How to Ring in The New Year in Northern Colorado 2024

Todd Sledge December 26, 2023

As the clock ticks down to the final moments of the year, Northern Colorado is gearing up for a spectacular celebration to welcome the dawn of a new chapter. From vibrant downtown scenes to the serene beauty of the Rocky Mountains, we have an array of New Year’s Eve events that cater to every taste and preference.
Whether you’re a party enthusiast eager to dance the night away or someone seeking a more relaxed and intimate gathering, Northern Colorado has something special in store for you. Join us as we explore the diverse and exciting New Year’s Eve events happening throughout the region, promising a night of unforgettable memories and a grand start to the year ahead.

Crystal Ball Weekend at The Stanley | Estes Park

Where: The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park
When: December 29–31
Make a whole weekend out of it by booking your stay at The Stanley for Crystal Ball Weekend! Enjoy three days of festive events, all in the beautiful historic setting of The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. Kick off the festivities on Friday with Adult Prom, laugh with comedian Alonzo Bodden on Saturday, and spend New Year’s Eve at the Crystal Ball! Head to the Macgregor Ballroom for a festive dinner followed by a dazzling party in the Concert Hall with FashioNation on the decks. Get more information and book your stay (with an exclusive discount) here!

Ace Gillette’s New Year’s Soirée | Fort Collins

Where: Ace Gillett’s, Fort Collins
When: December 31, 5 p.m.–1 a.m.
Ace Gillette’s is hosting their annual New Year’s Soirée and they’re taking it up a notch this year with a number of special performances! The festivities begin at 5 p.m. and last well into the wee hours of the morning. All the while, enjoy classic cocktails, delicious dishes, dancing, live music, DJ music, a midnight champagne toast, and more. Get more details here!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Light Up Snow Cat Parade | Steamboat Springs

Where: Steamboat Resort, Steamboat Springs
When: December 31, 5:30 p.m.
Spend the holiday weekend in Steamboat and ring in the new year with a Fireworks Show and Light Up Snow Cat Parade. This unique experience involves Steamboat SnowSports Instructors performing synchronized skiing, illuminated by the light of torches! And at the end of the parade, fireworks will light up the sky over the resort for a spectacular finale.

Resolution Run 5K | Fort Collins

Where: Edora Pool Ice Center (EPIC), Fort Collins
When: December 31, 6 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Terry Grenwelge via the Resolution Run
Now celebrating its 40th year, the Resolution Run is a family-friendly 5K starting and finishing at Edora Pool Ice Center. Everyone is welcome — kids, strollers, dogs, walkers, and runners — and if you finish under 20:24, you’ll earn a special prize! The race is held after sunset, so glow sticks are provided and everyone is encouraged to show off their bright clothes and lights. The race is owned by Fort Collins Running Club and managed by Gnar Runners, hosts of the Horsetooth Half Marathon. Click here to register for the Resolution Run 5K! Entry fees include a gender-specific long-sleeve shirt (registrants after December 19 are not guaranteed their choice of size), a finisher’s mug, glow sticks, and a deluxe hot chocolate bar.

2023 Windsor Mill Tavern New Year's Eve Bash | Windsor

Where: Windsor Mill Tavern, Windsor
When: December 31, 7 p.m.–1 a.m.
The 2023 New Year’s Eve Bash at Windsor Mill Tavern has it all: live music from one of NoCo’s hottest bands (Sugar Britches), a gourmet buffet, drinks and dancing! Your $150 ticket gives you access to the buffet, two drinks, whiskey and wine tasting, and a champagne toast at midnight. Click here to purchase your tickets and see more details, including what to expect at the buffet.

Conduct All New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge | Loveland

Where: The Ranch Events Complex, Loveland
When: December 31, 7:30 p.m.
Ring in the New Year at the Conduct All New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge, presented by Pedersen Toyota, at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland. The event returns with rodeo favorites such as Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Bull Riding, Bullfighting, and the ever-popular Mutton-Bustin’. Enjoyable for everyone from the first-timer to the experienced rodeo fan, the event is a Northern Colorado staple for ringing in the new year. After the rodeo challenge, the excitement continues next door at The Ranch’s FNBO Building with the K99 NoCo New Year’s Bash, which features live entertainment and a VIP ticket option, which includes access to a designated VIP area, a selection of appetizers, party favors, and a champagne toast. Click here to purchase tickets to either — or both — of these exciting events!

Moxi NYE 10-Year Celebration | Greeley

Where: Moxi Theater, Greeley
When: December 31, 8 p.m.
For their 10th year, Moxi Theater in Greeley is hosting a NYE celebration you won’t want to miss. Dress to impress for this all-night party, featuring live music from The Burroughs, a nine-piece band with a powerhouse sound that never fails to electrify audiences across Colorado and beyond. Doors open at 8, the show starts at 9, and the party lasts all night — with a champagne toast at midnight. General admission is $25!

NYE 2023: Party Animals at the Lyric | Fort Collins

Where: The Lyric, Fort Collins
When: December 31, 8 p.m.–1 a.m.
Unleash your inner party animal at this exciting NYE party at The Lyric! This 21+ event features dancing to live music and DJs, wild movies, projection art, a costume contest, a champagne toast, and more. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 the day of.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Avo’s | Fort Collins

Where: Avogadro’s Number, Fort Collins
When: December 31, 9 p.m.
Avogadro’s Number is ringing in the new year the best way they know how — with live music, of course! They are hosting Colony Funk and Honey Gitters, starting at 8 p.m. and playing all night long. All the while, enjoy some hors-d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight!

‘80s Party at Loveland Aleworks | Loveland

Where: Loveland Aleworks, Loveland
When: December 31, 9 p.m.–12 a.m.
Ring in 2024 like it’s 1984 at the ‘80s Party at Loveland Aleworks! From 9 p.m. to midnight, dance to DJ Too Tall Chico, enjoy light snacks and stick around for the toast at midnight. Costumes and ‘80s attire are encouraged!

NYE at Best Western Loveland | Loveland

Where: Best Western Plus Loveland Inn, Loveland
When: December 31, 9 p.m.–1 a.m.
Don’t miss the New Year’s Eve Bash at the Best Western Plus in Loveland, featuring dancing to DJ music, delicious food and drinks, tarot card reading, a photo booth, and more. Make it a staycation (and stay safe) by checking into one of their beautiful suites after all the festivities. Get more information and book your stay here!

NYE at William Oliver’s Publick House | Fort Collins

Where: William Oliver’s Publick House, Fort Collins
When: December 31, 10 p.m.–2 a.m.
Photo Courtesy of William Oliver’s Publick House
William Oliver’s Publick House is hosting an exciting NYE party with a FREE entry! Plus, enjoy a free champagne toast and exclusive cocktail specials all night long. The party starts at 10 p.m. and goes all the way until 2 a.m. Let the countdown begin!

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