New Year's Eve Events in the Ozarks

Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly excursion, a themed party or a classic backdrop for a midnight toast with friends, we have the perfect New Year’s Eve itinerary for you.

By Kate Duby and Michelle Lewis

Jan 01 2024 at 8 a.m.

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For the Best Fireworks

Hotel Vandivort’s New Year’s Eve Party

305 E. Walnut St., Springfield
Nobody does NYE quite like Hotel V. Indulge in a five course meal handcrafted by Chef Calvin Davis. While you’re eating, enjoy live music, festive drinks and a great ambiance.

For a All Kinds of Options

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Big Cedar Lodge, 190 Top of the Rock Rd., Ridgedale
Big Cedar Lodge offers dancing, fireworks and dining in a variety of different New Year's celebrations: There's options for every age to enjoy. This is a celebration you won’t want to miss! Celebrate a bygone era with classic cocktails at Harry's Cocktail Lounge & Bar, enjoy the historic charm of the Worman House, be wowed by fireworks at a 21-and-up party at the Grandview Conference Center Party and more. Big Cedar even offers NYE events for kids and teens. Find out the full details on the website.

For Those Who Love Competition 

Andy B’s Family Party

1127 E. Battlefield Rd., Springfield
Roll into the new year on the lanes at Andy B’s. If you’re looking for a family night out you won’t want to miss the family party pack.

For the Mystery Lovers

A Soiree at Pythian Castle

1451 E. Pythian St., Springfield
End the year with bang as you race to solve a mystery in the Pythian Castle’s very own basement. Start the evening with a catered dinner in the ballroom before making your way downstairs. When you’ve successfully solved the crime you can dance your way into the new year. Reservations are required, call 417-865-1464 for more information.

For Family-Friendly Fun

Fritz’s New Year’s Eve Party

425 W. 76 Country Blvd., Branson
Enjoy a family-friendly night of New Year’s fun at Fritz’s Adventure with a live DJ, unlimited access to all attractions, a ball drop at midnight, door prizes and much more.

Check out more events below on our calendar. Make sure you book ahead because events at some of these hotspots sell out fast.