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New Year's Eve 2019/2020 Events

Ring in the new roaring '20s the right way! With fun dinner options, live music, and champagne toasts, there's a celebration just right for you! Here's a list of events happening in and around Ithaca to make the new year memorable.

Ring in 2020 in Ithaca, NY!

New Year's Eve Events

POP'd New Years Eve 10 pm | The Cherry Arts:  We will be ringing in the 20's for the new millennium with a Post-a-POP'd-a-Lipstick celebration. As always, the theme is CONSENT. The aesthetic will be Mad Max-meets-Great Gatsby - dress up wherever you want to fall on that spectrum! Or just come looking and feeling great. We will only sell advanced tickets to guarantee your entry - no lines, no waiting! 

New Year’s Eve Celebration Menu 5:00 pm-10:00 pm | Hazelnut Kitchen: Offering a special prix fixe menu with wine pairings. Reservations required for this popular and intimate restaurant in the village of Trumansburg. 607.387.4433. $55 per person, Optional wine pairing $69

New Year’s Eve with Driftwood & Milkweed 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm | The Haunt: Driftwood is an eclectic mix of Old-time country, rock, soul, and punk. $20

New Year’s Eve bash Featuring Big Soul Family Band 7:00 pm-1 am | Agava Restaurant: Big Soul Family Band is ready to rock this epic party! We have a special four course dinner menu and special hotel package available! Make a whole night of it - have a special NYE dinner before the show!  Price: $45 per person/$80 per couple *Reserve before December 20th to receive a complimentary champagne cocktail at dinner!* Show Price: $20

Argos New Years Eve Gala 8:00 pm-2:00 am | The Argos Inn: JOIN US FOR A ONE-OF-A-KIND NEW YEARS CELEBRATION! The Argos Inn's Bar Argos AND The Argos Warehouse Will both be hosting this lavish celebration! $35 tickets good for both venues and the outdoor patio & fire pit *Online ticket sales will end at 4pm on Dec 31st* *Tickets will be available at the door for $40*

Cendrillon (New Year's Eve Gala) 9:00 pm-12:00 am | Hangar Theatre: Ring in the New Year with Opera Ithaca at the Hangar Theatre! Tickets include a catered reception (generously sponsored by Serendipity Catering & Bar), the mainstage performance of the charming operetta, Cendrillon, by Pauline Viardot, and a champagne toast at midnight. $100

The Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Celebration 7:00 pm-12:30 am | The Hotel Ithaca
Enjoy: Overnight Accommodations, Cocktail reception followed by dinner buffet, Four Hours of open bar and dancing featuring The New York Rockin Revue, Midnight champagne toast and New Years Day Breakfast Buffet (with 2pm checkout). Call 607-272-1000 for reservations

New Year’s Eve: Maddy Walsh & The Blind Spots with the Fall Creek Brass Band 9pm-1am | The Range: It’s a Silver and Gold New Year’s Eve SPECTACULAR brought to you by tenured, nationally-touring, Ithaca hometown treasures Maddy Walsh & The Blind Spots! Tickets on sale for $20 in advance

Imagination: New Year’s Eve 2020 at Sacred Root: 8pm | Sacred Root Kava Bar & Tea Lounge: Sacred Root Kava Lounge & Tea Bar transforms with the spirit of IMAGINATION, offering a fully immersive, multidimensional sensory experience as a visual landscape for you to explore, experience, and enjoy! A New Year's Eve conscious celebration of creative artistry to welcome in 2020 with perfect LOVE and positive intention! $10 at the door.

For more overnight accommodations and winter getaway specials, see Packages & Deals

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