What to do and where to go on New Year's Eve in Louisville

Dec 23, 2015 at 3:34 pm
What to do and where to go on New Year's Eve in Louisville


3rd Turn Brewing 10408 Watterson Trail, 482-3373, 3rdturnbrewing.com NYE party with a selection of brews, cocktails and specialty drinks. $40-$300; 7 p.m.

8UP 350 W. Chestnut St., 631-4180 8uplouisville.com Live music by local DJs with party favors, a balloon drop and champagne toasts at midnight. $10; 7 p.m.

Against The Grain Brewery 401 E. Main St., 515-0174, atgbrewery.com Masquerade party with drink specials and patrons are encouraged to come in animal masks. Free; 7 p.m.

Baxter’s 942 942 Baxter Ave., 409-9422, baxters942.com Live music by Kirby and DJ Hashtag with drink specials. Free; 9 p.m.

The Connection 120 S. Floyd St, 585-5752 theconnection.net Entertainment by The LaBoy Lefemme show, DJs, gogo boys with party favors, horns, hats, leis, glow necklaces and a complimentary split of champagne for the first 800 people. $20; 8 p.m.

Diamond Pub Concert Hall 630 Barret Ave. , 690-7040, diamondpubandbilliards.com 2nd Annual Neon Night Bash with a champagne toast at midnight. $10; 9 p.m.

Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave., 585-3700, flanagansalehouse.com NYE party with a count down to midnight, balloon drop, bag pipers, party favors and a Jameson Toast at midnight. $3; 5 p.m.

Galaxie 732 E. Market St., 690-6595, galaxiebar.com NYE dance party with live music by a local DJ, with $3 champagne. Free; All night

Gerstle’s Place 3801 Frankfort Ave., 742-8616, gerstles.com Live music by War Panties and the Shane Dawson Band, with a champagne toast at midnight. $10; 9 p.m.

Haymarket Whiskey Bar 331 E. Market St., 442-0523, haymarketwhiskeybar.com Live music by The Deloreans, Jalin Roze, Sketching, OK Deejays and Midnight Hour Sound System. Free; 8 p.m.

Headliners 1386 Lexington Road, 584-8088, headlinerslouisville.com Live music by Billy Goat Strut Revue, Zach Longoria, Carly Johnson, DJs Matt Anthony and Woodrow on the Radio with a burlesque troupe, Vaudeville Louisville and a Prohibition Era dance party. $20-$25; 8 p.m.

Kaiju 1004 E. Oak St., 409-6979, kaijubar.com Live music by Anwar Sadat, Idol Mind, Atomo, DJ Sam Sneed, Abell of Nightvisions, McKinley of Rad Tantrum and Vane of Saving Durstyle. $10, 9 p.m.

Louis’s The Ton 1601 Story Ave., 409-4977, louistheton.com Live music by Dead Room Cult with test kitchen food samples, champagne cocktails and a midnight confetti drop. Free; 10 p.m.

Magnolia Bar 1398 S. 2nd St., 637-9052 Live music by Shadwick Wilde of Quiet Hollers. with drink specials, and a champagne toast at midnight. Patron’s are encouraged to bring a canned good for Kentucky Harvest. Free; 5 p.m.

Monkey Wrench 1025 Barret Ave., 582-2433 monkeywrenchlouisville.com Live music by The Dime Store Dandy, with a champagne toast at midnight, a chocolate fountain, cigar smoking lounge and patrons are incouraged to dress in 20’s and 30’s attire. $40-$75; 8 p.m.

New Vintage 2126 S. Preston St., 749-4050, newvintagelouisville.com Live music by Jet Lawrence, The Hawk, Kringle. $10-$15; 8 p.m.

Nowhere Bar 1133 Bardstown Road, 451-0466, nowherelouisville.com Live music by DJ Brios and DJ Syimone, the Times Square ball drop, confetti cannons, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Free; 8 p.m.

The Planet Bar & Bistro 1565 Bardstown Road, 654-7866 theplanetexperience.com Live music by Riley, Price & Devore, Randall Lively and DJ/Karaoke with bottomless mimosas, bloody marys and fresh coffee. $20-$30; 12:30 a.m.

Play 1101 E. Washington St., 882-3615 playdancebar.com Entertainment by Roxxxy Andrews, the Play Mates and DJ Fierce Tease with a balloon drop and toast at midnight. $10; 9 p.m.

Third Street Dive 442 S. 3rd St., 749-3483, facebook.com/thirdstreetdive/ Live music by Dive Karaoke and a champagne toast at midnight. Free; 4 p.m.

Time and Space 1279 Bardstown Road, facebook.com/timeandspacelouisville/ Live music by Handsome Bahb and Friends. Free; 9 p.m.

Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St., 635-9227 zanzabarlouisville.com Live music by Jaxon Lee Swain, Hotwires, Blythe of the Ball and late night DJs. $10; 5 p.m.


Bristol Bar & Grille (Downtown) 614 W. Main St. #1000, 582-1995, bristolbarandgrille.com Cover includes a four-course meal with a flight of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon selections. $90; 5 p.m.

Bristol Bar & Grille (Jeffersonville) 700 W Riverside Dr. #300, (812) 218-1995,?bristolbarandgrille.com Cover includes a five-course meal with six wine pairings of global dishes from Italy, France, Argentina and Hungary. $180; 8 p.m.

Butchertown Grocery 1076 E. Washington St., 742-8315, butchertowngrocery.com Cover includes a seven- course meal of Italian, American, Russian, Israeli, Hungarian and Portuguese dishes commonly served to celebrate the New Year. $125; 6 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe 424 S. 4th St., 568-2202, hardrock.com Karaoke with the live band, Full Contact Karaoke. Free; 9 p.m.

Holy Grale 1034 Bardstown Road, 459-9939, holygralelouisville.com Live music by DJ Laylow, and the cover includes a five-course meal, a beer pairing and a toast drink. $95; 8 p.m.

Loui Loui’s Authentic Detroit Style Pizza 10212 Taylorsville Road, ?266-7599, louilouis.com Live music by Bag of Hammers with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Free; 9 p.m.

Proof on Main 702 W. Main St., 217-6360 proofonmain.com Cover includes a four-course, table d’hote dinner with a Foie Gras Hot Brown and each guest will receive two complimentary drink tickets. $65-$78; 5:30 p.m.

Smoke & Rye (Southern Horseshoe Casino) 11999 Casino Center Drive, 969-6000, caesars.com Live music by The Louisville Crashers. Several dinner and party packages available. Call ahead for reservation. $25-$125; 5 p.m.

RIVUE Resturant Galt House Hotel, 140 N. 4th St., 568-4239, rivue.com Cover includes a four-course dinner for two and appetizers with a champagne fountain, live bands and dancing. $275-$450; 6 p.m.

RYE 900 E. Market St., 749-6200, ryeonmarket.com Cover includes a champagne dinner with seven-course tasting menu, champagne pairings, classic cocktails and lots of bubbly. $150; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza (Live on State) 225 State St., (812) 945-9425, wickspizza.com Live music by JD Shelburne and a live DJ, with a balloon drop, cash prizes, drink specials and all-you-can-eat buffet. Free; 7 p.m.


21c Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St., 217-6300, 21cmuseumhotels.com Live music by DJ GlitterTitz and two free cocktails for every patron. $59; 9 p.m.

Brown Hotel 335 W. Broadway, 583-1234, brownhotel.com Cover includes a five-course meal at the English Grill and room accommodations for two. $119-$740; 7 p.m.

Galt House Hotel 140 N. 4th St., 589-5200, galthouse.com Three different party packages that include overnight accomodations, buffets, champagne toasts and dancing. Prices vary; Times vary


The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road, 749-5275, thebardstown.com Comedy by Derby City Dating Scene, live music by Totally Boss!: Acoustic 80s Explosion and Mananabango, and drink and food specials. Free; 7 p.m.

Fourth Street Live! 420 W. Liberty St., 584-7170, nye-live.com/louisville, 21+ Live music by 100% Poly with balloon drops, confetti cannons, party favors, a midnight champagne toast and the Times Square ball drop. VIP packages available. Free; 7 p.m.

The Gillespie 421 W. Market St., 584-8080, thegillespie.com Live music by DJ Brower, open top-shelf bar all night and champagne toast at midnight. $60; 8 p.m.

Ice House 226 E. Washington St., 589-4700, icehouselouisville.com Live music by DJ AK. Cover includes appetizers, and VIP tickets include a bottle of champagne. $10-$75; 9 p.m.

KFC Yum! Center 1 Arena Plaza, 690-9000, kfcyumcenter.com Live music by Kid Rock, Tim Montana and the Shrednecks with party favors and a balloon drop. 9 p.m.; $20+

The Laughing Derby 1250 Bardstown Road, 459-0022, laughingderby.com Comedy by Todd McComas. $37; 9:30 p.m.

Mellwood Art Center 1860 Mellwood Ave., ?895-3650, ?mellwoodartcenter.com Live music by Tony and the Tan Lines, DJ K-Dogg with an open bar, appetizers and midnight champagne toast. $75; 9 p.m.