Looking for a special way to celebrate New Year's Eve in Northwest Indiana? We've got you covered!

21+ Only

Majestic Celebrations

Majestic Star Casino in Gary will be hosting two 21+ New Year’s events. Amethyst Affair with FREE admission. An Amethyst Affair will have live music with DJ Dark Nite, drink specials and evening bites plus cigars from 708 Cigars. The preferred attire is that of royalty! Or you can attend the Roaring 2020s NYE, a swanky shindig with free entertainment and champagne toast.

New Year's at Farmhouse

Join Fair Oaks Farms at the Farmhouse Restaurant to ring in the new year with a luxurious night beginning at 7:00 PM. Tickets to this all-inclusive and extravagant New Year’s Eve celebration may be on the higher end, however the $135 tickets will include live entertainment and dance party, a premium bar package and an amazing menu that will include items such as prime rib, rack of lamb, whole roasted pig and much more! Click here for tickets and more information.

NYE Comedy and Dinner

Laught it up on New Year's Eve in the Loft @ White Rhino Bar and Grill in Dyer. Enjoy dinner followed by a comedy show with Nick Gaza headlining. The night includes party favors and a champagne toast plus a balloon drop and DJ to count down to 2020. Get your tickets here.

Balloon Drop with Banquets

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with this 21+ event by Signature Banquets in Lowell. They will be having hot and cold butler style appetizers, a family style dinner, 5-hour premium bar, unlimited wines, party favors, balloon drop and a champagne toast at midnight! Tickets will be $75 and can be found here

NYE at the Expo Center

New Year's Eve at the Porter County Expo Center is back again this year! From 6:30 pm to 12:30 am dance the night away for an all inclusive evening featuring an open bar, live music, prime rib buffet, coffee and dessert bar, late night snacks and champagne toast. Cost is $85 per person. Learn more here.


Family Friendly

Deep River Waterpark ice skating
Skate into the New Year

The frozen plaza at Deep River Waterpark will be hosting a family friendly New Year’s that starts and ends early for the kiddos! From 5:00 to 10:00 PM join Deep River for a New Year’s Eve celebration on the rink. It will be $5 plus skate rental per person for ice skating and there will be concession items for sale. At 8:00 PM there will be a countdown and a toast with sparkling juice so everyone can enjoy! Visit here for more information

Annual Bellabration: A Glitterific Gala

Celebrate the New Year somewhere your kids will love! Bellaboo’s Discovery and Play Center just off I-65 and I-80/94 in Lake Station will have a countdown to a Big Balloon Drop at 2:00 PM. Come early to “get glittery,” practice your toast making, and make some noise! There are no ticket requirements for this event but there will be regular admission prices. 

A Furry NYE

Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting is throwing an early NYE for families. Come out for lots of activities plus a balloon and confetti drop at noon, leaving plenty of time to get them home by bedtime. General admission rates apply.

Annual Pierogi Drop

This family friendly New Year’s party in Whiting will include fireworks, live entertainment, food vendors, beer garden and the infamous 10-foot illuminated Pierogi dropping 90 feet at midnight! Tickets to this Pierogi party will only be $5 for adults and FREE for children less than 17. See more about the event here.

A Night of Motown

Sing in the New Year in Munster with Theatre at the Center’s Motown and More brought to you buy Sheryl Youngblood. Enjoy your favorite Motown hits and other favorites throughout the evening. Shows are at 6pm and 10pm and tickets will be $45. Click here for tickets.

Check our events page here for newly added celebrations...and Happy New Year from all of us at the South Shore CVA!