

 

Alternatives to barhopping:

 

Brave New Worshop’s New Year’s Improvaganza

Where: Brave New Workshop, 824 Hennepin Ave.

When: 11 p.m.

Cost: $15

Info: bravenewworkshop.com

 

NYE at Psycho Suzi’s

Where: Psycho Suzi’s Motor Lounge, 1900 Marshall St. NE.

When: 8 p.m.

Cost: $60

Info: psychosuzis.com

 

Brandi Carlile (21+)

Where: Varsity Theater, 1308 4th St. SE.

When: 8 p.m. doors, 9:30 p.m. music

Cost: $100

Info: varsitytheater.org

 

Family-friendly year-end events:

 

Noon Year’s Party

Hosted by Twin Cities Road Crew. The event returns Jan. 1, 2015.

Where: Como Zoo, 1225 Estabrook Dr. 

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: comozooconservatory.org

 

Holiday Hoopla

Where: Kenwood Park, 2101 Franklin Ave. W.

When: 2 to 5 p.m.

Cost: $6 for residents, $8 non-residents

Info: minneapolisparks.org