In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

2016 New Years Eve Events in Richmond

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music, a parade and more.

Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper  — bring your cameras!
Make your own New Year’s  party hat
Write your wish for 2017 and add it to our “wishing chain” Be a part of the annual Garden tradition: “Rolling in the New Year” by rolling down the hill to the Cochrane Rose Garden.
Those who attend the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic and who are already in the Garden can stay to attend Dominion GardenFest of Lights (5 -10 p.m.)


  • $13/Adults, $11/Seniors 55+, $8/Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members

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Noon Year's Eve (Children)

Ring in the Noon Year with the Museum! Count down to noon to see a dramatic and quirky version of the traditional ball drop! Create your own noisemaker, construct a building from marshmallows, add your wish to our Noon Year Wish Chain and snap a fun photo in the Richmond Family Magazine photo booth! Kick off the New Year right with science on your side – watch 2,017 bouncy balls, paper streamers and confetti bring our Rotunda to life for a special ball drop and toast with apple juice to celebrate the New Year.

When: Saturday, December 31; 10 am – 1 pm

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3-2-1 New Year's Party at Buskey Cider

Celebrate New Year’s with Buskey Cider! 3-2-1 Countdown drink specials ending in DOLLAR DRINKS!

Ticket includes:
Complimentary New Year’s Toast
Commemorative Buskey Cider NYE 2017 Glass
Hors d’oeuvres
Special one night only cider release
Midnight balloon drop with Buskey prizes

Cider specials all night!
$3 – Until 10pm
$2 – Until 11pm
$1 – Until midnight!!!

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Moonlight Circus NYE 2017

No, Moonlight Circus is not a seated circus show. This is an adult NYE party with a circus theme. There will be various circus acts performing throughout the night while you party your way into 2017! Free parking is available at the Doubletree for guests of Moonlight Circus. You must have a ticket to enter the Moonlight Circus NYE Party. We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets online prior to the event. Prices will increase as more tickets are sold, and we will close all ticket sales when we reach capacity.

Semi Formal dress is required for this event.

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NYE at the Hof

This New Year’s Eve join us for six sexy hours of saying goodbye and good riddance to 2016.

NYE 2017 @ The Hof
Bands, DJs, Burlesque Show and Champagne Toast! Come party with us on all three floors of the Historic Hofheimer Event Venue.
Black Masala – DC based gypsy brass band
Yeni Nostalji – turkish pop lounge singer
DJ Mike Murphy – retro dance party

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New Year's Eve 2017 Fiesta @ Havana'59

Havana 59 on the 17th Street Farmer’s Market in Shockoe Bottom is hosting a party that begins at 9:30 p.m. and goes until 1:30 a.m. Tickets cost $30 online or $40 at the door

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The Halligan's Roaring New Years Eve

The Halligan Bar and Grill is roaring in to 2017 with a New Years Eve Party that Mr. Gatsby himself would love! Deck yourself out in your best 1920’s attire and come ring in the new year with us!

This is a formal event so dress to impress with your best attire.

One lucky person will bring in the New Year with a bag full of prizes and goodies!

21+ and up only

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Sine Irish Pub - New Years Eve 2016


General Admission in Advance: $20 / $25 DOOR.

Non-refundable – Guaranteed entry before 9:00 pm.
Ages 21 and over please, all require tickets

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