It looks like 2018 is starting out strong. We found plenty of great ways to bring in New Year’s Eve in Waco this year and with this many events, there’s fun for everyone to have. So go out, have a great time, and get home safe, Wacotown.

Sparkle & Shine New Year’s Eve @ Cultivate 7Twelve

Cultivate 7Twelve and Luna Juice are partnering up to bring a night of food, drinks, art and more to downtown Waco. The event is Mocktail attire, heavy hors d’oeuvres and mocktails provided by Luna Juice and complimentary champagne and a cash bar provided by Barnett’s Public House will also be available. Additionally, they will have VIP Rooftop Wine Tastings provided by the Waco Winery for a premium fee. Sober drivers will be provided by Sunshine Recovery Homes.

7pm to 1am | $35/adult, $60/couple, add-ons available | Purchase your tickets here

Milo & The Wine Shoppe’s New Year’s Eve @ The Wine Shoppe

Join Milo Biscuit Company and The Wine Shoppe this year by bringing in the new year enjoying their open bar and a packed menu with delicious treats like a seafood tower, freshly shucked oysters, truffles, and Tennessee caviar. Attire is cocktail and they’ve partnered with Uber to provide ride share to and from the event for attendees.

8pm to 1am | $125/adult | Purchase your tickets here

New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Barnett’s Public House

Not only will Barnett’s be providing a cash bar at Cultivate 7Twelve’s New Year’s Eve party, they’ll also be throwing one of their own. For VIPs, they will be hosting a dinner and drinks starting at 8pm, general admittance will begin at 10pm. They’ll be providing an appetizer and dessert bar as well as complimentary champagne for everyone.

8pm to 1am | $75/adult for VIP, $15 in advance/adult, $20 at the door/adult | Call to RSVP here

A Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party @ Kissing Tree Vineyards

This year, Kissing Tree Vineyards will be putting on a Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve party at their location in Bruceville-Eddy, TX. There will be live music, a red carpet for all attendees as they walk in, complimentary champagne at the door, swing dance lessons, delicious food and wine pairings, an open bar throughout the night, and plenty of confetti for the countdown.

7pm to 12:30am | $100/adult | Purchase your tickets here

New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery, Dinner, and Dance @ the Hilton Waco

The Hilton Waco and Brazos Theatre Group are partnering up to bring Waco a fun night full of dinner, dancing, and murder. Take a step back in time to 1955 and enjoy a three course dinner, live music, and an interactive murder mystery hosted by the Brazos Theatre Group. Various prizes will be given out throughout the night as well as complimentary champagne to toast in the new year.

6:30pm to 12:30am | $125/adult | Purchase your tickets here

Barkin’ Ball New Year’s Eve Benefit @ the Waco Convention Center

Fuzzy Friend’s annual New Year’s Eve Benefit is back. This year, they will be bringing in the new year with a Black & White Masquerade theme. There will be live entertainment, delicious food, various auctions, and much much more.

7pm to 12am | $200/adult or $2,000 for a table of 10 | Purchase your tickets here

Shanghai Nights New Year’s Eve @ Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo will be bringing Shanghai to Waco this year. Their event will feature a live DJ, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a medley of beverages. They will additionally have a professional photographer available to capture the evening for guest and they have rooms available to those interested in staying the night after the event.

9:30pm to 2am | $125/adult, $100/adult for groups of 8 or more | Purchase your tickets here

Don’t forget the Waco Transit System will be running it’s free NYE shuttle service as part of their “Safe Ride Home” program. Rides will be available from 6pm to 3am and all you have to do is call to set up your ride. Happy New Year, Waco!