Get a taste of the Midwest this New Year’s Eve in the friendly state of Wisconsin, where you’re sure to find a welcoming celebration for ringing in the New Year. Choose from a great selection of special venues ranging from sprawling resorts with lakefront views to family-friendly entertainment spots offering exciting activities for New Year’s Eve. The following list features some of the best hidden gem spots for celebrating New Year’s Eve in Wisconsin.
Spend an iconic New Year’s Eve at the Milwaukee Art Museum for a memorable evening on Milwaukee's lakefront. Attendees enjoy non-stop live entertainment, dancing, live performances, live art, professional photographers, hors d’oeuvres, party favors, late-night food stations, VIP upgrades, midnight champagne toast, and more in an exceptional venue.
Join in on the New Year’s Eve fun at Milwaukee’s only spy bar and restaurant - the SafeHouse. Adults 21-and-over can ring in the New Year with unlimited drinks, live DJ entertainment, an appetizer buffet, and midnight toast in a spy-themed hideaway setting for an unforgettable and unique experience.
Have a “whirly” good time at the WhirlyBall Family Fun New Year’s Eve Event, perfect for entertaining the entire family on New Year’s Eve. This entertainment mecca goes big for New Year’s Eve providing unlimited WhirlyBall, LaserTag, Bowling, and games along with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet with fountain drinks included. Alcoholic beverages are also available at the cash bar.
Known for their award-winning barbeque, the Red Rock Saloon is ringing in the New Year with live music, party favors, a champagne toast, and tons of fun in a vibrant late-night saloon setting. Attendees can also opt for the open bar packages or VIP table package with access to upgrades like the appetizer buffet and more booze.
Don your most fabulous mask and attire for the glitzy New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at The Treasury, a boutique venue boasting timeless historic charm. Attendees indulge in a chef-prepared four-course plated meal followed by a spectacular evening of dancing to DJ entertainment and a champagne toast in a modern, sophisticated atmosphere.
Slip away to a romantic New Year’s Eve getaway at the Heidel House, an upscale hotel featuring gorgeous views of Green Lake. Their New Year’s Eve Ball is hosted in the hotel’s beautiful Pleasant Point Ballroom, where attendees enjoy a variety of live music including jazz, rock, blues, country, and pop, in addition to a fabulous five course dinner and champagne toast in a formal setting.
Go on a musical journey this New Year’s Eve at the Lomira Community Theatre’s Winter Variety Show, held at the Camelot Golf Club. Enjoy drinks followed by an entertaining dinner show featuring a variety of actors, singers, and musicians performing popular songs from the 50’s along with comedic interludes for an memorable evening of lyrics and laughter.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Underground City at Landmark Lanes, Milwaukee’s premier entertainment spot for many decades. Their New Year’s Eve party features karaoke, retro arcade games, bowling, live music, and more fun activities to enjoy. Upgrade to VIP for the pizza buffet, half-priced bowling, giveaways, swag, and select cocktails and taps.
Start a new holiday tradition at Sand Valley Pursuits, a sprawling resort in Central Wisconsin’s sand dunes. Their New Year’s Eve celebration features live country music entertainment, a chef-curated charcuterie board paired with champagne, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and a multiple-course gourmet dinner with dessert.
Get prepared for a special New Year’s Eve celebration at Jimmy Simm’s Food & Drinks, a family-owned venue offering fresh, locally-sourced dishes. Their New Year’s Eve Soiree features passed welcome cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, special drinks, dessert treats, party favors, live music, and a champagne toast for a memorable adults-only event.