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 2023 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 Chic Night Out

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Big Cedar Lodge, 190 Top of the Rock Rd., Ridgedale
This is a NYE party for the whole family at one of 417-land’s most loved venues. Send the kids into the Enchanted Forest New Year’s Party where they can enjoy bowling, laser tag and more. Even your teenagers can have some fun with a private dinner and ice skating. For the adults, you can celebrate alongside those you love with champagne, dancing, hors d’oeuvres and more. Reservations are required, and bar packages are available at an additional cost.

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 that lasts until 9:30 p.m. The late-night fun starts at 9:30 and goes into 2023. Both packages include unlimited bowling for up to six guests, pizza and party favors. For more info or to reserve a lane, call 883-1234.

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 a Midnight Masquerade

Masquerade Ball at the Historic Savoy Ballroom

224 E. Commercial St., Springfield
Calling all hopeless romantics! This masquerade ball features live music by the Phin Addicts, a cash bar, a midnight champagne toast, a balloon drop and complimentary valet parking, all at a stunning and historic Commercial Street venue. Call 417-865-2255 or email for tickets and 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.