Complied by Chris Bavender
Here’s a sampling of New Year’s Eve options for Hamilton County and Zionsville:
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
“A Christmas Story: The Musical”
9301 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis
A special New Year’s Eve celebration that includes dancing to live music after the show and a champagne toast at midnight, followed by a breakfast buffet.
Tickets are $89 for all seats for the New Year’s Eve Celebration. For reservations, visit beefandboards.com, or call the box office at 317.872.9664.
Bier Brewery North
New Year’s Eve Featuring The Brothers Footman
13720 N. Meridian St, Carmel
8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery and Costume Party
7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
28153 Ditch Rd., Sheridan
The evening begins with appetizers, then a Roaring ‘20s-themed murder mystery, followed by dessert and a toast for the final countdown. Dressing up is encouraged. Participation in the murder mystery is welcome, but not required. Spectators can watch the action and see if they can figure out who did it along with the characters.
Books & Brews in Carmel
Roaring Twenties-Themed New Year’s Eve Celebration
61 City Center Dr., Carmel
6 p.m. to midnight
Come hang out in your swanky 1920s gangster or flapper attire. 2010’s trivia 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Complimentary toast at midnight.
Tickets range from $25 – $35 and includes dinner, nonalcoholic drink options, entertainment and a midnight toast. Additional wine available for purchase. VIP discount applies. Email [email protected] for the VIP code.
A Merry Prairie Holiday Festival
13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Special fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.
Ticket information available at connerprairie.org/explore/things-to-do/merry-prairie-holiday/
Moontown Brewing Co.
New Year’s Eve with “Biscuit Miller & the Mix”
345 S. Bowers St., Whitestown
8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tickets are $35 and are available for purchase online or at the brewpub. Heavy appetizer buffet included with each ticket price. Beer, wine and liquor for sale throughout the event, with complimentary champagne toast or barrel-aged beer toast at midnight. All beer will be $1 off per pint for this celebration.
The brewpub won’t be open for normal dinner service that evening; the entire space will be reserved for ticketholders only.
9200 E 116th St., Fishers
9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of bubbly to share with friends. All New Year’s Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for up to six guests; front row seats to a midnight fireworks show; and party favors to go along with the night’s glow-in-the-dark theme.
Open to the public until 7 p.m. prior to the party. For those who want to spend evening at Topgolf without booking a package, the main restaurant and bar will be open from 9 p.m. to closing for walk-in guests at no cover charge.
Urban Vines Winery
New Year’s Eve 2020
303 E 161st St., Westfield
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tickets are $60 to $75 and include entrance for one, heavy hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, BuBbLy Bar, Pretzel Bar, Live DJ, NYE Picture Backdrop, games and more. Drinks are not included in ticket price. Wine and beer will be available for purchase all night. Cocktail dress attire.
Wolfie’s Grill — Geist
Wolfies Rockin’ New Year’s Eve
11699 Fall Creek Rd., Indianapolis
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tickets are $75 and includes a prime rib buffet dinner while listening to the one and only Jai Baker. When the clock strikes midnight, celebrate with a champagne toast while watching the ball drop in Times Square!
Zion Nature Center
Noon Year’s Eve
690 Beech St., Zionsville
11 a.m. to noon
Join the Zion Nature Center for a “slithering” good time celebrating the New Year a little early. Raise a toast with your family with some tasty juice, watch a balloon drop at noon and party with nature center friends during this year’s snake-themed celebration! Registration is required because space is limited. Register at zionnaturecenter.org.