Denver New Year's Eve
Get ready for a great Denver New Year's Eve in the Mile High City, with concerts, fireworks, family friendly events and more. Denver was named one of Travel + Leisure's top cities to spend New Year's Eve. Check back soon for 2014 events, deals and activities.
New Year's Eve Fireworks in Denver
WHEN: December 31 (9 p.m. and midnight)
WHERE: Downtown Denver
The sky will once again sparkle over the 16th Street Mall at the close of 2014 with the New Year's Eve Fireworks Downtown. The two spectacular fireworks shows will occur at 9 p.m. and midnight. For the best viewpoints, stand along the 16th Street Mall. Costumed entertainers will interact with crowds between shows, including magicians, mascots, balloon artists, stilt walkers, comedians and more.
Please note, between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m., RTD Light Rail trains will not cross the 16th Street Mall and mall ride shuttles will stop temporarily during the two fireworks shows.
Be safe! If you are celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, plan ahead before you party. Park your car in an overnight lot, take a cab or public transportation or designate a sober driver before anyone takes a sip.
Noon Year's Eve at the Children's Museum
WHEN: December 31, throughout the day
WHERE: Children's Museum of Denver, 2121 Children's Museum Dr.
This is the perfect event for little ones who might not be able to stay up for the real deal. The Children's Museum of Denver is ringing in New Year's Eve just like Times Square! With five ball drops every hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., children of all ages can yell the countdown, watch colorful confetti splash the plaza and make fireworks with their feet when they jump on massive sheets of bubble wrap. Along with all the excitement outside, make cool art activities, watch exciting theater performers, decorate delicious cookies and so much more!
Zoo Year's Eve: Bunk With The Beasts
WHEN: December 31
WHERE: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St.
Bunk with the beasts! Kids spend the holiday at the Denver Zoo exploring Zoo Lights, learning about animals and celebrating sleepover-style in a safe and fun environment. Parents get a night out on the town. Includes pizza dinner, evening snack and full breakfast. $65 per member; $75 per non-member.
Night in Vienna
WHEN: December 31
WHERE: Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 950 13th St.
Colorado Symphony Orchestra keeps New Year's Eve classy at Boettcher Concert Hall, with a Vienna-themed selection of the beloved waltzes, polkas and classics. The show starts early at 6:30 p.m., and ends in time for you to catch the first downtown fireworks display at 9 p.m.