What to do for NYE 2018

Concerts, drag shows, ~*fancy*~ dinners and more in no particular order of fabulousness.

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Get Dusted Drag Masquerade

Outland Ballroom
December 30 at 9 p.m.
Wear the most fantastic mask you can find to the Outland Ballroom for a drag show hosted by Crystal Methyd featuring a performance by Brooklyn rapper Dai Burger, a photo booth and a dance party.
 

New Year's Eve Extravaganza

Pythian Castle
December 31 at 8 p.m.
A progressive party that includes dancing in the ballroom, live music by Margo and the Kidders, aerial performances, champagne toast and more. 
 

Masquerade/Glitter Ball/Dance Party

Scotch & Soda and The Golden Girl Rum Club
December 31 at 8 p.m.
Head downtown for parties at two of our favorite bars. Scotch & Soda hosts a masquerade ball complete with a dance party and an acrobatic aerialist. Its sister bar, Golden Girl Rum Club, throws a glitter party. Both spots will have DJs spinnin' and midnight toasts.
 

Bowl Into The New Year

Andy B's Restaurant & Entertainment
December 31 at 7 p.m.
Rent a lane with six of your closest friends, and enjoy bowling, pizza, appetizers and champagne. 
 

New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball

Savoy Ballroom
December 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Put on your best creative cocktail attire and head to C-Street for live music, complimentary valet parking, dinner by Touch, a champagne toast, a balloon drop and prizes. Plus a 50/50 drawing to benefit The American Cancer Society.
 

New Year’s Eve at The Order

The Order
December 31 at 5 p.m.
Treat yourself to a four-course meal, live music by Shaun Munday, a champagne toast and a #hotelvandivortbathroomselfie. If you hang around long enough, there's a day-after recovery brunch, too. 
 

Members Only at Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City
December 31 at 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Pop into an ‘80s dance party with Members Only between roller coaster rides and gawking at 6.5 million Christmas lights. The tribute band performs hits from Chicago, Journey, Kansas and others.
 

Members Only at Oasis

Oasis Hotel & Convention Center
December 31 at 7 p.m.
Members Only is making the rounds this New Year's Eve. At the Oasis, you can take part in an optional four-course meal, a stand-up comedy show, live music by Members Only, midnight pizza, a champagne toast and a balloon drop! 
 

Brunch Buffet at Tea Bar & Bites

Tea Bar & Bites Bakery and Café
December 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sip a complimentary holiday pomegranate beverage while eating off of a special brunch menu. Harpist Turner Collins provides the tunes, and Ozark Mountain Flower Truck will be waiting for you when you exit.
 

The Mixtapes ​at Krave

Krave Seafood & Oyster Bar
December 31 at 8 p.m.
Finger foods, party hats, party favors, a balloon drop, bubbles, a champagne toast, a photo booth and nostalgic tunes by The Mixtapes.
 

Party of the Year

Hotel Vandivort
December 31 at 8 p.m.
A black tie-optional party featuring live music by Vic Vaughan and Souled Out, a live auction, food from The Order and a midnight dessert buffet to benefit the History Museum on the Square. 
 

New Year's Eve Bash with Pearl Nation

Galloway Station
December 31 at 4 p.m.
Music by Pearl Nation, raffle prizes, party favors, a champagne toast and a balloon drop. Don't sleep on the appetizer and dessert bar. 
 

Big Money Skee-Ball Tournament

417 Taphouse
December 31 at 6 p.m.
Show off your skee-ball skills for a chance to win a $500 grand prize. Plus, one random entrant will win $100.
 

Big Smith and the Garbanzos

Gillioz Theatre
December 31 at 8 p.m.
Big Smith reunites on stage at Gillioz Theatre along with the Garbanzos. Pick from two packages that include commemorative merch, a barbecue buffet and more.
 

Tigers by Twilight

National Tiger Sanctuary
December 31 at ​6 p.m.
A guided tour gives you a glimpse into the evening activities of tigers, lions, leopards and pumas as they stalk by the light of the moon.
 

Noon Year’s Eve

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
December 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A family friendly celebration featuring art projects, performances a Coca-Cola toast at noon and a family dance party.
 

New 365

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
December 31 at 9:30 p.m.
The Great Hall at Crystal Bridges is transformed into a glowing disco with funky tunes, light appetizers and champagne. Wander a bit and you’ll find a hallway of living art installations and a temporary exhibition by Stuart Davis.
 

Barn Bash

Sycamore Creek Family Ranch
December 31 at 8:30 p.m.
Pull on your cowboy boots for a barn bash that includes line dancing, light snacks, a fire pit, photo opportunities, games, party favors and a toast at midnight.
 

New Year’s Day Cruise

Branson Belle
January 1 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Catch the Celebrate Christmas show on board the Branson Belle. There will be music, dancing, a countdown, sparkling grape juice and party favors. 
 

None of these options suit your fancy? Try checking out some of the best Christmas lights in 417-land.

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